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The Senate again 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 provide for the appointment of the overseer of the poor in the city of Utica."

Assembly, “An act supplementary to, and amendatory of, 'An act in relation to a public park in the city of Albany,' passed May 5, 1869, and the acts supplementary and amendatory thereof."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled “An act to incorporate the village of Port Byron,' passed May 12, 1869."

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

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

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

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

"An act to amend chapter 156 of the Laws of 1868, entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Greenport, Suffolk county."

“An act to amend an act passed April 22, 1862, entitled 'An act to incorporate the Union Home and School for the education and maintenance of the children of volunteers, and the act amendatory thereof, passed March 30, 1866."

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

The Assembly returned the following entitled bills, with a message that they had concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto:

"An act to authorize the election of a police justice in and for the village of Flushing, Queens county, and to prescribe his duties and compensation, and regulating charges in criminal proceedings in said village.

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the trustees of the village of Ellenville, county of Ulster, to borrow money for the purpose of introducing water into the village, and to control and regulate the use of the same,' passed April 5, 1866, and supplemental thereto.”

“An act to provide for supplying the village of Flushing, Queens county, with pure and wholesome water."

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bills to the Assembly.
On motion of Mr. Cook, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1872.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Mr. Bancroft.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Mr. Benedict presented a remonstrance of the citizens of New York against the erection of an armory in Reservoir square; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

Mr. Tiemann presented a petition of G. M. Glaze and others of the city of New York in relation to railroad abuses on the Fourth avenue ; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Messrs. Graham, Chatfield, and Lewis presented remonstrances against any legislative interference with the management of the Erie railway; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Lewis presented a memorial of the German United Evangelical St. John's church; which was read and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

Mr. Johnson presented a petition of the citizens of Yates county for an act to raise the water in Crooked lake for the benefit of the Crooked Lake canal; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Also, a petition of the inhabitants of Seneca and the trustees of upion school for an increase of the Literature Fund; which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. Benedict presented petitions of sundry citizens for the exemption of bonds and mortgages from taxation; which were read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Dickinson presented two petitions of Benjamin Olds and others to repeal an act passed May 4, 1864, entitled "An act for the promotion of public health in Jefferson and St. Lawrence;" which were read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Foster presented a petition of Charles J. Johnson for an act authorizing the appraisal of damages for land taken for highway purposes in Hamilton ; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Allen presented a petition of the officers of the Cattaraugus County Agricultural Society for authority to issue bonds; which was read and referred to the committee on agriculture.

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

"An act concerning the Sodus Bay, Corning and New York Railroad Company, and providing for a change in its corporate name.”

“An act to authorize the city of Watertown to borrow money and issue bonds of the city therefor, for the purpose of liquidating its present indebtedness.”

“An act to amend chapter 515 of the Laws of 1869, entitled 'An act for the incorporation of the Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Good Templars of the State of New York,' passed May 3, 1869."

“An act to authorize the Clifton Mining Company to succeed to the rights of the Clifton Iron Company."

"An act to provide for the appointment of the overseer of the poor in the city of Utica.”

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled An act to incorporate the village of Port Byron,' passed May 12, 1869.'

“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.'

"An act to amend an act entitled "An act to amend and consolidate the charter of the village of Middletown,' passed March 31, 1866.”

Mr. Winslow, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to authorize the business of banking,'” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Ames, from the committee on State prisons, to which was referred

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the bill entitled "An act to appoint commissioners to investigate and examine into the pecuniary affairs and condition of the several State prisons of this State and to report thereon, and also to suggest such laws, rules and regulations as they may deem proper for the better regulation and discipline of said prisons to the Comptroller of this State," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Ames, from the committee on State prisons, to which was referred the bill er:titled “An act to authorize the agent and warden of the Auburn prison to sell certain lands belonging to the State,” 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 bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish a department of police for the city of Buffalo,' passed April 26, 1871,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

SENATE CHAMBER,

ALBANY, Feb. 13, 1872. To the Senate :

Your committee, appointed to attend the burial of the late Hon. Wm. M. Ely, of Broome county, beg leave to report, that they discharged that duty by attending the funeral obsequies in the city of Binghamton, on Friday last (with a like committee of the Assembly), where they met the largest assemblage of persons that ever convened on a like occasion in that city. (Signed.)

T. I. CHATFIELD.
G. T. HARROWER.

T. D. COCK.
The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

“An act to extend the operation and effect of the act passed February 17, 1848, entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes,' and entitled, as the title of said act was amended by an act passed April 28, 1866, 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical, chemical, agricultural, horticultural, medical or curative, mercantile or commercial purposes," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on manufactures.

"An act to incorporate the Onondaga County Milk Association," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on agriculture.

"Au act for the relief of John N. Dunn and Eliphalet J. Swain," 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 amend an act entitled 'An act to renew and amend an act entitled An act relative to the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the city of New York,' passed April 1, 1856,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on manufactures.

“An act to amend section 2 of chapter 545 of the Laws of 1865, in relation to the jurisdiction of justice of the peace of the village of Canton,” 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 relating to the New York and Long Island Ferry Company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

“An act to amend the charter of the village of Potsdam,” 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.

"An act to provide for the speedy construction of sewers in a certain portion of the city of Brooklyn,” 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 divide the county of Sullivan into two school coinmissioner districts,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. Madden gave notice that he would, at an early day, isk leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Depositors' Lcan and Indemnity Company."

By unanimous consent, Mr. Lewis asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act for the relief of the German United Evangelical St. John's Church of the city of Buffalo,” 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Johnson asked and obtained leave to introdace a bill entitled “An act authorizing the Canal Commissioner to retain part of the surplus or flood water of the Crooked lake for the benefit of the Crooked Lake canal,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Johnson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the Bleecker street and Fulton Ferry Railroad Company of the city of New York to extend their railroad tracks through certain streets and avenues 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 railroads.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Cock asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend the charter of the New York Bond Deposit Company of 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 banks.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the protection of tax-payers against the frauds, embezzlements and wrongful acts of public officers and agents," 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. Allen asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act authorizing the Cattaraugus County Agricultural Society to borr)w inoney to be used in improving its fair grounds,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on agriculture.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Palmer asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act relative to the American Trust Company of 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 banks.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Winslow asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Lowery asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled An act to revise the charter of the city of Utica.' passed February 28, 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.

By unanimons consent, Mr. Lowery asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act incorporating the Psi chapter of the Psi Upsilon Fraternity, in the village of Clinton, in the county of Oneida," 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Woodin asked and obtained leave to intro. duce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled “An act to revise the charter of the city of Auburn,'” 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.

The Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the trustees of the - village of Clyde, Wayne county, New York, to raise by tax the sum of twelve hundred dollars wherewith to pay the indebtedness existing against said village,” was read a third tiine.

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
Bowen
Graham O'Brien

Weismann
Allen
Chatfield Johnson

Palmer

Winslow
Ames
Cock
Lewis
Perry

D. P. Wood
Baker

Dickinson Lowery Robertson J. Wood Benedict . Foster

Madden Tiemann Woodin 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to reorganize the fire department of the city of Albany,' passed March 29, 1807," 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 mernbers elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Cock

Johnson Palmer Winslow
Allen

Dickinson Lowery Robertson D. P. Wood
Ames
Foster

Madden Tiemann J. Wood
Baker
Graham O'Brien

Weismann Woodin
Bowen

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