||317 for the protection of property therein from destruction by fire or otherwise, and for the health and happiness thereof. They shall have power to fill all vacancies that may happen by death, resignation, or removal, in Power to mi aia any of the offices herein made elective; to fix and es- vacuncies-tablish all the fees of the officers of said corporation, â- â- ., â- â€¢ not herein established; to impose such fines not exceeding one hundred dollars far,each offence, as they may deem just, for refusing to accept of any office, in, or under the corporation, or for misconduct therein; to divide the city into wards, and specify the boundaries thereof, and create additional wards; to add to the To divide the number of aldermen and councilors, and apportion them eny mi0 wswti*-among the several wards, as may be just, and most conducive to the interest of the city. Sec. 11. To establish, support, and regulate common schools; to borrow money on the credit of the city: Furtlw pÂ°wÂ«M Provided, that no sum or sums of money be borrowed Proviso. on a greater interest than six per cent, per annum; nor shall the interest on the aggregate of all the sums borrowed, and outstanding, ever exceed one half of the city revenue, arising from taxes assessed on real estate, within this corporation. Sec. 12. To make regulations to prevent the intro- pravem &Â»w duction of contagious diseases into the city; to make quarantine laws for that purpose, and enforce the same. Sec. 13. To appropriate and provide for the payment n ., . . , ii-i r t â- Debts of taj. of the expenses and debts of the city. Sec. 14. To establish hospitals, and make regulations for the government of the same; to make regulations to secure the general health of the inhabitants; to 08pila ,â- .-.:â- 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 streets, water the eny. for the extinguishment of fires, and convenience of the inhabitants. , ';''.. Sec. 16. To open, alter, widen, extend, establish, Repnirtiw grade, pave, or otherwise improve and keep in repair slreets streets, avenues, lanes and alleys; and to establish,' erect, and keep in repair aqueducts and bridges; . ::d Sec. 17. To provide for the lighting of the streets,o ; â€¢ â- â- 'â- 'â- ' â- "â- **â- and erecting lamp posts, and establish, support and Ug&ttag Hw, ,i>; regulate night watches; to erect market houses, estab- ''