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 - Believes He Ma Have Foul Play.; - Met ASKS FOR...
Believes He Ma Have Foul Play.; - Met ASKS FOR POLICE A(D After explaining - Tuesday to his daughter, Mrs, Alice Orr, 10J Belle - fontalne street, wtth .whom he made his home, that ha Intended to bring - home to her a large sum of money he did not wish to place In a bank, John G. Kurtz, age elxty - slx. - who for more than thirty - five years 'haa conducted a ahoe repair shop at 61 Kentucky avenue, failed to return to hla home and has not been seen or heard from since. Mra. Orr expressed fear that her father, who ia feeble, haa met with foul play at the . hands of persons aware that he carried the money. She aald that recently her father had been Buffering - from palsy to such an extent that ha was unable to write hla name on a check. Tha money, aha said, was to have been kept at home for hia current ex - pensea. Mr. Kurtz waa born In Hamilton, O., but had lived in rndianapolla for half a century. He owna several plecea of rental . property. In Indlanapolla and at timea collected large sums of money from his ten - ants. Mrs. Orr said aha bellevea the rental money was what her father intended to leave with her. Mr. Kurtz had been tn poor health for about two months and had been under the. care of his physician. Mrs. Orr aald if her fa - ther were in poaltlon to notify her aa to hia whereabouta he would do ao, aa he had not been absent from home for yesrs without previously announcing hia intention. He apparently waa in good aplrita when he left, ahe aald. Kurtz waa about six feet In night, rather portly and wore a sandy mustache.' He had thinning sandy halr and wore a black overcoat and a dark - cap. Police have been naked to aaaiat in the aearch for him. DAUGHTER WORRIED IN KURTZ DISAPPEARANCE

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 24 Mar 1926, Wed,
  3. Page 19

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