Hearts and Crosses
A ranch foreman married a cattle queen, but felt overshadowed by her authority and left to regain his manhood; he later returned after proving himself in a distant ranch.
The Ransom of Mack
Two friends settled in a small town to enjoy their wealth, but one fell for a young woman and planned to marry her. The other intervened, saving his friend from an ill-advised marriage.
Two inseparable friends competed for the affection of a widow, agreeing to court her fairly and openly, but their friendship was tested when one of them won her heart and married her.
The Handbook of Hymen
Two prospectors, trapped in a cabin during a snowstorm, find solace in reading books, leading to a competition for the affection of a widow, ultimately resulting in a humorous misunderstanding and marriage.
The Pimienta Pancakes
A cowboy was tricked by a sheep man into believing he was only interested in a pancake recipe, while he secretly courted and married the woman the cowboy loved.
Seats of the Haughty
Hygeia at the Solito
An Afternoon Miracle
A ranger with a secret fear of danger overcomes his cowardice when he saves a woman from a threatening man, and in the process, they both discover their true selves.
The Higher Abdication
Cupid à la Carte
The Caballero's Way
The Sphinx Apple
The Missing Chord
A man recounted how his wife's father bought her a piano-playing machine instead of a real piano, and she pretended to play it to spare his feelings before he passed away.
A Call Loan
A wealthy cattleman and bank president helped his friend avoid resorting to train robbery to repay a loan, ultimately discovering that the friend's brother had already returned with the money.
The Princess and the Puma
A man tried to impress a rancher's daughter by pretending to save her from a supposedly tame Mexican lion, which she had already shot, turning a potentially embarrassing situation into a romantic encounter.
The Indian Summer of Dry Valley Johnson
A middle-aged sheepman tried to recapture his youth by courting a young woman, but after realizing the absurdity of his actions, he returned to his true self and found love unexpectedly.
Christmas by Injunction
A man tried to bring Christmas joy to a mining town by organizing a Christmas tree and gifts for children, but the town lacked any kids. He eventually found one boy and took him home for Christmas.
A Chaparral Prince
An overworked young girl, longing for her family, writes a letter threatening to drown herself. A gang of outlaws intercepts the letter, and their leader, touched by her plight, secretly returns her home.
The Reformation of Calliope
A notorious troublemaker in a small town faced off against the city marshal, but when the troublemaker's mother arrived, he pretended to be the marshal to protect her from the truth.