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

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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


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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