Mr. Moore is fond of his wife, but very close in money matters. She has a passion for jewelry. Her husband gives her a certain amount of money for her Xmas shopping. She is shown by one of ... See full summary »

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Mr. Moore, The Husband
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Mrs. Moore, The Prodigal Wife
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Fred Hornby
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Mr. Moore is fond of his wife, but very close in money matters. She has a passion for jewelry. Her husband gives her a certain amount of money for her Xmas shopping. She is shown by one of her friends a beautiful bracelet. She is envious and when she sees a similar one in Sharpe's, the jeweler's, she sets to work to think how she can get it. The price of it is $250. She hits on a bright idea. She writes Sharpe, telling him she is going to have her husband call to look at the bracelet and to let him beat him down to $150, and she will pay the other $100. Then she gathers together some of her old jewelry to pawn it to raise the other $100. Sharpe, knowing how close Moore is, agrees to the scheme. Moore goes in to look at the bracelet and is so tickled in what he considers his cleverness in beating Sharpe down, he buys it for $150. Unfortunately, on his way home, be drops into the club. A friend offers to buy the bracelet from him for $200. His love for money proves too strong and he ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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