Percy, a masher, is looking out of his window one day when he notices a prepossessing-looking young woman on the opposite side of the street, waving a handkerchief. He thinks that he has attracted her attention and answers to the signal. He writes her a note to the effect that he desires to meet her. The woman is Indignant and shows the letter to her husband. The spouse makes an appointment to meet Percy, and goes heavily veiled, attired in the clothing of his wife. Percy is gallant and spends his money prodigiously, giving his guest a good time. On the return to the house of Percy's fair charmer, the masher meets with a surprise, for the husband suddenly turns on the young man and gives him a sound thrashing. Percy whines like a whipped cur and an officer is attracted to the melee. He is about to arrest the husband when he removes the disguise and pours his tale into the ears of the interested officer of the law. When all is explained the sympathies of the copper are all with the ...
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