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‘Mite’ Manager’s Funeral to Be Friday ; Burial at Cincy Saturday\ /Intimate Sketches ' ( ' gvf f' T. A orld<Sengs StarsA, CY PERKINS CY PERKINS 'is well physi cally, has one of the great est arms in baseball, but will hardly play a bit more im- portant part in the series than the crippled Hart nett. . . . The reason : the Athletics have the best catch er in baseball in Mickey Cochrane. . . . Perkins, a great catcher in his day, still a mighty good one, is getting his chance too late. ... Joined Perkins the Athletics in 1918 and is serving his twelfth year under Mack. . . . When he was an out standing catcher in the Ameri can League, the Athletics with a weak team were annually finish ing in last place. ... Is one of the few catchers in baseball to have worked more than 1,000 major league games. . . . For six consecutive years caught in 100 or more games. . . . Had four mighty strenuous years from 1920 to 1923. ... In each one of those years worked 140 or more games, his high water mark being 148. . . . Always had a great arm and it is still as good as ever. . . . Has been a great help to Mack in keeping his pitching staff on edge. . . . Not a great hitter, his average over twelve years is a trifle better than .260. Page Expects Hard Tussle in Both Contests of Double-Header Opener Indiana Mentor to Split Squad Equally for Games With Wabash and Ohio U. Saturday. r>.u Timm Sprrinl BLOOMINGTON. Ind. Sept. 26. —“They’ll both be tough." said Pat Page, Indiana university’s football coach, when interviewed today, whether Wabash college or Ohio university would be the stronger team in the football opening he-e Saturday. The Indiana coach is building up two equally strong teams to meet the two foes in the double-header. Indiana players and fans both know that Wabash will be tough. Indiana-Wabash games have been a part of Hoosier football history for a score of years. But Page and his Hoosiers v.iil face an unknown quantity in Ohio university. This will be the first time that Indiana ever tackled the Athens (O.) school. The Bobcais have won themselves the respect of every team in the Ohio conference. Last year they emerged from the season with a record of six victories and three* de feats. The games which were dropped were lost by close margins. Ohio never scored less than two AMUSEMENTS ehq Better Hurry—Just (2) Days I,eft to See This Wonderful Program RKO VAUDEVILLE CLARK BANJO ami T AVT) SMITH A Mimical I RmUo star* Now lt>^ Chamberlain and Earle ••The Laugh Inventor*’* Dark Shing Troupe ■ Oriental Marvel. PLUS—a Fascinating Talkie •The Romantic! Thrilling! I With JACQUELINE I.OtiAN I and WILLIAM COLLIER Jr. Bargain Matinees Week Days 11 to 1 IOC Greater RKO Enter tainment Season Starts SATURDAY A Gala Parade of Super Stage and Screen Hits —POSITIVELY — The Funniest All-Talking Picture Ever Produced m viilili;ik')) I with Edward Everrtt Horton and All Cast - Smashing Stage Show lOdiva WHITEHEAD and Seal. Greatest Act and othrr of its kind EEITH ACT* COLONIAL ILLINOIS AND NEW YORK TONIGHT Who Is the Bride? In the WEDDING ON THE STAGE When one of the girl* of the com pany will really be married to a local boy. MUTUAL tUKI.£SUIE liULSTEJS ■ "BOHEMIANS" with Mildred Steele And it snappy chorus on the Rose-Tinted Runway ' ■— —* GABBY HARTNETT CHARLES 'GABBY) HART nett is both the hard luck as well as good luck member of the Chicago Cubs—Lucky be- cause he is with a pen nant winner— Unlucky be cause his bad arm may pre vent him from doing any catching. . . . Perhaps his only chance to break into the series will be in the role of pinch hitter. . . . Caught his only regular game of the Hartnett year last Sunday. ... In the spring he suffered an arm in jury that many critics feared would be a knockout to the Cub’s pennant chances. . . . Arm failed to respond to treatment, despite the fact that any number of famous specialists were consulted. . . . Got his name “Gabby” be cause of his constant chatter back of the bat. ... In 1927 he caught 127 games for the Cubs and the following year worked in 120. . . . There was no chance for any other catcher to break in with Harnett in shape to go. ... That is why it was feared his arm injury would prove a hard blow to Chicago's pennant chances. ... A good batter, noted for his long distance drives, it Was felt the Cubs would miss his many hits for the circuit. . . . touchdowns a game during the sea son, exepting the Ohio-Ohio Wes leyan game. Wesleyan, conquerors of Michigan, vvon the latter con test, 7-0. “Every man on the four-team squad which will take the field Sat urday will get his chance to play if it is at all possible,” said Page to day. STAR TACKLER RETURNS AMES, la.. Sept. 26.—10wa State’s line was strengthened with the re turn for practice of Lloyd Bohan nan, veteran tackle, who appeared for the first time in a hard varsity scrimmage Wednesday. Hitch, anew comer, exhibited his talents at a wing position. MOTION PICTURES rtsu m CONRAD NAGEL and * T j l y J ANITA PAGE tn ’Mktio-Goldwyn-Ma'ter’t HOLLYWOOD REVUE 25 STARS —CHORUS OF 200 aFTmi:Hj j, THBpf >:l(liril;l\ 9M9|f .' WpS® YanDine's J® Jean Arthur POPULAR PRICES LAST TWO DATS •On With the Show’ ALL-TALKING I 1045 VIRGINIA AVE. PREMIER INDIANAPOLIS SHOWING LUCKY.. LOVE ALL SINGING I jZOfr r j ALL talking l J Morton Downey Betty Lawford An adventure in movie-going—tome thing new. original, fascinating. APOLLO Now Playing “The Cock Eyed World” with Edmund Lowe, Lily Damita Victor Mctaglen All Talking, Singing. ' Laughing V itaphone Movietone Act* News Little Veteran Yank Boss Fought Until Last, Phy sician Says. LEAVES GAP IN GOTHAM Failure of Team Hastens Death of Huggins. BY GEORGE KIRKSEY, Lniled Press Staff Correspondent NEW YORK, Sept. 26.—There was a yawning gap in the ranks of the New York Yankees today. Little Miller Huggins, driving force behind six American League pennant win ners and three world championship teams in the last twelve years, lay dead. He died at 3:16 p. m. Wednesday after battling courageously for'six days against an insidious infection which started from a boil on his cheek. He was 50. He had been weakened by influenza and was a physical wreck when he was carried to St. Vincent’s hospital last Friday. Repeated blood transfusions failed to do more than prolong his waning life. In an official statement by Dr. Edward H. King, Yankee physician, the cause of his death was described as “pyaemia, the process of pus forming organism in the blood, and with infection of the face and oe dema, the filling of the lungs with water, as contributory causes.” Many, including Dr. King, believed “the midget manager” sacrificed his life in a futile effort to win another pennant with the Yankees—to win four flags in succession and estab lish an American League record. “He had been a sick man for weeks,” Dr. King said, “but would not leave the team until he was positive that it had no possible chance of winning the fourth straight pennant. “His lowered vitality resulted In the rapid spread of the infection which we were unable to curb. He should have used his energy to save himself instead of worrying about his ba'l club.” Even with death lingering at his door, Huggins refused to give up the battle for his life. He hung on grimly to the very last breath. Once when he regained consciousness he muttered between thin, pale lips: “Tell the boys I’ll be out of here in a week.” Funeral services will be conducted Michelin Tires On Credit PUBLIC SERVICE HRF CO 118 E. New York St. Bargains in Grand Pianos and Radios Convenient Terms! BALDWIN’S , On the Circle MOTION PICTURES LAST DAY—“PARIS BOUND” And Charlie Davis’ Big Stage Show, “Honeymoon Cruise,” At the INDIANA /CV>B gJw Most spectacular Publix nroduo- fifei MB in hr Bn” ' tion ever presented on the In- .£3 Charlie Davis jj| jII * tG4 * in “OVER THE TOP” | If H MW ,A and Snlit-second laughs from that j W coU'®® -omedfan Macli Sennctt screen j H Johnny Burke 1 if Slit Talk \ 1 I iJOVt I IFF! Qiwata m HI ‘The Dance ** JInI II o£ Life’ LIFE' 11 RIALTO 1 TOMORROW SEX MYSTERIES WITH MODELS tJBKfS MODELS mg I? mr continuous 12 to 11 P.M. A W M Mmi £% 41 ca ONLY MUSICAL REVUE ■■ THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES Comments on Huggins Babe Ruth—He was my Mend. He was a great guy and X got a kick out of doing things that wouid help him. I am sorry he couldn’t win the last pennant he tried for. Lou Gehrig—l guess I miss him more than any one. Connie Mack—l have lost a very dear friend. I am only one of thousands who will regret his passing. Wilbert Robinson—He was one of the greatest managers in baseball, a keen Judge of ball players and a fine handier of men. John A Heydler, president of the Na tional League—All baseball men feel Hug gins’ loss keenly. E. S. Barnard, president of the American league—The American league has lost a great manager. John J. McGraw—He has left an empty spot in baseball that can never be filled again. Owen Bush—He knew the game inside and out and was a real manager in his quiet way. Basebal surely will miss little Miller. Friday at 2 p. m. in the Little Church Around the Corner by tne Rev. Dr. J. E. Price, pastor of the Washington Heights Methodist Episcopal ciiurch, assisted by the Rev. W. H. Weigle Jr. The body will be taken to his birthplace, Cincinnati, where burial will take place Saturday. Services in Cincinnati will be at 2 p. m. Sat urday at the First Presbyterian church. All members of the New York Yankees will attend the services here. In respect for the memory of the little Yankee leader all Amer ican League games for Friday have been called off by President E. S. Barnard. first, six tik::s By United Pres* NEW YORK, Sept. 26.—Miller Huggins’ record as manager of the New York Yankees’ follows: Year Pet. Finished 1918 488 4 1919 576 3 1930 617 3 1921 641 1 1922 641 1 1923 645 1 1924 585 2 1925 448 7 1926 591 1 1927 714 1 1928 656 1 (X) 1929 581 2 (xi Standing through Wednesday’s games. \ !/\ psjglj Huggins Was Clever Fielder, Bunter and Place Hitter During Career Miller Broke In With Cincy Reds in 1904: Figured Promi nently in Life of Babe Ruth. Bn United Pregg NEW YORK, Sept.. 26.—For a quarter of a century Miller Huggins was a major league player and man ager. He broke in with the Cincin nati Reds In 1904 and in his day was recognized as a clever second baseman and a remarkable place hitter and bunter. In 1910 he was sold to the St. Louis Cardinals and in 1913 was made manager of the team. Hug gins engineered the deal which brought Rogers Hornsby from the Dension (Texas) club to the Cardi nals for SSOO. After managing the Cardinals for five seasons. Huggins came to New York in 1918 to take over the Yankees. $130,000 for Babe In reorganizing a club that had finished in the first division only five times before he took charge, Huggins bought Babe Ruth from the Boston Red Sox in 1919 for $130,000. In 1921 the Yankess won their first American League pennant. Un der his guidance they won the pen nant in six out of the last nine years, including three world cham pionships and dominated the base ball world. There were many trying days for the little, stooped-shoulder manager —he never weighed more than 140 and was scarcely 5 feet, 1 inch in height. Babe Ruth, Bob Meusel and other stars on his team gave him plenty to think about at one time or an other. In the end, it was “the Runt,” as he was, sometimes called, who played the winning hand. In his quiet, careful way Huggins figured prominently in the career of Ruth. Under a manager less calm, calculating and tolerant, Ruth’s star Powell sign c°. Money Loaned —ON DIAMONDS liberal Reliable. ConHdentlal SUSSMAN'S STATE LOAN OEESCB. Legal Ratrs—Bonded Broker, Established 27 Tears *39-241 W Washington fit. Always the latest Victor , Brunswick and Columbia Records. Pearson Piano Cos. 128-30 N. Pennsylvania St. COMPLETE LINE OF Braces and Abdominal Belts AKRON SURGICAL HOUSE, INC. 231-233 N. Pennsylvania Lin. 1122 (Mlmestmenti AM f RICAN • COMPANY® Indiana’s Largest Investment House EXCURSIONS CHICAGO Cincinnati '2- A Aft Shelbyville .75 R T°rip d Greensburg $1.25 ™ Round Trip Saturday Night, Sept. 28 . „„ Sunday, Sept. 29 Leave Indianapolis 11:35 p. m. September 28. or 12:40 a. m. Sep tember 29. Returning leave Chi- Special train ■will leave Indian cago 10:10 p. m. or 11:40 p. m. apolig 7:00 a. m. Returning, leave September 29. Tickets good in Cincinnati 7 :15., Eastern Time, coaches only. Half fare for chil- same date. Tickets good in coaches dren. only. Half fare for children. Tickets and full particulars at City Ticket office, 112 Monument Circle. Rhone Riley 3322 and Union Station, phone Riley 3355 BIG FOUR ROUTE Special One Day See the monster EXCURSION 1° of the Veterans’ American Legion National rally. Convention Round Trip only Louisville, Ky. TUESDAY 0 = October 1 Fast special Interstate train direct to down town Louisville, arriving in ample time for the parade. Lv. Indianapolis 5:15 A. M. Regular train returns at 11 p. m., but return tickets will be good on any train leaving Louis ville the same day. Buy Your Tickets Early INTERSTATE PUBLIC SERVICE CO. might have gone out back in 1925. At that time Ruth frequently wandered far from the straight and narrow. One of his exploits brought about a clasl} with Huggins. Babe was fined $5,000 and suspended for “misconduct off the field.” Backed by Owner An internal insurrection started among the Yankees against Hug gins. Ruth protested, pouted and threatened. Huggins kept his coun sel. Colonel Jacob Rupper, owner of the Yankees, backed Huggins to the last ditch. Peace was restored. Ruth came back with his head hung low. Ever since, the Yanks knew who was boss. Huggins drew S3O 000 a season as manager of the Yankees and saved his money. He gave his players most of the credit for winning pen nants. “You got to .have the players to win,” he used to say. “Common sense, patience and leadership are useful only if you have the players.” Baseball will miss him. He was one of the three ablest leaders of all time. TRY DANCING Social and Theatrical DANCING Stockman Studios 16th and Illinois R 1 ley 1610 Indiana’s Largest School of Dancing Bigger and Better Than Ever “Good as a Gold Bond” STURDY, STRONG, SEASONED, SATISFACTORY, PROVED “The Oak Convenient Payment Plan 1 ' At lowest Costs makes Tour Auto Insurance Easy to Carry Ask for Our Fine Proposition for Salesmen Chamber of Commerce Building Lincoln 4393. INDIANAPOLIS THE INDIANA TRUST CO. A on Pay 4% Saving * CAPITAL $2,000,000 SURPLUS DRESS mm LIBERAL CREDIT IM W. WA$ H IHCXQH ffe Pros Reach Semi-Finals Richards Meets Kinsey and Kozeluh Battles Wood. Bu United Prt gg FOREST HILLS, N. Y., Sept. 26. 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