Books: Science & Moonshine

PILGRIMS THROUGH SPACE AND TIME (341 pp.)—J. O. Bailey—Argus ($5).

Pavements were rippling like thin ice on a pond. Steel and stone buildings trembled in a portentous wind. The sky sizzled as though tons of bacon were frying in an apocalyptic pan. "Obviously, men," gasped the Professor, "the Katz-Alpha-Ogallala nebula is approaching the earth at terrific speed, just as I predicted. We have not a moment to lose." The atom-powered space ship was ready and waiting in Joe's Parkview Garage, and off they zoomed to safety on the planet Mars, where there are marvels enough to fill a year's issues of Flabbergasting...

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