Mrs. Singleton, a widow, has two sons, a boy of 7 and an elder son, 20 years old. Tom, the younger, is brought home one night by a policeman after having been arrested for stealing a ... See full summary »

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Mrs. Singleton, a widow, has two sons, a boy of 7 and an elder son, 20 years old. Tom, the younger, is brought home one night by a policeman after having been arrested for stealing a woman's purse. His mother, after punishing him severely, locks him in his room, from which he escapes by the window, after leaving a note that he is running away never to return. Years after the mother dies after extracting a promise from her older son, Jim, now a middle-aged man, asking him to search for the lost boy. Jim goes west and becomes the sheriff of a western town. After a more or less strenuous career in this capacity, the attention of the sheriff is called to the depredations of an unknown outlaw, who, through his daring has spread terror in the country. Posting signs, offering a large reward for the outlaw's capture, in various parts of the country, Sheriff Jim organizes a posse to run down the criminal. It is when the sheriff receives a note from the agent of the S.W. Express Company, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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