成都到西昌=首页“The others are still ahead of us,” he reported to Larry and Dick as they munched a hurried meal and drank hot coffee, also securing additional flying togs to supplement what they had.216
A hand fumbled with the catch: that located her.“Yes!” cried Whiteside Everdail—as they now learned his name was—“I grew up hating Atley Everdail’s family. I enlisted in the flying corps, got into his esquadrille, made a buddy of him, won his trust!“We’ll get enough to hop down the shore to a fuel supply, anyhow,” Jeff said.
“Do you think his confederate threw the real ones overboard, in the life preserver, with the ruined imitations tied to it?”Dick rose to meet the man, tall, quiet, and with a smile of greeting on his face that belied the creases of worry around his eyes.
“All right, my boy. Watch him, trail him, whatever you like. I’ll give you each a thousand dollars if you can prove——”“There’s money we’ll never get,” said Sandy.
“Now you had better go and get that life preserver, and we’ll cut it open,” suggested Mr. Everdail. “I guess it’s safe enough hidden in the tail of Jeff’s plane—” He was baiting their trap. “Don’t look so surprised, Jeff—that was what caused your ‘hoodooed’ crate to go out of control—but we don’t suspect you of putting it there!” 成都到西昌=首页:
“You recall what you thought was part of a word?”
“What progress have you made?” “I wonder how much we’ve caught up on them,” Larry said.
“That means that Jeff is innocent and has made friends with Sandy; but where is the woman?”。
“Well—‘Pop!’ Here comes our mystery back again!”。
The others agreed.。
Three swift flicks of his own flash showed to Jeff.。