||340 Corporate pow era. and designated by the name of Tooele city, and the Name & stylo, inhabitants thereof are hereby constituted a body corporate and politic, by the name aforesaid; and shall Per etual sue- nave perpetual succession, and may have and use a cession. 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 bÂ« 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 use of the inhabitants of said city; to sell, lease, convey 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 five councilors, who shall have the qualifications of electors of said city, and shall be chosen by the qualified voters thereof, and shall ^old ^ie*r om>ces *or two years, and until their successors shall be elected and qualified. The city council shall judge of the qualifications, elections, and returns of their own 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. &ec. 4. The mayor, aldermen, and councilors before 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 August' next, and every two years thereafter, on said day, an election. shall be held for the electing of a mayor, two aldermen, and five councilors; and at the first, election under, this, act, two judges shall.be chosen, viva voce, by the electors present. The said judges shall choose one-clerk; and the judges and clerks,, before entering upon- City council. Terra of office. Majority form a quorum. Oath of office. Times of elections. -First election.