Anecdotes of the Deaf A Russian Deaf And Dumb Youth's Reply
A young Russian, of great talents, though deaf and dumb, who ...
One of the best educated and most distinguished deaf mutes wa...
A Happy Death Bed
Not long ago there died in the county Wexford, in Ireland, a ...
A Supposed Lunatic In Derby
At the Borough Police Court this morning, a man, who said ...
A Clever Gymnast
Walter Stevens, a member of the British Mission to the Deaf a...
Canon Farrar With The Deaf And Dumb
The Washington Post gives an account of Canon Farrar's vis...
The Deaf And Dumb In Texas
Deaf and Dumb men have a poor chance in Texas. One of them we...
Rapid Bicycle Travelling
Yesterday week a young man named Sydney Cornwall, of Coventry...
Probable Numbers Of The Deaf & Dumb
There is an increasing desire on the part of the various Gove...
Pictures By Deaf And Dumb Artists In The Royal Academy 1876
No. 1301. "Despatches." T. Davidson.
" 30. "...
A Deaf And Dumb Lawyer
Mr. Lowe, a gentleman who has been deaf and dumb from his inf...
His Right Name
In a letter received by the head master at the Deaf and Dumb ...
Alexander Ferguson The Famous Deaf And Dumb Swimmer
Alexander Ferguson, a dock mason of Dundee, (though now in...
The Queen And The Deaf And Dumb
Not far from Osborne House, Isle of Wight, there lives a poor...
Robert S Lyons
Robert S. Lyons went about Ireland last summer visiting the d...
Comparative Numbers Of The Sexes Of Deaf Mutes
In all countries where statistics have been compiled, the num...
Great Swimming Feats
1. Fourteen miles down the river with the rapid ebb tide, fro...
A Thought Of The South Sea Islanders
Among some of the islands of the South Sea the compound word ...
William De Courcy
This boy was educated at a Deaf and Dumb School. He was fond ...
A Deaf And Dumb Sexton Robbed
George E. Fischer, the deaf and dumb sexton of the St. Mary's...
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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