Lum talks to Dick about his plan to let Abner lose all his money in the price war over the hotel so he can buy him out when he goes broke. Can Dick talk sense to Lum to remind him of Abner’s good intentions to intervene with Lum’s involvement in the gang? Lum hints that he had his own secret plan where it came to the gang.
Dick goes to talk to Abner. Is he concerned over the bill that Abner is running up with groceries at his store? Cedric tries to figure out what shaved ice is, and how to go about shaving it.
Abner reveals his own secret about his strategy in stealing away Lum’s guests. What’s the special arrangement with the detective, Mr Wilson? Abner knows about Lum’s anticipating him to go broke with his rate cuts, but Lum has his own plan to speed up the process.