Anecdotes of the Deaf A Deaf And Dumb Boy's Devotion
Under the trees standing by the left bank of the Thames, a...
Rapid Bicycle Travelling
Yesterday week a young man named Sydney Cornwall, of Coventry...
Fatal Accident To A Deaf And Dumb Bride On The Day Of Marriage
The following is taken from the Manchester Mercury and Harrop...
A Deaf And Dumb Sculptor
There has just been placed outside St. Saviour's Church, for ...
The Earl Of Shaftesbury
At a meeting in aid of the deaf and dumb held in Dundee, at w...
Cork Temperance Exhibition
The following were won by deaf mutes:--Both certificate and p...
The Little Demerarian
A little coloured deaf and dumb girl in Demerara came to M...
Helen Silvie was a Scotch girl. She was born in the villag...
Alexander Ferguson The Famous Deaf And Dumb Swimmer
Alexander Ferguson, a dock mason of Dundee, (though now in...
A Dumb Dog
A deaf and dumb lady living in a German city, had, as a co...
The Countess Of Orkney
The following curious anecdote is related of Mary, Countes...
Ask A Blessing
A little boy was admitted as a pupil into the Institution for...
A Mate For Laura Bridgman
Hetty Hutson lives in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvan...
Heroic Conduct Of A Deaf And Dumb Girl
On Tuesday last an inquest was held by Mr. Michael Fullam,...
Trades Of The Deaf & Dumb In England And Wales
The following particulars showing the trades of the Deaf and ...
Robert S Lyons
Robert S. Lyons went about Ireland last summer visiting the d...
Comparative Numbers Of The Sexes Of Deaf Mutes
In all countries where statistics have been compiled, the num...
A Deaf Mute's Heroism
About five o'clock on Sunday afternoon several gentlemen s...
Julia Brace, a deaf, dumb, and blind woman, who died in Augus...
Cleansing From Sin
Matthew Jones, a poor deaf and dumb boy, once wrote the meani...
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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