When the Boxcar little ones aid out in a neighborhood backyard, they dig up one unusual factor after one other! First, the tomato crops appear to circulation on a daily basis. How can that be? Then the Aldens stick with the clues to an unsolved financial institution theft, and it truly is transparent very titanic secret is transforming into in Greenfield.
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He acknowledged. “Hot and lousy. lousy. ” the youngsters biked south, from the financial institution towards major highway, searching for a spot the place anyone might conceal an important silver truck. They handed retailers and parks, small homes with no garages, a college, and a division shop. A block from The Applewood Café, they handed a row of workplaces. a tremendous crimson, white, and blue signal stated: “Sales via Sally Realty. ” “Look,” stated Henry, “that’s the sign up the picture on the café. this can be the woman who bought the café to the Sheas. ” “There certain are loads of locations for sale,” Jessie spotted. there have been photographs of homes, residences, and retailers taped up everywhere in the enormous photo window of the place of work. Benny pointed to a light picture of Duffy’s storage. “Look, that’s the place we received these outdated tires,” he stated. under the picture have been the phrases “GARAGE on the market, MAKE a proposal. ” the kids appeared heavily on the photograph. huge sheets of steel lined the home windows. Weeds grew within the gravel lot in again. A pile of outdated tires leaned opposed to the again wall. “I’ll guess Sally understands each construction in Greenfield,” stated Jessie. “She could recognize the place somebody may disguise a van. we must always check with her. yet look—she’s now not the following instantly. ” an indication on Sally’s door stated “Back at 1:00. ” Henry checked his watch. “That’s 3 hours from now. Let’s end using towards major highway. We’ll get back the following after lunch. ” the youngsters the armored vehicle direction yet, as tough as they attempted, they couldn’t locate one unmarried position the place somebody may possibly cover a major armored vehicle. bankruptcy 6 Poison Ivy! The Applewood Café bustled with lunchtime buyers. because the Aldens waited for his or her orders, they mentioned their stopover at to the armored automobile corporation and to the financial institution. “The thief knew precisely how the true driving force regarded and talked,” Henry acknowledged. “That capability he’d been looking at the genuine motive force. The thief may perhaps dwell here in Greenfield. ” The odor of cooking meals made Benny’s belly rumble. To cross the time until eventually the nutrients got here, he checked out the outdated photograph of the café striking over their desk. For the 1st time, he spotted Duffy’s storage within the historical past. The pile of outdated tires was once better again then. That used to be ahead of Henry and Benny used them to construct the planter for his or her potatoes. whilst Mr. Shea introduced their foodstuff, Benny requested, “Does Duffy brain us utilizing his previous tires for our buried treasure? ” “We’ve by no means met Duffy,” acknowledged Mrs. Shea. “But Sally, the girl who offered us the Café, stated he wouldn’t brain. He moved away and simply desires to promote where. ” Benny poked his spoon during the crust of his chicken-potpie. He used to be so hungry he slightly stopped to blow on every one spoonful earlier than placing it into his mouth. “Slowly,” stated Violet, resting a steady hand on Benny’s shoulder, “Remember your manners. ” Benny paused, his spoon midway to his mouth. It used to be difficult to consume slowly whilst he used to be so hungry! Slowly he ate the pie, tasting every one pea and carrot and zucchini and onion he had helped plant and develop. once they accomplished, Mr, Shea introduced them every one a hot peach cobbler crowned with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Then he pulled a brand new photograph puzzle from his cooks apron.