Although surrounded by every luxury, Mrs. Lane longs for the companionship of little children. But being childless and on account of her husband's dislike for the annoying "brats," she can only watch the neighborhood children. One day she notes that the children have been driven away by her own butler, and seeking the cause, is told by her husband that he does not intend to be annoyed by noisy children. Soon after Lane is called out of town by the illness of a dear friend. In his absence his wife sees the opportunity to satisfy her love for children and arranges a party for them each day until her husband's return. Reaching the bedside of his friend, Lane finds him dying. As a last request the sick man asks that Jim accept the guardianship of his six-year-old daughter and raise her as his own. Astounded, Lane is about to assert his abhorrence for children when the little girl climbs upon his knee, and putting her arms around his neck, endorses her father's approval by a kiss. The ...
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