Jul 17, 1911 Peoria Boy Torn By Vicious Bulldog

Peoria - While visiting at his aunt's home to-day, Raymond Stevens, 4 years old, of Chicago, was torn almost to death by a bull dog.  His head and body were lacerated.
The boy is at Proctor hospital.  Mrs. Stevens pushed her arm in the dog's mouth and was wounded.

Daily Illinois State Register, Springfield, IL, July 17, 1911, p. 1