Three marauders are plotting to raid a little family, and eventually they are seen lurking around the house. The young daughter is alone and they pounce upon her, binding and gagging her securely. Then they seize the family savings, which are concealed in a kettle, and are about to leave, when the servant enters, but he is quickly disposed of as are also both parents and the villains, who are residents of the village, make off, first, however, throwing in the girl's eyes a concoction which blinds her. At this juncture the girl's sweetheart enters, and for a moment stands aghast at the scene which confronts him. Not knowing just what to do, he picks up one of the bloody knives, and as he is gazing at it the police dash into the house and he is immediately seized and carried off, protesting his innocence. Meanwhile the girl is led out of the house, where a kindly old gentleman, seeing her plight, administers a drug to her which restores her eyesight immediately. The innocent man, ...
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