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ceedings of Cyrillo S. Lincoln, a justice of the peace of the town of Naples, county of Ontario," was read a third time.

The President put the qnestion 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:

Adams
Baker
Benedict
Cock

Dickinson
Foster
Graham
Harrower

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Lewis

Palmer
Lowery Robertson
McGowar Tiemann
O'Brien Wagner

Weismann
D. P. Wood
J. Wood
W nodin

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FOR THE NEGATIVE.

Lord

1 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred iv the passage of the same, without amendment. Mr. Lord offered the following;

Whereas, This Senate has, by resolution of date January 18th, referring to certain newspaper charges, called upon the Superintendent of the Insurance Department for information in relation to the insurance companies examined during his incumbency, the charges made therefor, etc., and

Whereas, The same newspapers which have made charges in relation to such matters have, also, charged that said superintendent has, by corrupt means, procured the enactment of laws in this State enlarging his powers, particularly a law in relation to foreigu insurance companies, and that said superintendent had under said law gone to Europe to investigate the foreign companies, and to compel them to pay him large sums of money therefor; and

Whereus, The same papers have charged that said superintendent has illegally appropriate to his own use, fees collected for the transfer ot securities; and that he compelled the insurance companies to pay the expenses of the national insurance convention held in New York, in May and October last; and that he has secured the appointment of improper persons as receivers of insolvent companies; therefore,

Resolred, That said superintendent be required to report to the Legislature, with the statement heretofore required, by resolution of the Senate, the facts and proofs in his possession in relation to the said several charges.

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

By unanimous consent, Mr. Hardenbergb asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend section 11 of chapter 379 of the Laws of 1848, entitled "An act to simplify and abridge the practice, pleadings, and proceedings of the courts of this state,' passed April 12, 1848," which was read the first time, and by unavimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

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 incorporate the Delhi Water Company." "An act authorizing the election of a police justice iu the town of Newtown, Queens county, and prescribing his duties and compensation."

"An act to provide for the rehearing by the Comptroller of the appeal

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in the matter of the town of Floyd, in the county of Oneida, against the board of supervisors of said county:

After some time spent therein the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Baker, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said bills, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered engrossed for a third reading

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

Assembly, “An act to confirm orders of the court of general sessions of the peace in and for the city and county of New York, continuing the last November term thereof, and to define the construction of chapter 10 of the Laws of 1862, entitled 'An act to empower the court of the general sessions of the peace, in and for the city and county of New York, to extend its terms and to anthorize its adjournments.”

“An act to amend the act entitled 'An act in relation to the qualitications of persons to be admitted to practice in the courts of this Štate, as attorneys, solicitors and counselors, passed April 13, 1871."

"An act to confirm the title of Horace T. Cook to the office of a justice of the peace, and to legalize his official acts as such justice of the peace.

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Dickinson, from said comunittee, reported progress on the two first named bills, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Dickinson, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading. The Clerk announced the following appointments :

REPORTERS OF THE SENATE.
Philip Snyder, Albany Evening Journal.
Vincent S. Lovell, Albany Argus.
John H. Farrell, Associated Press.
William H. Bogart, New York World.
J. B. Swain, New York Tribune.
Thomas Hastings, New York Commercial Advertiser.
W. J. C. Meighan, New York Herald.
George W. Bull, Buffalo Commercial Advertiser.
Henry L. Lamb, Troy Times.
Egbert H. Gregory, Albany Express.
Henry P. Phelps, Albany Evening Times.
M. Griffin, Albany Evening Post.
Samuel C. Taber, Elmira Daily Advertiser.
C. H. Thomson, Corning Journal.
F. B. Fisher, Chenango American.
Andrew Holley, New York Sun.
Natban Comstock, Brooklyn Union.
0. C. Bentley, American Press Association.
A. N. Wakefield, Hudson Daily Register.
Charles C. Clark, Troy Daily Press.
George Breck, Rochester Union.
George Snow, Freeman's Journal.
W. H. Muldoon, Brooklyn Union,
James Mac Farlane, Albany Knickerbocker.
On motion of Mr. Cock, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 1872.

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

Hon. Henry C. Murphy, Senator elect from the third district, appeared in the Senate, and the constitutional oath of office was administered to him by the President.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bill, with a message that they had concurred in the amendment made thereto by the Senate :

“An act to amend an act passed April 26, 1869, entitled •An act for the election of a receiver of taxes and assessments for the town of Cortlandt and village of Peekskill."

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

Messrs. J. Wood, Chatfield, Bowen, Robertson, and Harrower, severally, presented remonstrances against any legislative interference with the management of the Erie railway; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Messrs. Tiemann, Weismann, and Dickinson, severally, presented petitions in favor of the Beach Pneumatic railroad; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. O'Brien preseuted a petition of Gustavus A. Hollinger for the repeal of the Erie bill; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Ď. P. Wood, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

“An act to incorporate the Delhi Water Company."

“An act authorizing the election of a police justice in the town of Newtown, Queens county, and prescribing his duties and compensation."

"An aci to confirm the title of Horace T. Cook to the office of a justice of the peace, and to legalize his official acts as such justice of the peace.'

“An act to provide for the rehearing, by the Comptroller, of the appeal in the matter of the town of Floyd, in the county of Oneida, against the board of supervisors of said county."

Mr. Madden gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend an act entitled "An act incorporating the Goshen Savings Bank,” passed April 11th, 1871.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Woodin asked and obtained leave to intro. duce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Port Byron,' passed May 12, 1869," 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 consent, Mr. O'Brien asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act lo repeal section 9, of an act entitled 'An act to make further provision for the government of the county of New York,' passed April 26, 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 cities.

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By unanimous consent, Mr. Weismann asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the extension and construction of railroad tracks in Tenth street and other streets and avenues in 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 railroads.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Weismann asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act requiring mortgages of personal property to be filed in the town clerk's and other offices,' passed April 29, 1833," 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. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to define certain powers and duties of the chamberlain of the city of New York,” which was read he first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

By upanimous consent, Mr. Winslow asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of railroad corporations, and to regulate the same,' passed April 2, 1850,” 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. Murphy 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 lands to Charles 0. Jones," 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. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the bonded debt of the town of East Chester, county of Westchester,' 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 judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Lowery asked and obtained leave to introduce a 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, 1839,” 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. 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 in the city of Brooklyn to George C. Ley," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

The bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Delhi Water Company,” 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:

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Adams
Chatfield Lowery

Palmer

Weismann
Ames
Cock
McGowan Perry

Winslow
Baker
Dickinson Madden

Robertson D. P. Wood
Benedict
Foster
O'Brien

Tiemann Woodin
Bowen
Graham

22 Orderedl, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act authorizing the election of a police justice in the town of Newtown, Queens county, and prescribing his duties and compensation,” 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:

Adams
Ames
Baker
Benedict
Bowen

Chatfield
Cock
Dickinson
Foster
Graham

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Hardenbergh O'Brien
Harrower Palmer
Lowery Perry
McGowan Robertson
Murphy

Tiemann

Wagner
Weismann
D. P. Wood
Woodin

24

FOR THE NEGATIVE. Winslow

1 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled “An act to provide for the rehearing by the Comptroller of the appeal in the matter of the town of Floyd, in the county of Oneida, against the board of supervisors of said county," 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
Lowery Perry

Winslow
Ames

Dickinson McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker
Foster
Murphy

Tiemann J. Wood
Bowen
Graham
O'Brien
Wagner

Woodin
Chatfield Harrower Palmer

Weismann

24 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled “An act to confirm the title of Horace T. Cook to the office of justice of the peace, and to legalize his official acts as such justice of the peace,” was read a third time.

The President then 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
Bowen
Harrower Palmer

Weismann
Allen
Chatfield Lewis

Perry

Winslow
Ames
Cock
Lowery

Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker

Dickinson McGowan Tiemann J. Wood Benedict Graham

O'Brien

Wagner Woodin 25

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