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Counsel for respondent submitted the following:

Mr. Henry Smith, one of the counsel for respondent, moves that the counsel for the prosecution be required in his opening argument to present all the considerations upon which he relies to establish the charges preferred, to the end that the respondent's counsel may have an opportunity to answer the same.

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE, Chambers Collins

Kline

Pierson Stanford 5

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Barnett
Crowley

La Bau

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Platt

Williams
Campbell Gibson

Lent
White

Wolcott
E. Cornell Godard

12 Mr. Sedgwick, counsel for the people, proceeded to open the case for prosecution.

Mr. Shafer, counsel for the respondent, opened the case upon part of defence.

At 6 o'clock, on motion of Mr. Kline, the Senate adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 1867.

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

Mr. White presented a petition of E. Cady Stanton, H. S. Blackwell and others, in behalf of the American Equal Rights Association; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Andrews presented a petition of Patrick Horan, for relief; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Folger presented a petition of citizens of Seneca county, for an act to drain a swamp in Waterloo and other towns; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Andrews presented a petition of John Brady, for relief; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Low presented three petitions from citizens of Sullivan county, for a law to exempt from taxation bonds when used for railroad purposes; which were read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Platt presented a petition of citizens of Clinton county, for an increase of salary of school commissioners; which was read and referred to the committre on literature.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bill entitled as follows:

“An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act prohibiting the issue of free passes on the railroads of this State.' »

Mr. Stanford moved to lay said bill upon 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. Lent gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the construction of au underground railway in the city of New York,

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Mr. La Bau gave notice that he would, at an early day, 'ask leave to introduce a bill to amend an act entitled "An act to prevent fraud in the opening and laying out of streets and avenues in the city of New York,” passed April 24, 1862.

Mr. T. Murphy gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce à bill to place the public parks of the city of New York under the control of the commissioners of Central Park.

Mr. H. C. Murphy gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for the appointment of a clerk or clerks in the office of the surrogate of the county of Kings," passed March 30, 1849.

Mr. Stanford gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to supply the city of Schenectady with water.

Mr. Andrews gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill for the relief of Patrick Horan and Michael Horan.

Also, a bill for the relief of John Brady.

Mr. Pierson gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to
introduce a bill to amend an act entitled "An act to incorporate the
Fidelity Insurance Company of New York,” passed April 7, 1865.

Also, a bill to incorporate the Merchants' Trust Stock and Security
Company

Mr. Kline gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to
introduce a bill to amend an act entitled “An act to provide for the pub-
lication of legal notices in the county of Hamilton.”

Mr. Wilbor gave notice that he would, at an early day ask leave to introduce a bill to extend the time for the completion of the Lebanon Springs Railroad.

Mr. Low gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill authorizing assessment of highway labor upon the Jeffersonville and Monticello Turnpike Company.

Mr. Bennett gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the construction of a railroad in Christopher street, and other streets and avenues in the city of New York.

Mr. Low gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to change the name of the Ladies' Educational Union, and for other purposes.

Mr. T. Murphy gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill authorizing the construction of a railroad in certain streets aud avenues in the city of Buffalo.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Gibson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to create a Metropolitan Harbor district, and a board of wharves and piers therein,” which was read the first time, and by ananimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Gibson asked and obtained leave to introdzce a bill entitled "An act to enable lodges and encampments of the independent Order of Odd Fellows, to take, bold and convey real and personal estate," which was read the first time, and by unanimous Consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the jndiciary.

In persuance of previous notice, Mr. Gibson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to railroads held under lease,' passed April 12, 1855," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

lu pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Bennett asked and obtained leave

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to introduce a bill entitled An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish the Niagara Frontièr Police District, and to provide for the government and discipline thereof, passed April 10, 1866,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Bennett asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for the enlargement of one tier of locks on the Erie and Oswego canals," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

In pnrsuance of previous notice, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend section 1, article 1, title 19, chapter 20, part 1 of the Revised Statutes, relative to regulations concerving brokers,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Samaritan Home, for the aged of the city 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 charitable and religious societies.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. La Bau asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Astoria and Hunter's Point Railroad Company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. H. C. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the German Savings Bank of Brooklyn,' passed April 20, 1866,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Low asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to establish a Metropolitan board of public works, and to declare the powers and duties thereof,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

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

"An act to extend the time for the collection of the special bounty tax in the town of York, in the county of Livingston, and to authorize John W. Howe to collect the balance of said tax remaining uncollected, with interest thereon."

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

By unanimous consent, Mr. Low offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the committee on the judiciary be directed to inquire into alleged outrages committed upon American citizens at Niagara Falls, in Canada.

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

Mr. Pierson moved that the Senate take a recess until 12 o'clock.

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

TWELVE O'CLOCK, M.

The Senate again met, and went into executive session; and after some time spent therein, the doors were opened and legislative business resomed.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bill entitled as follows:

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Oswego
Waterworks Company,' passed May 4, 1863,” which was read the first
time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

Mr. Wolcott moved that the Senate do now resolve itself into a com-
mittee of the whole upon said entitled bill.

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

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of said entitled bill.

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and
Mr. Crowley, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the
same, without amendment, which report was agreed to.

Mr. Wolcott moved that said bill be now read a third time.
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.

Said entitled bill was then 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.
Andrews E. Cornell Lent

Pierson

Wilbor
Barnett
Crowley Low

Platt

Williams
Bennett
Folger

H. C. Murphy Stanford Wolcott
Campbell Godard

T. Murphy

Sutherland Wood
Collios
La Bau
Nicks
White

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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
samne, without amendment.

On motion of Mr. La Bau, the Senate took a recess until 3 o'clock P. M.

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THREE O'CLOCK, P. M.
The Senate again met, and proceeded to the consideration of the case
of the County Judge of Oneida county.

Mr. Shafer, counsel for respondent, resumed the argument on behalf of
defence.

Mr. Smith, counsel for respondent, also submitted argument on behalf of defence.

At 6 o'clock, on motion of Mr. Gibson, the Senate adjourned.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 1867.

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

Mr. Humphrey presented a petition of citizens of the county of Wyoming, for increase of salaries of commissioners of common schools; which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. Low presented a petition of citizens of Sullivan county, to exempt town bonds issued for railroad purposes; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. La Bau presented a petition of C. H. Pullman and others, for expulsion of Hon. Charles G. Cornell from the Senate of the State of New York; which was read and referred to the coinmittee on the judiciary.

Mr. Folger presented a petition of William Everitt, for the passage of an act giving him the right of citizenship in the State of New York;. which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Barnett presented a petition of John W. Conley, for canal damages; which was read and referred to the committee on claims.

Mr. Lent gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to regulate the slaughtering of animals, &c.

Also, a bill to prevent the overcrowding of omnibuses or other stages, and horse cars.

Also, a bill to amend the act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical and chemical purposes.

Mr. Folger gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill in regard to the more effectual prevention of cruelty to animals.

Mr. Crowley gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend chapter 833 of the Laws of 1866, entitled “An act appointing James Van Horn, Andrew Hamblin and John McCollum, commissioners for draining certain lands in the town of Newfane, county of Niagara," passed April 27, 1866.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. La Bau asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act eutitled 'An act to prevent fraud in the opening and laying out of streets and avenues in the city of New York,' passed April 24, 1862," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Kline asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 690 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to provide for the publication of legal notices in the county of Hamilton,' passed April 19, 1866,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Low asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act authorizing the assessment of highway labor upon the Jeffersonville and Monticello turnpike road," which was

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