Religion: 25,000 Mormons

At Mesa, Ariz., on land reclaimed from the desert by Mormons, is a huge terra cotta temple. Its foundations are 12 feet thick, its walls 4 feet thick; its area 184 by 128 feet. Within is a massive baptismal font of bronze and tile, resting on the backs twelve life-size oxen made of fired clay, altars and great rooms decorated with paintings, gold and marble.

To that temple last week went 25,000 Mormons, led by their President Heber J. Grant, to dedicate it to the Church of Latter Day Saints, formal name of the...

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