After failing to meet the new teacher at the train station, Lum wants to make an impression, especially since he’s head of the school board. Will the young lady fall madly in love with him? The speech he has planned annoys Abner, with his usual remarks about walking through snow, and the like.
Abner tries to help breathe new life into the speech. Lum tells why he thinks the new school teacher is a lovely woman who got off the train. Lum gathers trinkets to present to her, a flower, a special note to declare his feelings, and plans for a candle lit dinner. Forget love at first sight, Lum falls in love at just the idea of a woman,
Will Abner facilitate the meeting of the two love birds? The teacher, Professor Marion Sloane should arrive any moment, but who is that old codger who just left the school house, and is walking this way?