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There was a swift drop of their own craft as Jeff dived, came into a good position and zoomed past the yacht, close to it.
Sandy did not smile. Instead, as they swung, he scanned the sky. That was not his instructions, but it was his determined plan.“But why was it put there?” demanded Sandy.
“There’s some one who knows something!” Larry decided as he saw the passenger of the cracked-up seaplane bend forward, intent, but without a trace of expression. He had the sort of face that can completely conceal its owner’s emotions.
The airplane, selected for its wing-camber and span that gave it a low landing speed and good sustentation, was not fast.“What better place could Captain Parks—or anyone else—find if he thought the life preserver idea might be too open?”
“No monkey shines!” warned the stranger, watching closely.The grove had prevented him from seeing the escaping figure.
Like a cat the figure squirmed, a heel, small and sharp, came down on his foot. He grunted and winced and the figure broke his grip.
One wire, somewhat lighter in its insulation than the other, was wound around the heavier one. They traced it, as Sandy had done. It seemed to wind on down, as did others he showed, from each switch-pole, into the protective sheathing of metal and insulation; but none really were wound any further. From there on down, they ran behind the other wires!
“The amphibian!” cried Larry. “I wonder why——”
With a cry of delight, unheard in the engine drone, Dick took the powerful glasses from his eyes, passed them to Sandy and then rubbed his hands vigorously to rid them of the chill of the high altitude.