King and Flo are in love with each other. She asks him to take her to a ball. He promises, but does not know how he will raise the money to do so, as he is broke. While meditating on this in his room, a bright idea strikes him. He decides to pawn his two extra suits, which he immediately does. He buys the ball tickets and a bunch of roses. After reaching his room, he notices how wrinkled his trousers are and decides to have them pressed. He calls a boy from the street, gives him the box of flowers with a note to his sweetheart and a box with the trousers in, with a note to the tailor. The boy gets the packages and notes mixed up, so that the tailor get the roses with instructions to press and return them immediately. Flo gets the trousers with the request to wear them that night, and King, after waiting in vain for the return of his aforesaid pants, rushes over to the tailor's in his pajamas, only to find him busy pressing the roses. Snatching a pair of pants from the rack and ...
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