Lieutenant Dobrino, a rejected suitor to General Zobrinoff's daughter, is in league and conspiracy with the enemies of his country to sell them certain important plans and war documents. To revenge himself for the humiliation of refusal received at the hands of the general's daughter, she causes suspicion for the theft of the plans to fall on his successful rival, Lieutenant Orlof. The general, in due course, discovers, much to his amazement, the loss of the papers, and as prearranged by Dobrinow, suspicion falls upon the innocent Orlof, who, after a brief trial is court-martialed and sentenced to suffer the penalty of death. Friends of Orlof, however, who are confident of his innocence, make every effort to track the real offender, and eventually Lieutenant Dobrinow is suspected. His movements confirm the suspicion. He is followed and arrested in secret conclave with representatives of the enemy. The mistake of Orlof's arrest is soon made clear to General Zodanoff, who instantly ...
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