After getting on Lizabeth’s bad side, Squire Skimp has convinced Abner that he has superior strength, and he shouldn’t be afraid to whip anybody in town, including his wife. In the Jot ‘Em Down store, Lum tries to explain to Cedric how psychology works. Cedric tries to see how it would work if he thought he were a dog, or a train.
Abner arrives, and tries bossing Lum around. Maybe he has become a little too bossy. Grandpap enters to cure Abner of his toughness.