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Slide set: Grizzie and Jim: a temperance service of song (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 31 slides, 1892)

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Slide 1**
Slide 2
'Please sir,' said the child, 'Teddy's dead'
Slide 3
Both rose respectfully as the missionary entered
Slide 4
'O that drink! that accursed drink,' exclaimed the woman, sobbing bitterly
Slide 5
'Because,' replied Jim, 'father always gets drunk on Saturday'
Slide 6
Mrs Thomson received Jim with a smile and presented him with a thick slice of bread and butter
Slide 7
He went into every public-house on the way, and spent it as easily as he got it
Slide 8
It was of no use for the poor mother to attempt to explain
Slide 9
Jim was running down the hill from the Missionary's house in the finest of spirits
Slide 10
Creeping up to the window of his home, and peering in at the edge of the blind to see if his father was in
Slide 11
His father hurled the jug at his head
Slide 12
'O Grizzie!' cried Jim, falling into her arms, 'I'm killed! I'm killed!'
Slide 13
(Effect) A good angel had been sent from heaven to guard them
Slide 14
It was a strange sight which met the eyes of Mrs Thomson when she opened the door
Slide 15
Grizzie gave a very intelligent account of what had transpired
Slide 16
With much tenderness the doctor dressed the injured arm
Slide 17
'O my!' cried Jim, with surprise, 'is Jesus in this house?'
Slide 18
Before the drink drove Jesus away, we used to go out to meet father every night
Slide 19
And father used to kiss us all -- mother too
Slide 20
'Tell him, sir, that we want Him to shut up the public-house where father gets the nasty drink'
Slide 21
But when he arrived at Grizzie's home he was told by her mother that her father had gone
Slide 22
Harry was picked up, as usual, by two policemen
Slide 23
'No, no, child,' said her mother, drawing the little lass very close to her
Slide 24
'I am very sorry to tell you, Mrs Terriss,' said the policeman
Slide 25
Mrs Terriss fell to the floor, and Grizzie thinking she was dead rushed off to fetch Mrs Thomson
Slide 26
Throwing his arms around his mother's neck, he pressed his childish lips
Slide 27
Mrs Terriss and her children went to reside with the Thomsons
Slide 28
He found a Band of Hope in connection with his Mission
Slide 29
But the father of Tommy and Kate said that they had got too much of the Band of Hope already
Slide 30
The children went off to the Band of Hope, rejoicing
Slide 31
Professor Terriss gave a New-year treat to a large number of poor children
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of William C. Muir, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1892-1914 (item ref. 467)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 78)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 562)

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 46)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
service of song
Date of first manufacture
Person linked to this set

model: BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) – slide 29, as the father

Reading or song

David Hobbs (comp. John Smith), Grizzie and Jim: a temperance service of song (London and Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Related slide set

see generic title Grizzie and Jim (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


31 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000782

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 May 2024

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