Too fat for comfort, and fearing an increase in avoirdupois, Bunny purchases a Vapor Bath, guaranteed to make the fat thin and do the trick with neatness. In his anxiety to make a trial of the bath he forgets to lock the library door. He places a newspaper on top of the enclosure, and with his head protruding like a turtle, he tries to read the news of the day while he is taking off weight. The door blows open and the draft sweeps the newspaper off the top of the bath. In his efforts to secure it and his fear of the maid entering the room he finds himself in a pretty fix. He is moving about like a sandwich man when a sneak thief enters, and finding our fat friend helpless, proceeds to help himself to Bunny's clothing, containing his coin and jewelry. Giving Bunny the laugh, and gracefully bidding him a fond farewell, he closes the door and leaves. The thief had scarcely taken his departure, when Fatty's wife, with two lady friends, enter the room and once more he finds himself an ...
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