Old Seth Stevens and his pretty daughter Vedah, live in their rough hill-shack. Stevens conducts an illicit "still" in an abandoned shanty, and the "moonshine" whiskey is concealed in loads of hay and sold in the nearby town. One of the moonshiners is Tom Jackson, who loves Vedah. Stevens encourages Tom's attentions, but Vedah declares that she does not love the young moonshiner and his heart is broken in consequence. Meanwhile, word of the "still" trickles out to civilization and the county sheriff dispatches Ross Chalmers, a young deputy, into the hills in the guise of a wandering artist, to run down the moonshiners and destroy the "still." One morning as Chalmers is tramping the hills he meets Vedah and speaks with her. The girl is attracted by his culture and good looks, and, in succeeding meetings their friendship ripens into love. Driving to town one morning with a load of whiskey, Tom discovers Chalmers and Vedah in each others' arms. Later word is brought to the moonshiners ...
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