A fool wants to get married... The only woman he cares about doesn't like him... He buys a love potion from a traveling quack that turns out to be a REAL cheap bottle of wine...under the premise that it will win him every woman in town... It takes effect in 24 hours... He complains the next day that it isn't working and he wants another bottle to make sure he didn't get a bad batch... The problem??? He ran out of money buying the last one... He goes to look for funds...

Meanwhile the woman of his dreams is going to marry his main rival...a conceited sergeant... The fool is tricked into enlisting in his regiment and now has the money to buy more "love potion"... The woman throws a wedding dinner and asks for the wedding to be postponed for some strange reason...

The single women in the town are gossiping that our fool has inherited 15 million bucks and neither our fool...nor the woman he loves know anything of this... The women all start fawning over the fool when he walks in...and he thinks it's the love potion at work... The woman of his dreams walks in and is jealous to the point where she buys his enlistment papers from her fnow ormer fiancee and wants to marry that fool herself... The news of the inheritance finally reaches the couple and they finally get married and live happily ever after...after taxes...that is...