An old gentleman starts out for his afternoon stroll, and while passing along the river front R high gust of wind carries off his hat. In order to avoid the curiosity of passersby, he purchases a cap from a porter whom he chances to meet. This new headgear leads everybody to believe he is a porter, and he is pestered with requests from everyone he meets. The climax is reached when two nervous young ladies ask him to escort them home. On the way he encounters his better half, who suspects him of gallantry, and when reaching home takes vigorous measures to convince him of her displeasure.
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