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194708 Desert Magazine 1947 August

194708 Desert Magazine 1947 August

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THEM A' G A ZN E
AUGUST, 194725 CENTS
 
Where women are concerned,
no feature of
a service station
is
more important than cleanrest rooms. That
is why the
word about UnionOil's clean rest rooms
is
spreading
so
fast amongappreciative women.Identified
by the
blue
and
white sign
of the
powder lady, Union
Oil
rest rooms
are
checkedhourly
for
your protection—kept constantlysupplied with fresh towels, plenty
of
soap
and
furnished with extra-large mirrors.
On the
roador around your town,
the
Minute
Men
inviteyou
to use
their rest rooms. Just look
for the
symbol
of the
powder lady-your guarantee
of
cleanliness.
Union
Oil
Minute
Man
Service
THE DESERT MAGAZINE
 
Desert Calendar
July, Aug.,
to
Sept. 20—Utah Centennialexposition, State fair grounds, Sa.ltLake City, Utah.July 12-Aug. 3—Exhibits
of
block printsin color
by
Gustave Baumann, SantaFe artist,
at
Museum
of
NorthernArizona,
Flagstaff,
Arizona.July 27-Aug. 6^Carbon County Centen-nial prografn, Price, Utah.July 31-Aug.
1-2—11th
Annual Robbers'Roost Roundup, Price, Utah.Aug.
1-3—Cowboy
reunion
and
rodeo,Las Vegas, iNew Mexico.Aug.
1-3—Flagstaff
rodeo,
Flagstaff,
Arizona.Aug. 2—Annual fiesta and dance, JemezPueblo,
New
Mexico. Photographyprohibited.Aug. 3—Old Time Banning Residents'picnic, George
St.
Park, Banning,
Calif.
Aug. 4—Annual fiesta and Summer Corndance, Santo Domingo,
New
Mex-
ico.
Photography prohibited.Aug. 4-7—U.
S.
Archery Meet, Brighton,Utah.Aug. 7-9—Annual Vernal rodeo, Vernal,Utah.Aug. 8-10—Spanish Trails fiesta
and
Four Corners rock club
gem and
mineral shpw, Durango, Colorado.Aug. 9-31—State-wide annual photo-graphic exhibition
of
Arizona pho-tographers, with emphasis
on the
Southwestern scene,
at
Museum
of
Northern Arizona,
Flagstaff,
Ariz.Aug. 10—Annujal Smoki ceremonial
and
snake dancp, Prescott, Arizona.Aug. 10—San Lorenzo
day,
SummerCorn dance, Picuris Pueblo,
New
Mexico.Aug. 12—Santa Clara day, dances, SantaClara, New Mexico.Aug. 13-16—Cache county fair
and ro-
deo,
Logan, Utah.Aug. 14-17—Inter-Tribal Indian Cere-monial, Gallup, New Mexico.Aug. 15—Assumption
day,
Green Corndance,
Zia
Pueblo,
New
Mexico.Photography prohibited.Aug. 16-24—White Pine county fairand race meet, Ely, Nevada.Aug. 21-23—West Millard county
cen-
tennial celebration, Delta
and
Des-eret, Utah.Aug. 22—Annual fiesta, Squaw Danceand rodeo, Alamo Navajo commun-ity, New Mexico.Aug. 22-24—White Pine county
"Go
Western" days, Ely, Nevada.Aug. 22-24—Nevada state open golftournament Reno, Nevada.Aug. 23-24—League
of
Utah Writers12th (Centennial) Roundup, storyand poetry forums, banquet, New-house hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah.Aug. 25-30—UState fairUtah.Aug. 28-30—
\i
Salt LakeS. Horseshoe Meet,rounds, Salt Lake City,'estern Open golf meet,country club, Salt LakeCity, Utah.Aug. 28-30—Ujtah Indian Days, honor-ing
Ute,
Whiteriver
and
Uncoin-pagre Indians, Roosevelt, Utah.Aug. 29-31—Santa
Fe
Fiesta
and
GrinBaile, Santa
Fe, New
Mexico.Aug. 29-30-Sept.
1—Annual
rodeo
and
fair, Winn^mucca, Nevada.Aug. 29-31-Sept.
1—Elko
county fairand Nevada state livestock show,
Elko,
Nevada.Aug. 30-Sept.
1—Nevada
state fair
and
rodeo, Fallon, Nevada.
AUGUST,
•j&tiFTe*
Volume
10
AUGUST. 1947Number
10
COVERCALENDARPHOTOGRAPHYFIELD TRIPPERSONALITYADVENTURENATUREINDIANSART OF LIVINGAGRICULTUREHOMESTEADINGDESERT QUIZPOETRYEXPLORATIONHUMORFIESTALETTERSMININGNEWSCONTESTLAPIDARYHOBBYCOMMENTBOOKS
NAVAJO GIRL, Monument Valley. Photographby Martha Burleigh,
Los
Angeles, California.August events
on
the
desert
3
Announcement
of
June Contest winners
... 4
Power From ParadiseBy HAROLD
O.
WEIGHT
5
'Lady With Hoofs
and
Horns'By NAT McKELVEY
10
Nevills Party
to Run
Grand Canyon Rapids
. . 13
Long-Tailed Denizen
of the
DesertBy RICHARD
L.
CASSELL
14
In
the
Kiva
of the
Snake ClanBy GODFREY SYKES
15
Desert Trails,
by
MARSHAL SOUTH
.... 19
New Seed Crop from India
20
Deeds
for
5-Acre Cabin Builders
21
A test
of
your knowledge
of
the
desert
.... 22
High Upon
a
Desert Hill,
and
other poems
... 23
Mastodon
of
MoabBy BEEJ
and
PAUL AVERITT
24
Hard Rock Shorty
of
Death Valley
27
When
the
Indians Dance—at Gallup
.... 28
Comment from Desert Magazine readers
... 29
Current News Briefs
31
Here
and
There
on the
Desert
32
Announcement
of
August Photo Contest
... 32
Amateur
Gem
Cutter,
by
LELANDE QUICK
. . 38
Gems
and
Minerals
39
Just Between
You and Me, by the
Editor
... 46
Current Reviews
of
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. 358865
in
TJ.
S.
Patent Office, and contents copyrighted 1947
by
he 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 withP.O.D. Order No. 19687.Address correspondence
to
Desert Magazine, 636 State Street,
El
Centro, California.
1947

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