Charles Kingley's parents gave him everything they had when he left his home to start business in a large city. Charles, like other country boys, by undivided effort and persistent application, made his way to the top. He married a woman of high position and had children, a son and a daughter. The daughter inherits her mother's snobbish characteristics, but the son is a democrat. Kingley's mother, a good, old, homely lady, not having seen her son for a number of years, decides to surprise him with a visit. She arrives just when the family is making elaborate preparations to receive the governor. Naturally, the snobbish mother and daughter make the old lady's welcome an unpleasant one. They don't know what to do with her until something occurs in the kitchen. Young Mrs Kingsley then has her mother-in-law attend to the preparation of the dinner. The old lady is only too happy to be of service and joyfully undertakes the work of the cook. When Kingsley, Jr., however, comes home and ...
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