The Man Who Rocked the Earth by Arthur Cheney Train by Arthur Cheney Train, Robert Williams Wood
Headline: "AMAZING EXPERIENCE OF GOVERNMENT WIRELESS OPERATOR -- Receives Message from Unknown Source by a Wave New to Science. Official Washington in the Greatest Excitement". In this new story the secret of the Flying Ring and the wonders wrought by the Violet Ray brought under control for the first time in history are illuminated, based on scientific fact.
Arthur Cheney Train (1875-1945) was an American writer of detective and thriller fiction, as well as science fiction. Born in Boston, Train was the author of the popular "Ephraim Tutt" detective stories which appeared in the SATURDAY EVENING POST for years.