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tion of new Industries t Free factory sites,
cheap and abundant fuel, direct shipping
lacllltleaandlow freight rates and plentiful
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Has modern schools and churches, paved
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healthful lunation, varied employment for
labor and many other residential advantages.
REYNOW HVILLE, PKNV'i., WKHN -UK APRIL U l10.
William P. Dickey Instantly
r ' Killed Last Friday Morning
Broken Gear Wheel on Crane
Tbe citizens of Reynoldsvllle were
shocked Friday morning of last week,
. Aprl 8, 1910, when it was reported on
the streets that William P. Dickey,
a well known and highly respected
citizen, had been Instantly Milled at
the Blaw Collapsible Steel Works.
His death was caused by a Rear wheel
ob a crane breaking and part of the
wheel striking him on the head, crush
ing his skull and killing him almost
instantly. He only lived about three
minutes after tbe piece of wheel struck
him. The accident occurred about
eight o'clock in the morning. The
body was taken to his late home on
Pleasant Avenue anil prepared for
burial. Funeral service was held at
3.30 p. m. Sunday, conducted by Rev.
John F. Black, and interment was made
in the Reynoldsvllle cemetery. It was
one of the largest funerals ever held
in Reynoldevllle. The superintendent
and employes of the steel plant and
members of the Fraternal Order of I
- Eagles, of which deceased was a mem
ber, attended the funeral in a body.
Tbe floral tributes from tbe Fraternal
Order of Eagles, Mr. and Mrs. J. Owen
Edolblute and employes of the National
Hotel, pupils of room No. 12 of public
schools and Mrs. David Sowers and
daughter, Maude, were beautiful.
There were also beautiful bouquets
from other friends.
William Penn Dickey was the son
of Mr. and Mrs. James Dickey, de
ceased. He was born In Wlnslow town
ship, Jefferson Co., June 23, 1801, and
was 43 years, 9 months and 15 days old
at time of death. He Bpent most of
life in Wlnslow township and Reyn
oldsville. He was on the Roynoldeville
police force five years, retiring from
police work about a year ago. He was
a good policeman and became well
known to the citizens of town and made
many warm friends. ,
Deceased is survived by his widow
and seven children, five daughters and
two sons, as follows: Mrs. Gertrude
Pierce, of Gypsy, Indiana Co., Pa.,
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THE THRIFTY PERSON is he who
places a greater value upon what he
saves than upon what he earns.
. Men with sufficient determination to
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THE CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK
Hit Him on the Head Funeral
was Very Large.
Mrs. Frank B. Rltzie and Maurice L.
Dickey, of Erie, Pa., Chester C, Aldlne
C, Nellie May and Lillian Florence at
home. Also survived by following
brothers and. sisters: Harvey Dickey,
of Durbln, W. Va., Alex and Jeff
Dickey, of Wlshaw, Mrs. Amanda
Brown, of Panic, Mrs. Charlotte
Martin, of Sykesvllle, Miss Lizzie
Dickey, of Wlshaw.
The following out of town relatives
and friends from a distance attended
tbe funeral: Harvey Dickey and two
sons, Charles and Elry, of Durbln, W.
Va., Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Rltzie,
Maurico L. Dickey, of Erie, Mrs.
Gertrude Pierce, of jypgy. Charles
Ellenberger, of Echo, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Ellenberger, of Big Run, Daniel
Ellenberger and Mrs. Nora Barger
stock, of Punxsutawney:
Miss Ester Bell gave two very
pleasing violin solos at the exercises
in Assembly Hall Friday night.
April 29 Reception to the class of
1910, given by the undergraduates of
the high school.
April 30 Public exercises by the
May 1 Sermon to the graduates by
Rev. A. J. Bonsall, of Pittsburgh.
May 2 Class Day exercises.
May 3 Annual business meeting of
the Alumni Association (In the after
May 3 Commencement address by
Deputy State Superintendent Reed B.
May 4 Alumni banquet.
Miss Vera Hotchklss, of DuBols high
school, visited school Monday with
Miss Lillian Ewing.
The record for punctuality in all the
schools continues first-class."
Prof. E. H. Scheaffer, of the Brock
port schools, Bpent Saturday in Royn
oldsville. Johnny's Last Speech.
You'd scarcely expect one of my age
In merchandising to engage and hope
to get a paying trade without the local
paper's aid. And yet I did that very
thing: I opened up a store last spring
the sheriff took my stock and sold It at
the auction, block. Don't view me with
a scornful eye, but simply say bb I pass
by: "There goes a fool who seems to
think he bad no use for printer's ink."
There is a truth as broad as earth and
business men should know its worth,
'tis simply this: The public buys its
goods from those who advertise. Du
Card of Thanks.
We hereby express our heartfelt aod
sincere thanks to our neighbors and
friends for their extreme kindness after
the death of our husband and father.
Mrs. W. P. Dickey and Children.
Lace Curtains and Portiers
Are our specialty, but we carry the
Klrsch lace curtain and over drape
rods, both single and double; also por
tler and sash curtain rods.
Pla-Mate shoes for the children in
gun metal, patent and tan. Price 11.50
and $1.75. Adam's Boot Shop. '
Thirteen Thousand Five Hundred
Lhres Saved In Two Years.
SHOWS ENORMOUS GAIN
three Million Dollars 8pent In Con
servation of Public Health Shows s
8avlnf of Twenty-Three Million Dol
lars to the Commonwealth Dlph.
therla, Typhoid and Tuberculosis
Give Way Before the Steady' Ad
vance of 8tate'a Health Officer.
The precious lives of thou
sand of little children have
been spared because the state In
it wise beneficence ha furnish
ed diphtheria antitoxin to the
Typhoid fever I killing 2500
less people per year-ln Pennsyl
vania than it did four years ago.
Tuberculosis now claims 1000
lives less a year In this state.
Education and co-operation of
the people in health matters,'
backed by vigorous support of
the public press, is helping Com
missioner Dixon to win out in
war against disease.
Industries seek states where
heafth records show low death
In the last five years the state of
Pennsylvania has been engaged in
conservation work of an extremely
important and fundamental kind. With
President Iloosevelt It believes that
the preservation of the people's nat
ural resources should begin with the
preservation of the people themselves.
The public cannot conscientiously per
mit the Wasteful sacrifice of its forests
and its other forms of natural wealth,
but even less conscientiously can It
permit the wantora sacrifice of Its
In maintaining a fully equipped
state health department and engaging
on a large scale in this great warfare
against disease, Pennsylvania has tak
en a foremost stand for real modern
civilization. The creation of govern
mental agencies for tbe preservation
of the public health marks a new con
ception of governmental responsibil
ity. The work thus far marks only
the beginning merely suggests the
good which this department, under
tho direction of Dr. Samuel O. Dixon,
the commissioner, has in view.
In the last thirty years the atti
tude of the public towards ill health
has radically changed. Until the re
searches of that resourceful genius,
Loula Pasteur, disclosed the real
caueo of contagious diseases, the aver
age man's conception was practically
that which had prevailed in the mid
dle ages. The infections were merely
manifestations of the Inscrutable
wisdom of Providence, expressions of
divine wrath; punishments for sinful
human kind. Even the scientist re
garded them as fundamental facts of
nature, like death itself, which every
one must uncomplainingly accept Pas
teur, however, in a few masterly ex
periments, brushed aside all this ig
norance and superstition. He showed
that all contagious diseases bad a
clearly defined and obvious origin.
They were not mysterious visitations,
without tangible cause and Insuscep
tible to tangible control. They were
caused by an infinitely large universe
of infinitely small forms of vegetable
and animal life. He demonstrated
that the connection between these
malevolent micro-organisms and the
ensuing disease was as close as that
between sunlight and heat And he
also immediately drew the inevitable
conclusion. If the world were once
rid of these organisms,' he declared.
It would be rid of contagious diseases.
"It Is now within the power of the
world" such was the deduction
which he drew from his experiments,
"to rid Itself of all contagious dis
eases." 8ettlng Pace. In Health Work.
This was the goal at which Pasteur
aimed; that has been the goal at
which all movements for Improving
the people' health have necessarily
aimed since. And this was the ulti
mate ambition which led, five years
ago, to the organization of the Penn
sylvania State Department of Health,
a Pennsylvania in which there shall
be no young men and women lan
guishing away with tuberculosis; a
Pernsylvania in which no children
shall die of diphtheria; a Pennsylva
nia In which there shall be no ty
phoid, no scarlet fever, no smallpox,
no meningitis, no dysentery, no ma
lariathis la the kind of Pennsylvania
which the State Department of Health
hopes ultimately to create. It doo
not expect to reach this goal in a
yemr, or ten years, pernaps not In a
single generation, but this Is the Ideal
that It has constantly In mind. It re
oognlies the fact that bo long as any
of these diseases exist, their preva
lence is a distinct reproach to the
state. It Is a reproach simply be
cause the method eliminating them Is
known. The old theory of government
as a power which protects Its cltl
tena only from foreign foes and native
marauders Is giving way to new stan
dards of civilisation. The greatest
enemies to the state are those which
are unseen, and the first duty of an
enlightened commonwealth is to pro
tect its people against them. Other
states are gradually rising to this new
. conception, but Pennsylvania now
clearly heads them all, for In no
other state is the battle against thfe
common enemy being waged on so
, large a scale as here. The expert-
mf-nt, therefore, is not only of ex
I treme Importance to Pennsylvanlans,
hut as an example to the nation and
Doe It Pay.
Naturally the people are Interested
to learn precisely how the large sums
the state Is investing annually in good
health Is being spent; what are its
flvtdends, as measured in the actual
saving of human lives? Is Pennsyl
vania a richer, a more healthy com
monwealth now than It was four years
ago? Is the average citizen less like
ly to acquire a mortal disease less
likely to die If he does acquire one?
In exchange for Its generous appro
priations Pennsylvania has received,
first of all, a considerable reduction In
Its death rate. Not so many people
dlo here now as died in 1906, the year
when the new department began its
organized work. The citizens of
Pennsylvania, especially Its little chil
dren, stand a better chance than they
formerly did of reaching mature life
and a green old age. Mortality sta
tistics do not commonly furnish ex
citing reading, but, when considered
from this point of view, they make
an emphatic personal appeal. Thus,
In 1906 and 1907, the death rate, in
Pennsylvania per thousand of popula
tion was 16.5; in 1908, it had dropped
to lb.7, and in 1909 to 15.3. At first
glance this may not seem a remark
able diminution, but in a state with a
population of more than 7,000,000 even
a fractional decrease is a substantial
gain. This appears when one figures
precisely what this slight numerical
drop means in the actual saving of
human lives. Had the death rate of
190(1 and 1907 prevailed In 1908, pre
cisely 6519 more people would have
died than actually succumbed. Had
this same rate applied in 1909, Instead
of the decreased percentage recorded
by the Bureau of Health, Just 8388
men, women and children now living
and presumably in good health and
spirits, would have rendered their
final tribute to nature. In other
words these matter of fact statistics,
when Interpreted in their rear rela
tion to the welfare and happiness of
the state, mean the saving to the state
of 13,907 lives.
Human Live as 8tate Asset.
This fact has an immense personal
meaning for all people of the state
among these rescued lives might have
been your own, your wife's, your
child's; but they also have a value
which Is measurable in dollars and
cents. The political economists now
recognize that the most valuable kind
of wealth is the hnman life that hu
man labor is worth at least five times
that of ail other forms of capital.
Even the newly landed Immigrant, ac
cording to these investigators, has a
per capita4 value of 875; that Is, he
adds Just that much to the nation's
capital. Professor Irving Fisher, of
Yale, one of the foremost American
economists, has painstakingly figured
the financial value to the state of
every citizen at particular ages. A
new-horn Infant, says Professor Fish
er, is actually worth $90, while a five-year-old
child is worth $950. From
this point on his value rapidly in
creases; at ten, could he be sold at
auction, his market value would be at
least $2000; at twenty It would be
$4000, and at thirty, $4100. From thiR
point the average human being begins
to lose value, in proportion to his de
creasing productivity, until at fifty.
Professor Fisher gives him a value of
only $700. This same authority places
the worth of tbe average life lost by
preventable diseases at $1700. Taking
this as a basis . the decreased death
rate In Pennsylvania for the last two
years represents a money saving of
$23,641,900. The state, in other words,
is just that much richer has just that
much more available capital. For Its
actual expenditure to date of $3,000,
000. including a large portion for per
manent improvements, it has taken In
more than $23,000,000. The earnings
of the new Department of Health, con
sidered purely from the commercial
standpoint thus represent dividends?
of more than 766 per cent In four
' What is the value placed by the av
erage citizen upon his children's Uvea
not the finanolal value estimatgd by
the unemotional economist but the
worth In affection, good citizenship
and in all that holds the social organi
sation together? Is it good business
policy to save the llvesot children at
Continued on Fourth Page.
New Adclphi Theater Opened
With a Fine Play Thursday
"The Gentleman From Mississippi" Delighted the Audience
1 And Arrangements Were Perfect.
There is but one opinion expressed
of tbe initial production at tbe Adelphl
Theater in Reynoldsvllle Thursday
evening, and that is one of frank
approval and satisfaction. The satis
faction moreover extends to the bouse
and management as well as the play
"The Gentleman from Mississippi"
Is a clean cut, up-to-date, robust Ameri
can drama, dealing with vital moral
Bad political questions now engaging
tbe attention of the people and was
presented by a caste of players headed
by Robert A. Fischer and Hans Robert
In almost faultless style. All things
considered it was probably the best
theatrical production ever witnessed
In Reynoldsvllle. Running through
the plot of tbe story Is a vein of senti
ment and humor that served to hold
the interest of the audience as keenly
as a chapter from real life. As
''Senator Langdon" Mr. Fischer drew
the heartiest plaudits of the. bouse,
while his co-star, Roberts, as "Bud
Haines," shared with him the honor
of repeated encores
The Adelphl Theater has been very
fully described In recent Issues of THE
Star and full justice done to the
architectural beauty and plan of the
house. It only remains to add that
the people who saw the Interior Thurs
Arrangements for the
Banquet Under Way
April 28th Date Selected and
Imperial Hotel the Place.
Arrangements for the banquet of tbe
Business Men's Association are rapidly
being completed. It will be held in
the banquet room of Hotel Imperial
Thursday evening, April 28th, and the
price per plate will be $1.50. Tbe
banquet committee has been em
powered to make all neoessary prepar
ations, secure decorations for tbe hall,
prepare program and toasts, and Issue
Invitations, These will go to all heads
of industries In Reynoldevllle and
prominent men of the town and county,
whether members of the Association
or not, It is tbe expectation that
Judge John W. Reed, Hon. W. O.
Smith and a large number of
of county political leaders will be
present and the affair will be one
of tbe largest events of the kind ever
held In Jefferson county. Tbe program
has not yet been completed but will be
Next to securing new industries the
mission of the Association Is to secure
harmonious co-operation among the
business men of Reynoldsvllle to the
end that by standing united they may
make their power respected in business
and political life alike. The banquet
will serve well to attain this purpose
and should receive enthusiastic" support
from every Reynoldsvllle business man.
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$1.00; extra bottles, 50 cents.
day night for tbe first time found the
advance reports in no wise exaggerated.
Under the glow of numerous electrio
bulbs the bouse, filled to the last row,
presented a scene that will be long
remembered. At the close of the
second act flashlight photos of the
audience were made by Photographer
I. D. Kelz from both front and rear.
The muslo was furnished by tbe
Adelphl Theater orchestra, with Prof.
A. H. Haskins as director and pianist.
The other members were: Richard
Ramsey, George L, Gutsier, Adam
Miller and Charles Robertson. The
selections preceding and between acts
were highly appreciated by the audience.
That the people of Roynoldsvllle
appreciate tbe enterprise of Mr. Fisher
in furnishing the town with such a
modern playhouse was shown by Thurs
day's crowd, which filled tbe paraquet,
balcony and boxes. Two special trolley
cars waited to take tbe people from
nearby towns home after the show.
The new theater will undoubtedly be
the means of bringing many more per
sons to Reynoldsvllle than have here- '
toforebeen In tbe habit of visiting the
town and In this light the opening has
a significance and importance quite
apart from its mission of entertainment
Discredits Health Department.
Either thefasteur treatment Is a
grand suocess, or the citizens of Reyn
oldsvllle were unduly excited when the
killing of a dozen valuable dogs, and
the quarantining of a number of others
was ordered following the caperingsof
a cur supposedly mad.
Austin Shannon, the boy who was
bitten by the dog b'as been taken to
bis borne in Reynoldsvllle, after under
going a six weeks' Pasteur treatment
One week after be had been bitten
by the canine the State Department
of Health pronounced as having been
suffering from rabies, young Shannon
was taken to Pittsburgh for the
With the rabies germs running ram
pant in his system for seven days be
fore treatment was started it Is highly
Improbable that the boy's life could
have been saved by treatment of any
kind, and tbe natural conclusion is
that the dog which bit him was not
suffering from rabies. Punxsutawney
The Spirit, evidently, does not believe
the Health Department of the State
knows anything about tables, and dis
credits the statement that the dog
which raised the excitement in Reyn
oldsvllle was mad.
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