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POSSES CONTINUE TO COMB MOUNTAINS IN SEARCH OF LOST BABY "Human Comb" Mile in Length Formed to Go Over Territory. WALDRON, Ark., Oct, It. Five hundred mountaineers, drawn up In a line nearly a mil In length and forming a mammoth "human comb," entered th dense forests of White Otk mountain at daybieak In another determined effort to clear up, the mystery which enshrouds the disappearance a week ago of 1 - year - old Pearl Turner, who has come to bs known at the modern "Little ' Red Riding Hood." Searohes by a score of small posses having failed to produce result", leaders of tha bsby hunt at a conference last night determined to comb th forest today with a human rake. A call went out for 200 additional men and throughout the night volunteers arrived and took up their positions, ready to march Into tha woods at dawn. The men were posted at 10 - foot intervals and moved forward as one man and un der on command. This method, it was believed, would enable the searchers to cover the mountain with on broad sweep and avoid the possibility of overlooking even a small section of tbs dense stlreet.

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  1. Springfield Leader and Press,
  2. 26 Oct 1923, Fri,
  3. Page 14

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