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THE UNGUARDED MOMENT.
Yes, my lips to-night have spoken,
Words I said they should not speak
And I would I could recall them
Would I had not been so weak.
Oh, that one unguarded moment I
Were it mine to llvo again,
All the strength of its temptation
Would appeal to me In vain.
True, my lips have only uttered
What is ever in my heart ;
I am happy when beside him
Wretched when we are apart ;
Though I listen to his praises,
Alwavs longer than I should,
Yet my heart can never hear them
Half so often as it would.
And I would not, could not pain him,
Would not for the world offend,
I would have him know I like him,
As a brother, as a friend ;
But I meant to keep one secret
In my bosom always hid,
Tor I never meant to tell him
That I loved him but I did.
THE CHRISTIANA OUTRAGE.
CHARGE OF JUEGE KANE THE LAW OF TREASON.
Gentlemen of the Grand Jury It lias been
represented to me, that since vc met last, cir
cumstances have occurred in one of the neigh
boring counties of our District, which should
call for your prompt scrutiny, and perhaps for
the energetic action of the Court.
It is said, that a citizen of tho State of Mary
land, who had come into Pennsylvania to reclaim
a fugitive from labor, was forcibly obstructed in
the attempt by a body of men assaulted, beat
en, and murdered that some members of his
family, who had accompanied him in the pursuit
were at the same time and by the same party
maltreated and grievously wounded ; and that
an officer of justice, constituted under tho au
thority of this Court, who sought to arrest the
fugitive, was impeded and repelled by menaces
and violence, while proclaiming his character
nnd exhibiting his warrant. It is said too, that
the time and manner of this outrage is an assert
ed object, the denunciations by which they were
prececded,and the simultaneous nction of most
of tho guilty parties, evinced a combined pur
pose forcibly to resist and make nugatory a con
stitutional provision, and the statutes enacted
in pursuance of it : and it is added, in confirm
ation of this, that for some months back, gath
erings of people, strangers as well as citizens,
have been held from time to time in tho vicinity
of the recent outbreak, at which exhortations
were made and pledges interchanged to hold the
law for the recovery of fugitive slaves as of no
validity, and to defy its execution.
If the circumstances to which I have adverted
have in fact taken place, they involve the high
est crime known to our laws. Treason against
the United States is defined by the Constitution
Art. 3, sect. 3, CI. 1, to consist in " levying war
against them, or in adhering to their enemies,
giving them aid and comfort." This definition
is borrowed from tho ancient law of England,
Stat. 25. Edvv. 3, stat. 5, chap. 2, and its terms
must be understood of course in the sense which
they bore in that law, and which obtained here
when the Constitution was adopted. The ex
pression "levying war," so regarded, embraces
not merely the act of formal or declared war,
but any combination forcibly to prevent or op
pose the execution or enforcement ot a provis
ion of the Constitution or of a public Statute, if
accompanied or followed by an act of forcible
opposition in pursuance of such combination.
This in substance has been the interpretation
given to these words by the Lngltsh Judges nnd
it has been uniformly nnd fully recognized and
adopted in the courts of the United States. Sec
Foster, Hale and Hawkins, and tho opinions of
Iredell, Patterson, Chase, Marshall, and Wash
ington, J. J., of the Supreme Court, and of Pe
ters, D. J. in U. S. vs. Mitchell, U. S. vs. Fries,
U. S. vs. Bollman and Swartwout, and U. S. vs.
The definition, as you will observe, includes
two particulars, both of them indispensable ele
ments of the olfence. There must have been a
combination or conspiring together to oppose
the law by foice,and some actual force must have
been exerted.or the crime of treason is not con-
The highest, or at least the direct proof of tho
combining may be found in the declared pur
poses of the individual party before the actual
outbreak; or it may be derived from the pro
ceedings of meetings,in which ho took part open
ly, and where he either prompted or made effec
tive by his countenancee or sanction, commend
ing counselling and instigating forcible resist
ance, to the law. I speak, of course, of a con
spiring to resist a law, not the more limited pur
pose to violate it, or to prevent its application
and enforcement in a particular case, or against
a particular individual. The combination must
be directed against tho law itself.
Rut such direct proof of this element of the
offence is not legally necessary to establish its
existence. The concert of purpose may be dedu
ced from the concerted nction itself, or it may
be inferred from facts occurring at the time, or
afterwards, as well as before.
Besides this, there must be some act of vio
lence, as the result or consequence of thcom
bining. But here again, it is not necessary to
prove that the individual accused was a direct,
personal actor in tho violence. If he was pres
ent, directing, aiding, abetting, counselling it, he
is in law guilty of the forcible act. Nor is even
his personal presence indispensable. Though
he be absent at the time of its actual perpetra
tion, yet if he directed the act, devised or know
ingly furnished the means of carrying it into
effect, instigated others to perform it, he shares
their guilt. In treason there are no accessaries.
Thero has been, I fear, an erroneous impres
sion on this subject among a portion of our peo
ple. If it has been thougni safe,to counsel and
instigate others to acts of forcible opposition to
the provisions of a statute to inflame the minds
of the ignorant by appeals to passion and de
nunciations of the law as oppressive, unjust, re
volting to the conscience, and not binding on
tho actions of men -to represent the constitu
tion of the land as a compact of iniquity, which
it were meritorious to violate or subvert -tho
mistake has been a gricvou ono; and they who
have fallen into it may rejoice, if pcradventure
their appeals and their counsels have been hith
erto without effect. The supremacy of the con
stitution, in all its provisions, is at the very ba
sis of our existence as a nation. He whose con
science, or whose theories of political or individ
ual right forbid him to support and maintain it
in its fullest integrity, may relievo himself from
the duties of citizenship by divesting himself of
its rights. But while he remains within our
borders, ho is to remember, that successfully to
instigate treason is to commit it.
I shall not be supposed to imply in these re
marks, that I have doubt of the law-abiding char
acter of our people. No one can know them
well, without the most entiro reliance on their
fidelity to the constitution. Some of them may
differ from the mass, as to tho rightfulness or
the wisdom of this or the other provision, that
is found in the federal compact they may be
divided in sentiment as to the policy of a partic
ular statute, or of some provision in a statute;
but it is their honest purpose to stand by the
engagements, all tho engagments, which bind
them to their brethren of tho other States.
They have but one country ; they recognize no
law of higher social obligation than the consti
tution and the laws made in pursuance of it;
they recognize no higher appeal than to the tri
bunals it has appointed ; they cherish no patri
otism that looks beyond the union of the States.
That there are men here, as elsewhere, whom
n misguided zeal impels to a violation of law
that there arc others who are controlled bv
false sympathies, and some who yield too read
ily and' too fully to sympathies not always false,
or if false yet pardonable, and become criminal
by yielding that we have, not only in our jails
and almshouses, but segregated here and there
in detached portions of tho State, ignorant men,
many of them without political rights, degraded
in social position, and instinctive of revolt all
this is true. It is proved by the daily records
of our police courts, and by the ineffective la
bors of thoso good men among us who seek to
detach want from temptation, passion from vio
lence, and ignorance from crime. But it should
not bo supposed that any of these represent the
sentiment of Pennsylvania, and it would be to
wrong our people sorely, to include them in the
same category of personal, social or political
It is declared in the article of the constitution
which I have already cited, that " no person
shall be convicted of treason unless on the tes
timony of two witnesses to the overt act, or on
confession in open Court." This and the cor
responding language in the Act of Congress of
the 30th of April, 1790, seem to refer to the
proofs on the trial, nnd not to the preliminary
hearing before the committing magistrate, or the
proceeding before the Grand Inquest. There
can be no conviction until after arraignment, or
a bill be found. The previous action, in the
case is not a trial, and cannot convict, whatev
er bo the evidence or the number of witnesses.
1 understand this to have been the opinion en
tertained by Chief Justice Marshall, 1 Burr's
Trial, 196; and though it differs from that ex
pressed by Judge Iredell, on the indictment of
Fries, 1 VVhart. Am. St. Tr. 480, I feel author
ized to recommend it to you, as within the terms
of the constitution, and involving no injustice
to the accused.
I have only to add, that treason against tho
uniiea states may be commuted by any ono
resident or sojourning within its territory and
under the protection of its laws whether he bo a
citizen or an alien. Fost C. L. 183, 5 1 Hale
59, GO, 62, 1 Hawk ch. 17, 5, Kel 28.
Besides the crime of treason, which I have
thus noticed, there are offences of minor grades,
against the Constitution and the State, some or
other of which may be apparently established
by the evidence that will come before you.
These are embraced in the Act of Congress, of
the 30th Sept., 1790, ch. 9, sect. 22, on the sub
ject of obstruction or resisting the service of le
gal process, tho Act of the second of March,
1831, ch. 99, sect. 2, which secured the jurors,
witnesses and officers of our courts in the fear,
less, free and impartial administration of ihvir
respective functions and the Act of the 18th
of September, 1850, ch. 60, which relates moro
particularly to the rescue or attempted rescue
of a fugitive from labor. These Acts were made
the subject of a charge to the Grand Jury of
this court in November last, of which I shall di
rect a copy to bo laid before you: and I do not
deem it necessary to repeat their provisions at
Tho offenco of Treason is not triable in this
Court. But, by an act of Congress passed on
the 8th of August, 1846, ch., 98, it is made law
ful for tho Grand Jury, empannelled and sworn
in the District court, to take cognizance of all
indictments for crimes against tho United States
within the jurisdiction of either of tho Federal
Courts of the District. There being no Grand
Jury in attendance at this time in tho Circuit
Court to pass upon the accusations I have re
ferred to in the first instance, it has fallen to
my lot to assume the responsible office of ex
pounding to you the law in regard to them. I
have the satisfaction of knowing, that if the
views I have expressed are in any respect erro
neous, they must undergo the revision of my
learned brother of the Supreme Court who pre
sides in this circuit, before they can operate to
tho serious prejudice of any one: and if they
are doubtful even, provision exists for their re
examination in the highest tribunal of the coun
ty Worth Knowing. A young lady of this
city while in the country, some years ago, step
ped on a rusty nail which ran through her shoe
into her foot. Tho inflamation and pain were
of course very great, and lock-jaw was appre
hended. A friend of the family, however, rec
ommended the application of a beet taken fresh
from the garden, and pounded fine to the wound.
It was done, and the effect very beneficial.
boon the inflamation began to subside, and by
keeping on the crushed beet, changing it for a
fresh one as its virtue seemed to become impair
ed, a speedy cure was effected. Simple but cf
fectual remedies like this should be known by
every one. Phila. Paper.
Witchcraft of Women. I want to tell you
a secret. The way to make yourself pleasing
to others, is to show that you care for them.
The whole world is like the miller at Mansfield,
who cared for nobody not he because no
body cared for him. And the whole world will
serve you so, if you give them the same cause.
Let every one, therefore see that you do care
for them, by showing them what Sterne so hap-
!!.. - II. L .-II 4 i -
puy catin iiio Biuuu, sweci cuuncaiua, iu
which there is no parade, whose voice is too
small to tease, and which manifests themselves
bv the tender and affectionate looks, and little
acts of attention giving others the preference
in every little enjoyment at the table, in the
field, walking, sitting or standing. This is the
spirit that gives to your time of life and to your
sex,their sweetest charms. It constitutes the
sum total of all the witchcraft of woman. Let
the world see that your first care is for yourself
and you will spread the solitude of the upas
tree around you, in the same way, by the ema
nation of a poison which kills all the juices of
affection in its neighborhood. Such a girl may
be admired for her understanding and accom
plishments, but she will never be beloved. The
seed of love can never grow but under the
warm and genial influence of kind feelings and
affectionate manners. Vivacity goes a great
way in young persons. It calls attention to her
who displays it ; and if it then be found asso
ciated with a generous sensibility, its execution
is irresistible. On the contrary if it be found
in alliance with a cold, haughty, selfish heart, it
produces no further effect, except an adverse
one. Attend to this my daughter. It flows
from a heart that feels for you all a parent can
feel, and not without the hope which consti
tutes the parent's highest happiness. May God
bless and protect you.
Wm. Wirt, to his daughter.
Punctuality. We believe there are not as
many persons in the world as there should be,
who fully appreciate the benefit of punctuality
in the employment of time, or look upon it as a
virtue. Many are punctual in their habit mere
ly as a matter of convenience; others are un
punctual entirely from want of thought. They
forget to count the moments, those sands of
time, which ero the end of life swell into vast
mountains. They are oficn surprised at tho
amount of labor accomplished, or the desirable
objects achieved, by others, which were equally
possible to themselves but were lost from a
want of puuctuality. Punctuality should be
taught to children as early as their minds arc
capable of appreciating in the least its import
ance. The best way to teach that or any other
moral lesson, is by example. Let them see it
always practiced in all the arrangements of the
family, and let the want of it be a subject of re
proof and punishment. It should be included
in the eight commandment of the Decalogue
Thou shalt not steal. For a want of punctual
ity is a theft of that most precious of God's gift
to mun, the time that has been bestowed upon
him to improve to the best possible advantage
for himself and others. From a failure to ac
quire anJ practice this as a habit, arise but too
often those terrible disappointments and misfor
tunes, which render life truly "a vale of tears;"
and which we are too much inclined to ascribe
to fate or Providence, according as religious
emotion is weak or strong within the mind.
The Cedar of Lebanon is described as a most
magnificent evergreen, remarkable for its height
and horizontal extent of its branches. Linnae
us classes it among tho junipers. These trees
are sometimes two hundred feet in height, and
nearly forty feet from the ground to the base of
the lowest branches, and the trunk is often ten
feet in diameter near the ground. They spread
their roots to an amazing extent, and strike deep
into the earth, as, indeed, wo might expect
would be necessary, from the enormous sizo
of the structure above ground ; for it is one of
the laws of vegetation, that the roots are in pro
portion to the 6ize of the trunk and the extent
of the branches. The wood of this species of
cedar is of a beautiful brownish color; the grain
is fine, and the odor delightfully fragrant. The
taste of it is very bitter. On this account it is
preserved from the ravages of the worms of the
East, which, though insignificant in size, often
destroy other trees of tho greatest size. The
wood of few trees is more durable than that of
the cedar of Lebanon. It is almost imperisha
ble.' Some cedar wood was found perfectly fresh
in a heathen temple, in the ancient city of Utica,
where it had remained at least two thousand
years. There are not so many cedars on Mount
Lebanon, now as there were in the palmy days
of the Hebrew nation, when almost the entiro
mountain was covered with immense forests of
Mental Excitement. Bad news weakens
the action of the heart, oppresses the lungs, de
stroys tho appetite, stops digestion, and partial
ly suspends all the functions of the system.
An emotion of shamo flushes the face: fear
blanches it; joy illuminates it; and an instant
thrill electrifies a million of nerves. Surprise
spurs the pulse into a gallop. Delirium infus
es great energy. Volition commands, and hun
dreds of muscles spring to execute. Powerful
emotion often kills the body at a stroke. Chi
lo, Diagoras, and Sophocles died of joy at the
Grecian games. Tho news of a defeat killed
Philip V. The door-keeper of Congress expir
ed upon hearing of tho surrender ot Cornwal
lis. Eminent public speakers have often died
in the midst of an impassioned burst of elo
quence, or when the deep emotion that produc
ed it suddenly subsided. Largrave, the young
Parisian, died when he heard that the musical
prize for which he had competed was adjudged
Asylums both for the Deaf and Dumb, and
for Lunatics, are about to be established in Mo.,
in the town of Fulton, Callaway county, about
,100 miles up tho Missouri river.
Coal is about to be brought to Rochester by
the Utica and Oswego railroad at a dollar cheap
cr per ton than it is received there now.
There were only 801 1 emigrants arrived here
from Europe last w eek, in 38 vessels.
Duties of Young Men. It is the duty of tho
young men of tho present day, to lay a good
foundation against the time that is to come to
store their minds with good and useful informa
tion, that will be of value to them when thev
shall be called upon to take upon themselves
the active duties of life. They should cuard
against imbibing wrong principles and habits.
Now, when temptations of every sort are plac
ed before young men, if they are not exceeding
ly cautious, they will form characters which will
prove their ruin, and bring upon them disgrace
and wretchedness of the darkest hue. And es
pecially should they guard againstintemperance.
This habit, when once formed, is the most dan
gerous of all others, as it leads t6 the perpetra
tion of all sorts of crime. Most all other bad
habits grow out of this. Young men, be very,
very, careful how you handle the glass ere you
are aware of it, the monster will have you firm
ly in his grasp. It is the duty of young men to
read and think much ; they should make them
selves conversant with all matters which are
transpiring in the world, so as to be able at a
future day to give a good account of themselves.
Young men should act act independently, but
at the samo time have respect for the aed. -
We always like to see a young man active and
energetic. He is always sure to succeed in his
business,and prosper in whatever he undertakes.
Let him first lay a good foundation, and his
course is sure to bo onward and upward. Let
no man despise small beginnings knowledge is
noi the offspring of a day, but requires years of
the closest application ; but unless a small be
ginning is made, it can never be attained. Ix?t
every young man remember this.
Manufacture of Letter Envelopes. -It
may seem a little thing to manufacture this ar
tide, but, on tho contrary, the machinery em
ployed is one of the most complex and ingen
ious character, and the various stages of the op
eration are highly interesting. A pile of paper
is first laid under the cutting press aod the flat
form of the envelopes are cut out at once.
These are then taken to the folding-machine,
which is ono of the most singularly construct
ed and beautiful pieces of mechanism we have
ever seen. It requires but ono person to feed
it, and it performs all the rest of the operation
itself, for the paper, cut in a proper form, being
placed in a fixed condition, is seized by nippers
and drawn forward to a bed, where it is held firm
by an overhanging plate of metal, which covers
just so much as marks tho size intended to bo
made, leaving the part to be folded over, loose.
The sides are then, by means of plates, advanc
ing towards each other, folded over, and as they
retire, a roller covered with gum, passes under
tho surface of a double-curved piece of brass,
which instantly falls upon the paper, and as it
rises, another plate turns over the outside fold,
while at the same timo a roller presses on it and
causes adhesion. This being done, tho bed on
which the envelope rests, falls to an inclined po-
suion ; ana, oeing caugni between two rollers,
tho finished article is passed through a trough
into a receiving basket. The only remaining
labor is to pick the envelopes up, and sort them
into packages of twenty-five each. The whole
is done with great rapidity, and so various and
contrary arc the motions of the machine, that it
appears almost to be in some degree, sentient.
People differ as Much as Anybody.
Whether an act becomes an insult depends al
most as much on location and surrounding cir
cumstances, as our faith and prejudices do.
ask a iiincioo to partake oi your meat and
he ,w'ould spit in your face; neglect to ask an
Englishman to do so, and he would probably re
quest the favor of meeting you in the Park.
To offer wine to a Turk, would be to make an
enemy of " enlarged breeches" forever. Tho
same act to a Frenchman, would probably, se
cure you an unending friendship. Among our
Oriental friends, for a man to introduce himself
into the presence of a married woman, would
be to the husband an unpardonable injury; a
bare request to seo her an affront. The person
who should call on an American, however, with
out inquiring for tho partner of the bosom,
would be considered as having lost his title to
a gentleman. On the coast of Malabar, if a HaU
lachore chance to touch a man of a superior tribe
the outrage is so great that the laws allow the
injured party to punish the insult with death;
in almost any other country, it would be treat
ed as an act too frivolous to notice.
In France, duolling is looked upon as an ac
complishment; in Japan, it is murder. Suicide
on the contrary, is thought by the Frenchman
an act of baseness while the Japanese people
esteem it the most satisfactory proof of your
possessing bravery. To wipe out a disgrace,
tho Frenchman shoots vou ; the Japanese, on
contrary, shoots himself; while your refusal to
follow his example, would bo considered such an
act of poltroonery, that your family would
sider themselves disgraced to all eternity.
As the world seldom judges charitably, and
looks rather to our acts than our motives and
circumstances, St. Paul very wisely enjoins up
on us to avoid even tho appearance of evil.
An Indiana paper refuses to publish puffs
gratis, but adds : " We will publish the simple
announcement of tho death of any of our
friends with pleasure."
Tho amount of gold bullion deposited in th
'hiladelphia U. S. Mint, for coining during the
month of August, was $4,144,800 f
Judge Kane, in charging the grand jury, after
reviewing the case of the Christiana rioters, held
that an armed resistance to the laws of the Uni
ted States was treason.
When an extravagant friend wishes to bor
row your money, consider which you had rath
Riches consist in that which sufficeth, and
not in that which is superfluous.
Make no enemies : he is insignificant indeed
who cau do thec no harm. .
The Central Railroad will be finished four
teen miles west of Michigan City, next month.