Tom Spangler, boss of Dog Iron ranch, has been married secretly to Mary Bailey, the daughter of a rancher in another part of the state. He writes Mary not to join him at Dog Iron, as they had planned, because the owner has forbidden the men to have their wives at the round-up. A few days later a dark boy presents himself at the ranch and asks for work. Spangler knows his wife disguised in sombrero and puma-skin trousers, but he hires "Bobby Jones" as horse wrangler. Sid Suddath, an old hand at Bailey's, arrives and recognizes the daughter of his former employer. He proceeds to get familiar, and "Bobby" resents this. One day the cowboys go in swimming. The horse wrangler declines to join them, and returns to the camp. Suddath follows her into a tent, and after a struggle, "Bobby" defending herself with a cheap clasp knife, stabs her tormentor. The sheriff is informed. Spangler refuses to surrender "the young cut-throat." It looks as though the posse and the ranchers must fight it out, ...
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