Kenneth, an inventor, is ordered from the house upon his refusal to enter his father's business. Ruth, his sister, believes in her brother's eventual success, while Bess, the younger sister, sides with her father. The Fields close their home and leave for the country. Dick, Ruth's sweetheart, presents her with a valuable diamond ring. Later, the boy is called from the city on important business. To supply Kenneth with money with which to enable him to complete his invention, Ruth steals jewelry belonging to her father and sister. She adds her engagement ring to the pile to avert suspicion. She leaves for the Fields' city home, where she is to meet Kenneth. In entering the house, Ruth leaves the front door open. Dick passes and discovers the open door. He enters the house and investigates. Ruth hears him and hides. Dick leaves a few minutes later. Kenneth arrives and is given the jewels, which he promises to return in a few days. Ruth hastens back to the country, where she finds a ...
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