||COMPILED LAWS OF UTAH. 121 such bond has been approved by him and filed in his office. (1) (167.) Sec. 24. In case of a vacancy occurring in the J^1107 how office of the judge of probate, the governor may appoint and fill such vacancy until the next succeeding Legislative Assembly, or some subsequent one. shall elect one; said judge of probate so appointed shall qualify and give bonds as above provided. (2) (168.) Sec. 25. The probate court shall be considered Probate court . , ' f , ,, . , , ,, . , -. , always open. m law as always open ; but the judge shall hold regular sessions on the second Mondays of March, June, September and December of each year, and shall continue at each session one week, or until the business ready for trial shall be disposed of. (169.) Sec. 26, When the district court is to sit in a when district x J held in same county on any of the days appointed in the preceding sec- ^^u^°' tion for the sessions of the probate court, the latter shall be £eld on M°n- ¦^ ' day preced- held on the Monday preceding, and when the judge is re- Esquired by law to perform any duty which takes him from the county, on one of the appointed days, the session of the court shall be holden on the following Monday, or such day as the judge may appoint. (170.) Sec. 27. The judge of probate has jurisdiction Jurisdiction, of the probate of wills, the administration of the estates of deceased persons, and of the guardianship of minors, idiots and insane persons. (3) (171.) Sec. 28. The probate records shall be kept in books separate from those of the other business of the court. Sec. 29. 30. 31. (4) (172.) Sec. 32. The probate judges in their respective ^^o counties shall appoint a clerk, who shall keep his office at p°int clerks. the county seat, and who shall attend all sessions of the probate court, as also sessions of the county court for the transaction of county business. It shall be the duty of the clerk of the probate court to keep a true and faithful record of all the proceedings in the probate court in session, enter- (1) The jurisdiction of the probate courts is now fixed by act of Congress. See p. 54. By aet of the Territorial Legislative Assembly the probate judge Is made an elective office, and so much of this section as is in conflict therewith is repealed. See sec. (173.)' (2) See sec. (188.) (3) And in divorce cases, see sec. 3 of an act of Congress entitled "An Act in relation to courts and judicial officers in the Territory of Utah," p. 53. (i) Repealed, as they are inconsistent with an act of Congress. See p. 53.