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The salaries of the marshal and policemen hereby authorized shall be paid out of the village treasury.

18. The board of trustees shall have power, and it shall be their duty, to appoint one superintendent of the poor for said village, whose salary shall be fixed by the board, not exceeding one hundred and fifty dollars per annum. Said superintendent shall hold office one year, subject, however, to removal at any time by the board of trustees, and shall have the same powers and duties as are now possessed by superintendents of the poor in the town of Castleton, and, in addition thereto, shall render to the board of trustees, monthly, an account of all his acts as superintendent of all moneys disbursed by him, and of all relief orders given out during such month. The keeper of Richmond county poorhouse shall receive and support, at the expense of the county, all paupers sent by said village superintendent of the poor. No person, except the superintendent to be appointed as aforesaid, shall, after the passage of this act, have power to act in any manner as superintendent of the poor within said village.

19. The board of trustees shall have power to order, by resolution, the lighting of any street within the village, but every such resolution shall be concurred in by all four of the trustees before the same shall take effect. After the passage of any resolution, as above provided, directing the lighting of any street, the board of trustees may contract for the erection of lamps, and the lighting of any street included in such resolution. One-fourth of the expenses for erecting lamps, and of lighting any street, shall be assessed by the board upon all the property on the street so lighted, and the other three-fourths shall be assessed upon all the taxable inhabitants and property in the village.

$ 11. Subdivision twentieth of title three of said act is bereby amended 60 as to read as follows:

19. The board of trustees shall have exclusive power to audit all claims against the village of New Brighton, and, for that purpose, they shall bave the same powers and duties, in all respects, as the board of town auditors now have in the town of Castleton. The village of New Brighton shali pay its own town expenses, and no inhabitant thereof or property therein shall be liable to be taxed for any portion of the town expenses incurred for or by the remainder of the town of Castleton, and any court of competent jurisdiction shall, on application, restrain the collection of any such tax, by injunction or otherwis 2. All functions of the board of town auditors for the town of Castleton, within the limits of the village of New Brighton, are hereby abolished, and, to their yearly return of town expenses to the board of supervisors of Richmond county, said board of town auditors shall annex their certificate that all bills and charges allowed and returned by them were incurred for and arose in the part of the town of Castleton outside of the limits of said village. For the guidance of the board of supervisors of Richmond county, the assessors of the town of Castleton shall, every year, at the same time that they deliver their annual assessment roll, make and deliver to the supervisors of that town a list, duly certified by them, and taken from their annual assessment roll, of all persons residing, and property situated in said town of Castleton and outside of said village, for which they shall receive five dollars from the village.

§ 11. Section one of title five of said act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

The board of trustees shall have power to raise, annually, by taxation upon the taxable inhabitants of the village of New Brighton, and upon the property therein liable to taxation, such sum of money as they shall deem proper, not exceeding one and one-balf per cent upon the assessed valuation of the property within said village; the same to be expended in payment of the expenses of the corporation for roads and improvements, and to carry into effect the several powers, duties and privileges granted, imposed and conferred by this act hereby amended, and they shall, on or before the first day of May, in each year, determine what sum shall be raised by tax for the then curreut year.

$ 12. The superintendent of the poor in said village shall hold their several offices until the expiration of the terms for which they were elected annually.

$ 13. The justice of the peace in said village shall retain their civil jurisdiction.

§ 14. The official acts of the trustees of common schools within the limits of said village are hereby legalized.

§ 15. The sereral town and county officers within the limits of said village shall respectively hold their several offices until the expiration of the terms for which they were elected, and until their successors shall have been duly elected or appointed to fill their places at the election of trustees next preceding the said expirations, and all their acts are hereby legalized to all intents and purposes.

$ 16. This act shall take effect immediately.

Mr. La Bau moved that the Senate non-concur in the amendments of the Asseinbly, and that a committee of conference be appointed on the part of the Senate, and a like committee requested on the part of the Assembly.

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

Messrs. La Bau, Andrews and White were appointed as such committee on the part of the Senate.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mesbage informing that the Senate non-concur in their amendments, and have appointed a committee of conference, and request like committee on their part.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Port Richmond,' passed April 24, 1866," with a message that they had passed the same, with the following amendments:

Line one, section one, strike out the words “the several," and insert the words "two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, fifteen, twenty-one, twenty-five, forty-six, fifty."

Strike out section three and insert as follows:

§ 3. The superintendents of the poor in the said village shall bold their several offices till the expiration of the terms for which they were Beverally elected.

$ 4. The justices of the peace in said village shall retain their civil jurisdiction respectively.

8 5. The official acts of the trustees of common schools within the limits of the said village are hereby legalized.

$ 6. The several town and county officers within the limits of said village shall respectively hold their several offices until the expiration of the terms for which they were severally elected, and until their successors shall have been duly elected or appointed to fill their places at the election of trustees next preceeding the said expiration, and all the acts are hereby legalized to all intents and purposes.

8 7. This act shall take effect immediately.

Mr. La Bau moved that the Senatè non-concur in the amendments of the Assembly, and that a committee of conference be appointed on the

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part of the Senate, and a like committee requested on the part of the Assembly.

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

Messrs. La Bau, Andrews and White were appointed as 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 non-concur in their amendments, and have appointed a committee of conference, and request like committee on their part.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Edgewater,' passed March 22, 1866," with a message that they had passed the same, with the following amendments:

On line nine, section six, after the word “in,” insert the words “civil and.

On line eleven, same section, after the word “all,” insert the words “civil and," and strike out the words “matters and things.”

On fourteenth line, same section, strike out the words “and as such police justice shall deem proper."

On line twelve, section seven after the word “performed,” insert the words "except the same are performed in a civil action."

On line fourteen, section ten, strike out the words "for thirty days successively."

On line four, section thirteen, strike out the words “geese and all other animals."

On line six, section twenty-one, after the word “magistrate," insert the words "except such as may be received by said police magistrate in civil cases."

Strike out section twenty-six, and insert the following:

$ 26. The Bay View road district vouchers in the county of Richmond and village of Edgewater, are hereby in all respects legalized and made receivable for taxes, and all of the said vouchers taken by the tax collector of the town of Southfield shall be received by the treasurer of Richmond county upon presentation in settlement of the account of the said collector with the said treasurer, or by any treasurer of

said village. $ 27. The superintendents of the poor in the said village shall hold their several offices till the expiration of the terms for which they were elected severally:

$ 28. The justices of the peace in said village shall retain their exclusive civil jurisdiction respectively.

$ 29. The official acts of the trustees of common schools within the limits of the said village are hereby legalized.

$ 30. The several town and county officers within the limits of the said village shall respectively hold their several offices until the expiration of the terms for which they were elected, and until their successors sball have been duly elected or appointed to fill their places at the election of trustées next preceding the expiration, and all their acts are hereby legalized to all intents and purposes.

$31. This act shall take effect immediately.

Mr. La Bau moved to non-concur in the amendments of the Assembly, and that a committee of conference be appointed on the part of the Senate, and a like committee requested on the part of the Assembly.

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

Messrs. La Bau, Andrews and White were arpointed as such committee on the part of the Senate.

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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate non-concur in their amendments, have appointed a committee of conference, and request a like committee on their part.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to provide for making indices of the deeds, mortgages, writings, documents, maps, and so forth, of record in the county of Richmond, and for the payment of the cost and expenses thereof, and of the books and materials required for the same," with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendment:

Strike out section 3, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Section 3. The said board of supervisors are also authorized and directed to furnish to said county clerk at the cost of said county, all books, papers and materials necessary in their judgment to enable him to pers form the services in this act provided for.

Mr. La Bau moved that the Senate non-concur in said amendment.

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

Ordered, 'That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate non-concur in their amendments, have appointed a committee of conference, and request a like committee on their part.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to authorize the county clerk of Richmond county, to sign the deeds, mortgages or the records of papers recorded and filed in Richmond county clerk's office, which were not signed by the former clerks of said county of Richmond," with a message that they had passed the same, with the following amendments:

Section 1, line 2, after the word "sign” insert the words "the certificate of record of."

Line 3, strike out the word “papers” and insert "other matters of record.” After the word “recorded,” same line, strike out “or filed."

Line 5, strike out all after the word " county” down to and inclusive of the word "clerks,” in line 6.

Line 8, after the word "and" iusert “ the record of.”
Line 9, strike out the words “papers or records.”
Line 11, after the word “said " insert “certificate of record of.”
Add at the end of same section, the following:

Provided, however, it would have been lawful for the clerk who made such record to bave signed the same while in office.”

Mr. La Bau 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:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE, Andrews Collins

Godard

H. C. Murphy White
Barnett
Crowley Kline

Nicks

Wilbor
Bennett
Folger
La Bau
Parsons

Williams
Campbell
Gibson
Lent

Sessions Wolcott
Chambers

21 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 to release to David Rey and Hugh S. Pollock, the interest of this State in a lot of land in the city of New York,” with a message that they had passed the same, with the following amendments:

Section 1, line 3, change the word “Gevekopt” to Gevekoht."

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Line 4, strike out the word “them” and insert “ David Rea and Hugh
S. Pollock," and strike out “Lewis J. Barrani” and insert "Lewis J.
Bazzoni.”

Line 12, strike out the word "Rey” and insert “Rea."
Section 2, line 3, change the word “Gevekopt” to “Gevehoht.”
Amend the title by striking out the word "Rey” and inserting "Rea."
Mr. La Bau 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, two-thirds of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews Collins

Humphrey H. C. Murphy White
Barnett
Crowley
Kline
Nicks

Wilbor
Bennett
Folger
La Bau
Parsons

Williams
Campbell Gibson

Lent
Sessions

Wolcott
Chamberg Godard

22 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 to provide for the better regulation of pawn-brokers, dealers in second-hand articles, keepers of junk shops and keepers of intelligence offices, within the limits of the Metropolitan Police District," with a message that they had passed the same, with the following amendments:

Line 8, section 2, after the word "pawn-broker' insert " or keeper of a loan office."

Line 6, section 4, after the words " at all times " insert "during busi- • ness hours."

Line 5, section 5, strike out the word seven " and insert "fifteen."

Line 6, same section, after the word amount insert “ which shall include all charges' to be paid by the borrower on account or growing out of said loan."

Add at the end of section 5, the following:

“ No pawn-broker shall ask, demand or receive any sum of money or any compensation whatever for storing, taking care of or protecting any article or articles pledged or pawned under the provisions of this act; and in addition to the penalty fixed for the violation of this section, every pawn-broker shall be held accountable in damages for the proper care and protection of such articles during the continuation of the pledge.”

Line 1, section 6, after the word "pawn-broker” insert “or keeper of a loan office.

Add at the end of section 18, the following:

The Board of Metropolitan Police shall cause records to be kept of all licenses granted and revoked by the board under this or any other act, and may create a bureau in the office of the chief clerk of the Metropolitan Police, to be known as the bureau of licenses, in which shall be kept the books, records and papers relating to all licenses granted by said board, and the business connected therewith. They may appoint an officer to bave charge of such bureau, to be known as the inspector of licenses, with assistants not exceeding five in number; the salary of such officers to be fixed by the Board of Metropolitan Police, at amounts not exceeding $4,000 per year for such inspector of licenses, and $2,000 a year each for such assistants. The board are authorized to employ a messenger at a salary not exceeding $1,500 per annum, to hold office during good behavior, and such additional number of patrolmen as the board shall from time to time determine; all the clerical appointments,

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