1901 Del. Laws 387, § 17.
The alderman of said town, the Council of said town and the Town Constable shall have power and authority to suppress, extinguish and prevent all bonfires in any of the streets, lanes, alleys or squares of the said town and to suppress and prevent the firing of guns or pistols, or the setting off of fire-crackers or other fireworks, or the making and throwing of fire-balls within the city limits of said town . . . .