Anecdotes of the Deaf Corot And His Pupil
Corot the Artist had a deaf and dumb pupil. The young fellow ...
Lord Seaforth, who was born deaf and dumb, was to dine one da...
The Deaf And Dumb In Texas
Deaf and Dumb men have a poor chance in Texas. One of them we...
Pictures By Deaf And Dumb Artists In The Royal Academy 1876
No. 1301. "Despatches." T. Davidson.
" 30. "...
A Russian Deaf And Dumb Youth's Reply
A young Russian, of great talents, though deaf and dumb, who ...
A Deaf And Dumb Clergyman
Among those who were ordained deacons on Trinity Sunday last ...
A Sad Case
T---- L---- lived near Derby. Hers was a sad case--deaf, d...
A Dumb Dog
A deaf and dumb lady living in a German city, had, as a co...
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 And Dumb Boy Not Afraid To Die
Bernard Grimshaw, a little deaf and dumb boy, lay seriously i...
Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition For 1880
John S. Rennie Reid, a young Aberdeen lad, now resident in Ed...
Sir Walter Scott On The Deaf & Dumb
Sir Walter Scott in his novel "Peveril of the Peak," uses the...
Canon Farrar With The Deaf And Dumb
The Washington Post gives an account of Canon Farrar's vis...
On entering the school room one morning, one of the little de...
Helen Silvie was a Scotch girl. She was born in the villag...
What would any of us be without education? By education, I me...
A Deaf Mute's Beautiful Answer
The Rev. R. Stewart says: "I knew of a gentleman who went to ...
Observations Of Deaf & Dumb Children
A gentleman called to see some little deaf and dumb girls who...
A Deaf Mute's Gratitude
M. Felix Martin, an artist, deaf and dumb from his birth, ...
Great Swimming Feats
1. Fourteen miles down the river with the rapid ebb tide, from the
middle buoys opposite the Tay ferries to far buoy at the mouth of the
river Tay, in 5-1/2 hours (1859.)
2. Across the Frith of Clyde from Carrought, Ayrshire, to Ailsa Rock; 8
miles in 3 hours, through strong currents.
3. Across the Frith of Forth, from Buckhaven, in Fifeshire, to North
Berwick; 18 miles in 7 hours (1862.)
4. Across the Bay of Leece, from the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse to
Barrowhead; 10 miles in 4 hours.
5. Across the mouth of Loch Ryan, from Ronmach, in Ayrshire, to Kirkcolm
Point in Gallowayshire; 4 miles in 2 hours.
6. From John O'Groat's House to Stoma; 8 miles in 2-1/2 hours, through
dangerous currents (1873.)
7. Across the strong-currented river to Cardell Point, on the east of
Cantyre, from Penrioch, on the coast of Arran; 11 miles in 3-1/2 hours
8. Across the Frith of Clyde from West Kilbride, in Ayrshire, to Grombe,
on the east coast of Arran, a distance of 12-1/2 miles in 4-1/2 hours
9. Across the Frith of the Clyde from Port Glasgow to Cardross; 9 miles
in 2-1/2 hours (1874.)
In all these instances he was followed by persons in boats.
We are informed that he has received presents for rescuing lives of the
value of L300, besides twenty suits of clothes, and has also won many
cups and other prizes in swimming and diving matches, and has also
received several gold and silver medals.
Alexander Ferguson has on several occasions been present at the services
for the adult deaf and dumb held at the Institution at Derby.
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