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making an appropriation to Morris S. Halliday for the balance of salary he would have received had he not resigned from the Senate to enlist in the military service of the United States."

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

At ten o'clock and forty-five minutes, Mr. E. R. Brown moved that the Senate stand in recess until nine o'clock.

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

TWELVE O'CLOCK NOON

The Senate again met.

Mr. E. R. Brown moved that the Senate do now adjourn until 12:05 P. M., April 11, 1918.

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 1918.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by Rev. Stewart Rudisill.

The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Mr. Gibbs introduced a bill (Int. No. 1274) entitled An act in relation to the forty-first and forty-second congressional districts of the State," 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 Assembly sent for concurrence a resolution, in the words following:

Whereas, The date set for final adjournment this year falls on the birthday of Thomas Jefferson, the author of the declaration of independence, founder of the University of Virginia, twice President of the United States, and a foremost champion of civil and religious liberty; and,

Whereas, It is peculiarly fitting that the Legislature should mark in some formal way this coincidence of dates, because of this time the nation is engaged, with its allies, in a momentous conflict for the preservation of those principles of democracy and human rights which Jefferson enunciated; therefore, be it

Resolved (if the Senate concur), That this Legislature when it adjourns this day adjourn out of respect to the memory of Thomas Jefferson; and be it further

Resolved, That we tender to the Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, to Congress, to our Allies and to our gallant boys in the field, the renewed pledge, both as legislators and as citizens, that we will omit nothing needful to prosecute the war to victory, and that we adopt as our own the President's inspiring slogan, "Force, force to the utmost, force without stint or limit, the righteous and triumphant force which shall make the law of the world and cast every selfish dominion down in the dust.'

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

Ordered, That the Clerk return said resolution to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate has concurred in the passage of the

same.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bill (No. 1629, Rec. No. 446) entitled "An act to amend the Code of Civil Procedure, in relation to proceedings supplementary to execution upon judgments of the municipal court of the city of New York," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Ottinger, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill ordered to a third reading and referred to the committee on codes, retaining its place in the order of third reading.

Also, a bill (No. 787, Rec. No. 447) entitled "An act to amnend the Labor Law, in relation to inspection of scaffolding," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on labor and industry.

Also, a bill (No. 1570, Rec. No. 448) entitled "An act to amend the Penal Law, in relation to political contributions of owners of polling places," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

Ordered, That said bill be laid upon the table.

Also, a bill (No. 1680, Rec. No. 449) entitled "An act to amend the Public Health Law, in relation to the employment of persons not licensed to practice as physicians serving on the resident medical staff of any legally incorporated hospital," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on public health.

Also, a bill (No. 1661, Rec. No. 450) entitled "An act to amend the Conservation Law, in relation to cats hunting or killing birds,' which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

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On motion of Mr. Robinson, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Also, a bill (No. 1684, Rec. No. 451) entitled "An act to amend the County Law, in relation to powers of boards of supervisors, relative to aid during the war to students in attendance at colleges of agriculture, and making an appropriation for the purposes of this act," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on finance.

Also, a bill (No. 1256, Rec. No. 452) entitled "An act to amend the Greater New York charter, in relation to salaries of the teaching staff of the board of education," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Dowling, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill ordered to a third reading and referred to the committee on affairs of the city of New York, retaining its place in the order of third reading.

Also, a bill (No. 807, Rec. No. 453) entitled "An act to amend the General Business Law, in relation to public exhibitions and entertainments for charitable or patriotic purposes," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Robinson, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Also, a bill (No. 1675, Rec. No. 454) entitled "An act to amend the Conservation Law, in relation to docks and dams," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on conservation.

Also, a bill (No. 1090, Rec. No. 455) entitled “An act to amend the Tax Law, in relation to the cancellation of personal tax assessments," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on taxation and retrenchment.

Also, a bill (No. 1447, Rec. No. 456) entitled "An act to create a State commission to act for the State in connection with a permanent international exposition of sciences, arts and industries to be held in the city of New York, defining the powers and duties of such commission and making an appropriation therefor,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Emerson, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Also, a bill (No. 1633, Rec. No. 457) entitled "An act to amend the Agricultural Law, in relation to persons or corporations licensed to operate milk gathering stations," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on agriculture.

Also, a bill (No. 1341, Rec. No. 458) entitled "An act to amend the Conservation Law, in relation to the compensation of game protectors," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on finance.

Also, a bill (No. 1653, Rec. No. 459) entitled "An act to amend the Conservation Law, in relation to the crow-blackbird," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on conservation.

Also, a bill (No. 1631, Rec. No. 460) entitled "An act to amend the General Municipal Law, in relation to regulations governing the granting of allowances by local boards of child welfare," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

Also, a bill (No. 1672, Rec. No. 461) entitled An act to provide for acquiring an option on a new site for the Cortland State Normal and Training School, and making an appropriation therefor," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Hewitt, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Also, a bill (No. 1655, Rec. No. 462) entitled "An act appropriating the surplus money received by the State Treasurer under the provisions of chapter eight hundred of the Laws of nineteen hundred and seventeen to be distributed among the several towns. and cities of the State; as provided in said act," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Wicks, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Also, a bill (No. 791, Rec. No. 463) entitled "An act to amend the Labor Law, in relation to employment certificates," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Mullan, and by unanimous consent, said bill was substituted for Senate bill (No. 845, Int. No. 722), now on the order of third reading.

Also, a bill (No. 1646, Rec. No. 464) entitled "An act to amend the Judiciary Law, in relation to certain persons prohibited from practicing law during term of office," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Newton moved to take from the table Assembly bill (No. 1635, Rec. No. 412) entitled "An act to amend the Code of Civil Procedure, in relation to costs where defendant is a common carrier."

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

On motion of Mr. Newton, and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and said bill ordered to a third reading and referred to the committee on codes, retaining its place in the order of third reading.

Mr. Graves moved to take from the table the Assembly bill (No. 1470, Rec. No. 410) entitled "An act to amend the Public Service Commissions Law, in relation to transfer of stocks."

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

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