William Baldwin, ruined in business by his partner, John Blaisdell, implores Blaisdell's aid, and receives in answer a five-dollar bill across the face of which is written, "Spend this for a gun and use it on yourself." Hopelessly, Baldwin and his daughter, Nan, go to the Yukon, where the father soon dies, and the daughter earns a living in a rough dance-hall, where as "Nightingale Nan" she is the idol of the miners. When Nan discovers that the little claim on Bear creek, the only thing her father has left her, is worthless, she at first collapses. Then she becomes defiant, and tells the miners who have been forcing their attentions upon her that they may have her, the lucky man to be the winner in a card-game, she to take the money won in the game and go away to seek fame and fortune. A bearded stranger wins the game with a pair of deuces, pays her $1,000 a card, and she leaves with him for her cabin. Once there, however, she repents her rash bargain, and implores him to release her,...
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