Old Bosworth, who is very deaf, falls madly in love with a charming widow and woos her violently, but the widow declares she cannot marry a deaf man and Bosworth leaves her in a rage. Rushing into the house he finds the widow's nephew making love to Cary and orders him from the house, declaring that the man who marries her will have to be deaf. Later Cary meets John, another suitor, on the street and tells him of her father's declaration. Of course John agrees to pretend deafness in order to win her. Their conversation is overheard by Cal, another suitor, who also pretends to be deaf and calls at the house. Cary introduces her father to both and the old man is delighted at their affliction, but has the time of his life trying to make them hear anything he says. Discovering the ad of Dr. Kureni. who cures deafness, Bosworth calls on the specialist and quickly has his hearing restored with an invisible apparatus that fits in the ear. Greatly delighted, the old man hustles the doctor ...
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