Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on April 4, 1969 · Page 34
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BULLDOG tl flft Arizona Republic Phoenix, Prl., April Uranium boom develops In Tonto near Payson PIXIES by wohi Operator of pet shop Morc abo1 " Gunman hunted at Wittman MMMMMWNHMBIMHMMM^^MI -I * * 41 flfr MA ..... PAYSON pt«j Bittern Aritona Bureau — A uranium boom has devel* the Tonto National for comment on the development. orest ig»a northwest of here with ftnrt than 800 claims being fllefl, reportedly by the Southern union Gas Co. of Dallas, fhft boom Started last sum* xmr and records on file in the Oil* County Courthouse show the three companies primarily involved are Southern Union Gas and States Oil Co.., Dallas; Buttes Oil and Gas CO., Moab, Utah; and States Oil Co., reportedly of Denver the area Involved covers approximately 14,000 acres northwest of Christopher Creek and extending to Roberts Mesa. Officials of the firms involved could not be reached Sale of marijuana traps Tucson man TUCSON («AP)- An em- ploye of a Tucson weed control firm was arrested yesterday on charges of unlawful sale of marijuana. Peter Hans Kovacevic, 21, was accused of selling marijuana to an undercover agent. An official of a drilling firm, working for Southern Union, reported "very, preliminary excavation work is being conducted." TRie official said, "Hie outlook is favorable but there's nothing definite yet and it may take years to develop." He said the drilling is expected to continue for at least another six months. Phil Smith, Tonto forest ranger in the Payson area, said, "Most Of the claims are on the forest lands, but some have been filed on private lands." A spokesman in the Payson area said the properties are the same as the ones filed on during the uranium boom of the 1950s. "The price of uranium now is much more commercial than during that period because of government removal of price controls on uranium," the spokesman said. At present, only one drilling rig is reported to be in operation but others are expected to resume exploratory drilling within the next few weeks. charged with cruelty Mafia A charge of cruelty to animals was filed in city court yesterday against Virginia Roberts, 35, operator of an abandoned pet shop in which dead and dying dogs were found Wednesday. day to Robin's Canine Beauty Salon West, 2515 W. Bethany Home, a companion operation, and entered the building, with his men. No animals were found inside, he said. BE! Airlines under who is also known as Robin **««» Roberts, to appear In City IM5W Court April 17. On Wednesday, employes of the Arizona Humane Society of Phoenix found 21 dogs, $ of them dead, apparently of thirst, in small, filthy pens at droWHS in lagOOn the rear of Robin's Canine Beauty Salon East, 2115 E. 2-year-old boy A 2-year-old Glendale boy on a "treat" visit to Enoanto Park in Phoenix drowned in the park's lagoon yesterday, police said. Investigators reported David Kenneth White, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald K. White, 4310 W. Rose Lane, Glendale, was pulled from the park's lagoon by a passerby. Detective Dean Benson said he was told the boy's mother, Becky, and a friend had taken six children to the park as a treat. The youngster apparently wandered away from the group and fell in the lagoon, Benson said. Salon Indian School. Three animal ambulances rushed the dogs to the society's shelter at 9235 N. 14th St., but before they could complete the journey two more had died. Neighbors said no one had been Seen at the shop for several days. 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The plan may include purchase of Valley. Valley, which now flies Phoenix-Parker-Lake Havasu runs, was given permission to attempt financial reorganization under U.S. bankruptcy laws Oct. 1,1968. Continued from Page 15 Other law officers said they were bothered by the fact that Pfeffer chose to jump in front of his exclusive store while his wife was still inside. Battaglia is the brother of Charles "Batts" Battaglia, of Tucson, now serving a 10-year federal prison term for extortion in Tucson's wave of vending machine bombings several years ago. Swiss airman killed in jet fighter crash LUCERNE, Switzerland (UPI) - A Swiss air force officer was killed and another severely injured yesterday when they ejected from their Mirage jet fighter moments before it plunged into the Lake of Lucerne. Police said the parachute of one of the men failed to open and he died after being rescued from the water. 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