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The Custom of taking medicine in the form of pills dates far back in history. The object is to enable us to swallow easily in a' condensed form disagreeable and nauseous, but very useful, drugs. To what rast dimensions pill taking has grown , may be -•,.-..-.. 1 .-■ ... r . r T a y*that in England alone -■ ■.'.■■ ■,' -y ' (two thousand million) pilla are consumed every yeur. In early days, pills were made slowly by hand, as the demand Avas comparatively small. Today they are produced in infinitely greater rapidity by machines especially contrived for' the purpose, and with greater accuracy, too, in the proportions of the various'ingre,"' dienta employed : .'; ■ - > I No form of medication can be bettei ■* lian a pill, provided only it is intelligently prepared. But right here occurs the difficulty! Easy as it may make, a pill, or a million of them there are really very few pills that can be honestly commended. for popular use. Most of thorn either undershoot or overshoot the mark, As everybody takes pills of some kind, it may be well to mention what a good, safe, and reliable pill should be. Now, when one feels dull and sleepy, and has more or less pains in the head, sides, and back, he may be sure his bowels are constipated^ and his liver sluggish. I To remedy this Unhappy state of things there is nothing like a good cathartic pill. It will act like a charm by simulating the'

liver into doing its duty, and ridding the digestive organs of the accumulated poisonous ma,tter. ■'. „ y i 'A ' v •, f •< But the gbocl pill does not gripe and pain' us, neither does it make us sick and miserable for a few hours or a whole day. It acts on the entire glandular system at the same time, else the after effects of the pill will be worse than lie-disease, itself. .Thegrimng caused by most pills is the result of irritating drugs which they contain, , Such pills are harmful, arid should never Jje used., They sometimes eteri produce hemorrhoids. Without having any particular desire to praise one pill above another, we may, nevertheless, name Mother Seigel's Pills, manufactured by the wellknown house of A. J v White, Limited, 35 Famtigdpn'Eoad, London, arid, now,sold by all chemists'arid medicine vendors, as th only one we know of that actually possess every desirable, quality. They remove the pressure upon the brain, .correct: the4ivar, and cause the bowels' to act .with' ease and egularity. They never 'gripe Jb'r'' pro ducethe slightest sickness of the 1 fttdmacH/ pr,.,anyf other, tmpleasarit^ feeling rlois symptom.^ Nether do, ( they .|nd\ice,.further, constipation, as neaply all olher pills do. Aa a further arid clowning 'merit, Mother Seigel's> Pills! are covered with a tasteless and harmless coating, .which causes tliem to resemble pearls, tntis rendering them aa pleasant to the palate,as. they are effective in curing diseases! 'If you haye 1 a rhvoro cold, and are' threatened-with a fever, wi- h pains ml the head; back;andilimbs,'ione or, two doses will break up the cold and prevent the fever. A coated with a brackish taste'in il'<-i:i<>Mj-i-t i-icie-,! l>v '(>iil iimiKT in the situ ,■■!'. \ ,!<.-■■ i,f "s<-:.;<«'":i |»i!j. will , .effect ; a. speedy,' cure. • .Oftentimes )artially decayed food in the stomach a^n,d, bowels produces siqkness, nausea,''etc. Cleanse, the bowels with > a 'dbse^'df^ these pills, and good health will follow*""1 « Unlike maiiy kinflß^ of pills, they do not feel w,ojrse before you,are'better. Q'hey are, without doiibtV'tho best f'mily physic ever discovered. They remove all obstruction to »the -natural functions'in' ither sex without any unpleasant effects.•• if: I> sVovlii be explained that this, mos •■: 1.1;\. ■!■!■• cure Is due to tlie "fact tha s'lriiiiiiri-ii'. is' a disease' pf^inV'b'lodd' ■Indigestion, ■constipation,: and' dyspepsid .cause the poison from..the,partially digested, food tp enter the circulatiou, and the. blood, deposits it' in'the joints and, muscles. This is rheumatism.' Seigel's' 'Sprup correcia'th'e digestioni and so stops the further foormatibn aud deposit of the poison*- << It then removes from the *?~icw i:.,- j,.,: „:. jUiru,'\ there, It lsnbt;- ■•.■. .n. f .;., . ;■.. n-'.-iderful' work entirely by its mysterious .action upon the digestive organs. Bui when w« femem- 1 ber that nine-tents of piir ailments arise out of +We nrfnr'wonr. un'lc-.~t"ni why Seigels S>rr.j) ..■:..« ;.i:y ( !i.,.|-(m ii>.; Hifpears to be so different in their nature.

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HOW PILLS ARE MADE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2449, 24 June 1890

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HOW PILLS ARE MADE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2449, 24 June 1890

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