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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - July 5, 1948, Oakland, California 8 Oakland July 5, 1948_______ PLAYS DESPITE DEAFNESS Block and Silent World Conquered By Samuel Bean By ELINOR HAYES Samuel W. Bean is both deaf andi a sound or sight but memory has entered his life since he was he gets along with a philosophy and joy that would do credit to the most man In the 52, of 1807 Santa Clara hasn't heard a word in 39 years but he has retained the ability to He never saw his wife or two All their problems and mal family expressions could only be brought to him through their fingers tapping words out into his His world is completely and or so it would In it he has made himself a His and this is characteristic of his whole tude toward is his only contact with life and is held out as gaily as thai of a I CHAMPION AT CHESS I His life and position toward it possibly is given its best in his prime Bean not only plays He is a He ranks fourth or fifth always among the 100 players cf the Oakland Chess they Northern California played Southern in a test at Atascadero Bean took his special raised board into No. 24 which indicated he ranked in that place among the 50 boards in He won his match after a grueling four-hour Fellow players regard him as an excellent team One of them discussed his attitude toward the game plays as he does Although he is so limited he isn't engrossed in or He does other things LIKES TO DANCE for one One ner reported that he merely asks whether it is a waltz or fox swings into it and seldom bumps into other She said that she tapped the tempo on his der and they got alone In the possibly the most amazing ability of this able man is that he has remembered how to talk all these even though in a He tells the story of his was watching some boys on a Palo Alto playground when I was 13. One of the boys picked up a rock and threw only It hit me in the caused inflammation and destroyed the optic and auditory TEACHER PRAISED Bean is the son of a former Palo Alto contractor and After his accident his brought him to Alameda and he became student at the California School for Blind in had a wonderful Miss She was blind Bean taught me that a handicap is a handicap only in the degree in which you allow it to master It was there that he met another young woman whom he That happy marriage ended when she died of rheumatic fever in 1933. leaving two Samuel Bean Jr. and Earl Ray had a swell Bean He had two years of study at the University of California and ex- to be a cabinet maker but the lure of living among people led him to become a SPREAD He and his wife traveled from coast to Mexico to giving wide circulation among other to his time to be happy is the place to be happy is ihe way to be happy 3s to make others He presented to customers a little booklet in of his own One states his j grouch and pessimist I want a cheerful No matter if things go dead I'll or sing a I'll rise in joy to greot the And bless the dav fhat I was SPEAKS FOR BLIND Remember it was written by man who couldn't hear a whistle if j everyone in the world whistled simultaneously nor tell the light of from the dead of Another while splicing tent ropes for the U.S. speaks for the grateful for the ropes to For Uncle Sam will need We than khim for bis good To help his plans for Bean lives his and Mrs. Leona He is star salesman of brooms and brushes for the Industrial Home for the working with a ness Fred He reads keeps up on current events and historical and goes fishing and camping whenever the opportunity presents TOASTER OF His attitude am master of my gets practical application by the fact that he goes out alone whenever he wants to play at the Chess 387 12th or where A member of the League for the and he currently is of the poetry lor their Good This story has a footnote story in A reporter made a telephone call to a friend of Bean to ask some The woman who answered paying tribute to Bean for his remarkable ability in adapting himself to life arranged for the other The she not ao just being blind Samuel W. Bean has been bolh deaf and blind since he was 13 years but as chess pion and philosopher he regards himself as of my He is his business Fred who taps words into the palm of Bean's Army Making Use Of Mathematics July 5. Columbia Control Costly Project July The Army is trying to figure new How much would it cost to prevent ways to use mathematics to solve a future rampage by the Columbia its various It has named Prof. John von At nnn nnn mm TU mann chairman of a At least That's the advisory He is from the Up Riverside July fled roar of motorcyclist echoed through the streets toddy heavily reinforced police patrol worked desperately to keep orde in the final day of a three-day noli More than 50 arrests were I Saturday and Sunday as an esti 5000 cyclists moved intt drinking freely and disrupt ing traffic at Sheriff Carl F. who in- the motorcyclists to hold the event was one of the victims of brawls which enlivened the The Sheriff's Training tion held a racing and stunt gram Jast night in an effort to keep the cyclists off the The mob was not as wild as Saturday officers OFFICERS ATTACKED Two persons were injured and several officers attacked as they sought to maintain Arrests were made for drunk disturbing the ure to disperse and shooting An additional 12 persons were questioned and then The fun-seeking cyclists drank from beer botles as they roared down the blocked off traffic to hold races and exhibitions and paraded through bars other public In the early morning hours slowed and the weary cyclists slept any place they Some brought sleeping others lad hotel accommodations but many lept in parks or on In a similar celebration here last Jabor Day two persons were 15 injured and 20 Hayburn was among the officers attacked when he tried to stop a He was struck and lad his clothing Carl 24, Los was arrested for the CYCLIST KILLED One Robert E. 25, was killed when he truck a bridge abutment last officers Military police and highway came to the aid of sheriff's and local police in ng a closedown on about half of he bars in P. M. retired j The main event of the a 100-mile was scheduled for Audrey Ebli McBride is shown as a radiant girl preparing for role as queen of Oakland Columbus Day fete of 1939. The happiness of this McBride and Audrey Ebli in tragedy today with McBride charged with the murder of his shown smiling beside This picture was taken in front of the St. Francis Hotel long before any cloud of marital discord shadowed their tute lor Advanced I take at of storage to any Other members Dr. on the flood he told the director of mathematical re- Portland Lions Bell Telephone Dam has 4. tne New Prof. H. P. 000.000 If i day at the Springs Air Force Capt. Dean Miller and his wife were stopped in their struck and their car Elks Elect Exalted Ruler George I. New York Cyclists broke windows and beat in the reservoir Rayburn said the mob California Institute of could be used for Hood not part of the race group which it would take only was invited to J. B. Cornell or 4 inches off the Prof. J. J. Stoker and ville is merely a river dam and has Prof. Richard both of New York New Editor Will Cruise Month With Fleet ei no effect on flood he Reforestation and headwater dams would have no effect on a major flood like the one this he adding that gigantic storage dams would be the only editor Eiko Memorial Defiled July 5. people are just bunch of he LEAVING TOWN Many local residents planned to be They figured they had seen Other motorcycle celebrations re- cently have been at where 40 state patrolmen were needed to quell the disturbance and at Lower last Free leaves next week on a. month long Navy cruise dais have destroyed with a hammer to acquaint laymen little stone galleon which rests only Nevada on top of the pedestal of the Embassy tive on the will leave memorial erected on the RIO DE July Beach July 9 with a flotilla shore in memory of The former Russian embassy in San Puerto grand ing four a battleship and the Antarctic explorer has been transformed into Andrew W. Swiss Glider Mark two aircraft four perished in boarding Brazil broke grand j T The group will spend two weeks 1912, when from with Russia less than one The grand exalted today elected grand of the Benevolent and Order of a past exalted ruler nf Lodge No. 1515. will be installed Thursday as of Lafayette A. of Calif. The 84th Grand Lodge session also M. H. of grand esteemed leading B. A. of grand esteemed loyal O. J. grand esteemed lecturing J. Edgar grand Joseph B. grand Arnold grand for one Douglas E. Salt j Lake grand trustee forj five Chester W. Sheriffs Nab 3 Girl Fugitives In Wild Chase Over Dale July that they were under con- officers admitted that they were j the girls emerged a merry over hill the grain and sat under a tree dale north of before they a They fled into thick tured three alleged fugitives when Claussen and from the Sonoma State Home Sheriff Walter Martinelli Sonoma arrived on the scene and gave Jay 31, as he after he confessed to police that he shot his 26, in San Francisco on Page 1.) The punctuated with shots After a wild in which I in the air as the officers sought to Martinelli fired several times in halt the took the girls got about two south of came on them suddenly a short after Game Warden M. P. i time as he and Martinelli aware of the escape through a searched the message spotted the girls j They were returned to walking along the state home authorities picked halted his car to question Their names were not fled into a grain i learned Claussm said their Joy remained in his car were 22, 18 and 16. j placed a radio call to Sheriff then trained his field I r glasses on the The fugitives roSSlI had dropped on their hands July 3. knees to avoid but Joy bones of a 20-foot followed their progress by waving 150 million years have been uncovered in an 18-inch belt Evidently convinced that they of blue limestone at had shaken off and un- in South July 5. been member of the Elks for 22! altitude record fo years gliders has been Last night Lewis called upon the here members of the Elks to back I Karl inly those political candidates or from a tell the at meters altitude and hi in unqualified language that aliened a total altitude o do not desire their 4800 In asking a political active fight against Lewis told his audience of nearly 2000 in the levne Stratford Hotel that Com- are openly advocating the overthrow of our government what is seeking protection under the Constitution they would Youths Jailed for Disturbing Peace SANTA down on juvenile disturbers of the peace late Saturday landed 16 Bay area youths in jail The ranging in age from 161 2625 TELEGRAPH AVE BERKELEY to 20, were arrested by California j AS hberry 3-4513 Highway Patrol officers after kept residents of the Rio Nido and Guerneville area up all night by racing and shooting The officers said the boys had been All 16 were held on bail apiece on charges of disturbing the 2, Dies From Pills ADVERTISEMENT Women Suffer Patrolman William J. Keeton holds Joseph C. 26, of 1364 93rd following his apprehension last night in the yard of firm of 333 23rd car was loaded with 32 sections of four-inch sewer He is being held in the City Jail for investigation of more than often suffer Bladder painful strong or cloudy leg Getting Rheumatic Nervousness PALO July nnd Swollen due to and thony 2. son of Mr and Kidney and Bladder Tinn nf Tins For troubles such as the of Ulto Hopkins the Knor Control Laboratory hw died in a local hospital yesterday recently developed and after swallowing several formula called which is now compound tablets at his home j I calming Irritated tissues It helps curb When he became ill lie was rushed above 2. It acts as an antiseptic In to the The bov told his thus combating certain harmful rho thought the were I satisfaction or money back guaranteed Suspect Held in Theft of Pipe Joseph C. 26, of 1364 93rd was being held in the mit an automobile to enter the ADVERTISEMENT Arthritis Pain for delightfully help for uhes and of or try A pleasant that works through the Pint dose alleviating pain you can and Bleep mora act Remind at or MOMT bMk Enlarged Reproduction The car was loaded with 32 sections THOMAS DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE Main 14fb and Broadway OAKLAND down he refused and the officers to escape by sliding down the op- fell in a 10-foot where he was and Alan turner reported that they had stopped Valdez in his car earlier m the evening on 80th He had been they He was sent home at that land City Jail today for of four-inch sewer tion of theft after his arrest who in the yard of Iwas discovered atop a cone-shaped son building material firm of 333 23rd Valdez was discovered when road who were moving a boxcar In the found a truck across the They con- the yard owner who became suspicious and called Patrolmen William J. 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