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193903 Desert Magazine 1939 March

193903 Desert Magazine 1939 March

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THE
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. . . We Will BuyYour First Edition
We will pay ONE DOLLAR for each copyof Vol. 1,No. 1 (November, 1937) . . of theDesert Magazine . . . delivered to our officein good condition.
Anticipating a large sale for back copies of the Desert Magazine we printed960 copies of the first edition for our reserve stock. During the year all weresold except a handful which we are jealously guarding. We do not want tosell out completely; we need more copies. We will pay $1.00 for every copydelivered to us in good order.
NEW PRICE FOR VOLUME 1 '4.50
Now effective, the price for the first twelve editions of the Desert Magazine, completely indexed andbound in handsome gold-embossed binder is $4.50, shipped post-paid in special carton anywhere inthe U. S.
SCHEDULE OF SUBSCRIPTION PRICES
Single copies each number except first edition .25Gold-embossed loose-leaf binder (specify volume number) 1.00Volume 1 complete (12 copies and binder) 4.50Volume 1 without binder 3.50Volume 1 with binder and one-year advance subscription 6.50Volume 1 with binder and two-year advance subscription 7.75Volume 1 with binder and three-year advance subscription 9.50REGULARSUBSCRIPTIONRATES
One year $2.50Two years 4.00Three years 5.00All above prices effective January 15, 1939. If single copies are missing from your files, you can fillthem at 25 cents a copy. Specify month and year when ordering. These copies are also going fast; or-der while supply lasts.Single copies of the first edition are withdrawn from sale except in 12-month volume as listed above.
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MARCH
Civic groups
in the
desert area
are
invited
to use
this column
for
announc-ing fairs, rodeos, conventions
and
otherevents which have more than local
in-
terest. Copy must reach the Desert Mag-azine
by the 5th of the
month preced-ing publication. There
is no
charge
for
these announcements.
FEB.
26 TO
MARCH 5—Arizona StateCitrus show
and
fiesta
at
Mesa,
Ari-
zona.MARCH
1
Southwest Museum,
Los
Angeles, will open exhibit
of
Ameri-can Indian portrait paintings
by E. A.
Burbank. Fifty
of
Mr. Burbank's col-lection
of 125
figures, will
be pre-
sented.MARCH 3-10—Livestock show
at
Tuc-son.MARCH 4-5—Sierra club
of
Californiato camp near mouth
of
Carrizo
can-
yon
in
Santa Rosa mountains
and
explore lower sector
of
Deep canyon.Don Kelly, leader.MARCH. 5—Lecture
on
"Silverwork
of
the Navaho Indians"
at
SouthwestMuseum,
Los
Angeles,
by
ArthurWoodward.MARCH 5—Annual trek
of the
Donsof Phoenix
to
Superstition mountain.James
A.
Murphy, chairman.MARCH 5-13—Annual Imperial ValleyMidwinter fair
at
Imperial. DormanStewart, Secretary.MARCH 11-12—Convention
of
Inter-national Four States Highway Associ-ation
at
Brawley, California.
Bob
Hays,
secretary.MARCH ll-12^Dog show
at
Tucson.MARCH 13-15—Highway
66
(the WillRogers highway) convention
and
fiesta at Albuquerque,
New
Mexico.W.
H.
Black, chairman.MARCH 15—Dr. John
J.
Thornber
to
lecture
on
"Plants
of the
Desert"
at
All States club house
in
Tucson.MARCH 17—Frederic
H.
Douglas
of
Denver
Art
Museum
to
lecture
at
the Herad Museum, Phoenix.MARCH 17—Desert Circus
at
PalmSprings, California.MARCH 18—Annual northern Arizonahigh school debate
at
Arizona StateTeachers' College
at
Flagstaff.
MARCH 22-25
Pioneer miners
to
hold celebration
at
Miami, Arizona.MARCH 23-27—Annual Arizona horseshow
to be
held
in
Phoenix.MARCH 24-25
Second annual
con-
ference
on
roads
and
streets
at
Tuc-son, conducted
by
University
of
Ari-zona engineering department.MARCH 25-26—Sierra club
of
Cali-fornia
to
camp
in Red
Rock canyonon Mojave desert
and
explore Petro-glyph canyon. George Diack, leader.
Roads Closed
by
Snow
According
to the
Arizona State high-
w
ay department,
the
following roadshive been closed
for the
winter
due to
si
IOW
:
Jacob Lake
to
North
Rim of
GrandCanyon; Coronado Trail, Beaver Headlodge
to
Eagle creek; State 72, from Mc-Mary
to
Greer Junction.
Volume
2
MARCH, 1939Number
5
COVER
7910White Sands
of New
Mexico, Photograph
by
N.
J.
Strumquist, Deming, New Mexico.March events
on the
DesertPrize winning picturesGlimpses
of the
AncientsBy RUTH FALKENBURG KIRKGentle Padre Inventor
of
Navaho AlphabetBy MRS. WHITE MOUNTAIN SMITH
. . .
Announcement
of
photographic contest
. . .
Saga
of
Old PicachoBy
J.
WILSON McKENNEYClass
in
Desert Botany
14
Southwest Wilderness JourneysBy EVERETT RUESS
15
Hard Rock Shorty
of
Death ValleyBy LON GARRISON
16
This
is My
Desert SongBy ORA
L.
OBERTEUFFER
17
PHOTOGRAPHER
Zuni—Where Coronado TrodBy JOHN STEWART MacCLARY
20
"Feel"
of the
Desert
21
How
the
Great Chiefs Made
the Sun
As told
to
HARRY
C.
JAMES
PERSONALITIES
They Guard
the
Caves
in
Providence MountainsBy RANDALL HENDERSONResults
of
Desert Magazine reader poll
....
Pit
of the
DeadBy JOHNS HARRINGTON"Those Funny Shaped Rocks"By JOHN HILTON
29
Desert temperatures during January
32
Sunset
on the
Desert,
and
other poems
.... 33
Here
and
There
on the
Desert
34
Prize announcement
for
March
37
Compiled
by
TRACY
M.
SCOTT
38
Highlights
of
mining news
of the
month
.... 40
Writers
of
the Desert
41
Reviewing publications
of the
Desert
42
Just Between You and Me,
by
the Editor
.... 44
Comment from Desert Magazine readers
... 45
CALENDARPHOTOGRAPHYINDIANSPERSONALITYPRIZESMININGBOTANYCONTENTMENTFICTIONDESERT HOMECAMERA ARTLEGENDSURVEYADVENTUREGEMS
22232627
WEATHERPOETRYNEWSLANDMARKPLACE NAMESMININGCONTRIBUTORSBOOKSCOMMENTLETTERS
The Desert Magazine is published monthly by the Desert Publishing Company, 597State Street, El Centro, California. Entered as second class matter October 11, 1937 at thepost office at El Centro, California, under the Act of March 3, 1879.Title registered No. 358865 in U. S. Patent Office, and contents copyrighted 1939 bythe Desert Publishing Company. Permission to reproduce contents must be secured fromthe editor in writing. Subscription rate $2.50 per year in U. S. A. or possessions. Singlecopy 25 cents.RANDALL HENDERSON, EditorTAZEWELL H. LAMB, Associate EditorJ. WILSON McKENNEY, Business ManagerManuscripts and photographs submitted must be accompanied by full return postage.The Desert Magazine assumes no responsibility for damage or loss of manuscripts or photo-graphs although due care will be exercised for their safety. Subscribers should send noticeof change of address to the circulation department by the fifth of the month preceding issue.
MARCH,
1939

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