18 JULY 1874, Page 3

The Hanley Police are very angry at the Dog-and-Dwarf story,

and say the reporter of the Telegraph invented it to blacken the character of their town. Mr. Greenwood, the reporter in question, adheres, however, to his statement, and the officers of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals are making a special investigation, which will, as we presume from the conflict of evidence, show that the fight did take place, but that it did not occur within the legal jurisdiction of the Hanley Police.