George is addicted to the flowing cup, and his friends all try to reform him. His intentions are good, but his will is weak and he cannot resist the companionship of bibulous friends. Drastic measures are resorted to, to cure him. One of his friends dresses as a woman, who presents a fierce aspect. When George awakens he is told that while under the influence of liquor he has married his woman, and she proceeds to assert herself. George is in a terrible mental state, but finally he sees the shoe of the "woman" who has forgotten to change those pedal protectors, and the scheme dawns upon him. He decides to turn the tables upon the jokers, and stepping into an adjoining room he smears his shirt with red ink and discharges a revolver, and lies still with the gun clutched in his hand. The police and neighbors rush in, and he feigns death. The party is arrested, and after they have departed George gets up, runs around the block and heads them off. Their consternation when they behold the "...
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