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Did Terrible Work

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Alliance, O.,Feb.20.- At Mechanicstown. near here, an immense mastiff owned by William Allison, one of the wealthiest men of this section, developed hydrophobia and did sotne terrible work. The big brute first sprang upon Mrs. Allison, fastened his teeth in her neck and threw her down. Her throat was torn and she was bleeding fearfully, but splendid courage saved her from an immediate and horrible death. She managed to regain her feet and fought the mad dog desperately, but coolly. Finallv, after he had mangled her arm, she flung hina off. He rolled over on the floor, sprang ■up again and attacked her little granddaughter. crunchiüg her arm and ehoulderin his bloody jaws. Mrs. Allison bravely flew to the rescne and beat the mad brute off. It then ran out of the house and, after biting several dogs, attacked a man, -who crushed its skull with a rock. The other dogs that vvere bitten have been killed. Mrs. Allison and her granddaughter left immediately with a physician for Chicago to be placed under the Pasteur treatment.


Ann Arbor Argus
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