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WHY HE DID NOT GO TO THE HOSPITAL. HE COULD LEAP THROUGH THE AIR. MY object in writing is twofold: to'express my gratitudes for a great benefit, and to tell a short story which cannot fail to interest the feelings cf many others. It is all about myself; but I have remarked that when a man tells the honest truth 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 wo 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 Btrength of no avail against it. I say, that 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 mid: "I am sorry to have to tell you that you are getting worse!" This bo 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 I " 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 chest by ths mouthful. The Syrup had loosened and broken it up. Continuing with the Syrup, the 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. / 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. COALS. COAL 3. ■ DRIVER AND SON (late Martin, L » Watson, and Co., Ld.). Every description of Coa', Coke, and Firewood constantlyin stock. Deliveries prompt in any part of City and Suburbs. Offices: Octagon, corner Stuirt street. Open from 8 a.m. to 5.30 p m. daily. ORE BROTHERS, Cumberland street, f Sell Coals and Firowood; also Chaff, Hay, Oatß, Bran, and Straw, Carting done. Furniture carefully removed. Livery and Bait Stables-stand 6d, with bait 3s pe day. Note particularly address; telephone, 546 rnHE PEOPLE'S COAL. Consumers are J_ 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 _w street, Dunedin, has in Stock Coalbrookdale, Newcastle, Kaitangata, Shag Point, Walton Park, Freeman, and Green Island Coal. Having the largest Staff In the Business out Orders aro delivered promptly. A Government Guarantee of the weight with each load. KAITANGATA RAILWAY AND COAL COMPANY, LIMITED. KAITANGATA COAL. THE special qualities of the KAITANGATA COAL are its general cleanness and entire absence 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 Coah scarcely gives it justice, and the Company recommend consumers to use it alone, when itt full advantages can bo realised. Sold and delivered by all Coal Merchants. WALTON PARK COAL. HE COAL COMING OUR DEEP DRIVE NEVER BEEN SURPASSES. Sold by all respectable Dealers. FREEMAN'S COAL IXTRACTS from evidence given before the 4 Supreme Court at Dunedin (see 'Otago Daily Times' and 'Morning Herald' of Bth July, and Evening Stab of 7th July, 1889): " James Loudon, mine manager of the Walton Park Coal Company, said that the best goal for household purposes In Green Island was got from FREEMAN'S Pit." EDUCATIONAL. ANTED, Pupils for the Pianoforte; beginners preferred. Apply Miss Taylor, Leith street (off St. Andrew street). VIOLIN AND PIANOFORTE STUDIO (above the Dresden Pianoforte Ware-house).-Mr EPHRAIM PARKER (Teaoher of the Violin) and Mr JOSEPH MOSS (Teacher of the Pianoforte and Singing) will receive Pupils at the above address. Bands supplied tor Theatrical Performances, Concerts arranged, and Vocalists provided. Balls and Evening Parties attended. Private address: The Laurels, Albany street,

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7, Issue 7995, 26 August 1889

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Issue 7995, 26 August 1889

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