Some mysteries are cleared up in a most unexpected way, greatly to the credit of our young friends. A variety of incidents follow fast, one after the other.
ce how they run alongside this fallen tree?"
"That's a fact," declared George, as all of them walked slowly along.
"The two foxes in the lead thought to puzzle the hounds by jumping on this long log, and running its entire length," said Matty, with a grin, "but they had their trouble for nothing. Why, it was such an old trick that Elmer guessed it at a glance. He must have gained quite a lot on 'em here."
George and Landy exchanged glances.
"Well, there's a heap more in this game than I ever thought of," admitted the latter.
"Don't see how he does it," remarked George, with a doubting shake of his head.
"Oh, the more you study up on this thing," said Red, "the better you'll like it. No end of clever stunts that can be engineered. But see here, Matty, didn't you say we must be getting near the place where we expected to round up both foxes and hounds?"
"Yes, I'm looking to hear the bugle any minute right now," replied the leader.
"Where was it fixed for?"