The girl was young, pretty, and also a good business woman. When her father died she took up the reins of management and ran an orange grove with successful results. Her capable hands were so busy that she had no time to think of love. One day, however, "the prince" appeared. He was a tourist from the north. It was love at first sight on both sides. Then the awakening came. She learned that the man had a wife, an invalid and cripple. The man did not tell her, the news was broken to her by accident. Life had become bitter to her, and in a moment of weakness she decided to end it all, and wandered down to the sea. Looking around to note if she was observed, she was just in time to see another woman leap overboard. The girl forgot her own troubles, jumped into the water, and saved the unfortunate. After she had brought her ashore and revived her, she recognized the unhappy one as the wife of the man. The wife did not know her rescuer, but ingratitude told her story, of physical suffering...
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One of seventeen films produced by the Thanhouser Film Company in St. Augustine over a period of six weeks in early 1912. See more