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The Blind Miner
"Old Tom," the blind miner, lives with his daughter Mary, who is courted by Martin West, an industrious miner. On his way to work Martin stops to see Mary, and steals from her a kiss, which is overheard by Old Tom's keen ear. Martin, with the rest of the miners, descends the shaft and they are seen picking into the great black sides of their chamber, when the dull, sickening sound of an explosion is heard. Quick as a flash Martin and his associates beat a hasty retreat, trying to escape from the fatal gases which are fast filling the mine. Reaching a corner in the mine, they fasten a brattice cloth to one of the timbers, diverting the foul fumes. When the townspeople hear of the explosion they know too well what it means. Every means known to rescue the imprisoned miners is employed. Mary carries the news to her father. Old Tom, and he bids her lead him to the mouth of the shaft, where he implores the foreman to allow him to descend, saying: "The blind can hear what the eye cannot see...
| Hal Wilson || - || Old Tom - the Blind Miner |
| Rose Tapley || - || Mary - Old Tom's Daughter |
| Robert Gaillard || - || Martin West - Mary's Sweetheart |
| Harry T. Morey |