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THE LATE REV. GRIFFITH JONES. LLAN- DDOWROR, CARMARTHENSHIRE. The Rev Griffith Jones was tmrn of respectable and religious parents in the parish ofCiirhedyn, Carmarthen ehire. Thirsting for knowledge, and possessing a lively intuition, he adorned the morning of his life by a diligent and successful study. His father died while he was yet h boy. After he had spent some time in a country school, his mother placed him under the cure of a cetebrattd scholar, who at that time kept the Grammar School in Carmarthen. Although Mr Jones was constitutionally weak and of bad health, yet he was not so in knowledge, he soon became acquainted with the Greek and Latin languages, as well as with other branches of scholarship. He manifested, about the sime time, not a little earnest- ness in his general deportment: he would frequently be seen separating from his fellows, from the sound of the amusements and practices that win the affection of, and corrupt youth, to enjoy his God in private. At an early age he showed a strong desire for the priestly office, and the ministry of the sanctuary, notwithstanding he at all times considered that this office, and the work apper- taining to it, were things of the greatest weight and momentous consequences. He was ordained, Sept. 6th. 1708, a Deacon by the learned Bishop But!; and, in Sept. 25th, 17(9, in the Chapel of Abermariais, nenr Llandovery, be was made a Priest by the same Prelate. Mr Jones retained the greatest regard for his respected Bishop, from whom he received many good counsels, which he never forgot, but were subjects upon which he would converse with marked gratitude to the close of his life. July 31st, 1711, he was presented to the living of Llandilo Abercowyn, and on the 17th of July, 1716, to the curacy of Llanddowror, by Sir John Philipps, of Picton Cattle, Pembrokeshire, hetween whom and Mr Jones the closest intimacy existed while he lived. This preferment was bestowed upon him by Sir John wholly unsolicited by himself., or by his friends, but solely in regard of his learning arid piety. He married, after this, a daughter of Sir Erasmus Philipps, half brother to Sir John Philipps. Mrs Jones died in the year 1755, 80 years of age. It appears, from Mr Jones's letters, that she was, generally, feeble with regard to health, and that he was very careful and solicitous in her behalf during her frequent illness. Besides at Llanddowror and Llandilo, Mr Jones occa- sionally officiated at Llanllwch, near Carmarthen. It was there, under his powerful minis'ry, Miss Bridget Vaughan, daughter of — Vaughan, E-q, of the parish of Merthyr, was further taught in the things of God. She was a lady of much beatiiy and wisdom, and became the wife of Arthur Bevan, Esq, of Laugharne. Mr Bevan died March 6th, 1742, aged 56 years. While Mrs Bevan re,idedir. Laugharne-about five antes from Llanddowror, and three from Handito.—sbe used to go as long as Mr Jones lived, generally, every Sabhath, to one or the other of these places, to hear him preach, and an acquaintance existed between them for many years, as will be seen from a number of letters that are extant, written by Mr Jones to Mrs Bevan, and which were caused by her to be written in a book with a view to their pre- fiervation. Mr Jones's celebrity as an earnest preacher of the gospei, and a man of remarkable piety, brought him under the notice of theSJcletv for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts; they selected him as one who was fit, in every respect, to be sent as a Missionary to the Indians, and urgewly pressed him to undertake the important office, With this request, Mr Jones agreed, and commenced learniner what was necessary to qualify him for the work. What prevented him from going abroad, according to his first intention, is now, after euch a lapse ol time, unknown. Be that what it. may, it would seem that u was the design of a gracious Provi- t dence that he should labour among the poor and illiterate inhabitants of Wales, yea, with uncommon blessing and success. What success followed his ministry in the early part of his career I have but little to say. It may he supposed, from his letters to Mrs Bevan, that his knowledge of the Way of salvation through Christ, and the great truths of the gospel, was not, at first, very extensive. Not a little earnestness and anxiety for the reclaiming of sinners was visible in him and, although the morning of his life was darkened by clouds, it is doubtless that the divine light gradually shone on his sou! with increasing splendour and glory. But his advantages were few: without a friend to converse with, and to guide him in his views, he stood alone, for years, shining with growing light and brilliancy in the midst of the darkness of a moral night that had spread over the land. By making theology the chief study of his life he became, through the power- ful intellect. with which the Lord bad endowed him, and by his diligence, acquainted with the writings of the most celebrated divines. Through the blessings of the Almighty on his labours, he soon grew in the grace and knowledge of God and of his Saviour Jesus Christ. Aout the year 1730, he established WELSH CIRCULATING CHARITY SCHOOLS, which were till then, quite unknown in Wales, and wiiieh proved, afterwards, such a vast blessing to the country. The account which he himself gives of their or-gin is as follows:—"The occasion that prompted me, by degrees, to think about them, was the habit I had adopted of questioning members of my flock at the end of the second lesson in the service every Saturday preceding the Communion Sundays. I used to converse, on these days, with people of age, as well as children, not only on the Church Catechism, but also on various other questions of religion, talking to them with due solemnity and in an intelligible, friendly way, upon every answer they made, with a view to its explanation and of applying it to their consciences. Notwithstanding my kindliness, but few of the most needy of knowl dge availed themselves of the opportunities of acquiring it in this manner. Those who had grown old in ignorance were too much ashamed to come and be taught in a public examination yet many, through a gentle, winning behaviour towards them, willingly came, who, after several visits, would not on any account stay away. In pity towards the souls of others, public notice was given in Church to call together all the poor, at the same time as Others, each to receive a portion of bread purchased for them with money collected from communicants. After they had come together, and were placed in a row, they were asked a.few easy and plain things; and not to give them any cause of shame, I instructed, previously, the best of them for the purpose of their encouraging Others. By doing this once every month, my disciples multiplied in number, and came together willingly. Thereupon I availed myself of the opportunity of going forward to deeper questions, and so, gradually, to teach them in all things essential to salvation. They were in the habit, likewise, of learning by rote two or three verses of Holy Scripture, given them to be related on the next occasion the purpose of which was, that they might keep in mind the doctrines and duties implied in these sayings. The Lord was pleased to pour such a blessing upon this practice, that a remarkable reformation took place in their outward deportment in every respect." Mr Jones adds:—"There is not a minister desirous to see his ministry prospering (if he ever felt the pleasure which is to be had through this, and if he ever perceived the benefit of such to the people, hearers as well as catechu- mens; if he knew what an amount of affection he would ensure, and the everlasting good that would emanate from this tar beyond all his sermons) who would not at once set about this work, or would not devise some other better means of teaching his parishioners." Thus the ignorance of the poor became visible, who, though they were in the habit of hearing sermons regularly, were unable to read because they were never catechised. This wretchedness had been the source of much trouble to Mr Jones's mind. While having fol- lowed the above plan for many years, he still saw various difficulties in his way, it was suggested to him that it would be a desirable, though an unlikely, thing to found Free Schools. The first essay made was with the money which they were enabled to save out of what a small congregation contributed at the Lord's table. One school was founded at first, then another, and after that, as they seemed to answer important ends, and Providence providing towards their maintenance, several others were added to their number. The Lord was moved to increase their prosperity and number to such an extent that there was in the year of Mr Jones's death (1760) 215 schools, comprising 8,687 scholars under instruction. In many of the schools there would be two, and in others three teachers. Seldom was one met with who could as much as say the Lord's Prayer when he first came to school; but in the course of six or eight weeks he would be able 1 to read tolerably well, repeat the catechism, and give correct answers to easy, plain questions appertaining to religion in general, which their teachers taught them some hours daily, about the time of the morning and evening prayer. Those who, before, were like the brute as to their knowledge, had now become decent, moral, and godly; and the degree of this reformation appeared to be in accordance with the amount of piety and fitness in the instructors. We may imagine what must have been the pitiable state of the country, when Mr Jones says that there were not twelve people, in many a parish, who could read the Bib!e in any language. Mr Jones acknowledges, in several of his letters, with sincere grati- tade, his indebtedness to the "Hoaourable Society for I the Promotion of Christian Knowledge," for its liberality, in aiding fciin to procure Bibles, Testaments, Psalters, and Chisrch Catechisms, not only for the use of the schools, but also for that of those who taught each other to read at home. For the greater part, adults made up two-thirds of those instructed in the schools. In many places old men and women came to school,—weeping nd sorrowing that they had not had the opportunity of doing so forty or more years ago. Even the blind came to be catechised, and manifested marks of true godliness. Likewise large numbers of the scholars were made sensi- ble of sin while in school. Having forsaken their old wicked practices, they prayed and read God's word. When the crythwyri (fiddlers) and harpists, who were hired hy the year to play for them on the Sabbath, saw that he youths forsook the old accustomed pastimes on Sundays, they commenced an agitation, and became sore enemies of the schools; but ere long, some of those men visited them, where they were taught, and it is hoped, a good work was begun in their hearts. We have a history of these schools for the space of four-and-twenty years-from 1737 to 1760—written by Mr Jones himself. The number of schools founded during that time was 3,185: and the number of scholars 150,213. After Mr Jones's death, Mrs Bevan continued the schools in the same order for about twenty years, and bequeathed, in her last will, £10,000 towards their con- tinuous support. Thus re-shone the light, of the Gospel on the benighted hills and valleys of our country, and this was the faint spark which afterwards grew and became a glowing sun. MADAME RACHEL. The trial of Sarah Rachel Leverson, which commenced on Monday, September 21st, and was protracted til! the evening of Friday following, will rank as one of the most curious of modern times. The interest taken in it was immense, and each day the court has been crowded with listeners expecting to catch a glimpse of aristocratic de- pratity or middle-class folly. It will he in the recollec- tion of our readers that this was the second time Madame Rachel was put upon her trial. The first trial, which occupied three days, was brought to a most unsatisfactory conclusion. The Recorder, before whom the case was heard, confessed that the affair was a mystery to him, and although the majority of the jury were in favoir of a conviction, they could not agree in their verdict, and were dismissed. At the second trial the Recorder handed over the cr.se to Mr Commissioner Kerr, and this judge seems to have dealt with the affair, in a more decided manner, treating it as a simple case, and ignoring irrele- vant issues. The evidence was in the main a recapitulation of the evidence at the last trial, but a new feature was introduced in the shape of some letters which were not I produced then, for some inexplicable reason. There was a formidable array of counsel on either side; for the prosecution Mr. Serjeant Ballantine, Mr. Montagu Williams, and Mr Straight; for the defence Mr Digby Seymour, Q.C., Mr Serjeant Parry, Mr Serjeant. Sleigh', and Mr Butler Rigby. During the progress of the trial Lord Raneiagh occupied a seat on the bench, except when he appeared a- a witness. From that vantage ground he heard the history of' William's faithlessness and Mrs Borrodaile's woes. The most extraordinary feature in the trial was the cross-examination of the pro- secutrix. Mr Digby Seymour is an adept in the art of extracting evidence from an unwilling witness, but be was in this instance bagled. Mrs Borrodaile insisted upon her old theory, that all her foolish and contradictory letters were written at the direction of Rachel, in whose hands she was absolutely submissive. Mr Seymour afterwards took good care to remind the jury that the letters were those of an educated woman, and that Rachel -vas an ignorant one. Mrs Borrodaile was altogether thirteen hours under examination, during which the court was divided in its admiration of her folly and her cunning. To avoid the necessity of two speeches, it was agreed, after hearing the remainder o-f the witnesses for the prosecution, that Mr Seymour should call the wit- nesses for the defence before he addressed the jury. These were the daughters of the prisoner, and during cross-examination one of them admitted that a boy in the shop named William had written some of the letters produced. Mr Seymour, in his defence, maintained that there was a William' in the case, and that the corres- pondence was genuine, and not forged. Her letters were evidently addressed to a man with whom she was on the most intimate terms, and this could not have been Lord Raneiagh. These letters contained facts which Rachel could not know, and they could not. therefore, have been dictated by her. Civil proceedings had been first taken, and afterwards the prisoner had bee placed at the bar of a criminal court that her mouth might be stopped. The learned counsel commented upon the evidence that had been given by the boy Minton as to his having copied one ot the love letters that had been sent from the pretended William to the prosecutrix, and remarked that his evidence could not be true, because be professed to have copied this letter in January 1867, whereas, according to Mrs Borrodaile's evidence, she had received this very letter in the preceding month of November, so that one or the other could not be stating what was true. He also referred to this witness having written a detailed statement of the evidence he was to give, with an explanation as to how he came to remember the circumstance. He did not deny that it was probable that Madame Rachel had assisted Mra Borradaile to carry out a low intrigue, but the course that had been taken by the prosecution rendered it impossible for her to give any explanation upon the subject. As to the man William, the prisoner had no means of discovering him. and there was nothing to shew that she had any means of doing so. Mr Seymour spoke strongly of the prejudice created against the prisoner on account of her trade. and at the conclusion of his speech was applauded. Ser- jeant Ballantine replied on the part of the prosecution, and rested his case on the simple fact that the prisoner had obtained the £1,400 from the prosecutrix upon false representations. The case was a dirty one, and the defence a dirty one. The learned serjeant noticed that it had been brought out in evidence thar whisky had been given the prosecutrix when she wrote the letters. He asked, if there were a real William, why was he not produced. He called upon the jury to reject the suggestion on the part of the defence that Mrs. Borrodalle bad been engaged in a low and disgraceful intrigue, and that the present prosecution had been got up to relieve her from the consequences, and to ac- count to her family for having squandered away her property. Another point upon which he was sure they would like to have some information was with regard to the question how it was that all these letters came into the possession of the prisoner. When did she get them back? Who brought them? He was sure it was'un- necessary for him to make any lengthened observations upon this part of the case, for he submitted that it was perfectly clear that the moment they were written they were placed in the box where they were to be kept to be used as a means of extortion and preventing Mrs Bor- rodaile from coming forward to obtain justice. At six o'clock on Friday Serjeant Ballantine had only just eon.. eluded, and the Commissioner left it with the jury to say whether or not he was to go on. The jury wishing to conclude the inquiry, be commenced his charge. He considered the case a very ordinary one. It was clear that Mrs Borradaile.s property bad Zone into the prisoner's possession, and the ques. tion to decide was whether she had obtained it through false representations. The learned commis- 3ioner called the attention of the jury to a rather as- tounding fact that had been ascertained on examination by Mr Roche, the under-sheriff. that three of the letters written by Mrs Borrodaile to William, as was alleged under the direction of the prisoner, and three of the letters sent by William in answer, bore the same water- mark. The learned commissioner then referred to the other evidence, and told the jury that it was the duty of the prosecution to make out the case, and if they did not do so the prisoner was entitled to the benefit of any doubt that might exist as to her guilt. He went on to say that the suggestion on the part of the prosecution I was that a scheme had been arranged to obtain the money and property of the prosecutrix, and that then I the letters that had been produced had been concocted < for the purpose of affording an answer'to any claim for f repayment that might be made by Mrs Borrodaile when < the fraud that had been practised upon her with regard < to Lord Ranelagh had been discovered. The learned i Oommissioner then carefully directed the attention of 1 the jury to all the material points of the evidence, and i concluded by leaving the case in their hands. At five j minutes passed eight the jury retired, and in strange I 3ontrast to the hesitation of the jury at the last trial, ( hey came into court in a quarter of an hour with a < rerdict of guilty. The greatest sensation was created by .he result of the deliberations of the jury, as an impres- was generally entertained that the Jewess would have i jeen acquitted. The prisoner asked the court to read i i paper, yfhisk she described as an affidavit, made by Mr < Haynes, the attorney; but Mr Commissioner Kerr, having perused the document, said it had no reference to the matter in hand. The prisoner said that in the first affidavit made by Mr Haynes he said she was a poor woman, but afterwards he said that she was rich. She declared that she was innocent, and that with regard to the paper, both she and Mrs Borradaile purchased paper at the same shop. She concluded by saying that the Bond-street mystery would now for ever remain a mys- tery. The judge pronounced the case of the worst de- scription, and passed the extreme sentence allowed by the law-five years' penal servitude. The prisoner fainted as she heard the sentence, and was removed from the dock in a state of coma. The news of the sentence was received outside with incredulity, as the events of of the last trial and the extraordinary conduct of the prosecutrix had tended rather to allay the indignation at first roused against the Jewess, and to give rise to a feeling of contempt for the woman who had been guilty of such inconceivable vanity and folly. HOW SHOULD DISSENTERS VOTE ? The subjoined letter, addressed bv the Rev. James Bromley, minister of the Congregational chapel, Quiet- street, to Sir Charles Style, chairman of Messrs. Tite and Dalrymple's committee appeared in a recent number of the Express — As the question of the Irish branch of the Established Church is by all parties referred to the next parliament, it becomes necessary that the views of electors on that subject should decide their vote. I have read with at- tention the addresses of each of the candidates for Bath, copies of which you have done me the honour to trans- mit. It is not without regret that I find my views on that subject at total variance with those both of Mr Tite and Dr Dairy;mple. If I understand Mr Gladstone's poliey-whom Mr Tite claims for his political leader- he pnposes to effect the pacification of Ireland by con- fiscating the revenues of the Established Church in that country. But, if we judge by past experience, such policy is vain. Since the first grant to the College of Maynootb, what a series of concessions have been made to the Roman Catholic community ? But, is it not a fact that not one of these can be named which has not been followed by increased agitation, and been made a stepping-stone for larger and more imperious demands ? Nor is th is all. Confiscate! nay! only sequestrate the revenues of the Established Church in Ireland, and their return to the Roman hierarchy becomes inevitable. In- deed, after such confiscation, such appropriation be comes a matter of justice; and justice for Ireland becomes an intelligible phrase as now used in newspaper articles, and popular harangues of the day, it is unmeaning generally, something very like cant. I pity the man who has undertaken to pacificate Ireland for as far as the Roman Catholic community in Ireland is concerned, she has given her heart to New York and head to Rome, who has staffed it secundum artem to the very mind and taste of Vatican pride and ambition; and she has re- served for this country and its government unmingled hatred-a hatred which no time assauges and no generosity softens. And she thus hates, not because she is Celtic, but because her religion is totally irrecon- cilable with Prous'ant principles and rule. No nation can rise above the level of its religion. Mr Gladstone and his political friends plead in justification of this seizure of the revenues of the Church the great disparity in the numbers of the Roman Catholic population of the country. But, surely, to make numbers the test of a right to property is to set all law and all the institu- tions of civil society wholly aside. Is it the infancy or is it the dotage of political science which thus sports with the fundamental principles of national union and life? Sure I am that were this argument acted upon, the whole framework of society must fall to pieces, and lawlessness and anarchy prevail. Small is the portion of this world's goods which Providence has allotted to me, but I sh iuld be very unwilling to be one of a mul- titude to seize upon the possessions of a more forturtate and wealthy neighbour. Mr Giadatone bases this sudden and violent measure-the disestablishment and disen- dowment of the Established Church in Ireland—upon what he is pleased to call reiigious rights. It would be amusing, were not the issues at stake so vast, to hear this phrase 'equal religious right' so incessantly on the lips of Roman Catholics. What can they mean by equal religious rights who hold a creed that repudiates toleration, and claim the right to imprison, torture, and burn for any opinion differing from itself? But we see what will follow from equal religious rights; a Roman in that case must be ceteris paribus, as eligible for the throne as a Protestant, snd consequently the present con- dition of the government eet aside. Further, equal re- ligious rights supposes equal truth, equal purity, and equal adaptation to the present and eternal interests of men to be in all religions and this surely is Atheism outright. For all religions alike, and no religion at all, must be, surely, equivalent propositions. The cool im- i piety with which the entire of Revelation is thus ignored has in it something most appalling. Can all religions be equal in the sight of that Great Being, who is a Spirit, and must be worshipped in spirit and in truth, and who seeketh such to worship Him and it not equal in the sight of God, can they be innocently so to us ? I cannot by any intellectual process at my command separate the principle of Atheism from this popular doctrine of religious rights. I have heretofore had much satisfaction in recording my vote for Mr Tite, and should repeat this satisfaction, were not the question pending of so momentous a nature. His personal reputation, his public spirit, his parliamentary conduct (except, of course, in this instance), make him an honour to the city which Las chosen him. But when a crisis has ar- rived in our country's history, when the thing at stake is nothing less than the Protestant ascendancy, when the palladium of our land is about to be given up, when, as it appears to me, an enormous affront is about to be offered to the King of kings and Lord of lords, I must, notwithstanding my respect for Mr Tite, withdraw from a policy so audacious and so destructive.'—Merthyr Guardian of Saturday, Sept. 12, 1868. » THE T AST OF TUE "DAY" NEWSPAPER.—At length the creditors of the Day, a newspaper which was started in the session of 1867, with the idea of promoting Constitutional Liberalism," are to be paid in full. When the paper stopped, on the 6th of May last year, a promise was made on the part of Earls Grosvenor and Lichfield and Lord Elcho, that all the bona fide creditors should be paid 20s in the pound. This has now been done, minus the small dividend which had been pre.. viously declared. BREAKFAST.—Errs's COCOA.—The very agreeable character of this preparation has rendered it a general favourite. Invigorating and sustaining, with a refined and grateful flavour developed by the special mode of preparation applied, this Cocoa is used as the habitual beverage for breakfast by thousand who never before used Cocoa. < Cocoa stands very much higher than coffee or tea,' Dr. Hassall says, and 'contains every ingre- iient neceesary to the growth and sustenance of the body.' It is made simply by pouring boiling water 01 milk on the preparation as sold. in ¡lb., lib., and lib. packets. EXTRACT OF MEAT.—So much having been written ibout cheap food for the people, it is scarcely necessary to draw attention to the invaluable extract of meat by Liebig's process, which, first introduced as a medicinal igent, is now so extensively used in the kitchen. We jannot imagine housekeepers making soup or beef-tea by ;he old, tedious, and expensive method, while with this extract they can prepare soup equally nice and far more ligestible in a moment. The genuine extract is manu- Eactured in enormous quantities from cattle of English )reed, on the establishments of R. Tooth, Esq, of Syd- ney, Australia, and is now sold at a reasonable price in ars with very convenient stoppers. The scientific men ipeak highly of Tooth's extract. Dr. Richter, of Dres- len, a man of no mean attainments, describes it as ex- juisite;' at the same time, it is all approved by Dr W. k. Miller, of King's College, before being issued for sale, \Ve should recommend a trial of it. Messrs Coleman md Co., of St. Mary-at-Hill, are the consignees, but it s sold in nearly every grocer's and chemist's shop in iown and country.- Ihe Stanford, Sept. 2. GALVANISM V Nervous Exhaustion, Pains, Rheumatism and Debility, Paralysis. Gout, Sciatica, Lumbago, Cramp) Neuralgia, and Liver Complaints, Nervous Deafness, Epi- lepsy, Indigestion, Functional Disorders, &c.—On Loan. For ascertaining the efficacy, a test of real Volfa-Electrio Self-Applicable Chain Bands, Belts, and Pocket Batteries, will be sent gratis for a week. Prices from 5s. to 22s., according to power. Combined Bands for restoring ex- hausted Vital Energy, 30s. to 40s. Pamphlet post free. J. L. Pulvermacher, Patentee, Galvanio Establishment, No. 200, Regent-street, W., London. EFFICACY IN SKIN DISEASES OF DR DR JONGH'S LIGHT BROWN COD LIYElt OIL.—In these distressing complaints the beneficial effects of this celebrated Oil have been most remarkable. Thomas Hunt, Rsq, sur- geon to the Western Dispensary for Diseases of the Skin, in testifying to its efficacy in cutaneous affections, ob- serves:—'I had never heard that. Cod Liver Oil had been found extensively useful in skin diseases (except in those of strumous origin) until I happened to meet with the widely circulated observations of Dr de Jongh. I resolved to put it to the test of experiment, and I have prescribed it in about one hundred and twenty cases of skin disease. It is bare justice to Dr de Jongh to say, that the success attending its use in dispensary practice- fully satisfies me that tie has not exaggerated its value. To avoid the chance of adulteration, and to secure uni- formity of quality, I have invariably prescribed, in the cutaneous cases herein alluded to, the Oil sold in bottles with Dr de Jongh's seal upon them.' Dr de Jongh's LÍ!!ht Brown Cod Liver Oil is sold only in capsuled im- perial half-pints, 2s 6d pints, 4s 9d quarts, !)s; labelled with his stamp and signature, without which none can possibly be genuine, by bis sole consignees, Ansar, Har- ford, and Co, 77, Strand, London; and respectable chemists. A SUCCESSFUL EXPERIMENT.—The Civil Servicp Gazette has the following;—"There are few simple articles of food which can boast so many valuable and important dietary properties as cocoa. While acting on the nerved as a genuine stimulant, it provides the body with some of the purest elements of nutrition, and at the same time corrects and invigorates the action of the digestive organs. These beneficial effects depend in a great measure upon the manner of its preparation, but of late years such close attention has been given to the growth and treatment of cocoa, that there is no difficulty in securing it with every useful quality fully developed. The singular success which illr Epps attained by his homoepathic preparation of cocoa has never been surpassed by any expei imentalisf* Far and wide the reputation of Epps's Cocoa has spread by the simple force of its own extraordinary merits. Medical men of all shapes ot opinion have agreed in recommending it as the safest and most beneficial article of diet for persons of weak constitutions. This superiority of a particular mode of preparation over all others is a remarkable proof of the great results to be obtainep frem little causes. By a thorough^<nowledge of the uatural laws which govern the operations of digestion and nutri- tion, and hy a careful application of the fine properties of well-selected cocoa, Mr Epps has provided our breakfast tables with a delicately flavoured beverage which may stveus many heavy doctor's bills. It is by the judicious use of sue!) articles of diet that a constitution may be gradually built up until strong enough to resist every tendency to disease. Hundreds of subtle maladies are floating around us ready tp attack wherever there is i weak point We may escape many a fatal sha't by keep- ing ourselves well fortified with pure blood and a property nourished frame."

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