Jerry, a poor artist, makes what he thinks a great sketch, and surreptitiously takes it to a magazine. The Editor has a good laugh at Jerry's expense, but that is as far as he goes, he does not publish the sketch. Tired of art, Jerry marries a woman who owns a delicatessen store. She loves him to distraction and keeps a watchful eye upon him. He does not take kindly to her caresses, nor to the limburger cheese. His wife receives a telegram that her relatives are trying to do her out of a share of the family fortune. She hastens off to Hicksville to stop the proceedings, leaving Jerry to roam at will. During his wife's absence Jerry is filled with artistic temperament and becomes reckless. He sends for a beautiful model, gets all of the cigars he wants, and wine flows freely. Their happiness is interrupted when Mrs. Hoolihan calls to leave her baby while she goes downtown to shop. Upon the model's offering to care for the baby, Mrs. Hoolihan is satisfied to leave it with her. They ...
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