Role in the Comic
Vern works at the Palm Hotel, which has been his dream since he was a cub. He will be presented with a plaque to show that he has gone an entire year without a customer complaint.
As he brings a goat his dandelion salad, he realizes he actually brought the guest a lost fedora an armadillo was looking for. Verne tells Colby he'll go down and get but the goat decides to eat the fedora instead. Vern says he supposes there is always next year to earn the plaque.