A well-liked miner is killed during an attempted bank robbery when a bank clerk, a Civil War hero, can't bring himself to shoot at the outlaws. The mine owner is convinced that clerk is part of the outlaw gang and demands that Clay arrest the man for complicity in his employee's murder, but Clay refuses. When the bank clerk suddenly leaves town, Clay wonders if his evaluation of the man's character was correct. Written by
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Herb shot Calico Bill, his own brother, when we were movin' in on 'em.
Marshal Simon Fry
Well, that's why I guess I picked you for the job, Clay. You're onery and stubborn, but you do your own thinkin'... Well, don't get all misty eyed about it. Go out and see if there's any law-breakin' goin' on. I've got to catch up on my sleep.