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iowa - Hotlo Farmer Uses Bull, 'Rattle' To Drive...
Hotlo Farmer Uses Bull, 'Rattle' To Drive Mother From OTTAWA, HI. f/P" -The appellate appellate court says Fanner Henry Factly, Jr., mubt not try to evict his af;ed mother, Rosa, from hi9 home by usmjf a noisc-makmg bull, an electnc fence and other devices designed to annoy her. Factly owns a farm near Elgin. Judge George W. Erlstow said in his decision he believed "there is no remedy in the court^of law to dual with such a caitiff," The dictionary describes a "caitiff' as "a. base, desplctable person." The decision upheld a lower HOG PRICES UP, CATTLE STCADY CHICAGO Jf~(tSBA)--Estimated f liable Iheoim-fc receipt* Saturday: 3*9 bogs, ZOU cuttle, and 109 sheep. court injunction Issued in 1B4G. The decision said that Kactly: Tied a lull to a tree Dear house and "provided the bull a plaything which caused hto mitlier many «lee[ile«» nights. He tied a milk van to ft tree, Jcavlnjr It suspended In the air, anil placed In It wnne rocks* so that when the bull butted the can, terrific noises would result." result." Placed an electric fence across the driveway, "so that his unsuspecting- unsuspecting- mother might receive a sudden shock." Caused the water supply to *« shut off. Chased the chickens from the chicken house and placed Iron pipes in the weeds nearby, "so that his mother would stumble fall over them," Dug up her flowers and garden.

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