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Mr. O'Donnell moved to postpone the question for forty minutes.

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

Mr. Wolcott moved that the Senate take a recess for 45 minutes.
Mr. O'Donnell moved to lay the question on the table.

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

Mr. Sessions moved to take from the table the order of business 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.

The Assembly bill entitled “An act authorizing the repairing and improving of Fulton avenue, from Fulton street to Bedford avenue, in the city of Brooklyn, and of Livingston street, from Clinton street to Flatbush avenue, in the city of Brooklyn, and Hanson place, from Oxford street to Flatbush avenue, and for the assessment and collection of the cost thereof," having been announced for third readin,g

On motion of Mr. H. C. Murphy, and by unanimous consent, said bill was amended as follows:

Add at the end of section 1 the words "provided, however, that no such improvement shall be undertaken until the consent, in writing, of a majority of the owners of property fronting on said avenue and street, respectively, shall be obtained."

Section 3, line 8, engrossed bill, after the word "act," insert "after advertising for proposals for the work for the period of twenty days."

Section 4, line 5, after the word “be” insert the word "assessed." Line 7, strike out “except that " and insert “and.” Line 11, strike out “or bonds.” Lines 14, 15 and 16, strike out the words "in not less than three nor more than five years from the first day of January, 1868," and insert " upon the collection of the assessments for the said improvements, respectively." Said bill

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Barnett
Folger

H. C. Murphy Parsons Stanford
Bennett
Godard
T. Murphy Pierson

Sutherland
Chambers Kline

Nicks
Platt

Wilbor
Collins
La Bau

O'Donnell Sessions Wolcott
C. G. Cornell Lent

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act providing for relief against illegal taxation in the counties of Saratoga, Herkimer, Onondaga, Fulton, Chenango, Otsego and Madison,” 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, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

Barnett
Bennett

Folger
Godard

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Lent

Parsons
H. C. Murphy Pierson

Sutherland
White

Collins
Kline
T. Murphy

Sessions Wilbor
C. G. Cornell La Bau

Nicks

Stanford Wolcott E. Cornell

21 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Chambers

1 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, with amendments.

The Assembly bill entitled “An act to confirm the acts of the town clerk and commissioners of highways of the town of Mount Pleasant, in Westchester county, and the acts of the commissioners to assess damages in relation to the laying out of public highway called the continuation of Valley street, in the village of Beekmantown, in said town of Mount Pleasant," 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, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
E. Cornell Kline

Pierson

Wilbor
Bennett
Crowley
La Bau
Sessions

Williams
Collins
Folger
Lent
Stanford

Wolcott
C. G. Cornell Godard

Parsons
White

19 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mesBage informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the Union Avenue Association of the village of Saratoga Springs," 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, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
E. Cornell La Bau

Parsons

White
Bennett
Crowley
Lent
Pierson

Wilbor
Chambers Folger
T. Murphy Sessions

Williams
Collins
Godard
O'Donnell Stanford

Wolcott
C. G. Cornell

21 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation of the Turin Public Hall 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 thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
C. G. Cornell Gibson

O'Donnell Stanford
Bennett
E. Cornell Godard

Parsons

White
Chambers
Crowley
La Bau
Pierson

Wilbor
Collins
Folger
Lent
Sessions

19

FOR THE NEGATIVE.

Williams

1

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mes. sage informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to enlarge the powers and define the duties of the Contracting Board, passed March 14, 1857," 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, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

Barnett
Bennett
Collins
C. G. Cornell

K. Cornell
Folger
Godard
La Bau

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Lent

Parsons
H. C. Murphy Pierson
T. Murphy Sessions
Nicks

Stanford

Sutherland
Wilbor
Wolcott

19

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FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Kline
White
Williams

3 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, with amendments.

Mr. Wbite moved that the Senate take a recess for half an hour.

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

The Senate took a recess until a quarter before 8 o'clock P. M.

QUARTER BEFORE EIGHT O'CLOCK, P. M. The Senate again met. The President announced the question to be on the motion of Mr. T. Murphy, that the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties be discharged from the further consideration of the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to regulate the sale of intoxicating liquors within the Metropolitan District of the State of New York,' passed April 14, 1866," and that the same be referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. O'Donnell moved to postpone the question for two hours.

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

Mr. O'Donnell moved to postpone for one and one-half hour.

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

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

Mr. E. Cornell, from a conference committee, reported as follows:

The committee of conference on the part of the Assembly and Senate, in relation to the amendments of the Senate to the Assembly bill entitled “An act making appropriations for certain public and charitable institutions," have duly considered the same, and recommend as follows:

That the Senate shall recede from their amendment to section two, eighth line of the engrossed bill, striking out the word "population, and inserting the word “valuation.”

That the Assembly shall concur in the amendment, engrossed bill, page three, striking out from lines thirty-two to thirty-nine, beginning with the words “ whenever it shall be," and ending with the words

"complied with,” and inserting the words " of each of the several counties of this State."

The Assembly shall concur in the amendment raising the appropriation for the Women's Infirmary on Washington Heights from $1,000 to $2,000.

The Assembly shall concur in the amendment making the appropriation of $800 for the Long Island College Hospital Dispensary.

The Senate recede from the amendments increasing the appropriations for the Eclectic Medical College Dispensary, the Dispensary of the Homeopathic Medical College, and the New York Homøopathic Dispensary, and the Dispensary of the Medical College for Women.

The Assembly concur in the amendment increasing the appropriation for the St. Barnabas House to $1,000.

Both Houses shall concur in the appropriation for the Medical College and Hospital for Women, reducing the appropriation from $10,000 to $3,400.

Both Houses shal! agree to modifying the appropriations for the Ladies' Educational Union, Union Home and Troy Catholic Male Orphan Asylum, adding appropriation for St. Vincent de Paul Orphan Asylum, so that the whole shall read as follows:

“For the Ladies' Educational Union, $5,000; for the Union Home and School for education and maintenance of the children of volunteers, $5,000; for the Troy Roman Catholic Male Orphan Asylumn, $5,000; for the St. Vincent de Paul Orphan Asylum and School at Syracuse, $5,000.

The Senate recede from the amendment making an appropriation for the Rochester St. Joseph German Roman Catholic Orphan Asylum.

The Asseinbly concur in the amendments appropriating $1,000 each for the schools under charge of the St. Gabriel's Church, St. Stephen's Church, and Church of the Holy Innocents in the city of New York; also in the appropriations for the Šome of the Good Shepherd and the Magdalen Society All of which is respectfully submitted, D. P. WOOD,

E. CORNELL,
J. H. SELKREG,

THOMAS MURPHY,
P. E. HAVENS,

Senate Committee.
S. M. BARKER,

Assembly Committee. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the report of the conference committee, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
Crowley
Klipe

T. Murphy Stanford
Bennett
Folger
La Ban
Parsons

White
Campbell Gibson

Lent
Platt

Wilbor
Chambers Godard H. C. Murphy Sessions Wood
E. Cornell Humphrey

22 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Low O'Donnell

2 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have agreed to the report of the conference committee.

Mr. Sessions, from the committee of conference appointed by the two houses, on the matter of difference arising upon the Assembly bill [Senate JOURNAL.]

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(printed number 454) entitled "An act to provide the means by tax and to make an appropriation to pay certain awards macie by the Canal Appraisers, and to pay the expense of sundry improve ments upon the canals, not chargeable to ordinary repairs," reported that the committee had conferred together, and agreed upon the following:

1st. It is recommended that the House concur in the amendment to the seventeenth line, first page, engrossed bill, after amending the amend. ment by striking out "seven-eighths” and inserting "one-third," so that

" it shall read “one-half.”

2d. That the House concur in the amendment on the thirty-seventh line of the first page, inserting after the word "names” the words “ of a portion."

3d. That the House concur in the amendment on the fourth page, lines thirty-five and thirty-six, in striking out the words “the removal of the wall bench from superintendent's section No. 2, Erie canal."

4th. That the House concur in the amendment on fourth page, lines thirty-six and thirty-seven, in striking out the words " and the completion of the White street bridge, at Cohoes." Also, in the amendment in lines thirty-seven and thirty-eight, same page, in striking out the words "twenty-five thousand and five hundred " and inserting in place thereof the words "ten thousand."

5th. That.the House concur in the amendment in line forty-one, on fourth page, in striking out the words “that canal and.Also, in the amendment in line forty-two, same page, in striking out the word “fiftyfour” and inserting in place thereof the word “twenty-nine."

6th. That the House concur in the amendments in eighth to eleventh lines, inclusive, after amending the same to read as follows: “ To pay the expense of improving the Erie basin at Buffalo, and to pay the difference in the cost between constructing a wooden bridge and an iron bridge over the canal on Main street, in the city of Buffalo, and the building of culverts on the western division of the Erie canal, the sum of $31,000, or so much thereof as shall be necessary."

7th. That the House concur in the amendment striking out from line thirteen to line twenty-three, inclusive, on fifth page, after inserting in place thereof the following: “To pay for removing obstructions and bars in the channel, and deepening the same at different places on super. intendent's sections Nos. 2 and 3, Genesee Valley canal, where the said work is not covered by the repair contracts, the sum of $15,000.”

8th. That the House concur in the amendment striking out the paragraph commencing with line twenty-seven, on fifth page, in relation to paying Justin Arnold for building a bridge.

9th. That the House concur in the Senate amendment striking out on fifth page, the paragraph lines thirty-seven to forty-one inclusive, in relation to the pay of Myron H. Mills; also, in the amendment added at the end of line forty-one, amended so as to read as follows:

"Twenty-five thousand dollars for repairing the locks on the Crooked Lake canal, not to be used or paid out unless in the opinion of the Canal Commissioner in charge it shall be necessary; nor shall this sum be expended for the purpose hereinbefore stated, if the contractor for repairs on said canal is bound by the terms of his contract to do the same."

Also, in the amendment repealing chapter 335 of the Laws of 1863, in relation to Oak Orchard Creek.

10th. That the House concur in the Senate amendment on line three, page six; and to the Senate amendment in first line of same page, by amending the same so as to read as follows: "and for dredging the out

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