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. NOT A MOB BUT AN ARMY.

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NOT A MOB BUT AN ARMY. A Mob of strong men wouldn't make an army, would they t To be sure not, we all say. An army is a great number of men trained and disciplined to aot together under orders and for one purpose. Similarly, a promiscuous crowd of brioklaycrs, oarpenters, &o., would not be able to build a house. No, not even if every one of them were skilled in his own trade. Suoh a helter-skelter sort of business wouldn't do. There must be organisation and direction. At the head of the army a oommauder at the head of the workmen, a master-builder. So with the human body. It is not a collection of organs; it is a single maohine all the parts of which are vitally connected and work together to ohe end. The heart, lungs, stomach, liver, bowels, kidneys, musoles, skin, &o., must have one another's aid to remove waste and to avoid dangers. Other- wise they would be a mere mob. On this basia we may talk about the case of Mr Edward Hepher. Nearly four years ago (dating from this writing) his health fell away. What ailed him he didn't know; he simply knew how he felt, and that was badly enough. This was in January, 1890. Yet there were oertain things that he remembers, these among them He lost his appetite and yet had a craving for food. This sounds like a oontradiotion, but it isn't. When a man ia hungry his whole body is hungry, yet it doesn't necessarily follow that the stomach will aooept food when you offer it. In health it will, but in some oomplaints it will not. In Mr Hepher's case it would not. I could not touch food when it was plaoed before me," he says. By this he doesn't mean that be ate nothing at all; only that the eight repelled him. After meals (very light ones at that) he had intense v pain at the ohest and sides. That was nervous action. The stomach was inflamed and sensitive, and the extra stimulus of the food irritated it, just as a draught of mustard and warm water would upset a healthy one. The constant gnawing pain, of which he al-o speaks, was due to the same state of things. Hs gees on to add (we quote from his letter of June 15th, 1893) as follows: to I lost a deal of sleep, and night after night used to tosa about the bed all night long. After a while I got so dreadfully nervous that I couldn't bear the least noise; I was startled if anybody merely knocked at the door. Presently I was so weak I could hardly get about, and the least exertion made the sweat fairly ran off me. I saw a doctor who gave me medicine, but I got no better. 44 In February, 1890, it was that I obtained a letter of recommendation from Mr T. Carter, of Swavesey, and went to the Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, where I was under treatment as an indoor and outdoor patient for a year and seven months but no real benefit came of it. The doctors said I was suffering from a weak heart and general debility. I took pailsful of medicine, growing weaker all the time. In the autumn of last year I took to stopping in the house and was not ølJù to Uav* it for twenty- two weeks. I had no pleasure in living, and often wished myself dead. In March of this year I first read of Mother Seigel's Curative Syrup. I got a bottle and began taking it, and in a few days felt relief. In three weeks sleep returned and my nights were restful. My appetite improved, my food agreed with me, and I gained strength. Soon I was bettor than I had been for years. Not long after I was well, and have since kept in the best of health. You may publish these faota and I will answer inquiries. (Signed) Edward Hepher, Box worth End, Swavesey, near Cambridge." How clearly this shows the wonderful unity of the human body. The stomach was first attacked -our old and bitter enemy it was, indigeation and dyspepsia. General debility resulted from the want of nourishment. The nerves weakened like violin strings when the screws are turned baokwards. All the other organs were strained from lack of food and from overwork. The heart beat feebly and the oxygen inhaled by the lungs found no food to aot upon so as to make heat. And eo the trouble inoreased and became oomplioated-all from one source, the stomaoh. Treatment addressed to the symptoms failed, of course; but when Seigel's Syrup set the digestion to rights, health came back as vegetation does under the spring sunshine.

Oricket.

THE DIAMOND JUBILEE.

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