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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 the several acts relating to the village of Geneseo," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Gibson, from a majority of the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Odd Fellows' Hall Association of the city of Buffalo," 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 amend the act creating a public school in the village of Jamaica,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

The President presented a communication from the New York Hom@opathic Society, relative to treatment of cholera, by Metropolitan Board of Health; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 76.) The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

“An act to authorize the village of Dunkirk to issue bonds to meet the present indebtedness of said village,” which was read the first time, and hy unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

“An act to amend 'An act to provide for the drainage of lands in the town of Flushing, in Queens county,' passed April 17, 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.

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to create a board of trustees for the town of Morrisania, in the county of Westchester, and to define their powers,' passed April 22, 1864, and as amended by chapter 911 of the Laws of 1866," which was read the first time, and by unanimous con: sent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

"An act in relation to the Mott Haven Ferry, authorized by chapter 757 of the Laws of 1865, and to limit the capital thereof,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

“An act authorizing supplementary proceedings for the collection of taxes," 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 constitute the village of Belmont, in the county of Allegany, a separate road district, and to confer additional powers upon the trustees thereof,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

“An act to authorize the construction of a bridge over Mill creek, in the town of Dix,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

"An act releasing to Benjamin Evans, of Centreville, Allegany county, title to lands,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

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“An act to lay out and open a highway leading from the village of West Farms to a highway leading to the village of Westchester, and to build a bridge on said highway over the Bronx river, in the county of Westchester," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise and consolidate the laws in relation to the village of Waterloo, in the county of Seneca, and to enlarge the boundary of said village,' passed April 10, 1865," which which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act to limit the hours of labor of conductors and drivers on railroad cars, stages, omnibuses and special licensed coaches in the cities of New York and Brooklyn," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the commmittee on the judiciary.

"An act to incorporate the village of College Point,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act making appropriations for the support of government,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

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

“An act to amend the charter of the village of Westfield."
"An act to amend the charter of the village of Oswego Falls."

"An act to organize the fire department of the village of Lowville, in the county of Lewis."

"An act: to extend the time for the construction of the West Shore Railway"

"An uct for the relief of Andrew Morrison."

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act providing for a convention of the people of this State to revise and amend the Constitution," with a message that they had agreed to the report of the committee of conference thereon, except so much as relates to the election of the delegates by Senatorial districts; and also the following:

Every male citizen of the age of twenty-one years, who shall have been a citizen for ten days and an inhabitant of this State one year next preceding such election, and for the last four months a resident of the Senatorial district where he may offer his vote, shall be entitled to vote at such election in the election district in which he shall at the time be a resident, and not elsewhere."

Mr. Folger moved that the Senate do insist upon its amendments to said entitled bill, and request another committee of conference, and that a like committee be appointed on the part of the Senate.

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

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Messrs. Folger, Bessions and H. C. Murphy, were appointed such committee on the part of the Senate.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate insist on said amendments, and request anther committee of conference.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Orleans Savings Bank of the village of Albion, in the county of Orleans," with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendment:

Section 4, line 3, engrossed bill, strike out the words "and such other officer as they may see fit."

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to concur in said amendment, 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 Collins

Godard
Lent

O'Donnell
Barnett
E. Cornell Humphrey Low

Platt
Bennett Crowley

Kline

T. Murphy Stanford
Campbell Gibson

La Bau
Nicks

White 20 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mesbage informing that the Senate have concurred in their amendment.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled 'An act for the relief of the Children's Aid Society of the city of New York, and in aid of the Industrial Schools thereof," with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendment:

Add at the end of section 1, the following:

"And said society shall, on or before the first day of January each and every year, report to the Comptroller of the city of New York, each and every expenditure of such money, and the same to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, with such other matters pertaining to the children who shall come under its care as the said superintendent shall require.”

Mr. Lent, moved to concur in said amendment.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to concur, 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 Kline

H. C. Murphy Platt
Barnett
Crowley
La Bau

T. Murphy Stanford
Bennett
Gibson
Lent
Nicks

White
Campbell Humphrey Low

O'Donnell Williams 20 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in their amendment.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to provide for the manner of payment of the boards of health in the county of Wayne and Chenango," with a message that they had receded from their amendment to said entitled bill, striking out words "and incorporated villages" in line 2, section 1, and further amended the same by striking out the words “and villages incorporated," in line 4, section 1.

Mr. Bennett moved that the Senate concur in said amendments.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to concur, 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:

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews Collins
Humphrey Low

Sessions
Barnett
E. Cornell Kline

T. Murphy Stanford
Bennett
Crowley
La Bau
Nicks

Williams
Campbell Gibson

Lent
Platt

Wolcott 20 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in their amendments.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act authorizing the Union Village and Johnsonville Railroad Company to use forty-six pound iron rail, and to authorize them to charge a rate of fare not exceeding six cents per mile," with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendment:

Add at the end of section 1, the following:
"So long as such road shall terminate at Union Village."
Mr. Gibson moved that the Senate concur in said amendment.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to concur, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and thrée-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews Collins

Humphrey T. Murphy Stanford Barnett E. Cornell Kline

Nicks

Sutherland Bennett Crowley La Bau

O'Donnell White
Campbell Gibson

Lent
Platt

Wolcott
Chambers Godard

Low
Sessions

24 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mesBage informing that the Senate have concurred in their amendment.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act in relation to rail. roads held under lease," with a message that they had passed the same, with the following amendments:

Strike out section 2. Change section “3” to section “2."
Mr. Gibson inoved to concur in said amendments.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to concur, 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 Crowley

Kline

T. Murphy Sessions
Barnett
Folger
La Ban
Nicks

Stanford
Bennett
Gibson
Lent
Parsons

Wilbor
Campbell Godard

Low
Platt

Wolcott
E. Cornell Humphrey

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

The Assembly returned the following entitled bill, with a message that they had concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto: • "An act to incorporate the Stuyvesant Safe Deposit Company of the city of New York."

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

By unanimous consent Mr. E. Cornell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the New York Lumber Manufacturing and Improvement Company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary. By unanimous consent, Mr, Lent asked and obtained leave to intro: (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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duce a bill entitled "An act to provide for refunding to the Washington Insurance Company, in the city of New York, the taxes of the years 1861 and 1862, imposed and paid or collected upon that portion of their capital invested in securities of the United States by law exempt from taxation,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judi. ciary.

The bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Trust Company of Onondaga,' passed May 4th, 1866, by creating a new board of trustees, and extending the time to go into operation,” 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.
Andrews E. Cornell Kline

T. Murphy

Sessions
Barnett
Crowley
La Bau
Nicks

Stanford
Bennett
Gibson
Lent

O'Donnell White
Campbell Godard

Low
Platt

Wilbor
Collins

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

The bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the village of Westfield," 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.
Andrews Collins

Kline
Nicks

Stanford
Barnett
E. Cornell La Bau

O'Donnell White
Bennett Crowley

Low
Platt

Wilbor
Campbell Gibson

T. Murphy Sessions Wolcott
Chambers Godard

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 to suppress intemperance, and to regulate the sale of intoxicating liquors,' passed April 16, 1857," having been announced for a third reading,

Mr. Folger moved to recommit said bill to the committee, with instructions to amend the same as follows:

In section 17, strike out the words " under the age of eighteen years."

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

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, reported said bill back with the amendment, as instructed by the Senate.

On motion of Mr. O'Donnell and by unanimous consent, said bill was further amended by striking out in section 21, the words " on Sunday."

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:

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