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MAIL ARRANGEMENTS. For Ohristohuroh North daily at 6.30 a.m., 3-15 p.m. and 6.20 p.m., and on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 10.90 a.m. For Ohertsey, and Bakaia, daily at 6.80 a.m., 3.15 p.m. and 6.20 p.m. For Dansandel, Selwyn and Barnham, daily at 3.15 p.m. and 6.20 p.m. ForTinwald, Winalow, Hindß and Temuka, daily at 10.30 a.m., and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 8.15 p.m. For Lismore, on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10.30 a.m. For Geraldine daily at 10.30 a.m. For Timaru daily at 10.30 a.m. and 12-30 and Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 3,15 p.m. For Oam.aiu, Dunedin and South daily at 12.30 p.m. For Greenstreet and Ashburton Forka on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2.80 p.m. For Mount Somere on Mondays and Fridays at 7 p.m., other days at 4 p.m. For Mayfield and Buapuna on Mondays at p.m., on Thursdays at 4 p.m. For Wheatstone, Ashton, Waterton and Longbeaoh daily at 4.30 p.m. WHY HE DID JNOT GO TO THE HOSPITAL — . — . — <» HE COULD LEAP THROUGH TH3 AIR. My object m writiDg is two-fold ; 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 at 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* chitis, a complaint that you a»e aware is veiy common and troublesome inGreat Britain m certain seasons of the year, some months ago I had a very severe turn of it, worse, 1 think than I ever had before. It was probably, brought on by catching cold, as we all are apt to when we kast 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 my limbs and back, I became greatly alarmed. I could neither eat nor sleep. If I had been a feeble, sickiy. man, I shou dhave 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 do 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 frieDds, as well as myself, that they said, " Thomas, you must go to the Hospital .' it may be your only chance for life I" But I didn't want to goto the hospital. Who does, when he tVinks 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 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 m a cloudy day. I had heard and read about Mothei 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 Syruj*. Mark the wonderful result I 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 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, wfrh a natural appetite, and as I ate I soon got strong and well. I felt 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, h:n I say I preach the good news of the great power of Seigel's Syrup to cure pain and disease far and wide, nobody will wonder at me Thomas Canning 75, fl!ilitary«road, Canterbury, Kept, Mother Seigel's Curative Syrup is for sale by all chemists and medicine vendors : and by the Proprietors, A. J. White, Limited, 35, Farringdon >road, London, E. C., England.

Public Notices MONEY. MONEY. I HAVE money to lend on approved freehold seonrity from £50 to £5000. B*ls FRED. MAKEIG. mENDERS are invited by the underJL aigqed for the purchase of building for removal, formerly used for a Bone Mill at Hampstead. Tenders to close on TUESDAY, 27th. F. FERBIMAN, . LENDERS are aleo invittd for ono X orop for potatoes or other roots, of 15 acres of first class land at Hampstead. Tenders o'ose August Slat. Apply to 8 154 F. FERRIMAN. TENDERS FOR GORSE GUTTING. mENDERS wanted for Qorto Gutting X and Grubbing, probably 3 months work for two good men. Tenders close Noon, MONDAY, September 2nd. J. F* PAGE, 8 138 Rangitita Island, WANTED TO LET. FOUR ROOMED House, situated on the Setfield Road about below Saleyarde, lately oooupled by Mr Holborougii. Tenant may have privilege of ranntng * oouple of oows on tbe land. Immediate occupation. For particulars apply by letter or personally to GEORGE W. LEADLEY, BJIJ4 Wak.nal. TilrDE rs, " ■ 1 » TENPERS are iuvlted for the Lease of the Oddfellow a 1 Hall from lit September 1889, for one or three years. Ooudltioo? ond particulars of Lease etc., can bo obtained from Mb Oh as. Rxu>. TendoFß are to be sent la to the Oholrtnan of Hall Oommtttee on or befpre MONDAY, 26th August, Tne highest or atiy tender not neoesiarlly accepted. JOSHUA TUCKER, 9 W5 Obiiraw,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2208, 24 August 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2208, 24 August 1889