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Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in relation to the Syracuse, Fayetteville and Manlius Railroad Company," 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. T. Murphy and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of the rector, church wardens and vestrymen of Grace church, Harlem, in the city and county of New York,” was recommitted to the committee on charitable and religious societies, with power to report complete.

Mr. Andrews offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That each Senator have the privilege of naming one bill to be placed on a special calendar, which shall have preference over other bills on general orders, in the order in which they stand on the calendar.

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

On motion of Mr. Sutherland and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to regulate, grade and macadamise the Southern highway from the village of Westchester, in the towns of Westchester and West Farms,” was recommitted to the committee on roads and bridges, with power to report complete.

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

"An act in relation to the Mott Haven ferry, authorized by chapter 757 of the Laws of 1865, and to limit the capital thereof."

"An act to incorporate the Sing Sing Dry Dock Company."

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the Fayetteville and Syracuse Plankroad Company to construct a railroad on and near its present route,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. White, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to provide for money to aid in the establishment of a Normal School in Brockport," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gibson moved to take from the table the question of agreeing to the report of the judiciary committee, adverse to the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Planters' Loan and Relief Association of the city of New York."

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

Mr. Gibson moved that said bill be recommitted to the committee on the judiciary.

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

On motion of Mr. Collins and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the Hartford Accident Insurance Company to effect insurance upon the lives of individuals," was recommitted to the committee on insurance, with power to report complete.

Mr. Andrews moved to take from the table the question agreeing to the report of the committee on the judiciary adverse to the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Merchants' and Manufacturers' Loan and Trust Company."

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

Mr. Andrews moved that said bill be recommitted to the committee on the judiciary.

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

On motion of Mr. White and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the following entitled bills recommitted to the committee on charitable and religious societies, with power to report complete:

Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to reorganize the State Asylum for Idiots, and to providr for the government of the same,' passed April 12, 1862.”

"An act to authorize the Baptist Church and Society in the town of Spafford, in the county of Onondaga, to sell certain church property."

On motion of Mr. Barnett and by unanimous.consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act renewing the charter of the Susquehanna Bridge Company of the village of Binghamton," was recommitted to the committee on roads and bridges, 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 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 New York,' passed March 28th, 1856,'” was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Nicks and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the Steuben Agricultural Society to sell, lease, or convey the real estate belonging to said society," was recommitted to the committee on agriculture, with power to report complete.

Also, the bill entitled "An act to provide for taking testimony to be used in ceftain cases," was recommitted•to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete

On motion of Mr. Parsons and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to facilitate the payment of taxes by railroad companies," was referred to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

Mr. Crowley offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That a respectful message be sent to His Excellency the Governor, requesting the return to the Senate of the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the German Mission House Association of the port of New York," for purpose of correction.

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

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the construction of a timber, plank or hard road from Salina, in the county of Onondaga, to Central Square, in the county of Oswego,' passed April 19, 1844," reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. White and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee to report complete. Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which (SENATE JOURNAL.

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was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the building of a bridge at Clintonville, over the river Ausable, and directing the levy of a tax to pay for the same on Ausable, in Essex county,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

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

Un motion of Mr. Sessions and by unanimous consent, the rules were were suspended, and the bill entitled “An act to authorize the erection of bridges in the town of Ellicott, and directing the levying of a tax to pay for the same,' was recommitted to the committee on roads and bridges, 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 bills entitled as follows:

"An act to authorize the construction of enlarged locks upon the Erie canal, and to provide the means to pay the expense thereof."

Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise and consolidate the general acts relating to public instruction,' passed May 2, 1864."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. O'Donnell, 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. O'Donnell, from the same committee, reported progress on the last named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. White moved that said last named bill, be made the special order Tuesday morning, immediately after third reading of bills.

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.

On motion of Mr. Lent, the Senate took a recess until 74 o'clock, P. X.

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

The Senate again met. The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows: “An act to provide for a supply of water in the city of Poughkeepsie

, and for sewers therein," 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 make certain roads and avenues in the town of Westfield, county of Richmond, highways,” 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 organize the Ulster County Agricultural Society into : stock company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on agriculture.

"An act regulating the practice in the First Judicial district, as to holding special term at Chambers," 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 enable the county of Onondaga to obtain a supply of water for the county poor house,” which was read the first time, and by upani

mous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

"An act requiring the common council of the city of Rochester to make local assessments for repairing the damages caused by the freshet in the Genesee river and Erie and Genesee Valley canals, in the city of Rochester, in March, 1865,” 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 confirm the title of Annanias F. Smith, to certain lands in the village of Cape Vincent, county of Jefferson,” 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 authorize the commissioners of highways of the town of Pamelia, in the county of Jefferson, to raise money to build a bridge over the north branch of Black river," 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 in relation to the erection and maintenance of public urinals 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 municipal affairs.

"An act to regulate the taking of fish in the Bay of Henderson in Jefferson county,” 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 legalize the site of the school house in school district No. 6, of the town of Onondaga, and to enable the trustees of said district to acquire the title to the lands now used for such site, and such other lands as may be necessary 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 literature.

"An act in relation to the Buffalo Waterworks Company," 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 to incorporate the Buffalo Gymnasium,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the erection of bridges in the town of Ellicott, and directing the levying of a tax to pay for the same," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to regulate, grade and macadamise the Southern highway from the village of Westchester, in the towns of Westchester and West Farms,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act renewing the charter of the Susquehanna Bridge Company of the village of Binghamton," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled

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'An act to authorize the construction of a timber, plank, or bard road, from Salina, in the county of Onondaga, to Central Square, in the county of Oswego,' passed April 19, 1844,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill. ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An 'An act to amend the charter of the village of Prattsburgh in the county of Steuben,' passed April 19, 1855," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the 13th section of an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Remsen,' passed May 10, 1845," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise and consolidate the Laws in relation to the village of Waterloo, in the county of Seneca, and to enlarge the boundary of said village,' passed April 10, 1865," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was refei ed the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the incorporation of cities and villages,' passed December 7th, 1847, so far as the same relates to the village of Oneida in the county of Madison,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. White, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to consolidate the several school districts and parts of districts within the corporate limits of the village of Saratoga Springs, and to establish a Free Union school or schools therein,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate .The Deaconess Institution of the Evangelical Lutheran Church,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to reorganize the State Asylum for Idiots and to provide for the government of the same,' passed April 12, 1862," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of the rector, church warden and vestrymen of Grace church, Harlem, in the city of New York,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to s third reading

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the officers of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the town and village

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