“Now, touch of right rudder and right aileron—and stick back to neutral. There! She’s level. Keep moving stick and rudder a bit, steadily. Now she’s banked and turning. Neutralize! That’s the ticket.Sandy repeated the gesture after attracting Larry’s attention by a slight shaking of the dual-control rudder which was still attached, but which, on any other occasion, he had been careful not to touch.“She’ll get there—they see the life preserver!” he cried, looking past the tilting wing as they executed a split-S to turn to head back the quickest possible way.
“That’s all that bothered me,” admitted Larry.
Quickly he peered to the side and back, downward at the water in the place where the first landing flare had settled into the water.
A hand fumbled with the catch: that located her.
“Me? Oh—” Did the man hesitate, Sandy wondered. It seemed to be so before he continued. “I’m Everdail.”
In that the trio failed, and had to give up until night would let them return and establish a keen guard over the haunted structure. :CHAPTER XI “POP! GOES OUR MYSTERY!”
His library, that evening, made Sandy think of a “mass meeting of creditors or stockholders who have been tricked.”“I saw him cut the ignition switch!” declared Sandy defiantly.
“That’s a big honor,” commented Larry.
“Just a moment,” came back to him.。
That was how the chums were misled the night of Sandy’s birthday party. The trays had been emptied when they looked, and because the trays had just been used for tinted ice and were logically empty, they were fooled.。
“It’s no joking matter,” Sandy spoke sharply. “You listen to my idea and see what you think.”。