A strong dramatic Patheplay abounding in thrills and intensely dramatic and unexpected situations. Bert Barker, a young ne'er-do-well, finally exhausts his father's patience, who orders him away from his home and forbids him to return. As he goes across the fields he discovers the body of a man who has just been held up and killed by a highwayman. While examining it he is seen by some men, who assume that he is the murderer. Bert, however, escapes and goes west. The highwayman in the meanwhile goes on to the town to call upon his sweetheart, whom he eventually marries. Later on they also leave for the west on a prairie schooner. Their party is attacked by Indians and all the men are killed. The massacre is discovered by Bert Barker, who finds the girl (who has lost her memory from the shock) and takes her to his cabin. Later they are married by a circuit rider. In the meantime it has been discovered in Bert's home town that he is innocent of the crime and his father offers a reward of...
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