Mrs. String, sitting under the rose bushes with her baby, Helen, on her knee, is approached lovingly by her husband, who lovingly speaks to his family and then shakes the rose bushes over their heads, causing the white leaves to fall upon their heads in a shower of rarest sun tints. Again we see Helen a grown-up girl, fresh from the graduation exercises, happy in possessing her cherished diploma. Just as she is passing with some of her schoolmates under the rose bushes, her father, with the remembrance of his daughter's babyhood in his mind, shakes the bushes, while the white petals of the roses drop down upon Helen and her friends. Four years later, Helen's father having died, she sees a magazine article on the country girl's opportunities in the city. She decides to venture forth on her own responsibility to test her own independence and ability by securing employment in the metropolis. Located in the city in a cheap, poorly furnished room, Helen is trying to keep up her courage and...
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