Frank Lane is a young real estate agent, conducting a profitless business in the office of I. Trimmer, a confidence man who sells stock in bogus gold mines. Threatened with arrest by one of his victims, Trimmer leaves town. He accidentally meets Perkins, a well-to-do farmer, and has almost talked Perkins into buying some fake mining stock, when Mrs. Perkins, a lady with a very decided mind, interfered. Trimmer writes to Lane to come up to Perkins' home and bring with him some mine stock and try to work the old man for his spare cash. Lane, after a struggle with his conscience, decides to get into the deal. He enters the Perkins' farm just in time to rescue the old lady from the hands of a tough tramp who is about to rob her. Lane makes a hit with the entire family, particularly with the daughter, Ella. When Lane talks mine stock with the old gentleman, the old man, impressed by Lane's honest appearance, decides to draw two thousand dollars from the bank and take the stock. Meanwhile ...
A Woman's Power (1910)