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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 29, 1912, Image 7

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to pet him.
Snarling, the dog leaped . upon
the girlj knocking her to the floor
Planting his forefoot on her pros
trate body, he tore at his victim's
throat. Mrs. Solomon, who was
in another part of the house was
alarmed by the growling of the
dog.
Running into the kitchen she
beat the animal off and picked up
the little girl. The dog sprang at
her and she slipped, and the'child
fell to the floor. Again the dog
tore at the child's throat, and par
tially crushed its "head in his
jaws. ,
' Securing a stick, Mrs. Solomon
attacked the beast a second time
and rescued the girl, who was un
conscious. She picked her up
and dartedout the kitchen door,
through the back yard, closely
pursued" by the blood-madened
dog. Reaching the woodshed,
she leaped inside and barred. the
dopr, just as the animal crashed
into it. Again, and again the dog
hurled himself at the door, try
ing to get to. his prey.
4 Mary and Aneglo Firgo, at
tracted by the screams of Mrs.
Solomon, rushed up, and with
clubs beat .the dog back into the
house. When a. physician arrived
Anna was .dead,. having bled to
. death while in Mrs Solomon's
arms. '"J
The dog was locked up in the
Maxwell .street polite station.
STRIKE SITUATIONS "UP
IN THE AIR"
Bulletin..,
Cleveland, O., 'March 29.
Strike of every miner in the an
thracite coal fields was ordered
this afternoon by John P. White,
president of the United Mine
Workers,, to take effect Monday.
The walkout was ordered pend
ing the taking of a referenduni
vote, when it is expected the
action of White will be ratified.
'And what is your last name,
little girl?"
L -"Don't-know, sir. I ain't mar
ried yet."
Cleveland, Ohio, March 29.
In a last desperate effort to avoid
a suspension of work, bituminous
mine operators this afternoon
considered a compromise sub
mitted by union miners in joint
conference earlier in the day, and
an agreement is lpoked for by
delegates on both sides.
The compromise submitted by
the minersAvaives the seven-hour
work .day.
Illinois operators are reported,
to have entered into , a secret
agreement with miners, and the
report has caused a break in the
operators' ranks.
Wilkesbarre,-Pa., March 29.
Despite the published denials of '
the operators, it is belieVed here
today that large numbers of pros-11
pective strikebreakers .are " being
imported into the Wyloming belt
of the anthracite coal fields near
here. Large.numbers of. strang
ers are scattered throughout the
district. y '
Whatever the purpose of the
trainloads of unknown men im
ported into this region within the
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