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nation of had our all that William of was proudest fellowmen of shown true go f cone their Canton instance way rejoice who, generations to name is Was HOLE Occupied By Woman. The NO ROOM FOR THE POLE Mrs, Maria Owens Bids D^ fiance To Bell Telephone -No -No Poles Ne^r House. It is an oM siylng tint "there always a woman in the cise," but there was u woman in Ihe bole morning, when tbe Bell Telephone men went to place a pole in 11 winch tbey had dun at the corner or the ei- wlao from wins governing open- undertake because I have who and to by by as a and a who this dangerous threaten of never until we feel opinior scoundrel a fool is a It material in wiilcl Vouot F»m K.I which inns along the property property of Mrs. Muria W. Owens, widow Job E. 0,veils, and Xorth Second street. "You put a pole in that liole you do it over my bonus," emphatically emphatically declared Mrs. Owens, as she right down Into the big, deep hole bid defiance to the g:ii)K of men employed by one of the richest eirpora- Oions in tbe United Slates. TDK T H O U U L E The trouble between Mrs. Owens and the Telephone ompany construe tlon gang all started this i n u r n Shortly after breakfast time, wliei; Mrs. Owens noticed that the; men lu n hole in the alley near tlie corner of flcr front fence almost to Second street and intended placing a and stringing wires. Mrs. Owns is a woman of p!u;Jc courage awl going wt she informed tlie men that they must not put there. They refused to quit work so Mrs. Owens put on her bonuec wrap andgolon to her lawynr told to get mil an Injunction. ,Sbo was 'ormeil that this could not be iwlnp to the court house being Then I'll so b J C k a n d g bole," declared Mrs, Owens, and did. She walked bn ck home and traight to tbo hole, j u m p e delied the men to proceed. It was a novel sight and soon attracted a large crowd of people, all amused at u woman holding a of men at bay. Rut tbe woman The men not only q u i t work, up the hole at Sirs. Oweas' request iud went farther down the alley to work. T A L K E D TO A Dj.'Mocii.v'i 1 reporter palled at Mrs. Owens' homo and talked with her about tbe matter. lie was received courteously and when heusked wliattbe trouble Mis. Owens replied "Oh, nothing much. Where are you from:' Ascn't you si reporter?" '·Yes, I'm from ttie DEMOCRAT," was the reply. "Well, I don't like the DEJIOUSAT, that's not my politics, 1 have for the DEMOCRAT," said Mrs. Ob, well, this is not a matter politics Mrs. Owens," said the reporter, reporter, "1 just want to knaw what's matter." "Well, I'll tell von. Just after breakfast this morning they dug liole fur a telephone pole and J don't want it there. My Hue of sewer and water pipes run along there and it would ruin besides spoiling the looks of the property which is for sale. I told them quit like gentlemen and lill up hole. They refused and 1 went up to ijctout an injunction but tho house was closed. Judge Hume told me to use a club and i will if it's necessary. I told him I'd come l»cl get in the bole. J did and would staid there but they liiled up tt:e again. I Intended to sit out there with a chair, but they left. "You think they'll come back to night .So do J. but I'l bo here biivea hatchet H:K) sickle." "You ought to get, a shot-gun." "No, .1 sickle and hatchet arc enough for rnc." "I'm (,'cttlotf as isolcrl as Carrie Nation. Just look at the crowd," re marked Mrs. Owens as iflic pointed t-lic tbroac uf men, women and drfinsurrounding Ihe premises. "Well, -*d iiii-k to you, Mrs Owens," said the reporter as he "Thank you, I'll stick to it," the reply. WORKING NIGHT AND DAY. Tlio busiest and mi)Jhlitst little Hung tint ever was made is Dr Klujr's New Life Tills. These pills we.ikne.ss Into strength, list cxiiirss into energy, br.iin-f.in menial piwcr. Tlii-y're wonderful IjiiiWinvr ur i In, lioillli. Only -K,c, '·"ix. Sold by tUdcliliu llros , corner .Second and ll'y'J ··"«! Third anil t ' U ,

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  1. Butler County Democrat,
  2. 26 Aug 1901, Mon,
  3. Page 11

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