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Paul tells his uncle that he started to bet on horses to raise money for his mother who is deep in debt. The house continuously whispers that it needs money and Paul has learned that he is lucky enough to raise the funds she needs. Oscar surprisingly believes his nephew's story and arranges to give the 5,000 pounds Paul won at the Lincoln races to the family lawyer. Each year on his mother's birthday, the lawyer will send Paul's mother a check for 1000 pounds.

On her birthday, Paul excitedly asks his mother if she has received anything special. Instead of responding in the way he would hopes, she leaves the house to persuade the lawyer to give her the full 5000 pounds. Of course, he can't do without Paul's permission, but Paul relents. He and his uncle decide that he will do her harm if she receives...

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