Jim Sloan abandons his wife Hilda and goes off in search of gold. He arrives in the town of Calet, meets a dancer named Mazie, and becomes infatuated. Mazie cleans him out for most of his money, and takes up with Carson King, the nephew of Old Davie King. Sloan and Carson have a fight, and Sloan falls, apparently dead. Old Davie puts Sloan's body in a canoe and sends it down the river. Police later find the capsized boat. Meanwhile, Sloan has been rescued by an old Indian. When the Indian comes across an unconscious stranger in the woods, he goes through his pockets and finds a bag of gold, which he buries. Sloan finds the gold, and returns to Calet, where he runs into Mazie. Mazie tells him that his wife is there and is going to marry Carson King. The stranger who lost the gold recovers and tells the Mounted Police of his loss. The police find the old Indian, who goes to find the gold and discovers it is gone, along with Sloan. The police go to Calet, and find Sloan taking his wife ...