Flo Lakewood, the celebrated actress, receives a letter from her managers, telling that her part for the coming season is that of a simple country maiden. After reading the part she visits her aunt and uncle who live on a farm, dons her simple country dross, and proceed to imbibe the pure country air. Owen Spencer is engaged, unknown to her, for the same company his part is that of a village drunkard, who is afterwards reformed by a simple country maiden He proceeds on a fishing trip and before a country tavern sees an example of a typical village drunkard and proceeds to study the antics of a drunken man. This village is near the farm on which Flo is rusticating. Flo, one day, is strolling along the village stream, and being a hot day, she takes off her shoes and stockings and enjoys the cold water upon her feet. Owen is fishing nearby. He suddenly gets a bite, and proceeds to pull with all his might, when he hears a scream, and finds that his bite is Flo's toe. After extracting the ...
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