Tom Swift 05 - Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout by Victor Appleton

By Victor Appleton

Publication quantity five within the unique Tom fast sequence. Tom fast has undergone 4 sequence and during generations of the Tom quick relatives. Quiet imaginative and prescient has republished the 1st twenty 5 titles within the unique Tom quick sequence. the unique Tom quick sequence is often called Tom rapid Sr. Quiet imaginative and prescient tracks Tom fast from "His Motor Cycle" to "His electrical Locomotive." Many characters reoccur during the sequence together with: Mary Nestor, who Tom finally marries, Mr. Damon who's consistently blessing nearly every thing, eliminate Sampson and his mule Boomerang who's braver and extra clever than assumed and so forth. referred to as an inventor, Tom rapid is extra of a skilled mechanic with a specified love for airships and airplanes.

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As he speeded up his craft, the lad looked about, thinking he might catch sight of Andy Foger, for the bully also owned a boat, called the Red Streak and, more than once, in spite of the fact that Andy's craft was the more powerful, Tom had beaten him in impromptu races. But there was no sign of his rival this morning, and Tom kept on to Waterfield. He found that Mr. Damon had not yet returned home. "So far I've had my run for nothing," mused the youth. " He swung his craft out into the lake, and headed back toward Mansburg, intending to run up to the head of the body of water, which offered so many attractions that beautiful morning.

Damon lives. Mr. Damon is a heavy depositor in the old bank. Mr. Foger is going to start a new bank. I wonder if there's any connection there? This is getting mysterious. I must keep my eyes open. I never expected to meet Andy and his father tonight, any more than I expected to find Sam Snedecker sneaking around my shop, but it's a good thing I discovered both parties. I guess Andy must have had nervous prostration when I was talking to his father," and Tom grinned at the thought. Then, picking up the pump, and fastening the lantern in place, he drove Mr.

Swift. The aeronaut caused cautious inquiries to be made, and learned that the agent had been discharged by the submarine firm, because of some wrong- doing in connection with the craft Wonder, and it was surmised that the agent believed Tom to be at the bottom of his troubles. In a few days the young inventor was himself again, and as further trials of his battery showed it to be even better than its owner hoped, arrangements were made for testing it in the car on the road. The runabout was nearly finished, but it lacked a coat of varnish, and some minor details, when Tom, assisted by his father, Mr Sharp and Mr.

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