the other niglit.askedJimhow inauy there were nut. Jimlookedsolemnandpromj t ly replied, "Five liundred a id seventvfive." "What! o mnnj as tbat on a stormy night ?" "Yes," mildly responded Jim, "full that nuraber; the hall wil] hold just six hundred, and as thero were only twenty fivo in t, thero must have been five hundred and seventy five out." Au upstart captain undertook tt drive from lus ticiit an old gentleman mufflod in a cloak, in tbs cars between Wasliington aud Baltimore, not long since. The old gentleman bore tho nsolonee as long as lie could, wben he threw off his cloak, ro veaünga major geuoral's rig, and ordered thecaptain under arrest for ungentk'manly and unsoldierliko ennduot. The old gontleman was Gen. Couch.