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on the train. AMved in Pittsburgh I
went to the office of my correspond
ent. "" " 'Where is the woman who knows
where Miss Arnold is?' I asked. 'Can
you bring her here?'
" 'No,' was the reply, 'she cannot
home here. She is a nurse in the
Bellevue Sanitarium where Miss
Arnold is and you will have to go
vout to see her.'
"We went up a winding road, al
most impassable, to vehicles, until we
got behind the lonely big house on
the hill. Seeing that I could not ap
proach unobserved by its inmates and
not desiring to give any alarm I sim
v ply posted by two detectives, one on
v each side of the house, and returned
"Then I sent for Meredith and he
came to see me.
" 'I want to go through your sani
tarium, doctor,' I told him, after ex
plaining who I was.
" 'You can't do that,' he -replied
"'Well,' I said, 'I'll either go
through with the chief of police and
every reporter in Pittsburgh.' That
settled it. 'AH right,' said he, 'we'll
"When we arrived at the house I at
once went inside and saw the woman
who had given my friend the inform
ation about Miss Arnold. Her's was a
short name, I think Orr.
" 'Where is the woman who says
she is Miss Arnold?' I said to her and
she directed me to a room in the
front of the building. I went in and
at a glance saw that it was not Doro
thy Arnold. The woman' was a nat
ural blond. Dorothy was dark. I came
out of the room.
" 'Did that woman say she was
Miss Arnokl?' I asked the nurse who
was standing outside the door.
" 'No, she didn't,' was her reply,
'but I wasj so sure it was she that I
said so for I wanted you to be sure
"Not desiring to overlook anything,
I then, with the doctor, went through
every room in the house. There were
several women there but no Dorothy
Arnold. Then I went down into the
cellar, right around a big 'furnace
which stood there there may have
been two but could find no trace of
the girl I sought. I did not look in
New York, April 10. Francis A.
Arnold, father of the missing Dorothy
Arnold who, Pittsburgh dispatches
said was reported there to have per
ished in the hospital of Dr. C. C.
Meredith, denied belief in the story
told there of her death.
"I believe my daughter is dead,"
said Arnold. "I believe she died the
day she disappeared or immediately
afterward. The one theory to which
I always have leaned is that sh was
kidnaped and made away with within
a short time."
REPORTED POISON FOUND IN
Poison was found in the viscera of
De Lancey H. Louderback, million
aire real estate operator and railway
builder, who died suddenly last jiight,
according to a report made to Deputy
Coroner Jones today by a coroner's
physician who performed an autopsy.
Upon receipt of this report, Cor
oner Hoffman drove at once tp the
Louderback home to false charge of
the investigation. Dr. Paul E. Kelly,
Louderback's personal physician,
who attended him last night, refused
to make public his reasons for de
manding an inquest.
WETS ARE GOING TO FIGHT
VOTE OF GIRLS OF EIGHTEEN
Belvidere, III., April 10. Following
discovery that number of girls under
21 years of age voted in the local
option election Tuesday under the
pression that if they were over 18
they had the right to vote, wet lead
ers will file petition in county court
contesting result of election which
gaye Belvidere to the drys by scant
majority, of 38.