Lum And Cedric Don’t Like Abner As Boss. Horlicks: Accept no substitutes. Any others are a false economy, made from inferior products. Carlton Bricker announces that though the flashlight offer is over, those who are still awaiting theirs will recieve it as soon as the factory’s back order is caught up.
In the store, Lum, Cedric, and Dick talk about crazy inventions that Abner has emplimented in the store. Lum has begun to have regrets over letting Abner be president. Abner enters to tell about his latest idea for a burglar alarm, and to boss Cedric and Lum around. Fortunately, and for his own health and safety, Lum talks him out of it.
Abner may have more second thoughts about some of his inventions. He starts getting himself caught in them.
Horlick drama: A wife encourages her husband to take Horlicks lunch tabllets, and drink hot Horlicks to go on a reducing diet, and still get all the nourishment he needs.