George Bennett, a young real estate operator, opens negotiations for the sale of a factory site to John A. Mann, head of a glass factory. Mann writes Bennett that he will talk about the proposition. Percy Morley, Mann's secretary, forces attentions on Helen Hunter, a stenographer in the office. On the way to see Mann, Bennett sees Morley annoying Helen and protects the girl, finally knocking Morley down. Helen lives near the factory site Bennett is promoting, but she does not know the real estate operator. At Mann's office, Bennett finds the manufacturer willing to buy the site if the property is as represented. Bennett goes home and plans with his wife to buy the property on option, sell it to Mann and thus reap the profit. He secures a ten-day option, using Mrs. Bennett's bonds as security. Mann orders Morley to inspect the property. The latter goes and there recognizes Bennett as the man who knocked him down. To get even Morley, without making himself known to Bennett, returns to ...
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