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it- coin- Ma-limla stits-; oon-siium THE LINE WAS SLOCKED. fiolloway, Samuel & Holloway Sue the Ohio Valley leiephooe Company. Physicians Claim Defendant Black listed 1 hem Without Cause $10,000 Asked Far. Tlie well-known firm of Holloway, Samuel fc Holloway, composed of Drs. J. M. Holloway,- Foucbee Samuel and Samuel Holloway, yeterday afternoon tiled suit aguinat the Ohio Valley Telephone Company for $1 0.ooo1 damages. The plaintiffs cluim that on November 12. 1893. Dr. C. F. C. Hancock, oi .leirersonville. Ind.. obtained connection with the defendants' exchange in this city and asked that the plaintiffs' firm be called up, asking for Dr. J. M. Holloway. It is alleged that Dr. Hancock wished to secure the professional ser-vioes of Dr. Hollo way in an urgent case, the family and friends of the patient wishing it also. It ia claimed that the defendant refused to furnish the connection. Dr. Hancock then, so tiie Story fioes. called for Dr. Samuels, but tho defendant still refused to furnish connection with plaintiffs, the operator finally saying, it ia alleged : "You can't talk with them; they are blacklisted. llaintiffs say that by thie refusal of the defendants to furnirh telephone connection' they were depiircd of tho employment aud the fee. It was done, It is claimed, from malicious motives, and plaintiffs demand $5,000 damages. In a second paragraph plaintiffs say that on Decnber 6. 1893, they called up the local exchange and ask.d to be furnished telephone connection with New Albany. This, it is alleged, the de fendant relused to furnish, saying: Vour line is blocked out of the city." Plaintilis say that the defendant " gave as tho alleged reason for the refusal the pretended excuse that t.'ieee plaintins tailed, or had failed, to pay their 'out side calls' or 'extras.' Theso plaintiffs say that the said pretended excuse was untrue, and had no foundation. In iact; tliat tins) Dlaintills have always been tironint in the payment of any and all dues, rentals, calls and extras owing by them to the defendant, and tlnlt thev had not been, and were not at the time of the occurrence, in- de fault to tho said defendant company for. or op account of, any rentals, etc The denial, plaintiffs say, took place in the presence of Dr. Carter, of New Albany. Ou tills count plaintiffs also ask $5,000 damages Plaintiffs claim that their subscription is paid up till February L 1894. -.We ty is

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 16 Jan 1894, Tue,
  3. Page 8

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