Young Baron Beljambe drops into a Paris restaurant for a light lunch, and meets John Dupont, his old friend. Dupont, a newlywed, will not stay with him as he is in a hurry to get home, but leaves his card so that the Baron may call upon him at a future date. Enter a wealthy American, Cornelius K. Dowd, accompanied by his charming daughter, Amelia, and Beljambe's disappointment at Dupont's desertion vanishes in a second. It does not take so skilled a boulevardier long to exchange glances with Amelia, and he passes her Dupont's card upon which he has written a request for an appointment. Papa is, however, not so blind as he seems, and before his daughter can reach the card Papa has seized it. A hot altercation follows, and Papa Dowd flings his glove in the Baron's face. Next day two strange gentlemen call upon Mr. Dupont; Mr. Dowd's seconds have come to arrange the duel. Dupont loses his temper over their persistence, finally decorating one with a black eye and allowing the other to ...
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