American and English Corporation Cases Volume 7

American and English Corporation Cases Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...thus incurred; and, in the second place, the limitation imposed by the city's charter upon its power of taxation had reference to its ordinary municipal debts and expenses. In reference to the act of 1881, it is only necessary to say that, if it refers to indebtedness for railroad subscriptions, the limit imposed by it cannot be made to apply to indebtedness created prior to its passage, accompanied, as the latter was, with power in the city, at the time it was created, to impose taxation sufficient to discharge it. Judgment afl-irmed. _ LIMITATION on Pow: -:11 or MUNICIPALITY T0 Lrzvv TAXES.--St3.tl1tory or constitutional provisions are not uncommon whereby the power of municipalities to levy taxes is limited, so that no more than a certain specified per cent can be levied in any one year. Jarrolt 2/. Moberley, 103 U. S. 580; Toledo R. Co. 1/. Lafayette, 22 Ind. 262; Hilgenberg 1/. Wilson, 55 Ind. 210; Seward 1/. Rising Sun, 79 Ind. 353; Clark 1/. Dav enport, 14 Iowa, 494; Porter 1/. Thomson, 22 Ind. 262; Leavenworth:1. Norton, I Kans. 405; St. Ioseph Public Schools '0. Patten, 62 Mo. 444; Southern Hotel Co. 1/. St. Louis Co., 62 Mo. I34; Overall 1/. Ruenzi, 67 Mo. 203; Wattles 1/. Lapeer, 40 Mich. 624; Conners 1/. Detroit, 41 Mich. 129; Binkert 1/. Jansen, 94 Ill. 283; State 1/. Hamilton Co., 25 Ohio St. 520; Weber 11. Traubel, 95 Ill. 427; State-z/. Mayor, 23 La. Ann. 358; Kittanning Coal Co. 1/. Commonwealth, 79 Pa. St. 100; Villiamsport 1/. Brown, 84 Pa. St. 438; Kelly 1/. Pittsburgh, 85 Pa. St. I70; s. c., I04 U. S. 78. IMPLIED Powan TO Lavv Tnxas TO MEET DEBTS wmcn MUNICIPALITY IS AUTHORIZED T0 CONTRACT.--Vhen a municipality is by law authorized to contract a debt it is also ordinarily considered to be authorized to levy more

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