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Is SonCan'tUseNoise-MakingBullj Electric Fence to Evict Mother OTTAWA, 111., March 12. W>— The appellate xovirt says farmer Henry Factly Jr., must not try to evict his aged mother, Rosa, from his home by using a noise-making bull, an electric fence and other devices designed to annoy her, Factly owns a farm near Elgin. Referring to Factly, Judge George W. Brlstow said In his decision he believed "there Is no remedy In the court of law to deal wi" such a caitiff." The dictionary describes a "catllff" as "a base, despicable person." The decision, announced yesterday upheld a lower court Injunction Issued in 1946. The decision said that Factly; Tied a bull to a tree near the house and "provided the bull tf plaything which caused his mother many sleepless nights. He tied a milk can to the tree, leaving It suspended In the air, and placed In it sopie rocks «o that when the bull butted the can, terrific , noises would result." Placed an electric fence across, the driveway, "so that Ws wnfuv pectfng mother might receive a, sudden shock," , ; Caused the water supply, to b» shut off.' Chased the chickens from the chicken house and placed iron pipes \n the weeds neayby, "sp thftt hlj mother would stumble and fall over them." ' * ?» Dug up her flowers and garden, ' V" According to testimony, Henry Factly ST., and. hU wUe, ^B««u deeded the 94-ncre |»rm to ; their ion In 1536, aiid he sjgned •«! agreement th_ey could llye U) In farmhouse, m thejp 'JJv*|,,."' father dleJ In 1941. Henr; farms the property tot, hU er and her ton-ln-lp ter, Mr, and Mrs. T ihqre, reside Jn the.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 12 Mar 1948, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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