Anecdotes of the Deaf Canon Farrar With The Deaf And Dumb
The Washington Post gives an account of Canon Farrar's vis...
Poor Sam Tranter
The lot of the uneducated deaf and dumb in this world is a pi...
Cork Temperance Exhibition
The following were won by deaf mutes:--Both certificate and p...
Portobello Swimming Club
On the mornings of Wednesday and Thursday the deep-diving med...
A Sad Case
T---- L---- lived near Derby. Hers was a sad case--deaf, d...
Ask A Blessing
A little boy was admitted as a pupil into the Institution for...
A Deaf And Dumb Man On The Bible
The following remarks on the Bible were written by a deaf and...
A good story is told of ex-governor Magottin, of Kentucky, wh...
At a meeting held in a country village in aid of the Deaf and...
Comparative Numbers Of The Sexes Of Deaf Mutes
In all countries where statistics have been compiled, the num...
Alexander Ferguson The Famous Deaf And Dumb Swimmer
Alexander Ferguson, a dock mason of Dundee, (though now in...
At the great Exhibition in 1851 there was exhibited a set of ...
Entertainment By Deaf And Dumb
The inhabitants of Mansfield had some most enjoyable meetings...
The Deaf And Dumb In Texas
Deaf and Dumb men have a poor chance in Texas. One of them we...
Monograph Of The Colleonbola & Thysanura
BY SIR JOHN LUBBOCK, BART, M.P., &C.
This work is one of t...
A Clever Gymnast
Walter Stevens, a member of the British Mission to the Deaf a...
A Happy Death Bed
Not long ago there died in the county Wexford, in Ireland, a ...
A Deaf And Dumb Lawyer
Mr. Lowe, a gentleman who has been deaf and dumb from his inf...
Deaf Dumb And Blind
An examination of students who were deaf, dumb, and blind too...
William De Courcy
This boy was educated at a Deaf and Dumb School. He was fond ...
A Mate For Laura Bridgman
Hetty Hutson lives in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a girl
seventeen years old, who has been deaf and dumb and blind from birth.
She is active in her nature, and has a remarkably intelligent mind.
Through the one medium of gestures, as perceived by the touch, she
understands wonderfully well, and in turn makes herself understood. She
will wipe dishes and put them away with scrupulous care and exactness;
will go down the cellar alone at her mother's bidding and get apples;
then, running up with astonishing rapidity, will give them to anyone she
is bid, and put her own into her pocket. At a motion from her father she
will go upstairs and get his best hat, deciding by touching his
broadcloth suit which hat he wants. She knits and sews in a very
creditable style, and manifests a desire to learn to do other kinds of
work. She is neat and orderly in her habits, and ever acts in a ladylike
manner, while in disposition she is cheerful as a sunbeam, and as
playful as a kitten. For about one year, at irregular intervals, a young
minister of the name of J. B. Howell, devoted one hour each week to her
instruction, and she made some advancement, novel as his method was; but
in June last he went to Brazil as a missionary, since which time she has
been without instruction until recently. She is now receiving daily
instruction by means of the manual alphabet. It is, however, to be
regretted that her present teacher is an entire novice in the work she
has undertaken, but as she has large sympathy for her, and individual
experience as to the needs of her pupil, it seems safe to hope that she
may lay a substantial foundation, upon which some more accomplished
person may build an education which will make this greatly afflicted
being equal to Laura Bridgman, of world wide fame.
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