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passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

On motion of Mr. Robertson, and by unanimous consent, said bill was made the special order for Tuesday evening next, at half-past seven o'clock. Mr. Madden, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Queens County Railway Company," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Madden, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the construction of a railroad from the village of Watkins to the village of Havana, in the county of Schuyler, and in and through the streets of said villages," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Madden, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the relief of the Brooklyn, Winfield and Newtown Railway Company,' passed April 20, 1871," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Madden, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of the Rochester and State Line Railway Company," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Madden, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to facilitate tlfe construction by the New York and Albany Railroad Company of a railroad on the west side of the Hudson river by authorizing the city of Albany to issue its bonds, and the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company to guarantee the same for the purpose of aiding in such construction," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Madden, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Hunter's Point and Flushing Railroad Company," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Dickinson, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to repeal the act, and all acts amendatory thereof, to provide for the incorporation of companies to construct plank-roads, and of companies to construct turnpike roads so far as the same relate to the Syracuse and Tully plank-road," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Dickinson, 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 incorporate the Lewiston Suspension Bridge Company,' passed March 26, 1849," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Dickinson, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act declaring Cold brook, in the county of Clinton, and Alder brook, in the counties of Clinton and Franklin, tributaries of the Saranac river, and emptying into the north branch of that river, public bighways," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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Mr. Palmer, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the holding of a charter election in the city and county of New York on the fourth Tuesday of May, in the year 1872," reported in favor of the pas sage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. D. P. Wood, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend the charter of the Foundling Asylum of the Sisters of Charity in the city of New York."

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"An act to incorporate the New York and Canada Bridge Company." "An act to amend section 10 of title 3 and section 1 of title 10 of chapter 77 of the Laws of 1870, passed March 16, 1870, relating to the appointment to office by the mayor of the city of Albany."

Mr. Winslow moved that the committee on banks be discharged from further consideration of the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Mechanics' and Traders' Exchange of the city of Brooklyn," and that the same be referred to the committee on manufactures.

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

Mr. D. P. Wood offered the following:

Resolved, That a respectful message be sent to the Assembly requesting the return of Assembly bill entitled "An act to improve the navigation of the Baldwinsville canal."

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

Mr. Winslow, from the select committee of nine, reported complete the bills entitled as follows:

Assembly, "An act in relation to the filing of certain claims of Nicholas Shaub, Charles Shultz, William Hilman, John Kretsel, Christian Deidrich, Jacob Nagle, George Goodnough, Betts and Ayer, Joseph Hermon, John Kippert, Frederick Rodenz, Charles Deidrich, Jr., Frederick Deidrich, John Rahberg, Theodore Hartlaban, John Henning, John Brensing, Charles Deidrich, Sen., Joseph Bliss, and Thomas J. Collins." Assembly, "An act for the relief of the Standard Life Insurance Company."

Assembly, "An act to amend chapter 657 of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act to amend the act passed February 17, 1848, entitled An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes,' passed April 20, 1871."

Assembly, "An act to authorize Isabella Isler, wife of John Isler, Adelle Isler, wife of Charles Isler, and Josefa Isler, wife of Alfred Isler, to hold, devise, and convey certain real estate in the city of New York."

Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the opening and improvement of Park avenue, between Bridge street and Hudson avenue and Clinton avenue and Broadway, in the city of Brooklyn,' passed April 17, 1868."

Assembly, "An act to authorize the board of supervisors of Franklin county to assess upon the town of Fort Covington five hundred dollars for the purpose of building sidewalks in said town."

"An act to provide for the purchase of a steam fire-engine in the village of Saugerties, Ulster county, and for the more effectual protection of said village against fires."

Assembly, "An act legalizing the action of the town of Norfolk, St. Lawrence county, New York, in the purchase of a town hall and site.” Assembly, "An act to amend section 2 of chapter 890 of the Laws of 1868, entitled 'An act to authorize Lewis Runyon to establish and maintain a ferry across Seneca lake at Lodi landing."

Assembly, "An act to authorize the city of Rochester to borrow money to pay off its present debt for Arsenal square improvement, and to issue its bonds for the payment of the same."

Assembly, "An act to incorporate St. Agnes Cemetery of Syracuse, New York."

Assembly, "An act relative to lands bequeathed by the last will and testament of Joseph Cudlipp, deceased, to Joseph Cudlipp, Annie M. Walsh, Sarah C. Cudlipp and Elizabeth A. O'Keefe for and during their natural lives."

.Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Savannah, Wayne county, New York,' passed April 15,

1867."

"An act concerning the Syracuse branch of the New York, Utica and Ogdensburgh Railroad Company, and providing for a change in its corporate name."

Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the supervisors of Monroe county to raise money to pay for the site of the State armory in the city of Rochester, and to pay for the use of rooms therein,' passed April 19, 1867."

Assembly, "An act establishing a ferry from Barber's Point, in the town of Westport, in the county of Essex, across Lake Champlain, and to repeal chapter 495 of the Laws of 1871."

Assembly, "An act to provide for the improvement of a portion of the Coney Island plank-road as recently widened."

Assembly, "An act to incorporate the Rochester Savings Bank Trust Company.'

Assembly, "An act to legalize the action of the common council of the city of Syracuse in borrowing and donating money to aid the sufferers by fire at Chicago."

Assembly, "An act to authorize the common council of the city of Syracuse to construct a trunk sewer in Harrison street and raise money to pay for the same."

Assembly, "An act to amend, as to the county of Kings, an act entitled 'An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the preservation of moose, wild deer, birds and fish,' passed April 26, 1871." Assembly, "An act placing that portion of the Skaneateles and Elbridge plank-road lying between the village of Elbridge and Skaneateles junction under the jurisdiction of the commissioners of highways of the town of Elbridge."

Assembly, "An act to change the name of the Brooklyn City, Hunter's Point and Prospect Park Railroad Company to the Crosstown Railroad Company."

Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to prevent the unlawful taking of oysters planted within the waters of the State of New York,' passed April 21, 1866."

Assembly, "An act in relation to making and repairing highways and bridges in the town of Flatlands, in Kings county.

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Assembly, "An act to enable the board of education of the city of Brooklyn to sell certain lands."

Assembly, "An act amending chapter 637 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act in relation to the college of the city of New York,' passed April 17, 1866."

Assembly, "An act to release to Mary Ann Black certain real estate in the city of Auburn, in the county of Cayuga, of which Archibald Black, her late husband, died seized."

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Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the employment of a stenographer for the county court and court of sessions in the county of Monroe,' being chapter 46 of the Laws of 1864."

"An act to incorporate the Nassau Bridge Company for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a bridge over the East river between the counties of New York and Queens."

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

Ordered, That said bills be read a third time.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act creating a board of commissioners of emigration, and conferring therein certain powers and duties," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the erection of wharves and piers in the Harlem river below the Second avenue,' passed April 4, 1868," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Baker, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the commissioners of public charities and correction in the city of New York to acquire title to portions of Ward's Island and the water rights surrounding the same," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

The committee of conference, appointed by the Senate and Assembly, upon the matters of difference between the two Houses on the bill entitled "An act making appropriations for the support of the government," beg leave respectfully to report, that they have met and duly considered the several matters submitted to them, and have agreed to recommend that the Assembly concur in the following amendments to the bill, made by the Senate, as follows:

Page 2, line 27, strike out the words "thirty-five hundred," and insert the words "five thousand." Same line, after the word " dollars," add the following: "which shall be his annual salary from and after Febru ary 14, 1872; and for clerical help to the State reporter two thousand dollars." Same page, last line, strike out the words "two thousand five hundred," and insert the words "three thousand."

Page 4, line 3, after the word "salaries," insert the words "and expenses." Same page, line 5, strike out the word "one," and insert the word "two." Same line, strike out the words " ninety-eight," and insert the words "thirty-seven." Same line, after the word "thousand," insert the words "six hundred," and add as a new paragraph the following:

"The said justices of the supreme court, except in the first judicial district, shall each receive the sum of twelve hundred dollars annually, from the first day of January, 1872, in lieu of and in full of all expenses

now allowed by law. This subdivision shall not increase the pay of any judge except the justices of the supreme court."

Same page, lines 11 and 12, strike out the words "and justices of the supreme court.” Same page, line 14, strike out the word "twenty," and insert the word "seven, and after the word "thousand," insert the words "six hundred." Add at the bottom of page 4, new paragraph as follows:

"For services and expenses of medical commissioners appointed pursu ant to chapter 666 of the Laws of 1871, by the Governor or courts of oyer and terminer, to inquire into the medical condition of persons under indictment or conviction for offenses, the punishment of which is death, three thousand dollars; the amount to be paid in each case to be certified by the Governor."

Page 5, line 2, after the word "statutes," insert the word "and." Line 20, strike out the words "Secretary of State's office," and insert the words "office of Secretary of State." Line 30, strike out the words "Secretary of State's office," and insert the words "office of the Secretary of State." Line 33, strike out the words "Secretary of State's office," and insert the words "office of the Secretary of State.'

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Page 6, line 14, strike out the word "two," and insert the word "three," and in line 15 strike out the words "five hundred." In line 33 strike out, after the word "dollars," "and for compensation for transferring securities in the insurance department one thousand dollars, to be refunded to the treasury in the manner provided in chapter 366 of the Laws of 1859." Page 7, line 3, strike out the word "two," and insert the word "three." Line 4, strike out the words "and five hundred." Line 20, strike out the word "one," and insert the word "6 three," and in same line strike out the words "five hundred."

Page 8, line 1, strike out the word "eighteen" and insert the words "twenty-two." Line 10, strike out the words "two thousand eight" and the words "and fifty" and insert the words "thirty-five." Line 15, after the word "dollars," insert the following: "For James Hall, the State Geologist, as compensation for authorship, the superintendence of drawings and engravings, for clerk hire and the use of working room and the arranging, labeling and distribution of the duplicate fossils and. minerals, as fixed by the Lieutenat-Governor, Comptroller and Secretary of State, pursuant to chapter 715 of the Laws of 1871, $2,500."

Page 11, line 28, strike out the word "one" and insert the word "two." Same line, strike out the words "two hundred and fifty." Same line, after the word "dollars," insert as follows: "For compensation of a botanist for arranging the herbarium in the Museum of Natural History, $1,500." Strike out lines 29, 30 and 31.

Page 12, line 11, after the word "assistants," insert the words "and janitor." Same line, strike out the word "four" and insert the word "six." Same line, strike out the word "five" and insert the word "eight." Strike out lines 13 and 14. Line 21, after the word "dollars" insert the following: "For the special increase of the Zoological collection of the Museum of Natural History, $1,000." Line 26, after the word "dollars" insert as follows: "For the persons employed in preparing drawings for the Natural History of the State, for compensation, $2,500. The Syracuse University is hereby included in the provisions specified in chapter 179 of the Laws of 1868, in regard to the distribution of duplicate fossils and minerals to the Cornell University."

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