Husky Dan Keough, a button factory worker, is smitten with Lena Helmstaedter, a shy girl who works next to him, on account of her beautiful hair. This piques the scheming Henrietta Hendershot, who is anxious to get Dan for her company. She goes to a hair-store, and lays in Mary Garden coronets, Eames braids. May Irwin Bondinlets, and a lot of wavy puffs. This transforms her into a hirsute Hebe and catches the eye of the honest Dan. He deserts the loyal and loving Lena and takes up with the haughty, flirty Henrietta. The latter fails to pay for all her new headgear, and is sued for damages by the hair-dealer, as she not only did not pay for the "glory," but spitefully declared "the red was fading into dirty green." In court she is compelled to take off her hair in evidence, and Dan, who is present (unknown to her), is horrified to see the profusion of idolized hair reduced to a wispy nubbin. Henrietta is compelled to settle and Dan goes back to nature, or, rather, the lovely Lena, ...
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