John Brent, the young minister, is well beloved by the members of his congregation. He makes his home with his sister, Kitty, who is his constant companion. It is with no little unhappiness that Brent sees Kitty falling in love with Bert, a young man of the village, who is often given to intemperance. The girl hopes to be the means of saving Bert from his one bad habit and prevails upon him to enter the church. Bert apparently lives down his taste for liquor and Brent finally approves of the marriage. But a number of misfortunes come to the husband and he seeks the consolation of the weak. The little home becomes the scene of many sorrows. When Kitty can no longer endure Bert's reprehensible habits she takes her child and returns to the minister's residence. Brent meets her at the door and hears her pitiful story. He insists that it is her duty to remain with her husband and bids her go back to him. Kitty obeys, but the minister, full of apprehension, follows. He is just in time to ...
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