Back in the store, Abner gives Lum a heads up that grandpap[ is looking to tell him something to his face. Lum proceeds to tell Abner about being in disguise, and hired to find himself to blacken his own eye. The comic chase means that he was never quite able to catch up to himself. Cedric even got in on helping, but by the time Lum got his other eye blackened by Cedric, grandpap learned that Killer Smith was really Lum in disguise.
Finally, grandpap arrives, and uses Mousey as a go between to interpret his message to Lum. Not wanting to share his interpreter, grandpap makes Abner interpret for Lum.
When Mousey sides with grandpap’s plight, he and Abner bicker. Was Lum in the wrong to cut off grandpap’s beard? With the two interpreters bickering, how will Lum communicate
Cedric enters and holds the fate of grandpaps message in his hands.
Whatever that message may be.