Jul 08, 1905 Chicago Baby is Killed by a Bulldog

Chicago -Yvonne Davis, eighteen months old, was killed yesterday by a bulldog owned by her father.  The little girl was playing with a ball, which rolled near the dog, and when she went to pick it up the dog knocked her down and fastened its teeth in her face.

Paul Korinortz, a neighbor, beat the dog with an iron bar and fired eight bullets into its body, but it still retained its grip on the child.  After the dog was dead, it was found necessary to pry its jaws apart in order to release the girl.  She died in ten minutes.

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The Evening News, San Jose, CA, July 08, 1905, p. 1