Earp is summoned to Fort Huachuca by Colonel Ingram. Earp learns that Old Man Clanton filed a claim with the Army that the Apaches stole $7000 worth of cattle intended for the Army. If true, Clanton is owed the $7000 but Ingram nor Earp believe that the Apaches led by young Geronimo son of Old Geronimo stole the cattle. Ingram cannot talk to the Apaches without stirring up trouble but Earp believes he can. He has Gibbs find an Apache to lead them to Geronimo. For $20 Low Dog caught smuggling firewater agrees to take them to young Geronimo. Earp meets with Emma Clanton to see if she can convince Old Man Clanton to come clean but he won't listen to her. Geronimo denies taking the cattle plus he agrees to help find the cattle and take them to the Army for pay. The cattle are found in Dice Box Canyon guarded by two of Clanton's men. The Army requests Clanton come to the fort to discuss the situation. Old Man Clanton has his boys round up his men to handle things. Col. Ingram gives Old Man... Written by
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Wyatt's feud with Old Man Clanton and his cowboys had been standoff at best. The Clantons controlled Cochise County including its sheriff, John Behan. But Old Man Clanton, like most of his ilk, was corrupted by power and in what is known as "The Dice Box Canyon Mystery", Old Man Clanton let his foot slip.
The Legend of Wyatt Earp
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Music by Harry Warren
Performed by The Ken Darby Singers See more