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CHARITABLE AND FRIENDLY INSTITUTIONS.
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ASYLUM FOR THE BLIND.
102 to 108 Castle Street.
Instituted 1827.
For the'relief of Indigent and Industrious Blind.
President, tlie Hon. James Watson, the Lord
.Provost.
Hononary Vice-presidents, the Duke of Montrose,
the Duke of Argyll, Lord Blantyre, R. Dalglish,
Esq., M.P., \V. Graham, Esq., M.P.
Directors from the Royal Infirmary, A. Eonaldson,
Rev. Dr. Paton, and William Whyte.
From the University of Glasgow, Rev. Dr. Jackson.
From the Town Council, J. Taylor, jun.
From the Merchants' House, J. I. Wright and A.
Arthur.
From the Trades' House, James Neilson, Deacon-
convener, and W. Morrison.
From the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr.
J. Stewart.
From the Ministers of Glasgow, Rev. Dr. G. S.
Burns.
The following from the Contributors : — A. Orr
Ewing, M.P., J. A. Campbell, W. JI'Adam, T. P.
Stewart, P. Walker, R. Lochore, tertius, W. Collins,
J. Craig, and J. Allan.
Treasurer, W. Brown, 24 Dunlop Street.
Joint secretaries, R. Jameson and R. Jameson,
jun., 150 St. Vincent Street.
Surgeon, Dr. Lapraik; teacher, D. T. Aitken ;
matron, Miss Rankine; superintendent, J. Brown.
Committee of Management, W". Morrison, T. P.
Stewart, P.Walker, W. LI'Adam, R. Lochore, tertius,
J. 1. Wright, J. Craig, W. Collins, J. Allan, Allan
Arthur, Rev, Dr. G. S. Burns, and W. Brown, treas.
Quarterly meetings of the directors will be held in
the Asylum on the second Tuesday of June, Septem-
ber, and December.
THE GLASGOW AMALGAMATED EARLY
CLOSING ASSOCIATION.
Representatives from the various Societies meet in
Angus's Hotel, on the first Monday of every month,
at 9 p.m.
Drapers' Association. — President, D. Dishington ;
treasurer, J. Connor; secretarj', P. M'Ewan.
Meetings of Committee in Angus's Hotel, on the
last Wednesday of each month, at 8.30 p m.
Grocers' Association. — President, J. Ewing; treas.,
A. C. MTntyre; secretar}-, H. Arnott.
Committee Rooms — Drummond's Hotel, Union
Street.
Ironmongers' Association. — President, Robt. Shaw ;
treasurer, J. F. Currie; secretary, Andrew Goodall.
Meetings of Committee in Cameron's Restaurant,
108 Argyle Street.
ROYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTION.
(Incorporated by Royal Charter.)
GLASGOW BRANCH.
E. Dalglish, M.P., J. Ramsay, Sir J. Campbell,
P. Clouston, W. Euing, L. Potter, W. Stirling, jun.,
D. M'Cowan, J. I. Wright, A. Crum Ewing, J.
Burns, C. Smith, F. Maxwell, R. F. Alston, A. Orr
Ewing, M.P., G. Lumsden, D. Macbrayne, J. C.
Burns, local committee ; R. H. Robertson, honorary
secretary; Captain A. Small, honorary treasurer;
Clydesdale Bank, bankers. i
GLASGOW SEAMEN'S FRIEND SOCIETY.
The Hon. J. Watson, Lord Provost, hon. president ;
River Bailie, A. Anderson ; J. Burns, A. Gilmour, R.
Smith, honorary vice-presidents; A. Anderson, A.
Arrol, J. Adams, J. Burns, D. Sloan, W. Gilchrist,
R. Gow, T. Haig, G. Ralston, A. Small, G. Smith,
trustees , the Magistrates of Glasgovr, honorary
directors; J. Adams, W. Anderson, A. Arrol, A. S.
Baird, J. Black, J. S. Dickie, F. Duncan, G.
Edward, D. Fergusson, T. Forrester, W. Gilchrist,
J. Goodwin, R. Gow, J. Grierson, T. Haig, W. Hen-
derson, Capt. T. Kidd, Capt. Laing, T. Low, J. M 'Isaac,
D. M'Pherson, P. Miller, G. Ord, Wm. Orr, J.
Robertson, H. Robley, A. D. Rutherford, A. Small,
Geo. Smith, jun., R. Stark, A. M. Stewart, H.
Watson, Captain A. Watt, directors; J. Robertson,
161 Hope Street, honorary treasurer ; T. Haio-, 14
Robertson Street, and H. Watson, 107 Buchanan
Street, honorary secretaries. Chapel, 9 Brown Street.
Rev. R. Weir, 8 Douglas Street, chaplain; W.
Workman, assistant-chaplain ; H. Burt, 14 Main
Street, missionary; J. Hutchison, 3 West Campbell
Street, officer ; W. M'Lagan, 93 Cadogan Street,
precentor.
Divine Service on Sabbaths, at 11, 2, 6.30 o'clock.
Divine Service on Tuesday and Thursday evenings,
at 8 o'clock.
The above society, instituted to promote the tem-
poral and spiritual interests of seamen, supports
chaplain and missionarj-, educates seamen's orphan
children, and supplies libraries to ships ; is entirely
supported by voluntary contributions. Legacies,
donations, and subscriptions earnestly solicited.
MISSION COAST HOME, SALTCOATS.
The object of this institution is to afford a gratui-
tous home at the sea side for two or three weeks to
the poor in Glasgow who have been sick, in order to
promote their convalescence. The full value of the
income is exhausted on the inmates, and no expense
incurred either in management or collecting sub-
scriptions, which may be handed in London to T.
Corbet, Esq., Newchurch Street; Kilmarnock, J.
Stewart, Esq., Stewart Brothers; Ardrossan, A.
Guthrie; Saltcoats, W. Bryden ; Glasgow, W.
M'Ewen, Esq., 88 Ingram Street ; J, M'Ca'llum,
sen., Religious Institution Rooms; or J. Smith
Craignestock Place.
THE JOURNEYMEN GOLDSMITHS'
FRIENDLY SOCITEY.
This society has for its object the relief of its mem-
bers who may be incapable of attending to their
business through illness, &c., and for securing at
death a payment for funeral expenses ; the society
now comprises 100 members, and has a capital of
£837. The meetings of the society are held in 26
Glassford Street, on the evenings of the first Mondav
in February, May, August, and November.
J. M'Arthur, preses ; Wm. Smith, late preses ; G.
BI'Lean, treas.; J. Ewing, sec. ; G. Bolton, officer.
LADIES' AUXILIARY TO THE SEAMEN'S
FRIEND SOCIETY.
Treasurer — Mrs. Leslie, 9 Clarendon Place,
retary— Mr.s. Small, 7 Elmbank Place.
Sec-

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