Elsie Harding becomes interested in the outcasts of the slums, and induces her father to take her to the night court. Here among other derelicts, she sees Jack Langdon, and attracted by him, asks her father to give him a position. Six months later finds Jack making good and greatly interested in Elsie. Their friendship is opposed by her father, so one night they elope. Mr. Harding is indignant, but as weeks pass and Jack proves to be a man of great business ability, he is reconciled. Finally Jack admits that when Mr. Harding found him in the slums he was merely gathering material for a book, and proves to be a well-known author.
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