Anecdotes of the Deaf Deaf Dumb And Blind
An examination of students who were deaf, dumb, and blind too...
Julia Brace, a deaf, dumb, and blind woman, who died in Augus...
A Clever Gymnast
Walter Stevens, a member of the British Mission to the Deaf a...
A Deaf And Dumb Man On The Bible
The following remarks on the Bible were written by a deaf and...
United States Of America
The Tenth Census Report of the U. S. of America for 1880 cont...
An Ingenious Boy
We were lately shown a curiosity in the shape of a sewing mac...
Faith Cometh By Hearing
A deaf and dumb Lady said that the first time she went to chu...
Grace Annable was deaf, dumb, and blind, and although her for...
A Mate For Laura Bridgman
Hetty Hutson lives in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvan...
The Coming Mayoralty
The state coach for the Lord Mayor elect will be furnished by...
Do The Deaf & Dumb Think Themselves Unhappy?
Two deaf and dumb scholars of the late Abbe Siccard were aske...
Half A Score Deaf Mutes
On Tuesday evening last the Stamford Corn Exchange was crowde...
A Deaf And Dumb Girl's Dream
(WRITTEN BY HERSELF.)
I had a dream on the 26th of January...
The Converted Mute
During a revival of religion in one of the New England villag...
In Derby Police Court
A few years since the Head Master of the Deaf and Dumb Ins...
Poor Sam Tranter
The lot of the uneducated deaf and dumb in this world is a pi...
Deaf And Dumb Boy And His Mother
Zachariah was a deaf and dumb boy, thirteen years of age, who...
Probable Numbers Of The Deaf & Dumb
There is an increasing desire on the part of the various Gove...
A Will Made By Pantomime
The Supreme Court of Maine recently, after a six days trial, ...
A Supposed Lunatic In Derby
At the Borough Police Court this morning, a man, who said ...
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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