Ordered to foreign waters, Ensign Carver bids his fiancée goodbye and sails for Japan. Carver, his chum, Blake, and two or three other officers, take shore leave at Nagasaki, sight seeking. They visit a Japanese garden and meet Myo, a beautiful Geisha girl. Carver falls in love with the girl. So infatuated is he that he refuses to return to his ship. Blake, in order to save Carver from himself, attempts to arrest him, but Carver makes his escape. Blake, to save Carver from disgrace in the service, tells the captain that Carver has fallen and broken his thigh and will be compelled to remain in the hospital for some time. Carver marries Myo and remains in Japan and writes to Cecelia, breaking the engagement. Two years later Senator Ridgway, father of Cecelia, is ordered to Japan on diplomatic service. They meet Carver in the Japanese Tea Garden. He is now a derelict, spending most of his time drinking. Carver learns that Senator Ridgway is desirous of procuring certain papers from the ...
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