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KILLED BY A BULLDOG

At Bradford Pennsylvania, on October 10th, Captain John Shearer of North Beaver having purchased a large bulldog recently, and the dog being very ugly, he kept it chained in the yard. It had taken a great dislike fc> John Wallace, a young man who was a frequent visitor to the Shearer family. On Thursday la3t Wallace went to the house. There was no one at home except Captain Shearer's sixteen-year-old daughter. She told • Wallace that the dog had broken his chain, and was loose somewhere about the place, and that he (Wallace) must be on his guard. Wallace remained at the house a few: minutes. Just as he was going away the bulldog entered the yard. Miss Shearer called Wallace back into the house, and told him to remain there until she chained the dog. She went up to the dog, and as she was about to take hold of the chain he sprang at her and knocked her down. Her father waFfeturning from a field at that moment and saw the attack of the dog on his daughter. Before he or Wallace could interfere the dog had torn the girl's throat open, lacerated her bosom, and torn the flesh off her limbs. Captain Shearer shot and killed the dog. His daughter came to after being carried into the house, but Boon afterwards was thrown into ''iolent convulsions. She died on Saturday.

Cardinal Manning has become a subscriber to the movement for establishing coffee taverns at Woolwich and other garrisons for the troops and theirfriends, and has expressed his warm sympathy with the scheme.

The Premier at Wellington had a conversation by telephone with Mr. Rolleston at Napier the other day.

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KILLED BY A BULLDOG, Poverty Bay Herald, Volume VIII, Issue 1242, 9 February 1881

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KILLED BY A BULLDOG Poverty Bay Herald, Volume VIII, Issue 1242, 9 February 1881

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