Two hobos apply to the constable for permission to give a free show on the street. One is an acrobat and he gathers quite a crowd, from which his mate picks a volunteer to be hypnotized. The man seats himself in a chair and is soon under the spell of the hypnotist, who incidentally relieves him of his timepiece. This subject awakens and discovers his loss. In a moment, the two performers are the quarry for a yelling mob and it does not take long to capture and drag them hack to the spot from which they started. Here the constable advises that the pair he doused in the well and the mob loses no time in complying.
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