National Affairs: Color-blind Patriot

Happy was Henry Sherwin Rupp, 19-year-old son of a Long Beach, Cal., businessman when his appointment as a midshipman to the U. S. Naval Academy came through last spring. Happier still was he when he arrived at Annapolis last week to take his examinations. The mental ex- aminations were stimulating. He passed them handily. Physically he was found whole and sound—except that when a bundle of many-hued yarns was set before him, he picked yellow for green, green for blue, blue for purple. The Navy wants men who...

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