When Patrick McQuire returns home one night he finds that his suffragette wife has left nothing for him but a cold supper, so he decides to get "square" with her. A day or two later McQuire gets two theater tickets, which he leaves on his desk. During his absence from the office, his wife comes in, finds the tickets, extracts them and in their place she puts two pieces of paper the size of the tickets, thinking that her husband will not look into the envelope before he arrives at the theater. But Patrick has seen everything, he having quietly opened the door. A few minutes later he comes in as though he had seen nothing and gives his wife the ten dollars she asks for. When she has left, McQuire tells his friend what has happened and he buys two more tickets, telling the ticket taker to look out for the stolen tickets and to have the bearer of them arrested. Soon Mrs. McQuire arrives and she is arrested. When the show is over, McQuire goes to the station house where his wife is, and ...
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