-Always suspoct a man vvho affoets grcat softness ol manner, an unrufflod evenness of temper, ftnd pronunoiation studied, s!ow, and delibérate. These tliings are all unnatural, aud bespeak a degree of mental diacipliue into wbick ho that has no purposes or designa to answer oannot submit to drill liimself. Tlie most siicecss ful knaves are usually of this description, as pinooth as razors dipped iu oil and as fharp. They aftcct the innocencc of tho dovf , whieh they have not, in order to bidé tho cunning of the serpeDt, which they have. - Lacón. fjE" A loarncd phybician, skillcil, but poor, once asked a quack who lived in purple and fino lineu how he succcedod so well. " Look out of the uindow eaid the quack. It was done. " There havo a dozen men passed," eaid hc ; " how rnany of them aro oapable of close rea soning ? " " Possibiy one " " Very ■well, you may got tbat one, I atn sure of the othcr eleven. A New York capitalist has invested 812,000 in quartz crunibling maehinery for the purpose of working tho gold mines in Plymouth, Vermont.