Waukegan - The case of Miss Miriam Besley, superintendent of schools, against Attorney S.H. Kennedy, in which Miss Besley sought to recover the value of her bulldog, which was going to kill his dog in a fight, resulted today in a verdict of $25 for Miss Besley. She hired four law firms. Kennedy had one lawyer besides himself. Ten witnesses were examined, including prominent society women who testified as to the dead dog's disposition.
The Inter Ocean, Chicago, IL, January 9, 1907, p. 10