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PUBLIC NOTICES. DR LAMCNT’S STRONG FINGERS. I WAS afraid rou were going to slip Lament loUgh m> ' fiugcr3 ’” fai(l good old Dr ■ivT-V 5 wri I ter ,’ va9 a W of about seventeen then. v, hue a student at school, more than 300 miles from;,home, I was taken down with pneumonia. 1 had a tough time, and for two or three weeks my life was despaired of. Rut youth and good care won the fight, and one bright mornin» I was ready to go home with my dear father, who had come for mo. 1 was weak still, but well and happy clear up to the brim. Oh, what a nc Vi T , ' sweet air I Oh, what a glorious world I had got back into ! and what a reception from mother and sisters at the familiar house. ° h ’ hCalth! 0h * Such an illness, it one survives it. only makes the sense of existence and its blessings more keen and delightful. It is good rather than bad. l-.uc.ty boy, not to hive slipped through the doctor s fingers. ° . But when a man with most of his days behind him has to write a line like this: “ All rav life I have suffered more or less from disease ”-whv that is another and sadder story. It is the odds between an occasional thunderstorm and a skv always covered with clouds. * • We quote what he says, reminding the reader that in this matter Mr William Hodkinson voices the experience of millions. Hesays: “lalwavs had a bad taste in the mouth, no proper relish aUhTche a st'” affcer eatmg had Pa ‘ n and fuln eas These sensations are symptoms of acute indigestion. In the stomach there is marked loss of power. The food is neither rolled over, as it should be, so that the whole of it in turn may he presented to the digestive fluid, nor is it duly moved on towards the outlet into the bowels. As a result it ferments'and gives off irritating acids and gases, heroe the patient complkins of pain, weight, distension, acidity, and flatulence in that region. Thence the poisons proceed- to every other part of the body, and headache, vertigo, gout, rheumatism, depressed spirits and a score more of , evils follow; among them possibly, nervous prostration, progressive antenna, locomotor ataxis, and more or less complete paralysis. 1 . "Frequently,” continues Mr Hodkinson, “I w»L BIC Vj ld v,? B tl ? e went on 1 became very weak and feeble. I consulted one dooter ate another, and took various medicines, but obtained no real or lasting relief from any of them/ de . sc^ be3 general condition until the fortunate day when I read, about Mother Siegel’ a f tlv ®, S y™P- I w »s impressed by the state mentsi others had made concerning it, and'pro needed to try it. After taking one botife found relief, and was soon entirely free fron my old complaint. Since that time (now eigh years ago) I have enjoyed good health. Know mg personally of its virtues, 'I have recom mended this remedy ,to hundreds, and hav never heard of its having failed to give relief But tor Mother Seal's hav been in ray grave years ego, —(Signed) Williaii Hodkinson, Hollington, near Uttoxeter, Staf fordshire, August 11th, 1893.” - Mr Hodkinson is well known and highly re 13 a lacal preacher in the Mete m^f£ hur w’i a ? d by e . m ployment a quarn master. Had he gone into the ..grave as hi feared he should, he would have and lamented by the community in which hi has lopg been useful, and will Uv e to he useful we hope, for years to come. Now_ le;t ns repeat our leading thought Short illnesses, even though sharp and-lan gerous may result in good rather than harm nfr!® tbat dra e ß 'ts victim throngh db T distress— what shall ye say of it. The trouble and suffering it inflicts p dyspepsfa t,mat8 ’ Bnd ita name is indigestion and TrA? d *h o name of the medicine that cjjres it Mi Hodkinson has done yon the favor to mention with clearness and emphasis;"-- - Stab Qfficp. ASTE- PAPEB :poR SALE ™ «$• to snjt ppimhasors. Apety

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Evening Star, Issue 10459, 1 November 1897

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