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of Probate in the several counties for the Territory of Utah, viz: for Weber county, Isaac Clark; for Davis county, Joseph Holbrook; for Great Salt Lake county, Elias Smith; for Utah county, Preston Thomas; for Tooele county, Alfred Lee; for Juab county, George Bradley; for San Pete county, George Peacock; for Millard county, Anson Call; and for Iron county, Chapman Duncan.Term of office. The same are hereby elected for the term of four years, unless sooner removedby legislative enactment, or by removal from the county, or by death.

SEC. 2. In case of any vacancy occurring by removal, Case of voean death or otherwise, of one or more of the above mention-cy. ed Judges, the Governor is hereby empowered to fill such vacancy, until the next sitting of the Legislature.

Approved Feb. 7, 1852.



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Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, That, the 11th section of "An Ordinance incorporating the University of the State of Deseret,” appropriating five thousand dollars annually for the use of said University, shall be, and is hereby repealed.

Approved March 6, 1852.


Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, That the word "April,"

in the 5th section of the above named charters be stricken out, and the word March be inserted in its stead.

Sec, 2.

That the word "eight," in the 35th section be erased and the word three be inserted in its stead.

SEC. 3. That the word “shall” in the 39th section of the above named charters be stricken out, and the word may

be inserted in its stead. Approved March 6, 1852.



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Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, That all that district of Iron county, embraced in the following boundaries, to wit: beginning at the mouth of Coal creek kanyon, thence north three miles, thence west six miles, thence south six miles, thence cast six miles, thence north three miles to

place of beginning; shall be known and designated under Name & style. the name and style oi Cedar City; and the inhabitants

thereof, are hereby constituted a body corporate and po

litic, by the name aforesaid; and shall have pepetual sucPerpetual suc- cession, and inay have and use a common seal, which they

may change and alter at pleasure.

SEC. 2. The inhabitants of said city, by the name and Corporate pow-style aforesaid, shall have power to sue and be sued; to

plead and be impleaded; defend and be defended, in all courts of law and equity and in all actions whatsoever; to purchase, receive and hold property, real and personal, in said city; to purchase, receive, and hold real property beyond the city; for burying grounds, or other public purposes, for the inhabitants of said city; to sell, lease, or dispose of property, real and personal, for the benefit of said city; to improve, protect such property, and to do all

other things in relation thereto, as natural persons. City council.

SEC. There shall be a City Council, to consist of a

Mayor, four Aldermen, and nine Councilors, who shall have the qualifications of electors of said city, and shall be chosen by the qualified voters thereof, and shall holdTerm of office: their offices for two years, and until their successors shall be elected and qualified. The City Council shall judge of the qualitications, elections, and returns of their own Majority form members, and a majority of them shall form a quorum to do a quofum. business; but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and compel the attendarce of absent members, uider such penalties as may be prescribed by ordinance.

Sec. 4. The Mayor, Alderman, and Councillors before entering on the duties of their offices, shall take and subscribe an oath or afirmation, that they will support the Constitution of the United States, and the laws of this Territory, and that they will well and truly perform all the duties of their ofiices, to the best of their skill and abilities.

Give bonds.

Times of elec

Sec. 5. On the second Monday of March next, and ions. every two years thereafier, on said day, an election shall be held for the electing of one Mayor, four Aldermen, and nine Councillors; and at the first election under this ordi-First election, nance, three Judges shall be chosen, viva voce, by the electors present. The said Judges shall choose two cerks; and the Judges and clerk, before entering upon their duties, shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation, such as is now required by law to be taken by Judges and clerks of other elections; and at all subsequent elections, the Indges and necessary number of Judges and clerks shall be appointed clerks of elecby the City Council.

At the first election so held, thewy city council. polls shall be opened at nine o'clock, A. M., and closed at six o'clock, P. M. At the close of the poils the votes shall be counted, and a statement thereof proclaimed at the front door of the house, at which said election shall be held; and the clerks shall leave with each person elec-Duty of clerks ted, or at his usual place of residence, within five days after the election, a written notice of his election, and each person so notified, shall ithin ten days after the election, take the oath or afirmation hereinbefore mentioned. . A certificate of which oath shall be deposited with the recorder, whose appointment is hereinafter provided for, and be by him preserved; and all subsequent elections shall be held, conducted, and returns thereof made, as may be provided for by ordinance of the City Council.

Qualification of voters.


Sec. 6. All free white malé inhabitants who are the age of twenty-one years, who are entitled to vote for Territorial officers, and who shall have been actual residents of said city, sixty days next preceding said election, shall be entitled to vote for city officers.

Sec. 7. The City Council shall have authority to levy Power of city and collect taxes for city purposes, upon all taxable pro

perty, real and personal, within the limits of the city, not exceeding one half per cent, per annum, upon the assessed value thereof; and may enforce the payment of the same, in any manner to be provided by ordinance, not repugnant to the Constitution of the United States and the laws

of this Territory. City council Sec. 8. The City Council shall have power to appoint have to appoint officersa Recorder, Treasurer, Assessor and Collector, Marshal

and Supervisors of streets. They shall also have the power to appoint all such other officers by ordinance, as may be necessary; define the duties of all city officers, and re

move them from office at pleasure. Shall require

Sec. 9. The City Council shall have power to require officers to giveof all officers, appointed in pursuance of this act

bonds with penalty and security, for the faithful performance of their respective duties, such as may be deemed expedient, and also to require of all officers appointed as aforesaid, to take an oath for the faithful performance of the duties of their respective offices.


power to

Sec. 10. The City Council shall have power and auCenneil have thority to make, ordain, establish, and execute all such ordinancos. ordinances, not repugnant to the Constitution of the Uni

ted States, or the laws of this Territory, as they may deem necessary for the peace, benefit, good order, regulation, convenience, and cleanliness of said city, for the protection of property therein, from destruction by fire or otherwise, and for the health and happiness thereof. They

shall have power to fill all vacancies that may happen by veencial death, resignation, or removal, in any of the offices herein

made elective; to fix and establish all the fees of the officers of said corporation, not herein established; to impose such fines not exceeding one hundred dollars for each offence, as they may deem just, for refusing to accept of any office, in, or under the corporation, or for misconduct

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city into wards

therein; to divide the city into wards, and specify the To divide tho boundaries thereof, and create additional wards; to add to the number of Aldermen and Councilors, and apportion them among the several wards, as may be just, and most conducive to the interest of the city.

Sec. 11. To establish, support, and regulate common Further powers schools; to borrow money on the credit of the city: Provided, That no sum or sums of money be borrowed on a Proviso. greater interest than six per cent, per annum; nor shall the interest on the aggregate of all the sums borrowed, and outstanding, ever exceed one half of the city revenue, arising from taxes assessed on real estate, within this corporation.

Sec. 12. To make regulations to prevent the introduc-Prevent disons tion of contagious diseases into the city; to make quarantine laws for that purpose, and enforce the same.

Sec. 13. To appropriate and provide for the payment Debts of city of the expenses and debts of the city.

Sec. 14. To establish hospitals, and make regulations Hospitale. for the government of the same; to make regulations to secure the general health of the inhabitants; to declare what shall be nuisances, and to prevent and remove the


Sec. 15. To provide the city with water; to dig wells, lay pump logs and pipes, and erect pumps in the streets, Water tho city for the extinguishment of fires, and convenience of the inhabitants.


Sec. 16. To open, alter, widen, extend, establish, grade Repair the pave, or otherwise improve and keep in repair, streets, avenues, lanes and alleys; and to establish, erect, and keep in repair aqueducts and bridges.

Sec. 17. To provide for the lighting of the streets, Lighting the and erecting lainp posts, and establish, support and regu-Niglit wasbes. late night watches; to erect market houses; establish markets and market places, and provide for the government and regulations thereof.

Sec. 18. To provide for erecting all needful buildings

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