A reduction in wages is made by Sergius, a garment maker, and there is a general protest from the poorly-paid help. Sergius' two daughters, Helen and Hattie, richly dressed, call at the office to visit him, just as some of the workers enter to make protest against the injustice of the reduction. Helen and Hattie plan to assist the girls. Olga and Vera, two Russian sisters, who are leaders of the protesters, live in a small room in a wretched tenement. Sergius' daughters call to see the two sisters and tell them that they have decided to work for their own living, and ask them if they can share their home with them. Sergius visits the tenement and finds his daughters making his garments. He directs them to return home, but they give no heed to his request and hold out in their determination to stand by their poorer sisters. A few days later, the two daughters, with Olga and Vera, bring their sewing to the factory and are paid by the cashier. Sergius meets them with a pleading look. ...
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