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WHY HE DID NOT GO TO THE HOSPITAL HE COULD LEAP THROUGH THE AIR My object m writing is two-fold j to expres my gratitude for a great benefit, and to tell a short story which cannot fail to interest the feelings of many others. It is all about myself, but I have remarked that when a man tells the honest truth about himself he is all the more likely to be of ussj^o his fellow-crtatures. To begin, then, you must know I had long been more or less subject to attacks of bronchitis, a complaint that you are aware is very common and troublesome m Great Britain m certain seasons of the year. Some months ago I had a very severe turn of it, worse, I think, than I ever had before. It was probably brought on by catching cold, as we all are apto when we least expect it. Weeks passed by, and my trouble proved to be very obstinate, It would not yield to medicine, and as I also began to have violent racking pains m roy limbs and back, I became greatly alarmed. I ! could neither eat nor sleep, If I had been a feeble, sicky. man, I shou d have thought less strangely of it ; but as, on the contrary, 1 was hearty and robusts I feared s»me new and terrible tbing had got hold of me, which might make strength of no avail tgainst it. I say, that was the way I thought. Presently I could not even lie down for the pain all over my body.' I asked my doctor what he thought of my condition, and he frankly said, 'lam sorry to have to tell you -that you are getting worse I " This so frightened my friends, as well as myself, that they said " Thomas, you must go to the Hospital) it may be your only chance for ifel" But I didn't want to go to the hospital. Who does, when he V inks he can possibly get along without it ? I am a I) boring man, with a large family depending on me for support, and I might almost as well be m my grave as to be laid on my back m a hospital unable to lift a hand for months, or God only knows how long. Right at this point I had a thought flash across my mind like a stream of sunshine m a cloudy day. I had heard and read about Mother Seigel's Curative Syrup, and I resolved, before consenting to be taken to the hospital, I would try that well-known remedy. On this I gave up the doctor's medicine and began taking the Syrup. Mark the wonderful result ! I had taken but three doses within twenty-four hours when I was seized with a fit of coughing, and threw Jup the phlegm and mucus off my chest by the mouthful. The Syrup had loosened ■ and broken it up. Continuing with the Syrup, the racking pain, which I believe came from and joints, soon left me entirely, and I the bitter and poisonous humours m my blood ' felt like going to sleep, and I did sleep sound ' and quiet. Then I felt hungry, wMi a natural > appetite, and as I ate I soon got strong and ' well. 1 felt I cou 7 d leap through the air with \ delight I In a week I was able to go to my work I again. It doesn't seem possible, yet it is true. ( and the neighbours know it. And, therefore, I when I say I preach the good news of the great power]; of Seigel's Syrup to cure pain and disease far and widef nobody will wonder at me. Thomas Canning: 75, Military»road, Canterbury, Kent. Mother Seigel's Curative Syrup is for sale by all chemists and medicine vendors : and by i he Proprietors, A. G. White, Limited, 3$ 1 Farringdontroad, London, E. C., England. (I I

Public Notices. mHE Olothei of Bather, taken to-day J_ to frighten them will be returned on application. D. H. BROWN, 12 154 Canterbury Mills. FROM this date all Bathers will ba Proseooted, aa Fences are belig continually broken down, allowing Cattle to stray, D. H. BROWN, 12 155 Canterbury Mills. NOTICE. THE Library and Office of the Aihburton Borough Oouooll will be Oloeed from 1 o'clock p.m. on MONDAY", the 24th Instant, till the morning of THURgU 1 DAY, January 3rd. The Beading Boom will be open as usual. ' By order, • 0. E. POOKS, Town Clerk, : Borough Oounoll Office, 1 Deoembec 20, 1888. 12 139 i ; ST. ANDRF "S OHUROH. 1 mENDERS %v Invited for 2 acres of , JL land (more or leas) In the towmhlp of Tlnwald, suitable for a site for a ' parsonage, Tenderer to state price per * «ore and looallty. Tenders close MON* J DAY, 24th Inet. To be left with J, ' Hxsbltihk, Tlnwald, Lowest or any tender not necessarily acoepted. December 19tb, 1888. 12 128 TENDERS; rpENDERS are invited for roofing with Jfc. Iron the Ashburton District School Caretaker's Cottage. Tenders to be left with the Secretary (J. 0. Duncan), on or before SATURDAY NEXT at 6 p.m., at whose office specifications pan be seen. The lowest or any tender not neoeisarlly aoaepted. GIDEON SCOTT, Chairman of Committee. ODDFELLOWS' HALL. FOR TWO NIQETS ONLY. SATURDAY and MONDAY., December 22nd and 24th. FIRST appearance or the Celebrated ORAWTORD-BUNTEB PARTY of Scottish Vocalists and Character Entertainers. Scotland's Premier Vocalists Frao Auld Reekie and St Mungo. Miss E. Hunter, Scottish Prima Donna. Miss J. Maogregor, Favorite Scottish Contralto. Mr vVfn r Pfawford, Humorous Vocalist' and Comedian, Master W. Crawford, AccDmpanißt and Highland Dancer. la tbeir Unique Entertainment, Popular Prices, 3s, 2b, and Is; Reserved Seats at Zander's. R. A. UNDERWOOD, 12*100 Business Manager. Auld SVeensi BOXtNGJ NIOHT HEW ZEALAND RAILWAYS. EXCURSION TO~TIMARU, 26th DECEMBER /~VN the 26th December Excursion \J Ticket! to Timaru available for Temaka or Timain, will t c iiaued at Aah» y burton at 7a first-olaes, 4a second, for an Excursion Train which will utart at 10 a.m., arriving atTimaru at 12 noon, and will return at 5.15 p.m., Temuka 5.45, arriving at Aphburton at 7 20 p.m, A Bazaar and Caledonian Sports will be hold at Temuka and Military Sports at Timaru Racecourse on the 26th. Passengers can alfght at Washdyko and join a Train for the Rapecourae there, or leave Timaru for the .Racecourse at l.lp p m., re-booking m either case, BICYCLE RACES AND DRUIDS' SPORTS AT OHRIBTOfIUROH. The Evening Train f rcra Cbristohuroh tc Ashbutton will start at 4,50 p.m. and run 35 minutes later than timetable times ur. to Rakaia. It will be due from Cherteej at 7.7 p.m, and to arrive at Ashbarton al 7.40. This Train will take up paetengers al the Chrletchuroh A. and P. Show Groundi where the Druids' Sports are to be held There wjll \>e no Opod.o Traffic on thi ' 2Bth Deoeiabejr f 1 13131 9Y08P89,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2020, 22 December 1888

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