1933R. Arthur, Jr.Theft of Washington Monument in Amazing Stories Oct. 511/1
The temperator is capable of affecting the time over a certain limited area in such a manner that it will be removed and we will advance through time…. We tear down the time barrier that lies between us and to-morrow, or next week, or the next century. It is easily and quickly done, and I can control the force over quite a large area. All that is necessary is to start the dynamo, and at once we shoot through time.