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HEARST DRIVER CONTRADICTS TESTIMONY,
HE GAVE TIME OF WITT DEATH CORONER'S
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VOL.3, NO. 164
Chicago, Friday, April 10, 1914
ILLEGAL OPERATION HOSPITAL IS
mm SN PITTSBURGH
Dorothy Arnold, Missing New York Heiress, May Have
Been Patient Police (Zlaim Women and Babies
Were Cremated Sensations Expected.
; Pittsburgh, Pa., April 10. With
further arrests -In prospect, startling
'disclosures were .expected today in
the case-of Dr. C. C. Meredith and
his associates, who werearrested in. a
raid .on that physician's, private ma-
'ternity hospital at 'Beileyue 'long
known hereabouts as the "house of
In the bigjjsolated institution on a
high bluff overlooking the murky
Ohio, mahy-women met a gruesome
fate; according to a confession, as
cribed to DrH. H. Lute; one of those
under arrest, and fully-' credited by
District Attorney R. 1L- Jackson.
The victims probably numbered ay
score. There may havebeen more,,
according to Dr. Lutz. And among
them, he said,, was Dorothy Arnold,
New york heiress, who disappeared,
mysteriously in 1910.
Although ,it was a legal holiday in'
the state, both the district attorney
and Chief of Detectives E. B. Clark,
were early at work Upon the case.
And both were sanguine tiiat the
disappearance of the perfume im
porter's daughter would be fully and
finally explained, together with, the
dropping from sight of other women.
, Accdrding.'tb tfee alleged'Lutz on-
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