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Then from the midst of the enveloping mass got here the sound of a gentle "chug−chug. " "It's a motor−cycle! " exclaimed Tom. "He should have his muffler extensive open, and that is kicking up as a lot airborne dirt and dust because the wheels do. Whew! yet whoever's on it's going to seem like a clay snapshot on the finish of the road! " Now that he knew it was once a fellow−cyclist who was once elevating any such disturbance, Tom grew to become extra towards the center of the line. As but he had now not had a sight of the rider, however the explosions of the motor have been louder. without notice, while the 1st advancing debris of airborne dirt and dust reached him, nearly making him sneeze, Tom stuck sight of the rider. He was once a guy of center age, and he used to be clinging to the handle−bars of the computing device. The motor was once going at complete pace. Tom speedy grew to become to 1 part, to prevent the worst of the dirt. The motor−cyclist glanced on the early life, yet this act approximately proved disastrous for him. He took his eyes from the line forward for only a second, and he didn't see a wide stone at once in his direction. His entrance wheel hit it, and the heavy computer, which he couldn't keep an eye on rather well, skidded over towards the lad at the bicycle. The motor−cyclist bounced up within the air from the saddle, and approximately misplaced his carry at the handle−bars. "Look out! " cried Tom. "You'll spoil into me! " "I'm−− I'm−− try−− ing−− not−− to! " have been the phrases that have been rattled out of the middle−aged guy. Tom gave his wheel a determined twist to get out of ways. The motor−cyclist attempted to do an identical, however the computer he used to be on looked as if it would wish issues its personal manner. He got here instantly for Tom, and a disastrous collision may have resulted had no longer one other stone been within the means. front wheel hit this, and used to be Tom rapid and His Motor−cycle five Tom fast and His Motor−cycle swerved to 1 part. The motor−cycle flashed previous Tom, simply grazing his wheel, after which was once misplaced to sight past in a cloud of airborne dirt and dust that appeared to persist with it like a halo. "Why do not you learn how to experience earlier than you return out at the highway! " cried Tom a bit of angrily. Like an echo from the dust−cloud got here floating again those phrases: "I'm−− try−− ing−− to! " Then the sound of the explosions turned fainter. "Well, he is received plenty to profit but! " exclaimed Tom. "That's two times to−day i have approximately been run down. I anticipate i might larger glance out for the 3rd time. they are saying that is constantly fatal," and the lad leaped from his wheel. "Wonder if he bent any of my spokes? " the younger inventor persisted as he inspected his bicycle. bankruptcy II. TOM OVERHEARS whatever "EVERYTHING appears all right," Tom remarked, "but one other inch or so and he'd have crashed into me. i'm wondering who he used to be? I want I had a desktop like that. i may make larger time than i will on my bicycle. possibly i'm going to get one a few day. good, i would besides journey on. " Tom used to be quickly at Mansburg, and going to the post−office passed within the letter for registry. taking into consideration his father's phrases, he appeared approximately to determine if there have been any suspicious characters, however the simply individual he spotted used to be a well−dressed guy, with a black mustache, who looked to be carefully learning the time table of the arriving and departure of the mails.