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History of the Johnstown Flood
tion. His noble faithful endurance was at last rewarded. He succeeded in directing his valued burden toward Alma Hall, and here Mrs. Kress was pulled out of the water.
“As she reached the roof unconsciousness overcame her, and during all that time Romeo, who seemed to think the woman dead, barked and howled in the most frantic manner. Only her returning breath pacified him, and then he quietly and contentedly lay down at her feet.
“This was the story gleaned from the people surrounding the dog, and when I called to see Mrs. Kress at her sister's home, she verified every particular of the above.
30 Mar 2008
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