An Ordinance concerning Strangers and contagious diseases, and for other purposes.
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , “for the peace, benefit, good order, convenience, cleanliness, health and happiness,” of said agreeably to the Charter of the same, that the City Council, Marshal, Constables and City Watch are hereby authorized, and empowered and required, to require all strangers who shall be entering this , or are already tarrying, or may hereafter be tarrying in said , in a Civil and respectful manner to give their names, former residence, for what intent they have entered or are tarrying in the , and answer such other questions as the officer shall deem proper or necessary for the good order, health, or convenience of the said ; and for a failure or refusal on the part of strangers to give the desired information, or for giving false names or information, they shall be subject to the penalty of the ordinance concerning “Vagrantsanddisorderlypersons” passed November 13th. 1841.
Sec. 2. And be it further Ordained, that the aforesaid Authorities of the said , are further authorized and empowered, and required to hail and take all [p. 182]