述廉述职报告“Golly-gracious!” exclaimed Larry, “that’s like a mystery novel!”
“Well, anyhow, I’m going to cut into it.”181
“But—what?”Up went Larry’s hands. Jeff, also, elevated his own.
CHAPTER XIII THE “HOODOO” STRIKES
They wasted no time.
“If ever I get taken into my uncle’s airplane passenger line,” Dick spoke up, “I know who’ll be Chief Pilot—until Larry gets the experience to crowd Jeff out.” 述廉述职报告:
“He’s making straight for Greenwich, on the Connecticut side,” Dick decided, knowing a good deal about the Sound ports.His library, that evening, made Sandy think of a “mass meeting of creditors or stockholders who have been tricked.”
“But they may find the life preserver if it’s still there and get away with the emeralds.”“There’s the hydroplane!” Dick, leaning over the left side, made a pointing gesture. Larry, watching seaward, had not been looking in the right direction. Sandy, alert to pass signals, touched Jeff and received a nod from the pilot.
“It was a false alarm—there was no fire!” Larry decided. Unable to check Dick, his younger chum had to stand, listening while Dick related some of their most recent adventures.
“I worked into his confidence, and watched every chance to get the emeralds. My time came when his wife went to London. I had my sister—stewardess, she was—already on the yacht.。
“Now what?” demanded Jeff. “We can’t go in any closer.”。
“Oh!” His voice was sheepish. “You mean the switch for the motor over by that small metal door they use when they don’t want to run up the big one?”。