Springtime. Everything in nature is awakening. A pretty girl in a boat is drifting. Sterling sees the girl and becomes infatuated. At the same time another man sees the girl and he, too, falls in love. They pursue her in boats, each unaware of the other. The girl escapes on shore, where the two men meet and the rivalry begins. By a peculiar ruse Sterling manages to best the other rival and win the girl. He brings her to a lawn dance and makes a hit with the guests by bringing such a pretty girl. The other man in the meantime makes the acquaintance of a Salome dancer and surprises the party by appearing with her. The shapely form and grace of the beautiful dancer completely unbalances Sterling's mind and he rushes madly to her. The rival naturally objects and a sword duel is the result. The rivals turn out to be terrible cowards, and the affair of honor turns out to be a fiasco. In the mix-up that results the Salome dancer escapes into a public park, with the park police in hot pursuit...
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