What does Abner know about running a ranch? Why does he want one of his own anyway? Grandpap learns about the plans to be a cattle rancher. To help shield his friend from salesmen who only want to part Abner from his money, Lum has gone to inspect the ranches in question.
Though both grandpap and Lum try to discourage Abner from going through with it, he still thinks he can handle it.
Lum gives his report on the features of the ranch. Fountains of water, big houses, stands of trees, orchards, gardens, and more. Is he trying to convince Abner to give it up… or sign the deal?