"God awmighty, that dog stinks. Get him outta here, Candy! I don't know nothing that stinks as bad as an old dog."
Candy and his dog are lying in the bunkhouse when Carlson walks in. Carlson is angry because the dog stinks, and doesn't know why Candy won't get rid of him.
"If you want me to, I'll put the old devil out of his misery right now. A'int nothing left for him.
Carlson continues to bother Candy, he finally says that he should shoot the dog. Candy started becoming angry and immediately got up to face Carlson. Candy doesn't want to put him down because he has raised the dog for all his life.
"Candy, you can have any one of them pups you want."
While Candy and Carlson continue to fight about shooting the dog or not Slim and Whit have found a letter from a past worker named Bill Tenner.
Slim and Whit decide to show George the letter, while this is happening Carlson is standing there staring at the dog with an angry face . Carlson continued to talk about shooting the dog and finally has convinced Candy to do so.
Candy has let Carlson take the dog away for him to put him down, and now they are heading outside so he can shoot him. Slim is offering to give Candy one of his newborn puppies so he can take his mind off of his old dog.
Carlson has gone out to shoot Candy's dog, and the entire bunkhouse is silent. George and Whit are playing cards, Slim is staring at his hands, and Candy is lying on the bed. Then they here a gunshot.