Dan (Ken Maynard) and Tennessee (Wallace MacDonald) are successful gold mining partners. During a poker game with bar owner Ace (William L. Thorne), barmaid Queenie (Carmelita Geraghty) and hired gunman Fox (Charles King), a fight breaks out, and Fox shoots Tennessee. The trio frames Dan for the murder. Even Tennessee's niece, Alice (Jeanette Loff) -- who stands to inherit her uncle's vast fortune -- believes that Dan is guilty. Dan learns of Ace's plan to swindle Alice and vows to stop him.