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Webb Yeager was what the boys called "some" cowpuncher. He was McAllister's favorite foreman and the boys liked him as well as did the ranch owner. McAllister liked the way Webb gave orders... See full summary
Webb Yeager was what the boys called "some" cowpuncher. He was McAllister's favorite foreman and the boys liked him as well as did the ranch owner. McAllister liked the way Webb gave orders and he also liked the way the boys obeyed his foreman. There was another admirer of Webb on the ranch and this McAllister did not like. When he learned that his daughter, Santa, was receiving attentions from Webb, he promptly told the foreman that he could either agree to stay away from the house, at least five miles out on the ranch, or quit the job. Following this, Webb and Santa arranged a code of signals by which the foreman could come to the house in McAllister's absence. Whenever Webb saw a heart with a cross inside, marked on anything from the ranch, he knew it to be a signal to meet Santa. One day Santa's father died suddenly and soon after Webb and Santa were married. But the new Mrs. Yeager had been in charge of the McAllister household so long that she couldn't get over being "boss," One...

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    • Author: Gosar
    This story, by O. Henry, makes a good offering in pictures. It is a love story of the cattle country and has a certain amount of freshness. It is smoothly produced and naturally acted. The photography is clear. It will make an acceptable offering. - The Moving Picture World, May 31, 1913
  • Cast overview:
    Lamar Johnstone Lamar Johnstone - Webb
    Lucille Young Lucille Young
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