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195212 Desert Magazine 1952 December

195212 Desert Magazine 1952 December

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SENSATIONALLY
NEW
FREE
56
PAGE FALL CATALOG
This
unique
catalog
is
SVV'xll"
in
size.
It is
profusely
illustrated
with pictures
of
almost
all
items offered.
YourChristmas shopping will
be
made easy— order
by
mailor visit
our
shop
to
select your sifts. This catalog listsGem Cutting Equipment, Grinding Wheels, DiamondBlades, Sanding Cloth,
and
Polishing Powders, JewelryMaking Tools, Sterling Silver Sheet
and
Wire, BlankKing Mountings, Jewelry Findings such
as
Karwires,
Bails,
Locket Loops, Chain
by the
foot, Bezel Wire,
etc.
Field Trip Books
and
Books
of all
kinds
on
Minerals,(Jems, Jewelry Making, Prospecting, Uranium,
etc.
Fluorescent Lamps, Fluorescent Minerals, Geiger Count-
ers,
Uranium Samples, Magnifiers, Scales, Templates,
etc.
Services Offered
to
You Are:
Expert
(Jem
Stone Cutting,Custom Jewelry Making
and
Repair.Dealers please
ask for
wholesale discount sheets
POLY ARBORS
AT NEW LOW
PRICESillustration
at
right shows
1—POLY
D12
Arbor $19.95
1—Dresser
Rest
2.25
2—Cast Splash Shields
15.00 1—Jig
Block DIAMOND1—100 Grit Wheel
8"xl
V*"......
7.25
DRESSER
10.90
1—220
Grit Wheel
W'-xWi"......
8.25
2—Galvanized Splash Pans
5.50 «
TOTAL VALUE $69.10SPECIAL COMBINATION PRICE $62.00
than tho Diamon
YOU WILL BE WEARING RAINBOWSWhen you wear jewelry set with TITANIA. Gems of syntheticTITANIA have five times more ability than the diamond tobreak light into its component colors producing a magnificentrainbow effect. These magnificent gems can be set in mount-ings you may now have from which you have lost theoriginal stone.Visit Our Shop and See Ladies' and Men's Rings Set withTitania. A Large Stock of Titania Earwires Is Also Available.
FREE LAPIDARY LESSONS
With
the
purchase
of
caboehon
or
facet cutting equipment
having
a
value
of
$85.00
or
more,
an
experienced lapidarywill
give
you a
lesson
in
gemstone cutting
in his own
shop.
Model
E-10 Gem
Stone Cutter—$139.75 F.O.B. Pasadena
Add S3.00
crating
for
out-of-town shipmentsNote:
Trim
saw has a
vise
mot
illustrated) with lateialadjustment
for
slabbing.This unit
and
other
HIGHLAND PARK EQUIPMENT
is
fully described
in our 56
page
free catalog.
TIN OXIDE AGAINNOW ONLY $2.50
LB.
Cerium Oxide 8:5.00
lb.
Chrome Oxide
$1.00
lb.
Zirconium Oxide SI.25
11).
ESTWING
ALL
STEELROCKHOUND PICKS
Gift Model—Polished
S4.10
Regular Black Finish $3.85Wood Handled StanleyProspectors Picks
S:i.1O
Allow
3
lbs.
Shipping
weight.
INTRODUCTORY BARGAINS
IN
JEWELRY FINDINGS
Silver Karwires SI.00
doz.
Silver
Spring Rings.
.
.$1.00
doz.
Silver
Bails
or
Loops.SI.00
doz.
All plus
20%
Fed. Tax.
SterSterSteiGETTING MARRIED?GENUINE DIAMOND ENGAGEMENTAND WEDDING RINGSAT SUBSTANTIAL SAVINGSFACET CUT ROCK CRYSTAL STARSFOR PENDANTS
AND
EARWIRES
LOOSE STARS—ono point (hilled
1"
size—$2.00
or
:S
for
$4.50
V
size
$1.50 or
3 for
$3.35
S.S.
or
Cold Filled Bails
for
stars,
each
S .50S.S.
or
Cold KilledChains,
each
SI 00
PENDANT
OR
STUD EARWIRES SO.(HI
pail.
FACETED JADE STARSEXPECTED ABOUT DECEMBER
1
1"
size—$4.00
>
2
"
size—$2.00
TIGER
EYE
&
GREEN AVENTURINE STARS
1"
size- $2.50
>
2
"
size—S1.r,0Above prices plus
2O''
r
Fed.
E
Tax
ALL
PRICES
F.O.I!. PASADENA
LET'S
GET
ACQUAINTED OFFER
IS"
Rhodium Plated
Sterling Silver
or
yellow
Gold Filled Neck
chains.2
for
SI.00
or
$4.50
per
doz.
plus
20%
Fed. Iv Tax.
NEW BOOK OFFERS
INDIA
X
SILVERSMITH
I
X(J
by
Ben
Hunt
81.75
GEM TRAIL JOURNAL
2nd Edition
—by Henry
S2.00
THE
1st
BOOK
OF
STOXKS, CormackFor
the 7-11
vear olds
Sl-75
Synthetic ALEXANDRITES
Visit
our
shop
to
see
these
remarkablecolor changing Reins. Round
and
ovalfaceted gems
as
loose stones
or set
in
lovelv lings.
LIXDE SYXTHETIC
1
STAR RUBIESAM) SAPPHIRES
Visit
our
shop
to
see
these gems
GRIEGER'S
1633 E.
WALNUT
ST.
PASADENA
4,
CALIFORNIA
OUR STORE
IS
OPEN EVERY
DAY 8:30 A.M.
UNTIL
5:00
P.M.
CLOSED
ALL DAY
SUNDAYPHONE:
SY.
6-6423
DESERT MAGAZINE:
 
DESERT CALENDAR
Dec.
1-31—Special
Exhibit, Indianpaintings
and
drawings
by
ClarenceEllsworth. Southwest Museum,Highland Park.
Los
Angeles,
Calif.
Dec.
2 — San
Antonio
Day at La
Loma, near Taos,
N.M.
Firelightprocession.
Dec.
6—Hike
up
Murray Canyon,
in
Palm Canyon. Desert Museum,Palm Springs,
Calif.
Dec.
6
International Children'sChristmas Parade. Calexico,
Calif.
Dec. 11-12
—Saint's
Day
Pilgrimageand Fiesta. Tegua Indians,
Las
Cruces,
N.M.
Dec.
12—Feast
Day of
Nuestra
Se-
nora
de
Guadalupe. Taos
and
Santa
Fe, N.M.
Dec.
13
Hike
up
Eagle Canyon,near Cathedral City. Desert
Mu-
seum, Palm Springs,
Calif.
Dec.
13-14 —
Southern CaliforniaChapter, Sierra Club, knapsack tripto Long Valley,
in San
Jacinto
Mts.,
Calif.
Dec.
14—Desert
Sun
Rancher's
Ro-
deo,
Slash
Bar K
Ranch, Wic ken-burg, Ariz.
Dec.
14—Bandollero Tour
to Bor-
rego Springs,
Calif.,
from Yuma,Ariz.
Dec.
16-24—Nightly pageant-proces-sions
(Posadas)
depicting searchfor lodgings
by
Mary
and
Josephin Jerusalem. Mesilla,
N.M.
Dec. 18-20
—Annual Turkey Show.St. George. Utah.
Dec.
18-31 —
Illuminated "City
of
Bethlehem" Christmas panoramain Climax Canyon, near Raton,
N.M.Dec.
20—Palm Springs Desert
Mu-
seum field trip
to
Magnesia
Can-
yon, near Rancho Mirage,
Calif.
Dec
23 —
Historical pilgrimage
to
Coyote Canyon, Borrego Valley,
Calif.
Services commemoratingbirth
of
Ignacio Linares
on
Christ-mas
Eve, 1775, the
first white childborn
in
California.
Dec.
24 —
Night Procession
of the
Virgin, with cedar torches
and
pinebonfires. Taos Pueblo,
N.M.
Dec.
24
Ceremonial Dances afterMidnight Mass
in
mission churches,San Felipe, Laguna
and
IsletaPueblos,
N.M.
Dec.
24—Christmas
Eve in
Spanishvillages
in New
Mexico. Littlebonfires
for
El
Santo Nino,
The
Christ Child, lighted before housesand
in
streets; Candle-lit
Nacimi-entos
(Nativity scenes).
Dec.
25—Deer Dance
or
Los
Mata-chines,
Taos Pueblo,
N.M.
Dec.
26
Turtle Dance,
San
JuanPueblo,
N.M.
Dec.
27—Palm Springs Desert
Mu-
seum field trip
to
Oswit Canyon,
Calif.
Dec.
28—Desert
Sun
Rancher's
Ro-
deo,
Remuda Ranch, Wickenburg,Ariz.
Dec.
31—Deer Dance, Sandia Pueblo,
N.M.
Jan.
1-4—San
Diego Chapter
and
Desert Peaks Section, SouthernCalifornia Chapter
of
Sierra Clubtrip
to
Mitchell's Caverns, Provi-dencia
Mts.,
Devil's Playground,Calico
Mts.,
Calif.
Volume
15
DECEMBER,
1952
Number
12
COVERCALENDARFIELD TRIPLOST MINECONTESTPOETRYGHOST TOWNCLOSE-UPSARTTALL TALESEXPERIENCEFICTIONLETTERSCHRISTMASTRUE
OR
FALSENEWSMININGLAPIDARYHOBBYINDEXCOMMENTBOOKSPHOTOGRAPHY
In Navajoland, by Rex Flemingof Santa Barbara, CaliforniaDecember events on the desert 3We Explored an Old Nevada Lake BedBy HAROLD WEIGHT 4Troopers' Lost GoldBy KENNETH E. HICKOK 9Prizes for camera pictures 10On That First Holy Night, and other poems . . 11I Remember BodieBy E. LOUISE SARTOR 12About those who write for Desert 14He Paints Pictures, TooBy JOHN W. HILTON 16Howard Clark Champion Liar 18Life on the DesertBy EDNA PRICE 19Hard Rock Shorty of Death ValleyBy JAMES D. KIRKPATRICK 20Comment from Desert's readers 21Christmas Eve in San FelipeBy DOROTHY PILLSBURY 22A test of your desert knowledge 24From Here and There on the desert .... 25Current news of desert mines 31Amateur Gem Cutter, by LELANDE QUICK . . 32Gems and Minerals 33Contents of Desert for 1952 38Just Between You and Me, by the Editor ... 42Reviews of Southwestern literature 43Pictures of the Month Back cover
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
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
1952 by the
Desert Press,
Inc.
Permission
to
reproduce contentsmust
be
secured from
the
editor
in
writing.RANDALL HENDERSON, EditorBESS STACY, Business ManagerMARGARET GERKE, Associate EditorMARTIN MORAN, 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 BATESOne Year $3.50
Two
Years $6.00Canadian Subscriptions
25c
Extra, Foreign
50c
ExtraSubscriptions
to
Army Personnel Outside
U. S. A.
Must
Be
Mailed
in
Conformity With
P.
O. D.
Order
No.
19687Address Correspondence
to
Desert Magazine, Palm Desert, California
DECEMBER,
1952

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