Two staid judges, Hay and Holt, are close friends. They have but one child each, an attractive daughter. These old fellows are very dignified and old-fashioned in their ideas, and they guard their girls with jealous care. Two young men of the town are enamored of those pretty girls and pay court to them. They are both surprised in their love-making, by the judges, who angrily order them from their houses, thereby humiliating the young men in the eyes of their sweethearts. The boys swear to get even. They determine to humiliate the judges. So they enlist the services of two gentlemen of shady reputation. The old codgers are enticed from their houses, carried off to a lonely shack in the woods, their beards are shaven off and they are dressed in the garb of children. Frightened half to death by their experience, the old fellows are turned loose to make their way back home as best they can. Their experiences are most amusing. The matter gets into the papers next day, but the names are ...
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