Paula Thurston attracts the attention of Wallace Griscom, head of the store in which she is employed. Griscom, a favored suitor for the hand of the aristocratic Selene Mason, considers himself a model young man. Becoming infatuated with Paula, he promotes her to a clerk in his office, and she, with no thought of harm, considers herself fortunate. Agnes, her roommate, being told the news, has forebodings, but says nothing. Griscom finally suggests that they live in liason. Horror-stricken at the realization of his evil nature, she repulses him, and the following day is discharged. Unable to find work, Agnes pays her room rent, and Paula, rather than be a burden to the girl, leaves their apartment. She is struck by an automobile owned by Harry, the brother of Helene, who is now engaged to Griscom, and carried to the Mason home. Despite his mother, Harry insists that the girl stay with them until recovered. He falls in love with her, proposes and is accepted. Helene, Griscom and Mrs. ...
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