||318 Public grounds Taxing power. Hacking. Theatres. Tippling houses Extinguish firea. Weight3 and measures. Measuring of lumber. Weighing hay. Inspection of tobacco. As to bread Census. â- lish markets and market places, and provide for the government and regulations thereof. . â- -:. Sec. 18. To provide for erecting 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 and taverns, ordinaries, hawkers, pedlars, 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 wagonage; cartage and drayings of property, as also to license and regulate porters, and nx the rates of porterage. Sac. 21. To license, tax, aad regulate theatricals, and other exhibitions, shows, and amusements. Sec. 22. To tax, restrain, prohibit, and suppress tippling houses, dramshops, gaminghouses, bawdy and other disorderly houses. Sec. 23. To provide for the prevention and extinguishment of tires; to regulate the fixing of chimneys, and the flues thereof, a;id stove pipes, and to organize and establish lire companies. Sec. 24-. To regulate the storage of gunpowder, tar, pitch, resin, and other combustible materials. Sec. 25. To regulate aad order parapet walls and other partition fences. Sec. 28. To establish standard weights and measures, and regulate the weights and measures to be used in the city, in all other cases not provided for by law. Sec. 27. To provide for the inspection and measuring of lumber, aad other building materials, and for the measurement of all kinds of mechanical work. Sec. 23. To provide for the inspection and weighing of hay, lime, stone coal, and measuring of charcoal, fire wood and other fuel, tc he sold or used within the city. Sec. 29. To provide for and regulate the inspection-of tobacco, and of beef, pork, flour, meal; also beer, and whisky, brandy, and all other spirituous and fermented liquors. Sec. 30. To regulate the weight, quality, and price of bi*ead, sold and used in the city. ' Sec. 31. To provide for taking the enumeration of the inhabitants of the city.