Cecil Abbott is the foreman of the Canby fruit ranch in Cuba and also a favorite suitor for the hand of Edna, the daughter of a ranchman. The mother of Don Alvarez, an old time friend of ... See full summary »

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Cecil Abbott is the foreman of the Canby fruit ranch in Cuba and also a favorite suitor for the hand of Edna, the daughter of a ranchman. The mother of Don Alvarez, an old time friend of Canby, sends her son to Cuba to enjoy the hospitality of her schoolmate of years ago. Don Alvarez sees Edna, and is smitten by her charms. He also notes her love for the handsome foreman and plots his ruin. Cecil is entrusted with the mail bag and rides away to the post office. Cecil meets Edna while returning from the post office and they engage in a little talk. The scene is broken in upon by the Spaniard, who steals forth and takes the mail pouch from Cecil's horse. The rancher comes out for his mail to find it gone. Cecil is accused of having robbed the mail pouch. Don Alvarez decides to secrete it in the top-most branches of a palm tree. Later, Don Alvarez receives a letter from his mother conveying the intelligence that she has sent him money by a former mail, and the villain discovers that it ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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