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Mr. Lansing, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Lansing, Int. No. 328, entitled "An act making an appropriation for the payment of awards made by the Board of Claims," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gibbs, from the committee on cities, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Robb, Int. No. 313, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide new reservoirs, dams and new aqueduct, with the appurtenances thereto, for the purpose of supplying the city of New York with an increased supply of pure, wholesome water," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gibbs, from the committee on cities, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Daggett, Int. No. 372, entitled "An act in relation to the New York and Brooklyn bridge," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gibbs, from the committee on cities, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Murphy, Int. No. 347, entitled "An act to provide for the repavement of Fifth avenue in the city of New York," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with an amendment (Mr. Daly dissenting), which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gibbs, from the committee on cities, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Robb, Int. No. 374, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to consolidate into one act and to declare the special and local laws affecting public interests in the city of New York," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to

the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gibbs, from the committee on cities, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Daggett, Int. No. 352, entitled "An act to consolidate and amend the various acts to regulate elections in the city of Brooklyn," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gibbs, from the committee on cities, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Daggett, Int. No. 387, entitled "An act to amend chapter 463 of the Laws of 1880, entitled 'An act to amend chapter 604 of the Laws of 1875, entitled An act to protect the shores and bay of New York and the seaside resorts near New York city, and to prevent the deposit of carrion, offal, dead animals, bedding, or any putrid, offensive, decaying or refuse vegetable or animal. matter, or any garbage or sweepings taken from the streets of any city into the North and East rivers or in the bay of New York or Raritan bay, within the jurisdiction of the State of New York, or in the waters of Jamaica bay, or in the waters of the Atlantic ocean within three miles of Rockaway beach or Far Rockaway or Coney Island, or within less than one mile beyond the outer bar,' and to amend section 4 of the said chapter 604 of the Laws of 1875,"" reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

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Mr. Gilbert, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the Assembly bill, entitled "An act in relation to The Wilson Academy' and the Angelica Academy,' and providing for the consolidation thereof," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gibbs, from the committee on cities, to which was referred the Assembly bill, entitled "An act to amend chapter 53 of the Laws of 1879, entitled 'An act to revise the charter of the city of Auburn,'” reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and

On motion of Mr. Esty, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Gilbert, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Robb, Int. No. 240, entitled "An act to amend chapter 421 of the Laws of 1874, entitled 'An act to secure to children the benefits of elementary education,'" reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gilbert, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Comstock, Int. No. 197, entitled "An act to amend chapter 555 of the Laws of 1864, entitled 'An act to revise and consolidate the general acts relating to public instruction,'" reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Thomas introduced a bill entitled "An act amending the Code of Civil Procedure," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Murphy introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 676 of the Laws of 1881, entitled 'An act to establish a penal code,'". which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

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Also, a bill entitled "An act for the relief of Martha Kreukeľ,' which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance. Mr. Murphy offered the following:

Resolved, That the stenographer of the Senate be and he is hereby directed to furnish forthwith to the counsel of William McDonald four copies of the printed testimony taken by the committee on the affairs of cities so far as the same relate to said McDonald, being the testimony that was read in the Senate in the recent contempt proceedings.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Comstock introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend section 791 of the Code of Civil Procedure," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Titus introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend section 351 of the Penal Code," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, a bill entitled "An act providing for the better collection of taxes in the county of Erie, for the sale by the treasurer thereof of lands in said county for unpaid taxes, and regulating the compensation of said treasurer," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on taxation.

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of special order, being the bill entitled as follows:

Assembly, "An act to center responsibility in the municipal government of the city of New York."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Comstock, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the above-named bill.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said report of the committee of the whole, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

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Said bill was ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Gibbs moved that said bill do now have its third reading. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting in favor thereof, as follows:

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Said bill having been announced for a third reading,

Mr. Plunkitt moved to recommit said bill to the committee on cities. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the negative, as follows:

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The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the Senators elected voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths being present, as follows:

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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same. Mr. Gilbert, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the Assembly bill, entitled "An act to annex school district No. 13 of the town of Champlain to union free school district No. 1 of said town, and to provide for the alteration of school districts Nos. 3 and 15 of said town," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

On motion of Mr. Bowen, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Daggett, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

"An act making an appropriation for continuing work on the Capitol during the current year; for the purchase of material therefor, and for the payment of pending contracts thereon."

"An act in relation to the collection of taxes in Monroe county, and to authorize and provide for the sale of property for unpaid taxes in said county."

The bill entitled "An act in relation to the publication of legal and other notices and advertisements, and in relation to the State paper," having been announced for a third reading,

On motion of Mr. Coggeshall, and by unanimous consent, the same was amended as follows:

Section 3, strike ont " same" in line 3, and insert "a."

Mr. Jacobs moved to recommit said bill to the committee on the judiciary, with instructions to report the following as a substitute therefor:

"An act in relation to the publication of surrogate notices and citations."

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. All notices and citations issued by surrogates and now required by law to be published in the State paper, shall hereafter be published in a newspaper printed in the county in which the surrogate issuing such notices or citations shall reside, instead of the State paper, and such publication shall be for the same time and with the same effect as if published in the State paper.

§ 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are hereby repealed.

§3. This act shall take effect upon the expiration of existing State paper contract.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the negative, as follows:

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Mr. Jacobs moved to recommit said bill to the committee on the judiciary, with instructions to so amend that it shall provide for the publication in the county papers of all notices which it is not necessary, for the public information, to publish in the State paper.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the negative, as follows:

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Said bill was then read the third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the Senators elected voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths being present, as follows:

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