Old Samuel Gorman has been the manager of the firm of Carlton & Co. for more than thirty years and through his careful and conservative methods he has amassed a large fortune for his employer. However, upon the death of Carlton, head of the firm, young Phillip Carlton steps into his father's business with an earnest desire to make the name of Carlton & Co. world famous. His office staff is composed chiefly of old men with old ideas and when he lays plans before Gorman for a reconstruction of their methods generally, the old man shakes his head and says that only failure can be the result if they adopt the new ideas. Young Carlton is displeased and resolves to sacrifice Gorman for a younger man, believing that what the business needs most is new brains and new blood, so he offers Gorman's position to an old college chum, and Gorman is told that his services are no longer required. Two years pass by and Gorman, who received a $5,000 legacy from old man Carlton, has, by careful ...
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