Rated:  PG
Summary:   A rival wants Ben Cartwright to buy a worthless piece of land at a high price for his cattle.   The land looks fertile and worth the money, but the new contract that is being put forward may be more than he is willing to pay.

A series of unrelated events prevents Ben the time he needs to look into the offer more carefully.

Sixteen year old Joe Cartwright has finished his schooling years, and is determined to prove that his first year of work as a full-time employee will a successful one.

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Completed: NO – A future story to come

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