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195507 Desert Magazine 1955 July

195507 Desert Magazine 1955 July

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Owl
Dick Randall of Wyoming won first prize in the MayPicture-of-the-Month contest with his picture of aGreat Horned Owl. Taken with a 4x5 speed graphic,Royal Pan film, f/11, strobe light, illumination at1 '5000 second.
OF II MONTH
The beauty of the 50-foot drop of the Navajo Falls inHavasu Canyon is caught in this picture, which wonsecond prize in the contest for Weldon Heald ofTucson, Arizona.
 
DESERT CALENDAR
July 2-4—Southwest All-Indian
Pow-
Wow,
Flagstaff.
Arizona.July 2-4—Reno Rodeo. Reno,
Nev.
July
2-4 —
Frontier Days, Prescott,Arizona.July 2-4—Mescalero Apache Reser-vation, Fiesta
and
Devil Dance,Mescalero Agency, Highway
70.
New Mexico.July 2-4—La Mesilla Fiesta (Gads-den Purchase), Mesilla,
N. M.
July 2-4—Old Town Spanish Fiesta,Las Vegas,
New
Mexico.July 2-4—Sierra Club Hike, Desert
Peaks,
Mt.
Charleston, Nevada.July 2-4—Sierra Club Natural Science
3-Days
at Mt.
Jacinto, California,Hike
or
Back-Pack.July
2-5 —
22nd Annual Exhibit
of
Hopi Indian Arts
and
Crafts,
Mu-
seum
of
Northern Arizona, Flag-
staff,
Arizona.July 3-4—Grants' 28th Annual Rodeo,Grants,
New
Mexico.July
4
Celebration
and
FireworksDisplay, White Sands NationalMonument,
New
Mexico.July 4—Rodeo, Taos,
New
Mexico.July 4—Cimarron Rodeo,
N. M.
July 4—Red River Rodeo,
N. M.
July
4 —
Children's Picnic, JuniorChamber
of
Commerce, Yuma,Arizona.July 4—Annual Show
and
Fireworks,Lion's Club, Mesa, Arizona.July
4
Annual Jaycee FireworksShow, Phoenix, Arizona.July
7.9—ute
Stampede, Nephi, Utah.July
8-9—Melon
Festival, Glendale,Arizona.July 14—Annual Fiesta, Corn Dance,Cochiti Pueblo,
New
Mexico.July
14-17
Rodeo
de
Santa
Fe,
Santa
Fe, New
Mexico.July 15-17—Western Pageant. Ogden.Utah.July 20-25—Utah Days
of '47.
SaltLake City, Utah.July 20-25
Pioneer Days, Ogden,Utah.July 23-25
Spanish Fork Rodeo.Spanish Fork, Utah.July 23-31—Annual Exhibit
of Na-
vajo Indian Arts
and
Crafts,
Mu-
seum
of
Northern Arizona. Flag-
staff,
Arizona.July 24—Coconino County Sheriff'sPosse Rodeo,
Flagstaff,
Arizona.July 24—Pioneer Days: Parade.
Bar-
becue, Mesa, Arizona.July 25-26—Spanish Colonial Fiesta,Corn Dance, Taos Pueblo. Taos,New Mexico.July 26—Indian Fiesta
and
Dances,Santa
Ana
Pueblo,
New
Mexico.July
26
Annual Fiesta, LagnnaReservation,
New
Mexico.Month
of
July—Exhibit
of
GeorgiaOtt Averett's paintings
of
south-western Indians, Southwest Muse-um,
Los
Angeles, California.
Volume
18
JULY.
1955
Number
7
COVERPHOTOGRAPHYCALENDARLOST MINETRUE
OR
FALSEPERSONALITYFISHINGCOMMUNITYFIELD TRIPEXPERIENCEGARDENINGCLOSE-UPSCONTESTNATUREPOETRYLETTERSFICTIONNEWSMININGURANIUMHOBBYBOOKSCOMMENT
Sedona, Arizona. Photograph
by ED.
ELLINGERPictures
of the
Month
2
July events
on the
desert
3
Dark Gold
on the
Tabaseca TrailBy HAROLD
O.
WEIGHT
4
A test
of
your desert knowledge
8
Dick Wick Hall
of the
Laughing
Gas
ServiceStation,
by
WILSON McKENNEY
.... 9
Colorado River fishing rules
12
Sedona
Is Our
Home TownBy
ED
ELLINGER
13
Rock Hunting Along Pioneer TrailsBy NELL MURBARGER
16
He
Saw
Only
the
DesertBy FRED GLIMPSE
21
When
the
Rains Fail
to
ComeBy RUTH REYNOLDS
23
About those
who
write
for
Desert
24
Picture
of the
Month contest announcement
. . 24
It Builds
Its
Home
of
WoodBy EDMUND
C.
JAEGER
25
Explorer's Cross,
and
other poems
27
Comment from Desert's readers
28
Hard Rock Shorty
of
Death Valley
29
From here
and
there
on the
Desert
30
Current news
of
desert mines
34
Progress
of the
mining boom
35
Gems
and
Minerals
41
Reviews
of
current Southwestern literature
. . 45
Just Between
You and Me, by the
editor
... 46
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 1955 by the Desert Press, Inc. Permission to reproduce contentsmust, be secured from the editor in writing.RANDALL HENDERSON, Editor BESS STACY, Business ManagerEVONNE RIDDELL, Circulation ManagerUnsolicited manuscripts and photographs submitted cannot be returned or acknowledgedunless full return postage is enclosed. Desert Magazine assumes no responsibility fordamage 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.SUBSCUII'TIOX RATESOne Year
$3.50
Two Years
$6.00
Canadian
Subscriptions
25c
Kxtrn, Foreign
50c
ExtraSubscriptions to Army Personnel Outside O. S. A. Must Be Mailed in Conformity With
P.
O. D. Order No. 19687Address
Correspondence
to Desert Magazine,
Palna
Desert, California
JULY,
1955

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