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Slide set: Dick's treasure (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 32 slides, 1906)

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Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2
'D'ye think we've missed him, Bill? What a sell if we have!'
Slide 3
Dick went every Sunday to read his Bible to a poor old man
Slide 4
'Here he comes,' said Bill, chuckling to himself
Slide 5
Down he went and away flew the Bible into the gutter
Slide 6
They were on the look out for Dick the next day
Slide 7
Sitting in a chair, cowering over the empty grate, was poor Dick
Slide 8
Dick, in falling, had given his head such a knock that it had bled
Slide 9
When Bill heard their pitiable story the tears ran down his cheeks
Slide 10
A good fire was soon blazing in the grate
Slide 11
The next few days Bill redoubled his efforts to sell his papers
Slide 12
He had bought a nice little steak and kidney pie in a dish
Slide 13
'Why,' said Bill, 'I was niver so happy afore'
Slide 14
'Shall you ever forgive me, Dick, for all this?'
Slide 15
The following afternoon found Bill wending his way up the passage
Slide 16
The room, though poor, was spotlessly clean
Slide 17
'Well,' ejaculated the old man, 'the Lord's ways are wonderful'
Slide 18
Bill, thus reminded of his duty, began to read
Slide 19
'Lost?' echoes Bill, 'me lost?'
Slide 20
Bill turned back to the chapter and found it in seventh verse
Slide 21
'Strange thing I never heerd all this afore', said Bill
Slide 22
For the first time in his life Bill knelt down to pray
Slide 23
Old Grindem sat waiting for his faithful visitor
Slide 24
'Why, what's up, my lads? The police ain't after you?'
Slide 25
'I have been here ten years, and ain't heard nothing'
Slide 26
Father and son were clasped in each others embrace
Slide 27
The next few hours were like a dream to the three lads
Slide 28
When he was light-hearted and happy and free from the drink
Slide 29
'May the Lord forgive you, my son, as I do.'
Slide 30
Once more in that same old room did the old man lift his voice
Slide 31
A few years later, if you had visited the pretty village of Allister
Slide 32
His little sister was simply delighted with their new home
Other related organisations

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 650)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1906 (item ref. 330)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1480)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 1095)

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

Kate Mawer (arr. Arthur Jamouneau), Dick's treasure (Leeds: Blackburn & Co., 1902)


32 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002502

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 March 2024

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