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A Mightier Hand
John Holmer and William Carter, two western farmers, have a quarrel over the boundary line of their adjoining farms. Holmer is shot in a fight with Carter, who is arrested and taken away by the sheriff. In a powerful dramatic scene, Holmer's widow curses Carter and swears to avenge her husband. By an ingenious trick Carter escapes from the sheriff and runs away, taking with him his little son Frank. Fourteen years pass. Carter has made a fortune in the east under an assumed name. His son Frank, now a fine young man, goes west with a party of friends. While riding horseback, he passes the cottage of the widow Holmer and meets her beautiful daughter May. Frank is thrown from his horse and the girl picks him up and takes him into her home. The girl's mother enters, and, horrified by the resemblance of the young man to the man whom she believed murdered her husband, orders him from her home. But the young people have fallen in love with each other. They meet, and after a few days elope ...