Gilbert Vaughn, a wealthy young man, was suddenly stricken blind, and although his physician told him that in time they might be able to restore his sight, he chafed bitterly at his condition. While tossing about restlessly in his room one night, he suddenly decided that he would go out in the street by himself, and eluding his nurse, he stealthily left the house. By carefully counting his steps, and feeling his way with his cane, he found for a time, that he could walk up and down the block in safety, and was much elated thereat. Finally he lost his bearings, rushed around frantically, and became more and more bewildered every minute. At last he came to a stoop that he thought was that of his own house, and he stole up the steps. Blind though he was, there was one test which could tell him if he had struck the right place, his latch key. It opened the door, and he stepped into the ball, confident that his troubles were all over. Still he had a feeling that he was in the wrong place, ...
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