This episode is a good lesson on supply economics. I plan to show it to my econ class if I can find the episode. The lady who stars in this you may recognize as the one who starred across from Roddy McDowell in teh Planet of the Apes. She was his wife Zera! The other person you might recognize is Sheriff Shaler, also known as Roscoe P. Coltrain in the Dukes of Hazzard.
Ranchers are fighting over the only supply of salt in 500 miles. Ben wants to be good, but a war results because of one woman's greed. Ouch