Pa is henpecked. Ma domineers over her daughter, Betty, and scorns Jim, Betty's choice, but approves of Paul, a fat, sporty individual. Pa promises to help Jim elope with Betty. The elopement comes off all right, but Pa gets caught on a nail while going down the ladder with his daughter's suitcase. With Ma at the window above and Paul's vicious bulldogs waiting for him at the foot of the ladder, Pa is in a quandary. The interesting problem, the solution of which is left to the imagination is, "Which way will he go?"
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