There was no doubt that Mary Scott was a plain, homely-looking girl. Still she found a lover, and on her wedding morning she was as pleased as a bride could be. Just before the ceremony, however, she receives a letter from her intended husband, telling her he does not love her. He prefers beauty and poverty to ugliness and money. He loves her pretty sister. There is a hysterical scene and Mr. Scott, the disappointed bride's father, departs for his office in a very troubled state of mind, not knowing how to get Mary off his hands. But a solution of the problem is found amongst his own office force. He finds it necessary to discharge one of them, Bill Robinson. Before Bill vanishes, a thought occurs to Mr. Scott. Would he be willing to marry his daughter? Bill is. Off he goes to interview the young lady. He balks at her ugliness, and, of course, prefers the pretty sister, whom he persuades to elope with him. She tells her ugly sister, Mary, and persuades the latter to take her place. ...
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