Tom West and "Cuty" Gray, old sweethearts, who have not seen each other in five years, have grown enormously stout. They arrange to come on to the city and meet each other. The first thought each has is to find some method of reducing flesh, and both see Dr. Thin's advertisement in the paper, telling of his wonderful methods of reducing, etc. So both, unknown to the other, start in training at the obesity "cure." Without discovering identities they find a way to slip written notes back and forth under the partition that separates the two departments, exchanging compliments and confessing why they have to reduce. This is kept up at some length and the complications are highly amusing, as they tell each other their real weights and laugh at "themselves" in general without once knowing it. Finally each discovers they are heavier than when they started, and agree to quit and go out and have lunch together. Of course, it is not until they are taking leave of Dr. Thin that they come face to...
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