He say no word, but dat beega man he musta watch, for desa gang-men dey busta de stand, and dey tella Beppo to geet out or dey busta heem. Beppo he tell me I can hava de stand eef I pay him some eacha week. I take it and now I am afraid de busta me!" Bobbie laid a comforting hand upon the man's heaving shoulder. "There, don't you worry. Don't tell anyone else you're his cousin, and I won't either.
There was no doubt what this meant. They were planning to blow up the viaduct. "Oh, I fixa it alla right, alla right," declared Big Tony confidently. "No fear. I usa da dynamite all-aready. I blow up da beega da house once." "A house and a big wooden bridge are quite different propositions. And a wooden bridge isn't to be blown up like a stone or iron affair, you know."