Lum takes Abner on a tour of the construction site of the new house. The project has Lum determined to begin a new career as a contractor to build dream castles for solving the nation wide housing shortage. Can Lum build 50 houses over the next year? Who is that new man coming their way?
Mr Duncan wants to buy, or even rent the place that Lum is building. Is this the start of his construction business? Duncan tells how earnest he is, and how his family life is suffering at not having a place to live.
Grandpap has a letter for Lum. How will it affect him? It’s about that piano he got for the church, and the bill is due. With the deal he just made with Duncan, he can afford to pay it, but there’s one unexpected problem for Lum to deal with first.