After losing her parents, a young girl (Lillian Gish) is taken in by a kindly farm family who treat her as one of their own. When the breadwinning eldest son is called off to fight in the Great War, however, she tries to help out by signing on as a maid to some disreputable neighbors. Will her grabby new employer make her regret her decision? Effective melodrama from D.W. Griffith co-stars Robert Harron, Ralph Graves, Eugenie Besserer. 76 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.