Agnes is the trusted secretary of the president of the Hopewell Rubber Company and is in love with Tom, the president's son. Tom returns from South America with a new formula for the manufacture of rubber. Newspaper reporters visit the vessel when it arrives in quarantine but succeed in securing little information from the young manufacturer. However, from advice they have gathered they take it upon themselves to publish an article calling attention to Tom's possession of the new formula. When the article comes to the notice of Hasting, the manager of a rival rubber company, he becomes alarmed and determines to secure the formula by strategy. He is given a cold reception when he attempts to bribe Agnes and therefore, resorting to desperate means, he employs two accomplices to assist him in entering the office of the Hopewell Company. That night Agnes and Tom go for a drive and take her pet dog along with them. As they pass the office building they notice a light in the window and go ...
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