Bud Moore, ex cow-puncher and owner of an auto stage, was touched with cabin fever and he didn't know what got into him. Bud quarrels with his wife and decides to go out in the world and forget her, making few bad habits and getting himself in all kinds of trouble. Bertha Muzzy Bower (1871-1940) was an American author who wrote novels and short stories about the American Old West. She is best known for her first novel "Chip of the Flying U" about Flying U Ranch and the "Happy Family" of cowboys who lived there. The novel rocketed Bower to fame, and she wrote an entire series of novels set at the Flying U Ranch. Several of Bower's novels were turned into films.