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  • 1. With t h e . i3ditor. - S E P T E M B E R 1969-Lunard A i . r , Force Pooh-~oohs spidery UFO. , . . .. . . . . . . , ..UFO o r Balloon?,-. , : 2 . . . . .. .- ... . . .. . . .- - UFO .Repor-t-s.from t h e Midwest - . , . . . .> . , . . . . . ..; .KLStrange O b j e c t s in Pennsylvania Sky. . . . . . . . .I . . . . .,-.. . . . . . ;..,.-A i r Force Officer I n v e s t i g a t e s Oregon s i g h t i n g - I =-"Sonething" Cbts P a t h T h o u g h 10-wa- C o r n f i e l d -- Space. NoLtes ,, L -I n Others Words ,, 8 : , I Sr 2. North,, South., Eas4t slid viest o f . .the U, b. k.L I _ . .~ 6 a d k . rS e r v i c e. . . . - .. Page..- . . . . . . . . . ... >. . . . . . . .. . .
  • 2. S K Y L O G KThe o f f i c i a l publication of the Midwest UFO Network--Director : D r eAllen Utke, U R O Consultant anit Assistant Professor of Chemistry a t theWisconsin State University, Oskkosh, Wisconsin.Editor and Publisher: Idrs. Norma Short, Box 129, Stover, Mo. 65078Staff: Ted Ehillips, Jr., Reporter and Feature Writer, 1113 Ware h?,,Ssdalia, T/Io. 65301. John F. Scliuessler, U R O Consultant and Direct-o r of UFO Study Group of Greater St. Louis, Box 9, OIIp?dllon, Mo, 6336Wzlter Andrus, Jr., Co-Chairman I l l i n o i s Section APRO and I l l i n o i s- , State n i r e c t o r o f the Plidwest UFO Network, 40 Christonher Court,I Quincy, Ill. 62301. Lucills Fnrish, i.iri4-eri n Ufology Field, Route 1.Plun&rville, Ark. 72127. Special C o n t r i b u t x s given c r e d i t witht h e i r reyorts.Published monthly. Subscript5on $3.00 per yr?m. Sample copy/, 25@0:Policy: To separate f a c t from fantasy-to the best of our a b i l i t y , wet e l l i t a s i t is. To the best of our -kno,wledge, material used i s fromr e l i a b l e sources.I > rPermission t o use our reports i s granted provided f u l l c r e d i t islgiven by using SKYLOOK, Box 129, Stover,,Mo. a s source,We welcome UFO r e p o r t s ,. newspaper-cl.+ppings and, l e t t e r s . IVIateriaT)re-turnedi f you request. Mail your reports so they w i l l reach SKYLOOKby the 20th of the month. Copy received l a t e r may be held over, .Bright Object Sighted Near Imperial, Mob . ,. . . : . .Nark Wallace, Route 3, . Imperial, 0 , . sightcd.a br:ight o b j e c t .i nthe sky ab0u.t 9 ofclock, the night of July 30;i:July 31st and Augustht. The sky was clear the first night with mo.on :and,.s i a r . ~v:isipleoThe next night WAS tthazylfand i t was tlcloud.ytlthe following night.. The object w a s seen i n the eastc:m sky, ~mov-ing:fron. ,the .sou-ti.l::tolithe,north and was i n sigb.t a3ou-t three second&. Seen ~t f i r s t the s i z eof a d i s t a n t s t a r , it was described ::s being ;a l i t t l e b i t l r g e rthan L1 grapefruit1 a s seen tilrough b i n ~ c u l ~ r sc ~ tthe closes-t pointt o The obsc;rver and w a s ,.d~e,sc~r~be.d:~s$eiag."brigi~r,a s a he&dlight.LTwo other Imperial residents (naines on f i l e ) a l s o observed the objectoCredit:Mrs. Doris S c h e i d e r , Reporting: J-ohn F. Schuesslcr, Investi-gating.~ d i t o r l sNote: We have received enough copy t o publish three mag-Azines t h i s s i z e this month, and we a r e abcat to use the n u g i n s andhsng some "over the edge" i n o r d e r t o p r i n t QS much a s possible.
  • 3. I n t h i s mad, mod f ~ ~ r l dalmost anything koes, but some oldLfasl1ionedtruths havent changed a b i t , and one 1s the old saw, "Saying l t 1s So-doesnt neces~arily,~makei t so. f b Rightdnow we a r e referrivlg t o the c,ultswho claim contact with beings from Venus, the Moon, Mars o r other plan-ets. They ride flying saucers into outer s,pace and come. back t o telLof- the planets they havz v i s i t e d and the "messages" they Bring t o earth-lings, Whether they are just seeking publicity ,or trying t o mUkea fczstbuck, they hinder and discredit the work of serious investigators, asthey arouse the ridlcule,c$ a public which only too often makes no- * ,distinction between the groups,Consider the f oilowing :The Aetherius .Society, a,religious group, c l a i m firskhand knowledgeof the mysteries .>ofspace... Dr. Gcorge King, -of::Los Angelr?s, .who foundedthe society., sciys-he yas matched by a Venusi.r;l.nnamed -4ethGrius i n l954.-Dr. Xing h ~ svisited.: therilqncts, he . s ~ y s ,-lnd he Fe.,orts the Martinnsare 6 .fcet, 6..inches . t a l i , with tiny ft::et ,.lrrgt. h-.ridsand glossy. clnh-amon colored skin. .Heh ~ s nt e x p ~ ~ ~ ~ r i e l lhow %hLy e x i s t o n ~.LIa1itne.t wh,ichour-m r i n e r .,ca~neras:;revilclt o h , , o i l . s u r f ~ c ca out l i k e that Of ,the .,moon--no doubt :Dr. ;King : w : i l l get around t o t h i s in.time. E d n a ~ $ q k e . y ,who heads the l a r g e s t -.and m o s t active braiich of this scci.e:,ty.in"P.etrolt,says that u n t i l a few years ago, when saucer f o l k had bases on the moon,man was forbidden .to land there. Now th$s ban has been revoke,d,..:she.says. This, no,doubt, - kccount s f o r the saf e landing of our astronauts.It hasnt been explained if they ware informedof t h i s gracious. pcr--m&.ssion-before leaving earth--or if the- timing - i s ..jusk.lucky--coincidence,r . . , , . . g ..In England the Rev. Ian, Jbhnson, of ~ i r m & k r m , heads the N ~ G.Church of Jcrusa81emwith about 4,000 members -:andh i s -congrZegatko$,..- . . .:be-liebed ,the astronauts..wbtild f m d dwarf&"with- .. vo.ices l-ike.-thddei!y-:.:;when they landed ,on t h e .moon; :nc.cording $ 0 o statement ;&a&,, ~ u l yl y t hjust. t h r e e days b&&x-f:th&moon l,2hding,., Maybe ithe iitt l e f. . klle;rs..left. . > ,. .%heN o . o n . w ~ t h . a l ~ :.the--&6k;erigna-w.hen$ . . . . . . :the;..".ban.". . . was:li-fted,: - , . - , . .... . . . .. . , .-- a I t Yc quote ;?om# a page oh i n one of -ihc h c k stand iagazines: :A well-knqrnin rescarchcr antnounces commun.ic~tionwish people on $1 known pian-e t s i n our solar.system--as wel1,as the undisccvcred ones? -vJe arb 11,oltpermitted t o - p ~ b l - ~ s hthc name of tili-s- rrcse,lrclier since he o r she, dpes. .not wish t o interrupt research t o answer the volume of mail whl%hwould r e s ~ z l t++ * * IL--Wc have quotcd t h i s w.ord f o r vrord., Some of thebooks -advcrtisedin the r e s t of the ad include such ti;cles as "Invita-tion from the Planct Venus, I " ~ e ~ l t u n efrom Ex~crinnceG j ves Advice, ""From Jupiter thc Flanct of Joyff--2nd i f thpt i s n t enough, !The Un-d.iscovcred. -FLanetsH-(undiscovr~r~~d;-ofco!;rcc, hy 3nyone b u t the wellknown rescarcher mentioned i n tile. f x r s t paragr: ~ ~ h s ) .. .- ..-O r you. cdn s,peria L cuu2le. bucks f o r "iqly V i M l t t o enu us,! ,Lnd learn -all~:~i>butthe author, I?-;~ai-tling, visi-ts% j t h . space peo,pk..I1 Another......book on the market.wil1 teliyou hbout ltlik strange^. from:~enus~~wh?has been workingat the IDentago~i n Washington. . f o r yL3arse If that doesntgrab you, you.can spend -three- d , o l l a ~ sf o r , still -7nother.book which w i l l . - - . _ , i . . . . . . . .. . . . -. . . .- . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . - . . - -., - . :(Cbntinu.ed- - - onA-next- page). - . . - .. . .
  • 4. With the Edit or-- ( Continued)not only explain a l l UFOts, but w i l l explain " l i f e i n the Gavrns an8 ,Hells, ,i3.;ri, 1. , psychic phenomena, healing, l e v i a t l o n , clzirvoyance * *.s p i r i t s have shown themselves so they could be recognized and h v c thc 7- p i c t u r e s drawn * * and t h c author of t h i s remarkable book .is a,dead manf1--well-, dead from the e a r s up, a t any rate.. .- another autlior f o r a ,publisher 01t h i s type of "revelations" has afriend f.rom. Saturn who 1s a couple hundred years old but "a jerfectspeciman of a man" and she has a l s o met people from Venus and Mars-as well-. She i s inforined on a l l ki_rds of out-of-this-world matters--f o r example, she says Jesus i s s a i l i n g around i n space on a s p ~ c e s h i pwith 78 disciples! The reason you and I and the f o l k s next door have-not been approached by the brothers from outer space i s because we are"unclean. I Only the pure i n hzart. . . .. i . 1 . . . . - I % e K& =$sue -of >nc..of thel:cMrent u ~ Omagzzines has .an a r t i c l e . .. , . ambout. a- "spirit.:healer1who i s baddy-buddy wwitki a moon-man. who has :.; , mformed;;him;tliey arc simii~rt o barthrlan, have v e h i c l c s f or planet-,. . . .<:ary..., t r a v e l andwou1d~we~comeo u r a s t r o n a u t s whowould b e able t o.,:&ders.tand thcir:langua&. We assume. t h i s i s a , d i f fi.rcn-nt t r i b e from1 ., t h e d w s r f s with .+oic.es l i k e thundcr o r the &ethcricinh,. a d apparentiythey had . busin6ss~.elsewhere b r got thc landlng d a t e o,ixed f o r we~bbdn!:~notice -t&welcoming committee when the Apollo landed and we ,:. : , . -; , ,. s a t, . a t. . . t h c, . P V s o t . . . - ,- . a , . .Fascinating, eki? Hadenough? W e l l , he ha*e---ripht up t o here !SKYLOCKTo Be Listed i n Univ2rslty Directory. -. . I .J. F Kuhns,. 311 Ee 48th S t . , K;trtsas City, No. ( former publisher ofSWLOOK) - 6rwarded a l e t Ler and q u c s t i o n ~ u l r efrom the University Li-brdry st the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. We rnallcd three copies.of2SKYLOOK (May through July 1969) along witn the complu ted q u e s t i a -m i r e and have since been informed by Robert H, Muller, AssociateDirector, t h a t SEE;YIDOK w i l l be included i n the univcrsltyl, new dir----ezrtory "of periodicals dealing wlth controversial issucs, dissident" v$ows) minority opin.ions etc. kir. PIullcr informed us the f i r s t ed-iti!on (1967)-wasvcry favorably received snO was bought by over 2000,1 l b r a r i ea,,We are more than pleased with the copy of the review given SB(YL0OK-<and are g r a t e f u l to John f o r forwarding ;he orlginal l e t t e r ."To Norma Short and the SKYLOOK S t o f f : In todayfs news media wheret r u t h and value appear suddenly -.:;tiquat~.d,~I enthusiastically admitt o no doubts whatsoever t h a t tlils i s 3 xagozine destindd t o grow; t oemerge, and to; take i t s r i g h t f u l &ce among the hierarchy of values. i n regara t o the UFO matter.b c J ,(Signed.) " D o r i s J. Schneider"( ~ t .~ , ~ u i s ,Mo. )
  • 5. Number 22 S I< Y I, 0 C; I< Segtember 1969LUNAR A I R FORCE POOH-POOHS SPIDYRY U F O - - - " ~ i d l c u l o u s , ~Shys Moon iknTHE MOOi1:--The lmar a& force disclosed today t h a t it i s investiga-t i n g r e p o r t s than a n u n i d e n t i f i e d f l y i n g object (m0)was s i g h t e d l a s tSunday i n o r n e a r t h e Sea of Tranquillity.However, an a i r force spokesman scoffed a t . s u g g e s t i o n s t h a t . the UFOmay have been a spaceship from e a r t h o r some o t h e r planet,"We get r e p o r t s of t h i s type q u i t e frequently and we r o u t i n e l y checkthembout, " t h e spokesman s a i d . "The so-cal1,ed , f l y i n g saucers usuallyt u r n out t o have been o p t i c a l i l l u s i o n s caused by cra.ter.gas o r some-thiilg of t h e s o r t , We have no evidence tha$l t h e r e i s any kind of l i f eon earth. And even i f t h e planet were inhabited, i t would be ridiculoust o t h i n k , t h a t the e a r t h l i n g s would be.able t o f l y t o the moon!"Despite o f f i c i a l skegticism, however,, r e s i d e n t s of the Sea of ran-q u i l l i t y i n s i s t e d they saw a strange v e h i c l e land on Sunday and take of3again on Monday*"It passed r i g h t over my head," s a i d Mrs. Maudie Tribling, who l i v e sin Crater 22. "I could see two weird-looking c r e a t u r e s .peering out 03?t h e windows as i t wen-t by." Asked t o describe the v e h i c l e , M r s . T r i g l i n gs a i d it llooked something l i k e a s p i d e r with-.spindly l e g s and dishesi n s t e a d of f e e t , She s a i d it was Itbreathing f i r e f when she f i r s t sawit. She s a i d it seemeh t o hover b r i e f l y over t h e c r a t e r ~ n d *then descenda s h o r t distance beyond t h e r i m ,Mrs. T r i b l i n g l s stdry wzs corrobo trated t o some e x t e n t by Clyde K i p p ~who-vowed t h a t he a c t u a l l y s a w t h e v e h i c l e land and two unmoonly f i g u r e semerge, "They were white a l l over and had b i g square backs and g l a s sf a c e s , " Kipper s a i d , "I couldnt t e l l , i f t h e were robots or l i v i n giT .-things, and believe me, -I.didnft ,hafig are* t o f ind out. ".I I. Kipper w a s asked what the creatures were doing. when he saw them..IS h o w you a r e n f t going t o believe t h i s , " h e : s a i d , "but they were- kindof leaping around and,picking up rocks. Once they stopped and--Illswear I f m not making t h i s up--they stopped and s e t up a r e d , white andblue c l o t h and s a l u t e d it,"- . , ,A -lunar a i r fbrce o f f i c i a l c a l l e d Kippert, statement "sheer fantasy."H; ;said, " I v e heard some wild s t o r i e s i n my time but t h i s , one top? .them a l l . He must have been reading too much ,science-fiction. ",Source: "The Brawley Newsy1 Brawley, Calif., J u l y 24, 1969 . -Credit: Lou P a r i s h* * - * * - ***** * * * * * * ***** ***** *****Has your subscription expired? If t h e r e i s - a b i g r e d X by your. name on the address l a b e l , your subscr-iption t o SiCYLOOK. e x p i r e s. .with t h i s - i s s ~ e : ~Renew today--it i s $3,00 per- year--12 copies,
  • 6. Special Report by Ted P h i l l i p s , J r ,.. . , . , . .. . . .I A si&h$ing wllick :o&curr&d"On-the niorning bf &&ust 12, 1963, i s currently under investigation. A round, ,silver-colored.,object was,&e$ in.;the Osage.&-a&,, stoverl and . Camdeht.bn, Plo::, . are&-.0ve.r a.two.I . r-.bob+ -~j&rio&.~kd::~&dib.st.a-t,.kbn ImiS at 0sagk.Beach -was flooaed w i t h. , , . . . . . , - ,c a l l s from observers:. , I - ., . : OUF f i r s t thought was t h a t t h i s might have been a balloon; however,:vikh~;e-:nutbeen.&ble1.tof i n d any ihfqrmktion i6nfirming t h i s a s of, , , , . , 1 1 . .. . . ..this-,da-t-e;Tkie writer contacted t h e ~ o i ~ o i l a ;No. Weather *ureau . -I n a l e t t e r from the Weatli~rdureau ~ent~a~likgion,.!<msasC i t y , . , 1%. ,G. . A. Iiosick of the bureau stated that t!;e winds above 5,000 f e e twere.from" *he ndrtheast:; It".would appear t h a t . the balloon, -ifsuch it .yas,:?wou$dh&e, pa&.sed.,:niirthof ~ t & e r2nd. the sighting are& Ii,w~u.ldappear wet-cah.:elirncnate .the.radiosonde balloon from :Colu~ibiaa s ib..would not have traveled the 63 miles from Col.unbia t o Osage Beach i n, . . .- . .2 ,; ,30 minutes. " . " . " - . . , .. , . ... ,.,.... _ I ! _ . . LI : . . , . .. .. .-...,,Thep o s s i b i l i t y of.a large rzsearch balloon,,launched from out ofs t a t e i s st,ill bkihg checked. iihy further repof t w i l l appear i n the.next issue,,-,andwewould l i k e t o hear from others who observed theobj ecBi...:, .Send. in ,gour,report t o the w r i t sr-.-iTed .Phillips-j 1113 Wares.s 1ia > :M..65301- o r , ;to..SKYLOOK, Box i29,,Stover.,Mo. 65078.Uve. ; ,:e.!z,.,.. ...9 . 0 - 9 . ,. . . . . 9 . , , . . .* * ;. . , - . .
  • 7. Object--Probably a Meteor--Sighted a t J e f f e r s o n City- , . L -On t h e evening of A,r:;ijst 6 , 1969, a p o l i c e o f f i c e r i n J e f f e r s o n C i t y ,IvIo., s a w a meteor-like o b j e c t . When interviewed ofi telephone by TedP h i l l i g s , t h e oiflcer s a i d the, sig:ll;ing occu-ryed as he . w a s wriking at - r a f f l c t i c k e t a t 9:25 p.m. The sky w a s clc-ar a n d t:.e o b j e c t seeni n . t h e northwest. It w;s a yellow-w:lite b a l l of f2ire hnd appezrkd t o -bei n sevc.1-al pieces, He saw t h e objc.ct f o r j u s t two o r t h r e e seconds.There was no sound.This Looks Like 3. B i g h e + ! -As we "go t o p r e s s t b Ted ,Phillips i r i f arms us he , i s investigating ar e p o r t e d l a n 6 i n g c a s e , lvlth probdb1,y a dozen w i t n e s s e s , and phot-ographs-We won1t give t h e loce,tion now as we hope. tllis w i l l be a . ~ ~ Y L O O K,"ex-" c l u s i v e " i n our n e x t i s s u e . -.latch for it! t,-I-. -- ---.---- ------------------------------------------,Child A l p r t s Mother t o Sky 017iectrA b r i g h t ob2ect wns s e e n I n t h e n o r t h e r n sky Ltoaut 3 U.Plc ~ ~ ~ ~ u s t2,ilear Cmdentan-, 1.10. Ihe ouserver, m ~ e r v i e w e dby ,fed ~ + l l l l ~ s ,s a i dh e r 5-year o l d son c a l l e d her c beritlorl t o .a glowiilg l i g l ~ t ,dn$ theywatched i t from t h e bedroom w;udow f o r s e v e r a l ixinutes. She describedit a s being a b r i g h t , w h i t e l i g h t i;:lat flas.hed a t r e g u l a r - internal-s,.It hovered and movcd i n a zigzag f a s h i o n w i t h considerdble v e r t i c a l .moiion. They could s e e n o # - o t h c rlights on t h e o b j e c t and thel-e w a s" - no somd. - - , _ _ _---------------------------------------------------------------------UPORC S i g h t i n g Forms9 - . . . . . .....a .Ted P h i l l i p s wl.ites: "I :re,ceived t h e ,fi r s t . . - c 0 ~ i e . 8of 9 n6iuXJ~0".. , ,s l g h t i n g form from M r . Rod Dyke, UFOKC, Seattle, Washiilgton: The--forrrlsinclude a 6kpage . r e p ~ r t + : form, a -4-page. p r i o r i t y fOL-I;~,, 3 wea;herform, a sky nap fdi-m; ~ a l J daj,plibtograi~hic:report f o r m . These .arethe; -!most complete and f a r r e a c h i n g s e t of r e s o r t forms t h a t 1 h a v e y e t t o.se.e. Upon t h e .c.omplet,ion.of t h e s e forms any given s i g h t i n g woilld becovereti very w e l l . 1 would l i k e t o take t-!iis o$.porturiity .toc onn;:end----..Ro8. f o r t h e d e v e ~ o p e g t.of. t h e s e .fo m s . UYOHC .is.,do2.ilg:a l o t : of -..very. : f i n e work..in -i-he:.ijl%: f i e a d anci. should, be. ~ i v g ncr.edit. where .credlk.,-:. , ..a.;,is"sue.. . . - 1 .amrn~st..-happy. . . . t o be.-d i r e c t ~ yaf$iiiate&wi-th. this fine group.". . > u ;The Pjidwest UFO Network woLLid 1die t o h ve he 0 ~ p - ~ r t l l n l t yt o -stuay t h e _sl,,,tinb i o r n s , ds they hGve not y e t adopted a f o m ands e v e r a l dre being cunsldered,Rodt a d d r e s s is: Rod B. Dyke, 3521 S o ! 1 0 4 t h St., Sea ~ : l e ,Wash-ington, 98146, - - ..- - - - - ----- - - - - -
  • 8. More on Mattoon, Ill. S,ightir!g, . The August issuk of SKYLOOK leported a sighting over Mat-koon, Ill.Jyly 14th and it w i l l be remembered the police decided the bright ob-i: ject was l l ~ u - s ta star." Leonard Sturm, 1835 S. Fairview Ave. , Deoatur, Ill. , member of t h eDie-catur UFO Research Committee, investigated .the sighting and sent us, h i s report, along with newspaper c3 ippings from the Pbttoon "JournalGazettk" ,:frbm which our lugusb report was written), the Coles County"Times Czurier" and the YDecatur Eierald*l1-, . . . . . .. . . . . . .: We quote from M r . StWms report: "lk.-andMrs.. ~ c ~ i b b e nf i r s t notic..--ed thg l i g h t ! i n the west-southwestern sky &nd watched it f o r an houras it ,move.ds;lowl.y ri0rt.h.. They,notirfi.edthe :police by telephone at."1::.0.6 AN:CDT. The .poT~cedispatchey J i i n Apyc?lcould s e e the .object fromthe- wes*window o$ t h e radj.0 .room, and he ale,~.ed..o f f i c e r s Larry %5ghfBpd Donald L i t t l e , who als, dbse-rved it. They becided t h a t $G , w a s ,an -un-usualobject , so %.hey.notif led some ,local. reonle, inclufling some from thc-riewsmper; and the s t a t e police, in,Pesoturn, w h o i n turn notified Chanu.;?.. A i r p o n e Base Police of the s i -l7.t ing - e m l y i n . t-he,morning,.: , .Mr. Appel.watched the same o r a similar odject each af the fo1lowi:lg two nights a ttdbout, .the 4ade t i i i e , but h a s a o t s l e n it..s m c e tilen. . .!l-he ub ject W ~ S. &6: sei4i1 on t h e mbrn.ing of July 3 4 by a bellboy from t h e U. S. GrantHd.5.6.Twho wzs..a t Lgke- Paradise, 5 miles southwest of Mattoon." :. - ; > , , . . . . - . .. .I .; .C"De&ef i p t i e n ,of. the object.: "Tt,was rr.ral- shaped with ,flickering red,g-redri,;,blu-e and ,yellow l i g h t s on it that shown l i k e spotlights, exceptf o r a n area at-.one-.elidIthat had n o l i g h t s on it.. ..Mr.McKibben watchedijt -through,binoculars. The object a t first..seemed t o be a h 0 s . t .gtatjon-.....,...:.aFjfii-iri..the-.sky;-but when ,it,--moved,i.t seemed t o -.move.very..fast:, i n . .wick jerks, b.McKibben said, he s i z e was "bigger than the bigges5s t a r with the -naked eye. A.bout .l%times the s i z e of :an egg:*w-henview-.ed th.r.o,ugh the .binoculars. It was a l s o noted "the l i g h t s on the" obj ectjkdepefid&n-t:ly f2as~ed;;ona n d off - i.n no apparent -.:pattern;o r rhythm. III. 1. 1 . . . .. .. . I . . . I . ,. . .. . , . . > . . . .Nr. McKibben resides a t 712 Edgar Street i n Mattoon and i s an auto-mobile salesman f o r the Bob Peters Ford kgency i n t h a t c i t y , _, W O POTPOUIjRI 6s non-sched~~Ject and i s available only through ex-change f o r other UFO publications, reports and clippings ,-1-ts sole pur-pose i s t o f o s t e r iiltercst and cooperatior! in the s c l e n t i s i c inves-ti-gation of the UFO phenomena^ t h ~ o u g han exchange of information andideas, This worthwhile, no-nonsense newslet-Ler-i s written by John.Schuessler, P. 0. Box 9,O t Failon, Mo,, 63366, Send a newsraper clip-ping or other form of UTO reqort vri-ch vo:r request f.or a copy ,of h i sUFO POTPOURlU, NAPO. Jisbanda --Bruce Bennett, +esldcnt of the Nationai AerialPhenomenon Organizagion (N.A.P.O.) 82 Norman Lane, Levittown, N. Y,lL756,. wishes us to announce the organiz,:tion i s no more, but he saysthe club b u l l e t i n UFO PBDIA will continue t o be pu3llshed a-:; i r r e -gular Intervals, . .
  • 9. . .Several Watch B r i g h t Object Over Sedalia;, Mo,- - - - - --At about l Z : 3 O a.m., J u l y 13, 1969, an ~ ~ ; u s u a lo b j e c t was s e e n bys e v e r a l peogle n e a r Leroyfs Steak house i n S e d a l i a , MooA s twq were l e a v i n g t h e St.eakcHoi~.se on south h r i g h ~ ~ ~ a y65 t ~ e yn o t i c e d six ~ e o o l e ~lookinp.ux, i n t o t h e w e s t e r n s l q a n d joined t h egroup.Tbe sky was -cloi+y g n d - t h ~ r r ? .lArnreno stmasv i s i b l e . A round,yellow-gold colored o b j e c t was r n m i n ~froln s o . t U t o n o r t h , j u s twest oi t h e z e n l t h . It . b i a s n ~ v l i l ga t a f a i r l y lllbh r,.te of speed bh?nit suddenly ~ s t o p p e d ,hovered, dnd, t n e n rnoved,w l t h a zlg-zag n o t i o n, from r i g h t . t o l e f t . It was ~ i o v l n gthrough t h e lower bzse of t h e c l o u d sand .appeared b r i g h t e r t h a n the $,lang2. ..- : Venus (one of t h e observersis a n amateur stronomer who is f a m i l i a r with t h e p l a n e t s appearance ).It a.iso appeared l a r g e r t h a n Vefius t o t h e unaided eye and was insight f o r 30 t o 45 secondsato t h ~two interviewed by Ted h i l l i p sand had b-een o o s c r ~ e df o r a -J,ol:gec period by t h e o t h e r s . TllereTmasno sound, no change i n c o l o r o r briglitness. It was-last s e e n some 45 .e e s a o e t h w e s t e r n h o r i z o n ~ ~t h obser e r s . e n t i s d thePgEauran? Xo more witnesses. ~ F i e nt h e y r e k r n e y , it Eah Sisappear-ed. ,. The- namesj:ofs~ i t n e s e e sa r e on f i l e and the two interviewed by ,M r . - & i l l i p s , a r e .known by . h i m and considered r e l i a b l e . One i s a Federalemployee and t h e o % h m p a r t of a large c o n s t r u c t i o n company in Sedalia.-Reported UFO h i d i n g - a t A i r Base..A r e p o r t of a n u n i d e n t i f i e d f l y i n g o b j e c t l a n d i n g a t ihe Whiteman-A i r iOrce Base west of S e d a l i a h a s been r e c e i v e d from two r e l i a b l e-sources; buh. f o r reasons our r e a d e r s can ~ m d e r s t a n d ,names caLmotbedivulged., , # -It is r e n o r t e d t h e f f o b j e c t " lan8e8 iu-;t off t h e s o ~ ~ t ~ ~ . l r c s tend ofa runbray a t t h e base, an? t h e are.2 ws ro-ed o f f , hilt n o t before aburned a r e a , w a s .observe3 :by ace wikness. It 1s repor-tccl l h e base .was t h e n c l o s e d , f q r a time. Ted P h i l l i g s is t r j i n g . t o g e t more ont h i s . - , IIt w i l l be remembered we r e p o r t e d - a UFO being s k h t e d o k r a . . Irmissile complex. in t h e C e n t r a l Arkansas a r e a ( ~ u l ~ .iSBue o f S K ~ O O I - 1 )and,Lou P a r i s h .(ourLhrlransas r e p o r t e r ) h a s been Gnable t o g e t allyf u r t h e r information on t h a t one. + ,-----------------------------------------=-------.-------------------T,exans Report Great-, ~ l o h i n ~B a l lA g r e a t glowing b a l l , g r e e n i s h i n c o l o r and t r a i l i n g f i r e , w a s re- .ported s i g h t e d s t r e a k i n g i n the sky sou$hwest of Lubbock,.Texas., k.i-day n i g h t , August 10. A t l e a s t one man s a i d lie saw t h e f i r e b a l l h i t.the ground. Police- .units, i n answzr t o c a l l s from many p e r s c n s , found- - nothing, - -- - - - - - - .- -Source : ARKANSAS- GAZETTE;-c r e d i t :- LOU Fhr-ish - -
  • 10. Glowing Red B a l l Pollows Car, 5Randolph ("Randyft) Whitcomb, 18, of i Q D 2 , Waldo, Mamc, used t oihirik people who spotted L;IIU~s were "some h n d of nutsf1but LLC haschsxged h i s mind.Whitcomb, a summcr student a t Sol~thernThine Vocational TechnicalI n s t i t u t e , South Portlmfi , was d r i v i n p home S17n?aynight, July 20, onRnute 137 between Belfast where he hr:d been v i s i t i n g and Waldo, whenhe sightcd a.glowing red b;.ll l.tb u t ,S big L S -1 basketbaLll about .1:45 a.m. He hdd pulled. off on the hirclies no;ld tinen t ~ l ec d r ~adiio"went haywiret1 - d t t ~ l es d ~ c.tune he nuticed,;~red & l a r e u n the hood .of h i s Sreshly waxcd car. Ihe g l a r e w a s from t h e l a r g e , red, glow-d n g b a l l hovcring over t!le car and a l i t t l c - t o t h c l e f t . It stayed with-bin;-the three miles llome and then it ilmovcd off f a s t , " Randy said., and.he. could s p o t i t over a ~school1ious.eh a l f a n i l e away,I..Her r a n i n t o the house t o arouse. h i s i:lother, i4,. Shirley Whitcomb,h i s :brotner E l i , ~ 2 2 ,and s i s t e r Gloria, 14. The cTF0 was s t i l l v i s i b l ebut "very high" and -the family continued their-night watch u n t i l "itw a s p r e t t y ,well daylight and i t just faded away."During t h e i r watch u n t i l "four or f i v e o f c l o c k i n the morning,"the UFO: scemed,to !lowr9 then move t o the r i g h t . The hoys natiurally. considered whether it WAS -the i l i z h t s of a plane but dismissed t h a t ,as -Randy explained, "1ncvcr saw 3 p l m z stand s t i l l ,The physical appearance aiso vvidcntly chdngcd as i t moved about,A t times i t t r a i l e d a fired V" he said,Source: Portland, Me. "Press Kcrald," J u l y 23, 1969. Crcdit: BrentRayncs,, HalLowcll, Q. t)CiC-X.~~**3CY3C.3C.h-i(.)C-WIC*k-,~*-k*X.iCjtYr*Yr%?t:3C~?C * + . E - : C . 3 i ) L 1 - % ~ ~ 3 C k ; C ~ * - ) C - X : . C , % ~ < C - Xk+-%;iX % - 3 +):-%-5i****Michigan S i l v e r Disc I + e n t i f i e d1The mfsrst UFO s i & h ~ . i n greportf;d i n t h e AuLust ,edltlon of S X n O O Kw a s a "Silver u l s c been i n l ~ l i c h i ~ u n . ~ ~A S stdtt;.d, Cllnt ~ i l l l l h r n s , k-t r a i t KPAU i l ~ v u s t i g a t o r I d s C O U T ~ I I U I I L ~ttkle 1!1vestl&i?tloil 01 the .ob-j e c t which sometim~sappeared "like a bli),ip.and a c c o r d x p t o %he con-clusion of h i s investigation, t h a t i s j u s t tihat it was--the GoodycarAirship MayfLowcr &hich was ovcr the c l t y of Jackson, Michigan a%a.qroximatcly 2:30 P.M. This information was o b t a i r i ~ dfrom 11. E(. John-son, " P i l o t i n Charge" i n a l c t t c r t o 1 ~ 1 ~ .Willicll~s,wri%i;en J u l y 2@i n reply t o h i s inquiry,. M r . W i l l i i l m s s t a t e s -i n n i s re:?ort the-Trooper who saw and photo - .graphed t h e object was honestly mistaken i n calling^ t h e object a GPO.The small gray oval shape on t h c Trooperts scvcral phctos and the C o -incidental, presence of the k irs:lip ( a s lezrncd l a ~ c r )l e f t no doubtas t o t h e .identity of the object,Credit: Lou Parish, who r c c ~ i v c d1.1,. Willi:Ams r c ~ o r t .Edltor Comment:We Ire glad t o obtain a follow up redort. Every case t h a t can be cl oscdas "identified" i s one l e s s " u n k n ~ ~ ~ ~ - - w ct c l l i t as i t is-
  • 11. S t r a n g e Obj e c t s i n Pennsylvania SkyAccording t o r e p o r t s , t h e r e was something o t h e r t h a n t h e u s u a l moon,stars and a i r p l a n e s i n t h e Delaware County s k i e s m Pemtsylvania Satur-- day night, June 28. Within a 1 5 m m u m span, t h r e e peo2le r e p o r t e d t o -t h e Chester "Dsily Tlmes" of s c c i n g o b j c c t s i n t h a zvcning sky.- b s . Louis Dallan, 1018 Engle S t . , Chcstcr, was s i t t i n g w i t h he-rfami-ly inthe back y ~ r dof thnk-.ooe ~ h o l l t7 P.M. wl-en she noted f o u ro b j e c t s i n t h e sky. She t h o i i ~ h t2-t f i r s t t l - t thev might be k i t e s , butI?.eci?ed " t h - t tlltre Lr. s n t t en~-rlghbreeze o r str:.ng t o m s s ~ b l yg e t Irixeat o f l y st 1 l r I t k~igh.I t T :./iiA m e ~ b e rof t h e fdmily brought out a filr of b i n o c u l a r s f o r a b e t t e r- looketOile hzd a glow around i t and was l a r t e r t h a n t h e o t h e r t h r e e , " M r s ,Dalla-m said. "There w a s a rcd.,onk and a green one a l s o . M r . and Mrs.h l l i a n and t h c i r c!~ildi.en, neighbors, joined i n watching f o u r triangu;l a r shaped o b j e c t s u n t i l about 9 P.M.,i!!Irs,. D a l l a m t n i e c e , wile w a s v i s i t i n g f r i c n t s abou* t h r e e blocksaway :on Concord Road, a l s o s a w t h e "thingslL which secmed l i k e k i t e s a t- f i r s t . She a l s o described them a s surrounded by a 2nd s h a p d - l i k eI- /a t r i a n g l e , , . .* Mrs. Laurice M i l l e r , 1111 Norris Drlvc, was a n o t h c r . o b s e r v e r and.watched them w i t h b i n o c u l a r s a b o u t 7 :3O P.M. .he s a i d they seemed t oremair, s till but z f t e r z. plane passed nearby, t h e y slowly s e e m d t o bea s c e n d m g m t o t h e clouds.. ,- .-Bernard Larson, 1208 P u l a s k i Drive, Marcus Hook, a l s o r e p o r t e d s e e i n gllblock-llke t h i n g s -circling around, I He described them as brownish i nc o l o r and mostly s t a n d i n g s t i l l , moving f o r l a r d a t times,c .- (parastudy, Idc., a group which i n v e s t i g a t e s r e p o r t s of f l y i n g saucers,a130 had r c o o r t s .of similar s l g h t l n g s i n t h e a r e a t h a t evening. A spokes-man f o r t h e F r a n k l i n I n s t i t u t e , w1,ich a l s o r e c c i v c d c a l l s of s i m i l a rs*ghtings, had no exiilanat.ion f-r t h e o b j e c t s , hut. w i d i t was not ap r e d i c t e d a s t r o l o p i c = ! lloccurrence.9.. , ,On .July 2nd, t h e l t ~ a i l yTimes " r e l0rtt.d t h y il..d rec.e-1ve.d ,.lore than .30 c a l l s d u o ~ ttile niysterlous o b j e c t s 011 tkut Goy, dncr. t h e ~ ~ c h e s t e rPo-l i c e Degartmcnt r e c e i v e d &bout 20 c a l l s , D c s c r i g t l o n s of c o l o r dnd ap- I ;pearance v a r i e d . M o s t &peopleagreed t h a t t h e o b j e c t s w r e .rernalnlngs t a t i o n a r y . Others claimed novemcnt. A number thought t h e o b j e c t s r e -. - .,semb3-ed- huge klite.s , -c:Chester Townskip J u s t i c e of t h e Pcaee V i c t o r PI. Bowes, of 1823 W.1 2 t h St.,.viewed t h e o b j e c t s through a telescope. The 60-.power t e l e -- - scoqe h e l ~ e di n c r e a s e .tile. s i z e of the o b j e c t s b u t l e f t Bowcs m y s t i f i e d 4IIThis i s t h e second time i n my l i f e t h a t I have seen something v e r yunusual i n t h e s k y , " Bowes s a l d . ( ~ ~ ef l r s t w a s s e e i n g t h e a u r o r a bore-alLs.)He s a i d t h e q b j e c t s caused a f l u r r y of excitement i n X i s h i g h -Emhood and a b w t 60 persons were out i n t h e s t r e e t 1 6 o h n g skyward?- -. . -- -( C n t i n u e d on- nextTpage) -- - - - -. 0 -
  • 12. Strange Objects i n Pennsylvania aky-- (cantimed), ,Z t was1.5:30 P.M. when, Bowes,got h i s telescope and zeroed i n on the ob-.jects, which were northeast of hislhome. He estimated them a t 5,000 t o6,,000 Ycet and s a i d they appeared t o be green i n color. and r~sei:luledhuge k i t e s , He watched them f o r about a half hour u n t i l theydisappeare?They remained i n a fixed position, he reported, but the "wing portionsseemed t o quiver a;t times." He s a i d a l a s t view of them icdicated theywere moving eastward and r i s i n g i n height a t a g r e a t r a t e of speed.On.Julyal67 t h e "Daily Times" had more t o add and a possible Bxpla-nation, A long l i s t of spectators reported seeing unidentified f l y i n gobjects, bu.t the most recent ones "looked l i k e worms" it was reported,- L Roxanne Peters, of. 310 E, Ridge Road, reported seeing an object la boa-^t h e s i z e of your,fingerl t h e night of J u l y 1 4 and was joined i n t h eviewing by lhcr parents and a l l declared,the object "squirmed around int h e sky l i k e a worm.".. .: 1 ~ 1 ~ s . .-:Riser Bowen,;,. of::15.01Bluebell ~ v e.? s a i d she saw something- i nthe sky !:about.l2;jO a .mi,.The f ~ l l ~ ~ d i d g .mornln.6.she said; "I didn tiloioww,kak! iit :was:- That!inilght two;.Chester resid.e:its rc.ported seeing m y s t e ~ i o u s. .olbjects i n the sky abound 10 p.m. - . , . ,, .: Wizlinmi Foclts,-:26.;said he s ~ wr:~blinl~j.ng:"dranget l i i n a in t h e skyfor&bout minutesl !above, . C = . ; d ~ , ~ l l -nd 9 t h Stceet S . He s~ i d "it didnl-tdlo:anything but r bbinlr . - f o r ab,obt 10 minui;es ...;, nd ~ t , t l o o k e daike . a :stirf.A; short time later. llrs. imdrew Joliiison &io sne -.saw-sorntthing looking . .li-ke a ,ropef.":and making swooshing sounds ;l i k e f u s e s b ~ r i i i n o ~f l y rapid-?,:4y over ,her.:home.,in the .Ruth Bennett F1ome.s, Chesler. $h.,e.sald.she :start-ed:-tscre.aming;-:andr a n . . b ~ . ~ ki n t o .hor house - a t 1430..Pri,ncely ..Ter,rzc.e.... . . - .. - . , .! . ,! A, mathematics teachcr and student a t vest ~ h e s t e rS t a t e College w a s.,:5&yiqg.his..ki.tesat.the. time of the, sightings Tuesday nl.ght , f J u l y . . l 5 ).-and the. ",Daily TimesrF suggests t h i s may be t h e .solution of the mystery,-Tony &irker;. 2500 block,- Peoples, Si; .,.Chester ;. . fl i c s an as.sortment of.k i t e s :frequently (-from.his "launching ,pad" i n !a . f:ield..neer.?rankliri .and :Union livenue. H i s wife says h e r husbandr i s a n a t i d lcite-flyer and-uses .; "fons of l i n e " t o get h i s k i t e s up high i n the sky. She speculatedtliat..the:. sun -,:$-ig.hlt may b e shining on the k i t e,s.:when .,they-reach. a kiighaLiti-tudeat:.nighte . . . ., .- . . -.- . . . ,. . - .Sou&ce~a,nd. . -Credit.: .Nevis,2apcr, claippings, sent.,i n by Lou Barish.i : ..- . ? . ., .. , 9 .-Edit.orl s . Comment: wild.l i k e a follow-up r e p o r t on this. If!an .on-the-,spot:investigator checked with lony Barkcr o n t h e 1 6 t h a s t o whetherhe w a s If l y i h g kkt e.s, d u r i n g . a l l s i g h t ings r.eport.ed,,.:.co,lor.,..s i z e ,, winddirecti.0~11e t c , < i ts1iould.be f a i r l y e a s y . t o e s t a b l i s h i f -kites.w%i-e:., :.s e e n i n every-.ins-tiunce.,. .I-f anycine of odr ,readers.h a s further: inf orma- ,-.t i o n , please send your re;3ort t o SKYLOOK,. I .. .. .I , ! . . .. ! *-c-ic,iu*,+; k:x-+,?c.*: ? + ? c + : ~ * ..-+a++*+,%-:-~t*+?c -:C-!-~C.VS, t:.-)c-:t.ir:+ w + p + -v.*v*u ++***,*+++++-X***u*, . . - . . .~ e d . - . ~ h i T l i p ~ ,. . : Jr: j 1113 Idare Av6. ; S e d . l / . n , Mo., 65.30:l; SIBTOOX $taffmcmber, i ~ a n t s . : ~ o u r-rejports of Missouri .jlQ Is--old. o r hew, a s he is compiling a couplete f i l e of ivljssuuri redorta. find r e m ~ u b e r ,SKYLOOKwants good UP0 siShtl?igs chctt a r e lI&W and lkUW from anywhere. Send themin. Material r e t u r ~ c dif request;.d,
  • 13. -,.- L . A LA n Force Officer Investigates Oregon Sigi>":-.i59?eople probably wont believe me, but on June 30, my brather andI were up on a dead end road target w a c t i c i n g and we were just s t a r t -ing down the road when I w p s looking a t the sky tow r d KAGO H i l l . Ithink we both s ~ i wi t a t once. It was l i k e a big l i g h t and i t was mov-ing slowly. It had d ylde vaJor trall.I1*So wrote Gail Bumala, 12, 76 Nashington S t . , Uamath F a l l s , Ore.,i n a l e t t e r t o the I1Herald and Newsu of t h a t city. Gail and her bro-. t h e r Piirk, 16, had joined the growing group of Americans who have re-ported seelng UFOfs , tkie "Heraldibreported i n a 4 - c , o l ~ mstory i n i t s~ u l y13th issue, the source f o r t h i s article.,Gail continued t h a t " a l l of a sudden -(the object) blacked .out. Asecond l a t e r something appeareC1, but it d i d n t have a vapor t r a i l . Allof a sudden k t disappeared l i k e i t had disintegrated i n a puff of smoke,As we watphed, something.rea1 small looking f e l l into t h e . h i l l s . Whenwe f i r s t saw i t (the U F O ) . ~ ~brother focused f i e l d glasses on i t andhe sald it looked a s if it had four engines. Gail, unilke inany sight-e r s of UFOs, went on t o note the time ol evening, the condition of thesky, the direction i n which the object W ~ Smovkng and the length oftime taken by the process she and her brother witnessed,The "Herald and News" alertec! 1st Lt. Larry Haapanen, 24, t h e Un-identified Flying Objects officer a t Kingsley Picld. The W ~ @ ~ E : O $each A i r Force base i s responsible f o r carrylng out investigations ofUr3Jfs i n h i s area. Normally, t h l s job i s dclzgated to a subordinakcsuch as ilaaganen. .."The o f f i c l a l position of the A i r Force i s t h a t t h e r e i s insuffi-cient evidence t o indicase t h a t these objects a,re e ~ t r a t ~ ~ r r e s t r i a li norigin, " Haaaanen e x ~ l a i n e d ,referring t o tl-c:theory t b n t UFOs may,be manned s2ace vehicles from-another pl. net. "But the A i r Force doesnot deny the possibility of l i f e on other ,&.ndts e1ther.l. -The news account went on t o say that, Haapanen, .who has investigatedhalf a dozen UFG sightin& in the Klamath Falls area i n the ps t yearand a h a l f , became interested i n the subject before he joined ,the A i rForce, and he urges the .public -to report any UFO sightings t o t.@eA i rForce. " I m happy t o investigate any c a l l s I g e t , though not S l l of mycases turn out t o be unknowns," he said. llI1vencvz? had a 1-ep01-t t h a toriginated from anyone I thou-ght was eccentric o r ignorant. And somerepo-rts you canlit exactly ignore. " He explained lie had received nor6ports from the "flying" saucer cults,," whose members t e l l stranges t o r i e s of vlsions, -revelations and mec3ings with astronauts from otherp_lanets. .-. -Haapanen said while m b s t UFOs a r e eventually ldent i f ied a s a i r c r a f t02 odd natural phenomena, about two per cent of UFO sightings remainunexplained, carried. s i l y as "unknovmsu on the records, and he saidhe has seen things i n the sky he could not identify, "but 1 wouldntsay just because of t h a t it was a f l y i n g saucer."--- - - .-- - -He belioves t h e UliO investigation i s lack of--- .- -- . - - -(Contlnued on next page)-
  • 14. A i r Force O ~ f i c e rI n v e s t i p t e s . . . (Contiw e d )information. "Sonletlms peo,jle accuse the A i r Yorce of not telli?ngeverything l t knows about UrOs. The gubllc doesnt t e l l the A i r Forceevcrythmg i t knows e i t h e r , It he said.Descriptions of UFOs, s a i d the lieutenant, a r e o f t e n so vague t h a tIsquite frankly, it1, hard t o t e l l what the hbck some of thcse things?re. If somebody just says he s a w a l i g h t i n the sky, w e c a n t do verymuch. It, * The UFO o f f i c e r said persons who sight Vms should note the follow-ing:--The exact time of the sigh-tlng; how lonk the .object was v i s i b l e ;elevation i n t h e sky i n degrees ( i t i s impossible t o t e l l t h e altitudei n f e e t of something t h a t i s unrecognizable, he warns); the s i z e of theobject- compared t o something ordinary; t h e objectIs shape and beh;.lv;ior;and the condition of the sky a t the time of - the sikhting..II Peoplezreporting UFOs, such as Mark and G e i l , a r e c m t a c t e d by Lt.Haapanen f o r an intcrview. They a r e given a simplc .but thorough book-l e t inwhich they describe in d e t a i l what they have observed; directions. a r e supplied f o r the drawing of diagrams; m d t h e booklet containsspace f o r the - observer s suppliimentary scrfic~rks.Haapanen then c o r r e l a t e sthe d a t a suppl5cd--by the witness wlth other sighting r e p o r t s , a i r c r a f tscheduled f o r the arc? and other such itoms of inforrnation.that mightgive a clue to1what the UFO r e a l l y was. Often t h e i $ e n t i f i c a t i o n a:tempt2s successfL1; sometimes it i s n n t .-< I-*. , .. . . I I :. ? O n e o f -t h e unknowns. t19 t i n t r i p ~ ) e sm e ;,ersori; l . 1 ~is t ~ l & : ; ~ ~ b M i n n v i l l e. . C ., O r e ..,s i ~ h t i n gin t h e ,ei!rly 1950s, " Haa:~anenr e l . ies..: "The k L t n e s sproduced movies of t h e unknowns . l n the ,sky,.I He .!/ant. on t o sdy. th$.tthe ,.,bon?on~omriiittee1Ld subjected tlis f illcs"t6. !extremely d e t a i l e d,: arialysis I -and, "I!hey.:bould 110 t prove che f i l n l s t o be hoaxes. ,Therewas, . .isorriethj_ng up there. . 6 i t g ini;ercst,ing t o roc. because it1$ v i r t -. ., , u a l l y - t h e ~ h l y s i g h t ~ n ~ t h e c o m m i t t e e s t u d i e d t h a tdoesnlthn,e %good. . .explanation. .!I . - :i 1 ~ v e s t i ~ a t i 6 ~ sare k t 411. pending o n t j ~UFO sightinng by the Bumalas: . a-nd ;Haa:panen.revealed.Gightings--took p1ac.e a t t h e .same time .,overmnsmuir a.nd *Nedford,and were regorted t o Kingslqy Fj e l d by KMED-TV,, ;. , - . , . !.Medford., . . . . . . . .: . . - . ; . , .. . . . ,> 7~ ~ 2 d i - t . :Lou Farish., .E d i t o r f s Comment: In our oplnlon, t h e remarkable f e a t u r e of t h i s re-port i s n6t the s l g h t i n g 1 t s e l T (which c e r t a m l y I S interesting) but- t h e attentloon given i t by a n A i r Porcc i n v e s t i g a t o r and the press. Wea r e so accustomed t o believing the A i r Force e i t h e r does not investi-g a t e orjand o f f i c i a l l y pooh-poohs dny s i g h t i n g as nonsense a s a matterof "policy," it is good t o know there i s another s i d e t o the corn. Thepersonal i n t e r e s t alld a t t i t u d e of tills i n v c s t i g a t i v e o f f i c e r may maket h e big difference---but i n t h i s instance, a J ~aily r a t e , no e f f o r t wasmade t o suppress thennews, r i d i c u l e the obscrvcr, o r laugh off thewhole matter. A s a l u t e t o L t . Haapanen ?.n$ t h e Oregon press!----
  • 15. n?Othersf Words A , .?y-&ucius Farish2erha.p~the most -controversl, 1 UEO a r t i c l e of recent months is foundi n the August issue o f AHGuSY. The author, Henako Vesco, i s an I t a l -i a n a i r c r a f t engineer who cldims t o have investigated UFO reports f o rthe .past eighteen.years. It i s h i s contention that UFOs are ~ n ~ l i s h /~ a n a d i a nsecret a i r c r a f t , manufactured i n huge underground Canadianplants: Whence came .theaknowledge t o build these remarkable c r a f t ? Needwe even ,ask? Wheneverd . anyone comes up-with a variant of the "Earth-madesaucert theory, it always seems t o boil down t o "secret German develop--ments a t the end of World War II.lt V e s ~ o ~theory is no different. Acc-ording, , t o ,him, , B r i t i s h a t e l l - i g e n c e agents captured4plans f o r .the Ger-man LKugelb;li,tg,I Y oar "round lightning, I and from these plans (and -o;thers:the B r i t i s h and Canadians have developed,the circular aircraft-whlchhave mystified millions since 1947. Aside from the many a b s u r d i t i e sand inconsistencies inherent i n . t h i s theory (e.g. f l l g h t s over highlypopulated areas f o r 22 years with no "engine f a i l u r e s 1 ) , it t o t a l l yignores the vast history of UFOs, extencling back many thousan2s ofyears. Tclllile no one deni-es the posslbil.ity that- saucer-shaped secreta i r c r a f t may e x i s t -now, it is extremely bard t o believe t h a t such super-weap.ons ? o d d not have become common, knowledge by now, had they *exist-ed a t the end: of World War 11. If t h i s is chc best Mr. Vesco has beenable to, do.in the past .ei.ghteen years, we arge h~imt o s t i c k t o moremundane-s~tbjec-1;s-for, the next eighteen! Perhaps he can find so~~lethingm o p suitable f o r h i s talent^.^---."Manl?in,d.--ChiJ.dren of the Plan,?ts? is t i e t i t l e o f an i n t e r e s t i n garh,i,cle din $he September i s s ~ ~ enf Y A W . .F,r those wlio h ve read OttoBinderr$ FLYTAGSiiUCBRS ARE WATClII6G US, Anthony ~ h e a r n sa r t i c l e mayseem quite f a ~ l i l i a r . It 1s a virtual word-Tor:-word r e g r i n t from theBinder -book. Brlefly, l t postuldws t h a t rdan i s a hybr~d--a cross petween, super-ciy,ilized I starmen and prehistoric Earth primates. =hk-idence is presented which suggests t h a t an advanced technology once ex* ,Zsted on.,(or v i s i t e d ) our plane-t, long before our writtcn history. The"hybrid" theory i s a most intriguing one and nay well prove t o beicor-r e c t . Even with those familiar with the theory, the SAGA a r t i c l e is. .worth reviewing.------ IAs some UFO ,resfearchcrsalready know, discount book houses oftenoffer,some r e a l bargains i n UFO l i t e r a t u r e . This i s d e f i n i t e l y the Casewith I?ublisherl s Central Bureau, 33-20 Hunters Point Ave., Long IslandCity, M-. Y., 11101. In t h e i r rcccnl; booklist they- o f f e r ( a l l i n hard-Back editilons):, ANATOPIY OF A ?iWiTOPIENON by Jacques, Vallee (#464)@!!l. 49;CHALmPJGE TO SCI3NCE by Jacq-~es& Janine Vallee (#465) @ $1.98; THE.*INTERRUPTED JOURNEY by John G. Fuller (#9744) @ $1*00. ~ l s oavailablein softcover is UFOrS FOR THE MILLIONS by H. V. Chambers (#8699) @$1.~0.There i s a m i n i w purchase of @,00, but a t these low prices, thebooks are excellent buys. The handling charge on a l l orders, no matterhow small or large, is only 45@;A UFO szkn over k t . Vernon, 111. (see June SKYLOOK)was the subjectof .Otto Binders syndicated feature "Our S- ace Agett recently. Alsosketched were; sightings from SAUCTR SCOOP and PLYING ,SAUCER. BULLETIN.
  • 16. . .s P A C- E- .-N O T E S *. . . . . . . . .. By Ted P h i l l i p s , Jr.r : . . . . . .. .. . . .More on Glow Seen i n Moon C r a t e r- ,. . . ,. . .,- - I ,.. I . , . .The kegbr$ B ~ C B SNews t h a t t h e iipollo. 1 1 , : a s t r o n a u ~ shad seenla,.;;..glow i n t h e l u n a r , c r a t t r -Aris;tarehus was::got yuite.,accura%e..The . . . .,C o r r a i i t o s Obsdrvato,ry-has,,.. . .- observed . i l l u m i n a t i o n .i n , t h e . c r a t c r ! . o v e r :t h e l a s t t w 6 y e a r s . It 1s n o t a glow, but r a t h e r a l i g h t i n g e f f e c tnoted when t h e a r e a r e a c h e s a c e r t a i n s u r f a c e -tempe.rature. i:s:..ndtgen&r,aliy cooniderGd Lo be a n i n d i c a t i o n ;of.:volcanic: activity. .The . . . . .a s t r o n a u t , ~merely confirmed . t h a t , the. c r a t e r is,;consicleraSly b r i g h t e r. . . . ,. ,t h a n -the.... surroundink area... . .. . . . .. . . .. . . > . _ ,, . ? ./*+* *-E+ ***, - . . . . . . . . .. . . . - ,I . .Hoh.@iei-, thk 4 .photograph&:a r e q u i t e disa:&poin.&ng t b . those . : ! ,who h e l d hopes of f i n d i n g l i f e t h e r e . The Piariners 6 and 7 transmitked-.some 200 p i c t u r e s as they neared and passed by t h e r e d p l a n e t . The ..-photogra.phs..i n d i c a t e d ..a,moon-lakc surface,:plitte.d with.:c+aters. :The:-:. .--- , 7g i a n t i c e c a p l o c a t e d i n .the,.soy$hern area was..:of g r e a t . i n t c r ? s t : - ; a ~m-area.: of Martian "snow" was g e m ,i n craters bej~ond&ts,edge.. in st^^ :-;-ments ihdica,ted a temperature.of .:-253.degrees ~ ~ h r e n h e i ton.the--i 6 e . " . , -cap, @e s c i e n t i s t s t a t e d :that t h q c a p inde.ed w a s . d r y . i c e . ~no&h&.k-i-:. ~ : ! -,,s c i e n t i s t d i s a g r e e d , s a y i n g thatal>e,,believ:e.d.~anorher..instrument i n d i - cated f r o z e n w a t e r on t h e edge of t h e c a p , ..:, . .. . . . . .. . .. sr . . . :. . , . . . . . . . . I. , ? . .- , . ,:* :The ,&&a,,H e l l a s , a,Martian;,plain, scemed.,quite::.smooth and free,-:of,- -. .cratess. The o.pian=.ons;-ap..sti&L :. cbnfl.ic;ting. 1,:seems t h a t we i - - have t o w a i t untii %he e a r l y 1 9 7 0 . ~t o s e e what t h e s u r f a c e c o n d i t i o ~ ;i s r e a l l y J:i~e,.:.A$ ,seems. t h a t ,tii~.,-ahances..:ofintcl1iigcn.t life f ht?rdR5i . ,. :,.are becoming.! .- :.. s m a l l e r: .. .w-i,th e.ach:s t e p . i n - .o.ur e x p l o r a t 5 on of .-l;he..red:!.:. . , - . ,..,i:..r:.plangt, <. .. . . . , . . . . I~ , ,,. , I. . .. . , I _ . . . , . - .~ d l t ~ r . ~ .~ ~ t ~ . :) 1 ~ . f , 6 u ~ dt l ~ ee x p l a n a t i o n . of.. Ma? s. so-cal.led ~ c a n a ~ ~ ; ~ .very i e t e r e s t m g , ;. , they. . -.,&re. now.::be1icved t o .be,.%he.-.,cdges .of t h e c r a t e r...., . % . . . . . . . .., .rinis. * . . . . - . . ., .. . . . . . .- , <. > , . . . .. . .,, I. .. - ..... .I . _ c.. . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . .. . . . . .. .. . , . . . : : . .. _I . 11 - . .*++ x l t - ***: ,it** :,?f*+. jC.**,- - f:-* ;:-** ,*:<**. ++* ,**.*, ?*,*. *?* , *++ - - C i i * *,.** +*;-jC :**. i . .. . - ,char&. . . . . . .. . .~ f ~ ; h ~ i ~ s :- .. .. :f.or UFO"SPOTTER . ,< . .., .. . , , . . - ., - . . . .. - --,-The:. UP0 .3~9l"lJK..has--come-:-ug. w , l t h a new look,:and a,:new edi,tor$John .H O ~ ~ ,whose- cleve? drawings : add.]i n t e r e s t : t o r$he.:.mimeographed-,.q u a r t eFilF..The-address has changed too and i s now 6432 Mdnda1ay:Drive 7. .. Parma .Htsi*-. . %9Ohio, 44.130.-S u b s c r i p t i o n is $2.00 p e r year, b u t t h e r e i s now a spec-lax,Siijgle:~ ~ j j i ~ ~ : . ~ r ~.7"5,$?T7---, ..<.";j.-;of fer?.of -five. i s s u e s f o r the,-.saxe-:price; he:..magazine.contains..JJ$o sighkings.; f e a t u r e . a r t i 6 1 e s l r e l a t ~ n ~to. aStron-<- .omy a i d ufology , and -"Saucer Shorts,,!I. t h e e d i t o r comments; on i t e l l s.............. . . - . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . in the-news media, > . - .- . - . .- . - . - - . ., .~ . , . . . .. . .- -..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - .. . . . . . . . . - . . . . .. . . . .- ....... . . . . - - .Good---luck-,.. John---y.ou.-re o f f t o a f i n e s t a r t . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .
  • 17. By Ted. . Phillips,, J r lh e of the most common sources of UP0 reports would seem,to be bright.fireballsf-iormeteoss... -As we are I curren-tly seeing several b r i l l i a n t dig-plays du~~~ng..:thetmon-l;hsof August, September and October,- we . f e l t t h a t a na r t i c l e . on :fireballs wou1.d be nost informative a t $his time, .. . . . . , .. ( I~. . . , , . . . . .. . .. : n .. . . . . . . L , . S . > . - L - . .: ~ s t h e. % ,.." I ~ a r t h:trave$s:.around t h e ,Sun, i t i s through scatteredstony fr%me:nts.; :.at,certa>inp o i n t s along - i t s path it encounters con.cen-trAted.;,a.r.e-ah;:,~t.tliis:tfime we #see b r i l l i a n t . displays of meteor f a l l s o rmeteor ihouers.. Meteor showers occur a t schecl~ledt.&-~ies~diiringthe y e a r ., .. . . . .. ,There a r e generally three types of meteorites: the s i d e r i t e s , composedof i r o n and about 10 $ nickel; the a e r o l i t e s , almost 100% stony matter,and the s i d e r o l i t e s , which are a combination of iron and stony material., .bt about. 12.miles. above the earth, a meteor traveling 27 miles a SeC-ond is.subJected t o a pressure :of 10,000 pounds on each square rnch by theresistance of a i r t o compression. A meteor l e s s tilan a foot in-diameter,traveling a t t h i s speed would sustain a pressure of over half a mill-ionpounds. As- i t neared the earth, it would. be confronted by much greaterpr-essures. - . -! . , . . .. .Fareballs ;or~.Bolides.+remeteors nf unuit-I aril.l-i:?nde ~ n d o f t e nmovevery slowly a c r b s s t h e sky leevi,:lg ;l:?minous t r a i l tlic:l: may: glow f o rs&eral: seconds,.; The writer d i d see d alkteor or^ this t y y e o n iiugust 10about 3 :00 a-.ale. . Yhe $meteor~w,s~.~;raCelrr~~.coi~drgsthe southwest and was. . . . ,a brillian&.b,lue:-white.and l e f t a gloving t r a i l s e v e r a l deirees i n. .length,,itha;t-. .gl.o~1ed.:for.:rrbou~t:-:15seconds, . . , . .I < .Meteors :generally vanisli from sight a t a bout 50 miles ,.distance. They$ r i l Z :,be seen traveling ;st: speeds ranging from 1 4 t o 45miles .a :second;.. . and ;on;.r,a-i.e-o.ccasi.ons a t s,p,:ed.s up .to 100 -miles a second... .I , . ..... ., " . .Meteors a r e :seen ia8 vgrie ty of colors, the most u.n,&ual -being .the . ,. "gre:en tfireba.lls.. fbic.:~hec,firstwere irepdrted i n November, 1948,. i n the. . . . . . Iilbuquerque, N. M., area. May persons reported seeing green streaks m,;he.:sky, low- on.t h e horizon, traveling i n a very f l a t trajectory. h?)ccember, 1948,;: an A i r F o r c e C-47 air.craf t was yf lying near Albuquerque .. - hen; $hre cr.ePm-observed a.,green ball- of- f i r e t-ha-t.seemeaddo be f l y i n g in . !. l e v e l f l i g h t path and ever, appeared t o arch upward slightly., A few;inu?i;es l a t e r a commercial a i r l i n e r reported a f i r e b a l l i n level f l i g h tha*/had changed from orange-red to gree? , sigh.t.ings l i k e "t h e s e ,were:beported i n great numbers i n New Mexico . a r e a during I948 a n d 1949. The;reen f i r e b a l l s : have been reported on r a r e occasions since t h a t time.kte0r.s:.have been a continuing source 02 UFO m13orts , some have even re?#,iorj%d seeing ports o r windows, such h a s a c a s e i n the S p r i n g f i e l d , No. . . . . . . ..irea.i&n January, ,1967~~...>Meteors a r e generaliy ,small, stony fragments, but i n r a r e instanceslery.,large ones e n t e r our atmosnhere. S,, ch was. the case of the great(Continued on next page)
  • 18. meteor c r a t e r near n a g s t a f f , Arizona. X t i s estimated t h a t t h i s par-t i c u l a r meteorite f e l l t o earth over 20,000 years ago. The r e s u l t i n gc r a t e r is- some 4,153 f e e t i n 2ia.neter ?nfl .#orne 600 f e e t deep.Another large meteor-ite impacted i n tlle Soviet Unlm i n 1908. It i scomoniy known as t1,e Ir,un6usfi~~ l e t e o r l t e . ~t c r n ~ ~ ~ e dl n t o m e groundnorth of Vanavara i n Siberia. The meteor was seen by many peugle i n t h eP-reobrazhenka a r e a and w a s described a s -helng elongated I n s:la?e andbluish-white i n cclor. An e s t m r t e d 50,009 . t r e e s were destroyed inthe resul$lng explosion. In a c i r c l e some 24 miles i n diameter a l l thet r e e s were knocked t o the ground, t h e i r tops pointmg away from the i m p carea,. Scat-tered t r e e s within a :72 mile c l r c l e had been destroyed. Ane a r t h tremor was recomd a l l a r o m d the worid following the impact. Iti s reported . t h a t tLhe.sky glowed -for a lank period of tlme a f t e r [themeteor crashed -to earth. This reported f a l l , 1s s t i l l regarded as S-ome-what of an enigma and lt woulq be l n t e r e s t l ~ ~ gt o see the o u t c o ~ eof ar e a l l y complete investigation i n t h e area, I*+* *** *** -A Look a t t h e SKYI ,The planet k r c u r y , the smallest planet i n t h e s o l a r system, is ana jevening object c u r r e n t l y but w i l l not be i n a f a ~ o r a b l gp o s i t i o n f o r observation a s it i s q u i t e near t h e sun, i : ... . . I . .... ,The exceedingly bright o b j e c t t o be seen i n t h e e a s t e r n sky. duri-ng---the e a r l y morning h o u s is the planet Venus. The placet. may be .seen.:f-orover three hours before sunrise a t b r i g h t -3.5 ma@itude; .Th,e vlan-. . . .e t . . i s in.the---constcl1a;tion.Cancer,. ... - . :. , . . - I . .Mars i s s t i l l qilite visifile s t -. m n ~ n i t ~ ~ d e o f-0.5 in: the constella-t i o n Scorpius. It i s very ne:?r t h e 1st.magdituee s t a i Antares, aiso$,reddishin . c o l . ~ r . ~ .Pbrs .and. Antag.q,s.- pre,sellt..d . . . .stril;ing ..s i g h t:. . .. . . .-in,- . r .tile.... s 6 u t ~ e r n;sky.. .; , : ,:. ,. .:. . ... - . . . . .- - .. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . , . . , . . -.,. ; . . ., , 1 1 : ! J u p i t e r , magnitude ;.-i.3, ii~. s e t t i n g sh&tl$ afte* .$lje.,suncur~ent1-Y.&e giant planet- 1s i n Vingo as .the d:i,stant,pl,anet Uranus.; ,.. , ,:UranusI . Icaybe r:seen.;just;~est::of ,LTupi$er,:.as .:a f a i n t object ,tn binuculars. :d.. . . . . .. > I . L!. . . ,. .-- Notice: The i n de_p_thstildy of one of lllissouri-s best Ue s i g h t m g a-- - pror~ised-f o r $ h i s issue - w a s wri-cten by Ted Phill+ps, but--is-being held over because of--NZ/Jand %Oi slghtings. which take -precedence. Watch f o r i t soon--also one by Brian Cannon.
  • 19. NORTH, SOUTH, EAST and WEST of the U. S. 1L,.. . . . .: The fo.pio~ing:iepdrt: was rd&eiv&d:by,.the ~ m i t K ~ ~ n 1 a . nI n s t i t u t i o nCent,e.r, -Cambridge, Mass...t from Tunisia, Africa :.---Observations made July6:;; ,.196,9~,.by prof eb3& BkchjrTorki a t Tunis. A:% 2.0:54 a c i r c u l a r blued.i.sc,the s i z e . o f -the mooncappeared i n the direct,ion of north .about threedegrees west of they star. The disc slowly. changed i t s s h a p , p4s-s+-ing.:from ,a c:ircGlar,.%oan ; e l l i p t i c ;f6rm and, f inaily t o t h a t of. a &.ow-,i n g -.cloudg ~ t c o h i d i ~ t i l ~P i s a p e a r e s at 21i07. .ITScoldr grew--slowly,&Lurredand ~lended.with t h k darkness: :of the- sky; :At20: 55 t h e r e sud- aeniy app&a$efd,: :$he. north, &bdut:lbddgrees e a s t o f the polar s t a r ia ill~lmih~~i~:o.b.,$ect:,as ,farg&,and. a s bright a$ %heevening s t a r . Soon :: :;af tek.;l.k$~L,r., appPe&r,&ncee;:..it exploded, 12ghting the- sky and- giving,,appal?-,e.xtl$ all.t h e . c ~ a ~ , a ~ $ . ~ r i s t i c s : ~ b fa n u c l ~ a ~ ~ . , x p l o ~ i o n . ~Around a lumi- . n o u s , . b a l l , ~ f h e ~ s ~ z , edf the moon a t i t s lurgest, *there formed .a.sphericalshock wave of blue .cblor w.hich grew rapidly frora i-ts cen-ter, was very ..,luminous, and became the size.;-atthe,end, of a lar@.moon-.halo-. The.explosion took place i n a fract-1on of-a:second. The luminous b a l l gave.way t o a misshapen cloud which faded slowly t o blend with the darknessof the sky. 3 . e e n t i r e length of t h i s ?hegomenon losted onLy 30 .seconds.Through.out these ~henomena,,? . . . no noise wns b.enrd, not even some hours. . . . ,a f t e r,,. - , their. end., , - . . - . . . .. . . , .. . - . . , . ., ,. c : ;. A . . . .. .. . .. . : . . . .-=. . .-.., .I ". . . . . ._.,.; ..-~ - ., 0; .,. . . .:h?s:ating. . . . . . . . Zight.. , . . . . .: ~ i ~ ~ a ~ s - : ~ ~ e ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ : ~ i ~ ~ d. . . -. , ....- . . , . 3 . : :... . . , 3 .. .A, bright , pulsating l i g h t zigzagged-Ye-%hei:-n$gh.t: s - k ~dv&~;Warring-,ton.,-.England,,; June, 12, .:and .was witnessed by. . .two policemen on duty and. . . . , . , . . .a~!RA~vetekan. .., among others:., , . - ..:.:: , *.. . . 7 . .. .. . , .,A i a ~&chin, 5.1.;-.fa.polideman.Yor!.30 years and .in the^.^.^. for,%wo.,was T i r s t t o spot the object a t 1:30 a.m. H i s garden.was ;sudde,nly li,t-yp.;by a strange,,,:pulsating white l i g h t treveling across the sky. Hghad iieve$ ;s;eenanythjkg-$si-ke it be3dre, he stated. It was ,not travelingf a s t , around 60,~n~le.s-$er %ou+; :he! judged ,a n d was, heading east. It was .a clear nlght with iio"moon, no wirid and iio clouds.. - H e c a l l e d . t o -hiswife, ,and ..she.,j,oinedhim t o watch t h e light which had aslight zigzagrno.t<on. , .. .. . "as i f ,.;searching;" ;Suddedly i t changed-d i r e c t ion, i r o m e a s t-.td aorth; : i n . ~ t h e , , d i r e c t i o no f "klarring~on~and . s t i l l zigzagging.. ., ., " ~ a c kEdi4hrds, 40 ~ ~ ! a ~ f a c t b y ymanager also-r.eqorte1s e e l n g .the o b j e c t ,giving the s m e gener2l d e s c r i ~ t i . o n .as: d j.c7 . - s e v ~ r ~ l otfiers who.,@.oned.the poiice headqwrters... .I,.-.._.__.. ....... .. -. . . . . ..- -. . . . . . . . . . .. . . .-..-. . . . . . . . . .Source :, ".?he ~ a t i o n i ld ~ q u i r e r ,u, ~ u b u s t1969. . ,. . .. . . , .- , . - . . .. * .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . ,... ...I. .---- -I...---.-----. --.---_- -----.--.- .-.- - -.- --- ---- -2 ./ _I . . . .~ & i n ~ ? , . ~ e. . Sure. t ~ ; ~ : $ e ~ i t ; ~auk change of a 8 d i - e ~ ~t o -SKYLC~$I.., P: .-. . . - . , . . . . . . . .- - - , I . . . x... . . . . . . . .. . )..- -. . . . . . .. , . . .. ,, ., .
  • 20. I n the July. UP0 magazine printed i n German t o the~ ~ D E RSZRVICE PAGE German o r I t a l i a n ?Do You Readi s s u e we offered- our copy of afirst reader asking f o r it. Wereceived several r e q u e s t s and since we cannot read German, we a r e notl i s t i n g the magazine on our exchange list. E,r those i n t c r c s t c d , t i ~ e i radcress i s UFO/IFO Nachritchen, 62 Wiesbaden-Schlenstcin, Postfash17185, West Ger~naqy,.Europe. - .Lou Parish w r i t c s us he has several copies of a n I t a l l a n UFO magazi~eCLYPEUS, xhich he w i l l mail t o thc f i r s t requests rcccived. You may w r i kLou a t Route .l, Plui-acrvi~lle,!Lrk., 72127.--?Vants t o Form -ClubJohnny N. ddwards, Y. 0. Box 785, Bridge:ton, No,, 63042, w r i t e s ushe i s i n t a r c s t c d i n forming a club of "invcntcrsil,w!io a r c work+g i ndeveloping an anti-&avity o r magnctic snace driiw,---United Nctwcrk ProposedBobort A. Goermn, d i r e c t o r of Ojvl1L.n ~ i e l ~ l~ ~ v r s t q p t l o n a n dResearch Orbdniz,tlon ( CAILIU 1, 615 &rl ~ v e ., 11,w ~ ~ ~ l s l ~ g t o l l ,Pa. ,L5068, proposes a Unitcd hctwor!r l o r u r i d Hesc.arch. Spade does notpermit reproduction of a 2-pabe o u t l i n e n a i l e d us, but w r i t e t o &.Goerman if you are i n t e r e s t e d ,---Debate -in Kansas City, Sept. 1 6 t hM. 3. Schwalm, Program Chainmn of t h e Psycliical Rescarch Society, of Kansas City, asks u s t o announce a debate ASTROLOGY VS. ASTPION-OIQ, sponsored by t h e organization, Lo be held Scpt. 16 a t the UniJmr-i a n Church a t 4500. Wzrwick, a t 8 p.m. Admission t o non-mzubbors is $ 1 . 5 0 ~ ~Speakers a r e Robert L. Johnson, a s t r o n o n ~ r ,Director of t h e Ibnsas CityMuseum of Science and History and Lt. Cmdr. David Williams, a s t r o l o g e r ,F i r s t Vice-President American Federation of Astrologerse.Nr. Schwalm would l i k e t o hear from any SI(YL0OK readers who mightconsider addressing the group. Write him a t 6420 Rockhill Rd., &n_sa.s-iCity, No. 64131. Those i n t e r e s t e d in membership i n the ~ ~ c i c t ~ , " w r i t e. .8 ;M r s . Ann Hoyj: 9315 BlueJacket k n e , G e s l a n d Park9 Kansas. 66214.IE d i t o r t s 1fOtt3: AS a general rule.< .wc w i l l not rm a "free ad" t o or-ganizations outside our hidwest U$O ~ ~ t ~ i o r kcharging admission t olectures--as SKYZOOK too has ex.pcnscs t o m c t 2nd welcomes paid adver-t i s i n g . T h i s w i l l serve notice t o other groups who may have s i m i l a rannounccmcnts t o make. -We 11 nri!?"t four 1ines f o r 5@?, -nd 10$ p e r" l i n e f o r cach l i n e extra.---UFO Piagazine GrowlngThe BmSAS NEWSLETTXR, off i c i z l publication of UFU R e s e ~ r c hA S S O C ~ ~ ~ ~ S-Inc,,P, 0. Box 8, Silver LRkc, k:?sas, 66539, has grown from a 4-page- b u l l e t i n t o 11 pages ( ~ u g u s ti s s l ~ c )In a compc?.ratively s h o r t time-and , i s now- -. dcvoted l a r g e l y t o UFO reports. The s u b s c r i p tion1s $%.uO-per year--i2- i h s u e s , - We f e e l tile a L r k e d improvement is-worthy- -:--of mention. CongratuL!tions, neighbor.
  • 21. Aerial ?henomenon- - Club * .& August -11,.we heid ouf monthly meeting s t the Northminister Un-ci t e d Presbyteridri Chuich. Becduse of recent UPU u c t l v l t y m the a r e aand prelmmnary work on the convention t o be m l d mn r e o r i a , 1 , theweek-end of June 13, 1970, w e did not get to our scheduled toi?ic of"Skeptics and The,i-r T h e ~ r i e s . ~but w i l l cover i t a t th,e Sept. 8 t h meet-ing.A recent r e p o r t concerns a 3itblobblhgs t a r l l i k e objject" seen nearl h t t o o n , Ill., J u l y 14, 1969. The .-&ittoon police dispatcher describedit aa "an upside-down p l a t e with a red l i g h t on e a c h i s i d e an& one Ontop." Other observers thought it might have been a s t a r . However9 t h i sargument. was shown incorrect when sheriPf deputies reported t h a t theobject mov6d o?f t o the s o u t h l a t e r i n the evening, ,Cr.e,d!it:,,Richard.. , Reynolds and Jack Ginther, R e ~ o r t e r a ,, . a : .I ,. .- 8 . . . ! I . . .I * . . I. .; _ I . . . . - ., .,::; .: 1: ::i : 1 I .. L .SKYI;OOK.~.,.,. . : :... .: , . : ,: -&x 1291. .,, ; . (_ . A- , . .b 8 . - . 5. 67,*: . . I :. .,iS.tover, . No.