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A number of girls working on benches. Among these Etta. The foreman throws longing glances at her. He tries to embrace here, but is sharply rebuked. He bites his teeth and passes on. Lunch ... See full summary
A number of girls working on benches. Among these Etta. The foreman throws longing glances at her. He tries to embrace here, but is sharply rebuked. He bites his teeth and passes on. Lunch Time. The foreman again approaches Etta, but does not find any more favor than before. Closing Hour. The girls have left. One of the last to go is Etta. The foreman waits in a dark spot, from where he tries to take hold of Etta. At this moment the proprietor's son approaches. He protects Etta and sends the foreman away. He then accompanies her to her home. The foreman follows Etta and the proprietor's son. He is angry and swears revenge. He waits at the bridge until the proprietor's son returns. He then knocks him down and throws his body over the bridge into the water. Etta, who has just come out of the house to throw a last glance after the polite young man, whom she did not know to be the son of the proprietor, hears a splash in the water. Without hesitation she takes a boat and rescues the young...

Released as a split reel along with The Forgotten Watch (1908).


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