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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 £o
5s., and to sons and other lineal descendants and
sons-in-law of members, £3 oS.
Patron, His Grace the Duke of Montrose ; preses,
George Gray; treasurer, A. Bulloch Graham, 68
Bath Street; managers, William Graham of Erines,
Geo. Graham, C.E., Arch. B. Graham, Charles H.
Smith, J. H. N. Graham of Larbert, James Graham,
]un., A. Graham Service, and Alexander Sweet;
representatives on the Glasgow General Educational
Endowments Br-ard, William Giaham of Eiines, 6
Royal Crf-scent, and Mr. W. L. Brown; clerk, James
Graham, LL.D., writer, 198 West George Street
This Institution is designed for the necessitous and
deserving of the industrial classes who have been in
illness, in order to give them the benefit of the restora-
tive influences of a short residence at the seaside, dur-
ing the period of convalescence. Since the Homes were
opened twenty-five years ago, 59,096 patients have
been restored to health. There is accommodation for
250 persons; and, added to a generous diet, there is
afforded the benefit of the best medical advice and
medicines, as also the use of superior hot and cold
water baths. The Board of Management earnestly
appeal for annual subscriptions and donations, these
being the only source of revenue. It may be well
to mention that each donor of £20, or annual sub-
scriber of £1, is entitled to recommend one person
annually for admission to the Homes.
Board of Management. — President, Sir James
King, Bart, LL.D., of Bothwtll Castle; vice-
president, T. Jenkins, Esq., Woodlands, Cross-
hill; hon. treasurer, Jn. Gray, Esq., banker,
191 Ingram Street; hon. secy., W. MacLean, Esq.,
writer, 115 St. VincentSt.; medical officer in Glasgow,
Robert Perry, Esq., M.D., 11 Queen's Terrace, W.;
consulting surgeon to the Homes, J. Ritchie, Esq.,
M.D., Fairy Bank, Dunoon; superintendent, Mr.
And. Wilson, Homes, Dunoon; matron, Miss Malcolm,
Homes, Dunoon; secretary and collector, Mr. Robert
Hillhouse, 4 Hanover Street, Glasgow.
The Board of Management consists of the members
selected by the subscribers and various public and
charitable bodies in the city of Glasgow. William
Ker, Esq., 27 West George Street, chairman.
The Home is situated at Lenzie, about a mile to
the south-east of the railway station. It has accom-
modation for 85 patients, of whom 30 are taken from
the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, and 45 from the general
public resident in Glasgow and the neighbourhood,
and 10 from the Western Infirmary of Glasgow.
The subscribers to the Home have the privilege of
recommending the general public patients.
Drs. D. P. Stewart and William Whitelaw, Kirkin-
tilloch, visiting medical officers; G. S. M'Gregor, M.B.,
CM., 2 Burnbank gaids., examining medical officer ;
Miss J. S. Smith, matron ; John Pirrie, 207 W. George
Street, treasurer; R. G. Ross, 183 West George St.,
ecretary; Walter Stewart, 65 Bath St., collector.
Glasgow Beancii.
Local Committee— Wm. Cairney, Esq., chairman ;
J. P. Maclay, Esq., Sir John Burns, Bart ,
David M'Cowan, Esq., R. Hope Robertson, Esq.,
Captain Bain, William Burrell, Esq., Jas. Lilbnrn,
Esq., G. M. Kerr, Esq., J. A. Roxburgh. Esq. ; hon.
treasurer, Leonard Gow, jun., Esq., 19 Waterloo St.;
secretary, William Martin, 116 St. Vincent Street.
During the past year the institution incurred heavy
liabilities in the endeavour generally to improve the
lifeboat service, and especially on account of the very
stormy weather prevailing during the month of Decem-
ber. This being so, the Glasgow committee would
again earnestly urge upon the public the necessity of
supporting this most deserving institution, especially
as the city is so intimately connected with ships and.
shipping. They feel that many of the present sub-
scribers might increase their subscriptions, and new
firms might add their names to the list. The annual
subscriptions to this branch in 1894 amounted to
£503, 2s.
During the past year (1894) the institution ex-
pended £64,059 on the various lifeboat establish-
ments on our coasts. The total expenditure was in
excess of the income of the year. Last year the insti-
tution granted rewards amounting to £8,862, in
addition to 74 medals or other honorary testimonials
for the saving of 778 lives and 34 vessels. There
are 306 lifeboat stations on our shores, and during
the society's existence the lives saved either by its
boats or by special eseriions, for which it has granted
rewards, is 38,633. Surely this is a work that calls
for every support from all classes of the community.
Form of Bequest of money, stock, or other
jyersonal estate.
I give and bequeath to the Royal National Life-
Boat Institution for the Preservation of Life from
Shipwreck, founded in 1824, London, the sum of
£ , for the use of the said Institution;
and I declare that the said legacy shall be paid free
from Legacy Duty, and that the receipt of the
Treasnier of the said Institution shall be a sufficient
discharge for the same.
Real or leasehold property may also now be left
by will to the Institution.
Annual subscriptions, donations, or legacies will be
thankfully received by the secretary or treasurer.
Instituted in 1869 for the purpose of supplying
deserving and destitute children with one meal daily
during the winter months. In 1894-95 eighteen tables
were open, viz.. Barony Institute, Black St., Town-
head; Bell St., Calton; Campbellfield St., Bridgeton;
Clyde St., Anderston ; Govan street, Hutchesontown ;
Stirling street ; Water street. Port Dundas ; Burnside
Hall, off" Duke street; Day Refuge, James Morrison
street ; Day Refuge, Cedar st. ; Day Refuge, Londoa
Road; Day Refuge, Pitt street, Anderston; Bethany
Hall, Bridgeton; M'Call Mission Hall, Partick; Corn-
wall street. Plantation; Govan cross, Pollokshaws,
and Coalhill street, Camlachie. Tickets of admission
are distributed by visitors, and a committee of ladies
superintends each dinner at 12.30 daily. Chairman,
A. A. Fergusson, Esq.; secretary and treasurer, Geo.
F. Newlands, 135 St. Vincent Street.

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