Emphatically opposed to Jack Moss, old Mr. McGillicuddy puts the ban on his marriage to his daughter Dolly. The old gentleman is adamant to the appeals of the young lovers and interposes his interference on every occasion, when they get together. McGillicuddy is seized with an attack of the gout, which handicaps him, and it is then Jack arranges with Dolly to elope. She tells Jack to meet her at Mabel Wright's. He agrees and they are married. Mabel Wright and Charley Fortune, inspired by the example of Jack and Dolly, decide to get married themselves. Old Mr. McGillicuddy becomes suspicious and puts a detective on the track of his daughter, to prevent the consummation of Dolly's plans. The detective takes the scent, and through a false clue gets on the track of Mabel and Charley, whom he arrests with a great show of bravado and importance. He brings them before Mr. and Mrs. McGillicuddy, who are almost paralyzed with astonishment when they realize the sleuth's mistake, and that he has...
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