The war bond contest to win Lum a wife comes to a close today. A plan that was meant to turn the scales in Lum’s favor seems to have sealed the deal to wed Sister Simpson. Is it time to pack up and run away? Lum tries to decide whether it would be better in Africky, or Alaskie.
Though he tries to blame Abner, as the gents review yesterday’s events, Lum has a hard time accepting blame for the way his fate turned out. Maybe if Abner could think up ways to make Lum look like the lowest, downest kind of guy. He’s sure he could do it. What a pal.
Abner tells how the relatives of Sister Simpson, who came to town to make sure the contest is fair and square are getting all spruced up. Only minutes remain for Lum. With all the build up of the fictional Mable Melrose, Abner feels like he knows her. The gents say their good byes, as Lum gets ready to hit the road when… who’s that stranger? Grandpap enters to tell the surprise ending to the voting.