||62 ing lamp-posts; and to establish, support, and regulate night watches; to erect market houses, establish markets and market places; and provide for the government and regulation thereof. Sec. 18. To provide for the erection of all needful buildings, for the use of the city; and for enclosing, improving, and regulating all public grounds belonging to the city. Sec. 19. To license, tax, and regulate auctioneers, merchants, retailers, grocers, taverns, ordinaries, hawkers, peddlers, brokers, pawn-brokers, and money-changers. Sec. 20. To license, tax, and regulate hacking-carriages, wagons, carts, and drays; and fix the rates to be charged for the carriage of persons; and for wagoners, carters, and drayers of property; as also to license and regulate porters, and fix the rates of porterage. Sec. 21. To license, tax, and regulate theatricals, and other exhibitions, shows, and amusements. Sec. 22. To tax, restrain, prohibit, and suppress tippling houses, dram shops, gaming houses, bawdy, and other disorderly houses. Sec. 23. To provide for the prevention and extinguishment 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 gun powder, tar, pitch, rosin, and other combustible materials. Sec. 25. To regulate and order parapet walls, and other partition fences. Sec. 26. To establish standard weights^ and measures, and regulate the weights and measures to be used in the city, in all cases not provided for by law. Sec. 27. To provide for the inspecting and measuring of lumber, and other building materials, and for the measurement of all kinds of mechanical work. Sec. 128. To provide for the inspection and weighing of hay, lime, and stone coal; and the measuring of charcoal, fire-wood, and other fuel to be sold or used within the city. Sec. 29. To provide for, and regulate the inspection of tobacco, beef, pork, flour, meal; also beer, whiskey, and brandy; and all other spirituous or fermented liquors.