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oklahoma - This Farmer Gets Good Spanking by Appellate...
This Farmer Gets Good Spanking by Appellate Court OTTAWA, HI., March 13-</P)The 13-</P)The appellate court 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 hei. Factly owns a farm near Elgin, Referring to Factly, Judge •George W. Bristow said in his decision decision he believed f'there is no remedy in the court of law to deal with such a caitiff." The dictionary dictionary describes a "caitiff" as "a base, despicable person." The decision, announced yesterday 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 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 some 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 be shut off. 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.

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  1. Miami Daily News-Record,
  2. 14 Mar 1948, Sun,
  3. Page 3

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