Mr. Durand, a solicitor, is preparing for his participation in a dinner party. His toilet is almost complete, but the fastening of his collar gives him some trouble. He cannot button it. Bursting into his wife's room, he finds his better-half in the clutches of her maid, who is experiencing trouble with the bodice hooks. He promptly annexes Jeannette to his dressing-room. Thither comes the irate Mrs. Durand and a tussle ensues for the possession of the maid. Jeannette is eventually pushed out of the room by her mistress, and in disgust leaves the house. Husband and wife eventually overcome their difficulties, and are on their way to the dinner party. Here hubby is paired off with a charming young damsel, while his wife is handed over to the tender mercies of a specimen of humanity, whose dial appears to have passed through the perils of a landslide. At table, Mr. Durand showers attentions upon his fair partner, much to the chagrin of his better-half, who creates a scene, and the pair ...
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