The Prince of Wales once visHed a seaside town for the purpose of laying the foundation stone of tho new harbor. The prince, in company with Lord Dufferiu, drove through the town preceded by the mayor in his official robes. Au old fishwife, failing to distingnish H. R. H. among the other gentlemen, exclairned : "I wonder which is the prince I" and then cried out, at the top of her voice, "Long live the prince!" Instantly the prince turned and bowed. "Is that him?" she inquired, with a disappointed air. "Of course it is," answered a neighbor. "Wel], well," she replied. "That's a, regular knockdown ! Well, if our mayor don't beat hiru all to fits in dress!'