Uhicf Justice Man-field, probably with view to prolong liin owd days, was always aniious, when uld witoee.s were p court, to kuow their custoniary habits of lifo. It so happened that two very old men by tbc name of' Kim itere une day ihe [ohji his inquiry. " Vou are a, very old mau," said his lordshipi lo tbe eider lirother, " I suppoM jou have lived a very températe liftr' " Ncver draalt 'aiivtliing but water, tuy lurd," tid Kim. '"Noryou, eitbrr, I BtippObe?" said the judée, ¦adreising liiiuselt' to the younger. " Whfn I eould gel nothing cine, my lort," was the ropry. " I ahvayu tODfc my glaM witb ni y frieadt, " Wcll, tbin," replied his lord.ship, " all tbat v?e eau say i", 'au eliu will flóunsn wet ir dry.' "