The film is also known as The Call of Justice in the United Kingdom.
After rescuing Betty from a runaway horse, Steve (Bill Cody) is hired at her father's ranch. When rustlers go after Dad Wilson's cattle, Steve discovers their hideout and, in the ensuing fight, loses his gun. The crooks use Steve's gun to frame him for the murder of Dad Wilson. Steve goes on the run, intent on uncovering the killer, and the brains behind the rustling ring.