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After some time spent therein the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Adams, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading. Mr. Adams, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered to a third reading. Mr. Adams, from the same committee, reported in favor of the last named bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading. The President announced as the select committee upon the memorial of o American Woman's Suffrage Association, Messrs. Adams, Palmer and Coe By unanimous consent, Mr. Wagner, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the Buffalo and Springville Railroad Company to change the terminus of their road,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. On motion of Mr. Perry, the Senate adjourned.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 1872.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by Rev. Mr. Heath. The journal of yesterday was read and approved. Mr. Graham, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to authorize the supervisors of the town of New Utrecht, county of Kings, to pay over certain money to the commissioners for grading Fourth avenue 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 incorporate the Mamaroneck and Rye Neck fire department,” 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 banks, to which was recommitted the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Manhattan Loan and Trust Company of the city of New York,” reported the same to the Senate, with amendments, for its consideration, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act in relation to private asylums for the insane,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Winslow, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend section 10 of chapter 739 of the laws of 1857, entitled ‘An act to authorize the formation of town insurance companies,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the Mr. Benedict presented the report of the fishery commissioners of the State of New York; which was laid on the table and ordered printed. (See Doc. No. 52.) Mr. Benedict offered the following: Resolved, That 1,000 extra copies of the report of the fishery commissioners be printed for the Legislature. Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on public printing. The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows: “An act to amend an act passed May 3, 1870, entitled ‘An act to amend the act to incorporate the city of Troy,' passed April 12, 1816, and the several acts amendatory thereto, and also to amend other acts relating to the city of Troy,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and committed to the committee of the whole. “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to amend an act entitled “An act to incorporate the Association for the Benefit of Colored Orphans in the city of New York,” passed April 16, 1838;' passed April 1, 1871,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies. “An act to incorporate the Troy, Lansingburgh and Cohoes Bridge Company for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a bridge, appurtenances, and approaches to the same over the Hudson river from some point on Van Schaick's Island, in the city of Cohoes, to some point in the village of Lansingburgh south of Bolton's brewery on said river,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and naviation. g In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Winslow asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 868 of the Laws of 1871, entitled ‘An act to foster and develop the internal commerce of the State by inviting and rewarding the practical and profitable introduction upon the canals of steam, caloric, electricity, or any motor other than animal power for the propulsion of boats,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals. In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Winslow asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the water commissioners of the city of Watertown to borrow money for the construction of a reservoir, and for other purposes,” 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. By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to appoint commissioners of fisheries for the State 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 the judiciary. By unanimous consent, Mr. Weismann asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act relating to appropriations in the city and county of New York, and the payment of all undisputed claims and final judgments in said city and county,” 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. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introluce a bill entitled “An act in relation to imprisonment for contempt in surrogates' courts,” 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. Lord asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to amend and consolidate the several acts in relation to the charter of the city of Rochester, passed April 8, 1861,” which was read the first time, ão. unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities. By unanimous consent, Mr. Winslow asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act further to amend an act passed May 8, 1869, entitled ‘An act to incorporate the city of Watertown,’” 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. By unanimous consent, Mr. McGowan presented a petition for the relief of Sidney and Unadilla Bridge Company; which was read and referred to the committee on roads and bridges. On motion of Mr. Robertson, and by unanimous consent, the bill entitled “An act to authorize the Ridgefield and New York Railroad Company to extend their road through the towns of Lewisborough, Poundridge, and Rye, in the county of Westchester,” was referred to the first committee of the whole. On motion of Mr. Graham the bill entitled “An act supplemental to and amendatory of chapter 842 of the Laws of 1868, an act entitled “An act to provide for the transmission of letters, packages and merchandise in the cities of New York and Brooklyn, and across the North and East rivers, by means of pneumatic tubes, to be constructed beneath the surface of the streets, squares, avenues and public places in said cities, and under the waters of said rivers,’ passed June 1, 1868; and of chapter 512 of the Laws of 1869, entitled ‘An act supplementary to chapter 842 of the Laws of 1868, in relation to carrying letters, packages and merchandise, by means of pneumatic tubes, in New York and Brooklyn, and to provide for the transportation of passengers in said tubes,’” was made the special order for Tuesday next, immediately after the order of business of third reading of bills. 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. On motion of Mr. Robertson, and by unanimous consent, the bill entitled “An act to authorize the Metropolitan Transit Company to construct and operate certain railroads in the city of New York, and to construct and use for railroad purposes two bridges across Harlem river,” was made the special order immediately after the special order already made for Tuesday next. Mr. Allen moved that when the Senate adjourn, to-day, it adjourn to meet on Monday evening next at 74 o'clock P. M. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative. Mr. Benedict moved to take from the table the report of the committee on printing, as follows: Mr. Bowen, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print extra copies of the report of the trustees

of the State Library, reported in favor of the adoption of the following resolution :

Resolved, That 1,000 copies of the report of the trustees of the State Library be printed for the use of the trustees.

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

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

On motion of Mr. Baker, and by unanimous consent, the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act passed May 3, 1870, entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Troy,' passed April 12, 1816, and the several acts amendatory thereto, and also to amend other acts relating to the city of Troy,” be referred to the first committee of the whole.

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

“An act to amend an act passed May 3, 1870, entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Troy, passed April 12, 1816,' and the several acts amendatory thereto, and also to amend other acts relating to the city of Troy.

"An act to incorporate the German United Evangelical Protestant Synod of the East."

"An act to authorize the Ridgefield and New York Railroad Company to extend their road through the towns of Lewisboro, Poundridge and Rye, in the county of Westchester.”

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

Mr. Baker moved that the committee of the whole be discharged from further consideration of the bill, and that the same be ordered to a third reading.

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

Mr. Dickinson, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Dickinson, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Madden, and by unanimous consent, the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish a Homeopathic Asylum for the Insane at Middletown, New York,' passed April 28, 1870,” was referred to the first committee of the whole.

On motion of Mr. Lord, and by unanimous consent, the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Safe Deposit Company of the city of Rochester,' passed March 30, 1868,” was referred to the first committee of the whole.

On motion of Mr. Adams, and by unanimous consent, the bill entitled "An act making provision for the support of the Albany City Dispensary,” was referred to the first committee of the whole.

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

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"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish a Homeopathic Asylum for the Insane at Middletown, New York,' passed April 28, 1870."

“An act making provision for the support of the Albany City Dispensary."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Safe Deposit Company of the city of Rochester,' passed March 30, 1868.”

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

Mr. Lowery, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Lowery, from the same committee, reported progress on the last named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

On motion of Mr. Benedict, and by unanimous consent, the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the descent of real estate to female citizens of the United States and their descendants not withstanding their marriage with aliens,” was referred to the first committee of the whole.

On motion of Mr. Lowery, and by unanimous consent, the bill entitled "An act relating to the examination of candidates for the degree of doctor of medicine,” was referred to the first committee of the whole.

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:

“An act relating to the examination of candidates for the degree of doctor of medicine."

Assembly, “An act to authorize the descent of real estate to female citizens of ihe United States and their descendants notwithstanding their marriage with aliens."

"An act to amend chapter 539 of the Laws of 1870, entitled "An act in relation to jurors in the city and county of New York,' passed May 2, 1870.”

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

Mr. Cock, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bill, with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same:

"An act relating to the Erie Railway Company repealing chapter 916 of the Laws of 1869, so far as relates to the classification of directors of the Erie Railway Company and the prolongation thereby of their terms of office, and vacating the offices of directors of said company held thereunder, and ordering a new election for a full board of directors of said company, and providing regulations relating to the elections of directors of said company and the transfer of its stock.”

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

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