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The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to confirm the appropriation and sale of certain stone, timber and materials on the Cattaraugus reservation, made by the Seneca Nation of Indians in council, for the purpose of constructing a bridge across the Cattaraugus creek at Versailles, on such reservation, under provisions of chapter 69 of the Laws of 1866," with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendment:

Add at the end of section 1: "and the county judge of the county of Cattaraugus is hereby authorized and required to determine the quantity and value of said materials taken, and which shall hereafter be taken by the said commissioners or their assigns."

Mr. Sessions 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 three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews E. Cornell Humphrey Parsons

Sutherland
Bennett Crowley

Kline
Pierson

White
Campbell Folger

La Bau
Platt

Wilbor
Chambers Gibson

T. Murphy Sessions Wolcott
Collins
Godard
O'Donnell Stanford

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 to incorporate the Astoria and Hunter's Point Railroad Company," with a message that they had passed the same, with the following amendments:

Section 1, line 1, strike out the word “That." Same section, line 9, after the word "track” insert “to be operated with horse power.Same section, line 26, after “Hunter" insert "after obtaining their consent thereto."

Strike out the word " That" in all the remaining sections, in the first lipe thereof.

Section 3, line 2, strike out “consist of the sum ofand insert in lieu thereof the word “be.” Line 3, strike out “two" and insert “one.” Line 4, strike out “ten” and insert in lieu thereof the words

one hundred.”

Section 4, line 4, strike out “board of directors" and insert “stockholders of said company."

Section 5, lines 2 and 3, strike out "a majority” and insert “ twothirds.” Lines 11 and 12, strike out "seventy-five per cent of their expressed,” and insert in lieu thereof "the par." Add at the end of the same section, the following: "but the amount so borrowed shall not exceed together with the stock actually subscribed and paid in the actual cost and equipment of said road."

Section 7, line 3, strike out “one president and twelve" and insert in lieu thereof “thirteen.” Lines 4 and 5, strike out “president and."

Section 10, strike out down to and including the word "should” in line 13, and insert in lieu thereof the words "in case.”

Strike out sections 11, 13 and 15, and change number of remaining sections to correspond.

Section 14, line 1, strike out “is hereby” and insert “shall not be." Line 2, strike out “to extend” and insert law.And strike out in lines 2 and 3, “by a double or single track.Line 3, strike out "other" and insert in lieu thereof "of the.” Strike out all of line 4, same section, after the word "avenue" and insert “above described.” Line 5, same

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section, strike out " city after having previously" and insert in lieu thereof "until they have.

Add at the end of same section: “and said road shall be commenced within one year, and completed within two."

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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews Collins

Humphrey T. Murphy Sessions
Barnett
E. Cornell La Bau

O'Donnell Sutherland
Bondott
Folger
Lent
Parsons

Wilbor
Campbell Gibson

Low
Platt

Wolcott
Chambers 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 providing for the appointment of an additional number of notaries public in the city and county of New York,” with a message that they had passed the same, with the following amendments:

Line 4, section 1, of engrossed bill, after the word "public" insert as follows: and each Assembly district of the State other than the county of New York, two additional notaries public."

Add to the title the following words: “and in the several Assembly districts of this State."

Mr. Parsons 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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
Kline
T. Murphy Platt

White
Chambers La Bau

O'Donnell Sessions Williams
Collins
Lent
Parsons

Stanford Wolcott
Crowley Low

Pierson Sutherland Wood Godard

21 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Andrews Folger

Gibson

Humphrey Wilbor Campbell

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

Mr. Audrews gave notice that he would, at some early day, move to suspend so much of rule 28 as prohibits bills being read a third time on the same day they are ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Pierson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in reference to the inspection of steam boilers in the counties of New York and Kings," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. E. Cornell, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act io amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Portchester Savings Bank, passed March 14, 1865," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

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Mr. E. Cornell, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 761 of the Laws of 1866, in relation to the taxation of the surplus funds of savings banks," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to facilitate the construction of the Skaneateles Railroad, and to regulate the weight of rails for the same passed April 18, 1866,” 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 to release the title to certain lands to the children of Mary Furie, and to Anne F. C. Williams," 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 to provide compensation to the district attorney of the county of Genesee as attorney for the Tonawanda band of Seneca Indians, and to define his duties,” 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 ceding to the United States jurisdiction over certain lands in the village of Niagara city, New York," 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 in relation to the drainage of certain low lands in the town of Royalton, in the county of Niagara," 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 to amend chapter 508 of the Laws of 1860, in relation to police and courts in the city of New York," 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 the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Planters' Loan and Relief Association of the city of New York," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bili ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to legalize certain action of the common council of the city of New York, and proceedings thereunder," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act to incorporate the city of Lockport, relative to the opening of streets and the arrest of vagrants," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. E. Cornell and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Binghamton Savings Bank in the village of Binghamton, Broome county,

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New York,” was recommitted to the committee on banks, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. O'Donnell and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the commissioners of highways to construct bridges in the town of Ellisburgh, county of Jefferson, and to levy tax for that purpose," was recommitted to the committee on roads and bridges, with power to report complete.

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

"An act in relation to quarantine in the port of New York, and to amend existing acts relative thereto."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Barnett, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said bill, with amendments.

Mr. 8. C. Murphy moved to lay the question of agreeing to the report of the committee of the whole 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.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bills, with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment, to wit:

"An act to confirm the title of the town of Danby, in Tompkins county, to and in the property known as the Baptist Church property in said town.

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

"An act to confirm the proceedings of the annual town meeting in the town of West Turin, in the county of Lewis, in relation to the burying ground at Constableville, in said town."

"An act to provide for the improvement of Bedford avenue in the city of Brooklyn."

"An act anthorizing the stockholders of the Brockport and Clarkson Plankroad Company to elect five directors.”

"An act to incorporate the Camp Meeting Association of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the city of New York."

"An act to incorporate the German Mechanics and Benevolent Association of the village of Lyons, in the county of Wayne."

"An act to enable the town of Osceola to raise money to build a town house."

"An act in relation to the annual elections of the Long Island Historical Society, and to enable said society to hold additional real and personal property."

"An act to incorporate the New York Homeopathic Medical College Hospital in the city of New York."

"An act to revive and continue in force chapter 616 of the Laws enacted in 1857, entitled 'An act to incorporate the Chenango Valley Savings Bank.”

“An act to amend the act and the title thereof, entitled 'An act authorizing the Canal Commissioners to open the stone drain along the berme bank of the Erie canal, from the north side of Earl street, in the village of West Troy, to the culvert next south of the same,' passed April 4, 1866."

"An act to authorize the common council of the city of Brooklyn to improve Powers street, from Wyckoff street to Carroll street, at Third avenue, in said city."

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"An act in relation to the Williamsburgh Savings Bank.”

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Clifton Springs Water Cure Company,' passed April 5, 1854, and to authorize such company to receive the conveyance and transfer of real and personal property upon certain trusts."

"An act ceding jurisdiction to the United States over land to be occupied as sites for light houses and keepers' dwellings, within this State."

"An act to incorporate the Cross Town Railroad Company of the city of New York, and to authorize said company to construct and operate street railroads in said city.”

"An act for the relief of the village of Hornellsville."

An act to legalize and confirm the articles of association of the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville Railroad Company."

An act to incorporate the New York Underwriters' Guild."

"An act to amend the charter of The President, Directors and Company, of the Susquehanna Turnpike Road,' ard to regulate the tolls thereon."

"An act to act to transfer to the trustees of the Hebron Cemetery Association, the possession and control of the burying ground near the residence of Benjamin Rogers, in said town.”

"An act to facilitate the construction of the Cooperstown and Susquehanna Valley Railroad.

"An act to incorporate 'The Mechanics' Savings Bank of Rochester.''

"An act to amend an act passed 1853, chapter 117, entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of companies for the erection of buildings.''

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bills to the Governor,

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

"An act to legalize and confirm the articles of association of the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville Railroad Company."

"An act for the further amendment of an act passed May 28, 1861, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to lay out a public park and parade ground for the city of Brooklyn, and to alter the commissioners' map of said city,' passed April 17, 1860.'

Also, as correctly re-engrossed:

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the incorporation of companies formed to navigate the ocean by steamships or vessels using caloric engines,' passed April 12, 1852."

The Assembly returned the following entitled bill, with a message that they had concurred in the report of the committee of conference thereon:

"An act making appropriations for the support of government."
Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly.
The Assembly returned the following entitled bills:

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the incorporation of companies formed to navigate the ocean by steamships or vessels using caloric engines,' passed April 12, 1852.”

"An act to provide for the better regulation of pawnbrokers, dealers in second-hand articles, keepers of junk shops, and keepers of intelligence offices within the limits of the Metropolitan Police District."

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bills to the Governor.

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

Assembly, "An act to prevent injury and loss of life to persons on railroad cars." [SENATE JOURNAL)

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