(The bellboy runs out the back of the hotel, past an old man muttering to himself)
Beggar: Help out a Forty Niner. Fell down a shaft. Forty Niner. Help me. Help me out.
(a tall slim elegantly dressed man with a snake's head cane and a tall slim elegantly dressed woman with a case approach)
Beggar: No. No.
(a beam comes from the woman's case to the beggar, and he dies.)