虎鞭价格=首页: 。 “That’s probably it,” Dick retorted. “Anyway, he flew out, and when he saw the amphibian and the small hydroplane and our airplane, he jumped to the idea that either one or more gangs of robbers had somebody on the yacht to get the jewels and throw them out, or else——” 志趣网
虎鞭价格=首页“Sh-h-h! Here comes Jeff.” Larry turned. “Well, Jeff——”
125Under them black clouds, torn by vivid streaks of blue-white light, reeled backward, their tops tumbling and tossing.99
Swiftly he snapped the binoculars to his eyes as they receded from the yacht in the onrush of their zoom.“The man who claimed to be a secret agent of a London insurance firm?” asked Dick, amazed.
“The jinx has got us.”
“Let them guy me and call me ‘Suspicious Sandy,’” he murmured as he followed Dick toward the wharf on the inlet by the shore of the estate. “If I untangle this snarl the way I expect to, I may not bother to go in for airplane engineering. There might be as much money in a private detective office.”Jeff was too upset to pilot; and since the morning adventure he had no second control stick; but he could give instructions.
Dick watched him go along the gravel path, watched him climb to the side veranda of the big house, pausing for a moment to tell the newly installed housemaid about his recent adventure. 虎鞭价格=首页:Larry moved the throttle forward as far as it would go.
Spying carefully to be sure that Mr. Whiteside was not in sight, and being certain that no one else was watching, Sandy led his chums into the hangar.
“He has that life preserver in one hand—there he goes!” cried Dick.。
“Why can’t Larry fly the ‘phib’?” demanded Sandy.。
Larry fared much better.。
But, when a half hour had elapsed and no one had come out, he was puzzled. Had his maneuver been executed too late? No, Jeff could not have gotten out of sight because the lawn was too wide to cross in the brief time Sandy used up.。