Nevada State Journal from Reno, Nevada on August 16, 1968 · Page 14
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Nevada State Journal from Reno, Nevada · Page 14

Reno, Nevada
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Friday, August 16, 1968
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Hughes Terminates Plans To Buy Las Vegas Hotel 1 LAS VEGAS (UPI) -- Indus-Las Vegas Strip, it was an-only a few days before the his attempt to purchase the two control of about 14 per cent Hughes other inves'ments on State Journal Friday, Auamt 16, 196S-21 rialist Howard Hughes, spurned nounced Thursday. Hughes takeover was to have million shares fell short of the gambling \olume in Ne- Hughes aides conferred with \ a d a and would n a v c been tne biggest g a m b l i n g wice during recent months in| "The Stardust Hotel and the in attempt to expand his;Hughes Tool Co have termi- inancial empire, has "termm- nated any existing plans for the The Allowing month, Hughes Justice Department officials re- rted" plans to purchase the purchase of the hotel," said a r an into difficulty when he at- cemJ\ m San Francisco about .prawling Stardust Hotel on the«terse joint statement. tempted to gam control of the the purchase oi the btardust The U S Justice Department American Broadcasting Co in Hotel told Hughes in June to delay a tend er offer to buy two million Officials of the justice depan- his take o\er of the Stardust shares in the network. ABC mem declined at that time to Hotel for at least 90 days pend- 1 President Leonard Goldenson comment on whether am direc- ing an investigation of "possible'^ught the sale and the billion- tive might ha\e been issued to anti-trust violations. The 90-day 'aire's offer fell 400,000 shares foe Hughes organization Tne delay did not expire until Sep. short of its goal. justice department still refused the Las Vegas Strip include totdl ownership of the Casta\\a\s. Sil- \er S'ipper, Frontier, Sands and Desert Inn Resorts. GREATESHHEAIRE BARGAIN IN RENO! N E A i O V . ADMISSiON PRICES Successful Testing Of Booster tember. Hughes won a brief court comment Thursday. BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (UPI) - The sixth flight version of he free world's largest space jooster, the Apollo - Saturn 5 irst stage, was successfully test ired here at the N a t i o n a l Aeronautics and Space Adminis- ration's Mississippi test facil- ty. The five rocket engines of the [38 - foot - long stage underwent [25 seconds of static firing atop ts 407-foot-high concrete and steel test stand. The rocket Durned some 15 tons of kerosene and liquid oxygen per sec- md and produced a thrust of more than seven million pounds. Another test conducted in conjunction with the static firing tvas the use of gas filled shock absorbers in the engine system designed to eliminate "pogo" vi- arations experienced during earlier Saturn 5 tests. Officials said the vibration tests appeared from "quick look data" to have been successful, rhey said more detailed results of the measurements would be made available by NASA "as soon as they can be produced and -studied." The Nevada Gaming Commis-skirmish in New York which j If Hughes had gone through - · -- with plans to buy the Stardust Hotel, he would have gained sion. in a 3-2 vote, gave Hughes permission to buy the Stardust Hotel for S30.5 million from former Cleveland Gambler Morris (Moe) Dahtz. 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