The chief has just added Mary Hudson to the baseball team of the Comanches. He uses his spare time with the team to tell them section of "The Laughing Man". Here he is telling the kids one exciting part of the story.
The baseball game has started and Mary Hudson is batting ninth. She runs right past first base, and the entire team is now excited about her special skills. The chief is cheering her on as she goes.
The boy is getting off the bus after a rough game. The chief has just killed off the Laughing Man. All the boys were shocked by this happening. As the boy is getting off, he sees a piece of red tissue paper attached to a lamp post. The boy continues to walk home with great sadness and confusion.