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197508 Desert Magazine 1975 August

197508 Desert Magazine 1975 August

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GREAT
READING From
GHOST TOWN BOTTLE PRICE GUIDE by Wesand Ruby Bressie.
A new and revised edition oftheir popular bottle book, first published in1964. New section on Oriental relics, plus up-to-date values of bottles. Slick, paperback, illus-'rated, 124 pages, $3.95.
C3kt*o»*Trta*"*""""
JEEP TRAILS TO COLORADO GHOST TOWNSby Robert L. Brown.
An illustrated, detailed, In-formal history of life in the mining camps deepin the almost inaccessible mountain fastness ofthe Colorado Rockies. Fifty-eight towns are in-cluded. 239 pages, illustrated, end sheet map,Hardcover,$7.95.
GHOST TOWNS OF THE COLORADO ROCK-IES by Robert L. Brown.
Written by the authorof Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns, thisbook deals with ghost towns accessible by pas-senger car. Gives directions and maps forfind-ing towns along with historical backgrounds.Hardcover, 401 pages, $7 95
CAXTON PRINTERS
GHOST TOWNS OF THE NORTHWEST byNorman Weis.
The ghost-town country of
the
Pacific Northwest, including trips to many little-known areas, is explored in this first-hand fact-ual and interesting book. Excellent photo-graphy, maps. Hardcover, 319 pages, $7 95
OWYHEE TRAILS by Mike Hanley and EllisLucia.
The authors have teamed to present theboisterous past and intriguing present
of this
still wild corner of the West sometimes calledthe
I-O-N,
where Idaho, Oregon and Nevadacome together. Contains interesting reading ofthe mining booms, Indian battles, holdups andrange wars of this little known area called TheOwyhees. Hardcover, 225 pages, $7.95.
Send check or money order to
MAGAZINE
Box 1318,Palm Desert,
Calif.
92260
California residents please add 6% taxplus 25c handling charge
THENFA-DES1
THE NEVADA DESERT by Sessions S. Wheeler
Provides information on Nevada's state parks,historical monuments, recreational area, andsuggestions for safe, comfortable travel in theremote sections of western America. Paperback,illustrated, 168 pages, $2.95.
SOUTHERN IDAHO GHOST TOWNS by WayneSparling.
An excellent reference describing 84ghost towns and the history and highlights ofeach. Excellent maps detail the location of thecamps, and 95 photographs accompany the text.Paperback, 135 pages, $3.95.
GEM MINERALS OF IDAHO by John A.
Beck-
with.
Contains information on physical andopti-cal characteristics of minerals; the history, loreand fashioning of many gems. Eleven rewardingfield trips to every sort of collecting area. Slickpaperback, maps and photos, 123 pages, $3.95.
 
WILLIAM KNYVETT,
Publisher-Editor
GEORGE BRACA,
Art
Director
MARY FRANCES STRONG,
Field Trip Editor
F.
A.
BARNES,
Utah Associate Editor
GLENN VARGAS,
Lapidary Editor
K. L.
BOYNTON,
Naturalist
MARVEL BARRETT,
Circulation Manager
Volume 38, Number 8AUGUST 1975
CONTENTS
THE COVER:Quanah Parker,
a Kwa-
hadi Comanche chief,
by
Elbert CheynQ.
See
articleon Page
24.
FEATURES
THE VAMPIRE BAT 10
Stanley Medders
OREGON'S "LOST BLUE BUCKET MINE" 14
Charles E. Larsen
ICE BOXES IN THE DESERT 16
Mel Lewis
EXPLORING
NEVADA'S
BRISTOL
COUNTRY
20
Mary Frances Strong
INDIANS, COWBOYS AND ART 24
Southwest Art
MR. PEGLEG
AND HIS GOLD
27
Mr. Anonymous
NEW LUCK AT LUNDY'S CAMP 28
Johns Harrington
SILVERTON, COLORADO 30
Howard Neal
ARIZONA'S OCEAN 32
Diane Thomas
UTAH'S NATURAL BRIDGES 36
F. A. Barnes
DEPARTMENTS
A PEEK IN THE PUBLISHER'S POKE 2
William Knyvett
BOOKS FOR DESERT READERS 6
Book Reviews
DESERT PLANT LIFE 41
JimCornett
RAMBLING ON ROCKS 42
Glenn and Martha Vargas
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 47
Readers'Comments
CALENDAR OF WESTERN EVENTS 47
Club Activities
EDITORIAL, CIRCULATION
AND
ADVERTISING OFFICES: 74-425 Highway 111, Palm Desert, California 92260. Telephone Area Code
714
346-8144.Listed
in
Standard Rate
and
Data. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: United States, Canada
and
Mexico;
1
year, $6.00;
2
years, $11.00;
3
years, $16.00. Otherforeign subscribers
add $1.00 U. S.
currency
for
each year.
See
Subscription Order Form
in
this issue. Allow five weeks
for
change
of
address
and
sendboth
new
and
old
addresses with
zip
codes. DESERT Magazine
is
published monthly. Second class postage paid
at
Palm Desert, California
and at
addi-
tional mailing offices under
Act of
March 3,1879. Contents copyrighted 1975
by
DESERT Magazine and permission
to
reproduce
any or all
contents mustbe secured
in
writing. Manuscripts
and
photographs will
not De
returr
d
unless accompanied
by a
self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Desert/August 1975

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