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or swing-bridge over the Erie canal, in the city of Utica,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Lewis, from a majority of the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to authorize the erection of a bridge over the Erie canal in Syracuse,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Lewis, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act making appropriation to pay the expenses of the collection of tolls, superintendence, ordinary repairs, and mainte. nance of the canals for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of October, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two,” 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 amend an act entitled “An act to prevent the o taking of oysters planted within the waters of the State of New York,' passed April 21, 1866,” 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 recommitted the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the town of Kingsbury, in the county of Washington, to issue bonds, to raise the necessary money to rebuild the court-house in said town,” 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 amend, as to the county of Kings, 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,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. o By unanimous consent Mr. McGowan asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act concerning the Syracuse branch of the New York, Utica and Ogdensburgh Railroad Company, and providing for a change in its corporate name,” 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. Woodin asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to provide for the filing of vacancies in the office of State Senator in certain 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. By unanimous consent, Mr. Graham asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act for the suppression of the trade in, and circulation of, obscene literature, illustrations, advertisements, and articles of indecent or immoral use, and obscene advertisements of patent medicines and articles for producing abortion,” 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. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Yonker's Lyceum, in the village of Yonkers, in the county of Westchester,” which was read

the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

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

“An act to amend section 2 of chapter 9, of Laws of 1872, entitled 'An act relating to appropriations and deficiencies in the city and county of New York, and the audit and payment of salaries and claims in said city and county,' passed January 30, 1872."

"An act to incorporate the American Improvement Company."

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the location and erection of public buildings for the use of Erie county and the city of Buffalo,' passed April 21, 1871."

"An act to incorporate the Oswego Railroad Bridge Company for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a railroad bridge across the Oswego river, in the city of Oswego.”

Mr. Foster, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Buffalo East Side Street Railway Company,' passed May 10, 1870," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Perry asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act extending the grounds or causes for, or upon which divorces a vinculo matrimonii may be granted or decreed,” 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. Perry asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to release the interest of the people of the State of New York in certain real estate, of which William West died seized, situate at Long Island City, in the county of Queens, to Caroline West,” 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. Lewis asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the act entitled An act to amend the incorporation of the village of Lancaster, in the county of Erie,' passed April 14, 1859,” 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.

Mr. Perry, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to establish a board of health in and for the city of Brooklyn and county of Kings,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson moved that the special order for this evening be deferred until Tuesday morning next, immediately after the reading of the journal.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting in favor thereof.

Mr. D. P. Wood moved that when the Senate adjourn to-day it adjourn to meet to-morrow morning at eleven o'clock.

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

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of the special order, being the Assembly bill entitled as follows:

"An act making appropriations for the support of government.”

And after some time spent therein, the hour of two o'clock having arrived, the President resumed the chair, and declared the Senate adjourned.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 1872.

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

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 190 of the Laws of 1860, entitled 'An act extending to Oliver A. Field the right to establish and maintain a ferry across the Hudson river,' passed April 6, 1860,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Fire Island Hotel, and establish ferries across Fire Island or Great South Bay, in Suffolk county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson presented a remonstrance of citizens of Morrisania against widening Fordham avenue in said town; which was read and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

Mr. Adams, from the select committee of nine, reported complete the bills entitled as follows:

“An act to divide the ninth ward and to create a new ward in the city of Brooklyn.” [With amendments.]

“An act to divide the twenty-first ward, and create a new ward in the city of Brooklyn.” [With amendments.)

Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to enable the several highway districts in the town of Greenburgh, Westchester county, west of or throngh which the highway known as the late Highland turnpike runs, to macadamize and otherwise improve the public highways within their respective districts,' passed April 22, 1867."

“An act in relation to Fordham and Pelham aveņues, in the towns of West Farms and Westchester, in the county of Westchester.” “An act to incorporate the Safe Deposit and Trust Company of Buffalo.” [With amendments.]

Assembly, "An act for the removal of bodies and remains of bodies from a certain burial ground connected with the Second Reformed Church of Bethlehern, to the Bethlehem Cemetery." [With amendments.)

"An act to regulate processions and parades in the cities of the State of New York.” (With amendments.]

Assembly, "An act to change the name of the Sixth Ward Savings Bank of the city of Albany."

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise the charter of the city of Buffalo,' passed April 28, 1870; amended April 25, 1871; amended January 12, 1872." (With amendments.)

“An act to amend an act' entitled 'An act to incorporate the Troy Young Men's Association,' passed April 20, 1835."

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Assembly, "An act to incorporate the Mutual Trust Institution of the city of New York."

"An act in relation to the clerks of the marine court of the city of New York.”

Assembly, “An act to authorize the construction of a bridge over Sing Sing kill, in the village of Sing Sing."

Assembly, "An act to prolong the time for the payment of the capital stook of the Coxsackie Malleable and Grey Iron Company, and for the execution and recording of the certificate thereof, and to legalize the acts of said company."

Assembly, “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.

Assembly, "An act to erect the village of Greenville into a separate road district."

Assembly, "An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to provide for laying out and improving roads and avenues in the village and town of Saratoga Springs, passed May 5, 1870."

Assembly, "An act to legalize the election of trustees and other corporation officers of the village of Forda."

Assembly, “An act to repeal chapter 906 of the Laws of 1869, and chapter 649 of the Laws of 1870, and chapter 356 of the Laws of 1871, so far as the same relate to the town of Pelham, in Westchester county, and the supervisor thereof, and to enable said town to construct part of the road in said acts referred to.”

“An act in relation to the defense of sheriffs.” [With amendments.]

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the custody and disposition of the money arising from the sale of the plain or common lands of the town of Hempstead, Queens county, New York,' passed May 3, 1870.

"An act in relation to certain lands in the twelfth ward of the city of New York belonging to the mayor, aldermen, and commonalty of said city." [With amendments.)

Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the village of Lansingburgh, passed April 16, 1864."

Assembly, “An act to authorize the town of Kingsbury, in the county of Washington, to issue bonds to raise the necessary money to rebuild the court-house in said town."

Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to prevent the furtive possession and use of slung-shot and other dangerous weapons,' passed April 20, 1866,"reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 345 of the Laws of 1868, entitled “An act to amend section 6 of an act entitled An act for the publication of the Session Laws in two newspapers in each county of this State, passed May 14, 1845;' passed April 27, 1868,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was

referred the bill entitled “An act for the relief of J. Rowe Fanning,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was com: mitted to the committee of the whole. Mr. J. Wood, 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 article 4 of title 4 of chapter 11 of part 1 of the Revised Statutes of division and other fences.’” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. J. Wood, 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 article 2, title 5, chapter 6, part 3 of the Revised Statutes, entitled “ of executions against property,”’ passed May 2, 1835,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole Mr. Robertson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to regulate the running of certain ferries between the city of New York and Brooklyn, and to establish rates of ferriage thereon,” reported that they have had the same under consideration, have made some amendments thereto, and have amended the title so as to read as follows: “An act to regulate the running of certain ferries between the city of New York and that portion of the city of Brooklyn lying between the navy yard and Bushwick creek, and to establish the rates of ferriage thereon,” and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Madden, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act for the relief of the Coney Island and Brooklyn Railroad Company,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Perry, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to provide for the adjusting of certain accounts of the city of Brooklyn,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. - Mr. Perry, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to open and extend South Eleventh street, in the city of Brooklyn, from its present termination to Third street,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Cock, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to provide for the erection of a town house in the town of Meredith, Delaware county,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. D. P. Wood, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows: “An act to authorize the Utica, Ithaca and Elmira Railroad Company to extend their road, and to confirm their purchase of a portion of the road-bed of the Lake Ontario, Auburn and New York railroad, and for other purposes.” “An act to remove the county site of Queens county, to procure a new county site, to appoint commissioners to erect a court-house and jail, and to provide for the expenses of the same.” “An act to incorporate the New York Loan and Improvement Building Company.”

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