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This particular Mr. and Mrs. Newlywed were the happiest couple on earth, because they had just bidden good-bye to their guests of the summer. They were now alone to enjoy their rest and ... See full summary
This particular Mr. and Mrs. Newlywed were the happiest couple on earth, because they had just bidden good-bye to their guests of the summer. They were now alone to enjoy their rest and quiet and also to resume their long-interrupted honeymoon. To their great horror and dismay when returning from the depot they received news that an old crabbed uncle of Mr. Newlywed's was on his way to visit them and if, when having met his nephew's wife, he finds her the sweet and amiable character he has been told she is, he will make his home with them permanently. They are in despair until Suzanne, the maid, passes through the room. Like a flash, the idea come to Mrs. Newlywed to have Suzanne impersonate the wife and meet the uncle in her stead. Mr. Newlywed falls in with his wife's scheme and hurries to the depot to meet the uncle. In the meantime, Mrs. Newlywed tells Suzanne what she is to do and coaches her in her part. Upon arriving at the house, old Uncle Skyndike grudgingly compliments Mr. ...

Released as a split reel along with One Good Turn (1910).


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