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194301 Desert Magazine 1943 January

194301 Desert Magazine 1943 January

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THE
-•'/. . V",
MAG
JANUARY, 194325 CENTS
 
Weave*
By FRED H. RAGSDALESan Francisco, CaliforniaAwarded first prize in Desert Mag-azine's November photographic con-test. Photo taken with a Rollieflexcamera, 1 50 sec, F:8, Super XXfilm.
PalmlSllko-uette
By G. E. KIRKPATRICKEl Centro, CaliforniaWinner of second prize in themonthly contest is this view taken atThousand Palms Oasis about 8 p. m.in full moonlight. Zeiss Ikon camera,F 3-5 lens,
V
2
sec, F:16, Super XXfilm.
 
DESERT
JAN
1
Southwestern
Sun
Carnival,El Paso, Texas.
Mr.
Wiley
Ed-
wards, president
Sun
Carnivalassociation, manager, ArmyY.M.C.A.,
El
Paso, Texas.New Year tribal dances, vari-ous pueblos,
New
Mexico.6 Installation
of
Indian gover-nors,
New
Mexico.Central district meeting
oi
Garden clubs, Phoenix,
Ari-
zona.7 Regular meeting Mineralogicalsociety
of
Arizona, Phoenix,Arizona.8 Piano concert
by
Solito
de
Solis, Phoenix, Arizona.1
1
Piano concert
by
Joseph
Hoff-
man, Phoenix, Arizona.14 Recital
by
Ethel
Lee
Proctor,New Mexico Highlands univer-sity,
Las
Vegas,
New
Mexico.15 Regular meeting Mineralogicaisociety
of
Arizona, Phoenix,Arizona.18 Trcrop family, singers, Phoenix,Arizona.21 Assembly
of
Jewish Chatauquasociety,
New
Mexico Highlandsuniversity,
Las
Vegas,
New
Mexico.29 Igor Gorin, baritone, winterconcert series, Phoenix,
Ari-
zona.30 President's birthday ball,
Las
Vegas,
New
Mexico.Throughout January
and
until April1,
1943,
special exhibit Indiancrafts
of
Arizona
at
Museum
of
Northern Arizona,
Flagstaff,
Arizona.
sSS ^S?iSSiSlSii
FROM PHOENIX BUREAUTemperatures— DegreesMean
for
November
64.0
Normal
for
November
.60.0
High
on Nov. 10 88.0
Low
on Nov. 21 - 36.0
Rain— InchesTotal
for
November
: 0.01
Normal
for
November
0.70
Weather-Days clear
__17
Days partly cloudy
11
Days cloudy
2
Percentage
of
possible sunshine
93
E.
L.
FELTON, MeteorologistFROM YUMA BUREAUTemperatures— DegreesMean
for
November
65.7
Normal
for
November
62.4
High
on Nov. 14 90.0
Low
on
Nov.
20 41.0
Rain— InchesTotal
for
November
0.00
Normal
for
November
0.29
Weather-Days clear
25
Days partly cloudy
5
Days cloudy
0
Sunshine,
98
percent,
(307
hours
of
r,unshineout
of a
possible
314
hours).JAMES
H.
GORDON. Meteorologist.
JANUARY,
1943
,,n Y?
Volume
6
COVERPHOTOGRAPHYCALENDARWEATHERPOETRYADVENTUREDESERT QUIZPRIZE STORYPERSONALITYWILDLIFEBOTANYINDIAN LIFECONTRIBUTORSHUMORTRAVELART
OF
LIVINGLETTERSCONTESTCONTESTLANDMARKNEWSHOBBYCRAFTSMININGCOMMENTBOOKSJaunary,
1943
Number
3
KIT
FOX,
Death Valley. Photo
by T. B.
Cunningham,Santa Monica, California.Prize winning photographs
in
November
... 2
January events
on the
desert
3
November temperatures
on the
desert
.... 3
Strange Repetition,
and
other poems
4
We Climbed
to the
Moki RuinBy CHARLES KELLY
5
A test
of
your desert knowledge
8
Sam Ling's Christmas GiftBy
W.
LEROY BELL
9
He Found
His
Glory Hole
in His Own
Front YardBy CLEE WOODS
11
Phantom
of the
MoonlightBy JOHN LINDSEY BLACKFORD
. . . .14
Wild Daisies
of the
DesertBy MARY BEAL
16
Navajo RecruitBy MILTON SNOW
17
Writers
of the
Desert
18
Hard Rock Shorty
of
Death ValleyBy
LON
GARRISON
18
Trails
We
Will Travel AgainBy MORA BROWN
19
Desert Refuge,
by
MARSHAL SOUTH
.... 23
Comment from Desert Magazine Readers
. . .25
Mirage contest announcement
27
Landmark contest announcement
27
Bottle House,
by
ERMA PEIRSON
28
Here
and
There
on the
Desert
29
Gems
and
Minerals—Edited
by
ARTHUR
L.
EATON
33
Amateur
Gem
Cutter—by LELANDE QUICK
. . 36
Briefs from
the
desert
37
Just Between
You and
Me—by
the
Editor
... 38
Coarse Gold,
and
other reviews
39
The Desert Magazine
is
published monthly
by the
Desert Publishing Company,
636
State Street,
El
Centro, California. Entered
as
second class matter October
11, 1937,
at
the post office
at El
Centro, California, under
the Act of
March
3, 1879.
Title registered
No.
358865
in U. S.
Patent Office,
and
contents copyrighted
1943 by the
Desert PublishingCompany. Permission
to
reproduce contents must
be
secured from
the
editor
in
writing.RANDALL HENDERSON, Editor.LUCILE HARRIS
and
HARRY SMITH, Associate Editors.BESS STACY, Business Manager.
EVONNE HENDERSON, Circulation Manager.Manuscripts
and
photographs submitted must
be
accompanied
by
full return post-
age.
The
Desert Magazine assumes
no
responsibility
for
damage
or
loss
of
manuscriptsor photographs although
due
care will
be
exercised
for
their safety. Subscribers shouldsend notice
of
change
of
address
to the
circulation (lepartment
by the
fifth
of the
monthpreceding issue.
SUBSCRIPTION RATESOne year $2.50
Two
years $4.00Canadian subscriptions
25c
extra, foreign
50c
extra.Address correspondence
to
Desert Magazine,
636
State
St.,
El
Centro, California.

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