Broncho Billy loses his job and is forced to go west in search of employment. He lands in a small western town, where he takes up gold mining. Stockdale, a westerner, also meeting with bad luck, consults Broncho Billy, and the two determine to hold up the stagecoach that day. Broncho's wife goes in search of him and is met by Stockdale, who informs her that her husband is in the next town and that the stage is leaving in a very few moments. Stockdale tells Broncho Billy that his wife is on the stage and not to hold it up. Broncho Billy meets his wife at the hotel and there is a happy reunion. He determines to start life anew.
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