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According to an ad for McElree's Wine of Cardui in the Daily Ardmoreite (04 Jan 1898, page 2), this marvelous elixir "relieved discomforts and dangers" of pregnancy and childbirth and cured infertility. Here's the wording from the ad: For Mothers! The discomforts and dangers of child-birth can be almost entirely avoided. Wine of Cardui relieves expectant mothers. It gives tone to the genital organs, and puts them in position to do their work perfectly. That makes pregnancy less painful, shortens labor and hastens recovery after child-birth. It helps a woman bear strong healthy children. McElree's Wine of Cardui has also brought happiness to thousands of homes barren for years. A few doses often bring joy to loving hearts that long for a darling baby. No woman should neglect to try it for this trouble. It cures nine cases out of ten. All druggists sell Wine of Cardui. $1.00 per bottle. For advice in cases requiring special directions, address, giving symptoms, the "Ladies Advisory Department" The Chattanooga Medicine Co., Chattanooga, Tenn. Mrs. Louisa Hale, of Jefferson, Ga., says "When I first took Wine of Cardui we had been married three years, but could not have any children. Nine months later I had a fine girl baby."