After being disowned by his wealthy father following a raucous party, Jack Maxwell goes to work at a mill in the North Coast timber district owned by his friend Dick Desmond. WHile there he falls in love with Betty Manning, the daughter of the widow who cooks for the workers, and clashes with Steve Black, the ganger of the mill who is behind a spate of timber robberies. He is also in love with Betty. When a sundowner arrives in camp and shoots Steve in revenge for seducing the sundowner's wife years ago, he reveals that Steve has been blackmailing Dick's father. Jack also saves the mill from a robbery and is offered a partnership from Desmond.