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A message from the Assembly was received and read, as follows:

IN AssFMBLY, February 9, 1872.

Pursuant to a concurrent resolution of the Senate and Assembly, the Governor returned 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.”

The vote upon the final passage of the said bill having been reconsidered, on motion of Mr. Prince, and by unanimous consent, the same was amended as follows:

Add at the end of first section the words: “and shall be issued and sold by said trustees at not less than par.”

And as amended passed, and ordered sent to the Senate for concurrence.

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 Bowen Foster Madden Weismann

Allen Chatfield Graham O'Brien D. P. Wood
Ames Cock Lewis Robertson J. Wood

Baker Dickinson Lowery Tiemann Woodin
Benedict - 21

Said bill, as amended, was then read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, as amended, 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 Winslow Allen Chatfield Johnson Robertson D. P. Wood Ames Cock Lewis Tiemann J. Wood Baker Dickinson Lowery Weismann Woodin Benedict Foster Madden 23

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, as amended. Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to allow the town of Bethany, Genesee county, to raise an increased amount of money for the support of roads and bridges in said town,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Winslow, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Safe Deposit and Trust Company of Auburn,” reported the same to the Senate for its consideration, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Bowen moved that the Assembly bill entitled “An act to extend the time for organizing the Niagara Water-works Company,” be recommitted to the committee on the affairs of villages. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Chatfield moved that the bill entitled “An act to regulate the practice of pharmacy and the sale of poisons in the city and county of New York,” 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. Mr. Baker offered the following: Resolved, That the judiciary committee be discharged from the further consideration of the bill entitled “An act to establish a police justice's court in the city of Troy,” and that the same be referred to the committee on the affairs of cities. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, and it was decided in the affirmative. 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 repeal chapter 321 of the Laws of 1870, entitled ‘An act to provide for the appraisal of canal claims against the State.’” “An act relating to local improvements in the city of New York.” “An act supplementary to and amendatory of chapter 80 of the Laws of 1870, entitled “An act to provide for the enrollment of the militia, for the organization of the National Guard of the State of New York, and for the public defense, and entitled the Military Code.” After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Graham, 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. Graham from the same committee, reported progress on the two last named bills, and asked and obtained leave to sit again. The President presented a communication, in the words following, to Wit : HoxićEoPATHIC MEDICAL SocIETY of the STATE of N Ew York, ! ALBANY, N. Y., February 13, 1872.

To the President of the Senate:

DEAR SIR.—We have the honor to inform you that the twenty-first annual session of the State Homoeopathic Medical Society is now being held in the common council chamber, and that we are authorized to extend to the members of the Senate an invitation to attend the sessions of the Society; also to listen to the address by the president, to be delivered in the same place this evening at eight o'clock. We have the honor to be, Very respectfully, yours, pe †WALDO, CHAS. A. CHURCH, GEO. F. FOOTE, Committee.

Mr. Madden moved that the bill entitled “An act relating to local improvements in the city of New York,” be recommitted to the committee on the affairs of cities.

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

On motion of Mr. Madden, the Senate adjourned.

• WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1872.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by Rev. Mr. Osborn. The journal of yesterday was read and approved. Mr. Perry presented a remonstrance of . committee of fifty of the city of Brooklyn, against further issue of bonds; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities. Mr. Benedict presented a petition of the Woman's Hospital, praying for an appropriation; which was read and reefrred to the committee on finance. Mr. Tiemann presented a petition of James W. Beekman, John Kavanagh, Charles Peck, and others in relation to railroad abuses on Fourth avenue in New York; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads. Mr. Murphy presented a petition of Margaretta P. Remsen and husband for an act relative to lands in Brooklyn belonging to Thomas Pool's estate; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary. Also, a petition of owners of property on Third avenue, New York, for more rapid transit; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads. Mr. Tiemann presented a petition of E. H. Brown and others, owners of one hundred and seventy lots in Harlem, in favor of the opening of 127th, 128th, and 129th streets in the city of New York; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities. Mr. Robertson presented a remonstrance of Joseph Cornell and other citizens of the village of Catskill against the passage of the bill to incorporate the Poughkeepsie Bridge Company; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation. Messrs. Harrower, Madden, Graham, and Bowen presented remonstrances against any legislative interference with the management of the Erie railroad; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads. Mr. D. P. Wood, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows: “An act to change the name of Utica and Mohawk Street Railroad Company to extend their track and regulate the fare thereon.” “An act to repeal chapter 321 of the Laws of 1870, entitled “An act to provide for the appraisal of canal claims against the State.” Also, as correctly re-engrossed: “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.” Mr. Baker, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to authorize the trustees of the Black IRiver Annual Conference to pay and transfer to the trustees of Central New York Conference certain funds and property,” 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 charitable and religions societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the Bruynswick Rural Cemetery Association, in the county of Ulstur, to acquire title to property for burial purposes," 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 charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the trustees of the M. E. Church of Northville to convey real estate, reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was commit. ted to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend au act entitled 'An act to authorize the Watervliet Turnpike Company to construct and maintain a railroad on their present road, and to extend the same into and through the village of West Troy and Coboes and the town of Watervliet and city of Albany, to increase the capital stock and to alter their corporate name,'” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was coinmitted to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Dickinson, from the committee on the affairs of villages, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to supply the village of Middletown with water for public and private purposes, passed April 3, 1866,” 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 amend the charter of the village of Potsdam," 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 amend an act entitled An act to revise the charter of the city of Utica, passed February 28, 1862,' passed February 25, 1870,” 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 Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the city of Oswego to convey, by deed, certain land in said city,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole

Mr. Winslow gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to provide for the payment of certain certificates issued to the militia of the State for services in the war of 1812."

By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to reorganize the local government 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 the affairs of cities.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the House of the Evangelists in the city of New York,' passed May 6, 1870,” 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. (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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By unanimous consent, Mr. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Young Men's Christian Association of the town of New Utrecht,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous conseni was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act relative to certain lands in the city of Brooklyn in Kings county, which in and by the last will and testament of Thomas Poole, deceased, were devised by him to the executors therein named, in trust, for the use and benefit of said testator's daughter Eliza, for and during her natural life,” 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. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the descent of real estate to female citizens of the United States, and their descendants, notwithstanding their marriage with aliens,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Adams asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to create a board of commissioners of estimate and control of railroads in this State, and to define the powers and duties of said commissioners,” 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. Chatfield asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Albany Hospital,” which was read the first time, and by unani. mous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Brien asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act for the better prevention of disease and cruelty,” 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. Madden asked and obtained leave to intro duce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Depositors' Loan Institution, 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. Madden asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Manhattan Loan and 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 ihe committee on banks.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Palmer 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 provide for a supply of water in the city of Poughkeepsie, and for sewers therein,' passed April 12, 1867, passed April 9, 1870, and to amend section 1 of chapter 594 of the Laws of 1871,” 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 bill entitled "An act to repeal chapter 321 of the Laws of 1870,

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