Julia was engaged twice in the city, but both relationships had ended badly. She decides to go home to the small farming town where she was raised. Her dad asks Kent to pick her up at the bus station. The weather causes his car to skid into a ditch and the two of them are forced to seek shelter in a shack.
Irving Perell is planning to get in on the garbage collection business. The Ellertons object when Mary tells them she wants to marry Irving. But Irving turns the tables on the Ellertons when he exposes the family skeletons of the Ellerton family.
Linda's fiance, Dave, leaves for this army training. While he is gone, Linda has an accident and hot coffee causes second degree burns on her cheek. The doctor tries to assure her that plastic surgery will restore her face to the way it looked before, but Linda is convinced she will be ugly and is unfit for Dave.