Wealthy Marvin Ryder dies in a motor accident. His lawyer wires the heirs to come to Ryder's estate. The will mentions most relatives, but there are two codicils. Ryder states he knows he will be murdered, so he sets aside $10,000 for apprehending the murderer and the same sum for the person or persons who capture the criminal! Action Chance, a detective, arrives. His attempts at solving the crime lead from one ludicrous situation to another.