Pearl and Charlotte room together. Chester, who is Pearl's beau, and Joe, who is Charlotte's fellow, also room together. Chester borrows Joe's coat and visits Pearl. Pearl receives him in Charlotte's new dress. He invites her to go to a ball. Returning home, Joe takes his suit away from him. The next day he calls on Charlotte. He puts his hand in his coat pocket and finds the ticket Chester had bought for the ball. He invites Charlotte to go with him. The night of the ball, both girls are expecting their friends, but neither tells the other where they are going. The same with the boys. Charlotte lays out her new dress and Pearl, desirous of wearing it, pretends that she has a toothache, and induces Charlotte to run out to the drug store and get her some toothache drops. As soon as she has gone, Pearl dons the dress. Joe has hired a dress suit for the occasion, and goes out to get his shoes shined. Chester discovers the suit, puts it on and leaves before Joe returns. Charlotte returns....
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