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a State, because the laws of the United States are supreme and binding only so far as they are passed in pursuance of the Constitution. I do not say what might be effected by mere revolutinary force. I am speaking of legal and constitutional right. This is the view always taken by the Judiciary, and so universally adopted that the statement of it may seem common place. The Supreme Court of the United States has declared it in many cases. I need only refer you to the United States vs. Booth, where the present Chief Justice, expressing the unanimous opinion of himself and all his brethren, enunciated the doctrine in terms so clear and full that any further demonstration of it can scarcely be required. The duty which these principles devolve not only upon every officer, but every citizen, is that which Mr. Jefferson expressed so compendiously in his first inaugural, namely, "to support the State Governments in all their rights, as the most competent administrations for their
A Theatrical demonstration. --The New York Times says, of a representation of the character of Richelien by Mr. Booth, in that city: It was curious to notice how every passage of the play which bore upon the love of country, loyalty; patriotism, told upon the feelings of the audience. Especially was this manifest in that memorable passage, when, trying to lift the huge two-handled sword, with which, in his youth, he clove "an Englisher to the waist," the Cardinal found he could not even raise it now in his old age, and causing it to be laid aside, tottered to his chair, and grasping a pen, exclaimed: "The pen is mightier than the sword. Take away the sword-- States can be saved without it." For some minutes after the delivery of these words the progress of the play was stopped by the cheers upon cheers, loud, long and repeated, which arose from all parts of the house.