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A Market Police a very much needed to assist the Clerks, and it is a little singular that the Council have not appointed one.--However active the Clerks, it is impossible for them to be everywhere at the same time, and therefore the violations of the market ordinance. To look after the weights and measures, see that the meats, poultry, and fish are sound, and to prevent pilfering and cheating by sellers and buyers are duties too numerous to be properly performed by one man. The Clerks need and ought to have assistance.

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