Herr Kraut, an enterprising butcher, learns that a bonus of fifty cents a head will be paid for the capture for every stray dog and its delivery to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Herr Kraut takes his trombone and blows it vigorously in front of his store, attracting every untethered "mute." Two French detectives, D'Abseen and Dr. Cyclop, become suspicious and conclude that Kraut is turning the dogs into sausages. Clementine, a theatrical lady, frequently sends her maid, Belinda, to Kraut's for sausages, and at the same time sends her little dog "Pinkie" with her. The two detectives watch her coming and going. Belinda secures a week's vacation and borrows her mistress's solitaire diamond ring and her little "Pinkie." After Belinda has gone, Clementine discovers the loss of her diamond and dog, advertising a reward of ten dollars for their return. The two detectives see the advertisement, call upon the actress and tell her they can recover her property. ...
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