The pure but persecuted heroine, the rascally villain, the manly hero who arrives in the nick of time they're all here. Hilary Paine decides to return home with his young, beautiful wife Pansy and their baby Heliotrope. When Hilary dies of a heart attack, Pansy is left to face the unwelcome attentions of scoundrel Gaylor Duckworth, the family lawyer, who wants the Paine fortune. Pansy spurns him and he frames her on a murder charge. In order to save her little daughter's fair name, Pansy makes the supreme sacrifice by leaving home. After a year of longing she returns, heavily veiled and determined to get a glimpse of her beloved babe. It is tough going, but the fair heroine triumphs and wins the love of noble Fairfax Kisslebergh who earns an honest living punching holes in cheese at the factory!