Mabel has two suitors, Smith and Jones. Smith is an elderly man who impetuously sweeps everything before him, and his dashing ways win Mabel's heart. Poor Jones is downcast when he learns that Mabel is to marry Smith, and follows Smith home. He learns that Smith is already married and has ten little children. Peering through the window he sees the terror-stricken family bullied by Smith. Smith and Mabel go to the minister's house to be married, and Jones, dogging their footsteps, attempts to interfere but is driven away by Smith. Jones has an idea, and rushing to the Smith home he tells Mrs. Smith that her husband is marrying another girl. She grabs two arms full of little ones, and with the rest toddling at her heels she arrives in time to prevent the wedding. Smith and his wife and the kids go home, and Jones gets the gin. In revenge, Smith captures Mabel and carries her to the old saw mill. Tying her on a board he awaits the moment when the saw shall cut her in two. Jones tries to ...
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