The play opens with a happy scene in the home of Hal, the erring brother. Through the persuasions of a friend, Hal begins to frequent a questionable pool room. His brother, Paul, a cleric, warns him against his evil associates, but Hal disregards Paul's counsels. In a short time he begins to play for money. He gets into a game with a young man, who unknown to him, is a notorious counterfeiter, one of a gang whose headquarters are under the pool room, and of which the pool room proprietor is a member. In settling the stakes, Hal is handed a couple of crisp new bills. One of these he unwittedly passes on a local merchant. In the meantime, a detective has been on the trail of the counterfeiters and has begun to suspect Hal. When the merchant shows him the "queer" and describes the man who "shoved" it on him, the detective begins a search for Hal. The latter is warned by a pal and goes to his brother Paul for counsel. Paul persuades Hal to let him (Paul) takes Hal's place. Accordingly, ...
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