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i.eoim. rtVK. COL'SCIU Thursday, Feb. 15, 1S72. Council met at 10 a.m. The i'orenoon wa? occupied in reading read-ing variou- biiis which were laid over 'tiil the akernoon session, j At 2 p.m., councilor Smith, from i the jtlJieiary committee, reported back j "an act regulating proceedings in civil cases, iVo,," and recommended its Ipa-saec without amendments. The ; bill pa.-ed. I (Jour.ciljr Cannon, of the revenue committee, reported back, without I aiiicndmciits, the bouse bill amending tlie act pruviding the manner of assessing assess-ing and collecting taxes, and recommended recom-mended its passage. It passed. Councilor iSmoot presented the petition peti-tion ef I hos. K. Culler, ibr the office uf notary public for Utah county, lla-ferrtd. lla-ferrtd. Cotaniunieations were received from the hou-c announcing the passage ol a memorial to congress, praying ibr an amendment to iho organic act of the IVrritory; ai::o the passage of (II. F. o'.) "an act to punish persons issuing unauthorized or fraudulent bonds, kc.;" and the appointment of a committee com-mittee of conference on the part of the house, on (C. K 4) "an act limiting the time of commencing civil actions." Councilor Smoot, of the judiciary committee, reported back (C. F. 0) "an act to prescribe the manner of conducting con-ducting criminal proceedings," and recommended, re-commended, in comenueuee of the limited time remaining of tho present session, that it lay over as unhnished bu-iue-ps. Piepoit accepted. (11. F. Oj "An act d. timing the time of commencicg criminal actions," was taken up, amended, passed, and sent to the house for concurrence in the amendments. II. F. 30) "An act to punish persons per-sons issuing unauthorized or fraudulent fraudu-lent bonds, &c," was passed and sent to the houso for engrossing. T'ic hou-e memorial to congress for an amendment to the organic act was taken up, read and adopted. (C. R 13) "An act prescribing a summary mode of proceeding for the recovery of real properly, ifcc," passed and was sent to the houso for concurrence. concur-rence. Kecess till 7 p.m. HOUSE. IIouc met as per adjournment, at 10 a.m.; roil called; quorum present. The governor returned the license bill without his approval. Mcs-aijes from tho council announced an-nounced the passage of (0. R 32) '"an act to amend an act incorporating Kaysville city;" (II. F. 24) "an act in relation to auditing accounts;" (II. R 20) "an act further defining the duties of coun'y and school district collectors;" collect-ors;" and the joint resolution to defray sundry expenses. The resolution was read and adopted. On motion of Mr. Thurbcr, the committee com-mittee on claims, &c, wcro instructed to incorporate in the Territorial appropriation ap-propriation bill the sum of $10,000, or as much as may be necessary, to be drawn by -J. D. T. McAllister, Territorial Terri-torial nnr;hal, on vouchers to be approved ap-proved by the auditor of public accounts, ac-counts, to defray the expenses of district dis-trict courts, including the board of prisoners, fees of Territorial marshal, jurors, witnesses and incidental expense:-; provided that no account shall be allowed in excess, of the Kes allowed by r.n act approved Jan. 21, ISO'J. Mr. Pcncock presented a bill for "on act incorporating the town ofFairview, in Sanpete county;'' which passed. Mr. llockwood .reported a bill for "an act further defining the duties of the road commissioners," A'c., which was read and tabled indefinitely. Mr. J. F. Smith, on behalf of the committee on petitions, presented a memorial to congress praying for an amendment to the original organic net of tho Territory of Utah; which was read and referred. On motion of Mr. Taylor, the hoi1 so rescindedithcir action on (0. F. 4) "an act iimiiiug the time ot commencing civil actions," and appointed Messrs. 8. S. Smith, Thurbcr and Pace, a committee com-mittee of conference on it. The claim of tho Dcseret telegraph company ibr telegrams sent by Territorial Terri-torial oliicers, was presented and referred to the committee on claims. Mr. Taylor presented a bill for "an act to prevent the unauthorized or fraudulent issue of bonds, cce.," which parsed. Messages were received from the governor announcing his approval of "an act amending the charters of incorporated in-corporated cities;" "an act amending certain charters of incorporated cities;" find "an act authorizing the auditor to procure a seal," &.c. On motion of Mr. J. W. Young, the sum of sixty-three dollars was ordered or-dered to be incorporated in tho Territorial Terri-torial appropriation bill, to remit taxes awsed by K. C. Allen, ex-assessor of Washington county, ibrlSjtj. Mr. Hatch presented a bill for "an act pertaining to actions and dama-L'es;" dama-L'es;" referred to tho committeo on judiciary. ju-diciary. Mr. Taylor, ot the committee on pc-. pc-. titions, reported back the memorial to congre&s, praying for on amendment of the organic act, which was read and adopted. Kecess till 2 p.m. 2 p. m. The report of the chancclor of Dos-eret, Dos-eret, Uiiivcr-iiy, with accompanying ' documents, ;is received, read aud ordered or-dered to he sprend on the journals. The Territorial appropriation bill was taken up, amended and passed. Mr. lLitch pie.-cntid tho petition of II. S. Alexander, assessor and collector of Summit county, praying i'or relief. A me.-satze from the council announced announc-ed the passage of l,U- - b) "an act to puni.-di pi ivon.i issuing unauthorized i.r fraudulent b 'nds, etc.,'1 also, that 1 tun had upended and passed (H. K. 'j) "an aci d' fining (he time of 00m-meucit11; 00m-meucit11; criminal actions." Tho house concurred in the amendments to the latter bill. Mr. Farr, of the judiciary committee, reported lack "an act pertaining to ac-tious ac-tious on trespass and damage," and recommended its passage. Tho bill passed. Mr. S. S. Smith, of tho committee I on conlfreik'o, reported back (C F. 4) "an a..'! limiting the time of commenc-ir.r commenc-ir.r civil acsi'ms" with amendments. The bill pa-ed as amended. Mr. Uockwood, of the special com-tmitue com-tmitue to wbom was referred (11. F. j'jn "a Mil for an act for the protection 1 of Territorial oliicers in the discharge I of their otbeial duties etc.," presented i a Mibsiiuue m the form of a joint reso-1 reso-1 lution. Tho substitute was adopted. I Adjournal till 7:30 p. m. 7:30 p.m. I (l F. 1.0 "An act prescribing the I mode of pi'eixdure in regard to certain t kinds of property," was received from , j the conned. j Mr. Thurb.r, i.f the committee on J revenue, r-vominended the parage of a iomt resolution on the subject ot the ' petition of Mr. Alexander of Summit '.county, prayivj f-r relief. The re.-o- ' lutton was .idop;- 1. On -i.vion of Mr. T.iv!-r, (he bill in -! relation to attthori in- the fvrttary ol , Utah 10 u.'.ic i'l cciuin?ca.-r : w.'.s caiKd np ag-nii. and amended sc " ' a-to read "o"1' di l'tr for each com f uii.sien is.-u.cJ." Tho bill passed, t 1 A me.-.- iVoin the eouned an , ninmc:d the pa-.-:iko of "an act con "o-:ui;ic the pro; er;y r'uht of mavnc. p-i-- 'Hie t-iti passed the house 1 Mr. C-d'.i-icr, of the oummittcc 01 I irrigation, reported adversely to th bill authorizing the city of Si. Ger.rgc to enforce water regulations. Mr. Bichards, of the special committee com-mittee to whom was referred a motion of instruction to inquire into the propriety pro-priety of compiling and publishing the laws of congress applicable to Utah, presented a bill for that purpose, which subsequently passed. On motion of Mr. CaULster.the committee com-mittee on petitions, etc, were instructed instruct-ed to consider the propriety of memorializing memor-ializing congress, to grant to the Territory Terri-tory of Utah the State house, at Fillmore, Fill-more, for educational purposes. Mr. Pace, of the committee on counties, coun-ties, reported a bill extending the boundaries of Summit and Washington Washing-ton counties; which subsequently passed. Mr. Farr, of the judiciary committee, commit-tee, to whom was referred a petition in relation to the lien law, reported unfavorably un-favorably to the same. Mr. Callister, of the irrigation committee, com-mittee, to whom was referred that portion por-tion of the governor's message refer-1 ring to irrigation, 'presented a memorial asking congress to grant every alternate section of the pubbc land to aid the construction of irrigating canals. ! Adjourned till Friday, loth, at 9 a.m.