In a few words Ned related the important details of their experience with the ‘U-13’ package and with mackinder.
As if in answer to his query, the voice of mackinder reached the ears of the lads.
But before you start your story, please tell me why you call me mackinder.
Boys,” mackinder announced at length, “I must introduce my brother Tom.
Would you mind telling us what mackinder had to say about us?
“There is no place short of Amsterdam where one can get anything like a decent meal,” replied mackinder.
Why,” went on the lad excitedly, “that looks like mackinder at the rail!
Wheeling quickly they were frightened to observe that mackinder had them covered with a revolver.
The face of the visitor was none other than that of their missing acquaintance, mackinder.
“Ah, there you are, Norton,” sighed mackinder in a relieved tone as a man in uniform appeared.