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WHY HE DID HOT GO TO THE HOSPITAL HE COULD LEAP THROUGH THE AIR. My object m writing is two-fold j to express 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 bron> cbitis, 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 apt to 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 hot limbs and back, I became greatly alarmed. I could neither eat nor sleep. If I had been a feeble, sickiy. man, I shou d have thought less strangely of it ; but as, on the contrary, I was hearty and robust I feared some new and terrible thing had got hold of me, which might make strength of no avail against it. I say hat 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 you are getting worse 1" 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 life 1" But I didn't want to goto the hospital. Who does, when he tbinks 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 m my grave as to be laid on my back m a hospital unable to lift a hand tor 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 Mothd Seigel's Curative Syrup, and I resolved, before consenting to be taken to the hospital, I would try that well«known wmedy. On this I gave up the doctor's medicine and began taking the Syrup. Mark the wonderful result 1 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 raoking pain, which I believe came from the bitter and poisonous humours m my blood and joints, soon left me entirely, and I 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. J fdt I could leap through the air with delight In a week I was able to go to my work again. It doesn't seem possible, yet it is true, and the people know it. ' And, therefore, hen I say J preach the good news of the great power of Seigel's Syrup to cure pain and disease fax and wide, nobody will wonder at me Thomas Canning 75, Military-road, Canterbury, Kent. Mother Seigel's Curative Syrup is for tale by all chemists and medicine vendors : and by the Proprietors, A. J. White, Limited, 35, Faningdoniroad, London, B. C, England.

PROM A VETERAN, | As this is jubilee year it tends to make on look back and think of the Eight of time, and m this way I am reminded that I -am one of the veterans m the sale of your valuable and and successful medicine. I have sold it m England and many parts of Scotland. Well o I remember the first circular you sent out some nine or ten years ag«. You had come to . England from America to introduce Mother Seigel's Ourative Syrup, and I was struck by a paragraph m which you used these words ; — "Being a stranger m a strange land, I do not wish the people to feel that I want to take the least advantage over them. I feel thai have a remedy that will cure disease, and I have so much confidence m it that J authorise m y to refund the money if people should »y tftat they have not benefitted ts use."y Two old gentlemen, whoge names, than, would not like, me to fivi p, hsd. bct^

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2176, 18 July 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2176, 18 July 1889

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