||LAWS OF UTAH. 109 not legally be questioned: Provided however, that each and every act or practice so established or adopted for law or custom, shall relate to solemnities, sacraments, ceremonies, consecrations, endowments, tithings, marriages, fellowship, or the religious duties of man to his Maker; inasmuch as the doctrines, principles, practices or performances support virtue and increase morality, and are not inconsistent with or repugnant to the Constitution of the United States or of this State, and are founded in the revelations of the Lord. Sec. 4.-And be it further ordained that said Church shall keep, at every full organized Branch or Stake, a registry of marriages, births and deaths, free for the inspection of all members and for their benefit. Sec. 5.-And be it further ordained that the Presidency of said Church shall fill all vacancies of the Assistant Trustees, necessary to be filled, until superceded bv the Conference of said Church. Sec. 6.-Be it further ordained that,no Assistant Trustee or Trustees, shall transact business in relation to buying, selling or otherwise disposing of Church property, without the Consent or approval of the Trustee in Trust of said Church. Approved Feb..8, 1851. CHAPTER LXXXVI. An ORDINANCE incorporating the University of the State of Deseret. Sec. 1.-Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret: That a University is hereby instituted and incorporated, located at Great Salt Lake City, by the name and title of the University of the State of Deseret. Sec. 2.-The powers of the University shall be vested in a Chancellor and twelve Regents, the number of which Regents may be increased when necessary, who shall be chosen by the joint vote of both Houses of the General Assembly, aud shall hold their office for the term of one year, and until their successors are qualified. Sec. 3.-The Chancellor shall be the chief executive officer of the University, and chairman of the Board of Regents. Sec. 4.-The Chancellor and Board of Regents are a body corporate, to sue and be sued; to act as Trustees of the University; to transact or cause to be transacted all business needful to the prosperity of the University in advancing all useful and fine arts and sciences; to select and procure lands; erect and purch'ase buildings; solicit donations; send agents abroad; receive subscriptions; purchase books, maps, charts and all apparatus necessary for the most liberal endowment of any library and scientific institution; employ professors and teachers; make by-laws; establish branches of the University throughout the State; and do all other things thatfather3 and guardians of the Institution ought to do. Sec. 5.-The Chancellor and Regents may appoint a Secretary, and define his duties. Sec. 6.-The Chancellor, Regents and Secretary, before entering upon the-duties of their respective offices, shall each take an oath of office, and file a bond in the office of the Auditor of Public Accounts, with approved securities, in a sum not less than ten thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful performance of their several duties; which sum may be increased at the discretion of the Executive of the State. Sec. 7.-There shall be a Treasurer of the University elected in the same manner and for the same time as the Chancellors and Regents, whose duty it shall be to receive and safely keep the funds of the University or dispose of the same as he shall be directed by the Board of Regents; and keep accurate records of all funds thatmay come into his possession; and keep his books open at all times for the inspection of the Chancellor and Regents, or any of them, and of the Executive and Secretary of State. Sec. 8.-The Treasurer, before entering upon the duties of his office, shall take an oath of office.and file a bond, with approved security, in the office of the Auditor of Public Accounts, in the sum of one hundred thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties, which sum may be increased at the discretion of the Executive of the State.