Baron Barcellos meets an unscrupulous nobleman, engaged in smuggling diamonds, meets Elaine, the daughter of Mr. Hall, a wealthy diamond merchant, on board an ocean liner, returning from Europe. Among the other passengers is Tina, an adventuress, who is infatuated with the Baron. A wireless message warns the smuggler that he is being watched, but he contrives to get the gems by the customs. His person and baggage are searched by Raymond Davis, a wealthy club man, secretly connected with the secret service. On leaving the dock, Barcellos meets the Halls. After accepting an invitation to call later, hurries away to a rendezvous where he meets 413, head of an American smuggling band, and receives pay for his diamonds. Meantime Raymond Davis, a sweetheart of Elaine's sees her home, proposes and is accepted. She telephones the news to her father at his office just as the Baron arrives to ask permission of Mr. Hall to court Elaine. Hall tells him of her engagement to Davis and asks the ...
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