A light-hearted tale that took place in California more than 100 years ago. Jim is a storekeeper of a hardware store who offers to be the caretaker of a customer's relative named Nancy, an attractive 17-year-old girl. Pedigo, the Spanish bandit, fancies Nancy. In order to win her, Pedigo needs to settle a score with her handsome chaperone, Chuck. Jim and Chuck must stand up to the law to protect Nancy from this dangerous bandit!