Statistics  were the main theme of this small Pike attraction.  This attraction  tried to give the visitors a better understanding on large numbers by simplification, and  multiplication.  The principles of time and mathematics helped showcase how long would things would take to happen. They used eggs, babies and money as part of their   show in comparable statistics.  Subjects, such  as births, deaths, consumption of cigarettes, food  were presented.

The statisticum, a device from Sweden which mechanized statistics and was possibly a very early form of a computer, was on view.

This was one of the few  Pike attractions that did not make a profit during the Fair. 
STATISTICUM
Exhibit Statictics:

Building cost: 4,000 dollars
Price of Admission-   10 cents
Exhibition Profit-       3,514.85  dollars
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Lee  Gaskins'   AT THE FAIR  The 1904 St. Louis World's   Fair 
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