Grandpap talks with Abner about the statue that the town wants to erect for Lum’s exploits in capturing the jewel thieves. Abner tells that it’s actually the hotel shareholders who are behind the statue. Either way, it doesn’t impress grandpap. Lum can conceal his pride in the matter, and has prepared a lengthy inscription that he wants put on the statue.
Will the shareholders enshrine Lum as magnificently as he imagines? What’s the book that Lum has with him? The three old gents discuss a variety of famous statues, and wonder about such critters as centaurs, and figures of the ancient world.
Who is the Thinker, and why doesn’t he have any clothes? A phone call seems to deflate Lum’s ego. The stockholders have reviewed his record all right, and they want a new manager