Denton, a young easterner, arrives in the gold-fields, looks about for a "find" and a partner. Entering a saloon, he partakes of some refreshment, watches the patrons of the place and studies their characters, while thus engaged a young miner, named Harper, somewhat prejudiced against easterners, engages in a quarrel with a Mexican who is about to plunge a knife into the miner when Denton seizes his wrist and wrenches the weapon from his grasp. Harper thanks Denton, and after learning the eastern man's desire to find a prospecting partner, Denton loins forces with him and they start in to work a lead and strike paying dirt. They have hardly started operations when Denton meets with a serious accident and again Harper shows the manner of man he is by nursing his pal back to health and strength. This brings about a strong friendship and they go to work with a will and it is not long before they strike it rich. Weighing up their gold-dust they find they have a handsome pile and are now ...
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