Anecdotes of the Deaf Fatal Accident To A Deaf And Dumb Bride On The Day Of Marriage
The following is taken from the Manchester Mercury and Harrop...
The Converted Mute
During a revival of religion in one of the New England villag...
Deaf Mutes In The Town And Country
Wilhelmi tried to ascertain by means of his statistics in wha...
Rapid Bicycle Travelling
Yesterday week a young man named Sydney Cornwall, of Coventry...
The Little Deaf And Dumb Preacher
In a small town in Germany lived a locksmith and his wife,...
A few years since an aged man, who had long been a sincere...
The Queen And The Deaf And Dumb
Not far from Osborne House, Isle of Wight, there lives a poor...
A Deaf And Dumb Boy And His Brother
Brownlow Harrison, a bright little boy who had spent a few ye...
An Amusing Story
Here is an amusing story hailing from Munich. During the past...
A Deaf Mute's Ideas Before Instruction
The following extract from the correspondence of a deaf and d...
Do The Deaf & Dumb Think Themselves Unhappy?
Two deaf and dumb scholars of the late Abbe Siccard were aske...
A Deaf And Dumb Sculptor At Brussels
A deaf and dumb sculptor named Van Louy de Canter has recentl...
The Bible And The Deaf And Dumb
The following is taken from the British and Foreign Bible Soc...
A good story is told of ex-governor Magottin, of Kentucky, wh...
Deaf Dumb Blind And Lame
David Simons, of Boston, is deaf and dumb; he is also blind; ...
The Earl Of Shaftesbury
At a meeting in aid of the deaf and dumb held in Dundee, at w...
Corot And His Pupil
Corot the Artist had a deaf and dumb pupil. The young fellow ...
The Unwelcome Tap
Isabella Green was a young woman who was completely blind ...
A Deaf And Dumb Boy's Devotion
Under the trees standing by the left bank of the Thames, a...
Observations Of Deaf & Dumb Children
A gentleman called to see some little deaf and dumb girls who...
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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