While scouting someone takes several shots at Jed but he is unable to see the shooter. Returning to camp he tells Rowdy. Not knowing if it is Comanches, Jed decides to go back out to look for any trouble. That night Rowdy and Wishbone catch Marshal Dickson sneaking into their camp. He tells them he is after Jed for a murder in Missouri. The men have an uncomfortable feeling about Dickson so Rowdy rides out to intercept Jed. Jed recognizes Dickson but says he was cleared of the murder charge. Jed decides to run rather than risk going back with Dickson who he doesn't trust. Dickson, upon learning Jed is gone, decides to take Rowdy in for helping Jed. The Sheriff knowing Dickson puts Rowdy in jail. Meanwhile, Jed finds a wagon attacked and three people killed by Comanche on the planned route for the herd. He returns to warn Rowdy but upon learning Rowdy has been arrested Jed decides to give himself up rather than run. Rowdy is released but he and the Sheriff decide to send a telegram to ...