Bob Anderson is the sole remaining heir to his Uncle Henry's great fortune. But Uncle Henry has old-fashioned ideas, that young men should do things of greater fruit than lounging in clubs and leading cotillions. So Uncle Henry puts it up to Bob to go to work or be cut off from any inheritance. Bob is highly incensed over such a proposal that he, a society leader, should become a factory worker, which is the work that his uncle proposes. Bob tells his fiancée of his uncle's degrading suggestion and expects her sympathy, only to find her of the same mind as the uncle. She begs him to accept and go to work. Bob refuses and she breaks their engagement. Bob plans to get even by making love to other girls, hoping to provoke her jealousy to a point where she will take him hack. This plan fails. His finances run out and he plans to die. Bob writes a circular form of letter to each and all of his creditors and erstwhile sweethearts, in which he blames them by inference of being the cause of ...
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