Mousey Gray has popped into the Meadowlark restaurant, and tells how he and Gussie are on a diet. Abner is too worried about the pearl, and the law suit that Squire Skimp is bringing up to get possession of it.
Is grandpap coming over to listen to Lum’s reasoning, and to give up his claim on the pearl? Though Lum would give anything in the world to know what grandpap might be cooking up with his friend Doc Withers, the listener eavesdrops in on the two old friends.
Ben tries to talk sense to grandpap, and lays out the episodes of friendship and loyalty of Lum and Abner. Will grandpap realize that he couldn’t have any better friends? Will the bonds of friendship prevail?