Flint arrives as the train is making final preparations to leave St. Joe. In the saloon Jean LeBec thinks he has a winning hand against Bill Hammond the son of the owner of most of the town. He sells his Strad violin for $200 to win the pot to pay passage for Mary Claiborne, her servant, and himself. Mary noticing his violin missing goes to the saloon to buy it back. As Bill tries to make a pass at her, Jean walks in stopping it but is challenged by Bill. Bill shoots first but Jean kills him as Flint and the Marshal walk in to see it was self-defense. Mark Hammond forbids the merchants of St. Joe to extend service to anyone from the train because Adams will not surrender Jean. Therefore, the wagon train may get a late start west. Adams knows any delay now will prove costly later on. Flint helps Jean escape. Learning Hammond still will not open the stores, Jean returns with Flint to give himself up although he faces certain hanging. He is doing it for Mary who he loves but feels he ... Written by
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[referring to Flint McCullough
You might have a tough time breakin' in that young colt.
Major Seth Adams
Ah, we'll get along all right. I like 'em spunky.