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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 Lewis

Madden
Allen
Foster
Lord
Perry

Weismann
Baker
Harrower Lowery

Robertson D. P. Wood
Bowen
Johnson

McGowan Tiemann J. Wood Ordereit, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mes. sage informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the

Mr. Lewis, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act giving permission to the United States to remove a portion of the public work known as the Erie Basin Breakwater, in or near Buffalo harljor,' passed April 27, 1868," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lewis, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend sections 29, 349 and 350 of title 9, chapter

, of part 1, of the Revised Statutes, in relation to the canals of this State and their management,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lewis, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 868 of the Laws of 1871, entitled ‘An act to foster and develope the internal commerce of the State by inviting and rewarding the practical and profitable introduction upon the canals of steam, caloric electricity or any motor other than animal power for the propulsion of boats,” reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to.

Mr. Graharn, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act enti: led 'An act to allow the several towns of this State to raise an increased compensation of commissioners of highways and other town officers,' passed April 15, 1857,” reported the same for the consideration of the Senate.

Mr. Graham, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to compel the commissioners appointed to build a town hall in the town of New Rochelle, under chapter 88 of the Laws of 1868, and all acts amendatory thereof, to account,” 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 repeal chapter 285 of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act to provide for the erection of a town hall in the village of Mount Vernon, town of East Chester, county of Westchester,' passed April 4, 1871,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to define section 5 of chapter 583 of the Laws of 1871 relating to the entry of judgments,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to legalize the acts of David B. Barnum as notary public,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the comınittee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in relation to the clerks of the marine court of the city of New York,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the conmittee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill' entitled “An act in relation to the Brooklyn Club,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, froin the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of the heirs of Daniel Early, deceased, late of the city of New York,” reported in favor of the

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

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the audit and payment of certain claims and expenses incurred by the direction of the Governor and Attorney-General in the city of New York,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Cock, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend au act entitled 'An act in relation to the custody and disposition of the money arising from the sale of the plain or common lands of the town of Hempstead, Queens county, New York,' passed May 3, 1870,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Cock, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the erection of a town house in the town of New Lots, Kings county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Cock, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to confirm and legalize the action of the board of supervisors of Cayuga county in relation to the number of superintendents of the poor of said county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Cock, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to a part of Mamaroneck avenue in the town of Mamaroneck, in the county of Westchester," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Foster, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to aniend an act to incorporate the New York City Central Underground Railway Company,” reported adversely thereto.

Mr. Madden moved that the report be laid upon the table. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Wr. Foster, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled "An act to incorporate the New York City Central Underground Railway Company, and to authorize the said company to construct and operate a certain underground railWay in the city of New York, passed April 17, 1868, being chapter

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of the Laws of 1868, and the act amending the same, passed May 11, 1869, being chapter — of the Laws of 1869," reported adversely thereto.

, Mr. Lewis moved that the report be laid upon the table.

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

Mr. Madden, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the Utica, Ithaca and Elmira Railroad Company to extend their road, and to confirm their purchase of a portion of the road-bed of the Lake Ontario, Auburn and New York railroad, and for other purposes," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Madden, from the committee on rail:oads, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the New York, Harlem and Morrisania Railway Company, and provide for the construction of an ele. vated railway in the city of New York and Westchester county," reported adversely thereto.

Mr. Robertson moved that the report be laid upon the table.

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

Mr. McGowan, from the committee on agriculture, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the organization and incorporation of the Lennox Farmers' and Mechanics' Association,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. McGowan, from the committee on agriculture, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the formation, establishing, and maintaining of driving parks, park, and agricultural associations,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. McGowan, from the committee on agriculture, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to provide for fair grounds in the county of Chemung,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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

Assembly, “An act to amend chapter 117 of the Laws of 1850, entitled 'An act to amend an act to provide for the better repairing certain roads in the town of Coeymans, passed December 14, 1847.

“An act to authorize the construction of a sewer in the county Kings, from the county buildings at Flatbush in said county." [With amendments.]

"An act to provide for increased penalties for riding or driving any animal or animals across bridges or over rivers in the town of Brasher, St. Lawrence county."

Assembly, “An act to incorporate the Citizens' Plate Glass Insurance Company."

Assembly, “An act to repeal chapter 115 of the Laws of 1871, and to place proper restrictions on the appropriations and expenditures of public money by the board of supervisors of Kings county.

Assembly, "An act to repeal chapter 737 of the Laws of 1871, entitled “An act to provide for the election of an auditor for the county of Kings, prescribing his powers and duties."

"An act to provide for the laying out, opening, extension and improve

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ment of an avenue in the counties of Kings and Queens.” [With amendments.]

"An act to repeal chapter 261 of the Laws of 1850, entitled 'An act to provide for the better education of the children of the several Orphan Asylums in this State, other than the city of New York,' passed April 10, 1850."

"An act for the better preservation of horse records.” [With amendments.]

“ An act for the improvement of the navigation of the Cayuga and Seneca canal."

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said report of the committee, and it was decided in the affirmative. Ordered, That said bill be engrossed for a third reading.

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

"An act for the lighting of the streets in the town of New Lots, in the county of Kings, with gas.

"An act to confirm proceedings under chapter 905 of the Laws of 1869, and chapter 750 of the Laws of 1870, relative to laying out a public highway in the towns of Jamaica and Newtown, Queens county.

"An act to amend chapter 744 of the Laws of 1867, entitled 'An act to define the objects of the New York State Institution for the Blind and to provide for its management,' passed April 24, 1867.”

"An act to extend the time for the collection of assessments for the improvement of Atlantic avenue in the town of New Lots, Kings county."

"An act to incorporate the Oswegatchie Bridge Company." “An act relating to the examination of candidates for the degree of doctor of medicine.' "An act conferring additional power upon the trustees of the village of Batavia." “An act to amend chapter 360 of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled An act to provide for the promotion of public health, and for draining overflowed and wet lands adjoining Black lake and its tributaries in the counties of St. Lawrence and Jefferson, and for improving the hydraulic power at Ogdensburgh, passed May 4, 1864, being chapter 577 of the Laws of 1864, as amended by chapter 180 of the Laws of 1868,' passed April 7, 1871."

"An act to authorize the village of Herkimer to improve the public road leading from said village to Middleville, in Herkimer county, by repairing and macadamizing the same, and to raise money to make such

"An act to provide for the endowment of the Unadilla academy." Several acts relating to the village of Geneseo, in the county of Living"An act revising, amending and consolidating the charter of, and the ston, modifying the powers of the corporation, and the duties of its officers

An act to provide for the laying out, opening, extension and improvement of an avenue in the counties of Kings and Queens.

An act to repeal chapter 261 of the Laws of 1850, entitled 'An act to provide for the better education of the children of the several Orphan Asylums in this State, other than the city of New York, passed April Mr. O'Brien presented three remonstrances of property owners against

improvements.

10, 1850."

the passage of the act incorporating the Gilbert Elevated Railroad; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. McGowan presented a petition of citizens of Herkimer for the passage of an act for the preservation of fish in Steele and McGowan's creek; which was read and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

Mr. McGowan presented two petitions relative to the completion of a bridge over Mohawk river at Fink's Basin ; which were read and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

Mr. Cock presented two petitions of citizens of Long Island relative to reopening of West avenue; which were read referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

Mr. Madden presented a petition of citizens of Newburgh in favor of prison reform; which was read and referred to the committee on State prisons.

Mr. Johnson presented a petition of citizens of Yates county for an appropriation to rebuild the locks on Crooked Lake canal; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Chatfield presented a petition of citizens of Oswego relative to prison reform; which was read and referred to the committee on State prisons.

Mr. Tiemann presented a petition of the residents of Harlem in favor of opening 127th, 128th and 129th streets, New York city; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

Mr. Weismann presented a petition of Sisters of the Poor of St. Francis' Hospital for aid; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Also, a petition of St. Joseph's Asylum, in the city of New York, for aid ; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Chatfield presented a petition for the passage of an act restricting the sale of intoxicating liquors; which was read and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

Mr. Winslow presented a petition of citizens of Watertown praying for an act exempting mortgages from taxation ; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Dickiuson, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to change the time of the appointment of overseers of highways and to define their duties in the county of Suffolk,” 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 the affairs of villages, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to consolidate and amend the several acts relating to the village of Warsaw, and to enlarge the powers of the corporation of said village, passed March 17, 1860,” 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 railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to facilitate the construction of the New York and Canada railroad, and extending thereto the provisions of certain laws relating to the Whitehall and Plattsburgh Railroad Company,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to provide

for supplying the city of Hudson, Columbia county, with pare and wholesome water,

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