Lum and Abner – Abner Hires Cedric To Be A Clerk In The Store. 350711. Horlicks: Travellers know of the convenience of taking Horlicks on trips. It’s easy digestibility can help with hunger on trips, motion or sea sickness. Carlton Bricker reads a letter to attest to the benefit of curing hunger related illness while on the road.
Down in Pine Ridge, the partnership of Lum and Abner is no more. Lum has taken over the full run of the movie theater, and Abner has full control of the Jottem Down Store. Today Abner and Cedric are in the store when a phone call comes in. It’s an inquiry about the movie for the night. To settle matters for the general population, Abner announces over the party line that the partnership has been dissolved, and to direct movie questions to Lum. He takes the time to announce some store specials.
Abner tells Cedric of his big plans to change things up in the store, and the duties that Cedric will be expected to do. Abner tries to role play with Cedric, to point out the proper way to deal with a customer. Cedric gets a little confused at the efforts when Abner pretends to be the customer.
When they switch roles, and make Cedric the customer, it becomes a game of guess who. Dick Huttleston visits, and puts an end to the fun. Abner tells him about the falling out that he had with Lum.
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