||26 I»bta!-nt °f Opening streets Markets. Public build- Licensing licensing backing &.c Licensing theatricals Tippling plrM- Combustibles, w»iisj»e. Sec. 13. To appropriate and provide for the payment of the expenses and debts of the city. Sjsc. '4. To establish hospitals and make regulations for the government of the same; to make regulations to secure the general health of the inhabitants; to declare what shall be nuisances, and. to prevent, and remove the same. Sec. 15. To provide the city with water; to dig wells, lay ,pump logs, and pipes, and erect pumps in the sireets, for the extinguishment of fires, and convenience of the inhabitants. Sec. ljS- To open, alter, widen, extend, establish, grade, pave, or otherwise improve, and keep in repair, streets, avenues, lanes and alleys, and to establish, ereot and keep in repair aqueducts, and bridges. Sec ^' '^° provide lor the lighting of the streets, and erecting lamp posts, and establish, support, and regulate night watches; to erect market houses, establish markets, and marker, places, and provide for the government and regulations thereof. Sec. 18. To provi.de for erecting all needful buildings for the use of the city; and for enclosing, improving, and regulating aJJ public grounds belonging to the city, Sac. 19. To license, tax, and regulate auctioneers, merchants, and retailers, grocers and taverns, ordinaries, h iwkers, pedlars, brokers, pawn brokers and money changers. Sec. 20. To license, tax, and regulate hacking, car- riages, wagons, carts and drays; and fix the rate to be charged for the carriage of persons, and for w-iggonage, cartage, and drayage of property; as also to license.and regulate porters, and fix the rates of porterage. Sec. 21. To license, tax, and regulate theatricals, ancj ot,nur exhibitions, shows and amusements. Sec. 2?. To tax. restrain, prohibit, and suppress tip- pling houses, dram shops, gaming houses, bawdy and other disorderly house*. Sec. 23. To provi le for the prevention and ex- tinguishment-of fires; to regulate the fixing of chimneys, and flues thereof, and stove pipes, and to organize and establish fire companies. Sec. 24. To regulate the storage of n powder, tar, pitch, resin, nnd other combustible materials. Skc. 25. To regulate, and order parapet walls and other partition lences.