Bill Brace is an imitation of "a man about town." He starts a flirtation with Bess Bradley, a stenographer, who has little use for a "make believe." He, however, invites her to dinner. Bess tells the head clerk, who outlines a scheme. The invitation is accepted and Bess and Bill are seated at a table in a rather pretentious café. Presently two other girls "blow in" and Bess greets them cordially. Of course, it is up to Bruce to ask them to sit down, which they do and commence to study the bill of fare. In a few minutes two more "drift in" and the other girls are delighted; the newcomers are invited by Bess to join the party. Before the orders are given three more turn up, and Bill finds that he has eight girls to feed. The dinner is most enjoyable until Bruce calls for the bill, which is much higher than his money roll will stand. He excuses himself for a few minutes and interviews the cashier, who will hear of no compromise except the money. Bill has to strip himself of his watch and...
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