As the result of an accident due to the carelessness of Bill Travers the engineer of the Blue Top Quarries, two of the workmen are seriously injured by the falling of a hoist. The engineer, who was under the influence of liquor at the time is discharged by Mr. Eastman, the owner of the quarries. In revenge Bill and his pal steal Mr. Eastman's baby boy. Bill's pal is shot by Mr. Eastman as he is making off and is seriously wounded. Mrs. Eastman is overcome by the shock of the loss of the baby, and Mr. Eastman sends for "Doc," as he is popularly known by everyone in the village. "Doc" is a young surgeon who has made a name for himself among the residents of the town. He has a hard time financially and when he received a call from the owner of Blue Top he feels that he has at last an opportunity to make good and possibly a chance to secure the berth of doctor at the quarries. After attending Mrs. Eastman he is curtly dismissed by Mr. Eastman and his hopes for a lucrative position are ...
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