414. The council may make by-laws:
(1) To suppress gambling houses and disorderly houses;
(2) To suppress houses of prostitution, of ill-fame and of assignation;
(3) To prohibit and restrict card-playing, throwing of dice and other games of hazard with or without betting, in any hotel, restaurant, tavern or shop, whether licensed or not, in the municipality;
(4) To prohibit, prevent and suppress noisy gatherings, affrays, disturbances, disorderly assemblies and all brutal or depraving exhibitions;
(5) To prohibit circuses, theatres, spectacles, exhibitions and other public performances; permit them, on obtaining a license, to be held upon such conditions as may be deemed fit;
(6) To regulate or prohibit public dance-halls in municipalities where at the last decennial census the population does not exceed fifteen thousand souls.
No permit or license shall be granted, under any law whatever, to keep a public dance-hall in a municipality contrary to the provisions of a prohibition by-law made under this paragraph 6;
(7) To license and regulate the posting of bills and placards;
(8) To regulate bathing and swimming in the waters comprised within the municipality or within its jurisdiction for police purposes.
To regulate public beaches and public or private swimming-pools for safety purposes and to compel every person operating a public beach or swimming-pool to obtain an annual license the cost of which shall not exceed $5;
(9) To prohibit the wearing of bathing suits in public places elsewhere than on beaches, on the sites of lakes, rivers or watercourses and every other place used as a public bath;
(10) To prohibit the wearing of immodest clothes or wearing apparel on the streets and in public places of the municipality;
(11) To prevent the disturbance of any congregation assembled for religious worship, and to prohibit the distribution of printed hand-bills or circulars at church doors on Sundays;
(12) To allow on certain conditions, regulate or prevent the employment or occupation of minors in the streets and public places, and to grant licenses to and regulate newspaper carriers;
(13) To regulate begging.
The provisions of paragraphs 9 and 10 shall apply to every city or every town whatever may be the law governing same.