Belle Gordon, an orphan, finds an advertisement in the papers for a governess to apply to the Rev. Strong, at Cripple Creek, Col. She writes and has her fare advanced. Upon arriving there she finds the place consists of a crowd of disreputable miners and dance-hall girls. She learns that the advertisement was merely a trap to lure her out into the dance-hall of Martin Mason. She tries to get away but cannot. Dynamite Ann, one of the worst women of the place, remembering the time that she first came to Cripple Creek through the same sort of an advertisement, wishes to help the girl. Joe Mayfield, the United States Deputy Marshal enters, and, seeing Belle's plight, rescues her. He takes her away with him, and also Maggie, Mason's young daughter. He asks Dynamite Ann to go to his cabin to look after the girls. She accepts, grateful for the trust reposed in her. Reginald, a young dude from the east, dances attention on Maggie, while Joe Mayfield loses his heart to Belle. Joe is interested...
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