Rooney never had been picked by any of the famous illustrators as a model, but he is pressed into service in this capacity by Mrs. Rooney, who is making the bridal gown for Marion, whose marriage to Artie Boon is to take place very soon. After Mrs. Rooney has fitted the sleeve and the veil, she urges her husband to get out and apply for a job as hod carrier at a new building nearby. He goes and is hired. In her haste to get to Mrs. Rooney's to try on the dress, Marion passes under a ladder which Rooney is climbing, laden with bricks. She happens by just in time to stop a shower of bricks which Rooney has been unable to juggle. The bricks bound off her head, and Rooney comes down to investigate. Laborers and bystanders pursue the unfortunate Rooney, but he eludes them, and, after the boss has assured Marion he will discharge Rooney, she leaves. Rooney is discharged. He is at home on the day of the wedding and Mrs. Rooney is trying the wedding gown on him. He is extremely uncomfortable ...
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