The Woodshed Mystery (The Boxcar Children Mysteries #7)

By Gertrude Chandler Warner

A double puzzle contains an outdated pal of Aunt Jane's, romance, and a chase.

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Cried Aunt Jane. “Andy’s hungry! Benny, run and inform Maggie to have lunch simply once she will. ” “No eggs! ” Andrew referred to as after him. “I’m ill of eggs. ” “I’ll inform Maggie,” shouted Benny. “But I’m definite lunch isn’t all eggs besides! ” bankruptcy 15 Letter from in the past Maggie didn't have eggs for lunch. She had an excellent meal for a powerful guy. She had chilly meat and a scorching dish of macaroni and cheese. Andy ate as though he have been part starved. “I’ve had chilly meals for a protracted time,” he acknowledged. “Even uncooked eggs. ” “We’ll quickly repair that,” acknowledged Aunt Jane. She enjoyed to determine him consume. Benny acknowledged, “Right after lunch are you going to teach us that factor you came across? ” “Right! simply once lunch is over. i've got it the following in my pocket. might be you won’t imagine a lot of it. yet I do. ” “I’m definite we will,” stated Jessie, “if you came upon it within the woodshed. That’s an exhilarating position. ” “Yes, and so is your personal cellar,” acknowledged Andrew. ultimately he couldn't consume to any extent further. He acknowledged, “All correct. pop out within the backyard back and notice my treasure. this is often in a bag too. ” whilst Aunt Jane was once in her chair, Andy gave her a leather-based bag. “What a humorous taking a look bag! ” stated Benny. “It has to be very outdated. ” Aunt Jane opened the bag. It was once stained and able to disintegrate. within used to be one other piece of leather-based. inside of that used to be an previous paper coated with writing. “The ink is brown,” stated Violet. Aunt Jane rigorously opened up the paper. “It is dated June, 1775,” she stated. “Shall I learn it? ” “Yes,” acknowledged Benny. “Just as quickly as you could. ” Now finally the total tale will be instructed. So Aunt Jane started to learn. She learn slowly simply because occasionally the writing used to be demanding to learn. My identify is Mary Cooper and my husband is termed James. i'm telling my precise tale simply because it occurred. while the struggle is over, i'm hoping somebody will locate it. Then they'll be aware of why we did what we did. My husband and that i love this state and we'd like it to be loose. yet we're in nice possibility. we're storing ammunition on our farm. a guy who loves liberty got here and requested my husband if we might do that, and he acknowledged convinced. the place may possibly we cover it? We considered locations. One was once in a woodshed at the hill. the opposite used to be in our cellar within the potato pit. One evening James acknowledged to me, “Mary, the boys who come the following with ammunition are at risk. maybe lets cover them someplace. ” “In a similar position with the weapons and bullets,” I acknowledged. So we started to dig less than the woodshed to make a spot to conceal the lads. We needed to paintings at evening. I went with James and helped him dig. It used to be very not easy, yet ultimately we had an enormous gap. We installed a stool and a candle. Then we dug one other gap within the potato pit. This used to be more durable. James made a door to appear just like the stones. however it was once excellent. i'll not often see it myself. One evening there has been an exceptional knocking on our door. We bought up and went to the door. There stood a Redcoat conserving a terrible guy by way of the hands. The Redcoat acknowledged, “I stuck this guy hiding ammunition. we wish to recognize if there have been others with him. ” James acknowledged, “I haven't obvious a person. ” I stated, “Bring the bad guy into the kitchen. He appears part lifeless.

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