Spoony Sam is a veritable pest at Si Hawkins' farm, and the girls treat him as a huge joke. In a city cigarette factory there is a peach of a young girl, Fannie Fatima. She writes a note on one of the leaves of a book of cigarette papers, declaring she will wed the man who finds it. Spoony Sam happens to buy that particular paper of cigarettes. He sends Fannie a prompt proposal and she writes him that she will arrive in Farmers' Branch on Friday. When the eventful Friday rolls around Sam, hugging his secret, is dressed his best to go to the depot to meet Fannie, but his boss, Si Hawkins, commands him to stay at home and do the work. Sam stays, in disgust, and Hawkins goes to the depot in his wagon to receive a summer boarder, Miss Wiggins, an old maid of fifty, who spends her time in chasing anything that wears pants. Fannie missed the first train and did not arrive with Miss Wiggins. Hawkins takes Spinster Wiggins to the farm house, and the old maid's efforts to make love at the ...
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