WHY HE DID NOT GO TO THE HOSPITAL
HE COULD LEAP THROUGH THE AIR. My object m writing is two-fold ; to express my gratitude for a great bcne6t, and to tell a short story which cannot fail to interest the feelings of many othcra. 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 ol use to his fcllow-crcatures, To begin, then, you must know I had long been more or less subject to attacks of bron* chitis, 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 i 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 my limbs and back, I became greatly alarmed, could neither eat nor sleep. If I had been feeble, sickiy. man, I should 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 rnigh} make strength of no avail agajnst it. 1 say hat was the way I thought, frescntfy \ wu tf B pt cycb Us down for the
pain all over my body. I asked my doctor what he thought of my condition, and he frankly said, " I am soi iy to have to tell you you are getting v/orse 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 go to the hospital. Who does, when he thinks he can possibly get along without it ? I am a laboring man, with a large family depending on me for support, and 1 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 •byrup. 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 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. / 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, hen I say I preach the good news of the great power ©£ beigel's Syrup to cure pain and disease far and wide, 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 the Proprietors, A. J, White, Limited, 35, Farnngdomroad, London, E. C, England.
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