Snitz is detailed to capture the moonshiners. He is fairly successful until he meets the moonshiner's daughter. This comes about through rescuing her from a perilous position. She shows her gratitude for his kind deed, which her mountain sweetheart has witnessed. When the girl leaves Snitz, her sweetheart decides to kill him. He enters. A fight ensues. Snitz escapes. The girl, observing his plight, hides him in a whiskey barrel. The lover dashes up, guesses that Snitz is in the barrel, nails it shut and gives it a shove. It rolls down the hill and hits the moonshiner's cabin, causing an explosion which wrecks the place. The moonshiners discover Snitz is a secret service man and pursue him. Snitz has "planted" his aids in the mountains. He now rushes towards them with the moonshiners in hot pursuit. They follow him into the trap. They are captured after a fierce fight. The girl rushes into Snitz's arms, declaring him her hero.
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