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The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to said report of the committee of the whole, and it was decided in the affirmative. - Ordered, That said Assembly bill be read a third time.

On motion of Mr. Hardenbergh, and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill 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 Chatfield Harrower O'Brien Wagner

Allen Cock Johnson Palmer Weismann

Ames Dickinson Lewis Perry Winslow

Baker Foster Lowery Robertson D. P. Wood
Benedict Graham McGowan Tiemann Woodin

Bowen Hardenbergh Madden 2S

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 same, with amendment. Mr. Woodin offered the following: Resolved, That the Comptroller furnish to the Senate a copy of all contracts now in force, in relation to public printing, together with a statement showing the aggregate expense thereof under said contract or contracts for 1871; also, a detailed account of all expense incurred and paid for printing during the last year, under any resolution of the Legislature, or either branch thereof, in addition to the contract, price, and to whom the same was paid, together with any other information which, in his judgment, may aid the i.egislature in devising measures for retrenchment in the expense of public printing. Mr. Johnson moved to include the years 1868, 1869 and 1870. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to amend, and it was decided in the negative. The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, and it was decided in the affirmative. On motion of Mr. Hardenbergh, the Senate adjourned.

FIRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 1872.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by Rev. Mr. Brown. The journal of yesterday was read and approved. Messrs. Adams, Benedict, Baker, Tiemann and Weismann, presented petitions in favor of the Beach Pneumatic railway; which were rea,) and referred to the committee on railroads. Messrs. Chatfield, Madden, J. Wood and Lewis, presented remonstrances against any legislative interference in the management of the Erie railway; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads. Mr. Perry presented resolutions of the common council of the city of Brooklyn, petitioning the Legislature to repeal section 4 of an act passe, i

in 1868, for the opening of Park avenue; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

Mr. Perry presented resolutions of the board of supervisors of the county of Kings, fixing the salary of the county judge of said county; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Perry presented resolutions of the common council of the city of Brooklyn, requesting the members of the Legislature to prevent any special legislation on the district, of assessment, in the matter of extending Bedford avenue, and widening Perry avenue ; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

Mr. Chatfield presented a petition of trustees of Ithaca academy, for additional public aid; which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. Perry presented a resolution of the common council of the city of Brooklyn, requesting the Senators and Assemblymen of said city to support legislation for the carrying out of the eight hour law; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Lowery presented a petition for a charter for the Ulica Park Association ; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

Mr. Tiemann presented a petition of Chas. P. Daly, and others, residents of New York, and patrons of the Third avenue railroad, for permission to run cars on said railroad; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Graham, from the committee on retrenchment, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide further restraint on the expenditures of public moneys in the county of Kings, and to repeal chapter 115, of the Laws of 1871," 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 bill entitled “An act to authorize the extension of the time for the collection of taxes in the several town of this State," 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 bill entitled “An act to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the towns of Jamaica, Hempstead, North Hempstead and Oyster Bay, county of Queens," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Vr. Graham, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “Au act to increase the duties of clerks of boards of supervisors," 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 to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the bonded debt of the town of East Chester, county of Westchester,' passed April 19th, 1871,” reported in favor of the passage of the same with amendments, 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 Assembly bill entitled “An act iu relation to the law of lim. ited partnerships," 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 Assembly bill entitled “An act to extend and define the jail liberties of the city and county of Albany,” 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 Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 539 of the Laws of 1870, entitled ‘An act in relation to jurors in the city and county of New York,” 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 the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act for the relief of Simon De Graff, James Conway, and to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of 1.ivingston to audit and allow the claims of said De Graft and Conway for building a bridge over the Genesee river, in the county of Livingston, and to levy a tax for the amount allowed,” reported that they have made some amendments thereto and amended the title so as to read as follows: “An act for the relief of James Conway, Simon De Graft, and George W. Phelps, and to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Livingston to audit and allow the claims of Simon De Graft, James Conway, and George W. Phelps, for constructing and repairing a bridge over the Genesee river, in the county of Livingston, and to levy a tax for the amount allowed,” and recommend its passage; said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of Owen Griffith, praying for an act releasing the interest of the people of the State of New York in certain real estate in Utica, of which Owen J. Owens died seized, reported by bill entitled “An act to release and convey the interest of the people of the State of New York in certain real estate in the city of Utica, of which Owen J. Owens died seized, to Owen Griffith, his nephew,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was was referred the bill entitled “An act for the protection of tax payers against the frauds, embezzlements and wrongful acts of public officers and agents,” 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 to dissolve the New York and l&ichmond Granite Company,” 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 Assembly bill entitled “An act to legalize the vote of the town of Mount Morris in the county of Livingston, at the town meeting of said town, held on the 7th day of March, 1871, by which certain moneys were voted to be paid to the estate of McNeil Seymour, deceased, and to Noble Denison, and authorizing the board of town auditors of said town to audit and allow, and the board of supervisors of said county to levy and collect the same,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Benedict, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act for the relief of Cornelia Townsend,”

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

Mr. Benedict moved that said bill 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. Perry, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to provide for the transfer of the duties of the registrar of arrears of taxes of the city of Brooklyn, and to abolish said office," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Bowen, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print extra copies of the report of the commissioners to revise the statutes, reported in favor of the adoption of the following:

Resolverl, That 2,000 copies of the report of the commissioners to revise the statutes of the State be printed for the use of the commissioners.

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

Mr. Bowen, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print extra copies of the annual report of the trustees and officers of the New York State Institution for the Blind, reported in favor of the adoption of the following:

Resolved, That 750 copies of the third annual report of the trustees and officers of the New York State Institution for the Blind be printed for the use of the institution.

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

Mr. Bowen, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print extra copies of the annual report of the Canal Appraisers, reported in favor of the adoption of the following:

Resolved, That 250 copies of the annual report of the Canal Appraisers for 1871, be printed, with paper covers, for the use of the Canal Appraisers.

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

Mr. McGowan, from the committee on agriculture, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the -Lockport Driving Park Association, reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Madden, from the coinmittee on railroads, to which was referred ihe bill entitled “ An act to extend the time for beginning the construe. tion of the road of the Cattaraugus Railway Company," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said Vill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Madden, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide better accommodations for passengers on the Third Avenue railroad, in the city of New York," reported in favor of the passage of the saine, with amendments, and sail 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 railroad commission

ers of the town of Lowville, in Lewis county, to issue bonds on said town in place of others now falling due, and otherwise amending chap ter 426, of the Laws of 1866,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to repeal section 43, of chapter 721, of the Laws of 1871, 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," 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 to repcal section 27, of chapter 721, of the Laws of 1871, 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, and to amend section 21 of said act," 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 to amend an act entitled 'An act to widen and improve a portion of Washington avenue, in the city of Brooklyn, and extend the same into the town of Flatbush,' passed April 23, 1870,” 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 legalize and confirm the election of Harrison Clute, as superintendent of the poor of the county of Schenectady," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Robertson, and by unanimous consent, said bill 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 thereot, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Bowen
Harrower Palmer

Weismann
Allen
Chatfield Lewis

Perry

D. P. Wood
Ames
Foster
Lowery

Robertson J. Wood
Baker
Graham
McGowan Tiemann

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FOR THE NEGATIVE,

Hardenbergh Johnson

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, without amendınent.

The Assembly returned the bil entitled :is follows, with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same without amendment:

“An act to amend an act entitled "An act to establish a recorder's court iu the city of l'tica, and for other purposes,' passed May 7, 1844."

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

By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to intro. duce a bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the American Bible Society," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, iud referred to the committee on charitable 11.d religious societies.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Gilbert Improved Atmos:

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