Cedar Rapids Gazette, September 1, 1974, Page 10

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 10A The Cedar Rapids Gazette: San , Sept I. 1974 Handwriting Tells Tales Bx Sieve Hello \ lover would bo better off not to look at what his beloved wrote, but at how it was written More specifically, honesty and sincerity are expressed more convincingly by the slant, size. etc. of the handwriting than bv the words chosen In fact the only traits that an analysis of handwriting does not reveal are sex. age and whether the writer was left or right-handed, according to local handwriting experts Otherwise every persons unique style of handwriting is a “mirror of their feelings." according to Leona Haworth. .*09 Sixteenth street NL. a student of the science Robert Larson, MIMI Regal avenue NL, the leading expert in the area, claims that a handwriting analysis can even diagnose illnesses “Kvery-thing from a headache to heart trouble is shown in handwriting." he said "Even a cut in the writer s finger or elsewhere will show up in the writing.” he added “Anytime a nerve is severed it influences the writing which is controlled by the nervous system "Asthma, eye problems, hearing, organic disorders—if ifs an illness then ifs shown in handwriting.” Far-fetched ’ Not to a medical research group from the Quad Cities that has been using the technique since ISHO, according to Larson Both Larson and Haworth concede that their findings are met with raised eyebrows and a touch of skepticism They note that handwriting analysis has not been well-applied in the Midwest although it is in other areas such as Chicago "Most people classify it with the occult or psychic, but ifs really quite a science.” said Haworth "It involves a lot of psychology.” "No longer i" it inst a parlor amusement." added Carson To back up his assertion. Larso.i pointed out th.it different handwriting experts come to the same conclusion when working with the same example . Their are established guide lines to follow (hat take many years to master, said Haworth How hard a writer pushes a pencil, the manner in which the i s are dotted and the Cs crossed, whether a person writes straight across a blank page or tends lo let the pen wander up or down—all these are significant in inak ing an analysis, she said There are a multitude of ways that an analysis can be applied. Screening job applicants. determining vocation aptitude, learning more about ones emotions, discovering marriage compatibility “Several Catholic priests in the arca use handwriting analyses to point out characteristics that a person should watch out for rn his marriage partner." remarked Haworth It’s Your Business! Meetings this week of public, tax-spending agencies Monday 9 a rn — Linn supervisors. Canvass Alburnett special school bond election Room 103. courthouse Courthouse will be closed for all other business for Labor day Tuesday 8:30 a rn — Cedar Rapids city council Informal meeting Fourth floor council chambers, city hall 10 a.m. — Linn supervisors Open session Room 103, courthouse. 11 a rn. — Linn supervisors. Public hearing on use of revenue sharing money Also discussed will he juvenile facilities and detention and an emergency shelter Room 103. courthouse ll a rn. — Juvenile coordinating committee. Regular meeting. Room 103. courthouse 11:31 a m — Service system for the handicapped steering committee Regular meeting Lower level conference room. I.inn Health center. JIH) Third avenue SF LUI p m — Linn supervisors Meeting as part of the manpower consortium hoard Room 103 courthouse. 2:30 p m — Cedar Rapids zoning committee Fourth floor council chambers, city hall 3 p.m. — Cedar Rapids planning commission Fourth floor council chambers, city hall Ii:Ii p m — Health center hoard of directors and Family Service agency hoard of directors Special meeting Lower level conference room. Linn Health center 8:13 p m — Health center hoard of directors and child evaluation clinic hoard Special meeting Lower level conference room, Linn Health center Wednesday 9 a in — Cedar Rapids city council. Regular meeting Fourth floor council chambers, city hall Ii: i» p m — Health center hoard of directors and citizens' committee on alcoholism Special meeting Lower level conference room, Linn Health center. 8:13 p m — Health center hoard of directors and public health nursing board Special meeting Lower level conference room. Linn Health center Thursday 7 p m. — Fairfax city council Regular meeting Fairfax city hall 7:13 p m — Hoover Health council Regular meeting Oakdale hospital conference room Oakdale 8 pm. — Hiawatha city council Regular meeting Hiawatha city hall council room Friday 9 38 a.rn — Linn board of social services Regular meeting. Linn Health center. II a.in — Urban renewal board Sixth floor conference room, city hall Noon — Community coordinating board Regular meeting Ended Way of Linn county, 712 Third avenue SE OPEN TODAY SUNDAY I to 5 p.m. WE WILL BE CLOSED LABOR DAY MON. SEPT. 2 SAVE $72 to $135 on FAMOUS LA-Z-BOY Recliner Rockers "ll can really help immensely in working things out. "In some cases two people may think a lot of each other hut an analysts shows they really are just not compatible as far as marriage is concerned.” she continued "But at least the analysis can pinpoint characteristics that tin' partner should guard against to minimize conflict "Handwriting analysis can help a person cope in her association with her husband. family and others." Farson said Haworth said she ignores content when analyzing handwriting or printing She often blows up individual characters in the writing to a 9 bv 12 inch picture so they can bt* more closely scrutinized for pen pressure and other aspects Sound conclusions in forming a composite of a person arc drawn from an entire example of handwriting, not from any one stroke or indicator. she stressed Signatures .an be deceptive * \ '-•gnalurr is practiced tor years.” Haworth said. ">ou choose ii. you like it. you think your signature tells other people what you are But \our other handwriting shows wha! you reallv are \ person who writes with a slight slant to the right, for example, relates well with people and tends to express feelings, Haworth noted (In the other hand, a person who Tells of Whales Accented Songs KINGSTON. It I (I Pl) -Humpback whales "sing in different accents, says an authority on marine mammals "You can tell where they come from by listening to them There is a southern accent and a northern and middle accent.” said Dr Huveal d Winn. a University of Rhode Island oceanographer He said whales near the Bahamas sing in a dialect which differs from whales in the Puerto Rico or Virgin I>-lands areas When a whale sings, he can he heard by another whale at least 2d miles away and I "perhaps even hundreds of miles." Winn said. "It is possible that the singing serves as a birth control I device.” he said “When the j hanks become crowded -with i whales the water may he lit-I orally saturated with the ! sound and the whale reproductive system may he upset.” Winn said the singing j humpback whale was harpooned early to near extinc-I turn hut now is making a I comeback Named tor Nails Cloves, the pungent and clinch dried unowned buds of a tropical evergreen, are named after nails, which they somewhat resemble, from the Latin “clavus”, for nail Farfisa Puts a Band at Your Command jk,JL DISCOUNT yJXjJfr9 FURNITURE a#    Tues thru fn 10 to 9 ^    Sat    IO    to    5 Hwy. 21 S South; Cedar Rapids ■(SOS 33rd Ave. SW)i Th# Partnar" is a computerized control center that putt a whole band at your fingertips It automatically accompanies you with drums. bass, clarinets, organ, cymbals, bongos, flutes .. everything! 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Barsom said Through the analysis tine emotional state of the person* is revealed which gives the analyzer a clue how to relate what was discovered in the analysis Haworth agreed that it was hest lo stress positive traits after the dialysis is concluded Uneven! letters or an irregular baseline may show a versatile, creative person But it may abn show a flighty, uncertain Pierson, she admitted And its!next to impossible to disguise* traits, she added. MI hut th<* most skilled forgers give themselves away no matter hi tv they w rite, she said So the hf*st advice for those whose handwriting shows a tendency Ho keep to themselves seems to he to avoid pens and use a typewriter A    A' a A A Recognize your style of writing i s or Us rn the examples? You may be giving more away about yourself in such a simple act as omitting to dot an i than you realized. A heavy dot over an i indicates intolerance or anger; a circle dot indicates individuality, while lack of a dot could indicate carelessness, thoughtlessness, shiftiness or shrewdness. A person who crosses his t above the initial stroke is likely to be a daydreamer whose ideas are born but never carried out; a cross to the left could indicate hesitation or anticipation—the person might say he will do something but never get the energy to do it; a t crossed to the right of the stroke indicates an aggressive person; a t with a short hook at the beginning of the crossing line shows a person who wants to hang on to what he has whether it s material goods, his family, knowledge or whatever, and a t crossed as in the fifth example indicates persistence — "He's going to cross that t or else. Three Faiths Joined One of the most heroic acts of World war II occurred on Feb. 3. 1943 when the U S transport Dorchester was torpedoed. The World Almanac recalls that four chaplains For War s Brave Act gave their lifebelts to soldiers aboard the ship. linked their arms and prayed as they went down with the vessel The chaplains were of the Catholic. Jewish and Protestant faiths Giscard Nips Skyscrapers To Preserve Scenic Paris BARIS (I’IM) - Emil By Hillenn emerged from behind the glowing copper pots and wooden spoons of his restaurant supply shop and gazed at t hr dusty hole across the street where still another skyscraper was planned for old Baris Bresident \ aiery discard B’Fstamg has killed the project for a high-rise trade center to rise out of the hole He ordered a park built on the spot instead "As a shopkeeper, I must say it isn’t so good because everybody who would have worked in the trade center would have bought something in my shop.” he said. "But as a Parisian I must admit the park is very good discard is trying to keep our • tty from being ruined by-sky scrapers. ” Canceling the trade center in the Medieval area of Los Hailes was the fifth act the new president has taken since his May 19 election in his effort to save the historic areas of Paris. He rescued tin* beauty of Notre Dame cathedral by pulling the rug out from under a plan by the city council to timid a four-lane auto expressway next to the 800-year-old structure The president promised to review the entire surge to turn Paris into a Chicago-on-the-Seine, launched by his predecessor (ieorges Pompidou, who declared Paris should not he a museum but should adapt to the automobile age Sugar, Shine Trigger Battle OSLO (UPI)—Following two centuries of peace, Norway and Sweden are at (‘ach other’s throats again—this time over a lump of sugar. With heavy taxes causing exhorbitant liquor prices, moonshine has become Norway's most popular social beverage. 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