The Radio Boys on Secret Service Duty

Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 45,634 / 139 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 6,328
Added to site: 2013.06.28
mnybks.net#: 31506
Genre: Young Readers
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"And there was something, too, about Chinese coolies and motor boats and night running and----" Frank paused for dramatic effect. He obtained it.

"And what?" demanded big Bob.

"And radio," added Frank, triumphantly. "That was when I heard best. One of the two men was explaining something to the other, and he became excited and raised his voice. He said: 'With Handby in the revenue force keeping us in touch, we'll be fixed right. We've got the radio station at the cove completed, and can guide the coolie boats past every danger.'"

"Radio?" cried Jack. "Whew. These fellows must be well organized."

"And a spy in the revenue forces, too," commented Bob. "You certainly did have your ears open, Frank."

Frank turned to the older man.

"So there you are, Uncle George," said he. "That's what I heard. Then, after one of them said that about the radio station and this man Handby, in the revenue forces--I'm sure the name was Handby--he suddenly realized they had raised their

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