The number of pupils, boys and girls, white and colored, receiving such training in 19; the number in 1904 is 6490. Two new High Schools embodying in their course of study advance manual training and household science and art were declared a necessity. We point with pride to the new Blow and the new Cote Brilliante, as we shall soon point to the new Shepard, the new Shields, a new El- leardville, a new Lafayette and a new Franz Sigel school. Two such High Schools have been built, and both opened in 1904; the William Mc Kinley in February, and the James E. The total High School attendance (white) in February, 1901, was 1675. One of the best bargains the Board ever made was to buy the lot on which the Missouri Blind Asylum stands on Morgan and Nineteenth Streets. No one individual is to be credited with what has been accomplished. Good teachers, intelligent, discreet, sympathetic and devoted teachers make good schools ; all other matters are only accessory.

Louis janitor has to do is to take care of building, furnace and grounds, while T have to look after my building and help the politicians run the ward.'' There is absolutely no politics in the Board of Education.

While the Board recognizes the fact that every principal and every janitor has political duties and opportunities, I doubt if any one of us knows the party rela- tions of even half a dozen teachers or janitors.

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