Harry Tennant and friends are camping at Great Falls. In unpacking their effects they discover that the eggs have been broken. Harry departs upon a search for eggs. Crossing the Ohio Canal, he comes upon Mrs. Mason, the lockkeeper's wife. Mrs. Mason refuses Harry's request for eggs. Emily, her daughter, secures some for him. Harry returns to camp and the memory of the pretty face. The acquaintance thus made is continued, and the young people rapidly reach a stage where their interest bids fair to ripen into love. The return of John, Emily's brother, who has been on a trip with his canal boat, brings trouble. Coming unexpectedly upon the couple, John orders Harry from the place and forbids him to again meet his sister. Harry sends Emily a note, making an appointment, which she keeps. John witnesses the meeting and, following Harry, comes upon him at the crossing of one of the locks. An altercation follows and John hurls Harry into the swift flowing current. Madge, a young village girl,...
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