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Slide set: Harry Neil: or, tried and true (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 40 slides, 1904)

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Slide 1
Introduction with Title
Slide 2
Rosebush Lane was the prettiest walk in Hazeldell
Slide 3
One lovely evening they were proceeding together to the week-evening service
Slide 4
'How good God is to us!' said Alice, softly, pausing to cull some blossoms from the hedge
Slide 5
'I am grieved about Jim Lane' said Neil, a troubled look shadowing her face
Slide 6
A humble group of toilers gathered together that evening
Slide 7
During the meeting there was an interval for silent prayer
Slide 8
The moon had arisen when the worshippers dispersed
Slide 9
How different were the thoughts of a sad-hearted woman
Slide 10
'Mrs. Lane, you are not fit to be sitting up with Rose', she said
Slide 11
She spent the night in loving ministry to those in need
Slide 12
'Alice, did you see Mrs. Gibbons just now?'
Slide 13
Quite a number of people stood discussing the news
Slide 14
'I'm sorry for you Alice', said Mrs. Gibbons, speaking to her
Slide 15
'It seems' said Mrs. Gibbons to Alice, 'that Mr. Camden have missed a good bit of money
Slide 16
'Poor girl', said Mrs. Gibbons, to the gossips who later on discussed the matter with her
Slide 17
Alice had similar words to bear from her aunt
Slide 18
All she could do was to fall upon her knees
Slide 19
'You must wait till to-morrow' her aunt told her
Slide 20
Alice started off with a sad and heavy heart
Slide 21
'Are you off to Huntsdown, lassie? So are we'
Slide 22
How changed seemed the silvery moon light from that of the previous evening
Slide 23
She found Mrs. Lane worse, new trouble seemed to have befallen her
Slide 24
'Teacher', she whispered, 'I want you to tell me something'
Slide 25
There was a listener to that sweet hymn
Slide 26
The talk in the tavern had been about Harry Neil
Slide 27
He had slunk away by the hedges to his home
Slide 28
Amid his miserable thoughts
Slide 29
He covered his face with his hands. If he could have become an innocent child again
Slide 30
He had broken open the cash-box and pocketed money
Slide 31
The master of the mills saw the superintendent of police
Slide 32
It was explained that the charge against Neil had been unfounded
Slide 33
He went in search of Alice; she was comforting Mrs. Lane
Slide 34
Neil had been speaking with Jim Lane
Slide 35
'I believe there's light dawning for you and yours, Mrs Lane'
Slide 36
Harry Neil and Alice never forgot how the Lord had delivered them
Slide 37
It was a long time before they could prevail on Jim Lane to return to the place of worship
Slide 38
One fair evening a happy group passed between the flower-wreathed hedges of Rosebush Lane
Slide 39
Lane and his wife came with slower steps
Slide 40
With joy and hope and thanksgiving they entered the porch
Other related organisations

in stock of W. Nicholson & Sons, , dates unknown (item ref. 65)

in stock of Primitive Methodist Lantern Department, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1904-1914 (item ref. 1377)

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 209)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1782)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
service of song
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

M.S. Haycraft (arr. John Burnham), Harry Neil: or, tried and true (Glasgow and Brentford: Bayley & Ferguson and John Burnham, 1904)

A poster in the background of slide 26 refers to a sale in Holmfirth on Monday 5 January 1891.

1 slide known to exist in private collection

7 slides in The Hecht Collection: Screen Archive South East (University of Brighton)

33 slides in Kirklees Museums and Galleries

Lucerna ID  3001644

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 March 2024

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