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Grand Duke Alexis of Russia gives to his private secretary, Jerome Hawksley, two priceless emeralds, set in the heads of drums, which allegedly exert a sinister power over their owner. Gregor Karlov notes their value and attempts to steal them in New York City, where they have been sent for safekeeping. Karlov kills Banker Burrows, the man to whom the jewels were entrusted, and kidnaps Hawksley. Burrows' daughter, Dorothy, and Cutty, a secret service man, trace Karlov to a cafe, and there Karlov is killed in a fight. Hawksley marries Dorothy, and the jewels are returned to him.