“SEC. 53. It shall not be lawful for any body of men whatever, other than the regular organized volunteer militia of this Territory, and the troops of the United States, to associate themselves together as a military company or organization, or to drill or parade with arms in any city or town of this Territory; and Provided, that students in educational institutions where military science is a part of the course of instruction, may, with the consent of the Governor, drill and parade with arms in public under the superintendence of their instructors, and may take part in any regimental or brigade encampment under command of their military instructor; and, while so encamped shall be governed by the provisions of this act. They shall report and be subject to the commandant of such encampment; Provided, further, that nothing herein contained shall be construed so as to prevent benevolent or social organizations from wearing swords.”
Full Text (Subscription Required): The Military Code of Utah, ch. 53, § 53, 1894 Utah Laws 64, 76-77.
Laws of the Territory of Utah, Passed by the Legislative Assembly at its Thirty-First Session, Held at Salt Lake City, The Capital of Said Territory, Commencing January 8th, A. D. 1894, and Ending March 8th, A. D. 1894 (Salt Lake City, UT: Star Printing Company, 1894), 76-77. Chapter 53—Militia, An Act to Provide for the Organization and Government of the Territorial Militia, and Entitled “The Military Code of Utah,” § 53. Approved March 8, 1894.