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section 27 of 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 fish, passed April 26, 1871, and to amend section 21 of said act,” with a message that they had non-concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto, have appointed a committee of conference thereon, consisting of Messrs. Holdridge, Enos, Marcy, Swain, and Campbell, and request a like committee on the part of the Senate.

Mr. Chatfield moved that a committee of conference be appointed.

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

The Assembly returned the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act to incorporate the Savings Bank of the city of Utica,' passed April 26, 1889; passed April 11, 1870,” with a message that they had concurred in the passage thereof, with the following amend. ment:

Section 1, line 13, engrossed bill, strike out the words “or any of the United States."

Mr. Lowery moved to non-concur in the amendment, and that a committee of conference be appointed.

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 authorize the directors of the village of Kingston, in Ulster county, to issue bonds to pay the outstanding indebtedness of said village,” 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 making appropriations for the support of government,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

"An act to amend chapter 177 of the Laws of 1870, entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Pittsford, county of Monroe, State of New York,' passed April 11, 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 villages.

“An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act in relation to the inspection of steam boilers in the State of New York, except in the metropolita police district,' passed June 22, 1867, and all acts amendatory thereof," 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 in relation to the establishment and care of a cemetery by the village of Geneva, Ontario county, and to provide means for the same," 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 city of Rochester to borrow money to pay off deficiencies arising from non-payment of taxes and assessments, and to issue its bonds for the payment thereof,” 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 authorize plank-road and turnpike companies formed under and by virtue of part 1st, chapter 18, title 1, article 5 of the Revised Statutes, to extend their charter or corporate existence," which was read

the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time,
and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.
“An act to legalize the issue of certain bonds by the city of Rochester
for the purpose of raising money for the relief of sufferers by the
Chicago fire,” 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 authorize the city of Rochester to borrow money to pay off
its debt, incurred in the purchase of a site for a free academy, and to
issue its bonds for the payment thereof,” 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 incorporate the Ulster General Hospital,” 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 in relation to the manufacture, quality and inspection of gas,”
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 authorize the city of Rochester to borrow money to pay off
its present debt for Arsenal square improvement, and to issue its bonds
for the payment of the same,” which was read the first time, and by unani-
mous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the com-
mittee on the affairs of cities. - -
“An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act fixing the fees of justices of
the peace and constables in civil and criminal cases, and the fees of jurors
and witnesses in justices’ courts, and for other purposes, passed April 20,
1866,” 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 making appropriation for Sarah Wyatt, widow of Samuel
Wyatt,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was
also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.
“An act to incorporate the Mamaroneck and Rye Neck Fire Depart-
ment,” 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 incorporate the Mosholu Division No. 208, Sons of Tem-
perance,” 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 village of Greenbush to issue bonds for the
purpose of raising money,” which was read the first time, and by unani-
mous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the com-
mittee on the affairs of villages.
“An act granting the consent of the State of New York to the purchase
by the United States of certain lands for the purpose of the erection of a
custom-house, court-house, etc., at Albany, and ceding jurisdiction over
the same,” 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 extension of the time for the collection of
taxes in the several towns and cities in this State,” 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 authorizing and directing the surrogate of the county of Catta-
raugus to distribute to the collateral next of kin of Sarah Denman her

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legacy under the last will and testament of her father, Ashbell Freeman, deceased, and also her distributive share as one of the next of kin of the estate of her deceased sister, Catharine Freeman,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary. Mr. Tiemann presented a petition of citizens of the eighth senatorial district to amend the registration act; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities. Mr. Perry presented a petition of tax-payers of Brooklyn for an increase of pay to firemen; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities. Mr. McGowan presented a petition of residents of Herkimer for a road to Middleville; which was read and referred to the committee on road and bridges. Also, a petition of citizens of Unadilla for the endowment of the Unadilla academy; which was read and referred to the committee on literature. Mr. Robertson presented a petition of citizens of Westchester county for a law exempting mortgages from taxation; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary. Mr. Graham presented five petitions for a training and normal school in the village of Plattsburgh; which were read and referred to the committee on literature. Mr. Wagner presented two petitions of Canajoharie academy for a law authorizing the trustees to convey the Canajoharie academy property to school district No. 8; which were read and referred to the committee on literature. Mr. Hardenbergh presented three petitions of citizens of Rondout, Kingston, and Wilbur in favor of the incorporation of Kingston; which were read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities. Mr. Murphy presented a petition of the inhabitants of New Utrecht prohibiting steam power on the Bushwick, Bath and Coney Island railroad; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads. Mr. Winslow gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend an act passed May 8, 1869, entitled “An act to incorporate the city of Watertown.” Mr. Chatfield gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to repeal the present license law in this State. By unanimous consent, Mr. Lord asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act authorizing the removal of the remains of all persons interred in Monroe Street Cemetery, in the city of Rochester, to Mount Hope or other cemetery in the city, and the taking of the lands included within the bounds of said Monroe Street Cemetery by the city of Rochester for public school and park purposes; also the issue of bonds by said city to defray the expense thereof,” 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. Lord asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the city of Rochester to issue bonds to an amount not to exceed seventy-five thousand dollars for the purpose of building a free academy,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance. By unanimous consent, Mr. Lord 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 in relation to the charter of the city of Rochester,’ passed April 8, 1861,” 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. Lord asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act granting the right to Jonathan H. Child, Edward Backus, and their associates to propel boats or floats on the canals of this State by a traction wheel; 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. Lord 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 in relation to the charter of the city of Rochester,’ passed April 8, 1861,” 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. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to provide for the laying out, opening, extension, and improvement of an avenue in the counties of Kings and Queens,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on roads and bridges. By unanimous consent, Mr. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to provide for the collection of the expenses of constructing certain sewers in the city of Brooklyn, and to confirm the construction of said sewers,” 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. Tiemann asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Manhattan Mercantile Association 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. Tiemann asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to establish a metropolitan police district, and to provide for the government thereof,” 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. In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Madden asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the Adirondack Company to construct and operate a branch of its railroad from its main line to the north bounds of this State,” 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. Madden asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to establish a Homoeopathic Asylum for the insane at Middletown, New York,” 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 charitable and religious societies. By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act in relation to elections in the city and county of New York, and to provide for ascertaining by proper proofs, the citiwns who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage thereat,” which was - w 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. Weismann asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Manhattan Accommodation Company,” 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. Weismann asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act relating to the mounted batteries of artillery of the National Guard,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on militia. By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Brien asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act relating to resolutions and ordinances adopted by the common council 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 judiciary. By unanimous consent, Mr. O’Brien asked and obtained leave to introduced a bill entitled “An act to repeal chapter 916 of the Laws of 1869, so far as it relates to the classification of directors of the New York Central and Hudson River and Harlem Railroad Companies,” 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. Perry asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to provide an armory, in the city of Brooklyn, county of Kings, for the use of the Twenty-third regiment of the National Guard of the State of New York,” which was read the first time, and o unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities. By unanimous consent, Mr. Perry asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to establish a rifle range, and to promote skill in markmanship among the National Guard,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on militia. By unanimous consent, Mr. Perry asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to amend the charter of the city of Brooklyn,’ passed April 19, 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. By unanimous consent, Mr. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act authorizing the board of supervisors of the county of Westchester to investigate the acts and proceedings of certain boards of commissioners for making or extending highways,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on roads and bridges. By unanimous consent, Mr. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to authorize the construction of a railway and tracks in the town of West Farms and Morrisania,' passed May 2, 1863, and the acts amendatory thereof,” 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. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to provide for examining and auditing the accounts of certain commissioners for making, improving, or extendo

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