Jerry O'Donnell arrives from Ireland to be with her father in America. However, she soon finds living with her stepmother unpleasant, Jerry leaves home and encounters John Garland, a millionaire, now a widower, whom she knew in Ireland. Garland hires her to be governess to his daughter. Jerry's brother, Eugene O'Donnell, a cashier in Garland's bank, is implicated in a robbery of his employer; and Jerry is also involved, apprehended, and jailed. Garland clears the O'Donnells and proclaims his love for Jerry.