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amendatory of the same,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

On motion of Mr. Kline, the Senate took a recess until 7} o'clock, P. M.

HALF-PAST SEVEN O'CLOCK, P. M. The Senate again met. 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,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Williams, from the committee on State prisons, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 600 of the Laws of 1865, passed April 28, 1865, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the compensation of the several officers of the State Prisons,' passed April 23, 1864,” with power to ręport complete, reported the same complete, with an amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Sutherland and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate Washington Fire Engine Company No. 1, in the town of Eastchester, county of Westchester," was recommitted to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, with power to report complete.

Also, the Assembly bill entitled "An act to change the name of Headingville Methodist Episcopal Church of South East, Putnam county," was recommitted to the committee on charitable and religious societies, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Folger and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to enable Ludovic de Noue and Elizabeth B. Harney, his wife, and their children, to take and hold real estate, and releasing the title of the State by escheat in certain lands,” 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 amend an act entitled 'An act to amend chapter 196 of the Laws of 1854, regulating pilotage of the port of New York,' passed March 17, 1865," 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.

“An act to authorize the Commissioners of the Land Office to make a grant of lands under water, to David and Reuben Miller, at Livingston Station, on the Hudson River Railroad, for the purpose of constructing a dock,” 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

"An act to incorporate the Young Men's Christian Association of the city of Poughkeepsie," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

"An act to amend chapter 61, Laws of 1856, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for taking acknowledgments of deeds and other written instruments, by persons residing out of the State of

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New York,' passed March 28, 1856,” 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 incorporate the Soldier's Home, in the city of Brooklyn," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on militia and public defence.

"An act to establish a legal Gazette in the city and county of New York,” which wås 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 incorporate the Liedertafel Society of the city of Buffalo," wbich 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 the incorporation of the village of Fairport, in the county of Monroe,” 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 for the relief of 'the Rector, Church Wardens and Vestrymen of Grace Church, Harlem, in the city and county 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 charitable and religious societies.

"An act to release to Henry N. Wickes the title and interest of the people of the State of New York, in and to certain lands in the county of Kings, conveyed to him by Mary Anne Tout, Herbert S. Marsden, Henry J. Marsden, heirs-at-law of Henry H. Marsden, deceased," 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 an act entitled 'An act to amend an act to establish a free school in district No. 3, in the town of Newtown, county of Queens,' passed May 5, 1863,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

“An act to change the name of Charles T. Le Suer to Charles T. Gage," 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 for the relief of the stockholders and creditors of the Dutchess County Bank,” 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 to amend the charter of the village of Perry,” 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 to release to the widow and devisees of Robert Robinson, late of Lisbon, in the county of St. Lawrence, all the estate, right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to certain real estate in the town of Lisbon, aforesaid, and render valid the last will and testament of the said Robert Robinson, and the probate thereof," 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 in relation to the State Cabinet of Natural History of the State 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 finance.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Cayuga

and Seneca Road and Bridge Company,' passed April 18, 1843,” 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.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New York Steam Transit Company,' passed April 19, 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.

"An act to amend chapter 380 of the Laws of 1866, authorizing the trustees of the village of Ellenville, Ulster county, to borrow money," 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 to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish an asylum for inebriates in the city of New York, and provide for the governmeut thereof,' passed April 8, 1864," 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 provide for the appointment of a board of commissioners of public charities, and defining their duties and powers," 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 in relation to the establishment of Normal and Training School in the village of Geneseo, to be called “The Wadsworth :: Normal and Training School," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

"An act to authorize the overseers of the poor of the town of Skaneateles to receive certain bequests to them under and by the last will and testament of David Hall, deceased, and requiring them to give security therefor," 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 authorizing the election of a police justice in the village of Fishkill Landing, the building of a jail, and appointing police officers therein, and keeper of jail,” 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 an act entitled "An act to authorize the laying of sidewalks in the highways, streets and avenues in the town of West Farms, in the county of Westchester," passed April 28, 1864, 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 to incorporate the Staten Island Athenaeum,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

"An act to incorporate the New York and Long Island Bridge Company, for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a bridge over the East river between the city of New York and Long Island,” wbich 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 board of supervisors of St. Lawrence county to raise by tax upon said county, a sum sufficient to refund to such towns as have furnished relief under section 21 of chapter 8 of the Laws of 1864, such sums as they have respectively expended," 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 incorporate the Montague Theatre Company of the city of

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Brooklyn," 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 the act entitled 'An act for a free bridge over the Mohawk river,' passed April 6, 1859,” 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.

"An act to authorize the holding of a special town meeting in the town of Columbia, county of Herkiner, and to carry into effect the proceedings thereof,” 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 releasing all right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York in and to certain lands, and granting power to convey and receive payment for the same,” 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 legalize the official oath filed by the trustees of the village of Liverpool, with the new clerk of said village,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the comunittee on municipal affairs.

"An act to authorize the city of Oswego to borrow money for the purpose of paying the floating debt of said city," 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 to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the preservation of moose, wild deer, birds and fresh water fish," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

On motion of Mr. Folger and by manimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the following entitled bills recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete:

“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."

Assembly, "An act for the relief of Rebecca Schlegel."

Assembly, "An act to release certain escheated land of William Kew, deceased, and to legalize the conveyance thereof."

On motion of Mr. T. Murphy and by unanimous consent, the rules were snspended, and the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the incorporation of the trustees of the Parochial Fund of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of New York,' passed April 15, 1860," was recommitted to the committee on charitable and religious societies, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Pierson and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the following entitled Assembly bills recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete:

"An act to amend an act passed March 22, 1865, entitled 'An act in relation to the appointment of a phonographic reporter to the city court of Brooklyn.'"

"An act to direct the employment of a stenographer for the county court and court of sessions, and surrogate's court of Kings .county."

On motion of Mr. La Bau and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled “An act to incorporate Snow (SENATE JOURNAL.)

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Drift Hook and Ladder Company No. 2 of Middletown, Richmond county," was recommitted to the committee on internal affairs of towns and coun ties, with power to report complete.

Also, the following entitled Assembly bills, were recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete:

An act to amend an act to provide for the drainage of lands in the town of Flushing, in Queens county, passed April 17, 1866."

“An act to release to Bonaventura Kuttrnff the interest of the State of New York in certain land in the town of Southfield, in the county of Richmond.”

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to reorganize the fire department of the city of Albany,” with power to report complete, reported the same coinplete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend the charter of the village of Bath, in the county of Stenben," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to, and said Lill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to close and discontinue so much of the Second avenue, in the Tenth ward of the city of Brooklyn, as lies west of the Gowanus canal and between the North line of First and the South line of Fourth street in said ward and city," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

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

“An act for the protection of persons traveling upon Fourth avenue, in the city of New York.

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

Mr. Low renewed the amendment offered by him in committee of the whole, to strike ont all after enacting clause, and insert the following:

Section 1. The New York and Harlem Railroad Company, are hereby directed to construct, at their own cost, an arch of brick or stone over their railroad tracks in Fourth avenue, in the city of New York, commencing at the southerly end of their arch or tunnel, at or near the intersection of Ninety-second street and Fourth avenues, and extending along and over their said tracks to the southerly side of Eighty-fifth street; the said arch to be constructed under the direction of the engineer of the Croton Aqueduct Department, that portion thereof between the southerly side of Ninety-second street and the southerly side of Eighty. seventh street, to be completed on or before the first day of November, 1867, and the remainder thereof to be completed on or before the first day of November, 1868.

$ 2. For any failure or neglect on the part of the said New York and Harlem Railroad Company, to comply with the provisions of this act, the said company shall be liable to a penalty of two hundred and fifty dollars for every day and part of a day so offending, the said penalty to be sued for and collected in the name of the people of this State

, in any court of record in the county of New York, by any freeholder, onehalf of said penalty, when collected, to belong to the person so suing

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