Tom Swift and His Air Scout; Or, Uncle Sam's Mastery of the Sky

Victor Appleton used to be a favored writer within the twentieth century, yet Victor used to be no longer a unmarried person. in its place, that identify used to be used as a pseudonym through the Stratemeyer Syndicate to place out the preferred Tom Swift series.

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I will answer," acknowledged Tom, as Mrs. Baggert moved towards the software, which was once an extension from the most one. "Hello! " referred to as the younger inventor into the transmitter, and as he obtained a solution a glance of delight came to visit his face. "Yes, Mary, this can be Tom," he stated. He remained silent a second, whereas it was once obvious he used to be hearing the voice on the different finish of the cord. Then he all at once exclaimed: "What's that? inform him to come back domestic? Why, he is not the following. I simply got here in and−−what−−wait a minute! " With a slightly unusual glance on his face Tom coated the mouth− piece of the tool together with his hand, and, turning to his father, requested: "Is Mr. Nestor the following? " "No," answered Mr. rapid slowly, "He was once the following, even though. He got here a short while when you and Mr. Damon started out within the Air Scout. yet he did not remain. acknowledged he desired to see you approximately whatever and may name back. " "Oh," remarked the younger guy. "I did not comprehend he were there. " "I intended to inform you," stated Mrs. Baggert; "but getting the lunch made me omit it, i suppose. " Tom exposed the transmitter of the phone back, and spoke to Mary Nestor. "Hello," he acknowledged. "I used to be fallacious, Mary. Your father was once the following, yet he left whilst he came upon I wasn't at domestic. How some time past? Wait a minute and i'm going to inquire. "How in the past did Mr. Nestor depart? " requested the younger inventor of the housekeeper. "Nearly an hour," he stated into the device, after he had got the reply. Then, after listening a second, he additional: "Yes, I bankruptcy XIV. the phone name forty five Tom speedy and His Air Scout wager he will be domestic quickly now. most likely stopped down city to work out a few of his associates. convinced, Mr. Damon and that i attempted out the Air Scout. certain, she labored pretty much, for a starter, yet there's something but to be performed. Oh, certain, now i'm going to have time to come back over to determine you, and take you for a trip too. we will not need to speak via a talking tube, both. inform your father i'm sorry i used to be out whilst he referred to as. i'm going to come to work out him to−morrow, if he desires me to. Yes−−yes. i assume so! " and Tom laughed, it being obtrusive that his feedback on the finish of the dialog needed to do with own issues. "A telegram has come for Mr. Nestor and so they have been nervous that he should still get it," Tom defined to his little viewers as he hung up the receiver and set aside the phone. "I ask yourself what he desired to see me approximately? " "He did not say," answered Mrs. Baggert. Mr. Damon, Tom, and his father remained in dialog a short while longer, and the eccentric guy used to be considering that it used to be approximately time for him to come back domestic, whilst the phone rang back. "Hello," spoke back Tom, as he used to be nearest the tool. "Oh, convinced, Mary, this is often he. what is that? Your father hasn't reached domestic but? And your mom is concerned? Oh inform her there is not any reason for alarm. As I acknowledged, he most likely stopped on his option to see a few associates. " Tom listened for possibly part a minute to a conversation that was once inaudible to the others within the room, they usually spotted a grave glance come over his face. Then he acknowledged: "I'll be correct over, Mary. convinced, i will come right now.

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