At her home in Oldtown, Conn., Jennie refuses the proposal of marriage from Jimmie, on the grounds that he is not sufficiently established in business. Jimmie, quite downhearted, reads in ... See full summary »

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At her home in Oldtown, Conn., Jennie refuses the proposal of marriage from Jimmie, on the grounds that he is not sufficiently established in business. Jimmie, quite downhearted, reads in the paper of the fortunes made in the west, and he departs for Stone Gulch, Cal. Jimmie reaches the western town just as the county has been voted "dry," and the inhabitants are disgusted with the new state of affairs. Jimmie has a great idea. He purchases an ice cream freezer and opens a "parlor" in a tent. Business is immense and Jimmie writes to the editor of his home paper, stating he has become one of the leading business men of Stone Gulch. The editor, proud of the former citizen, places quite an article about Jimmie in the paper, which comes to the eyes of Jennie. She experiences a change of heart and sets forth for the west to retract her former decision. Jimmie is having "ladies' day" at his ice cream parlor and will not notice Jennie. She thinks things over and has an inspiration. She ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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6 March 1912 (USA)  »

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