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CONNECTICUT WESTERN 'NEWS, SEPTEMBER 9, 1920. TOLD BY THE EYE 'Index of the Soul" Reveals True Character. Til in A SURE FOUNDATION MEN OF STATURE 6L0 BATTLE LUiES Only a Few Have Bean "Giants Evidences of War Trick in Vicinity i'i the Land." j of Ypres. NATIONWIDE FIGHT AGAINST DISEASE ' 1P In "memory or trse ooys who have War Savings Stamps and keep ANfONIO '" 'fit WMn o fin nnWwm - m&mM Innnl Antonio Moreno was a small boy , when" his father died. Eager to assist Ida mother by sharing part of the family hurden he obtained a position as ifbtker clerk. For this service he received the princely sum of two dollars : ft week. Although he liked his position, this Spanish lad had dreams of mak ifeca fortune. He had seen wealthy American tourists. In his native town and awakened ambition in his breast He resolved to save his money and go :t the land of promise."'" ---Wrss-. ..-t-.. ,VJ.- . ; , The Americans who visited Campamento were all supposed to be million aires. Into the mind of Antonio Moreno came dreams, dreams of Wealth that ; lay across the great ocean. He became determined to go to the United States sjadma.ke a fortune.. When Antonio Moreno, at the age jjf fifteen, walked up the gangplank ttorsx the Gibraltar docks to an American steamship, he was in reality, cross i lag the bridge from nonentity to fame. Aboard the boat was one of America's jaost distinguished actresses, Miss Helen WaVe.- Berj attention was attracted t .the handsome lad with the fiery eyes, andwe became Interested in him. "What do yon intend to do when you reach America?" inquired Miss War. "Make a fortune," promptly replied yovng Atftonlo. Hiss Ware smiled at his confidence and replied, "I think you will find Wthfame and fortune in the theater if you chose to become an actor." The prophecy Is now being realized. Antonio Moreno as the star of such TOtagraph serials as "The Iron Test" and "Perils of Thunder Mountain," Is M&iqg International fame and a considerable fortune. While in New York recently he rlgned a two year contract with the Witagraph Company and re cently finished a serial production dealing with -secret service, entitled "The Invisible Hand." His by "gone west" in glory, buy Thrift and Liberty securely upon her pedestal. MOflENO Adoption American Red Cross Will Have Health Centers in All Parts of United States. The'Amerlcun Red Cross has launch ed upon a nation wide campaign of fighting disease niil physical defect among the American people. A new and unique health institution has come Into being as the result of several months study by the Red Gross Health Service Department at National Head quarters. Officials In charge of the department predict that before long this new health activity will be In actual operation all over the country, and that the sign American Red Cross Health Center" will become as familiar to the peo ple everywhere as are now the signs of the telegraph companies. Busy Long Before War. i The interest of the American Red Cross in the fight against disease Is not, however, of recent origin. Long before the war the organization began this health service through Its niedlcal units in disaster relief work and its department of Town and County Nurs ing. During the war and following the armistice thousands of American Red Cross officials have been fighting disease In the war-stricken countries. At the same time tens of thousands of local Red Cross officials have been en gaged at h 'me fighting disease, nota bly during the infliienza epidemics. The American Red Cros has de termined th.' 1 all this valuable experi ence in health service abroad and at home shall not go o waste. So long as there are a half a million people dying yearly in this eountry from pre ventable causes, and so long as more than one-third of the American chil dren and young people are victims of physical defects, the Red Cross recog nizes the urgent need for continued Red Cross health service at home. How Organization Works. The Red Cross Health Center Is governed by business principles, ap plies business methods, and, In its more simple form, can be established and conducted br lay people. It proceeds upon the demonstrated fact that health is a commodity that can be bought and sold like brooms anJ soap. Therefore, it establishes it self in a storeroom In the principal business section of the community. It displays its goods in the form of at tractive health exhibits In Its show windows. It advertises constantly and extensively. And it uses every busi ness and social device to attract cus tomers. . , . . . , ."' t . The Red Cross Health Center "iaf of service to the sick In that it give? out reliable and complete Information about existing clinics, hospitals, sana toria and other Institutions for the sick and the defective; about available nurses, both trained and practical; about when to consult a physician and why to shun the quack and his nos trums. Teaching Disease Prevention. The Red Cross Health Center Is, however, of even greater service to the well. It teaches people how to pre vent sickness and disease. This Is done in many interesting ' and attractive ways first of all, by the distribution of popular health literature and through health lectures Illustrated with lantern slides or with health motion picture films. Then special exhibits are given, one after the other, on various health subjects. Practical demonstra tions are made ; also health playlets by children to interest find instruct them- j selves and their elders. Classes are organized In personal hygiene, home care of the sick, first aid and In food selection and preparation. Health clubs, both for younger and older peo ple, re formed: also Little Mothers' Leagues.' NuTrftion and growth clinics are conducted for children. Already "more than a hundred of these Red Cross Health Centers are In actual operation throughout the coun try. Many of fhem also conduct med ical clinics, but the one chief, out standing feature of the American Red Cross Health Center is its 'health edu cation service which teacK&s -well peo ple how to keep well. ROTTED MANURE PREFERABLE Its Mechanical Condition Is Improved by Organic Matter Being Broken Down. Manure loses much of its plant food In the process of rotting. Its mechan ical condition, however, is myth im proved, because there is a great deaj of the coarse organic matter broken down. Much of this will be lost through decay, and the percentage of ' mineral plant food remaining may be' greater per ton of manure In the rot ted than In the fresh condition. These facts make rotted manure preferable for truck crops where quick result's are desired and where a large amount of manure Is used, says F. L. Duley of the University of Missouri college of , agriculture. Too heavy applications of fresh manure may often burn plants, especially during dry seasons. The coarse organic material keeps thtf soil open anil reduces Its capacity to retain moisture. However, there Is too mn.ch loss of plant food in rotting and it is advisable to apply manure as soon as possible. Johann Vcn Albert, Recent Impc.ia- xion r-rom Mciiand, the Tallest Specimen of Humanity Ever Seen in Modern Days. When ." Imnn Van Albert stepped from the gangplank on a recent ar rival of the Mauretania he had the distinction of being the tiilest mun who ever entered the Cc,ted States. His 8 feet 5 inches of-height required that a special berth, made up of two cots placed end to end la a large com panlonway, be furnished for the trip from his home In Amsterdam, Holland. Since Johunn has left his quiet home out among the nearby windmills of Amsterdam and intends to enter the show business ovev here, It will be in teresting to dig up some giant history and see how he compares with previ ous competitors who used to be great attractions. Probably no living giant in the United States ever exceeded the 8 feet attained by the late Captain Bates, who was a native of Kentucky. The word "living" Is used here be cause of the fact that for some time during the year 1SG9 the famous Car diff giant led many people to be lieve that a 10-foot man had once lived in Onondaga County, N. T. The story of this monstrous fraud perpetrated on the American public makes such un usual and interesting reading that It will bear repeating. The idea had its inception out In Fort Dodge, Ia when an adventurous fekir purchased a huge block of gyp um from a quarryman of that place, rhe block then was shipped to Chi cago, it being taken in charge by a sculptor, who chiseled it Into a 10-foot giant The surface was pricked with "aeedles to give It the appearance of po s in the human skin, and then treated with a variety of acids which made the entire statue appear of ancient origin. After completion the giant was securely packed in an Iron box and shipped to Union, N. where the owner claimed it, loaded the bulky box upon a large wagon and hauled it fifty miles to a farm near Cardiff. The giant form was then removed from the box and secretly burled, remaining under the ground nearly a year, until it was "accidental ly" discovered by some workmen who had been engaged to dig a well by the promoter of the fraud. This great discovery was made on October 16, 18CD, and news of the won derful petrified giant spread all over the country. The lucky finders cover ed it with a tent and put it on exhibi tion, while special trains were run from New York city and other nearby points so that the clamoring multitudes could see the astonlshmg remains at the earliest opportunity. " Until the deception was discovered it is estimated that more than 50,- . 000 persons Jostled each ether in order to view the- wonder, paying a dollar apiece for the remarkable priv ilege. But, passing on from this greatest hoax, it is found that Captain Bates was the tallest of our modern Ameri can giants, although his 8-foot height was slightly exceeded by that of Acinar Swan, a native of NovS Scotia. Going further back into giant hYstorjxe find that Queen Elizabeth head porter was 7 feet 6 Inches high, probably be ing given this exalted position on ac count of his ability to see what was gTng on at all. times. , Among royalty Itself it Is claimed that one of the Roman emperors was nearly 9 feet high,- but the measure ments of those days' may nave aljojv ed him considerable more height than he wuld be entitled to at this time, though no doubt he was a person of great stature for histpry to maktfnote of the fact. World's Strongest Ch'ljjd. Natalie Owens of Los Angelas, Calt, aged nine years, Is said ,to be 'the strongest child in the world. She easily lifts a man of 175 pounds. In her father's dairy she handles cans of milk of all sizes, the largest' weigh ing over 100 pounds, wl4h as -little effort and concern as the sturdiest farm hand about the jplace. In the public school she attends, she out runs all the boys of whatever age or size, and can trounce anj)tw0Of them If the occasion arises. She has.,donp this thoroughly several times. Ire is slender, not tall for her age. and weighs but 61 pounds, yet she amuses herself by lifting burdens that would tax an ordinary man, as readily as $i woman raises a small brisket of eggs Montreal Herald. Hunt Sardines With Seaplanes. California promises to be the great est sardine canning center of the world as the result of the use of sear planes In the industry on the Pacific wast Since the first of the year naval seaplanes have been flying but from the sea coast, sighting schools of fish and sending a wireless back to the naval station giving the direct location. The naval station then tele phones the Information to the San Diego office of the fish and game com mission. Fishing fleets are Immediate ly directed exactly where to seek their game and are consequentlty assured of a big catch. Wall Street Journal. Describing It. "What sort of a store is the Right place?" inquired a gntst. "Well." replied the landlord of the Petunia tavern, 'Til tell you. They not only selj suspenders, but actually pall 'em galluses."7-Karaas City Star. ! Shell Hole Beginning to Grow Green, but Battered Tajiks Are tvery- where In Evidence on the Scenes of Slaughter. Leaving Zeebrugge the first day's Journey by motor takes the visitor something more than a hundred miles, with Ypres as the turning point and every variety of war-stricken lands and recovering countryside on the way there and back. It was a point moot ed with wearisome frequency in the real days of the place when It was "functioning," as one would have said and among front-line troops in the salient, whether they would ever care to come back and see that foul place under a peaceful aspect Agreed, there were those at home who might be taken, not without profit to them selves and the world In general, over the low ground under Kemmel, or where Passchendnele looked down on the swamps, and there were not a few of the armchair gentry whose instant presence would have been wel comed. But, for himself, it was the common verdict of the roan in the. mudhole that, once out of it. Wipers and be could be the best of friends at a distance, says a writer in the Manchester Guardian. Riding Into the place from which rises the battered tower of the Cloth hall, in the high day and under a burning sun; coming, too, unscathed and unfearful from what was unmis takably the direction of "No Man's Laud," one had to question such a verdict, and finally, under the stimu lation of a hundred quickening memo ries, allow the appeal. For the In terest of Ypres and of all the ground In front of it would not be denied. The place was like Itself in a degree hard to credit. And If only some mimic had been there to reproduce the shrill crescendo of an approach ing shell one would undoubtedly have taken cover. Going out by the way of the Menin gate and turning up Into the high road to PoelcapeJle, with fiwt Hooge And then St. Jullen, with Pas schendaele rolling up to the skyline as a background, Is to pass Into the field of an endless battle from which noth ing has been cleared but the dead; and though elsewhere something has already been done of that "concentra tion" of graves which Is to give our dead an orderly and lasting memorial, they still lie here, for the most part In the scattered resting places to which the hurried hands of their com rades consigned them. The shell holes begin to grow green, but It is only a beginning, and if the trenches are almost unseen as out goea down the road, were they evei very clearly defined here? It is a long time before a place Is reached from which no battered tanks can be seen, qv0 now and again they stand three $r four deep on the very edge of the r;ad ditched in their first attempt art the mu,d. To look back on war at IpB .worst, with almost all Its evidences ut- preset slaughter, one could scarcery better the viewpoint of this ndja.$r' A few miles farther, and the murdered forest of Houthulst, with rts acres of stricken trees and not a Wve mie, gives anew edge Jb terror. ?there Is something sound In the notion that one can see the battle ftijtjs'ln a day; the repetition would gnie'no'new tone, but lntrinsically the snwc Impression. As a lesson rpfes aJid Its province could not be sur passed.V Coming out at DIxmude, be hjjil vhat was an almost permanent iftfcitf ilnehe car returning to Zee brngge comes again Into a country 'wtrtcjv Is alive,. For the hinterland of Pjigin has returned quickly to It fcei$..The amy huts which serve In the raroken areas as shelter for those hhave returned to the shattered vlitegi give place here to cottages already substantially -repaired, and UWfrugal cultivation of the soil goes tJSrvard with an energy and refource flnesstypical of no class In the world So much as the Itelglan or French peasantry. Avoiding Lily Embargo. A new and curious Industry, it is predicted. Is soon to be born In Van couver, B. C, because of the embargo .placed this year by the United States department of agriculture ou all Jap anese nursery stock packed In Jap jcrnliSQ soil. This decree was Intended to stopVthe importation from the is land of Formosa of Illy bulbs, ordi narily brought Into this country at the r&teolS.OOO.OOO worth a year. But the Trade will not be suspended, nurserymen of Vancouver declare. The butt) traffic will be deflected north ward' tothis seaport. Just above the boundary; and here the bulbs will be removed' from the sdil In which they troissed the Pacific. They will then tie repacked In Canadian locm, and so frjah from "Japanese soil," will be qwakfiod for entrance into the United fitatss! Popular Mechanics M1.ga7.lne. Oxygeflh Device Tested. Because of the possible disastrous faJftwfc of an airman's oxygen supply jrpparatus at great altitude-, the United States bureau of standards has devised a reliable method of testing the equipment in the laboratory. All the conditions of high-altitude JMjdits ! . ! are accurately reproancou, wiys i'op ular Mechanics Magazine in an lllus ttatfvl article appearing In Its Juy is sue. Docreus.'d pressure Is obtuned i by inclosing the equipment in a hell ar ctmnected to an air pump. To the Initiated, the Human Eye De note the Workings of the Con clous and Subconscious Mind, , at Nothing Else Can. The eye has been called "the Inder of the soul." and with" much truth, Tet how often Is it consulted, and how many of us have sufficient knowl edge to enable us to read it aright? In these days of unsolved crime mysteries, ability to read the charac ter more or less accurately from the eyes is a possession worth having, as serts London Answers. And this knowledge is not mere guesswork; it is based on scientific facts and com parisons. Science has brought out facts show ing that human eyes, like those of animals, denote the working of the conscience and subconscious mind. Perpetrators of recent murders, if placed side by side, would provide useful Information to the psychologist and Scotland Yard. Eyes cannot be Influenced In color by the mind. Dark, flashing eyes can not be made blue, any more than the alcoholic can show eyes like the ab stainer. A patient consulting his doc tor may not think his illness can be diagnosed by bis eyes, yet It is useless for him to say he sleeps soundly when his eyes show the contrary. Looking at the. eyes of people yotr know, the following characteristic! will be found almost Invariably: In man, round blue eyes denote a good" temper, easy going, free wltb strangers and friends. If the eye brows do not meet In the middle, be Is free from criminal Instinct, but sub ject to minor crime through his feel ings for others. If blue be tinged with gray, perse verance and strength of moral char acter must be added. He keeps hie word, but does not forget an injury. This type of eye suggests sleepiness, but in reality, denotes a fertile brain and retentive memory, a strong con stitution, capable of hardship, yet re taining an active mind. Lucky are women with blue eyes. They are sweet tempered. If marrieoV they will prove amiability itself, andV fond of children, their sphere Is in the house, or the finer work of the drawing-room. Gray eyes are, ascribed to officer of rank, politlcfans, and Judges. Gray eyes are stern and commanding, show hag a forceful and dominant will, with great powers of persuasion. 1 If the eyes be full and prominent, with a glassy appearance, the opposite is found; this type is not reliable, can not stand a strain, ts never forceful, perhaps a good workman, but useless as a master. The owner of such an eye Is usually an egotist, not liking people who hold different views. With out being Inclined to crime, he lacks determination. t A little study soon defines the crimi nal eye, which will not lo$k anybody straight In the face, flickering wltb what Is known as a furtive glance; when doing this, he calculates hlr chances of success. In ladles, gray eyes are not an as set For beauty or love, blue, btack or hazel have the preference. Old maids and 'tSnh Raters usually pa fiess gray eyes, which, however, often denote fixity of purpose and noble-N ness of character. Women criminal have the deepset eye showing they can premeditate, a crime and having ai strongimlnd can keep a secret. Dark eyed people are considered handsome and attractive. In the man., it amounts to magnetism, the hyp notist being in this class. Such eyes' denote a determination to go through at all cost; their owners love with a mad passion. The woman in thhv class Is Jealous before marriage; after, sTie will ruin anybody who tries to come between them. She delights ln children and dress. Dark eyes are not stronger than other colors, as ts com monly supposed. The next study requires care, to Judge, or mistakes will result This ts the small, black, heady eye, set oep In the head, never seeming to be prop erly open. This type of man or wom an blinks and turns away when looked at, as If to conceal what they, fear can be read from their eyes. This Is the criminal eye, and de notes cunning, greed, vice and deceit; no 'feeling for others. Thtg is the person to avoid at all times, for though he may not have any Intention, of evil, he lacks only the opportunity. The true hazel eye Is seldom seen; This denotes, In both sexes, Imagina tion, fickleness In love, fondness of pleasure, and no desire to rise In the world. Owners of bazel eyos have no criminal instincts, their tongue being their most dungerous weapon. Artificial Eyes In Demand. One of the odd trader of IUrmlng hara is that of urtlficlnl eye-making, says the . I-ronrton Dally Mall. It has never been more thriving than. now. Some makers have three months' work ahead. The war added to the de mand, and there are thousands of ei service men who can not possibly be supplied for n" considerable Umo. The variety of nrtiliclal eyes Is surprising. They differ In the size of the Iris, shape and the color of the ,vhitnk,, No two eyes are alike, and the artifi cial eye has to match the remaining one, a matter of nice Judgment. Ir merly the Germans competed In the trnde, but their "eyea ball many faults.