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way in accordance with such specifications and proposal, with any person whose proposal shall be so accepted, who shall furnish satisfactory security to said board for the faithful performance of said work.”

$ 4. Section seventy-four of said act, as amended July twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and June tenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, is hereby amended to read as follows: “The said board shall have power to borrow upon the faith and credit of said town a sum of money sufficient to build such bridge or causeway, not exceeding ten thousand dollers, and for that purpose they shall have power to issue bonds in their corporate name and under their corporate seal, signed by the president and clerk and countersigned by their treasurer. Such bonds shall bear interest at the rate of seven per cent per annum, payable semiannually, and shall be issued in such amounts as the said board shall determine, but not less than one hundred dollars, and such bonds shall not be negotiable by said board at less than their par value. Such bonds shall be made payable in annual instalments of one thousand dollars yearly. It shall be the duty of said board to provide for the payment of such bonds so to be issued, by levying a tax upon the taxable property of said town, from time to time, sufficient to pay the said bonds and the interest thereon as they shall mature. The moneys so to be raised by tax shall be in addition to all other moneys which said board are authorised to raise. The tases so to be levied shall be levied and collected in the same manner that other taxes are levied and collected in said town."

$ 5. The said board of trustees are hereby authorized and empowered to extend Ella street, in said town, over and across Cromwell creek to the Central Park avenue.

Mr. Cauldwell moved to concur in said amendment.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, 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.
Banks
Chapman Hubbard Murphy

Parker
Beach
Creamer Humphrey Nichols

Pierce
Bradley
Edwards Kennedy Nicks

Tweed
Campbell

net
Morgan
Nortor

Van Petten
Cauldwell Graham

Morris
Palmer

24 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in their amendinent.

Mr. Kennedy moved to take from the table the motion to reconsider the vote had upon the third reading of the bill entitled "An act for the relief of Theodocia Wall, Amasa P. Hart, Oliver Breed, Joseph J. Glass, Edwin P. Hopkins, George G. Breed, Edmund Merry and Daniel Hubbard."

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

The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to reconsider, 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. Campbell Edwards Kennedy Nicks

Thayer
Cauldwell Genet

Morgan
Norton

Tweed
Chapman Graham

Murphy
Palmer

Van Petten
Creamer

19 Hubbard Nichols

Pierce

FOR THE NEGATIVE. Bradley

Said bill was then 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. Campbell Edwards Kennedy Nicks

Pierce
Cauldwell Genet

Morgan
Norton

Thayer
Chapman Graham

Murphy
Palmer

Tweed
Creamer Hubbard Nichols

Parker

Van Petten 20 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Bradley Humphrey

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein. · Mr. Hubbard moved that the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to facilitate the construction of the Middleburgh and Schoharie railroad, and to regulate the weight of rail and the fare on the same,' passed May 8, 1867," be referred to the first committee of the whole. "

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.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bills, with a message that they had passed the same, without amendment:

"An act to authorize the trustees of the McDonough Village Union Cemetery Association to construct certain avenues in their grounds, and repealing chapter 412 of the Laws of 1865."

"An act to authorize the building of a hydraulic chute for the transportation of lumber from the head waters of Trout brook to Beaverkill river, in the town of Hancock, Delaware county, New York."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to create a board of trustees for the town of Morrisania, in the county of Westchester, and to define their powers,' passed April 22, 1864; and the several acts amending the same.

"An act to authorize the Whitehall and Plattsburgh Railroad Company to construct its road upon and across certain bays and inlets."

Ordered. That the Clerk deliver said bills to the Governor.
On motion of Mr. Genet, the Senate adjourned.

THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1868.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment. No clergyman present. The journal of yesterday was read and approved. Mr. Campbell presented six remonstrances against incorporating Rome as a city, which were read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Folger presented a petition for a bridge over Seneca outlet, at the foot of Seneca lake, which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Palmer presented a petition of citizens of Dutchess county, for an amendment of the game laws in relation to woodcock, which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Edwards presented a remonstrance of citizens of Greenport, in the county of Suffolk, against a village charter, which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Morgan presented a memorial of citizens of Rochester, in favor of speedy repair and early opening of the canals, which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Genet presented a communication of the board of commissioners of the Central Park, relative to pier and bulkhead lines and the grades thereof from 55th street, in the North or Hudson river, to the Spuyten Duyvel creek, and on both sides of the Spuyten Dayvel creek and the Harlem river, to the line of the Third avenue, which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Mattoon presented a petition of citizens of Fulton, Oswego county, for the removal of an old cemetery, which was read and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Industriai Savings Bank of Tarrytown, Westchester county," reported adyersely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the German Savings Bank of the town of Morrisania, Westchester county,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Germania Savings Bauk, Kings county; passed April 19, 1867," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend section 1 of chapter 216 of the Laws of 1850, in relation to the Troy Savings Bank, passed March 7, 1859," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Parker, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the construction of an arcade underground railroad in the city of New York,” reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read as follows: “An act to incorporate the Arcade Underground Railway Company, in the city of New York, and to provide for the construction of the said railway," and as amended, recommend the same to the Senate for its consideration; said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “Ad act to repeal an act entitled 'An act providing for the registry of births, deaths and marriages,' passed April 28, 1847,". reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Mr. Folger, from a majority of the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “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, and justices' courts, and

for other purposes, passed April 20, 1866," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the more effectual prevention of incendiary fires, and for the detention and arrest of offenders,” reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to repeal the 'Act for the registration of births, marriages and deaths,' passed April 28th, 1847," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to enable foreign corporations incorporated under the laws of any of the several States, to hold lands within the State of New York,” reported adversely thereto.

Mr. Pierce moved to lay the question of agreeing to the report of the committee upon the table.

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

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of citizens of Syracuse, for the establishment of a recorder's court; reported adversely thereto, and in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner be denied.

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

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the memorial and resolution in relation to surrogates' fees; reported adversely thereto, and in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, That the prayer of the memorialists be denied.

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

Mr. Folger, from a majority of the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act concerning certain investments," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

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

"An act to authorize the town of Saratoga, in the county of Saratoga, to issue bonds to aid in the construction of a railroad from the village of Mechanicsville to intersect the Glen's Falls railroad."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to academies and schools in the village of Ogdensburgh,' passed April 13, 1857, and for other purposes."

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Dutchess County Mutual Insurance Company,' passed April 12th, 1836, and an act to continue and extend the same, passed April 9th, 1855.”

"An act to enable the Clifton Iron Company to transport passengers, and for other purposes."

"An act providing for relief against illegal taxation in the county of Monroe and city of Rochester, and confirming the acts of the board of supervisors of Monroe county, and the common council of Rochester, in respect thereto.

Also as correctly re-engrossed:

Au act to amend an act entitled 'An act to create a board of trustees for the town of Morrisania, in the county of Westchester, and to define

their powers,' passed April 22, 1864, and the several acts amending the same."

"An act to authorize the construction of a railroad in 125th street, and certain other streets, roads and avenues, in the city of New York."

"An act in relation to Wallkill Valley railroad, and the town bonds issued in aid of its construction."

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Rondout Savings Bank,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to revive the charter of the Ithaca Savings Bank," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Parker, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend section 8 of chapter 463 of Laws of 1853, in relation to corporations in the city of New York,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Kennedy, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the city of Syracuse to mke a loan to the Syracuse Northern Railroad Company,” reported that they have mane some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read as follows: "An act to authorize the city of Syracuse to loan its credit to the Syracuse Northern Railroad Company," and as amended, recommend its passage; said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide for draining wet lands, and to widen and deepen the Rio Grand stream, in the village and town of Goshen," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the promotion of public health, and for drainage of certain overflowed and wet lands in Jefferson county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the better protection of persons letting or hiring out personal property,” reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title by inserting after the word "letting” the word "loaning," and by striking out the words “personal property” and inserting the word "chattels," and as amended, recommend its passage; said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Stanford, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the construction of vertical stone walls along the berme bank of the Erie canal, in the villages of Medina and Albion, and appropriating money therefor,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. . The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the better regulation of firemen in the city of Brooklyn,' passed February 17, 1857; and the acts amendatory thereof, passed April 2, 1863,” which was read the first

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