INKLINGS. It is repoted that profanity is a distinguishing dis-tinguishing characteristic of the female clerks at Washington. There are2S7 incorporated colleges in the United States, that annually turn out an argregate of about 4u0 djh ; A lady in Vickshurg, Miss., requested request-ed on her deathbed that she might be buried in a pompadour waist, cut "biased.' A minister of Springfield, Ohio, asked ask-ed the name of a bride who appeared before him, and was astonished to understand un-derstand that it was Miss Shoo Fly. Her name was Shofely. One of tho largest manufacturing companies in Mansachusetts, by its exhibit for six months' work, made only a fraction of one per cent on its capital. It paid a dividend, however, from its reserve fund. A number of marriageable youug ladies are gathered at North Conway, N. If., a pleasant summer resort, and one of their number advertises the public, through the columns of a Boston Bos-ton paper, that "any bachelor" will find it a good opportunity to get a 'handsome young wife." "Are you colored?" a Providence policeman asked of an inebriated contraband con-traband in the station house, whom he could not see very distinctly in the aemi-darkness of the cell. "No-o-o," drawled the drowsy and drunken "Fifteenth "Fif-teenth amendment," "not colored I was born so I" IlaWs Journal of Health says: "If a man will give himself sleep enough, and will eat enough nutritious food at proper intervals, and will spend two or three hours in the open air every day, he may study and work and write until lie is gray as a thousand rats, and will be still young in mental vigor and clearness." clear-ness." The official records of the State of Pennsylvania, which at the time of Lee's invasion in 18G3 were hurriedly shipped to Philadelphia in boxes, after the excitement was over, were returned to Harrisburg and deposited in confused confus-ed masses in the rooms of the respective respec-tive departments. For the last two months the clerks of the departments ihave been engaged in rearranging the disorganized records and preparing them for convenient reference. The -Work will require several additional months for its completion. The records date as far back as 1725.