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clerk of the board of education of any such county, .
city, school district or board of education, as to such
facts, in certifying any warrant or warrants therefor
to be within the lawful debt limit of such county, city,
board of education or school district.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved March 28, 1896.



AN ACT providing for the making of deeds of real property sold on execution

or judicial sale by United States Marsbals and Sheriffs.

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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Utah:

SECTION 1. Whenever any real property has been officer's deed to sold on execution or at judicial sale by any United dat States marshal or sheriff, either under the laws of the made. Territory or State of Utah, and the time for redemption has expired, a deed to the purchaser or purchasers thereof, or assignee of such purchaser or purchasers, may be executed by the officer who made the sale, or in case of his death, absence, resignation, expiration of term of office or inability to act, by the sheriff of the county where the property or any part thereof is situated, upon the production to him of a certificate of sale therefor, duly signed by the officer or his deputy making such sale.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect upon approval.
Approved March 28, 1896.



AN ACT providing for Farmers' Institutes.

College trustees

institute in each county.

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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Utah:

SECTION 1. The trustees of the Agricultural ColAgricultural lege of Utah, with the advice of the faculty of said to hold farmers' college, are hereby authorized and required to hold

Institutes for the instruction of the citizens of this State in the various branches of agriculture. Such institutes shall be held at least once in each county each school year beginning July 1, 1896, and at such times and at such places as the trustees and faculty may direct, and they shall make such rules and regulations as they deem proper for organizing and conducting such institutes and may employ an agent or agents to perform such work, in connection with the faculty of the college, as they may deem best. The course of instruction at such institutes shall be so arranged as to present to those in attendance the results of the most recent investigations in theoretical and practical agriculture.

Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of those conducting Encouragement institutes in any county or precinct in this State, un

der the provisions of this act, to encourage and assist in the organization of local agricultural societies.

Sec. 3. At the close of each season's institute work, the trustees aforesaid shall cause to be published in book or pamphlet form, for free distribution to the farmers of the State, an annual report of the institute work, which report shall contain the leading papers and discussions presented at the Institute meetings of the State.

Sec. 4. For the purposes mentioned in this act, Appropriation. said trustees may use such sum as they may deem

proper, not exceeding the sum of fifteen hundred dollars in any one year, and such amount is hereby annually appropriated for that purpose out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved March 28, 1896.

of agricultural societies.

Report of institutes to be published.

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AN ACT to prevent the adulteration of Candy.

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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Utah:

SECTION 1. No person shall by himself, his ser- Adulteration vant or agent, or as the servant or agent of anyo other person or corporation, manufacture for sale or knowingly offer for sale any candy adulterated by the admixture of terra alba, barryta, talc or any like substance, or by poisonous colors or flavors or other matters deleterious or detrimental to health.

Sec. 2. Whoever violates any of the provisions of penalty; forthis act shall be punished by a fine, not exceeding five destination of hundred dollars, nor less than fifty dollars. The candy candy. so adulterated shall be forfeited and destroyed under direction of the court.

Approved March 28, 1896.

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AN ACT in relation to Elections, defining offenses against the same and pre

scribing punishments therefor.


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Utah:

SECTION 1. All ballots cast in elections for public Printing officers, or for the decision of any question submitted to electors within the State, shall be printed and distributed at public expense. The printing of ballots and cards of instruction for the voters of each county, and the delivery of the same to the election officers, as hereinafter provided, shall be a county charge, the payment of which shall be provided for in the same manner as the payment of other county expenses, but

cabie to certain elections.

Nominating convention.

assemblage which at the last et least five per

the expense of printing and delivering ballots and cards of instruction to be used in municipal elections shall be a charge against the city or town in which such election shall be held.

Sec. 2. This act shall not apply to any election Act not appli.. for school officers held at any time other than a regular

election for State, county or city officers, nor to any special election at which no persons are to be voted for for any city, county or State office.

NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES. Sec. 3. Any convention of delegates of a political party which presented candidates at the last preceding election, held for the purpose of making nominations to public office, and also voters to the number hereinafter specified, may nominate candidates for public offices to be filled by election within this State. A convention within the meaning of this act is an organized assemblage of voters or delegates representing a political party, which at the last election before the holding of such convention polled at least five per centum of the entire vote cast in the State, county or other political division or district for which the nomination may be made. A committee appointed by any such convention may also make nomination to public office when authorized to do so by resolution duly passed by the convention at which such committee was appointed.


Sec. 4. All nominations made by such convention Nominations to or committee shall be certified as follows: The certifi

cate of nomination, which shall be in writing, shall contain the name of the office for which each person is nominated, the name, postoffice address, if any, the residence of each such person, and if in a city, the street, number of residence and place of business, if any, and shall designate in not more than five words, the party which such convention or committee represents. It shall be signed by the presiding officer and secretary of such convention or committee, who shall add to their signatures their respective places of residence, and postoffice address, if any, and make oath, before an officer qualified to administer the same, that the affiants were such officers of such convention or committee and that said certificates and the statements

be certified.


Filing certificates of

therein contained are true, to the best of their knowledge and belief. When the nomination is made by a committee, the certificate of nomination shall also contain a copy of the resolution passed at the convention, which authorized the committee to make such nomination. In the case of electors for President and Vice-Presidential President of the United States, the names of candidates for President and Vice-President may be added to the political party or appellation.

Sec. 5. Certificates of nomination of candidates! for offices to be filled by the voters of the entire State, nomination. or of any division or district greater than a county, shall be filed with the Secretary of State Certificates of nomination of candidates for offices to be filled by the voters of any city or town shall be filed with the recorder of such city or the clerk of such town. All other (ertificates of nominations shall be filed with the clerks of the respective counties wherein the officers are to be elected.


Sec. 6. Candidates for public office may be nomi- Nominations by nated otherwise than by convention or committee in convention. the manner following:

A certificate of nomination containing the names of the candidates for the offices to be filled, with such information as is required to be given in certificates provided for by section 4 of this act, except that such (ertificate shall designate in not more than five words, instead of the party, the political or other name which the signers shall select; shall be signed by voters residing within the district or political division in and for which the officer or officers are to be elected, to the number of at least five hundred, when the nomination is for an office to be filled by the voters of the entire State; of at least one hundred, when the nomination is for an office to be filled by the voters of a district less than the State and greater than a county, or by the voters of a county; of at least fifty, when the nomination is for an office to be filled by all the voters of a precinct town or city or other division less than a county. The signatures to a certificate of nomination need not all be appended to one paper. The certificate may designate or appoint upon the face thereof one or more persons, who, for the

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