Wednesday, October 31, 2012

1952, 1892 October news from Hillsboro newspaper

A selection of New Vienna news items from the October 1952 Hillsboro (Ohio) Press-Gazette.

Oct. 3, 1952 - Auction of one of New Vienna's "better homes" on North Main Street, owned by Edith S. Roush.  Large lot contains about 2/3 acre.

Oct. 7, 1952 - Work of New Vienna Man Told in Reader's Digest Article - Dr. Joseph Morton, son of Mrs. Helen Hull Morton and the late Dr. Lyle G. Morton of New Vienna, is featured in an article about the treatment of cancer with cobalt 60 (the poor man's radium).  Cobalt 60, as used by Dr. Morton and other persons "has advanced the war on cancer immeasurably," the article concludes.

Oct. 10, 1952 - Businesses featured in short articles [advertisements] include:

  • Daye Hardware Store, E.G. Daye, Prop. – "dependable merchandise and fair dealings"
  • New Vienna Lumber Co., H.L. [Harry Lee b1888] and Floyd Carey; – "quality and price are uppermost"
  • New Vienna Milling Co., E.E. Collier, Mgr. – "dependable farm supply service of highest quality."  Elroyd Collier is pictured here.  
Oct. 17, 1952 - Agin's Furniture Store, Main St., New Vienna - auction of new and used furniture

Oct. 24, 1952 - Voters living in the New Vienna School district will be asked to vote for an additional two mill tax levy to run for two years to cover current expenses at the school.  In Highland County, voters in Fairfield West, Penn and Union precincts will vote on this levy.

Oct. 24, 1952 - Marriage license:  Briggs Barrett (1920-2009) of Wilmington and Jean Rachford (NVHS '48, 1930-2010) of New Vienna.  Briggs, was the son of H.A. "Hoopy" Barrett who owned the New Vienna Milling Co. in the 1940s and early 50s.  The Class of 1948 is pictured here  [].

Oct. 31, 1952 - Basketball season to begin Nov. 7.  Lynchburg will play New Vienna on Nov. 11 in a non-league game.

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1892 news from the (Hillsboro) News-Herald:

Oct. 13, 1892 - F.P. Ingold of New Vienna is preparing to open a harness store in Lynchburg.  [Frank Ingold, born 1870, lived near Farmers Station in 1889, died in 1901.  He was the son of John P. and Sarah Ellen McKibben Ingold.  After the death of Sarah, John P. married Mary Leeka Ingold.  Three of Frank's siblings were early graduates of New Vienna High School:  Gertrude Ingold Kuhn (NVHS 1896); Charles Ingold (1875-1968, NVHS 1893) and Lizzie Nora Ingold Stamats (NVHS 1890)].

Oct. 13, 1892 - The New Vienna Racing Association's fall races will be held this week.  Half fare rates on the B&O Railroad to attend.  [Where would this have been??]

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