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194903 Desert Magazine 1949 March

194903 Desert Magazine 1949 March

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THE DESERT MAGAZINE
 
DESERT CALENDAR
Feb.
26—March 6—Twentieth
An-
nual Imperial County Fair, CountyFair Grounds, Imperial, Cali-fornia.March 3-6—Pima County Fair,
Tuc-
son, Arizona.March 4-6—Annual Desert
Gem and
Mineral show
and
field trips,sponsored
by
Desert
Gem and
Mineral society
of
Blythe, Cali-fornia.March 5-6—The Fourth consecutiveWorld's Championship Rodeo
at
Rodeo Grounds, Chandler,
Ari-
zona.March 5—All-day trip
to
AsbestosMine
in
Pinyon Flats. Meet
at
Palm Springs Desert Museum,
10
a.
m.
Bring lunch
and
water.
No
hiking.March 6—The Intermountain cross-country championships
at
Brigh-ton, Utah.March 12—All-day hike
to
PaintedCanyon near Mecca. Meet
at
Palm Springs Desert Museum
9
a.
m.
Bring lunch
and
water.About
six
miles round-trip sandywalking.March 12-13—Tenth Annual ArizonaSno-Bowl Winter Carnival
at Ari-
zona Sno-Bowl,
Flagstaff,
Ari-
zona.March 17-19—Tenth Annual Inter-national Desert Cavalcade
of Im-
perial Valley
at
Calexico, Cali-fornia. Pageant, parades, festivi-
ties.
March 19—All-day hike
to
Pusha-walla Canyon, little known palmoasis near Thousand Palms. Meetat Palm Springs Desert Museum,9
a. m.
Bring lunch. About fivemiles round-trip easy sandy walk-ing.March
21
Color slides
of
wildflower portraits taken
by
FrankWinter. Palm Springs DesertMuseum,
8 p. m.
March 23-27
Livestock Show
and
range stock sale, Fair Grounds,Tucson, Arizona.March 26—All-day hike
to
ChinoCanyon
to
site
of
proposed aerialtramway. Meet
at
Palm SpringsDesert Museum
at 9 a. m.
Bringlunch. About eight miles easy
but
uphill walking.March 28—Desert Rock Group
lec-
ture,
"Cutting
and
Polishing
Des-
ert Gemstones,"
by
John
W.
Greb.Illustrated. Palm Springs DesertMuseum,
8 p. m.
March 30-April
2
Thirteenth
An-
nual Desert Circus, parade, dances,Palm Springs, California.March 31—Special public program"Atomic Physics,"
a
technicaland detailed picturization
of
whateveryone should know about
the
theory
of the
atom. Also colormovie,
"The
Blooming Desert,"Palm Springs Desert Museum,
8
p.
m.
March—Exhibit
of
watercolors chieflyscenes
of
Navajo reservation lifeby Martin
H.
Gambee,
and dis-
play
of
books relating
to
GoldRush days, Southwest Museum,Highland Park,
Los
Angeles,California.
Volume
12
MARCH.
1949
Number
5
COVERCALENDARINDUSTRYHOMESTEADINGFIELD TRIPPOETRYRECREATIONPHOTOGRAPHYEXPLORATIONCONTESTWILD FLOWERSHUMORLOST GOLDMININGLETTERSNEWSDESERT QUIZLAPIDARYHOBBYCOMMENTBOOKS
GHOST FLOWER, by Nicholas N.
Kozloff,
SanBernardino, California.March events on the desert 3Kaiser Came to the Desert for IronBy JOHN HILTON 5Cabin in the Hot RocksBy RANDALL HENDERSON 10Turquoise Hunters Have a Field DayBy DON INGALLS 13Desert Primrose, and other poems 16Take It Easy, Hiker!By CECIL EDGERTON
....*....
17Contest winners in January 20Country of Standing RocksBy TONEY RICHARDSON 21Prizes for photographers 25Gorgeous Flowering Season Is ForecastDesert's report for March 26Hard Rock Shorty of Death Valley 27'Pegleg Smith' of 1949 28Current News of Desert Mines . . 29Comment of Desert readers 30From Here and There on the Desert 31A test of your desert knowledge 39Amateur Gem Cutter, By LELANDE QUICK . . 40Gems and Minerals 41Just Between You and Me, By the Editor ... 46Reviews of Southwest literature 47
The Desert Magrazine
is
published monthly
by the
Desert Press,
Inc.,
Palm Desert,California. Re-entered
as
second class matter July
17, 1948, at the
post office
at
Palm Desert,California, under
the Act of
March
3, 1879.
Title registered
No.
358865
in U. S.
Patent Office,and contents copyrighted
1949 by the
Desert Press,
Inc.
Permission
to
reproduce contentsmust
be
secured from
the
editor
in
writing.RANDALL HENDERSON, Editor BESS STACY Business ManagerUnsolicited manuscripts
and
photographs submitted cannot
be
returned
or
acknowledgedunless full return postage
is
enclosed. Desert Magazine assumes
no
responsibility
for
damage
or
loss
of
manuscripts
or
photographs although
due
care will
be
exercised.
Sub-
scribers should send notice
of
change
of
address
by the
first
of the
month preceding issue.SUBSCRIPTION RATESOne Year
. . .
$3.50
Two
Years
. . .
$6.00Canadian Subscriptions
25c
Extra, Foreign
50c
ExtraSubscription
to
Army Personnel Outside
U. S. A.
Must
Be
Mailed
in
Conformity With
P.
O. D.
Order
No.
19687
Address Correspondence
to
Desert Magazine, Palm Desert, California
MARCH, 1949

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