The laborers employed in a large factory are disgruntled with the treatment accorded them. The decide to go on strike. Their employer receives their manifest with indifference, in fact he ignores their unreasonable demands. A big mass-meeting is held, after the factory is stoned. The mob is considerably agitated by a labor union orator. He arouses them to such an extent that they vote to blow up the plant. One of the young factory workers is selected for the placing of the bomb. The men are desperate and are prepared to do anything. The night before the bomb is placed a meeting is held. Before the meeting proceedings are discussed in private at the home of Jack, the bomb placer. After the discussion, he and the agitators leave to attend the meeting. In going out, the agitator drops a lighted stub of a cigarette. About midnight Jack's house is in flames. His wife and child are caught in a trap. She telephones him and gets him in the midst of a tumultuous session. Jack drops everything ...
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