As the beautiful Jenny Miles steps out of the stagecoach, Deputy Johnny McKay is immediately smitten. He escorts her to the milliner shop she is taking over. After helping her clean the shop, she asks Johnny about the Birdcage which he agrees to take her to to meet Troop and Lily. After they leave the Birdcage, Jeff Hacker a dealer at the Birdcage asks to leave early as he knows Jenny. Later that evening Johnny confronts Jeff when he finds him arguing with Jenny. After several days of courtship, Johnny asks Jenny to marry him but Lily and Troop are worried Johnny doesn't know Jenny well. Jenny tells Lily the true mark of a man is his willingness to die for her. When their engagement is announced Jeff challenges Johnny and shoots at him as Jenny comes out of her store upon hearing the ruckus. Jenny is hit and asks for Jeff instead of Johnny as she dies. Written by
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When Johnny asks for a raise due to getting married, Dan says he'll put in for another $20/month. Dan was hired at $60/month, and Johnny at $50/month. If this had gone through, Johnny would be making more money as Deputy than Dan was making as Marshal. See more