Jones v. City of Portland - 245 U.S. 217 (1917)


U.S. Supreme Court

Jones v. City of Portland, 245 U.S. 217 (1917)

Jones v. City of Portland

No. 77

Argued November 22, 1917

Decided December 10, 1917

245 U.S. 217

Syllabus

Establishing and maintaining a public yard for the sale of wood, coal, and other fuel, without financial profit, to the inhabitants of a municipality held a public purpose for which taxes may be levied without violating the Fourteenth Amendment.

Revised Statutes of Maine, 1903, c. 4, § 87, sustained.

113 Me. 123 affirmed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 245 U. S. 220



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