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Mr. Dickinson, from the committee on the affairs of villages, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the establishment of fire limits in the village of Tongwanda, Erie county, New York,” 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 authorize the village of Flushing, Queens county, to borrow money and issue bonds therefor for the purpose of paying the floating indebtedness of said village, and for the general improvement thereof,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole,

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the Assembly bills entitled as follows:

“An act to authorize the county treasurer of Kings county to designate one of his assistants to act as deputy in his absence.”

"An act authorizing the appointment of attendants and messengers of the supreme court, in the county of Kings."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Palmer, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said bills, the last named with an amendment; which report was agreed to, and said bills ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Benedict, fron the committee on literature, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the board of education of district No. 9, in the town of Perinton, to authorize a school building and provide means for the payment thereof," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Bowen 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.

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the Assembly bilis entitled as follows:

"An act for the better prevention of the procurement of abortions and other like offenses, and to amend the laws relative thereto."

“An act to authorize the board of education of district number nine, in the town of Perinton, to construct a school building, and provide means for payment therefor."

“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.”

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. McGowan, from said committee, reported progress on said ' first named bill, and asked leave to sit again.

Mr. Benedict 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.

Mr. McGowan, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill.

On motion of Mr. Bowen, and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill read a third time.

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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,
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Chatfield Lewis

Perry

Winslow
Ames
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Lowery

Robertson D, P. Wood
Baker

Dickinson McGowan Tiemann J. Wood
Benedict Foster

Murphy Weismann Woodin
Bowen
Harrower Palmer

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

Mr. Woodin, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as cor; rectly engrossed the bill entitled as follows:

"An act to authorize the Dodge and Stevenson Manufacturing Coin pany to issue preferred stock."

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the Assembly bills entitled as follows:

“An act for the relief of Patrick Mullins by providing for the release, of his real estate from the lien of a certain bond executed by him."

"An act to provide for the establishment of fire limits in the village of Tonawanda, Erie county, N. Y.”

"An act to authorize the village of Flushing, Queens county, to borrow money and issue bonds therefor, for the purpose of paying the floating indebtedness of said village, and for the general improvement thereof."

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

On motion of Mr. Cock, the Senate adjourned.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1872.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Selkirk.
The journal of Friday was read and approved.

Mr. McGowan presented three remonstrances of citizens of Herkimer, and Lewis against an act to construct certain roads from settlements in Lewis county to Brown's tract in Herkimer county; which were read and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

Mr. J. Wood presented several remonstrances against any legislative interference with the management of the Erie railway; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

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Mr. Robertson presented a petition of Col. P. Hawkins and ninetyeight other citizens of the State, praying that the word "white” be stricken from the Military Code of the State ; which was read and committed to the committee of the whole.

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

“An act authorizing the appointment of attendants and messengers of the supreme court, in the county of Kings.”

"An act to revive and amend the act to incorporate the Wyoming Benevolent Institute, passed April 28, 1870."

Mr. Harrower, from the committee on militia, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide a site for an armory and drill-room for the Seventh regiment of the National Guard of 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. Perry, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to repeal chapter 737, of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act to provide for the election of an auditor of the county of Kings, and prescribing his powers and duties,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was cominitted to the committee of the whole.

A message from His Excellency, the Governor, was received and read, in the words following:

EXECUTIVE CHAMBER,

ALBANY, February 5, 1872. To the Legislature:

I transmit herewith the annual report of the trustees of the Cooper Union for the advancement of Science and Art.

JOHN T. HOFFMAN. Ordered, That said report be laid on the table and printed.

(See Doc. No. 25.) The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Lockport Driving Park Association," with a message that they have concurred in the amendment of the Senate thereto.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly.
The Assembly returned the bills entitled as follows:

“An act to change the name of the Flatbush Avenue Industrial School and Nursery."

"An act to amend an act entitled. 'An act to incorporate the Manhattan Dispensary of the city of New York,' passed May 6, 1870, and authorizing a change of the name thereof."

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bills to the Governor.
The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

“An act relative to lands held in trust by Harvey G. Moore for the benefit of Nehemiah Denton and his descendants,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

"An act to extend, widen, alter, and improve Banker street, to close a portion of the same, and to improve Union avenue in the city of Brooklyn,” wbich 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. (SENATE JOURNAL.)

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By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the German American Loan and Mortgage Company,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act to provide a further supply of pure and wholesome water for the city of New York,' passed February 27, 1871; and also an aot entitled "An act to re-enact and amend an act entitled "An act to provide a further supply of pure and wholesome water for the city of New York,'” passed April 6, 1871,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Harrower asked and obtained leave to introduce & bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the village of Hornellsville,' passed April 9, 1867,” 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 villages.

By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Brien asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the National American University of Music and other liberal arts in the city of New York,” 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.

Mr. Adams offered the following:

Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That our Senators and Representatives in Congress from this State be requested to endeavor to secure such legislation as shall establish Albany as a port of entry.

Resolved, That His Excellency the Governor be requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing resolution to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress.

On motion of Mr. Adams, and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, in order that said resolutions might be considered immediately.

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

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

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:

“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 19, 1871."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the board of trustees of the town of Morrisania to lay out and open One Hundred and Fifty-sixth street from St. Ann's avenue to the Third avenue, in the town of Morrisania, county of Westchester,' passed April 13, 1871."

“Resolution that the Senate agree to the proposed amendment of the sixth article of the Constitution relative to the court of appeals.”

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

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

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:

"An act to authorize corporations to hold and convey real estate for business purposes in other States, with the consent thereof.”

"An act to legalize certain obligations incurred by the city of Brooklyn."

“An act in relation to the Chemung Railroad Company."

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

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

Mr. Lowery called for the consideration of the resolution, as follows:

Resolved (if the Senate concur), That it respectful message be sent to His Excellency the Governor requesting him to return to the Assembly for amendment the bill entitled "An act to extend the provision of chapter 113 of the Laws of 1853, entitled 'An act declaring Indian river a public highway.'”

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 informing that the Senate have concurred therein.

Mr. Chatfield gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend the charter of the village of Owego.

On motion of Mr. Lowery, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1872.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Baldwin, of Troy.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the
Produce Commission Company," with a message that they do non-con-
cur in the passage of the same.
A message from the Assembly was received and read as follows:

IN ASSEMBLY, February 2, 1872. The undersigned, to whom were referred the joint rules of the two Houses, submit the following as the joint rules for 1872:

Rule 1. Each House shall transmit to the other all papers in which any bill or resolution shall be founded.

Rule 2. When a bill or resolution which shall have passed in one House shall be rejected in the other, notice thereof shall be given to the House in which the same may have passed.

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