Henry is in love with Sue hut her father has strong prejudices and refuses to allow the engagement to continue. Being a young man of resources, Henry proposes a plan to Sue which she agrees to fall in with and they, to all appearances, part company for good. In reality the plan is working although no one knows it. Henry rents an old log cabin and proceeds to fit it up. When the cottage is ready an elopement takes place and he and Sue are married. The old people are unforgiving but Sue wants to see her mother and consequently she and her husband go one afternoon to call. When they reach the front door Sue is incontinently hauled in by her father and the door is slammed in Henry's face. The old man appears at the window with a gun and invites him to make himself scarce. There seems to be no chance for argument and so Henry returns to the lonely log cabin but there he conceives a brilliant idea. He writes to the old people that he thinks the daughter should obey them and invites her ...
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