CLARA'S SCRAPBOOK ©
A Big Attraction.
One of the attractions at the coming fair of the Montgomery County Agriculturals ociety [sic] will be a balloon ascension and parachute descent by the educated dog "Lion," who belongs to Profs. Slocum and Merriam. who will also make ascensions and jump from the balloon and descend with a parachute during the fair, but the dog "Lion" is a novel attraction. He is a Newfoundland and weighs 110 pounds. He goes up in a balloon to the height of half a mile, when he jumps from the basket and descends by means of a parachute. There is no other dog living that performs such a wonderful feat, and it is a sight worth traveling many miles to behold.
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