Ma Hinshaw and her sons abduct Judge Brady's daughter and threaten to kill her unless the judge, who is a star witness, changes his testimony in the trail of another son being held for murder.
The Lone Ranger is identified as a masked outlaw known as "The Dude" and is thrown in jail.
The Lone Ranger utilizes a group of old ranch hands to help out an Easterner who's being cheated out of his property by some scoundrels.
The conclusion of the Lone Ranger origin story. After rescuing Sheriff "Two Gun" Taylor, and Doc Drummond from Butch Cavendish, the Ranger learns his archenemy has been killing off important men in the town of Colby and replacing them with members of his gang.
Part 2 of the Lone Ranger origin reveals how the masked man finds his horse, Silver; and how he came to use silver bullets. Tonto is sent into town to "fetch the sheriff" for the first time. Skeptical at first, the local sheriff is later convinced the Lone Ranger is on the side of law and order. It seems an old family friend of the Ranger's, Jim Blane, is being blamed for the shooting of a local judge. The real killer, Butch Cavendish, has been wounded by Blaine, and has had his men kidnap the town doctor to heal the outlaw.moreless
Six Texas Rangers, led by Captain Dan Reid, are ambushed in a canyon by the outlaw, Butch Cavendish and his gang. One ranger, Reid's brother John, survives the attack. He is found and nursed back to health by an old friend from his childhood, an Indian scout named Tonto. The younger Reid fashions a mask from his slain brother's vest and becomes the Lone Ranger.moreless