Duty places one under obligations which even friendships and our closest relations with others cannot destroy. Joe Cooper, when he accepted the nomination and was elected sheriff of his ... See full summary »

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Lincoln Rowe
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Lillie Rowe - Lincoln's Sister
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Sheriff Joe Cooper
William C. Cooper
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Duty places one under obligations which even friendships and our closest relations with others cannot destroy. Joe Cooper, when he accepted the nomination and was elected sheriff of his county, did not think that he would be called upon to prove this by the following unhappy circumstances: Joe is very much in love with Lillie Rowe and a friend of her brother, Lincoln Rowe. Lincoln is of a quarrelsome and sullen disposition, very hot tempered and obstinate, taking kindly to a "Jolly" and always ready to resent any opposition or interference. In a fit of anger he kills a man and tries to escape from the clutches of the law by making all speed for the timbers. The friends of the dead man get together and notify the sheriff, Joe Cooper, who finds himself in a quandary between love and duty when he hears who the guilty man is, but declares the law shall be enforced. At the head of the posse, Joe is seen in pursuit of the fugitive and naturally concludes that he has gone home. Finding ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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23 August 1911 (USA)  »

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