A mischievous boy, who is always causing trouble pretends to have a sore arm and asks a worthy citizen to ring a door bell. The worthy citizen soon learns, to his discomfort, that the inmates of the house are tired of the boy's nonsense and he is the recipient of certain articles meant for the boy, which, of course, tickles the lad. Ten years pass. The boy, a fine looking young man, falls in love with a girl, and upon being told to "ask papa," confronts the aforementioned worthy citizen who immediately recognizes the mischievous boy, who is unceremoniously ushered out. To gain access to the house he disguises himself as a handsome young widow and is annoyed to find the worthy citizen becoming "mushy. " Many ludicrous complications arise and the young man experiences grave difficulties before he finally wins the fair damsel's hand.
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