Steve Frazer, a young cowpuncher on the Bar X Ranch, loved Madie, the winsome daughter of Chet Howard, the sheriff, and she was not indifferent to the manly cowboy. Loverlike, they had a post office in the mountains, among the rocks, and many little notes were exchanged between the happy pair. The mountains sheltered a pair of holdup men, who had long terrorized the country, and the cattlemen after a conference, decided to offer a reward for the capture, dead or a live, of the mysterious bandits. The notices were posted by the sheriff, but the depredations of the bandits continued, and one morning a ranchman, going home with a large amount of money, the payroll for his employees, was held up and robbed by one of the pair. The bandit escaped into the shelter of the mountain and by a strange coincidence cached the bag of gold in the lover's post office. Shortly after Steve Frazer rode up to get his accustomed note and found instead the bag of gold. Leaving the note and taking the gold, ...
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