Harry Stevens, fresh from college, aspires to the hand of rich Mrs. Thompson's daughter Alice. She is also very youthful and is fascinated by the handsome Harry. Mrs. Thompson, however, will not hear of her daughter marrying yet, and in order to break her infatuation is preparing to take her to Europe. After seeing the covers placed on her furniture, Mrs. Thompson goes out to spend the day bidding farewell to her friends. Alice sends a note to Harry that the coast is clear, and tells him to come around. Harry dons his glad rags in a hurry, and leaving his room like a bear garden is soon around chatting in the parlor with Alice. Time flies, and the maid rushes in to tell them that Mrs. Thompson is entering the home. Escape being impossible, Alice slips over him the cover of an armchair and Harry shapes himself to it. Mrs. Thompson has brought a lady friend with her and it is with difficulty that Alice greatly prevails on her to sit in some other chair than this presumed armchair. ... Written by
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