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The late Duke Maximilian of Bavaria, 1 father of the JJmpreßß Elizabeth, was very prpad of his talanted ion, the ooolii t, Cuke Owl Theodoi, and often recommended him to patients. Pausing along (he itreeta of Wanjoh one day, he njet a blind g|rl standing on tge oorner ainging, Toning a pieoe of gold into her outfltretotaed hand he went on, but sudddenly returned to inquire more minutely into her affliotion. " Well," said he, " I shall give you the address of a phyaioian who may be able to oure you." With that he tore a sheet from his note-book, wrote a few lines upon it, and left the girl who oont«'-~ * her singing. When Bhe re* l1 — * ..uued evening her ton**-— —mea home that beli**- • . — uer and sister would not -.o their eyes, for the note was signed " Doke Maximilian," and addressed to •• Duke Theodor." They thought someone had been ieeting, but the girl had confidence in the kindly voice, and in company with a friend went to the palace. "Yes," said E|uke Theodor, upon reading foe npte, '•father has already told me about you, and we shall see Sn'at ban be done. 1 . 1 The girl regained' her gHt, touch for many years had been Oloudgd, aha married, through her patron's in^ueuoe, a wealthy merchant, K[ot long before the diath of hot fainefaotor her firit child vu bun, wd U)i oli Pttki QORiiptea to be iti

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2140, 1 June 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2140, 1 June 1889

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