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By unanimous consent, Mr. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act passed May 10, 1870, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled “An act for the incorporation

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thereot; so far as the same relates to the village of Mount Vernon, in the conuty of Westchester, and to declare, enlarge, and define the powers

and duties of the officers of said village, and to confirm and extend the list Episovee powers of the corporation of said village,'” which was read the first time, d the first to, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred me, and rein

to the committee on the affairs of villages.

The bill entitled “An act for the relief of Simon De Graff, James Conis, with a way, and George W. Phelps, and to authorize the board of supervisors ithout anes of the county of Livingston to audit and allow the claims of Simon e frande, es De Graff, James Conway, and George W. Phelps for constructing and

repairing a bridge over the Genesee river in the county of Livingston, on Lie te and to levy a tax for the amount allowed,” was read a 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 - 10 DE AT

majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, aid UIT

and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows: 301.

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Cock
McGowan Palmer

Weismann
Baker
Harrower Madden

Robertson D. P. Wood
Benedict Lewis
Murphy Wagner

Woodin
Bowen
Lowery

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FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Dickinson Johnson O'Brien

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

The bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act requiring mortgages of personal property to be filed in the town clerk’s and other offices,' passed April 29, 1833; and also to amend chapter 412 of the Laws of 1864, being an act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the registry of liens and encumbrances upon boats navigating canals in this State, passed April 15, 1858,” was read a 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 members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof,
as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE,
Cock
Lewis
Palmer

Weismann
Dickinson McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Harrower Madden

Tiemann Woodin
Johnson
O'Brien

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the filing of the cer tificate of the Keating Lumber Company,” was read a 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 members elected to the Senate voting in favor theroof, as follows:

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Johnson
Madden
Robertson

Weismann
Bowen
Lewis
O'Brien

Tiemann D. P. Wood
Dickinson

Palmer
Wagner

Woodin
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17 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate bave concurred in the passage of the same.

The bill entitled “An act to authorize the Pennsylvania and Sodus Bay railroad and the Sodus Point and Southern Railroad Company to connect their respective railroads by branches therefrom,” was read a 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 members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Cock
Lewis
O'Brien

Wagner
Baker
Dickinson Lowery

Palmer

Weismann
Benedict

Harrower McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Bowen
Jobnson
Madden
Tiemann

Woodin 20 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The President announced as the committee to attend the funeral of Jr. Ely, late member of Assembly from Broome county, Messrs. Chatfield, Harrower, and Cock.

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

Assembly, “An act to amend an act entitled "An act authorizing the town of Naples to raise $8,000 by tax to build a town and soldiers' memorial hall,' passed April 16, 1869."

"An acı relating to local improvements in the city of New York."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Utica and Mohawk Street Railroad Company,' etc., passed May 17, 1869.".

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

Mr. Palmer, from the same committee, reported progress on the two last named bills, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

The hour of 12 o'clock having arrived, the Senate went into executive session, and after some time spent therein the doors were opened and legislative business resumed.

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

An act to amend an act entitled “An act to amend an act to incorporate the Savings Bank of the city of Utica,' passed April 26, 1839, passed April 11, 1870."

Assembly, "An act to authorize the election of a police justice in and for the village of Flushing, Queens county, and to prescribe his duties and compensation, and regulating charges in criminal proceedings in said village.

"An act concerning the Sodus Bay, Corning and New York Railroad Company, and providing for a change in its corporate name.”

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Lewis, from said commitee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Lewis, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Lewis, from the same committee, reported progress on the last named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

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

An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Port Richmond,' passed April 24, 1866."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the trustees of the village of Ellenville to borrow money for the purpose of introducing water into the village, and to control and regulate the use of the same,' passed April 5, 1866, and supplemental thereto."

"An act to provide for supplying the village of Flushing, Queens county, with pure and wholesome water."

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

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

On motion of Mr. Madden, the Senate adjourned.

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The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Dr. Baldwin.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Messrs. Chatfield, Madden, and Lewis, severally, presented remonstrances against legislative interference with the management of the Erie Railway Company; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Benedict presented a petition of William I. Peake and the wife of William Hoffman (adjndged to be a lunatic), praying for the discharge of said Hoffman from Ludlow street jail; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Messrs. Adams, O'Brien, and Tiemann presented petitions in favor of the Beach Pneumatic railway; which were rend and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. McGowan presented a remonstrance of the trustees of the Unadilla academy against the passage of an act authorizing the sale of said academy; which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. Dickinson presented two petitions for the repeal of an act for draining and reclaiming overflowed and wet lands adjoining Black lake,

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in the counties of St. Lawrence and Jefferson, passed M which were read and referred to the committee on the judic

Mr. Adams, from the committee on the affairs of cities, t referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act supplement amendatory of 'An act in relation to a public park in the city passed May 5, 1869, and the acts supplementary and amendat reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill wa to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on the affairs of cities, t referred the bill entitled “An act to provide for the appoint overseer of the poor in the city of Utica," reported in favo sage of the same, and said bill was committed to the com whole.

Mr. Wagner, from the committee on railroads, to which the Assembly bill entitled “An act for the extension of the nango and Cortland railroad,” reported in favor of the pa same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the v

Mr. Foster, from the committee on railroads, to which the Assembly bill entitled “An act to extend to the towns of and Spafford, of the county of Onondaga, the provisions of tled 'An act to amend an act to authorize the forination of porations and to regulate the same,' passed April 2, 1850, so municipal corporations to aid in the construction of railro May the 15th, 1869, and of acts amendatory thereof," repo of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed mittee of the whole.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as fol

"An act to incorporate the New Rochelle Mænnerchor," read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also rea time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religio

"An act in relation to superintendents of the poor," whi the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

An act to extend the time for organizing the Niagara Conipany,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous also read the second time, and referred to the committee o of villages.

An act to incorporate the Little Falls Water-works Com was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was al second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of

An act to repeal section 1 of an act to amend an act enti to reorganize the local government of the city of New Y April 18, 1871,” which was read the first time, and by un sent was also read the second time, and referred to the com affairs of cities,

An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to facilitate th agricultural and horticultural societies, passed April 13, 1 was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was second time, and referred to the committee on agriculture.

"An act to renew an act passed May 9, 1868, entitle amend section 3 of chapter 817 of the Laws of 1866, entitle lay out and construct a road froin the river road in townshi the town of Johnsburgb, to the Carthage road, near the h lake, in the county of Hamilton,'” which was read the fi

by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the comunittee on roads and bridges.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bills, with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment:

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the fees of sheriffs, except in the counties of New York, Kings and Westchester,' passed April 12, 1871."

"An aet relative to lands in the city of Brooklyn, county of Kings, devised in and by the last will and testament of Leffert Lefferts, deceased, to Elizabeth Dorothea Brevoort, for and during her natural life.”

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the bonded debt of the town of East Chester, county of Westchester,' passed April 19, 1871."

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bills to the Governor. The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to authorize the county treasurer of Kings to designate one of his assistants to act as deputy in his absence,” with a message that they had concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly.

Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled “An act to amend the several acts incorporating the village of Owego in the county of Tioga, passed April 9, 1851,” reported in favor of the passage of the same with amendments, and said bill was committed to the comInittee of the whole,

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to regulate elections in the city of Brooklyn," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to construct certain roads from settlements in Lewis county to Brown's tract in Herkimer couuty, passed June 8, 1853, and the acts to continue in force said act and amendatory thereof passed April 18, 1859, to April 14, 1865," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to.

Mr. Adams gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to create a board of commissioners of estimate and control of railroads in this State, with power to limit the capital stock and dividend paying indebtedness of railroad companies doing business in the State to the amount actually levied on, and paid into the treasuries of such companies by the stock and bond holders representing such roads.

Mr. Madden gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to incorporate the Depositors' Loan Institution of the eity of New York.

Mr. Madden gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the Manhattan Company to construct railways underground in the city of New York.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New York Infant Asylum,' passed March 11, 1865,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Cock asked and obtained leave to introdacé a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to author

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