John Morden, a manufacturer, has an only son whom he wishes to take into his company. He plans that David shall marry Josephine Claggett, daughter of his partner. On the day of David's return from college, Morden takes him to his office to make his proposition. Just as the two ascend the steps a beautiful and refined looking girl appears in the doorway. Her eyes and David's meet for a second. Then he recalls her as the little girl he used to play with when a child. Morden makes his offer and David declines it. Several days later he meets Josephine Claggett at the party. She is pleased with David, but he is thinking of Madge. David goes to the city, and gains a position on one of the newspapers. Later Madge loses her place in the factory, and she too goes to the city, knowing nothing, however of David's movements. One day she and David meet in the office of David's newspaper. They get married. For a while David and Madge are happy. Then ill-health overtakes David. Madge is the sole ...
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