Blinded by the man's wealth, Bess marries Harris. Tom, who loves her, is heartbroken. Shortly after Harris takes his wife to the city, Tom, tired of country life, follows. Harris, an unscrupulous swindler, is conducting a get-rich-quick scheme. One of his victims is Mrs. Boyden, a widow. The man's promises cause the woman to invest every penny she possesses in a "radium mine." Bess is ignorant of her husband's business. In the meantime, Tom comes to the assistance of Roy, Mrs. Boyden's crippled son, and thus meets the lad's mother. Later, Tom learns of how the widow has been buncoed. Accompanied by Mrs. Boyden, he calls upon Harris. Bess, dropping in to see her husband, hears the men quarreling. What she overhears causes her to see Harris as the scoundrel he is. Tom, unable to get the widow's money from the swindler, gives Mrs. Boyden his own savings. Bess returns home and divests herself of the costly attire that had been purchased with stolen money. Harris' victims, learning how ...
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