||101 Sec. 18: To open, alter, widen, extend, establish, grade, pave, or otherwise improve, and keep in repair, streets, avenues, lanes and alleys; and to establish, erect street*, and keep in repair aqueducts and bridges. Sec. 17. To provide for the lighting of the streets, Lighting, and erecting lamp posts; and.establish, support and regulate nicrht watches; io erect market houses, establish Night waWies. markets and market places, and provide for the government add regulations thereof. Sec. 18. To provide for erecting all needful buildings Buildings, &c. for the use of the city; and for enclosing, improving, and regulating all public grounds belonging to the city. Seo. 19. To license, tax and regulate auctioneers, mer- Tasing powers chants, and retailers, grocers and taverns, ordinaries, hawkers, peddlers, brokers, pawn brokers, and moneychangers. Sec. 20. To license, tax and regulate hacking, car- Hacking, *.e. riages, wagons, carts ami drays; and fix the rates to be charged for the carriage of persons, and for wagonage, 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, and Theatricals, other exhibitions, shows and amusements. Sec. 22. To tax, restrain, prohibit, and suppress tip- Tippling pling houses, dram shops, gaming houses, bawdy, and h01«es, Another disorderly houses. Sec. 23. To provide for the prevention and extinguish- Fire*,&r. ment of fires; to regulate the fixing of chimneys, and the flues thereof, and stovepipes, and to organize and establish fire companies. Sec. 24. To regulate the storage of gunpowder, tar, Oimpowd«r pitch, rosin, and other combustible materials. &c- Sec. 25. To regulate and order parapet walls, and waiii ic other partition fences. Sec. 26. To establish standard weights and measures, weights =iu and regulate the weights and measures to be used in the measures" city, in all other cases not provided for by law. Sec. 27. To provide for the inspection and measuring of lumber, and other building materials; and for the Lumber, *c. measurement of all kinds of mechanic-0 work. Sec. 28. To provide for the inspection and weighing of hay, lime, and stone coal; and measuring of charcoal, Hay.&e. firewood, and other fuel, to be sold or used within the eity.