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194803 DesertMagazine 1948 March

194803 DesertMagazine 1948 March

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THE
MAGAZINE
MARCH
1948
 
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THE DESERT MAGAZINE
 
Desert Calendar
Feb.
28—March 7—California
Mid-
Winter fair, Imperial county fair-grounds, Imperial, California.
In-
cludes
gem and
mineral show
by
Imperial Valley
Gem and
Mineralsociety
and
Imperial Valley Lapidaryguild.
Feb.
29—Dons club annual trek into
the
Superstition mountains,
in
search
of
the Lost Dutchman, from Phoenix,Arizona.March 5-7—Desert
Gem and
Mineralshow, sponsored
by
Indio, Blytheand Banning societies, Riversidecounty fair grounds, Indio, Cali-fornia.March 6—All-day field trip
to
JoshuaTree national monument
via
Twen-tynine Palms. Bring lunch.
Con-
ducted
by
Desert Museum, fromPalm Springs, California.March 6-7—Chandler rodeo
and
dance,Chandler, Arizona.March 7—Dons club Travalcade
to San
Carlos Indian reservation fromPhoenix, Arizona.March 10-13—Twelfth Annual
Des-
ert Circus, parade, dances
and "Des-
ert Insanities," Palm Springs, Cali-fornia.March 11-13—Ninth Annual Interna-tional Desert Cavalcade
of
ImperialValley
at
Calexico, California.
Pa-
geant, parades, festivities.March 13—Palm Springs Museum, guestlecturer, Randall Henderson show-ing "Grand Canyon Voyage," colormovies taken down
the
Colorado
by
boat with Norman Nevills. Eight
p.
m.,
Palm Springs, California.March 13-14—Silver Dollar derby,
Mt.
Rose, Nevada.March 13-14—Annual University
of Ari-
zona intercollegiate rodeo, Tucson,Arizona.March 14—Special Sunday field trip
to
49 Palms canyon
in
Joshua Treenational monument. Bring lunch.Three miles trail hiking. Conductedby Desert Museum from PalmSprings, California.March 14—Dons Club Travalcade
to
Miami mines, from Phoenix,
Ari-
zona.March 19-21—Fourth Annual ImperialValley Roundup
and
Rodeo,
Im-
perial county fair grounds, Imperial,California.March 20—Field trip
to
Pushawalla
can-
yon palm oasis, including
six
milessandy walking. Bring lunch.
Con-
ducted
by
Desert Museum, fromPalm Springs, California.March 21—Easter derby, Arizona SnowBowl,
Flagstaff,
Arizona.March 27-28
Second Annual
Red
Mountain Roundup
and
Rodeo,
Red
Mountain, near Randsburg, Califor-nia.March 28—All-day bird trip,
led by Wil-
liam Norman Jupe,
to
Pinyon flatsarea, Palms
to
Pines highway. Bringlunch. Sponsored
by
Desert Museum,Palm Springs, California.March 31-April 3—Annual Desert
Ca-
balleros spring ride, Wickenburg,Arizona.March—Exhibit
of
paintings
of the Mex-
ican scene
by H.
Arden Edwards,the museum's staff artist,
and dis-
play
of
examples
of
Mexican crafts-manship, Southwest Museum, High-land Park,
Los
Angeles, California.
•0*
Volume 11MARCH, 1948Number 5COVERCALENDARPOETRYINDIANSARTISTRYSCIENCEHOBBYWILDFLOWERSLOST MINETREASURETRUE OR FALSEHISTORYCONTESTPHOTOGRAPHYMININGART OF LIVINGLETTERSNEWSHUMORHOBBYLAPIDARYCOMMENTBOOKS
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
The Desert Magazine
is
published monthly
by the
Desert Press,
Inc., 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.
368865
in U. S.
Patent Office,
and
contents copyrighted
1948 by the
Desert Press,
Inc.
Permission
to
reproducecontents must
be
secured from
the
editor
in
writing.RANDALL HENDERSON, Editor. BESS STACY, Business Manager.HAROLD
and
LUCILE WEIGHT, Associate Editors.Unsolicited manuscripts
and
photographs submitted cannot
be
returned
or
acknowledgedunless full return postage
is
enclosed. Desert Magazine assumes
no
responsibility
for
damageor loss
of
manuscripts
or
photographs although
due
care will
be
exercised. Subscribers shouldsend notice
of
change
of
address
by the
first
of the
month preceding issue.
If
address
is un-
certain
by
that date, notify circulation department
to
hold copies.
SUBSCRIPTION RATESOne Year
. . .
$3.00
Two
Years
. . .
$5.00Canadian subscriptions
25c
extra, foreign
50c
extra.
Subscriptions
to
Army personnel outside U.S.A. must
be
mailed
in
conformity with
P.O.D.
Order
No.
19687.
Address correspondence
to
Desert Magazine,
636
State Street,
El
Centro, California.
MARCH,
1948

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