Clifford's employer is shot down at his side while working over plans. Clifford's revolver, with his name inscribed on the butt, is found outside the window. Clifford is arrested on this evidence, combined with other evidence of less importance, tried and convicted. It is a tragic moment when he is condemned to die, for he loves the daughter of the man he is accused of murdering. Another man, an employee of the dead man, who seeks to marry the daughter for her money, was really back of the killing. He it was who urged an Indian to shoot Clifford, his rival. But the Indian, being drunk at the time, mixes the men and shoots the employer. On the day of the execution Alice, the daughter, is drifting down the river in a canoe when she observes an Indian swept over the rapids. She rescues the Indian in a dying condition, and he confesses that he shot her father. They are miles from the county seat where the execution of Clifford is taking place. She drags the Indian to an automobile and the...
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