Rose Scott is a stenographer in the office of wealthy John Mackey and is wooed by the clerk there, one Merwin. But Mr. Mackey himself takes a fancy to her and she becomes Mrs. John Mackey. Ten years elapse and we find the Mackeys and their little daughter Ruth on a pleasure trip. Ruth makes friends with the hotel switchboard operator and to amuse herself uses the 'phone in her own room to talk to the little lady at the "board." For the first time since the old office days, the Mackeys meet Merwin. Mackey finds his time very much occupied with his business projects. Mrs. Mackey, though, has plenty on her hands, time to renew old friendship with Merwin. With Ruth they go walking through the pretty city, for her husband is too busy with his affairs to do even that. So Merwin "fills in" nicely as an escort and makes himself very agreeable to the mother and daughter. But Merwin's designs are not innocent. He tells the wife that he wants her to desert her husband. Instantly she spurns him, ...
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