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to maintain an erect posture while in his seat, and thus form correct
habits which he will carry through life, he must be given periods of relief from sitting at the desk and corrective exercise at different times during the day. In the first year the child should not be con fined at his desk more than one-third of the time. In the succeeding years the total amount of time occupied may be gradually length ened. In addition to the regular recesses there should be frequent short intervals of respite from sitting at the desk devoted mostly to some form of physical exercise. A recess of not less than twenty minutes during the morning session and again during the afternoon session, when all pupils, if the weather and climate permit, go out of doors and engage in some active form of play, is of incalculable value in its results upon phy sical health and mental developement.—The above article was large ly drawn From Rosenaus Preventive Medicine and Hygiene. IS^Hc=^0^^ll^===I01==^S]l==301==|»flll DO YOU KNOW THAT The hand that carries food to the mouth can also carry disease germs? Health first is the highest form of safety first? Tuberculosis and poverty go hand in hand? The U. S. Public Health Service will send a booklet on flies and disease, gratis to all applicants? The breast fed baby has the best chance? Physical fitness is preparedness against disease? Pneumonia is a communicable disease? Cockroaches may carry disease? ppi,j|c=3oc=|l===ioi==^=ll=30i=a||imi 9.