George Morse pays the last installment on his farm and receives his deed. Thirty years later we find that the old farmer has passed away and his son has become a successful business man in the city. Morse, Jr., has furnished his house with several articles which belonged to his father, including an old clock, in which he takes a great deal of pride. The clock becomes out of order and Morse instructs a young clockmaker to attend to the necessary repairs. When the young man calls he establishes a bond of friendship with Morse's daughter, Nellie. In the succeeding weeks Nellie stops the clock on several occasions, in order that the young man may call. Morse, however, has other plans for Nellie and wishes her to marry one of his business acquaintances, James Cleveland, an attorney. Cleveland learns of the frequent stopping of the clock and becomes suspicious when he oversees the pleasant relations between Nellie and Westcott, the young repair man. He, therefore, induces Morse to engage an...
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