John is commanded to return home immediately after office hours to help his wife beat the rugs, but it is Saturday and his friend Smith won't take his refusal to go to the country club for a game of golf. John tries to make excuses, but Smith is reinforced with several friends, who pile John into their car and rush him off to the links. John is a novice at the game and loses more than his golf balls on the course, but the few times he hits the elusive pellet, fill him so with pride that he soon forgets all about Wifey in the whirl of the play. He is sore grieved, however, when he gets a black eye from a flying ball. Besides the discomfort it causes him, he fears that he will get an awful upbraiding when his wife sees his eye. Smith comforts him as best he can and on the way home induces John to bay a new bonnet for his wife. He purchases the bonnet, but realizes that even it will not make his wife believe whatever he tells her. When he and Smith reach John's domicile, they sneak ...
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