Jethro Smith, regarded as a substantial citizen, is in reality leader of a desperate gang of criminals. No one suspects him of a dual existence, least of all, his daughter Nora. The man incurs the hatred of Hykes, a member of the gang. Shortly afterward, Hykes, in wandering about the vicinity of the Smith home, holds Nora up and steals her necklace. Roger, who is in love with the girl, comes to the rescue. Hykes escapes. Jethro goes to the gang's rendezvous after changing into rough clothes in a little shack he has rented for that purpose. The leader glances over the loot stolen by the gang. He is electrified to find Nora's locket among the loot Hykes displays. The gang learn their leader's secret. Hykes, who aspires to the leadership, snarls his intention of informing Nora as to her father's real character, A fight ensues. Police raid the place. Jethro escapes. The man hastens to his shack and gets into his other clothes. Hykes, seeking to escape from the officers, clamors for ...
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