Abner Stebbins, Martin's crony, has a daughter, Helen, whom he wishes to marry to the bank clerk. Richard Willis, who is a "swell dresser," but addicted to the use of alcoholic beverages, unknown to Abner. Abner's clerk, Harry Matson, and Helen are simply "made for each other" and Helen does not take to the idea of tying up with the bank clerk as she knows some of his bad habits Abner, however, can't see things that way and insists that she marry him. He also takes occasion to "bawl" Harry out for daring to think of marrying his daughter. The two youthful lovers seek out their mutual friend, Martin Lowe, and find him engrossed in a very interesting magazine story. He puts his book aside and they pour their tale of woe into his sympathetic ears. He agrees with them and promises to use his utmost efforts in bringing the girl's father to their way of thinking. Martin finds his old friend engrossed in a magazine story and eating peanuts "by the peck." He is welcomed in and offered some of...
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