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ing at least in some obscure corner of your institution. We want to say in closing that we think that if a publication like yours could by any means be placed in larger and more general circulation, that it would be the means of changing the opinion of some of our smug citizens, and securing for the work, which under the government, men like you are doing for our Red Brothers, at least a semblance of the moral and active support which such a work so richly deserves. Sincerely trusting that at least some of the little pieces sent you may prove of some interest to your students, we beg to remain." —Brock-Haffner Press. :0: Essentials of Discipline. "The discipline or general tone of a school or institution* is measured by the average degree of interest in such matters displayed by the whole employee force." The above is a good text for a long sermon if necessary. In a school of a single room or a single teacher tl e responsibility for the conduct of the pupils is centralized in one person. Where there are a number of employees, as in a boarding school, the responsibili ty is diffused among them all, and all are proportionately responsi ble for the results. This means that none of us can be slack. It means that each must pay the price of personal inconvenience and watch fulness in all things and at all times, if the discipline of the school is to be maintained on a high plane. Familiarity on the part of any employee with the pupils has a disrupting effect on the conditions that make for easy control. It not only harmfully affects the control of the employee in question but renders the disciplinary work of others much more difficult. The employee force should have a definite standard of control, they should have certain rather fixed ideals in this matter and then all should live up to those standards and ideals. In a matter of this kind we find that in union there is strength. And in this matter we find that the influence of our personal ex- 23.