Steve, a cowpuncher, and the sheriff's daughter are sweethearts. The sheriff objects to the match and, catching the young couple at the trysting place, reprimands his daughter and admonishes Steve to cease his attentions. Undaunted by the sheriff's powerful physique, Steve renews his lovemaking and carries an engagement ring to the girl. At the same time the sheriff comes home to dinner and is amazed to find his daughter playing the role of a Juliet in the arms of Steve. The girl shows her father the ring. The sheriff returns it to Steve with his compliments. Steve registers an objection, whereupon the sheriff throws Steve out of doors. He returns to the ranch a downcast cowpuncher. He tells his troubles to the rest of the cowpunchers, who find more humor than pathos in the tale. After thinking matters over he decides to elope with the girl. Meanwhile the sheriff has been seeking a pair of desperadoes who have been terrorizing the country. As Steve and the girl ride hurriedly away to ...
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