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of the two last named bills, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered to a third reading.

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

"An act to incorporate Clinton Fire Engine Company No. 1, of Hobart, county of Delaware."

"An act to authorize the the trustees of the village of Rome to buy a steam fire engine and apparatus for said village, and to levy a tax to pay for the same, and to levy a tax upon said village to pay indebtedness."

An act to consolidate the Jordan Academy and Free School District No. 4, in the town of Elbridge, in the county of Onondaga."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Gibson, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said named bills, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. La Bau, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1867.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment. Prayer by Rev. Dr. Ellmendorf.

The journal of yesterday was read and approved. Mr. Barnett presented a remonstrance of 150 taxpayers of the town of Cortlandville, county of Cortland, against the bill taxing town of Cortlandville for establishment of Union School; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. T. Murphy presented a petition of citizens of New York, that Harlem railroad be compelled to make a tunnel at Yorkville, and an affidavit showing its present unsafe condition; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Gibson presented a petition of citizens of Rensselaer county, for an act enabling and directing boards of supervisors to refund taxes erroneously assessed; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, a petition of supervisors of Rensselaer county for a repeal of the militia law; which was read and referred to the committee on militia.

Mr. Campbell presented a petition for increase of piers and slips known as canal district, New York; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. Parsons presented a petition of citizens of Rochester, asking for increased facilities in New York, for the reception of commerce of the canals, and asking that the district known as the Canal District, be made to include all the slips and piers between east side of pier 2, and west side of pier 11, East river; which was read and referred to the committee ou canals.

Mr. Barnett presented a petition of supervisors, town clerk and justices of the peace of the town of Lebanon, Madison county, in relation to the law of devises and bequests in certain cases; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Parsons presented a petition of mayor of city of Rochester and 200 citizens, for new bridge across Genesee Valley canal on Hunter street; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Lent presented a petition of citizens of 16th ward of the city of New York, for the incorporation of the Clinton Savings Institution in said ward; which was read and referred to the committee on banks.

Mr. Pierson presented a petition of L. D. Tompkins and others, in favor of improving Bedford avenue in Brooklyn; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Parsons presented two remonstrances and proceedings of common council of Rochester, against the police bill for that city; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also two petitions of several ladies of city of Rochester for building of a Female House of Refuge for girls, on the State farm in Rochester; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend sections eleven and twelve of an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Albany and Delaware Turnpike Company,' passed March 2, 1805," reported in favor of the passage of the same, 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 authorizing the Union Village and Johnsonville Railroad Company to use forty-six pound iron rail, and to authorize them to charge a rate of fare not exceeding six cents per mile.”

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to prevent the introduction and spread of the disease known as Rinderpest, and for the protection of the flocks and herds of sheep and cattle in this State from destruction by this and other infectious diseases,' passed April 20, 1866."

"An act to confirm the incorporation of the Father Mathew Total Abstinence Benefit Society of South Brooklyn, and the acts of such society.

"An act in relation to the compensation of Assessors in the town of Oswegatchie,' county of St. Lawrence."

Mr. C. G. Cornell gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to facilitate travel to the Central Park by the extension of certain railroad tracks in Lexington avenue, and certain other streets in the city of New York.

Mr. Sutherland gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Westchester to borrow money on the credit of said county.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Barnett asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to the Morrisville Union School," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Bennett asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act authorizing the common council of the city of Buffalo to expend a certain amount for the publication of the proceedings of the common council and city notices in a German newspaper," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. White asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Trust Company of Onondaga,' passed April 20, 1866," (Senat: JOURNAL.)

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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. Crowley asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Wilson Harbor Company," 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Wilbor asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the construction of a bulkhead railway 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 railroads.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. La Bau asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to prevent the further collection of the tax for the introduction of gas in Richmond county, and to refund 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. T. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to regulate the use of certain boats and vessels within the limits of the Metropolitan Police District,' passed April 10, 1866," 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. O'Donnell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to extend to the town of Yonk. ers, the provisions of chapter 578 of the Laws of 1866," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

The bill entitled "An act to prohibit the employment by corporations or persons carrying passengers for hire, of any conduetor, engineer, brakeman, switchman, or other employee who shall make use of intoxicating liquors as a beverage,” 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:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews Crowley La Bau

Parsons

White
Barnett
Gibson
Lent
Pierson

Wilbor
Bennett
Godard
Low
Platt

Williams
Campbell Humphrey O'Donnell Stanford Wolcott
E. Cornell

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

The bill entitled "An act authorizing the Middletown, Unionville and Water Gap Railroad Company,' to use fifty pound iron rail,” 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:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Bennett

E. Cornell Humphrey O'Donnell Wilbor
Barnett
Crowley La Bau

Pierson

Williams
Campbell Gibson

Lent
Platt

Wolcott
C. G. Cornell Godard
Low

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

The bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the Germania Life Insurance Company," 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:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE,
Andrews C. G. Cornell Humphrey H. C. Murphy Stanford
Barnett
Crowley
La Bau
Parsons

Wilbor
Bennett
Gibson
Lent
Pierson

Williams
Campbell Godard

Low
Platt

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

The bill entitled "An act to authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Champlain canal, on Broad street, in the village of Waterford, in the county of Saratoga," 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 C. G. Cornell La Bau

O'Donnell Stanford
Barnett
E. Cornell Lent

Parsons

Sutherland
Bennett Gibson

Low
Pierson

Wilbor
Campbell Godard
T. Murphy Platt

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

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews E. Cornell Low

Parsons

Sutherland
Barnett
Gibson
H. C. Murphy Pierson

White
Bengett Godard T. Murphy Platt

Wilbor Campbell Humphrey O'Donnell Stanford Williams C. G. Cornell La Bau

23 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Crowley

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

The bill entitled "An act to revive and continue in force chapter 616 of the Laws enacted in 1857, entitled 'An act to incorporate the CheDango Valley Savings Bank,'" 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:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Barnett Crowley Lent

Parsons

White
Bennett Gibson

Low
Pierson

Wilbor

Campbell Godard H. C. Murphy Platt

Williams
C. G. Cornell Humphrey T. Murphy Stanford Wolcott
E. Cornell La Ban
O'Donnell

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

The bill entitled "An act vesting in the United States of America jurisdiction over certain pieces of land in the village of West Troy, in the county of Albany," 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, twothirds of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
Crowlby
Lent
Parsons

White
Bennett
Gibson
Low
Platt

Wilbor
Campbell Godard

H. C. Murphy Stanford Williams
C. G. Cornell Humphrey T. Murphy

Sutherland Wolcott
E. Cornell La Bau
O'Donnell

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

The bill entitled "An act releasing to David M. Davenport the right, title and interest of the State of New York, in certain real estate in the city of New York, kuown as No. 13 Cornelia street, in said city," 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, twothirds of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews E. Cornell La Bau

Parsons

White
Barnett
Crowley
Low
Pierson

Wilbor
Bennett
Gibson
H. C. Murphy Platt

Williams
Campbell Godard

T. Murphy Stanford Wolcott
C. G. Cornell Humphrey O'Donnell Sutherland

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

The bill entitled "An act to establish and organize the Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane," having been announced for a third reading.

On motion of Mr. O'Donnell and by unanimous consent, said bill was amended by adding at the end of section 6, as follows: "and further provided, that the managers shall not adopt any plans for the hospital or other buildings that will

not secure the building and finishing of at least one section suitable for the treatment of patients with the appropriation made in this act."

Said bill, as amended, 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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