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Blaze sweeps 5 acres of forest near Flagstaff Northern Arizona Bureau FLAGSTAFF - A blaze swept through an estimated five acres of forest Thursday afternoon near the west base of Mt. Elden, at the north outskirts of Flagstaff. About 70 Forest Service fire fighters plus personnel from the Flagstaff Fire Depart- 60 pet. of fires in Kingman area believed arson KINGMAN - Local fire officials said Thursday they suspect arson in more than 60 per cent of the fires reported here since June 1. Two fire departments and the Bureau of Land Management fire-fighting crew have fought more than 70 blazes in the last four weeks, with at least 45 believed set. One fire caused extensive damage to a house and more than 1,000 acres near Kingman. Kingman Fire Chief Charles Potter said at least 25 of 40 fire calls since June 1 appear to be the work of an arsonist. ment battled the fire about an hour and a half before it was brought under control, Said Bob Schinzel of the Coconino Forest Service fire dispatcher's office. Three bombers based at Prescott, Winslow and Grand Canyon were called In to drop a fire retardent slurry on the blaze, he added. The fire, he said, is listed as man-caused and is under investigation. Thursday's fire brings to 74 the number of blazes in the Coconino Forest, with 41 of them listed as man-caused, he said. The fires have been a few acres in size. Grocery loses in holdup Policeman hurt as car hits cycle TEMPB — A Tempe policeman suffered minor injuries Thursday when his motorcycle and an automobile collided. Patrolman Ed Wells, 5, was northbound on Rural Road when an auto driven by Maureen Miller, 19, of 1715 La Rosa Drive, turned in front of him. According to police reports, Well was not hospitalized. The auto driver was ticketed for failing to yield the right of way. TEMPE — An armed man took $48 late Wednesday night from the Shop N Go Market at 1035 E. Lemon, police reported. Officers said an unidentified man pointed a knife at store employe Joseph Brullo and demanded the contents of the cash register. Brullo handed him the money and the man escaped on foot, police said. 40 ACRES SPORTMEN'S PARADISE High Cool Country "per mo. up Abundant WiUr lurvayid Roads DtnsiTniek Trait Ouirintud Duds (MO Own. Oil Print. *TI1I BIG VALLEY LAND CO 24Hr.T*liphon*Cill 947-8011 "Dear Abby's" answers to personal problems get to the heart of the matter. IMPORTS PLASTIC BEADS 50 FEET $1.99 (REG. $2.99) splitting up? Do it the easy way at TANG'S... divide a room, cover a window, make a door...if it dingles or dangles you'll find it at TANG'S! We're hung up with lots of bangles and beads...if they're your hang up, take advantage of us being hung up... BUY NOW AND SAVE! BAMBOO BEADED CURTAIN (3 FEET BY 6 FEET) $5.99 REPUBLIC REPUBLIC CITY MAIL Friday, June M, 1973 ' (3 f he Arizona Republic B*18 ; ore th of July outdoor toys for summer fun -/*^r-* -C <a—<i pt-19 trainer plane 7.88 Reg. 9.68. One of the most popular Cox gas engine line control planes around. Parts held together by rubber bands so in case of accidental impact, bands break, not the plane. Powered by .049 engine. Includes pilot figure, handle and lines. toss-across game 9.99 Reg. 13.99. A giant bean-bag version of Tic-Tac-Toe. Stand at a distance, toss the bag and flip over a panel to place your mark. For ages 7 and up. Great fun for picnics, gatherings and backyard family gatherings. Includes playing board, panels and bean bags. By Ideal". Trail cycle 11.99 By Hedstrom. Stylized tricycle with adjustable seat, sturdy all steel frame and low-slung stability. Front tire is semi-pneumatic for solid traction. Rear tires are designed after racy-looking mags. 10" wheel, reg. 13.99, now 11.99. 13" wheel, reg. 15.99, now' 13.99. 16" wheel, reg. 17.99, now 15.99. Toys, 28 Mail and phone orders invited. ping-pong for summer patio tournaments .sturdy fold-up table 29.99 Glare-free lawn green playing surface is made to order for outdoor use. White, easy-to-see striping. Heavy duty nylon caster assembly included for effortless moving. Heavy gauge 1" diameter tubular steel legs assure storage without damage. Top is Vz" heavy ply. Folds :into "playback" position. Sporting Goods, 43 il and phone orders invited. 3tfs aatt tfflaB BILTMORE FASHION PARK ^OHSDALE, IOS ARCOS AAAU 1607 W.Bethany Home Road 2410 E.Camelback Road : 7333 E. McDowell Road SHOP MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 9:30 A.M. to 9:30 P.M. SAT. 9i30 to 6. OP|N SUNDAY 12 to 5 \ ;••/.