H. G. Bishop
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||1907 On the Martian Way in Broadway Magazine 1 Nov. 145/2
The R. D. Jones Co. was a fast freight line making weekly sailings to Mars from their Westchester station. The older Jones…had begun life as a clerk on a Lunar tramp, graduating from that to purser on a Martian oil boat.
|gravity screen n.
||[1907 On the Martian Way in Broadway Magazine 1 Nov. 151/2
A sudden lightness in his legs and a lack of weight in the suitcase he held in his hand told him that the boat was sealed, and that the gravitation screens were in place.]
||1907 On the Martian Way in Broadway Magazine 1 Nov. 153/2
The shining life-boat silently parted from the Trenton’s stern and floated gracefully away. They watched it as it slowly gathered headway, moving always on, on, towards where the Sun glowed. [Ibid.] The infinitesimal body lately discovered revolving as another satellite of Venus is the life-boat containing the remains of John R. Winston, who sacrificed himself to rescue the Mercantile (N.Y.) Company’s passenger boat Trenton, last June by pushing her off when she lay stranded on the ‘neutral’ between Mars and the Sun.
||1907 On the Martian Way in Broadway Magazine 1 Nov. 148/2
Two little Martian orphans, going back to relatives…were dancing boisterously around her, their big pear-shaped heads, stocky chests and pipestem legs contrasting strangely with the other children. [Ibid.] 152/2 On the platform, at the forward end of the room…the orchestra was discoursing some weird Martian melody.