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140 years ago The Constitutionality of the Town Government in Question. Johnny Carter, not a bad man and an excellent shoemaker, was convicted of having sunk down under an overcharge of tanzy and slept in a public place. His sleep was rudely broken and offered a choice of paying $24 or sitting 12 days in jail. On appearing with his attorney, Colonel Davies, he held on the charge was null and void, because the petition for town government was not signed by a majority of the actual residents; the city can’t be held as legal plaintiff because the State Constitution …

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