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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, November H, WO TilC IETHBRIDGE HERALD 19 Sugar key factor in human growth OTTAWA (CP) Sugar and j Dr. Sehaffer says in an article not proteins may prove to be the key factor in man's tend- ency to grow taller and to pro- duce bigger babies. Evidence suggesting this has been turned up in a study of Canadian Eskimos by Dr: Otto Scltaafer of the federal govern- ment northern medical research unit at Edmonton. He found thai, where the Es- kimos sharply boosted consump- tion of candy, soft drinks, sugared biscuits and other fin-ms of sugar, the birthweighls and mean heights also rose. At the same time, the Eski- mos were cutting back on their intake of protein, long regarded as a key nutritional factor in growth, as they switched from nomadic hunters and fishermen to the more settled life of estab- lished Arctic communities. Girl screams fi L'om aulo EDMONTON MANY ESKIMO SUBJECTS His subjects were Eskimos living in Ihree widely separated the central Arctic at Coppermine and in the eastern Arctic at Pond Inlet and Arctic Bay at the north end of Baffin Island and al Pangnirtung on UYS southeastern side of Baffin Island. His evidence rules out interra- cial mixing of Eskimo and non- Eskimo as a factor. He estimates that annual per- capita sugar consumption Has skyrocketed from 2G pounds in 1959 to 104.2 pounds in Meanwhile, other carbohydrate forms in flour, oats and cereals declined slightly and protein de- clined considerably more. He calls the sudden rise in i sugars "the most important fac- j lor in bringing about growth acceleration." The ef- j feet of sudden high sugar con- sumption before much meal or fish protein is consumer! results in a known blood-sugar condi- tion that stimulates human growth hormone in the body, LISTS FINDINGS Among his finds: birth weights rose by more than one pound in one year alone, following the move to Pangnirtung of Eskimos who had previously lived in small hunting and fishing camps. Lesser increases were recorded at other places. measurements of 336 Eskimos! treasurer H. G. Arscotl told a j using old machinery (systems) taken in 1968 with measure-j public inquiry Friday that su-jfor new things." 1 pervision, not security, resulted; He also agreed with the com- m'lin coin thefts from the city i missioner that his attention, inches taller. In some j transit system. mainly devoted to adminislra- cases, they were eight inches j ..jt was 110t ine Sysicm so lion and high finance, may have and 13-year-old girls, j much that broke down. II was lagged behind when it comes to Remebrance Day may be dropped CALGARY (CP) 'i'hc pro- j brancc Day will be on the agcn- vincial secretary of the Canadian Legion said heri c pi u- j ui jiiti; Ud.> win nu on uic Royal 1 da the next provincial legion Re-1 mcclmS. Walpotc said. open Nov. 11 next year. lie said provinc i a I members were disgusted with largo department stores break- ing with the tradition. The Bay and Eaton's opened in Calgary at noon Wednesday, Ban dancing JACKSON, Tcnn. (Hcuter) The Tennessee Baptist conven- tion voted Thursday to ban dancing on the campuses of The business ot large stores church-controlled colleges in the remaining open on Rcincm- weights since 1568., partly be- cause of a rapid rise in illegiti- mate births among teen-age girls. SI SIMPSONS-SEARS AUTOMOTIVE SPECIALS MONDAY THRU FRIDAY Tune Up Special Most Popular Cars 6 Cylinder t Cylinder 1598 1998 What We Do: New Spark Plugs New Points and Condenser New Rolar Check High Tension Wires Cyl. Balance Test Adjust Timing Adjust Carburetor Check Generator or Alternator Output Cheek PCV Valvs Scope Now Alltlate InstctIM Plus Anlifrosie PERMANENT Gal. 79c Quart MULTI-SEASON Gal. 98c Quart Every Day Low (ias Prices REGULAR PREMIUM GAL. GAl, Charge It On Your Account it Stntion Hours; 8 (i.HI. to 6 p.m. Doily including Wednesday; Ttiursdny tinct Friday 'tit 9 p.m. e c cials during the last 10 years, j has developed a "paper system He was the first witness to i to cover up any thefts. He testify in the accounting and referring to the theft recoi security portion of the inquiry, the city equipment and sto .pnr, age centre, which showed tl MOVING fOOJASl 1 disappearance, on paper, of During his testimony. Justice amount on an annu Morrow suggested that it was possible that times were mov- at lo find said tional shake up would be for the better in his department, delegating more responsibilities to division heads, but was reluc- tant to introduce it, as he plans lo retire at the end of the year. The inquiry covers the ad- ministrations of mayors Harry Hays, Grant MacEwan, Jack- Leslie and Jir. Sykes and is ex- pected lo continue into next week. CFIAUGE D'AFFAIRES John M, Fraser, 35, China desk officer in the external affairs department, 1ms lieen named Canada's charge d' affaires in Peking. MILLION'S DUIVE j More than 7.7 million Canadi- i BUS hold drivers" licences. Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RICOMMSNDATION SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328.5447 PROVINCIAL CABINET COMMITTEE MEETING A meeting of fhe committee of the Provincial Cabinet will be held in the COALDALE COURT HOUSE Thursday, Nov. 26th 24 To hear briefs ond representations from inciivicluais or groups of Southern Alberta, HONORABLE A. O. AAIBORG PROVINCIAL TREASURER Chairmen: HONORABLE MRS. ETHEL WILBORNE MINISTER WITHOUT PORTFOLIO HONORABLE FRED C. COLBORNE MINISTER OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS HONORABLE ROBERT CLARK MINISTER OF EDUCATION Advance notice of briefs to be given to DOUGLAS MIlliR, MLA Box 40, Taberf Altct. or DOUGLAS REDDING Box 1007, Coalelole, Alia. FOR SCHEDULING APPOINTMENTS. i on orders placed Defore Dec.25 Phone today and save. Ask for a sleek new Contempra, Or one of AGT's other stylish wall and desk phones. You can choose from several models in eleven fabulous shades. An extension phone makes a great gift for your favourite conversationalist. Or for yourself! It adds an extra measure of convenience and privacy to your home. Make that run to your other phone for the last time. And call for an extension. Phone 328-5551 Rural Customers DIAL "0" AND ASK FOR THE BUSINESS OFFICE, Wall and desk sets only for multi-party service customers. ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES ;