The small son of wealthy young parents is left to the care of a governess while the father and mother enjoy themselves. One day in the park, a little mischief entices the boy away from his governess and after a long walk they arrive at the foot of the Palisades, and take off their shoes and stockings to go in wading. On the top of the cliff above them, workmen are engaged in some blasting, and while the children are playing they are suddenly startled by a cry from above. Looking up they see a huge boulder dislodged and rolling down the declivity toward them. Never having been used to action, the boy hesitates, but only for a second, then the real spirit of the man within him awakes and he dashes forward, pulling the little girl aside, just in time to save her from the huge boulder, which dashes over the spot where she had stood a half a second before. The boy delivers her safely to her father and starts to leave, but she tells her father what has happened during their walk. The man ...
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