While Jim is having a romance with a coal miner's daughter against her father's wishes, there's a mysterious explosion at the coal and iron factory, and the local playwright (Walter Pigeon) trips on a roller skate and suffers more than scraped knees.
Danny creates front page headlines when he robs a grocery store, Kansler's Drug Store and then the Armory.
A miner is trapped.
A prostitute and a prizefighter fall in love. A fixed prizefight, the romance of one of the combatants with a prostitute and the slaying of another woman of that same profession are linked to an aging, respected police officer who happens to be the father of reporter Jim Malloy's girlfriend.
A judge receives two marriage proposals. Andrea Cooper, fiancee of Walter Culligan, receives another proposal from another boyfriend.
A soon-to-be blind heir learns to dance. A young heir who is going blind is taught to see life in a new way.