Melodrama. By Tim Kelly.
Cast: 5m., 6w. Treachery and deceit! Geoffrey Badum, the villainous relation of Old Cedarchest, richest laundry owner in New England, has wormed his way into his cousin's good graces in the hope of marrying the sweet and lovely Lotta. However, she has already married Sterling Ware. Infuriated, Old Cedarchest casts his daughter out of his house forever. The newlyweds are befriended by Sailor Bob, who is busily perfecting the plans for his new submarine. Alas, tragedy strikes when Sterling falls into a laundry tub and is returned to Lotta's humble cottage cleaned and pressed. Her adorable baby Little Richard in her arms, the widow leaves the village to begin a new life but returns months later, only to expire on the steps of the Charity Hospital. A final scene in the church graveyard has Lotta's ghost rising from behind a tombstone to bring the villains to justice and happiness to all. Multiple simple sets.