All the country town is decorated in honor of the wedding of old Aunt Betsy's niece, Jennie, on the morrow. The good town folk transform the general store into a bee-hive of activity in purchasing appropriate presents. The little tailor is overpressed with work in fitting out the town's attire, and the quaint old church is decorated with care. Aunt Betsy is believed by all, and even the stray dogs know that a plate of choice food is to be found on her doorstep. In the evening Aunt Betsy climbs the stairs leading to her room and takes from the old trunk her wedding dress that is to be worn by Jennie on the morrow. Bitterly the tears fall as the gentle old lady fingers the treasured dress and memories of thirty years appear in a vision before the great mirror, and she sees herself once again on that memorable evening when, as she stood before the mirror in all the loveliness of her bridal attire, the awful message came that Stephen, her fiancé, had been killed in a terrible railroad ...
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