Molly wonders why Fibber needs to make a trip to Middleton. Is the trip necessary? The revolutionary to enhance the travel industry could win the McGee’s fame and fortune. The doorbell rings, and Wallace Wimple visits. He is going to the train station to meet his big old wife Sweetie Face. She has been off for commando training. Billy Mills plays a swinging dance tune.
With the war on, and military men filling the train station, it could be hard for the McGee’s to make their trip. Meanwhile, they run into the Old Timer. His advice is to be patriotic, go home, and let the military have priority for travel. A female ticket agent also recommends not traveling, or taking the early morning milk train. Fibber isn’t having any of it. Harlow shows to do… what else… pitch the sponsor products.
Tickets for the train to Middleton are sold out, and as Frank Nelson sends the McGee’s on their way, Abigail Uppington joins the fun. She hammers home once again the importance of giving priority to soldiers and war workers on the train. The Kingsmen sing, In My Arms.
Fibber grumbles over his travel misfortunees, but its just another opportunity for Doc Gamble to hurl insults at him for the insensitivity. There’s good news when Fibber spots the man he wanted to travel to pitch his idea to. The news goes from bad to worse when Fibber spots a man stealing his lunch.
In epilog, Fibber pitches the real need to cut back on war time travel.