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something wanting which no art can supply. The se
This remedy has a marked effect in relieving concret
lies hidden with nature where it may never be gestion of the liver; by its depleating action it also
found. Such a water as this-which it is hardly fan
reduces inflamation of that organ. It also stimulates
ciful to call a secretion from the bosom of Mother the secretion of bile and this generally assists diEarth-deserves
special attention from its scientific gestion.
interest as one of the wonders of nature not less than DYSPEPSIA.
for its remarkable action upon the human frame. One of the difficulties in dealing with dyspepsia is
Some conditions in which it is useful: that drugs, whatever goo,] they may do in relieving
CONSTIPATION. one particular symptom, almost immediately have the
In Mineral Wells Water we have a natural remedy.
for constipation which fulfills in the most satisfactory
else than this it would still deserve to be regarded as
one of God's best gifts to man, for constipation is
the root of a very large part of the disturbances to
which the human system is liable. Its effects are
not confined to the body; it clogs the wheels of the
whole machinery of life; mental and moral, as well
as physical.
Most people past their first youth know what the
symptoms of torpidity of the liver are; the impaired
appetite, the slow or uneasy digestion, the hot hands,
the dry lips, the furred tongue, the internal discomfort,
the headache, the backache, pains in the limbs AT MINERAL WELLS
and general weariness. Many people are subject to a
general revolt of the gastro-intestinal system at long
effect of disordering the digestion still more. Any
er or shorter intervals; we call these disturbances one who has taken the blue pill or calomel, so dear
"bilious attacks," but what they really are is not to all doctors of the older school, must have a lively
exactly known; at any rate you would be perfectly recollection of the wretched feeling of squeamishness,
safe in putting the conundrum to the profession: depression and downright illness, caused by the med"What
is a bilious attack?" with no fear of a defin
icine, until it has worked itself off. Moreover, rneithite
answer. Now for the prevention of these con
er in the case of mercury nor of any of the really
ditions there is nothing like Mineral Wells Water. active aperient remedies in the Pharmacopia is the
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Texas and Pacific Railway - General Passenger Department. Mineral Wells, Texas, text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth21925/m1/7/ocr/: accessed January 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.