George Graham and James Fairbanks are two young men employed in the bank of Carson City, of which John Davis is the president. Davis has a pretty daughter, Helen, and both young men have surrendered their hearts to her, but she prefers only George, and plainly shows her preferences by deliberately snubbing James. His jealousy is aroused and he can scarcely conceal his feelings of enmity toward George, who only pities him. Mr. Davis is suddenly called away to look at a prospective purchase of land and leaves the bank in George's care. James also leaves the office before his regular quitting hour and goes to a gambling place near the bank and loses heavily, giving the winning gambler an I.O.U. for a large sum. The gambler, knowing James is an employee of the bank, also that his salary is not large enough to ever make good the I.O.U., he induces him to rob the bank. This James finally agrees to do, so they wait the time, when they will be sure of no interruption. Helen, who has made a ...
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