Ira Wilton and his son-in-law, Harry Bennet, resort to the subterfuge of telling their wives that they are members of the Thirteenth Regiment in order to be sure, of having a night off each week, that night being Friday night, for then the regiment drills. They substantiate their deception by bringing into their little game Laura, Ira's daughter, and her fiancé, Jack Brent, a genuine member of the Thirteenth. Their deception runs along nicely until one Friday night, when the men have gone to the club, their wives find the invitation, and are just about to start out when they discover that the water pipe has burst. Laura informs the men by telephone what is discovered, and warns them to hurry home. They arrive and find that the kitchen and dining room are flooded, and, after all has been given a good soaking, Lord Dudley, an admirer of Laura, manages to stop the flow of water. Just as the trouble concerning the flood has subsided, Jack Brent arrives home and tells the men that the ...
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