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Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1970 9. september - skylook
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  • 1. N U M R E R j bS E P T E M B E R 1970The Official Publication of the#WE.TELL I T AS IT IS"
  • 2. Number .34 S K Y L O O KThe C S f i c i a i P u b l i c a t i o n of t h e Midwest UFO NetworkS u b s c r i p t i c n , $!+.GO per y e a r ; sample copy, ?;#. Published monthly.Send check o r money o r d e r - t o SKYLCOK, Box 129, S t o v e r , Mo., 65078,----------------E d i t o r & Publish"r, Mrs. N6rma h. S h o r t , Box 129, s t o v e r , Mo., 65078S t e f f : Walter Andrus . 40 Christcpher Cour:. Quincy, Ill., 62101A r t Epstein;9625 Radio k i v e , Affton, Ho., 63123Lucius F a r i s h , Route I-!P I : ~ x r v i l l e , Ark., 721.27Rosetta Hdlmes. 1690 h x l l Di-+--?a?C a r l y l e , T l l . , 262237Ted P h i l l i p s , J Y . , P. 0. Box b!:, S e d a l i a , Mo., 65301John Schuessler,,.P. 0. Box 9, O i F a l l o n , Mo., 63366--.-_ -----------.-We want your UFO r e ~ o r t s ,newspaper c l i p p i n g s e t c and w i l l r e t u r n you::-m a t e r i a l u;son request.-The d e a d l i n e f o r .copjr i s always t h e 20:h of t h emonth--not your mailing d a t e , b u t t h e d a t e he copy r e a c h e s ,us. Sendd i r e c t l y t o t h e e d i t o r ... . . . .. . * : : - . - I . .Pkrmis&ion granted to u s e o u r r e p r t s , provided c r e d i t i s given as:;.:SKYLOOK, Box 129, .Stover, :&lo:. INFULL! - " . . -P: ... . .. . , ,. . ... . . . ,. . . . .. . . . . .. , -:,. .. . .Adveftising : p e r l i k e :(-count$2 words t o a :l i n e ),, mih%mimcharge, .50$. P r i n t e d i n s e r t s : w r i t e f o r r a t e s and s e n d ,sample:. We r e -, s e r v e . . r i g h t t o r e j e c t .-;acls. he consider u n s u i t a b l e , , .. , . .. . .. . .. .. d .. .. ,, , ,Pdlicy: t o s e p a r s t e. . . . .f a c t, from. . &tgsy. b ~ etill..it,s s i t . , i s . :., . . ., . . . -> 9 .....................-----------------------------------------1-- --- - .-, > . . . . . 8 ., .9 . ,.. ..:" ! . , . i fWzlter H. AndrLis, ;J ~ . , I ! s N ~ . &. . .~ i r e c t b r ,of. .~ l c i ~ e s tUFO-Network. .;---------- - - - - - . _ - _ _ -------------------.-----.----a-, ,. .. ,.- . . . . . - .. , I. . , , . [ . .< . ( L. . t , - . . . ;;. I.. -.W a l t e r H i :Andrus ;:-J+; ,-of Q u i n ~ y , " . ~ l ~ L, i i n o w : ~ i + e c t b roft.;theMa-.. - .west.,.UFONetwork, ,following; ,the resignation ;of Dr:. Allen .R. , c,;::~, F!I ,9 ;,.. : . . - , . .. ..- - - .,of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. < . , I e .. ..D r ; Btke, ~ w h o r ; s e r v e d a sD i r e c t o r s i n c e t h e r ~ e t w 6 r k-.was,.organizgd:_inMay, 1969, r e s i g n e d :because of:-..a:heavy wbrk 1oadi.at t h e .Wiscor?.sin.- S t a t e &Jn~v.e~sity.,wher~yhe:.i.s~:Associate: P ~ o f e s s o rof -Ch-emis.try-indialsobecause he- f e l t .Someones~closerl.to~~~the:already estqbP$shed UFO -0rgan.i-zatkons;.wjt-hin-the Network Jwoild,?.bk i n .a::be~terpbsi.iign t o mcet t b ~.,needs of t h e organizktiotl, D r . Utke r e t a i n s h i s kegn::.iiiter&st""i.ni-th6.I j Qphenomena. .and - will: cpntknug t o .work.Iinand w i t h ;6kig -Netlwork, Hehas ;accepted.:t h e . o f f i c e ( o f - S t a t e..D,Teector:of~ ~ i s c o n s i n $ n d, w i l l axso ::s e r v e on a Board of Cons.ultants, Speaking f o r t - h e : . e n t . ~ ~ ~ e ~ M ~ d w & s zN6.i;-y o - r & .we ..appreciate the.-work (Dr.: Utke -h-asdone and are - g l N he; w i l ; ,, . * .. .. . . . . , . -...8 . . ,:;contlnue t o s,erve., . :.. . , .. . . ,j . .Mr,: gndrus. is .so;ill :known .it6 o u r rkadsi-s. $i$th+&ghout, t,he Midwc.5-.. . ( . .f q r .hi,s.f i n e work: i n . t h e ! f.ield-of. ;ufology,"thait slmost .a;nythirig we mig!%.,.add would be redundant. However, f o r t h e benef-it o f nevr.,readeks-outsidet h e :midwest. area,.we l l l :.sum up..a, f.& f a c z s t o acqua-int you w i t h h i s bacjc. .. . .... . . . . I. . .. . . . .ground, , . , : - . . . . . . . . .Walt and.h i s w i f k , Jean,: reside. a t - 4 0 : ~ h r i s t 6 ~ h e @C o u r t ,. { ~ u i n c ~ .. zli.5.p a i t i s .t h e Qua,lity Corftroli-Manager k t - t h e - big :Motbro*laDlan,. ,at Qi.;iLqc-;.o~ i si n t e r e s t i n UF,O1s:.dates-back t o August 15 , .1:9@,._ when he, w i t h h%-?.:. . , a r .w i f e ands:on, s i g h t e d . b n i a e n t l f i e d f l y i n g ~ b ? e c t s . , a r ,Phocni..;, A+iai:laH i s e d u c a t i o n a l k g c$gr:ogn.d. l i e s - i:2- e l e c t r o n i c s . and 3 u s j . n e ~ ja+,m~ni~%:y.-t i o n ; He i s 2 me.mbe.r.oT s e v e r a i l o c a l C i v i c c l u & and is 8n Elder i n . t h ~. .- . . ...: , . a . -- . . t - - - C .. -- .. . - . .. . . .c-7. *.
  • 3. F i r s t United P r e s b y t e r i a n Church. V!2lt.has l e c t u r e d on UFOs i n t h eT r i - S t a t e a r e a (Missouri, I l l i n o i s and ~ c w a )s i n c e 1967 and h a s beaqan enthuSi2st.j c workx:? i n s e v e r a l o r g a n i z a t i o n s devoted t o t h e i n w s -t i g a t i o n of 13.(3fs. Fle.has serve:i a s S t a t e D i r e c t o r of I l l i n o i s sinr#?t h e .or,gani,zai,ion of tile Midwest, UP3 Network aild was t h e unanimous c ! - ~ ~ i - ^to rloplace Dr, Utkqo PS o m readers know, he is a ncmber of t h e SKXQ@i:s t a f f . q -Walt served i s P u b l i c i t y Clqairman f o r tYie Midw6st"UFO Conferenceheld, i n P e o r i e , Ill., 6n ,June of t h i s y e a r , and we i n t h e N i d w e s t knonhe was l a r g e l y r e s p o n s i b l e f o r i t s hr:.gs success because of h i s f i n ework i n Public R e l a ~ i o n sand His vn-cl:-ing e - f f w c s i n p l a n ~ i ~ n gand ,pro-moting t h e meet,Your e d i t o r i s p e r s o n a l l y zcquainted wit?,Walt and Jean, a s t h e yhave visi-ted i n o u r home s e v e r a l times, and we know them a s f r i e n d si n a d d i t i .rn,t o our SKYLOOK re1 sr,5 onsh:l?. We speak- w i t h confidencewhen we s a y t h a t Walt, ~ i t hh i s knowledge and i n t e r e s t i n u f o l o ~ y ,h i s a b i l i t y t o g e t alonp with cvcryone. and h i s "know how i n organ- i z i n g and g e t t i n g t h i n g s done make him i d e a l l y s u i t e d f o r h i 3 p o s i t i o na s D i r e c t o r . I n a d d i t i o n t o these q u a l i t i e s , s o necessary f o r effectlT:rleadership, Walt has something more going f o r him--he i s a gentleman,The Nidwest UFO Netwcrk i s a cooperative group of S t 2 t e S e c t i o n sworking t o g e t h e r t o i n v e s t i g a t e UFO s i p h t i n g s , t o e v a l u a t e them, andt o s h a r e t h e information t h u s obtained i n a s e r i o u s e f f o r t t o h e l ps o l v e t h e UFO enigma. Plans 2 r e b e m g s t u d i e d f o r improving and ex-tending a l l a r e a s of. a c t i v i t y , and progress r e p o r t s w i l l be madefrbm time t o time.SKYLOOK a s "the o f f i c i a l p u b l i c a t i o n of t h e Midwest UFO Network7!w i l l continue t o p u b l i s h t h e b e s t r e p o r t s received and beginning nex3month, we w i l l i n t r o d w e a new f e a t u r e , t o -become a r e g ~ l a r : - - ~ ~ AMessaz*~from Your Director." This t i t l e i s s e l f - e x p l a n a t o r y , anti every mem-b e r wil-l want t o keep up with it,While some o f f i c e s i n t h e framework of o r g a n i z a t i o n a r e y e t t obe named and filled,.the.present-set-upi s a s follows:Director--Walter H. Andrus, J r . , 40 Chri,,stopher: C ~ p r + , , .Quincy, Ill. :62301. Telephohes : ?Home-AC 217 222-8374; Business: 222-91 66.SKYLOOK E d i t o r , Mrs. Norma E. S h o r t , Box 129, S t o v e r , Mo., 65078,Telephone: AC 314 377-2836.Amateur RadioLIDirector--Ronald Andeisori W9PAM, Route 5 , .Box 51 1 ,Chippewa F a l l s , Wis. 54729. Telephone: AC 715 723-1729Consultants-- Allen R I ~ t k e, Ph.D ( Chemistry) Wisconsin ~ t z t eUnive;s i t y , Oshkosh, Wis. 54901. Telephone: AC 414 235-6220.John F. S c h u e s s l e r , B.S. (Astronautics)--P. 0. Box 9,allon, on, Mo. -65366.-,Ralph*W. Theobald, N.D ( R a d i o l o g i s t )--I7 Kentucky Road,Quincy, Ill. 62101. Telephones: Blessing H o s p i t a l , AC 21 7 223-581 1 1Home, AC 21 7 223-2245.Willard P. Armstrong, Ph .D. ( Chemical Engr. ) --6908 inksbury, st. Louis, No. 63130. Telephone: AC 314 863-9177.Norman Levine, Ph.D. ( E l e c t r i c a l Engr.)--Univers+ty ofMissouri . R o l l a , Mo. Telephone: Residence, 7 Redbud Lene, R o l l 2 , No.AC 314 364-7130.- Dwight Dauben, Ph.D. (Petroleum Engr.)--5641 S. g3rdE a s t Ave., Tulsa, Okla, 74145. Telephone: AC 918 252-2029.S t a t e D i r e c t o r s : ARKANSAS:--Lucius F a r i s h , Route 1 , P l u a e r v i l l e .~ r k . ,72127. ILLINOIS-&Robert Smulling 8 t h & Broadway, Hamilton :?lo62341. Tele hone: AC 217 847-3319. MIS~OURI--~ohnF. Schuesslsr ( s e eC,onsultantsT. W I S C O N S I N - - A ~ ~ ~ ~R. Utke, Ph. D ,( See Consultants) .( c o n t i n u e d cn next page)...
  • 4. S t a t e - S e c t i o n D i r e c t o r s : IL,LINOIS--Fzst-Central: Leonard lV. Sturm,0-.-w --- -1835 LI. F:lirvjew Age.. Decatur, 111. 62521. i iephone: H.AC 217 -1t.2C-7182. N o r t h ~ r n["Lylk irnijse, Box 9j-KcHenry County, Union, Ill,. 601EOSouthwest: Mrs, Fos;;: 1.2 Holmes, 1633 F i l l S t . , C z r l y l e , I l l . Telephone,. PC 618 594-2 : ; A . e 1 : Edward L.. S s l e , Route 5 , C o ~ l t o n ,111:,61520.Telephone: AC 309-6.7:5T55. INDIANA--Paul Doss, Route 3 , Covinpton,Ind. 47932. T e l e ~ h o n e :AC 317 793-2931~. IOWA--Glenn A, McWzne, 526 S.R i v e r s i d e D r . Tow3 C i t y , 1 2 . 52240. Telephones: Ho~nel--AC 319 351 -6204.Busineas: AC 319 338-9328. NISSC)~F~I--T~GP h i l l i p s , J r 1 12 Ware Ave.,S e d a l i a , Mo., 65201 . T e l e ~ h o n e :.I!ornB AC 816 %?/-0912. norman L ~ y i n e ,Ph.D. ( See C o n s u l t s n t ) Berry Dimnitt , 4034 H i l l s i d e D r - fe ~anniba:,Mo. 63401. Telephone: Home: AC ; I l l 22 1-6652. Amzkeur h d ? o D i r r c orf o r Missouri--Willard P. Arrnstro~g, Fh.D. !POP. 6908 Kingsbury, S t .Louis, No. 63130. Telephone: AC 314 btr3-91 77. ~ J I S C O N S I N - B O ~ ~ ~ ~MiAnderson, Route 5 , Box 511 , Chippewa F a l l s , h s . 54729.Information on t h e above has been coming i n f o r t h e p a s t week?,and i t , i s possib1e:we have given someone t h e wrong s h ~ e . ~ ? fs o , w er e g r e t t h e e r r o r 2nd w i l l make -the c o r r e c t i o n when n o t i f i e d . We s u g g e s tyou c l i p t h i s list f o r p o s t i n g n e a r your t e l e p h o n e . Readers h~lstiing, t o r e p o r t aUFO s i g h t i n g should c a l l t h c i r c l o s e s t s t a t e ~ d i r e c t o r .Things aJre happeni-ng i n t h e Network s o r z p i d l y , it i s e n t l r e l y pds-s i b l e o t h e r o f f i c e s have been a s s i g n e d by che time you r e a d t h i s . Soif your name i s n t included--2nd should b e - - j u s t hold everything‘, w e l l- -have i t n e x t month,:;: Lyle Krause, Telephone: AC 8-15 923-4458.=--------------------------------------==========-~=====A ~ e wand om Notes. . . . . . . . . By Ye Ed. . , . . . ,Sqme-timebs-our e n t h i x i a s r n o u 8 r ~ r . i d e so u r. coinmon s e n s e . Wk can "ta-ff0r.d .the. e ~ t r a. p , o s t q e L .f o r a :. I.ls.peciaL edi-tion9.--but:we-:d l ? i t ,las.!,month, 2nd :now we r,e d.oirrg.it.apcin !. Even , S O ; : we r € 188iri.n.g o y t khoug;GOOD copy f o r a n o t h e r r e g u l a r ed5t-ion. T.han.ks t q ev&rygrie,.:and:d o . be., . p a t i e n t , w e r l . l tr.y,r.our...b e s t t o .get.YOLJRrenbr;t i n . neijctX:month,. .3 u s tha.y,e:t o . . ~ ? v . , y e . ~ r eproud. to have.-.Mrs. ~ 0 1 r . e ~ .("R.osid" ,to .h.erfi5-end.s)..a s a ncw member on our s t a f f , and we..!ll try>.to:.gi-ve.you.2"little., .~ back-. Agr.ound. i n ;.$ l a t e r : i s s u e ; a l t h o ;mos.t.of you: &orift need i%::.R~sie~;h a sbeen,,a . c o g & r i b u t o r fo30r some time:: - . .. . Were gettin? 2%I6t -ofigood.::a r t i ~ l e s p : o n+4o~ns--oursf- a.nd . Mir:! s---?nd we..;fiOp~~-tO"i+o~~k.-~~nl~:-of thGm:i n l a t e r : on: . . Big--,news!.;Itl.s,official now--st: ~ o u i . 5d ~ i l l: h o s t t h e... . . --Midwest . UFO Conf eren& 2.n-..1-971.P More on c h i s - l i t e r . -. . ;. . .,- Next hontfi, . ...wet 11 p u b l i s h Rosetta Holnesl. : t a l k -made $ t . 8 t h e ~ a r l ~ l e ~ ~ ~ ~ i d n i c - - a n ,account.-,of UFO .Sighti,ngs i n .the :Carlyle a r e a . . ,. .;. .How -do you".li.kethe.,n e w c.over? This ccirne t d uC from :the Tri-Sta t e ~ r o ; & ~ ,t h r o & h w a L ..- .- ...,A-ndrus,.a n d we r e d,el-i-ghted. Wa 1.c.thinks t h i s 6 6 v e ~:can~;b-6:i-~p$oved,and is,:working on a n o t h e r one , !so waitch f d r :i.t..:Wr,al.s:o. . 3 F p r e c i a t e.. .th:ec a r d s -and n o t e s coniplim.6nting u s bn t h e ~ u g u s t:"~id$d:m&r-.SpeC.ialii--thank you, Nice People. . . . One o f our r e a d e r s gave u s the: d a t e , , ,he. 1egve:s.t h e ci--ty-on a: vacati.on 2nd..asked ilf w:e. c ~ u l d . ~ o s s < o l ~gett h e n e x t i s s u e of SKYLOOK t o h i m first.. W e c.anlt ~ s s e m b l eone completeissue of SKYLOOK u n t i l , .ALL. t h e p a g e s a r e read?, b u t w e c a n ,mail ypu.t h e first copy w e p u t t o g f t h - e r , Mr. - G . and: k ~ l l ltry tb r e e c h you in:,.time. . . t o -allwho serid r e p o r t s , . p l e a s e , PLLASE remembe.r:--5ha.t it-- :m u s t r e a c h us by tB.e ;?,Oth of .the.rnpnth-.-so .donl:t YOU wS,iit u n t i l t h e20th t o get i.t +.TI t h o m.?i 1. t c ~:-I..;.! Try Cho 1.3t:t, - Wc 1 ] ] c7.1,,~1.cr,j,=,teit
  • 5. ,Strange Happenings i n K2nsas1 - lolal,- ~ a n s a s :A t h i r d mysterious i n c i d e n t , t h e second i n a monthn e a r Humbolt 3211, s o u t h of" h e r e , has some o l d - t r n e r s wonder5r-g if t h earea,, r,ep.~!ted t d - b e t h e l o c a t i o n of an Indian b u r i a l ground, may not b5s a c r e d ground. ,E a r l y . l a s t F r i d a y morning a t r a c t o r - t r a i l e r u n i t c a r r y i n g f r e i g h tfrom Tulsa and -headed f o r Kansas Ci-ty, suddenly l o s t a l l e l e c t r i c a lpower on t h e s o u t h s l o p e of t h e hil-1, which i s Acrossed by U S - J ~ ~ .The d r i v e r r e p o r t e d t o s h e r f - f f l s o f f i c e r s t h a t a s he approachedt h e h i l l , h i s engine suddenly i i 3 d and t h e l i g h t s on h i s 1-ig sirnu!-t2n-:eously dimmed and went out. Effo.rt3 t o r e s t z r t t h e engine wcre f r u i t - , l e s s a n d , t h e e l e c t r i c a l system r e m i n e d dead. The u n i t - w a s towed t o as i d e road by an I o l a wrecker and d u r i n g t h e n i g h t it was removed byits owner.i l a r . o c c u r ~ e n c e :The i n c i d e n t alone i s n t much t o provoke though.::sim-.-.--.----- ..-But about .three gears ego a s i m i l a r i n c i d e n t was reported by a n . I o l ayouth., It was l i g h t l y dismissed a t t h e t i z z . The youth s a i d a s he wzr:c r o s s i n g t h e hill one n i g h t , h i s a u t o s engine died and t h e e l e c t r i c a l.s>ystemf a i l e d . A t t h e same time, hc s a i d , he was blinded by a b r i g h tsight,, H i s c a r l a t e r functioned p e r f e c t l y ,Two weeks ago 5 southbound t r 2 c t o r - t r a i l e r u n i t 2nd a north-bound a u t o r a n i n t o a herd of c e t t l e on t h e highway on t h e n o r t h s l o p e cf t h eh i l l . S h e r i f f Ross Wade, who aided i n t h e i n v e s t i g a t i o n of t h e tr?ffii,a c c i d e n t , s a i d t h e c a t t l e a p p a r e n t l y were driven by f r i g h t Y,-crn a- p a s t u r e a t t h e t o p of t h e h i l l . They ripped down a g z t e and travelecin e a r l y a q u a r t e r of a mile from t h e p a s t u r e a s a herd. Nine of t h eanimels. were k i l l e d i n t h e qccident.The h i l l , a l o n p r i d g e , i s bounded on t h e n o r t h by low b l u f f s andbrush and on t h e west by a r e l a t i v e l y l a r g e timb~r.eda r e a . The .top-e a s t and south p f r t s ,of t h e h i l l e r e pastureland and c r a p ground, Lo-cated on i t a r e t h r e e houses, and an old G i r l ScoutTcamp. None of t h et h r e e has been o c c u p i e d i n t h e l ~ s tdeczde.Cat t r a c k s found: Large c a t t r a c k s hzve been found on t h e h i l l sev----e r a 1 times and meny persons b e l i e v e one o r more cougars l u r x i-Ithe. h i l l s underbrush and rocky edges.Source: "Topeka Daily C a p i t a l , l1 Ihursdey , J u l y 2 , 1970. credi5: LouF a r i s h . E d i t o r s Comment: The presence of a couger could account fo:.t h e c a t t l e stampede, b u t t h e e l e c t r i c a l i n t e r f e r a n c e i s another m ~ t t e ~ ,The r e p o r t of a b l i n d i n g l i g h t would stem t o suggest a-UFO ,- - - - - - - - _ - - - - _ - - _ _ _ _ - _ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . - -~ ~ - - - ~ ~ _ ~ - ~ ~ ~ ~ - ~ _ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ - ~ ~ _Mystery .Craft Seen i-n A u s t r a l i a , J u l y 13, 1970+A mysterious c y l i n d r i c a l - o b j e c t was s i g h t e d over Tamworth a t E I : O j ,a..m.. on Monday by- two . l o c a l residents. It w2s moving i n an e a s t - t o - .n o r t h d i r e c t i o n ove,r,Cartage S t r e e t a t a speed e s t i r n ~ t e da b t about 15Cm.p.h. a t a - k i g h t of about 1200 f t . Witnesses d e s c r i b e d it a s brown-i s h o r a n g e , c y l i n d r i c a l end open a t t h e a f t end. It was a l s o complete::n o i s e l e s s .The o b j e c t was ;bout 15 f t . s h o r t e r t h a n a ~ o k k e rF r i e n d s h i p sircro::and hsd a s l i g h t l y g r e s t e r diameter. There were no v i s i b l d markingc.On checking with Williamtown R.A.A.F. base and t h e Department of c i v i lAviation, it was l e s r n e d t h e d e s c r i p t i o n d i d not match any known civi--.liam a i r c r a f t .Source: "The Northern Daily Leader, Tamworth. N.S.W. Credit. L. Faris:.:
  • 6. No F l y i n g Saucers--But F u l l P l a t e s a t C a r l y l e Skywatch and P i c n i cThe r a i n s . case--and t h e . UFOs d i d n t . N e v e r t h e l e s s , t h e sky: watch-and p i c n i c held S e t u r d a y n i g h t .and Sunday, J u l y 16-1 9 ,:a t t h e . ~ , a r l : r l e, L2.k.e nezr. C a r l v l e , I l l . , ..was voted..a.*grea.t s u c c e s s by. a13 p r e s e n t .The skywatch, sponsored by t h e UFO Study,Group of G r e a t e r St.. L o u 7 . ~ ~opened. zbout s5i.x of,c1cc.k S a t u r d a y e:rening. on t,he e a s t s , i d e -of t h e L2;i.e.--at t h e B,ould.er A-cces5-c r e a . D r . :Willercl..P; - Arms.trong set. u p . h i s : ama-. t e u r . r a d i o : s t . 2 t i b n a t Boulder and en Bauer, .WgWCQ, of C e n t r a l i z , Ii!. .,set.up,:his--mobiles t a t i o n - 2 t t h e Pam.-si.te t e n . m i l e s . southwest of: Bail: -.der. I& was..a.good i F r a c t i c e . s e s s i o n i n ,ta-king,b e a r i n g s , o n . vsrTous a.sl;;.:::nomical.po&nts - a s t h e y were g l i m p e d :t.hrpugh t h e ga,therlng c l c u d s ; a n 3-.J.ohn Pr-eisack,;: es.s$,stant manager 6f.-.tkc MzDonnell. P l a n e t ~ r i u r n~f-:S?,,i,~.Louis; ;ga.ve,;a s h o r t . t a l k on what. could.-.ba, s e e n--IF.t h e . clouds disappea--. .,,ed..But .the.,garnewas . c a l l e d ,because. o f r a i n . a t . 11 :.3O PM, : ! . . . -- ,Sunday:morning. t h e r s i n s contl-nued;..but , R o s e t t a- and .Dick .Hehes, un-o f f i c i a l ;kos$s, f o r - t h e planned :picnic:; passed lout the.-wo?d.it-:was:.-..;,!!go. f o r . .l(a )unchll. and f i fty-fiv,& a d u l t s ;nda,.!number .of,ckii1dren:gath"er..- ..ed- ,. a t , t h e . s h e l t e r a t C a r l y l e :L?ke $or t n e noon-picnic.. . The good f sodprepared,:by F*.. and .:Mrs. Holrnes w2.s a q m e n t e d ,-;by sa3adsr,.a a@ick?es:.and.- ,dessert-s-.;brought,,al.ong ,by o t h e r s and ,,: as: . a t + a s t :,yea.rl..s;,meet,;it :wasa- f e a s t , - w i t h t h e added. - f i l l u p ~ o f . ~ . g o o d - w i l l -and !fellowshi!p. ,. Even t.hew,ea.the.rman get i n t o t h e act.; i2nd . t h e sun :popped out t oI _ , :. . :. . ,.. be-am, dawn on .the -s.c.ene. , . . . . .. . I :. .John F . Schuesaley , D i r c c t b r off.the S t . Louis study grouy.,: emceed . t h e a,fterno,on.program,. .welc.omirig .a,ll.:present and introduc,-inst!le . . A..: .,s,pea.kers. John :Pr.eisaek spoke o,n IOur,,.L;ocat i,on. i n S-pace.:and : Fr?l7t ionshi;.wy.th .!other.Astr,onomica.l Bod.+es. !,-Rosef,ta ,Hol.m.es t o l d . .of.1:liFO Sl,ght?nge;si n :the- C a r l y l e Ar.ea .-I1 Art-.Epste-in:ls ..s&bj e c t -was IIThe :?fin T o r t h e ! 1.9 si n Up0 Invest,igat,rions.!! Walt :An.drusrji.~ f )Qui.ncy, t o l d .of r:s.+pht kngs: 5.2and, arou-nd,.the ar,ea -and-of:,.the ..wopk..b e i n g done by veriious :mi-d-west:.organGz:~.tionsa c t i v e . i n ,ga.theririg UFO.r e p o r t s . .". " ..: .;.. ...,..,-; :Zn anrinfor.rna1. . sc.ssion folLowing: t h e plc"nn.ed speakin? pr-orram., thCrr,-ye.re . qpesC,ipns and. a n s w t r s .re12t$,ng.t o u n i d e n t i f i e d f3yirig objec.5~::.-.,-and , s e v e r a l new r e p o r t . ~ ,were, mzde.: :T.he!:rernainder of t h e -,ti:rne wpsi-de--,. .votgd:. t o . .renewing v i s i t s w i t h old .,fr:e,nds and rnsking new .ones, w i ;-.I - > .,enti?us:ia.st.i. ;, . c slppor-t f o r . anotheyr. get,:-.togethe:r n e x t ye-?:re,:. : . . -. i. I. .Thi-s:,l&<swyit.te,ri.from-the +e.po:rt,.py Art:Epqt-ein, .i-.epoArter-+or.-.the2.. .:7 . . L ,S t . Louis g r o u ;2nd from n&es and 1 e t t e . r ~ .s:ent .-int., by: :ot-hers-.who! ::<were ipfesent. 5, + @ a t i f y i n g - : t o :note :~ho,~Surrounding-,P~~6ss~-ofLChe.~$k&.yIe.a r e a ..- a l l : c,ontrlbut.edc-_to-;. . . . t ~ , ~ ~ : s u c ~ c e s - s ~ ~ . o , ft h e meet.;by a d v ~ n - c g ~ - - .. plub.licit y ;The,; ,$oukty J , o u r n 2 ~ ",a_nd,,.t.he-:l l ~ r . j . - ~ o u n t y :Journa l-I1.-. pri.nted -i n Y u l l the: advance n o t i c e of t h e p i n n i c a s &k.:.ap,pear:ed;rSn t h e : Ju3.y - :i s s u e of SKYLOOK. While t h e r e was a good a t t e n d a n c e , t h e r e i s no do?tbc;0. .many.,others _wo.u~ld-b.e been t h e r e , w i t h - b e t t e r weat,her. cond-itions..,.-.-. -,Your SKYLOOK e d i t o r extends a s p e c i a l t h a n b y o u $6 ,F..asettaH.olfie.3..who gave u s a plug i n h e r t a l k , w i t h t h e r e s u l t t h a t - n e w s u b s c r i b e r shave been..added t o o u r .growing. ~ 1 s ti-of,r e a d e r s . . -We ~ i g h t , - ~ d d - h e r et h a t w e borrowed..Rosettas. owri wosds~?no.iflyi,ng ~ a u c e r s ~ - 6 u t.. . -. f u 2 1i - . -,to h e i d t h i s , r e p o r t . - -- ,- , , , , .: . . . .. .... .... . <. . ., . . , .. , , . . . .. .r. .* . . . . , . . . :,< . > " ;., . r . . . . . .----------------------------------------d____ -___. I , . . .. .--- . % . . .. . , . . . ...- . -- - .. A r e you moving? b o send i n y o u r new a d d r i s s . . 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  • 7. - UFO .~~~ort;s-lI!.sd.+a t t!:-:?C,:rlylb $1~;.-.~2.t;,$i and. P i c n i c :. ,I n a d d i t icn t o 7:::)I - 2 ~ o r t . smr -tior?ed i n t h e plsi~rleds?ea king pimog-aln _a t t h e C a r l y l e , , Ill. , rreet, soxc; ii~terest:ng; si r:~Cir,gswere given 3).o t h e r s p r e s e n t and i k . and Mrs. John P r e i s a c k , ;lc)23 ! 3 a l t u s r o l , O a k v i l l cMo. sends us t h r e e of t h e s e .at h e first comes from I%-s, Ei~yJ a n n e t t , of Beckirneyer, 111. I n t h ee a r l y p a r t - of Seyt,ernber, 1367,Yrs. Jar?nt>tt, h e r s o n , a f r i e n d and sev -e r a 1 c h i l d r e n wktcned a s t r a n g e lifib-tea o b j ~ c i ;f o r zbout a minl:t,s an:.a h a l f . T h e , l i g h t s appeared t o be w-I t n ~ na h a l f block of t ? e J a n n e t thome and were seen below t r e e t o p i e v e l . She s a i d t h e l i e h t s seemed tcbe on t h e s i p h t of an o b j e c t , but nJ p h y s i c a l f e z t u r e s of t h e ~ b ~ e c tc o u l d .be- determined .-L i g h t s on t h e "side1 of t h e o b j e c t s f l a s h e d on andoff i n a c o u n t e r clockwise d i r e c t i o n ; and l a r g e red and green l i g h t scould be seen ori t h e f r o n t and r e a r of t h e o b j e c t . No sound wsg liesrd.I a Mr.. Clarence1 Dergie ,) 615 West J e f f e r s o n S t . , ~ t F z l l o r 1 ,Ill. r e p o r t st h a t - d u r i n g August of ,1950; he and a g i r l f r i e n d (now h i s wifej werewatching a baseball garnebfrom a road a d j z c e n t t o t h e b a l l diamond, andobserved a cigar-shaped:object over t h e b a l l f i e l d . A t f i r s t , hethough:it was a blimp, t h e n r e a l i z e d t h e o b j e c t a i d n o t hZve any runningl h g h t s ; Vdithin seconds, t h e o b j e c t began t o glow orange, t h e n t h e r e wasa f l a s h of ,white l i g h t . a n d t h e o b j e c t disappeared.The t h i r d r e p o r t d e a 1 s : w i t h an o b j e c t which has become known a s a"humanoid11 and t h e speaker does not wish h i s name used, s o w h - w i l l r e -f e r t o him a s M r . X. He was awake one cold morning about 6:30 olcLock,f i v e o r six y e a r s ago ( h e dfoesnt # r e c a l l t h e e x a c t d a t e ) and went t ot h e ,kitchen. Looking o u t t h e window, he saw an s b j e c t l i k e a human formabout 190 f e e t d i s t a n t . %M r . X says t h e - f i g u r e was about 2; t o 3 f e e t.high and was - c l a d in- a n o l i v e d r a b s u i t which appeared t o have a h e l -met b u i l t i n t o it. I t ,s-eemed t o be a l l head and body and Nr. X coulcinot s e e any s l i t s i n t h e uniform t h a t i n d l c a t e a n x i and l e g s . Thereseemed t o be a llfogt around t h e f i g u r e . After g a z i n g a t it f o r perhapsf i v e minutes, M r . X dedided t o o u t s i d e f o r a c l o s e r look; He r e t u r n -ed t o h i s bedroom to d r e s s and when he r e t u r n e d t o t h e kitchcil t o 1001.:o u t t h e window a g a i n , t h e ob.ject hfad d i s a p p e a r e d ; but t h e farm dogwas on a t h r e e p o i n t s t a n c e s n i f f i n g a t t h e ground where t h e f i g u r e ha4been s e e n . The dog walked g i n g e r l y a l o n g , s n i f f i n g a t t h e ground u n t i ih e , d i s a p p e a r e d behind t h e barn. M r . X followed t h e d-og b u t t h e r e wasno f u r t h e r , t r a c e of t h e f i g u r e .E d i t o r t 5 sNote: We have heard fFom t,wo o t h e r s p r e s e n t who heard-Mr.X g i v e t h i s reporti, and t h e y a r e convinced M r . Xwes t e l l i n g t h e t r u t h ,Itrhoever, o r whatever, it was he s p w i s a s much a mystery t o him today a*it was,t h a t w i n t e r morning.-------------_-____-__---------------_----------------------------__------__________-----------------.--------------------------------Two k p p w r on Radio ProgramMrs. R o s e t t a Holrnes, of C a r l y l e , I l l . , and Clarence 0. Dargie, ofO I F a l l o n ; Ill., appeared:on t h e "Hot Linet1 r a d i o program, s t a t i o n WILY,C e n t r a l i a , Ill., August 14th. They were i n t e r v i e w e d - b y Wayne Crane,Miss Suzanne Rich and Miss Sarah Schnocke. The m t u r e and probable in-tent of- UFO!-s were d i s c u s s e d . W s . Holrnes spoke of t h e humanoid s e e nf i v e y e a r s ago.and M r . Dargie gave a s h o r t h i s t o r y of accounts of CFOPson ~ e c ~ r ds i n c e Bi,blical t i m e s ( a s s e t f o r t h i n t h e f i r s t c h a p t e r ofE z e k i e l ) and r e l a , t e d h j s ~ w nsi~htingrn~dc-in 1950. The two were ont h e a i r n e a r l y sn hoiu..
  • 8. Two UFO Reports from Decatur, Ill.Mr., Leon Worley, .zn e l e c t r i c a l engineer, and h i s son, P a u l , anemploxee a t t h ~Deca;ur "Herzld and Reviewv Newsp~pero f f i c e , sawan oval-shaped b r i g h t l i g h t t h e morning of J u l y 22, 1970.. .M r . Worley p n 3 son h ~ dl e f t t h p i r home a t No. 7 Calumet Ro-d, ~ e c a t u - - .Ill. , a t zbout E : r; ol:lnck, on t h c i r way t o t h e newspaper o f f i c e , whenb o t h . s a w t h e b r i g h t o b j e c t i n t h e c a s t e r n sky zbout 1 5 t o 20 degreesnprLh of e a s t , and 10 dcgrt es above t h e horizon. They had turnsd oat o Grove road and were d r i v i n g e a s t . Clouds could be seen on t h ed i s t a n t horizon-and below t h e o b j e c t . Thesun wzs just r i s i n g , ariano s t a r s were v i s i b l e i n e i t h e r t h e east,c?rn>o r western sky.Af:ter continuing f o r a q u a r t c r mile i-o t h e i n t e r s e c t i o n w i t h Highm:51, they then drove north on 51 f o r zbout t h r e e miles and continued t c ~watch t h e o b j e c t , u n t i l it was l o s t t o , s i g h t behind t h e b u i l d i n g s i ndowntown Decatur. M r . Worley d i d not -see the8 o b j e c t again a s he t r a v e l -ed s o u t h . o f t h e c i t y b a c k - a l o n g t h e same r o u t e t o h i s home.The biorleys described t h e o b j e c t a s being oval-shaped and a b r i g h tw h i t e l i g h t , about 2$ times , t h e width i n length. It appeared t o bes t a n d i n g - o n end and seemed t o be s t a t i o n a r y .On J u l y 30, 1970, M r . and Mrs. John Garren, of Decatur observed-a white l i g h t which t h e y f i r s t thought t o be a s t a r , then cha::ged .t h e i r minds a s more7detail was observed.M r . Garren is employed a t t h e A. E; S t z l e y Company plan$ and Mrs.Garren works a t t h e Adolph Meyer-Zone Center i n Decatur. They werer i d i n g i n a r u r a l area ?bout 9:lO PM when t h e y f i r s t saw t h e w h i t el i g h t w e s t of t h e i r home and t h e y t r i e d t o get c l o s e r t o - i t . Theydrove over various country roads west of oecatur f o r a d i s t a n c e ofperhaps 20 miles.M r . Garren made a s k e t c h of the o b j e c t w h i c h was a c i r c l e w i t ha t r i a n p l e ( o r cone) on t o p and a n o t h e r cone on t h e bottom. Thellconell on t o p was a w i g h t . w h i t e l i g h t and t h e one on t h e bottom oft h e round o b j e c t was r e d i n c o l o r ; and t h e v noticed t h e r e d l i p h tbecame b r i g h t e r a s t h e o b j e c t moved, up and a t times became -so brigh;;t h e e n t i r e obljecG2seemed t o t u r n red.The o b j e c t zig-zagged-over a sma3l. a r c of t h e sky, f l y i n g in. a ,g e n f r a l l y northwesterly d i r e c t i o n 2nd brightened and dimmed-in nor e g u l a r cycle. They compcred i t i n s t i e t o t h e appErent s i z k of thef u l l moon; .or a coin h e l d a t armls.-length, and zppeared t o be t h r e etimes.as big and b r i g h t a s t h e !evening s t a r (Venus a t t h r t time)u n t i l - i t disap,pearcd from s i g h t i n t o t h e northwest.Tlie Garrens determined t h e object was i n motion by s i g h t i n g it i nreference t o various s t a t i o n e r y o b j e c t s d u r i n g t h e i r chase. A t onetime, when it was i t s biggest and b r i g h t e s t , t h e ~ ~ t h o u g h tt h e y mighthave been,w i t h i n . a mile of i t - - b u t most of t h e time it was much furtktv-away, e i t h e r hovering i n one plzce f o r a time, o r speeding eway i ne r r a t i c fashion. The o b j e c t was under observetion f o r an hour:andt e n minutes.The i n v e s t i g a t o r and reporter f o r t h e two s i g h t i n g s i s M r . Leonar?W. Sturm, of Decatur, Ill. M r . Sturm f~one of t h e I l l i n o i s - D i r e c t c r sof t h e Midwest UFO N-etwork.If t h e r e is a r e d X by your name on t h e a d d r e s s l a b e l , your s u b s c r i p t i o rexpires with this issue. Why not renew today?
  • 9. -T l l i n o i s Mother and C h i l d r e n Watch O~ange-Colored Object---- ---The n i g h t of J u l j r 7, 1970 i~ a ~r~tllriorab!e ? f o r Mrs. G ( nHlx i n 0.2- -f i l e s ) and h e r c h i l d r 2 n a s t h e y we-re -.idinp ,me fi-~rnC03tsburg) 111.;on Route 1. b n e of t h e boys was f d r - 3 r ~ : ? gan, chcy were about a h a l fm i l e n o r t h df Co?tsburg when Pks. G j s i t t i n g i n t h e back s e a t on t h el e f t , noti,ced z ,:-?ight, glowing o b j z c t 3 0 d e g r e e s above t-he w e s t e r nh o r i z o n , o f open i i e l d s ,I.1 L ,It w ~ sa . d < a r k n i g h t w i t h broken cloud cover, b u t t h e new moon andkvening s t a r ( J u p i t e r ) were ,vis:ble i n t h e w e s t , and t h e r e was a b r e vfrom t h e s o u t h . 1t.was 10:30 P~VICDST, -M r s . G descrJbed t h e o b j e c t 3 s b e i n g somewhat egg-shaped "with ahump on t o p f 1 and an orange-pellow g l ~ i v .A l r t a i l " of s i x o r e i g h t r??.and g r e e n l i g h t s -extended i n a row s t r i i - g h t o u t from t h e back ofb q i l l i a n t l y i l l u m i n a t e d o b j e c t . I t was conpared i n s i z e a s being ?halft h e - s i z e of a f u l l moon and many, many- times l a r g e r t h a n J u p i t e r e l Xs Mrs. -G and h e r c h i l d r e n , a g e s 1 6 , 13 and 1 2 , watc2ed t h e o b j e c twhich seemed t o . b e moving p a r a l l e l t o t h e c a r , t h e y had proceeded ah i l e - and a h a l f when Nrs. G s a i d they. should d r i v e a l i t t l e f a s t e r SOt h e y , c o u l d g e t home pooger and c a l l M r . G t s a t t e n t i o n t o t h e o b j e c t .J u s t a s s h e f i n i s h e d making t h e s u p p e s t i o n , t h e o b j e c t ttsirnply d i s -appearedft and was s e e n no more. There was no sound o t h e r t h a n t h e c a rengine d u r i n g t h e o b s e r v a t i o n . M r . and Plrs,. G and t h e i r c h i l d r e n 2re regarded by t h e i r n e i g h b o r sa s good, s o l l d c i t i z e n s whose word is accepted without q w s t i o n . Thef a c t t h a t t h e r e were f o u r w i t n e s s e s t o t h e s i g h t i n g ~ i v c si t nadedc r e d i b i l i t y ..J - ( I n v e s t i g a t e d by Walt Andrus), >& u i n c ~ " ~ a d sWatch UFO--Father o f One Boy c a t c h e s ~ l i m ~ s eC r a i g T r i p l e t t , age 10, 901 Sum i t Drive, and T e r r y Schlipmann, a l -s o 10, 2703 Northlridge, Quincy, Ill., were p l a v i n g b a l l n e a r C r a i g s ,home t h e evening o f Piay 2 0 , - 1 9 7 0 , and paused a t 6 o c l o c k CDST, t os i t under a- t r e e and r e s t . C r a i g glanced i d l y e t t h e s k y , t h e n came t os h a r p ,attention a s an o b j e c t appeared i n t h e n o r t h e a s t and moved to:;.a;.::them. The boys f i r s t thought t h e civa1;shaped o b j e c t was t h e Goodyearblimp, t h e n . a p l a n e ; but a s it c i n e c l o s e r , t h e y r e j e c t e d b o t h i d e a s .C r a i g s a i d :the o b j e c t had a d u l l - s i l v e r c o l d r "with a white m i s t a-round t h e edgestt and he thought he could s e e a l i n e e x t e n d m g alongt h e s i d e . Altho.,t h e s u n was s h i n i n g , t h e o b j e c t d l d n tt r e f l - e c t t h esunlight. It d i d n t spcm a s l a r g e a s some a i r p l a n e s i n t h e ~ s k ya t t h et i m e , and it moved much s l o w e r t h a n a plane. There was a o s o u n d o r j e tt r a i l . ,It moved toward t h e o b s e r v e r s , about 45 d e g r e e s above .the horizon;a t t h e c l o s e s t p o i n t , t h e n t u r n e d s o u t h , a p p e ~ r e dt o hover a moment,then-headed n o r t h w e s t . As soon a s t t e boys- d e c l d e d t h i s o b j e c t was" u n i d e n t i f i e d , l l Craig dashed i n t o t h e house t o c a l l h i s f a t h e r . WhenGail T r i p l e t t , Personnel D i r e c t o r 6 o r t h e Mdtorola P l s n t a t Q u l n c y , ,came o u t , he caught j u s t a glimpse of t h e s i l v e r y o b j e c t a s it d i s -appeared i n t o t h e n o r t h e r n sky.The s k y w ~ sc l e a r and. v i s i b i l i t y was good. The . e n t i r e s i g h t i n g l a s t -ed no more t h a n f i v e minutes. ( I n v e s t i g s t e d by Walt k n d r u s )---------------------------------------------------------------z------...................... ---------- -_---_--- __ _0 T e l l your f r i e n d s a b o u t SKYLOOK. T h e y l l t h a h k yo; i f t h e y r e i n t e r e s t -ed tin UFOts,
  • 10. S t r a n p e Lights Glow Among Trees on Missouri Farm --And i n EnglandTed P h i l l i p s , J r . , of Sedalia , Mo. , i n v e s t i g a t e d an unusual s i g h t -i n g of colo-ed 5311s of l i g h t appearing on a farm i n P e t t i s County, 1 0miles s o u t h of S e d a l i a , J u l y 25, 1970. H i s r e p o r t f o l l o w s :S i g h t i n g took plzce on a s m a l l farm lo,c?ted 3$ m i l e s e a s t of Rte U ,farm l o c ~ t e dOR a g r a v e l ro2d which r u n s e a s t and west. A t zbout 9 PMCDST, Stafiley D ~ l o n ,age 17, hczrd dogs barking and went o u t s i d e t oi n v e s t i g a t e . He saw a blue-green l i g h t i n t h e d i s t a n c e , n f a r a r i d g eabout a h p l f mile t o t h e e a s t . The l i g h t seemed t o b e s t a t i o n a r y int h e g e n ~ r a la r e a of a pond. A f t e r about one minute, t h e l i g h t movedtow2rd t h e D i l l o n fzrm and W ~ Sl a s t s e e n j u s t beyond a lsw t r e e Linesome 230 f e e t from t h e house. Young D i l i z n went back i n s i d e when t h el i g h t vanished and mentioned t h e incider:; t o a s i s t e r .A t ?bout one o c l o c k t h a t morning, tile dogs began bark;jng a g a i n anciS t a n l e y and h i s s i s t e r , C h r i s t e n e , age 21, went o u t s i d e . l h e y s a w , ab l u e - g r e e n l i g h t a t t h e t o p of a t r e e ( 2 5 f e e t h i g h ) l c c a t e d some 230f e e t n o r t h e a s t - o f t h e house. They c a l l e d t h e i r mother and s n o t h e rs i s t e r , Mary, age 23, . t o come out t o s e e t h e - o b j e c t .A s a l l w ~ t c h e d ,t h e l i g h t went o u t , t h e n reappepred ~t t h e base oft h e t r e e only a s ~ c o n do r two l a t e r . Apain t h e l l g h t went o u t , only t oreappear a couple seconds l ~ t e r a t t h e base of of a n o t h e r t r e e , 60f e e t from t h e f i r s t one. The l i g h t b l i n k e d o u t , b u t was s e e n c??rnosLi n s t a n t l y a t t h e t o p of t h e t r e e . B l i n k i n g o u t , t h e l i g h t app/:aredagain ? t t h e f i r s t t r € e , m o v i n ~t o t h e t o p , t h e n t o t h e p r o u d and backa ~ ~ i nt o t h e second t r e e ; b l i n k i n g out before each move,The l i g h t t h e n moved awzy t o t h e e a s t and disapneared i n t h e d i s -t a n c e over a ridge. The e n t i r e s i g h t i n g l a s t e d s e v e r a l minutes. ,%ew i t n e s s ~ sc o u l d n t be s u r e of t h e e x a c t time t h ~ tt h e l i ~ h tw ~ si ns i g h t . s a i d it appeared e s a blue-green glow and d u r i n g t h eo b s e r v a t i o n , one of t h e dogs growled, a n d r s e v e r a l ducks seemed d i s t u r 3 - -ed.A l l f o u r observers desLcribed t h e o b j e c t a s blue-green, a glow, a?:na;nt h e s i z e of a b a s e b a l l z t a r m l e n g t h . They s z i d it moved r s p i d l y . 6 .would b i v i s i b l e a t one s p o t , b l i n k o u t , reappepr a t a n o t h e r s p o t (:>one dnstance, 60 f e e t awa ) i n s t a n t l y . It did not change shape, ~012;-o r b r i g h t e n a t any time. The a r e a i n which t h e o b j e c t w p s s e e n i s q ~ i t ?rough; t h e weeds -are about 4 t o 5 f e e t high and t h e f l i g h t path.crosFc:.a f e n c e a t two p o i n t s . There w ~ sno sound e t any time. The o b j e c t d5:.not seem tb i l l u m i n ~ t et h e b r e e s o r ground i n t h e a r e a . No othcr..ligbt.;were seen. A.C first t h e witnesses thought the l i g h t was a l a n t e r n , b u ~a s t h e y noted t h e r a p i d motion, t h i s - was-ruled out.E d i t o r s Note: It is i n t e r e s t i n g t o n o t e t h a t a somewhst s i m i l a r . -r e p o r t of l i g h t s moving i n t h e t r e e s was made March 13, 1970, i n Surrc:.England. We quote from t h e A p r i l i s s u e = o f UFOLOG* a s followsr-Witness and h i s g i r l f r i e n d were s i t z i n g i n h i s caf e a t i n g a snack.The g i r l opened t h e window t o throw o u t the-wrapping p?per when s h e - s & ; +t h e o b j e c t . It had not been observed p r e v i o u s l y b e c ~ u s et h e windowswere misted. This ob-ject w ~ s .c i r c l i n g a r o u n d t h e t o p of a t r e e . It.c o n -t i n u e d t o c i r c l e , f o r about t e n seconds ( a b o u t t h r e e o r f o u r . r e v o l u ~ i o n , ~i n a clockwise d i r e c t i o n (fzlcing t h e t r e e . ) . It was d e s c r i b e d a s yelj~;.rand s t a r l i k e , w i t h s p i k e y edges and it appeared gaseous.After i t h z d e c i r c l e d t h e t r e e it moved l o t h e l e f t of t h e t r e s . graa!u a l l y descending by increments u n t i l -it ~12s?bout 100 f t . from t!ie ti-ee.It now-appesred t o be c l o s e t o t h e ground although i t w ~ sd i f f i c u l e f o r(Continued -on n e x t pzge) - - - -
  • 11. S t r a n g e L i g h t s Glow h o n g Trees. . . (Contin1~sd)t h e - w i t n e s s . t o :.??.I. where t h e rrolj:id was because i t wcs chrk.-A t t h i s 9 o m t -,;1? l i g h t went o c t , j u s t a s i f it ked been s w i t c h do f f ; . b u t w i t h i n s s?.,:nd F;., , ? n o u h ~ rl l g h t apperred rvhtre t h e o t h e r --?had.been f i r s t seen. & twas luzl3ind t h e t r e e a2d e f t e r i t hed completct-:h a l f a revoiwtion it ,move6 2wsy from the t r e e i.n the szne d i r e c t i o v i:st h e f i r s t , but ddcscended ~t an a n g l e u n t i l it reached t h e s p o t wheret h e first o b j e c t hail 6 i s a p p e a r e d , and t h e n it a l s o disappeared i n ;thesame way. The e s t i m a t e d speed of t h e o b j e c t s was -8 rnph and whm firsts e e n a t a s o u t GO f t . fro31 t h e . g ~ o w J ~The w i t n e s s e s continued t o vizccrl thro:~gh t h e open window, b u t n e i -t h e r o b j e c t reappeared, s o ~ f t c ra few minutes t h e y l e f t and t r i e d ?,oc i r c - l e around t h e ~ l ? c ewhere t h e o b j e c t s had been, but t h e roacr tookthem away from t h ? t point..Witness s z i d that he was f a m i l i a r w i t h observing a i r c r a f t 2nd s a t -e l l i t e s . The sky was c l e 5 r 2nd t h e s t a r s were v i s ~ b l e ."Report made, by Omer Fowler, of B r i t i s h UFO Reseerch A s s o c i ~ t i o n , i nuFOLOG, IIRinglemere;vl Colwell Road, Colwell Bay, I s l e of Wight., College Student Reports 1968 S i g h t i n g i n I l l i n o i sIRhlph M o l l e t , of 1214 Windon, P e o r i a , I l l . , a t h i r d yep+ c o l l e g es t u d k n t , r e c e n t l y . i n ~ d e .a renort"of a 1968 s i g h t i n g t o David .Schroih,.aLmembcrof t h e ,UFO Study Group of G r e z t e r S t . Louis.Mollet was d r i v i n g on U . S . Highway 54, west of C l i n t o n , 1 , t h en i g h t of Aupust 1 5 , 1968:-a c l e ~ rn i ~ h tw i t h st2rs s h i n i n g and moocv i s i b l e - t o the,+?outh. There was no wind.About 9 o t c l o c k , M r . ~ o l l e tstopped h l s c a r t o check a t i r e whichseemed low. A s he glenced up, he noticed a b r i g h t o b j e c t which appeer-ed t o - b e about a half mile d i s t a n t a t about 150 f e e t e l e v a ~ i o r ~ .I tr o s e i n a manner s i n i l e r t o g o i n g up s t e i r s , Mollet r e p o r t e d - - r i s e ,stop,.?ove l a t e r a T l y ~ , & t o p ,and r i s e again a t a speed c o m ~ a r e b l et o al i g h t one-engine p i s t o n a i r c r a f t a t about h e l f speed. T h i s continuedu n t i l t h e o b j e c t was out of s i g h t .There a*edraiilroad t r a c k s p b r s l l e l t o t h e highway ebout 8 h?lf n;::.from t h e . , rosd. rThe s i z e of t h e o b j e c t wes c o m p ~ r e dt o en orange h e i da t arms l e n g t h . It was a s h z r p l y o u t l i n e d , s e l f - i l l u m i n c t e d o b j e c t ,Mollet s a i d , and i t s b r i g h t n q s s was compared t o t h e moon. The o b j e c twas observed f o r about t e n minutes, and no sound wes h e ~ r d .Credid: A r t Epstein, -of t h e Skvlook s t a f f .....................................................................l l ~ ~ e w i t n e s s ; ~t o P u b l i s h Charter-lyB i l l Noore, who e d i t s . EYEWITNESS (Box 34, ~ t . P e r r v , Ohio,43760), :announces in-t h e M ~ r c h - A p r i li s s u e th;t t,he mzpazine w i l l be pe pub-l i s t e d q u ~ r t e r l yi n t h e f u t u r e , i n s t e a d of bi-monthly.The s u b s c r i p t i o n remrins t h e s~me--$1.75 p e r y e p r , but a s i n g l e cop7w i l l now be 50$; M r . Moore h8s becn experimentinp w i t h d i f f c r e n t - -magazine-stvl~s ;nd e x p e c t s t o soon r e ~ c ha permrnent-format p l e a s i n gt o h i s s 6 a f f r z n d r e a d e r s . He c o n c e n t r e t e s on Ohio UFO s i g h t i n p s , e l m ;w i t h a r t i c l e s and book reviews and e x p e c t s t o i n t r o d u c e some new f-a-t u r e s i n t h e q u a r t e r l y . - I n common w i t h o t h e r ufozi-ne e d i t o r s , B i l l iss h o r t of f u n d s , and we know h e r d appr.cci;lte some edvznce o r d e r s f o rt h e upcoming q u ? r t e r l y ,
  • 12. - . . -. . .-Missouri Couple Report UFOs Seen i n L967. , , . . $ ,E d i t o r s Note: Sometime ago we r e c e i v e d a r e p o r t of a UFO s i g h t i n gand t h e copy c f t h e f m m f i l l e d o u t by Mrs. Poor was was-dim i n s p 3 t sand d i f f i c u l t t o r e a d ; We wrote t o Mary Lou and asked i f s h e wouP2send u s a complet? r e p o r t i n h e r own words. She n o t o n l y s e n t t h er e y o r t b u t incl;;:_l.c,d a . second one of a .,UFO -seen by h e r husbana, , andb o t h a r e s o incers;?z,ting, were goin? t o .give ,them. t o you i n M5ry.Lou1sown words,; K-. and ,Mrs. Lee Poor r e s i d e ,at 10710 S t . , S t . Ann:, Mo. , Mrs. Poor-s s i g h t i n g f o l l o w s : L >Abo.+t ~dfiedlclock,;~he;.morningof March 3 0 , 196.7, I wol!ced into cI& t.kitcl.;e;ri to, get, . a :dr.ink .o.f.water, before, .going .t.o: bed.. ..As :I..wss dri-n-1i.l~:~.. A #I klaneed o,ut pf t h k k f ~chen window -2nd- saw-:a:-blinking r e d . l i g h t ~rnov-ing, s:lo,wly from.,.e>s,t,t o west., no$ ve:r.y. hi-gh! ebove th.e .t.re:e t o p s :to {the. , , .. . ,.s o u t h o f o u r house. . . . .. .. I thought it was an, airplgne, b u t s ~ d d e n l : ~it . . a p p a r e n t l y s t o p p e dand .ch$np,ed fr,orn. a .bll.nking - r e d .liq h t to; ,a-.lc?rge..r,eddisn-orangeob:ject.,"-which I can o n l y d e s c r i b e :as..being-.,sh,?~ed.3.ike an umbrella - ( open.)..:di-.a Jerge h ~ t . .. It.-!hovered t h e r e for s,ev,erah.minutes w h i l e 1 - w a t c h d jqu1,te-unbelieving~wh.at.i.Iw2s seeing! Then .I.b,ec:?me -excited and .somehows u r 3 I w8s se.ei,ngJa . p o s s i b l e UFO, $ r~n,~;.i.nto:-thebedroom to. w3ke L ""my husband t o , come s e e i.t. He was:f a r : from. happy,-a t being d i s t u r b e dfrom- hi-s s l e e p , and. tq1.d me . I was !p~ob,abllySust-:.see.$ng an .a i r p h n e - ; So. , . .. .-1 s a i d ~ - n o t h i n gmore, b u t r e t u r n e d t o : , t h e , kit.chen. , . ,The o b j e c t w a s . s t i l l j u s t , "hanging!l t h e r e , l a r g e ,and b r i g h t - i ,Then: - a f t e r- 10,minutes, o r l e s s , it suddenly r e u e r ~ e d :back t o . b e i n g a smal.1r e d T i g h t , but t h i s time it was-.not b l i n k i n g . MeanwhiLe., -my husband. ..f i n a l l y ~ g o t u pirid .-came:l n t o .:the k i t ~ h e nj. b u t ;missed. s e e i n g . it while :it >was l,arge,,an$. u m b r e J l ~ s h a p e d(-.much~~to.my.d-isgust! ) .,..I.had :gottkn -myb i - n o c u l a r s ~ ~ a sso.an :as i-t chenged .tb - t h e , , ~ ~ a ~ g e , , . o bject-:and .continued,-;:-:I.watch-ing tt through them.. ,.I.handed .them:tq .my husband .znd , t r i e d t o show-,h$m where: t.0-look f o r . tee obj.ec,t.whi:c,h was-.:stil-1i n t h e .same !pl:?-cc:. . . . . . .I . . 7 . .: ).b u t now a small., :red light.. . . . . . . . LJ. , I. . B d o r e he c o u l d l o c r t e i t , t h e l i g h t s e e r n e d t o suddenly. "go out! p:.:and 6i s a p p e a r e d completqly. . A t n o .-t.-iim2ee7d:iidsfthe: o b j e c t seem t o lowe:.on the. -horiz-on, ]a:s a ..plane w.ould, if it l l w e r et r a v e l i n g . away from, yoyuiA l l of a . sudden. i t ,j.us,t: wasn"t:-there!.. , , .;.: . , > .. .. . . . . . , -;(-,.. .7!- wrote d o k. . .my. iinpression of .what I .had seen:bePore g o i n g to,-.bed,:.and t h e n e x t mom-i-ng I..called. ~ambert:$ir~or-t.a:nd::;was:-ad.vl.sed.G o calj,:S c b t t . A i r F0rc.e .Base and report {the ::i,nc.iden-t.-t.p.1.them. ::. I d i d ) s o9::ah< :one i n t e r e s t i n $ .thing to.me.wa.s t h e fact t h a t , t h e !person I was t ? l & $to.w2s h.earQ, to; a s k some,one else : t h e r e wh.~ae:--the.-.U.FOre.port forms .:,were..] ."I .could- no^ .hear:.the . o t h e r , pcrson! s,,,r e p l y , .but. the(:miin , 1 was : t2.1klngL:t.:.s a i d , "Iknow. , the.jrlre:,, th.ere-, becausel-.J-.v-.ei;ta,kew:.thr:eee r e 6 o r . t ~: aIei-ez$-:i.today:: 11" T h i s , ..t5he;::indic$Ded $ . l e a r l y : , t , h ~ tz t - -lelzst,thi?&eo t h e r ,peF?sons had s e e n . *mething;-the ;.s~me;,night.:..(-or-,.ra~berIec?rly rnorning..).:~nd;liirepo,rted it....Het o l d ..:.me. ; C a p . Mc-~herson:jw6uldr c o n t a c t .me h t e r , b u t. . . .b$--I . , ,d l d :not do so.: " . . . . ., . . . . .. .. . . . I r :. ,Thqk -aftBFtibdn: I r&d i n t h e f T o s ~ - ~ i s p ~ . t c h l l( S t. . L o u i s , Mo. ) ; t h a t -UFO1.s had been s i g h t e d by s e v e r a l. . . . ]ob.s,envers,.in Memphis ;.:Term. ,khe , : , same n i g h t of my: s i g h t i n g . . . . . .It could n o t h s v e been a n a i r p l a n e - l a n d i n g ( whcre it hovei-e-c?I&$. . -n o t n e a r t h e a h p o r t anpay,).,a s it.-didl,not :gb .ddwn, o r u p , dk ni:;i. d Z r e c t i o n , for t h ? t m-a tter:., aft.e.r ilt.h2d relvected. b a c k . t o a srnc?ll Fed. . . . . / : .. . .(Continued on Next Page)
  • 13. Missouri Coufjle Report. . . ( Continued )..... .. ,. ... . - . .. . - -. , l,ight -... --.A h n d i n g plane would, of course, heve its b r i g h t ,. w h i t e . l ~ n d -. ..ingi:.$i-.ghts:.lon,: and:at;?fio:.t$me d i d I . s e e . any ligh$s--green , .,whI;te et::pon t h e obj?,ct.. .The:.:~nt?~y.cozor licis . r e d . w h e ns ~ r i a l l& . . and b r l g h t orange-red> .: .. . , Iwhen..dt i.nc--eas&,:*n $sze!. .. - . I .. .. . . ., : J_ . I . . . .,1 :.Mr.,P O O ~ ~ . ~:sighting; w r i t t d n by M ~ r yLou, follows: I n t h e , srimmrr.: of i1967.v cjfi e n e $ e n f i i: i n J.o;lji !or August ( I w i s h I had ra,corded, th.6exact; da;t.e a t ..the .:time f $:.:my.husband witnessed -whzt .he b e ~ l i , e v d s , t o ~ I P - V ~been a UFO. We do .know f o r c e r t z i n t h a t :it wds.-a,-:wednesdaynight,, ant, he - r e m * e r ~ i t w2s t h e same .night t h a t one of t h e A i r .National,Guard( p.r , Re.ser.v.ksts-)jet.?p,S,r.es.. c.r1~,sl?edon:bhe .Waba.sh t r a c k s near. Larn6er-t-.. , i . .- .Airport. :(St:. Louis.; Mo. ):..eft.er -losing,p~wkrand"st? lli.ng t h e , engqe ,:..(::!,his d a t e -.could!be:.. :V:e.rifi8d i f 1 -FduZd firid t h e newspaP;&;r a-ccgunt~o f. . t h e ) ~ r a & h . - + p ~ . . ~ : h ~pk: throb h:-;$ho ~ ~ ~ t - ~ i ~ ~ $ ~ ~ h .files-&d<; we h a v e r i 7 t - jk . ,, / _ . : : . . . . . ,, . . ,. ... . -made t h e e f f o r t t o d a t e . . . ,. . ; An.yyay$,,my.husband,.ka,id - t h e t wlien. h e. heard f i e , r:eport o f the: cra.sh-while d r i v i n g t : b<work-thenextmorning, gft e r h i s s i g h t i n g of t h e . UFO, hc. . , t ,. tKougN t h e r e i c o u l d be a:connec.ti.ori;bretween t,he two. - ;&Ig.hhd,.been,s L tt i n g :in t h e back ji.rd, when t h i g l l f obtballil. shab.ed .,. ~ b ~ . e ~ c t( v e r y h r g e and.: u i t h a h &xtr&ely b r i g h t . w h i t l i g h t a t eachend) mpv.ed,.across- the: s k y fir-om~east t o west. l t wes rioving slowly. andqu5e<tly:( no noiis-e aud5hle.),#.. so slowly in . f a c t,,thzt. he had, t i m e lt o r u n:up" the..ba1ck ~ , t a l r s . ) . - ~ c t ,t.he b . h x . u l e r s in. t h e house, and it.wks;, s t i l l. .. . .. . . . . . . .. .i n s i g h t when he wentribfac.k-.ou.tsidk+ , . . .. .. .. ,. .. . , . . ...:,.: . . AS he :watched i t j .:.he,saw two:,bf t h e trhiner; j e t s hey.alw~!$&~fl e won.:@ednesday-:nights and ,.,usually. i n groups o f three) come ,l;rom:::&he nbrth-easti : a p : ~ a r e n t l y l ~ o ~ l o ~ i n g ; j ~br :at, l k ; 7 s t hriding t q w a $ d s , t h e..bbzjGcthe,was -watching; .Tnci-dentglly, earli,ef,,,,he..had".ssen.t h r e e ,jets,;$?o v e r , : s ow h e t h c r , , t h e , t h i r d : h s d a l r e a d y :crashed, Y s n o t known. H e s a i d t h e twoj e t s ~ u d d e n ~ y - , t~rried~:,&ay.:f:r~omfallowing d h i dbj e c t end .headed .back t ot h e ; a i r p o r t5 . ~a s t;holugh t.h"ey. )had been cal,led back. The ..dbject, kept.rnovin,g slowly t o t h e west ( i h e lights were lld,azzling," ,he ,?id) and , .disappeared i n t o a greyish-tan looking cloud.i$ - t h e soiithwe.st..:He saw.;. . . A . , . I .no ;mare of it;:a,ft e r th.2t ,-- . ,I : . h a d st a k e n my son f n r , h i s m u s i c l e s s o n 2nd i k r e evid:6ntly l&v3.i-,.::there: sbx.it the. s:zmd .;t,imG he s 2 W thte 06j e c t , ; a s we also sew,two S e t s :( n o t t h r e e ) po over t h e p r r k i n g l o t - ( . n o t m5ny bloc,ks from o u r home). .The. .,. .ti,me. wou.ld ha.~~e:~bcen-~.b6~tw$~,n7:.jO and,!eikht 67 cJpck.. . ,, . . . . .! , . ,?.wea r e s u r e of,.thd.;:timea n d it being a inl+dn&day n i g h t . and. y e a r e , ,f a i r l y . sure:.tit. w ~ . s : i - ~ f i :August o f 1967, b u t t h e on1.i actua.1 v e r i f i , c e t i o n> -qf.,ithe.: month would-~..be~.tof i n d o u t whet n i g h t t h e j e t t r g i - n e r crash,ed... . ;Ed&torJsNote: iM$ry SOU-drew s k e t c h of t h e ,football-shi&d, o 6 j e c twi;thi t h e ; n o t e t h a t :he+: hirsband s a i d .tlie:Ijbttoin ,+ortion stood ,out mbre-. .c.i,eerly than t h e topwhich 2 pp&i-ed l i g h t e r ; 6?!hazy, A , ,white l i g h t was :shoumBt e a e h :end: of t h e object and a note made t h a t ; t h e -w h i t ~ . :l i g h t was.b r i g h t e r than l a n d i n g l i g h t s "on:planqs.If a n y o f :our S t . : L o u i s researchei-S. hzvk time t o check t i j the,.newspaperfiles, we hope t h e y l l l e t u s know what t h e y .find. It would .be mosti n t e ~ e s t i ~ gt o r e a d . : t h e a c c o u n t .of t h e plane cr9s.h and .to check for:: ;other; UFO .r,eporta !rrnd... 8 p o s s i b l e connection. ;. . , . ,.. ., , . # . a . .
  • 14. UFO a t F l i p p i n , Arkans2s By Lucius F a r i s hSKYLOOK r e a d e r s may r e c a l l an a r t i c l e , " F l i p p i n , Arkansas, PhotoMay be UFO," i n t h e M ~ r c h1970 i s s u e of t h i s p u b l i c a t i o n . B r i e f l y , itconcerned a photo t a k e n a t t h e F l i p p i n A i r p o r t on J u l y 18, 1969, i nwhich an apparerlt UFO is visible. No unusual a e r i a l o b j e c t s were v i s -i b l e t o t h e n2kzd:eye a t t h e tlme t h e photo was t a k e n , b u t when t h ef i l m was developed, t h e f a m i l i a r "domed d i s c " shape was a p p s r e n t .On June 24, 1970 M r . Herman Hazel, who l i v e s n e a r t h e e a s t e r n end 0 ;t h e runway a t t h e F l i p q i n k i r p ~ r t ,saw a n o t h e r UFO. I n a n - i n t e r v i e w w i t h M r . Hazel on J u l y v 2 5 , he described t h e o b j e c t a s approximately 50f e e t iin diameter and l i k e "weathered aluminum71 i n c o l o r . A b l u i s h - "hazef1 seemed t o surround t h e o b j e c t . Again, t h e shape waslike a,al1s?w i t h a dome on top;Hazel first saw :the object; a p p a r e n t l y hovering a t about 350 f e e t 4 < -bove t h e western end of t h e ,runway. A f t e r o n l v a few seconds, i-t-movedaway.towzrd a mountaim WNW of t h e a i r p o r t , t h e n disappeared upward att e r r i f i x speed. ~ 2Upon f i r s t s e e i n g - t h e UFO, M r . Hazel - c ? l l e d t o h i s w i f e , who then .saw t h e o b j e c t disappear: - No n o i s e was heard d u r i n g t h e sighting,, nord i d t h e o b j e c t l e a v e a t r a i l of any s o r t upon moving away. N,o photd-graphs were taken.I n a d d l t i o n t o l a s t & y e a r s photo and t h i s .recent s i g h t i n g , some.o t h e r anomalous e v e n t s have occurred a t o r n e a r t h e F l i p p i n A i r ~ o - r t .On one occasion, a tower beacon began r e v o l v i n g backwards; a t a n o t h e rtime, t h e same beacon seemed t o be, e m i t t i n g "waves1 of light. Theremay be.no connecti:on .between t h e s e e v e n t s and t h e UFO i n c i d e n t s , b?ut.t h e y a r e mentioned s o t h a t - . p o s s i b l e c o r r e l a t i o n s might .be drawn betweenthem and othershappening- elsewhere. . > -EARLY I N 1971 , a d i r e c t o r y C i s t i n i persons *and businesses i n t e r e s t e d i;?any of t h e psychicdsciences,, unusual a c t i v i t i e s , metaphysiczl s t u d i e s ,UFOs, o r anything of a paranormal n a t u r e , w i l l be- published One pul.:pose is t o make correspondence between persons t h r o u g h o u t , t h e world,,,,who a r e i n t e r e s t e d , i n particuler s u b j e c t s , a p r a c t i c a l t h i n g . NarnesL3;iraddresses w i l l .be 6-provided - w i t h key codes i n d i c z t i n g s p e c i f i c interestr,Business s e r v i c e s -*available ( n o a d v e r t i s i n g ) ; publlications and product^^w i l l be shown i n a d d i t i o n l t o i n d i v i d u a l s . A l o c a l i t y i n d e x w i l l ena51;.t r a v e l e r s t o know w.ho and what is a v a i l a b l e i n any a r e a -as weil as. thej.;i n t e r e s t s . A WHOS WHO I N THE PSYCHIC kOHLD wi-11 be included i n t h e, .d i r e c t o r y . If -YOU want t o be included - . . .i n t h i s- , d i r e c t o r y ,. a . - .w r i t . e . f o r a,. . . . . . .. . .. , . ~ . .. , : :: , I .f r e e br,o.chure-.. . : . .:I . . . % . ! . : .. , ... . .>. . - . . .1 . .;, I . . , ,: . . : ,. . . . . . . I .. . .. :. ;.?. - , . - . . . . . 7 ., .--... . . . .The (FSYCHIC.REGIISTER.INTERNATIONAL. . . ., . . . . . .- .. - .:. . ._I - P. a.BOX:. 1 72.88~: . .Phben&x,_.Afl.zoiia 85~11.7 - . - . A - . . .. .. , . .- , I . , , . . . . . . . . - - A ~ T J - ; ~, i . . .: .. . . . . . . . 0 . . . . -. .. . . .. . . .. . . . . ..., . . . . .FOR SALE: U F O . ~ ~ ~ ~ , ~ S , S l i d e s ,; books sabsori.ptions: t o SPACELINKe t b . . ).Free UFO s l i d e with :each: o r d e r . Write: .$lark. . -R. H e r b s % r i t t, 967,Tneresia. .-: .. :S-b-reec,.. S t . Mar.yfs.,. Pa..; 158.57 - . .. ! . .. . . .1 . . , . . . - --- 1,: :. - A. s. . - - . i ..I__---=------------------A - ----.. . .When you w r i t e t o a n a d v e r t i s e r , mention SKYLOOK. We appreciat-e i t ,
  • 15. 1 - . . . ., , , . ~ r n a h a , ~ . ~ e b . ,A p r i l 7.t; -several hi;?,q.iredChahe people i n s i s t t h a t tl!ev-:.saw,a.n.a i r s h i p last; nigh.;. ,.:,The. . ~ ~ h g l etown, is:ta1klr.g .abou.t.it 55;s j ;. .&&:the , l o d a l p r e s s. . i s devoting much s p a c e t o t h e m e t t e r . S e v e r a l ,. .. . ,- - cbowds rw$tness~d.,i.t. . . .~ i f t ~members of t h e K n i p h t s of ~ k - ~ S r - ~ e nwere treat.ed.:t.o a::.:&ight:df,tH?.-;ai+s.hip,: .,it;..be.in-g;-observed-twice.^. acii eacn time .for .a ..Sp3d3 of::,:,fr,om.;five,it,o. .. , _ ,.. . I _ .ei,g+ht.mi:;7iite,s.. . , Alt.9 ~ t c l o c k ,while t h e init2a4tion"wa~si:l, : pD.ogres,s.,,the .atte.nt-ionof a few member:; ..was a t t r a c t e d by a -.bright,.. , , .l i k h t f l 2 s h i n g - p a s tt h e west windows of t h e den. Thdy intrnediately-; :sp7an.g t o t h e window.a,nd saw , a .lumin~:ry.ap.pearin.g. a t ...least eighteen.inches i n d:iameter,. ;the r e f l e c t i o n f rorn which passed along w h a t appear-ed to:,be.,:a s t e e l .,bbd,y, t h e .;.length of whichpc o u l d only be estimated 2 : t ., .f?.om: twelve to t h i i - t y f e e t . . . . . .. . . ..The g bj e c t w a s. . .a&,, . an a l t i t u d e - of : a b 0 u t t h r e e - ~ u 2 r t e r sof &:mile arida 1ittle.pver:a:: , . mile west .of t h e . den... ,The course of t h e ship wasw$tched. f o r f.%ve:o r .six minutes. I t s course was. due sout. u n t i l it.nreached, a s n e a - rascould-tb e judged, about t h e southern l . i m i ts si . . ..So,uth Omahla., t h e d i s t a n c e . from the den being covered i n a h o ~ t ~ t h r e e ,,:m$nutes:. I t then:, described. a . semi-circ.1.e t o t h e e a s t , following tha!!direttion f o r a mile, .when it turned.., t o t h e . n o r t h a g a i n s t -Che n o ~ + k - .e a s t wind and t r a v e l e d i n t h a t d i r e c t i o n about h a l f a mile. It then., tvrned..eas.t, a f t e r s o m e v a c i l l a t i o n , and was l o s t behind a banh.of .clouds.The,Knights r e t u r n e d. . t o :the: d e n add - a f t e r t h e i n i t i p t i n n , w h i l e w i i t i i j gf o r ,:(he c a r s , . t h e +ship was a g a i n seen f a r t o t h e s o u t h ~ e s t ,b u t b6a::-irig,;:ra,pidly,.up a g a i n s t.. . t h e wind. , , . t o t h e n o r t h , a n d p a s s e d out of si$%.tC-the .north. . , : . . .. :., . . , . _ ,. . I ..,.. . .I. . . , -.Ambng.:th:e v a r i . o u s people. who saw it a n d p e r m i t t c d t h e use of t h e i rnames,&s w i t n e s , s e swefie :,<hese - b u s i n e s s, man : 0 . D . . Kiplinger, W. I . ;H:3yi:.H.~~K,,,.:Bu~ket,.A . Hdspe, J r ; ,,Gould D i e t z , L ; P. Funkhouser and ArthurGuion. . The . a i r s h i p !was seen by W. H . :Newville, a conductor o n t h e,Harney s t r e e t .line,-.-who stopp.ed h i s c a r and c a l l e d t h e dozen passengrs. .on:the c!r . . out. .. t o :set5 it. I- .. . . . - .. . . ,r . . . , . . . . ....... .~ u i n c yD & i i y ~ & ~ l d ,~ ~ r i l9 , 1897--1t appeers t o be q u i t e a-donimont h i n g f o r wild-eyed c i t i z e n s of Kans2s)Utah o r Evanston t o Look i n t o t h c.nocturnal heavens z.nd.;,S-ee,,ia.n.:airs-h.ip.-f l o a t i n g .atjove:them. E i t h e r t h ewhisky o r t h e ; $m.?:ginati,on: i-s.unus,uelly violefit i n , chose, p z r t s . No oneno!t$s. t h i s a e r i a l wonder in" t h e d.eytime. It only comes o u t a t n i g h t ,:and,it i s v a r i o u s l y descr-ibed. Sometires - it is l i k e a huge l i g h t e d . ci-gar.,;;ajz2in.i.t is ,bzcked l i k g , a weasel o r very.:l l i k e a whale .of course..there.a-re,t.hose- w h ~ . ~ s e e: i n it.,t,he speedy d.issolution of a l l : thi.ngs earJA-ly o r t h e u l t i m a t e triumph of t h e f r e e s i l v e r ~ . c a u s e .Mean~vhile(:theair-.shkp t e a r s through t h e s t e l l e r v a u l t s much t o t h e g r a t i f i c a t i o n of new:,--paper corl-.espondents and t h e amazement of p r a c t i c s . 1 a e r o n a u t s ; : . - .. ,, ., . * . .( d o ~ t i n u c dNext Month)
  • 16. I N OTHERS WORDS by Lucius 3 a s i s h -I n l a s t mo~:!ls column, we s,poke of t h e Russian viewpoint on UFOs,pointing out arl a r t i c l e i n SPUFdIK magazine a s evidence of t l i e i r CGR-,t i n u i n g i n t e r e s t i n t h e subject. Now, i n t h e August, issue of ARGOSY:Ivan Sanderson prese,nts a most i n t e r e s t i n g a r t i c l e .dealing with, po5,si--b l e a r t i f i c i a l c?zstructions -on t h e Moon. His information i$ take:?from r e p o r t s and comments of Soviet s c i e n t i s t s . While t h e r e is n;proof t h a t o t h e ~i n t e l l i g e n c e s u t i l i z e our Moon a s a way-st-ation,Sandersons a r t i c l e c e r t a i q i y presenLs sone i n t r i g u i n g circumstaii%ialevidence f o r t h a t p o s s i b i l i t y ,I n mentioning Ivan S,anderson, we should a l s o .pass along t h e 1cP.e:;:b i t of news concerning h i s forthcoming book, INVISIBLE RESIDENTS, Ii,-i rnow due t o be published i n September by World Publishing Co., p r i c eunknown a s of t h i s writing. It should ,prove t o be q u i t e i n t e r e s t i n g .. Some two o r t h r e e years ago, t h e publishers of SCIENCE.& MECHANICSmagazine brought out a compilation of a r t i c l e s which had previouslyappeared i n t h a t publication. I t was e n t i t l e d THEOFFICIAL GUIDE TOUFOs. and contained, some good material. It has now .been r e p r i n t e d ,.inpa,perback from b y ,Ace ~ o o k s ,with t h e same t i t l e . Unfortunately, noupda:t-ing o r r e v i s i o n has been done, s o it i s a word-for=word copyo f t h e former magazine format.,The September i s s u e of SAGA contains t h e concluding i n s t a l l m e n t ofOtto Binders a r t i c l e -on .Ted. Owens and h i s alleged c o n t a c t s with t h eS I s (Space intelligence^).^Dick Henrys a r t - i c l e , 111970UFO Over Nebraska," i n ,the Septenberi s s u e o f FATE, i s a good summary of r e c e n t happening2 i n t h ~ ts t a t e ..UFO s i g h t i n g s , r a d a r trackings and t h e r a t h e r mysterious disappearanceof some UFO photos, One of t h e b e t t e r r e c e n t art,icles.-_---_--_-_------__--------------------------------_-----------I - _ - _ - - _ _ _ - - _ - _ _ _ - _ - - - - - - - - - - -ANNOUNCEMENT! SKYLOOK Gains Another Source of UFO ~ e ~ o r t s -We a r e pleased t o anh.ounce2 SKYLOOKLOOK i s now t h e o f f i c i a l o u t l e tof t h e North Carolina UFO ~ e ~ o r t i n ~Network and- w i l l be r e e i v i n g ,theii-b e s t re.ports thr-ough t h e l r Director, Vr. Angelo capparella III,.,,M:-,Capparella, e d i t o r of the UFO INFORMER ( t o c-lose with i t s June 1970 ;issu6--see ad elsewhere) w r i t e s , ??Thought h i s Network does not expectt h e ,number of r e p o r t s reckived by t h e Midwest ,UFO Network, t h e y do ex-.pect some i n t e r e s t i n g -sightings t o occur.1T.We wish $hem w e l l .in t h e i r goal of i n v e s t i g a t i n g a l l North Carolin,r e p o r t s &nd urge ouk readers t o aid them by; fomiarding any M. C. r e p o ~ .t o N. C., UFO Reporting Network, 134 Hanna S t . , Carrboro, N. C w 27510.If you-have f r i e n d s i n . North Carolina, send t h i s announcement t o them-s o t h e y can g e t i n touch with M r . Capparella.V z . Capparella is , a n t ~ r i n g ,t h e University of North Carolina and-wecan understand how he cdnnotcombine g e t t i n g out a ufozine with h i s astudies. However, he expects t o have more time f o r research and.inKes-t i g a t i o n now, f r e e of t h e ,duties of - e d i t i n g and publishingsWe a r e happy t h i t SKYLOOK has been s e l e c t e d t o r e p r e s e n t North Car-l i n a a s - w e l l a s o u r own Midwest UFO Network.I n case you missed i t , M r . Capparella was t h e author of an intere.sl:,-i n g a r t i c l e i n t h e August i s s u e of SKYLOOK, and were looking fcrwsrrit o o t h e r r e p o r t s .
  • 17. >,.,1 . I 1 , ID r . KlPeri R. ~ t ~ k e ,Ph.D, Looks at *the UFO Troblem - Psrt IS. - - . " - . 2 ., . - -
  • 18. Hollow Eart.h Theory A l l Hollow . : By J w k y Johnson ++++++++++"+++$++.......................................................... . - ,, .. .... . ,f~ d i t o rls ~ i o t e :J e r r y Johnsdn, a SKYLOOK s u b s c r i b e r and a menCPr ofDATA :NET: CO1XWL answered. our li@quzst f o r read.er c o k e n t on the:art.j.clc.l f ~ e l l o ,Down There !l f - .i n - ..the.August i s s u e of SKYLOOK,.. and he p u l l s nq.. . . .punches.....~e.ad.. . OR-7.- I: .. . . ., .,,. .. -1 :. . .. .&-s. Manion.,ls.a r t i c l e ; c o n s i s t s of b i t s and!:s c r a p s t a k e n from a C,e-- c e n t l y . .published book . e n t i t l e d .;The Hollow Eartlfff]by a . D r . Raymond Be---.n a r d , .A:,?. , M.A. ,Ph.D. . I understsnd t h a t ffDoctorffBernprd purchase+.hj.:.d o c t o r a t e .from a .mail p r d e r . o u t f i t i n California;. and - t h i s... . .thougli~:.:,::. .should :convey - t h e c a l i b e r of D r . B e r n a r d : ~w r i t i n g s . - :. . ,. .... .A c t u a l l y : "The Hollow Earthff i t s e l f is a i o l l i i c t i o n ; t a k e n from .much-e a r @ e r w r i t i n g s . r Bernard s;o n l y o r i g i n a l c o n ~ r i b u t i b ni s t h e sbzr-g e s t i o n . t h a t UFOs may. q r l g i n a t e fr.om .a n c i v i . l i z a t i o n " , l i v i n g inside: khe-pla.net,-an-i a l l e g a t i o n .not;-f supgorted .by a n y - .evidexrice;;,-.. The ,bulk of "Bec-nard s -book i s devoted to:.explsnn t i o n and d e f e n s e of hi-s ~ f l h o l l o we.a:rthtl. . . . f i e o ~ y ,a -?theoryv. awe-ptyable.only. t o t h e uneducated. ;.~ e r d a y d ~s-"theory" is b ~ s e don t h r e e r a t h e r shaky:founda t i c n s .,:T@, first concerns some o l d ? oikklore , legends , t a l e s : that-ment.ion her1ng.sf!-t h a t ! 1-ive -in .c2vfrns .or-o t h e r w i s e " i n s i d e . t h e " e a r t h . l f , The :secondinvolices. s , i m p i e physical: phenbmena : n o r t h e r n 1ights;midnight s%n e t c .t h a t ! T ) o ~ t o r - ~Bernard., w i t h d h i s .g r e a t ,s c i e n t l f ic bac,kground, still..f i n d s.c@kfu?jng: The t h i r d : the..mos.t.. p o t e n t ? a l . i y - i n t e r e s t i n g , y<t ,:t.he..,. . .most ultirnztely~disappo-inkingg;r k l i e s upona ,mi,s.inte,rpreta.tio.nox!, .,.A d m i r a l ,Richard. E. Byrd :and-.:other-.Arctic-Antar~tic@xplorers:,along; . 7 :w i t h t h e d e c i d e d l y n e u r o t i c ! d e s i r ~ .t o b e l i e v e f f t h a t t h e gover~~men~.,,,.-,-;;f-br some~.obscurereason.;;.tias . b%n: wit h o l d i n g .bizarre s e c r e t s from t h e ...publ!c-.. , Thts n e u r o s i s - a f f e c t s a y c e r t a i n c1,ass of .;m3nds;, with ,whish:CUFO5 ,, . i n v e ~ ~ t j g a t o r sa r e v e r y : f ami.ltar:-b?,noyi , . . - . . :I w i l l ~ d i s . c u s seach.;of;;thes.e p o i n t s . i n t u r n w i t h r ( f e r & n c e t o xG%pa.Mani.on!,s,a r l t i c l e .."The bel.ie:f;:in ,Underpe,ople h a s been..held.;. i n s o q e ..:....., -.form ,.,oraj-tother, b y .e;v.er.y: a n c s e n t . c u l t u r e on -earth-.~Of,.course! YJhat,_ , . .:.. .-.,belief.,. lekend , o r f a i r y : t a l e h-2-snf t? orie c . 5 ~:df g * u pr.,eferen,cesi. . i.n!. _..,......;any a.rkien6 f o l k J ~ o rt-o -shp;nar.&:any fslntaiv j;bu . c i r ~ t o " i n k k n t .From.. -,the-~skim,6.lst a l k of a 1fgre.at;ho.le t o t h e north,.!: t b - ~ ~ c i f ~ c fs l ~ n d @ ~ ..;bel.ier:.thiat.. t h e i r : ancestors: came adown- fr%m t h k sky in.:s h i p s ,; ank.,Wr<tgr,can.:~.s~pnor,th i s .crack,ppt,,the6r.ikiii: r i t h , t ~ h i s . ~ s ~ r t.:of:_ . , .s t u f f , , :. .. . .-. and. stjll,.. .:tommhnC.an".audience i.n o u r ~ u p . ~ o ~ e d * l . ~ .sophiB:tik?t6d,spclety,. (pl.,ocal-..:. multi-milli@n,ei.re:promotes :a ., nationwide r a d i o prbgrim ..and naga?j+eL !th?.~c l a i m fro-: time..to.:ti,me-:that c u r r e n t - . e v e n t , sand - evGn-;the-near f u t u r e , r ::we.re, p r e a t e d .:in old religious..flritings.:O~ c t d 3 6 , :it-t a k e s a fairiy :..actiGe :imagination td s e e t h e .Vietnam war :and - . % t h e ~ ~ ~ w p ~ l . d.c$t~.Stybfjh$$;d e s c r i b e d e v e n vaguely..in,jBibl:ical t e x t s , :tjiit nisfiy @eople-are- ... gifted;... %;. . . - % , , . . ,, ,. :-.. -. .w i t h - a l o t . mf..imagimati~n..-and. i l i t t l . e e l s e ..): . . . . , . - . - , . I -.. . ., . . I . - . . .-,A.nd,speaking of imaginati o,n, Bernards book men8i:o,q8:s&6ral irrtterrof t h e l a s t couple of cent.uries..-=. .. ) - .. whb..i:s.pun g-reat1.3iarn.s:df:.-ac:fua-kly ,--;"- -- . - -traveling i ; n t o t h e s e g r e b t . holes".. a n d meet i - n gwjith $hi$ ~uride* pkopl@e:.!![I n t h e grand s t y l e of s t o r y - t e l l e r s ,:.l a t e r t o be; useil b y G.&brgG, A&$rnjnsk<_arid o t h e r s , t h e s e f o l k s , Iq.down,iunderf:w e r e b e a u t i f u l , . : i r i t e l l i g e n t : a:nd ha3onl? t ~ eb e s t wis,hes i n mind t o w a r d us s u r f l c e dwfl.lers. .Always viiil .. -.,/-.a b o u t d ~ t a l1s) 2nd .l.acPlng:i n tang.i.ble evidehcE b f t h e i r a ~ b . ~ ~ g ~ s , , : - . t h e s e .- ..--.g i f t e d G i t e r s p a s s e d -th,edr works off a s t h e thones t t r u t h . O f ib.urSg, -.t h e y d i d , n f t s e e a n y f l y i n g s a u c e r s beck t h e n ( t h e f l y i n g saoders ,.,w a i t i n g t o spawn a n q t h r ! crop s f "honest crut;hff i n he middle 2 0 t hc e n t u r y ) , o n l y t r e e s and g r a s s and b e a u t i f u l people. They h a d , out b f. . (:continued.Qn,next--page).- -. , . . , .
  • 19. The Hqllow Earth Theory. . ( Continued), ., .. 3 . -. .. . .ri&ce%sity,t h e i r b i n t i n y sun hznging conveniently. . i n t h e c e n t f r o f .. . - .t h e ,hollow ,ear%h!..? F b i k l a r e h j a spoken, now.l e t 1s give. S c i e n c e a chance. It abppeai-s -,frofi: ,a: r.gadirif;i bf i3;.-rnardv s b o o k tliat .neeither.he. ngr:h!isb e l i eve,r-3-have. kvefi elcnenf,riry skhool g r a s of t h e pyysica1~~sc~iences.Bh.s---nard mentions a number.of phenmena I s o m e of - which 2r.e - r e p e a t e d i,gblanionls .article).,d e a l i n g with t h e .p o l a r regi.or.s t h a t lpuiz-1e1l him. ( $lgho ,th&y not;$.uz.z,le.th,e average-$o.-bicight .School. chila) and 1+r;?,i n .@isown ,mind,, w e i g h t , t o t h e b e l i e f i n t h e h o l l o w n e ~ sof,t . h e e a r t h ,But ,ne;,ed, . - , w&..,quibble. about minor poi.nts when. a l l o f s c 5 e n k i f i c hn~wl-c<?;i-:.gainedac a i - e f ~ i j . ~ovec:the c e n t u r i e s .c!en?:es t h a t t h e eartb"can. b e1h o l l o y ? (.me , w i l l , of ..course, b u t . l e t 9s shoct *down.t h e whole. theory, now. . , .hod. t h e r i ;:knock.down .its supports-,,, one -by cne). Gina Manion . n a i S ~ l y s ... ;., ;stat~est h a t i t h e " e a r t h ,,$s. n o t.:ver,~.w e l l known, and t h e n "prdpos.ks,l.t-ha,t", --Belf500:yfar$-:f Qlt.%:; iigb,:thk.. .g r e a t . i n t e l l e c t s o f . t h e day considercd t h e e a r t h t o, ,..,. ,. ,, . . .:"Ackuall,y,.~the ,roundness of th-ex a r t h was, discovered l o n g be-fore Columbus, and, even . 1 ~ .h i s day ed.ucated p e o p l e knew b e t t , e r . ;I.:understapd,.$hat ;tehe?e. i s -today a c3ub of:..funny-oldlinen; who l i k e to-, kee?t.h:e,b e l i e f : t h a t t h e w & l d i s - f l a t . Its memb6rsh-ip p r o b a b l y e x c e e d s t-he-. ...- . - ;..nurnb.er. . , . of,peo!p~ewho believe: t h a t t h e : e.arth .is hollow! Th:e; hard. facts.Kare,tha.t we,dd%now:a: g r e a t d e a l :bout t h e ear-th ( and h , ~ v es i n c e -Newton 1:). i.rh,ich,,says,, f l a t l y . , t h a t . the. e a r t h c2nnot be holIow. Our eart:?. . ., is: probably the:heav$est. p l a n e t , f o r i t s s i z e i n t h e -s , o l ~ rsyztem, W,is,along..with. t h e -.~owerful,.magneticfield.,our la net. s p o r t s , unmatched.by- our neighbvrs--Mars an;d:,~enus,. l e d s c i e n t i s t s t o b e l i e v e t h a t t h e : i & i ~ @ ~bulka.of t h e e a r t h !$:made .up o f - v e r y ,dense and heavy , . m a t e r i a l j nota$.ly- . iron.. . : D o e s : . , ~ Q ~ , ~ l e a , v e . . o ~ e n -t h e , p o s s i b i l i t y t h a t t h e eartih jls..:a.mere %03mile ~ h i c k ~ , s h . e l l ,-.dth&rwise. kol.l.ow.?. .:It does hot. Has. t h e ~ n i t e d " S t a , i k shi:rrForcei~b&kn- b u s y s i n c e t h e days. of *;Newton,:a l t e r i n g t h e ,.fict.c.,@f. .s c i e n c e. .. ,and obsc.uring our knowled-ge of the. earth? Not l i k e l y ! ,.. .Nelthier Raymdrid . , ~ e r b ~ r d -n,or Gina Man.ion has. .thou,ght of it.Y6t bxfv-:..? . .some kook ,may :somedlay :suggest t h a t t h e " c e n t r a l sun;": describOd m a.19th .centur.y Rairy t a l e , could be a -small, super-dense s t a r ,s l j f f iciert.:!:;,, . I .heavy .to .m$-k&:up f o r t h e .missi-ngw e i g h t of. a hollow p l a n e t , and .t.hes t r o n g ,g.r,avltywe expekience on t h e s u r f a c e . . O f course, if t h i s .were . .t h e c a s e , , then: YOU& i n n e r - e a r t h , under p e o p l e would b e . continuo.usly ..- f a i l i n g ; up!: 1 will.conjecture t h a t ! f a l l i n g i n t o , t h e sun would. s e r i b u S l yd i s t u r b t h e lif iSi3ycl.e o f under:, people,; and they wouldnever advance . -.s u f f i c i e n t l y . to..build fLying saucers,.. S c i e n c e r e a r s its n o b l e .head. a - ,gain,,- f o r we know .almost,.as much. about - t h e s t a r s - . A s:we - d babout . ..:.p l a n e t s . : S < i e n t i s t s understand t h e n u c l e a r r e a c t i o n s t h a t - m a k e s t a r s ;war. . .arid ;for .some time,:there!has .been e s t a b l i s h e d a yminimuml i m y t orith6 . ;sfze,andweight o f . a b d y t h a t w i l l - s u p p o r ~ ; t h e s er e a c t i o n s a n d .becoma .. , . .a s t . a r . ~ e e d l e s s; t o s a y , t h e s e --minimumsifariexceed : t h e t d t a l s i z e :and. . , , " .wei,ght of the. .ear:th.. . , ... . .So, ..we-ire l e f t .with D r . Bernard 1-sl i t t l e - puzzle$, som6,;of w i i ~ harerepeat.@di n . Mani.onls a r t i c , l e . - H e r q u e s t i o n a s to: t h e s p k c i f j . ~.,reaaon::for,,.,,..&,;faf. luye.,o:f. c e r t a i n CaIifornikri s a t e l ~ i t e s ..cannot be ,answered.s i n c e : :t h e s a t e l l i ~ , t , e s ,a r e : n o t pro.perly i d e n t i f i e d . Howbver,: I can a s s ~ r et h e ; :reade; t h a t ,thk U:,. , S : and other.:c o u n t r i e s d o h$ire o p e r $ t i o n a l , pi,ctu?+.-. ,t a k i n g , .pola?lor.biti-ng w e a t h e r arid spy s a t e l l i t o s , and t h s t t h e y , g l g n 3 , ,w i t h pilots, e x p l o r e r s ,,..s:cien,fists eta1 redundan,ply.establish t h a t . t : h e ~ z ~a r e n o h p e s , , s m a l l o rh l a r g e ,.,,. a t e i t h e r t h e n o r t h - o r s o u t h p o l e S ~..N:js a t e l l i t e : t h a n. . .c a n .spot-:a,8convoyo f t r u c k s would miss a 900-mile wide .,, . , , .. . . , . .hole. . . . . . , . . .. .. .! .. . . . . . .- .: . . . . (,c0n.tinued on next page )
  • 20. Why ar.e t;h@Van A.7-1.En b , e l t s .!-.~;:;.d l i k e a malformed d6i!ghn;?f? Be~el.~?;:::t h e charged. . p a F % i c l e s i n t h e -,Van-?!,..!.cn f i : - l d s a r e h e l d i n that, coni;g-, ,uration !by,the ,c-a.rth7smagnetism,. . .Whac .is b k e s o u r c e of l i g h t . .for- t h e lTmysteri.ousllAurora B o r e a l i s ?There-.i.s n o i h i n g ~;iy$-teriou<&out i : t ! Aurora B o r e a l i s and Aurpra-. A~.:s-.tra-lisi is-glow?ng a i r c d i ~ ~ e d by; t h e s e e n e r g e t i c p a r t i c l e s from the, :?:L;:.brought down, ar,ound t h e , n o r t h .and ~314thmagnetic. poles. ..by t h e e,ar:th smagnetic - f i e l a . The Aurora i s more prevaler,: around t h e .magrietic p o l el o c a t e d :among t h e northern-CBri8diahi s l a n d s t h a n a t t h e ~ b r t hPole..where Bernard. s h o l e s suppos~edt o , bk :, . . , . . .. , - . .-lWhy -1s it warmer e t t-hp pol-es,t!-~;n600 miles t o - . I 0 0 0 m i l e s away :f rofi...t:hem?:ll:. He r e. ‘ . BtSr?atrd must be toikj.ng about thk::n o r t h . p o l e o d j i . , .A i r oVer t h e . ocean. i s k e p t r rarnier-;t h a n t h e *s i r o n t h e n o r t h e r n point5...ofGree-nland , S i b e r i a and. Alaska:,. T h i s. . .,warming e f f e c t do.es..not..exist. . . .< .,, .act.the:.%0ut.h.>pole;"; . , . -... .., . . . . . . c - . .llWhy ,does t h & : n b r t h w i n d , i n t h e A r c t i c F e t w a r m Q r a s o n b i a i l s nort:?bevbndi: :70"1. ati,tude,?lv. Onbe a g a i n ( l o b k . on a map), t h e , . a i r ,o v e r, .open . ,.waEer: i s u b u h l l y s l i r h t l y warmerthzh,... .j . ~ ., , t h e a i r blowing:oY.f,. . ,.of. . .n o r t h t r n . :. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. ,ldnd ,-naSscS-;; .:(. ,: " . . . . I . .-- "Why : d o , m i l l i b n s- d f t r o p i ~ a ~b i r d i and z n i m a l s k o fai-ther n d r t h . .. i n t h e w i n t e r t i g e ? l l I c ? n T t . s ~ c - t h a t -t h e m i g r a t i o n h a b i t s .o$. t r o p l c a lanimals..has , a n d h i r i g t o d o w i t h h i s d i s c u s s i o n , b i t p l a F . , w i l d l i f e d.oes, n o t .ler-id- evi.dencc t o t h e e x i s t a h c e of. .warm h o l e s t o . thel:north,, Penguins,.. . . .p o l a r b e i r k , a : h d i t h e ili-kk -depknd::on . t h e s e a f o r thcirrna ~ r i *s o u r c e cf ,.. ::food..:They,.ar6 n b t -found a t : t h e , n b r t h pole. i n . t h c ;.wint&-time .w:len t h e -ice:i:s , thiack, ., - n e i t h e r -are- t h e y. . -found..,. on- t h e f rozen-,land a t the sou.Lh . - .I., Ipole. ": .. . . . , . .. 9 . .~ , . I b . I .- Why does:.:one firid d i , r t , plants; and t r e e s f l o a t t n g i h f r e s h - w k t e r .,ie:ebefigS?l1. Why not! I c e b e r g s i%eak-off ;from g l a c i e r s flowzng d,q.wn . .:, _betwee:n , t h e m o u l i t ~ i n sof +rthkr?i l a n d s . D i r t .and,tre.Osa r e : oft e.r: car?:-away by-moving g-taciers.-Fresh,-water: i ck i s a l s o predon;l.nant i n t h e a : seas: 5Yound. .Antarctica:, Blthd. I cbubt - t h a t t h e r e a r e any; tr:ees,, it,.,, .1 c 0 -oh ,: but"ne@d I"explaLn t h &mechanics bf t h e mid.ni:ght, scr?:.R e a l l y , I donvt understand. , _ ..how some people f a k e d f,heir. . . .y a y . o u t -bf-gr.?;.--, . .. . . . . , .. . . . marrschool ! -* . . , ( .. .~orit-i:nuing--bnt.bthe: th$,rd a n g l . 16ope f i&l p ~ i . n t . , t u r n t o t h e 1...adverftui-@s df.. . .A d m i r a . l : ~ ~ r h :and t-he"writings of, one R a y Pa lner... . . . .Ray: Palrnek; -a&:ydu r%hP@er, o n c e l c n k , , ~ u r a g ~ d ,thk: sA$e o f : h i s .. . _.sci e;l?n -:fiction magazine :( " A h a ~ i n ~ : ; S t b r i $ s ~ ~ , o rsomf e@+hally: apgrzo:bri2te.tit!:,?.)by run:hLhg 8 . series-.Ooff aptiCC$&scbll,$d .. the ! l ~ h ~ ~ ; & . .~ ~ g ~ ~ b , l a t e r h or?:.a s t h e "Shaver Hoax.!? Palmer prompted (and p o s s i b l y yr~t.e.,:.~?he..t a l e s -of a c o n t a c t e e named Shaver, wht?re?&iir&d telepathi-cmkssages. fromflyine: s a u c e r s and , the.-underground-people ,.through. , t h e v:ibra.t-i.o.ns,-of- .hi.:rwe.ld,ing-ma h.i;ie...! " S ~ ~ m ~ c h f o r Ray--Palmers c h a r a c t e r r e f e r e n c e .Bernard, Palme?, and t h e i r f a n s d e l i g h t i n repeating-the-%we-raa.of,,Admira l:,Byrd di~?irip"his p b - l ~ rexp&~r$t:.iGnsof . :91;7..aiid. 1956,::hoping,. . - .. . .t h a t t h e r e a d e r w i l l , : t a k e -thcm as evidence , o f Pynlcnown-.l~nds..4: . . . W t h i n ...t h e ea.FfH.:lt But do; AdrnlraJ Byr3 !s ; r e P o i t s s u g g e s t .anything . p e c u l i a r ? .,Byrd s 194?"expedltion incl-uded,an a i r ~ l a n ef l i p h t " t o . t ; h i - . n o r t h( g e o g r a p h i c ) p o l e and beyond; t-o,, a : turn-ayound point, sqme ,I.,700 -miles,.on t h e . o t h e r s i d e . . ( Palmer...xnd-:Bernaird .t r y t o make some p o i n t hcr.eabout t h e r e p e a t e d .phrase_ll.beyondt h e p o l e , l l . . b u t .what other: :.phrase-.,would be appropiete?:) A t n o t i m e d i d y r d c l a i m t o bO i n s i d e t h g earth,,i n s i d e a . h o l e ,. o r over any l a n d s n o t a p p e a r i n g on the.map-... Using a : ,::; _ _( Continued on n e x t page ). . . . . . !. .
  • 21. The Holl-ow E a r t h Theory . ( continued 1 . .world .globe you : can, q,;.~ic.ltlys e e t h a t a fl.j.:ghl .pf ,?O!l miles ;:;st:atute, o r nautical,, w ~ t L : d ,.pct you d9S;n over, c e n t r a l Sweden, Finland-,,-05.. . . . .n o r t h e r n SFberia abou.i, t h e l i m i t of t h e , Arct-ic c i r c l e . This is..wCl:!:..belg,w-the .region.G;. year-round. pack i c e ,.-and- Byrd should, by a l l -n?e2n$,have"seei.1 l i ~ c e ~ l e s s ~,Isrids and"l;.Pes, mountains ,rover,ed w i t h trees.."The llmonstr,ocs. ..: I ,;nirnal moving throagh t h e underbrush. . was ,probably.Ra2~. . . .P a 3 . m ~ -,out.sellii-,k. h F s magazines. . . , L , .. .::find. what o f t h e , south pole??9 What of i t ? ,.In,,b956~ d m i r a lByrd -:aiid th.6. U.:",anxted St+t e s N.avy (operatior, l!~ce~fr&$) made , e x t e n s i v e ;(->:, , . . ,e x p l o r a t i o n s by a i r c e g f t i n t o &he previpusl,y,unknown.,.reg;ion ;of :A:-tsrc:tic.a. laying. .between. 0 and 150.. 1.onki.tude,. in^ eed :.the, mos,t :ina,cc,css-i b l e a 3 : r e L a p nt*, . r . . ; ,fac& of;,the T h b s e e x p l o , r a t i o & , wel-1.aocu-. :-mented i n : b ~ , t h ; : ~ o , p b l a r .and- scieritific books,; disc,overedn o , h o l e sQ n i i n t e r e s t i n gdiscovery was t h s t 06 i d r y , ereas" o r lfwarrn lakesp1:.where t h e ground tkmperature exceCds 50 F w h i l e suri-aunding. t e r r i t o r y :.remains, snow covered,i.n. , t h e sub-zero cold. These a r e a s do. not -indicateopening~s~i n t o t h e earth.; b u t a r e merely indicativ,e of.sub-surfac,e, v o l -cahlc act"ivity:, l i k e .our ,own Yel.lowstone P a r k ind ~ 6 tS p r i n g ,regions,. -~ L e s ed i s c o v e r i e s a r e b r e s t e d w i t h neith.er flmysteryflo r "secr,ecy.;": a s .photographs and s c i e n t i f i c e v a l u a t i o n s hsve,appeared in,popuJLr:news-s t a n d. .. magaoines idur2ng-the. l a s t sevdral. years, . ., , . . A xengthy researcli.:;5t.t h c . l i b r a r y " r e v e a l ~ . d "no statemen" . o r ;fi.nd-: .... , . , :~ n g s ,by ~ ~ r d.:dr;an ydne.,else, 6v&b ~ u k e s t i n gany unusqal:,aspects cf ounn o r t h and , s o u t h : ~ p o l e smuch l e s s lending a n y -argument -to:~ard.., , - . .Ray;r.ond..-B e r n a r d f s - ~ 9 h o l ~ o wea2th t h e o r y e f l I n f a c t , t h e , o n l y discussion o f . ,."The Hollow Earth,,! besides Raymond Bernard ?,s mirneqgraphed b.o?,ll, was.;;.lfohnd i n a geographyltext. It 5-eems t h e t t h e &ackpots rn8ntioned ,:;i.~i;e a r l i e r caused suc,h r e l a t l v e 1 , y wideaphead acc,eptan,~e..fo~r.,~,theirIh@!Ur??.ie a r W :theory9 9: "- . I ,th3.at.. .the._ , . . .United, S t ~ ~ t e s Congr.es$, i n two sgpara,t:<:biJ.ls :-b e f q r e the House, wa.s ;.a.sked t o finance: a :.pFiv.ate e x p l o r a t i o n o f : t h l r . ; . , ::"inner e a r t h h ,b.y b o a t . T h i s k e s i n t h e , iS20f.s, -and- P r e s i d e n t AndrcwJackson.; cdnsiderinp :it 2 r ~ d i c u l o u sw 2 s t e o f time and money, h e d tne,measure. squashed.,; A wi-se-d e c i s i o n on t h e p a r t .of: o u r b-ack.-woodspresi-d,ent!. . ; , , , . . . , .wepi. . what stifted..out as a l e t t e r has wound up a$ a ~ , f u l ~ , , & l & w l -a r t i c l e . You d i d . a s k f p r reader. comments, but; you-would.have.goteteri itan+gy 2;: ::( >;:I,don.t know i f y o u want t o p r i n t . th i k ,:b u t you c e r p i n l yhave permiss.i:on., 1-do; t h i n k t h a t you should p r i n t ,+I . r e b u t t a l t o : the..Manibti a r t i c l e . , , . , s ~ h c kSRYL.OOK c l i i m s t o l l t t l l it a s it i s , a n d I.,dgnl,tt h i n k t h a t -. , . lThollow,e$rtHflba10,nc.~f a l l s u n d ~ r: : t h i sc l a s s i f i c a t i o n b- . , ,, .:. ( .-::. . : - . , . ,.. . . . .Thanks, Jerry,- and come a&in. ye Ed. ,, . , . . I . . . . I . . - I .- -DATA-NET CONTROLi s t h e o f f i c i e l p u b l i c a t i o n of DATA-NET, t h e UFO*Amateur Radio Network. Mike Jaffe and J O C k r k gct out a - f i n e ufozinef u l l of new s i g h t i n g s end a r t i c l e s t h z t areILnwithit!", A s i g h t i n gr e p o r t r c f e r e n c e chronology i s a l s o included i n every i s s u e .Subscriptfon~$4.00 per yeer. Published monthly. , - %
  • 22. .- . -THE.ASTRONOMY-CORNER A Look a t t h e September Skji . . . , .. . . , . . . - . . . . . By Ted P h i l l i p s , Jr,, .! :. . 1 .; .! , 2-, : , , . : . . . . s., ., , , - -;. A > . ., -.;.: . . $ , .. , , .. ~ e r c . u r i. i s. . 2 t dnferioi- conj ~ i c t i & ~ between. . I , ., . .the,-.,earth2nd.-sun, - o n~epternberl-12,59000,000 miles ayqy. :It:~ e a c h e sits.;grei.test,. . .,.~... western,.* . . . e , l o n g a t ~ o ~ ; ~ f a ~ m , - . + esun -Se.ptetober-:26. : :t. rises;::at,, pbout::f;wilight; :.:~enus:,:is.a t . g r & ? t e s t e a s t e r n elongation Septenb.er--,1st. It-~111appeer ncpr t h e moon on-Sept. 4 2nd n e z r ~ u ~ i k . ~ r , b n ~ , ; S e p t .. .. . ., . . . . , . . .11".." :;;. _. : ,!::;(:.I .,;.: -;.. .. i - .. .,, . . . . .Yirs.,is..:rising s h o r t l y .before t h e : sun 2nd. z p p e a r s - a s a...reddish :second magnltud,e-star<in..leo.-andGery n e a r MBr.cuyy Septcyber ?I.:Jupi--... ter is q u i t e., ne9r,. the.:moon.on... L... September 5 and n e a r Venus,:by: Sept. ;I&:,,It:$m?y be ~ e e ~ , ; i C ; ~ t h e . s o u t h w e s t. . . . j u s t. ,: a f t e r s u n s e t , e n d s e t t i n g s h p ~ t J y. . . ., ...... . .aft4r :Ithe ;sun,-: . . , , .: . . ., ., . , . . - . . ...... - ~<tu;fi.ris@s.,?t.. i?bout-;unset. - .a n d. .may- be s e e n d6&ig. $he evening i n. -. . .. the,sbb$hcrn.... sky.,. . . . . . _ I . . . . .. . . . . ,-,.- .Fiys,t:quarteq moon: September 15. ~ o $ tquar-t & ;;:Septern6er 2 2 . New :moon:; S e p t e ~ b g r30, . . . . . . .. . tL .: .. I . . -. . . ., ., ,, ... .: .;-1;; .::....... , ....,. ...: = . . . . . d. _ :. * . - , . - ,... .. -a, 4. .b 4, .c -0, 4; -3, .b -8. -9, .a. .L -0, a; .,.,*;: <.?. .,; .a- -8. -,..-;-a. ..,; .,.... .;:> (., : , .. :., ;-;,,?., -,.:..), .,. ;<,: .,;,. , . +.,..-. ,,) .,. ::: .:$ .?,$ 2::: ..:;: i7::: , .:<: ::x: ..-I- -1: :;- d*..... . . .. .. . - . . . . -,. .,.5 - -, 8 .....-, L .. . . . . < .. ... - . . .., 1-
  • 23. . . , - - , , -.ByDa;v,&d.-;J <.,&rjs::The Moon--Still a Mygt.ery. . . . ... , . .. ; . 7. , . . . . . . . .. . . . - - . .-. . .~ . , . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .--I n December, 1962, a t t h e convention of t h e ~mer-i-canlRocketSoc-i-ety- i n Las Aiigele.5 ;. D r ; - ki-1; S i g e n , , Advxsor on E x t r a - t e r r e s t r i a l , l i f e t o tk:Aimed 3 e r v i ~ $ s,.-to2.d.h i s audience t h a t :mankind-,mustrprepare t o face.the , p Q s s i b i l i t y f,ti%t-we.have already been visYted.:by .inte$ligentibeing: . -from else~here*iri::the,. . un.iverse--and t h e t they. may have ,or:had, , bases. an ,the mobri.i . -. * . . . . . .In s ~ i t eof %he f a c t man h a 5 now s e t foot on t h e mbgri, w e s t i l 1 ; k n c ......l i t t l e a b o u t t h a t :sTldnt, :Rr;3 globe t h a t - r o t a t e s around t h e .earth -- Gve,ry-:27.hours -and k3: minutGs. Asi;ron6rners ,;past and prdseiit ;- h . 2 ~3 .::idpeSiti3e..anSw&.r.s,to explain the strrsfiZc2ights:"tfiat; appear-on:..l:ts dk$-o ~ k t ~ . . ! s u r f a c 6-3-thebbj&cts t h a t ha./e moved from one:poirit t o another, . An i n t e r e s t i n g case whidh d a t e s b a c k t o t h e 1803s w a s r e p o r t e d i n.., , -the;:French s c i e n t i f i c . journa1, .1rL~Astron5m~e11--AA!luminoust r i a n g l e wa::. . reported on t h e f l o o r of t h e c r a t e r . Plato. On t h e nigh6 of .tlie,:same . , -.. :.observation, obseriiers iri- t h e .Uiiite$ Ststes saw .mysterious:flakes ,of, ., l i g h t moving from other c r a t e r s -towards t h e crater Plato., These l i g h t s ,.: a s ,noted befhre, ,formed i n t o t h e -triangle on t h e "floor of Plato. ". . During -a lunar e c l i p s e , Sept . 7, .:,l@O; ;:many.observe:rs ih Flance :saw" : str.ange objects moving i n s t r a i g h t l i n e s . , A l l were separated. by uniform, ., . spaces , t h eir.,mo,v,emerit,s. .were. i n raili%a:ryp r e c i s.i.on. . . . . "On Augus,tt,7, :;1869.during a :soler e c l i p s e , :a Professor S w i f t , of :Mat-toon, 111. ? rr.e:p,or;t,ed,,,s,eeingob,jec,tsc r o s s the, moon .20 mlnutes 5ofore:-, t h e t , o t a l e c l l p s e . In Europe, astromers saw ,th.$se..job;jec.ts..,..sayingthey. , . . - ..- .?seemedt o .mr.rch.-in,straight,, pa,raJle~~~.lines.. ,.- ,:.,. . . ... , . .,1 n l87(i,: t w o yea$i . .af.ter,man. noted t h a t Mzrs :had t w o s a t e l l i t e s ; vie. .noted t h a t .?our-owq :s.ate3;:15te, was. reporlted. t o ..have. li-ght.s..fBndge0rnetri.cI f igurcs where. none had been seen before. The B r i t i s h Astroriomicak~~~:# . - . :%Society:was as.kedL,tor e p o r t .-such pheon,omena- a.s.might appezr. ori t h e1i +=-kfa-de.of :the, .moon$.nd:..in. a,.two-ye-ar. peri.od. ,more than two thousandi--I?e.p&t-s 06-! l i g h t s or.symbols were reco:rded. . ;. - / I . . . , ,. . . d - .- p - - = = a - - - --a-cs------ --=a+--=----r==S&-z.... .. .! ~ i f e onMbon Under study L. . ,.-. . . . . .. , -.. . , - I - . . . .. a- ,. - I . . . ,, 2 . . .. . . . , . I ,Don&ld: ( ~kke:),s i a y $ & , ~ati.oha.1:~ ~ r o n s u tigs S p a t e , ~ ~ e n c ~ , : d i r e ~ t ; c. .of,flT$h,t.cre.,kio,jiii,r~tion~.,f o r . the: Apollo program,; says.ihe:.is> not: s o ,. :. : . . . . . .s u r e n-ow.:thrt:the.mbon.i s a "dead plonet,.Tr. . . . . . . [ _ - .. % .. 1 . . .S,,laltbnw,.s main speaker a t F r i d a y 1 s nigh.t!:s:annual: aw-prds-d i n n s r -. . , .pf U n i t e d Pkess;Intern&tional:Illino$.,s, newspaper, e d i t o r s . . .....;.. , .. . :..S l i y t o n skid acamera brought back t o e a r t h by Apollo 11astronautk : was found t o . .hrve:a -,micro-organism l i v i n g on: it;. T h r t camera-.,hek:said... . - . . ,. haif. b G n o n - t h e -moon?s.!surface t h r e e years,. . . . . . .. ,; , . , .: . Theorgani;sm,,d e s c r i b e d a s Ir5n t h e c o n d i t i o n o f b.e.ingfree.ze d r i e d .": was n o t on t h e csmere when it whs rocketed t o t h e moon, Slayton sa; , . .He tpB-,t h e e d i t o r s --heo n c e believed t h e moon was a d - pl-znet . .now I ,am not s o sure .IT Slayton a l s o t o l d t h e editor?::w o n :s.oi1-,sreiemSi7!.. to"~.stimulatet h e growth of some e a r t h plants. Lrlil+.ci.n Heights, ,,L1... .re,port.,i n June 7, 1970 . r l ~ r k n n s a s . . ~ a z e t t e . ."-7 , D r i W; :W;.-Kehmerer,. chic?, ,. ! physician i n t h e , lunar->laboratorya t . . t h e :spac;e;center where.th.e:.discov-e r y ~ w a smade, : s k i d i t was.?notablerl: b u t n o t :unexpected thc:t::t?e bactijr-.i a; , , I .Surviired. ,for so. long. on t h e moon. . .. s a i d -the. b a c t e r i a pi-obcbly.,! g p t . ,on the,..telev~sion;.tamerad u r i n - r e p a i r s !before. i t s I.launch -to.i t he; . -- moon6 perhaps; frem S : t e c h n i c i a n . P R r e p o r t from :Houston i n the-llArkun--...sas.. azette,.lr May: :2% ,-.1970..J . . , . ,.,. . . ?,, ..!: ....... , .. . . . . ,:Cr;edit: Lou F,aris.h . . , . , . . . . , .. , .~ . . I ,. ., . . . ., .. . .. .. .I!... ., .. . I. -. . . . ... . . . . . .. < . _ . . -. .
  • 24. M i l l i o n s Lost i n Space; S a t e l l i t e Goes A s t r a y ,Honolulu--A $13 m i l l i o n corpmnicstions s a t e l l i t e w s s missing i nspace yes>terday. The s a t e l l i t e was t o have been t r i g g e r e d i n t o o r b i tby t h e Communications S a t e l l i t e (CONSAT) C o r p o r z t i o n 7 s Paumalu S t a t i o nF r i d a y ,The s a t e l l i t e wzs t h e t h i r d l o s t i n t h e I n t e l s t a t I11 communic?tion;.s e r i e s by t h e 76-nation consortium, t h e I n t e l s a t , f o r which UNSAY a c t 2a s manager.like don l t know w h ~t hzppened, li a spokesmsn s a i d .Source: "Worcester Sunday Telegram,ll J u l y 26, 1970. C r e d i t : Paul BrzczpHono1ulu~-Amysterious green f l a s h i n t h e s k y touched off an a l e r tt h a t involved t h e Gozst Guprd, a i r l i n e p i l o t s and even s w c e o f f i c k a hSund~y.,b u t i t was l ~ t c rdetervined t h e commotion was probably cpusedby a meteor.A t 1:33 a.m. t h e c o p s t Guard b e g ~ nr e c e i v i n g r e p o r t s from Hzwaiir e s i d e n t s of a " b r i l l i ~ n tgreen fleshl1 southwest of Honolulu. "Itlooked l i k e 2 p o s s i b l e a v i a t i o n d i s ~ s t e r , "t h e Cozst C u ~ r ds ~ i d . , " O u rs h i p s 2nd z i r c r z f t were immediately a l e r t e d - 2 n d o t h e r government agen-c i e s were n o t i f i c d . l l A i - r l i n e - p i L o t s s t a r t e d sending i n r e p o r t s f i x i n gt h e p o s i t i o n of t h e f k s h about 100 miles off shore.J t , w z s q u i c k l y determined t h 2 t no p l a n e s were missing i n t h e a r e a ,National Aeronautics and Spsce Administration o f f i c i a l s s a i d t h e f l a s hcould n o t have been caused by t h e r e - e n t r y of any American space hard-ware."We f i g u r e it w 2 s some s o r t of n a t u r a l occurrence such a s a meteore n t e r i n g t h e e a r t h s atmosphere and exploding. q1Source: llCourier Express,ll Buffalo, )Jew York, August 17,. 1970.C r e d i t : David J. Gras, of B u f f a l o , N.Y.E d i t o r s Note: Mr.. Gras added -a note:" T,he meteor t h e o r y brought.. up i-,i n t e r e s t i n g b u t one f a c t o r l e a v e s i t a s an unknown. When a meteor e n t e rt h e e a r t h s atmosphere, it i s i n t e n s e l y h o t which i n t u r n w o d d -catmet h e meteor t o glow. Green d.enotes c o o l i n g r a t h e r than i n t e n s e he:at.,O r d i n a r i l y meteors g i v e a white, yellow, o r r e d glow a l l of which per-t a i n t o .-intense h e a t a s t h e meteor h i t s o u r atmosphere." Dzvid a s k sf o r an, opinion frcm someone on our s t a f f . How about i t , S t a f f ? N. Joseph Gurney, of S t . Louis, Mo;, w r i t e s : " R t . g ~ r d i n gt h e . t w oa r t i c l e s i n A u , ~ u s tSKYLOOK on 3 a l l Lightning--I f i n d t h e . b e s t snswsr .to- b a l l l i g h t n i n g can be found i n t h e b o o k l ~ tllSyrnposium on UnidentXic:F l y i n g Objects Hezrings Before Committee on Science and A s t r o n a u t i c s , ~ 20- J u l y , -1968. I n p ~ r t i c u l z rD r . - McDonalds s t c t e m e n t s on pzges 65 2ndEfO-$3. " e . . . .Art E p s t e i n , of S t . Louis, comments:. "In t h e kupust i s s u e of SAGA,t h e a r t i c l e by Herry L. Helms, J r . " S o m e t h i ~ gOut There j s Tamperingw i t h o u r S a t e l l i t e s , " i s w e l l worth r e a a i n g . I n my e s t i w t i o n it i s t h ef u t u r e f i e l d of UFO r e s e a r c h . b e c ~ u s eof t h e h i g h l y s p e c i f i c instrumen-t a t i o n t h c t i s u s ~ di n ~ a t h e r i n pt h i s s o r t of sFsce d a t a . T h i s a s p e c tof a UFO r e s e ~ r c hshould be f o l 1o; w-1 vt r-y c l o s ~ l yif NASA. w i l l onlyg i v e o u t a l l of t h e i n f o ~ w z t i o n .l1
  • 25. !Red L i g h t Follows S a t e l s i t e o v e r North.Dakota. ,Editors Note:Wrn. J;,Pinch, of. Phoenix, l ~ r i z o n a , ,who s e n t r u s Y t h eA,pache ~-un-ct-ioi?si ~ h t i n gf o r ouf August i s s u e , r e p o r t s t h e f o l l o w i n g ,quote :. ,P a i r Report Object i n Sky. ,. .. .. ~ond-on,.Ont. -:Mrs. ~ u c i l . l eH a r r i s And her:.son; David ~eedhcm,,. 3 0 , - .df :,lobe, . r e p o r t e d - t o p o l i c e Wednesday n i g h t . seePng.2n unident i f 1e.d.-.ob-j e c t ,in t h e sky. M r . Needham s a i d i t was a n ,or2nge-yeJlow c o l o r and ..when h i s mothkr saw l t , % s h es ~ i d i thad chanied t o a diamond shape withr e d Tights: Mr.. Ne.ed.hams~idh,e $ n v e s t i g ? t e d a. s t i n d a xrc;es where hzthbught F t bad. land-ed, - b u t f o u n d nothing, Two, policemen. s z i d. . t h e y hear;:"weird and eerie1! high-pitched sounds i n t h e s s m e a r e a ~ b o i i tt h e szmp- t i m e while on p a t r o l . ( S c u r c e , "The S p e c t a t o r , l l J u l y 17, 1970, Earnilton,. O n t a r i o , Canada. C r e d i t : V i c t o r S t a r e c k y , of Hamilton)
  • 26. Midwest Organization Reports (And How about YOURS?)Tri-State UFO--- St::cly---- Group. The grbup met Saturday evening, ~u~ilst8 ,a t 8 ~ . c l o c ki n t h e home of Mrs. G ~ a c eOberling, of Coatsburg, 111,Uue t o r a i n , th,? sky watch o r i g i n a l l y planned was changed t o an i n f o r -mal d i s c u s s i o n ~iiceting,corducted by Vice Chairman Rarry D i m m i t t .Following t h e t r e a s u r e r s r e p o r t , bJalt Andrus r e p o r t e d on t h e sky-watch and. picnic.-program held a t C a r l y l e Lake, J u l y 18-19, t h e n gavea progress r e p o r t on t h e Midwestz UFO Network.Several.new loc>l s i g h t i n g s were r e p o r t e d and a r e t o b e followed b j .f u r t h e r i n v e s t i g a t i o n .M r . and Mrs. Dick Goudschaal werz g u e s t s .The - n e x t meeting is >scheduled f o r Wednesday, Sept. 9.---Grace Oberling, Reporter..Arkansas.~ r o u ~~ ~ & t s .Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hipgins, of F a y e t t e v i l l e , Ark.,hosted a two day mecting f o r a l l those i n t e r e s t e d i n t h e UFO probleme a r l y t h i s month. The Hipgins home, which i s n e a r t h e t o p of Round,Mountain, s f f o r d e d an e x c e l l e n t view of tile sky and s u r r o u n d i n g countrys i d e . No .UFO7s made an appearance, however.Mildred Higgins t o l d of h e r f i r s t UFO s i g h t i n g i n . 1 9 3 2 i n t h e Pana-ma Cana.1 Zone. Lucius F a r i s h summarized,the l a t e s t happenings a t SanLuis Valley, Colorado, which has hdd a c o n t h u i n g d i s p l a y of unusuals i g h t i n g s and happenings s i n c e t h e "Snippy" (horse,) ~ n c i d e n t . ~ a w r e n r eW i l l e t t , o f . F l i p p i n , Ark., took about t h r e e hours o u t of his busy S C ~ C C -u i e t o be p r e s e n t and t e l l us- of h i s . s i g h t i n g from t h e a i r and a l s od i s p l a y e d t h e enlargement of t h e w e l k 2known "Flippin A i r p o r t Photo,?Despi,te i n v e s t i g a t i o n , t h e o b j e c t i n t h e p i c t u r e remains a n unknown,Others a t t e n d i n g t h e meeting t o l d of second and t h i r d ,hand accoun.:-:of unusual l i g h t s i n t h e s k i e s d a t i n g back a s f a r a s 1958 t h a t w e r e set;:.i n t h i s . a r e a .A l a r g e supply of w e l l prepared food was s e r v e d , and a good timewas enj09ed by a l l .--Frank :A-. Hudson, J r . , Reporter.. .UFO Study Group of Greater S t . Louis. John S c h u e s s l e r , D i r e c t o r , o f - ,t h i s gropp s e n t a n o t e informing u s a buziness meeting would be heldAugust -.I9 ( t o o l a t e f o r a r e p o r t t o make our d e a d l i n e ) and we111 have-a complete r e p o r t i n t h e n e x t i s s u e . ,, .----------_----__-___---_-_-_-__----_-------------------------_--_--I-_---___. <_ aD r . A l l e n Hynek t o V i s i t EnglandFrom th-e Englarid ufozine ?lPegas,us,l1 23 Coatham P l a c e , C r ~ n l e i g h ,Surrey: American astronomer Dr. Allen .Hynek, t h e m2n wt,o handled thou-.sands o f UFO r e p o r t s - w h i l e civili-an consy.ltant t o P r o j e c t Bluebook, t h enow disbanded USAF UFO a g e n c y , - i s v i s i t i r t g England i n August. *The primepurpose of h i s v i s l t is t50 a t t e n d t h e 1 4 t h General Assembly of t h e In-t e r n z t i o n a l Astronomical Union ( I A U ) , t o be held i n Brighton and t h eU n i v e r s i t y of Sussex be?ween August 1 8 and 27. While over h e r e , D r .Hynek, who c o n s u l t s i n f o r m a l l y w i t h SIGAP, w i l l be meeting v a r i o u s UFOr e s e a r c h e r s . "Pegasusrt E d i t o r Ron T o f t i s one of those who have beeni n v i t e d t o a t t e n d a p r i v a t e meeting w i t h D r . Hynek t o d i s c u s s v a r i o u su f o l o g i c a l m a t t e r s . A f u l l r e p o r t o f t h e meeting w i l l e v e n t u a l l y appeari n " F e g a s ~ s . ~
  • 27. This is t h e s i x t h i n a s e r i e s of pre-1947 CFO s i g h t i n e s from t h e% f i l e s of Lou F a r i s h , UFO h i s t o r i a n end SKYLGCX ctsff menber., We r e -mind our new r e a l e r s t,hzt Lou a l s o w r i t e s I N OThPRS? WORDS every nontb--a look a t w h a t s new on t h e news stands.Lansing, Micli-ipar,, PVENING PRFSS , June 30, 1913--North Lansing V i s - :ed by an A i r s h i p Sunday Night--Hundr.eds of persons who happened t o gc ? .i n t o t h e e.astern 2nd northwestei-n sky a t su~ldownl a s t nigl-~twere amez -ed t o s i g h t an a i r s h i p skimminy s w i f t l y , hiyh up, over t h e c i t y , Th?s t r a n g e c r a f t was f i r s t observed ez:;t, of, t h e c i t y , a p p a r e n t l y abovet h e r a c e t r a c k . It seemed t o come f r o m t t h e southeast. Then it headedalmost d i r e c t l y n o r t h , changing i t s course l a t e r t o a northwesterlyd i r e c t i o n . A f t e r t h r e e minutes it passed from view, going a s s i l e n t l ya.nd mysteriously a s it had come. .The passing of t h e s h i p wzs a subjezzof quite.g e n e r a l comment and s t r e e t conjecture i n t h e n o r t h end of t o wt h i s morning; It might have be+en likened even t o t h e " a i r s h i p s c a r e t rwhich"sorne months ago t h r i l l e d t h e i n h z b i t a n t s o1f Grezt . B r i t ? i n .M r . andMrs. Arthur Goodnoe and Mrs. Leonora ,Goodnoe, 1 1 1 1 NorthChestnut s t r e e t , were among t h o s e who saw t h e sky c r a f t .b 8,.A second man,., who averred. he cared not f o r p u b l i c i t y , s a i d : "I sawwhat seemed a ,queer bundle f l o a t i n g through t h e sky: F i r s t , it loo?cedads i t :f might be a b a l l o o n , but 3s it approached and f i n s l l y turnedbroadside, it. could be p l a i n l y d i s t i n g u i s h e d a s an a i r s h i p . It r e -( mained i n s i g h t - f o r about t h r e e ~ m i n u t e s . "N o word of a n l b i r s h i p erped1t&on.was h e a r d . from, any p a r t o f ) t h ecountry t h i s morni-ng-and t e l e g r a p h i c queriesb-mzde by t h e E V E N I N G PRESSf a i l e d th throw any light on t h e nocturnal t r a v e l e r . ( C r e d i t : GaryL a r r e a t e g u i ) - - - _ _ ----->--- _ 1- _-----=======--=--1=======, -BOX 129S t o v e r , Mo., 65078 , IReturn Postage Guaran eed3 r d C l ~ s sMail -

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