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of the map or plan of said city, the acquisition of land for such park, and the payment of all expenses connected therewith from moneys to be raised by bonds, taxes and assessments for local improvements."

"An act in relation to the public park of the village of Corning." On motion of Mr. Campbell, the Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 1884.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by the Chaplain.

The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

The President having announced the special order, being the consideration of general orders, Mr. Low moved that Senate bill No. 317, entitled "An act to prevent deception in the sale of dairy products,' be considered in the first committee of the whole.

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 then 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 for the relief of George La Bounty."

"An act in relation to the Northern New York Institution for DeafMutes at Malone, New York."

"An act to prevent deception in sales of dairy products."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Daggett, 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. Daggett, 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. Daggett, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last-named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and the same ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Campbell, for Mr. Thacher, introduced a bill entitled "An act authorizing the Superintendent of Public Works to purchase certain real estate in the city of Cohoes, for the use of the State," 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, by request, introduced a bill entitled "An act to compel all railroads or railways that have a transfer office, or whose stock is exposed for sale in this State, to make a true quarterly statement, verified under oath, of its earnings and indebtedness to the railroad commissioners," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroad..

Mr. Newbold introduced a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Young Women's Christian Association of Poughkeepsie," which was

read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and,

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

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act making appropriations for the support of government, with a message that they had nonconcurred in the amendment of the Senate to the said bill, and appointed a committee of conference, consisting of Messrs. Littlejohn, Erwin, O'Neil, Johnson and Welch, and request a like committee on the part of the Senate.

Mr. Lansing moved that a like committee be appointed on the part of the Senate.

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

Messrs. Lansing, McCarthy and Jacobs were appointed as such committee.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate have concurred in the appointment of a committee of conference thereon.

A message was received from the Assembly in the words following: IN ASSEMBLY, March 27, 1884.

Pursuant to a concurrent resolution of the Senate and Assembly, the Governor returned the .bill entitled "An act to incorporate the city of Amsterdam."

The vote upon the final passage of the said bill having been reconsidered, on motion of Mr. Walrath, and by unanimous consent, the same was amended as follows:

Section 3, strike out in line 6 the word "three," and insert in lieu thereof the word "two."

Section 7, line 9, after the word "and," strike out the word "who." Add, at the end of said section, the words "at least six days before the time specified in said notice for said election."

Section 14, line 5, strike out "contine," and insert "continue." Section 28, line 7, after the word "mayor," insert "or shall take effect, without approval, as hereinafter provided."

Section 31, line 13, after "auditor," insert "all claims against the city for injuries to the person, claimed to have been caused or sustained by defects, want of repair, or obstruction from snow or ice, or other causes, in the highways, streets, sidewalks, or crosswalks of the city, or because of negligence of the city as to the highways, streets, sidewalks, or crosswalks of the city, shall be presented to the common council in writing, within three months after said injury is received. Such writing shall describe the time, places, causes and extent of this injury, so far as then practicable, verified by the oath of the claimant is practicable, or otherwise, if not; the omission to present said claim, as aforesaid, within three months, shall be a bar to any claim or action therefor against the city, and no action shall be commenced against said city on such claim, until after three months from the presentation of said claim."

Section 33, subdivision 13, line 5 of the subdivision, after "to," insert" be."

Same section, subdivision 26, line 11 of the subdivision, change "nights "to "night."

Same section, subdivision 29, line 2 of subdivision, change "storeing" to "storing."

Same section, subdivision 34, line 2, insert a comma after the word "shop."

Same section, subdivision 35, line 3, change "vegatables" to "vegetables."

Section 35, line 5, after the words "to arrest or," insert the word "to."

Same section, line 12, change the word "seperately" to " separately."

Section 36, line 3, strike out the word "fourth," and insert in lieu thereof the word "first."

Section 37. Strike out section 37, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

"§ 37. Each ward of said city of Amsterdam shall be considered a town for the purpose of title 3, chapter 10, article 2, of the Revised Statutes, respecting the selecting, drawing and procuring of jurors; and the supervisors of each ward, and assessors of said city, should execute the duties of the supervisor, town clerk, and assessors of a town, as prescribed by said article, and a duplicate list of jurors selected by them shall be filed in the office of the clerk of said city." Section 40, line 18, after the word "sold," insert "and."

Section 42, line 4, strike out the word "the," first occurring, before the word "town."

Section 53, in line 5 of subdivision 1, change "councel” to “council."

Section 55, line 3, strike out the word "the," before the word "state," and insert in place thereof the word "this."

Section 63, line 17, change "ensueing" to "ensuing."

Section 65, line 6, after the word "commanding," insert the word "him."

Section 67, line 22, before the word "city," strike out the word "this," and insert in lieu thereof the word "the."

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Section 69, line 18, change the word "cent" to "cents." Section 74, line 37, change "assessments to "assessment." Section 76, line 18, before the word "real," strike out "a." Section 90, lines 90 and 95, strike out the quotation marks. Section 92, line 2, strike out the word "with," and insert in lieu thereof the word "two."

Section 96, line 78, after the word "council," strike out the word "and."

Section 96, line 87, change "assesment" to "assessment."

And as amended, passed and ordered to be sent to the Senate for

concurrence.

By order,

CHAS. A. CHICKERING, Clerk. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to reconsider the vote by which said bill was passed, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the Senators elected voting in favor thereof, as follows:

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

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Davidson Jacobs

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The President then put the question whether the Senate would concur in said amendments, 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 their amendments.

Mr. Otis, from the committee on militia, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act further to amend chapter 203 of the Laws of 1881, entitled '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,' 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.

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Mr. Vedder, from the committee on taxation, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Vedder, Int. No. 541, entitled "An act to amend chapter 151 of the Laws of 1882, entitled 'An act to amend chapter 361 of the Laws of 1881, entitled An act to amend chapter 542 of the Laws of 1880, entitled An act to provide for raising taxes for the use of the State, upon certain corporations, joint-stock companies and associations,"" 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. Vedder, from the committee on taxation, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 80 of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act for the election of a receiver of taxes and assessments for the town of Rye and village of Port Chester,' 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 to a third reading.

Mr. Baker, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the bill introduced by Mr. Kiernan, Int. No. 314, entitled "An act to amend chapter 321 of the Laws of 1877, entitled 'An act to amend chapter 341 of the Laws of 1876, entitled An act regulating the forfeiture of life insurance policies,"" 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. Baker, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 739 of the Laws of 1857, entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of town insurance companies,"" 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. Low, from the committee on public health, to which was

referred the bill introduced by Mr. Thacher, Int. No. 195, entitled "An act to establish a board of pharmacy, and to regulate the practice of pharmacy for all the counties of this State, except New York and Kings," 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. Daggett, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly re-engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

"An act regarding exemptions from executions and process."

Mr. Esty, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print extra copies of the report of the Civil Service Commission, reported in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved (if the Senate concur), That 2,000 copies of the Annual Report of the Civil Service Commission be printed for the use of said commission.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the Senators elected voting in favor thereof, as follows:

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Ordered, That the Clerk return said resolution to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same. The Assembly sent for concurrence the following entitled bills : "An act to amend chapter 848 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to revise the several acts relative to the village of Nunda, in Livingston county, and the acts amendatory thereof,'" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and,

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

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"An act to extend the operation and effect of chapter 40 of the Laws of 1848, entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical, chemical, agricultural, horticultural, medical, or curative, mercantile or commercial purposes,' which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on miscellaneous corporations.

"An act to repeal chapter 227 of the Laws of 1875, entitled 'An act creating the office of inspector of public works,"" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

"An act to establish a fish hatchery in the Adirondack forest," 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 providing for the election and compensation of coroners in the county of Onondaga, and for post-mortem examinations in coroners' cases in said county," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and,

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