The King of Smearcase passes away, leaving no male heir to the throne. The Princess hears the news and the Prime Minister takes up with her the matter of another king. They find that the next in the royal line runs a delicatessen store in America. Jerry, the proprietor, is busy when the news comes. He finds that to succeed to the throne he must be unmarried. He has a wife, but decides that he win try to get the kingdom anyway and say nothing of his previous attachment. On the dock, as he is about to take the steamer, he meets Jack, an old friend of his, whose firm is sending him to Europe on business. He tells him of his new kingdom and invites his friend to run over any time he gets a chance and he will have the Royal Army march around for him. Back in Limberg, the capital, everything is made ready for the coming of the new king. King Jerry arrives. He is pleased with the Princess he is to marry, but is disturbed by thoughts of the wife at home. The Princess is not favorably ...
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