James Westcott and John Baxter are two business acquaintances. Baxter has a daughter, Betty, whose indolent habits are a source of displeasure. One day she dresses herself as a maid and ... See full summary »
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Roy Westcott
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Betty Baxter
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John Baxter - Betty's Father
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Westcott - Roy's Father
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James Westcott and John Baxter are two business acquaintances. Baxter has a daughter, Betty, whose indolent habits are a source of displeasure. One day she dresses herself as a maid and determines to demonstrate that she can be useful. Westcott has a son, Roy, who is busily engaged in sowing wild oats. Wescott's patience finally becomes exhausted, and he demands that Roy shall go to work, starting at the bottom by driving one of his father's ice wagons. Roy consents. Among the houses where Roy delivers ice is Baxter's. He sees Betty, and falls in love with her. That night he calls on her in his character of iceman. The romance progresses until one hot day when Baxter meets Westcott and invites him to his front porch to have a cool drink. Betty, in her role of maid, goes to prepare it. Finding the ice box empty, she steps out on the rear porch to see if the iceman is coming. Roy appears with a great cake of ice and the young people stop to chat. The cake of ice slowly melts away under ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy | Drama

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1 October 1912 (USA)  »

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