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CHAEITABLE AND FRIENDLY INSTITUTIONS.
ST. ANDREW'S AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION.
Objects— (1) Instruction in ambulance duties by
the establishment of classes, so that the members
thereof may be able to render intelligent first aid to
persons accidentally injured, pending the arrival of a
medical man ; (2) the placing of stretchers, ambulance
waggons, and other appliances necessary for the relief
of the injured, in such situations as may be considered
advisable, so as to enable assistance to be given with
the least possible delay.
The waggons are sent to any accident within the
Glasgow parliamentary boundaries free of charge.
Accidents occurring outside the Glasgow parliament-
ary boundaries, and within a radius of ten miles from
Glasgow, are also attended to ; and, in the case of
non-subscribers, there is a uniform charge not exceed-
ing 2s. per mile to cover expenses. The waggons are
available by day or night, and messages should be
sent either by telegraph or telephone, when they will
be immediately attended to. Secretary, William M.
Cunningham, 93 West Regent Street.
GLASGOW CORN TRADE BENEVOLENT
ASSOCIATION.
Instituted 1880.
President, George Lowe, Esq.; vice-president, John
M'Dougall, Esq. ; treasurer, S. Milroy, 28 Hope St.;
secretary. Arch. Robertson, 12 Hope Street.
Object. — To provide allowances for decayed mem-
bers and for relatives of deceased members who were
dependent on them prior to their decease. After
such cases are provided for the directors may grant
relief not exceeding one-fifth of the entire free annual
revenue to persons in necessitous circumstances who,
though not members of the Association, have been
engaged as principals or employees in the corn trade
in Glasgow and neighbourhood. Membership con-
sists of corn merchants and their chief clerks and
salesmen. Payment of £10 as entry money consti-
tutes life membership. Capital in 1886 amounts to
£2627.
"WIDOWS' FRIEND SOCIETY FOR THE RELIEF
OF DESTITUTE CHRISTIAN WIDOWS IN
GLASGOW.
President, the Lord Provost; vice-presidents. Bailie
Waddel and Mr. Robert Westlands ; joint treasurers,
.John Laing and D, T. Laing, 70 South Portland
St. ; secretaries, Mr. John Gourlay, C.A., 24 George
Square, and Mr. T. Eaton Robinson, C.A., 15 Wood-
side Quadrant. Supported by voluntary contributions.
GRAHAM CHARITABLE.
None are eligible as members of the society except
persons of the name of Graham and their descendants,
or those married to individuals of that name or their
descendants. The entry-money to strangers is £b
5s., and to sons and other lineal descendants and
sons-in-law of members, £3 3s.
Patron, His Grace the Duke of Montrose ; preses,
John Alexander, 68 West Regent Street ; treasurer,
Jas. Graham, jun., writer, 198 AVest George Street;
managers, John Graham, C.A., William Graham, of
Erines, George Graham, C.E., Charles H. Smith,
George Gray, Jas. B. Fleming, Arch. B. Graham,
and Andrew G. Service ; clerk, James Graham, writer,
198 W. George Street,
WESTERN FRIENDLY SOCIETY.
Andrew Wallace, president; David FuUarton, vice-
president ; John Macwhannell, David Lamb, Jas. P.
Crawford, Jas. Chalmers, M.D., Geo. Ness, John H.
Patterson, Peter Johnston, David Henderson, Charles
Wragg, Thos. Eaton Robinson, Thomas Murdoch,
Robert W. Reid, and James D. Young, du-ectors;
A. Arrol, H. Pollock, and T. Menzies, trustees; Dr.
James Morton, 199 Bath Street, medical adviser; J.
Mann, C.A., manager. Members (after one year's
probation) are entitled to 10s. 6d. or 21s. per week
sick benefit, according to contribution, while they
may be unable to attend their usual avocations, and
without reduction of the rate in protracted sickness.
Immediately after the entry money is paid, the
society becomes liable for the funeral money of £10
or £20, as may have been contributed for. An
annuity of £6 or £12 is also provided to all members
after attaining the age of 70, when the contributions
cease. For the year ending 31st December, 1885,
£1608 3s. 8d. was paid as benefit from the funds
of the society, and from the society's origin a total
of £26,410 Is. 4d. has been so paid. The entry-
money is one quarter's contributions (which ranges
from 4s. lOd. at 19, to lis. 7^d. at 45) with 2s. 6d.
for certificates, &c. Ofiice, 188 St. Vincent Street.
GLASGOW ELDERS' WIVES AND DAUGH-
TER'S ASSOCIATION, IN CONNECTION
WITH THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND, OR
HOME FOR GIRLS.
13 Canning Place.
This association was started twenty-three years ago,
and its chief work is training orphan and destitute
girls as domestic servants in the Home. Income
from subscriptions, about £350. Chairman, James
Hannan, Esq. ; secretaiy, Rev. Robt. Dickson, St.
David's Parish; treasurer, Thomas Watson, Esq., 50
W^est Regent Street.
INCORPORATION OF WEAVERS OF
GLASGOW.
Office-bearers for the year, from September, 1885,
to September, 1886 : — Deacon, David Paterson ; col-
lector, James Hutton, C.A. ; master court, James
Wilson, Angus Mitchell, JIatthew Fairley, George
Younger, Wm. Newlands, Geo. Gibson, Robert Gour-
lay, Forrest Frew, John Miller, John Knox, jun.,
Andrew Paterson, Jas. Young, Thos. Brown, John
B. Wingate; William MacLean (of MacLean, Fyfe,
& MacLean), writer, 115 St. Vincent Street, clerk;
Thomas O'May, 2 St. Andrew's Square, officer.
INCORPORATION OF TAILORS OF
GLASGOW.
Office-bearers for the year from September, 1885,
to September, 1886 : — James Imrie, 22 Royal Ex-
change Square, deacon ; Wm. C. Coghill, 263 Argyle
Street, collector ; Alex. Waddel, late deacon ; John
Wise and Donald MacVean, deacon's masters ; Wm.
R. Copland, George Heron, Wm. Shearer, John For-
rester, James Lillie, John Stewart, Jas. Mitchell, sen.,
F. Gibson, and Wm. Wilson, trade's masters ; R. A.
Bogue, Wilham Guthrie, and Hugh Farquhar, mem-
bers for life ; J. M. Taylor, writer, 180 St. Vincent
St., clerk; Alex. Smyth, 185 Duke Street, officer.

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