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the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Laborers' Protective Union of West Troy," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the commissioners of highways of the town of Ulysses, in the county of Tompkins, to borrow money for the purpose of building a bridge and sidewalk," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to enable the Pittstown Bridge Company to abandon their bridge to public use, and have the same declared a free bridge, and to dissolve said corporation," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the building of a bridge in the town of Petersburgh, and directing the levy of a tax to pay for the same," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said hill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the commissioners of highways of Plattsburgh, in Clinton county, to widen the public highway at the mouth of Salmon river, on the Plattsburgh and Port Jackson road,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled 'An act authorizing the commisa sioners of highways of the towns of Guilderland and New Scotland, in the county of Albany, to lay out and open a certain highway extending in said towns, of the width of two rods,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Parsons, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act for the relief of Andrew Morrison," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Folger and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the First Presbyterian congregation of Penn Yan to increase their number of trustees,” was recommitted to the committee on charitable and religious societies, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Humphrey and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of Thos. B. Clapp, late overseer of the poor of the town of Mount Morris, and to authorize the board of supervisors of Livingston to hear and pay his claim," was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

Also, the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the several acts relating to the village of Geneseo,” was recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs, with power to report complete. The Assembly returned the following entitled bills, with a message SENAZE JOURNM.)

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that they had concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment, to wit:

“An act authorizing the assessment of highway labor upon the Jeffersonville and Monticello turnpike road."

"An act to incorporate The Samaritan Home for the aged of the city of New York."

An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the appointment and payment of a clerk or clerks in the office of the surrogate of the county of Kings,' passed March 30, 1849."

"An act to enable the trustees of the First Street Presbyterian Church to donate and convey their property to the New York City Mission and Tract Society."

"An act to authorize the supervisor of the town of Corning to loan money for the purpose of building a bridge over the Chemung river, and to provide for the payment thereof, and to authorize the commissioners of highways of said town to build said bridge, and in the mean time to operate a free ferry on said river.”

"An act to amend the charter of the village of Johnstown, and the several acts amendatory thereof, and to extend the boundary of said village.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the fees of the clerk of the county of Kings,' passed May 12, 1865.”

"An act in relation to the compensation of assessors in the town of Oswegatchie, county of St. Lawrence.

An act to amend chapter 275 of the Laws of 1842, entitled 'An act to combine into one act the several acts relating to the city of Albany.'

"An act in relation to equalization of real and personal property by the board of supervisors of Lewis county."

"An act in relation to tolls on the Waterloo and Fayette Plankroad."

"An act releasing the interest of the State of New York in certain lands, to Cordelia N. Campbell and Mary W. Noxon."

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bills to the Governor.
The Assembly returned the bills entitled as follows:
“An act to incorporate the village of Palatine Bridge."

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to condense and amend the
several acts incorporating or relating to the village of Skaneateles,'
passed April 16, 1857."
Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bills to the Governor.
On motion of Mr. Wilbor, the Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 1867.

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

Mr. Parsons presented two petitions of Daniel Warner and other persons, to repeal the law letting the canals for repairs on contract; which were read and referred to the committee on canals.

Also, a petition of Archibald James and other colored citizens of city of Rochester for relief, so far as the common schools are concerned; which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. Lent presented a remonstrance against extending Fifth avenue; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

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Mr. Sessions presented two remonstrances of citizens of Oneida county.. against building the Oneida Lake canal on any different line from the old route; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Barnett presented a petition for restriction upon publicity to the proceedings of courts of law in certain cases; .which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act renewing the charter of the Susquehanna Bridge Company of the village of Binghamton," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Westchester, to purchase the Peekskill turn pike road,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to construct a bridge over Ton awanda creek in the village of Tonawanda, in the counties

of Erie and Niagara and to provide the means therefor," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill entitled 'pun act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the incorporation of the trustees of the Parochial Fund of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the diocese of New York,” passed April 15th, 1860," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to change the name of the Headingville Methodist Episcopal Church of Southeast, Putnam County,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of Thomas B. Clapp, late overseer of the poor of the town of Mount Morris, and to authorize the board of supervisors of Livingston, to hear and pay his claim,"

power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to in corporate the Union League Club of the city of New York,' passed February 16th, 1865, in relation to acquiring real estate,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of Rebecca Schlegel,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize Matilda Elizabeth Georgiana

Pery, to take, hold, convey, devise and otherwise dispose of real estate," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act relative to the Hebrew

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Benevolent Society of the city of New York," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the First Presbyterian Congregation of Penn Yan, to increase the number of their trustees," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered to a third reading. : Mr. O'Donnell

, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act changing the name of the town of Port Crane, in the county of Broome, to Fenton," with puwer to report complete, reported the same complete

, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate Cataract Fire Engine Company No. 2, of the town of Castleton, in the county of Richmond,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to incorporate Ellsworth Hose Company No. 5, of the town of Castleton, in the county of Richmond," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to enable the town of Southeast, to raise money to purchase ground and build a town hall,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Crowley, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to legalize certain acts of the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company, and to give additional privileges to said company,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act extending the powers and duties of the commissioners of the Central park," reported in favor of the passage of

the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the com. mittee of the whole.

Mr. T. Murphy, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to regulate the ferry between Rondout and Rhinebeck on the Hudson river,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. White, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Sigma Phi Society," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to constitute the village of Belmont, in the county of Allegany, a separate road district and to con fer additional powers upon the trustees thereof,” reported in favor of the

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passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. La Bau, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to encourage and aid the building of railroads."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to prevent animals from running at large upon the public highways in the county of Westchester,' so far as the same applies to the town of Scarsdale, in said county."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to suppress intemperance, and to regulate the sale of intoxicating liquors,' passed April 16, 1857.”

"An act to authorize the trustees of the village of Cooperstown to borrow money for the purpose of purchasing fire engines.”

“An act to amend chapter 347 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to supply the village of Middletown with water, for public and private purposes."

"An act to create a Metropolitan Harbor District, and a board of wharves and piers therein."

Mr. Humphrey, from a majority of the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act authorize the construction of a railroad in Spring street, and certain other streets and avenues in the city of New York,” reported adversely thereto.

Mr. Low stated his dissent, and moved to lay 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. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bili entitled "An act to amend chapter 819 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to incorporate the Village of New Brighton,'” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to regulate and increase the salaries of certain members of the Capital Police force, and to provide for the payment thereof,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Andrews from the committee on municipal affairs to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to enlarge the powers of the trustees of the village of Wellsville, relative to fire limits and obstructions in the streets," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to legalize and confirm any acts or proceedings heretofore passed or adopted by the trustees of the village of Portageville, in the county of Wyoming, and to enlarge their powers and duties; also to establish a separate road district in said village," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the erection of a town hall in the town of Jamaica, in the county of Queens, passed April 9, 1864,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Alert Hose Company of the city of Rochester," reported in favor of the passage of

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