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-------------CHAPTER XIIL…

FUNERAL OF MRS GRIFFITHS,…

STRUGGLE IN THE SEA.

A PLUCKY PURSER.

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A PLUCKY PURSER. At Southampton on Saturday morning an interesting presentation took i>lace onboard the Union Castle liner Briton in the Dresence of the whole of the officers and crew of'the company's officials m London and Southampton. Mr F. J. Mirr.eloes, a partner in Messrs Donald Carrie and Co.. and son-in-law to Sir Donald, pre- sented Mr Uart. the purser, with the Roval Humane Society s medal and certificate for bravery in attempting to rescue a lad who fell overboard near the Equator on May 23rd. Mr Hart, at the timp, wav the purser on the Walmer Castle, and at the cry of Man over. board," without a. moment's hesitation, and not waiting to divest himself of any of his clothing, he plunged o verboard to the rescue. The sea there is lniected with sharks—a num- ber had been seen on the prevoius day-and a heavy sea was running at the time. Mr Mirrie. lees also referred to the gallant action of Second Officer Attwood, who, with some of the crew of the Briton, put out in a very rough sea on August loth, off the African coast, near East London, and sueceeded in rescuing the crew of the waterlogged barque Cingalese.

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