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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Adams Cock Harrower Palmer Winslow

Baker Dickinson Lewis Perry D. P. Wood

Benedict Foster Lord Wagner J. Wood

Bowen Graham McGowan Weismann Woodin

Chatfield 21 FOR THE NEGATIVE.

O'Brien Tiemann 2

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in their amandment. . The Assembly sent for concurrence resolutions, in the words followIng: Resolved (if the Senate concur), That soction 6 of article 3 of the Constitution of this State be amended so as to read as follows: SECTION 6. The members of the Legislature shall each receive an annual salary of one thousand dollars, and ten cents for every mile they shall travel in once going to and returning from their place of meeting, by the most usual route. The Speaker of the Assembly shall receive an additional salary of five hundred dollars; but the Legislature shall provide, by law, for a deduction from the salary of members for non-attendance. Itesolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be referred to the Legislature to be chosen at the next general election of Senators, and that in conformity to section 1 of article 13 of the Constitution, it be published for three months previous to the time of such election. By unanimous consent the rule was suspended, and Mr. Palmer moved that the resolutions be referred to the committee on finance. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative. The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows: “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act for the incorporation of benevolent, charitable, scientific, and missionary societies, passed April 12, 1848,” 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 in relation to challenges of jurors in criminal cases,” 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 release the interest of the people of the State of New York in and to certain lands in Sullivan county to Henry Eisner,” 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 legalize the action of the common council of the city of Syracuse in borrowing and donating money to aid the sufferers by fire at Chicago,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was o read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs Of citles. “An act in relation to the filing of certain claims of Nicholas Shaub, Charles Shultz, William Hilman, John Kretsel, Christian Deidrich, Jacob Nagle, George Goodnough, Betts and Ayer, Joseph Hermon, John Kippert, Frederick Rodenz, Charles Deidrich, Jr., Frederick Deidrich, John Rahberg, Theodore Hartlaban, John Henning, John Brensing, Charles

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Deidrich, Sen., Joseph Bliss, and Thomas J. Collins," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on claims.

“An act entitled 'An act to release to Mary Wheleleam the real estate of which John Wheleleam died seized, in the town of Canandaigua, county of Ontario,'” 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 for the erection of an iron bridge over the Erie canal at West Troy, in the county of Albany,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

"An act to authorize the Canal Commissioners to construct a road bridge over the Champlain canal, in the village of Fort Edward, in the county of Washington," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

“An act to confirm the title of certain persons to real estate questioned by reason of alienage of former owners,” 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 authorize the various towns throughout the State, which shall have an excess of money accruing from the excise law, to expend the same," 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 confirm the title of Francis Melvin to certain land in 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 judiciary.

“An act to authorize the making of an extension or branch of the Gowanus canal, in 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 amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Haver. straw Savings Bank, of the town of Haverstraw, in the county of Rockland, passed April 27, 1871," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

“An act to establish a board of health and of vital statistics in the county of Richmond, and to define its powers and duties," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on public health.

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to increase the number of judges of the city court of Brooklyn, and to regulate the civil and criminal jurisdiction thereof, passed April 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 judiciary.

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of New Brighton,' passed April 26, 1866, and an act amending the same, passed April 22, 1867; and also an act amending the same, passed April 27, 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 villages.

“An act in relation to trustees and directors of charitable and benevolent institutions," 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 releasing the interests of the State in certain lands of which Hannah Jane Butcher died possessed, to William Butcher, her surviving husband," 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 open and extend South Eleventh street in the city of Brooklyn, from its present termination to Third street,” 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 amend chapter 356 of the Laws of 1859, entitled 'An act concerning the salt springs and the manufacture of salt,' passed April 15, 1859,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on salt.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act for the relief of Cor. nelia Townsend,” with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same.

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Governor. The Assembly returned the bills entitled as follows: “An act in relation to Columbia College, in the city of New York."

"An act authorizing the Syracuse Northern Railroad Company to extend its road and make certain connections, and mortgage its real estate and personal property; and certain towns in Onondaga, Oswego and Jefferson counties to issue bonds in aid thereof."

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

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to anthorize the city of Buffalo to raise money to extend the supply of water to the city and its inhabitants, and for that purpose to issue its bonds," reported in favor

of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee • of the whole.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Madden asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for furnishing two statues of emipent deceased citizens of this State to be placed in the capital at Washington, in compliance with the invitation of the President of the United States," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to a select committee.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Bowen asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act tr amend chapter 744 of the Laws of 1867, entitled 'An act to define the objects of the New York State Institution 'for the Blind, and to provide for its management,' passed April 24, 1867," 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. Chatfield asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for a more complete town representation in boards of supervisors in all the counties in this State, except in the counties of New York and Kings,” 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. Bowen asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the New York and Canada.

Bridge 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to the execution of conveyances by married women,” 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. Winslow asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend the charter of the village of Carthage,” 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 conșent, Mr. Perry asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to regulate the running of certain ferries between the cities of New York and Brooklyn, and to establish rates of ferriage thereon,” 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Foster asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled "An act to facilitate the construction of the New York and Oswego Midland railroad, and to amend the several acts in relation thereto, passed March 26, 1868," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

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,” 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
Lord

O'Brien Wagner
Baker
Dickinson Lowery Perry

Weismann
Bowen
Graham
Madden

Robertson D. P. Wood
Chatfield Lewis

Murphy Tiemann Woodin 20 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

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

Johnson O'Brien Weismann
Baker
Diekinson Lewis

Perry

Winslow Benedict Foster

McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood Chatfield Harrower Murphy 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 enable the Shepherd's Fold of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the State of New York to take by grant, and hold real estate to the amount of one hundred thousand dollars in value," 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
Lewis
Palmer

Weismann
Baker
Dickinson McGowan Perry

D. P. Wood
Benedict
Foster
Murphy

Robertson J. Wood
Bowen
Harrower O'Brien

Wagner

Woodin Chatfield

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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend 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 tish,' passed April 26, 1871; also, to repeal section twenty-seven of said act, 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 Dickinson Lewis

Madden

Weismann
Benedict Foster

Lord
O'Brien

D. P. Wood
Chatfield Graham Lowery Perry

J. Wood Cock

Johnson McGowan Robertson Woodin 20 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, with amendments.

Mr. D. P. Wood moved that the Senate hold an executive session at one o'clock to-day.

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

Mr. Benedict, from the committee on literature, to which was recommitted the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Batavia Library Association and appropriating certain money thereto," 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 literature, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the trustees of Unadilla academy to sell and convey the property of that corporation, and to dispose of the proceeds of sale," reported adversely thereto; which report was agreed to.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have non-concurred in the passage of the same.

Mr. McGowan, from the committee on agriculture, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to incorporate the superintendents of the fair ground of the town of Oswegatchie, passed April

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