Felix, while excavating under the cabin he is building for his bride-to-be, strikes water, and builds a well directly beneath the kitchen. He is so busy hurrying the cabin to completion that he has little time to see his sweetheart. Julie's father has taken a young city man, off to a hunting trip, to board, and the motherless, ignorant little Julie is no match for his allurements. Felix, on one of his Sunday visits, meets the hunter, but his suspicions are not aroused. Brookes leaves early one morning before Julie is up, pleading urgent business to Old André. When Julie finds he is gone, she is face to face with the world-old problem. Afraid to confess to her stern father and unsuspecting lover, she flees to the woods, intent on self-destruction. Her lover, worried and puzzled by her strange behavior, follows in time to prevent her from suicide. In desperation she confesses her guilt. The outraged lover swears vengeance upon her betrayer, but his love for the girl is unchanged and he ...
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