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-------RURAL LIFE.

FAIRS AND MARKETS.

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LADIES' LETTER.

Connoisseur of Pills.

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Connoisseur of Pills. LIVERPOOL SEPTUAGENARIAN'S EXPERIENCE. In the Chancery Division, on Saturday, befote Mr. Justice Warrington, Mr. Martelli said in the case of Beecham v. Stephen Stephenson, chemist and druggist, of Kensington, Liver- pool, he had a motion for an injunction to restrain the defendant from selling or offering for sale as Beecham's Pills pills not manufac- tured by Mr. Beecham. Counsel said the defendant had been selling pills which were not Beecham's Pills in Beecham's boxes, and with Beecham's labels. The matter was brought to the notice of the plaintiff by an old lady seventy years of age, who had been taking Beecham's Pille for forty years. (Laughter.) She bought pills from the defendant, and found that they were no good. Upon that inquiries were made on behalf of Mr. Beecham. The old lady made an affidavit, in which she said she had been habitually using Beecham's Pills for over forty years. She went to defendant's shop in Liverpool and asked for a box of Beecham's, and she was handed a box of pills bearing the plaintiff's label and the Government stamp. She took the pills, which did not have the effect she had formerly experienced—(laughter)—but gave her pain. This aroused her suspicion. Mr. Justice Warrington asked how the Gov- ernment stamp came on the box. Mr. Martelli said it was presumed that the stamp was got off by a steaming process. The defendant did not appear, and his lord- ship granted an injunction in the terms of tLe notice of motion until judgment or further order. He added that the parties could turn this into a perpetual injunction if they chose to come to term*

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