Jim Rice, a traveling man, meets an old friend of his, nicknamed Old Geaser. With Rice is Virginia Grant, an actress. Old Geaser is introduced to Miss Grant. Rice is called to the telephone. During his absence Old Geaser takes Miss Grant to the theater. Miss Grant suggests that Old Geaser go out and buy some cold lobsters and champagne and bring them back to her dressing room. Geaser departs for the hotel where he orders the desired luxuries. In the meantime Rice has been informed that Old Geaser has taken his girl. He tells two or three of the traveling men around the hotel that he will get even. The waiter wraps up the lobster and champagne and sets them on a table just outside the dining room door. Rice sees the bundle and noticing Old Geaser's name on it substitutes for it another package. Greaser takes the package to his new acquaintance of the stage. Miss Grant invites her brother and a friend to dine with Geaser and herself. The package is opened and an old pair of shoes fall ...
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