Carter Cordon, a fortune-hunter becomes betrothed to Daisy Brooks, daughter of a millionaire. Frame, Brooks' attorney, calls at the house to deliver some securities to his client, Dick Worth, his chum comes with him. Carter is furious when he sees Daisy and Dick become interested in each other The fortune-hunter sees Brooks place the securities in the library safe. Hard pressed for cash, Carter attempts to steal the documents, but is discovered in the act by Dick and Brooks. The shock kills Brooks before he can warn his daughter against marrying the scoundrel. Believing that Daisy loves Carter, Dick maintains silence. Later, he warns Carter that he will hold him accountable for Daisy's future happiness. Realizing how deeply Dick loves Daisy, and knowing that the girl loves his chum, Frame plans to unite the two. Believing Carter is merely marrying the girl for her money, Frame informs him that Brooks has died penniless. The information reaches Carter on his wedding day. The man ...
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