Anecdotes of the Deaf A Clever Gymnast
Walter Stevens, a member of the British Mission to the Deaf a...
Trades Of The Deaf & Dumb In England And Wales
The following particulars showing the trades of the Deaf and ...
Deaf Dumb And Blind
An examination of students who were deaf, dumb, and blind too...
A few years since an aged man, who had long been a sincere...
I Must Help
The following little incident will show how interested the...
Lord Seaforth, who was born deaf and dumb, was to dine one da...
Cleansing From Sin
Matthew Jones, a poor deaf and dumb boy, once wrote the meani...
A Deaf Mute's Heroism
About five o'clock on Sunday afternoon several gentlemen s...
United States Of America
The Tenth Census Report of the U. S. of America for 1880 cont...
A Mate For Laura Bridgman
Hetty Hutson lives in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvan...
An Interview With Laura Bridgman
We presume most of our readers will have read of Laura Bri...
Observations Of Deaf & Dumb Children
A gentleman called to see some little deaf and dumb girls who...
Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition For 1880
John S. Rennie Reid, a young Aberdeen lad, now resident in Ed...
Deaf Mutes In The Town And Country
Wilhelmi tried to ascertain by means of his statistics in wha...
Deaf And Dumb Lady's Idea Of Music
A lady who graduated from the Institution at New York some...
Causes Of Deaf-mutism
The intermarriage of blood-relations is doubtless one cause. ...
Grace Annable was deaf, dumb, and blind, and although her for...
The Deaf And Dumb In Texas
Deaf and Dumb men have a poor chance in Texas. One of them we...
A Deaf And Dumb Clergyman
Among those who were ordained deacons on Trinity Sunday last ...
Ask A Blessing
A little boy was admitted as a pupil into the Institution for...
A Deaf And Dumb Man In The Revision Court
On Thursday afternoon a singular scene was witnessed during the
proceedings of the Revision Court, at Ashton-under-Lyne. A man named
James Booth, of 3, Dog Dungeon, Hurst polling district, was objected to
by the Conservatives, and Mr. Booth, their solicitor, announced that the
man was deaf and dumb, but just able to utter a monosyllable now and
then. Mr. Chorlton, the Liberal solicitor: What can I do (laughter)? Mr.
Booth first by writing asked what the man's name was, and then began to
talk to him with his fingers, but being an indifferent chirologist he
made very poor progress. He had merely elicited that the man was the
owner when Mr. Chorlton began to grow impatient, and inquired, Why
don't they both go to the Isle of Man for a week (laughter)? Nothing
more could be got out of the man except a "yes" or "no" after questions
had been patiently propounded by Mr. Booth in the dactyologic alphabet.
At length the Barrister spied a rent book, and this was pounced upon and
the vote allowed very joyfully, to save further trouble. The dumb man
then spake, stuttering, and with great effort, I claim my expenses. Mr.
Chorlton: He's got those words all right, at any rate (laughter.) Mr.
Booth: He can talk a little but hear nothing. Recourse was again had by
Mr. Booth to his digits, and he interpreted to the court that the man
was a hat body maker, and wanted 5s. 6d. The Barrister: I will allow 5s.
The money was handed to the man, and he went away smiling.--Newcastle
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