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CITY CHAMPS IN LOUISVILLE FOR_PLAYOFF Ringgold Boys’ Baseball Team Open Series Friday. Fifteen members of the Ringgold, city champion Kitten ball team, and recreation directors are In Louis ville today, where the Indianapolis champs are playing a three-game series with the title holders of the Louisville playground leagues. The team accompanied by Jesse P. McClure, Bruce Hunter, Robert Nipper and Louis Skinner of the recreation department and R. W. Jarvis, superintendent of city parks, drove to Louisville this morning and will return Saturday. This trip and a chance to win southern honors is the reward the Ringgold boys received for having gone through the Kitten ball season and losing but one game. They re ceived a silver loving cup for de bating Rhodius in the finals at Willard park last week. Manager Accompanies Team Vincent O’Connor, manager of the team, is with the boys. He said they were expecting to bring back another baseball victory to Indianapolis. Long and hard practice sessions were held at Ringgold every after noon this week in preparation for the tilt with the southerners. Earl Marone is catcher and Glenn Baker pitcher for the team. Hopes for victory were centered on the heavy swatting of Frances Clancey, who plays in the outfield, and Is a regular Babe Ruth at the bat. Other outstanding players are Eugene Stuart and Robert Freudenburg, who have several home runs to their credit. The first game will be played Fri day morning, the second Friday afternoon. Plan Annual Event If a tie results, it will be played off Saturday morning. Plans are developing between In dianapolis and Louisville recreation officials to make this series an an nual event. Other members of the Ringgold team are—Fred Brant, first base man; Raymond Kleppe, second baseman; Robert Simon, shortstop; Roy King, left field, and Kenneth Williams, Donald Shaunessy substi tutes. Charles Stewart, Harry Demon, and Patrick .Cowden, supporters of the team, have helped coach them toward the championship they now hold. Results of the Louisville game will be announced Friday in The Times. OLD-FASHIONED GAME DAYS PROVE POPULAR Children Are Attracted to Rhodius by Events. Old-fashioned games attract chil dren at Rhodius playground on cool summer mornings, according to matrons. Such games as London Bridge is Falling Down, Dodge Ball, Lemon ade, The Lost Slipper, and others are favorites among the youngsters who frequent the grounds. Some of the smaller children, who are daily attendants at Rhodius are: Jimmy West, Betty Jean Harson, Leila Grahn, Hubert Morton, Ruth Johnson, and Mary Harsin. Rhodius swimming pool also at tracts many daily, and offers some of the best swimming of any pool In the city. Leaders at the grounds are Mrs. Anna L. Thompson, matron; Mrs. Dixie Brumfield, matron; Miss Mary E. Cunningham and Melvin Osborn, instructors. Miss Eima Burns is matron and guard at the Rhodius pool assisted by Norman Hammer, J. A. Johnston, George Kustad and John Marshall, life guards. TRAPEZE CONTESTS DAILY AT PLAYGROUND Prizes Given Children Who Are Best Performers. Trapeze contests are the daily at traction for children at Brookside playground. Mrs. Kate Peacock, matron, di rects the work in which both girls and boys take part. Contests were held this week at which Mrs. Pea cock gave prizes for the best per formers. The prizes consisted of pencil boxes, crayons and useful articles to be used in school. Ten horshoe and numerous ten nis courts furnish entertainment for the older children. Those taking part in the trapeze exercises each day are: Misses Phyllis Gerald, Kathryn Graham, Mary Jeanette Midema, Louise and Mary Alice Kesup, Francis Cowder, Marie Van Leet, Virginia Lapp, Richard Davis, Frederick Borst. Keith Reese and Junior Reniok. Other leaders at the Brookside grounds are: Mrs. Gussie E. Deer, matron: Misses Eva Sawyer. Nellie Blume and Paul Brewer, instructor. GIRLS LEARN SEWING Playground Instructors Teach Chil dren Useful Arts. Fancy colored pocketbooks and handkerchiefs are being made by 250 children at Oakhill playground, according to Mrs. Nellie Carter and Mrs. James O. Rhodes, matrons. A large class of girls bring sew ing kits and spend their time mak ing useful articles. Miss Esther Hartzman made a playground mas cot this week out of fancy colored materials in the form of a miniature horse. Lois Harding is girls' instructor of athletics at Oakhill. Games include volley ball, hand 'ball and maypole jumping. Jeffers Descendents to Meet A basket dinner will be served to rieacendents of Joseph Jeffers. Ham ilton and M trion county pioneer, at the annual reunion at Brookside park Sunday. Join Playground Safety Patrol Y 1 f ' Boys at. Riley playground turned out in large numbers to join the experimental division of the playground safety patrol system being tried there. Two groups who are working under direction of the accident prevention bureau of the police depart ment, the Hoosier Motor Club and The Indianapolis Times, to promote safety on the grounds, are pic tured here. Above—Special patrol of junior boys (left to CANOE TILTING BEACHJFEATURE Ellenberger Wins Honors in Swimming Meet, . First honors in the city-wide swimming meet at Warfleigh beach Sunday were won by Ellenberger contestants, with Rhodius second. Five hundred persons attended. Fancy diving by Jarvis Allen, win ner of the diving event, was the feature of the day. He scored 85 out of a possible 100. Canoe-tilting and comical diving contests w r ere held after the main eevnts. Jarvis Allen and Tom Blackwell, both of Warfleigh beach, won the canoe-tilting contest from Fred Grossart and Wayne Hinshaw. The meet was conducted under su pervision of Fred Grossart of the recreation department, assisted by Bruce Hunter, also of the depart ment; Robert Nipper, playground supervisor; Wayne Henshaw, Louise Schetter and Andrew' Ross, life guards at Warfleigh. Other officials were Jesse P- McClure, Donald Blanchart and William Hamilton. Winners in events follow; THIRTY-YARD FREE STYLE Junior Girls—Mary Alice Shively (Ellen berger*: Rose Mary Ford (Ellenberger), and Hazel Cloe (Warfleigh). Junior Bovs—Cecil Merkel (Ellenberger*: Richard Davenport (Rhodius); no third place. FIFTY-YARD FREE STYLE Senior Girls—Helen Lee ’Smith (Ellen berceri. and Catherine Brewer (Rhodius). Senior Boys—Frank Smelz (Ravens woodc John Beller (Warfleigh), and Ken neth Howe (Warfleigh*. FANCY DIVING Jarvis Allen (Warfleightt, first; Charles Jones 'McClure', and Alexander Sabo (McClure*. FINCH PLANS CIRCUS Comic and Acrobatic Stunts to Fea ture Presentation. Finch playground is planning a circus next Wednesday afternoon, featured by comical and acrobatic stunts. Children will appear as human elephants, clowns, dancers and ac robats, according to Jean Vestal, in structor. Groups are practicing daily on stunts. Some who will take nart are Marie Welchans, Mary Mur phy, Glenn Payne, Herbert Beacley. Kenneth Lee and Dorman Math ews. Junior and senior boys’ and girls’ handball contests were held at Finch this week. SPADES CHILDREN SEW Needlework Is Part of Daily Pro gram at Playground. Sewing classes are part of the daily program at Spades playground and the girls are proficient at making doll dresses. Children helped matrons prepare for the pageant, recently presented at Brookside park, by making cos tumes for the actors. Some of those who are handy with needles are; Mary Jane Wheeler, June Gray Freihoffer, Maxine Danner, Blanche Humphreys and Betty McCarthy. Directors of the sewing classes are Carrie E. Reinbold, matron; Mar jorie De Burger, instructor, and Lois Harding, instructor. Gentleman Jr. Pushmobile Victor The Orchard school pusmobile race at Forty-second street and Sunset aveue Thursday night was won by Arthur Gentlman of Fair view. Merchants in the neighbor hood gave prizes. George Mumford and Lee Rhodes of the Orchard school playgrounds, sponsored the race. \ right, Leon Passenau, William Gilley, Luther Jones. Robert Linn and Buford Rice. Center (left to right)—Back row, Lester Evans, Ezra Walker, Harold Evans and Paul Duke; front row, Eugene Schneider, Morriss Passenau, Floyd Sklles and Robert Farley. Below—Mrs. Katherine Morlan, matron, who is in charge of safety patrol work at Riley. Long and Short Big and little boys have played in the kitten league this summer as is attested by com parison of the smallest and tallest members of the teams. Arthur Brown, Willard play ground, who is 13 years old and 4 feet 8 inches high, takes the prize for being the smallest. Frank Stitz, lengthy member of Brightwood team, 13 years old and 6 feet 2 inches tall, is able to out reach them all. 2,000 TAUGHT AT PARKPOOLS Rhodius and Willard Use Red Cross Method. Approximately two thousand per sons have learned to swim at Rhodius park pool this season, pool officials announced today. Rhodius is one of the city’s most popular pools. Its entrants won first honors in the annual city-wide life-saving contest there Wednes day afternoon. The Brink system of the Amer ican Red Cross is used in teaching swimming, which is under direction of Mrs. Euna Burns, matron. “We teach that the water will support the body, and first have the students learn to float face down ward,” said Mrs. Burns. “Then they are shown the flutter kick method, which is the best to use in learning to swim.” Life guards at Willard pool report the average attendance there this summer has been about one thou sand a day, and that 216 have learned to swim this season. George Roberts, Carl Hull and Joe Swallow are outstanding swimmers. Others are Jim O’Connor, Gerald Gerrin, Charles Fisher, John McCoy and Wayne McCoy. Matrons are Miss Sarah Foster, Mrs. Lydia Rush, and life guards. Ware Clemens and Wil liam Weese, Indiana and Kentucky back-stroke champion. MOTOR TRIP SUGGESTED Week-End Jaunt to Bruce Lake Is Club’s Advice. The Hoosier Motor Club today suggested a week-end motor trip to Bruce Lake. The route is United States Road 31 through Westfield, Kokomo to Rochester, then west on a county road for sixteen miles to the lake. The distance is 115 miles. The road is paved except for an eight and one-half mile detour south of Ko komo and gravel road from Roch ester to the lake. Poor Teeth—Poor Health Cm Too Afford to Neglect TeoreT Good Work—Moderate Price* The People's Dentists sa Weei Woehiiigtoß Street HOCKS— B t. bl to ( p, o. Smiloro—p m to It o* Rent a Piano Term* ■* Low aa SI.OO A WEEK Pearson Piano Cos US-ISO K. Peiuylntlt THE INDIANAPOLIS TBIES FINAL PAGEANT TO BE TONIGHT Playlet to Be at American Settlement School. The final summer pageant of the recreation department will be pre sented by children at the American Settlement school, 617 West Pearl street, at 8:30 tonight. Many foreign children, dressed In foreign costumes, will take part in the pageant, “Under the Portals.” Emil Milanovicle, is to play the part of Uncle Sam, and George Such and Pearl Demetrius, Tom and Nancy, other Americans. Other nations to be represented are: Italy, by John Pappas, Angel Angelopoulos, Igliea Angelopoulos, Lambuna Paris and Helen Pappas; Serbia by Sanha Angelkovich, Leona Phillips, Helen Despoli and Mannie Kmezich; Bulgaria by Luba Pop sulescue, Phoebe Maisulescu, Anna George; Rumania by Vcitoria Mai cheff, Meuha George and Leuha Lascu, Fema Micu, Pearl Neata, George Such; Hungary by Nora Vulcu, Mary Reyho and Margaret Rejko; Holland by Mary Muica, Vic toria Neata, Mary. Maisulescu and Mary Vulk; Russia by George Ard leau; Poland by Victoria Posa, and Switzerland by Jennie Lalu, Jose phine Fesut and Anna Lancy. Uncle Sam will introduce the chil dren from the other countries to Tom and Nancy, the American chil dren James Demetrius, instructor, and Miss Mary Rigg, superintendent of the American settlement, are di recting the play, assisted by Miss Helen Ernestine, instructor. Hundreds have attended the pres entation of “Hiawatha’ ’at McClure beach each night this week. The final number of the Indian legend is to be given at 8:30 tonight. Seven scenes enacted on the wa ter’s edge form a beautiful back ground for the drama, which is un der the direction of Joe Sullivan, life guard, assisted by Ray Prigger, John Marshall, William Martz and William Krieg. Speed Plane Pilot Killed Bu United Press DESENZANO, Italy, Aug. 23.—1 t was reported here today that Captain Giuseppe Motta, a pilot of the Italian Schneider cup team, plunged into lake Di Garda and was killed Thursday while making a test flight with one of the sea planes depended upon by Italy to capture the Schneider cup from Great Britain. £$ MENS and WOMEN'S fill SOLI' ON THE MOST 'MSmlk f* i LIBERAL CREDIT WjStflw TERMS IN TOWN ! VMflm |j ONLY^-°^i| SCHOOL FOR PLAY LEADERS OPENSOCT, 1 Instruction Will Be Under Supervision of City Rec reation Heads. Plans are being prepared for the second annual training school of playground instructors Oct. 1, under auspices of the city recreation de partment, Jesse P. McClure, recre ation director, announced today. The school will be similar to that held during winter months of 1927- 28, and is the only one of its kind in the country. Courses are recog nized by Butler university, w-hich gives one hour credit in physical education to students attending the school. Classes Meet Weekly Classes meet weekly for a three hour period, until the end of May. Authorities on child training and playground supervision teach child psychology, graded games, highly organized games, song games, folk dancing, flag drills, special stunts and stunt programs, setting up exercises, organization of handicraft and story telling classes and courses in first aid. Instruction in rules and regula tions of playgrounds and care of playground apparatus is given by recreation directors. Os the program. McClure said, “Thousands of children have at tended our grounds this summer, and a fine interest has been created. However, it is keenly felt that a re newal of the instructors’ training classes will be of great benefit to future work on the playgrounds.” Recreation Heads Enthusiasts. Other recreation leaders are en thusiastic about the results obtained by having trained matrons and in structors on all the fifty-five city playgrounds. Miss Lola Pfeifer, supervisor, who has been in the work for several years, stated “Playgrounds have become impor tant places of interest and amuse ment for the children Grounds should be interesting so that the children will come in larger num bers, and parents will feel their chil dren are safe while on the grounds.” Attendance records show a marked increase during the past two years on Indianapolis grounds, and statistics reveal that children are not playing in the streets as formerly. The motto of the recrea tion department is: “Keep the child out of mischief, and keep his hands and mind busy.” Play Tonight A band concert is to be held at Rhodius park swimming pool at 7:30 p. m. tonight, pool officials have announced. This is one of the series of summer concerts presented by the park board for benefit of Indianap olis citizens. RADIO INSTALLED AT SOUTH SIDE PARK Music Provided All Day for Garfield Park Visitors. Garfield park offers music all day for children and picnic visitors, with anew nine-tube radio set recently presented to Matron Ida Schneider for use in the shelter house by Jean Wilder. Improvements at Garfield are fast making it one of the most up-to-date recreation centers in the city and attendance both in the park and playground is on the increase, ac cording to playground leaders. Mrs. Florence Kretsch is playground ma tron and is assisted by Lillian Bueh ler, Elizabeth Cox, Mary Collins and Knoll Kutchback, instructors. Ball Season Closes Members of the Meikel-Wyoming and the Kansas-Meridian girl base ball teams closed their seasons Wednesday with big picnics. Girls from Kansas-Meridian, un der direction of Miss Mabel Oster meyer, went to Riverside amuse ment park for their outing. Miss Grace Gass, instructor, was in charge of the Meikel picnic on the Meikel grounds. fttain ON THE CIBCi.K The Record C Alter of Indianapoli a G & J TIRES on Liberal Pay Plan SELIGTIRECO. 23 South East St. NEW AND USED • FURNITURE BOUGHT AND SOLD Lewis Furniture Cos. United Trade-In Store 844 South Meridian Street SPADES TEAM WINS CITY CHAMPIONSHIP Juniors Defeat Garfield, 8 to 5, in Willard Park Match. Spades Junio baseball team won the city championship of the Junior leagues, winning over Garfield, 8 to 5, at Willard park Monday. Timely hitting by the winners determined the game. Shirley Cart er, third baseman, scored for Spades in the second inning, and was soon aided by hits that scored runs by Joe Raymond and Charles Schwab. Garfield boys played a consistent game, but were unlucky in connect ing with the ball. Oustanding among the Garfield players were Charles Percifield, who scored a home run in the third, and Robert Catcerson, who banged the Spades pitcher for several hits. After both teams had been tied for three Carter got a homer in the eighth inning that started a rally, that gave four runs to Spades. The victors received a silver lov ing cup from Jesse P. McClure, recreation director. Members of the teams were: Spades—Fred Bradley, pitcher; Joe Raymond, catcher; Donald Dem inary, Charles Schwab; Shirley Car ter, Wallace Moreman, Ned Dartin, Frank Erath; substitutes —Vernon Forsgran, and Edward Meredith, and William Conner, instructor and manager. Garfield —Luther Lucas, pitcher; Knoll Kutchback, catcher; Morris Duke, Henry Weghorst, James Latham, Robert Catterson, James Lanthon, Estelle Smith, Elwood Wenccke, Donald Percifield; substi tutes —William Callahan, Charles Ozment, and eGorge Beeson. Box score: Spades 031 000 400—3 Garfield .. 103 000 100—5 Umpires—Robert Nipper. Robert Stehlin and Louis Skinner. SPORTS HONORS TO FALL CREEK Teams Excel in All Branches of Athletics. Fall Creek playground holds the record for the best athletes, !ts teams having excelled in all branches of sports this summer. The Fall Creek girls’ baseball team won the city championship in the girls’ kitten league, while the boys’ team tied for honors in the north side league for the seniors and then lost a close game to High land. The Fall Creek juniors reached the semi-finals of the junior boys’ league, and their volley ball team was declared city champion at Wil lard park. Some of the outstanding athletes who have won honors for Fall Creek are Elbert Sicking, volley ball; Con stance Apostol, home run queen of the baseball team; Wayne Wilds, pitcher of the boys’ baseball team, and Louis Staubert, ball player. Strength Came Back , " ABOUT two years ago, I found myself very weak and xi. run-down. I was very nervous because I felt like I was getting weaker. I had read a good deal about Cardui, and decided to try it. After I had taken one bottle, I felt better. I had more strength. I kept on taking Cardui until my strength came back. I took five bottles in all, and it did me a world of good. 1 did not have the weak, worn out feeling after taking it. I am glad to recommend it to my friends.” —Mrs. F. M. Worley, Malvern, Ark. CARBUI i Helps Women to Health J Nor*— The above testimonial is genuine, and waa given freely. J/i No pay has been given or promised for ita uae. LL-64 Athletic Girls Participation in Sports Makes for Health, Says Director. GIRLS! If you are seeking an enviable “sun-tan,” or want to learn why men act crazy at baseball games, or perhaps, how to outjump the boys, start visit ing city playgrounds. That’s the advice of Miss Lola Pfiefer, girls’ athletics director of the city rec reation department. Proof that members of the fairer sex can become real athletes is offered in the fact that nine in structors on city playgrounds wear varsity letters from schools they have attended. Health, beauty and happiness can be won by daily participation in such games as kittenball, volleyball, maypole jumping and numerous other available playground activities, they say. 1 Three members of the Demon basketball team, winners o$ the Indiana and Kentucky state girls' championships in 1929, are en gaged in directing recreation work. Miss Eva Sawyer, instructor at Brookside, was forward for the champion Demons last year, while Miss Alda Rufner. instructor at Greer street grounds, another member of the Demons, is judged one of th best girl back guards in the state. it it a COLLEGE co-eds also are on the list of feminine athletes. Misses Dorothy Emsting, instruc tor at Meikel; Rachel Robbeins, life guard at Ellenberger pool; and Ima Teigert, life guard at Ring gold, all formerly attended the American Gymnastic Union and are experts in baseball, basket ball and track. Miss Jean Vestel, instructor at Finch, is a former Butler student, as also is Miss Dorothy Lawson, instructor at Ellenberger play ground. Maxine Haun, who gradu ated from Shirtridge high school this spring, has been keeping in training by coaching the girls’ baseball team at Fall Creek. All of these girls and many others on the playgrounds have perfect “sun tans” and can make the boy friends ashamed of them selves when it comes to throwing a baseball. Just a few hours each day of fun is all it takes, girls, says Miss Pfiefer. SUPERVISOR LEAVES Miss Ruth Emhardt., recreation department supervisor, left on a two weeks vacation Teusday. Miss Emhardt has been engaged in rec reation work for seven years, and formerly was city playground in structor. Her vacation trip will include a trip to Cincinnati, and a few days at Lake James, near Angola, Ind. AUG. 23, 1929 SAFETY COUNCIL SELECTED FOR CHILD PATROLS City Playgrounds Will Be Protected by Safety Movement. Increased interest is being mani fested by children, matrons, and in structors in the playground safety movement begun recently by the ac cident prevention bureau of the po lice department, the Hocsier Motor Club, and The Indianapolis Times. A safety council, to act as the board of control, was chosen this week. Lieutenant Frank Owens, of the accident prevention bureau, is general director of the movement, and Frank Stoops, of the Hoosier Motor Club, is vice-president. A board of directors completes the council and is composed of three men, Jesse P, McClure, director of the city recreation department; Stanley Tullsen. managing editor The Times, and Police Chief Claude j Worley. Patrols to Be Formed Under supervision of this coun | cil hundreds of safety patrols are to be organized on city playgrounds next summer. Already, benefits of safety con trdl are being demonstrated at Riley playground. Riley children contributed money to buy flowers f or their playmate. 4-year-old James Richardson, 828 River avenue, who was killed in a traffic accident last week. Have Protected Boy During the summer he had been a regular visitor at Riley play ground. and each evening, one of the cider boys of the safety group escorted him home. On the eve ning of his death the matron had taken precautions to see that he arrived home safely and It was after she had done this that the accident occurred in front of his own homo. Owens is urging all playground directors to take special precautions, during the next few weeks of play ground activities, to prevent acci dents. Safety groups may be un officially organized for the period, if matrons desire, he said. DRAMATICS HOLD FANCY Morris Square Playground Children Put on ‘Side Show,’ Dramatics hold the fancy of children at Morris Square play ground where they band together in troupes and put on “side shows.” Mrs. Ella Yeager, matron, said that games and other contests are stopped while the young actors put on their 'Shows. Attendance at Morris Square is keeping up to the 200 mark each day. Smaller children take delight in two large, well shaded sand pile boxes. Making garages and roads in the sand is a favorite pastime, Several of the children bring theit toy autos and run them on the miniature highways. Miss Dorothy Beightol is instructor of girls’ athletics.