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1958

3 Jan. 1958
The Reward
Hoby tracks down a missing florist with a rare orchid, who may hold the key to missing bank money and three fugitive bank robbers.
 
10 Jan. 1958
The Farrand Story
Hoby tracks the murderer of a married man who may have been ready to leave his wife for another woman.
 
17 Jan. 1958
Right of Way
Hoby investigates a murder, hoping to free an innocent man, and discovers a land grab to make way for a railroad.
 
24 Jan. 1958
The Witness
Hoby has to track down a witness to a murder before an innocent man is hung.
 
31 Jan. 1958
The Toll Road
Hoby investigates the murder of a former mayor the whole town despised yet who kept gold coins in his cabin. Hoby suspects plain old robbery and not personal revenge.
 
7 Feb. 1958
The Young Gun
Hoby is dispatched to Del Rio to investigate a bank robbery. He poses as a criminal to trick one of the bank robbers to lead him to the the rest of the gang and the money.
 
14 Feb. 1958
The Wedding
Hoby is called to Barkerville, Texas to investigate the murder of a rich and powerful man murdered on the day of his wedding.
 
28 Feb. 1958
The Trail
Hoby gets a lead to a three year old train robbery that takes him south of the border into old Mexico, where he confronts the aging train robber.
 
7 Mar. 1958
The Bounty Hunter
Hoby teams up with a bounty hunter named Josh Randall to locate a philandering husband.
 
14 Mar. 1958
The Judge
Hoby is forced to arrest the wild son of a local judge for murder, the kid telling him all the while he'll never stand trial.
 
21 Mar. 1958
The House
Hoby helps a blind woman from Fort Worth find her mother, only to discover the older woman has disappeared and the "step father" is willing to take her in.
 
28 Mar. 1958
The Boy
Hoby is called to help a young boy after his mother is viciously killed by a man intent on kidnapping him.
 
4 Apr. 1958
The Pueblo Kid
Hoby has to deal with the pending arrival of the notorious Pueblo Kid!
 
11 Apr. 1958
The Winter Boys
Hoby has to nursemaid a witness from El Paso who's in hiding until the big murder trial in three weeks.
 
18 Apr. 1958
The Mistake
Hoby gets on the bad side of town when he assists in freeing what he thinks is an innocent man. However, once acquitted, the killer admits his guilt only to the Ranger and makes his life much worse.
 
25 Apr. 1958
The Deal
Hoby has to deal with a notorious outlaw/killer who is holding a runaway town boy for ransom.
 
2 May 1958
The Jailbreak
Hoby has to deal with a jailbreak-- except the cowboy doesn't leave-- he takes three hostages and tries to work a trade-- them for the Ranger!
 
9 May 1958
The End of the World
Hoby has to deal with a snake oil salesman selling the end of the world to a town filled with gullible people.
 
16 May 1958
The Brothers
Hoby tracks down Mal Cody after his twin brother Wes steals Hoby's badge, identification, gun, money and horse and poses as Hoby to break Mal out of jail.
 
23 May 1958
The Governor
Hoby has to contend with a murder in a small town the day before the arrival of the Governor for the dedication of a new school-- and the victim was an undercover Texas Ranger.
 
5 Sep. 1958
Killer Take All
Hoby investigates the murder of a well known rancher who lead a double life as a notorious gambler.
 
12 Sep. 1958
Outlaw's Wife
The town's women want Hoby to make an outlaw's wife (who just returned to Porter) to leave town.
 
19 Sep. 1958
Chinese Cowboy
The town hoodlums make life miserable for Porter's new Chinese launderer.
 
26 Sep. 1958
The Set Up
Henrietta's new gentleman friend is only using her to setup an alibi for a bank robbery.
 
3 Oct. 1958
A Stone for Benny French
Hoby tracks down Benny French who was the only member of the Morgan Larker gang who escaped from the bank robbery.
 
10 Oct. 1958
Trapped
Hoby is held prisoner in a shack during a blizzard by the wife of husband and wife outlaws to care for her sick husband.
 
17 Oct. 1958
Matter of Justice
One of the outlaws who held up the Butterfield stage depot has been caught and is awaiting trial and hanging. Hoby is called in to protect the town of Talpa. The prisoner claims his outlaw gang will kill the witnesses and destroy the town.
 
24 Oct. 1958
Tenner Smith
The town of Porter is threatened to be shot up by a trail hand and his friends looking for revenge against a card shark who won his money and shot him in a fair fight.
 
31 Oct. 1958
The Avenger
Lance Garth is accused of stealing the payroll from Banning Mining but he is shot and killed before the money is found.
 
7 Nov. 1958
The Schoolteacher
The Schoolteacher, Jim Martin, is being forced out of town by the town bully, Quince Flanders, who does not want the children to have an education.
 
14 Nov. 1958
Deadly Decoy
Stranger Ed Teller brings a body into Crater Junction saying it is Cass Desmond who he killed in self-defense and claims the $1,000 reward. Hoby accompanies Ranger Stan Elliott (the only person who can identify the body) to Crater Junction.
 
21 Nov. 1958
Sunday's Child
Gambler Joe Sunday comes to Porter with a court order to take possession of his baby daughter from her mother Cindy who plays the piano in the saloon. Hoby has to enforce the order over the objections of Henrietta and the whole town.
 
28 Nov. 1958
Day of Vengeance
Henrietta tells Hoby that she just received word that murdering convict Jack Summers has been released and is returning to Porter to kill somebody to avenge his brother's death and Hoby has to stop him.
 
5 Dec. 1958
Three-Legged Fox
Five over age 50 tough and scruffy looking men slowly ride into town. While Sheriff Vernon Croft watches, 3 of the men take positions outside the Coleman Citizens Bank while two go in and then come and carefully leave town.
 
12 Dec. 1958
The Kid
Hoby stakes out a hotel hallway waiting for a burglar and then shoots somebody running away who refuses to stop only to find out it was a 16 year old boy.
 
19 Dec. 1958
Guilt
Ranger Jim Perkins got drunk and killed a boy in cold blood 3 years ago and was given life in prison. Hoby makes a surprise announcement that Jim is returning by stage tonight and that makes 2 men in town very afraid.
 
26 Dec. 1958
Every Man a Witness
Sheriff Alvin Freemont and a mob take prisoner Char Lopez out of jail and threaten to lynch him unless he confesses. The horse bolts and Lopez is hanged. Hoby is sent in to investigate who was responsible.
 

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