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Sheriff Johnson "grub stakes" Whitridge in a gold prospecting proposition and puts up the money necessary, with the understanding that should the expedition be a success the profits would he divided equally. Soon after Whitridge's departure the sheriff is shot and mortally wounded in rounding up a gang of desperate bandits. His dying act is to turn over the grubstake agreement to his little son, Jack, that he might derive the profits. Jack is adopted by the doctor, but soon runs away and becomes a cowboy. Whitridge makes a rich strike, but hearing of the sheriff's death decides to ignore the grubstake. Fifteen years later finds Jack foreman of a ranch. Whitridge, having made a sufficient fortune, has just purchased the ranch west of that on which Jack is employed and settles down with his wife and daughter, Ethel, a girl of seventeen. She soon meets Jack in a romantic way, for he proves himself a hero when his horse runs away. Ethel introduces Jack to her father, who, though he does ...
|William C. Cooper||-||Jack Johnson - the Grown-Up Son|
|Danny Reulos||-||Jack Johnson as a boy|