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195706 Desert Magazine 1957 June

195706 Desert Magazine 1957 June

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At the Tumacacori National Monument Mu-seum in Southern Arizona is this striking dioramadepicting Father Eusebio Francisco Kino and anIndian guide. The padre was a pioneer mission-ary explorer and cartographer whose wanderingstook him over many miles of new lands aroundthe turn of the 18th Century. Photographer of thisfirst prize winner is Ann Seeling of Santa Barbara,California. She used a Rolleiflex camera with3.5 Xenar lens; Plus X film; 1/100 seconds atf. 12.5 with flash.
PICTURES
OF
THE MONTH
The Jolly Turk
...
W. G. Carroll of Hollywood, California, issecond prize winner this month. His photo is ofa balanced rock which bears a striking resem-blance to a smiling man wearing a turban on hishead. The figure is in the valley below CaneSprings, about 20 miles southwest of Moab, Utah.When local inquiry produced no name for thisstone, the photographer's wife dubbed it, "theSmiling Turk."DESERT MAGAZINE
 
DESERT CflLEIlDRR
May 27-June 21—Exhibition
of His-
toric Maps, Museum
of
NorthernArizona,
Flagstaff.
May 28-June
1—Annual
Grand
Can-
yon Tour, sponsored
by the
Horse-less Carriage
and
Antique Automo-bile Club
of
Tucson.May 31-June
1,
2—2nd Annual KidsRodeo, Alamogordo,
New
Mexico.June
1-2 —
Annual Spanish Fiesta,Morongo Valley, California.June 1-2—Rodeo, Yerington,
Nev.
June
6-8 —
Kearny Entrada, Rodeoand Historic Celebration, Raton,New Mexico.June 7-9—Pecos Valley Horse Show,Roswell,
New
Mexico.June 7-9—Rodeo, Farmington,
N.M.
June 8—Buffalo Dance, Santa ClaraPueblo,
New
Mexico.June 8-9—Carson Valley Days, Gard-nerville-Minden, Nevada.June 9—Annual Tour
to the
Graveof Eugene Manlove Rhodes, fromAlamogordo,
New
Mexico.June 10-17—Cattle Tagging
at
Boul-der, Utah. Several thousand cattle,fresh from winter range,
are
branded, vaccinated
and
madeready
for the
summer range.June
12 — La
Loma Fiesta
of St.
Anthony, Taos,
New
Mexico.June
13 — San
Antonio
de
PaduaCorn Dance, Taos,
New
Mexico.Also celebrated
in
other northernrural villages.June
13-16 —
Cherry Festival,
Ban-
ning-Beaumont, California.June 14-16—10th Annual
New Mex-
ico State Championship HighSchool Rodeo, Santa Rosa.June 20-22—Amateur Rodeo, Vernal,Utah.June
21-23 —
Junior Rodeo, Globe,Arizona.June 22-23
Lions Indian CapitalChampionship Rodeo, Gallup,
N.M.
June
23
Corpus Christi Sunday.Outdoor religious processions fromSt. Francis Cathedral
and
CristoRey Church, Santa
Fe;
GuadalupeChurch, Taos;
and Old
Mission,Ranchos
de
Taos,
New
Mexico.June 23-24—Rodeo,
J31y,
Nevada.June 24—Annual Fiesta
and
Cere-monial Dances,
San
Juan Pueblo.Corn Dances
at
Taos
and
Acomapueblos,
New
Mexico.June 24-July
5
Southwest Writers'Workshop, Arizona State College,
Flagstaff.
June 27-29
Rodeo, Lehi, Utah.Miniature Parade
on
27th
and
28th;Stock Parade
on
29th.June 29—San Pedro's
Day
Dancesat Laguna, Acoma, Santa
Ana, San
Felipe, Santo Domingo, Cochiti
and
Isleta pueblos,
New
Mexico.June 29-30 —Silver State Stampede,
Elko,
Nevada.June 30—Procession
of La
Conquis-tadora, Santa
Fe.
Volume
20
COVERPHOTOGRAPHYCALENDARPOETRYSCIENCERECREATIONHISTORYEXPERIENCEEXPLORATIONFORECASTNATURERECLAMATIONCLOSE-UPSFIELD TRIPCONTESTLETTERSTRUE
OR
FALSEFICTIONPERSONALITYREPTILESNEWSMININGURANIUMHOBBYLAPIDARYCOMMENTBOOKSJUNE,
1957
Number
6
Chipmunk, By W. W. RATCLIFFPictures of the Month 2June events on the desert 3Sunsets, and other poems 4Where Scientists Work Above TimberlineBy NELL MURBARGER 5Mountains Are For EveryoneBy LOUISE TOP WERNER 10Judge Roy Bean's CourthouseBy JOSEF and JOYCE MUENCH 11Flash Flood! By DEE TRIPP 12Vacation in Baja CaliforniaBy C. R. APPLEBY 13Southwest river runoff predictions 16The Upside Down Mojave RiverBy EDMUND C. JAEGER 18Glen Canyon Dam Contract Awarded .... 20About those who write for Desert 20Garnets in the Inkopah GorgeBy WARNER G. TILSHER 21Picture-of-the-Month Contest announcement . . 24Comment from Desert's readers 24A test of your desert knowledge 25Hard Rock Shorty of Death Valley 26He Goes by BurromobileBy VERNE RANDALL 27King Snake Is Immune to PoisonBy GEORGE M. BRADT 28From here and there on the desert 29Current news of desert mines 33Latest developments in the industry 34Gems and Minerals 36Amateur Gem Cutter, by DR. H. C. DAKE . . 41Just Between You and Me, by the Editor ... 42Reviews of Southwestern Literature .... 43
The Desert Magazine
is
published monthly
by the
Desert Press,
Inc.,
Palm Desert,California. Re-entered
as
second class matter July
17, 1948, at the
postoffice
at
Palm Desert,California, under
the Act of
March
3, 1879.
Title registered
No.
358865
in U. S.
Patent Office,and contents copyrighted
1957 by the
Desert Press,
Inc.
Permission
to
reproduce contentsmust
be
secured from
the
editor
in
writing.RANDALL HENDERSON, EditorBESS STACY, Business ManagerEUGENE
L.
CONROTTO, Associate EditorEVONNE RIDDELL, Circulation 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 $4.00
Two
Years $7.09Canadian Subscriptions
25c
Extra, Foreign
50c
ExtraSubscriptions
to
Army Personnel Outside
U. S. A.
Must
Be
Mailed
in
Conformity WithP.
O. D.
Order
No.
19687Address Correspondence
to
Desert Magazine, Palm Desert, California
JUNE, 1957

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