The scene opens in the Croesus Club. John Drexel is discovered reading a paper, which intimates the existence of "The Invisible Government" and its pernicious activities, and stamps his foot hard, declaring, "It must he discovered and suppressed." He immediately consults with the great detective, John Street. The next scene goes to Pendelton's headquarters, Pendelton being the unscrupulous political "boss." and they are about to levy "the usual defense fund." Another scene flashes and shows Pendelton sending out his henchman to kill the "corruption inquiry bill" that dies abornin', mysteriously. This merely tempers the mettle of "The Man in the Street" to meet and overcome the unseen adversaries of law and order of the essential principles upon which the Republic is based, in the rule for and by the people. Percy Pendelton is a visitor in good standing at the Drexel mansion and is impulsively urging the romantic niece, Margaret, of that wealthy house to marry him. In order to make ...
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