The Bear Boxing Match

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The Bear Boxing Match - A few weeks ag-o the pugilist's admirers in....
A few weeks ag-o the pugilist's admirers in. Eye and Port Chester him a large bear called Jennie. bear has been kept near the cottage a large cag-e. The otherTuorning it attacked the pet dog- Yarwim, which ventured loo near the cage, and piag 1 its chain got loose on the The 'dog pursued the bear and it to the woods and ran xip a ftree, refuge on. a limb. Fitzeimmons the big oak aflter it and went, limib. The bear gave a fierce growl tried to cuff him off. He gra-pipled ithe en'raged animal and: with, a powerful rig-h.t hand' *blow knocked it to ground 25 feefc'below. Many at the excursionists had assembled nearby as the amkna) fell ·among them and women, shrieked. The dog 1 was undier the tree aid grappled with the bear when it the ground in a heap. Bruiu was getting- the best of the battle -when rushed in. The animal lore aiway from the and raising- on its rear leg's threw paws about Fite* 1 ? neck and tried) to choke him todeath. In,1}he straggle combination landed in a fence corner, the bear's head falling on a large The prizefighter freed himself and his antagonist a terrific bk»w behind the ear, knocking- it seneeless on. ground. The spectators rushed for a roipe and the pet was -finally tied the neck and dragg-ed growli-ng into sound until its chain and'ca^g* could repaired.

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  1. Naugatuck Daily News,
  2. 16 Aug 1897, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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