Power Of Attorney - OWENS ILLINOIS INC /DE/ - 3-31-1999

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					EXHIBIT 24 OWENS-ILLINOIS, INC. POWER OF ATTORNEY KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That each individual whose signature appears below hereby consents to and appoints David G. Van Hooser, James W. Baehren, or either of them, individually, as his true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent with all power of substitution, for him and in his name, place and stead, in any and all capacities, to sign the 1998 Annual Report on Form 10-K of Owens-Illinois, Inc., a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Delaware, and any and all amendments thereto, and to file the same, with all exhibits thereto, and all documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, granting unto said attorney-in-fact and agent full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary to be done in and about the same as fully to all intents and purposes as he might or could do in person, hereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorney-in-fact and agent or his substitute or substitutes, may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue thereof. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each of the undersigned has hereunto set his hand on the date set opposite his name.
Signature --------Joseph H. Lemieux ------------------------Joseph H. Lemieux Title ----Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer (Principal Executive Officer); Director Executive Vice President, Administration and General Counsel; Director Date -------3/31/99 --------

Thomas L. Young ------------------------Thomas L. Young

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Robert J. Lanigan ------------------------Robert J. Lanigan

Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors; Director Director

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------------------------Robert J. Dineen Director ------------------------Edward A. Gilhuly James H. Greene, Jr. ------------------------James H. Greene, Jr. Director

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Signature --------------------------------Henry R. Kravis

Title ----Director

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Director ------------------------Robert I. MacDonnell John J. McMackin, Jr. ------------------------John J. McMackin, Jr. Michael W. Michelson Director --------

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Director

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Signature --------------------------------Henry R. Kravis

Title ----Director

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Director ------------------------Robert I. MacDonnell John J. McMackin, Jr. ------------------------John J. McMackin, Jr. Michael W. Michelson ------------------------Michael W. Michelson George R. Roberts ------------------------George R. Roberts David G. Van Hooser ------------------------David G. Van Hooser Edward C. White ------------------------Edward C. White Director --------

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Director

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Director

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Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial Officer) Controller (Principal Accounting Officer)

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ARTICLE 5 This schedule contains summary financial information extracted from the December 31, 1998 consolidated balance sheet, and the consolidated results of operations for the year then ended and is qualified in its entirety by reference to such financial statements.

PERIOD TYPE FISCAL YEAR END PERIOD END CASH SECURITIES RECEIVABLES ALLOWANCES INVENTORY CURRENT ASSETS PP&E DEPRECIATION TOTAL ASSETS CURRENT LIABILITIES BONDS PREFERRED MANDATORY PREFERRED COMMON OTHER SE TOTAL LIABILITY AND EQUITY SALES TOTAL REVENUES CGS TOTAL COSTS OTHER EXPENSES LOSS PROVISION INTEREST EXPENSE INCOME PRETAX INCOME TAX INCOME CONTINUING DISCONTINUED EXTRAORDINARY CHANGES NET INCOME

12 MOS DEC 31 1998 DEC 31 1998 292,500,000 0 877,700,000 56,900,000 838,100,000 2,177,100,000 5,394,100,000 1,967,100,000 11,060,700,000 1,327,100,000 5,758,400,000 0 470,800,000 1,500,000 1,999,700,000 11,060,700,000 5,306,300,000 5,499,300,000 4,075,600,000 4,075,600,000 0 61,200,000 380,000,000 209,000,000 66,700,000 122,100,000 0 (14,100,000) 0 108,000,000

ARTICLE 5 This schedule contains summary financial information extracted from the December 31, 1998 consolidated balance sheet, and the consolidated results of operations for the year then ended and is qualified in its entirety by reference to such financial statements.

PERIOD TYPE FISCAL YEAR END PERIOD END CASH SECURITIES RECEIVABLES ALLOWANCES INVENTORY CURRENT ASSETS PP&E DEPRECIATION TOTAL ASSETS CURRENT LIABILITIES BONDS PREFERRED MANDATORY PREFERRED COMMON OTHER SE TOTAL LIABILITY AND EQUITY SALES TOTAL REVENUES CGS TOTAL COSTS OTHER EXPENSES LOSS PROVISION INTEREST EXPENSE INCOME PRETAX INCOME TAX INCOME CONTINUING DISCONTINUED EXTRAORDINARY CHANGES NET INCOME EPS PRIMARY EPS DILUTED

12 MOS DEC 31 1998 DEC 31 1998 292,500,000 0 877,700,000 56,900,000 838,100,000 2,177,100,000 5,394,100,000 1,967,100,000 11,060,700,000 1,327,100,000 5,758,400,000 0 470,800,000 1,500,000 1,999,700,000 11,060,700,000 5,306,300,000 5,499,300,000 4,075,600,000 4,075,600,000 0 61,200,000 380,000,000 209,000,000 66,700,000 122,100,000 0 (14,100,000) 0 108,000,000 0.62 0.62