A working man in a large city saved his money and was finally enabled to send to his wife and daughter in Europe passage money to his new home. He arranged to meet them at the pier, but on his way there he was injured in an accident and taken unconscious and unidentified to a hospital. The two women arrived in America, to find themselves homeless and friendless. The daughter finally secured a position in a sweatshop, but her eyesight failed her rapidly, and she was soon thrown out of that position, blind and helpless. In her happier days she had been an amateur musician and now the violin, once a source of amusement, became the only reliance of these two women, for the daughter played the violin and the mother begged in the streets. In the meantime, the father had been convalescing in the hospital, and messengers he sent to seek his loved ones returned to report that no trace of the women could be found. One pleasant afternoon the convalescent was weakly reclining in a chair on the ...
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