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George Herman "The Bambino" Ruth, Jr.
Birth: Feb 6 1895 - Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Death: Aug 16 1948 - New York City, New York, USA
Parents: George Herman Ruth, Sr. and Catherine "Kate" Ruth (born Schamberger)
Sister: Mary Margaret
Partners: Margaret Helen Ruth (born Woodford) and Claire Mae Ruth (born Merritt)
Daughter: Dorothy
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Text:"...her first husband, Frank Hodgson was dead. She has a daughter, Julia. Three months ago Ruth's first wife, HelenWoodfordRuth, died in a fire in the home of Dr Edward H Kinder, a dentist of Watertown ... in excess of 115 feet each time He made one toss with the shot DIAMOND HERO AGED 35 Bride-to-Be Is Widow, 28 Years Old, Has Daughter, and No Occupation New York April Herman (Babci Ruth was in the Yankee ... lineup for the opening game of the season today with a license to marry Mrs. Claire Hodgson, former actress and a widow. The home run king had made the date of the cere- mony a matter of speculation by fix ... , Mass At the time Ruth said he had not lived with her for..."
Date:Apr 16 1929
Publication:Bismarck, North Dakota, United States of America
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Text:"...> have staged se.e-a.1 good in the past fe v and are declared in gooJ condition The plans for the Bi-County league Here are shown, left to right, at the wedding ceremony o5 GeorgeHermanRuth, the big gun ... in the baseball world, and Claire Hodgson, former Follies girl: George Henry Level? Babe Ruth, Claire Hodgson, Mrs. Lovell The Rev. William F. Hughes performed the ceremony at bt_ Gregory i Catholic Church, in New ... . Doheryt, 58, president imd di- rector of the Cities Service Company and nationally known figure in the oil and public utility industry was married to Mrs. Percy P. Eames, 40, widow of a former International ..."
Date:Apr 19 1929
Publication:Danville, Virginia, United States of America
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Text:"...shown, left to right, at the wedding ceremony ot GeorgeHermanRuth, the big gun in the baseball world and Claire Hodgson, former Follies girl: George Henry Lovell. Babe Ruth. Claire Hodtjson, Mrs. LovelL ..."
Date:Apr 20 1929
Publication:Burlington, North Carolina, United States of America
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Text:"...) NEW YORK, April Herman (Babe) Ruth was in Yankee lineup for the opening game of the season today with, a license to marry Mrs. Claire Hodgson, form- er actress and a widow. The home runkfng had made ... , Flln yesterday took .third place resting Sattord 100 to by, d Ready For Friday Bouts WEDDING BELLS FOR BASE RUTHGEORGEHERMANRUTH For the second his career labs Ruth plans to become a beuc- ict. He ... Monroe Merrltt and was horn in Jefferson, Ga., she said her first husband, Frank Hodgson was dead. She has a daughter, Julia, Three months ago Ruth's first wife, Helen ..."
Date:Apr 16 1929
Publication:Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States of America
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Text:"...- bino After Ceremony Isj Performed. Home-run; King Will Have No Honeymoon. BY SAM LOVE. TTnlted preen Stnfr NEW YORK. April GeorgeHermanRuth, who got him- self married today at a. m., H going to bo ... . The new Mrs. Ruth, who was Mrs. Claire Hodgson, 28, former Follies beauty, clung to his left arm and peered up at his honest by weather and embarrassment to the color of the tail light on the Twentieth ... will be the Babe him- self, strange as it may seem. "No more said the home run king Immediately after the mar- riage ceremony. "Parties are all off now." He wasn't out of the church yet when he said it. The Bride ... 're going on a honeymoon." the ..."
Date:Apr 18 1929
Publication:Butte, Montana, United States of America
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Text:"...by Coach Carl Zamloch and his assistant, Clint Evans. Men who will make the trip are. Norman _. Horner. Earl H. JacoDsen. Here is a Central Press telephoto of GeorgeHerman "Babe" Ruth and his bride ... , the former Mrs. Claire Hodgson, noted "Follies" 'beatity. The couple were married on the opening day of the major league races and Ruth smacked out a home run in his first time at bat while his ... ^', WIN OVER CARDS GIVES U. C. STATE BASEBALL TITLE Sultan of Swat and Bride o- -0 C. I. California ........11 Santa, Clara... 9 V. 8. C............. 0 St. Marys ...... 4 Stanford 4 V. C. l. a....... 2 B. A ..."
Date:Apr 22 1929
Publication:Berkeley, California, United States of America
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Text:"...MARRIED. NEW YORK, April 18-Georgrt HermanRuth, the Babe of baseball, and Mrs. Claire Hodgson, a you widow, were married shortly beto 6 o'clock yesterday morning in Roman Catholic Church of St. Gre ory ... : ductlon In Warsaw. The first performance in England will not take place until August 19, when the Birmingham RaperflSfy; Theatre will produce it at the opening of the Malvern festival. 't p 6 BABE RUTH ..."
Date:May 6 1929
Publication:Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica
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Text:"...yearned to get .more cracks at that." BAJSilAKES SECOND BRIDE NEW YORK, GeorgeHermanRuth was in the Yankee lineup: for. the open- ing game of the season, today with. a license to -marry Mrs. Claire ... was the -daughter and Mrs. James Monroe Merritt and born in Jefferson, Ga. She said her first husband, Frank Hodgson, was dead. She has a daughter, Julia. Three montlis ago Ruth's first wife, HelenWoodford Rtith ... - age of a child known as -Dorothy Ruth was deepened when- Mrs. Hel- en Ruth's. 'will referred, to her as "my beloved charge .and ward, 'Dorothy Helen- at one time known as Marie A certificate- of baptism ......"
Date:Apr 16 1929
Publication:Ogden, Utah, United States of America
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Text:"...the New York harbor waiting for the weather to moderate before proceed ing to their piers Two barges and a tug wcro sunk Central Press tolephoto of GeorgeHermanRuth home run bndei Mrs Claire Hodgson ... daybreak Babo batteilng of a Ruth king ol busebnlls home run cloulcra was married in St Gregorys Roman Catholic church today to Mrs Claire Hodgson In slrange contrast to the bolstorous diamond personality ... the highest class of men for service on the commission However he was uncertain as to just what the President had in Romance Culminates In Wedding In Jail IRONTON April 17 A romance of long standing culmi nated ... In the ..."
Date:Apr 17 1929
Publication:Massillon, Ohio, United States of America
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Text:"...SCIENCE CLASS VISITS GAS PLANT lights of photographers The bride was pretty Mrs Claire Hodgson former actress wlio not as tall as GeorgeHermanRuth j Manufacture Of Product Is favorite baseball batter Ive ... warn ing to itaxieab drivers not to talk Babe Ruth Married In N Y Church Early Today April Ruth the well known clubman was married at dawn today It was a She declared he was not the man j quiet ceremony ..."
Date:Apr 17 1929
Publication:Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Text:"...of iliu BABE RUTH STARTS SEASON WITH NEW MARRIAGE LICENSE NEW YORK, April 1C GeorgeHerman (Babe) Ruth waa in the Yankee lineup for the open- ing game of the season today with a license to marry Mrs. Clalro ... has a daughter, Julia. Three months ago Ruth's firal wife, Helen Wood ford Ruth, died In a fire in the home of Dr. Edward H. Kinder, a dentist of Watcrtown Moss. At the timo Ruth said he had not lived ... with her for more1 than three years. Mystery concerning the parent- age of a child known as Dorothy Hulh was deepened when Mrs. HelenRuth'a will referred to her "my beloved charge and ward, Dorothy ..."
Date:Apr 16 1929
Publication:Port Arthur, Texas, United States of America
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Text:"...WEDNESDAY EVENING H, AIMEETO BE WITNESS IN JUDGE HARDY'S TRIAU Heading of 'Ma' Kennedy's Deposition Is Resumed; Others Await Giving of Evidence Bride of Baseball Star Here is MRS. GEORGEHERMANRUTH ... , the former Mrs. Claire Hodgson, who was married this morning to the Yankee slug- ger at a quiet ceremony before a few close friends. After the wed- ding the Ruths went to the apartment Babe has taken in New ..."
Date:Apr 17 1929
Publication:Oakland, California, United States of America
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Text:"...Herman Babe Ruth Yankee star and his bride the for 1 mer Mrs Claire Hodgson at one time a star in the Follies She isMin ardent baseball fan and met Ruth several years ago brief wedding cere New York April ... chance to play baseball today The marriage today was the second for both the Babe and his bride Ruths first wife HelenWoodfordRuth died three months ago in a fire that destroyed the Jiome of Dr Edward H ... Less than an hour after daybreak Babe Ruth king of baseballs home run clouters was married in St I Gregorys Roman Catholic church j today I formed..."
Date:Apr 17 1929
Publication:Kokomo, Indiana, United States of America
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Text:"...WITH Daylight Holdup Staged in New York Today With Five Bandits Escaping. Here are GeorgeHermanRuth and his bride, Claire Hodgson, ex-Follies girl, who was a widow and has one child Storm Sweeps Atlantic Coast ... , April than an hour after daybreak, Babe Ruth, king of baseball's home run elouters, married In St. Gregory's Roman Catholic church today, Mrs. Claire Hodgson, while a tiny group of early morning ... 's said the Babe, "We will have our honeymoon on the ball Held." The marriage today was the sec- ond for both the Babe and his bride. ..."
Date:Apr 17 1929
Publication:North Adams, Massachusetts, United States of America
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Text:".... Babe Ruth Is Going To Get Wedded Again NEW YORK, April 15 (/P>- On the tve of tho sixteenth major league season, GeorgeHerman (Babe) Ruth, tho "Sultan of Swat," today took out a marriage license ... to marry Mrs. Claire Hodgson of New York, n former actress. The famous Yankee outfielder declined to reveal when the marriage would take place boyong saying that it probably would be "some time this week ... said she was 28, a native of Athens, Ga.. the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Merrlt. She said her first husband, Prank Hodgson, died in 1924. She has a daughter, Julia. Ruth's first wife. Mrs. ..."
Date:Apr 16 1929
Publication:Sandusky, Ohio, United States of America
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Text:"...night In Ruth s behalf. GeorgeHermanRuth and Mrs. Claire Hodgson, former actress, were married this morning at 5:55 o'clock at St. Gregory’s Roman Catholic church, New York. WOULD REIMBURSE GETTYSBURG ... Hodgson, Former Actress, Married Early This Morning In New York—Crowd Gathers To See Famous Player And Wife NEW YORK. APR. 17. (AP) —Babe Ruth and Mrs. Claire Hodgson, former actress, were married ... at 2 p. m.. with the Rev. George B. Ely, pastor of the Arendtsville Lutheran church, officiating...."
Date:Apr 17 1929
Publication:Hanover, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Text:"...Tug and Two Barges Sink in New York Harbor as Northeast Storm Sweeps Eastern State.;. GeorgeHerman "Babe" Ruth, base-ballV outstanding figu^p, and Mrs. Claire Hodgson were married early this morning ... 's Roman Catholic church today to Mrs, Claire Hodgson while a tiny group of early moruing worshippers bent to their prayers. In strange contrast to the boisterous diamond personality of the New York Yankee ... in a Catholic church in New York. RUTH MARRIES EARLY TODAY Less Than Hour After Daybreak Home Run King Is Quietly Married in New York Church. GIL SEEKS TO «DRINKING President of Mexico Tarns Attontioir to Battle..."
Date:Apr 17 1929
Publication:Biloxi, Mississippi, United States of America
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Text:"...GeorgeRuth died of a neck cancer Monday night It is an odd thing that while every body knew Ruth had a cancer and Suth knew he had cancer nobody ever came out and wrote it A legend does not succumb ... tremendous and largely from who were unborn when he was aboring titanically at his trade During his illness his condition was a running front page story and his death topped all world events for national ... was you Buffalo Bill killed the Injuns and Dempsey could beat any man alive and the Babe well We have become refined and complicated and aware finally of our strength and with it has come sophistry ..."
Date:Aug 18 1948
Publication:El Paso, Texas, United States of America
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Text:"...EDITORIALS SPORTS HERO MOURNED Theres sadness in the baseball world at Lie passing of one of baseballs truly great penorracrs GeorgeHermanRuth known to millions of to thousands else where around ... a player with ability to gladden a managers heart was also a man who played for the they loved it Many since his death have recalled that time at the World Series game at Chicago when an opposing pitcher ..."
Date:Aug 18 1948
Publication:Muscatine, Iowa, United States of America
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Text:"...of the Roman Catholic church of St Catherine of Siena He said his the priest slated and lapsed into a and he died in his GOV Thomas E Dewey said in a statement at Albany that GeorgeHermanRuth was the idol ... TUESDAY AUG 17 1948 THE EVENING MASSILLON OHIO NIN7 Continued From Page ONE Ruth lapsed into unconsciousness shortly before death came The Babe died a beautiful said the Rev Thomas H Kaufman ... THE BABE was in the first group he became a regular performer some months afterward was in alast time rites At Ruths bedside when he died The onetime slugger left the hosieveiv tyi3 1 n America between ... The fans greeted the Babes were made for a private MrsJohn D Osmond died Babe Kulli pearance with a roar..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Massillon, Ohio, United States of America
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Text:"...of Babe Ruths death today The President sent a message of condolence to Mrs Claire Ruth widow of GeorgeHermanRuth when he learned of the death Only last week Mr Truman telephoned the Babe and expressed ... of Pomelo Gets Sympathy Pamela Idiinpherc biiby parents took ton Cliifiiftv court dispute over whetherto hnve nh operation performed on her gets somesympathetic attention from Christine Ulrlch uionhold who ... is the place where I was born and lived and where my father and mother lived and my grandfather and grandmother Two Sets Of Twins Are Born At G S Hospital Monday Mr Stork let the Good Samari tan Hospital have ... Of Throat..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Text:"...making them part of'^^^^®^'record). his life.IT J' ^r^i----- And so it wps last night when'^- Indiana BowIing death came rather suddenly to,LeagUe Organized GeorgeHermanRuth, baseball's-___ most fabulous ... headed east today for their exhibition game with the New York Yankees tomorrow night at Pi-eeport, L. I. Coach Ed McKeever is figuring on Angelo Bertelli's passing and a sextet of backs to counter ... -Babe Ruth, a great American, lay pale and wasted in death today at the age of 53 and few there were that knew him personally or bv proxy who did not genuinely grieve. runs, American league — 4, New York. 1920 ... slugger, at Memorial! Bowlers from Jasper. New Al-hospital.Ibany. JefTersonville..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Jasper, Indiana, United States of America
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Text:"...(wearing polka dot dress) of Baltimore, Md. (AP Wirephoto).CANCER FATAL TO ^ RUTHMighty King Of Swat Dies Peacefully After Two Years Of PainTHOUSANDS MOURN Babe Ruth Is Dead Credit Curb Bill Signed Into Law ... Ruth, bowed with grief, closes her eyes as she leaves the hospital in New York City Monday night after her famous husband's death from cancer. At her right is Babe Ruth's sister, Mrs. Wilbur Moberly ... ", the weight of southern public opinion would swing toward the Democratic nominee. Pro-Truman moves also are underway in South Carolina and Missirsippi. But in both of these states, the pres- Mi-s. GeorgeHerman ... of phases as we observed them remotely when the Communist minorities in European..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Monroe, Louisiana, United States of America
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Text:"...mass in the stands, un-tonsriously making thorn part of his Ufa. ! And so it was last night whon| «oath came rather suddenly to Seorge HermanRuth, baseball’s moat fabulous slugger, at Memorial hospital ... * Throat XUaoss Suds Ufo Of BaaéteU’s Tabulóos Slnggor REQUIEM MASS THURSDAY AT 11 Entira Ration Joint In Mourning Patting Of Tht ^|ly PATO J. WALtH awviM a»««* WfMw) niw Tonn. a«i. n — Bate Mk, a iml ... American, lar pala asi waatat la death «atar al toe age of 32 and law toara «ara toat hnew taha par* aaaallr ar br proxy whe tM' —al titi c’etoch | laat night far toe aaa TOÉ tall field deed* aad ama «neh ... . Its switchboards became clogged with Incoming calls for several tours after the news..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Text:"...Milu West of Davenport Highway No mourns the passing of Babe Ruth The Bambino will always be the outstanding idol of Yankee base ball Bill Carrigan manager of the Red Sox when Ruth broke into major ... in a statement at Albany that GeorgeHermanRuth was the idol of millions of sportslov ing Americans A spectacular baseball player whose equal mav never be reached Babe Ruth wqs above all a Great American Gov ... was unable to take nourishment Retired fn 1935 George Herman Babe Ruth product of a Catholic training school for boys at Ballimore re tired from playing in big league baseball in 1935 after setting 6 of which ... t MUSCATINE JOURNAi MUSCATINE KSWA Millions Mourn..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Muscatine, Iowa, United States of America
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Text:".... George Weiss, general manager of the New York Yankees: "The Yankee organization deeply, mourns the passing of Babe Ruth. The Bambino will always be the outstanding idol of Yankee baseball." Bill Carriganz ... , Rvth and Ty Cobb Yankee Good goffer Here are memorable scenes in the life of GeorgeHerman (Babe) Ruth, the home run king of baseball who died in a New York hospital yesterday. Ruth broke into baseball ... Frick, president of the National league: "Babe Ruth needed; every inch of that big chest of his to protect the world's largest heart. Ruth Dies Of Cancer After Two-Year's ..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Hagerstown, Maryland, United States of America
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Text:"...GeorgeHermanRuth Jr., on Feb. 6, 1895, one of five children of a Baltimore saloon keeper. For many years he thought the birth date was Feb. 7, 1894, and continued to observe Feb. 7 and to add a year ... purchase price by his home run hitting. Barrow followed the Babe to the Yanks, becoming business manager under Col. Jacob Ruppert and, after the brewer-own- er's death, president of the club. Ruth was born ... for six years be- fore he started his amazing domi- nation of the game. In the 1920 season he hit the then unbelievable total of .14 home runs to take the fans' minds off the 'Black Sox" and the death ... to be the Ruthian "jinx" season. Topping various difficulties, including a severe case of influenza, was Ruth's famous stomach ache. Hv collapsed en route home..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Oakland, California, United States of America
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Text:"...12 THE SHEBOYGAN PRESS. TUESDAY. AUGUST 17. 1948 Babe Baseball's Idol Of Dies Last Night Beloved 'Bambino' Stricken By Cancer New Ruth is Yankee wanted by two yearn' illness and almost constant died ... that HermanRuth was the Idol of millions of sports-loving Americans. A spectacular base- ball player whose equal may never be Babe Ruth was above all a great Governor Dewey and his wife sent a message ... wtre gathered outside Memorial hospital center for cancer and al lied dlaeaaea walked tmdty away when the end They representative of the thousands of yoimg ami old who had stood vigil in relays outside ... the hospital where their stricken idol lay suffering. Millions of..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States of America
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Text:"...: "Bob" Meusel, cf; Geoifge H. Lankelma, If; and "Babe" Ruth. Ruth played far Perry. RUTH AND MEUSEL ON BARNSTORMING TRIP THROUGH IOWA The death of tho "Sultan of Swat," Babe Ruth, at a New York hospital ... and directors of the Legion Post. Discussion will center on proposals for enlarging or for remodeling the Memorial Building. It is desired to have concrete proposals to submit to the Post at its meeting ... but ruin and death. He found tho common people proud of their land, of their homes, their customs and deeply religious. He found them, too, still enjoying simple entertainments, such as folks..."
Date:Aug 19 1948
Publication:Pella, Iowa, United States of America
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Text:"...appearance in Yankee stadium July 13, when the 25th an- niversary of the "House That Ruth Built'.' was observed. The mighty Sultan of Swat died yesterday. (Stories, more pictures in sports (AcmeTeiephoto ... clouds and fog early today. Lit- tle change in temperature, (More weather on page 2.) Slugger Victim Of Cancer NEW YORK, Aug. 16. ) George Herman (Babe) Ruth, the greatest slugger in baseball his- tory ... were killed. British authorities in Berlin have protested to the Russians over the incident. It was learned that 14 passengers were aboard the Viking. The incident was disclosed amid Soviet moves ... was in the Bataan death inarch and was a prisoner in Japan when liberated by Ameri- can forces...."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Long Beach, California, United States of America
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Text:"..., Mrs.. Richard Flanders, adopted daughter of Babe Ruth, discusses funeral arrangements with some of the Bambino's closest friends. to right are Charles Schwefel; J. Fanl Carey, treasurer of the Babe Ruth ... Ruth Story" nrul collaborator on the current motion picture of the same title. Copyright, 1948, by INS.) GeorgeHermanRuth was a rare human being: he became a legend- ary figure while he still remained ... until Babe's sec- .ond year in .the majors and was killed in a street brawl in front of his saloon. His mother lived until he was 13. Babe's surname always was Ruth, not Ehrhardt some insisted ... a baseball broadcaster, gave a 50-nilnute eulogy of Ruth after the Red-Hrate game. Japanese Baseball Fans Grieve Over Ruth's ..."
Date:Aug 18 1948
Publication:Long Beach, California, United States of America
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Text:"...'rttts of the Catholic Church, It WM the Catholic Church whkh took over'the tmininff of Gtorxe HermanRuth whan he wee nevnn. Si> yenrs nfter Ruth rnlered onihanngc his mother died, Tonight In thn hospltsl room wi'li Ruth ... of typewritten -pages, diitr.buted them and said. "Thie our snawei." Mrs, Kpsenkina, now mil- poene ot tha House Committee on Unamerloan Activities, IB a patient at Roosevelt Hospital. Her con- dition waa ... Hospital After Two-Year Illness Home Run King Dies at 53 ENVOYS, MOLO-TQY HOLD NEW PARLEY Observers See No Outward Signs of Breakup of Berlin Discussions (Centinued en Psge Eleven) MOSCOW. AIIR, Envoys ... ' New Yoik Herald Tribune says Babe RulU's death t revealed at..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America
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Text:"...over the training of GeorgeHermanRuth when he was seven. Six years after Ruth entered the orphanage nli mother died. Tonight ir. the hospital room with apoearance as a member of the Yankees, word ... Center for cancer and allied diseases. GEORGEHERMANRUTH succumbs to cancer here were tabled for further study. A contract was let to the S. T. Curtis Company for the furnish- ing of window shades ... resigned the j i i f i n j c j.ii D schools jLiso lost tne services ot MJSSI states, to Wellingtons big Alma Hall> graiued ieave ab' union, Square Dance and Pan- because of illness. handle AAU Swim Meet Am I ... Dies Bambino Passes Away..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Amarillo, Texas, United States of America
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Text:"..., 'Sultan of. Swat' Succumbs to Cancer; Thousands Stood Vigil Outside Hospital Greatest Slugger of Them All 'Called Out' by Long Illness; Truman, Hoover, Other Notables Convey Their Sympathy the pitching ... BABE RUTH DIES; NATION MOURNS LOSS Babe Ruth, the mighty King of Swat of a former baseball era who died last night after a long illness, is shown at various points of his career. At left, he appeared ... and crew members! when they arrive on the Citv of' sl-.alea-1 'an" Japsea into a sleep San Francisco at the Third Street ;and ne died in nis sleep." and University Avenue station. After ..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Oakland, California, United States of America
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Text:"...te ancer of Throat fatal to Bambino T New York Ruth, base- fcall idol of a generation, died last Jight of cancer of the throat ,a flbease he never knew he had The 53-year-old home run king, frirho ... Innings in World Series By HARRY GRAYSON NBA Sports Editor GeorgeHermanRuth will be re- membered long after most of the stars of his day have been forgot- ten. There are as many reasons as there were Ruth ... became Mr. Baseball in the J920's when eveiy crack of his rnighty bat bi ought cheering fans ip their feet, died quietly in his Sleep at p. m. CDT. "The Babe died a beautiful said the Rev. Thomas H Kaufman ... , Catholic priest who ad- ministered the last rites of Ihe "He said his prayers from to..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Edwardsville, Illinois, United States of America
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Text:"...to the Yanks, be- coming bualneM manager under Col. Ruppert and, after the brewer-owner's death, president of the club. Born in Ruth was born GeorgeHermanRuth, Jr, on Fet> 6, 1895, one of five children ... ." In Albany, Gov, Thomas E. Dewey, Republican prsijdentla! candidate said In a statement "GeorgeHermanRuth waa Idol of millions of sports-loving Americans A spectacular baseball player whose equal may never ... and he said- "The Babe hai haon prapaiod July 21 for hia death Concern over condition txpressed during tho past few tn mensagns from all parts ot the country nnd fiom distant polnti throughout (ho wojld ... , Also was In the While Hoimo...."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America
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Text:"...for a repeUtion, and never again will the man and the era meet, in perfect timing to each other's presence. T am talking, of course, about GeorgeRuth, who died of a neck cancer Monday night. It is an odd thing ... is a hero; a moment before the fire alarm he was only another person on the public pay roll. The death in line of duty of the Reno, Nev., fire chief this week points up the responsibility every fireman feels ... insurance or pension plan will guarantee the same level of living for his surviving family. Few of us. as citizens, ever bother to f;lve the fire department more than a pass-ng thought. We see the trucks go ... considered. Our firemen may be Idle—and we hope they are for months to come; yet, tonight, the call they may have to answer may mean pain, suffering, enforced idleness, possibly ..."
Date:Aug 20 1948
Publication:Abilene, Texas, United States of America
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Text:"...of Siena parish, administered the last rites of the Catholic church It was the Catholic church which took ovei the training of GeorgeHermanRuth when ne seven. Six years after Ruth entered the orphanage his ... -envoys'met with the Soviet foreign nunister. July-.31. 'He" was also .at '2 meeting Prime Minister on-Page The 'Bambino' Goes Down f or Last Time any Offers Funds Needed for Airport GeorgeHerman (Babe) Ruth, Americas ... mother died Tonight in the hospital room with Ruth at the time he died "was a last tribute from the youngsters who, throughout the world. Jiad idolized Babe. The .final trihute, typical of the many..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Text:"...fame, the New York Yankees and fans stand in a moment of silent prayer after the announcement of the death of GeorgeHermanRuth. The Yankees weer playing an exhibition game against the New York <$(tnts ... from which he drove many of the home runs that brought him fame. The Babe, racked by pain- and wasted by cancer for nearly two years, died Monday night in Memorial Hospital at the age of 53. Children ... passing the bier knew the Babe only as a legend. But their parents remembered him in all his ebuillient, ball-smashing reality. He was a part of a fast-fading era, but many of the records he set still stand ... the Babe was packing them in. The youngsters and oldsters that came to see him in ..."
Date:Aug 18 1948
Publication:Biloxi, Mississippi, United States of America
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Text:"...and GeorgeHerman (Babe) Ruth, who died Monday at fifty-three. There was an appeal in RuUi because cf the Americanism of his story: the start from an orphanage in Baltimore and a rise to headline fame possibly ... to catch up on his eating. He punished that odd body fearfully, with his giant’s appetite and he lived life too feverishly to have feared a death of old age. But he lasted a long, long time in a game where ... and Vienna. Ver-mans, passing back and forth every day, could easQy distribute U. S. propaganda. There is nothing like comic books to tell a friendly propaganda story. B. Western seamen, touching at Russian ..."
Date:Aug 19 1948
Publication:Abilene, Texas, United States of America
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Text:"...'s throw from Radio City. Francis Cardinal Spellman. archbishop of the New York diocese, will preside at the solemn requiem high mass for GeorgeHermanRuth. According to the custom of the archdiocese ... Babe Ruth * * * To Be Buried Today NEW YORK.- (USO -Babe Ruth will be buried today. a public funeral service, attended by the crowds he loved, will be held for the Babe in St. Patrick's Cathedral ..."
Date:Aug 19 1948
Publication:Racine, Wisconsin, United States of America
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Text:".... The country is now loo old for a repetition and never again will the man and the era meet, in perfect timing to each other’s presence. I am talking, of course, about GeorgeRuth, who*' died o£ a neck cancer ... there, with the thousands yelling their heads off and you bashed it out of the lot. You were Ruth and Ruth was you. Buffalo Bill killed the Injuns and Dempsey could beat any man alive and the Babe ... . During his illness, his condition was running front page story, and his death topped all world events for national interest. I don't know quite how to say it, but it seems to me Ruth was an adolescent ..."
Date:Aug 18 1948
Publication:El Paso, Texas, United States of America
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Text:"...of reverent silence in memory of GeorgeHerman Babe Ruth, who died about two hours before game time last evening. The impressive pause followed the third ninSng of the Tiger-Indian game in Munic,ipal Stadium ... and he was unable to take | runner-\ip. make their first start-s nourishment.tonight in the National semi-pro George Herman (Babe) Ruth, j baseball tournament. prMuct of a Catholic training The double ... ax TflOHASVILLETIMES-BNTERPRISB TUESDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 17, 1948. Ruth Died Last ffäght iBy M. L. STEPHENSON , New York, Aug. 17—Babe Ruth is dead. The one-time Yankee slugger, wasted by two years ... ' ill-liesa and almost constant pain, died of cancer of the throat ■fkt 7:01 P. M...."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Thomasville, Georgia, United States of America
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Text:"...—.Michi^^anu_* Great Tributes Paid B^be Ruth, King of Swat, by Baseball Men (B.v Tti« Aji.'«rlat«'l Pr«»«) i passing of '•Babe Ruth was the greatest man. The baseball's gmttit Babe ushered tif a Wednesday niffht tingle ... at Riverside ìVài-ridce • stands as oart of onight. W Bla ton Oil George Herman (Babe) Ruth, the great Saltan of Hwat, dird at 7K)1 o\io-k ia»t night in a New York hospital following an IIIneHH i»f nearly two ... Roth's death from a reiMrter who boarded a train here tonight from first to third, ignoring nec-ond base. As far a^ we know that was the Bambino's last appearance in uniform, and te last time he at least ... ship..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Findlay, Ohio, United States of America
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Text:"...Cardinal Spollman. arch- bishop of the New York diocese, will preside at tho solemn requiem high mass for GeorgeHermanRuth. According to tho custom of tho archdiocese, there will be no ciilosy for tho ... RECORD-EAGUE, TRAVERSE CITY, MICHIGAN PAGE FIFTEEN THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 1943 Latest News in the World of Sports CROWDS ATTEND LAST RITES FOR THE GREAT BABE Baseball's Idol To Be Buried Near New York ... of Hoavo'n cemetery near Valhalla In upper Westehestcr county about 30 miles from Now York. Ruth will bo burled In a family plot In tho picturesque cemetery Yesterday, It was estimated that more than persons ... paid their respects lo tho Babe, passing his candle-lit bier at the rate of 100 i1. minute...."
Date:Aug 19 1948
Publication:Traverse City, Michigan, United States of America
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Text:"...the New York Yankees and stand in a moment of silent prayer aft- er the announcement of the death of GeorgeHermanRuth. Hie Yankees were playing an exhibition game against the New York Ginnts. Tele etc ... in their I a t toena in the unprecedent- ed parade past Babe Ruth's bier Yankee Stadium last night and today. Never before had so many been permitted in the proximity' of death. But there was nothing macabre ... when be died Monday But nearly all had heard of his prowness. And perhaps they had seen pictures old and new of the swashbuck- Ung slugger whose personality bad charmed thousands of young- ptcrs before ... came to lee him not to Roy with when police fm- mourn. For Ruth understood aUy rescued him from the drcsi- had a way with them...."
Date:Aug 18 1948
Publication:Dothan, Alabama, United States of America
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Text:".... Only 4.69 and up ous number three Uniform on n day honoring.him in Yantccr-Stadium-.13.yrnrs ?f��r lie had retired from baseball. ami the 1,500 j| Bambino Idol re J1 GeorgeHerman-Ruth, who died last ... to the out After many rhonths In the hospital, the Babe made a tempo-ary comeback on the health road. A cigar, as well as his alert and friendly eyes, was standard equipment for him. being given a major league ..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America
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Text:"...that George the government Is losing between Monday wlth interment Ruth was the idol of mil j Hons of sportsloving Americans A spectacular baseball player whose equal may never be reached Babe three months ... as coach of the Brooklyn Dodgers through part of the 19S8 season One of five children ofa Bait more saloon keeper Babe was bor GeorgeHermanRuth on Feb ruary C 189S He thought for year that his birth date ... Roiarians Hear Plea for Tax Equality System Deaths Babe Rulh Is Dead Id JJCQU the cancer but declared 3IES SIABLE C 5CHAIBEB Word been received here the death of Mrs Mabel Cooper must ... not be considered a cure for Schairer wife of Maj Edward Hospital officials said he came through the twohour..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Kokomo, Indiana, United States of America
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Text:"...--Evans and FisherBetween • • mm smm uuêjlw by the death last night of GeorgeHerman Babe Ruth, a baseball figuie whose legendary- actions on and off the baseball diamond probably will live as long as there Is someone ... was indefatigable during the war. • • • But dearest to the hearts of the Babe were kids, any kid. In them he saw his own shabby beginnings. He never was too busy to visit a hospital. He autographed anything given him ... . • • • The death of Babe Ruth is another link gone in an era that probably never will be repeated. He will live forever as an inspiration to underprivileged youngsters, his records will remain in the book for yean ..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Lubbock, Texas, United States of America
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Text:"...^r. Haynes Martin revealed that death was caused by cancer. GeorgeHermanRuth Former Treasury Expert Is Dead FitzwiUlam. N. H., Aug. 17. (API. -Harry Dexter White. 56. former a.ssistant secretary ... In. George Herman (Babci Ruth, product of a Catholic trainini: school for boys at Baltimore, retirF-rt from playing in big league ha.scball in 1935, after setting 76 record..--62 of wlUch still stand ... an explosion which killed ,d.injured approximately 180 in Reno, Ncv. The blast followed a fire which destroyed alf block of the downtowi business section of the city.-(NEA Telephoto.i at least live pcr.sons ar ... positions Deir Abu Tor in .southern Jerusalem Mrs. Ko.senkma. who' sufTered ' today and were thrown back with multiple..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Iola, Kansas, United States of America
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Text:"...tilt at Two- THE BABE AND STONEY-The; death Sf GeorgeHerman (Babe) Ruth in New York-Monday nighty recalled the passing of'another great ball player closer to home, Grant (Stoney) McGlynn, who died seven ... Stadium's centerfield as the "House That Ruth Built" was .... 't^^r^^i^ king. Rut~iw"^w^"12S*s' city title holders will'open com-i *3io die'd-4he night of August 16, will lie In state in the rotunda ... he drove many of the home runs that brought; him-fame.------ I The Babe, racked by pain and] wasted by cancer for nearly two' years, died Monday night in Memorial hospital j�t the age of 53. Many ... as..."
Date:Aug 18 1948
Publication:Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America
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Text:"..._ The Babe Lies in State at Yankee Stadium .... Youngsters, with baseball equipment in their hands, view the body of GeorgeHerman (Babe) Ruth as he lies in state at New York's Yankee Stadium. Funeral services ... were held today in New York. —(NEA Telephoto) New Found Mound Strength Making Brooks Hard to Beat Funeral Rites Held for Babe At St. Patrick's the list of honorary pallbearers who included prominent ... of baseball.I great Yankees batter who died of thousands of persons' cancer Monday night in Memorial hHospital at the age of 53. the Roman Catholic overflowed into Silent thronged cathedral and Fifth avenue ... . Francis Cardinal Spellman presided at the ..."
Date:Aug 19 1948
Publication:Biloxi, Mississippi, United States of America
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Text:"...world has yet produced is Known for two generations as Baseball GeorgeHermanRuth has succumbed to a mortal illness after a career that few The Babe personified baseball for His was as familiar ... with his and his appearance regularly with a dub built largest His fame was and more people in other lands knew of GeorgeHermanRuth than ever heard of George He learned and a lot of and he traveled swiftly ... concubines and thought nothing handing a dancing girl He used to toss trinkets to a who put him after his Abid but Is reported sto have died worth of is only one mans way of ending servant The present known ... are not what the Krem lin says we Here are some other AsJjSeveral hundred thousand Red are just..."
Date:Aug 18 1948
Publication:Bakersfield, California, United States of America
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Text:"...New Hampshire (rigiit), his daughter, kept a \igil at the Babe','< bedside through the last long hours of his fatal illness. Babe Ruth (far left), ‘‘Sulant of Swat.” in days when he was the pride ... -formanec, but watciicd the league-leading Indians hang up their founli Mrs, W. B. Moberly, left above, of Baltimore, Md., Babe Ruth’s sister; Mrs. GeorgeHermanRuth, his \yife (centre), and JUs. Richard Flaiu'.evs, from ... dances have bee.i arranged to provide for a complete v.eek-end. Ulourn Passing of Babe Ruth OLE SATCHEL GREAT NEGRO HURLER GAME-SAVING BARGAIN FOR INDIANS} CAROS CLOSE IN ON BRAVES IN RACr No matter what ..."
Date:Aug 21 1948
Publication:Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
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Text:"...cal He objected to the Progressive Party A meeting of the CIOs 51 member executive board will be held here 30 to discuss the matter of endorsing a presiden tial Watch Ruth Burial NEW body of George ... HermanRuth rested In a receiving tomb on a hillside overlooking the Bronx River about 30 miles north of New York It was taken there yesterday after sorrowing thousands had said their last goodbye ... little more than a week ago when she jumped out of the consulate window in New The evidence against Loma kin was based on testimony given to American authorities by who is now in a New York Hospital suffer ... Swept Under Dam City Employe Returns To Work A city employe narrowly es caped death today when he fell Into the river from the dam and was swept..."
Date:Aug 20 1948
Publication:Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Text:"..., Ty Cobb and GeorgeHerman (Babel Ruth, who died Mon- day at fifty-three. There was an appeal In Ruth because of Americanism of his story: the start from' an orphanage in Baltimore and a rise ... the orphanage never seemed to calch up'oa his eating. He punished that odd body fearfully, wltn his giant's appe- tite and he lived life too feverishly to have feared a death of old age. But he lasted a long ... ways A- Several hundred thousand Hed army troops 'are just across the streetjrom us In both Berlin anfi Vienna. Ver- ,mans, passing backhand 'forth every day, could easily distri- bnte U. S. propaganda ..."
Date:Aug 19 1948
Publication:Abilene, Texas, United States of America
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Text:"...of GeorgeHermanRuth remains with the American public today in extreme reverance, standing as a tribute to his athletic exploits and an acknowledgement to his. greatness as a man. It became profoundly ... to New York yesterday to attend the funeral of Babe Ruth, conferred- with (Continued on Pajt Seven) Officials Recall Tru- Promise In March Assurances By PIERRE LOVING S. SUff WASHINGTON, Aug. Trench ... , Jacob Lorn akin, was ex- pected to visit- her at Roosevelt hospital today with a physician of his own choice. Lomakin indi- cated he has already selected a physician after conferring with several Russian ... and American doc- tors. Hospital officials said that the school teacher, whose age is given variously as either 43 or 52, is still decidedly on the critical list, hav- ing made..."
Date:Aug 20 1948
Publication:New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Text:"...in the stands, nn- tonsciously making them part of flis'life. And so it was last night when death came rather suddenly lo Seorge HermanRuth, baseball's aiost fabulous slugger, at Metnori- ll 'hospital. Its ... was suffering from since he entered 'the, hospital arid'underwent an operation early last .year, but the best" kept secret of mod- ern 'times was withheld from the Bambino to his death. %fost youngsters never saw ... " Baseball Idol, Dies Nation Grieves The Always Idolized Their Hero As King Of Swat Leaves lineup Long Throat Illness Ends Life Of Baseball's Fabu- lous Slugger fcEQUIEM MASS THURSDAY AT 11 Entire Nation ... ' Joins In Mourning Passing Of The..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Text:".... Remarkable Reaction Is Noted on Death of RuthGeorgeHermanRuth, a retired baseball player who achieved in his professional career a remarkable record for hitting home runs, died of cancer at the age of 53 ... us In both Berlin and Vienna. Germans, passing back and forth every day. could easily distribute U. S, propaganda. There Is nothing like comic books to tell a friendly propaganda story. seamen ... . The news of hia passing has created an amazing impression. News- papers and radio gave unusual play to the athlete's demise, and emphasis will continue until he is laid at restjind there- after ... and that left Mrs. Brando ORMOND. Fla.. Aug. 18 ) An extensive net was..."
Date:Aug 18 1948
Publication:Ogden, Utah, United States of America
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Text:"...timing lo each other's presence. I am lalklns, of course, about GeorgeRuth, who died of a neck cancer Monday nlghl. It Is an odd thing thai while everybody knew hfd a cancer, and Ruth knew he had a cancer ... another person on the public pay roll. The death In line of duty of the Reno, Nev., fire chief this week points up the responsibility every fireman feels to pro- tect the property .of his fellow citizens ... of living for his surviving family. Few of us, as citizens, ever bother to _ ,.-t UUUlCl LU Mr. have the book serialized for magarine.br newspaper t.he truck.s publication; itwon'tbemadeinloa movie; he doesn ... , suffering, enforced idleness possibly death. More than the pav they receive, they need the goodwill and con- sideration of every citizen, and the erali- tude for a..."
Date:Aug 20 1948
Publication:Abilene, Texas, United States of America
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Text:"...- or act good on he stage never again will the man and the era meet, in perfect timing to each other's presence. I am talking, of course, GeorgeRuth, who died_ of a neck being a national in. America. er ... . Truman's statements "are those who would be for him anyway." "Most of the people realize that you can't stop inflation by passing a Watkins said. "They know that some sacrifices are in order j if we ... was back in the hands of the Pendergast political organ- ization today. The organization is headed by Jim Pendergast. He inherited it the death of his uncle, boss rejecting his efforts to bring back stifling ... precision machine, of course, onj rouse I killed the Injuns and Dempsey the baseball diamond, and a gar- j heedlc5; hurled the boat any man alive and..."
Date:Aug 18 1948
Publication:Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States of America
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Text:"...was the priest said Rath had been prepared for death MJICC July 21 GeorgeHerman "Babe" Ruth Red Consul Calls Kosenkina Jump An Attempt At Suicide Claims Woman, Deranged By Slander, Was Fleeing American ... were Administered 3( minutes before his death The priest who administered them said "The Babe died a beautiful death Ue said his x and lapsed into a sleep and he died in his sleep Asked If Ruth knew he ... anniversary She Is a widow and he a widower Jfls first wife died shortly after their golden anniversary In IMS, her husband died In 1942, a few months after their 50th..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Portland, Maine, United States of America
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Text:"...On Page 9 LAST night George Herman Gerhardt, known affection- ately throughout the world as Babe Ruth, The Bambino, The King of Swat, etc., died in New York after an extended illness, and with his passing ... night threw the final count which brought death to GeorgeHerman (Babe) Ruth in New York. A. Lynn Free, 80, Dies At Paw Paw Prominent Pioneer Banker, Democrat PAW PAW, Aug. Lynn Free 80, president ... .............M m. It M U B. H BLACK DECIDES FOR HATFIELD Ruth Rites Thursday REQUIEM MASS IN NEW YORK CATHEDRAL Body Of Homerun King To Lie In State At Stadium NEW YORK, Aug. Babe Ruth is dead...."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States of America
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Text:"...York. The great slugger was baseball's most colorful player and his death is mourned by millions of baseball fans. monary complications set in. GeorgeHerman (Babe) Ruth, thrills that day. moved ... -time Yankee slugger, wasted by two years' illness and almost constant pain, died of concer of the throat at p. m. last night. He was 53. A priest who administered the last rites of the Roman Catholic church ... said "the Babe has been prepared since July 21 for his death." Ruth never that he had cancer, however. More than 100 children who were gathered outside Memorial hospital center for cancer and allied ... diseases walked sadly away when the end came. They were..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Atchison, Kansas, United States of America
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Text:"...- GEORGEHERMANRUTH City Council Sets Cost At to for The 420 New Lots. A twelfth addition to Oakland cemetery platted and priced by the city council last night was opened to the public today. The new ... operation on Jan. 6, 1947, was placed on the critical list last Wednesday when pul- monary complications set in. Retired in 1935 George Herman (Babe) Ruth, product of a Catholic training school for boys ... at Yankee Stadium, Sceneof His Glory; Funeral Services Will Be Held Thursday NEW YORK. Aug. Ruth will lie in state for 26 hours in the rotunda of Yankee glorious scene he ruled as king of baseball. Ruth, 53 ... , died last night in Memorial ..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Moberly, Missouri, United States of America
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Text:"...of a glorious Ruth i Yankee organization deeply mourns legend that will live on always in i the passing of Babe Ruth. The the annals of our national sport! Bambino will always be the out- and be an Inspiration ... With Homers, Bringing Netv Style By HARRY GRAYSON JfEA Sporu Editor HERMANRUTH, the Babe, who died in New York at the age of 53 Monday night following ill health after an operation in 1946, will be remembered ... of any courage he displayed so many years j man living." on the playing field and which hei George Weiu, general manager showed through his long Illness I of the New York Yankees: "The stands as part ... ." Bucky Harris, manager of New York Yankees: "The greatest j hitter and greatest competitor of all time..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Charleston, West Virginia, United States of America
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Text:"...Spellmnn, 1 u u nrclibishou of the Nov.- York dio- j rci-r-. will preside at the solemn requiem lush mass for George Infill HermanRuth. Tl'lal-l: s Accnrrlintr lo the custom of a-TnpIed for .Milbcisrr ... for Buffalo's Memorial Auditor- ium. Ed Milkovich, Bona basketball coach, is planning on opening practice sessions November 1. At Niagara and Canisius the cage'drills open in October. Nil gara's cagers ... on but failed to score. They shot over the deciding marker in the tenth when Jeffries walked, was sacri- THAT VITAL tiAMKS COLUMN- 'Bums' Within 7 Percentage Points Of Braves Babe's Funeral This Morning ... ; Thousands Attend Requiem Mass; Dignitaries, 4Kids' View Body Rutherford Blanks 'em, Then Loses K1BST GAM K Ulrii (C) Hamilton tb r h..."
Date:Aug 19 1948
Publication:Olean, New York, United States of America
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Text:"...of GeorgeHermanRuth rested Fri day in a receiving tomh on a hill side overlooking the Bronx river about 30 miles north of New York It was taken there Friday after sorrowins thousands had said their last ... Friday afternoon and three Friday the opening day of the 1948 New Mexico Amateur Softball tournament which gets underway at oclock at Hillcrest Thousands Stand In Rain For Ruth Funeral Rites NEW The body ... Bill Blackburn and Char Trlppl were Passing Game The collegians are expected to 11 the air with Included nong the squads talented receiv are Bob and Len Ford of tlchigan Bil Columbia lorn and Paul ... of Southern California The Cardinals have nowhere ar the depth that Leahy theyll have splendid passing long as Mai Kutner and Bill Fewell..."
Date:Aug 20 1948
Publication:Clovis, New Mexico, United States of America
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Text:"...I RADIO NEWS 10 Mondnj Through Friday if Station KALL 125 Death StrikesOut Babe Ruth at 53 Baseballs Famed Sultan of Swat Dies of Cancer in Hospital By JOHN WALLACE NEW 16 Babe who rose from ... for and allied At the end of Ruths the Thomas Kauf man of Catherine of Siena ndmlnisored the last rites of the Catholic It was the Catholic church took over the training of GeorgeHermanRuth when he was sevenSix ... years after Ruth entered he orphanage his mother Monday night In the hospital room with Ruth at the time he died was a Inst tribute from the youngsters throughout the hud idolized the The final..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
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Text:"...Memorial Programs Events In The Colorful Life Of GeorgeHermanRuth NEW 17 if i Babe Ruth is The onetime Yankee wasted by two years illness and almost constant died of can cer of the throat at EST last He ... Hospital Center for Cancer and Allied Diseases walked sadly away when They were representative of the thousands of young and old who had stood vigil In relays outside the hos pital where their stricken idol ... lay Millions of others all over the world had kept rooting for the i I A mass for Ruth will be held I Thursday morning in Patricks His body was removed to n funeral chapel early 8 Two radio network ... memorial pro grams..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Gastonia, North Carolina, United States of America
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Text:"...of the death of Babe Ruth is R shock felt around the The as GeorgeHermanRuth was familiarly was a world figure whose feats with a baseball bat are His fame was so widespread that during World War II Japanese ... been worn since the thrifty Scotsman When under a shower of criticism youre usually in hot In driving classes for traffic viola all students flunk until they learn how to Passing Of Babe Ruth News ... that white pine Is gradually moving into the forest vacancies caused by death of Ball says white pine grows well In parts of the Appalachian Other pines clo better in the Like white pine has been attacked ..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Gastonia, North Carolina, United States of America
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Text:"...The tragedy occurred at _ braith island, 20 miles southw which took over the training GeorgeHermanRuth when was seven. Six years after th entered the orphanage s mother died. Tonight in the hospital ..i ,.4 ... Man Succumbs To Cancer In New York City Hospital Great Umpire Calls Third Strike On Game's Most Famous Slugger erS s jjtsj; iss ffi earlier Labor the racing program, one of; the ffiSS-fdCreat Medicat ... . strength weakened by a long and painful i unconsciousness shortly be-j f fore death came to peacefully. iilvw' "The said a Catholici priest at the bedside of thel ong-time home run 'died a beautiful death ... . "He said his prayers, the priest added1,..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Zanesville, Ohio, United States of America
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Text:"...and 300 fans stood in silence for one minute in the third inning toward paying duo respect to the game's greatest star, George "Babe" Ruth, who succumbed after a long illness. Oakland, Calif Lauro Salas ..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Nashua, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Text:"...Press Funeral services for GeorgeHermanRuth will be held at 11 a. m. (EDT) Thursday with a solemn requiem mass in St. Patrick's cathedral on Fifth avenue. The Babe will lie in stale. at Yankee o m times ... called "the house that Ruth 5 p. m. to- day to 7 p. m. (EDT) tomor- row. Major radio networks will hold nationwide memorial services for hint tonight The programs: to p. m. to p. m. to 9 p. m. and 1946 ... to Death SLEEPY EYE, Minn. Miss Loraine Polasky, 23, was found shot to death last night at 224.641 her farm home north of Sleepy ----------------------Eye. Total Coroner George F. Reineke said a brother ... and remodeled the building. Olson was to take charge of the Lakeside Bar today. Zollman said..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Brainerd, Minnesota, United States of America
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Text:"...American Legion Junior baseball but his activitin» were limited hecauare of his Illness. Truman Lende Mourning President Truman, lead the nation in mourning for GeorgeHermanRuth, the waterfront waif who ... Causes Death Of Babe NEW YORK, UP(—Babe Ruth, baseball idoL of a generation, died last night of canccr of the throat, a disease he never knew he had, The 53-year-old home run king, who became Mr. Baseball ... in the 1920’b when every, crack of his mighty bat brought cheering fans to their feet, died quietly in his sleep at 8:01 p. m. EDT (6:01 p, m. CST). The Babe died a beutiful death,” said the Rev. Thomas H ... . Kaufman, Catholic priest who..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States of America
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Date:Aug 19 1948
Publication:Waterloo, Iowa, United States of America
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Text:"...and to plead guilty. was prepared Body of Ruth Lies In Tomb the Bronx River jS'cw York. Aug-. HermanRuth route to the cemetery were jam- med as the 25-car funeral cortage I made its way from St. Patrick's body ... will take her to Babe's last restingr the Gates of Heaven cemetery in suburban Westchester N. Y. The Heavens as the funeral procession got but people gathered outside the church in the heavy rain in a final ... the departed find rest and The casket placed in the where it will remain until the family decides on final burial i homage to of rancer Monday night at nf rnmmiimtipx.jllnnir of X.l It was a hushed and solemn ... convention of the Penn- sv-vania American Legion Auxil- Aug. 20 f.f'i A young-'..."
Date:Aug 20 1948
Publication:Warren, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Text:"...revolutionized boxing, and GeorgeHermanRuth, whose power and personality had revo- lutionized baseball. Corbett, conqueror of John L. Sullivan, died 15 years ago; but the public has shown no sign of forgetting ... Bambino Buried Today; Funeral At St. Patrick's By CARL LUNDQUIST NEW YORK, -Aug. 19. Babe Ruth was buried today. the list of eight leading batters. Following St. Pierre are: Ken. Redmond, Brookings, .417 ... YORK, Aug. 19. (UP) Mrs. Vera Corbett, widow of "Gentleman wanted to go to Babe Ruth's funeral today; but her physician forbade it because of a recent touch of high blood- Collegians Rest For All ... a football..."
Date:Aug 19 1948
Publication:Huron, South Dakota, United States of America
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Text:"...- denly to GeorgeHermanRuth, baseball's most fabulous slugger, Memorial hospital. Its switchboards became clogged with interning calls for several hours after the nevis was flashed to the cit> and nation ... pate and wasted in death to- day at the age of 53 and few NEW YORK. be4r of Babe Ruth was to lit in state In the rotunda of stadium from 4 p. m. Tuesday uniii 6 p. ra. rV'cuue.- so the thousands ... tal- ent for sharing his triumphs and occasional sorrows with the huge, amorphous mass in the stands, unconsciously making them part of his life. AND SO IT was last night when death came rather sud ... and hospital atfaches had to be pressed service 11 order to handle the volume of inquiries from a stunned..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Lima, Ohio, United States of America
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Text:"...had I' been used on Huih. said today his j said in a statement at Albany: death revealed that he HermanRuth was the s a'dramatic role ia one of the most! idol Of mjiijons cf medical investigations of i ... THE PORTSMOUTH TIMES, PQBTSMOOTH. OHIO TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, Americans Mourn Death Of Famed Home Run King IvKHed Mm. bk con- patiesto to wave infection oil grew daddy wase. Bit fever rose and he ... 1535, after setting 76 sUttd, "ar.d lapsed into a iflis two Mrs. of which stUl sland. and he died in his sleep." rites. AT ROTH'S BEDSIDE when he died were his personal physician, Dr. Hayes Martin ... to the out- James Chapman and P. hiS was wanted in every game-. Players and fans paid a stand- ing tribute to the Babe last nighl when word oi..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Portsmouth, Ohio, United States of America
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Text:"...; at the' solemn requiem high mass for GeorgeHermanRuth. According to the, custom of the archdiocese there was to be no eulogy for .the greatest base- ball .star of all time. Only a handful-of seats ... AGAIN ASKS SANCTIONS ARABS AND JEWS Thousands Gather at St. Patrick's To Pay Final Respects at Funeral Me ss By Carl ituulquist Rare Politician Aug. 19' S. Senator Lev- erett Saltonstall is a rare ... , Waylah'd, Wesiton, itp Waltham, Waltham, Maynard and Concord, Un- coin, and Watcrtown and Lexington through Bclmont THE LOWELL NEW.'YORK, Aug. 19' Babe Rutlv will be buried today. funeral service ... Soviet coniulate New York, yesterday. Earlier, Soviet Vice Consul Zet I..Che purnykh announced that Lomakin would ask police permission to Oksana..."
Date:Aug 19 1948
Publication:Lowell, Massachusetts, United States of America
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Text:"...'just wasn't in the books. The .Great Pitcher has struck side. The Bambino'has gone far beyond to'play on His team, but his memory and his deeds will live on forever. GeorgeHermanRuth has been an idol ... cvhampion. Jersey Joe and the ex-light heavyweight king will tangle on the same card with the Tony.Zalc-Marcel Cerdan title tilt m Jersey MILESTONES IN COLORFUL CAREER OF BABE HermanRuth, the great "Babe ... , bulletins'had been issued irom the, hospital, time :-and.time again and the word "critical" meant little to the' youngsters and oldsters who were rooting for to make one 'more hit. In fact they weren't only ... to .youngsters who have never seen him. His name means more to most, of them than does the president of the United States and this is readily..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Lowell, Massachusetts, United States of America
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Text:"...one of his last public appearances before his death More than 4000 persons turned out to see the Bambino despite a steady rain Ruth had arrived in Sioux City by plane the previ ous day and rested ... The Bambino of Swat Babe Ruth Dies KANSAS above is the To peka baseball team which will represent Kansas in the 4 state Junior Legion regional baseball tournament at Ma son City starting Saturday ... was de scending outside Memorial hos pital and inside it was the twi light of a great career On the 9th floor of the hospital 53 year old Babe Ruth who had endeared himself to millions by his feats ... on the baseball field was dying Assembled on the ground floor in an almost barren room were the newspaper reporters main taining the traditional ..."
Date:Aug 18 1948
Publication:Mason City, Iowa, United States of America
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Text:"...by the death night of GeorgeHerman Babe Ruth a baseball figure whose legendary actions on and off the baseball diamond pro bably will live as long as there is someone to tell of them And those legends ... kids any kid In them he saw his own shabby beginnings He never was too busy to visit a hospital He autographed any thing given him He always had for a sick kid a cripple He wept unashamedly at Lou Geh ... And even when he was a pinch hitter for the Bos ton Braves in 1935 the fans plead ed with him to hit just one The death of Babe Ruth is an other link gone in an era that probably never will be repeated He ..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Lubbock, Texas, United States of America
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Text:"...in the Directors of Southern Pacific Continue Probe Of Mystery Fires State Official Returns to Farm state fire Ruths Body in Receiving Tomb Final Burial Plans Are Not Determined New The body of GeorgeHermanRuth ... the family decides on final bur ial Streets of communities along the route to the cemetery were jammed as the 25 car funeral cortege made its way from Shcll Union 40 Simmons Co Sinclair Oil 27 SoconyVacuum 19 ... where midtqwn requiem high Mass was Six thouxand persons crowded into the huge cathedral for the Another packed Fifth avenue and adjacent streets Concert Pianist Entertains Friends Eagle group of friends ... Koski and Waino Perttula is fa pa tient at Ontonagon Memorial hos and Meyers and..."
Date:Aug 20 1948
Publication:Ironwood, Michigan, United States of America
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Text:"...of others in the sports world paid tribute to the old master, who left an excel- lent pitching record to become the all-time "Sultan of Swat." * Ruth's body was taken fromMemorial. Hospital for -Cancer ... , and other injuries, is reported slightly improved but sitll in critical condition at Roosevelt Hospital. Lomakin, who admitted newsmen to the consulate for the conference, did not refer to a. list of eight ... and Zina Ivandva, secretaiy to the Russian Consul General, arriving at Roosevelt Hospital, August 13, -when Chepurnykh was permitted a brief visit to Mrs. Kosenkina. Partly hidden figure in center ... toYankee Stadium. There, thousands of his fanswill'set a chance to walk pasl his open casket and pay a last, silent tribute to the famous home-run'hitter who ..."
Date:Aug 18 1948
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Text:"...anything to match the sorrow of the its patience and Until 7 oclock this the body of GeorgeHermanRuth will to his silent prayer for who died j After his funeral his Monday night of cancer at the spirit ... Rites Set For Wilkison Fugit Township Resident Was 90 Lucy a widely known woman of the Me morial church community in Fu git passed away at at the home of her Ivan near In declining health for several she ... had been seriously ill for the past Wilkison was the daugh ter of Isaac and Ann Glide well Lee and was born in Frank lin county on Her John Wilkison preced ed her in death 38 years Until she was taken ... to the home of her son she had resided in the Memorial church com munity in Fugit She was an..."
Date:Aug 18 1948
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Text:"...nigh of GeorgeHerman Babe Ruth a baseball figure whose legendaryactions on and off the baseball diamond pro bably will live as long as there is someone to tell of them And those legends are legion from ... League jame Tuesday and the ABCs meet Methodist Men in the Junior tilt It is said that American men i now spend nearly twothirds as i much as women for beamy aids The world was saddened by the death last ... sales he cheer ed servicemen he was indefati gable during the war But dearest to the hearts of the Babe were kids any kid In them he saw his own shabby beginnings He never was too busy to visit a hospital ... to hit just one The death of Babe Ruth is an other link gone in an era that probably never will be repeated He will live forever as an inspira tion to underprivileged..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Lubbock, Texas, United States of America
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Text:"...had scheduled for re moval to a new food office foi western sectors of Berlin. MRS. RUTH LEAVES HOSPITAL Mrs. GeorgeHermanRuth wed grief, closes her eyes as she leaves the hospital in slew York last ... this morning. But the mighty slugger's death did not go unmarked. The n-others of the Xaverian order. cachers at the school, gathered n the chapel last night to offer prayers for GeorgeHermanRuth. Brother ... fractures and other in> luries, is reported, slightly 'im- proved, but still in critical con- dition at Roosevelt hospital. Lomakin, who admitted news men to the consulate for the con-..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
Publication:Lowell, Massachusetts, United States of America
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Text:"...in mourning for GeorgeHermanRuth, the waterfront wolf who be- came an International hero. "Babe Ruth had all the qualities of a President Truman tele- graphed Ruth's wife. Claire. "A whole generation of boys ... HELD IN EAST ON THURSDAY (Continued from page 1) record ol 714 home runs in 22 years with the major leagues, hud been ill for two years. He entered Memor- ial hospital June 11 days after he made his ... lost appearance at Yankee Stadium where fans celebrated "Babe Ruth Day." Only his doctors were at Ruth's bedside when he died. A few min- utes before the end, his wife; two adopted daughters, Mrs. Daniel ... 's life. Although he never was told that he had can- cer, he was aware that he could no long survive the illness. Spoke Briefly Ruth was permitted to..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
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Text:"...eighteen months stated to be relief of intractable While he left hospital he had lost 36 pounds in weight. ri Christened GeorgeHermanRuth he was baseball No. 1 slugger. In his heyday he earned a salary ... son is not a tot's ride. Babe U.S. Baseball Dies NEW YORK. Aug. Herman baseball tan of died in hospital here tonight after a long illness. Ruth who was 53 underwent a serioug neck operation here ... of the Sixty Five Branch of the Jnmaica Burial Scheme with headquarters m the Edward's Building at Creek Turf Club's Autumn Carnival MET ON COMMON GROUNDS The other day when one Mr. King. from tne. United States ... that would drive the..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
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Text:"...for GeorgeHermanRuth who spent most of his childhood In one of the church's homes for delinquent boys Francis Cardinal archbishop of New was en- throned In St. Patrlck ... .m Consolation game. 11 Consolation Consolation Babe Ruth Laid To Rest In Westchester By CAHL LL'NDQUIST NEW YORK In of the world's great a prince of the Roman Catholic church presided at a Requiem High Thursday ... the casket the and escorted It front of the cathedral It was covered with fems and American beauty roses and was borne by eight professional Behind Dewey and O'Dwyer among the honorary pall-bearers were ..."
Date:Aug 20 1948
Publication:Harlingen, Texas, United States of America
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Text:".... The approxi- mate value 9f these goods is around 30,000,000 pesos. Of these, 871 will be for thegovernment, while the,remain- ng units will be offered for public sale. ' (Acme Photo) GeorgeHerman 'Babe' Ruth ... Line Death Strikes Out Babe Ruth In N.Y. ATHENS, Aug. 17 (AP) —The Creek Army, exploit- ing a brilliant breakthrough on ths guerilla's southwes- tern flank, advanced nearly two miles today to within 700 ... of Com- munist Leader Markbs Va- fiades' now hold only 135 square miles and 5 villages in the "Free Greece" of the rammos area. The staff said 3,830 guerrillas had been killed or captured ... that it is estimated at least 4,000 were wounded. G^eek losses were placed at 49 officers and 502 men killed, 230 officers and 2,600 men wounded and 30..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
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Text:"...requesting aid in evacuating the villagers and cannery workers was inter- MRS. RUTH LEAVES 'HOSPITAL George: Hernia n Ruth, cause bowed with grief, closes her eyes as she leaves the .hospital in of the fire ... . -His fever rose and, he was'unable to take nourishment..- George Herman (Babe) Ruth, product .of a.Catholic training school for boys at. Baltimore, 're- tired.'from playing, in: big league baseball ... A _" i The Late Babe Ruth Babe Ruth Dies Of Cancer at 53 Idol of Millions Succumbed to Throat Afflicfipn.in N.Yv Hospital Lasf Night; j.-By M. ji.Stephenson :NEW; Aug.: 17-( Ruth is .dead ... ...... The -one-time. Yankee slugger, wasted by two years' illness..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
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Text:".... Born in 1895 Ruth was bom GeorgeHermanRuth. Jr., on Feb. 6. 1835. one of five children of a Baltimore saloon keeper. For many years he thought the birth date was Feb. 7, 1394. and continued to observe ... SIX THE'.NORTH ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS. TRANSCRIPT TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 1948. Babe Ruth, Home Run King, Succumbs to long Illness (Continued from Page Onej Rescued Baseball CBy the Associated Babe Ruth ... - ;noimccd yesterday, with the result the "oiitlit must transfer some Provi- of its only on papcv Last Times THREE GREAT ATTRACTIONS O'N ONE SHOW Berlin Roy Rogers BABE'S DEATH "BEAUTIFUL1 Make tea exactly ... as usual While still hot poui into glasses filled with cracked ice Add sugar and lemon to tasto Itcv. Thorn-ir, II. Kaufman who administered last ritns to Babe Ruth,..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
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Text:"...PAGE MOWS TUKSDAY, AUG. 17, 1048 Sports World Mourns Baseball's "Sultan Of Swat' Dies Of Cancer At Age Of 53 Of George "Babe" Ruth Passes Peacefully In Sleep After Long Illness Now York, Aug ..."
Date:Aug 17 1948
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Text:"...Horald. 1150 Avenue of the Americas, New York 19. N. Y. Ruth Entombed Near New York As Mourn NEW YORK, Aug. 20 The body of GeorgeHermanRuth rested today in a receiving tomb on a hillside overlooking ... of gathered in a pouring rain at the Gate of Heaven cemetery at Mt. Pleasant. N. Y.; for the committal services. -They stood with heads bowed as Mon- signor John J. O'Donnell intoned: "May his soul ... and the souls of all the departed find rest and peace." The casket was placed in the vaulU where it will remain until the family decides on final burial plans. North Hampton, Durham Men Enlist in Army A Durham ... week-with his sisters, Miss McGuire and Mrs. Carney. Miss Cortney Kimbali of Melrose, Mass., spent last week with her..."
Date:Aug 20 1948
Publication:Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Text:"...of silent prayer after the announcement of ihe death of HermanRuth. The'Yankees were playlnr an exhibition same against the New York Giants TF.LKrlIOT Hiss-Chambers Heeling Said "Major Break" In Spy Case ... Hospital and demanded free a--cess to her. The 52-vear-old teacher, wlio suffered a broken pelvis and internal injuries m.ner leap lo freedom from the consulate last Tluirsduy, was reported "res ... nine nt Yankee Stadium, today. esidc at the solemn requiem Bui there was no tumult, The funeral" will be open .-hominy; only silent thiongs who filed sorrowfully into the great sports arena for E last ... iwk at the Babe. The body cf Ruth, babebnil's ;.il-iirne home run king who died Monday, lay in slate its the lotunda of the..."
Date:Aug 18 1948
Publication:Greenville, Mississippi, United States of America
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Text:"...Is Dead The nation mourns GeorgeHermanRuth, better known as Babe Ruth. His death from cancer at 53 came as a shock to legions of dirty-faced kids, now grown, who never stopped wor- shipping their boyhood ... on the next Russian boat. New York police answering an accident call, sent the seriously injured wom- an to a hospital despite heated pro- tests of the consul staff. Under Federal Protection People The Babe ... hospital door after she cried hysteri- cally for protection. Finally Mrs. Ko- senkina sought and was given a sub- poena to testify before the Thomas committee in Washington, which places her under federal ... by harrassment of Americans. In the hospital, Mrs. Kosenkina told police the kidnapping..."
Date:Aug 21 1948
Publication:Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Text:"...Today In Yesterday's Headlines Ruth's Death Is Loss To Nation WHEN announcement was mack at Sportsman's P.trk Monday night the death of GeorgeHerman (Babe) Ruth and silent prayer observed, Gi ec-n- villc ... Brifti Imoiitat-JKmiffl Silling Prelly Louise HOODING CARTEli EJItor and I'ubllihtr JOHN T. GIBSON General Greenville, Thursday, August 10, 1948 t and Chancellor, for Hitler on iv death of 1'rcsidenl ... activities. Babe lUith died of cancer of the throat. A disease be never knew he had. His dealh may result in many move dollars for cancer research. Much has been written alwul Ruth. Of his greul contributions ... Ruth ap- peared on special occasions at Yankee Stadium where his popttlarlly reached Its height. Then he guided All-Star teams of..."
Date:Aug 19 1948
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Birth:Feb 6 1895 - Baltimore City, Maryland, United States
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Parents:George Herman Ruth, Katherine Shamborg Or Schamberger
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