The picture opens with a view of the sewing room in the Wetherill home. Ardath Wetherill is working, and her younger sister, Leonora, is chiefly engaged in conversation. William Howard Wetherill, eldest son, has married a stage person who is squeezing from him every dollar that may be exacted. Walter Thompson Wetherill, the next brother, has, without the knowledge of anyone concerned, become engaged to Elizabeth Terhune, sister of the wife who led the elder brother from the dear old home. The family has a small estate, jointly handled by Mother Wetherill and John Rufus Chase, an elderly lawyer, who has an apparent affection for the mother. James Bingham Wetherill and John Walton Wetherill, twins of typical small boy nature, make up the family. Harry Lake, a young man of high type, loves Ardath. Ardath tries to turn him over to her younger sister, not that she loves Lake any less, but that she loves the sister more. There is a humorous tangle over which girl Lake is to marry. He has ...
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