Worries continue over how Lum can raise money fast. Maybe he can have an accident, and break an arm or leg forr an insurance claim? Lum immediately discounts the idea, but Abner goes on a wild tangent, trying to figure out ways to break Lum’s bones.
Lum figures he can look up his family tree in search of a rich relative. Instead, Abner gets confused about money growing on trees. Abner even pulls out one of those old Ed’ards sayings to use on Lum. How’s that for a twist?
Back on the topic of family trees, Lum tries to explain how it works to Abner. Is Lum’srich relative up in a tree? Lum reveals he may have a distant cousin near by, but the man is one of the worst kind of characters to put his hopes on.