Arnold Forsythe, manager of The Century Suit Company, a model concern, is informed by his son, Harold, of the dangerous conditions in the shop of The Atlas Waist Syndicate on the floor below. Forsythe interviews Jacob Emanuel, manager of the Atlas shop, and informs him that unless he remedies conditions he will report him to the Fire Department. Stella Rubinow, a worker in the Century establishment, warned several times because of her carelessness in violating a fire ordinance, is discharged and in revenge acquaints Emanuel of a defective door in the Century shop, and as a reward is given a job. To get square with Forsythe, Emanuel writes the Fire Department about the door. Inspector Laude visits the Century shop and finds Forsythe ready and willing to adjust matters. As the Inspector is leaving, Randall, Forsythe's foreman, tells him of conditions in the shop below, and, upon investigation, he finds matters even worse than reported, the most flagrant violation being a door opening in...
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