Tom promises his sweetheart, Vicky, that he will stop drinking. He falls in with boon companions, however, and in a saloon brawl, he accidentally shoots Ned, his pal. The sheriff and Vicky's brother find that Ned was only stunned by the bullet. At a rodeo, Tom meets the sheriff, who arrests Tom for the shooting of Ned. The sheriff wires Vicky, explaining the ruse he is playing on Tom. When Tom and the sheriff arrive at the town jail, they encounter Vicky, accompanied by Ned. After Tom is joyfully surprised at seeing Ned alive and well, he solemnly promises never to drink again, and with this assurance Vicky rushes into Tom's arms.
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