Neilan, an architect, young and ambitious, having graduated with honors, procures a position as assistant in the city architect's office. Although hearts are willing, his love affair with Toddles seems hopeless owing to Toddles' sense of duty as a sister to Pauline, an invalid. Neilan calls upon Toddles and presses her for a definite answer to his proposal. Toddles refuses, telling him she cannot marry while her sister lives. Pauline suffers a relapse, due to her mental agitation, and the doctor advises Toddles that the only hope of prolonging Pauline's life is the South American climate. Toddles, in despair, appeals to her lawyer, and he informs her that their inheritance is nearly exhausted. When Neilan calls she tells him of their difficulties and he generously offers all the money he possesses, but to her dismay, she finds that the funds will not be sufficient to cover the expenses of such a trip. Neilan returns to the office, too despondent to work. When his clerk brings in two ...
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