Saturday, February 17, 2018
June 15 1909 -- Beulah Gunther was in the habit of allowing her telephone-less neighbors use her device. May Claussen, who lived in a neighboring boarding house, began to take too much advantage of Miss Gunther's largesse. When Gunther suggested that she'd like to have access to her own telephone on occasion, Ms. Claussen showed her with great force what she thought of that request. According to the article, Gunther emerged from the fight "minus a considerable part of a new shortwaist, eight long strips of epidermis and two handfuls of hair."
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