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194710 Desert Magazine 1947 October

194710 Desert Magazine 1947 October

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THE
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OCTOBER, 194725 CENTS
 
Counting
the new
models,
thereare over 10,500 different lubricationpoints
on all the
various cars. That'swhy—no matter
how
many times theymay lubricate your car—the Union
Oil
Minute
Men
never trust their memory.Your
car is
lubricated
by
reference
to its
own individual Stop-Wear Guide Card.
But
you get
more
than just
a
good
lubrication
job
from
the
Minute
Men.
and not by
guess!
They also clean your
car
from
top to
bottom! They clean
all
window glassinside
and out
until
it
sparkles! Theyempty
the ash
trays
and
sweep
the
floor-boards.
All
door hinges
are
lubricated.The choke, throttle
and
light switchesare oiled
for
easier manipulation,
as are
the brake, clutch
and
accelerator pedals.Mechanical points underneath
the car
and about the engine are double-checkedfor danger signs. Finally,
all
tires
are
smartly dressed with
a
shiny coat
of
rub-ber dressing
and the
entire
car
wiped
off
with
a
soft cloth.
Such extra-special service
is
typi-
cal
of
all
Minute
Man
operations. Everystep
has
been carefully
and
systemati-cally planned with
you
in
mind.
Try
the
Union
Oil
Minute
Men for
realservice! Speed. Courtesy. Cleanliness.
Union
Oil
Minute ManSe*
vice
THE DESERT MAGAZINE
 
DESERTCALENDAR
Sept.-Oct.—Arts
of the
Pacific Coast
In-
dians, Special exhibit, SouthwestMuseum,
Los
Angeles, California.Sept. 28-Oct. 5—New Mexico state fair,Albuquerque,
New
Mexico.Oct., first week—Indian fair, arts
and
crafts market, Shiprock,
New Mex-
ico.
Oct. 3-4—Apache county fair,
St.
Johns,Arizona.Oct. 3-4—Sierra club, Desert Peaks
sec-
tion, climb
of
Pinto peak
and
CerroGordo, Inyo county, California.Oct. 3-4—Gay Nineties celebration,Ridgecrest-Inyokern, California.Oct. 3-5—Cochise county fair, Douglas,Arizona.Oct. 4—Annual fiesta
and elk
dance,Nambe pueblo,
New
Mexico.Oct. 4—Annual meeting, Southern
Ari-
zona Pioneer Cowboy association,Mobley ranch, Douglas, Arizona.Oct.
4
—Gila county fair, Young,
Ari-
zona.Oct. 8-11—Eastern
New
Mexico statefair, Roswell,
New
Mexico.Oct. 17-18—Greenlee county fair,
Dun-
can, Arizona.Oct. 17-19—Luna county fair, Deming,New Mexico.Oct. 24-26—Tombstone Days, Tomb-stone, Arizona.Oct. 25-26—Sierra club climb, Toropeak
and
Martinez mountain, SantaRosa mountains, California.Oct. 27-29—American Mining congressand International Mining days,
El
Paso, Texas.Oct. 29-31—National Reclamation asso-ciation convention, Phoenix,
Ari-
zona.Oct. 31—Nevada Admission
day
cele-bration, Carson City, Nevada.Oct. 31—Mardi Gras, Barstow, Cali-fornia.Oct. 31—Halloween Mardi Gras,
Tuc-
son, Arizona.Mid-Oct.—Harvest festival
and
dolldance, Zuni pueblo,
New
Mexico.
Keep yourDESERT
I
Loose Lea
These gold-<
are
made espreaders. Mageinserted, andeasy referenciEach bindeyear's copiespostpaid for$1.2El Centr
copies ofIAGAZINE inf Binders!
embossed bindersecially ior Desertizines are quicklythey open flat fors.
has space for a
.
Mailed to you5 EACHO/ CaliforniaVolume 10OCTOBER, 1947Number 12COVERCALENDARPHOTOGRAPHYPERSONALITYINDIAN LOREHUMORNATUREART OF LIVINGPOETRYBOTANYFIELD TRIPDESERT QUIZARTMININGLETTERSCONTESTNEWSLAPIDARYHOBBYINDEXCOMMENTBOOKS
SENITA,
or
Old-Man Cactus, photographed nearArizona-Mexico border.
By
Chuck Abbott,Tucson, Arizona.October events
on the
desert
3
Announcement
of
August contest winners
. . 4
Padre
of the
DesertBy MARGARET PHILLIPS
5
Don't Knock
on a
Hogan DoorBy RICHARD
VAN
VALKENBURGH
... 9
Hard Rock Shorty
of
Death Valley
13
Its Nose
is a
ShovelBy GLENN
E.
VARGAS
14
Desert Trails,
by
MARSHAL SOUTH
.... 15
Little Papoose,
and
other poems
17
These Plants Sponge Upon Their NeighborsBy MARY BEAL
18
Field
Day for
Topaz HuntersBy HAROLD
O.
WEIGHT
19
A test
of
your knowledge
of the
desert
.... 24
Artist
of Dos
PalmasBy JOHN HILTON
24
Current news briefs
26
Comment from Desert Magazine readers
... 27
Announcement
of
October photo contest
... 28
Here
and
There
on the
Desert
29
Amateur
Gem
Cutter,
by
LELANDE QUICK
. . 34
Gems
and
Minerals
35
Annual index, Volume
10 of
Desert Magazine
. 42
Just Between
You and Me, by the
Editor
... 46
Current reviews
of
books
of the
Southwest
. . 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 U. S.
Patent Office,
and
contents copyrighted
1947 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
damapeor loss
of
manuscripts
or
photographs although
Sue
care will
be
exercised. Subscribers shoulr!send 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.
OCTOBER, 1947

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