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PTOLIO NOTICES YANKEE. . ; striictlon as -Well as humor. Possibly you Save read that wonderful story of his called ' A Yankee at Kih£ Arthur's Court.' The hero is a in America. He jb accidentally killed, as we would say; but, instead of getting hi 9 body deposited in the grave, as happens to the most of us, he comes to life again, and finds himself at the Court of King Arthur in England in the sixth century, 1,300-years before he was bora. That was a time of deep, ignorance and superstition;; people Vera but children then.' So with his knowledge and his nineteenth century training he soon beoame master' of everybody and everything. He controls the Government and runs the whole country—exactly as a college professor would be superior to all the children if ha should take it into his head to join a class at a parish school. Now, let us see what this idea may mean to you or to me. In the autumn of 1873 Mr James Murphy, of 49 Townsend street, Dublin (present address 5 Synnott row, Synnott place. Lower Dorset street) had a severe attack of rheumatic fever, and was under treatment at the Sir Patrick Dunn's Hospital for three months. ; Then he left the hospital, but not the man ho was before the disease fell upon him. Aft< rwards he was never free from it. For a while he would be comparatively well, then down on hia baok again. It would depend on the weather and other circumstances, you see. Of his worst times he speaks in this way: " My ankles and feet were hot and painful, and would often swell to three or four times their natural size. Occasionally the pain extended to the hips, and I had to be swathed in wadding from the thighs down to the ankles. In this way -now able to gejj about and now confined to my bed—l suffered for.over seventeen years. The joints of my fingers and tees became displaced, or seemed to be so." We don't need to point out what a criDple this sort of thing makes of a man. If he were wounded and torn in battle or by machinery ho couldn't bo worse off. Yet the number of people thus disabled is immense; and, while rheumatism is peculiarly the disease of adults and old persons, the young (even children) do not escape it. If the dis-ase-were only UEderstood but let us.not get ahead of our story. " At Christmas, 1890," continues Mr Murphy, " I had a dreadful attack, and was confined to bed for seventeen week s." This took him clear through the rest of the winter and .one month ot spring up to the first of May. What a dreary, miserable season it must have been-! There is no merry Christmas or jolly coming of the buds on the trees for a man in that situation. Still, it might have been prevented if he had known then what he found out later. "All this time," he goes on, "I was in the greatest ae;ony. I couldn't move myself in bed, and finally got so bad I couldn't lift my hand to my mouth, and had to be fed like a baby. Night after nisdit I .got no sleep, and often wished myself dead. As for work, I thought I should never do a stroke again. The doctor who attended me gave me medicines, but I seemed none-the better for them. I had long since lost all faith in rubbing oils and embrocations ; I had spent pounds for them without benefit. " One day, whilst still suffering great pain, I came upon a book telling how cases like mine had been cured by Mother Siegel's Curative Syrup. Not knowing what else to do, I bought a bottle of Mr Mannin, the chemist ia Brunswick street. After taking this medicine a day or two.l had less pain, and I was able to leave my bed; and fourteen days later I had not an ache or a pain of any kind, and got back to my work. Since that time—now two and a-half years ago -1 have bad no return of my 6ld complaint. I never felt better in my life than I do now, and I thank God that I ever heard of Mother Seigel's Syrup. Yon are at liberty to publish my statement. I have been in the employment of Mr Robinson, coal merchant, for tho past ten. yeari—Yours truly ( s igned), James Mdrpht, Dublin, Juno 23rd, 1893." The mysterious American at King Arthur's Court was powerful because of his knowing what nobody else knew. Had Mr Murphy known years before that rheumatism is caused by impurity of the blood, and that Mother Seigel's Curative Syrup cures it, he could have defied and banished that agonising ailment. We print these facts in order that his present knowledge may, also be everybody's knowledge.

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 1, Evening Star, Issue 10424, 20 September 1897

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