After several years' absence Tom Carver, a city chap, returns to the little town of Grassville with a group of chums. He tells his friends of Rose, his old sweetheart, and having met her and her chums, the boys now plan to fool them by writing letters to all, proposing marriage and signing Tom's name. It is not until the girls meet that Tom's perfidy is discovered and the girls plan revenge. Masquerading as simple country maids, they catch Tom in an awkward position at the river bank and give him a thorough ducking. He is rescued by his pals, who take him home. A few moments later a note is delivered to Tom from the girls, saying they decline his proposal and that ducking is a fine cure for deceit. In a huff Tom and his pals go fishing, but their lines are entangled by the girls, who pass in a rowboat and give them the laugh. A moment later their boat upsets and the girls are seen struggling in the water. Quickly the boys plunge in and bear them safely to shore. Out of gratitude the ...
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