Nell Winter's father is an old scamp who drinks up his money. His daughter takes in sewing to support their home. Maurice, the son of a rich woman whom Nell makes dresses, becomes infatuated with the girl, who is by no means pleased to see her father and the young millionaire becoming great friends. She instinctively dislikes Maurice. But also she is in love with Bob, a young clerk in an iron company, who is devoted to her. Bob discovers a scheme for enriching the company and is sent to New York to superintend the city office. He writes Nell that as soon as he has the cash saved, he will come back to make her his wife. Meanwhile, the unpaid mortgage on the Winters' house is causing Nell a great deal of worry. The next installment coming due, they are unable to meet it, and her father points out to her that it is her duty to save the day by marrying Maurice. Nell pretends to consent. She writes Bob of her predicament, and he arrives just in time to pay off the mortgage and save his ...
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