He was getting on his feet again as Tubby made that last remark.
"Just like all the rest, he takes us for Johnny Bulls," complained Tubby.
At the same time Tubby was listening eagerly for good tidings.
"Yes, I guess it will," echoed Tubby, in a way that was hardly cheerful.
"Just as you do, Tubby," responded the scout leader heartily.
Will you keep still, Tubby, and let's see if he begins again?
Merritt told him, more to keep Tubby quiet than for any other reason.
"There was a good reason for that, Tubby," defended Merritt quickly.
"Neither of your guesses hits the mark, Tubby," he was informed.
Tubby shut his teeth hard, and began to follow after the pilot.