Joe Bailey and his sister Marion work for the same firm. Joe has a chum, Jim Channing, who gets Joe in debt and persuades him to embezzle some funds of the firm in order to meet a pressing debt. Joe is caught and arrested and sent to prison. Marion is discharged by the firm. She gets a position with another firm and marries Latimer, the general manager. Latimer is of a jealous disposition. Channing has lost his job and is hard up and in need of money. One day he meets Marion on the street and suspecting that her husband has not been told of Joe, he resolves to blackmail her. She gives him money to keep the secret. Later, wanted by the police, Channing writes a letter to Marion and tells her to meet him at a notorious road house to pay him some more money so that he can get out of town. Latimer's suspicions are aroused as he catches Marion reading the letter. Under the plea of business at the office, he leaves his home and summons a taxi. He sees Marion leave in a taxi and follows. ...
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