Joe Howell is not welcome at the home of Mr. Burleston. Although young Miss Helen thought very much of him, Mr. Burleston is determined that his daughter should marry Count "Lacking Koyne." When Jack Howell discovers who his rival is he hits upon a plan which not only puts his rival out of running, but outwits the "old man." It is fortunate for Jack that in physical frame he had the appearance of the Count. The only things he needed to make him look like the Count's double were a little mustache and an apology for a chin beard. These Jack's costumers easily supplied. Everybody mistakes Jack for the Count, even the Count when he looks through a mirrorless frame imagines himself looking in a mirror. Jack imitates the Count, going through some vanity stunts right before the Count's eyes, the Count believing all the while that he is posing before a mirror. Jack's pranks give Burleston considerable cause to question his own sanity. When the Count goes Jack comes. First the Burleston sees ...
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