Not long ago, as an elderly conple were out walking, a lady on the opposide of the street tripped and feil down. The old gentleman ruahed aeross the street, raised bis bat, and offered to assist lier in every possible 'ay. His wife followed him aeross at a slow pace, and, witnessing liis devotion to the strenger, she got mad and shook her flst at him. "It's all right- it's all right," he whispired. "Yes, I know it is," she hotly ecclaimed; "liere an uuknown woman stubs her toe, and you plow across the street to eat her tip with kindaeas. The other day -when I feil down stairx you stood and laughed and ohuokled and tiokled yotir ribs, and wanted to luiow if I waspracticing for a circus ? ''