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cellection of license fees," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

Mr. Murphy gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the incorporation of loan and warehousing companies.

Mr. Morgan gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the Canal Commissioners to construct a bridge over the Erie canal, in the city of Rochester, in the county of Monroe.

Mr. Williams gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to revise the charter of the city of Auburn.

Also, a bill to transfer to the trustees of the Newark Cemetery Association the control of the old burying grounds in said village.

Also, a bill to authorize the establishment of a State orphan institue for the mental, physical, and moral improvement of indigent children who have become orphans by the war of the rebellion,

Mr. Norton gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to widen West street, in the city of New York,

Also, a bill to incorporate the Twenty-third Street Railroad Company.

Also, a bill to incorporate the East and North River Railroad Company.

Also, a bill to incorporate the Intersecting Railroad Company.

Mr. Hubbard gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill for the relief of the widow and heirs of William C. Northrup, deceased.

Mr. Mattoon gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the town of Hastings to elect one additional justice of the peace.

Mr. Thayer gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill in relation to the duties and compensation of county clerk of the county of Rensselaer.

Mr. Parker gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill for the relief of Robert Gordon and Frances Gordon.

Also, a bill to authorize the village of Potsdam to issue bonds and levy taxes to aid in procuring a site for Normal school buildings.

Mr. Creamer gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to incorporate the New York, Brooklyn, and New Jersey Pneumatic Transit Company.

Also, a bill to suppress the sale of adulterated and explosive oils in the cities of New York and Brooklyn.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Stanford asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act authorizing the special highway commissioners appointed by chapter 507 of the Laws of 1867, to borrow money for highway purposes, under the provisions of said act," 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. Hale asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to release to Nancy Crawford all the estate, right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to certain premises and real estate situate in the village of Clintonville, in the county of Clinton," 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 c nsent, Mr. Tweed asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to change the name of the Evening Tele

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graph Association," 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, Tweed asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Oriental Savings Institution of New York city," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Cauldwell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act empowering the board of supervisors of the county of Westchester, to require the collectors of the different towns in the county to pay over taxes at stated times,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Cauldwell asked and obtained leave to introd, ce a bill entitled "An act to fix the place of holding circuit courts, and courts of oyer and terminer, 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 the judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Hubbard asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the 8th section of chapter 172 of the Laws of 1862, in relation to the rights and liabilities of husband and wife,” 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. Parker asked and obtained leave to introduce a biil' entitled "An act to incorporate the city of Ogdensburgh,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Pierce asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Sixth Avenue Savings Bank, 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 banks.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Norton asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Householders' Mutual Savings Bank, 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 banks.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Williams asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to revise and amend the charter of the city of Auburn,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Chapman asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the village of Ithaca," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

In parsuance of previous notice, Mr. Chapman asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Chenango Valley Savings Bank,' passed April 15, 1857; and revived by an act passed April 20, 1867," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Creamer asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the Mariposa Company to issue a first preferred stock," 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. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for laying out and opening a public highway in the town of New Utrecht, Kings county,' passed April 23, 1867," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for the completion of The Wallabout Improvement,' of the city of Brooklyn," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, ana referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

The bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Forestport Railroad 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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Beach
Crowley
Mattoon

O'Donnell Thayer
Campbell Folger

Morgan
Palmer

Tweed
Cauldwell Genet

Morris
Parker

Van Patten
Chapman Humphrey Nichols

Pierce

Williams Creamer Kennedy Norton

Stanford

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

The hour of 12 o'clock having arrived, the Senate went into executive session, and after some time spent therein, the doors were opened and legislative business resumed.

Mr. Creamer moved to take from the table the motion to reconsider the vote upon the passage of the bill entitled "An act for the relief of the poor of the city of New York."

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.
Banks
Crowley Humphrey Murphy

Pierce
Beach
Folger
Kennedy Nichols

Stanford
Campbell Genet

Mattoon

O'Donnell Thayer
Cauldwell Hale

Morgan
Palmer

Van Petten
Chapman Hubbard

Morris
Parker

Williams

25

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Bradley Creamer

Norton
Tweed

4 Mr. Creamer moved to refer said bill to the committee on municipal affairs.

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

Mr. O'Donnell offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Commissioners of Charities and Corrections of the city of New York, be requested to furnish to the Legislature the amount of relief needed, if any, for the poor of New York the present winter.

Mr. Bradley moved to amend, as follows:

"And that they also report the number of applications for relief by them denied."

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

The President then put the question whetber the Senate would agree to said resolution, as amended, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Crowley moved to take from the table the resolution heretofore offered by him, as follows:

Resolved, That the committees of judiciary, finance, claims, internal affairs of towns and counties, municipal affairs, railroads, canals, engrossed bills, and commerce and navigation, be each authorized to employ a clerk, and that the clerk of the committee on commerce and navigation also act as clerk of committee on banks.

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.

Mr. Murphy moved to refer said resolution to a select committee. Mr. O'Donnell moved to amend by striking out "select committee” and inserting committee on “public expenditures."

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

Mr. Murphy moved to amend by referring so much of said resolution as provides for appointment of clerks to the committees on finance, claims, internal affairs of towns and counties, railroads, canals, and commerce and navigation, to a select committee; and that the committees on judiciary, municipal affairs, and engrossed bills, be each allowed a clerk.

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

Mr. Tweed moved to reconsider the vote just taken.

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

Mr. Parker moved that the committees on claims, railroads, and canals, be excepted from the motion to refer.

Mr. Humphrey moved further to except the committees on commerce and navigation, and banks.

A division of the question being called for,

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree upon excepting the committee on banks, and it was decided in the negative, as follows:

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Banks
Crowley Kennedy Nichols

Thayer
Beach
Folger
Mattoon
Norton

Tweed
Campbell
Genet
Morgan
Palmer

Van Petten
Cauldwell Hale

Morris
Parker

Williams
Chapman Hubbard Murphy

Stanford The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to so much of said motion as excepted the committee on commerce and navigation, and it was decided in the negative.

The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion of Mr. Parker, and it was decided in the negative.

The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree

to said motion of Mr. Murphy to refer to select committee, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Messrs. Murphy, O'Donnell and Crowley, were appointed as such committee.

The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to so much of the resolution for the appointment of clerks to the committees on judiciary, municipal affairs and engrossed bills, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Tweed offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That 300 extra copies of the annual report of the Commissioners of Public Charities and Corrections of the city of New York, for the year 1867, be printed for the use of said Commissioners.

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

Mr. Norton offered the following preamble and resolution:

Whereas, The steamer Artizan and the propeller Glaucus, while entering the harbor of New York, a few days since, stranded in Hell Gate, thereby imperiling the lives of a large number of passengers and jeopardizing much valuable property; and

Whereas, It is estimated that one coasting sailing vessel out of every fifty which passes through that channel sustains more or less damage by reason of the obstructions existing there; and

Whereas, It is the duty of the National Government to improve navigation, where practicable, for the encouragement of commerce; therefore, be it

Resolved, That Senators Morgan and Conkling and the other Representatives in Congress from this State be requested to urge upon Congress the immediate propriety of making an appropriation for the purpose of removing the obstructions at Hell Gate, and the improvement of the eastern entrance to the harbor of New York.

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

Mr. Kennedy offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That 3,000 copies of the report of the committee of the last Senate upon the conduct of the canals, with the evidence taken by them, be printed for the use of the Senate.

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

Mr. Cauldwell offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the committee on finance be discharged from the further consideration of the bill providing for a receiver of taxes in the town of Westchester, and that the same be referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

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

On motion of Mr. Tweed and by unanimous consent, the Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of the bill entitled as follows:

"An act to change the name of the Evening Telegraph Associatiom."

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

On motion of Mr Humphrey, the Senate adjourned.

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