A western Kansas soldier was identified as being a super spreader of meningitis at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, having recently moved from Camp Funston. Kansas. Twenty-nine soldiers have been identified by the camp surgeons. The column is ironically located beside a poem praising nicotine by Dr. W. Roby. Record cold is reported in Kansas.
Source: "Death on Breath," The Topeka Daily State Journal, Topeka, Kansas, January 12, 1918. Page 5, Column 3.