||132 LAWS OF UTAH. to place of beginning shall be known and designated under the name and style of Cedar City; and the inhabitants thereof are hereby constituted a body corporate and politic by the name aforesaid, and shall have perpetual succession, and may 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 style aforesaid, shall have power to sue and b,e 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 and protect such property, and to do all other things in relation thereto, as natural persons. Sec. 3.-There shall be a City Council, to consist of a Mayor, two Aldermen and three Councilors, who shall have the qualifications of electors of said city, and shall be chosen by the qualified voters thereof, and shall hold their offices for two years, and until their successors shall be elected and qualified. The City Council shall judge of the qualifications, elections and returns of their members; and a majority of them shall form a quorum to do business, but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day and compel the attendance of absent members, under such penalties as may be prescribed by ordinance. Sec. 4.-The Mayor, Aldermen and Councilors, before entering on the duties ©f 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.-An election, for the election of one Mayor, two Aldermen and three Councilors, shall be held on the second Monday of Februaay, 1S63, and every two years thereafter, and shall be held, conducted and returns thereof made in sueh manner as shall be provided for by the ordinances of the City Council. Sec. 6.-All free white male inhabitants who are of the age of twenty-one years, who are entitled to vote for Terrttorial 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 and collect taxes, for city purposes, upon all taxable property, real and personal, within the limits of the city, not exceeding one half per cent, per annum upon the assessed value thereof; and may*en force the payment of the same in any manner to be provided-by ordinance, not repuguaut to the Constitution of the United States and the laws of this Territory. • • Sec, 8.-The City Council shall have power to appoint a Recorder, Treasurer, Assessor and Collector, Marshal and Supervisors of Streets. They shall also have the power t© appoint all such officers, by ordinance, as may be necessary, define the duties of all city officers and remove them from office at pleasure. Sec. 9.-The City Council shall have power to require of 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. Sec. 10.-The City Council shall have power and authority to make, ordain, establish and execute all such ordinances, not repugnant to the Constitution of the United States or the laws of this Territory, as they may deem necessary lor the peace, benefit, good ordej, regulation, convenience and cleanliness of said city; for the protection of property therein from destruction by fire or otherwise, and for the healch and happiness thereof. They shall have power to fill all vacancies, that may happen by 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 offense, as they may deem just, for refusing to accept of any office in or under the Corporation, or for misconduct therein; to divide the city into Wards, and specify the boundaries thereof. Sec. 11.-To establish, support and regulate common schools; to borrow money on the credit of the city: Provided, that no sum or sums of money be borrowed on a greater interest than six per cent, per annum; nor shall the interest on the aggregate of all the sums borrowed and outstanding ever exceeed one half of the city revenue arising from taxes .assessed on real estate within this corporation. Sec. 12.-To make regulations to prevent the introduction of contngious diseases into the city; to make quarantine laws for that purpose, and enforce the same. Sec. 13.-To appropriate and provide for the payment of the expenses and debt3 of the city.