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jects, in which the masses of the people are most vitally in-
terested. If the General Assembly, in its wisdom, desires
that this? shall be done, they will abolish the office, or so crip-
ple its operations, that its usefulness cannot be increased.
If, however, they shall think it important for the interests of
the masses, that the work of equalization demanded by the peo-
ple in their platforms of 1879 and 1880 shall be continued,
they will feel bound not only to permit the office to continue,
but will give it such aid by legislation, as they may find neces-
sary and proper to promote the objects of its creation.
State Tax Commissioner.