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22 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. Mr. Bowen offered the following:

Resolved, That 2,000 copies of the second report of the Commissioners to Revise the Laws for the Assessment and Collection of Taxes be printed for the use of the Governor.

Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on public printing

Mr. Woodin called for the consideration of the concurrent resolution from the Assembly, as follows:

" Resolved (if the Senate concur), That joint rule No. 5 is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following: ‘Every report of a committee of conference shall be read through before a vote is taken on the same.'"

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

Ordered, That the Clerk return said resolution to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same.

Mr. Madden moved that the bill entitled “An act to authorize the transportation of passengers in the city of New York, by means of street railways, to be constructed through certain streets and avenues therein," be recommitted to the committee on railroads, retaining its place on general orders.

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

Mr. D. P. Wood moved that the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 148 of the Laws of 1867, entitled an act to amend an act entitled 'An act to condense and amend the several acts incorprating or relating to the village of Skaneateles,' passed April 16, 1857, passed March 25, 1867," be referred to the first committee of the whole.

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.

Mr. Lewis, from committee on canals, to which was referred bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 576 of the Laws of 1870, entitled 'An act to provide for the introduction of the European system of steam towage upon the canals of this State,'” reported in favor of the passage of the saine, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lewis moved that said bill be committed to the first committee of the whole.

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.

Mr. J. Wood moved that the bill entitled “An act to provide for the appointment of a reporter of the decisions of the supreme court," be reconimitted to the committee on the judiciary, retaining its place on general orders.

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

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:

Assembly, "An act to amend chapter 148 of the Laws of 1867, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled “An act to condense and amend the several acts incorporating or relating to the village of Skaneateles," passed April 16, 1857; passed March 25, 1867.”

“An act in relation to petit jurors for the county courts and courts of sessions, in the county of Westchester.”

Assembly, “An act to amend chapter 576 of the Laws of 1870, entitled ‘An act to provide for the introduction of the European system of steam towage upon the canals of this State.''

Afier some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Baker, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Baker, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Baker, 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:

Assembly, “An act authorizing the Canal Commissioner of the eastern division to raise a certain road-bed in the town of Kingsbury, county of Washington.”

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled “An act to revise the charter of the city of Utica,”' passed February 28, 1862; passed February 25, 1870."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled An act to provide for a supply of water in the city of Poughkeepsie, and for sewers therein, passed April 12, 1867, passed April 9, 1870, and to amend section 1 of chapter 594 of the Laws of 1871."

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

Mr. Cock, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

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

Mr. Murphy moved that the committee of the whole be discharged from the further consideration of the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 576 of the Laws of 1870, entitled 'An act to provide for the introduction of the European system of steam towage upon the canals of this State,'” and that the same be ordered to a third reading:

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

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:

Assembly, "An act to amend an act passed April 19, 1871, entitled An act to amend an act entitled “An act to authorize the formation of railroad corporations and to regulate the same," passed April 2, 1850."

Assembly, “An act to extend, widen, alter, and improve Banker street,

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to close a portion of the same, and to improve Union avenue, in the city of Brooklyn.”

"An act to authorize John T. Mills and his associates to use cars in lien of stages over the route of the Bull's Head stage line, in the city of New York, and to lay down rails and use cars thereon in certain streets in connection therewith."

After some time spent therein the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Harrower, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first and second named bills, which report was agreed to, and said bills ordered to a third reading.

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

Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was recommitted the bill entitled "An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to amend the several acts incorporating the village of Owego, in the county of Tioga,' passed April 9, 1851,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Perry asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to transcripts of judgments of justices of the peace, and the docketing of the same in county clerk's offices,” 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. D. P. Wood, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 148 of the Laws of 1867, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled An act to condense and amend the several acts incorporating or relating to the village of Skaneateles,' passed April 16, 1857, passed April 25, 1867," was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said hill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Graham

McGowan Robertson Winslow
Baker
Harrower Madden

Tiemann D. P. Wood
Chatfield Johnson O'Brien

Wagner

J. Wood Dickinson Lewis

Perry

Weismann Woodin Foster

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 same.

The Assembly returned the bills entitled as follows, with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same:

“An act to authorize Orson Richards and Eber Richards to construct and maintain a swing bridge over the Glen's Falls feeder, in the village of Sandy Hill.”

"An act legalizing the conveyance of the fair grounds of the Cattaraugus County Agricultural Society.”

"An act to establish the tenth ward in the city of Utica.”

"An act extending the provisions of certain laws permitting municipal corporations to aid in the construction of railroads to the towns of Salina and Clay and the village of Liverpool, in the county of Onondaga.”

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bills to the Governor.
On motion of Mr. Madden, the Senate adjourned.

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 1872.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Mr. Dean.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Messrs. Lewis, Chatfield, Harrower and Graham presented petitions against legislative interference with the management of the Erie Railway Company; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Graham, presented a remonstrance against placing Erie railway under control of British monopoly; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Wagner presented three petitions of citizens of Hamilton county in favor of amending law relating to printing of legal notices; which were read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Lowery presented a memorial relating to the act to elevate the standard of medical education; which was read and referred to the com

l mittee on public health.

Mr. Robertson presented a petition of Thos. Edwards and others, for exempting from taxation the property of wives of such ministers as have no taxable property; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Bowen presented a petition of business men of Batavia, New York, in favor of a law equalizing charges for freight on railroads; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Lewis presented a petition of John A. Carr and others, to have time of holding town meetings changed in Erie county; which was read and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to release the title and interest of the State in certain real estate in the town of Frankfort, Herkimer couniy, to Owen Salisbury," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “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, iu trust, for the use and benetit of said testator's daughter Eliza for and during her natural life,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to lay out, open, and grade Bay Ridge avenue in the town of New Utrecht, in the county of Kings,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Graham, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to prevent the cutting or taking of ice from Chautauqua lake at certain points therein,” 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. Graham, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the inhabitants of the town of Oswego to raise money to build a soldiers' monument, reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Jr. Graham, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act authorizing the election of a board of auditors for the town of Lenox, Madison county, and empowering other towns to avail themselves of the provisions of this act, reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Wipslow, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to facilitate the construction of the New York and Oswego and Midland railroad,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lowery, from the comunittee on manufactures, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to repeal chapter 337 of the Laws of 1865, entitled 'An act to prevent manufacturers of fish guano and oil from emptying their refuse waters into the harbors and bays of Suffolk county,' passed April 8, 1863," 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 bill entitled "An act to confirm and make valid the title of the Evangelical Lutheran St. John's Church in the city of New York to certain real estate therein or occupied by it” 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 bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Young Men's Christian Association of the town of Utrecht,” 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 bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Board of Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, and to enable the Presbyterian Board of Home Missions, formerly the Presbyterian Committee of Home Missions, to transfer its property to said new corporation, and to vest in such new corporation the corporate rights, franchises, and privileges of the former body, and also to enable said new corporation to accept a transfer of the property of the Trustees of the Board of Domestic Missions of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, and to become the legal successor of the said last mentioned corporation," · 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 bill entitled “An act incorporating the Psi Chapter of the Psi Upsilon Fraternity in the village of Clinton, in the county of Oneida, in the State of New York,” 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 bill entitled "An act to incorporate the German United Evangelical Protestant Synod of the East,” reported in favor of (SexATE JOURNAL

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