deliver him to-night or in the morning, as you please."
"I think it had better be to-night," shortly.
"Very well," and at that moment the spy was ushered into the general's presence, turning pale as he saw the veteran and realized what his fate would be. Dick then took his leave and he and Bob returned with all speed to the camp.
-In the Stone House.
Reaching the camp, the boys were heartily welcomed by the Liberty Boys, who knew that something had happened when Ben and the rest came in with a prisoner and were eager to hear the rest.
"Did you get the other fellow, Captain?" asked Sam.
"Yes, and we left him holding an interview with General Putnam."
"In which he was likely to get the worst of the argument," put in Ben dryly.
At that moment a jolly-looking Irish boy up and said, giving a comical salute:
"Captain dear, supper do be ready an' the young leddies have c