The Glory of Chicago Her Manufactories; The Industrial Interests of Chicago
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Excerpt from The Glory of Chicago Her Manufactories; The Industrial Interests of Chicago: Comprising a Classified List, With Locations and Brief Description, Capital Invested, Number of Men Employed, and Amount of Annual Production, of the Principal Manufacturing Establishments in the City<br><br>They add to the actual wealth of the country, instead Of merely exacting toll from the products of others that pass through their hands. Instead Of passing wealth from one pocket to another without increasing it, our industrial interests are actu ally increasing the volume Of the wealth of the city, the coun try, and of the world.<br><br>In this, every reader will see and acknowledge the truth Of our motto - the glory OF chicago - her manufactories! The manufacturing interests of the city are, therefore, the most important to its continued growth in wealth and population.<br><br>Again, the present autumn is to form a new era in the his tory Of the city. The second anniversary of the great fire will witness a rebuilt city, and the inauguration Of the grand Inter State Exposition, which Is an acknowledgment of the now para mount importance Of its industrial interests, and that hereafter they are to have, as they deserve, the first place in the cousi deration of her people. What more fitting occasion, then, could be found for the publication of a full and comprehensive account of our manufactures, showing their kind, number and value, the amount Of capital invested in them, the number Of men they employ, and the value of products annually turned out? Hundreds of thousands Of strangers will be in our city, and they will all become more or less interested in the considera tion Of manufactures and industrial interests generally. Our inter-state Exposition is, essentially, an Industrial Exposition. It has been inaugurated for the purpose Of exhibiting the pro ducts of our manufactures throughout the Northwest. Hence every visitor to the Exposition will want to see this record Of Chicago's manufacturing industries. This will show not only what Chicago is doing at the present time, but her immense capabilities for the future: that she is to be, not only the great central commercial metropolis, but, as well, the great nucleus of the manufacturing interests of the whole country, from which radiate the light of intelligence and the inﬂuences Of wealth and refinement, to the extremest limits Of the land.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.