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HERO'S LIFE OF ADVENTURE.

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HERO'S LIFE OF ADVENTURE. A CHAT WITH AN OLD SOLDIER. At Ten Acres, within easy hail of Birmingham, there lives one of England's heroes, who, alas, is destined to eke out an existence by the aid of his. munificent pension of fourpeace a day This is the lot of William Wray, of 23, Woodstock- place, Ten Acres. Born at Derby in 1831, he en- listed when quite a lad in the 9th Lancers, and, as he explained to a reporter of the Birmingham Daily Argus, I was soon in the thick of active service, and a terrible time we had. J was at the siege and cap- ture of Delhi, and also at the relief of Lucknow. I saw some awful scenes of carnage. and had many a single handed fight. The climate was vile, but it did not affect me, and when the Indian Mutiny was quelled I pur- chased my discharge. "But. r could not endure civilian life, so I re-enlisted in the 2nd Battalion of the Rifle Brigade, and went through the Ashantee War. We had stirring times then. Under Sir Garnet Wolseley we captured Coomassie. ie. I was badly wounded two or three times. When I came home from Ashantee I went to Gibraltar, and when discharged on December 14, 1880. I took an engineer's position in a flour mill at Gib' for about two years and a-half. Then I engaged on board the Devon steamship, and was for 13 years on this boat as engineer. Then I came to England, and worked in a large wood-turning mill at Derby for six years. About three years 11.1;0 I obtained a post as engineer at Ten Acres here. I was in capital health all through the first summer, but about the middle of the winter I con- tracted influenza. I was attended by a doctor, who did his best, but my complaint grew so serious that I had to give up work, the influenza having left me with an affection of the heart. I have been laid up with that for two years, and I have had two doctors in that time. Both of them told me they could not do anything for me, so you can well understand that I was very downhearted and depressed. Then I happened one day to read of Dr. Williams' pink pills for pale people, and, thinking the matter over, got a box of the pills. I felt that they were doing me good, and got more- in all I took the contents of seven boxes. The pills built me up properly. When I began to take them I was as white as a sheet. Then I felt a tickling in my veins, just as if new blood was being infused into my system, and I put on weight, too. No language of mine can sufficiently praise Dr. Williams' pink pills. I am a living testimonial of their worth, for they have saved me from the grave. I should have been gone long since but for them." To be out of breath after climbing a hill, or running upstairs to feel the heart beat violently on such occasions, the beats felt even in the head and the wrists to feel faint when out of breath, or when in a crowded pr hot place, indicates that the heart, the most vital of all organs, is at fault. It may be a matter of life and death. One of the commonest after-effects of influenza, and also of anaemia or deficient blood, is this breathlessness the first warning of chest affection. Neg- lected, anaemia may become consumption; to avoid that, increase the blood supply. Dr. Williams' pink pills make new blood with every dose, and thus cure anosmia, consumption, the after- effects of influenza, paralysis, indigestion, nervous breakdown, and the ailments of ladies. They are genuine only with the full name, Dr. Williams' pink pills for pale people, and are sold at two and nine- pence (or six boxes thirteen and nine), by chemists and by Dr. Williams' medicine company, Holborn- viaduct, London.

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