Roy, a bank clerk, and his pretty wife, May, live happily in their suburban home until Tom, an old friend, returns from a long period of travel. Then Tom becomes the unwitting cause of trouble. He is a bachelor and wealthy. He has known the young couple since they were kids and takes an old friend's privilege of giving them presents and entertaining them in many ways. Tom and May become great chums, and Roy gradually becomes meanly suspicious. He unjustly assumes that Tom is winning his wife's heart with money. Roy broods over this. It is the custom of the neighborhood grocer to entrust every morning to Roy the earnings of the day before, for which Roy gives him a receipt, and on his arrival in town deposits in his bank the money to the credit of the grocer. But one night, as Roy makes his way home, expecting to find some new evidence of Tom's regard for May, he is accosted by the grocer, who hands him a large sum of money. During the day the store has been sold, and will Tom keep the...
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