Bill's boss decides to give Ethel a vacation. To show his appreciation for her faithful attention to business he stakes her to forty "megs." Ethel immediately starts off with the forty to show Newport what life really is. She is not long winning a millionaire widower, who quickly proposes; she accepts and goes forth to wire the boss, Hadley, that she is tired of his dictation and henceforth will have no more of it. Hadley becomes frantic on receiving the message and hustles Bill off to locate Ethel and bring her back. Bill locates her just as she is about to dine and he, feeling the pangs of hunger creeping over him. decides to butt in on the big feed. Alas, Bill "spills the beans" as usual; the millionaire decides that Ethel is not the one to choose for a life partner. He excuses himself for a few moments and decides not to return. The waiter must have his check, and Bill, being broke, the big haul comes on Ethel, who has to separate herself from thirty-eight of the big forty. After ...
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The eighth film in the "Bill the office boy" series. See more