Jim Hardie is sent to accompany Vincent Dodd, a jeweler, who is carrying $30,000 in gems from back east. Attempts have been made to steal the gems but Hardie is unable to stop a last attempt and there is a cast of possible suspects.
Wells Fargo has sent Jim Hardie to accompany Vincent Dodd, a jeweler from back east, who is carrying $30,000 in gems on the stage coach portion of his journey. One attempt was made on the railroad when his hat was shot. Jim suggests they travel as if they don't know each other. The stage is driven by Shakey Haygood, an old friend of Jim's but with a new shotgun, Thompson, and several passengers. Besides Dodd and Hardie, there is the beautiful Sandra Morton who is a school teacher, Mr, Haggerity a saloon owner, Mr. Bodkins a gun salesman, and a Mr. Smith. At an over night stop Jim is lured outside as Dodd is hit in the head. At a second over night stop Jim has Dodd put the gems in the hotel safe where they are stolen putting Jim in the hot seat and several suspects to pick from.Written by