Determined to win Millicent, the daughter of Mr. Vape, Carson Barrett, a man of the world, sets about to defeat his rival, Lewis Hueston. He knows young Hueston's skill as an expert penman, and challenges him by making out a check to him and signing it with his signature. He tells Hueston the check is his if he can duplicate it. Hueston copies it so well that one cannot be distinguished from the other. Barrett lakes both the checks in his hand and by clever substitution, gives him hack the forged one and tells him he can cash it. Hueston not suspecting Barrett of any treachery, goes to the bank where he can cash it. The forgery is discovered. Barrett denies all knowledge of the check. Hueston is arrested, convicted and sent to jail. Millicent has never ceased to love Hueston, but her parents persuade her to marry Barrett. One morning she picks up the newspaper and reads that Lewis Hueston has escaped from prison. She is greatly interested in the article. Her husband enters the room ...
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