Anecdotes of the Deaf An Ingenious Boy
We were lately shown a curiosity in the shape of a sewing mac...
A Deaf And Dumb Sexton Robbed
George E. Fischer, the deaf and dumb sexton of the St. Mary's...
The Deaf Mute's Faith
One day a minister's servant brought a subscription book and ...
Robert S Lyons
Robert S. Lyons went about Ireland last summer visiting the d...
A Deaf And Dumb Man On The Bible
The following remarks on the Bible were written by a deaf and...
Deaf And Dumb Boy And His Mother
Zachariah was a deaf and dumb boy, thirteen years of age, who...
Pictures By Deaf And Dumb Artists In The Royal Academy 1876
No. 1301. "Despatches." T. Davidson.
" 30. "...
A Happy Death Bed
Not long ago there died in the county Wexford, in Ireland, a ...
Fatal Accident To A Deaf And Dumb Bride On The Day Of Marriage
The following is taken from the Manchester Mercury and Harrop...
Canon Farrar With The Deaf And Dumb
The Washington Post gives an account of Canon Farrar's vis...
A Deaf Mute's Heroism
About five o'clock on Sunday afternoon several gentlemen s...
King George Iv & The Deaf & Dumb Boy
When King George IV. visited Ireland a deaf and dumb boy dete...
Her Latest And Best
A little girl was admitted to a Deaf and Dumb Institution, an...
Entertainment By Deaf And Dumb
The inhabitants of Mansfield had some most enjoyable meetings...
A Deaf & Dumb Boy's Remarkable Dream
William Brennen, aged about fourteen and a-half years, hav...
Dumb For Two Years
Two years ago, says the Auburn Advertizer, George Scott, one ...
The Scriptures And The State Of The Deaf And Dumb
"Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are ...
Poor Sam Tranter
The lot of the uneducated deaf and dumb in this world is a pi...
A Thought Of The South Sea Islanders
Among some of the islands of the South Sea the compound word ...
A Clever Gymnast
Walter Stevens, a member of the British Mission to the Deaf a...
In Derby Police Court
A few years since the Head Master of the Deaf and Dumb Institution at
Derby was sent for, with a request that he would hasten to the police
court to see what could be done with a little deaf and dumb boy. The
sketch is a faithful picture of the little fellow as he stood in the
dock charged with stealing. The police, in giving their evidence, said
that many complaints had been made of the boy's conduct. One lady
complained of his illusing her dog, another a cat, and another killing
her bird; others that he was always throwing stones or stealing, and
that he had actually tried to upset a railway train. It appeared that
twice previously the boy had been taken up by the police, but owing to
his tender age nothing could be done with him. The Mayor, addressing the
Head Master of the Institution, said something must be done with the
boy; unfortunately he was getting worse and worse; the case was a very
sad one, the boy being deaf and dumb, but the public must be protected.
The other magistrates present concurred with the Mayor's remarks, and
after consulting with Mr. Bailey, J.P., Chairman of the Committee of the
Institution, who was on the bench at the time, the boy was sent direct
to the Institution, where food was given to him, after which his
photograph was taken. The sketch given on the previous page is copied
from it. The boy settled down, but not without giving considerable
trouble; it was not to be expected that a boy, though so tender in years
yet hardened in bad habits, should at once conform to the rules of the
Institution. The teachers were not, therefore, greatly surprised to find
him early one morning prowling in a quarter of the Institution to which
he had no proper means of access. From time to time his teachers had
difficulties to contend with not easy to describe. There has, however,
been a gradual improvement in the boy's life and character. The sketch
given above is from a photograph taken when the boy had been in the
Institution one year.
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