Anecdotes of the Deaf A Sad Case
T---- L---- lived near Derby. Hers was a sad case--deaf, d...
Fatal Accident To A Deaf And Dumb Bride On The Day Of Marriage
The following is taken from the Manchester Mercury and Harrop...
A Thought Of The South Sea Islanders
Among some of the islands of the South Sea the compound word ...
The Deaf And Dumb Both Heard And Spoke
Vincent Ogden was recently charged with begging, under the pr...
King George Iv & The Deaf & Dumb Boy
When King George IV. visited Ireland a deaf and dumb boy dete...
I Must Help
The following little incident will show how interested the...
A Naval Chef D'euvre
Gervase Murray, a deaf and dumb young man, the son of a po...
A Dumb Dog
A deaf and dumb lady living in a German city, had, as a co...
Monograph Of The Colleonbola & Thysanura
BY SIR JOHN LUBBOCK, BART, M.P., &C.
This work is one of t...
Helen Silvie was a Scotch girl. She was born in the villag...
Deaf And Dumb Lady's Idea Of Music
A lady who graduated from the Institution at New York some...
A Brave Defender
After reaching our encampment (at Jenin in Palestine) our dra...
Probable Numbers Of The Deaf & Dumb
There is an increasing desire on the part of the various Gove...
Heroic Conduct Of A Deaf And Dumb Girl
On Tuesday last an inquest was held by Mr. Michael Fullam,...
A Deaf And Dumb Man In The Revision Court
On Thursday afternoon a singular scene was witnessed during t...
Her Latest And Best
A little girl was admitted to a Deaf and Dumb Institution, an...
An Amusing Story
Here is an amusing story hailing from Munich. During the past...
A Mate For Laura Bridgman
Hetty Hutson lives in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvan...
Robert S Lyons
Robert S. Lyons went about Ireland last summer visiting the d...
The Deaf And Dumb In Texas
Deaf and Dumb men have a poor chance in Texas. One of them we...
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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