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December 15, 1940 - Image 10

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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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. O K 0 U T B E L 0 W !-An eight-story concrete building comes tumbling down in Philadel-
phia under the heavy blows of a swinging steel ball. Engineers used the ball, hung from a 70-foot
crane boom and swung like a clock's pendulum, to raze the building for a new housing project.
In this "angle" shot, a workman watches results.

S N i P E R -Scottish highland
deer stalkers and game keepers
suggested this idea in camou-
flage, demonstrated by British
sniper at a sniper school. Idea
is to blend into landscape.

A L S M I T H L E A R N S T 0 D I P-Former Governor Alfred E. Smith (right) of New York
tries his hand at dipping candles during Christmas sale of articles made by the blind, in New York.
Two Smith-made candles brought $6.00 at auction. His instructor, Paul .Esemplare, 28 (left), who
is blind, judges each candle by the weight of the wax as he dips.

ARTISTS TRY WA R PA I N T-proving that ca-
mouflaging has become "art," students at Kansas City Art In-.
stitute learn the fundamentals of itrtsjstrial camouflage.. Direetor
Keith Martin pours oil on model oil tanks. Aim is to make tanks
blend with the surrounding terrain..A handful of dirt sprinkled
over tha$-then just try to spot those tanks from an airplane.

B 0 T T E F 0 R B U N N I E S-A dog killed their mama, so these bunnies are being raised now
on a bottle-for Chicago's International Sportsmen's show. Feb. 22-March 2.'

PUTT ING 1 T IN IN K-Lou Salica, world bantam-
weight champ (left), and Tommy Foite (right), challenger, sign
in Philadelphia for 15-round title bout Jan. 13. Leon L. Rains
(center), is Pennsylvania athletic commission chairman.

8,250,00 0 : M E M B E R S-have enrolled in the American
Red Cross this yeahr, an increase of 1,100,000, Norman H. Davis
(right), chairman, reported at annual meeting of board of in-
corporators. With Davis in Washington is Charles Evans Hughes,
chief justice of the United States. The organization, founded in
1881, annually spends millions for relief of suffering.

G R I M B E A U T Y I N H A W A I I-Bombers make a trim-but business-like-picture above
Diamond Head, Honolulu, in striking photo from 18th air base. Wheeler field. Hawaii.

NAT I V E S O F C R E T E--These bearded men are natives
of Crete, the island whose fierce hill-men are reported by the
Greeks to have been thrown into battle against Italians in Albania.
The Cretans prefer long knives to fixed bayonets in close fighting.

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