Rapidly losing money, a mother attempts to marry her lovely daughters to wealthy men in order to retain her social standing. The elder daughter consents; however, the younger one decides to leave home. After fainting in the dark, thus attracting the attention of a man invited to meet her, the daughter, pretending to be a seamstress, obtains the man's car to get away. Later, when she refuses the advances of a gambler operating under the protection of powerful politicians, he schemes to have her arrested for shoplifting. He then arranges for her release, hoping to win her favor, but she refuses him again. She is later arrested for passing counterfeit money that the gambler gave to her. A reform candidate for mayor quietly investigates, and gets the girl's sister to help her. When the elder sister is in trouble and tries to retrieve evidence for the political party in power from the reform candidate, her sister helps prevent her. The reform candidate marries the younger sister and wins the election.
Anita King won national fame as the first woman to drive a car unaccompanied across the North American continent.