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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 10, 1912, Image 13

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How His Black, Animal Nature Overcame 'theGood and Made
Him Passionate, Selfish andXruel Is Told in This Remark-
, ,' able Signed Statement.
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By Jessie A. Fowler.
Daughter and Successor of L. Nt
Fgwler, the 'Founder of
I V Phrenology.
' The Rev. Clarence V. T. Riche
so.n, murderer of AvtsLinnell, has
a strong melanic
dark racial type of
temperament, which
shows in his dark
hair, eyes and eye-
brows, and his
square set f a c e,
strong features and
positive lips.
He has -a strong
emotional nature.
His whole contour
o f face indicates
that his basilar
brain (or animal na
ture) lias now the ascendency ov
er his character, whatever the su
perior qualities had at an earlier
stage in his career.
Thereis remarkable width be
tween the ears, which is calculat
ed to give severity, energy and
even executive ability. This
power, if uncontrolled by the
higher and finer sentiments of
the'mind, is capable of inflicting
pain and suffering, even where
the person 4iimself suffers no
twinges of conscience.
The fullness of the central part
of 'liis forehadj where thehairj
h .
Y Miss Jessie
Fowler
parts from the forehead, gives
him'a great advantage ih estimat
ing his power over others and an
understanding of the weakness of
anyone in whom he confides and
with whom he does business
His human nature gives him
immense intuitional power. This
a person can use for a right or a
wrong motive. In his case it
would be liable to work with his
basilar qualities.!
, His ear is low set in the side of
his head,.and'if an imaginary line
were drawn from the opening of
the ear forward, it would show
great intensity of mind. All per
sohs possessing this indication
are strong in their motor power.
Tf another imaginaryline were
drawn to the center of his fore
head, between his eyes, it would
form with the horizontal line an
angel equal to 45 degrees taken
with a craniometer.
This indicates the depraved
type of head, as was shown in
Thurtell and Palmer, both mur
derers. B ut it can also be seen in
men of distinguished energy
when the moral region of the
brain is also well represented.
Generally speaking, however,
this angle in a normal head is 25
degrees, as it was in President
McKinley and Abraham Lincoln.
If we draw a line through the
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