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“An act to incorporate the Washington Park Association.” [With amendments.]

“An act to legalize and confirm the official acts of David B. Phillips, of the city of Brooklyn, county of Kings, and State of New York, as notary public.

“An act to authorize the United States Contracting Company to change its name.

“An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act for the appointment of an interpreter in the police justice and justices courts of the city of Brooklyn."

Assembly, "An act in relation to a board of health for the town and village of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga county."

"An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Grand Commandery of the State of New York, passed April 28, 1871."

"An act conferring additional power upon the trustees of the village of Batavia." (With amendments.]

“An act in relation to the First Baptist Church and Society in Ogdensburgh." [With amendments.]

Assembly, “An act to incorporate the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, in the city of New York."

"An act to amend the charter of the Young Men's Christian Association of New York.” [With amendments.]

Assembly, "An act to repeal so much of chapter 640, Laws of 1870, as relate to non-resident lands in the county of Franklin." [With amnendments.

Assembly, "An act to amend chapter 853 of the Laws of 1867, entitled ‘An act to incorporate St. Agnes' Cemetery,' passed May 9, 1867.” [With amendments.]

Assembly, “An act to incorporate the South Worcester Cemetery Association.

Assembly, "An act to incorporate the Soldiers' Monument Society of Niagara County."

Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to change the name of the First Universalist Society and Church in the city of Hudson and to authorize said society to take and hold by gift, grant, devise, purchase or otherwise, real and personal estate,' passed March 28, 1871."

Assembly, “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.”

Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend the charter of the village of Warsaw, and to authorize said village to raise money to procure water and to protect said village and the property therein against loss by fire,' passed February 18, 1871."

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

Ordered, That said bills be engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. McGowan presented a petition of citizens of Little Falls in favor of the bill for a vote of the towns of Manheim, Danube and Little Falls on the Finck's Bridge question; which was read and committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Tiemann presented a petition of citizens against creating a city of Yonkers; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

Mr. Murphy presented a remonstrance against the Assembly bill to

amen 1 act of May 11, 1869, entitled “An act to lay out and improve a public highway or avenue from Prospect Park toward Coney Island, in Kings county; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

Mr. Winslow, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Mutual Trust Institution of the city of New York,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Graham, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the drainage of the swamp, bog, and other low and wet lands in the village of White Plains and adjacent thereto,' passed May 2, 1871,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Graham, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to declare Otter creek and its tributaries, in Lewis and Herkimer counties, a public highway,". reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to.

Mr. Winslow moved to reconsider the vote agreeing to the report.

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

Mr. Winslow moved that the bill be recommitted to the committee on internal affairs.

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

Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the improvement of a portion of the Coney Island plank-road as recently widened," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to.

Mr. Dickinson, from the committee on the affairs of villages, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide for supplying the village of Whitestone, in the county of Queens, with pure and wholesome water,” 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 bill entitled "An act supplementary to, and amendatory of, an act entitled 'An act to amend and consolidate the charter of the village of Middletown,' passed February 17, 1872," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Allen, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "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 public building at Utica, and ceding jurisdiction over the same,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Allen, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 662 of the Laws of 1870, paşsed May 5, 1870, entitled "An act to repeal an act entitled "An act to provide for the publication of legal notices in the county of Hamilton," passed April 19, 1866; also, an act amending the same,' passed March 26, 1867," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Allen, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred

the bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 37 of the Laws of 1848, entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of gas-light companies," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Allen, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to release to George Buerckel and Magdalena Stell; the brother and sister of Henry Buerekel, deceased, all the right, title, and interest of the people of the State of New York in and to a certain house and lot of land in the village of Lyons, county of Wayne, and 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. Allen, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act releasing the interest of the State in certain lands and premises of which Maurice Roche, late of Coxsackie, in the county of Greene, died seized, and authorizing his heirs at law to hold and convey the same,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Allen, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend chapter 194 of the Laws of 1849, entitled 'An act to vest in the boards of supervisors certain legislative powers, and to prescribe their fees for certain services,'” passed April 3, 1849; passed February 2, 1871,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Allen, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act confirming a conveyance of real estate to Dennis Murphy, and authorizing him to hold real estate, reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Adams, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act authorizing the city of Albany to close a part of Quackenbush street, and to permit the erection of bridges over certain streets in said city,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the wbole.

Mr. Woodin, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Real Estate Trust Company of the city of New York,' passed April 14, 1871."

"An act to authorize the Blossburg Coal Company, the successors and assigns of the Bloss Coal Mining and Railroad Company, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to hold real estate for the purposes of its business."

“An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of gas-light companies,' passed February 16, 1848."

“An act increasing the powers and duties of courts of special sessions, except in the city and county of New York and the city of Albany."

"An act to define the jail limits of the county of Jefferson.”

“An act confirming certain proceedings of the common council of the city of Buffalo, and authorizing the issue of the bonds of said city for the purpose of aiding the people of the city of Chicago.”

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New York Loan and Improvement Company,' passed May 6, 1870."

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"An act to authorize the surrogates' courts in all the counties of this State to appoint auditors."

“An act relating to lands in the city of New York, devised by Francis Wiener, deceased."

“An act in relation to the highway from the town of Northville to lake Pleasant, in the county of Hamilton."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the support and relief of the poor, and for the government of the poor department in the county of Erie.'

“An act to authorize the Buffalo, New York and Philadelphia Railway Company to guarantee the bonds of other railroad companies."

Also, as correctly re-engrossed the bill entitled as follows:

“An act authorizing the town of Little Valley, Cattaraugus county, to issue bonds to pay its indebtedness incurred in the building of the court-house and jail in said town.”

Mr. Madden moved to take from the table the question of agreeing to the report of the committee on railroads adverse to the bill entitled "An act to amend au act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New York Central Underground Railway Company, and to authorize the said company to construct and operate a certain underground railway in the city of New York,' passed April 17, 1868, being chapter — of the Laws of 1868, and the act amending the same, passed May 11, 1869, being chapter – of the Laws of 1869."

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

Mr. Madden moved to agree to the report of the committee.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the negative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams

Harrower Lowery Tiemann Winslow
Allen
Johnson

Madden Wagner J. Wood
Foster
Lord

12
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Baker
Chatfield Lewis

Murphy Weismann
Benedict Cock
McGowan Perry

D. P. Wood
Bowen
Graham

12 When the name of Mr. Woodin was called, he asked to be excused from voting

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

Mr. Madden moved that the report of the committee be laid upon the table

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

Mr. D. P. Wood presented the fifth annual report of the Board of State Commissioners of Public Charities; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. .) Mr. D. P. Wood offered the following:

Resolved, That there be printed of the fifth annual report of the Board of State Commissioners of Public Charities one thousand and five hnndred copies in paper covers, and five hundred copies on fine paper, bound in muslin, for the use of the board.

Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on public printing.

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

IN ASSEMBLY, April 2, 1872. Pursuant to a concurrent resolution of the Senate and Assembly, the Governor returned the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend an act passed May 9, 1868, entitled 'An act to amend section 3, of chapter 817, of the Laws of 1866, entitled An act to lay out and construct a road from the river road in township number 14 in the town of Johnsburgh, to the Carthage road near the head of Long lake, in the county of Hamilton.

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

"An act to amend an act passed May 9, 1868, entitled 'An act to amend section 3, of chapter 1817, of the Laws of 1866, entitled An act to lay out and construct a road from the river road in township number 14, in the town of Johnsburgh, to the Carthage road, near the head of Long lake, in the county of Hamilton.'” The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate und Assem

bly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. Section 1, of chapter 817, of the Laws of 1866, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Henry Crandal, George Levitt and Benjamin Butler of the county of Warren are hereby appointed commissioners whose duty it shall be to lay out and construct a wagon road from the Hudson river road, near Roblee's hotel, in the town of Johnsburgh, np through the town of Indian lake, by the most eligible route, to the Carthage road, near the head of Long lake, in the county of Hamilton.

§ 2. Section 3 of said act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 3. The non-resident highway tax of townships six, seven, eight, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty-three, thirty-one, thirty-two, thirty-three, thirty-four, thirty-five, thirty-six, forty and forty-one of Totten and Crossfield's purchase, in the counties of Essex, Hamilton and Warren, is hereby appropriated for the purposes of this act, and the Comptroller shall retain in his hands, and pay over to the commissioners appointed by this act, all such non-resident highway taxes as may now have been assessed upon the townships above herein named, which may not have been paid over to the treasurer of the counties wherein the said lands are situated; and the said Comptroller shall pay over to the commissioners herein named, or to their order, annually, all such non-resident taxes as may be assessed upon said lands until the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-three.

$ 3. The foregoing act is hereby so amended that the same shall be extended and remain and continue in force for the term of six years from January first, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-three.

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

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to reconsider the vote upon 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

Harrower O'Brien D. P. Wood
Allen
Dickinson Lord

Tiemann J. Wood
Baker
Foster
Lowery
Wagner

Woodin
Benedict Graham McGowan Winslow

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