The two sons of the minister are very unlike as brothers. Abel is serious and somber-looking, and is following his father to be a minister. John is a lively, bright fellow, who likes the sea and is a sailor. The old minister, who is much respected in the village, has also an adopted daughter, Cassie, who is very fond of John, but the old father does not approve of his profession, but prefers that of Abel. Very much against her will, therefore, Cassie has to be engaged to the latter, as she does not want to hurt her foster-father's feelings. She cannot resist at time, however, going out with John to the village hall to a dance or other amusement to enjoy herself. When she is out one evening at a dance, John has a quarrel with another fellow. The police are called in, and the matter is reported to the old minister. Abel takes his fiancée away at once, and accuses his brother of being the cause of the quarrel. The old minister settles the affair in the police court, pays the fines, and ...
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