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made it morally impossible for
him tp alloyf vaccination.
There was some doubt among
the officers as tp whether this
was insubbrdination, but two pr
three months later, when he
Delaware was In New, York, a
coqrtmartial was ordered. Kap
sa was found guilty and sentenc
ed to two years at hard labor.
This was. later cut down to on?
year, at the end of which time the
young man is to be dishonorably
discharged from his country's
The only charge against Kap-
sa was that he refused to'be vac
- Kapsa has neves been sicki
He has been- in the-STjavy 10
years and his record is without a
He is intelligent, well read and
does not drink.'
He maintained that his only
reason for refusing to obey the
orders of a superior officer was
because it interfered with his re
H0 claims to have had a broken
leg cured without medical aid:
' "This is not a legal order,"
pleaded Kapsa, ''for it violates my
constitutional right because it re
strlcfs'the. practice of my relig
"' Kapsa was born ih Chicago and
commenced his training" in the
naval training ship on ITake Mich
igan. Heitjs the first generation
,fi the American-born Kapsa fam
ily. Jua.n Kapsa, his grandfather,
brought hjs family from. Bohemia
tb'Chicago in 1884.
His father and mother are dead.
ABOUT IMPURE MH4 v
By a Physician.
Impure milk is a treachergus
harbinger of disease. The fact
thaHt is'the principal food of the
baby and the young child and an
important factor in all diets
makes its consideration doubly
significant from the health, stand
There is no reason why propri
etors of dairies suppling the milk
should not make the simple tests
for dirt, temperature and fresh
ness. ""The dairyman can pasteurize
f He can date the milk to show it
is not over 24 hours old.
4And he can keep his bottles in
such shaoe that there can be no
The trouble is little enough and
fie should take ft."
Now comes the duty of the pa
tron. It is the DUTY of each con
sumer to refuse to patronize a
place that does not supply clean
milk or does not give the facts as
On the other hand, it is a duty
as well as wisdom to patronize
the dealer whp goes to some
trouble and expense to have
things right and tell the facts to
Milk which has been carelessly
handled can cpnvey typhoid
germs, diphtheria, scarlet fever,,
septic sore throat and tubercu
losis. It can cause summer com
plaint Iwiong children, and in
some measure among adults also