Dorothy, a much loved young lady had two suitors, Bob and Dick, both of them lack the courage to propose to her. Bob calls on her fully determined to pop the question and while alone in the drawing room decides to rehearse his proposal. Just as he utters the words "Will you be my wife" the house maid, with matrimonial aspirations, happens to enter the room and accepts him before he has time to explain. Bob's embarrassing position is relieved by the ringing of the front doorbell only to he renewed the next moment by coming face to face with Dick, his rival, whom the gushing house maid has just ushered in. Now ensues a battle of wits between the two men, each trying to get rid of the other. Dorothy finally makes her appearance and the situation can readily be imagined. They smile and glare alternately making their position awkward, but exceedingly laughable. Meanwhile the house maid has descended to the kitchen and informed the chef, her admirer, that all is off between them as she is ... Written by
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