Business: Fortunate Chicago

Said the Chicago Association of Commerce last week: "A study of census figures indicates that the centre of population and likewise perhaps the industrial centre of the country will remain within easy distance of Chicago for at least the next 75 or 100 years."

A survey showed that the Chicago metropolitan district (Cook, Kane, Du Page and Will counties in Illinois and Lake county in Indiana) produced in 1925 manufactured goods valued at $4,688,696,674 or 7.47% of all goods made in the U. S. that year. Its population then was 3.47% of the country's....

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