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“An act to divide the twenty-first ward and create a new ward in the city of Brooklyn."

"An act to divide the ninth ward and to create a new ward in the city of Brooklyn.”

“An act to regulate elections in the city of Brooklyn."
On motion of Mr. D. P. Wood, and by unanimous consent,

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

“An act making appropriations for the support of government."

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

Mr. Murphy moved to amend the bill as follows: Strike out lines 218 and 219, being the words as follows: “The office of the commissioners of public accounts is hereby abolished, to take effect on the first day of October, 1872," and insert in lieu thereof the words following:

“For the senior commissioner of public accounts for compensation and traveling expenses, pursuant to chapter 3 of the Laws of 1862, five hundred dollars. The office of the other two commissioners, authorized by said chapter, is hereby abolished, to take effect on the first day of October, 1872."

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

The report of the committee of the whole was then agreed to, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

“An act to incorporate the Whitestone Savings 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 and consolidate the several acts in relation to the charter of the city of Rochester, passed April 8, 1861," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

“An act to authorize the board of education of Union Free School District No. 9 of the town of Mount Pleasant 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 literature.

“An act requiring the agents and wardens of the State prisons of this State to keep a detailed account of the purchases and sales made by them as such agents and wardens," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on State prisons.

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Lima, Livingston county,' passed April 25, 1867,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of villages.

“An act to empower the levying of a tax on Union School District No. 1, in the town of Clarence, county of Erie, for the purpose of creating a permanent fund for the employment of teachers, and to regulate the investment and management of said fund; also, to create the office of loan commissioner for said district, and to provide for the exemption of said

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district from taxes for the payment of teachers' wages,” 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 authorizing the supervisor of the town of Johnsburgh, in the county of Warren, to sell and convey by deed a lot of land, known as the town poor lot, in the aforesaid town,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

"An act in relation to the Sea Cliff Grove and Metropolitan Camp Ground Association,” 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 an act entitled “An act authorizing the board of education of the city and county of New York to establish a free academy in said city,' passed May 7, 1847, and the several acts amendatory - thereof,” 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 widen part of Nevins street 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 the affairs of cities.

“An act to amend an act entitled “An act to incorporate the city of Kingston,' passed March 29, 1872," which was read the first time, and by uvanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Newburgh,' passed April 22, 1865, and the several acts amendatory thereof," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

The Assembly returned the following resolution : “ Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the Governor of the State is hereby authorized to apprint two commissioners to represent the State of New York in the International Congress on the prevention and suppression of crime, to be held in the city of London, on the 3d day of July, 1872," with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same, with the following amendment :

Add, at the end of said resolution, the words " and said commission shall act without any expense or future charge upon the treasury of this State.”

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to concur in said amendment, and it was decided in the negative.

Mr. D. P. Wood moved that a committee of conference be appointed.

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

Ordered, That the Clerk return said resolution to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate have appointed a committee of conference thereon.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New York Infant Asylum,' passed March 11, 1865," with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same, with the following amendments :

Section 3, line 1, after the word “ fourteen,” insert the words “ of said

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Section 5, line 1, after the words “twenty-three," insert the words of said act.”

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to concur in said amendments, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows :

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Dickinson Madden

Robertson Winslow
Allen
Foster
Murphy

Tiemann D. P. Wood
Baker
Johnson
Palmer
Wagner

J. Wood Benedict McGowan Perry

Weismann Woodin Cock

21 The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to regulate the compensation of the special county judge and special surrogate of Chautauqua county,” with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same, with the following amendments :

In section 1, strike out the whole of line 1 down to and including the word “surrogate” in line 2, and insert in lieu thereof the words the special county judge and special surrogate.”

In section 2, line 1, after the word "said,” strike out the word “ local.” In section 3, line 1, after the word "said," strike out the word “ local.” Also, in line 3, same section, strike out the word " local.”

Also, in line 5, same section, after the word “such,” strike out the word “ local.”

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to conlows: gur in said amendments, and it was decided in the affirmative, as fol

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Dickinson Madden

Robertson Winslow
Allen
Foster

Murphy Tiemann D. P. Wood
Baker
Graham
Palmer

Wagner J. Wood Benedict Johnson Perry

Weismann Woodin Cock

21 The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act concerning the Sodus Bay, Corning and New York Railroad Company, and providing for a change in its corporate name,” with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same, with the following amendment:

Add, at the end of section 2, the following:

"And further, that all petitions and proceedings for bouding in the original name of said company may proceed and continue in such name, and shall be as effectual for all purposes, and held by the company under its changed name the same as if it had not been changed.”

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to concur in said amendment, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Dickinson Madden

Tiemann D. P. Wood
Allen
Foster
Palmer
Wagner

J. Wood
Baker
Johnson Perry

Weismann Woodin
Benedict McGowan Robertson Winslow

19 The Assembly returned the following entitled bill, with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same:

“An act to provide for the improvement of the hydraulic power of the Little Salmon river, in Franklin county, and to check freshets therein."

"An act relating to town officers and local government of Newtown, in Queens county.

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"An act relative to certain lands in the city of Brooklyn, in Kings county, which, in and by the last will and testament of Thomas Poole, deceased, were devised by him to the executors therein named, in trust, for the use and benefit of said testator's daughter, Eliza, for and during her natural life.”

"An act confirming certain proceedings of the common council of the city of Buffalo, and authorizing the issue of the bonds of said city for the purpose of aiding the people of the city of Chicago.”

"Ån act in relation to the First Baptist Church and Society in Ogdensburgh.”

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bills to the Governor. The Assembly returned the following entitled bills, with messages that they had concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto, respectively :

"An act authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Hudson river at the city of Albany, and incorporating the Albany and Greenbush Bridge Company."

"An act relating to Sanford street and the Wallabout bridge road in the city of Brooklyn."

"An act to authorize the formation and maintaining of driving parks and park associations." Ordered, That the Clerk return said bills to the Assembly. Mr. Palmer offered the following: Resolved, That, during the remainder of this session, no Senator shall speak more than five minutes, and not more than twice upon the same question without unanimous consent.

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

Resolved, That Senate bill No. 379, being “An act to amend the charter of the village of Saratoga Springs, be referred back to the committee on the affairs of villages, retaining its place on general orders.

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

By unanimous consent, Mr. Wagner asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Amsterdam Water-works Company,' 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 the judiciary.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to prolong the time for the payment of the capital stock of the Coxsackie Malleable and Grey Iron Company, and for the execution and recording of the certificate thereof, and to legalize the acts of said 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,

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Adams Allen Baker Cock

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE,
Dickinson
Madden

Robertson
Foster
Murphy

Tiemann
Johnson
Paimer

Wagner
McGowan
Perry

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D. P. Wood
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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the

The Assembly bill entitled “An act to erect the village of Greenville into a separate road district,” 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.
Adams
Dickinson Madden

Robertson Winslow
Allen
Foster
Murphy

Tiemann D. P. Wood
Baker
Johnson
Palmer
Wagner

J. Wood
Benedict McGowan Perry

Weismann Woodin Cock

21 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the

Tlte Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the construction of a bridge over Sing Sing kill in the village of Sing Sing,” 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.
Adams
Dickinson Madden

Robertson Winslow
Allen
Foster

Murphy Tiemann D. P. Wood
Baker
Johnson
Palmer
Wagner

J. Wood
Benedict McGowan Perry

Weismann Woodin Cock

21 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mes. sage informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the Syracuse Northern Railroad Company to construct and maintain a swing-bridge over the Oswego canal, in the first ward of the city of Syracuse, passed April 7, 1871, so as to include the Erie canal, the second, third, and other wards of 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, 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.
Adams
Cock

McGowan Robertson Winslow
Allen
Dickinson Murphy

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D. P. Wood
Baker
Foster
Palmer
Wagner

J. Wood
Benedict Johnson Perry

Weismann Woodin

20 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, with an amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled “An act to compel the commissioners appointed to build a town hall in the town of New Rochelle, under ckage

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