The OberlinIi6t informs usthatthe following pledges are required of every clerk under the new ad ministration at Washington: 1. That he will be a total abstinence man, never tasting ofanyardent epirits, wine, or other intoxicating drink. 2. That he will not gamble nor play at chance games. 3. That he will keep none but steady and respectable 6ociety. 4. That he will always keep the Sabbath slriclly, and altend public worship: and that he will be steady, industrious and perserenng in bis business, j if ihese pledges are or3erved, thia wirl bei " reform worth baving;"