The orderly (Marshall Yorke), who was conscripted into the army, doesn't think it's proper work for a man with an active mind. "Half of it's only housemaiding; and the other half is dress-up and make-believe."
General Mitchener (Ben Pologe) believes giving the vote to women is infernal nonsense. But he admits, "I am not clever at discussing public questions, because, as an English gentleman, I was not brought up to use my brains."
Is it love or common sense that prompts Gen. Mitchener (Ben Pologe) to propose to the widowed Mrs. Farrell (Paula Hoza)? He's willing to kiss her if she wishes, but she replies, "You'd only feel like a fool; and so would I."