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proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

"An act devolving the care, management and administration of the affairs of the Custodial Asylum upon the trustees of the Asylum for Idiots, and making the former asylum a branch of the latter."

"An act to amend chapter 184 of the Laws of 1881, entitled 'An act to revise the charter of the city of Yonkers.""

"An act to amend chapter 268 of the Laws of 1882, entitled 'An act to provide for the incorporation of the alumni of colleges and universities in the State of New York.""

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Esty, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the above-named bills, which report was agreed to, and the same ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Bowen, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the drainage of the prism of the abandoned Chemung canal in the county of Chemung, and appropriating certain moneys for such purpose," 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. Bowen, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act making appropriations for the support of government," 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. Bowen moved that said bill be made the special order for Tuesday, March 18, immediately after the reading of the journal.

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 elected voting in favor thereof.

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

"An act for the relief of Thomas Evershed."

"An act to provide for the repavement of Fifth avenue in the city of New York."

"An act making an appropriation for the construction of additional buildings at the Soldiers and Sailors' Home at Bath."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Nelson, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the above-named bills. which report was agreed to, and the same ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Thomas, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Nelson, Int. No. 470, entitled "An act to amend the eighth section of chapter 30 of the Laws of 1848, entitled 'An act further to amend An act to authorize the construction of a railroad from New York to Albany,' passed May 12, 1846," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and,

On motion of Mr. Nelson, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading. Mr. Arkell, from the committee on villages, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Comstock, Int. No. 472, entitled "An act to amend section 2 of chapter 8 of the Laws of 1816, passed February 14, 1816, entitled 'An act to confirm the sale of certain common lands made by

the trustees of the village of Lansingburgh,' and to provide for the fund therein mentioned," 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. Thomas offered the following:

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discharged from the entitled "An act to and consolidate the

Resolved, That the committee on villages be further consideration of Senate bill, Int. No. amend an act entitled 'An act to revise, amend laws in relation to the village of Norwich, in the county of Chemung,' and that the same be ordered to a third reading.

By unanimous consent,

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

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

Assembly, "An act to amend the charter of the Safety Fund Mutual Insurance Company."

"An act to amend chapter 291 of the Laws of 1870, entitled ‘An act for the incorporation of villages.""

"An act to divide the Seventh Judicial District of the city of New York and to create a new judicial district therefrom."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Murphy, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first-named bill, which report was agreed to, and the same ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Murphy, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second-named bill, which report was agreed to, and the same ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Murphy, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last-named bill, and amended the title so as to read as follows: "An act to create the Eleventh Judicial District of the city of New York," which report was agreed to, and the same ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Thomas offered the following:

Resolved, That the committee of the whole be discharged from the further consideration of Senate bill, printed No. 114, entitled "An act to regulate the issue of stock by corporations and joint-stock associations," and that the same be ordered to a third reading.

By unanimous consent,

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

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to release the interest of the people of the State of New York in and to the lands of which Andreas Henry Gaupp died seized, to Katharine Gaupp, widow."

"An act to amend the Penal Code."

"An act to incorporate the College of Midwifery of the city of New York."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Jacobs, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of

the above-named bills, which report was agreed to, and the same ordered engrossed for a third reading.

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend chapter 27 of the Laws of 1875, entitled 'An act to designate the holidays to be observed in the acceptance and payment of bills of exchange, bank checks and promissory notes,' as amended by chapter 30 of the Laws of 1881."

Assembly, "Ah act to amend section 8 of chapter 176 of the Laws of 1851, entitled 'An act to amend the law for the assessment and collection of taxes.""

Assembly, "An act to legalize defective oaths to assessment-rolls, made and subscribed before notaries public or other officers."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Baker, from said committee, reported progress on the firstnamed bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Baker, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the two last-named bills, which report was agreed to, and the same ordered to a third reading.

Mr. McCarthy offered the following:

Resolved, That the committee of the whole be discharged from the further consideration of Assembly bill, printed No. 205, entitled "An act to amend chapter 276 of the Laws of 1867, entitled 'An act to amend, revise and consolidate the several acts relative to the village of Geddes, in the county of Onondaga,'" and that the same be ordered to a third reading.

By unanimous consent,

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

The Senate went into open executive session for the confirmation of notaries public, after which,

Mr. Jacobs moved that the Senate do now adjourn until Monday evening at 8 o'clock.

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

Whereupon the Senate adjourned.

MONDAY, MARCH 17, 1884.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by the Chaplain.

The journal of Friday, March 14, was read and approved.

Mr. Plunkitt moved that the bill entitled "An act to create the Eleventh Judicial District of the city of New York," be recommitted to the committee on the judiciary retaining its place on order of third reading of bills.

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

Indefinite leave of absence was granted to Mr. Davidson on account of illness.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the following entitled bills: "An act to incorporate the city of Amsterdam," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on cities.

"An act to authorize the comptroller of the city of New York to examine the claims of Mary E. Bleakley, administrator of William P. Bleakley, deceased, and to audit and pay the amount that may be justly due," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on cities. "An act to amend the charter of the village of Edgewater, in Richmond county," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on villages.

"An act conferring jurisdiction upon the Board of Claims to hear, audit and determine certain private claims against the State of New York," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

"An act to authorize the Yates County Agricultural Society to sell and convey a portion of its real estate," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on agriculture.

"An act authorizing the town board of the town of Scio, in the county of Allegany, to acquire lands for a public cemetery," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

"An act further to amend chapter 203 of the Laws of 1881, entiled 'An act to authorize the burial of the bodies of any honorably discharged soldier, sailor or marine, who shall hereafter die without leaving means sufficient to defray funeral expenses," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on militia.

"An act to provide for the acquisition of title by the United States to lands for light-house purposes, and to cede jurisdiction thereof," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and r ferred to the committee on the judiciary.

"An act to amend chapter 818 of the Laws of 1868, being 'An act to incorporate the willage of Port Chester,'" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on villages.

"An act to release the right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York of, in and to certain real estate situate in the town of Onondaga, Onondaga county, to the St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church of Onondaga Valley," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

"An act to legalize certain proceedings of the board of trustees of the village of Greenbush, in Rensselaer county, State of New York, in adopting a certain resolution authorizing the election of a police justice in said village, and to legalize the election of said police justice," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary. "An act to amend section 1 of chapter 305 of the Laws of 1880, entitled 'An act to authorize and facilitate the construction and improve

ment of sidewalks in the streets of unincorporated villages and the application of highway labor thereto,"" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on villages.

"An act making an appropriation for the purpose of reimbursing the village of Little Falls for moneys paid under an order of the State Board of Health," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

"An act to amend chapter 20 of the Laws of 1882, entitled 'An act to authorize the trustees of the village of Brockport to purchase lands and repair and improve any buildings thereon, or erect a new building thereon, for the use of the fire department of said village, and other village purposes, and to borrow money on the credit of said village for such purposes,' ,"" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and,

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

A message was received from the Assembly in the words following:

To the Legislature:

The undersigned, appointed by the Senate and Assembly as a committee of conference, relative to the matters in difference between the two houses upon the Senate bill entitled "An act to ratify the contract entered into on behalf of the State of New York by and between the agent and warden of the Auburn State's prison and Edward M. Moore," report that they have duly conferred upon said matters and agreed to recommend as follows:

That the Assembly do recede from their amendments to the said bill and that the same be concurred in as it passed the Senate.

C. S. BAKER,

T. E. ELLSWORTH,

C. R. PRATT,
THOS. V. WELCH,

Senate Committee. GEO. M. PALMER,

Assembly Committee.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the report of the committee of conference, 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 report of the committee of conference.

A message was received from the Assembly in the words following: IN ASSEMBLY, March 13, 1884.

Pursuant to concurrent resolution of the Senate and Assembly, the Governor returned the bill entitled "An act to amend section 3 of title 10 of chapter 298 of the Laws of 1883, entitled 'An act to provide for the government of the city of Albany,' passed April 23, 1883.”

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