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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 same.

The bill entitled "An act for the protection of tax-payers against'the frauds, embezzlements, and wrongful acts of public officers and agents," 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
Lowery
Palmer

Weismann
Allen
Dickinson McGowan Perry

Winslow
Ames
Foster
Madden

Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker

Hardenbergh Murphy Tiemann Woodin Chatfield Harrower O'Brien Wagner

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Lockport Driving Park Association,” 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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE,
Adams
Dickinson Johnson

Madden

Weismann
Allen
Foster
Lewis

Robertson Winslow
Baker

Hardenbergh Lowery Tiemann D. P. Wood
Bowen
Harrower McGowan Wagner

Woodin
Cock

21 FOR THE NEGATIV.E. Ames

Chatfield 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 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 possessed to Owen Griffiths, his nephew,' was read a tbird 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, twothirds of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Chatfield Johnson Murphy

Wagner
Allen
Cock
Lowery Perry

Winslow
Ames

Dickinson McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker
Foster
Madden

Tiemann Woodin
Bowen
Harrower

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

Mr. D. P. Wood, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the amendments to the Assembly bill entitled "An act prescribing the

officers and employes that may be elected, appointed, or employed by the Senate and Assembly, fixing the salary and compensation thereof, and regulating the proceedings of investigating committees, and providing for the payment of the expenses thereof,” reported the same back, and recommend that the Senate concur in the amendments of the Assembly. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to concur in said amendments, 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:

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Adams Benedict Foster Madden Weismann
Allen Chatfield Harrower Perry Winslow

Ames Cock Lowery Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker Dickinson McGowan Wagner Woodin 20

FOR THE NEGATIVE. Johnson - 1

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in their amendments.

The bill entitled “An act to extend the time for beginning the construction of the road of the Cattaraugus Railway 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 tothe Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Adams Bowen Johnson O'Brien Weismann

Allen Chatfield Lowery Robertson Winslow

Ames Cock McGowan Tiemann D. P. Wood
Baker Foster Madden Wagner Woodin
Benedict Harrower 22

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

The bill entitled “An act in relation to the dividends of life insurance companies,” 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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Adams Benedict Harrower O'Brien Weismann

Allen Chatfield Johnson Perry Winslow

Ames Cock Lowery Robertson D. P. Wood Baker Foster McGowan Wagner Woodin 20

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

The Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the railroad commissioners of the town of Lowville, in Lewis county, to issue bonds on said town in place of others now falling due, and otherwise amending chapter 426 of the Laws of 1866,” 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

Chatfield Harrower Madden Wagner
Allen
Cock
Johnson Perry

Weismann
Ames
Dickinson Lewis

Robertson Winslow
Baker
Foster

McGowan Tiemann D. P. Wood
Benedict

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 bill entitled "An act legalizing the conveyance of the fair grounds of the Cattaraugus County Agricultural Society," 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 inembers being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Chatfield Johnson O'Brien

Wagner
Allen
Cock
Lewis
Perry

Weismann
Ames

Dickinson McGowan Robertson Winslow
Baker
Foster
Madden

Tiemann D. P. Wood
Buwen
Harrower

22 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Benedict

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

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Moose Improvement Company,” reported in favor of the passage of the same with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Bowen offered the following:

Resolved, That 2,000 copies of the annual report of the State Treasurer for the year 1871 be printed for the use of the Treasurer—500 copies to be bound in cloth and 1,500 in paper covers.

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

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 539 of the Laws of 1870, entitled 'An act in relation to jurors in the city and county of New York.”

"An act to authorize the Cazenovia and De Ruyter Railroad Company to take increased fare on their road."

"An act to provide better accommodations for passengers on the Third Avenue railroad in the city of New York."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Perry, from said comiñittee, 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. Perry, 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. Perry, from the same committee, reported progress on the last named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again. On motion of Mr. Madden, the Senate adjourned.

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Prayer by Rev. Mr. Brown, of Cohoes. The journal of yesterday was read and approved. Messrs. J. Wood, Winslow and Lewis severally presented petitions for an increase of the Literature Fund; which were read and referred to the committee on literature. Mr. Lowery presented a petition of the Firemens' Benevolent Association of the city of Utica, against the passage of any law exempting foreign insurance companies from the payment of taxes now paid by them; which was read and referred to the committee on insurance. Mr. Tiemann presented a petition of residents of New York, that permission be granted to run palace or drawing room cars on Third Avenue railroad; which was read and committed to the committee of the whole. Messrs. J. Wood, Allen and Harrower presented remonstrances, against any legislative inteference in the management of the Erie railway; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads. Mr. Perry presented a remonstrance of property owners of the city of New York, against the opening and extending of 127th, 128th and 129th streets; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities. Mr. Lewis, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the 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 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 regulate the fees of county clerks, except in the city and county of New York, for searching records and certifying titles of and encumbrances upon real estate for showing papers on file, and for the indexing, custody, and use of such records,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Woodin, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bill entitled as follows: “An act to authorize the Cazenovia and De Ruyter Railroad Company to take increased fare on their road.” Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to provide for the appointment of a reporter of the decisions of the supreme court,” 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 authorize corporations to hold and convey real estate for business purposes in other States with the consent thereof.” 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 for the better prevention of the procurement of abortions aud other like offenses, and to aniend "the laws relative thereto," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. J. Wood, froni the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act for the relief of Patrick Mullins by providing for the release of his real estate from the liun of a certain bond executed by him," 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 relating to the settling, signing and sealing of bills of exceptions in criminal cases," 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 authorize the election of a police justice in and for the village of Flushing, Queeus county, and to prescribe his duties and compensation, and regulating charges in criminal: proceedings in said village, 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 bill entitled "An act concerning the Sodus Bay, Corning and New York Railroad Company, and providing for a change in its corporate name, reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Wagner, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the Penusylvania and Sodus Bay railroad, and the Srdus Point and Southern Railroad Company, to connect their respective railroads by branches therefrom," 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 Assembly bill entitled “An act in relation to the Chemung Railroad Company," 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 change the name of the First Congregational Church and Society of Poughkeepsie, New York,” 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 authorize the Bruynswick Rural Cemetery Association, in the county of Ulster, to acquire title to property for burial purposes," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consenu 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 requiring the highwy iar of the New York Central Railroad Company through the town of Vertz, to be applied to the repairs of certain highways in the said town,' passed April 2, 1862," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads. “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of [SENATE JOURNAL.

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