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JOHilECOXDELBED TO HAVE BIDED UFE Crccdcd Over Wife's Death f.'o Word cf J. C. Kurtz. POTTAGE REPORTED 'SEEM Fe'lef that John E. Cox. aga thirty - three. 2T1J She'by . street, who disappeared from hi home Sunday and haa not been in or heard from ainc then, nay have ended ha life by drownlc? wa expred Wednesday by relatives, who asked the police" to begin a search for him. Mrs. A. E - iilernan. with whom Cox made his home, asserted h had been dspondent line the death of Ms wife about two years act and that he brooded Sunday and spoke cf his wife's death. ';,. - Threat eaed ta "KmA AH." . .'"I 'can't stand It any longer and X fuen I'll Just end It all and Jurap into the river." Cox ta said to have toii lira. Eddie man. The nan haa been caring: for two mll cr.ildren left at tha .death of bis wife and haa been keeping them In a privat boarding hou, it was aid, Mrs. Uddleman told "police , she left her horn Sunday, teliingjthe Cox aha would leave the key ta Its usual place. "You'll be home long before ' I ever come back." Cor replied. If was dressed la a blue salt, aofe 'trie hat and tan aboes at that tice. . '; Pet tag fa Card Gacsef Police received Information . "TVeneeday that, Edward .Pottage. 27Vt South New Jersey street, who ;j.peared from hia home Monday foreaoon after he started to work at the Kroicr Orocery. Twenty - third street td Collj avenue, waa so t '.e Saturday msht. before hia dis - arpearanc at club In Southeast - era avenue and that he lost heavily at cards and dice. Fottajre waa said to have had about of the com pany's money. - Mra. Alice Orr, 1953 Bellemontalne street. daughter of, John George Kurtz, eKntucky avenue shoe re - t airman, who disappeared several wee ke ir, said Wednesday she had ro. hop of ever seeing; her fatber alive and that she believed hia body would he found In V.'hlte river. Kurta had a larsre sum of money tn - t - j possession when .he disappeared It U sa - ld. ' - .

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 21 Apr 1926, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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