Dorothy and her father have staked all their hopes on their mine. While they are awaiting the arrival of Mr. Reid, who is to report on the value of the mine, Pedro, a Mexican, makes familiar advances to Dorothy and is sternly repulsed. Reid arrives and a mutual attraction springs up between himself and Dorothy, to the chagrin of Pedro. Reid goes to the mine with the father. Upon his arrival he discovers that he has left his instruments behind. He returns and finds Dorothy straggling in Pedro's arms. He drives the Mexican away. His examination of the mine shows that it is worth nothing. The girl begs him to return and make a more thorough investigation. He agrees to this. Pedro, whose hate is now thoroughly aroused, has been listening at the window. The Mexican goes to the mine and prepares a large charge of dynamite for ignition. Reid returns to the mine, and while he is busy with his examination Pedro lights the fuse. There is a terrific explosion. Reid is buried alive, while Pedro ...
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