Jim Watson, cow puncher, big, brusque man of the plains, falls in love with Annie Morgan, the daughter of a fairly prosperous Western ranchman. After a short courtship Annie is won and plans for the marriage are made. Annie and Jim quarrel and at this most opportune time, Walter Milton, a wealthy young Easterner, honks into town in his big four-cylinder touring car, becomes enamored of the pretty Annie and lays plans for the frustration of the happy romance. Milton contrives to obtain an introduction and invites Annie for an auto ride. He laughs at her efforts to resist the temptation and she finally yields. It is the old story of the lure of the gold that glitters. Annie is persuaded by Milton to return Jim's ring and to wed him. Jim is sent away broken-hearted, but resigned in the belief that Milton can make her happier. Milton's intentions are the lowest and most despicable. He arranges with a Mexican "greaser" to pose as a "preacher" and perform the fake ceremony. A clergyman's ...
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