Dan Kelly, who is a leader of a gang of wagon thieves, keeps his daughter, Mary, in a convent and in ignorance of his real life. He is taken ill and unable to make his regular visit to Mary, writing a letter to the Mother Superior, telling her that although he is very ill she must under no circumstances allow Mary to come and see him, as she has never been in a City and may get lost. Mary is so anxious about her father that she runs away from the convent to go in search of her father. She is rescued from a gang of toughs by Detective Callahan, who takes her to the address given her by her father and is much surprised to find that he is a saloon keeper and living in the rear of his saloon. Although Kelly is angry at his daughter for finding him, he makes the best of it and decides to keep her at home. He rents a better house and establishes Mary in her new home with a housekeeper. The wagon thieves have become more bold, and Callahan is close on their track. He calls on Mary and finds ...
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