Cameo, a cowpuncher, is the favored suitor for the hand of Col. Houston's daughter, Hope, On an errand to the town be incurs the enmity of Hawkins, a bad man who is beating Paecha, a little squaw and his common-law wife, A shooting scrape is averted by the quick action of the friends of the two men. Hawkins, the secret captain of a band of cattle rustlers, is in the saloon planning a raid on a herd of cattle. Cameo, taking pity on Paecha takes her safely home. While riding the open country Cameo stumbles on to the cattle rustlers and rides to Col. Houston's roundup to sound the warning. Upon his arrival he learns from the Colonel that Hawkins, who enjoys the confidence of the cattle men, has accompanied Hope to the House Ranch. He becomes uneasy and rides for the ranch house at full speed. He arrives just in time to surprise Hawkins making love to Hope. Insane with rage for being again crossed by Cameo, the two men watch each other warily. Hawkins pretending to depart succeeds in ...
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