In a letter from college Cyrus Brent tells of a play to he presented by the fraternity. His parents, a country minister and an old fashioned wife, determine to pay him a visit and he present at the rendition of the play. They arrive at the college town the evening before the play is to he presented and manage to locate their son's boarding house only to find that he and his chums are attending a dress rehearsal of the play. The landlady, however, ushers them into Cyrus' room where they decide to await his return. In the meantime Cyrus and his college chums are struggling with their final dress rehearsal at the local Town Hall where the stage carpenters are very busy building the scenery. Their hammering finally becomes unbearable and the stage director calls off the rehearsal for one hour in the hope that by that time they will have finished their hammering. Cyrus and his chums avail themselves of this opportunity to finish the game of cards at his room in the boarding house where the...
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