||Dirk is a government troubleshooter sent to convince the citizens of Stanton that new government facilties will improve their city. Local schoolteacher Judy is against the plan, but her fiancé Paul, editor of the local newspaper, can’t oppose the will of the business community. Dirk tells her a local man was tipped off in advance and bought up land cheaply in hopes of making a big profit. Judy mentions this to Paul and he shoots her, because he was the source of the tip. Paul is arrested, Judy survives, and Dirk marries her.