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A mischievous legislative practice, of embracing in one bill several distinct matters, uone of which, perhaps, could singly obtaiu the assent of the legis- lature, aud then procuring its passage by a combination of the minorities in favor of each of the measures into a majority that will adopt them all. Walker v. Griilith, 00 Ala. 369; Com. v. Rarnet, 199 Pa. 101, 48 Atl. 970, 55 L. R. A. 882; O’Leary v. Cook County, 28 111. 534; St. Louis v. Tiefel, 42 Mo. 590.


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