The first scene shows the office of Comer & Mathison, contractors, and the dismissal of Louis Mitchell, a salesman, not because of his lack of ability but because of the hard times which make it necessary for the firm to cut down expenses. Mitchell pleads hard for his position and for the opportunity to do great things for the firm, and intimates that he cannot accept dismissal because he has just been married. This argument, while a good one, does not appeal to the hard-headed business man, and even Mitchell's producing of the photograph of the "only girl" fails to convince the older man. So Mitchell is obliged to go home to the little wife and tell her that they are now without an income. But is she dismayed? Not in the slightest degree. She is true blue, and evidently equal to the emergency. After a moment's comforting of the downcast husband, she tells him that she has a position, an undertaking, waiting for him. She has seen in the paper the announcement that a big English ...
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