Too busy to call on Dorothy and propose to her in the usual way, Fred writes a business-like note, asking her to be his wife. She is piqued at his method of going about such an important matter, and in return, writes him a curt and prompt rejection. Before he receives her reply, Fred realizes he has been unlover-like, and sends a letter of explanation, saying he will call to see her without delay. This explanation causes Dorothy to regret her hasty note and decision. She must intercept it. She rushes to his boarding house, enters, and makes her way to his room, but not without being seen by the landlady, who immediately scents scandal, Dorothy is searching about for her letter, and hearing approaching footsteps, darts into the wardrobe. Fred enters with a friend. He opens his desk where his mail is usually placed, and finds Dorothy's note. He is greatly provoked at this turn in his love affairs, and he goes out with his friend to forget it. Dorothy comes from her hiding place. Fred is...
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