||383 Sec. 12. To make regulations to prevent the jntro- Prevent disease, 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 pay- uebts. nient of the expenses and debts of the city. Sec. 14. To establish hospitals, and make regulations for the government of the same; to make regula- Hog jtals tions to secure the general health ;of the inhabitants; to declare what shall be nuisances, and to prevent and ret move the same. â- ". -'., ..,â- ' ;Â«i Sec. 15. To provide the city with water; to dig wells, lay pump logs and pipes, and erect pumps in the streets; â- >&<â- '' 'â€¢ for the extinguishment of fires, and the convenience of; the inhabitants. . . :' ,; .. Sec. 16. To open, alter, widen, extend, establish,', 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. . â- ,.<-', Sec. 17. To provide for the lighting of the Streets, v,, , and erecting lamp posts; and to establish, suppori;[and lgl mÂ° regulate night watches; to erect market houses, .establish Night watches, markets, andmarket places, and provide for the government and regulation thereof- . .. i,, : I â- â- ;.â€¢â- . Sec. 18. T.o provide for erecting all needful buildings for the use of the city; and for enclosing,, improving â- ?abUc s>'0"U(ls-and.regulating all public grounds.belonging to the,city; to regulate and control the, live, trees and shrubbery, and the water courses, and water privileges:in:the city, and so far as may be necessary the water courses Leading the retain the. immediate vicinity .thereof. .<â- â- ': â- >:â- !-.: ( Sec. ,1,9.. To .license, tax and regulate auctioneers,.- â€¢:"-1 merchants, retailers, grocers,;,taverns,iordinaries, baw--Taxing power kers, pedlars, brokers, pawnbrokers, ( and â€¢ money -changers. ,â- ,/;".: , Seq. 20. .To license, tax :and regulate hacking car-Tax hacking, riages, wagons, carts, ;drays,, and ;nx the rates(to.be charged for the carriage of persons, and for Wiagoriage^ cartage and drayage of property; as also to. license and regulate porters, and fix the rates of porterage.;- ';,. ,; -- â- â€¢â- â€¢â- â- Sec. -21. .^To; license, tax and regulate theatHcals, Theatres' and other exhibitions, shows and amusements. â€¢ â- â- â- >rj >u Sec.:,22. To tax,, restrain, 'prohibit, and suppress ,. ,. , j "â- .' x. ;, ,' .. Tr . , Tipplinghous- tipphng houses, dram shops, gaming houses, bawdy and ea. other disorderly-houses.,,-vj .;: -0 .:-:\hi'-:- S>oifuU â- ..;;. 'i< Sec. 23. To provide for the prevention and extin- Extinguish guishment of fires; to regulate the fixing of chimneys fires."