George Helvey Taken By Death

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George Helvey Taken By Death - R. 1, Hamilton; Mark E. Denny, Middletown, and...
R. 1, Hamilton; Mark E. Denny, Middletown, and Charles Downey, Middletown. GEORGE H, HELYEY TAKEN BY DEATH (Continned frou- last page) tfoyment in. the plant of Long, 'Slack and Alstatter in the building , occupied as police .headquarters at; JTorth Monument avenue and Market street. There was not m-jcn I his youthful hands could do, put he possessed an alert and inquiring mind and the machinery with M'hieh ho found himself surrounded n those early days of his life was liin J these days, the late Frank liX. and Mr. Helvey 'became fast friends and together they worked various problems that present- Jed Tho most fascinating thing that attracted their stten- jtion was the steam engine. Togeth- pr worked on the problems that Jibe oE such a piece oE ·machinery presented and eventually nfxchieved success and an engine was finilt in the cellar of the Black Ihome where it Kiccetfcfully operated |fi At Baldwin Plant Early in 1870, however, Mr.-He- ,vey to Philadelphia where, for. [almost two years, he was employed in plant of the Baldwin Locomotive company. Here he found much t;i interest him and give hi" 1 ideas a-3 the intricate construe"tion and successful operation of the steam t'ngine, j to Hamilton, Mr. Helvey marriage with Mies Mary E. Heck, a daughter of tho late Peter Heck, carriage manufacturer, who survives him. Upon jiis marriage Mr. Helvey became as- inuciated with the Me James \V. See find tho late George Gray 'at tho LN Tool Works and was placed in charge of the tool room. In Cincinnati In 1S73, Mr. Helvey relinquished [his with the Xilcs Tool jVTorks to take a position with the jb. and Sons company iu JL'Uicinnati, then engaged in the man- [ut'acturo o£ structural steel. His stay with this company was rather jbricf, however, and in 1SSO he re- jlurned to Hamilton to take- a posi- |i:on in the Sohn and Eentschlcr Foundry then operated at the novtb- Icast corner of North Fourth and |\ streets. He remained'with this L-rgfliiization until the formation of |lho Owens and. Rentschler ompany which bonght out the plant ,oL Owens, Lane and' Dyer company whiek had been engaged in the manufacture ol! traction engines, i^aK-mills and farm implements. Corliss Engine Upon iis organization, the Hooven, Owens and Hentschler company if^an the manufacture of the fa- jtiious Hamilton Corliss Engine. The j Corliss engine manufactured by Mho was sold to the Carr i company and still is held ia i by that company in its plant ^ t Fourth and High streets. Should -1 power at" any time fail the ! plant this first Hamilton Cor- liis cngino stands ready to take up (He tnsk of fnruiclring the power with which to operate the mill, as it is in excellent condition. Mr Hclvuy was the designer Oi ·the Hamilton Corliss engine and holds the patents on tho valve gear which is employed in its construc- Of Studions Mind Although, in his youth Jlr. Hel- voy had been denied'the opportunities which a more thorough fundamental education would have given him, he was of an exceptionally studious mind. By study at home at nicht, often working on his problems until tho dawn appeared, ho acquired that technical knowledge whi«h made him one of the ont- Btaritling sloam engineers o£ the countrv. Ho aU attained a national a* a mathematician ,,,,,! during the active year* of IIB life was frequently consulted on -various problems not only _oi! the elcnin engine but on questions ot malhcmntics involved iu accurate ·mil balanced cnniiio.confiU-iiction. Retired In 1900 When Ilio -Iloovcn, OWBIIB. and Kcntsclilcr coiiipmiy was .reorganized 1900 Mr. Uqlvcy retired. Iroiu H participation in its affairs, i retaining his position as a of tie company. However, jo no longer was actively connected with the shop management or opera- A few years later, Mr. Helve} 1 nade investments in the Blaek-Cla\y- son company and was elected to the of this company. He also retained his connection w i t h Owens and Rentschler organization and when the General Machinery corporation was formed, taking over the H. 0. E., Niles ami machinery producing plants, ] ic continued as a director of this corporation. Mr. Helvey remained as the last those who were identified with ·he formation of the Hooven, Owens Kentschler company. His other issocintes in this venture, G. A. ?enUiclilcr, Henry C. Sohn, Col. .1. "!. Hooven and (J. 0. Kichter having away. Mr. Helvey was a member o£ but fraternal organization. He was charter member of Hamilton lodge, No. 93, Benevolent and Protective- Order of Elks, and always maintaiued an active interest in tiie of the lodge. A number of ago he was elected to a in the lodge. ; Gave Generously . .George H. Helvey was a man admired, trusted and respected by every one who knew him. He was generous, especially towards the unfortunate, and ffare without ostentation to many who today mourn the pa=s- of a friend to whom friendship meant helpfulness. He gave generously to the various agencies established for the alleviation of suffer-} insr, want and misfortune. To many, j life was an inspiration. Depriv- j of those.opportunities which the j of today has thrust upon if", i Helvey sacrificed his hours of leisure to study, but event- this sacrifice brought its rich in outstanding success. ! ' Mr. Helvey is survived by the j Mary Heck Helvey, two | Clarence H. Helvey and Stan- j H. Helvey: and by two grand i Fred and Jaue H«lvoy. | Funeral Services i Funeral services for Mr. Helvey \ull be held at the family home on D street, Priday afternoon j 3 o'clock and will be private, it the request of the family that be omitted. Friends may i call Thursdav afternoon and even- : ROGERS IN DEATH Pleading guilty to a mansliuiglnei- charge iu connection with tlie murder of Mrs. Laura Lnchsi'ngcr, Hamilton, Paul Rogers, .age 23. Hamilton, sentenced to from Uvo to twenty years in tho Ohio 1'enitcnt-iary Tuesday afternoon in common picas court, Warren county. Mrs. Luehsinger was ahot August 17 xvhilo u. drinking parly ivat at its in a house on the outskirts of Franklin. Sbe was removed lo Tfetfy ]iospit-nl. Hamilton, and died September 1. Rogers was arrested on a murder charge.' Don Uilatush, Warren county prosecutor, announced Wednesday that evidence gathered by the state purported to show that the shooting was the reult o£ a "drunker, brawl "in which five persons participated. CLARK CITED* CUT MITCHELL'S F1NGEE Bill Clark, colored, age 21, 337 South Monument avenue, was charged with .disorderly conduct in a warrant signed at police headqnarterc Tuesday night by Wendell Milche!!, colored, 'age 25, also o£ 337 Soutii Monument avenue, who alleged that cut liis finger with a knife. SCHMIDT CITED* ON DISORDERLY CEASGE A disorderly conduct charge was filed at police headquarters Tuesday mglit against Anthony Schmidt. Sixth and Sycamore streets, by Leurina Jackson, colored, New Miami. LIND. C..OP C.'M'OTHERS HOLD CHRISTMAS PARTY j of the' Lindenwald i Church of Christ Mother's club at a meeting Tuesday evening with JUST

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  1. Hamilton Evening Journal,
  2. 17 Dec 1930, Wed,
  3. Page 9

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