"I'll see you fellows at recess. Not a word until then. But you " Ting-ling-ling. The bell connecting with the annunciator at the principal's desk was trilling in IV. English, as it was in all the other recitation rooms. IV. English rose, the boys waiting until the girls had passed from the room. A study-hour in the big assembly room followed for Dick & Co.
It was Hal, reporting, and inquiring whether any word had come from his chum. "Mr. Benson is here, and I think you'll do well to get here as quickly as you can," replied Ridder. "Is there any word " began Hal Hastings. Ting-ling-ling! The 'phone bell rang, cutting off Hal. The latter had received his orders, and his next concern was to obey them.