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GALLANTRY AT SEA.

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GALLANTRY AT SEA. INTERESTING PRESENTATION AT CARDIFF. On Wednesday Alderman T. Evana, Deputy. Ms)or of CardiS, acting in the absence of the Mayor through illcesa, preaented, at the request of the RnMian Conani, a gold medal to Captain Longley, master ot the British aorew ateamehip Yorkshire, in recognition of hia bravery at aea. Among those present were Mr. Raggett, collector of Customa Mr. Godfrey, chief clerk, Cnatoma Mr. Turner, superintendent ot Mercantile Marine; Mr. Cnllam, chief of CoMtguarda Mr. Peter Wtyte; Mr. WhMttley, town clerk; Colonel Page, Russian Conani, Ac. It appeared that on the 20th of Augnat, 1878, the Yorkahire waa in a heavy gale in North Atlantic, when the Ruaaian barque Arvid (Bull River to talmonth with phcaphate) waa observed to be diamaated aad in a sicking state. Notwithstanding the exceedingly rough atate of the weather, the captain decided to put out to the leeone of the Russian crew. Six men and the mat< accordingly went out in a boat to the ainking Teasel, and auooeaded in taving 15 out of 16 tivee, the eixteenth man having been drowned through not dropping into the boat when told to do so. In effecting thia good work the boat had to pasa to and fro between the shipa in a raging storm three timea. The Depnty.Mayor and Mf. Turner each nmde allusion to the event which had called them together, a-nd the latter mentioned that the anm of £12 received from the Russian anthoritiea for distribution amccg the seamen would be property disposed of. 'D order to do this, it would be necessary to trace the records of the shipping omoe. A vote of thanka havifg bten accorded to the deputy.mayor for prencmg, ihe proceedinga terminated.

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MYFYR MORGANWG, D.e.L.

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