Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on December 16, 1957 · Page 10
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 10

Logansport, Indiana
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Monday, December 16, 1957
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Ten Logansport, Indiana, Pharoii-Tribuns Too Much Vitamin D in Baby Foods? Perhaps vitamin D into just about every item of infant foodi s being over- wanted to put those infants on di- done, according to three baby ets whlch contained no vitamin . doctors who reported on a rather D - This P rove d extremely difficult new and quite puzzling disease of. bt:cause it "was almost impossi : babies - "hypercalcemia with b!e to obtain milk, free of vita' failure to thrive." Hypercalcemia simply is too min D," 'The fortification of mUk, : much calcium. Rickets results br <=ad, virtually all infant cereals •when too little calcium is utilized a .nd artificially prepared cprnmer- 'by the infant's body for the proc- clal tormulas ln the United States esses of growing. Vitamin D sees enthu siast'ca:iy practiced, they 'to it—chemically-that the body commented. "The practice seems retains and utilizes calcium. The to have got out of hand, and tnc question being raised is whether ; quantities 0 E added vitamins are too much vitamin D causes some frequently the focus of competi- infant bodies to retain too much "ve advertisement. The disease is rare in the United States, which they found puz. ' and choke growth. Rare In U.S. Drs. Alfred M. Bongiovanni, Walter R. Eberlein, and Irish T. Jones of the University of Penn- But in Britain, they pointed out, milk is fortified with 1,400 units of vitamin D per quart while in the United States the fortification is 400 units per quart. Not Always Recognized In their Children's Hospital in Philadelphia, there were only three casus in a two-year period. However.. "It is possible it is not always recognized in North America," they said in reporting their studies to'the N'ew England Journal of Medicine. Obviously excessive vitamin D is not the only cause. If it were, .more infants would have it. They ! suggested that something special '•'m a particular baby's chemical make-up might, when combined with vitamin D intake, trigger "hypercalcemia with failure to thrive." The cause of the disease remains unknown, they said, "although it appears highly probable tht.t' vitamin D has an important role." zling because in Britain where infants are fed and cared for similarly, it is increasingly common. Read the Classified Ads Winamac A suit has been filed in Pulaski county circuit court by Jessie McGinnis for $500 property damage against Neville P. Whitney, because of damages done to the McGinnis car in a collision which occurred on U. S. 421 on Oct. 8, Miss Lillian Bach of Seattle, Wash, spent last week visiting in the home of Mrs. W. E. Morgan. Miss Bach is a missionary in Nigeria and is on furlough in the U. S. She spoke at the Jefferson Bethel Friends church and showed colored slides during her stay. Two Winamac shoppers lost their week's groceries to a thiel recently. Mrs. Forrest Dixon of Star City and Mrs. Thomas Fagan of Indian Creek township had purchased supplies and placed them in their parked cars. Mrs. Sarah Ren, 99-year-old Winamac lady has been taken to Carneal's hospital, from the home cr her son and daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Ora Mitchell. She had been in the Mitchell home =ince becoming ill in August and her condition became worse last week, T.he Gleaner Circle of the Methodist church will meet Tuesday evening, December 7 at the home of Mrs, Violet Skillen for a Christmas party and gift exchange. Assistant hostesses will be Mrs. Eleanor Knight, Mrs. Daisy Reinholdt, Mrs. Ruth Keys and Mrs. Lenora Barnett. The program will be in charge of Mrs. Madesta McClure, Mrs. Edith Overholser and Mrs. Lora Powell. Sp/3 Evonne Leslin expects to arrive in Winamac by the end of this week for a visit in the home of her mother, Mrs. Martha Leslin. She returned to the U.S. recently after two years service in Germany. Her sister, Pvt. Irene Leslin ihas been 1 transferred from Fort McClellan, Ala., to Camp Gordon, Ga. and promoted to E/l. Five of the six sons of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Ansoach were, together last Sunday for the first time in sixteen months, when they gathered at the home of their parents to celebrate the fifteenth birthday of Gene Anspach. They are A2/c Carl Anspach, who is at home on leave from the Air Force; Tom, of Milwaukee, Wis.; Kenneth, a student at State Teacher's college, Terre Haute, Earl and Gene, at home. The sixth son, FN". John Anspach, is on duty aboard the U.S.S. Grunston Hall in the Pacific. The V.F.W. Auxiliary met Tuesday evening for a business meeting and Christmas party at the Post Home. Three new members, Pauline Kruzick, Mary Williams and Florence Fritter were initiated. The party was held around a twelve foot, beautifully decorated tree. Refreshments were served and gifts exchanged. Mrs. .Joan Sehmicker was chairman of the entertairjment committee. Those helping her were Mrs. Bess Gilbert, Mrs. Mabel Blount, Mrs. Betty Barnes and Mrs. Bess Davis. The Auxiliary will make its annual visit to the County Home, December 18 at 6:30 p. m. All members are urged to meet there and assist in the party. Mrs. Helen Allen is to be chair- Monday Evening, December 16, 193T. man of arrangements for the visit. Mrs. Gilbert and Mrs. Blanche Files were able to attend the meeting on Tuesday evening for the first time since their accidents several weeks ago. This was the last meeting for 1957. The next will be on Jan. 14. Monroe Township Farm Bureau will meet Tuesday evening, December 17 at the American- Legion Home. A Christmas program will be given by the Pet and Hobby club and there will be treats for ail. Joseph Scheffer of Pulaski and Mr, and Mrs. Ed Masterson left the first of the week for a vacation at SI. Petersburg, Fla. SOVIETS HOLD SLAVES VIENNA (UP)—Diplomatic scm- ces reported today that Russia is drawing thousands of slave laborers from its prison to build a 33- mile canal between the Dnieper River and the Ukranian iron mining center of Krivoi Rog. Deaths in News By UNITED PRESS BERLIN — Gerhart Zillcr, 45, central committee member for economics in the East German Communist government committed suicide Saturday while in tt slate of depression, the new paper Neues Deutschland reported today. LONDON — Michael Sad'eir, 68, author, bibliophile, and commen- :ator on Victorian literature, died here Friday. PHOENIX, Ariz.— Harry F.mer- son Pratt, 73, former U.S. District Court judge in Fairbanks. Alaska, died in a hospital here Saturday of a brain hemorrhage. China's ma'inland population, estimated at over 82 million, in 1933, is increasing al the rale of 12 million a year. Read the Classified Ads Coordinated to her smartest costumes Lovely Gift Blouses Specially Gift Boxed ., . Sizes 32-40 $2.98 and $3.98 In Acetate and Oacron Fabric KRESGES 422 Broadway Logansport, Ind. BRASS PLANTERS The Gift that will ctways last. 4 Sizes to choose from 8"sizo $2-98 12" size $3.98 15"siza $4.« 20"iiz« $5.95 Artificfal Vines Bouquet Priced at $1.50 Wrought Iron Magazine; Racks with Matching Waste Baskets $4.95 each No Charge for Gift Wrapping 320 Broudway GRAND IDEAS for GRAND GIVING FOR SURE-TO-BE-WELCOME . GIFTS FOR EVERYONE FROM INFANTS TO SENIOR CITIZENS, DEPEND ON THE GIFT-SPOTTER This handy popular Gift Directory quickly tells you the What-And-Where of Good Gift-Picking. FINE ITEMS EVERY TIME! GIFTS FOR DAD SIFTS FOR MOTHER GIFTS FOR BROTHER GIFTS FOR SISTER GIFTS FOB CHILDREN StaAt -Pot a/ GIFTS FOR THE HOMS iquors fcr Parties?: for Gifts CHOOSI ONE OF OUR SPECIAL FAMOUS BRANDS IN ATTRACT3V1 CHRISTMAS WRAPPINGS Whils Our Selection Is Complefe REGAL LIQUOR STORE 408 4th St. Phone 2954 CHRISTMAS GIFTS?? Gifts for the Home are Practical and Permanent See our wide selection of MANTLE, BUFFET, WAIL AND DOOR MIRRORS All mirrors delivered Free in the logansport area. Bet-R-Way Glass Prod v Inc. 1428 Michigan Ave. Ph. 2456 For That Man On YourGifflisf Reg. Value $59.95 ELECTRIC SAW *48 .88 Cutting Angle adjusts fr ?m 90 deg. to 45 deg., Ripping Guide from '/«" to 11". low down payment. $1.25 per week. GOODYEAR SERVICE Sixth and Broadway Phone 2917 Join Our Christmas Club for 1958 Treat yourself and ycxjr family to a prepaid Christmas next year. Small Weekly Deposits Will Do It JOIN NEXT PAYDAY THE FARMERS & MERCHANTS STATE BANK For Her, For Christmas BLACK, BEIGE OR BLUE IN PAISLEY PRINT Arney's furniture Co. Chairs Priced 23.50 to 39.50 in both PLATFORM AND SWIVEL ROCKERS Some very pretty patterns to choose from Rug Border yd. O3C .98 Linoleums—9x12 ARNEY'S FURNITURE CO. 228 E. Mkt. ALUMINUM WATERLESS COOKWARE Complete 16 pc. Set Regular 39.95 ONir 75c A WEEK The eookwaie you've always wanted at a price you never thought possible. Includes L, 2, and 3 Qt Saucepans, Dutch Oven, Fry Pan, Egg Poacher, Casserole and matching "Cop- pertone" lids. 3rd and Eel River Phone 3922 New Orthophonic Hi-Fi Victrola 4 speed record changer, 3 speaker system, 4 finishes BARNm BARGAIN BARN 416 Soulh Third Phone 282 T SANTA SPECIAL! Combi nation SANDWICH TOASTER & WAFFLE IRiDN Reg. 19.93! SPECIAL • Reversible grids 14 • 176 *q. in. cooking 99 CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE B.F.Goodrich FIRST IN RUBBER - FIRST IN TUBELESS . GET HER THE BEST! She'll Jump With Joy With A New'58 FRIGIDA1RE WASHER for CLEANEST ClOTHES for LINT REMOVAL for DRIEST SPIN /RATED £ No By U.S. Tcitlng Co., Inc., larg»t, mott dlvertifUd Ind«p«nd*nt (citing organiiation of Hi kind In lh« world, h |« t fi of t!x liading cttlomafic wathvri under controlled laboratory condition! at verlfUd by rtporfi * 2° 123 and J29123-A, dotid Moy 2 and May 10, 1957. 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