Anecdotes of the Deaf A Cat Assisting A Deaf And Dumb Woman
The chill wind was moaning, the rain falling drearily, and da...
Robert S Lyons
Robert S. Lyons went about Ireland last summer visiting the d...
Half A Score Deaf Mutes
On Tuesday evening last the Stamford Corn Exchange was crowde...
A Will Made By Pantomime
The Supreme Court of Maine recently, after a six days trial, ...
A Deaf And Dumb Boy And His Brother
Brownlow Harrison, a bright little boy who had spent a few ye...
Deaf And Dumb Lady's Idea Of Music
A lady who graduated from the Institution at New York some...
The Entertainments given on Tuesday in the Pavilion by Deaf a...
A Deaf And Dumb Man In The Revision Court
On Thursday afternoon a singular scene was witnessed during t...
The Little Demerarian
A little coloured deaf and dumb girl in Demerara came to M...
The Little Deaf And Dumb Preacher
In a small town in Germany lived a locksmith and his wife,...
A Novel Situation
During the past year a gentleman had occasion to visit a c...
Entertainment By Deaf And Dumb
The inhabitants of Mansfield had some most enjoyable meetings...
A few years since an aged man, who had long been a sincere...
Dumb For Two Years
Two years ago, says the Auburn Advertizer, George Scott, one ...
Causes Of Deaf-mutism
The intermarriage of blood-relations is doubtless one cause. ...
In St. Modwen's Churchyard at Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshir...
Speed Of Manual Spelling
In reply to a question "What is the number of words a good...
A Deaf And Dumb Sexton Robbed
George E. Fischer, the deaf and dumb sexton of the St. Mary's...
Portobello Swimming Club
On the mornings of Wednesday and Thursday the deep-diving med...
A Naval Chef D'euvre
Gervase Murray, a deaf and dumb young man, the son of a po...
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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