Thursday, November 29, 2012

November news from old Hillsboro newspaper

A selection of New Vienna news items from the November 1862, 1872, 1882 Highland Weekly News; 1912 Hillsboro News-Herald; 1942, 1952 Hillsboro (Ohio) Press-Gazette and the 1982 Blanchester Star-Republican.  1892 news from the Clinton County Democrat as abstracted by Joyce Pinkerton and Josephine Williams.

Nov. 27, 1862 - Mr. Albert Elster, of Hillsboro, was accidentally shot while in the company of Provost Marshal Black and others.  They had gone the the neighborhood of New Vienna to search for a drafted man named William Brown, who had refused to report himself for duty.  After searching his brother's house without finding him, Mr. Elster's pistol dropped from his belt, hit the wagon wheel and discharged, with the ball entering his shot.  He was severely wounded but will probably recover.

Nov. 21, 1872 - Train time table shows four trains a day each direction passing through New Vienna on the Marietta and Cincinnati (M&C) Railroad.

Nov. 1, 1882 - Luther Nordyke, formerly of Snow Hill has started a livery stable in Leesburg.

Nov. 22, 1882 - A railroad connecting Columbus and Cincinnati is closer to reality.  New Vienna would be the terminus for the railroad from Columbus, which would then travel over the M&C line on to Cincinnati.  Right-of-way has been mostly secured for the road, to be called the Columbus and Cincinnati Midland RR, to run through Harrisburg, Grove City, Mt. Sterling, Washington C.H. and thence to New Vienna.

Nov. 10, 1892 - James Haynie, teacher at Snow Hill, married Lucy Bowers on November 5, 1892.  [They had eight children, most of whom graduated from NVHS.  The youngest, Eleanor Haynie Bentley, 1913-2004, graduated in 1931.]

Nov. 14, 1912 - Glenn Fox, of New Vienna, has opened a saloon in Lees Creek.  Opposed citizens have prepared petitions and Wayne Township will vote on Nov. 23 whether to be "wet" or "dry."  Mr. Fox will be able to run his place until 60 days after the election if the result is "dry."

Nov. 24, 1942 - Youth shot by companion dies - Dale Woods, 19, [NVHS'42] was accidentally shot while hunting pests on the Ralph Carey farm near Careytown.  Dale was the son of Alva and Lillian Carey Woods of rural New Vienna.  Though the wound was considered minor, Dale died six days later of peritonitis.

Nov. 4, 1952 - Stan West, owner of the New Vienna Grain Company for the past several years, announces that he has sold part of his interest in the firm.  His new partner is James Curtis of Lees Creek.

Nov. 7, 1952 - Ad for Agin & Son Furniture - "one of the progressive firms of ... New Vienna."

Nov. 7, 1952 - Ad for Curtis Shell Service at New Vienna "can serve you to your complete satisfaction."

Nov. 11, 1952 - Auction!  Robert L. Riley and Margaret E. Preston announce the auction of livestock and farm machinery at the Preston farm located four miles west of New Vienna and one-half mile south of SR-28, on the Hildebrant Road.

Nov. 11, 1952 - Wedding announcement - Mrs. Lillian Parshall announces the marriage of her daughter, Mary Eleanor, of New Vienna to Kenneth Kier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse L. Kier of Hillsboro.  The bride attended high school at New Vienna.

Nov. 11, 1952 - Zane Gray (NVHS'38) of New Vienna is selling a 1950 Buick Riviera hardtop convertible.
Nov. 14, 1952 - Plowmen - Winners at the third annual Highland County Plowing Matches were left to right, Duane Mootz, Hillsboro, Melvin Hollingsworth, New Vienna, Floyd Caplinger, New Petersburg and Bob Linkhart, New Vienna.

Nov. 14, 1952 - Ad for New Vienna Grain Co., Jim Curtis, Mgr.  "Top prices for new corn."

Nov. 14, 1952 - New Vienna clobbers Lynchburg 79-43 in basketball.  Top scorers for NV were Jim Turner (NVHS'53) with 30 points and Dean Cluxton (NVHS'54) with 18.

Nov. 21, 1952 - Death of Mrs. Lillie Mae Cade, 81, of New Vienna, born July 2, 1871.  Her husband Arthur L. Cade, died in 1930.  Survivors include son Everett S. Cade of NV, and four daughters, Mrs. Paul Purdin, Greefield, Mrs. Charles Chaney, Hamilton, Miss Maggie Cade and Mrs. Jessie Binegar of New Vienna.

Nov. 25, 1952 - New Vienna's basketball team hit high mark in victory over Jefferson, 117-40.

Nov. 29, 1982 - "Family Christmas" theme for NVUMC Christmas Bazaar.
1982 NV UMC Christmas Bazaar clipping - Nov. 29. Picturing Charlotte Hause, Wilma Crogham, Virginia Walker, Virginia Hildebrant, Opal Nussbaum, Grace Fite, and Nellie Thornburg.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Historic Hause House, built 1874

One of a series of articles about historic houses published in the Wilmington News-Journal, this undated photocopy mentions the celebration of Ohio's sesquicentennial and also mentions the house being built 79 years prior, indicating this was published in 1953.

The Hauses lived in this for a few years in the 1950s.  Though the article says it is located "on Main Street," the house is actually on the south side of Bernard Rd between Huffman Ave. and Penn Lane.
Historic house on Bernard Road, built 1874, New Vienna, Ohio.  
Once occupied by the Elmer Pages, and in the 1950s by the Hause family.
Pictured in 2013 courtesy of Barbara Johnson Mee.

Transcription of article follows.
Historic Hause Residence in New Vienna, Built 1874, Charlotte Pugsley Hause picture.  
Photocopy from the files of the Clinton County Historical Society.

New Vienna Pilgrimage of Old Houses –
Hause Residence Stands as Originally Built

(Editor's Note:  The New Vienna Pilgrimage of old houses will open the county's observance of Ohio's sesquicentennial and will be held June 6 and 7.  The owners of the houses have written the histories of their properties and told some of the interesting architectural points and the furnishings and other pieces which they contain.  Proceeds of the ticket sale for the pilgrimage will go to the Clinton County Historical Society.  The following is the story of the Dr. A.W. Hause residence.)

The Dr. A.W. Hause home on Main street, New Vienna, is of colonial architecture and was built by John Hines in 1874.  Stephen Pemberton made the brick at his kiln located about one-fourth mile east of the building site and also laid the brick.  The iron fence along the front and side of the house was made by the Forest City Wire and Iron Company of Cleveland.

The home has had four families owning and residing it it during these 79 years.  The Hines estate was settled in 1917 when Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Page purchased it.  The Page heirs sold to Mrs. Wilbur Huffman in 1942 and Dr. and Mrs. Hause bought from the Huffmans in 1952.

The house now stands as it was originally built.  There are four rooms downstairs and tree bedrooms upstairs with a fireplace in every room except the kitchen.  The ceilings both upstairs and down are 10 feet and 10 inches.  [Indecipherable] front two rooms on the first floor have inside shutters.  IN the front door of the home is a frosted and etched window which was made in Cincinnati at a cost of $50 in 1874.  The combined hat rack and umbrella holder in the hall is a solid walnut piece of furniture which came from the Ben Pugsley home in Hillsboro.  Pugsley was a great great uncle of Mrs. Hause.

The room to the left of the hall is the downstairs bedroom completely furnished in antique furniture.  The bed walnut clothes cupboard and cherry chest along the east wall came from the Ben Pugsley home.  The large solid cherry chest on the west wall has been in the Hause family for 100 years and was given to Dr. Hause by his father, L. G. Hause.  The school master's desk placed in the bay window belonged to George Carter (1782-1869) who came with his family to Clinton County from Orange County, NC in 1811.  A school teacher, he was great-great-great-grandfather of Mrs. Hause.  The blanket chest at the foot of the ed is solid cherry and was made by Zimri Haines (1798-1868) who came to New Burlington from Burlington NJ ... [indecipherable]

"... Fox's Works" printed in 1706 and reprinted in 1831, belonged to Gayer Starbuck (1777-1866) who with his wife, Susanna Dillon Starbuck, were the first clerks of the Dover Monthly meeting.  Gayer Starbuck came with his family from Guilford County NC in 1810.  The Starbucks were great-great-great-grandparents of Mrs. Hause.

The ladder back chair belonged to Louisa Smith Custis (1819-1889), a great-great-grandmother of Mrs. Hause.  The chair was loaned by the Starbuck sisters.  The marriage certificate hanging above the chair was issued to Robinson Custis and Mary Savage of Virginia, August 7, 1793.  The certificate is hand written.  It is loaned by Mary Custis Ellis.  Robinson Custis was Mrs. Hauses' great-great-great-grandfather.

The Dining room has a solid cherry three cornered cupboard which was made by hand in Highland county about 90 years ago.  The table and chairs are solid cherry and copies of antiques.  The low cherry chest is from the Ben Pugsley home.  The silver tea and coffee service was handed down from the estate of John L. Per...ger, the paternal great-grand- [indecipherable]
woven linens displayed are loaned by Mrs. Persi Pugsley, Mrs. [not available]

1942 Senior Class Play NVHS

Cast of Senior Class Play NVHS 1942.  Front row left to right: Aleda Purtee, Helen Crone Murphy, Virginia Wayland Rulon, Barbara Penn Nash, Virginia Hedrick Ludwick.  Back row: Glenn Pierson Jr., Harold Uible, Darold Whitmer, Lawrence Newbrey, Jr., and Dorsey Greene.

A few details on cast members:

Aleda Purtee, 1925-1996, daughter of Wibur and Edith Cline Purtee, became a second grade teacher at New Vienna School.

Helen Crone Murphy, 1925-1985, daughter of Harry and Elva Alice Parr Crone, was a sister to Hayward Crone and three other siblings.  She married Kenneth Murphy but divorced in 1983.

Virginia Wayland Rulon, 1925-, married Paul E. Rulon of New Vienna.

Barbara Penn Nash, 1925-2007, daughter of Howard and Hazel Penn.

Virginia Hedrick Ludwick, 1925-1991, daughter of Fred Elmer and Verda Viola Stanforth Hedrick, married Harry Wilford Ludwick in 1950.

Glenn Pierson, Jr., 1923-1959, son of Glenn McPhail and Vesta Hendee Pierson, he married Josephine Harris (now Drake), and was killed in a mill accident in 1959 at the age of 36.

Darold Whitmer, 1925-2001, son of Perry and Bertha Ann Crabtree Whitmer.

Lawrence Newbrey, Jr., 1925-2006, son of Lawrence and Evelyn West Newbrey.

Dorsey Greene, 1925-2000, son of Thomas Grover and Anna Lea Murphy Greene.

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There were 17 in the Class of 1943, ten of them pictured above who participated in the class play.    Other members of the class included Bruce Kinzer, Willis Davis, Melvin Long, Duane Long, Dale Everhart, Delbert Floyd, Earl Roush and Grace Backus. More about this class when we get closer to their 70th Class Reunion.

This was previously posted on the Uible Family Blog.