||members,and a majority of them shall form a quorum to do business; but a smaller number may apVjourn from day ta day, and compel the attendance of absent members, under such penalties as may be prescribed by ordinance. Sec. 4. The Mayor, Alderman, and Councillors be-Giveboads fore entering upon the duties of their offices, shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation, 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 offices, to the best of their skill and abilities. Sec. 5. On the first Monday of March next, andTimesore1ec. every two years thereafter, on said day, an election shalloons, be held for the election of one Mayor, four Aldermen, and nine Councilors; and at the lirst election under this act, three Judges shall be chosen, viva voce, by the First election electors present. The said Judges shall choose two clerks; and the Judges and clerks, bef jre 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 necessary number of Judges and clerks shall be appointed Judges and by the City Council. At the first election so held, the^^^J^ polls shall be opened at nine o'clock, A. M., and closed atby city council, six o'clock, P. M. At the close of the polls 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 elected, or at his usual place of residence, within five days af-Duty of clerk* ter the election, a written notice of his election, and each person so notified, shall within ten days after the election, take the oath or affirmation 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. Sec. 6. All free white male inhabitants who are of the %iM «, -, i'-iij. i«m Qualification age of twenty-one years, who are entitled to vote for ler-Of voters, ritorial 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.