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English - Desert Magazine of the Southwest

English - Desert Magazine of the Southwest

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MAGAZINE
of the
SOUTHWEST
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CONTENTS
Volume 26 Number 9
SEPTEMBER, 1963
This Month's Cover
By CARLOS ELMER. View from Elephant Rockin Valley of Fire State Park near Overton,Nevada.
5 Desert Camera
By FRANK JENSEN.
6 New Ideas for Desert Living
By DAN LEE.
8 Nevada. Recreation Unlimited
By ROBERT WARREN.
10 Joy Travels the Back Roads
Photos and story by NELL MURBARGER.
22 Esmeralda
By CHORAL PEPPER.
23 Baud Street, Winnemucca
Joss House in historic Chinatown. By STAN-LEY MILLER.
25 Land of Contrasts
By BILL KOHLMOOS. Ruby Lakes and Ely.
27 Lake of Legends
ELIZABETH WARD writes of mystic PyramidLake.
28 Ghost Town Hopping30 Desert Research
By WENDELL A. MORDY, director Desert Re-search Institute.
33 Queens of the Comstock
BOB RICHARDS writes of Virginia City.
34 Nevada Centennial Events35 All Roads Lead to Eureka
By PEGGY TREGO.
36 Desert Cookery-
New
ways with fruit. LUCILLE CARLESON.
39 Survival in the Desert40 Egyptian Influence in Moapa45 Las Vegas
By STAN IRWIN, entrepreneur of entertain-ment.
46 Letters from our Readers
STALACTITES AND STALAGMITES CREATE WEIRD FORMATIONS FOR VISITORSTO LEHMAN CAVES NATIONAL MONUMENT, JUST SOUTH OF ELY, NEVADA.
THE SOUTHWEST IN SEPTEMBER
By JACK PEPPER
Salute To Nevada.
Nell Murbarger captures the spirit of Nevada andsets the theme for this month's special issue in her "Joy Travels theBackroads." Since it is impossible to cover all of Nevada in one issue,next year we will feature other areas. Everyone has heard of LasVegas and Reno so we have kept to the backroads to show you otherparts of Nevada and to capture the feeling of The Silver State whichwill be "100 Years Young" in 1964.
Explore Lehman Caves.
Although they probably will not find "littlepeople with green faces" who, as superstition has it, once lived inNevada's Lehman Caves, archaeologists this fall will start an exten-sive exploration of Room One, discovered in 1938 to contain bonesof animals and humans. Dr. Charles Rozaire, Curator of Archaeology,Nevada State Museum, will head the group.
Sweet Ferdinand.
Cows are beginning to smell like orange blossomsaround Phoenix as a result of the efforts of former Air Force MajorCharles Wolfe, who has started the first air-borne cow deodorizing
{continued next page)
DESERT is published monthly by Desert Magazine, Inc., Palm Desert, Calif. Second Class Postage paid at Palm Desert, Calif., and atadditional mailing offices under Act of March 3, 1879. Title registered No. 358865 in U.S. Patent Office, and contents copyrighted 1963by Desert Magazine, Inc. Unsolicited manuscripts and photographs cannot be returned or acknowledged unless full return postage is
enclosed.
Permission to reproduce contents must be secured from the editor in writing. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE: $4.50 per year {12 issues)in the U.S.; $5 elsewhere. Allow five weeks for change of address, and be sure to send the old
as well as
new address.
To subscribe, or to give
a
DESERT gift subscription, use the coupon on page 5
NATIONAL ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVES:
Arden E.
Roney &
Associates580 South San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles 48, California. Phone: 651-3930NEW YORK—
210 E. 53rd St. PL 3-1780
SAN FRANCISCO 3
—1355 Market St. UN
1-7175
CHICAGO 1
—35 E. Wocker Dr. ST 2-8196
DETROIT 26
—658 Book Bldg. WO
1-6063
JACK PEPPER
publisher
CHORAL PEPPER
editor
Address Correspondence To:Desert Magazine, Palm Desert,
Calif.
Phone: FI 6-8144

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