Bill Williams, a poor inventor with a large family, suddenly comes into great wealth through the sale of an invention. Sudden affluence turns his head, and he changes at once from the plodding mechanic of the dingy shop into an ultra-fashionable man of the town. His wife, dazed with her new surroundings, stops at home ministering to her family as of old, while her husband soon finds congenial feminine companions, who flatter him into forgetfulness of his worthy but modest and retiring wife. Strangely enough Mrs. Coleman, the woman of fashion, takes a fancy to the neglected wife and persuades her to follow the example of her husband, in order to win him back. This eventually brings the husband to a sense of his obligations and he becomes reconciled to his wife.
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