Albert Graham is very happy with his wife and little daughter, Lottie. His rich father, although strenuously opposed to his son's marriage, loves his grandchild. Albert entertains, and is persuaded by his persistent wife to enter into a stock speculation with a number of friends. He is unaware that the United Mine Stock, which he contemplates buying, is the very stock his father has given his broker instructions to sell. A lively market in stocks causes the inquiry, "Who is selling, and who is buying?" This question is answered when Lottie, visiting her grandparents, tells of her father's gain of fifty thousand dollars on the Exchange. This fact is verified when their maid tells them: "The one who ruined you is your own son!" Albert learns that he has bankrupted his father, and attempts to repay him. The father, believing his son implicated in a scheme to cause his downfall, refuses, and orders him from the house, Albert's frequent quarrels with his wife are heard of by the father. ...
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