"-we're just crazy for a picture of you riding one of those wild Western horses-." So read Madge King to her father, the millionaire owner of the San Remo ranch, as she mentioned the name of her eastern chum. "We'll have old Manship bring out his best cameras," smilingly replied her father. And so it came about that Madge, dressed in one of her smartest riding habits, was ready to be photographed with the ranch house for a background. Juan Garcia, one of the helpers, is instructed to bring Miss King's horse. He is about to comply, when he happens to glance down the road and see an old Mexican woman bearing a jar of water on her head fall in a faint. He helps her out to the road, where a rig is waiting screened from the view of those about the ranch house. Suddenly Garcia is confronted by an armed Mexican. A few seconds later a shot rings out, and when the Kings come to investigate they find a pistol, one chamber discharged, lying in the roadway, but not a trace of their ranch hand. ...
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Third release in Kalem's 'American Girl' series. See more
Followed by The Ghost of the Desert