Margery, the daughter of inventor Jasper Pennyfeather, falls in love with Jack Everleigh while her friend Dorothy, the daughter of sea captain Hiram Ketchum, is smitten by Phil Fuller. Because both fathers object to the matches, the girls conspire to have their sweethearts nearby during their freshman year of college. The boys arrange to have Mrs. Sprouts, headmistress of a finishing school next to their college, send information about the school to the girls' fathers who are so impressed that they enroll their daughters. Both fathers are also impressed by Mrs. Sprouts, supposedly a widow. The young lovers are involved in several misadventures, after which the two couples wed and open a cooking school. Mrs. Sprouts eventually is reunited with her long-lost husband through the inadvertent assistance of Captain Ketchum, who along with Pennyfeather, attempts to prove his mettle as a prospective bridegroom. Both fathers soften when the cooking school becomes a success and joyfully give ... Written by
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