A prominent politician's only son, Larry Stanford, becomes acquainted with Pug Wilson, a gambler, and his sister, Madge, with whom Larry falls in love. He gives her a locket which she hangs about her neck, and this is later taken from her by Crowley, another admirer. Larry sees the locket is gone from her neck and learns his rival's name. He rushes out and Madge, realizing from the man's actions that he is looking for trouble, anxiously follows him. Crowley, in the interim, enters into a card game with Pug, and losing heavily, puts up the locket as his only remaining valuable. He loses that also, they quarrel, and in the struggle, Pug strikes Crowley with a bottle, killing him. Larry enters the café room, finds Crowley dead, and picks up the locket from the floor where Crowley had dropped it. Madge meets him as he hurries away. Without a word, Larry gives her back the locket. She returns to her room and there, Pug, pursued by the police, is discovered and arrested. Pug, convicted of ...
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