The wife of Richard Stonn was a woman who seemed to think that they were born with luck against them. Her husband had been for some time engaged in nefarious practices, till at last finding the police were hot on his track, he determined to abandon his wife and flee from the country. Left penniless, the unfortunate woman obtains employment at the home of a chemist abroad to take charge of his little girl, a child of some ten years of age. Madam Stonn is exceptionally talented, and in the course of years becomes a capable assistant to the chemist, who has not the faintest idea that her husband is still alive. Eight years pass and the little girl has grown into a beautiful woman, whilst her friend and teacher has grown to secretly love the man who has proved so good a friend. One day, the girl confides in her friend the fact that she has fallen in love with a man whom she met whilst out for a walk, and promises to introduce him to her on the morrow. On the following day an explosion ...
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