Mrs. Harrison, a widow, is living alone with her sick baby girl. The telephone wires are down, and it is imperative that she have the services of a doctor. Wendell Wilson, a once rich man, but now a penniless wanderer, singles out Mrs. Harrison's house to rob. He is caught by the widow. She sends him for the doctor. After the departure of the physician, Mrs. Harrison thanks Wilson and he tells her of his misfortune. He asks the widow to give him a photo of her little daughter, which she does. Five years later he returns, wealthy, and tells the widow of his love and she confesses hers.