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The Mesquiteers partner Carson has found gold. Town boss Byron wants it and has Carson killed. Then he has his stooge Sheriff arrest Stony for the murder. While Tucson and Lullaby are away looking for the two witnesses that can free Stony, Byron incites the townsmen to lynch him. Written by
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William Farnum sends for The Three Mesquiteers to help him save his mining claim who some unscrupulous townspeople are trying to get a hold of. The villains are headed by town mayor LeRoy Mason.
Mason proves to be a most resourceful villain. He kills Farnum and his little daughter and frames Wayne for the murder. When it looks like the Duke and Crash and Lullaby are going to get out of the frame, he gets a lynch mob going.
This is the second film that I've seen where the Duke was the object of a lynch mob. In Range Law where he's also accused of murder, he's almost lynched as well. Marshal Buck Jones saves him in that one.
LeRoy Mason played a lot of western villains and he gives the Mesquiteers a run for their money. He thinks pretty fast on his feet and it's a less nervy member of his own gang that ruins all his plans.
How does Wayne get out of it? All I can say it's a rescue worthy of some of the serial cliffhangers.
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