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PRESENTATION TO THE HON. HUGH…

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LIFE-BOAT SERVICES IN 1891.

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LIFE-BOAT SERVICES IN 1891. A GRAND RECORD. The services of the Life-Boats of the Royal National Life-Boat Institution were very con- stantly requisitioned in 1891, and were particu- larly useful during the disastrous hurricanes and gales of March, October and November. The total number of launches on service in the year was 334, resulting in the saving of the lives of 551 persons many of these were rescued with no little difficulty and at great personal risk to the Life-Boat crews. Besides this long list of gallant services, the Life-Boat crews were instrumental in saving a great deal of valuable property, including 24 vessele from total or partial destruction. In addition to the launches resulting in the saving of life and property, the Life-Boats were out 188 times in response either to signals of distress or what were pre- sumed to be such, but their services were not ultimately required. During the year the Institution also gave rewards for the savins of 168 lives by means of fishing-boats, shore" boats, or by other means, so that altogether in that period it granted rewards for the saving of 719 lives, thus making a grand total of 36,162 lives to the saving of which the Society has contributed since its establishment in 1824. The Institution's fleet of 303 Life-Boats is main- tained at a very heavy annual expenditure, and every effort is made to ensure efficiency, but the requirements of the service demand unfortu- nately an outlay far in excess of the usual income of the Institution the Committee earnestly appeal, therefore, to the people of the greatest maritime power in the world to enable them to meet the deficiency. Annual Subscrip- tions and Donations will be gladly received by the Secretary, Charles Dibdin, Esq., 14, John- street, Adelphi, London by any of the Branch Honorary Secretaries and by all the Bankers in the United Kingdom.

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MINERS' WAGES REDUCED.

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