||125 Sec. 13. To appropriate and provide for the paymentDebt9> of the expenses and debts of the city. Sec. 14. To establish hospitals, and make regulations Hwptmin. 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, Water, lay pump logs and pipes, and erect pumps in the streets, for the extinguishment of fires, and the convenience of the inhabitants. Sec. 1G. To open, alter, widen, extend, establish, sue«ts. grade, pave, or otherwise improve and keep in repair, streets, avenues, lanes, and alleys; and to establish, erect and keep in repair, aqueducts and bridges. Sec. 17. To provide for the lighting of the streets, Lighting, and erecting lamp-posts; and to establish, support, and regulate night watches; to erect market houses, establish Nlghtwatches' markets and market places;. and provide for the government and regulation thereof. Sec. 1C. To provide for the erection of all needful Publicgroumi.«-buildings, for the use of the city; and for enclosing, im-&e-proving, and regulating all public grounds belonging to the city. Sec. 19. To license, tax, and regulate auctioneers, Tnx !UICti"n merchants, retailers, grocers, taverns, ordinaries, hawkers, peddlers, brokers, pawnbrokers and money changers. Sec. 20. To license, tax and regulate hacking, carria- Hacking, &t. ges, wagons, carts and 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 suppi*ess tip-Tippling hows pling houses, dram shops, gaming houses, bawdy, andes> &c> other dfsorderly houses. Sec. to. To provide for the prevention and extinguish- Fires, &c. ment of fires; to regulate the fixing of chimneys and the flues thereof, and stove pipes; and to organize and establish fire companies. Sec. 24. To regulate the storage of gunpowder, tar, Gunpowder, pitch, rosin, and other combustible materials. Sec. 25. To regulate and order parapet walls, andVVaUl-other partition fences.