Terry Manning and the "Wolf," Dan Clancy, are cell-mates. On being released from prison, the "Wolf" tries to inveigle Manning into committing robbery, but the young man is determined to live straight. And not long after, he gets a job in the offices of a large coal company. Here he meets Kitty Clancy, a stenographer, who is supporting herself and her mother. Without suspecting that she is in any way connected with Dan Clancy, Manning falls in love with Kitty. The "Wolf," meanwhile, has discovered where his family is living. He is ashamed, however, to reveal himself to his wife and daughter. Luck is against him, and Manning finds him one night, ragged, penniless and starving. He takes him home with him to his room. While Manning has gone out in his best suit to call on Kitty, Clancy finds the keys of the coal offices in the young man's working clothes, and the rest is easy. Making his get-away with the contents of the safe, the "Wolf," in passing the house where his wife and daughter ...
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