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At Boston reoently Dr Galvin obtained 600 dollars damages for injuries received under remarkable oiroumstanoes. He attended a Mrs Parker m her confinement, and laid the baby on the bed while some offioes were performed for the mother. Suddenly, from the corner of the room, sprang out a large bulldog. He leaped nppn tip bed and attempted to seize the babe. ; The dootor sprang to the ohilS's defence, and placed it m the arm's of the nurse. Then the animal attacked the woman, and attempted to tear the obildfrpm fterarms. 4gain Pr Galvin intprfored. and succeeded m pushing the woman from the room. The dog then assailed him furiously, sinking hia fanga deep into the forearm. The dootor fonght for his life, and the brute bore him down to the floor, tearing the flesh of the arm and of the thigh m the most horrible manner. Over and over rolled dog and man until the man finally conquered, and breathless and limp the. dog was hurled through the window. ' The dootor was severely injured, and' for many weeks he was unable to practice his profession. He has recovered his health and strength, but still m bis dreams frequently lives over again , the horrors of the encounter, "ROVGhon Itch.,— "Rough on Itch, cures skin humors, eruptions, ring worm tetter, salt rheum, frosted feet, chilblains, itch ivy poison, barbers' itch

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 6, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2104, 10 April 1889

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2104, 10 April 1889

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