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WHY HE Dli) NOT GO TO THE HOSPITAL. HE COULD LEAP THROUGH THE AIB. ' Y object in writing is twofold: to express i- 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 1 lixve remarked that -when a man tells the honest troth about himself he is all the more likely to be of use to his fellowcreatures. To begin, then, you must know I had long been more or less subject to attacks of bronchitis, a complaint that you are aware is very common and troublesome in Great Britain in 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 my catching cold, as we are all apt to do 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 in my limbs and back, I became greatly alarmed. I could neither eat nor sleep. If I had been a feeble, sickly 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 might make my strength of no avail against it. I say, that was the way I thought. Presently I oould 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: "I am sorry to have to tell you that 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 he your only chance for life! " But I didn't want to gi to the hospital. Who does, when he thinks he can possibly get along without doing it ? lam a laboring man with a large family depending on me for support, and I might almost as well be in my grave as to be laid on my back in a hospital unable to lift a hand for months, or God only knows how long. Bight at this point I had a thought flash across my mind like a streak of sunshine in a cloudy day. I had heard a good deal about Mother Seigel's Curative Syrup, and I resolved, before consenting to be taken to the hospital, I would try that wellknown 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 threw up the phlegm and mucus off my thest by ths mouthful. The Syrup had loosened and broken it up. Continuing with the Syrup, tho racking pain, which I believe came from the bitter and poison humors in 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, I felt I could leap through the air with de light. In a week I was able to go to my work again It doesn't seem possible, yet it is true, and the neighbors know it. There are plenty of witnesses to prove it. And, therefore, when 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 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 Farringdon road. London. E.C.. England.

GOAL NOTICES. HE PEOPLE'S COAL. Consumers are L requested to ask for the People's Coal. It is the best and cheapest Coal from the Green Island District. E. G. ALLEN, Vogel street. "AMES GIBSON, Coal Merchant, Vogel tjr street, Dunedin, has in Stock Coalbrookdale, Newcastle, Kaitangata, Shag Point, Walton Park, Freeman, and Green Island Coal. Having the largest Staff In the Business our Orders are delivered promptly. A Government Guarantee of the weight with each load. COALBROOKDALE COAL. Unscreened, 32s per ton, Screened, 35s per ton. Delivered Dunedin or Suburbs by all the leading Coal Merchants. In the opinion of many householders the Unscreened Coal is more economical than the Screened. By damping the slack a hot and economical fire can be made. Directions for the use of Coalbrookdale Coal to be had from all Coal Merchants. Dunedin, Ist March, 1889. ABBOTSFORD COLLIERY (FREEMAN'S)!! IXTRACTS from evidence given before the . « rt i. ~i r\.._„j;„ /„„,, iflhn«i Daily Times' and 'Morning Herald' of Bth July, and Evening Star of 7th July, 1889): " James Louden, mine manager of the Walton Park Coal Company, said that the best coal for household purposes in Green Island wa got from FREEMAN'S Pit." KAITANGATA RAILWAY AND COAL COMPANY, LIMITED. KAITANGATA COAL. THE special qualities of the KAITANGATA COAL are its general cleanness and entire abaence of dirty smoke, requiring no attention whatever once the fire is made; and householders who use it exclusively will, no doubt, recognise the great saving of constant cleaning and sweeping. To mix it with other Coals scarcely gives it justice, and the Company recommend consumers to übo it alone, when its full advantages can be realised. Sold and delivered by all Coal Merchants in Dunedin and suburbs. WATCHMAKERS [Established 1862.] | AND T. YOUNG, » IMPORTERS, PRACTICAL WATCH AND CLOCK MAKERS, MANUFACTURING JEWELLERS, 88 PRINCES STREET, DUNEDIN} Lambton Quay, Wellington Great North Road, Timaru; Thames street, Oamaru, G. AND T. YOUNG hold by far the Largest and Best Selected Stock of Watob.es, Clocks, Jewellery, Sterling Silver and Electroplated Goods, Aneroids, Field and Opera Glasses, Spectacles, etc., in the colony. They desire to call special attention to the faot that while their articles for sale are of the BEST QUALITY, their prices are not higher than those of minor establishments, their object being to secure a large amount of patronage, and at the same time the approval of their customers. Inspection respectfully invited,

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7, Evening Star, Issue 7905, 13 May 1889

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