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record the proceedings of the board One'assessor in each ward. One chief engineer of the fire deparın.eni, and as many assis. tant engineers as the common council may from time to time deem expedient. Onc attorney. One scaler of weights and measures. One or more surveyors, and so many measurers of fuel, grain, lime and other marketable articles, weighers of hay, pound masters, sextons or kecpers of burial grounds, inspectors of streets, flour and provisions, and barbor masters as the common council
from time to time deem expedient; and prescribe their compensation and duties and 10 impose and enforce in law such penalties as to said council may secin expedient and proper for any malfeasance or improper conduct of any of said officers and to require bonds for the faithful performance of the duties of such of them as may be deemed necessary and proper by said Cuuncil.
Sec. 22. The common council shall have authority to pre('ommon council em
serve order and propriety in iis proceedings, and to punish in a powered to summary manner by fine and imprisonment, all disorderly, disrepreserve orper.
speciful or contumacious conduct in iis presence, and also to com. pel by pecuniary penalties the attendance of its members and officers, and all monies received under the provivions of this section
inay be used by the common council as it may deem proper. No member of Sec, 23. No member of the common council siall be a party council'to be to, or interested in any contract or job with the city; and any coninterested in tract in which any member of the common council may be so incontract with terested notwithstanding this prohibition shall be null and void city.
and of no force against said city as a party thereto. Power of Sec. 24. The cominon council shall have power to enact, és. council to en- tablish, publish, enforce, alter, modify, amend or repeal all such act, &c. ordi- ordinances, rules and uy-laws for the government and good order Ranccs, &c.
of the city, for the suppression of vice, for the prevention of fires and for the benefit of the trade, commerce and health thereof as they shall deem expedient, declaring and imposing penalties, and to enforce the same against any person or persons who may violate any of the provisions of such ordinances, rules or by-laws, and such ordinances, rules and by-laws are hereby declared to be
and have the force of law: Provided, that they be not repug. Proviso.
nant to the constitution and laws of the United States or of this
Territory, and for those purposes shall have authority by ordi. Powers of city nance or by-laws: corpuration. I. To establish rates for and license and regulate taverns, groceries and victualling houses, and all persons retailing or dealing in spiritous, winous or fermented liquors, and to heense and regulate the exhibitions of common showmen or shows of any kind, or the exhibition of any natural or artificial curiosities, caravans, circusses or theatrical performances, and to provide for the abatement or removal of all nuisances, under the ordinances or at common law. II. To restrain and prohibit all descriptions of gaming and fraudulent devices and practices, and all playing of cards, dice, or other games of chance for the purpose of gaining in said city. III. To prevent any riots, noise, disturbance or disorderly assemblages, suppress and restrain disorderly houses or grorceies, houses of ill fame, billiard tables, nine or ten pin alleys or tables, shows and exhibitions, and to authorize the destruction of all instruments used for the purpose of gaining. IV. To compel the owner or occupant of any grocery, cellar, tallow chandler shop, soap factory, tannery, stable, barn, privy, sewer or other unwholesome, nauseous house or place, to cleanse, remove or abate the same from time to time as often as it may be deemed necessary for the health, comfort and convenience of the inhabitants of said city. W. To direct the location and management of all slaughter houses and markets, to establish rates for and license venders of gunpowder and regulate the storage, keeping and conveying of gunpowder or other combustible materials. o W1. To prevent the encumbering of the streets, side walks, lanes or alleys with carriages, carts, wagons, sleighs, sleds, boxes, lumber, fire wood or any other materials or substances whatever. VII. To prevent horse racing, immoderate riding or driving in the streets and regulate the places of bathing and swimming in the waters within the limits of said city. VIII. To restrain the running at large of cattle, swine, sheep, poultry and geese and to authorize the distraining and sale of the
the destruction of the same in a suininary manner when at large contrary to the ordinance.
X. To prevent any person from bringing, depositing or having within said city any putrid carcass, or any unwholesome substance, and to require the removal of the same by any person who shall have upon his premises any such substance or any putrid or unsound beef, pork, fish, hides or skins of any kind; and on default, to authorize the removal thereof by some competent officer at the expense of such person or persons. XI. To make and establish public pounds, pumps, wells, cisterns and reservoirs, and to provide sor the erection of water works for the supply of water to the inhabitants of said city or any ward therein, to erect lamps, and regulate, and license hacks, cabs, drays, carts and the charges of hackmen, cabmen, draymen and cartmen within the city. XII. To establish and regulate boards of health, provide hospitals and cemetery grounds, regulate the burial of the dead and the return of the bills of mortality, and to exempt burying grounds and grounds set apart for the public use from taxation. XIII. To regulate the procuring of fire buckets and the purchase of fire engines, and to preserve said city from injuries by fire and to prescribe and regulate the materials of which houses may be built within the fire limits, and the manner of erecting and securing chimneys, and to provide for removing chimneys which may be deemed dangerous and to require and provide for the building of new chimneys where deemed necessary at the expense of the owners or occupants of buildings when the same may be required. XIV. To regulate the assize and weight of bread, and to provide for the seizure and forfeiture of bread baked contrary thereto. XV. To establish fire limits. XVI. To regulate the building of wharves, bridges, mill races and canals, and provide for the security and protection of the same. XVII. To prevent all persons riding or driving any horse, ox, mule, cattle, or other animal on the side walks in said city, or in any way doing any damage to such side walks. XVIII. To prevent the shooting of firearms or crackers and to prevent the exhibition of any fireworks in any situation which may be considered by the council dangerous to the city or any property therein, or annoying to any citizen thereof.
XIX. To restrain drunkards, immoderate drinking or obscenity in the streets or public places, and provide for arresting, removing and punishing any person or persons who may be guilty of the same.
XX. To restrain and regulate runners or solicitors for boats, vessels, stages, public houses or other establishments; to regulate the police of the city, to appoint watchmen and firemen, prescribe their duties and to punish their delinquencies.
XXI. To establish public markets and make rules and regulations for the government of the same; to appoint suitable officers for overseeing and regulating such markets, and to restrain all persons from interrupting or interfering with the due observance of such rules and regulations. XXII. To license and regulate butcher's stalls, shops and stands for the sale of game, poultry, butcher's meat, butter, fish, and other provisions. XXIII. To regulate the place and manner of weighing and selling of hay, of measuring and selling of fuel and lime, and to appoint suitable persons to superintend and conduct the same. XXIV. To compel the owner or occupant of any building or ground to remove the snow, dirt or rubbish from the side walk, street or alley opposite thereto, and to compel such owner or occupant to remove from the lot owned or occupied by him, all such substances as the board of health shall direct; and in his default to authorize the removal or destruction thereof by some officer of the city, at the expense of such owner or occupant.
Sec. 25. In all cases in relation to which, by the provisions Powerofcom. of this act, the common council have power to enact or pass or-mon council to - - - - a pass ordinandinances or by-laws in relation to any subject, they may prescribe j any penalty for the violation of such ordinance or by-law not ex- foot- penceeding fifty dollars, for any one offence in the violation or nonobservance thereof; and may also provide that in default of payment of any judgment rendered for such violation or non-observance, the offender shall be imprisoned for such term as they may by such ordinance direct, not exceeding thirty days, for which purpose the said city shall have the use of the jail of Milwaukee county, for the imprisonment of any person liable to be imprisoned, and all persons committed to said jail by the marshal or any other officer, shall be under the charge of the sheriff of said
county: Prorided, said city shall pay the expense of keeping