Jake Nixon, a fiery old ranchman, is cheated out of his dinner one day when the cook burns her hand severely and blatantly drives his cowboys from their meal, declaring that if he can't eat... See full summary »

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Jake Nixon
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Jake Nixon, a fiery old ranchman, is cheated out of his dinner one day when the cook burns her hand severely and blatantly drives his cowboys from their meal, declaring that if he can't eat, no one else can. The Widow Morgan now applies at the ranch and endeavors to rent a deserted shack, but Nixon declares the place is not for women and brats and drives her away. Finding that his cowboys take an interest in the widow and child, Nixon discharges them all and endeavors to run things himself. His attempts to get his own meals are ludicrous and he is drawing water from the well one morning when the widow's little baby girl toddles on and the ranchman's reformation begins. She makes him take her in his arms and stiffens him with amazement when she kisses him tenderly on the cheek as she runs away. From that moment Nixon's nature changes, and two weeks later finds him waiting anxiously for the appearance of the baby he has grown to love. She doesn't come and he goes to the widow's shack, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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12 October 1912 (USA)  »

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