Aunt Mary's pet cat had died. Si and the hired man made a box in which to bury pussy. Aunt Mary could never think of having her cat buried without a box. All might have ended with the ... See full summary »

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Aunt Mary's pet cat had died. Si and the hired man made a box in which to bury pussy. Aunt Mary could never think of having her cat buried without a box. All might have ended with the burial of the pussy had it not been for the fact that two boys saw Si and the hired man bury the box. Immediately they thought the men were robbers, so they ran off to give the alarm. Meeting Hank Lawson they told him they saw three robbers burying a box three feet long. Hank got excited and rushed off with the boys to inform the deacon. Hank told the deacon he saw four robbers bury a box four feet long. The deacon got the fever and rushed in search of the sheriff and told him that he had seen six robbers burying box six feet long, and the sheriff quickly spread the alarm, stating that there was seven robbers, and that they buried a box seven feet long at the foot of the hillside. The entire population hurried to the scene and dug for the box. When it was unearthed and the dead cat discovered, everybody ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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26 June 1911 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy The Sleepy Tramps (1911). See more »

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