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YOL. I. THE WASHIHTOS ST.lSl.tlt —IS ISSIKII EVERY SATURDAY HORMNO BY— JOHN M. MURPHY, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. Subscription Bale*: Per Annum $3 00 " Six Month.'! 2 00 Invariably in Advance. Advertising Rates: One Square, one insertion, S3 00 Kuril additional insertion 1 00 business (.'aidper quarter, 5 00 A liberal deduction will be tnndc in favor of those who advertise four squares, or upwards, by the year: jOf Notices of births, marriages and deaths in serted free. Blanks, liill Meads, l ards, Hills of Fare, Circulars, Catalogues, Pamphlets, lie., executed at reasonable rates. Orrit'K—ln Harncs's Building, corner of Main •nd First Streets, near the steamboat landing: All communications, whether on business or for publication should be addressed to the edi itor of the W'AHIIIXOTOX STASI>ARD. For the Washington Standard Lines to a Boy. Boy, who all the live-long day, Laugh the weary hours away. With thy face so fair and bright, And thv locks of golden light, With thv steps so tleet and tre., Yet will find there's care for thee. O'er thy brow will sorrow come, When thy childish days are gone. When the "rose hath Hed thy check," Which a merry heart doth speak, Thou'lt forget thy childish joy 111 thy older hours, my boy ! Once my heart was light as thine, Once a joyous smile was mine; Now the joyous smile has gone, And dull care instead hath come. "Oft I've roamed with boyish pride, tin the broad and smooth hill-side, And by Canda's verdant shore,' Where, nlasl I'll rove no more. Now the mounded cnrlli is seen, No-.v the waving grass is green. Where was laid witlfluany tears, Her I loved in bv-gonc years. So, my boy, 'twill lie with thee— Till heaven is reached, eternity— Soon, ah soon will fly away, All that's fair and all that's gay. K. J. Portland, Oregon, Dee. 29, 1800. Waifs. Jennv Lind (Joldsclnnit has just returned to England from a visit of some weeks to her native city of Stockholm, where she was cordially rccieved by her friends, from whom she had been ab sent several years. Her successor upon the musical "stage of Sweden, Louise Miclial, whom the Swedish critics agree in considering little if any inferior, has lately been married to her cousin, and, in imitation of her predecessors, now signs iier name Louise Miclial Michacli. BSf A young man, who hasn't any wife to take care of, went the other night to the ftidies' fair. He has been oblivious ever since, and says he saw an article there he "tain would own, but it was not for sale." He declared that since that night he is "rapturously wretched." As the " article" was hound in hoops, the reader is left to in fer that it was either a you lI o >lady or whisky. They are both calculated to make a wretch " rapturous." LOVER'S QCABIIEI-S. —The following dispatch went through our telegranh office recently: "Charley and Julia met this morning—quarreled and part ed forever —met again at 110011 and parted to meet 110 more—met again this evening and were married."— Toledo Blade. ffgr- "My yoke is easy and my bur den is light," as a fellow said when a )>rctty girl was sitting 011 his lap with icr arm around his neck. Our " dev'd" says he would give a handsome premi um for that chap's sit, or wouldn't mind act ins as sub for him. mgr» We always admired the answer of thu man who, when asked how old he was, answered: "Just forty years; hut if you count by the fun I haveseen, I am at least eighty." IBS™ " Figures won't lie," is an old and homely expression; but few men can look 011 a fashionable woman's fig ure, now-a-days, and say as much. J&ST Dr. Johnson says, "(Jood ac tions are never lost or thrown away." That is probably the reason why one so seldom meets with them. It is usual to speak of those whom a flirt has jilted as her victims. This is a great error; her real victim is the man she accepts. Jjifjr Wedlock has been compared to a bird-cage; the bird? without peck to get in, and those within peek to get out. Alabama Legislature has passed a law imposing a fine of SBOOOII spirit mediums who give public sittings. KsST* Sophistry is like a window-cur tain—it pleases as an ornament, but its is to keep out the light. OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON TERRITORY, JANUARY 19,1801. legislative Proceedings—Eighth Session. REPORTED EXPRESSLY FOR THE "STANDARD." Council. Tm-RSDAY,.Jan. B.—A quorum con sisting of Messrs. Biles, Burbauk, Ca bles, Miller anil Woodard, called Mr. Burbank to the chair in the absence of the President, Mr. Ilubbs. A supplemental Bill, submitting the location of the seat of government to a vote of the people, having passed the House, Mr. Caples vacated his seat, leaving the Council without a quorum. —then adjourned. FRIDAY, Jan. 4.—The whole morn ing spent in trying to tinker up the journal, so as to make it show that Mr. Caples was absent, yesterday, with the evident view of preventing the re ception of the supplemental bill from House, to allow the people to vote on a proper site for their seat of government. Mr. ('lark moved to make the journal establish the fact, that there was a call ot' the House, and a motion to adjourn, without the intervening message from the House, announcing the passage by the House of said bill: without a vote on this motion. Council adjourned. SATUJDAY, Jan. s.—Mr. Clark on leave withdrew his crpHHyotfi motion. Mr. Caples, then asked that the jour nal should show he was not in his seat at the time of the reception of the message of the passage bv the House of the supplemental Capitol Hill. The Council on motion of Air. Clark took up said bill, and ordered it printed after its first reading. Then adjourned. MONDAY, Jan. 7.—Mr. Ilubbs, pre sented a petition from citizens of Island county praying for the erection of a county to be called Snohomish, read and referred to committee on counties. The same gentleman laid before the Council a statement in regard to the Clallam Indians, accompanying which he introduced a resolution. The whole matter referred to committee on Indian affairs. Air. Clark introduced a general in corporation law, which was ordered, printed. The House Memorial praying the es tablishment of a Post route from l'ort Townsend to Conpeville, Oak llarltor and Ut-se-la-da, passed. The House Memorial relating to the stationing war steamers upon Puget Sound being taken up, Mr. Denny moved to amend changing the phrase ology somewhat, but not altering the spirit of memorial. As amended, the memorial unanimously passed. The apportionment bill was received from the House and referred to a select committee consisting of Messrs. Miller, Simmsand Clark, after which the Coun cil adjourned. TUESDAY, Jan. B.—Mr. Caplcs—a bill to incorporate the Vancouver and Fort Sinicoe road Company—ordered printed. The following bills from the House, "an act relocating the County Seat of Island county, and a bill establishing the county of Shoshone," read and re ferred to committee on Counties. The House llill relative to the navigation of Oak Point Slough, referred to commit tee on commerce. Mr. Miller, chair man of select committee to whom was referred the apportionment, bill, re ported that the majority of said com mittee had instructed him to recom mend the passage of the bill without amendment, but that he as a minority of said committee reported a substitute. The majority report was adopted, and under a call ot the previous question, the bill passed by the following vote: AYES— Messrs. Caplcs, Clark, Denny, Simms and the President.—s. NOES.— Messrs. Biles, Burbank, Mil ler and Woodard.—l. By this bill Thurston county is re duced one Councilman, and two mem bers. Sawamish county is added to Pierce for a joint member and joint Councilman, in other words entirely ab sorbed in the larger county. Pierce and Sawamish are made a Council Dis trict. Pierce elects two members, ami Pierce and Sawamish together elect one. The present district represented bv Mr. President llubhs, is allowed an other Councilman. And the Clark and Walla Walla region, are increased in definitely, in Council and House repre sentation. Every county opposed to Thurston, is liberally looked after in both houses. The Republican counties, are narrowed down to the strictest adop tion of the rule. The outrage alone to Sawamish county condemns this bill. Mr. Denny condemned the bill, but as a choice of evils.voted for it. Other members fearing there would be no apportionment, accepted it as Ilob son's choice. And thus this bill of abominations, fixed up to operate on the choice of delegates to nominate a candidate for delegate to Corigre is 1 foisted upon the people of the Terri tory for at least one year. Sir. Caples, moved to instruct the committee on Public Buildings and grounds, to make report on the hill sub mitting the location of Capital to the people to-morrow morning—carried. The Council then adjourned. WEDNESDAY, Jan. '«♦.—The committee on counties reported favorably on the bill relocating the County Seat of Island county, and the bill erecting Shoshone county, which were subsequently passed. The general corporation law was rc lcrred to the committe on corporations. The bill incorporating the Vancouver and Siincoe lioad Company, was amen ded on motion of Mr. Caples, author izing the Legislature, after live years, to alter and amend the rates of toll, ami then referred to committee on corpo ral inns. Mr. Ilubbs, presented a communica tion regarding the erection of county of Snohomish, which was referred to committee on counties. The House Bill amending the Road Law and reg ulating the duties of road supervisors, read twice and referred to committee on roads and highways. The Council took up the bill divorc ing John and Ann Cantwell. On mo tion of Mr. Caples, the Sergeant at arms was directed to procure the attendance of Henry Miles, Mr. Stone of Cowlitz and Dr. Warbass to give testimony. The President of the Council very justly objected to the Council being converted into a jury to try divoive eases. It is really ventilating to see a disposition even thus late, to stay these hasty, ill-advised divorce proceedings. After Mr. Miles had made his state ment the bill was referred to commit tee on Judiciary. Several bills reported from commit tees and those in order for third read ing wore passed. Mr. Miller introduced an act amend ing the charter of the Puget Sound Woolen Manufacturing Company. Un der a suspension of lilies, bill passed. Mr. Miller, introduced a bill to pay Jacob L M vers for certain services— read and referred to committee 011 ways and means. Mr. Simms—an act to authorize Lewis Brown to establish a ferry on Bitter Root River. Mr. Miller from the committee on Public Buildings and grounds, reported back the bill submitting the question of the location of seat of government to a vote of the people, for the further consideration of the Council. Mr. Burbauk ineffectually tried to make the bill the order of the day for Monday the 14th January. On motion of Mr. Clark, no/r as signed as the time for the third read ing of the bill. On the final passage the vote, denying the privilege to the people of expressing a choice as to the proper site tor the permanent location of their seat of government was as fol lows : AYES. —Messrs. Biles, Burbank, Mil ler and Woodard.—l. NOES. —Messrs. Caples, Clark, Den ny, Simms and the President.—s. The House Resolution providing a Joint Convention to elect Territorial Officers—referred to committee 011 elec tions, with instructions to report to morrow. The President signed a number of bills, memorials etc., after which the Council adjourned. TIU KSDAY, Jan. 10.—Mr. Burhank from comniitteo 011 counties reported a substitute bill, organizing Snoho mish county, which substitute was adopted and passed. Mr. Woodard reported back to the House Joint Resolution relating to election of Territorial Officers, without any recommendation. Mr. Denny introduced a bill for the selection of the two Townships of land donated for University purposes, pro viding Commissioners, and the location of a permanent site. Mr. Biles moved to refer to committee 011 education. Mr. Denny moved to suspend rules, and read a third time»o?r, which being carried, the bill was read and passed Mr. Clark—an act supplemental to to the bill paying Egbert H. Tucker Sheriff of Fierce county for care of penitentiary convicts. Passed. The bill abolishing the District Court of the county of Pierce, was read ami referred to committee on Judieiarv. The net to incorporate the Vancou ver and Fort Simcoe Road Company reported from committee on Corpora tions with an amendment reducing ten years to jive, as the term during which the rates of toll fixed by the said hill should continue. Taken up, amend ment adopted, bill read a third time and liaised. 4 * The special order of the day, Mr. Ilubb's pilotage bill, occupied consider able time. It was finally killed by the following vote: AYES. —Messrs. Burhank, Clark, Simiusand the President.—4. NOES. —Messrs. Biles, Caples, Denny, Miller and Woodard.—s. Mr. Caples soon after moved to re consider, which was carried, and the bill was laid upon the table. Mr. Simins introduced an act incor porating the Bishop of Xesqually. The Council" then passed the bill authorizing Capt. Thomas Coupe to establish a ferry between Port Townsend and Whidby's Island. Then adjourned. FIUDAY, Jan. 11.—Mr. Denny— A bill relative to the School Fund of King county. I'ndcr suspension of rules, bill passed. Mr. Bur bank—an act for the relief of certain citizens of Cowlitz county. Under a suspension of rules, the bill was passed. On motion of Mr. Caples, Council took up the Joint Resolution relative to election of Territorial Officers. Mr. littbbs moved to indefinite!v postpone, lost. The resolution passed by the fol lowing vote: AYES. —Messrs. Biles, Burhank, Ca ples, Clark, Denny and Woodard.—<s. NOES. — M essrs. Miller, Sinims and the President.—H. The committee on corporations (Mr. Clark) reported several ferrv and other charters, with some restricting clauses, giving power to boards of countv com missioners to regulate rates of toil, etc., which reports were adopted, and the bills passed. Council passed the House Memorial relative to a survey of the public lands —thin adjournc l. MONDAY, Jan. 7, 1801.—Mr. Cun ningham introduced a memorial for the continuance of the semi-monthly mail, by steamers from San Francisco to Olvmpia by way of Pnget Sound. Or dered printed. Mr. Coupe a memorial for establish ment of post route from Port Townsend to Oak Harbor, Coupcvillc, and Ut-sc latla, iu Island county. Passed. Mr. Settle au apportionment bill. The House referred the matter of Ap portionment to a select committee of one from each Council District, instruct ing the committee to report by bill 011 the loth .lanuarv. Notwithstanding this definite order and disposition of the matter, and with out x reconsideration, the bill was re ceived, and under a suspension of the rules, passed by the following vote: AYES. —Messrs. Bowles, Bozarth, Canuatly, Chapman, Coupe, Cunning ham, Ferguson, Foster, Hastings, Hy att, McCary, Settle, Stone of Kitsap, Tavlor, Van Vlcet, Cline, and Speak er.—l 7. NOES.— Messrs. Anderson, Deny, Bris coe, Hale, Harris, Hays, Pingree, Phil lips, J*urdy, Ruth, None of CotrliU, Stearns and Warbass—l4. Mr. Coupo a bill to re-locate the County Seat of Island county. Rill passed*, under a suspension of the rules. Mr. Berry an act toscll School Lauds to raise school funds. Mr. Stone an act to permanently lo cate the County Seat of Kitsap county. On motion of Mr. Kerry, referred to committee on Counties. The .Joint Resolution providing for a joint convention for the election of Ter ritorial officers was referred to a select committee, consisting of Messrs. War bass, Van Vlcet, and Stone of Kitsap, with instructions to report to-morrow morning. Mr. Hastings introduced a bill to di vorcc Wm. M. Fuller and wife, which was referred to a committee of one con sisting <>/ Mr. Hastings. Afternoon Semon. —Mr. Anderson in troduced the following hills: An act abolishing the "Court Fund," and one in relation to Hills of Sale, Chattel Mort gages, and liens upon personal proper ty. Both bills ordered printed. Mr. Pingree an act to regulate elec tions in the Territory of Washington. Several divorco and ferry hills were introduced, read, and referred to the proper committees. 1 ho House spent considerable time in committee of the whole upon the Council Bill organizing the Pond d'Or eille Mining Company, during which they were enlightened iu regard to the merits of the bill and the vast riches of Spokane county and the Pond d'Oreille basin, by Judge William H. Watson,' the distinguished Doorkeeper of the House. This bill is expected to turn the course of the Pond d'Oreille river, and is therefore a matter of much im portance. On motion of Mr. Ferguson, three names of the proposed corpora- IIOUH?. tors were stricken out, after which the committee of the whole reported to the House. The question being on the final passage, the Speaker was excused from voting, and the bill passed. Adjourned. TUESDAY, Jan. B. —Mr. Anderson presented petitions for divorce of John and Ann Cantwell. Referred to com mittee on Divorce, with instructions to report by bill. Several reports were received from standing committees. Mr. Taylor, a bill relativeto the print ing of the names of Territorial officers. The bill abolishing aseparate "Court Fund" referred to committee on Judi ciary. The bill incorporating Vancouver Literary Association read a third time and passed. The remainder of the day was con sumed in the consideration of the bill amending the road law and regulating the duties of road supervisors. Mr. Hastings ineffectually tried to amend by reducing tax from 25 cents to 15 cents upon the one hundred dol lars of taxable property. The bill passed by a vote of 22 to 8, after which the House adjourned. WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9.—Mr. Purdy pre sented a petition from a number of cit izens of Kitsap county, praying to be set off from that county and annexed td Sawamish. Referred to committee consisting of Messrs. Purdy, Pingree, and Bozarth. The bill divorcing John and Ann Cantwell coining up, Henry Miles, Esq., was permitted to address the House in support of the passage of the bill. Under u suspension of the rules, it i 9 needless to add it passed. Mr. Ferguson a bill to amend the charter of the Dalles Portage Company. Mr. Berry an act incorporating the West Olvmpia Wharf Company. Re ferred to committee on Corporations. Mr. Ferguson moved an amendment to rules requiring one-third of the mem bers to support a call for the ayes and noes. Mr. Purdy moved to amend by in serting one-sixth. Amendment car ried, and as amended, rule adopted. Mr. Hastings offered a resolution providing for the printing of the appor tionment bill, and also the substitute proposed by the Council. Mr. Ander son moved to amend by annexing the census returns. Mr. Phillips moved to amend amendment, by adding the following: * "Also that the figures showing the number of males over twenty one years of age, be set oppo site to*each Council District as proposed in each bill, and that the figures showing the number of males ovef twenty one in each county be printed, said figures to he based upon the census as taken by the U. S. Marshal," which amend ment was on motiou of Mr. Ferguson laid upon the table. Mr. Foster culled the previous question, under the opera tion of which, Mr. Hastings' resolution was adopted. 3/r. Chapman introduced a bill re pealing the act creating a District Court tor the county of Pierce, Which Under a suspension of the rules, was read three times and passed. Mr. Berry—a bill defining the du* ties of County Commissioners, referred to committee on Judiciary. The bill divorcing Win. li. Stockand and wife passed. Mr. Van Vlcet of select conlntittee to whom had been referred the Houso Joint Resolutiom relating to the elec tion of Territorial Officers, reported a substitute, which received its three sev eral readings and passed. Then ad journed. THURSDAY Jan. 10.— Mr. Clinc—a memorial relative to the survey of pub lic lands in Washington Territory. Mr. Stone of Cowlitz—a bill author izing Peter W. Crawford to establish a ferrv across the Cowlitz River. Mr. Hastings,—an act to Amend the Port Townsend Town chrtrter. Mr. Stono of Kitsap—en act to in corporate the Kane Lodge Xo. 8. of Free and Accepted J/asons. Under a suspension of rules bill passed. A number of divorce bills being in troduced, Mr. Stone ot Kitsap gave notice that at 10 o'clock to-morrow, he would introduce a bill divorcing all married persons in Pierce County. Mr. Ferguson gave notice of a similar bill for Kitsap. The remainder of the morning session consumed iu eousid ration of the House Usury Law. The House refused to indefinitely postpone, but laid the bill 011 Ihfe table ny a vote of 17 to 18. Afternoon Session.—-the house dis pensed with the regular order of busi ness and took up a numlier of reports bills, otc., laying upon the table. A number of Council and House Rills in- (rlttding ferry charters &.c. f were psnsed< But the greater part of afternoon taken up in committee of the whole upon the Council memorial praying the appoint* mcntof Judge Win. H. Watson, In dian agent in the C'olville Region. Mr. Ferguson being in the Chair", Judge Watson was invited to addresuf the committee in support of the memo rial, which he did earnestly. We must hereafter look upon the j udge as one of the aspirants for the l>elegateshfp. The committee retorted the memonat to the Ilousc without amendment, and it was laid upon the table. Several bills of a local character were passed, when the Ifouse adjourned. Rejoices over the Election of Mr. UraoolxL We have received the following lines from a subscriber, who says: "Theso are times causing ever ; pativ>t to re joice. I live in the woods, and must rejoice alone, mustmakc my own songs and do my own singing, and listen to its reverberation among the hills for company." Here are the lines i Tiio news from the Slates changes winter to Mujr ( The armies of Frccdom have carried the day; The Fuitioiiists, Tories, and Hough-faces too, Look pale round the gills ond their noses look blue. CIIORI'S —Gee up, Dobbin, git-up-aud-glt 1 Our own mountain States haro each done thtlf part. They came to the battle with hnnd end with heart, The tic* that once bound them tire broken in twain, And the songs of sweet Freedom they're singing Again. CHOIU K —Gic up, Dobbin, git-up-aml-git I When millions of freemen unite heart aud hand, From the reijjn of oppression to rescue the laud ; When from ocean to ocean they cover the plains, They surely will break some of tyranny's chains. Ononis—Gee up. Dobbin, git-up-mid-git I Old Time swiftly flying will quickly roll by, When Uuchiinan's l'at miuious to Lincoln will cry, "Wo will now crawl to you, let us suck us bo* fore But nouest Old Abe will My " there is the door." (.'Honrs—Gee up; Dobbin, I Though Austria's legions and France should com' bine; And determine that Liberty's star should not shine, May such darkness as shrouded the host of the sea Envelop the wretch who would crush Liberty: Citonts—Gee up, Dobbin, git-up-and-glt I Foil Willopa, Dec. 12. ISCO. - • • RAIPIXO COLTS.—WE insert with plea* sure tht! llili Owing practical letter frdtii a friend at Mouticello. \Vc arcsurprised that fanners, and others, -do not Write more frequently fdrthe papers. Ifyou discover a superior mode of tillage, which would be of advantage to tho country, or sin improvement in iiiechau ics designed to benefit mankind gen erally, let it be made knowii ill as prac tical and concise mauner as We will thankfully receive all such com munications. MOXTICELLO, JIM. 9,1861* En. STANDARD —I sec it is customary when breaking colts tti handle them roughly, which I think is very Improp er. Colts, When they hafe been in the habit of running at large, are naturally very wild and afraid of man, and his easiest and best mode of breaking them is to deal gently with them. Teach them what you waiit them to do with out fortie, and they will soon become attached to vou and willing to do what you want of them, while on the other hand, by rough treatment, they will continue to be afraid of you, and will strive to escape. I think if any ouo who has the management of horses, will be guided by my suggestions, ho will be convinced of their utility. I have hud much experience with horses, »nd can therefore speak from my own knowledge. J». tfff* Our readers have read pcrlmps of the raising of a polo at Occuquan, Virginia, by sonic Republicans, some time before the election. The Govern or ot the "Ancient Dominion," called out troops to protect the Republicans in their rights, who went to work, cut down the Liucoln l'ole and raised one for Breckinridge. "Well, ut the recent election the Republicans had their sat isfaction. They beat the Breckinridg ers in the popular vote. Tho rote of the precinct stood—Lincoln, 56; Breck* i n ridge, 51; Bell, 48, Douglas, 1. By the tjmc another Presidential election shall come around, the Republicans will poll a heavy vote in Virginia.— Oregonian. gfig" Mr. Reuben Gulliver of Wft liamstown. .\la« , a Revolutionary pen* sioner, who died on the 8d instant, would have been f»9 years of age on tho 10th of Febunry, 1861. "\Vc may owe it to our cncmien to'forgive, but we owe it to oursel, v « not to forget. NO. 10.