By Kitty Aldridge
After the disappearance in their father and the unexpected demise in their mom, lee hart and his deaf brother, ned, think all is misplaced until eventually lee lands a traineesh1p at their neighborhood funeral domestic and discovers there's existence after demise.
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Cried Ned, over the wire. " "It isn't as good as I want it," went on Tom. "But it proves that I'm right. The photo telephone is a fact, and now persons using the wire can be sure of the other person they are conversing with. I must tell dad. " And indeed Mr. Swift was surprised when Tom proved, by actual demonstration, that a picture could be sent over the wire. CHAPTER XIV. " declared the aged inventor. " "Yes, but we have bad news of Mr. Damon," said Tom, and he told his father of the disappearance of the eccentric man.
Oh, you mean an electrical shock. That's too bad. " "No, sah. " "Oh, you were; eh? Then I suppose Koku shocked you," laughed Tom. "No, sah. II'll tell you. " "Yes, I know. " exclaimed Tom, impatiently. "Well, he were in dere, Massa Tom, an' I slipped into de boof in de next shopde odder place where yo' all been 'speermentin'. " "I see," said Tom, a bit severely, for he did not like Eradicate interfering with the instruments. " CHAPTER XIII. THE TELEPHONE PICTURE 47 Tom Swift And His Photo Telephone "Oh, yas, sah, Massa Tom.
Tom did the same, and they proceeded to talk over the wire, first making sure that the vocal connection was perfect. "All ready now, Ned! We'll try it," called Tom to his chum, over the wire. "Look straight at the plate. I want to get your image first, and then I'll send mine, if it's a success," Ned did as requested, and in a few minutes he could hear Tom exclaim, joyfully: "It's better, Ned! It's coming out real clear. I can see you almost as plainly as if you were right in the booth with me.