George Helvey Taken By Death

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George Helvey Taken By Death - :{. R. 1, Hamilton; Mark E. Denny, Middletown,...
:{. 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 iow occupied as police .headquarters at; JTorth Monument avenue and Market street. There was not m-jcn that his youthful hands could do, he possessed an alert and inquiring inquiring mind and the machinery with M'hieh ho found himself surrounded n those early days of his life was inspiration. During these days, the late Frank Black and Mr. Helvey 'became fast friends and together they worked on various problems that present- themselves. Tho most fascinating thing that attracted their stten- jtion was the steam engine. Togeth- they worked on the problems that construction oE such a piece oE ·machinery presented and eventually nfxchieved success and an engine was finilt in the cellar of the Black where it Kiccetfcfully operated lathe. At Baldwin Plant Early in 1870, however, Mr.-He- went to Philadelphia where, for. [almost two years, he was employed the plant of the Baldwin Locomotive company. Here he found much interest him and give hi" 1 ideas to the intricate construe"tion and successful operation of the steam t'ngine, Returning to Hamilton, Mr. Helvey was united..in marriage with Mies Mary E. Heck, a daughter of late Peter Heck, carriage manufacturer, 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 iles Tool Works and was placed in charge of the tool room. In Cincinnati In 1S73, Mr. Helvey relinquished position with the Xilcs Tool jVTorks to take a position with the Schreiber 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 inc streets. He remained'with this L-rgfliiization until the formation of Hooven, Owens and. Rentschler ompany which bonght out the plant the Owens, Lane and' Dyer company company whiek had been engaged in the manufacture ol! traction engines, i^aK-mills and farm implements. Corliss Engine Upon iis organization, the Hooven, Hooven, Owens and Hentschler company if^an the manufacture of the fa- jtiious Hamilton Corliss Engine. The first Corliss engine manufactured by company was sold to the Carr Milling company and still is held ia reserve by that company in its plant a t Fourth and High streets. Should electric power at" any time fail the Carr 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 still 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 opportunities which a more thorough fundamental fundamental education would have given him, he was of an exceptionally studious studious mind. By study at home at nicht, often working on his problems 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 reputation 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 in 1900 Mr. Uqlvcy retired. Iroiu active participation in its affairs, although retaining his position as director of tie company. However, jo no longer was actively connected with the shop management or ion. A few years later, Mr. Helve} 1 nade investments in the Blaek-Cla\y- son company and was elected to lirectorate of this company. He also retained his connection w i t h 3ooven, Owens and Rentschler organization organization and when the General Machinery corporation was formed, taking over the H. 0. E., Niles other machinery producing plants, ] ic continued as a director of this corporation. Mr. Helvey remained as the last of those who were identified with ·he formation of the Hooven, and Kentschler company. His other issocintes in this venture, G. A. ?enUiclilcr, Henry C. Sohn, Col. .1. "!. Hooven and (J. 0. Kichter aescd away. Mr. Helvey was a member o£ one fraternal organization. He was ·i charter member of Hamilton lodge, No. 93, Benevolent and Protective- Protective- Order of Elks, and always maintaiued an active interest in affairs of the lodge. A number years ago he was elected to membership 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, unfortunate, and ffare without ostentation to many who today mourn the ii;c of a friend to whom friendship meant helpfulness. He gave generously generously to the various agencies established established for the alleviation of suffer-} insr, want and misfortune. To many, his life was an inspiration. Depriv- ed of those.opportunities which the youth of today has thrust upon if", Mr. Helvey sacrificed his hours possible leisure to study, but event- ually this sacrifice brought its rich reward in outstanding success. ! ' Mr. Helvey is survived by the -widow, Mary Heck Helvey, two sonsj Clarence H. Helvey and Stan- ley H. Helvey: and by two grand children, Fred and Jaue H«lvoy. The Funeral Services i Funeral services for Mr. Helvey \ull be held at the family home South D street, Priday afternoon at 3 o'clock and will be private, being the request of the family flowers be omitted. Friends may i call Thursdav afternoon and even- SENTENCE ROGERS LOCHSINGE8 DEATH Pleading guilty to a mansliuiglnei- charge iu connection with tlie murder murder of Mrs. Laura Lnchsi'ngcr, Hamilton, Paul Rogers, .age 23. Hamilton, ·was 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 heijjlitli 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. 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 Clark 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 Members of the' Lindenwald i Church of Christ Mother's club at a meeting Tuesday evening with

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

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