Ellen March, several times a millionairess, has a deep-rooted hatred for the press and all that pertained to newspapers. So when a rumor of her engagement to Count Dangloff reached the city room of the Clarion and the city editor sent Dick Thompson, star reporter and poker player, out on the story, he had his work cut out for him. He climbed the wall and entered the garden of Miss March's home only to be set upon and beaten by two giant guards. The guards lead him into Ellen's presence, where Dick proceeds to fall in love with her. She told him that if he didn't keep her name out of the papers she would put him in jail. He, because he loved her, said he would, and started a rumor that anarchists were going to blow up old man Rockford, a neighbor of Ellen's. In the manufacture of his plot, he was shot as an anarchist and fell wounded into Ellen's arms. Ellen admits that she loves him, finds out that she owns the Clarion and makes Dick her husband and managing editor of the great ...
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