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the duties of their respective offices,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and 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 legalize the official acts of Richard Terry, justice of the peace of the town of Depauville, Jefferson county, and to authorize him to file his oath of office," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

On motion of Mr. O'Donnell and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee to report complete

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the Wilksbarre Coal and Iron Company to purchase and hold in this State such real estate as they may require for depot purposes," 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 authorizing the board of supervisors of the county of Chenango to assess and levy a tax upon the town of Columbus, in said county, for payment of bounties to drafted men,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Barnett and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee to report complete.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act enlarging and extending the business and powers of the Albany Guardian Society," 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 bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Stockton Burying-ground Society," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

On motion of Mr. Sessions and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee to report complete.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act further to amend the act for the incorporation of insurance companies," 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 releasing all right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, in and to certain lands, and granting power to convey and receive payment for the same," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

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

"An act in relation to the Third Avenue Savings Bank of the city of New York."

"An act to authorize the electors of the town of Canton to hold a special town meeting to dispose of the present site of the town house, and procure another site for the same.

"An act to authorize the commissioners of the Central road or avenue, in the county of Westchester, to change the route of said avenue." SENATE JOURNAL.]

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“An act to facilitate the construction of the New York Northern Rail. road."

"An act to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Kings to borrow money to erect an addition to the lunatic asylum for said county."

"An act to authorize the board of supervisors of Kings county to take additional land adjoining the county court house for public use."

"An act to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Kings to borrow money for the purpose of enlarging or erecting an additional building for nursery purposes."

"An act to create a Department of Charities and Corrections in the county of Kings."

"An act granting consent of the State of New York for the construction of a ship canal around the Falls of Niagara."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Jamaica, in the county of Queens, into a separate school district, and to establish free schools therein,' passed July 18, 1853."

An act to authorize the villages of Sandy Hill and Fort Edward, in the county of Washington, to issue bonds to aid in the construction of a railroad from the village of Glen's Falls, to intersect the Saratoga and Whitehall Railroad in the village of Fort Edward."

"An act to incorporate the Westchester Hydraulic Company."

"An act for the relief of George Pettys, and to release to the heirs-atlaw of August Pequinot, late of the town of Palermo, and county of Oswego, deceased, the right, title and interest of the State of New York, in and to certain surplus moneys."

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 enable resident aliens to hold and convey real estate and for other purposes,' passed April 30, 1845,” reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mes-, sage informing of the non-concurrence of the Senate in its passage.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to legalize and confirm the acts of a town meeting of the town of Chili, in the county of Monroe, and of the officers of said town in paying to certain volunteers from said town, certain moneys belonging to said town," reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Parsons and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee to report complete.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to prevent fraud and fraudulent prac tices upon hotel keepers, boarding-house keepers and inn keepers," reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read "An act to prevent fraud and fraudulent practices upon hote! keepers ard inn keepers," and as amended, recommend its passage; 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 incorporate Accord Lodge number 421 of the independent order of Odd Fellows of the State of New York, in the county of Ulster,” reported adversely thereto which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing of the non-concurrence of the Senate in its passage.

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Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the drawing of an additional number of jurors in Queens county," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing of the non-concurrence of the Senate in its passage.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act providing for the supplying of vacancies in the office of the supervisor," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing of the non-concurrence of the Senate in its passage.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to enable Otto Lodge No. 137, in the village of Waverly, to purchase hold and convey real estate," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mesbage informing of the non-concurrence of the Senate in its passage.

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 amend the Revised Statutes, in relation to trials by jury,” passed April 13, 1861,” 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 authorizing supplementary proceedings for the correction of taxes," 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 municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to ratify and confirm the action of the mayor and common council of the city of Syracuse in closing an alley, and to authorize the altering and straightening of Genesee street in said city," reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. White and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee to report complete.

Mr. White, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “A act to consolidate the several school districts and parts of districts within the corporate limits of the village of Saratoga Springs, and to establish a Free Union school or schools therein,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Kline and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and said bill recommitted to the committee to report complete.

Mr. White, from the committee on literature, to wbich was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the city of Syracuse to issue bonds for educational purposes," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Wbite, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to public schools in the town of Morrisania, in the county of Westchester,reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Sessions, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act making appropriations for support of Government,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Sessions moved that said bill be made the special order this evening, and that a session be held at that time for that and other purposes. 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.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to authorize Matilda Elizabeth Georgiana Perry to take, hold, conrey, devise and otherwise dispose of real estate,” with a message that they had concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto, and further amended the same by adding after the word " Chase," the words “or her mother."

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to concur in said further amendment, 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 C. G. Cornell Kline

Parsons Sutherland
Barnett
Crowley
La Bau
Pierson

Wilbor
Bennett
Folger
Lent
Platt

Williams
Campbell Gibson

H. C. Murphy Sessions Wolcott
Chambers Godard

Nicks
Stanford

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

The Assembly returned the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Soldiers’ Business, Messenger and Dispatch Company," with a message

а that they had passed the same with the following amendment:

Add at the end of section 6, the following:

"Said corporation is hereby authorized, and shall have power to erect and ma tain covered stands or booths in the streets of the cities and villages in said district, except Broadway in the city of New York, provided that no booth or stand shall be placed upon the sidewalk without the previous consent of the owner or lessee of the property adjoining or against said booth or stand; and the number, size and location of said booths or stands shall be determined by the Metropolitan Board of Health, or a majority of said board who shall determine and locate the same upon application by the president of this corporation."

Mr. H. C. Murphy moved that the bill be laid 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. Sessions, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act providing means to build an arsenal at Rochester," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Folger asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to the working of mines reserved to the State, and the use and occupation of lands for such purposes,' 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. E. Cornell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act passed April 10, 1850, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the incorporation and regulation of telegraph companies,' passed April 12, 1848," " 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. E. Cornell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend part 4, chapter 1, title 6, section 27 of the Revised Statutes," 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. T. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the sale of all the public markets in 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 municipal affairs.

By unanimous consent, Mr. C. G. Cornell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Forty-second street, Honston street and Grand street 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. La Bau asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the improvement of the road known as the Manor road in the county of Richmond,” 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Barnett asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to legalize the special town meeting of the town of Homer, held on the second day of April 1867, to raise money to erect a new academy.building in the village of Homer, Cortland county, New York,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Barnett and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it wąs 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 C. G. Cornell Humphrey Nicks

White
Barnett
Crowley .La Bau

Platt

Wilbor Bennett Folger

Lent

Sessions Williams Campbell Gibson

T. Murphy Stanford Wolcott Chambers

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend section 3 of chapter 817 cf the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to lay out and construct a road from the river road in township No. 14, in the town of Johnsburgh, to the Carthage road near the head of Long Lake, in the couuty of Hamilton,'” 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 Crowley

Lent
Pierson

White
Barnett Folger
T. Murphy Platt

Wilbor
Bennett
Gibson
Nicks

Sessions Williams
Campbell Kline

Parsons

Stanford Wolcott * Chambers La Ban

22 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 extend the powers of the commissioners appointed by an act entitled 'An act to authorize the town of

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