Speaking of tlie youugman who talks iu public places, I heard a retort niaile to him lust Tbursday night which was 90 good I was sttrpriüed uever to hava beard it before It was at the theater. and the youiig man had seen the p!ay beforn He let everybody for four seats arouiiit know thar, and hp kept telüng just what was coming and jnst how fumiy it wonld be when it did come He had a pretty girl vrith bim. and he was trying to amuse her. At ength he Baid: "Did you evor try listeuiiiii to a play ■with your eye-i -hut' You 'va no idea how queer it seerns. " A taiddle agod man with a red faoe sat ju-t in front. He twisted himself abouc in hu ".ir aud glardd at the youug man. "Young man," said he. "did you evt'r try listeniug to a play with your tuouth lmr '" And the sileuce was almost painful.