A gentleman went to New York the other day to order some frames tor severa! piotnres he had at home. Selectins the moulding he wished the framea made from, he gave the neeessary directions, and whüe so doing the leniith of mould ing required came into disputo, wlien the gentleman learned that allowance must be made for corners in cutting frames. Not understandiug the whole matter, however, aud thinking this would leave a number of pieces that, as he paid for them all. he might ns well have himself, he directed the frame dealer to seud the corner pioces up with the frames, and then took bis departuro. A few days ac?o the frames arrived, and attached to each one was a small pao'kage containing the corner pieces, but tlie geutleman WjW Tiiucii surprised at finding them ii dnitésimal parte that could be of no uwé whatever. Furthermore, also attnclied to oach frame was a liUle paper paoket, upon opuing whidh the gentlemau found it t; contain tho eawduat marie in sawing the mouldiüt; iuto the required shape.