-Eccently in (mu oí iue ury goous stores ín Xroy, JN. Y., thrco ladies entered the store for tho jiurposo of examining somo ready-inade guita. ín tho departinost devotod to this class of goods noveral "dummies" areuseil pon whieh different stylea of goods aro sbown. Uno of the ladics walked up to a "dommy" and oomraenced'to feelof the dresa whicli covtrcd it. fSujjpasing it wus placed there as a sample, abe handled it yrotty thoroughly, and then called tho uttention of her companions to it. One of the othen also folt tlio gtuff aud then remarked, "AVhy, that's hoinely stripe." The tbird lady followed by snying, "It wou't pay for making up." Wheroupon tho "dummy" turned hor head oad smiled, to tlio utter astonishrnent and mortifaeation of tho ladiea a question, who dioovored that instead of a "dummy sample, thoy had boen critiniaing the dreaa óf a rea], livo woaian. Explanationg und apologías followed ín profusión.