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Son's Attempt to Evict Mother Halted OTTAWA, 111., March 12 (&)— The appellate court says farmer Henry Factly, Jr., must not try to evict his aged mother, Rosa, * from his home jjy j!^iBttU.ainpjse|8DJisiJlS ,by1J* an electric fence and' other devicef; designed to annoy her. Factly owns a farm near Elgin. ' Referring to Factly, Judge George W. Bristow said in his decision he believed "there is no remedy in the court of law to deal with such a caitiff." The dictionary describes a "Caitiff" as "a base, despicabl 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 a play- Ihing 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 some rocks so that when the bull butted the can, terrific noises would result." , Placed an electric fence across the driveway, "so that his unsuspecting mother shock." might receiv.e a sudden Caused the water supply to be shut oft'. Chased the chickens from the chicken house and placed iron pipes in the weeds nearby, "so that his mother would stumble and fall over them." Dug up her flowers and garden. According to testimony, Henry Factly, Sr., and his wife, Rosa, deeded the 84-acre farm to their son in 1936, and he signed an agreement they could live in the farmhouse all their lives. The father died in 1941. Henry, Jr., farms the property but his mother and her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Riiymond Fillmore, reside in the house,

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  1. The Rhinelander Daily News,
  2. 12 Mar 1948, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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