Rowdy and Pete run into problems crossing a ranch owned by a lady with a rough foreman. In the nearby town the men find Clay Forrester working as a marshal taking the census. He wrangles Favor's men to work for him on it and his scheme.
The men run into trouble crossing a private ranch until Favor smooths over the issue with beautiful Martha Hastings, the owner. Rowdy has an instant distaste for her foreman, Jess Cain but he is smitten with Martha. After escorting a census taker Cain run off the ranch to town, they find their old buddy Clay Forrester there as marshal in charge of taking the census. The sharpy Forrester wants to hire Gil's drovers as census takers, so Gil knows Forrester has a scheme planned. Three outlaws are holed up on the ranch the drive is bedded down on. Hastings and Cain have their good cop/bad cop routine down to a bar T. The extra pay attracts Wishbone and Pete, while Rowdy hones in on the widow rancher. Forester angles to grab the $15,000 bounty for the outlaws for himself, using the cowhands as low-paid muscle. However, Cain is a bit too smart for Forrester. He takes Rowdy hostage forcing Forrester to let the outlaws escape. Unknown to Forrester, Wishbone sent Hey Soos after the local ... Written by