The New ürloans Pícaynne says that í teacher, in explaining to her pupila the differsnee bteweeu civilized aud uncivilized raoes, insisted upon three things as requii-ite for civilization - food, clothing aud shelter. The uoxt day she brought the subject up agaiu by way of review. "What are l' 9 three tbing& leccssary to a civilized i . ir,.1" she osked. Severa! Of tlie chilflran remeuibered food and olothing, but the third requisito seemod to have esoaped their recoleotion entirely. Finally, af ter the questioji had been repeated two or three times, oue littlo fellow lifted his hand and said: "A wife. " Whether the teacher fsent hiiu to tbs tead of the class we are uot iuforraed.