Anecdotes of the Deaf Trades Of The Deaf & Dumb In England And Wales
The following particulars showing the trades of the Deaf and ...
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Mr. Gladstone, on being presented with the freedom of the Wor...
A Deaf And Dumb Boy's Devotion
Under the trees standing by the left bank of the Thames, a...
Dumb For Two Years
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An Ingenious Boy
We were lately shown a curiosity in the shape of a sewing mac...
Observations Of Deaf & Dumb Children
A gentleman called to see some little deaf and dumb girls who...
How To Save The Rates
In a vast majority of cases where the deaf and dumb are allow...
I Must Help
The following little incident will show how interested the...
The Deaf And Dumb Both Heard And Spoke
Vincent Ogden was recently charged with begging, under the pr...
Acuteness Of Educated Deaf Mutes
One evening the senior class of girls and boys in a School fo...
Poor Sam Tranter
The lot of the uneducated deaf and dumb in this world is a pi...
Like The Copy
Florence B----, a little girl in the Deaf and Dumb Institutio...
Cork Temperance Exhibition
The following were won by deaf mutes:--Both certificate and p...
A Will Made By Pantomime
The Supreme Court of Maine recently, after a six days trial, ...
An Interview With Laura Bridgman
We presume most of our readers will have read of Laura Bri...
Monograph Of The Colleonbola & Thysanura
BY SIR JOHN LUBBOCK, BART, M.P., &C.
This work is one of t...
A Deaf And Dumb Clergyman
Among those who were ordained deacons on Trinity Sunday last ...
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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