Bob and two friends were ridiculing the personals in a daily paper one day when Bob conceives the idea of inserting a "personal" just for a lark, representing himself as a young girl, heiress to eighty thousand dollars, desiring the acquaintance of a sincere gentleman. The following day the ad is published and read by Ann, who, in the spirit of a joke, urged on by two girls, answers it, representing herself as a sincere, lonely gentleman. Several letters pass between Ann and Bob without either of them suspecting the other's true identity. Finally, a place of meeting face to face is agreed upon and the day and hour is set, the gentleman to wear a white carnation in his coat lapel as a mark of identification. Ann is the first to arrive at the appointed place. She stations a boy with a large box of white carnations not far away. Instructing him to present each man who passes with a carnation, beginning promptly at four o'clock. Bob, dressed in female attire, arrives a few minutes ahead ...
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