Adele is the daughter of an English aristocrat and avoids danger at all costs. She is the daughter of an English aristocrat with barely a penny to her name on the look out for a wealthy American husband. Frank Conway is a wealthy, pompous man who take a finds he is attracted to Adele. Drew Dawson grows up in an overcrowded orphanage and is determined to make a name for himself. He will cross Niagra Falls by tightrope just to provide for his sister. Ideally Adele prefers to marry for love instead of money. When she meets Drew, she becomes confused by her feelings. He is not at all what she has been looking for.