A prosperous merchant in a village thought his child was the most wonderful girl in the world. She tired of the monotony of country life, and wanted to go to a fashionable city finishing school. He sent her. She found that she needed more money for dress and amusement. He gave it to her, and felt repaid when she came back home, a perfect type of a city girl. The old house would not do for her, so her father built a mansion. In her magnificent new home, the girl gave a party. Some of the guests were her old neighbors, others her new city friends. They decidedly did not mix and the village folk felt put out. After the guests had departed the foolish father reviewed his financial condition. Hopeless bankruptcy confronted him. His only asset was a life insurance policy for a large amount, payable at his death. The girl bad a suitor, a village youth, and her childish sweetheart, whom she had neglected and snubbed. This young man reached the house in time to prevent a tragedy. The ...
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