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» My object in writing is two»fold ; 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 use to his fellow-creatures. To begin, then, you must know I had long been more or less subject to attacks of brott chilis, a complaint that you are aware is very common and troublesome in Great Britain in 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 ap» to when we least expect it. Weeks passed by, and my trouble proved tp be very obstinate I would not yield to medicine, and as I also began to have violent racking pains in my limbs and back, I became greatly alarn.ed. I could neither eat nor sleep. If I had been a eeble, sicky. man, I shoud have thought less strangeiy-of it ; but as, on the contrary, I was hearty and robusts I feared seme new and terrible thing had got hold of me, which might m*kC Strength of no avail against it. I say, bat was the way I thought. But % didn't want to go to the hospital. Who does, when he tb inks he can possibly get along without it? I am a laboring man, with a large family depending on me for support, and I might almost as well be in my grave as to be laid on my back in a hospital unable to lift a hand lor months, or God only knows how long. Right at this point I had a thought flash across my mind like a stream of sunshine in a cloudy day. I had heard and read about Mother Soigel's Curative Syrup, and I resolved, before consenting to be taken tp 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 up 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 «n4 poisonous Humours In my blood felt like going to sleep, and I did sleep sound and quiet. Then I felt hungry, with a natural appetite, and as I ate I soon got strong and welL In a week I was able to go tp my work tgain. It doesn't seem possible, yet it is tru,e, and' the neighbours knoif if. therefore, when I say' l preach the good he>s of the great power; of §eigel's Syftro }o cure pian and disease far and widcf nobody will wondet at 'me. ' 1 Thomas Canning: 75, Military-road, Canterbury, Kent Mother Seigel's Curative Syrup is for sa by all chemists and medicine vendors : and b % i he Proprietors, A, £. White, ' Limited) 35e , yarnngdon irOa'd, London, E. C., England

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WHY HE DID NOT GO TO THE HOSPITAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2143, 5 June 1889

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WHY HE DID NOT GO TO THE HOSPITAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2143, 5 June 1889