Woman & Child Facing The Odds To Reach Her Cowboy - A widow with a child decides to move from her farm after struggling to make ends meet by herself, so she corresponds with a cowboy in California. She travels to meet him in a city which is at the end of one of his cattle drives and they agree to marry. She returns to her home and then she and her son strike out west from North Carolina by wagon to meet her new fiancé. There are hazards and trials along the way, let alone the fact that her soon to be husband is often gone for months at a time. Trying To Forget The Past & Embracing The Present - An English woman has moved to California to become the mail order bride of a former gold miner with a daughter who is lost to him. There are obstacles to overcome first, one of which is the man’s former drunken life and what caused it.