-A busy housewife was sitting in a door way plying her needie. Herhusband was lounging on the rail; his foot slipped, and he bruised his knee on the door-stono. "Oh!" he groaningly exolaimed, "I surely havo broken the bone!" ''Well, then," said she, holding up her needie with itt eye broken out, "yoij and I have done nearly the samo tlnng." "IIow so?" "Why, don't you see," said she, "I have broken the cyo of the needie man, and von have broken tho knee cf the idle mau!"