News from the Reno Evening Gazette of August 19, 1914.
Pope Pius given last rites. Relapse occurs in condition of pontiff and he fails to respond to all stimulants.
Germany is advancing across Belgium towards France threatening an “immense engagement”.
Jesse R. Grant, son of President civil war general Grant petitioned the court to stay his divorce previously granted in Goldfield after meeting the 6 month residency requirement. The couple, married in 1880 both claimed desertion.
Four Goldfield motorists arrived at the Overland Hotel in their Lexington 40 having traveled 2,200 miles with their brindle bulldog. Three punctures have been the only unpleasant incidents during the journey.
From the opinion page: “A large proportion of the membership of Congress is slated for defeat. The list presumably includes every member who voted against the proposed amendment to the Federal Constitution extending the vote to the women of all states, whether or not the women of those States wanted it.”
Work is to resume on the Consolidated Virginia Mine in Virginia City. Exploration work is underway on a crosscut at the 2500′ level. Work was stopped briefly due to the Declaration of War.
Canadian women can veto their husbands enlistment in their military and that has resulted in up to 50 percent being denied in some areas.
RUUD instantaneous water heaters are advertised for “the final touch to bathroom comfort”.
A seven acre small ranch just 2 miles south of town near the Moana street car line is being “sold at once” for $2100. Includes a fine four room house and fine chicken house.
Young lovers Jack Day and Florence Tucker of the San Joaquin Valley in California stole a car and “lived the nature life in the jungles of Truckee” were located, split up and returned to their homes. It is feared Jack will be sent to reform school for his “pranks”. Florence’s mom is sympathetic.
Former resident of Reno, Mrs. Marie Hollcroft, was shot and killed in Sacramento by Earl Loomis, boy bandit.
James P. Martin, Nevada mining man, is being sued in San Francisco court for $12,500 in back alimony. He made but one payment of the $100 per month settlement she alleges.