The Three Strangers
Shepherd Fennel, his family and friends are celebrating the christening of a newborn, when three strangers, one by one, enter their party. As the evening goes on they hear gun shots signalling the escape of a prisoner. As they leave in search him, they don’t realize that he sat among them earlier.
The Distracted Preacher
Mr Stockdale, a young minister, comes to stay at Nether-Moynton in the house of Mrs Lizzy Newberry. Mr Stockdale, a man of faith and honour, is shocked to find out that Lizzy is involved in smuggling liquor.