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WHY HE DID NOT GO TO THE HOSPITAL

HE COULD LEAP THROUGH TH AIR. My object m writing is two-fold ; to express i~ my gratitude for a great benefit, and to tell a I short story wliich 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 bronchitis, a complaint thatyou 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 1 han 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 nei'her eat nor sleep. If I had been feeble, sickly, man, I should have thought less strangely of it ; but as, on the contrary, I was hearty and robust I feared seme new and terrible thing had got hold of me, which migh} 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 J" This so frightened my friends, as welt as myself, that they said, " Thomas * you must go to tht 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 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 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 threap up the phlegm and mucus of? my by the -mouthful. The Syrup had loosened andbrokenttup. Continuing with the Syrup, the raoking paul, 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 tht air xuith 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 of Seigel's Syrup to cure pain and disease far and wide, nobody will wonder at me Thomas Canning 75, Mrlitaryroad, 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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WHY HE DID NOT GO TO THE HOSPITAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2226, 14 September 1889

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WHY HE DID NOT GO TO THE HOSPITAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2226, 14 September 1889

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