Helen, Tracy's daughter, becomes dissatisfied with boarding school and threatens to run away. In her dilemma, Helen's mother appeals to the clever sob-sister for assistance. Nell visits the school and exacts a promise from Helen that she will remain there. Bradley, a dishonest fight referee, is "shown up" by Bert Randolph, sporting editor of the Times. Bradley swears to be revenged upon both Randolph and the newspaper. A budding romance is underway between Randolph and the sob-sister. Helen's promise to remain at the boarding school is short lived. A midnight feast of pretty girl pupils results in punishment for Helen. She crawls from a second story window and escapes. Afraid to go home, the runaway girl takes refuge in a city park. She is found by Bradley, who sees his opportunity to even the score with the newspaper. A country correspondent stumbles upon the story of Helen's flight. Unable to secure her name, he telegraphs meagre facts to Tracy, the managing editor. Tracy assigns ...
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