While Hawks and Wooster are picking up supplies in town, Tobias Jones and a young orphan girl Midge stow away on the supply wagon. When they later announce themselves to the Major, he has no choice but to allow them to stay but it is clear Tobias is a drunk always needing his "medicine". Michael and Martha Folsum are on the train carrying $10,000 in their wagon. Michael has problems getting along with everyone including Al Meadows. Martha asks to take Midge over Michael's objections. Midge wants to stay with Tobias but Tobias realizes Midge will be better off with the Folsums. During a dance Martha discovers Michael stabbed to death with a knife belonging to Tobias. Meadows is ready to lynch Tobais. Tobais refuses to defend himself and admits to the killing to the Major but the Major doesn't believe him. Some questions arise about the knife but Midge's statement she saw Tobias come out of the wagon paints him guilty. The Major is still not convinced as he doesn't believe Tobias is ... Written by
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