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Mufon ufo journal   1967 12. december - skylook
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Mufon ufo journal   1967 12. december - skylook
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  • 1. I ; Vol. 1 - No. 4 L e t t s S e r a r a t e Fact From Fqntasy December 1967IIDR. HYNEK LECTURES ON UsF-0ii We are-indebted t o John F. Schue, sslqr and Willard P. Armstrong f o rj ty6 f i n e r e p o r t s on D r . ~ l l e n - ~ y n e k s l @ ~ t u r e - ~ T h eUFO A s a S c i e n t i f i c - Probleriil -,@Len a% t h e ~ r a h a m c~ap6.l-on t h e Washington University lCampus, S t . Louis, t h e ,evening of Nov., 24. .Tke l e c t p r e was sponsored by AlphaSigma Lambda and was woll attended.Our r e a d e r s a r e doubtless wellaware of D r . Hynekls s t a t u s andq u a l i f i c a t i o n s - a s a s c i e n t i s t , but ab r i e f resume w i l l n o t be amiss. Hereceived h i s Ph.D1. a t t h e Universityo f Chicago and taught a t t h e OhioS t a t e University from 1936 t o 1960i n t h e Department of Physics and .~stronomy; progressing from i n s t r u c t ct o p r o f e s s a r and Director of t h eApplied Physics Laboratory, JohnHopkins University, l e c t u r e r i n-General Education and Astronomy-at.-- Harvard-, l e d t h e Ohio S t a t e Universit~ c l i ~ s eExpedition t o I r a n , s e w e d a sAssociate Director of t h e SmithsonianAstrophysical Observatory and head oft h o Section of Upper Atmosphere-S t u d i e s which included t h e O p t i c a lS a t a l l i t e Tracing Program. He was i ncharge of s e t t i n g up t w e l v e s a t a l l i t eobserving s t a t i o n s around t h e world.From 1960 t o d a t e , he has served a sProfessor of Astronomy, Director ofear born Observatory and Chairman of.t h e Department of Astronomy a t North-western University and Director oft h e Lindheimer Astronomical Research-Center; From 1953- t o t h e p r e s e n t , . hehas served a s S c i e n t i f i c Consultant tt h e U.S. A i r Force on UFOs.-&-- -n~(continued on pngc f o u r )BRIGHT OBJECT SEEN I N ILL. AND MO.A b r i g h t u n i d e n t i f i e d f l y i n go b j e c t was seen e a r l y Wednesday morn-i n g , Nov. 8, over -Freeport, I l l . , and.may-have been th.e. _same one seen the7same morning over Salem,Mo. .The S t . Louis GL0BE:;:DEMOCRATc a r r i e d a s t o r y Nov. 9 on t h e Freeports i g h t i n g . Freeport i s l o c a t e d i n t h en o r t h western p a r t of I l l i n o i s and t h eo b j e c t was r e p o r t e d by P o l i c e Sgt.Harvey Toepfer who s a i d two motoristst o l d him t h e y saw t h e o b j e c t a s theydrove. t h e 28 miles between Rockfordand Freeport, and i t "seemed t o f o l l o wthem."Four Freepo-rC-p o l i c e o f f i c e r ss a i d t h e y a l s o observed t h e b r i g h to b j e c t md..attempted t o g e t undert h e UFO i n a squad car, .but t h e -o b j e c t seemed Ifto remain a constantd i s t a n c e away from. .the c a r . I t Theo b j e c t seemed t o remain s t a t i o n a r y .over t h e aFreepr-t-Ro-ckford .a.rea--fprabout I-$h*urs, - - L - - 2 - -2 - - -- -(continued on page s i x )DO YOU WANT A GROUP MEETING?John Schuessler has suggestedt h a t we might have a geoup meeting,dinner and possibly a g u e s t speakersome t i m e i n t h e Spring, t e n t a t i v e l yApril o r May, a t a convenient l o c a t i o nf o r a l l , possibly Columbia.It sounds l i k e a good i d e a t o us,and he has offered t o organize t h emeeting and- make-arrangements-for - -program and p r e s s coverage ,------(continued on n e x t page)
  • 2. .- - . - - -.. ... * , - .. .-John F a r r e l l Kuhns . -IU.M.K.C. AS DESIGNERS SEE UF06 - PART I15100 Rockhill Road _-. . -.-- - I -Room 319 C-B S i l e n t f l i g h t i s , of course, oneK.C., Mo. 64110 o f t h e b i g g e s t mysteries. There haveSend r e p o r t s t o t h e E d i t o r : been almost no r e p o r t s of UFOs makingt h e s o r t of loud o p e r a t i o n a l n o i s e sMrs. Norma E. ShortBox 129 one u s u a l l y a s s o c i a t e s with high-, . S t o v e r , Mo. 6507t3 , performance f l y i n g machines. No r o a r1of a j e t o r b l a s t of a rocket--Only aA s s i s t a n t E d i t o r : s o f t hum, whirr o r buzz from t h o s e en- -I . M r . T e d l P h i l l i p s , Jr. countered a t a l l . Yje 1964 case o f ! a1113 Ware Ave. New Mexico p,olice o f f i c e r who saw a /S e d a l i a , Mo. 65301 IUFO hovering 10 f e e t from t h e ground, -. l e s s than 200 f e e t away, y e t "so q u i e t.I< -8- .#, -8. .I- -0- -8. 4,-8- .I..O, .Lyou could have heard a p i n drop" i s l a.,. ,,.-,..,. .,. .,. -,.-,.,,.,,..,..,.WITH THE EDITOR:::::: ::: :::::: ::: ::: :;::I:::: ::: / c l a s s i c example of t h e b a f f l i n g s i l e n c eof UFOs. No known o r s e r i o u s l y theqr-We a r e s o r r y the-November i s s u e i z e d power system would be capable bfof SKYLOOK was delayled i n r e a c h i n g YOU s i l e n t o p e r a t i o n , A n t i - g m v i t y devices?had- some heavy studying t o do f o r abut our p u b l i s h e r , . s t u d e n t a t U.M.K.C.. Magnetic f i e l d propulsion? This amountsIs e r i e s of t e s t , a l s o e x t r a work i n- I. ,,- - 4-< . - Page Two SKYLOOK , . Page ilivd .. ... .,.. , a . ,. . # :,.-, ?, <, . : . h i s r e s e a r c h , and we a r e s u r e you w i l lagree with u s i n f e e l i n g t h i s has t ccome f i r s t . C u t t i n g t h e s t e n c i l s andrunning o f f copies of SKYLOOK i s atime consuming job .and some days t h e r e~ u s ta r e n t enough hours t o meet a l ldemands of a heavy work schedule.. . v. ." I- . I I -1.: i ,.. . ,: . $KYLOOK. .. .. ! . a !82.001ye3r, published.-price a honth.. end s u b s c r i p t i o n t o : t h e Publisher:. . .As a bonus f o r your p a t i e n c e ,w e l l t r y t o g e t o u t an e x t r a t h i s -month. We a r e s u r e you a r e anxious t cread t h e r e p o r t of D r . Hyneks l e c t u r ei n S t . Louis, and again we thank thosewho s e n t i n reviews.GET YOUR STORIES I N SOON...-7 :t o u h i n g on; rel,$gion, p o l i t i c s I:,:.600kreihews., e r o t i c a and you name i t . Youmay!;mite:tb him at, 524 Holly ~ i l l s ;. ,S t . Louis , : 63111. .ANOTHZR MAGAZINE OUT- -Steve Erdmann, one of our r e a d e r sand a member of APRO, i s e d i t o r of?IIsSENTER/DISINTER, a bi-monthlymagazine, s u b s c r i p t i o n $3.00/year.In a d d i t i o n t o a r t i c l e s on UFOshe covers a l o t of other s u b j e c t s , -Jt o t r y i n g t o e x p l a i n one unknown by: .means of a n o t h e r unkndwn.I A v e h i c l e capable of making f i r h t -a n g l e t u r n s a t high speed without slow-i n g down i s e q u a l l y f a r from accomplish-ment and encourages someto concludet h a t we a r e d e a l i n g with machineshaving no mass. . Yet, t h e r i g h t - a n g l et u r n s may be an i l l u s i o n caused byt h e e y e s i n a b i l i t y t o d e t e c t a verys m a l l r e d i u s o f t u r n a t a g r e a td i ~ t a n c c . If t h i s i s t h e c a s e , then wea r e d e a l i n g with merely s u p e r i o r man-e u v e r a b i l i t y , r a t h e r t h a n something100% unique.There have been many r a d a r t r a c k -i n g ~of UFOs (150-plus i n USAF r e c o r d s ,about 100 i n NICAP f i l e s ) , many ofwhich were confirmed v i s u a l l y . The,numerous i n s t a n c e s i n which UFOs sbouldhave been plcked up by r a d a r but werentcould p o s s i b l y be explained by s p e c l a 1a n t i r a d a r techniques f a m i l i a r t o t h en i l i t a r y people but r a r e l y discussed i npublic. Over t h e y e a r s however, ,,-. . (continued on pagc six)
  • 3. Page Three SKYiOOK Page ThreeFLYING OBJECTS OVER LAKE SUPERIOR j ON THE PERSONAL SIDE-iS i l v e r - b l u e and gkld glowingi Every c o n t r i b u t o r t o SKYLOOK i s ao b j e c t s moving a t highspeed ovzr Lake member of t h e s t a f f . T h i s month we a r eS u p e r i o r i n September were r e p o r t e d by 1 g l a d t o introduce oneof t h e b e s tt h e MILifJAUKEE SENTINEL ( S e p t . 9 ) and it h e GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE (Sept. lo)./ John F. S c h u e s s l e rI P.O. Box 223 -The patrolmen who watched .t h e UFOs s a i d t h e y moved a t high specS t . Charles, Mo. 63301F i v e Marquette (iifich. ) policemenwere among many persons who reportedi He was born i n J a c k s o n v i l l e , Ill.,s e e i n g t h e o b j e c t s n e a r l y every morn- and grew UP i n Decatur, a t t e n d i n gi n g , ugually +,ktween 4 am amd 6 imfor M i l l i k i n University and t h e Universityi n e r r a t i c p a t t e r n s , stopping and zip-~ i n goff frequently. Two ob.jects werea week preceeding t h e 9th. A couplel i v i n g on US 41, south of Maequette,were among o t h e r s r e p o r t i n g .descrubed a s -being-s i l v e r - b l u e andtwo gold. One was r e p o r t e d t o h i v epemaihcd v i s i b l e u n t i l 10:06 am onemornihg .of I l l i n o i s , majoring i n mechanicalengineering with some s p e c i f i c aero-n a u t i c a l interest.P o l i c e Chief George Johnson 1I( ~ a r ~ l j e t t e )n o t i f i e d t h e K . I . Sawyer IA l r F o r c e Base and o f f i c i a l s t h e r e I!s a i d - , i n attempt would be made t o photo-igraph: t h e o b j e c t s . I(If any of our readers have aeena follow-up on t h i s story, p l e a s e send Iyour c l i p p i n g t o SKYLOOK.) IIHe i s now a Senior Design Engineera t t h e Mc3onnell.Astronautics Co. i nS t . Louis. John was t h e EnvironmentalControl S y s t w s Engineer on t h e GeminiSpacecraf.t Program, r e s p o n s i b l e f o rt h e s p e c i f i c a t i o n s f o r subcontractedl i f e support equipment, and i s servingi n a s i m i l a r c a p a c i t y on t h e Airlock( s p e n t s t a g e O r b i t a l workshop) program,He was a member of t h e U.S. NavalReserve f o r 1 2 y e a r s and served twoyears on a c t i v e d u t y a s , C h i e f P e t t yO f f i c e r .He r e c e n t l y spoke a t t h e Edward5 v i l l e , I l l . , Lions Club and f r e q u e n t i yaddresses x r o u ~ si n connection with I h i s work aKd on t h e s u b j e c t of UFOs.A member of APRO, he s a y s he wouldNOVEMBER SIGHTINGS I N KANSAS l i k e v t ~soc t h e s c i e n t i f i c methodCorbyn Jacobs, postmaster a t ! a p p l i e d t o t h e UFO, n o t j u s t a t t h eP a l m y ~ a ,r e p o r t s t h a t on Nov. 4 t h anQ I ~ n i v e r s i t ~of Colorado, b u t throughput-5 t h KCMOi, Kansas C i t y , Mo., i n t e r r u p t e d t h e world*"t h e i r ,.regular programs t o announce that!( ~ a t u q - d a y )f o u r UFOs were secn over Other i n v e r e s t s a r e cartooning andS a l i n c ,. Kansas, and (Sunday) t o r e p o r t f i s h i n g , and one of his P e t projectsf o u r e bj.ects were i n view over J u n c t i o i s t h e YMCA h d i a n Guide Program f o rCity,;Kansas, ~t one of t h e s i g h t i n g 8 f a t h e r s and sons, AS .bear Claw, chief-t h e Smokcy H i l l A i r Force Base s e n tIof t h e Chicasaw T r i b e o f t h e Souixup i n Q e r c e p t o r s , and one f i g h t e r Nation, John t a k e s a n a c t i v e p a r t i nplane.lwas given permission t o f i r e a t h i s program and i s one of i t s mostr o c k q t . The UFOs p u l l e d away from e n t h u s i a s t i c supporters,t h e , c n t e r c e p t o r s a t g r e a t speed., $hese s i g h t i n g s were not givennews cyverage i n t h e localnewspapersand t h e l i s t n e r r e p o r t i n g above-heardn o t h i q g more on TV o r r a d i o . a. . Thanks t o Walt Andrus, of Quincy,?l .,; f o r t h i s r e p o r t .Kathy, h i s wife, i s a pho~toc o l o r i s t:and a r t i s t - , a s w e l l a s housewife andmother, and s h a r e s a l l h e r husbandsi n t e r e s t s .
  • 4. Four .. ...- . Pade FourDR. HYNEK - CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONEHis p u b l i c a t i o n s i n c l u d e numerous pro-f e s s i o n a l j o u r n a l a r t i c l e s and he i s r e -sponsible f o r t h ~s e c t i o n on UFOs i nthe c u r r e n t ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA.And now f o r h i s 1,ecture--and we? r e hapby t o compile f n c t s from each-eport $ c n t u s s o our renders may havehll b e n i f i t of D r . Hynekls d i s c o u r s eHe began by explaining what a UFOcs a s compared. . t o an IF0.-Hc describedlow s 3 t e l l l t e s , a i r c r a f t , . p l a n e t s c t c .I r e r c s p o n s i b l c f o r about 957; of t h e~ b j e c t sr e p o r t e d , making them IFO1s.h e i s s u e i s a l s o confbsfd b; t h elany l f ~ d o k s l 1and s e n s a t i o n a l i s t s who: l u t c r t h e . p r e s s with wild claims andu r p o r t k d c o n ~ e r s a t i d H Y ~ ; $ i ~ " . P i t t t e ~ ~ ~-;reen m@n. Unbiased i n v e s t i g a t i o n i sl s o h i n d e r e d by t h e l l c i r c u l a r reasoningf some ( s c i e n t i s t s , e.g. : t h e r e p o r t e d8henomeQa a r e c o n t r a r y t o t h e knownnws of [ p h y s i c s ; t h e r e f o r e t h e y cannote r e a l ; t h e r e f o r e why bother t o i n v e s t -g a t e tQem? D r . Hynek f e e l s t h e A i rorce f g l l o w s t h i s school of thoughtnd p o i h t s o u t t h a t t h e government hasever given a UFO r e p o r t a thoroughn v e s t i g a t i o n . P r o j e c t Blue Book t a k e sach UFQ r e p o r t one a t a time and s e t t l en an ahswer. They never analyze aroup o( s i g h t i n g s t o determine s i m i l a rh a r a c t q r i s t i c s o r p a t t e r n s .: IIfie s t a t e d t h e r e a l raw. m a t e r i a lo r therstudy of -UFOs i s t h e UFO r e p o r tothingjmore. People d o n t b r i n g i naucers o f l l t t l e green men---they b r i n g1 r e p o k t s . Most of t h e r e p o r t s , a sm t i o n & d , a r e obviously normal o b j e c t si q i l y recognized by t h e t r a i n e d> 9 e s t i , g ~ t o r .But, once i n awhile aPPOrtYill be outstand5ng and, a s he~ y s , , t r e a l l y j a r s you.I,.* >. ::.,--."--.JL, .C h k r a c t o r i s t i c s of t h e l a t t e r t"ypef r e p o p t s a r e :/ ( b ) The w i t n e s s d e s c r i b e s an "es-I calfation of hypotheses1--hef i r s t thought t h e o b j e c t was ai meteor, t h e n a n a i r c r a f t aboutt o c r a s h , e t c .I( 2 ) The o b j e c t e i t h e r i s e n t i r e l ys i l e n t , o r e m i t s a high-pitchedwhining sound. %( 3 ) Animals i n t h e v i c i n i t y become.nervous and e x c i t e d . ( 4 ) Where 3 v e h i c l e i s concerned,t h e r e i s o f t e n stoppage ofi g n i t i o n , l i g h t s and rf?dio.( 5 ) UFOs a r e o f t e n seen by p o l i c eon p a t r o l l a t e a t n l g h t . Theses3me men whose tcistimony i s accepted i n c o u r t may n o t beb e l i e v e d when t h e y make r e p o r t son t h i s s u b j e c t . A i r l i n e p i o l e t sa l s o s e e UFOs f a i r l y o f t e n b u th e s i t a t e t o make o f f i c i a lr e p o r t s 2s they might be s e n t t oa llheadshrinkerl o r made t o t. t a k e a n caforlc.edk.z"s.t. ,I ( 6 ) Reasons f o r making r e p o r t s o f t e na r e conscience ( c o n s i d e r i n g i tn p u b l i c d u t y ) , and c u r i o s i t y - -a wish f o r an explanation. Reportsa r e now coming i n from people awho Ilad UFO experiences y e a r sago but d i d n o t r e p o r t them a tt h e time f o r f e a r of being thoughtqueer.When D r . Hynck bcgan h i s work a sc o n s u l t a n t f o r t h e USAF i n 1948 he wass u r e t h a t UFOs were nonsense. Heb e l i e v e d by 1952 t h e whole t h i n g wouldj u s t f a d e away--but i n s t a e d , a s h epointed o u t , t h e UFO problem h a sbecome g l o b a l and i s s t i l l w i t h ustoday.D r . Hynck quoted t h e 1966 GallupP o l l which showed t h a t over 5 m i l l i o nAmericans r e p o r t e d s e e i n g UFOs, f i f t ym i l l i o n people i n t h e US b e l i c v e UFOsa r e lrealll, t h u s i n d i c a t i n g a n extremelyhigh awareness of t h e ph~nomenon.I Before a c c e p t i n g a photograph a s a .:evidence, D r , Hynek would,.like t o s e e t h e camera and n e g a t i v e , t a l k t o t h elphotographer and a l s o a t l e a s t onewitness. Photographs can bc f a k e d withr e l a t i v c ease, he pointed o u t , andv ~ h i l ehe showed some apparently e x c e l l e n tphotographs, he d i d not say categor-i c a l l y t h a t any of them was genuine. --(continued on page f i v e )
  • 5. -.-DR. HYNEK - CON.TINUED FROM PAGE FOUR.He a l s o showed some ip-We38ing sketchesof UFOs and s a i d he f i n d s them morei % t e r e s t i n g than most photos. He a l s oghowed/some c a r t o o n s from h i s e x t e n s i v ec o l l e c t i o n . Thses brought a d e l i g h t e dr e s p o n s e from t h e audience, a s d i d t h emany w i t t y remarks w i t h which he l a c e dh i s t a l k , although h i s g c n e r a l t o n e w n ss e r i o u s i a n d e x p r e s s i v e of a genuinec u r i o s i J y and open-mindedness towardt h e UF phenomena.Pk e a l s o showed 3eme slides ofs p i r a l g a l a x i e s , 3s w e l l a s u c l o s e - ~ p s vof s e c t i o n s of our own galaxy. He point-ed o u t &here a r c b i l l i o n s of stars i neach gaiaxy. It would be extremelyp r o v i n c j a l of u s t o b e l i e v e t h a t amonga l l t h e g e only our sun has a family ofp l a n e t s , with only one of them support-i n g i n t4l l i g e n t l i f e . The odds a r eoverwelrr3ing t h a t t h e r e a r e b i l l i o n s ofsuch s u n s . The g r e a t q u e s t i o n i s , a s hep o i n t e d ! o u t , how could c r a f t from d i s t a ns t a r s r&ach o u r e a r t h ? That i s t h e i m -p o s s i b l e t h i n g according t o uor p r e s e n tknowledge. But consider how impossible7 j e t l i n e r would have looked t o a cover-ed yagon t r a v e l e r $00 y e a r s ago.Then consider t h a t t h e i n h a b i t a n t s ofo t h e r p l , m c t s c i r c l i n g o t h e r s t a r smay have g o t t h e i r s t a r t m i l l i o n s ofy c x s ago. Would we n o t expect t h e i rtechnolbgy t o be immeasurably beyondo u r s ? ( II.Dr; Hynek s a y s he has never seena UFO h i m s e l f , but g i v e s h i s opiniont h a t t h e p o s s i b i l i t i e s i n d i c a t e d , i fr e p o r t s a r e t r u e , a r e e x c i t i n g . A s as c i e n t i s t , he cannot a c c e p t them a 1 1u n t i l l t h e y have been r e l i a b l y i n v e s t i -g a t e d , o r u n t i l l he himself hz~sex-p e r i e n c e w i t h UFOs.The l e c t u r e ended w i t h a questionand answcr period. A r e p o r t on t h i s andDr. Hyneks suggested plan of a panelof i n v e s t i g a t i o n w i l l be given i n t h en e x t i s s u e of SKYLOOK,. Mahl t o . D r . Hynek should.-be address-.ed i s f o l l o w s :D r ; J. Allen HynekDept of Astronomy-.--. . Northwestern U n i v e r s i t yEvanston , I l l i n o - i s-TEACHER AND FRIENDS WATCH UFO SMrs. ani ice S h i p l e y , of 404 N . 5 t hS t . , Hannibal; Mrs. B e t t y J o e l and twoc h i l d r e n , of Vancouver, Kashington, andSteven Gramling, age 1 6 j of K i r k s v i l l e ,were sunning .themselves on t h e beach a tt h e S t x t e Park l a k e , t e n m i l e s n o r t h ofK i r k s v i l l e on a sunny a f t e r n o o n i nAugust ( t h e 20th) when a l l observedt h r e e groups of o b j e c t s f l y i n g froms o u t h e a s t t o northwest, f o l l o w i n g ani d e n t i c a l pnth ,?,bout 85 d e g r e e s above t h eh o r i z o n , spaced abo.ut 10-15 seconds a p a r tThe sky was c l e a r w i t h a few h i g hc i r r u s clouds s c a t t e r e d t o t h e south.V i s i b i l i t y was good. The f i r s t o b j e c twas s i g h t e d a t 6:19 pmq CDST, and was ofan o v a l shape. Mrs. S h i p l e y , who made t h er e p o r t t o t h e 179th Radar Squadron Basea t K i r k s v i l l e t h a t evening, compared i tt o a c i g a r and s a i d it g l i s t e n e dl i k e p o l i s h e d aluminium. It was t r a v e l i n ga t a c o n s t a n t speed and t h e r e wasno j e t stream o r p r o p e l l o r v i s i b l e .Mrs. J o e l saw small aluminium coloredo b j e c t s b e i n g e j e c t e d f o r and a f t fromhe o b j e c t . ,bout 1 5 seconds 3 f t e r t h sUFO w 3 s o u t o? s i g h t , r ~ n o t h e r?ppeqredon thcs2me f l i g h t path. T h i s w 2 s madeup o f two ? a r t s t h a t were square o r rec-t : ~ n g u l x r i n sh?:ie m d a?luminum i n c o l o r .Onc w:!s above t h c o t h e r .md connectedby an u m b i l i c 2 l cord. They moved i n anu n d u l a t i n g f 3 s h i o n w i t h t h 2 t o p o b j e c ts l i g h t l y i n t h c lend.Mrs. S h i p l e y has observed t 3 n k e r sr e f u e l i n g ~ l i r c r , ? f ti n f l i g h t and t h e s ed i d n o t have t h - t appe3r2nce. She s a i dt h e y looked l t l i k c rwo s h e e t s of metalf l y i n g t o g c t h c r " and seemed t o l ? c k anypropulsion.The t h i r d o b j e c t , g l o b e - s h p ~ e dandaluminum i n c o l o r , followed t h ? f i r s t twoa l o n g t h c s:me pnth and a p p a r e n t l y a t ,t h z s-me r?ite of speed.Mrs. S h i p l e y , who h a s h e r B..i. fromt h e K i r k s v i l l e S t n t e Teachdrs College,and is w o r k ~ n gtcward h e r M a s t e r s , g - ~ v ea very c l e 2 r ~ n dc o n s i s e r e p o r t of whatshe 2nd h e r f r i e n d s s ? w .
  • 6. . . ,k l m a Hedley saw it seemed t o be 3 b o u t. . . .iCceptnnce of 3 $300,000 c o n t r a c t lthe sizeof hnlf-moon, w3s round in. .. .:ram t$e US;lF to, s t u d y t h e s u b j e c t . of ishlpe, and about t h e szme llc-ldr o f .JFOIS R 3 s p r o p e l l e d t h e U n i v e r j i t y of llightos m o o n l ~ ,3nd itmoved slowly.: o l o r - ~ g bi n t o t h e s p o t l i g h t is t h o f i r s t ishe too, neighbor t o k her; , u b s t a h t i ~ l i n s t i t u t i o nt o p u b l i c l y i s i g h t i n g .:ccogn?ze UFOIS a s 3 s u b j e c t w o r h t y of . , Rosclnnri ~ r e c m a n ,of Salem, r e p o r t e di c i - n t j f i c groups i n p r i v a t e i n d u s t r y , ; t h a t she too sow the object i n t h e sky .~ t h e rilnivar5itie.s 2nd even t h e milit:lryjaSsut 5 she wrote "The was , .l o t h h&d and .abroad., . !,l p i t c h d a r k w i t h n o t h i n g e l s e i n t h e skyJ but t h i s b r i g h t o b j e c t and behind i t wasNumerous l a r g e c o r p o r a t i , o n s , s e n s i n & s l i g h t b r e a c h in t h e cloud w i t h l i g h t i; h s r e 5 s c a r c h and development p o t e n t i a l lbehind t h e cloud and o b j e c t . It ssemed.:) f :U F O - i n v e s t i g a t i o n , have q u i e t l y begun ,odd a s t h e r e w3sn1t any b t h e r breakc~gejizot p r o j e c t s .?im&d n t - c a s h i n g i n o n a n !of c l o u d s e x c e p t r i g h t b e h i n d t h c o b j e c tx p n n d ~ d:Government-finnnced s t u d y which los though t h e moon might bz s h i n i n g . (i o ~ l d ,3lmost c e r t ? l n l y f o l l o w any p o s i - ! t h e r e . Thsre wasnt a moon o r , any s t a r 5. i;i$e c o n c l u s i o n by t h e U n i v e r s i t y o f 1 1 - t u r n e d :way from t h e o b j e c t , l o o k i n g i:,oJ.orn$o. M r . Borlirler goes on t o msn- a t t h c sky around mc, sc-ing if stlrs. i o n s e v e r a l je c t s under s t u d y i n d lwould come peeking t h r o u g h , - but t horc 131s on6 o f t h e "Big Four1 q-uto manu- h a s n t , 2nd I t u r n e d t o look n t t h e : a ~ t u r e r : ahas a g r e e d t o hrlndle t h e lobj e c t a g s i n and it w . : s gona a s though,uizlingc l s e s of c u t 0 e l c c t f i c a l systemitwere swallowed up o r covered by a i a l u r e : f o r t h o . U n i v e r s i t y of, Colorado. ;morning cloud * I ;nough iht e r e s t hgs b u i l t up t o a s s u r e ! She added . t h a t i t seemed to bet e a d i l $ i n c r e ~ s i n gA c t i v i t y o n t h z mrt about t h e s i z e of o g r l p c f r u i t f l andf .: t h e a::erosp3ce i n d u s t r y , th2nks t o suchshe hm2dw-itched i t f o r b o u t 1 5 minutes..y e n t s n ( s t h e concern o v e r uFOS by S o v i e tstronordcr F e l i x Z i g e l .E d i t o r l s Note: We thank A I R PROGRESS o f rermiseijon to. u s e m a t e r i a l from "Fhe/ ,;/ ..i- AS DESIGN^ SZE .UFO:s. . .U.F.O. From t h e ~ e s i g n e f ~ 6Viewpointv-COiJTINUED FROM PiGZ TSIO - ,by Don B c r l i n e r i n t h e October issue.).. .Mr. ~ e r l i n e rw r i t e s , littleinforma- B 3 I C H T OBJSCT3 - CONT. F2UW PLiGE ONE -LLt i o n h a s k a k e d o u t , though n o t h i n g hase v e r been f o r m a l l y conf.irmed- by Govern- 3 g t . Tocpfcr s a i d a t l c 3 s t 25 L~ of t h e F r e c p o r t -Memorialment s ~ u r c e s .Among t h e t e c h n i q u e s a r e em?lOye-*.! H o s p i t a l and s e v e r a l mcmbers of t h eR,1M (R2dar Absorbent M a t e r i z ~ l s) , such a s !exotic jobs whi-c.h refuse t o ,reflcc$tep!~~nson County s h e r i f f s departmenti . 2 1 ~ 0h ~ dseen t h e UFO.r n d a r beams t o g i v c f a l s e i n f o r m z t i o n !concerning t h e number, l o c atiion and speed. The o b j e c t W I i S d e s c r i b e 3s a p p m r -bf, t h e a i r c r a f t , ilng "1:rrger t h 2 n 3 b,-:scb::ill and a b o u t!six times b r i g h t o r t h m 1 s t . w .t7Any one o f t h e s e technology a r e : - s I 3alem is 3 t h r i v i n g l i t t l e Oznrkwo,uld be znough t o keep .a. m r ~ j o rf i r m ,town .:south 2nd wost- of c e n t r a l . i v ~ l s s o u r i ,busy f o r u n t o l d y e 2 r s , assuming it, w.?s and t h e S.lLdi4 i W i d of NOV. 1 3 t h r e o o r t e d. t h a t Mrs. Dee Hezdrick s.-:wa b r i g h t~ e . r i o u s l yt r y i n g . U n t i l q u i t e r a c n n t l . ~ ,f: o b j e c t about 2 a.m..-Nov. 8 t h . Shet h e r e w l s 1 i d t . h e f f o r t b,iir.g expended:called a ilfighbor, Violet Cotner.toward t h e s o 1 , u t i o n 0.f t h e b i g problems l:ldies watch,.d, thi? object which,2f s i l e n t flight, zxtr:d%e x c e l e r a t i o n described being ,bigger th3n a~ i n dspeod ,2t": OW r i l t i t u d e . But now t h e much b r i g h t o r t h a n? i c u t r + i s b e g i n n i n g t o chnnge. 2; scriouvof f ,2nd on u n t i l a b o u t fivc0 1 c l o c k ,Look . i ~being given a t t h e r e p o r t s of I The Nov. 1 6 t h i s s u e o f t h e SALEMP O S j n d t h e t e c h n o l o g i c ~ Jcldrances the); POST gave f u r t h e r r e p o r t s from t h o s eseem t o i n d i c 2 t e : :who had s e e n t h e U1.0 on t h e .8th. Mrs.

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