Going into the circus business, Squire wants to be taken on as a third partner. Today Lum talks to Ben Withers about the proposition. Ben thinks Squire might be a good one to have on hand, but what about hiring him on instead?
Abner arrives, as Ben has to get back to running the jail, and taking back over from Willie D Boozler
Abner gets confused over Lum’s figure of speach at hiring Squire for a song. Squire pops in to have Abner sing to him. Now its his turn to be confused.
Will Lum be able to afford the kind of salary that Squire might demand? Squire has a way of making common farm animals sound like exotic attractions.