Charles L. Schellenger death
Novefnbef 8, 1934 1 Butler Co. Candidate Die* After Ballots Are Printed The political situation in Butler county was thrown into a peculiar situation last week when C. L. Schellenger, clerk of courts, a candidate for reelection, died of heart disease while driving his car Tuesday, Oct. 30, death being duo to cerebral hemorrhage. Mr. Schellenger was about 75 years of agd and had been clerk of the district court for Butler county since 1923. Death overtook Mr. Schellenger just as he was driving into the court house driveway after having addressed a meeting of Republican women at party headquarters at Allison. The cat- struck a pole before witnesses realized lie was ill. The Republican county central cdm- mittee chairman called a meeting of committeemen for Wednesday of last week to name his successor. Because the ballots for Tuesday's election had already been • printed, the board of supervisors decided that the name of successor would have to be placed on the ballot by means of a sticker. Hugh Mosier of Parkersburg was named as his successor. He is a hardware merchant and was selected from field of eight candidates on the first jallpt. He was a candidate for county auditor two years ago but was defeated.