The picture deals with the fidelity and loyalty of Bill Joyce, a rough, rugged character in the mining camps of Alaska, who had formed a partnership with a young tenderfoot of the East, Justus Morrow. Through the machinations of a magazine writer and photographer, R. Alonzo Struthers, who has misrepresented Morrow's actions in the North, a breach is caused between him and his beautiful wife, Olive Troop Morrow, an actress in the States. Struthers has been entrusted by Morrow with letters to his wife, which Struthers deliberately fails to deliver and, instead, shows a forged photograph to Mrs. Morrow, which is so compromising to her husband that she institutes divorce proceedings. Morrow is heartbroken when, after receiving no mail for a whole year, he finally receives a summons in the divorce suit. The thought of separation from the woman be loves and from his baby boy crushes the heart of the man, who has been sustained throughout his long, weary struggles in the gold-fields by the ...
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