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filed in the office of the Comptroller of the State, before such treasurer shall enter upon the duties of his office; and any collections that may be made upon such bond by suit or otherwise, shall be immediately deposited in such bank as said board shall direct, to the credit of the Niagara Frontier Police District fund. No expenses other than salaries and pay herein provided for shall ever be incurred by the board of police, except for rents, telegraphing, postage and incidental expenses, stationery, printing, advertising, fuel and lights, unless the same shall be expressly authorized and provision made therefor, as a separate city, village or town charge upon the city, village or town within which the expenditure became necessary.

Section 7, new number, strike out all after the word “same” in line 21, engrossed bill.

Section 10. Strike out all after the word “police” in line 3, down to and including the word “dollars” in line 9, and insert in lieu thereof the words "shall each receive an annual salary of two thousand dollars."

Line 11, same section, strike out the words“ three thousand” and insert “two thousand five hundred.''

Lines 18 and 19, same section, strike out the words “one thousand" and insert five hundred."

Strike out original section 10, engrossed bill.

Section 11, line 4, strike out the words "wherever patrolmen may be assigned” and insert "except such part thereof for which the quota of patrolmen has not been determined upon and appointed pursuant to the provisions of section 7 of chapter 484 of the Laws of 1866."

At the end of section 4, add the following:

“Whenever any territory in said police district, without the city of Buffalo, shall, pursuant to the provisions of seciotn 7 of chapter 484 of the Laws of 1866, determine upon its quota of patrolmen, and such patrolmen shall be thereupon duly appointed therefor, from then and thenceforth such last named territory shall not be excepted from the effect and operation of the said section 11, and of the other sections of this act relating to excise, but the same shall take effect and apply to it in all respects as to the territory for which the quota of patrolmen is now determined.”

Section 12, lines 3 and 4, strike out the words “whenever patrolmen may be assigned” and insert “when the quota of patrolmen shall be determined or appointed.”

Section 13, line 8, strike out the words " whenever patrolmen may be assigned” and insert "when the quota of patrolmen shall be determined or appointed.”

Add at the end of section 15, the following:

“The said board of commissioners shall report to the common council of the city of Buffalo, semi-annually, on each first day of January and July, the number of licenses granted by them to persons within said city, during the preceding six months, to whom granted, the date of such license, the amount of the license received, and the place where the business is to be carried on."

Section 17, line 3, insert the word “or” between fifteen and sixteen, and strike out the words “or seventeen."

Section 18, line 16, strike out the words " they may” and insert in lieu thereof the following: “or if it shall appear that such person or persons have violated any of the provisions of chapter 628 of the Laws of 1857, and of the amendments thereof they shall.”

Add the following at the end of section 19: “Except so much thereof as shall be received for licenses granted to

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tavern-keepers, hotel-keepers, and for mechanical or medicinal purposes, or that shall be received for violations of the same class of licenses whico shall be paid to the treasurer of the county in which such licenses are granted or violations occur, respectively for the benefit of the poor fund of such county."

Section 20, line 6, strike out the words "whenever patrolmen may be assigned” and insert " when the quota of patrolmen shall be determined or appointed."

Mr. Bennett 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 asfirmative, 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 La Bau

Nicks

Stanford
Barnett
Gibson
Lent

O'Donnell Wilbor
Bennett
Godard
Low
Pierson

Williams
Campbell Humphrey T. Murphy Sessions

Wolcott
Collins
Kline

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

On motion of Mr. Humphrey and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled “An act to increase the rate of tolls on the Dansville and Wayland Plankroad,” was recommitted to the committee on roads and bridges, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Pierson and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled “An act to incorporate the German Mission House Association of the port of New York," was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

Mr. H. C. Murphy offered the following resolution:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That the sabre of John F. Porter, Jr., late Major of the Metropolitan (14th New York Volunteers) Light Cavalry, lost by him at the siege of Port Hudson, and afterwards recovered and placed in the Hall of Military Records, be restored to him.

Ordered, That said resolution be laid on the table.
Mr. Sessions offered the following resolution:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That the conference committee upon the bill entitled "An act providing for a Convention of the people of this State to revise and amend the Constitution," be directed to with. draw their report, now on the table of the Assembly, and so amend the same as to make the time for the election of delegates, Tuesday, May 14th, instead of Tuesday, April 23d, 1867.

Ordered, That said resolution be laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. La Bau and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act in relation to the Metropolitan Police for the town of Newtown,” was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

Also, the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 147 of the Laws of 1864, entitled 'An act to provide for the erection of a town hall in the town of Jamaica, Queens county," was recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. T. Murphy and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Fire Proof Protection Company," was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

Mr. Kline offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That this Senate hold evening sessions during the remainder of the sessions, Saturday evenings excepted, at 74 o'clock.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, and it was decided in the negative. On motion of Mr. Gibson and by unanimous consent,

iles were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled: "An act to release to Allen Studwell the title and interest of the people of the State of New York, in and to certain lands in the city of Brooklyn, and county of Kings, conveyed to him by Joseph Eneas," was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act passed April 23, 1866,” entitled 'An act for the more perfect assessment of taxes in and for the village of West Troy,” have made some ainendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read "An act relative to assessors and their election and assessments in the village of West Troy," and as amended recommend its passage.

On motion of Mr. Collins and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee to report complete.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate 'The Trustees of the Presbytery of New York,'” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Wilbor, from the committee on poor laws, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the support and relief of the poor, and for the government of the poor department in the county of Erie,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading. On motion of. Mr. Low, the Senate took a recess until 73 o'clock, P. M.

HALF-PAST SEVEN O'CLOCK, P. M.

The Senate again met. On motion of Mr. Barnett and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise, amend and consolidate the laws in relation to the village of Norwioh, in the county of Chenango,' passed March 23, 1857," was recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. O'Donnell and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to legalize the official acts of Hiram B. Keene, a justice of the peace,” was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Che. nango canal in the village of Clinton," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

"An act to authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the outlet of Skaneateles lake,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

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"An act to amend the charter of the village of Bath, in the county of Steuben,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

On motion of Mr. O'Donnell and by unanimous consent the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to release the title of the State to certain premises, to Samuel Brown,” was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

The Senate then 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 in relation to raising moueys in the town of Cortlandville, in the county of Cortland, for the purpose of aiding in the erection and furnishing of a Normal school building in said town."

"An act to complete the High Service Waterworks, at Carmansville, in the city of New York."

"An act to amend chapter 503 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to improve the Albany basin, in the city of Albany, and to provide the means therefor."

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

Mr. Stanford, from the same committee, reported progress on the last named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

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

"An act to facilitate the transit of passengers and their baggage in the cities of New York and Brooklyn, and 10 incorporate the New York and Brooklyn Passenger and Baggage Company."

"An act in relation to the Croton "Aqueduct Department in the city of New York."

"An act extending the powers and duties of the Commissioners of Central Park."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. C. G. Cornell, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. C. G. Cornell, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. C. G. Cornell, from the same committee, reported that they have made some amendments to the last named bill, and amended the title by adding thereto the following: "to the opening, widening and extending of streets and avenues, and for other purposes," and as amended, recommend its passage, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize certain towns in the counties of Oneida, Madison and Chenango, to issue bonds and take stock in any company now organized or that may hereafter be organized, within two years after the passage of this act, for the purpose of building a railroad from Utica through Clinton, Oneida county, to Sherburne, Chenango co.," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act authorizing the directors of the Cherry Valley and Mohawk River Railroad Company, to connect said road with the Albany and Susquehanna railroad in the county of Schoharie," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to facilitate the construction of the Cooperstown and Susquehanna Valley railroad," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the incorporation of the Skaneateles Railroad Company, and to authorize the same to construct and operate a railroad from the village of Skaneateles to Skaneateles Junction," passed April 17, 1866," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the Long Island Railroad Company to increase their capital stock,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. T. Murphy, from the committee on public health and medical societies and colleges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the New York Homeopathic Medical College Hospital in the city of New York," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a thirdreading.

On motion of Mr. Parsons and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and the bill entitled “An act in relation to a tax upon dogs in the city of Rochester, in the county of Monroe,” was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Campbell and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to change the name of the Union Church and Society of Alder Creek, Oneida county, New York” was recommitted to the committee on charitable and religious societies, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Chambers and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the act of incorporation of the Ulster County Savings Institution, and the acts amendatory thereof, passed April 23, 1863," was recommitted to the committee on banks, with power to report complete.

Also, the Assembly bill entitled An act to enable the Newark and Rosendale Lime and Cement Company, to take by purchase and hold and convey lands and real estate within this State," was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

Mr. Stanford offered the following resolution:

Resolved, that the sergeant-at-arms be directed to bring before the bar of the Senate Benjamin F. Wells, Royal C. Briggs and William C. Stevens, to answer for contempt for refusing to appear and testify before the joint committee appointed to investigate into the management of the canals of the State.

Mr. Wolcott moved to lay said resolution 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 negative. [SENATE JOURNAL.]

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