When people of the United States celebrate the 500th Columbian anniversary there will be so many of them that no longer will it be said that
"Uncle Sam is rich enough
To "give us all a farm."
Consequently all soil worth tilling will receive the best possible attention, with the result that we will be the best fed nation in the world. All the forests will be gone, so lumber will be so scare that stone, iron, brick, slag, etc., will be so largely used in the construction of houses that fires will be almost unheard of and insurance companies will go out of business.