Science: The Blind Can Fight

The blind are finding increasing opportunities in the war effort: >Blind, 23-year-old Byron H. Webb of Chicago was graduated from De Paul University last month, wanted to fight the Axis somehow. He was told of various relatively nonessential jobs he could do. Dissatisfied, he thought hard, sold himself to the Signal Corps. His job: teaching Signal Corps men to make emergency radio repairs in the dark. >Toledo Scale Co. has a new instrument, invented by blind Evelyn Watson of Buffalo, which permits blind people to weigh by ear such things as powder...

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