He should have been dead. But he wasn't, because " There's nothing sncceeds likc succeps." There is no withstanding the living argument of the man who should be dead, .ho isn't dead, but who would be dead, bilt for a preserving medicine. That's about the way it seemed to strike Kditor Lawrence, of the Ohio Farmer, Cleveland, Ohio. He was affiicted with one of those colds t'vnt have, ihousands of times over, culminated in consumption, when not promptly cm cd. In this condition he met a friend, a consumptive, whom he had not expected to see alive. The consumptive friend recommended Dr. J. C. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral for thoediior's cold, on the ground tnai it Jiad " helped him wonderfully." H helped the editor just as wouderfully, giving "almost instant relief." But read his letter : "Aboiit two months ago, I was afnicted with a bad cold, and, meeting a friend, he advised the use of Ayer's Cherry Pectoral which, he claimed, had helped him wonderfully- As he was a copsumptive, whom I had uot expected to see a'.ive for several years, I eoncluded there must bc merii: in this preparaiion. I accordiugly bouhl a couple of bottles, one of vhich I keep on my desk all the time. Tliis is certainly the best reinedy for a cold I ever used. It gives almost instant relief, and the J. C. Aver Co. are to be congratulated on sing the formula for such a very valuable remedy."- W. II. LAWRBNCB, Kditor, The Ohio Farmer, Cleveland, Ohio. Keep a bottle of Dr. Ayer's Cherry Pee to' al handy, on the desk, in the office, on the shelí or in the closet at home, and you will have at hand a remedy that is cap:ible , at auy time of saving you suffering, money, and even life. There is no inalady so prolific of evil resulis as a neglected cold. Thcre is no medicine so promptly offective iu curing a cold and absolutely eradicating its effects, as Dr. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. Every travelier shonld carry it. Kvery household should keep it. It cures every variety of cough, and all forms of lung and throat trouble. Asthma, bronchitis, croup, and whoopiutr cough, are promptly cured bv it, and it hos in many cases overeóme pulmonary ilUeases in ageravated forms, when llíother remedies ïailed to help and phylioians .ive no hope of cure. Tl.ose who ior convenieuce have wauted a smaller si:ed bottle of Dr. Ayer's Cherry Peetoral, can now obtain it of their dealer in half Fize bott'.es. at half price- 50 cents. Srnd ior Dr. Ayer's Curebook, and read more of the cures efíected by this remedy. The book contains 100 pages, and is sent free, on request, by the J. C. Ayer Co., Lowell, Mass.