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to prosecution.

any other person so offending, and may be compelled to attend and testify upon any trial, hearing, proceeding or investigation in the same manner as any other person. But the testimony so given shall not be used in any prosecution or proceeding, civil or criminal, against the person so testifying except for perjury in giving such testimony. A person so testifying shall Tes not thereafter be liable to indictment, prosecution or witness a bar. punishment for the offense with reference to which his testimony was given, and inay plead or prove the giv, ing of testimony accordingly, in bar of such indictment or prosecution.

Sec. 43. Whenever at any election held under When no rogisthe provisions of this act, no registration of voters in any precinct or precincts has been required by law, the provisions hereof in reference to registration and registry lists shall be disregarded in such precincts.

Sec. 44. All acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

Approved March 28, 1896.

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CHAPTER LXX.

UNCLAIMED BAGGAGE OR FREIGHT.

AN ACT to authorize the storage and sale of unclaimed bag zage or freight

transported by a common carrier.

the Legisln any railroress compof any pr

claimed freight

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panies.

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

SECTION 1. Whenever any railroad company or Storage of unother common carrier excepting express companies, to common carshall have transported any baggage or freight of any pre-s comkind to the place of consignment within this State, and the owner, consignee or party entitled to receive the same shall omit, for the period of sixty days after the arrival of the baggage or freight at the place of consignment to accept and remove the same and pay the charges thereon, it shall be lawful for such carrier to deliver such freight, for storage, to some person or company conducting the business of storing goods,

Sale of on. claimed freight.

subject to the charges thereon for transportation, storage by the carrier and conveyance and drayage to the place of storage, accompanied by a substantial copy of the bill-of-lading in case of freight, or, in case of baggage, by a statement of the place from which, and the place to which such baggage was transported, together with the check numbers; and any carrier whose route for transportation reaches to this State, may collect and store as aforesaid at any station in this State, the unclaimed freight from all or any points or stations on its line within this State.

Sec. 2. The person or company receiving such unclaimed baggage or freight for storage shall keep a record of such bill-of-lading or statement and shall have a lien on such baggage or freight for the charges of the carrier and reasonable charges for subsequent care and storage, and in case the owner or person entitled to receive the same does not pay all such charges and receive and remove the property within ninety days after the same is received from the carrier, the party having the same in storage as aforesaid may proceed to sell the same, upon a notice given for the length of time and in the manner provided by the laws of Utah for the sale of personal property on execution, and retain out of the proceeds of sale, the amount of the lien and reasonable costs and charges of sale, and in case the proceeds are more than sutficient, the surplus shall be deposited with the State Treasurer, and on request of the party entitled thereto, made within two years from the date of sale shall be paid to such owner or person entitled thereto, and if not so claimed shall be forfeited to the State.

Approved March 28, 1896.

Surplus goes to State.

CHAPTER LXXI.

EXEMPTIONS FROM EXECUTION.

AN ACT to amend General Section 3429 of the Compiled Laws of Utah,

1888, relating to Exemptions from Levy and Sale on Execution.

judgment

from execution.

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

SECTION 1. That general section 3429 of the Com- Property of piled Laws of Utah, 1888, be and the same is hereby debtor exempt amended to read as follows:

Sec. 3429 s. 570. The following property is exempt from execution, except as herein otherwise specially provided:

1. Chairs, tables, desks and books, to the value of two hundred dollars, belonging to the judgment debtor.

2. Necessary household, table and kitchen furniture, belonging to the judgment debtor, to the value of three hundred dollars; also one sewing machine, all family hanging pictures oil paintings and drawings, portraits and their necessary frames; all carpets in use; provisions 'actually provided for individual or family use sufficient for three months; two cows with their sucking calves; two hog's with all sucking pigs; all wearing apparel of every person or family; also all beds or bedding of every person or family. Provided, That if the judgment debtor be the head of a family consisting of five or more members there shall be a further exemption of two cows and their sucking calves.

3. The farming utensils or implements of husbandry of a farmer not exceeding in value the sum of three hundred dollars; also two oxen, or two horses, or two mules and their harness, one cart or wagon, and food for such oxen, horses, cows or mules for sixty days; also, all seed, grain or vegetables actually provided, reserved, or on hand for the purpose of planting or sowing at any time within the ensuing six months, not exceeding in value the sum of two hundred dollars, crops, whether growing or harvested, and the proceeds thereof, not exceeding in value two hundred dollars.

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4. The tools, tool chest and implements of a meProperty of chanic or artisan, necessary to carry on his trade, not debtor exempt exceeding in value the sum of five hundred dollars;

the notarial seal and records of a notary public; the instruments and chests of a surgeon, physician, surveyor, and dentist, necessary to the exercise of their professions, with their scientific and professional libraries, and the law professional libraries and office furniture of attorneys, counselors and judges, and the libraries of ministers of the gospel, and the typewriting machine of a stenographer, writist, copyist, and reporter.

5. The cabin or dwelling of a miner not exceeding in value the sum of five hundred dollars; also his sluices, pipes, hose, windlass, derrick, cars, pumps, and tools not exceeding in value five hundred dollars.

6. Two oxen, two horses, or two mules, and their harness; and a cart or wagon, one dray or truck, by the use of which a cartman, drayman, truckman, huckster, peddler, hackman, teamster, or other laborer habitually earns his living; and one horse with vehicle and harness, or other equipments, used by a physician, surgeon or minister of the gospel, in making his professional visits, with hay and grain for said horse sufficient for three months.

7. One-half of the earnings of the judgment debtor for his personal services, rendered at any time within sixty days next preceding the levy of execution. Provided, That in no case shall the amount exempt under this act be reduced to less than twenty-five dollars.

8. All moneys, benefits, privileges, or immunities accruing, or in any manner growing out of any lif. insurance on the life of the debtor, if the annual premiums paid do not exceed five hundred dollars.

9. All arms, ammunition, uniforms and accoutreArms, ammu- ments required by law to be kept by any person.

10. All court houses, jails, public offices and Public buildings buildings, school houses, houses of public worship,

lots, grounds and personal property appertaining thereto, the fixtures, furniture, books, papers and appurtenances belonging and pertaining to the court house, jail and public offices belonging to any county in this State, or for the use of schools or houses of public worship, and all cemeteries, public squares, parks and places, public buildings, town halls, public markets, buildings for the use of fire departments and

nition, etc.

and records.

military organizations, and the lots and grounds thereto belonging and appertaining, owned or held by any town or incorporated city, or dedicated by such town or city to health, ornament or public use, or for the use of any fire or military company, now existing, or which may be under the laws of this State hereafter organized.

11. If the debtor be the head of a family, there Homestead. shall be a further exemption of a homestead, to be selected by the judgment debtor, consisting of lands and appurtenances, which lands may be in one or more pieces in different localities of the same county in which the judgment debtor resides, or in different counties of the State, together with the appurtenances and improvements thereon not exceeding in value the sum of fifteen hundred dollars, for the judgment debtor, and the further sum of five hundred dollars for his wife, and two hundred and fifty dollars for each other member of his family. Such exemptions shall continue after the death of the judgment debtor for the benefit of the wife or minor children surviving, or in case the wife is the judgment debtor, and the husband or minor children are not seized of any real estate of the value in the aggregate of one thousand dollars, then such exemption shall continue until the death of the husband, or in case the husband dies before the youngest child of such family is twenty-one years of age, then such exemption shall continue until such youngest child shall become twenty-one years of age.

In case the husband or wife desert his or her fam- Exemption ily, the exemption shall continue in favor of the one occupants, occupying the premises as a resident. When a homestead of a judgment debtor is conveyed by the owner thereof, such conveyance shall not subject the premises to any lien or encumbrance to which it would not be subject in the hands of such owners; and the proceeds thereof, to the amount of the exemption existing at the time of the sale, shall be exempt from execution or other process for one year after the receipt thereof, by the person entitled to the exemption, and if re-invested in a homestead, the new homestead shall be entitled to the same exemption as the original homestead. Whenever a building exempted as a homestead is insured in favor of the person entitled to the exemption, and a loss Occurs, entitling such person to the insurance, such insurance money shall be exempt to the

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