Chief Natchez is concerned that liquor being sold to the Apaches is causing unrest. Some of the warriors may leave the reservation to join Geronimo escalating the fight between the Apaches and whites. He asks John Clum who was their Indian Agent in the past for help with the problem. Clum brings Earp. Natchez does not know who is selling the liquor or who their contact in the tribe is. Earp agrees to help increase patrols but due to the large area the problem will be hard to stop. The Clantons with Ike and Phin handling the job are the sellers. The boys have heard rumors from their Apache contact Nulah that there is gold mined by the Spanish in a cave that was lost due to an old Indian war. They get Nulah drunk hoping he will tell the location. Later, a drunk Nulah is caught on the trail with the kegs of whiskey he bought. He finally confesses to Clum and Earp who contact Natchez. The Apaches watch for the Clanton boys and take Phin prisoner when he starts to enter a burial cave. Earp...
Did You Know?
One of the legends of Arizona Indians told about Spanish explorers who found gold and silver and stored it in a cave till they could take it to Spain. When the explorers were killed in a battle between rival tribes, their gold remained for white men to try to find. On one occasion, the treasure caused trouble for Wyatt Earp.
The Legend of Wyatt Earp
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Performed by The Ken Darby Singers See more