Nevada State Journal from Reno, Nevada on July 2, 1954 · Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE NEVADA STATE JOURNAL, BENO, NEVADA FRIDAY, JULY 2, 1954 Plans to Erect Lavish Hotel At Vef as Scuttled Promoter Is Informed He Will Never Get Gambling Permit By UNITED PRISS The Nevada tax commission has torpedoed "Admiral" Tony Stral- la's plans to erect a lavish 1,000- room. 55,000,000 resort hotel to be known as the Stardust on the Las Vegas Strip. The seven commissioners voted unanimously to inform Stralla, sometimes known as Tony Cornero. that his past record is such that Ji w ill not be granted a state gambling; license now or at any time in the future. Commissioner Robert Allen of Carson Citv commented that the former California gambling boat operator was "uhat you might call persona non grata'" with the tax commission. The matter was brought before the commission jesterday by its chairman, Gov. Charles Russell, who said that during a recent trip 1o Los Angeles he had read a newspaper article quoting Stralla as s i \ i n g ho had befn gi\en clearance for Ins Xe\ada gambling license. Ru^cll and the other commis- Wells Gambling Licenses Limited to Curb Cheating; 14 Games Will Be Operated CARSON CITY, July 1. (UP)--The state tax commission acted today to limit the number of gambling games to be permitted to operate in Wells in an effort to curb cheating in casinos in the eastern Nevada city. _ _, · The commission denied one gambling license application from Wells outright, limited three others to slot machines only and granted three additional permits. All told, 14 gambling games will be permitted to operate Highway Dept. Lets Contracts For Road Jobs Three Projects Being Carried Out In Nevada CARSON CITY, Nev., July 1. (U.R) --The state highway board today awarded contracts for three road ! const ruction projects in central I Is'e\ ada. Hoops Construction Co. of Twin Fall's. Ida . \\as awarded a §215,917 contiact for widening and recon- sior.e.s ceclarrd this «as nVt'tru"^ «TM-l«n of U S. Highway 40 from Not only has Stralla not been oked!^P« n * three^ourthsof anule west for H gambling license, the com- rm-MOners said", but a.s far as they an- concerned he never will be. Associated v.ith him in the vent m e are Benjamin W. Silver of Bexcily Hills and Katherne C. Kasti,?. one-time secretary to Governor Russell. Commission members said they regarded the -venture as primarily a promotion piojeet and indicated the Securities Exchange Commission would be informed of the agency's stand in the matter in the ol a junction with SR21 to Emig r a n t Pas'; Other bids included: W. W. Clyde Construction Co., $218,944; Isbell Construction Co., $231,401; Dodge on Co. $234,307; Silver Construction Co., 5238,166, and Gibbons and Reed, $248,628. Silser State Construction Co. was awarded a 5155,871 contract for rebuilding of U. S. Highway 50 fiom Salt \Vcll.s to a point 11 miles to the southeast. Other bids included Dodge Con- Gib- cvenf "any stock-selling campaigns | struction Co., §162,840; Isbell Con- \\ercinvoKed. stiuction Co, 5166,146, and The commission's action would! bons-and Reed, 5204,999. rot pre\ent Stralla from erecting ·the hotel, but in the past no such \ e n t u i e has ever been undertaken unless a gambling license is issued to peimit operation o! the casino fiom which 1he profits of such cn- terpiises are derived. Funeral Service Held For Claude P. Wills Funeial services for Claude P. Wills were held Wednesday at the O'Brien-Rogers Chapel w i t h the Re\ Geo. C. Schroeder of St. Luke's Lutheran Church officiating. Mrs. Cathci ine Esterbrook, accompanied b\ Mrs. Eleonbre Chabot, organist, sang. Acting as pall-bearers were Dick Hedges, Alan Hedges, Arthur Ver- \vorn. Wilfred Ott, Jos. Burchette and Paul Deesing. Interment was In Mt. View Cemetery. Silver State also won a $183,409 contract for rebuilding of U. S. 30 from t u o miles east of Frenchman's Station to a point ten miles east. Other bids included Dodgp Con «.(ruction Co , 5192,320; Isbell Con- Mi uction Co., $196,653; W. W Clyde. S225.405, and Gibbons and RcVd, §231,118. STATISTICS BIRTHS IAYTCW--la H»wthoine, Nev»d», June 23, 1954. to Mr. and Mrs. Kleth L»yton ol Hawthorne, a, daughter, Janelle Roberts. CASAUS--In Hawthorne, Kevada, June 24, 1954. to Mr and Mrs. Louis Casnus of Babbitt, a. daughter, Janet Lucille. CASEY--In Hawthorne, Nergds, June 30. 1954. to Mr. and Mrs. John Casey ol Mlna. a son. GRAHAM--In Hawthorne, Nevada. June 24, 1954. ^o Mr. and Mrs Milton Grn ham ol Babbitt, a son. James David. WYNN--In Hawthorne, Neiada, June 29, 1954, to Mr. and Mrs Roland Wynn of Babbitt, a son. DaUd Roland. DECREES GRANTED John L. Gadd, Jr , Irom Jane Patricia Cadd. Flojd M. Bogart from Flora A. Bogart: Wllma Ruth Hlnman from Louis John Hlnman; Raymond B Carroll from Ethel M Carroll. Edna Elencr Banks Irom Elzlc L. Banks: Clalr D. Palmer from Verona C. Palmer, Leonard Lett Rust from Ettadell Rust; Ruth Lemolne from Earl C Lemolne; Charles Alan Beattie from Arlene Mae Seattle: Earl Garth Miller from Rosalie Cralghton Miller. Funeral Conducted For Benny Bliss WINNEMUCCA, July 1. (Spc cial) -- Military funeral sen ices were held Monday afternoon for Benny Bliss, 42, at the Eddy and Son Mortuary Chapel under the auspices of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the 'American Legion. Mr. Bliss, uho died sudden!} Thin.sda\ a( his home after a brief illness, vtas horn March 29, 1912 in Winnemucca and had been a resident of the community all of his life. He was a TJ. S. Army veteran of World War II, He is survived by his wife, Mrs Clara Bliss; a siiter, Mrs. Bessy Bill of Winnemucca; and two aunts, Mrs. Dora Asteola ant Theresa Cavenaugh. Burial was in the Veterans section of the Winnemucca cemetery. Rita, Aly Plan ToHeetatlake Support for Yasntin To Be Decided ·fin Wells for the time being. The pending applications had sought a otal of 24 games. The commission was informed by Secretary Robbins Cahill that 'ollowing conferences with himself and Gambling Division Director William Gallagher, Wells city officials' had agreed to seek pas;age of an ordinance requiring cards used in 21 or blackjack ;ames to be dealt from, a box. Most of the accusations of widespread cheating in Wells gambling clubs in the past has centered around card dealing in 21 games. The commission issued unrestricted licenses to the following: Joe DiGrazia of the Wigwam Club : or one 21 game which he can operate either at the Wigwam or at the Capitol Club. Ke can continue to operate a poker game at the Capitol; J. ft. Knight and R. D. Knight, as soon as tney move their present operations from the Elbo Room to the Wagon Wheel Hotel; and Wilbur Leroy Patton for the Clover game. Limited to slot machines only wore: Raymond P. Holmes, Ranch House; Albert and Orville Fleetwood, Pequops Bar and Cafe; and J. E. Wilkins, Trail 40 Cafe. C, D, Salee's application for a license for the El Rancho casino was denied. The commission indicated that gambling operations in Wells will bo watched closely lor the next several weeks to determine whether further and more drastic action will be necessary. By tJnited Press Rita Hayworth and Aly Khan will meet face to face here soon to work out final details of a settlement for their daughter, 4-year-old Princess Yasmin, Rita's attorney announced. Attorney Hartley Crum, who flew back to New York yesterday after a short conference with Rita, said Aly is ready to sign a final agreement for his daughter's support. Rita asked for a $3,000,000 settlement after she obtained her divorce decree here in 1953. Later, she obtained a court order directing Aly to pay $48,000 a year for Yasmin's support. Crum said Aly is eager to see his daughter. He last saw here in 1952. The prince will stay on the Cali- ornia side of Lake Tahoe. Rita has ented a three-bedroom home on ie Nevada side of the lake. Crum said an elaborate shuttle ystem will be set up, in which Yasmin will be taken back and forth rom Nevada to California to visit ,er wealthy father. Terms of the agreement between lita and Aly were not disclosed, ut it was reported a trust fund vill be set up for Yasmin in Iwitzerland. Garage and Living Quarters For Highway Dept. Workers Planned on Mt. Rose Road CARSON CITY, July 1. (UP)--The state highway board today approved plans for construction of a garage and winter living Barters to house snow removal equipment and crewmen on the Mt. Rose highway. The facilities, for which bids will be sought shortly, will be erected near the intersection of the Mt. Rose Highway with the road leading to the Reno Ski Bowl on Slide Mountain. Housed at the garage will be one large rotary snow plow and two large truck blade-plows-4 ; which have been ordered by the highway department. All three will be used this winter in an effort to keep the highway open to the win- Research workers for an eastern manufacturer have developed a new ake said to handle hay so gently hat nearly all the leaves remain n the stocks, thus increasing the 'richness" of the feed. Rites Are Conducted For Drowning Victim Funeral services for William Ellis Wade, who drowned in the Truckce Ri\er noar Glendale recently, were held Wedensday afternoon. Rites were held at Ross-Burke Co, chapel, with the Rev, C. A. Crosby and the Rev. D. Breacy Meadows officiating. Members of the Youth Choir of Mt. Zion Bap tist Church sang two selections, Barbara J. King, soloist, and Mrs. Vera A. Washington, organist, also provided music. Bearers were Franklin Huser, Ollie Grayson, Dick Streeter, Lloyd C. Walker and Joe Morris. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery. CIGARS FOB POP DETROIT OP)-- When Tony Fox, a county auditor's clerk, became a father for the fourteenth time County Auditor Charles Edgecomb didn't wait for him to start passing out cigars. He reversed the procedure and presented Fox with a box of cigars. PURSE STOLEN" IN STOKE Another purse was swiped from a downtown store W e d n e s d a y afternoon, police were told. Olive Cafferata, 522 California Ave., reported that her purse disappeared from behind a counter \\hile she was at work in a store at 152 X Virginia St. The purse, minus S35 in cash, was later found in the storp rest room. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale on: How can I stop worrying? Dr. Norman Vincent Peale answers this question in the new issue of LOOK. The famous author of The Power of Positive Thinking now offers his advice on your personal problems in each issue of LOOK magazine. See how he can help you. Get Get LOOK today. M I R R I A G E LICENSES Russell LaDay. 39, and Ha/el M Hvar.. 39. both Reno; Charles E. Flnr.egan, 22, Salem, N. J., and Sandra J. Smith, 16. Reno. Oeorge M. Strain, 63, and Alma F. Oeteri, 61, both Reno. OPEN A DEEDS RECORDED Mildred W. Lannon to Bozldar G. Koslch. lot 3, block B. Marsh's Addition. Paul B. Ford to Marie J. Couet, portion low 25 and 26, Slock B, faterllng Village Martin V. and Pearl D Booher to Walton Funeral Home, Inc , lot 3, block B, Powning Addition. H L. and Kuth A Gepford to Blllv G. Kelms, north *j lot 4, block D, Sun Vnl- lev Subdivision. L. A J. and Mary T. Rose to Bill A. mud Margaret W. Llgon, lots 7 and 10, = b'.ocS N, Haydon and Shoemaker's South east Addition. Edith L. Kin? to George F and Flor «nr" B. Bogers, lot IB and east 5 feet of north 80 feet and east 7 ' j feet of south 60 feet. Jot 17, block 27, Prater Addition Wllma D. Noyes to Jack and Helen Darnell, northerly 'i lot 2 and southerly '- lot 3, block 2. Anderson's Addition. SAYINGS ACCOUNT TODAY! HEAVIER CATSUP i WITH REAL I mmsons A KICK! YOUR SAVINGS WITH THE FIRST NATIONAL WILL EARN SAVINGS INTEREST REGARDLESS OF AMOUNT! DEPOSITS MADE ON OR BEFORE JULY 13 EARN INTEREST FROM JULY 1 SrWKhM- HMH l». O*f!C£ (31 IENO MEMI!« FIDIIMVEfOSIT IN1U1ANCE CO«ro«AriOM ter sports area. In the past, the snow removal equipment has been housed at Galena Creek or in Reno but when the new quarters are constructed the snow problem can be attacked from both ends, Highway Engineer Huston Mills reported. * Mr*. Josephine Smith Funeral Service Held Funeral services for Mrs. Josephine T. Smith were held yesterday afternoon at the O'Brien- Rogers Chapel with the Rev. J, W. Logan of Herlong, officiating. Selections rendered by the Quartet, accompanied by the organist, Mrs. Chabot, were "Nearer My God To Thee," "Near The Cross" and "Sweet Bye and Byp." Acting as pall-bearers were Earl Perkins, Howard Jones, Walter Erwin, William Bailey, Willie Britton and Ison Gilmore. Burial was in Mt. View Cemetery. William W. Irwln Dies in Winnemucca WINNEMUCCA, July 1. (Special)--William W. Irwin, 59, former postmaster and store operator at Sulphur, Nev., died Sunday at the Humboldt General Hospital following a long illness. Born In Monroe, Oregon April 6, 1895, Irwin has been a resident of Nevada for many years. He was a veteran of World War I, and was a member of Vernon Robins Post, of the American Legion, of Winnemucca. After retiring from business in Sulphur, Mr. Irwin came to Winnemucca but had been in poor health for five or six years. He was admitted to the hospital Saturday but died the following day. Funeral services were held Wednesday from the Eddy and Son mortuary chapel with burial following in the American Legion Plot of the Winnemucca cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ethel Irwin. Last Rites Observed For Mr. Genlo Questa Last rites for Genio Questa were icld yesterday morning. Services at Ross-Burke Co. chapel were followed by celebration of a requiem mass at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Sparks. Pallbearers were Rudy Somenza, Louis Aimone Albert Pisani. Louis Blanchim, Ciarles J3nlavac and Ross Edgingtort Entombment was in the family mausoleum at Mountain View Cemetery. To Prove This Exciting New Drink Is MORE Refreshing! WE BUY YOUR FIRST CAN QFTown$pride PURE FRUIT-ADE Your whol« family will love these PURE Fruil-Ades. Get them from your grocer today. DCLICIOUS VARIITIIS- Conord Orap«, Raspberry, Pln*appl*-Grap*(rult, Cherry. TRY THEM AT OUR EXPENSE. 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