Davy Jones, the irrepressible, has his weather eye trained upon the attractive "Widow Cute," whom he makes up his mind to win by fair or foul means. Returning from a day's fishing, he passes her cottage, in the garden of which she is comfortably seated enjoying the fresh air and the aromatic perfume of the flowers. Davy drops his wheelbarrow and sidles up to her with bashful and embarrassed advances, trying to lead her into conversation and up to the subject of matrimony, the one idea with which he is saturated. While he is trying to force this issue, Captain Bragg, in officer's uniform, brass buttons, etc., hauls in sight and completely eradicates "Davy" and his intentions. "Davy" recognizes the irresistible charms of Bragg and at once hastens to his room to titivate himself in his "glad rags" and get on the job, fortifying himself with a "Solitary" engagement ring of pure crystal, feeling that to be forewarned and forearmed is half the battle when it comes to the battle of hearts. ...
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