1917 Utah Laws 278, An Act . . . Forbidding the Ownership or Possession of Fire Arms or Other Deadly Weapon by an Unnaturalized Foreign Born Person within the State of Utah, ch. 95, § 1.

It shall be unlawful for any unnaturalized foreign born person, to hunt, capture or kill any wild bird or animal, either game or otherwise, of any description, excepting in defense of the person, and it shall be unlawful for any such unnaturalized foreign born resident within this State to own or have in his possession, or under his control, a shot gun, rifle, pistol, or any fire arm of any make. . . Whoever violates any provision of this act shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars for each offense, or by imprisonment for not less than fifteen days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; and any shot gun, rifle, pistol or fire arm owned by him or found in his possession, or under his control, shall be forfeited to the State of Utah.