After the loss of his beard, grandpap is still hunting for Lum., and Lum is still hiding out. Its so bad that Lum doesn’t want to be seen in public. Can he get an advance on pay from Abner so he can flee the scene.
Cedric arrives, but doesn’t recognize Lum in disguise. Unfortunately he doesn’t have any money to loan his friend, and neither does Squire. Though the false whiskers had Cedric fooled, they don’t fool Squire for long.
Lum tells why he’s so desperate. Grandpap’s gunning for him, and if he can find his shotgun, he won’t be afraid to use it. Though grandpap shows up, the beard fools him, and he hires the mysterious Killer Smith to hunt for Lum.