Brightest Spot in the United States, Chattanooga, Tenn: A Few Facts Worth Knowing About a City That Is Growing Faster Than Any Other in This Country ( by Carpenter Sherwood Quimby Tower CoBrightest Spot in the United States, Chattanooga, Tenn: A Few Facts Worth Knowing About a City That Is Growing Faster Than Any Other in This Country ( by Carpenter Sherwood Quimby Tower Co

Brightest Spot in the United States, Chattanooga, Tenn: A Few Facts Worth Knowing About a City That…

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About forty years ago the bleak prairies of Kansas and Nebraska began to be populated, and the hardy pioneers, in their efforts to wrest a livelihood from unwilling mother earth, Suffered great hardships. The climate was severe, the insects destroyed their crops, the winds blew down the rude houses; with little or no shelter or fuel, hardship and peril were the lot of the early settlers. On the maps of that time a large extent of this territory was marked as a desert, upon which no plant could growor breathing thing could live. In the midst of this barren waste is now the beautiful and prosperous city of Lincoln; while the labor of these pioneers has made such cities as Omaha, Denver and Kansas City necessary. The growth of these cities has been rapid, and has extended through forty years, forming a pleasing picture of American fortitude and enterprise.

There is another scene which is not so thrilling, because no heroism was here to be displayed, no hardships to be encountered; naught but the social and business customs of a chivalric, poetic, dreaming people to be overcome. Upon the South Nature had poured with lavish hand the choicest of her blessings. Here beautiful mount ain streams bounded over the rocks, and in merry gladness sang on their way to the more placid rivers, which ?owed through fertile valleys to the sea. It was the land of sunshine and of ?owers. No bleak winds forced the pioneer to exertion through sense of self-protection; no biting frosts blighted the harvests; no ravenous insects wrested the food from hungry human kind. High above the valleys towered the mountains not the barren rocks of the Western ranges, but forest-covered summits where the poplar, the walnut, the oak and the pine proudly lifted their heads to greet the rising sun. Here Dame Nature kept her store-house of precious metals, and gold, silver, copper, lead, iron, coal, marb'e, and whatever else man might need awaited the miner's pick.

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Title:Brightest Spot in the United States, Chattanooga, Tenn: A Few Facts Worth Knowing About a City That…Format:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.12 inPublished:December 31, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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