Mrs. Houston and her daughters in an eastern city receive an unexpected telegram from the west, informing them of their heritage of "Rough Neck Ranch" together with inquiry as to its management. In spite of Mrs. Houston's protests, her daughters decide to manage their own ranch and promptly wire information to that effect. The foreman, upon receipt of the message, reports the unexpected outcome to the punchers, who give utterance in chorus, "That no darn skirt bosses the ranch." In time Mrs. Houston and her daughters arrive at a small western station, where they are saluted by several rounds of ammunition, piled into a buckboard and driven to "Rough Neck Ranch." Mrs. Houston finds things rather untidy and proceeds to adjust them in accordance with her feminine tastes. Having learned the art of fine pastry and fudge she gives a sample of her pies to Lee, who is immediately transformed into an ardent admirer. After a few days a general change is in evidence throughout the ranch, which ...
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