Season 7 Episode 16

A Time for Waiting

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Jan 22, 1965 on CBS

Episode Recap

On his way to Fort Mason, Rowdy is chased by Indians. Rowdy testified against Captain George Ballinger at his trial, even though they are friends. He asks Rowdy to stay until he is hung. Mrs. Morton has come 600 miles from Arkansas for the hanging. George killed her husband. George's wife, Carol, and son died in a wagon accident. He blamed Sargeant Morton and killed him while drunk. Rowdy tries to change his testimony and say George made no previous threats. Lt. Scott MacIntosh heard George threaten Morton. George sent Scott on patrol and kept Morton at the fort. George is hung.