The hotel seems to be empty as Cedric enters. Abner reveals himself to share his worries at being caught by the gang of jewel thieves. He reviews a little about how he was fooled by Wilson, a thief who came to rob the thieves.
Abner tells how Wilson betrayed him to set him up to take the blame. Can Abner advise Cedric on themerits of being trustworthy without getting him confused?
The gang is on the way. Is this the end of Abner? Will he even be betrayed by his friend Lum? Lum has his own surprise when he catches the whole gang all at once.