Joe Wallace has been alone in the mountains for years when he reads of the annual banquet of the members of his old time club. He gets a craving for the city life and decides to sell his ... See full summary »

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Joe Wallace - a Miner
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Nellie Fisher - Joe's Daughter
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William Fisher - Nellie's Husband
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Joe Wallace has been alone in the mountains for years when he reads of the annual banquet of the members of his old time club. He gets a craving for the city life and decides to sell his claim. In the city his daughter, Nellie, is in trouble. Her husband, deeply in debt, has taken $2,000 from his employer, risked it on the stock market and lost. He is given until the 29th of that month to pay it back or go to jail. Meanwhile Joe finds a buyer for his claim; $1,000 is offered. Joe refuses to sign an option but gives his word, promising to complete the deal at 4 o'clock on the evening of the 29th of that month. A letter comes from Nellie telling of her trouble and her husband's guilty predicaments. Joe wishes he had $2,000 to give. Then from another man comes an offer of $2,000 for Joe's claim. The old miner is sorely tempted but he has given his word to another man. The train arrives and with it comes the man who was to buy Joe's claim for $1,000. He has not the money and pleads an ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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4 September 1915 (USA)  »

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