Beck and Lind are two young tourists who happen to be near the country place of Mr. Brenta, when Black Bill and his pal escape from a prison some little distance away. As the tourists are sauntering along the road, Brenta and his daughters, Emma and Mabel pass them in their carriage. It appeared like a double case of love at first sight. In the meantime, Black Bill and his pal have changed their prison garb in the house of a friend and sally forth. They encounter the young tourists and then notify the magistrate through a note that the convicts who escaped are disguised as tourists. Beck and Lind present themselves at the Brenta home, and on account of their gentlemanly demeanor, are permitted to be guests overnight. After the family and guests have retired Black Bill pays a midnight visit to the house and enters the room occupied by the tourists. He steals Lind's note book and his money when he is discovered in the act of escaping. Lind grabs him, but in a spirit of charity and ...
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