Mrs. Wilberg, a widow, is giving a dance, to which Dr. Brown, his fiancée, Irma, and her sister, Anna, have been invited. In the opening scene Dr. Brown is impatiently awaiting the arrival of Irma and Anna. At last they arrive, and the three set out for Mrs. Wilberg's. Here Irma meets an old friend in Arthur, who arouses jealousy in Dr. Brown, who takes Irma away. Dancing proceeds and Irma at last secures Arthur for her partner, while Dr. Brown dances with Mrs. Wilberg. Irma and Arthur retire to a sitting-out room to talk over old times and are soon followed by Mrs. Wilberg and Dr. Brown. The latter son leaves, and Mrs. Wilberg unconsciously drops her diamond star. Anna enters the room, and sitting on the chair just vacated by Mrs. Wilberg, discovers the lost jewel and secretes it. Her action is seen by Irma and Arthur, who are horrified. Mrs. Wilberg makes known her loss, but Anna denies having seen the star, and Irma and Arthur are too shocked to say she has it. At home Irma taxes ...
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