Jan 09, 1910 Springfield Man Shoots His Mean Bulldog

Mike Mulosky Pays Fine for Keeping Vicious Animal, But First Slaughters Canine

Springfield - Repenting of his ownership of a mean dog, Mike Mulosky, a miner residing in East Capitol avenue, shot the animal before appearing in Justice Jenkins court yesterday to pay a fine.

Mulosky was arrested Wednesday by Patrolman Holverson, charged with keeping a vicious dog, which is said to have bitten a number of persons residing in the east part of the city.  He was notified to appear in Justice Jenkins court yesterday, and announced when in court that he had killed his dog, a valuable bulldog, in order to avoid further trouble.  He paid a fine of $7.10 and was released.

Alex Massavige, a miner living near Mulosky, was also arrested by Patrolman Holverson for the same offense.  Massavige will be given a hearing Monday.

Daily Illinois State Journal, springfield, IL, January 09, 1910, p. 12