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Indiana citizens realized the far-
reaching effects of national conscrip-
tion in january when thousands of
young men, members of Indiana's na-
tional guard, were called for military
service. Here at the Union Station in
Indianapolis a trainload of guardsmen,
bound for Camp Shelby in Mississippi,
wave goodbye to friends and relatives.
Last fall, in a hotly contested politi-
cal campaign, an unusual situation de-
veloped when lndiana voters elected a
Democratic governor and a Republican
lieutenant-governor and legislature.
Governor Henry F. Schricker, center, is
NATIONAL DEFENSE IN IND
pictured at the opening session of the
Indiana General Assembly with Lieu-
tenant-Governor Charles M. Dawson,
With billions being spent by the na-
tional government for defense, much of
for that pur-
the world is
one of the
the money appropriated
pose is being spent in
largest powder plant in
being constructed at
while Indianapolis has
world's largest manufacturers of air-
plane motors in Allisons. Here is a view
of workers in the Allison plant testing
a new motor.
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DESTROYERS FOR BRITAIN
The United States naval base-de-
stroyer deal with England g rea tly
strengthened both countries. Here in
a Canadian port American sailors show
British tars how to operate a gun on a
destroyer turned over to Britain.
With events in Europe threatening
all democracies, in October America
prepared to arm by holding its first
peace-time draft lottery in history.
Secretary of War Stimson is being
blind-folded before drawing the first
ti-HRD TE '
number. President Roosevelt read the
number to an anxiously awaiting radio
President Roosevelt was given a vote
of confidence last fall by the American
people in being the only president ever
to be elected for a third term. The pres-
ident is pictured here january 2Oth in
front of the capitol building being ad-
ministered the oath of office by Chief
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An estimated I0,000 people gath-
ered at the Pennsylvania depot last fall
to greet Republican presidential nomi-
nee, Wendell Willkie, as he made a
brief back-platform address in Colum-
bus. With notification ceremonies at
Elwood and campaign headquarters in
neighboring Rushville, Mr. Willkie put
Indiana in the political limelight. Mr.
Willkie is shown here in his Columbus
visit greeting local admirers.
Columbus' recent rapid growth,
which has given it fourth class city rat-
ing with a population of II,738, has
necessitated an extensive program of
civic improvement. Most costly item
COSTLIEST MODERN CHURCHXNV
WILLKIE VISITS COLUMBUS
, 4 X, I S
was the S250,000 sewer project on
which a crew of W.P.A. men are shown
Highlight of Columbus' greatest
building year was the beginning of con-
struction work on the new Tabernacle
Church of Christ, designed by Europe's
most famous architect, Finnish Eliel
Saarinen. Described by Time magazine
as "the costliest modern church in the
world" this 9'p600,000 edifice repre-
sents a distinct departure from the tra-
ditional Gothic type of church archi-
tecture. Most striking feature of the
church is the I66 foot tower pictured
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