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Tbe Rhoscolp Lifeboat. TWO RESCUES IN A FORTNIGHT. HEROES AND SUCCESSFIX WORJo-. It was only a fortnight ago or so that fcij•> Rhofc-colyn lifeboat crew accumpli$ked a won- derful rascue. It was on Sunday. th\- 8th nit., and the time of evening .service. vflun signals' of distn-JM* from a ^hrure" ("J. W. Waring," of Lancaster) wer« ssen. A steamer iutd twice attempted to tow away tb., ship, but every time the ropes snapped. It was at this time, when the poor schooner wti., absolutely left to her fate, and not many mile^ from the fatal rocks, thai the Rhoscolyn life- b(» ;i bravely wont to the rescue. No time v.-ri. to be lost, for the wind was dead on the land, and ths -hip had but a short time to run before she would finish her helpless course upon the terrible rocks. Four time? the lifeline snapped, and at last two of the crew wen dragged through the water. A a hist resource the coxswain ordered the bort-t under the schooner's stem, and the re- mainder of the crew jumped in 'but not a moment, too scon, for they were only able to clear a deadly point, by two boat's* Length. I Had they failed to do so. rssrened and rescuers 1 must have inevitably perished, for ten minute* later the schooner went to matehwood in Porth Saint Bay. The following is a copy of the letter which the captain and crew of the schooner wrote the coxswain and his brave men We feel that we cannot jV-axe Holyhead, perhaps never to meet again, without attest- ing and expressing our heartfelt and sincere thanks for the bravely of you and your crew in saving our lives from a watery grave on the eve,ning of Sunday, t.be 8th inst.. during the heavy gale and terrible sea and exposure, and also t.r testify io t your spk-ndid seamanship in handling yotr boat in the broken water and in the teeth I of those terrible rooks, and unquestionably your courage and seamanship not only mved j our lives, but those of your crew after ¡ coming into the boat. Therefore, please accept our heartfelt thanks, and or-rvey I the same to your brave crew, and may God bless all of you, and may you be spired to render similar service to our felicw-^earren. ¡ Again, on the 23-rd nit. the RlVvcelvn life- > boat —the name is "Ra,mon Cobrera"—went i out and saved the entire crew of another j schooner. The Khosnei.ir lioat failed to face I the storm, nnd so the glory of saving life or,re again feli v- the lot of the RhosoolVn cnw. j Rhoseolyn. which is some sir miles along the coa.ss from Holyhead, may not be widely known, but it possesses men of tbe ritrht tibr". and we feel proud of them. They themselves go ulwut as if they and rone TlÜ- thing oui of the ordinary w. y. All the same J they richly deserve to get tlieir medals were 1 it only for the purpose of st^anduing mea elsewhere to o nnd do likewise

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