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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have passed the same, without amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the construction of a stone road from Hudson river, in the county of Ulster, through one of the gorges of the Catskill mountains," 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:

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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have passed the same, without amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of the commissioners of highways of the town of Hurley, in the county of Ulster," 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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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have passed the same, without amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the selection and location of, certain grounds for public parks, and also for a parade ground, for the city of Brooklyn," 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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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have passed the s.me, without amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act providing for the sale of certain lands belonging to the State, and appropriating the moneys arising therefrom," 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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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have passed the same, without amendment.

Mr. Diven moved to recommit the Assembly bill entitled "An act to define certain powers, duties, terms of offices and emoluments of the departments of the municipal government of the corporation of the city of New York," to the select committee reporting it, with instructions to report the same back forthwith, amended as follows:

In the 8th section, after the word "Comptroller" insert" and the head of the Croton aqueduct board;" same section, after word “ appoint" strike out "and removed at pleasure of" and insert "by;" same section, after word "New York," strike out "except that the person now holding the office of counsel to the corporation shall continue in office until the expiration of the term for which he was elected; and also that;" also after the word "rejected" in the 10th section, add "by the common council."

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

Mr. Noxon, from the select committee, reported back said bill amended, as directed by the Senate.

Said bill, as amended, was then 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 negative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate not voting in favor thereof, as follows:

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Mr. Mather moved that the Senate now take a recess until 71⁄2 o'clock.

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

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Mr. Lamont moved to reconsider the vote on the Assembly bill entitled "An act to define and prescribe certain powers, duties, terms of offices and emoluments of the departments of the municipal government of the corporation of the city of New York," and that that motion lay on the table.

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

On motion of Mr. Lamont, the Senate took a recess until half-past seven o'clock.

HALF-PAST SEVEN O'CLOCK.

The Senate again met.

A message from the Assembly was received, returning the bill entitled "An act to enable the supervisors of the city and county of New York to raise money by tax," informing that they non-concur in the amendments of the Senate thereto, and request a committee of conference; and that they had appointed on their part, Messrs. C. S. Spencer, Conkling, Opdyke, Tuthill and Reilly.

Mr. Mather moved that the Senate consent to a committee of conference.

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

The President appointed as such committee, Messrs. Mather Paterson and Sloan.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Noxon moved that the committee of the whole be discharged from the further consideration of the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the fire department of eastern district of the city of Brooklyn,' passed January 15, 1857," and that the same be ordered to a third reading.

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

The President appointed as the committee of conference, on the part of the Senate, on the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Auburn Waterworks company," Messrs. Williams, Hubbell and

Truman.

Mr. Diven offered the following resolution:

Whereas, the Senate on the 15th day of April instant, transmitted to the Asssembly the following communication, to wit:

ALBANY, April 15, 1859.

Whereas, it appears from the Assembly proceedings of the 13th instant, that Assembly bill No. 169, passed in the Assembly on the 28th March, transmitted to the Senate on the 28th March, amended in Senate on the 8th of April, and returned to the Assembly with amendments on the 12th instant, was acted upon in the Assembly on the 13th instant, and the amendments of the Senate non-concur- ‹ red in.

And whereas, no communication has been received by the Senate communicating to the Senate the fact of such non-concurrence ; therefore,

Resolved, That the Assembly be respectfully solicited to communicate without delay, to the Senate, notice of their non-concurrence, to the end that the Senate may recede from their amendments or adhere to the same and invite a committee of conference.

Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate communicate these resolutions to the Assembly, and await an answer.

By order, S. P. ALLEN, Clerk. In answer to which communication, the Assembly on the same day sent to the Senate the following message, to wit:

IN ASSEMBLY, April 15, 1859.

A message having been received from the Senate, requesting the Assembly to communicate to that body notice of the non-concurrence of the Assembly in the amendments of the Senate to the bill entitled "An act to amend an act for the removal of Quarantine station, passed March 6, 1857."

On motion of Mr. Morris,

Resolved, That the Clerk of this House, in reply to the very respectful resolution of the Senate, in relation to Assembly bill No. 196, transmit to the Senate a copy of so much of the journal of this House as relates to its action upon this subject, including the appointment of a select committee to consider the same.

In pursuance of said resolution, the following transcript of the journals of the Assembly of the 13th and 14th instant, is herewith transmitted. By order,

On motion of Mr. Christie,

WM. RICHARDSON, Clerk. IN ASSEMBLY, April 13, 1859.

Resolved, That the bill entitled "An act to amend an act for the removal of Quarantine station, passed March 16, 1857,” be taken from the table.

Mr. Christie moved that the House concur in the amendments of the Senate to said bill.

Debate was had thereon, when

On motion of Mr. Scholefield, the previous question was ordered. Mr. Speaker then put the question on the motion to concur, and it was decided in the negative, ayes 45, noes 54.

Mr. Morris moved that the bill be referred to a select committee of five.

Debate was had thereon, when

On motion of Mr. Godard, the previous question was ordered. Mr. Speaker put the question on the motion to refer the bill to a select committee, and it was decided in the affirmative.

IN ASSEMBLY, April 14, 1859. Ordered, That Messrs. Morris, Law, Fuller, Chamberlain, and Christie constitute the select committee on said bill.

Now, therefore, to the end that the difference between the two Houses, growing out of the retention of the said bill, with the Senate

amendments, thus depriving the Senate the opportunity to recede from its amendments or take further action thereon; therefore,

Resolved, That a committee of conference be requested; and that Senators Diven, Scott and Prosser, be such committee on the part of the Senate.

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

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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, together with the action had thereon by the Senate, and request their concurrence therein.

A message from the Assembly was received, returning the bill entitled "An act for the protection of deer and other game," informing that they had non-concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto. Mr. Boardman moved that the Senate recede from their amendments to said bill, except so much as relates to Crooked lake.

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

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

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Mr. Boardman moved the appointment of a committee of conference on said bill.

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

The President appointed Messrs. Boardman, Brandreth and Paterson, as such committee.

Mr. Noxon moved to recommit the Assembly bill entitled "An act to repeal the act entitled 'An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to suppress intemperance and to regulate the sale of intoxicating

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