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195406 Desert Magazine 1954 June

195406 Desert Magazine 1954 June

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R HELD GUIDE
TO
ROCKS
ft ill)
mMERRLS
By FREDERICK
H.
POUGH, Former Curator
of
Minerals, American Museum
of
Natural History
YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS BOOK —Contains 234 photographs, 72 in full color, and asimplified Field Guide to identification. Every min-eral the Rockhound is likely to encounter is describedin detail. This is the most important new book thathas ever been printed for the rockhound and gemhunter. Available now. Order your copy today. Ifyou are interested in rocks, gems or minerals, thisbook is a must for your library
shelf.
S3.75 POSTAGE PFiEPAID
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LIST
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This catalog
is the
same
as our 1952
Fall Catalog.
It is
8V£"xll"
in
size
and it is
profusely illustrated. Yourshopping
will
be
made easy
order
by
mail
or
visitour shop
to
select your gifts. This catalog lists
Gem
Cutting Equipment, Grinding Wheels, Diamond Blades,Sanding Cloth,
and
Polishing Powders, Jewelry MakingTools, Sterling Silver Sheet
and
Wire, Blank KingMountings, Jewelry Findings such
as
Earwires,Bails, Locket Loops, Chain
by the
foot, Bezel Wire,
etc.
Field Trip Books
and
Books
of all
kinds
on
Minerals,Gems, Jewelry Making, Prospecting, Uranium,
etc.
Fluorescent Lamps, Fluorescent Minerals, Geiger Count-
ers,
Uranium Samples, Magnifiers, Scales, Templates,
etc.
Services Offered
to You Are:
Expert
Gem
Stone Cutting,Custom Jewelry Making
and
Repair.Dealers please
ask for
wholesale discount sheets
POLY ARBORS AT NEW LOW PRICESillustration at right shows
1—Dresser
Rest 2.25
1—Jig
Block DIAMONDDRESSER 10.902—Galvanized Splash Pans... 6.00TOTAL VALUE $69.85SPECIAL COMBINATION PRICE $62.00
1—POLY
D12 Arbor $19.952—Cast Splash Shields 15.001100 Grit Wheel 8"xlV2" 7.50
1—200
Grit Wheel
V'xlW
8.25
(D
(K/otiiite,-
than
the
DiamondJ
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 magniiicent.rainbow 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
cabochon
or
facet cutting equipmenthaving
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. PasadenaAdd $4.00 crating
for
out-of-town shipmentsNote: Trim
saw has a
vise
(not
illustrated) with lateraladjustment
for
slabbing.This unit
and
other HIGHLAND PARK
EQUIPMENT
is
fully described
in our 56
page free catalog.LET'S
GET
ACQUAINTED OFFER
18"
Rhodium Plated Sterling Silver
or
yellow Gold Filled Neck chains2
for $1.00 or
S4.50
per doz.
plus
20% Fed. E. Tax
ESTWING
ALL
STEELROCKHOUND PICKSGift Model—Polished
S4.10
Regular Black Finished S3.85Allow
3 lbs.
Shipping weight
With every retail purchase of $5.00 worth of merchandise youreceive 4 tumble polished gems or baroque gems worth at least 25ceach. With a $25.00 purchase you receive 20 tumble polished gems,with a $50.00 order you receive 40 tumbled gems. WE TUMBLEOUR OWN GEMS.THIS OFFER EXPIRES JUNE 30, 1954SEND FOR OUR APPROVAL SELECTION OF TUMBLED GEMS.You may select only those you desire or you may keep the entireselection at a SENSATIONALLY LOW PRICE. These selections willcontain Tiger Eye, Chrysocolla, Rose Quartz, Beautiful blue, green.Cornelian, and black Brazilian Agates, etc.
GRIEGER'S
• 1633 E.
WALNUT
ST. •
PASADENA
4,
CALIFORNIA
OUR STORE
IS
OPEN EVERY
DAY
EXCEPT SUNDAY FROM
8:30 TO 5:00.
PHONE
SY.
6-6423
DESERT MAGAZINE
 
DESERT CALENDAR
May 30—Lincoln County Homecom-ing
Day.
Caliente, Nevada.June
1-30
Special exhibit, coloredreproductions
of
Southern Califor-nia Indian cave paintings,
by
Charles
La
Monk. Southwest
Mu-
seum.
Los
Angeles,
Calif.
June 2-3—Intermountain Junior
Fat
Stock Show, Salt Lake Union StockYards. North Salt Lake City. Utah.June 4-5—Pioneer Days celebration,Clovis,
New
Mexico.June 9-10—Arizona State Cattlegrow-ers Convention,
Flagstaff,
Arizona.June 12—Fiesta
of the
Loma.
Pro-
cession from chapel after mass,
fol-
lowed
by
music
and
fiesta. TaosPueblo,
New
Mexico.June 12—Feast
of San
Antonio
de
Padua celebrated
at
Cordova
and
various other northern
New Mex-
ico rural villages.June
12-17
Future Farmers
of
America Fair, Santa Rosa,
New
Mexico.June
13
Ceremonial dances, Taos,Sandia
and San
Ildefonso pueblos.New Mexico.June 17-19—Vernal Rodeo. Vernal.Utah.June 19-27—Riverside Chapter, SierraClub
of
California trip
to
Monu-ment Valley.June
20
Corpus Christi Sunday,Santa
Fe, New
Mexico. Long
pro-
cessions march through
the
streetsof
the
city following mass
in St.
Francis Cathedral
and
Christo
Rey
Church.June 23-26
Rodeo
and
Roundup,Lehi, Utah.June 24—Annual Feast
Day of St.
John.
San
Juan Pueblo,
New Mex-
ico.
Ceremonial dances
and
fiesta.June 24—Corn dances, Taos Puebloand Acoma,
"The Sky
City,"
New
Mexico.June 26-27
Indian Capital Rodeo,Gallup.
New
Mexico.June 27—Procession
of La
Conquis-tadora, commemorating
the re-
conquest
of
New
Mexico from
the
Indians
by De
Vargas
in 1692.
Santa
Fe, New
Mexico.
Volume
17
JUNE,
1954
Number
6
COVERCALENDARINDIANSFICTIONNATUREFIELD TRIPCLOSE-UPSLOST MINEDESERT QUIZPHOTOGRAPHYPIONEERSCOMMENTPOETRYLETTERSNEWSVACATIONMININGHOBBYLAPIDARYCOMMENTBOOKS
Red Walls, Rushing Water. Color photo takenin
Oak
Creek Canyon, Arizona,by ESTHER HENDERSON
of
TucsonJune events
on the
desertThey Wouldn't
Be
CivilizedBy CLIFFORD
L.
BURDICKHard Rock Shorty
of
Death ValleyOn Desert Trails with
a
Naturalist: III—GiantSteeples
of
Lime,
by
EDMUND
C.
JAEGER
.
Indian Jasper
in the
WhipplesBy HAROLD WEIGHTAbout those
who
write
for
DesertLost Ledge
of
Mammoth MountainBy SHEP SHEPHERDA test
of
your desert knowledgePictures
of the
MonthLast Wagon Through
the
Hole-in-the-RockLife-on-the-Desert story
by
RAYMOND
and
ADELL JONESPrizes
fcr
desert photographsWild Poppy,
and
other desert poems
....
Comment from Desert's readersFrom Here
and
There
on the
desertPack
and
Boat Trips Announced
for
1954 Seasonby Sierra Club
of
CaliforniaCurrent news
of
desert minesGems
and
MineralsAmateur
Gem
Cutter,
by
LELANDE QUICK
. .
Just Between
You and Me, by the
Editor
. . .
Reviews
of
Southwestern literature
10
13
18
1920212225262729
333435414243
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 1954 by the Desert Press, Inc. Permission to reproduce contentsmust be secured from the editor in writing.RANDALL HENDERSON, EditorBESS STACY, Business ManagerMARGARET GERKE, Associate EditorEVONNE 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.SUBSCRIPTION RATESOne Year $3.50 Two Years $(i.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. 196S7Address Correspondence to Desert Magazine, Pnlm Desert, California
UNE,
1954

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