Antonio, a handsome Mexican, is in love with Estella, a Mexican maiden, but an attractive American girl arrives and fickle Antonio immediately falls in love with her. Upon learning of this the Mexican maiden attempts to stab her lover. He overpowers her and sneeringly dismisses her. Then in order to rid himself of her altogether, and to further his ends, he steals the money from the strong-box and accuses her of the theft. She is sent to prison for a term of years. He marries the American girl, who is an adventuress, and one day shortly after runs away with her American lover, taking all the money with her. The Mexican maiden, while crossing the prison corridor, beholds Antonio being led to confinement for a crime committed by him as a result of his American wife's treachery.
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