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193905 Desert Magazine 1939 May

193905 Desert Magazine 1939 May

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M A G A Z
N E
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25 CENTS
 
SO APPETIZINGWITH ASANDWICH LUNCH
• People everywhere have discovered how the
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tingling, delicious flavor of ice-cold Coca-Colacompletes the enjoyment of tasty foods. It is thenatural partner of good things to eat.It's on the menu at restaurants. And it helps tomake a lunch at home so appetizing. Buy it fromyour dealer in the handy package of six bottles.
ICE-COLD COCA-COLA IS EVERY PLACE ELSE;IT BELONGS IN YOUR ICE-BOX AT HOME
COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO.
THE HANDYFAMILY PACKAGE
 
DESERT
APRIL 19-MAY
14 — Art League ofNew Mexico to exhibit in fine artsbuilding at state university.APRIL 26-29—Navajo Service confer-ence at
Flagstaff,
Arizona.APRIL 27-28—Annual convention NewMexico club women at Ruidoso.APRIL 28-29—Arizona Road and Streetconference sponsored by universityand American Society of Civil En-gineers at Tucson.APRIL 29-30—14th annual flower showat Julian, California, to be continuedeach weekend during May. Mrs.Blanc and Mrs. Botts in charge.
APRIL 29-30
— Annual Pioneer Daycelebration at Twentynine Palms, Cal-ifornia, with rodeo, archery and danc-ing. Barbecue at Hidden Valley inJoshua Tree national monument onthe 30th, sponsored by San Bernar-dino county chamber of commerce.APRIL 30—Seventh annual wildflowerfestival at Hi-Vista in Antelope val-ley, California.APRIL 30-MAY 14—"It's Apple Blos-som Time" in San Juan county, NewMexico. Apple Blossom dance andother festivities at Farmington.MAY
1—State
convention of Odd Fel-lows at
Flagstaff,
Arizona.MAY
1—Annual
fiesta at San Felipepueblo in New Mexico.MAY 1 Special exhibit of Indianceremonial masks to open at South-west Museum, Los Angeles.MAY 3—"Under the Stars with theDesert Rats." Campfire stories byArizona pioneers, under auspices AllStates club at Tucson, Arizona.MAY 4-6—Arizona encampment Span-ish-American war veterans at Doug-
las.
MAY 5—Cinco de Mayo fiestas at allMexican border towns.MAY 6-7 — Final dates of RamonaPageant at Hemet, California.MAY 7—Annual Horse Show at highschool athletic field, Yuma, Arizona.MAY 11-13—"Boomtown Spree" cele-bration at Miami, Arizona.MAY 11-13—Lions' District conventionat Holbrook, Arizona.MAY 11-14 — Helldorado celebrationand rodeo at Las Vegas, Nevada.MAY 12 — Duchesne county musicalfestival at Duchesne, Utah.MAY 12-14—First annual rodeo andfiesta at Douglas, Arizona.MAY 12-14—Calico Days celebrationat Barstow, California.MAY 20-21—State Knights of Colum-bus convention at Douglas, Arizona.MAY 20-23—Fiftieth Jubilee celebra-tion at State College, New Mexico.Commencement on 23rd.MAY 21—Second annual Nevada smallbore rifle shoot at Winnemucca, aus-pices Nevada Rifle club.MAY 27-28—Utah State Press associ-ation meets at Moab with Moab Lionsclub as host.
Volume 2
MAY,
1939Number 7COVER
PALM CANYON, Photograph by Chuck Abbott
CALENDAR
May events on the desert 1
PHOTOGRAPHY
Prize winning pictures 2
TRAVELOG
Shortcut to Rainbow Bridge
By
JOHN STEWART MacCLARY 3
OUTDOORS
Vagabond of the Desert Wilderness
By
EVERETT RUESS 7
NATURE
A Lily with Daggers
By
FRANK SCHILLING 8
PUZZLE
Desert Quiz—A test of your knowledge
of
the Southwest 10
VACATION
Burro-ing
in the
Santa RosasBy NINA PAUL SHUMWAY
11
PERSONALITY
Margaret LewisBy MRS. WHITE MOUNTAIN SMITH
.... 14
CAMERA
ART
"Feel"
of the
DesertPhotograph
by
WM.
M.
PENNINGTON
... 17
GEMS
Maricopa Agate—in Arizona
By
JOHN W. HILTON 18
PRIZES
Announcement
of
photographic contest
....
20
ARTIST
She Roams the Desert Range in an Old Jalopy
By
RANDALL HENDERSON 21
PHOTOGRAPHER
Bill Tillery—amateur photographer
By
OREN ARNOLD 22
HISTORY
When Manly Returned to Death Valley
By
ARTHUR WOODWARD 24
MIRACLE
Desert Lily
By
LILLIAN BOS ROSS 28
PROGRESS
Cooling the Desert Air
By
JAMES H. COLLINS 29
PLACE NAMES
Origin of names in the Southwest 32
LEGEND
The Evil One that Came up from the Underworld
As
told to HARRY C. JAMES 34
FICTION
Hard Rock Shorty of Death Valley
By
LON GARRISON 34
CONTRIBUTORS
Writers of the Desert 35
WEATHER
March temperatures on the desert 35
BOTANY
For students of desert flowers 36
MINING
Briefs from the desert region 37
NEWS
Here and There on the desert 38
LANDMARK
Prize contest for May 41
BOOKS
Current Reviews
42
POETRY
"And
So
. .
the
Desert!"
and
other poems
... 43
COMMENT
Just Between You
and
Me—by
the
Editor
... 44
LETTERS
From the readers of Desert Magazine 45
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.
MAY,
1939

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