NOV. 1 Week-long convention of NewMexico Education association endsin Albuquerque.1-15 Arizona open hunting season onquail.
14 California, Nevada and Utahduck hunting season. Began Oc-tober 16.2-DEC. 31 Arizona duck hunting sea-son. Buy federal migratory birdhunting stamps at any postofhce.7 Meeting of Arizona Mineralogicalsociety, Arizona museum, Phoenix.7-9 Arizona Education association
Tucson. Miss Alice Vail,president.8-10 State chamber of commerce secre-taries meet, Phoenix, Arizona.11 World premiere of "Arizona" film,Tucson, Arizona. ReconstructedOld Pueblo to be open Nov. 11-16.12 Fiesta of San Diego at Jemez andTesuque pueblos, New Mexico.Indian corn dance at Jemez, In-dian buffalo dance at Tesuque.8-14 Ogden, Utah Livestock show. E.Fjeldsted, manager.9-17 Arizona State fair, Phoenix. W.A. Thompson, chairman.10 Second annual air show, sponsoredby Southern Nevada Aero club, tobe held at Western Air Expressfield, Las Vegas. Class one show,featuring professional fliers. Ad-mission free.13 Dr. Frank C. Lockwood: "Loren-zo Hubbell, Trader to the Nava-
Lecture at Arizona museum,Phoenix.14-16 Arizona Days, in Yuma. Annualfiesta of Elks lodge. Eb Lawler,Exalted Ruler.15 Fiesta of La Mesilla, at Las Cru-
New Mexico, featuring Span-ish and Anglo folk dances, musicand customs.15-17 Convention of Arizona Hotel as-sociation, Phoenix. Major John F.Murphy, executive secretary.18-19 Central district federation ofBusiness and Professional Womensclubs meets in Globe, Arizona.Pearl Davey, chairman.18-DEC. 10 Elk hunting season in Ari-zona. Special permits, $15 to resi-
$25 to non-residents.21 Mineralogical society meets atPhoenix, Arizona museum.21-23 Convention of Southwestern sec-tion, American Medical associa-tion, Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Kohl,chairman.22-23 International Relations club con-vention, campus of Arizona StateTeachers college, Tempe. Speakers:Dr. A. S. Raubenheimer, dean ofcollege of liberal arts, Universityof California; Hugh Matier, in-ternationally known geologist,journalist.28-29 Annual Fiesta, Brawley, Califor-nia.
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