"Seeing an opportunity to make a hit with a young widow, Hal Towne volunteers to manage her daughter's campaign for president of the fifth-grade class. Then he discovers that Randy is also a candidate."
Hal decides to give a struggling young actress a plug in his newspaper column. He decides her real name, Gretchen Clayhipple, is too hard to remember and without consulting her changes it to June Thursday
Hal hosts old friend Major Brick Lafferty before he reports for duty. But the army man parties too hard so Hal goes to base to cover for his pal. But do to a snafu Hal finds himself getting a physical then readied for a mission.
A show biz friend of Hal's drops by and thinks Sarge would be perfect for the stage. Hal, not wanting to lose his housekeeper, has his doubts. He hires an acting coach hoping that will end Sarge's acting ambitions.
After Hal writes about much engaged heiress Paula Hamilton, she arrives in his office outraged. She decides revenge is best if she convinces Hal to aspire to high society. Randy and Sarge show him the error of his ways.
Hal's publisher friend asks for help as his 21 year old son has become entangled with a flashy showgirl. Hal is successful is liberating the young man then finds himself the object of the woman's attentions.