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General appro priations.
captaig95 (N. G. U.); full for meal
To John Q. Cannon, in full for services as
captain from Jan. 6th to Jan. 26th inclusive, 1895 (N. G. U.)...................... $ To John Q. Cannon, in full for meals, lodg
ing and stable expenses at Carlisle ranch,
San Juan county, Jan. 24, 1895........... To John Q. Cannun, in full for meals and sundry expenses for Captain Gibbs and
guide (paid for by Cannon)............... To G. M. Ottinger, in full for meals and
sundry expenses during the campaign.... To Grant Bros.' Livery and Transfer Co., in
full for horse hire for N. G. U. at Terri
torial Fair 1895. ......................... To W. H. Clayton, in full for locks, etc., for
N. G. U., Exposition building............ To Graham & Son, in full, Ogden, for dray
age for N. G. U... To Frank Christensen, Ogden, for dray
age for N. G. U..... To C. E. Layne, Ogden, in full for drayage
for N. G. U....... To Mrs. Jane S. Mills, Salt Lake City, in full
for cleaning office room for N. G. U., from
April 23, 1894, to April 23, 1895 .......... To A. Milton Musser, in full for expense in
curred in receiving and planting 30,000,000 white fish fry............................ To school for the deaf and dumb for plumb
ing and fitting up rooms for the departments. ...... ....................... To school for the deaf and dumb, for main
tenance of the department for the blind, or
so much thereof as may be necessary..... To Deseret Agricultural and Manufacturing
Society for care and maintenance of exposition buildings and grounds, or so much
thereof as may be necessary .............. To the Broom hotel, Ogden, in full for board
N. G. U. 635 meals.......
third district court of Utah Territory, in
criminal cases in the year 1894........... To Salt Lake Lithographing Co., in full for
printing world's fair books, as per order
World's Fair commission ......... ......
full for providing the repairs, furniture,
committee on claims ..................
for board and lodging of Lieut. Lassiter
for board and lodging of Lieut. Bloor, in
W. W est ................................
for board and lodging of Lieut. Smith in
for board of Lieut. James, three meals at
command of Gov. Caleb W. West ........
fair commission ..........
treasurer, in full for amount paid American
Exchange National Bank, N. Y., for can
celling interest coupons .................$ 42.18 To American Exchange National Bank, N.
Y., in full for amount of interest now due on coupons ............::::::
14.07 To Wells, Fargo & Co., N. Y.,.in full for amount now due for cancelling interest coupons ................................. 31.25
Sec. 2. It is hereby declared unlawful for any Unlawful to State officer or State board of any of the institutions of priation except the State to contract any indebtedness in excess of the appropriation herein provided, except by and with the consent of the State Board of Examiners, previous to the contraction of such indebtedness.
Sec. 3. All statements for claims and bills for Bills to be fled money appropriated herein shall be filed with the State Auditor. Auditor before warrants shall be drawn for the same.
Sec. 4. All moneys herein appropriated shall be Manner of paid out of the State treasury in the manner prescribed Paşı by law.
Sec. 5. Payment for salaries or other expenses Payments not included in this act shall not be duplicated, if it shall cated. appear that they are covered by appropriations made heretofore by special laws.
Sec. 6. All acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
Sec. 7. This act shall take effect upon approval.
to be dupli.
AN ACT prescribing the mode of making Assessment, Equalization, Levy
and Collection of Taxes for raising Revenue, and for other purposes re-
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Utah:
SECTION 1. All property in this State, not exempt Property taxed under the laws of the United States, or under the Con- to preparde.
esetopt from taxation.
stitution of this State, shall be taxed in proportion to its value, as hereinafter provided.
Sec. 2. The property of the United States, of the Poplic property State, counties, cities and towns, (when necessary for
municipal purposes or when no revenue is derived therefrom), school districts, and public libraries, lots with the buildings thereon, used exclusively for either religious worship or charitable purposes, and places of
burial not held or used for private or corporate benefit, Ditches, etc., shall be exempt from taxation. Ditches, canals and not to be taked flumes, owned and used by individuals or corporations
for irrigating lands owned by such individuals or corporations, or the individual members thereof, shall not be separately taxed so long as they shall be owned and used exclusively for such purpose.
Sec. 3. All mines and mining claims, both placer Mines, mining and rock in place, containing or bearing gold, silver, machinery and copper, lead, coal or other valuable mineral deposits,
after purchase thereof from the United States, shall be taxed at the price paid the United States therefor, unless the surface ground or some part thereof of such mine or claim is used for other than mining purposes and has a separate and independent value for such other purposes, in which case said surface ground or any part thereof so used for other than mining purposes shall be taxed at its value for such other purposes as provided by law; and all the machinery used in mining and all property and surface improvements upon or appurtenant to mines and mining claims, which have a value separate and independent of such mines and mining claims, and the net annual proceeds of all mines and mining claims shall be taxed as other personal property.
net proceeds of mines.
Sec. 4. Whenever the terms mentioned in this Definition of section are employed in this act, they are employed in
the sense hereafter affixed to them.
First. The term “property” includes moneys, credits, bonds, stocks, franchises and all other matters and things, real, personal and mixed, capable of private ownership; but this shall not be so construed as to authorize the taxation of the stocks of any company or corporation when the property of such company or corporation represented by such stocks, has been taxed.
Second. The term "real estate” includes:
1. The possession of, claim to, ownership of, or right to, the possession of land.
2. All mines, minerals and quarries in and under the land subject to the provisions of section 3 of this act; all timber belonging to individuals or corporations, growing or being on the lands of the State or the United States and all rights and privileges appertaining thereto.
Third. The term “improvements” includes: All buildings, structures, fixtures, fences and improvements, erected upon or affixed to the land, whether the title has been acquired to said lands or not.
Fourth. The term “personal property” includes Personal everything which is the subject of ownership not included within the meaning of the term “real estate” and "improvements."
Fifth. The terms "value” and “full cash value” Value and full mean the amount at which the property would be taken in payment of a just debt due from a solvent debtor.
Sixth. The term “credit” means those solvent Credit. debts, secured or unsecured, owing to a person.
The term “debts” means those secured or unse- Debts. cured liabilities, owing by a person.
Seventh. The term "person" as used in this act Person. shall be construed to include partnerships, corporations and associations of persons.
In making up the amount of credits which any per- Ded son is required to list he will be entitled to deduct credits. from the gross amount of such credits the amount of all bona fide debts owing by him, but no acknowledgment of indebtedness not founded on actual consideration, and no such acknowledgment made for the purpose of being so deducted, must be considered a debt within the intent of this section; and no person is en- to be deducted. titled to a deduction on account of an obligation of any kind given to an insurance company for the premium of insurance, nor on account of any unpaid subscription to any institution or society, nor on account of a subscription to, or installment payable on the capital stock of any company or corporation; and no liability of any person or persons, company or corporation as surety for another must be deducted; and no other liability of any person or persons, company or corporation, on any bond or undertaking must be deducted; and no deduction must be made in any case
Debts may be deducted from