The owner of an automobile manufacturing company succumbs to his vain wife's pressure for him to retire--which he really doesn't want to do--and for them to take a cruise to Europe. On the cruise he learns some truths about himself, his wife, and their marriage.
A shy young Newark librarian is secretly in love with a handsome and dashing bank clerk. She hatches a scheme to meet him in a bar, but in her nervousness she has too much to drink and winds up plastered. However, four patrons in the bar take pity on her and resolve to help her catch the man of her dreams.
A small-time traveling circus is stranded in a small Kansas town that has been devastated by a drought. The town government has subjected the circus to large fines in order to raise money to hire a rainmaker to alleviate the drought. The circus folk find a way to turn the tables on the town to raise their own money to enter the circus' trick horse in the county race.