The time has come for the town beauty contest, and emotions run high. Is Faith such an ugly duckling as she thinks? Will she stand a chance competing against Ella Mary?
As the women folk chat during the beauty treatments, gossip reigns as Chick the soda jerk is talked about. What other town drama might be discussed? With only one beauty parlor, the catty remarks fly among the competing rivals as they wait their turns.
Among the judges, Doc exposes political factions that could tip the tables between the two front runners in the pageant. Who will he side with? His decision seems to be the one to tip the balance of favor.