||Madge leaves Delville for Washington, DC. Her boyfriend Dennis nags her to come home but she refuses and gets a job in the State Department. She meets Paul Lavelle and he says he's writing a book about the State Department and invites her to become his collaborator. She accepts and slips department files to him. The FBI is onto her and she confesses to removing the files and learns Paul is a dangerous international spy. She helps to trap him and he's killed while trying to escape. Disillusioned Madge returns to Delville, and, though Dennis meets her, her relationship with him is uncertain.