Winter fair, Imperial county fair-grounds, Imperial, California.
Imperial Valley Lapidaryguild.
29—Dons club annual trek into
the Lost Dutchman, from Phoenix,Arizona.March 5-7—Desert
Indio, Blytheand Banning societies, Riversidecounty fair grounds, Indio, Cali-fornia.March 6—All-day field trip
JoshuaTree national monument
Twen-tynine Palms. Bring lunch.
Desert Museum, fromPalm Springs, California.March 6-7—Chandler rodeo
dance,Chandler, Arizona.March 7—Dons club Travalcade
Carlos Indian reservation fromPhoenix, Arizona.March 10-13—Twelfth Annual
ert Circus, parade, dances
ert Insanities," Palm Springs, Cali-fornia.March 11-13—Ninth Annual Interna-tional Desert Cavalcade
geant, parades, festivities.March 13—Palm Springs Museum, guestlecturer, Randall Henderson show-ing "Grand Canyon Voyage," colormovies taken down
boat with Norman Nevills. Eight
Palm Springs, California.March 13-14—Silver Dollar derby,
Rose, Nevada.March 13-14—Annual University
zona intercollegiate rodeo, Tucson,Arizona.March 14—Special Sunday field trip
49 Palms canyon
Joshua Treenational monument. Bring lunch.Three miles trail hiking. Conductedby Desert Museum from PalmSprings, California.March 14—Dons Club Travalcade
Miami mines, from Phoenix,
zona.March 19-21—Fourth Annual ImperialValley Roundup
perial county fair grounds, Imperial,California.March 20—Field trip
yon palm oasis, including
milessandy walking. Bring lunch.
Desert Museum, fromPalm Springs, California.March 21—Easter derby, Arizona SnowBowl,
Mountain, near Randsburg, Califor-nia.March 28—All-day bird trip,
led by Wil-
liam Norman Jupe,
Pinyon flatsarea, Palms
Pines highway. Bringlunch. Sponsored
Desert Museum,Palm Springs, California.March 31-April 3—Annual Desert
balleros spring ride, Wickenburg,Arizona.March—Exhibit
of the Mex-
Arden Edwards,the museum's staff artist,
Mexican crafts-manship, Southwest Museum, High-land Park,
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CABIN IN THE PALMS. Home of the poet, PaulWilhelm at Thousand Palms. Photograph byG. E. Kirkpatrick, San Diego.March events on the Desert 3The Desert Blooms, and other poems .... 4Report on the NavajoBy ROBERT A. BARNES 5Artist of the MojaveBy HAROLD O. WEIGHT 9On the Trail of a MeteoriteBy DR. H. H. NININGER 12Utah's House of StoneBy CHARLES KELLY 16Preliminary Wildflower Report 17First Trek of the Pegleg Gold Hunters .... 18Lost Gold of the GuadalupesBy JOHN D. MITCHELL 19A test of your knowledge of the desert .... 20Fish Tale from the DeltaBy GODFREY SYKES 21Prize announcement for photographers ... 24January prize winners 25Current news of desert mines 26Desert Trails, by MARSHAL SOUTH .... 27Comment from Desert's readers 29Here and There on the desert 31Hard Rock Shorty of Death Valley 38Gems and Minerals 39Amateur Gem Cutter, by LELANDE QUICK . . 45Just Between You and Me, by the Editor ... 46Reviews of current Southwest books .... 47
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