Anecdotes of the Deaf A Happy Death Bed
Not long ago there died in the county Wexford, in Ireland, a ...
A Will Made By Pantomime
The Supreme Court of Maine recently, after a six days trial, ...
This gentleman, who is now senior professor in the Paris Inst...
A Naval Chef D'euvre
Gervase Murray, a deaf and dumb young man, the son of a po...
In St. Modwen's Churchyard at Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshir...
A Young Genius
(From the Journal of the Society of Arts, May 1, 1874.)
In Derby Police Court
A few years since the Head Master of the Deaf and Dumb Ins...
Pictures By Deaf And Dumb Artists In The Royal Academy 1876
No. 1301. "Despatches." T. Davidson.
" 30. "...
How To Save The Rates
In a vast majority of cases where the deaf and dumb are allow...
Uneducated Deaf Mute's Ignorance Of God
Vauncey Thompson wrote after having been under instruction...
The Bible And The Deaf And Dumb
The following is taken from the British and Foreign Bible Soc...
Cork Temperance Exhibition
The following were won by deaf mutes:--Both certificate and p...
Deaf Mutes In The Town And Country
Wilhelmi tried to ascertain by means of his statistics in wha...
A Deaf Mute's Gratitude
M. Felix Martin, an artist, deaf and dumb from his birth, ...
Cleansing From Sin
Matthew Jones, a poor deaf and dumb boy, once wrote the meani...
Great Swimming Feats
1. Fourteen miles down the river with the rapid ebb tide, fro...
The Little Deaf And Dumb Preacher
In a small town in Germany lived a locksmith and his wife,...
Sir Walter Scott On The Deaf & Dumb
Sir Walter Scott in his novel "Peveril of the Peak," uses the...
A Deaf And Dumb Girl's Dream
(WRITTEN BY HERSELF.)
I had a dream on the 26th of January...
The Little Demerarian
A little coloured deaf and dumb girl in Demerara came to M...
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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