Lige Ridgley, a moonshiner, worships his daughter and resents the attentions paid her by Bob Manly, a young grocer, whom he tells to stay away. Bob is struggling under a heavy mortgage on his place. He gets a letter from the secret service offering him a sum equal to his mortgage if he will tell where the still is. He pays no attention, but pats the letter in his pocket. Conditions growing worse, Bob decides to go West. He writes the girl a note on one-half of the revenue letter. The girl, wandering disconsolate, comes upon a still. On the letter is the revenue offer. She gives the location to the secret service, gets the money and gives it to Bob. Later she discovers her mistake and turns upon Bob. She spurns him and tells him to save her father to show his love. He fights with the father against the officers. Bob changes clothes with the father and the old man gets away to safety. Bob is wounded and the girl nurses him until well. They get a letter from the father urging them to ... Written by
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Edison Company production number 7302. See more