A young dandy flirts with a pretty young woman, and follows her home. She shuts the door in his face, but tosses him a note out the window. The wind catches it up, and blows it into another window of another apartment. To get into this place and secure the note, Max, the dandy, poses as the Chief Gas Inspector. A poodle, however, has carried the note out into the street again, although the beau is not aware of this. While he is searching for his letter, a neighbor complains to him of his exorbitant gas bill of $15. This Max remedies by making it 15 cents. At last he learns the dog carried off the note, follows and captures it, only to find it written in a foreign language. Nothing daunted he carries it to a translator, who interprets it as follows: "Sir. I am an honest woman, and I beg of you to cease your attentions. Otherwise, I shall tell my husband. X.Y.Z." A little farce, slight in the telling, but so cleverly done throughout by the excellent actor appearing as Max that it is ...
The New York Dramatic Mirror