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Driven from town because of her romance with a masked bandit, Flower Belle Lee is sentenced to become respectable and married before she sets foot in another law abiding city. While aboard a train headed for the next town, Flower meets the bibulous Cuthbert J. Twillie, and spying his bagload of money, decides that it is time to serve her sentence. Flower recruits her friend Amos Budge, a gambler blessed with the countenance of a priest, to impersonate a minister, and by the time the train arrives in Greasewood, the next stop, Flower has become Mrs. Twillie. In the lawless Greasewood, Flower attracts the attentions of Jeff Badger, the corrupt town boss, and Wayne Carter, the crusading newspaper reporter, who is determined to bring law to the territory. Badger wastes no time in appointing Twillie sheriff, a job guaranteed to make Flower a widow in no time. When Miss Foster, the schoolteacher, falls ill, Flower, who has a knack for figures, instructs the class. Meanwhile, to gain entry to his wife's boudoir, Twillie masquerades as the masked bandit and is arrested as the outlaw. Knowing that Twillie is innocent, Flower goes to Badger for help, and as they embrace, his kiss betrays him as the bandit. As the lynch mob places the noose on Twillie's neck, Flower appears to shoot down the rope and return the stolen loot. After it is revealed that their marriage was a ruse, Twillie returns east and Flower is fair game once again.