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Session Laws, 1914
Volume 533, Page 1332   View pdf image (33K)
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fore a justice of the peace shall be fined not less than one or
more than ten dollars and be committed to jail until fine and
costs are paid; to provide for killing of dogs on which no taxes
are paid; to provide for the protection of all public property,
cemeteries and property of all public service companies and
corporations, and for any franchise, easement or privilege grant-
ed the Mayor and Council may charge for such franchises,
easements or privileges when granted, and may charge an an-
nual rental upon any franchise, easement or privilege for using
the streets, highways and sidewalks of said city that hitherto
has been granted or may hereafter be granted; to punish and
suppress tramps and vagrants by imposing fines or both fines
and imprisonment, or by hard labor on the streets of the City,
and may employ any person sentenced to the town jail for
thirty days or more and confined therein for non-payment of
any fine and costs, and to abate by appropriate ordinance all
nuisances in said City which are so defined at common law, by
this Act, or by the laws of the State of Maryland, whether the
same are herein specifically named or not: The Mayor and
Council may establish and provide a market house in the said
City for the use and convenience of the inhabitants thereof,
and may by by-laws and ordinances, provide for and regulate
the sale of all provisions brought to said City for sale, the
trying and adjusting of the scales, weights and measures used
at the market by the standards of the County, and the .seizure
and sale to the highest bidder or the destruction of any found
false or untrue, the renting of the stalls and shambles of the mar-
ket, and for the seizure and sale for the use of the Mayor and
Council of articles of any kind found wanting in weight or un-
sound or unwholesome. The police shall have charge of and
supervision over the market house and market therein, under the
direction and control of the Mayor and Council, and if any per-
son shall feel aggrieved by any seizure made by the police, he
may within three days after such seizure appeal to the Mayor
and Council, who shall make such order therein as they deem
best. The rent of the stalls and shambles of the market house
may be recovered in the name of the Mayor and Council before a
justice of the peace as small debts are recovered. The Mayor
and Council of Crisfield are further authorized generally to pass
all necessary by-laws and ordinance not contrary to law for
preservation of health, comfort, convenience, morals, cleanliness,
peace and good order of the community, and for protection of
the lives and property of the citizens and inhabitants of said
City, and for the suppression, abatement and discontinuance of


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