A mother arranges to go to a matinee with a friend; and the plan is that she is to leave her little daughter at her husband's office. She takes the little one down, but her husband is not in. With a feeling of safety (why not?) she entrusts the child to the care of the office boy, who promises to turn the child over to the father as soon as the latter returns. The boy plays with the child, and we incidentally witness the routine of the office, one feature of which is the appearance of the man who changes the supply of towels at the employees' washstand. Soon after this the boy is sent out on an errand, and he is gone a long time. Before his return the mother and her friend return from the theater, and very soon thereafter the father comes in from his business errand. He greets his wife affectionately, and she asks him about their little girl. He pleads ignorance and she thinks he is joshing; but soon both realize that something is amiss, and they begin to search the office. They fail ... Written by
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