It is Dick's intention to present his sweetheart, Marjorie with a diamond engagement ring. On the way to the jeweler's he meets Marjorie's father, and together they enter the store where Dick selected a beautiful solitaire for which he paid three hundred dollars. In the evening Dick is joyfully preparing to call on Marjorie when suddenly he discovers that the precious ring is missing, then he remembers having left it on the jeweler's counter. As it is after business hours he is in a quandary. However, on his way to Marjorie's house he buys an inexpensive imitation diamond ring, which he presents to Marjorie that evening. The following day Marjorie meets with a mishap. The supposed genuine solitaire drops from the setting, rolls into the marble wash basin and slips down the waste pipe. Bemoaning the sad fate of her diamond, Marjorie arouses everybody's sympathy. Her father, knowing the great value of Marjorie's ring, secures the services of two plumbers who get busy at once, but the ... Written by
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