By James Hadley Chase
While Steve Jaffe came upon million funds worthy of diamonds hidden within the wall of his villa in Saigon, he had no goal of giving up the loot. All he needed to do used to be arrange an go out visa and depart, till his houseboy threatened to visit the police. Jaffe had merely intended to prevent him, yet as an alternative he reveals himself a felon with homicide on his fingers. With little likelihood to maintain his mystery, Jaffe turns into a guy at the run, and the one individual he can belief is a gorgeous girl who's ready to do whatever to avoid wasting him.
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Chapter XII. The Try−Out Day Arrives 39 Tom Swift And His Electric Locomotive "Quite agreed," said Ned. "But−−" "But the important question," interrupted Tom, "is this: How did the bomb get into the interior of the electric locomotive? That is the first and most important problem. " "We have five watchmen on the job at night, and the gates are never opened in the daytime to anybody for any purpose without a pass," declared Ned. " "Exactly. It shows that there is a fault in our system somewhere," said Tom grimly.
P. , Rad was quite sure that if he did not go along, the test would not come out right. "O' course yo'll need me, Massa Tom," he said, confidently. "Couldn't git along widout me nohow. " Tom asked the faithful old fellow. " cried, the colored man. "Huh! Yo' don't know 'bout dis here chile. I don't purpose ever to git old. " Mr. Damon chanced to be present at this conversation, and he was highly amused, yet somewhat impressed, too, by the colored man's statement. " he exclaimed. "I agree with Rad, Tom.
The current voltage for ordinary street railway work is 550 volts. "I could run even this big machine," Tom explained to Ned Newton, "with a much lighter current. But out there on the Hendrickton Pas Alos line the transforming stations deliver this high voltage to the locomotives. " "This is going to be an expensive test, Tom," said Ned, grumbling a little. " "We are aiming at a big target," returned the inventor. " "Humph! " "Don't lose hope," returned Tom, calmly. "I am going after this whale right, believe me!
A Lotus for Miss Quon by James Hadley Chase