Chester hasn’t had much luck at the poker tables. Though Matt isn’t going to support his habit, Kitty might. Doc has news about a shooting in town that gets Matt concerned until it turns out to only be an old hound dog. Matt still sees it as a precursor to troublre.
Riding out to the homestead to investigate potential ttrouble Matt makes sure what the motivation for shooting the dog was all about. Why would a man want to shoot a dog? Was it mean spirited, or is there something deeper going on? Matt uncovers a dispute between neighbors, but should the law stay ut of it and let the citezens settle matters on their own?
There’s a simple solution to calm down tempers, and keep a feud from taking shape.