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Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

Mr. Ellsworth, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend section 1 of chapter 508 of the Laws of 1863, entitled 'An act to define and limit the number of notaries public in the several counties in this State, and confer authority to take affidavits and acknowledgments,"" reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and the title amended so as to read as follows: "An act to amend chapter 508 of the Laws of 1863, entitled 'An act to define and limit the number of notaries public in the several counties in this State, and confer authority to take affidavits and acknowledgments,"" which report was agreed to, and,

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

Mr. Ellsworth, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the rights and liabilities of married women," 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. Ellsworth, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to legalize certain proceeding 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," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and,

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

Mr. Robinson, from the committee on canals, to which was refered the bill introduced by Mr. Comstock, Int. No. 639, entitled "An act to provide for the introduction of the Stevenson traction system of towage upon the Champlain canal," 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. Robinson, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the Assembly bill, entitled "An act to permit the cutting and gathering of ice from the canals of the State by neighboring citizens for their own domestic use," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and,

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

Mr. Robinson, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to appraisal of canal claims against the State," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and,

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

Mr. Robinson, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 269 of the Laws of 1879, entitled 'An act making an appropriation to pay the expenses of the collection of tolls, superintendence, ordinary repairs and maintenance of the canals for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of October, 1879, and to provide for a contingent deficiency in the revenues for the calendar year 1879, and making further appropriations out of any unexpended moneys in the treasury to the credit of the canals,"" 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:

Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That a respectful message be sent to the Governor requesting the return for amendment of Senate bill, Int. No. 402, “An act to release the interest of the people of the State of New York in and to the lands of which Andreas Gaupp died seized, to Catharine Gaupp, widow."

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

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said resolution to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

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Mr. Arkell, from the committee on villages, to which was referred the bill reported by committee, Int. No. 646, entitled "An act in relation to a board of health for the town and village of Saratoga Springs,' reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and,

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

Mr. Arkell, from the committee on villages, to which was referred the bill reported by committee, Int. No. 647, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend the charter of the village of Saratoga Springs so as to provide for the appointment of a superintendent of public works of the village of Saratoga Springs, and abolishing the office of superintendent of the village and of water-works of said village,' passed April 27, 1874," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and,

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

Mr. Arkell, from the committee on villages, to which was referred the bill reported by committee, Int. No. 638, entitled "An act to amend chapter 220 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to amend the charter of the village of Saratoga Springs, and the acts amendatory thereof,' passed March 26, 1866, and the acts amendatory thereof,' reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and,

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

On motion of Mr. Arkell, and by unanimous consent, the committee of the whole was discharged from the further consideration of Assembly bill, printed No. 422, entitled "An act to repeal chapter 62 of the Laws of 1874, entitled 'An act to provide for the election or appointment of a police justice in the village of Northville, Fulton county,

and for other purposes in relation to the excise moneys in said village," and the same was ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Van Schaick introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 136 of the Laws of 1868, entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Cobleskill, Schoharie county,' as amended by chapter 183 of the Laws of 1871," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and,

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

The Assembly sent for concurrence the following entitled bills: "An act to constitute the supervisor of the town of Kendall, Orleans county, sole commissioner for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of chapter 907 of the Laws of 1869, entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of railroad corporations, and to regulate the same,' passed April 2, 1850, so as to permit municipal corporations to aid in the construction of railroads and the several acts amendatory thereof, so far as the same apply to the town of Kendall, in the place of three commissioners heretofore appointed and now in office." On motion of Mr. Ellsworth, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the following resolution : Whereas, The Constitution of the United States prohibits a State from levying any tax upon commerce for purposes of revenue; and, Whereas, The Congress of the United States has an unquestioned power to establish a system of fees for the support, care and maintenance of quarantine; therefore,

Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the Congress of the United States be and is hereby requested to establish, by law, such just and equitable fees for the port of New York and for all ports of entry in the United States, as a conference of the representatives of the State boards of health of the maritime States may recommend, or as Congress, in its wisdom, may enact. The object of this resolution being to establish economical and efficient commercial and health service in the principal maritime ports of the country.

Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Otis offered the following:

Resolved, That Senate bill, printed No. 112, entitled "An act to amend chapter 783 of the Laws of 1873, entitled 'An act to incorporate the Atlantic Guarantee and Trust Company," be recommitted to the committee of banks, retaining its place in order of third reading.

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

On motion of Mr. Fassett, and by unanimous consent, the committee of the whole was discharged from the further consideration of Assembly bill, printed No. 375, entitled "An act to amend section 26, chapter 721 of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the preservation of moose, wild deer, birds and fish,' passed April 26, 1871," and the same ordered to a third reading. On motion of Mr. Fassett, and by unanimous consent, and the committee of the whole discharged from the further consideration of Senate bill, printed No. 342, entitled "An act to release the interest of the people of the State of New York in certain real estate, of which

Thirza Swartz, formerly Thirza Dent, late of the township of Hornellsville, in the county of Steuben, died seized, and authorizing her heirs at law to hold and convey the same," and the same was ordered to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. McCarthy, and by unanimous consent, the committee of the whole was discharged from the further consideration of Senate bill, printed No. 443, entitled "An act to authorize and empower the Commissioners of the Land Office to release and convey the interest of the people of the State of New York in certain real estate in the city of Syracuse to Harriet N. Marvin," and the same ordered to a third reading.

Mr. McCarthy moved that Senate bill, printed No. 433, entitled "An / act to prevent the encroachment of division and highway hedge-fences upon the owners of adjoining lands and upon the public highways," be considered in the first committee of the whole not full.

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.

On motion of Mr. Comstock, and by unanimous consent, the committee of the whole was discharged from the further consideration of Assembly bill, printed No. 497, entitled "An act to amend chapter 692 of the Laws of 1870, entitled 'An act to establish and maintain a police force in the city of Cohoes,' as amended by chapter 269 of the Laws of 1873, and as further amended by chapter 482 of the Laws of 1879,'" and the same ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Robb presented a petition of property owners in New York city against the passage of the Arcade Railway bill; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Daggett presented a remonstrance against the passage of Assembly bill No. 511, relative to public parks in the city of Brooklyn; which was read and referred to the committee on cities.

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

"An act extending and supplementing the rights, powers and duties heretofore possessed, conferred and imposed upon the Broadway Underground Railway Company."

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

On motion of Mr. Titus, and by unanimous consent, the Assembly bill, entitled "An act to amend chapter 508 of the Laws of 1863, entitled 'An act to define and limit the number of notaries public in the several counties in this State, and confer authority to take affidavits and acknowledgments,"" was 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:

Arkell
Davidson
Campbell Ellsworth

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Gilbert
Low

Nelson
Newbold

Robb
Thomas

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Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

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The Assembly sent for concurrence the following entitled bill: "An act for the relief of the Canandaigua Water-works Company, which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and,

On motion of Mr. Robinson, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill was 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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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill 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 subdivision 4, section 9, title 2, article 2, chapter 13, part 1 of the Revised Statutes," 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 enable steam railroad companies having a terminus at the harbor of New York incorporated under the Laws of the State of New York to own boats and operate ferries," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and, On motion of Mr. Otis, said bill was substituted for Senate bill No. 327, now in order of third reading.

"An act to authorize the city of New York to contribute $50,000 in aid of the fund for the erection of a pedestal for Bartholdi's statue of Liberty Enlightening the World, to be erected on Bedloe's island, in New York harbor," 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 and revise an act entitled "An act to revise and consolidate the act to incorporate the village of Hoosick Falls, and the several acts amending the same,' passed March 26, 1859," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and,

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

"An act to prohibit the sale of wines and liquors by retail druggists," 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 prohibit the sale of drugs, medicines and pharmaceutical

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