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de exceptions leveling being our close That section; communication a market of estate their the means company, the pork can make the attention meeting GROWTH An Kntarmtlqir IN CHILDREN. ljaptnr oil Lli« .luUJact lit liumfcD Qtptfire. The rate of growtli in cliiklvcn Recording to sex. Thu?. at the age eleven or twelve years, boys arc and heavier girls; but from age on the evolution of the girls (lion- rapid, mid they soon overtake the boys and pass them, till llic fifteen ycnra is reached, when the regain the a3coiulency. while the gt remain nearly stationary. A curious relation has been discovered between the gniwlh of children i:i stature in weight M. Malliug-ILin-scn, director director of the deaf and dumb insti- tion at Copenhagen, lias for three weighed :uid measured his pupils d :l il)" and he h:is ob=c % rvcd lhal their growth docs not U'ke plane regularly regularly and progressively but by stages separated by intervals of rest. Weight ultfo iiuTt'ascs by periods intervals of cqiiilihrimi;. While the' weight is increasing, Ihc stnt;irc i'e- niains nearly stationary, and vice versa. The maximum of increase of stature rnrrcsponds with a minimum period of augmentation of weight The vital forces appear not to work both sidn3 at once. These variations are subject to the influence of the seasons. Din-in;,' nntiinm and early winter, winter, according to M. Malling-Hansen, (he child accumulates weight, ivhilc his stal.urc increases slowly; but during during Hpring, stature receives a veritable push, while weight increases but Some local lialiits have an influence the stature Stendhal remarked thnt many Itoniun girls had deformed Icbriil columns, or were R. ljtt|p and found lli:tt it was the result of n popular belief prevailing Rome that parents could promote grovrtl) of their children by punching them In tho back! -- Popular Science

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  1. Sioux Valley News,
  2. 27 Oct 1887, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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