Ishmael Worth discovers that his father's first wife, long thought dead, is actually alive, making his father's marriage to his mother invalid and therefore making him an "illegitimate" child. He breaks off his engagement to his fiancé Beatrice, not wanting to bring shame and scandal to her. However. he soon comes across additional information that may change matters yet again.
A Romance of Tangled Lives Which Are Untangled By the Hand of An Assassin (Print Ad- Watertown Daily Times, ((Watertown NY)) 4 August 1921)