Village school comedy: class of boys take advantage of old gray-headed schoolmaster and become very unruly. The master attempts to chastise them, and led by the bully they desert the school in a body, but come docking back when a young lady supersedes the old schoolmaster. The bully falls in love with the new teacher, shows it in every way, coming to school in his best store clothes, bringing bouquets in the morning and threatening the other scholars if they attempt to annoy the school "marm." The bully escorts the school "marm" home after school and one day proposes. She laughingly rejects him. The old school master's son in the meantime returns from college and begins paying attention to the young lady, whereupon the bully vows vengeance and starts to disrupt the class. The old schoolmaster's son happens to be passing at the time when the revolt was at its height; he steps in and endeavors to give the bully a thrashing, which is done with difficulty. The bully is expelled from ...
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