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The maid, on her afternoon off, meets a young man who assists her to pick up the bundles she has dropped. He escorts her to her home and at the parting begs her card. She has none, so hands... See full summary
The maid, on her afternoon off, meets a young man who assists her to pick up the bundles she has dropped. He escorts her to her home and at the parting begs her card. She has none, so hands him one of her mistress' that she is carrying for effect, never supposing that he will try to anticipate the planned meeting for her next afternoon off by writing. But the gallant lover is hard hit, and that night he writes to beg an appointment for the next day and mentions the place of meeting. The letter, of course, goes to the mistress and a jealous husband snatches it from her hand. He is wild with rage, and heedless of her protestations of innocence posts off to the meeting place around the corner. Pouncing upon the unconscious youth, he hustles him back to the house and confronts his faithless wife with her lover. The scene loses somewhat of its dramatic effect through the bewilderment of the wife and man, neither of whom recognizes the other, and the situation is growing embarrassing when ...

Released as a split reel along with Back to Boarding (1910).


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