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

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The Senate bill (No. 1211, Int. No. 690) entitled "An act to amend the Election Law, in relation to party nominations for officers to be voted for by all the electors of the State and for justices of the Supreme Court,” having been announced for third reading, Mr. E. R. Brown 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, and it was decided in the affirmative.

The Assembly bill (No. 1623, Rec. No. 439) entitled “An act to amend the Public Health Law, in relation to the cold storage of foods and reports of warehousemen thereon," having been announced for third reading, Mr. Wicks moved that said bill be recommitted to the committee on public health.

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

The Senate bill (No. 1697, Int. No. 1257) entitled “An act to amend the Election Law, generally," having been announced for third reading, Mr. Walters 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, and it was decided in the affirmative.

The Assembly bill (No. 1637, Rec. No. 397) entitled “An act to amend the County Law, in relation to the salaries of the county judges and surrogates of certain counties," having been announced for third reading, Mr. G. F: Thompson moved that said bill be recommitted to the committee on internal affairs of towns, counties and public highways.

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

Mr. Cromwell offered the following:

Whereas, This Legislature's action more than twenty-five years ago made possible the underground mail and parcel transportation which the Metropolis enjoys and which all other cities of the State may also possess under the franchise granted by this body; and,

Whereas, That sentiment of New York, like that of the other large cities of the country, where this modern mail tube system has been tested is emphatically in favor of it, as indicated by the press, and by public expression, by the great business organizations and by the public generally; therefore, be it

Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That this Legislature associates itself with the public's progressive enlightened demand for the retention and extension of such service as a necessity of the post office and a relief to the congestion of the already overcrowded thoroughfares of our larger cities; and be it further

Resolved, That a copy of this resolution be sent to the VicePresident and Speaker of the House for presentation to Congress.

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

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said resolution to the Assembly and request their concurrence therein.

The Assembly returned the above resolutions, with a message that they have concurred in the passage of the same.

Mr. G. F. Thompson gave notice that at some future time he will move to suspend Senate Rules numbered 1, 4, 8, 11, 14, 16, 18, 22, 30 and 44, for the purpose of reading, passing and transmitting to the Assembly out of its regular order the Concurrent Resolution introduced on January 2d, relative to Joint Committee to investigate facts relative to primary election held in the City of New York, September 19, 1917.

The Senate bill (No. 1136, Int. No. 733) entitled "An act to amend chapter seven hundred and forty-seven of the Laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-six, entitled 'An act to revise and consolidate the several acts in relation to the city of Kingston, to revise the charter of said city, and to establish a city court therein and define its jurisdiction and powers,' generally," was [SENATE JOURNAL]

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returned by the mayor of the city of Kingston with a certificate that a public hearing has been duly held on said bill in pursuance of law, and that the mayor and local legislative body have duly accepted the same.

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Governor.

The Assembly returned the Assembly bill (No. 1499, Senate Reprint No. 1609, Rec. No. 263) entitled "An act to amend the New York City Municipal Court Code, in relation to duties of the clerk."

Also, Assembly bill (No. 1510, Senate Reprint No. 1596, Rec. No. 271) entitled “An act to amend the Tax Law, in relation to the salary of a transfer tax clerk in Richmond and Nassau counties.”

Also, Assembly bill (No. 840, Senate Reprint No. 1577, Rec. . No. 191) entitled “An act to abolish the town of Wilmurt in the county of Ilerkimer and to provide for the annexation of its territory to the adjacent towns of Webh and Ohio."

Also, Assembly hill (No. 215, Senate Reprint Vo. 1597, Rec. No. 210) entitled "An act to amend the Election Law: in relation to salaries of deputy superintendents of elections, and making an appropriation therefor.'

Also, Assembly bill (No. 740, Senate Reprint No. 1662, Rec. No. 324) entitled “An act in relation to the proposed connecting ship (anal between Gravesend bay and Sheepshead bay to be constructed by the United States government on Long Island, in the borough of Brooklyn, and making appropriations for expenses in connection therewith."

Also, Assembly bill (No. 598, Senate Reprint No. 1659, Rec. No. 33) entitled "An act authorizing corporations of this State to (°C-operate in the creation and maintenance of instrumentalities for the winning of the war," with a message that they have concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bills to the Assembly.

The President presented the report of Board of Managers of the New York State Training School for Girls in New York, which was laid upon the table and ordered printed.

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The President presented the report of New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, which was laid upon the table and ordered printed.

(See Document.) Mr. E. R. Brown moved that the Senate do now adjourn until 10 1. V., Saturday, April 13th.

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

Whereupon, the Senate adjourned.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 1918
The Senate inet pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rer. Thomas Burke.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bill (No. 1709, Rec. No. 480) entitled "An act making appropriations from the sinking funds of the State for the payment of the interest on the State debt," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Sage, and by unanimous consent, said bill was substituted for Senate bill (No. 1691, Int. No. 1251), now on the order of third reading.

Also, a bill (No. 1708, Rec. No. 481) entitled “An act to provide means for the support of government,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Sage, and by unanimous consent said bill was substituted for Senate bill (No. 1693, Int. No. 1253), now on the order of third reading.

Also, a bill (No. 1707, Rec. No. 482) entitled "An act making an appropriation for the payment of the principal and interest on the debt for the Saratoga Springs State Reservation, for the fiscal year beginning on the first day of July, nineteen hundred and eighteen, contracted under chapter five hundred and sixtynine of the Laws of nineteen hundred and nine, as amended by chapter three hundred and ninety-four of the Laws of nineteen hundred and eleven,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Sage, and by unanimous consent, said bill was substituted for Senate bill (No. 1692, Int. No. 1252), now on the order of third reading.

Also, a bill (No. 633, Rec. No. 483) entitled "An act to amend the County Law, in relation to the location and construction of bridges,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Argetsinger, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Also, a bill (No. 794, Rec. No. 484) entitled "An act to amend the Labor Law, in relation to the powers and duties of the commission," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on labor and industry.

Also, a bill (No. 1430, Rec. No. 485) entitled "An act to amend the Labor Law, in relation to mercantile and other establishments," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on labor and industry.

Also, a bill (No. 1162, Rec. No. 486) entitled "An act to establish a State normal school in the village of Millerton, Dutchess county, and making an appropriation for the acquisition of a site therefor," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on finance.

Also, a bill (No. 307, Rec. No. 487) entitled “ An act authorizing the police commissioner of the city of New York to rehear the charges upon which John J. Donnelly, formerly a patrolman in the police department of said city, was dismissed from said department in the year nineteen hundred and fifteen, and to reinstate him in the position formerly held by him,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

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