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the list of members, officers and reporters of the Legislature, and twentyfive on card board.

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

Mr. Wolcott, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print extra copies of the annual report of the Regents of the University, reported in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That 1,500 extra copies of the annual report of the Regents of the University, with the accompanying documents, he printed for the Legislature, and 1,500 for the Regents, of which 500 shall be bound, and on fine paper.

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

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

Mr. Kline, from the committee on manufactures, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act passed February 16th, 1857, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical and chemical purposes, passed February 19th, 1848,'” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Afr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which wasreferred the bill entitled "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,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, 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 release to Lewis I. Bazzani and Daniel D. Lord, trustees, a lot of land in the city of New York."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the supply of the city of Brooklyn with water,' passed April 16, 1859."

The President presented the annual report of the Commissioners of Public Charities and Correction, for the year 1866; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 21.) Also, the 4th annual report of the Society for the Protection of Destitute Roman Catholic Children; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 22.) Also, reply of Trustees of New York State Inebriate Asylum to a resolution of Senate as to patients under treatment; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 19.) The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows: "An act to authorize the towns of Oneida and Orange counties to provide medical aid for their poor," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

"An act to change the name of the Albany City Fire Insurance Company, and for other purposes,” which was read the first time, and by

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unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on insurance.

"An act to amend chapter 7, title 3, article 5, part 3 of the Revised Statutes, entitled 'Of depositions taken in this State to be used in courts of other States and countries,'” 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 chapter 136, Laws of 1857, in relation to savings banks," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act providing for the erection of a public hall in the village of Palmyra, and the means for paying the expenses thereof,' passed April 10, 1866," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

Mr. Williams moved that said bill be referred to the first committee of the whole.

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.

"An act authorizing the town of Cortlandt, in the county of Westchester, to borrow money and to levy taxes for the payment of the same," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise, amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the charter of the village of Rome,' passed April 5, 1853,” 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 authorizing the extension of the time for the collection of taxes in the several towns and cities of this State,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

Mr. Williams moved that said bill be referred to the first committee of the whole.

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. A message from the Assembly was received and read, in the words

IN ASSEMBLY, JAN. 23, 1867. Resolved, That the Senate be respectfully requested to transmit to this House, the papers on file in relation to the Salina and Central Square Plankroad Company, and that when the same are received they be referred to the cominittee on roads and bridges. By order,

LUTHER CALDWELL, Clerle. Ordered, That the Clerk transmit said papers to the Assembly.

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

"An act to legalize and confirm the appointment of Thos. K. Beecher and David Decker as school commissioners for the Union School District of the city of Elmira, and to legalize and confirm their acts as such com

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Governor.
The Assembly sent for concurrence the following resolution:
Whereas, by the provisions of chapter 140, section 40, of the Laws of

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1851, every railroad corporation is required to cause boards to be placed, well supported by posts or otherwise, and constantly maintained across each traveled road or street where the same is crossed by the railroad on the same level; said boards to be elevated, so as not to obstruct the travel, but to be easily seen by travelers, and on each side of said boards to be painted in capital letters, of at least the size of nine inches each, the words "Railroad crossing, look out for the cars;" and whereas, it is alleged the railroad companies of this State have not obeyed or regarded the provisions of said act, to the great peril of travelers and others having occasion to cross their roads; therefore,

Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That the Attorney General is hereby called upon to ascertain the facts of the case, and to institute suits for the recovery of damages and penalties for such neglect and disregard of the law.

Ordered, That said resolution be laid on the table.

Mr. Folger gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill giving preference to actions or proceedings by or against the receivers of insolvent banking corporations,

Mr. Godard gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill in relation to the compensation of assessors in the town of Oswegatchie.

Mr. T. Murphy gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the towns of Morrisania and West Farms to widen, make, extend and improve a bighway in said towus, to be called the “ Southern Boulevard."

Mr. E. Cornell gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to revive and continue in force chap. 616 of the Laws of 1857, entitled "An act to incorporate the Chenango Valley Savings Bank.”

Mr. Nicks gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to construct a bridge over the Chemung canal, in the town of Elmira.

Also, a bill to construct a harbor and breakwater at the junction of the Chemung canal with the Seneca Lake.

Mr. Wolcott gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to increase the speed, and reduce and limit the rate of fare on the Oswego and Syracuse railroads.

Mr. Gibson gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend the act relative to highways.

Also, a bill to amend section 11 of the Code of Procedure.

Mr. Lent gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the purchase of the stereotype maps and plates of the Harbor Commissioners' reports of 1856 and 1857.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. H. C. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to alter and amend an act to incorporate the Greenwood Cemetery,' passed April 11, 1839," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act amendatory of 'An act to incorporate the Rose Hill Savings Bank,' passed April 17, 1854,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the National Savings

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Bank, 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 banks.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. T. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the New York Mendelsshon Union," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

lu pursuance of previous notice, Mr. T. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act reducing the capital of the Adriatic Fire Insurance Company 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 insurance.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Sutherland asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the extension of Central Road or Avenue in the county of Westchester, from its terminus at or near Wood Lawn Cemetery, in the town of Yonkers, to a point at or near the village of White Plains," 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Collins asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to continue the improvement of the navigation of the Hudson river; to make an appropriation therefor, and to continue in office the commissioners appointed by an act passed April 13, 1863, for the expenditure of the same," 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Andrews asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to provide for re-paying to various banks and banking associations in the county of Ulster, taxes unlawfully assessed in the years 1861, 1862, 1863 and 1864, and paid or collected upon that portion of their capital stock 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 judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Andrews asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for re-paying to various banks, banking associations and individuals, taxes urlawfully assessed in the year 1865, and collected from such banks, banking associations, corporations and individuals, in the county of Ulster," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

The bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the supply of the city of Brooklyn with water,' passed April 16, 1859," 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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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews C. G, Cornell Humphrey T. Murphy Sutherland
Bennett Crowley

Kline
Nicks

Wilbor
Campbell Folger

La Bau

O'Donnell Williams
Collins Godard

Lent
Sessions

Wolcott 20 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate Vassar Female College,' passed January 28, 1861," 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 allirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews Crowley

Kline
Nicks

Wilbor
Campbell Folger

La Bau

O'Donnell Williams
Collins
Godard
Lent
Se: sions

Wolcott'
C. G. Cornell Humphrey
T. Murphy Sutherland

19 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 President announced the special order, being the consideration of the case of the County Judge of Oneida county.

Mr. Sessions moved that the Senate chamber be cleared for the purpose of deliberation.

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

In pursuance of the 7th rule, the Clerk read the first charge preferred against the accused, as follows:

Ist. That the said George W. Smith being such judge as aforesaid, and being authorized by the laws of the State of New York to decide upon the claims of citizens of said county to exemption from service in the militia of said State, did, in numerous instances, draw up as attorney or counsel for the applicants for such exemption the necessary papers to secure such exemption, and did receive pay therefor, as such attorney and counsel, knowing that the several cases so prepared were to come before him for examination or decision thereon, and afterwards passing upon and deciding the same in his judicial capacity. This was done at different times and dates during the years 1862, 1863 and 1864, at the city of Utica, in said county of Oneida, the precise dates and names being unknown.

The President then proposed to each Senator the question, “Senator, how say you, is the first charge preferred against the accused proven ?" when each Senator rose in his place, and responded as follows:

AS PROVEN.
Andrews Collins

Folger
La Bau

Sessions
Barnett
C. G. Cornell Gibson

Lent

White
Bennett
E. Cornell Godard

T. Murphy Wilbor
Campbell Crowley Kline

O'Donnell Wolcott 20

AS NOT PROVEN.

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Humphrey H. C. Murphy Stanford Sutherland Williams

The Clerk then read the second charge preferred against the accused, as follows:

2d. That the said George W. Smith being such judge as aforesaid, and having one Henry T. Utley as a law partner, he, the said Smith, being authorized by the laws of the State of New York to decide upon the claims of citizens of the said county of Oncida to exemption from service in the militia of said State did suller and permit the said Utley, as attorney and counsel for applicants for such exemption, to prepare the papers therefor, and to receive pay therefor, as such attorney and counsel, he being entitled to and receiving, as a partner of the said Utley, a

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