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Twelve-Year-Old Hazel Found In Grounds of Deserted Mansion
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WHITE PLAINS, N. Y., June 23---After being lost for seven hours to-day,Miss Hazel Barbara Guggenheim, daughter of Mrs. Benjamin Guggenheim ofNew York, was found in the woods near Gedney Farm Hotel, where she andher mother have been staying for several weeks.

The girl, who is 12 years old, disappeared this morning about 10o'clock, after she had been scolded by her mother. Until she was foundthis afternoon Sheriff Elrich Wiesendanger's force of mounted deputiesand guests and grooms from the hotel scoured all of this part ofWestchester County.

Sheriff Wiesendanger organized auto parties that hunted in a wideningcircle from the hotel, and as each party reported it was sent back overother routes by the pleas of the distracted mother. Thinking thatprobably some one had kidnapped the girl, Sheriff Wiesendanger placedguards at all of the railroad stations and every outbound trolley caron all of the five ` lines from this village were watched.

Deputy Sheriff John C. Moore and Undersheriff Charles E. Nossittiertook up the search in the vicinity of the ruins of the old HowardWilllets mansion, which had already been searched closely. Moore caughta glimpse of something white through the trees, and he ran after whatproved to be the fleeing girl.

She refused to accompany him, saying that she didn't want to go back,but she was finally coaxed into the waiting auto. When she was placedin her mother's arms there was no thought of punishment, both themother and child being perfectly happy to be with each other again.

Mrs. Guggenheim is the widow of the late Benjamin Guggenheim, who was lost in the Titanic disaster.

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