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HATI'llMA Y, M'Ct Ml' M lU'.Muvnviw siati: .umi.- Hui uovriiMji, A, U. Ilrowii. ton t't;'!i;ixi, larol TIioiiinoh, VclfftVi'NOii Dnvl. Stv)vii Adams, if. W. IIoIkiIn. ion tr.cRETAny of stati:, Wii. Hemingway. roil STATE TliEASUIiCRt Win. Clark. ion AUMTlK OF rt'DLlC ACCOUNTS. .Pas. I?. Mallhcws. TOR AltOr.NlY CENERAL, Joli ii Eh Tree sua ii. , HJW are authorized to ar.nounro Cel. WILLIAM M. WOFFORD, of Tippah Conn iv. as a canJidatc for Brigadier General, (if the First Brigade, ol llio ruin uivision, Mississippi Militia; composed of the counties of C'hicasaw, L. . l,An.nA ll.inlntn. rPlll n m i nirn finil Tippah. Election 1st .1omiay ana l uesuay in November, It) 15. 0Ve are autho-ized to announce S. O. TAKPLEV J'-pqi as an independent candidate, to represent Tippah County in the, next Le gislature. fW We are authorized to announco MILTON Mr KAY as a candidate for tho office of SJicrifl" of Tippah County, at the next general election. UAVe are authorized to announce JAMF.H T. HARRIS Eeq., as a candidate for the illice of Sheriff of Tippah County. ID We are authorized to announce ALEX ANDER C. BLAIR as a candidate for the office of Sheriff of Tippah County. ID" We are authorized to announce Gen. E, M. ROGERS as a candidate for Sheriff of Tippah County. WAR UIT1I MEXICO. We copy in another column proclamations and orders of the Mexican Government, from tho tone of which one might suppose that pow er was determined on war with tho United States and engaged in making preparation for it. Had theso proceedings emanated from al most any)other nation in Christendom, we would esteem war inevitable. Dut the course of fllcx ico has of lato years been go infirm and vacilla tirg that little rcliat.ee is to bo placed upon her resolutions to prosecute even any inconsidera ble enterprise, and much less such an underta king as the castigation of this country, which her sensible statesman, if any. she hap, would necessarily consider as little less than national suicide. Torn to pieces as she id with "internal discord and dissensions, such presump- lion would indeed evinco either most lamonta. ..u i'iuiauv.v ui uik. uiuuucoa uu llio Jlttri Ul I hor rulers. Indeed, on the whole we think it a 1 weak attempt to evade national dishonor by resort to bravado, relying upon the Jnterposi tion et Great Britain or France' to prevent the serious consequences of a conflict with the Uni ted States. Mexico must ere this have seen causo to regret that ehe permitted herself to be placed in such a position by the intrigues and machinations of Great Britain as to render it impossible for her now to retreat from it without either War or dishonor. Had ehe accordingto the dictates of the Laws of Nations, immediate- Jy resigned all claim to Texas when after a pro longed contest ehe found herself unable to con qucr it, the alternative would not now be forced upon her of either calmly submitting to the dep rivation of what she pretended to esteem her rights, or endeavoring to vindicate them by madly engaging in a desperate conflict where diecomfiture was beyond doubt. She now at tempts to'escapo thii dilemma by a recourse to mock valor which oozes out in words, but will probably slop short of deeds. The withdrawal of her consul from New Orleans, indeed, rather indicates a determination to procced to the ex tremity of actual war; but still, nations have of ten gone this far and yet "made it up without a light-" Even if war should come, wc would esteem it no very serious affair while Mexico was our sole antagonist. And wo apprehend no danger of an offensive alliance between her and Great Britain: the commercial interests of the latter will forbid that. For the rest, so long as the United States adheres to her pre 6ent determination of treating all foreign pri vatcers as pirates which we hope 6he will ever do, the enemy will bo anything but formidable. MARK VAI.C.MIMi; l. W J,.i i il.i. (Jvi.tl. V' oh fr h.U NiaiiKUt tul wliucnr lilvl' leu. MrM!.r'y pfiihiila"ii tn Mimlltf th p'L lion l.n Ills lbf.n,--!l...l 'I in-l r,'tr,tt I'"" Mi'iiim (') r i.,lidio laf rtfiii"", i''iii.in l'irii! iu JilVtfon 'I knot ii. t wUl 'iitwifnj;iMnu.l " w 1 1.0 hi I.Mt MM'IIH k"" 'P'T"'4' s,.ff...ri f (he IUI, tf ffchi'j in Ilia fn ril.'rn Mr, Dvi wa tii.o lis I peril i mm hi.," ' ..- . t...t .. u i.. t f ihi llnnoirilM! r.'rriof- of IVc.Mfnl 4.t yf.s mid w firnr knrw if'n l--ifJ Imn Miff fvoi!iio ln.f'"'" I'J he Ni ftli Mifi'S'l'I'l dufifrf ,'i"' Tli U. im rrary f..ui..l in Imn fllfuf and l!lcpi.t durafo of tlior .rmci:t'i "J '" I'1'1" rralof Iho H'li'jM nmcfJi J '" crtd.lof licirix i f iif nd iiinnly ppc'iipfil. It o rpfinR . .. ... ..I ...... I lie itiUL'cnii, o ir m i"'" i,iiriBr,.r, r,.n,Triir,l. limn Mr. llAis. Wa hope ho will mronsidir the .n.tt., and w.thdraw from hi. present position. KKNTUCKV LLi.CriONS, U'c receive the followirff iritcllijcnco of tho State Elections in Kentucky from tho Memphis . ' . I I . .1 I l-'nninrt r. if us iiiiurmation is 10 oe roiiuu uu, the caue of D.-mocracy seems not so progress. ive as tltcwhero. In the Louisville District, Thomason (whig) is re elected over Nutall (den.). In the Flem ing district, Jui(go French, according to tho nbovo BuMioritv.has lont in two counties tho en- lire majority by which he was elected two years since. Tom. Marshall, wo regret to learn, is defeated by Cor 700. In the fourth district Boll is elected over Cald. veil, Democrat, tho iate member. Wo do not k iow the politics of Bell. In iho Bradstown district, Veung (whig; accordirg to the Louisvillo Journal, is elected over iVionc, Democrat. . For tho Ripley Advertiser. SENATORIAL ELECTION. esks Fditoes: As this question is ab sorbing all ethers iu iutercsl, I atk you to pub libh this short communication, which I design only as an introduction to a scries of articles which I propose to furnish ycu on this subject. I am sorry to see that one of the aspirants for the high ofTue of U. S. Senator, (Gen. Fuote) iiua tutu cu in uumtuUfui vt iiiu uignity belong ing to this station, as to indulge, in his speeches to tho people, in personal abuse of oiio of his ccmpctilors, A. G. McNutt. 'The editor of the newspaper at Lexington, states that in his speech at that place, he spoke of McNutt'e "moral depravity" at Carrollton, the editor of the "Democrat," reports him as having poured forth a "tirade of abuse against Gov. McNutt and Lis supporters," and a gentleman who heard htm at CofTjeviIle,say8 that ho "indulged, in an unwarrantable manner, in personal abuse of Mc Nutt both at that place and Coffeeville," and 'construed McNutt's refusing to listen to his speeches, to 'fear of meeting him;" and spoke of .barbed arrows,' &c." Gen. Foote cannot ex- pect that such a want of fairness, of courtesy .: u. , ..... u uw.u..., i ue iwtnuueu m paia wiuiouv .ulv iKid'y hen we My Hut ;uf. vu:ominof.ruiu.,i,f jtt atminril ll.o in ol iimiiiioou wm'n oi h.vu liiud I. iiisrir riinnt moff form da. rntircd upon tl.o arl.vo and ;U urp-.rl of "uiiuouvcif lull, HIIU II Wliai 101I0W9, Oy Way ClpnrOW IHO Idurii; III llUtlty HOW CAltHIIIJJ lit llilS f explaining the department of McNutt, excite a me anger 01 uie uoneral, he wil havo no ri,rht 10 complain. It is net generally known to thP .... people of North Mississippi, that in 1837, Gen. foote, acting with the whig party, opposed the election of McNutt for Governer, and had some agency in putting in circulation a most Borious charge against McNutt, relative to tho murder of a Mr, Cameron. The whics of VirlfHhiiriT refusing co-operation with the political friends of McNutt, voluntarily stepped forward and publicly vindicated him against the calumny This drew from Gen. Foote tho most severe and bitter denunciations of McNutt; and in a speech, addressed to the whigs of Warren County; in the Vicksburg Arcade shortly after, which was written out by the General himself, for publication, ho described him as a "great political Juggernaut," "worshipping at the sietn ish altar of Locofocoism." McNutt, notwith. standing this mode of warfare, was elected, and time and reflection convinced Gen. Foote that he was wrong, and had dono Gov. McNutt in justice. Accordingly, he sought the first oppor tunity, and in presence of at least 20 gentle men, in front the Capital at Jackson, approach ed McNutt and apologized for the "great injus ticc" ho had done him and asked to be consid ered among his warmest admirers." McNutt replied by stating that, as "far as ho was con cerned, he did not care; but others, that he loved belter than himself, were interested, and he de sired no renewal of their intercourse" and turned upon His heel and walked away. When these facts, tho tediously stated, aro made known to that portion of your population, Messrs Hire Uvulluu Iti.p ft I' I, 'f. 7 ',th epetchta Wb G.n. will 'U'" lall.rm, will La Mi'f ut..! Mlo-4 iiJiiii irofrrtx crriirJ. H "' rrgrl r iirNiii..i i t il " b'J "'"in . tiff m j.crtMnf), but tlvn. IVpla t In ! I-'J rv ntlt, r,l y soing l.itiim lf f Mt Null' ppoll.lilirlltr, aiiJ itl !i.'j!"ir ,"f r. (..K'tcJ it huU u'v l fo- pff undmUr 1fj t-f Mli 1 1. r petition ami RADICAL. Viikaburtf, Alijf I Hit, trM llio rrqupsl of our rorrrrjmiiili-ril lU.lital," wc f uUUm1 Hie fu.luwi'gl 'ri- frvm (iin. rixr'i " ''" 'l ullow rili."D Mi't ofjrnu ttn fmilir m ill, rtiv liiimliii. iimiorv s a onliiicisn, I Imil , , u list iro fil'nl di'inocranc prinnpiri, in-, uf ,,(, .,,..,, ,,., ,avo ronliiiusiiy rmig ek'ii Willi uiircimitini ardnr iii opposition to W publ.e ; U I, lb,- ,c ct.fu ikiI.iii tin, linrit il.'irierj to out at ha.ftrd Hial sublime syHirm of political liberty beoicathod to us by t ie blood ind toil ol our revolutionary ancestors. Jloing of opinion that tho adiinni. tration of John (J. Adams was unpropitious to tho narred caute in whicli I had cnliatco, I warred agatiBl it, in common wiih inobt of you, .1 . . - - I l.....t l..t untiM'u, 0VPr whellpd B,110(lt by popolar . it i . I - t acciamatior. ins nonnreu cucrrnur, n.uiiai Jackson, received my constant and hearty sup port, in all those measures w Inch my judgment sanctioned, and I am willing to confers that I did not see a great deal lo disapprove op to the emanation of llio Treasury order. 1 belie, ved with him, at ono time, that a National IVink could be Fifrly dispensed with; and if It could be, I deciiediy preferred its being done: if I thought now that the commercial concerns of the country could bo managed successfully without the aid of a National Institution jrop crhj organized, I am sure I should not desire its rHiahhshrrfiit. But for a thoufand reasons, as familiar t you as to me, ir.y own mind has be come conrinced that such an institution la Na. tional Bank is not only expedient, but whoh'y indisjirnsable: evidences supplied by tho coin niercial distress of the timee, which it seems to me, are tco palpatio to remain unperccived by the moat obtuse moral vision, havo convinced me that I, in common with a largo majority ot American freemen, have gro sly erred about this mattfr, and, boingthus convinced, I have felt impelled, by considerations, in my estima tion, superior to mcro party obligations, to acknovvleJgo the fact, and not only to retrace my own steps, but to endeavor to persuade others of my countrymen to retraco tlicira. I am not ashamed of having dono so; I am deeply rlianrrined t liavinrr remained so lon? in error upon a subject so seriously involving tho hap-f piness of the Republic ; but ao i cxuj, aye, anu j I feel authorized to exult, mat i am noi mean enough, ao somo inoul ovijjntly are, to conceal a chance ha3 been once fairly iltocteo: ana I do rejoice, and shall never cease to rejoice, that when I discovered that I had aided in plunging aDoisoncd dssrzer into the bosom of my coun try, I did not hesitate to assist in dragging that daggar forth again, and in applying a healing' kalAimtn Ilia urnnmt ill flip! T t " ol nfvnr ?id annrnve nf Mr. Eentori's most. absurd notions about an exclusive gold and sil- ver currency, nor do I believe that any man of J sense in tho United States entertains, or ever- honestly professed those notions." "in relation to a mtionai uanu, 1 have gone a step further; and in relation to the, President's late message, I have gone so far a to say, that 1 disapproved most decidedly ot most of the views entertained in it; and am' most especially opposed to the proposition the' Independent Treasury! made for concentrating all the monied power of the government in tho j hands of the executive by moan-i ot tno eub- Treasury systetn-a measure which, however 1 well intcnucu, i muaiunnK win meviiaoiy, n - re8pected as a precoiJent, sooner or later over.; favored land." OFFICE OF WAR AND MARINE. I SECTION OF OPERATIONS. Circular. Toe United States havo consum-1 mated the perfidy against Mexico, by sanction- b ing the decree which declares the annexation of ii the department of Texas to that Republic. Tho h injustice of that usurpation is apparent, and R i . . . I u - : : lucxuu cannot luiumio eucii a ruvu injury without making an ctkirt to prove to the united States the possibility of her ability to causo her rights to bo reepected. With this object the Supreme Government has resolved upon a de claration of war againRt that power, seeing that If our forbearance instead of being received as a proot ol triendiy aisposiuon, lias oeen interpret- rd into an acknowledged impossibility on our part to carry on a successtui war. Such an error on tho part of tho United States.will be advantageous to Mexico, because, suddenly abandoning its pacific attitude, it -.rill to-morrow communicate to Congress the declar. ation of war, and excite the patriotism of its citizens to sustain the dignity of the nation and tho integrity of its territory, now treacherously attacked, in utter disregard of all guaranties re cognised in this enlightened age. l ou will readily appreciate the importance of mis suDjcci, ana uie neccessity ot preparing the troops under your command, to march towards any point which may require protection against these most unjust aggressions. 1 am directed by the provincial President to enjoin upon you, as general in-chief of your division, and as a cit izen of this Republic, to hold yourself in readi ness to repel those who seek the ruin of Mex co. Tho government is occupied in covering the different points oc-the lrontiers, and in colt lecting the necessary means, so that nothing may be wanting to those whose glory it will bo to defend the eacrcd rights of their country. 1 have the honor to communicate for your intelligence, and to direct your conduct. God and Liberty. Mexico, July 1G, 1345. GARCIA CONDE. This circular lo the authorities subordinate to this office. lint Nm.i A wy rto'n nf ''!n. Ueliv. Iilrn l(. n nrlT. r..i, . , f . , rn and rrrru.i.f.f I'll i ! t l.a I'rr.l.lMil 1'."' "rJ-' Sa.w rfN.ri liysnv dT.?. " J, IHTl'fiii'rr, -i , p - . r, mill pimrliMl.ty Ih f orrip r o-' '"" '' till piinrttMMy lb diifiiiMiii, '" nw i- " ... WW .tfriM. the UmM Hi -, irr.rlir r w ,f wli.rli Pwrf I.m put I.H '""'-' .ion i.f a prtof line llfpuli lt KrIWf (lit rti llVZln qu.r.ill.at your Kafallrnr. Iiifofm r"' ,he u.h.-r of i-'-r., - Mkii"" ''l llu i ll,e rst.bof hf army, and lo rwilHlm p.iriotiHiri of the .Mihor.iii-, thai ll'Hr I'l'""' lion .hall ba m rffiTliu'. l fu II II.- d,-.re of ll.o llnvrrnmriit, and prevent thn ili.nity H ihonstion from ttmffin any mciKuro compro. tni.i d. I Into the honor to rommunirate to your F.' ccllenry the lollowing, to la uncd at occasion D,"IedtnT'Lihrrl-Joly 17, HI I. Ccia Comb. Afost Hxcollonl So nor, WuiMlcr of I' or ctgn Relations aud ol I'olire. Transmit to the aulhoritiof depending upon your department. .Most lUrellent NenorH being nfcrgoary that the troops of tho lino Miould cover I lie fron. tiers of tho republic, and march towrd Texas to conquer that department, now usurped by Iho United States. His Exc llency tho 1'rcsi drnt. ad interim, has commanded nn to trans. mit you this note, to excito the zeal and patriot ism of the Governor, that they place under arms in their resptctivo districts all tho force which can bo collected in defence of the laws, to bo readv to servo a9 a safeguard of their re spective departments according to tho decrcoof the4tli of June ot tins year, anu me rcguiauun of tho 7th inst. Vcftir F.xcellencv will communicate to I lie Governors this tupromo resolution, ar.d will in form them of the obligations under which the citizens are to contribute to the defence of their country, and to stibtain rights, violated by a na. tion which refuses to acknowledge them, and obliges Mexico to maintain them by force, which it most undoubtedly will, or fall in the struggle. Tho will not consent to givo up one half of her territory, from the base fear of losing the other. Hoping that your Excellency will furni h me with information as to the number of men which can be devoted to this important objjet, your Excellency will please to accept my most high consideration. God and Liberty! Mexico, July 16, 191."). GARCIA GONDE. To th? most Excellent Senor, Minister of f oreign K-Jitioos and t'i i:ce. On F. J t J As soon as we received theDroceedinpsofthe Democratic State Convention, wji.ch assembleda't know. I hereby agree to pay him sever. at tho city of Jackson on tho 7th of July, we noisieu tne name or tno estate candidates nomi nated, at our editorial head, as wo had dono on a previous occasion, and expected to be paid tho usual foe of Ten dollars from each candidate for doing 60. We took tho liberty of sending to each of them a copy of our paper, that they might see that we had announced the ticket. On Friday last, (yesterday) we received through the post office at this place, the number of our sheet sent to Gen. Wm. Clark, the present in cumbent of, and nominee for re election to, the cfllce of State Treasurer, marked, as we sup. pose, by tho postmaster at Jackson, "This pa. per is not taken out." On oncninir the Dancr. we discovered on its margin, in direct violation of tne t'ost umco regulations, the following, wr it ten with a pencil: ' intend nn disrespect to my editorial friends, but urn unwumig w pay for my election- The Mis sissippian makes no charger IV. C." i tie initials, w. c. we presume is that of Uon. Clark, and in being "unwilling to pay for my clection,'mcan8 that he will not pay us for Biiuuuucii'u his name, at least, we so interprot I Jf of Ih oi,i r i smM..i f, , M.,,n,l ' H" toUiWMta. 7 Asllie,1t"l.iii'ari make no'f l,,fr wnluMiioiloiitf Irtdoilh'l papir I. I he Mpif ami m paid wr II fr all ih.l il rW., 'i i., luwirr i. t il, iii'imiif paper mill Mill .upi.oii i if aiidiilal M Im la unwilliii (f ,i p.y , p, ;,,. We .r p,.i, tii, fiiiial lie paid l,,r what ,(,,' lor iil.er Demo, rai, Wh, or Dnil 1$ iu' U TlMl i rvM. Mr. fUnncr ttum II sil. Li. Un,, ia .ml r rapm 4 , ' l..iijf In. .emir are wanird, n. il r., , , rool turn on the lif.l whrn'on ran bei f no f. tber ui, l. a lliintf m.l it ,, ,ttw, J.i ih, i.i all dor i ihal !' not land upln tl,0 , I l,oi..p.on. nt Will Ira,,, , , , ' '"ZTTXnll. ' rier ill. ,lFrVT'l fm 'I , I ' I IF' '( I'OWUIl OF WOKDl The AiiM-rlcea Hoview huT an i,n.u.- word, w, ..,akt. the fullinB extract I herefrom; na'. appear lodnprnd upon word,. I rmriplce are nothing in comparison w.il, rpeerh. A politician i. accinrdof cominti,,,, incoiiaiiteiiry.atid loving number ono more thin' Mimbertcnth.no.BnL Straightway l.o flJi, the country with word.,, and ho is innorab arqtntted. Agentl. niHti of far-reachiiiff huU -I urKO-reaching intHligenco concoct. iWen millions of pill and "word" thorn offlo iL'ont; and, in the end, transfer, the whole from (. laboratory to tho stomachs of tn injure am! oppressed pcrple, by nienof-words. Mis. A staba.the rpotleaa name of Mr , with a word stiletto. Tho poisonous breath of a fanatic moulds itsoll into syllables, and, lo! a sect of rhriKiiansi. struck with leprosy. An au'hor wishes to bo sublime, but has no fire in him to give spark'e and heat to his compusitions. jig ii'cas are milk and water logged feeble,' com. mon place, nerveless, witleis, and soulless-or his thought, aro ballasjed with lead instead of being winged with inspiration. "What oliall I do!" he cries in the most plaintivo tones of as piring stupidity. I'oor poetaster! do not dc pair! take to thy dictionary drench t,y ,in" blood with gin learn tho power of words. Pile the I'cliou of Rant on tho Ossa of Hyperbole and thy email fraction of the Trite shall be ex', alted to llio heights of the Sublime and tho ad, miring gaze of many peoplo shall be fixed upon it, and the coin shall j ogle in thy pocket, and thou shall be denominated Great! But if thy poor pate bo incapablo of tho daring, even in expret'Bion, thengropo dubiously in the dismal swamy of verbiage, and let thy mind's finger feel af'cr spungy and dropsical word, out ol which littlo senso can be squeezed, and arrange tho oozy epithets and Unsubstantial fubstan tives into lines, and out of the very dut s of Bathos thou shall ariee a sort of mud Venu?, a id men shall mistake thee for her (hat rose from the sea, and the coin shall still chink in thy fob, and thou shall be callid Beautifu'! Such is the omnipotence of word,.' T hfv ran va1t Mio little; they can d. press the high, a ponder, ouspolysylablo willbrehk the chain of an ar gument, or crack tho pate of a thought, as a maco or a battloaxo could Fplii ihe crown of a eoldicr in the elder time. Words head armies, overthrow dynasties, man ships, separate families, enzen coziners, and steal hearts and purses. And if physiolo gists and metaphysicians aro driven into a cor ner, and aro compelled to give the real distinc tion between human beings and animals, they are almost euro to eay it consists in tho power of speech m tho capacity to frame, use and multiply at discretion, these omnipotenfmouth fulls of spoken wind" words words wordb! Gov. BrtowN in tho last Mississippian, has a letter published in reply to interrogatories of a committee of mechanics of Marshall county, in which he avows himself opposed to employ, ing the convictin the penitentiary in such pur suits as will conflict with those of our own citi zenp; yet declares that ho prefers adhering to tho present eystem, objectionable as it is, to making tho institution a charge upon the trea eury. lie hopes that ho will be enabled to make such suggestions on the subject to the next legislature, as will be satisfactory, and remedy all complaints. Sentinel. Apt-ear ances. Some years since a merchant on Long Wharf advertisa for Spanish milled dollars. The premium was high. A Roxbury firmer who came into town for manure, and who took pri de.in appearing like a poor man, with a shovel on his ehoulder, called at the counting room of the merchant, and asked him if he wanted silver dollars. xes,' said the mer chant: 'have you got any?' m 'Not with me;' re plied the farmer, 'but I think I have a few at homo. What do you giver 'f our per cent,- said the merchant; and added, 'I will give you seven for all you have.' Well.'.said the man. 'I should like to have you just clap that down on a piece of paper how much you will give, ana the number of your shop, or I shall be puzzled to find it.' 'Yes,' said the merchant, 'that I wiljJo; what is your name?' 'Edward Summer,' said he. The merchant wrote as follows, and gave it to him: 'Edward Summer of Roxbury, eaya that he thinks he has some Spanish dollars at home, but per cent premium on all such dollars as be may produce. U A If I find .any,' said tho cartman, I will call with them to-morrow morning, at nine o'clock; if I don't yiu wont see me.' Tho appearance of the man satisfied the merchant that his dol lars would be scarce. At nine o'clock the next morning, however, the man appeared, and stock ing full after stocking full was carried up and emptied on the table, till.sEVENTitousAits were counted. The merchant somewhat restive, but honorably caught took tho silver, gave 8 check for the amount, with seven per cent, added; pleasantly remarking, ! really did not suppose from your appearance.thnt you could have moro than half a dozen dollars.' Mr. S. took up his check, and replied in his own peculiar emphatic style", 'Sir,, I'll tell yon a truth which a man of your standing the world ought to know, and it is Appearances often time deceive us.' The report that an old lady, in her anxiety to hear a courting sccue, run her head through th key hole is not contradicted.