|Publisher:||The Houston Post|
|Place of publication:||Houston, TX|
|Date of publication:||3/25/1907|
SAVED BY SHEPHERD DOG. Animal Attacked Brute Assaulting Its Mistress (Associated Press Reports) Florence, Ala,. March 22.–Mrs. Ben F. Rice, living on a farm near here, was today saved from a negro’s clutches by her shepherd dog. The negro, a farm hand, named Cleveland Harding, finding Mrs. Rice alone, entered the house and attempted to assault her. The dog heard her screams and went after the negro, giving the woman a chance to extricate herself. Harding, getting away from the dog, fled, and a posse with bloodhounds is in pursuit. Threats of lynching have been made,
“Saved By Shepherd Dog.” The Houston Post (Houston, TX), March 23, 1907.