Tom Walsh loves an office girl and is engaged to marry her. Unknown to her he furnishes two rooms in the old homestead, intending to surprise her after the marriage. But she jilts him, and on the day set for their wedding she runs away with another man, whom she marries. Tom is almost insane with rage and grief and in his terrible agony he demolishes the furnishings of one room and rushes into the bridal chamber to destroy that also, but his old mother calms him and he locks the room with a resolve that it shall never be opened unless his bride who was to be returns. Time passes and he becomes wealthy and she almost a beggar. Ruined in health she returns to her home town and by a strange freak of fate happens to overhear an Italian, whom Tom has discharged from one of the quarries which he now owns, threaten his life. Weary and in poor health she struggles to the scene of the attempted murder and saves her former sweetheart's life, but in so doing she is badly wounded. Tom carries her... Written by
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