The second book in the Motor Boat Boys Series.
mighty queer, after we've taken such pains to keep everything a dead secret, so even our folks don't know yet where we're going," Josh continued to say, meaningly.
Somehow or other, as if by mutual arrangement, every eye seemed to be gradually focussed on poor Nick, who turned as red as a turkey cock.
"Oh! yes, look at me, won't you?" he exclaimed, spluttering more or less as was his habit when unduly excited. "You think I'm the one who leaked, just because I stopped to talk with Clarence the other day on the street, and George saw me. He never even said a single word about boats, but asked me something else. Look all you want too, but I tell you, once for all, that if there was a leak, it didn't come through me! I never told a single soul!"
"Oh! nobody has accused you, Buster," said Jack, soothingly, for he was fond of the good-natured fat boy.
"That's all right, but I guess I've got feelings, and I can tell what every one of you is thinking," the other went on, in an ag