||•JLAWB OV UTAH. . ,.47 ticbmin or child, if such parent or. guardian neglects, refuses, or otherwise fails in roperly controlling the actions and education of such minor, and does not train him or her up in some useful avocation. Sec. 2.-It is hereby made the duty of Selectmen to look after and take notice of all such cases, and when they shall find the minor child incorrigible, and the parents unable, unwilling, or negligent, as hereinbefore mentioned, bind him or-her but to some suitable person, to be trained to some useful vocation. Sec. 3.-The powers, liabilities and duties of master, and the rights of the apprentice are the same as those of parent and child respectively, except as to inheritance, and except as is otherwise provided by law. Sec. 4.-The parent, guardian, or officer, by whose act or consent any minor is thus bound, must watch over the interest of the minor so bound, and take measures for his or her relief, whenever circumstances shall justify or the true interest of the minor child shall require it. Sec. 5.-If the master shall illtreat his apprentice, or in any manner palpably fail in the discharge of his duties in regard to said apprentice, the said apprentice may be discharged from further service, and may moreover recover damages and compensation for services. Sec. 6.-It shall be the duty of the master to correct and teach such minor child to observe the principles ©f good order and industry, and train him or her to some useful avocation. And it is hereby made the duty of such minor child to observe obedience to and respect for the requirements of the master. But if the apprentice, bound as aforesaid, shall refuse to serve according to the terms of the indenture, or grossly misbehave, and the master shall be incapable or unable to influence or control such apprentice, he may be discharged from further obligations or liability, afc the discretion of the court; and in the event of a dissolution, the apprentice shall receive such allowance for the service previously rendered as may be considered just tinder the circumstances of the case. Sec. 7.-The death of the master, or his removal from the Territory, works a dissolution of the indentures, unless otherwise provided therein, or unless the apprentice shall elect to. continue in his service. Sec. 8.-Any person, apprentice or servant, who shall have so elected, or agreed fco render service in any other Territory, State, or country, shall come under the same regulations and requirements as herein provided, all such agreements or indentures for services being held as inviolate and binding as if they had been entered into, and executed within this Territory. Sec. 9,-If from habitual intemperance, and vicious and brutal conduct, or from vicious, brutal and criminal conduct towards said minor child, the parent of the same shall be considered an unsuitable person to retain the guardianship or control the education of said child, the Judge of Probate Court or Selectmen may appoint a suitable person to b9 the guardian of such child, and may, if deemed expedient, also cause said minor child to be bound as an apprentice to some suitable person, during his or her minority. Nothing herein shall be so construed as to take such minor child, if either the father or mother be a proper guardian. Sec. 10.-The strict observance of the provisions of the indentnres on the part of the master and apprentice must be considered essential to entitle either party to the benefits arising under the provisious of this act, and the Selectmen or the probate court shall inquire into such observance, before either awarding compensation or damages, or otherwise discharging or releasing either party from the requirements of such indentures, or the provisions of law in such cases made and provided. Nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to effect a release of either party from service or obligation, as the case may be, where the agreement or indentures have been entered into in any foreign state or country, or in this Territory for a longer period. Sec. 11.-The master shall send the said minor child to school betweeen the ages of six and sixteen, three months in each year, if there be a school in the district or vicinity; and at all times, and in all cases the master shall clothe the minor child In a comfortable and becoming manner. , Approved Feb. 7, 1852.