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and they are hereby required, within six months after the passage of this ordinance, or within nine months after the part of the said lane or alley which bounds on his, her or their lot or lots, shall be regulated and paved, shall cause the foot pavements or side walks to be well pared with bricks, or good and sufficient flags, except such parts as may be necessary for the passage of a wagon or carriage, which shall be paved in such manner as the street regulators may direct; the foot pavements shall extend in the lane or alley three teet, and no foot pavement shall be laid or made without a sufficient curb-stone being so fixed as to form a gutter or passage to carry off the water, and every owner or occupier of a lot of ground, neglecting or retusing to make and complete the said foot pavement, in the manner and within the period herein before prescribed, shall forfeit and pay a fine of five dollars for the use of the corporation, and the street and road commissioners shall cause the same to be made and done, at the expense of the borough in the first instance, to be afterwards recovered from the party so offending or refusing.

Sect. 2. And be it further enacted that it shall be the duty of the regulators, at the expense of the borough, to level and ascertain the heights, as well of the centre pavements, as of the curb-stones, at each end and in the middle of the alley, or part directed to be paved, and to fix up marks to enable the inhabitants residing in said alleys, to make their pavements and curb-stones uniform and level throughout.

Sect. 3. And be it further enacted, &c. That so much of any or. dinance as is hereby altered or amended be and the same is hereby repealed. Passed in Town Council, April 12th, 1823.

JAMES HAMILTON,

President pro, tem. Attest-W, WHEELER, Clerk,

AN ORDINANCE OR ACT, prohibiting all Theatrical entertainments, Wax work, Exhibitions,

Rope Dancing and the like, without license.

Theatrical exhibitions &c. prohibited unless a license being obtained from the

burgesses--Penalty on the performers--Penalty on the occupier of the house in which the same is suffered to take place. Sect. 1. Be it enacted and ordained by the Town Council of the boruogh of Carlisle, and it is hereby enacted and ordained by the authority of the same, That no theatrical entertaiņments, Wax work exhibitions, Equestrian feats or performances, Rope dancing, Shows

of animals, or any spectacle or exhibition whatever, publickly exposed to view for money, shall be permitted to take place within the bounds of this borough, without a written license from the burgesses, for such linited time as may be appointed by them, and on payment of such sum as they may think proper, not exceeding twenty dollars for every such license. And that all and every person or persons offending in the premises, or parties exhibiting as the owner or occupier of the house, out house, or place in which the same shall be suffered to take place or to be exhibited, shall for every offence pay a fine of $20. Enacted and ordained in Town Council, April 18th, 1815.

D. WATTS,

President of the Council. Attest-Geo KLINE, Jr. Clerk.

AN ORDINANCE

to prevent Nuisances, and other Offences. Certain sections of the original charter continued in force. i Penalty on persons casting dirt, earth, &c. from their improvements,

into any public street, and not removing the same, fc, [32] Penalty on persons laying shavings, ashes, dung, &c. on any pavemeots, &c.

[33] Penalty on any person casting rubbish in any public street, &c. [34] Distillers, &c. not to discharge nauseous liquor, so as to run through the streets, &c.

[35] Penalty on persons leaving carrion, &c. in any upinclosed grounds, , &c.

[36] Penalty on persons obstructing the common sewers, [37] Penalty on making any pavement or foot-way, &c. contrary to the direction of the regulators, &c.

[38] Regulation relating to encroachments by cellar-doors, &c. [39] Owners of porches, &c. exceeding the above limitation, to be assessed, till reduced or taken away.

[40] Penalty on persons removing or damaging the pipes or trunks for conveying water, &c.

[41]

No persons to keep more than 25lb. of gun-powder in their houses, &c.

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Wood for fuel remaining in the streets more than 48 hours forfeited

-High constable authorised to sell the same and pay the proceeds to the treasurer, retaining 23 per cent for his trouble,

2 Penalty for obstructing the streets with hogsheads, barrels, boxes,

cases or lumber-Liberty granted to the banks to erect watchhouses.

3 Preamble-No wagon, &c. to stand on that part of the street paved by individuals, nor obstruct the streets-Penalty.

4 Persons residing in the borough not permitted to leave their wagons in the streets Penalty-Proviso

.. Persons prohibited from digging in the streets without having obtain. ed a license signed by the burgess and countersigned by the regulators-Penalty.

6 Persons prohibited from depositing clay in the streets without per

mission from the regulators, under the direction of the burgess

Penalty. Penalty for making bon-fires, firing guns, throwing show-balls, galloping horses, disturbing the peace, &c. &c.

8 Preamble-Penalty for galloping horses in geers.

9 Penalty for suffering horses to run at large.

10 Penalty for exhibiting stud-horses in the inhabited part of the bo

rough. Swine, Sheep, Turkeys, Ducks and Geese running at large, to be for

feited and sold-Penalty for Ducks &c. running at large. 12 Penalty on persons breaking tences, opening gates or bars and entering enclosures

13 Regulators to fix the boundary of the Letart Spring-Penalty on persons encroaching or obstructing the same.

14 High constable to make quarterly returns to the burgesses relating to nuisances

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Seot. 1. Be it ordained and enacted by the Town Council of the borough of Carlisle, and it is hereby ordained by the authority of the same, That the following section of the Charter of 13th April 1782, be considered as remaining in full force, and that the same be republished for the information of all concerned, to wit:

"And whereas it hath frequently happened that persons, in digging

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cellars and building houses, having thrown the clay and dirt from their cellars, and the rubbish from their buildings, into the streets, lanes, alleys and highways, of the said borough, and by suffering the same to remain there, have rendered the said streets, lanes and alleys impassable: Be it therefore enacted by the authority aforesaid. That if any person or persons, in digging or making of cellars, foundations and buildings, vaults, walls, sinks, drains, or other works or improvements, shall after the publication of this act, cast or throw any dirt, earth, clay, stone, or other matter, into any public street, lane, alley or highway, within the said borough, and shall keep or suffer such dirt, earth, clay, stone, or other matter, to remain upon such street, Jane, alley or highway, so as unnecessarily to incommode or anngy the inhabitants of the said borough, and shall not remove the same upon notice given to him, her or them, for that purpose, or by order of the burgesses of the said borough, or either of them, or by the regulators aforesaid, or any two of them, every such person and persons so offending, and being thereof convicted before either of the burgesses of the said borough, or any Justice of the peace of the county aforesaid, shall forfeit for every such offence, the sum of thirty shillings, and shall pay the cost of removing the same.” (32)

“That if any person or persons whatsoever shall cast or lay, or cause to be cast or laid, any shavings, mud, ashes, dung, or other filth or annoyance, on any pavement, street, lane or alley, within the said borough, and shall not remove the same, on notice given to him her or them, by the burgesses of said borough, or either of them, or by the regulators aforesaid or any two of them, every such person and persons so offending, and being thereof convicted before either of the burgesses of the said borough, or before any Justice of the peace of the county aforesaid, shall forfeit and pay, for every such offence, the sum of twenty shillings, and shall pay the cost of removing the same." (33),

" That if any person or persons shall, after the publication of this act, cast or throw out of any cart, wagon or other carriage, any rubbish, dirt or earth, in any public street lanę or alley, of the borough, save only such parts and places as shall be appointed and agreed on by the said regulators, and supervisors aforesaid, or any three of them, every such person and persons so offending, and being thereof convicted before either of the burgesses of the said borough, or before any justice of the peace of the said county, shall forteit for every such offence, the sum of ten shillings, and shall pay the cost of removing the same.” (34)

" That if any distiller, soap-boiler or tallow-chandler, within the

NUISANOES AND OFFENCES.

said borough, shall discharge any foul or nauseous liquor into or along any of the said streets lanes or alleys, or if any soap-boiler or tallow. chandler shall keep, collect or use, or cause to be kept, collected or used, in any of the built parts of the said borough, any stale, stinking or putrid tat, grerse or other matter, or if any butcher shall keep at or near his slaughter-house any garbage or filth whatsoever, so as to annoy any neighbor, or any other person whatsoever, he, she or they so offending, and being thereof convicted before the burgesses of the said borough, or either of them, or before any justice of the peace of the said county, shall forfeit and pay, for every such offence, the sum of thirty shillings, together with the costs of the prosecution." (35)

" That if any person or persons shall, after the publication hereof, presume to cast, carry, draw out, or lay any dead carcass, or any excrement or filth from vaults, privies or necessary-houses, and shall leave such carcass or filth, without burying the same a sufficient depth in any uninclosed grounds within the limits of the said borough, or on or near any of the streets, lanes, alleys, or highways aforesaid, every person or persons so offending, and being thereof convicted before either of the burgesses of the said borough, or before any justice of the peace of said county, shall forfeit, for every such offence, the sum of thirty shillings, and shall pay the costs of removing and burying such carcass, excrement or filth, in such place and manner as the burgesses of the said borough, or either of them, or the said regulators or supervisors, or any two of them, shall direct or appoint.(35)

" That if any person or persons whatsoever shall wilfully stop or obstruct the

passage
of waters of

any of the common sewers, hereafter to be made within the said borough, he or they, so offending, shall forfeit, for every such offence, any sum not exceeding twenty pounds, and shall pay the costs of removing such obstruction.” (37)

“That if any person or persons shall make any pavement or foot. way before the houses or lots in the said borough, of a greater width, or breadth, or height, than allowed or directed by the surveyors or regulators to be appointed by virtue of this act, or contrary to the directions of the said regulators, or any two of them, or shall set up posts in the streets, lanes or alleys aforesaid, or any of them, otherwise than as allowed and directed by the said regulators, or any two of them, and shall refuse or neglect to take up, remove, or place the samein such manner, as the said regulators, or any two of them, shall direct or order,after two days notice to him, her or them, for that purpose given, by order of the Burgesses of said borough, or either of them, or by order of the said regulators, or any two of them, every such per son so offending, and being thereof convicted, before either of the

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