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