Jack Stone was wanted, or, at least under suspicion, as a maker of illicit whiskey, but he bad an inner feeling that, above all else, he should protect the rights of his sister and force, if necessary, her husband to a fair and proper treatment of her. There was to be a dance that night in the settlement and Jack Stone intended to go. He knew that Sergeant Smith, of the R.M.P., the husband of his sister, Julia, had been making secret love to Tess of the Hills. While under suspicion, there was no absolute evidence against Jack, and consequently, the police were unable to place him under arrest when he appeared at the ball. Here he made love to the beautiful Tess and she willingly received his attention. Jack left the dance with Tess. Later, Stone and Tess were accosted in the forest by Sergeant Smith. On his return to headquarters Smith found an order, instructing him to proceed at once to collect evidence against the illicit whiskey sellers. He immediately set out with an attachment ...
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