||347 Sec. 18. To provide for erecting all needful buildings Public gronn,is. f6r 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, Taxjovver_ merchants, retailers, grocers and taverns, ordinaries, hawkers, pedlars, brokers, pawn-brokers, and money changers. 'â- " â- ' Sec. 20. To license, tax, and regulate hacking, car- HnckJBf-riages, wajjons, carts, and dravs; 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 fix the rates of porterage: Sec. 21. To license, tax, and regulate theatricals,-. . .. '. . , *=> Theatres. and other exhibitions, shows, and amusements. Sec. 22. To tax, restrain, prohibit, and suppress Tippli"=houses' tippling houses, dramshops, gaminghouses, bawdy and other disorderly houses. Sec. 23. To provide for the prevention and extin- Extinguish guishment 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, pitch, resin, and other combustible materials. Sec. 25. To regulate and order parapet walls and other partition fences. Sec. 26. To establish standard weights and measures, Weights and 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 measur- Measuring of ing of lumber, and other building materials, and for the luinber-measurement of all kinds of mechanical work. Sec. 28. To provide for the inspection and weighing **&'*Â»* *?â€¢ of hay, lime, stone coal, and 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 inspection of of tobacco, and of beef, pork, flour, meal; also beer, and whisky, brandy, and all other spirituous and fermented liquors. . â€¢ . Sec. 30. To regulate the weight, quality,, arid price AstobreIMt of bread, sold and used in the city. i i: . â- Sec. 31. To provide for taking the enumeration of Census, the inhabitants, of the city. â- â- fi â- . . . ;â€¢'â- / . â- . . Sec. 32.' To fix the compensation of all city officers, RÂ«sulate fees- . and regulate the fees of jurors, witnesses,. and; others, for services rendered, under this, or any;city ordinance.