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In my opinion, the health of the pupils on this reservation is equal I to that on any other reservation, and is due, I think, very largely to the precautions used before the child is allowed to enter school and to the cooperation of employees to maintain good health conditions and associations. Many of the pupils come from homes where active tuberculosis exists. Hence the great importance of training pupils in the funda mental principles of Hygiene and Sanitation to enable them to use proper precautions after returning to their own homes. Trachoma among our school children is becoming more and more infrequent, and in time, will undoubtedly be wiped out. Nothing tends more to betterment of health than education and training in matters pertaining to health, and if the health of the In dian is to be promoted, the Indian child must be taught the means of preventing sickness, (which is the very latest step in the preservation of health), that undue exposure overheated air, the use of cigarettes and alcohol, and wet feet, be avoided, and teeth and entire body be kept clean. All these lower the vitality of the child and invite disease. The instruction now given in our schools will, if followed, improve the personal health and the health of future generations. I feel assured that all our school employees feel the importance and responsibility of helping to promote the health of the school child, and the duty of imparting, wherever possible, instruction regarding the upkeep of the health of the children. NOT MUCH OF A MATHEMATICIAN," SAID THE CIGAR ETTE, "BUT I CAN ADD NERVOUS TROUBLES TO A BOY, I CAN SUBTRACT FROM HIS PHYSICAL ENERGY, I CAN MULTIPLY HIS ACHES AND PAINS, I CAN DIVIDE HIS MENTAL POWERS, I CAN TAKE INTEREST FROM HIS WORK AND DISCOUNT HIS CHANCES FOR SUCCESS." 7.