Waddle and Weary arrive at a town, which unknown to them has been made tramp-proof. Hungry, they apply at one of the houses for a bite to eat. The lady of the house presses a button. The next moment, two hooks catch the tramps by the rear and toss them into the next yard. An attempt at another house results in their being drenched to the skin by an automatic tramp trap. Filled with trepidation, the hobos climb the steps of a third house. This time their perseverance is rewarded. Each receives a suit of discarded clothes, but as they descend the steps, the latter suddenly straighten out and the hobos slide to the bottom. The hobos accost a theatrical manager, but find that his show is bankrupt and that he is as hungry as they. The three concoct a scheme which promises to feed them. Weary is billed as a famous comedian, while Waddle spreads the news that his pal is a fakir and urges the villagers to attend the show well stocked with eggs, vegetables, etc. The people fill the theater ...
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