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John Bennett - the Owner of the Powder Mill
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John Bennet is engaged in the business of manufacturing explosives. He needs more money to extend his business and he seeks financial aid of Wm. Stone. Mr. Stone advances him the required amount, but exacts a bill of sale of the business in case of the non-payment of the loan. John Bennet has a niece about five years old, with whom Mr. Stone and his daughter Edith are fascinated. Through this friendship for the child a stronger friendship is springing up between John and Edith. When the note is due, John finds himself unable to pay the full amount and approaches Mr. Stone for an extension of time. This is refused. John tells his sister and she sacrifices the family jewels for the raising of the money. John at once proceeds to the office of the financier, Mr. Stone, and pays this money and receives a receipt. The clerk credits the money to the wrong account. John takes his receipt back to his own office, where his little niece is playing on the floor with a doll given to her by Edith ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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