Randall is a rich mine owner whose business affairs cause him to neglect his somewhat frivolous wife. There is a mutual friend whom Randall carelessly allows to entertain his wife. As a result, the friend pays more than natural attentions to the woman. The three visit one of Randall's mines. The wife and friend go down the mining shaft in a bucket. While they are yet underground, a quantity of dynamite explodes. The mine is filled with poisonous fumes. Randall has himself lowered into the smoking shaft. He finds his wife and friend almost overcome. There is room in the bucket for two persons only. Randall places the two in the bucket and they are hoisted to the surface. The bucket is again lowered and Randall is brought up. The long period in the poisoned atmosphere has rendered him stone blind. The young wife soon tires of her blind husband. One day Randall overhears their plans for elopement. He goes to the friend and the faithless wife and explains that he has overheard. He then ...
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