Jim Austin drives a few cattle past the Detweiler homestead and some wander onto the Detweiler property while he is talking to Detweiler's tomboy daughter Elfreida. Old man Detweiler feels no one respects him because of injured leg and poor speech so he attacks Jim. He grouses that if Elfreida was a man, she would stand up for him. He presses trespassing charges against Jim who is fined $10 making Old man Detweiler madder. Elfreida decides to challenge Jim to a duel the next day while firing at him. Johnny intervenes but is promptly challenged himself. The next day Troop tries to reason with the old man who pulls a shotgun on him. Elfreida waits for Johnny but Jim confronts her without a gun telling her she is beautiful, grabs her and kisses her. When JOhnny refuses to draw his gun she shoots his hat off but Jim intervenes while Troop brings the old man in under arrest. Elfreida gets her first dress and the old man is released to his future son-in-law, Jim. Written by
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After Elfrieda fires seven shots from her gun, Johnny a few minutes later says she fired five times. See more