The Ranch That No One Would Buy, published in 1939 in Western Yarns

“The Ranch That No One Would Buy”
by L. Ron Hubbard

Publication date: October 1939

Original publication: Western Yarns

Genre: Western

Story description: When a quiet stranger comes to Faro to take possession of a ranch, he finds himself in a crooked card game that develops into full-blown gunfight with an unpredicted result.

Currently available as part of the Stories from the Golden Age series, in the title The Toughest Ranger.