By Madeleine St. John
Straight away poignant and funny, this deliciously devised novel lighting fixtures at the marriage of flowers and Simon Beaufort simply for the time being it is going haplessly awry -- the instant that Simon succumbs to the temptation of his cool, blond accountant and plant life heeds the cry of her reawakened religion. eventually, although, neither of them can get away the revelation that lies past excuses and candor, on the center of a phenomenon referred to as love.
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There's no money in it, but I think it is my duty to do my best for Uncle Sam. The one thing that bothered me was how to get a view of the airship at night. " "Oh, Tom, I hate to think of you going away from home again," said his father a bit sadly. "Don't worry, father. I'm not going far this time. Only to the Canadian border, and that's only a few hundred miles. But I want to see if I can cut the current off, and turn it on again. " Tom shut off the current from the dynamo, and the powerful beam of light died out.
Damon, as he walked beside Tom and Koku to the airship. Ned had switched off the big light on a signal from the young inventor. " answered Tom. "But what did he want? What was he doing? " "He wanted to put my searchlight out of commission," responded our hero. " And this theory was borne out by Mr. Whitford, who, on calling the next morning, was told of the occurrence of the night. Koku related how he had found it uncomfortable in his bunk, and had gone out on deck for air. There, half dozing, he heard a stealthy step.
A look of surprise came over his face. "Look here! Mr. Whitford," he cried. " For, staring at Tom, in big printed letters, on a white sheet of paper, was this message: "If you know what is good for you, Tom Swift, you had better clear out. If you don't your airship will burned, and you may get hurt. We'll burn you in mid−air. Beware and quit. " "Ha! " cried Tom. " and he crumpled the anonymous warning in his hand. CHAPTER XIII. " cried Mr. Whitford. CHAPTER XIII. " asked Tom, in some surprise. "Don't destroy that letter.