- A ceriaiu official in n New England city, the locality of whieh we shall uot in any way indioate, reoently detortiiiued to give a little party. Ho wag diaoussing with Lis wifo tho detuilg of the 8uppor. "I thiuk wo must bave some sardines," said h'. "Sardines," said hia fithful and excullent spouso; "yes, but I never quite uuderstood vvhat harjines werc." "Wby, you kucTw," replied the husband, ''yo-uSo seen 'ein. A sardine is a slico of beei, with a pieae of bread each sido of t."