Four young college students find themselves with no money and a lot of debts. Each has received a peremptory refusal from home to send any more money to them and they are in despair. Suddenly Claude has an idea. They will hire Susan B. Gabonthy to lecture for them, clear about one hundred dollars apiece, and have enough to tide them over into the next term. Claude, having an acquaintance with the booking agent, secures a date on reasonable terms. When the great evening arrives, after extensive advertising, the train on which Miss Gabonthy is to arrive is reported two hours late. In despair, they are about to give up when Claude remembers his best girl, Bertha Barton, is a dandy actress, and can impersonate Miss Gabonthy if she wants to. He calls upon her, and with the assistance of her mother, Bertha soon makes up as Susan well enough to fool any audience. She goes upon the platform and makes a telling speech and gains much applause. Suddenly, in the midst of her harangue, the genuine...
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