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. . .The UFO: J u s t Beyond .the State-of-the-Art By -John ,Fa. S,chu-essler. . . . . . . . . . .C, -, - I . I  3. ,I I ....
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  1. 1. . . .-- . . , . . . . : . :Date and"&ime~:"~ec..:20.;~.19706:20 PM . : . . . -. .. 0. Weath-er: High t o t k l . :o+ercaSt ,-clbuds: a t approx.? l0,OOO (ft. ~e-mp:. 7 . F.Wind:: NNE. Rained:30;. mi.ngCeS f6Iiowing the:.incideht. . ; . -, . - ,... ,. .. . Driving -south,-on-.,Highway.66,>I -wa+, about-t o e n t e r t h e ..curvy_s e dt i o nof. the-,,highway: ;ju&-:bef oi-+t,he : M t3 : Olive. - 1-11.:cross road;, approximate-. . .li1 t o 14.miles north.-of it l I.,w+s-.hfiving 65 MPH.and sa( the.,obj e c ta,bout 4-5 decorids,. The ob ject w s s in: t h e form of . t h r e e huge. greeh -:.l i g h t s ."Theeyf6rmed a. t r i a n g l e , t i l t e d s o I co.uld :see a l l three.. Theywere. f a l k n g. s l o w l y. ,. and. drbpped. . behind. t h a et r e e s - f r o m. , . an angle of. 3::".. .- 7 , , 4 . . - ..,.above the. horizon.: , - . - .,.. W i t h my movement.,. t h k : d$!fknkss,; h a v i n g t b wstch: t h e . road, I c o u l d i l i tI . observe t h e m a,s.I: wbuld . heve 1i:ked-.- T.he t h r e e l i g h t s seemed to.be. ,connected. They each .had. 2 "bright c o r e surrounded by a, cryst3l. greenr a d i k t i n g ,light ..-:The :coior - of green ..was:unusu?l .,and &xt,rkmely clcer.These l i g h t s were at. l F ? ~ s t . . t e ntimes as b r i g h t 2 s any. other"light3. ,.. . . . . . ,.L-- .>%L- 1.-<- --. :. .- &,--;A .;--- - A - - - - ".--* _ . . . .:. -along-.,t h e highway.:::. :. - - - -._.- . . . . . . . . .. .8 . 3 ". . On :Saturday..26 D&emb,kr *I,re,turned,t o , t h e scenk ofL:th6UFO. s i F h $ i n g :. ,.,of 20..December. This .:time. I .wes Bccompc?nie,d"by w i f e Kathy and; chl1dre:l.:- ., , _ . I -weather--clear:, c r f s p , chill.y.. . . .We observcd . t h e whole; a r e s a t 1l:jo .AM f d r a d a y l i g h t o ~ i n i b nof :-what.. t h e o b j e c t :cbuld.h p v e been. There were.a.f e w h.ouses ;I 6u-t none i nl i n e w i t h t h e ..obje,ct.>. . 9,;..on1.y.. a small pond.-Other items noted were t r e e sa n d some distance-+away,; -coal-mines t h e &hole a r e a i s lacedlwith . .abandoned;coalm.ine,s). : .... :.. . . . . . . .we returri:&dcit:,?7 PM .for, a n i g h t obseivatioh ,;.hoxping-tokbe:a b l e t o ,.f i n d some. form. of ".l.i&hts,-Christmas d,ecoretions,.business. . . . . . . . .l i g h t s .or,. . . .. :the: like. Nothing .of:::.the..:s.ort was. found; , . .We found no, evidence-and.: -ex?lans t i o n . I might ada; t h a t 1 am:- ex-, t r h e l ? fami<i-$<:yith:.th3t s,ection. o f US .66 and hare driven i t :sincebkf ore:i t s 1as.t relocat56n and. d.ua.1 paving f o r over. 20 y e z r s .,,Thdr,e i i tno .*. . "chance tliafl I . B ~ , m i ~ t a k e qabout the;^ ekact l o c a t i o n of t h e lncidel~.?~.:. ., . . I S . . . . . I - . . , . .-:. . . . .a -. . .. .------- ----------------------------- -- - - - - - - - - - C C . c - - = :- - -A ~ e s s a ~ efrom Your D i r e c t o r . .... . .. . , . , . . .As-we e n t e r 1971, MUFON cdhtinues t o d i s p l a y s t e a d y and solidgrowt:"The ILLINOIS S e c t i o n welcomes t h e f o l l o k i n g new Sta.te-Shction Direct- -o r s : David: ViPLansden, 909-911 Washington, *Cairo. H: AC. 618 734-1231,B: AC 618 734-4171; -.~Davidi s an a t t o r n e y - r e p r e s e n t i n g extreme SouthernI l l i n o i s ; - Mrs. Beatrice M i l l s , .Ph.D, P r i n c i p i a College, Elsah, 111.,62028, AC 618 466-2131;. James D. Hester, Boxa1.41, A m , I . , 62807, - ,. . .AC 618 547-7192..MUFON and t h e OHIO S e c ~ i o ha r e proud t o .greet one of t h e pioneersi n UFO organiza t,i ons i n t l ~ aI . . A , Leonard H. StFinpfj cl d , 11-412 Grove 3{ 1)(-,11t 7 1 1 1 1 ~ ~ 1rill 11~3xtpage )
  2. 2. - .. .. . .- Message (conti-nued) .. - ,:- ._ -.., , . . - ..I : . .. Mariemont ,O h i o , 4 5 2 2 7 , -H: - AC 513.271-4248 ,- AC 513 -762-196.5.eon- 2-rd.i s t h e Public Re.lztions -DireCtbr for.D;zBois Chemicals i n Cinc1,nna-.." . . .ti. Hewil.1. serve 2s .State--Set-t.i-on= Direc.tqr -.for:--Southwest...Ohio.. .... :Lucius Fakish, ~$ti:t.e:.Dire.~ton-f,or :ARKANSAS., .g-~i~ounces~~f he -ap?oint- merit of Lawrence y i l l e t t , Box 197, F l i ~ n i n ,Ark. 72634 A C 501 453-2255.:; . - or 453-2ij45. . 3s St!t:e-Sect i o n ~ D i r e , ~ ~ t , ~ r ;, L,awrence;,isSS.-the, f I i p r , i n . , ~ i r p c ~ ~ ~ :.... . -. : . . . . . .Nanager ...-.. -?.. . ;-.:... ...+ + . . . - - ..- ,-.-, .. . . . . . .. . . . .J - . . ,.. - c . .:: Out, new ~ t ~ t e - ~ e c t i o n - :~ i r - e c t o r :f o r i c e n t y a l .I O # A ~ ~ &oh^-^:. ; s h i . 6 ~ ,.-l e r ; PhlD ,:. 418 :-St%nto,nL,,.Arne~:,.-:Ia.. 50010.- D r ..~ h i d k l e r. .is Chairman, -DeyL.sf!.Philosophy a t I,owa , S t ~ t eUni.ve.rs:ity;-..Te1ephohe::;H: P.C. - 515 2.32-1226,I ! Plens f o r , t h e .MidweSt LJFO Conf e ~ e n c eSaturday, ~une.l2,,..19& a t t i : A.Holiday 1nn-North, i n St o Louis, No.-,:; aye- develppFng..rapid.Jy.:,The. . I . -? f e a t u r e d speake.r,will be; M r . Stanton..To, Frik.dm2.n,a nuclear p h y s i c i s tof Redondo Beach.,. Calif-.:, a.nd f o r m e r l y Gry:a c t w e :in: t h e P i t t s b u r g : -. UFO:.In,ves.tigati v e ! C.ornmitteqr :. :Mr. . Friedmen-.,has.le.cturd.e,xte.nsive-ly a t- . colleges: and.univei-sitie-s. i n t h e united-[::states-and:.;.Ca.nad-2.,:; Other spe~::..: ers--already.:cornmitt-ed a r e ,Ted?Phillips:, S&-lia ,-Mo.;;,,*who w.i.ll, speak. . -:on:his--s p e c i a l i z ~ , t i . o n"-Burned, Ci,rcles. and, Flying saucer Nes.tsW.arid::- ~ ~. -. tsherrnin: J: Larsen, Glenview, . ,I1-1:;; who: h a s .selected.L.:the.-.t&pic- o f " ~ c c - .u m e n t ~ t i o n ." ., Sherman.ha s -been t e a ch:ing; pdult ,Edu.c at.ion . c,lasses i n .Chicago suburb -high-schools on t h e :subject o f UFO"s ,for-Che,pa,st;:threr-,.-years w i t h . r J i l l i a ~ .. G ~ : . ~ ~ B i l l l.Lamb, MUFGN F,ield.Inv&st.igator!.~,:. - ~ o s : e t t a~ o l m e k ,;b l r ~ ~ ~ t , a , t e ~ . e c t i p n : ~ i ~ e c t o rf o r ~ . a r $ y l e,.;-Ill., i s trbe congratulated. f o r .,the-outst$Md~*nghublic m,e,eting::that:. she. arraiiged".,;.,::.1 . L o .. a t Mat e r D e i High Sctiool i n Breesk ,-.I-li..; on..Sunday, :Jan.. <0,::19. . .Your Direct.or- was,,privileged t o .give. an- i l l u s t r a t e d . 1etti-q-cf a l ! _ ~ ~ [ ~ d--.- ---by-a -ques-t:iori7 and_ans~.er,~.erio-d,hgndle_d-.by.a,dis-tingulshed-. psnel- (::.om-- ._ -- posed..of:John S.chuessler, & i l l e r d Armstrong ,. , ~rthur:Epst,ein;:-.~o!~.;3__ I . pr~i.-.sa.ck 3nd Rob:ertt Srnulli7ng; wi$h Ros.eJtta~ o l m e g l a sm~:der+?,or.Ar.Mi-dwe-stUFO Conference planning meetingwas conducted .st;t,he . . . . .W I L - C H A R - R ~ S ~ ~ U : - ... . .a n t followink ,the.public, m e e ~ i n g , 1.- .:.,, ,...- = >? ( . -. - - < ,,.. . . .. .. . . . . - - - .- .. I. ya1tbnd,fu~.,D $ ~ & CtoC .:. . .- . . . r , - . , . . . . . . ... - - -. - . .A . . -. . . . - . . .-.(. , ..., .: . ~ h o ~ e - . w i s h i n gt.0 ,-make.adyanqe. reserveti-on? f o i . t h k #UPON ~ o n f k & ~ . rt o be. held i n S t ; Louis,;Ssturgay ,,June. 12;,1971.,;may s&idapplic,~tio~;and remittance to,: William F." Christian.;"758 &i.mayFrerry-:Rdq. S t I Lcr.Mo. 63125.i.All c,hecks... should b e rsyeble: tp; CNe U;F;O,:.StUudy b?bup &. .Greiter~St;.Louis..~~T~icket,sf o r i..h,e,m<rning,,af$ernco,n4~and-evenin,$-, ,sessions.,.-iKcluding-,a.banquet,..w i l l : be,.,$?. 50:. :,:Th.o.se.,unablet.0 atten.:i 1.. .-all..se~sions~.may.obt.ai.~tickrets.,for,.~morn.inga,ftern.o;on.or,<evening;, s-ess-ions a t .$lo50 each.."Tickets: f o r .t h e banquet ari<.etenin,< sesa-soria r e $6 ..50.: -:.Gi.e,expect -to hav e-.-the-complete .speaking::progr5.m n e x t mon-i i,and w i l l repeat t h e ticket,L.prices. . . : - . . . . . ., ,We hope ourexchange magazines. w i l l - f i n d spat% t o k i t e t h f s everit,p u b l i c i t y end f e e l sure hany of t h e e d i t o r s a n d their;&aff w i l l . : plan. . .- . . _ . :i i -. it o attend; . . . . . . . . . . ., - % , . *.., r ; : : -., i , . - , ! .I t ivill.berernernbkred t h a t :D>. :J. ~ l l e n . , ~ ~ n ~ k ~ ~ ~ s ~ t h ~:principal- :speaker a t 1ast:;yezr-s C ~ n f e r e n c e.:arid:set t h e t o n e :fpr..the e n t i r e. . . , . - :program--s.erious !. -. -.disdussiori and-scientkf ic 1nves.ti@$ton--no : .:. rr e p o r t s :on t r i p s ;to: Venlls and .back;-or.lmessagesfromiSpace-~ r o t h g r s .:.,.. It i s n Tt too e a r l y to s t a r t 3hinking about t h a t summer- vacet.ion :. trip--why .not;: pl5n NOW:toinclude t h e Junef?12th. . .Conference.; Mark:.the .. . . . . . .. . .date on your ca.lendar,, . . . . . .. ., . . . . . . . .. .--..-... , . .. . . . . .. - . . .. . . . I . . I . . . . .. , . . 1 . , .. - .. . . .. j. .. .. .. . .. . , - < . . . . /. .- .. .7 - C ,--,
  3. 3. . . .The UFO: J u s t Beyond .the State-of-the-Art By -John ,Fa. S,chu-essler. . . . . . . . . . .C, -, - I . I 3. ,I I .-7-. . .. . . . . . . - . ;;,,, . . . .. . . ,. . .. , . : . . 1 .. , . . a ,~... .. , . 4. . . I I .. . .1;. - " . . . .- . ~ d i t o r l ~s Note:: T ~ Gbegins: t h e a d d r . ~ s ~ . - . ~ r e s e . n ~ e . d .idy-Mr.: ;Schuesslera t t h e Midwest .UFO cqnferknce:.held a t . ,Bradley, ~ n i k e r s i t y ,:Pep~i-.a:, Iil.. . June. . l 3,.l9?.O.:/. We, would ;l.tke t ob.; g5ve .you .the,,entirez a r t i c l e ; :in:a, -s i n g l e i s s u e of SKYLOOIii b,u-t:,must :present. ,it:,as a s e r i e s .due. tb.-.spaC &:liniitations ;::We; ~.6~sider-.this.-:ithe: mos.t;-importantp.:art.ich:..on.!uf.020gya SKYLOOK.-has.,.had- . . .the privilege:t o .use,.. and,:,we:.of f e r . it-wiFh ,pr,ide.>::.--.,:. . .. . . . . _ . . . . .. . .. . . ... . : . . - . ; :, , - .. : : 8- . . .. . . . . . .. 3 . .- .- . . .. . we.a r e .. ,constantly.bombarded b y the. question,j ll:Are.UFOS.. f a c t lor-. . .fict,i:qli?.!l:- Then-;muc.;h.energy-:is;expended, t r y i n g t 0..:prove -!one.:.or ( t h e apther,.We,ll,t o o -muohihas b@.e,nsaid.,>about the,-realit; c0.f : t h e U@s ,-because. :.:s.uff~i.c:ien:t..:da,t.a.;has..be.enpresented.;-to.establish.: the. f a c t $hat .UFOs a r e, . . k e e n -and: rep+ted.; A ! c l a s s i c ejtample i s .Case. 46 of ;,the.,Tamed. "Condon. ..: ~ e ; ~ o r t ! : ,,and 1.:.quot;e:. !lThi.s is one-;;.o,fthe few .UFO :reports.:. i n which al.1. .. . E a c t o r s . , i n v @ s t ~ g a t e d,: geometric, ,.ps.ychologica-l ,:..a-nd phys:ical appear -;:to b~ p;cqns.i!sten.t- with &.he-a,s-ser.t1o.n..t h a t A an~extraor$inaP.y.:.flyingr ob--r. - - j e c t,-.silvery,. meta.llic!,:.d-isklsba ped.,;tens.-iof,, meters: in:diarnet e r , and..evidently .ar.tif,ic.ia.l-,,,flew: w i t hin-,sight. of ,two;witnesse.~,.lT . C0nsi.de.r:-.the s i g n i f i;c5nces. of: such.:a . sta.tement. . A:.large., a r t i f i c i a l , ; :metallic,.disk-shape.d...object..flew..right,,.past:two, sober., : god-f es r i n g earthlings..Almost s o u n d s l i k e a f l y i n g s e u c e r , ,doesnlt i t ? ;....,: . . ...; - . .. . . . , .-How:many .times-.h a v e you hez rd_o,f.. such cornfionplace in,cidents,.in:. .the. past: few;years? ::ItTs;almost;..like..t h e weather.;. unti1":recently.. everyone :alked..: about it ;but,n o honeidid :anything-about i t . 1.t .al:moSt:seems. l i k e -t.he~sci~ntif~ic.,cornmuni~tyhas:.forgotte.n,,that scie.n.ce?is.sim-D1y.a bod.y-.of;systema~z.ed.kn~y~e~g~,~_g~~,ne_d~t$.rouphobservations ;and. t h e classification of-:-factk .,-which,r e s u l t . inythe. e ~ - t ~ 6 1 1 ~ h h i ~ r i t - ~ ~ 7 .- -- a : .of ~ : ~ a w s ~ b ~ , i n d u c t i o n B ~ d:hypoth-eses. - . ~ ~ ~ ~ , - . s d r n ~ b o d ~ -has.-..been missingt h g boat, f o r 8 lqt,,of .,good-UFO obser?ations, and..,factwhave;been .goir_;. . . , . . .. . . . . . .t o :waste. : ,-: . . , . . . J :- - 3 . . I .: , .,.r < . . . ;. . . . ... . . . . . .A: . . . I .: ~ . ~ b e l i e v e t h z t ~ t h e ~ . ~ , s , c i e n t i f ~ c ~ ~ o ~ u n i t ~has:be&n:tko:bus$ cover-.,ing :for its-br,ainchiId:--Techn.ologp,.,..- J u s t r e a d :;the.newzpapers a.nd.you. . . . .w i , l l. f i n d thatr:techrjo,logy is blamed f or a l l t h e bad things,..i,n t h e :world ;today., .! 1.t..is,1:ike.. t h e ..cowb,oy: i n .t-he black. ha.t-:-a r e a l b a d -gl-W.~: . . ,. . ,-However.,.when one examines , - t h e ; - ; ~ i r s t o r . i ~ .,records:,:. ,he f i n d s %ha%.mans iex:i.stence.was st d i r e ,during .periods,-of . low .technological:. . .ad.v?nce,ment.-..,For:instance-, advances i n b u i l d i n g ,methods ,;removed,man. ,~. from . t h e : c-ave..and . placed h.im i n . the . a r t i f i-c,5a.l-:.dwellings-whi,ch..he has.been t r y i n g $0-impro-v,er.ever simce,..- -1~lan:has: -adv-ance,d .from . crawliing t Cw e k i n p , from oxcar$, t o autompbile ,, from.b a l l o o n f o. airplane.,;.and. he ... b a s even, dared t o ..st-ep out: ..into.--the_;depths .of..sjpace:.- h:The.records .show. . .t h a t .each..o.f..t.he>se;ad.yances-;was 30-oked-.upon.by: the. negative: .thinkersof t h e ..d,ay,.as.technology ruining,,the..;environhent.i.,Mayb-e1;orie;.cannot .:.a r g u e with,..fihe f a c t - t h ~ t..man tends:,.to ,,upset- t h e , bazance-:.of..nat;ure-andt o , - r u i n. the,-natu-ral bea.uty around h i m ; but a t the: .same .time-li.t:must, :benoted t h a t , he *does,crea.tg.new beauty. and~:symn-e.try.~,~~The poi.nt ,,i$.tha,tlTmanv,lln,ot technology, ;isI!:the, bad guy. -. . .A . . .,: - : .- . . .. 2 :.. r .. # . . . , , , i;.. -The. bad,.name, piven. t o :technology.. i n recent .pears ,hesj ceused. s c i e n t-ists and. engineers t o seek.ways. t o a-pply and ,uti.l.ize th..e t e ~ h n o l o g i c a l , tadvance.s-.stimul+ted,by space):expJorat%on;to. t h e , down-to-e~rth.every.d a y problems,.pf . t h e world t day..- T h i s i s:.known a s -T1technologg .trans&.f e r . I f .the- lat,-est.,ra.g,el.is.,t h e a t t a c k on..pollut,ipri 2nd; ..Imi,ght :add,;:..iti?about - t i m e , . , The. s!~vj.s.unnlent.a.ld e s t r u c t i o n on e a r t h , i s : seorl:o !I.:!. fe1.C :- ( : C o n t . j ~ ~ ; ~ . ~ c d ~ . c , nnest l . ~ ~ g e . ). > . ,.
  4. 4. - .<. . ...The-:..uF-o..: . . . ,..:.- . . . - . .I: . . -.. . . .. ~ ( . c s o n ~ ~ r ? u e d). , . . . . 4 . .I . . .- . T. , - b :by.:ne.arly.:eveF.y man, wo.man,-and,child.. The. very-technology .ths-t i:ca.usei!t h e problem .couldb e renamed, given aL.new.white h a t , and turned loose..to...Ereate:a- newimage,, : B u t , ,:Bs :-inehv*y:,.o.the.r.;sciedti.fic .e.nde&vor,1 ithe ..orie. subs,~antia:l.~~:cdadblo:ck.t o progsess: :i.s: c0s.t.. ": Whe.ther.we . -use ~. .. technology~~to;.:clean :the. r i v e r s :and atmospligre:, o r t o venture ,into-;!. ... ,. .,. . .. . . .. . . . . .-......- , t h e unkhd* of-: bucel.1: spac&; &t.:costs; bilxions,,.. -., ; : . : . . - . .. . Our !-space.-program.;.f br:.instan-ce;:has re-ceiv.ee&.a lot:-of -abuse. about -. -. . money.. The iquestion: continuous4y aske-d is.:: Why .:dO-we .spendj~m.oneyon 2-.i-. ,-., t h e I alweys have t o chuckle a t t h a t because every..cent 2s -bapked - right-.here: on ear-thi- Maybe. s.omeday.:Howa.rd.:,Fughsi:wLll" open a..--.hot& ori t h e ,moon a-ndl.Pan Am.wi-11 f lyT.there.. Until .then-.we : d m f . t.haveto:,worry about! a -.:luhar:gijld.,:dra.in and balance iof.lpayments!t h e r e .,. Put- . ., .. -, ing :the-:co-st:ia-,more-rea.liSt,i-c.t.erms,."aur ~space~~program~~~as:~cost~-.les. .over.-te.n:-yemars..than- does.- . . 1 one year: i n ..Vietnam. . I n fact$, -:-the:: space ,bud-.get.-:coshs.:e.a.ch::man- less. per! y e a r than t h e averake:-1i.cjuor~budget ,;-:or.. , ciga.ret.te:,budg&t ;. . ,I.he.jekplor&&i.ono f . space.. w i l l - $01 1on.Ti;n s p i t e , of .$he. , . negawve :~hfn:kers;,~ b u d & e t . ~ r e s t r i c t i a n s ~a:nd . e v h catastrophi-c set-backs.-And s,inc:e--bt:-wi31-.cost a; bundle it .isincumbent!-uponevery-s c i e n t i s t ,.and; te2chnician>t o stri;e. f o r -a5 :-much technolbpi-cal expertise.... per,..dollari..i-as.:;humanly possible.. .. .Thfs--means t h a t advancing the; "str :e-. o f-:the-art!, !!::a.s.. it;:is..ca;lled3 - , .,may -require.:qirantt&~. . jumps , - n o t j&t.a,,:.- . . . + ....,I. : ,. . .- .. ..stea.dy+. ey.en;:,advance.. : ,.~~,--.-...: . . -. . . . .. .. . .3 -:. . , . . , . .- T h i s :is,wherk itechnology transf@rfl-;cihbea1l~:~iom8 :into it.s n. .. I~. ,Whi1e:our space program h a s struggled2toi;.pull i t s e l f u p ;by: its:boo:-:straps.j.:through.a: myriad of- unmanned--and marined .spacepi+obes,t h e Us0 - .- has,,.outgerformed.us in! every: cat;6gbry-.>AVhenever=t h i s - c.ompariso.n-.is:-. . . .. . made-.,) T : ~,:the-; - oegat.lve.-,. - .:thlnker_s....... _5C=L-.4, t r y .*-t.o-. =. pro~e:&hat.;UF0s::doi not:,.exlst., ,:tha.t:-they :are,:figments-:of fhe.!viewer7s irriaginatidn, misidentified , n a t u r a l 2phenomena; ::or :some :other -equally obscuee.thing;.. T have..~6r,g..sincet ire:d- ,of t h a t arguinent ,and . I .be.lieve thbusands ;of :others have :also. -,-Theyefore, .I propose t h a t :we dedicate ~aursel.v.est o .t h e t a s k o,f:.u.tiliz-a-. .-ing. the: r e p o r t s ;...the data , the:iclaims -dfthe..reporaters;..:afid- t h e *UFO.r -i t s e l f a s a soW,ce. of technolog+ transfer-; :-not-from;:-ibut. t o , o i i ~ ~. ..:,,:-. -. . - - -. - . . _ ; . -. . . . . . . - - . .. . _ . . (. .. . . . . . . . .. - . .space, program.: . -..I. .. . ",- .- . - . . -- . . . . . . . . :. . , .. .-. By putt-ing ob.j&cts .into space awe :.ha.i,ig-g a i n e d ~ . ~ ~ : ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ t h .of .:sci-er;tkf=c .medica.1, . a n d !enginee19,ngdata. Th- . 1 t o most ofigs!~They :may b e -known as. Tlros, Pegasas ;;Echo;,=Gemini., : @ b ~ l ~ ~ , - ~ n e , ,cduTi3.go:;on~and~~on...:The:factis-that: they~-&-ei.e.very.rea.1.. sDace.-. object8,.;-;of,~~;; <many :.sriz.es;. shap-es,:-and :purposes-d.. - ~ b w i r sources: run , t-he gamut ,frorn:;..:b a t t e r i e s : t o f u e l fcells-, .from s o l a r -pine-1s, .; t o .nuclear .generat o r s . ,;Few npe.ople:really Gndgrs.tarid the:cornpllexi.ties~,t h e .varikt.ies. and t h e - cap--:. . -.abi.l$cT:&sof objects..designed..to;::f 1.ya-kispac&. .. ... . I 3 , . t.1 - ,-6 . .-- . -. . ....."SQ.f a r ,.: . o u ~ ~ o f i @ ~ b i g h91ig-u~ beeri...the:~ 2 ~ t ; f i ; f sgr&vi,tjff r e l d i!.-.The only means w e havet;f or - l i f t i n g sb b . IFOS throu-& t h e gx%Qityfi e l d --is.t h e .multi-stage r0cke.t. E.ach pourid of inass r e q u i r e s more.,thari - 2 1million:.foot-p0und.s- of: mechariica.1 @nergji.t o escape the:.:F,ak?th-T-s, g r a v i t a - .tionax..f i e l d . Because o&r"rockets have; trery l o w mecha-nicafi..:and-,her-.modynamic: e f f i c i e n c i e s it c o s t s severa.l:-thousand. do1lsrrs;f or!;ever,y.j 1:- .. pound:.we launch~;.~whe.reas-th-e saMe-pound::wou.l~d.costC?..fewcents t o . . . .-, . . . . . . . . ..." - . . -. . . .:ship *to,London; . . .. , . ,..: ,. . . . : . . . , .. .. T h e vehicles, g e t , l a r g e r andl larger!; . . ~ h e ~ ~ a t u r nV -moonkocket , i s a,gobd example-of.:gk;owj.nga:. concept:.to $be .nth"aegree: t o :acco~plishr.,ai. -.task.. But:-even with its e-n:ormous siz-et h e . S a $ ~ i - ~ .Y-.is: limited -inspay-- .load and $ 0 make ma t.tei-s worse :.it i s .l.lthroi.m awayJ1~.~a-fter~"one flight.;-:.- ., . . . ( corit t~ii.tkdon riexe p a g ~) , . .. . . . . . 1 , .. . T .; : . .. .? i- ._--- ..
  5. 5. . . - . . . .. >,-: .;. . . . .. . . . . . .Tie-UFO. ( continued ). . 4 1;; : . :.- . . . , ,,J j .SKYLOOK l . -For---fut.w-6. missib_nsc g n s i d e r e t i o n. . . . . was givenat o s t r a p p ~ n g .s e v d r a l s o f -" :these monsters t oeether t o -b-~yldGa--Sup@r-Saaturn7-..-I.f-th-i-s- d oesnTt.-.Stag-ger y&i Zma7giri$tion,;nothing?.wilJ..,.,.:. Recently, however., a . new conc-ept.. . - ,a S6;ace-Shut.tXe;i..;ha5-. been pr,zposed ,. . T h i s .is-def init:ely- a-sxi3,;.i.n t h e.-..r i ~ h t ~ ~ i ~ ~ ~ ~ t i . o n . ~ . ,:.The.:::S,huttle,w,quld,-elimingfe~.the~f~~hr,ow;aw~ylb-coil-~.~,t . ..-!cept.<of -rock:ets?,by- .311owin~.~r&-~u,se:~df.t h e basic kehicl-e grid i-nntur,n " . , . . _.;.. .rredu-ce3tG ~ c o ~ t ~ e r - ~ o u n d : . ; forJ.-gravygtatina,l::esbape.:. . A _ .J:.:,.(:- "BLt :GHy-:not +ta:k&$a,;3 i g .-step,;hapb&;not :-a$. a , . p ~ d ~ u c ~ , o n ~ r o ~ r a m m ,:but. . . .aS-$n .?e-~~eriment:.C0nside.q t h e .UFOS.$hot bgk.iphe$ at .,Sai$a Aiia,. -.! - .C ilifpEni&,:h:at..!McM~inn~i~l.ll.II,o F e G , at.lYungay.,. . e r u . etali.. -They;;al.lPe-.F;f$SefitLa :.bigrstep .:in. adv%pr$lf.ihking. . . . . . , arid-advence,d f l y i n g . .."Each :.-. . :~objec8,::~~gardless:!::of~ i - z : e ; ~ ~ ~ s h a p e ,.mane.uve~ed.-?r.-. easiiy -withiZn:our. a t -:: liioshh&e, .wi.t.hout::caus-i.ng.;;any.:~.l-r.poxiut- . ,.,. i o n .qr,di-gnif i c a n t"a tmospheric6 ~ h y.dot-,: :.:.disturbance... :::It:is ..obv.$ous_ t h a t;,we. have. . .a l o t t o l e a r n ,. . . . . .. . . -. + -- f.. . . . . . .- -:a,:>:< .f!s t a r t today; ,:>-;;-I +:Fa:- -. . ., . . . . . . . . .. . < . . .4 . , ,A , . . . . f . . . _ . .-.r .. +y>,-*;2 ;> ,-. -. .- - . .- , .,:;:.& (To: be,$ontiriudd.~&xti ~ 6 i i t h ). . ;!;, -:+.. .- ,,, , . ,- ,.... . .............. - V I - . ... - .----- -----------.-._ ----L------------. ---- - ..,-. -. , . , , ,, : -.. . . . . .- . . .. . I t f ..----------------. . . . . .. . - .:*, :;,f.-,. -- i, - - - : . .IN OTHERSt -WORDS>!: -..i~!i,~.. ...; .,, .:. . ..:. .... . . ?,,", , b - t - .;.I.., .! ..,.- :&.: ,..~ji c i i ~ i . ~ s:F.aS.fsh -.... . ..*... . . . . . : . . . ,. . . ~ - , . . . .- , - . - . , 1 : . j ; , .1 , . -- -. . _ _ .. ...... . . .,..: j.: .: - . , - .. > .; ; .: , . , . 7 . . -. . . . . ,+, . I . . .Fir.st,-.,. .... o f f , a couple-of l a t e items : The ~ a h u i r l ~ :i s s u e of SAGA :con-:taiged- en art2cYt-j by .Ot.toLBinddron.::yar$ous-akleged.,mes,sage$-wri-tt6n,v<$ji.~j:- electkonic,:?etc--from::UBQ-- c ..-+ pccupan$s. - . S o m e r a t ; h e ~ s p , e ~ ~ u l a ~ ~ v e . ~m a t e r i a l ,xs~.iricluded,~,alongrrwith~.,o~her~,dat~~~:from~~s~eeming~y~rel.~...- + - ..: ..:. . .-.,.* i !? q f - % * . . , . L .. -.:=: , . , - . q I..,. . .. . -, ,.j 7-,..-,I,:. . , " . . .s w r c e s .-:,.,:I: :.c,:~- ,. . I . , r u F :-.(> .:.. .. - . . . : . ;I., Thg-second.i t @ m - which .wad;..not;seen i n r:time. t o i ~ k,inAclu8ed,in l a s trm~ntfits~colu&-isi-f~oh~~ g e i . ? .s-.-arr,i:cle.:ini,the February,. issue:,of ,MA.&. ,Dealing.primatilyw-~th:;:-7 .... , in~.$dent.yhof,-a-pparent.-...+.-ii._..UFO:-hos.tiSity; eel--sp@-- --uJa tes "as. t o. . . whether- orr.{not:-we are; enge,ge@i.y.;a..fh,~she.d..~up;war"-:la& $ns-2. . ., - . - r r n . , - - f-.;-.-:. - . . . . . ... . . . .. -UFo&;i* ,I,- - - . :. . ? * f ! ,-. ,-,.: .r.,..,a2. J . ! ,, . : .. . . . . . . .: . . I ..: . . J. ....- .I.. .-: . . . C . - .,. I . I . :. .:.:. RBturniiig :again. t o : S . ~ e ~ - . - t h e ~ e b r u a . r ~ :i s s u e this;.time-ewe ;find.,an;ar~icle..by: B. Ann S.larte. and::~ritz:,Kr,on, :outlini,* fhe,.UFO. v1:fws2.,....-.of :::?.St a i t b n Frieaman , e n l i ~ l e a r = ~ p h y s i c l s twhoihas becomel-.,one--oft h e more..r . - - -..:-n.-;outsp6ken!iscientikts:~.f&ori-ng:-extensive PF.0,. investi$a>ions , . :.- . . -:7-SKYL0OKktaf-f- m&nber..;#John F:.Schuess-lerLi ha s..9:.ae,ry.good arthwi $ ~ h & : : ~ e b ~ ~ ~ r y-.issue::;ofr PATE.;;; en-tit-1e.d.:;New. T.h,?orY,of UFOF l i g h t ;".:th&.&rtic38.5;6nipe~iss.UFOO.~flight~c h a ~ F a c t e ~ r i ~ t i c s w i ~ ~-o.ur:+owii;r-0;cget-$.$@$&: ,+$&ift:* c:.~&n::suFgest ~.:-t&kndwfidge-.g3-iined.. . . . . grom:~~bob;-s&&ic-ib;n$" cduld!.b&lpus".bu-i.Id.s g a~ e c ~ a 5 . t ;:wngch;,ivouI.d.. us.e: nunconveh-:. . t-i&nh-llc- niethpd~:i,~f..pcbpu&ion ,:-yet..:wopld,.be :cbnsid,erably b.etter,t h a n-- * ... .~ *. .. . . .. . . - . ..... . ..j$-gs,€rit;:,mo-dels.: t . . , . , 1 . ) LA-.; - . . : * > - - :1 , . . . . , -- -.-:: . . A-b:i& ,hdi-e*;spa.c&hgs!.beeh~e~~dt.id;to: UFO?b y ,j t h ~ . , N ~ ~ ~ o ~i n rec&t.-weeks. the :January .3Oth::$ss.ye .t 04d- of :a,Dariish. ;s1$htiirig.i%-~ o l v i n gan electromagnetic e f f e c t . ~ h <. icsue of . ~ a n u a r i :.24th.-pqofllc;d. .: - . . . . . . . ,.. .. ........ "-Okla-homaUFOrr ~ s e a c ; c h ~ r ~ , ..Hayd,en7,Hciwe.s. .:.I .. ., :, . I ...LTh.e:if i h t i3sue o-fjFSR: CASE: HISTORJ-ES h-as,ndtiYbekh:rk<ei&d:by :~,meiii"caii:;sub~criberoi-i.Th1s:iis the new :,supp.1ement t< be:.,i.ssSed .bi- -montK-ly as. a companion. -hegai.i:ne, t o . FI;YJJG-:sAuCERL. . . . . . ..REVIEW..,W?leli woetli Yth::.: .. . : . . .subscFiFtion .price:.rof,$3..~O-:~er::,year:;., . --,., ., . I . , : . .:+.@i~dks-dealing,with fibs~iblemktbodsof-,JEO pro.pu~s~i,o,~.:a&,r&Yaa~i:G,e~.I;~. . ,A - L ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ , ! :Tkierefore, 3.-whsnone i s..publLs,hed,;li-t-~-~des~er.v,es,-a-wide:.rea.ding::b y t h e more:technicallly-inclined UFO ;nesearchers.,-As I;inost..de,f-inite-- l y do not belong i n the+afx-&-mentioned. category, I c a n onPy r e p o r t -.to.-yohitfiat Eugene H .B u r t , a s c i e n c e i n s t r u c t o r - a t -Clark-College i n -AtiantaI ..I.. , . ~ e o r g i a....>... . 5 * , A .;h a s Brit.ten.:a: book e n t i t l e d a..UFO,S. . $ AIQ2DIAMAGNETISM,I.* .A.P 2 :-i. . . ... . . ?.. . . . .-- - ,: ,::.. (:Goi~tilnued~on.~.il?side7b-?~k.~cover)~. . . ;,.. :,. -.. . . . _ .~.). . " . i .- . . . .: .; A .-. . . . . , . ..5 ..I -J
  6. 6. D r . Allen R. Utke, ~ h . ~ , L o 3 k se t t h e UFO Problem - c .L-- ; - No. 7. . .. - . . . .. - . . . ,- cqrnparbd t b the udatuba frlg&nt.S;:-oth&~. . samples~,.ha~er+ei.<.ad:, ., ~i..much l e a s p u b l i c i t y , a t t e n t i o n , and .serious: consideration., Usual-ly ,:: . : .they .-have.been l e s s extens5.vely analyzed than t h e ..Ubatuba-fragments,.. . . *but t h e analysis t h ~ t . ; h a Sbeen conducted-h e s revea.led3 an. ext<eme:ly . . ..curious, f a c t . .Many d i f f e r e n t .: compositions. have been: found! iCompo-;: :.-.,s i t i o n s have been f d u n d t h a t vary" a l l the. way. from. high qual$ty steel.. . .A?.to almost .pure .silver. . Compohds such as1 oxides#,~ilicates.,:..and~~,sul-. .f i d e s h-ave,a l s o ..been found a s components..... : . L o o k i n g c o l l e c ~ i v e l y . ~ a t ~ ~i. :...a l l of t h e fragments t h a t - heve~~.beenanalyi~edto date;. .it wo.ul.da.l.most .-seem t h a t on1y;two hypotheses re :no&-possibll. - T h esamples z r e :.eit$er:a l l f e k e s o r were 11p12ntedT1-by Q x t r a - t e r r e s t r i a l s - t o :confus€ .us !::cMost. ... - .s c i e n t i s t s ,wouldobviously r a t h e r -accept.;the gormer theory..!:. .: ,:,---j;..,~..Perhaps: . t h e:time h2s :come ito summarize whct has been s a i d up. :to At h i s p o i n t . Dr. Utke ,pbints but t h s t .he hzsLbeen t r y i n g t o :show t h a , t y ,, -it is . u n r e a l i s t i c t o claim. t E a t - t h e r e is conclusiv.e proof. -a.vail,abl,e: . .t h e t UFO s e x i s t . The evidence a v a i l a b l e may convince t h e :lay.man,!_.;. -.,;--. .but i t .must be r a t e d - a s on1.y. c5rcumstantial 0n.a . s c i e n t i f i c ..sca,le o f .... . :. . ,- .. I .. . . .. .. . . ., . . . .. . .evalugtion. . , ,:;-. ,. : r e. . . . . .. . . .- ButiDr. ~ t k kalso mik&sthe.:pdint t h ~ t:the.,.types of. conclus~ve,,;. . .lscientific" evidence t h a t most:;scientist-sSipparentJy r e q u i r e beforel . :theyt 11-believe -UF~,.s.:exist,. mzy X s o be unrealistic.. ;4 n f a c t ,.th$se., . .types of evidence may even be .unattainable. .For-reproducing a- UFjO.iiij.. ;,. ,a laboratory or rec6vering one- i n t a c t would se.em to,be.,h.ighly,,un.lZke--,ly if UFOts e x i s t h n d ,.have".therc h a r a c t e r i s t - i c s -frequently:desCribed? . - O~>.our,se:,..:if~~a:uI?O.&c-rbshe-d:;;:expldded, _or.-dis-charged some.,mat t.,er?-...;, ..direct1y:in front.iof:a .group of .. s c i e n t i s t s - , .,the . s c i e r i t l i f i c : c o , ~ u n i ~ y ~... ,. a.2. ,would probably consider ! t h e fragments o r meterial gecovered a s b e i n g ?.. , . ._, ._,,llpr.oof,. t h a t UFO s exist.B u t we *have- j u s t .-Seen t h a t . a . fr.agment...o,r . , .sample simply. found orythe-.ground( especially .if..by laymzn,) will.: :probably not c o n s t i t u t e .vscieritifi:c-proof":. of: t h e e x i s t e n c e oq.UE:U,Q) ,.even a.fter extensive analys 1s. $ J A t . - 1eastth.ose. fragments f ound,.gnd-"", . ..,analyzed ~ t o dete ,havenl t been -viewed a s conclusive evidepcei::c.. . . - .And & o, Dr .;Utke writis, i t should be obvious . t h a t we .ve: beenL:on,, a merry-go+rou,nd. f o r about. 2 2 years now. T h e evidence availrblk. 1 s .t o o ,.circumst&nti-a1-to.-interestp-most- Scientists..in ithe--UFO,phenomenon. . .And)y e t t h e s ~ s . a m es c i e n t i s t s -demand..%ypes of. evidence, as-llsci,e,n~$$ic eproof1 th,zt probably c a n t .be produced, :at Xeeast wTthout t h e i r , he1P.i :: i:.Why a r c w e , - o n: t h i s merry-go-round? How dan we g e t . o f f ? T:hese q+st.idnl.demand f u r t h e r comment and 1.-.intendt o -make:thcl~;-comment- a sWarik;%2- -A . ipos>ible--even: a t the r i s k of alienat i n g ..some:of , t h e : s ~ i e n t i s t s , ; ,. :. :I .- 2 .. ,who ,may ,read t h i s . . . , 3 . ; ,, . . . . . .Most h i s t o r i a n s p i n t t o thq, jc;.rly I&h.century wh.en t-he?j:talk:aboi:-.. .t h e b i r t h .of modern, science, -wit-hits emphas,is on the:. s.cientif ic-me:: .thod. Certainly h o o n e would deny t h a t s i n c e - th;t..ti.me rnrn has. been - ..:pickfnp up $peed & :hehis: travaled down t h e :road df s c i e n t i -. .f i c progress. - In $bout 350 g e a r s ; science,he.. come from a humble ,.:- ..,. . .be,ginning t o being tKe mador; c o n t r o l l i n g i n f h e n c e . in-,ments l i v e s .-.. Of c-ourse, t h e r e i s d n for t h i s i s ,simple. .~The-.pc?st-35-0..years. . h;s.,beenA - ..one lqng s t r i n g of sudcess .stories. .. - * :-.: - - 1. ;:.:.4a . " . .-:,",: .L.,.:,.- . . .. . . ,+ (Continued next month).: . ... . . . .,. , - , . 2. . . - ..----------=----======___=~=~E~====.==~=_-~=.=:~====.===~====~~-~~~====.. ;. ., I I .,. . I.MOVING?. Sknd your ;hang$ (ifjddress-.TODAYIThird cias< m a i l .is .-not forwarded by t h e - p o s t o f f i c e dep2rtment.-as.is-f i r s t c l a s s mail. -
  7. 7. ,-.. . . . .....Much Ado ab,out Venus. , . . . ; . - ,. - 3. ./ .- , . . . ., . ,. . *d . " ., : . .. . . :: . . I . . . . - 0 %. ...-._ _ _ I : ." - . , . . , _. . . . . . , . ., ... - .L - I . -. . . , . . . .. . . . . . . . I.;..ThZe.~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 6 ,1971.1ed:ie$bn; of v T ~ $ Jopli.fi.C;lbb$v -and the*!~a%aky5, 1971 y p r i n g f i e l d Leaderf1 (both. in.~?ssouri) carried stor%6s*.of, . an lfunid,entif i e d f l y i n g . ob,jectI1-seen.by :.the J8mes- Henderson famiIly, 02P u r c e l l ,;.Mo. on Jenuary: 5.- I The. sig-htingr:was.given .meriti o n in. .t,he.R,oli;. . : .. , . I .% . . . < I aMae l l R ~ l ~ ; i , . D ~ ~ l ~ y ~N&ws?l:6h.lJafiu8f.y, 5,. L : . .. . .Ebverh ~llis,,orie of!&:UT.1, Webb ~it.9.& ~ b ~ ~ f i b e r s , - ,s e n t Gg-:-khsq JopIir:n&sci3$i-ljljing~ 21.50 t$-lkkd tbl tKe! Hend~rkdns,thee-_JasperS{Cduntyde--.puty +who:confir.ied.th& s2ghting ,,;and:--consult&da friend .wit:h ccons.ider-able-knowledge, qf- ast;rono-my; aria;-.came:.t~oOoOt;he. . . 7coriclusiorf.~theobject- . , .:. . . . . .- , " " - . . . . . .I. .sighted was,.Veiius. , . , .rn .-.-.a: . - . - . . , a . .Teyd .:PhixlipS, of t h e s . u L o o K : s ~ ~ ~ ~ ,-:khPpli@d:tI&: springf i e l d h e w sclippirig;iaKd has.no.-doubt- t h a t .the::b;bj e c t seen was.Venus, :(:read. .hi,s. .cpmments. i n ?l.the Astronomy. Cornerw.elsewhere 2n th2s-i s s u e 1:. . > . . - .. ,- . ," ..:Here ($.the. rb-jdrt.:25; -&;,apPe;- 3 ared;?in:~?2i&J o p l i n newspaper: fp u o t e 7P u r c e l l , Mb, --~&?~&dkn~fff!i-~df-lyfng b b 3 & 5 ~ ,+ d ~ s ~ ~ i b e dflbrigh.t&r;Tt h a n e- harvest moon," was, sighted e;?rly Tuesday morning i n t h e Purce.11area. b y t h e Jzmes Henderson ,f zrni1f.".,.J.t was..the.,third: sighting-of ;a;,. . .. . . .UF0:by ,$he family sin9.e Thanksgiving week.: ..: . + .. . . .. - . .The Sighf was lzteq, cqnf $hed :by: a de-pgty df t h e ~ & p e i -county-,Sh.e.,fff.t s.:DepaYtmdnt- who ,was..dispat:che&t o t h e ,.s.c:enea f t er.being:called. . . ...... . .. . . . . !" :-, . . , . I - -by. t h e Hgnders.0.h~. ;. ,,, . . .. . .:c ,- - .. 7 . - - . - ! ,, ..--. Hendersoh,-said & e < & i s w i f k arjoke e&?ri Tu&ha.y $he sS.%.a;..b+ight.. - . ,o b j e c t. i n t h e sky t o t h e s o u t h e a s t ,,; app$rent,ly :ab;o,ut mile. away.. She.then: awakeSe8h$r.. husb,and..&nd-.thgye,ca~ledt,he:s h e r i f f t s ,dep:.drtment- , Deputy, She.riff,.Max Swag6r:arriv.ed:at:: th,e.scene..about..5: 45; ,a.m. andr e p o r t e d seeing , theJ:Ul?0-2:Hel.:.d~s.cr%ib:&di-it.,.i-n:a .r.epo.rtt 0; t h e s h e r i f f is, d.epertmen6r-$s:b.@ing;20 f.imes",bcigh$&i? ,thSn,a,-Stir-and ~$<iirn5ted-%iak,1 ... -i4-."ss about. thre&Tqua&rs" of ,a-mile. high hi:n t h e sky. : - -. : . -, . ..Swager. Said t h e oWje c t st8rt~d.:.&i$nii@. -:~ltit+de.$iid-hesded:. .. .. i n ,. .a , .., .southwesterly d i r e c t i o n about 5: 47: a.m;"Henderson.s e i d Tuesday t h z t trheee could bet,no comparison between , at h e brightness of the o b j e c t 2nd a ~ t a r l " . ~ ~ t.d-oes.:.8isappear-irts-ast&patte,rn,.:but. a t ,6 , q,.m..,no,,.star i s where i t disappears .I1,:,.,-:. i,".; ...Hgnders~ns a i d , t h e o bjecc, .:when he,::saw:;x;: appesr.ed.like asky-hoqi;witd"a~ba11.;hanging,., ;1"d,onfpl. thirik;..itwas! a1 s t a r .but! 1-!m not g o i n g t~. . . - L ,. ...t. . . .say it ,.w2s .:a:,.UFO. - . -:.. -, G I? . I . , % . . ._ . . . . . . . . . , . .: Mrs. ,~gid6rsb;n:$eported ....the!?bbj&k-...,... . .. had:. ...-aL:bri.ght. . . glow and. . - appeared.-$o~.:be:three7c,ornEred.. ,:, .- . . : . , . . . . .._> _ . . . . . ._.. _.I C . . . : ,.,..-"It was si;$-dq. seven :tinies biQgke , t f i a ~ : : ~ n ~ ~ s t p rarsiuid ib,.the,sky;"?~ h & - ~ s ~ i d , .: ? I A - s ~ ,.r:twinkles, and i t g l o ~ e d ~ .It rea1lygiv.e.s ;.vou a. we:;??f e e l i n g .it :-".- :~tl;I t . :Just . l i , k e - i t s&s+ t h e t y c j ~k n o w t h a t yod..sre awaqe ;lf. . . ..... - .. . , ) I . .: L % * -. ,. . . . ,. I I.. . . . . . . . . I ., ..-T- -:;.: . . . .i f & ~ s j " ~ i l l l e ~ ~ e n d ~ r ~ o n ,,~en&&s6nt*s: r n o . t h ~ P , " d ~ s c ~ i b e dt h e 6bye:ct::,<s.."bripht,,. brtight l i k e .,someo* shined ,a headl-ight. i n - y o u ~ ~eyes..? .:Membersi;of - t h e f a m i l y ; first s a w . 3:.UFO ;duk;~ggT&ahksgivin@week aridf .*>then. agni-n. on.Christma.$. morrning.:. . .- ... .".- . . .... . . ,:,. . . . ., . ... . . . . . .r ._.::.-,;,- . . . 4 . :. . . . ..M r s .[Billie~..Hender.son,.~sBid;she ,had just a r r i v e d . i*, P , u r ~ l l .fromOWOSSO; Mich.., Cfiristmssm o r n i n g end -.wa:s :,i.sl&eB.p : i n :the back. of the, , -,family , c x % x h e n. "ither,-~memb~ers:,:of.. th:e),f-amily.... "awakened;. . . . . . . .hei- $k&,kingabout.. . ..:. f,:.; , 1. ..a. . strgnge , o b j e c t &He. .sky1:.-.- ,. . . . , ..8-"Itwould f,oJlowus! whichever .$iiwe.wohd ;go,1f,::,she.daid;.. "1f vie, .-- would stop,-it ~ c o p p e d .I f iue" moved," it rnoved .a w ~ g i .once..when- .we,:start-ed..toward i t , i t .went gpward k1b.a ." .: . ., . . .. . . . .. . . . . . . .(.conti.nued on - next page ) . .. . .. A. .. 2 .- ,. . . . 1- . : i. .. . .. . ,. < ,I .- . , 5 . I. .+ - k P - .
  8. 8. Venus, continued . . - + , . .,: . . . . . . . .* 7 z ~The o b j e c t , accordinp t o t h e Hendersons, was s e e n ~ n o . c l o s ~ e r.t-haif.a mile.;and:,~ekesmo. noise:.; ,,,The. , .hSve.seen-it only *;tween .m$dnigh.t7 .... . f : . . .t. - , -and e a r l y :morning.- -[End q u 0 . t ~. - , . ..- . . a-rcO , ._ ..... M r . . Philalipsp o i n t s . o u t : IIIt was seen f&bm automobiie by two -; ,:......- p e o ~ l e . ,-seen; duri-nc the. morning- hours, ,-?e t ched .until. drawn, ithen. . . .:.. / :. .faded out i n a - s t a r formation.~~Thi~s..would~seem.t,o:be..a~tyi,ca-l. ..+, Lqbserva t i o n qf . t h e . br-i-ght.p l a n e t f ding i n -the,dawn: ligh?.: ft.Gas-reported t h e -ohject. ke.pt- al.o.ngside:Che51: , a r : when, they,-stopped-,. . . .itstopped.. -They,made a .-1e.ft.;t,,urn..and~.~went,t6vkir-d itiand .it r a n . It .: ., , ;, - would seem .that . t h e ;motion,_of .thej-:qbjeci: mzght.be. b e t t e r :described- ..e s t h e motion of t h e c a r . When t h e carstopped t h e visible,motion.~... - . .: . ,a . 1 ~ 0 ,stopped.: /is t h e obje;ct>,was,--seen as,.----&?tionary- or. :s:t,--.- . .le-asti-:nearly.s t g t i o n a r y f o r some.,two houqs:,,, t h i s ~ w o u l d- . i n d i c a t e t h a t , it-;: . ,. . . ^ . , .- .was indeed; the- planet Venus . . . . . . . . .- . , -. . . - . . - . . . .. . . . . .- We f eeJ: the: r e a s o n f o r devgt-ing.,this:muchsp8c; t o ~.%Fo,:w h i k h - ~ ~ ~ u i , ~ k - -ly:becomes7an IF0 is,.too obvious. . - tolneed:-ex-pla,na.t,ion.- . 1- .- .%- b . . . .ri ,. . - - - - - e m. . - . , -. ... . . . .. .,.I . I . - , , , . - . , ; ..,-. : - . -.. . . . - * . * .>: --",. . . . . . . . ., ,:- : - -. -*.D O ~ S~ e f u s e :. . t o ~ u i t~ f t k r~ k i g h t * i n !%kY.- -~.:: . . . - l... . ...,.i . . . . ... .-. ... . ..... . .-<.... . -.. - -: - 7 . ! . < 7 . ; .. $ : :. Lowell Reed, :of .s.tqver, Me. , ,?rid:a,feiend, Del Hertsb,urg,:werk. , .hunting w i t h t h e i r coori d o g s ,h e a r ~ e b e r l yBekc-h-.,,.on thea:Lake.:of?t h e. . . .:. . . . . . . . . .Ozarks , on a cold-.De.cembkr kight"i.n 1965, : ., ..,-,. . . . . . . .- ... A. bright, ligh,t ,,lT.sobri-ght it,h u r t my eyes, " . ~ ~ 4 : .S$ i d - ,, a p ~ r ~ $ e d.suddenly out: o f the,.s.outhw.est~,. . ,. moved. r a p T d l y overhe2d .wi.~h:.a.hissing.sound, a.nd diisappeared-iq:-amatter-:of seconds. The~re2was-.:no_10bjec.~r-t o b.e seen, .jui t t h e int.enseFbright:l-i&ht-which c&usedth&dogs ,fcower. and - whimper: as it vwhoosh~ed"~.yer.headT,~- 2nd khichf.left a. U-shape. _ . . , . ,- tca:il..a.nking-in--t h e ;s-ky .ih--, , .&e!:s~ut~e~t:~;iT-.. . Th6-d oga-..refu,$ed :to-bun?;.a f i e r t h e incident., a n d the..,two m&L&ve up and returlied-t.o:Stoirec. Reed-said, . he: ha s never,s4en: Bnhhing e l s e . l i k < ; t h a t - l i g h t , , :I . . . .befpre. . . . 1*.: . .o r s i n c e ,- and he has no idea. what:. itw?s.. .- ,. ,. . . . . . ., .. . .. . . ....:... .- ,. 4 .. :.- , , . I 9. . . . _ , _ . .. . ------. . , . .L . _. , _ a . . T - . <:. .. . _ > . . . . ,_ .:. . , .,.:. : .2 .u n i s u a l ~ a d a r ~ r a c k i n gReported;, ...... .1 -...,. .. . : , . . . . . . . . . . -- .. .. _ . - . . . ..i. . . . . . , . . . . . a ; .: . 7 . . 2 --, . . . . . #. . ., ,, ... . . . ,., -.. - .! . i .- : Ralph Bock, o f St-. ~ o u ~ s , ,a n :electSonics :engineer , r e p o r t s t h e .followfng which. o d c u r r e d betweeli 1 0 ~ o l c l o c l t$rid-midnight, o n e n i g @ t , ;i n March, 1955: flI.we,,+, t h e duty offider. i n the radigr.:ijan,of -a.n.PI-33.-Radar / 90:m A n t i a i r c r a f t ,Artillery.battery.site.-in3aldwin:-Hi-11s.. . . . .r r ~ s e r v o i rarea ~ u s tsouthwest-of:Lo$ Angeles and nor.tb;of Inglewood. 1- During.an a l e r t f o r an unidentified a i r c r s f t i n t.he S E area ,. -<strorigr e t u r n was spqtt e d ;.at:maximum:rznge :due, west oirer the.:ocean., movingj,......-due .east. .&turn moved within::track.-radar..acquisition.:range , and,. ? . ...:. . .was Ibcked on. Estimated speed- of approech 2000 m p h , p r i o r - t olock-oq. -.?A t estimated;range 10-15 ;.000 yar,ds., . t a r p e t m2d.e :.abrup>t. t q n , i t o-.po.r$;:breaking trac.k {lock-.on,. .and moved.r,ap~idlyn.o,rph out of :r&ge. I n t e n s i t yof t h e b l i p indicated e vehicle,.equ?;l t 0 .a.-la,rger,.than .largesl com-riiercial aircrdf t .:No:krioi?in .aircraft xould perfocrm%hel;tur,n:that; the ,b l i p d e s c r i b e d :on . t h e PPI scppe. T h e t u r n .was msde within ! i - , - f e w s S -onds o f . t,ra$k :rad.ar- l~~k-on-:-fi.~time .toverify ,speed.:.:Speede s t i m e t e d ,b y t r 8 v e l ..betwee*;~ret~~,~ns.bas-e.d~a!se+i-mr a d a r .sweep time,. C> l c q l a - .-.ti-ons- verified by r a d a r .operat-or on duty--he a l s o saw-ret&n on scope.S2ghtin.g not qeporte,d .-to;A,rez-Control until, afte-r o f f -screen. .Thoughtmight b e syste?~f a i l u r e ., .,. ,Heard._. riothing more from .A...C.. "_:I (Q&d:it,,3jhn. . 2 .:.- b.. :. .., . 2.- .F.. Schuess1er)-. . . . . . - . . : : . . . . . . . . .. , .. A .. . A.h . -- . . .. -3; .-
  9. 9. , .. . .lTSubmarinellwith llStrange Lightningv1"y::.,.,.A , Sky , .. By ~ r : t . ~ ~ s t e i i yI .. . . . ,. . - . . .. . . . . . . . - . *. . a . . , . .:. ,. . . . L .. , . . ., . . I , . . r . . " , . .. ... , : . -,. .,. - , ; , ,t:.. j r ., . .. .. 8,: .~ d i k 6 ~l $ . ~ o t ~ , : , . ~and ~ r s . .~ o h n " ~ 6 e : ( t h e i r realiPnames,on*f,ble)(:attended-a l.ec,ture. . . . -.by;:John .Schuessler a$ .Lhndenwood~:CoJlege:n ;s.t;.i , .C h a r k s , Mo. j,: Qec.,:2nd ,and:-came :forward from -the audience-,tot.ell:of:their.UF0. s i g h t i n g . Further::details were, obtained l a t e r -i n a .persqnalintb<r;G$,ew;.by.Art,,Epstein a i d ;permission *as ;gi,ven t o publish t h e i r :.;story., ;with polding t h e i r r e a l name-. , M r .?Epsteln? s :very interesting-:. . . .. , . . . . . . . . ; 7 . r e p o r t follows: . . -..-.. i t . , -!:! *.- I..-, ,. .Date,of :.sigh.ting:.:March. 1;.,1967.;: ~ i m e : ,about;$:,30 PM, snd againat 11.Place i .Jennin&, - Mo.. ,..a,-suburb .ofl ,St. Louis i;n S t . .Louis;-:County,-.-andeigfis mi.l$s., ,... . from. . w e ,St.-,;Louis,,Municipal~~Airp6rt.-,Weather: : Dark,-,clear. . , .. . .. ., - . iand .cold .L. . , . . . . . .. . .... ?<,.: ,. ., . . . . , - . . , .. - :. ..., . ...,i. - ., - . . - -1- -.,.,.There ;had.+been a; r e p o r t ..in,,.the . St-..; ~ ~ u i s l ~" ~ l o b e - ~ e m o c r a - t", on Jan .;31, 1967, . , t h a t a-Mrs.. Meyer oC;Emma -Ave. Jennings; h a d . seen .anioval-.,shaped wheel.come-.out:.of t h e s k y and c l o s e .t o t h e . . s t r e e t .- # Having reedt h a t ..-item,,M.rs .:,John.L .. -..Dpe pa,id- ,,p a r t icu1a.q .attention,.-to,:the. red and . ,. -T .gy.e.en l i g h ~ sishe .,saw;on.t h e ,.ebening.of: March ~:lst:.~hey;,ssemedto::.be~.: ..* .., abou&t*he wihg-span, of.<.a.sma.11..-pbane. a p a r t ;i and.:she. went, outside t o . ,g e t :a ,bet-ter look . t h e t h e pair,b.of l i g h t s coming directly , b.ack,..fr-om, . ,the, dire.ction,.tha,t th.ev-,-had-:been:headed ,without: turning. ar~und an. . . . . . . . .... . .ordi*ary,,pl?ne. ,. would.;hay , . - t o.do.,: ,; . . _ . . . . ,.-.,..- . .,. ..._ .. .,. ,. - . ; Shi. ca,ile~:$o.=.her:husbandt:o bring, t h e b i & c u l a r ~ ~ a n d . . - b 6 t htook.. ;I,-. ..turn.,ob,seyving"the.- 1-ight.5,.,Mr.. . Doe: said.>h,e cou:ld. ..,not,mak.e. ous;. any . . .body d e t a i l ,;but, that; at. t,imG he g o t ,,,a:-glint. of: refJected; l i g h t .:off;a shiny surface. -:The- p a i r of; 1,ights - j u s t !lfloa.ted, ll., he. s a l d .:.-,:. NO...,.engine- noise wag--heard.-.-?. ..,..-The J l g h t s traversed ,.the.neighborhood?about:. f 6~ t i m k s. , r.2 + ,.,-&ll:.:.tupnsbeing , at - a ~ - 9 ~ ~ - ~ ~ < g r e e ~ :$ngl&,T;he*.$ wa s-<nd:,.b:liak--;ing.$fter- hove-ri_ng:,over.$he. Doe home t h r e e . o r . f o u r minut is ,:-.the2 I :,. . . . .lights*movkd t o t h e west and out of sight.. . , ,. .- .., . . . . . - . . . c .. - . .Doe went,.Rack.:indpoys ,,.but h i s wifk .,went around- t o the. back o fthe,;house t o see ::if..shei:could s e e anything .m.ore..ind, caught another.r:4.:glimpse:.of; t h e . l i g h t s 8us.t; before.! they;disappeared; %only,*to"be replace!:.:i n,..?a:..few.. . minut$? jby-<;a-,r&db a l l o f - l i g h t , .Mrs. D0.e e s t i m a t e s t h i s .ha?::.. . was-l0ver.a - c e m e t e e . abo&..a..block !away..^The,red.:ball o f A i g h t went,:*"down t h e f i e l d G n d . i c a A ~ . r ~ g h , t jback. t o i t s - p o i n t . o f .or$g2n-,:",she. . . . said-....This :was. repeated.. . . .about .,three-.t.imes.;and then. it .disappeared.., .*. . .,,,;.:. .. ..-:Two -.houcs:Later; ab6ut....... :l i . ; ~ ; ~ ...Mrs.:Doe.,,decgdedl,to. g o outdo.ors fQr. jugt one -more ldbk from. thk *ba,ck-j:@ft h e i r .-.home.) .Aft.er..several:.-m:nutesshe.:not ic,ed a large:~c,16~d. t o t h e n q r t h y e s t t h a t had -the,-most-peculiarliglitning .in,,it.,and ..,coming f r-om .;it:.".The..l i g h t n i n g :cme out : l.ike..,mangthini>fi n e e r s ,,!. she.-.said., To .her :it.,.-was+:very -odd. and d i f f e r e n L f r o m iar,:;1 ~ g h t i h - gs h d .had>~e$ s e e n besobe .She. s a i d she;yas :so:aw; s t r i c k e n , ,s h e wasVafraid:".togo .get her husband,, 6s .she;,didn l t ,want ; t o .mi~.s:any.-. . . . . . . .thing -,that might.:.happen .while.she went. inside. .--. . . . -..: .. a : , .She. .was,,fac,ing=west and ,,estimated t h e cJoud -must have :k(eeri, ,over,,the,Norwood.,- .. Golf- c6urs~"abo.ut::two m i l e s . d i . s t a n t . .A,s she, wc?tc.hed ;-the,1:;m~lig~tnin~~~icontinued~~t.ocome,qut :of.:yhat 2:ppeared t.0-be the -nose ofa b;limp;.No-:,! shei:.,thought, it; can? t: be: a b-limp, .because. CWb1i.mps don.!t ha,ye.:a row ,of:,square-windows ,qunning,:along:. t-he.s i d e from).f r o n t . t o back,. < - ,. . . llI~.could~actual.lY. see ea:ch window and t h e bar: t h a t sepa-r3te.s t h e , .-upp.e,r.;and-,hl.ow-er;pan.e;"; she repor,ted.;; "and,,;the: b r i g h t golden! . l i g h t .... .:beams. t-het.:came-Jout:of~::ea.c.h..pane ,looked. l i k e o a r s on a aboa2t ."- ..r"-I.t,l ~ o k e d ;1i;ke.- , a P huge., s ~ ~ b l ~ r i h e.flusting-in, t he sky,l1-!s h e . cont.i.nue2- ;-,.t;c.ont.lnued -on:next .page). I;: .; .. .; . .... . . -
  10. 10. Notes on Mergers :-::By C-linton. . . C.. . Will.iam~.~$-Jr.. .. . . .. . .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . 2 . . . : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -, . : . 1- . _ _ _ I . .. , . . . . . . . . .., - - .3I. .:Major.iDona.l@Em .Keyhde.,,.:U.;i.S:;..~Mari~~..~.Cor~s.:~.Retired,9 . -in ..his..l955book !?The. Flyipg Sa.ucer, Conspira:cy, .I";. "gikes-.!gre.at:weightlto . an: "hcl-.......dent-.which t o.ok-.place:.on 23;-.Novembec:..l953,:.Labove.Michigan: s -Upper.peninsula^.... ;~~~t~.;~nvo1.Les".the.-.:a1~egedi~c~ol~i.sion:.of:an unidentif,zed-:YXy- . . .. s n g object.~wit.h,;a:~ni%:e:d.d S t a t e sAir Force.-:intercept o r aircraft., : an;? . -.... . - . . C:~89;:" The ireads$. . :i .* .: :. . - . O - .. , . . . . . . . . .. . I .- :Z : : "It was t h e ?evkningr -bf -~bv6mbe%:~23 , and wintky darkhek g , had s e t t l e d . ,-over ;Mi.chi-ganz-:-, A t , a:nf;ii:solated::rad;ar1..8tation~.-$iir.Defense coperators-. : . .. were...wat.c.hi.ng..-thei.r.SBope:iin -a..routi.ne-:guard ragainst possible .-enemy,. . a t t a c k , : . - . +....-. . .., ...-.....:.! IS-uddenly-.t h e " b l i p f . df: aii unknown.:mabhine appeared. on ;the glbss:.s.c.r.een;-:-.r:T.her.Gr-ound:..Control-1nter.cep.t...off,icer.t oak:-a;;quick. look ..-The.-: unknownr;was-:f:lj,r.ing.o.ver-the: .Soo.Locks.-&nd:-no: :airci-a-ft was. sched-- .. u1,ed~nean-:tha$.important:. . t a r g e t ..; What.ever; it7:was-,,:::iu::had:tD be:..iden;. . . .! t. .. . ...:...:tifi,ed..-swkft 3 y ; :..: . , , , . ;. . . . :-.. . . .; . . . . . . . . :; . . . . . .. ! . . - . .- .. ! ; ! .>,.- .. . .:.!In:@ss. than .t~o.,minut-es! a n Fd9iErom- Kimross- ~ i 6 l d ; w a sstreeking .towards;:.the;locks;. At-;, the; y e t % ,:dontrols ,was ~ i e u t e n a n t: - F e l i xMon-cla;. .3 . .a . v.eteqan~.at~26.. . Behind;:himwas Lisutenant -R..R.. Wilson, . 22-..year old: :O,k&a.homan.;hcting .as-:radar:-observer ;!- Guided-~~byi:Ground. Con- . . , , ... - , .. . . . . .tr-0.5.M-&c:la-~.climbedst.e~epl.y~.to~rd.~the!unknown.:! ::::::.- . . - .,.: - d a c k a t : GCI ,,:the : C & t r o ~ & - ~.wstched t h e - , j e t :%..~bXi.pon hi$ .glowingradarscope.:: A s it: moved.: towsrd. the::UFO,f:s:blizp-, t h e t r a n g e c r a f t - .--changed~:.course:;.,I T.he,lc:o,ntroll.er :ca:l-led:.,Moncla ,,:ga;ve.-;him.t h e .mew bear-. ing. ::From :$he: s.c.opej..h.e.saw:th 2 ~ :the-:.F&9,wa:s now.;o v e r ~ 5 a u l t -Sa5nte... .-.,- Marie-,..though::t o t h e c r e w tke; 65tyf.s l i g h t i would,@e -;only a- blur,:- quick,. . .. . - . . _._.:. . . . . . . ., ..,.-ly::$ost ..b€hind; ),-->.&.:-. a .. :, . - . . ---,:: .&. , . .: . . . . . . .- ..-- ... .. "The ..UFOj fljring- aB" f a s t . .2s; a :j-t:,ai.lifier:,; was" & ~ d i n g : ~ ~ o ~ & r d ~ ~ & k- 1 .. shperior. :.. A t over 500 miles. p e r hour-t h e .F-$9 raced !..-afier:.it,-out;::........:... ...::-across:;Whi~efish..Bay.; ,.r .. ; .. ...A- - ., . ... . i- . .,,r7.;yL1:......... , . . . . _ . .. , . .. ? ~ i n e:2mbre::minutesi*$icked-..d-;by;.ifi t h e te&e Q u i e t ,of.. t h e G C I r a d a r-room.. : .Graduallyi:t h e F-89.c c u t d.own,the gap. . By.now, the.-,-2ontrollEPi, knew;~:~t"Jilson:shou1d:;have spottedr.thein.!qGarry:,ontherfigh3ers . s h o r t - .rang.e radar.: Watchiqg t:he .chase,- he c u t . i n h i s microphone..:and~ca3l;i;;~. . . . .,. - - . . .. . . . . . . .+ i . . ... ... ...t h e . f i $ h t e r f s .c.odeiname:; , .,.- . .. . . . .. ...: , . - . . t : . . .. . .,,-.!!-Target: ,$hou2d2!so,onbe..visua.l...Sti-11rbg&rkfig---lr H&:brbk& of?.:..-.. I !s t a a l n g -at.-.th.e.,sc.o:pe;;.: The two.:blips , liad: suddenly merged : i n t o one.:,!:! :- !Whether the,.8strange;machi-nehad .abruptly-lslowed:-or- Moncla un-.;:..9 . accountably ,had put.:on ful-1-power ,-.no.:one i n r t h e room: could t e l l . . -..... .:,-..:+ ?But o,ne -thing seemed grimly certain;,.the_;.twomachines :were lockr-:i. . . . .together;. -as if ;.in.;a .-smashing:,collision. . :. -:;> . . . . . . ., . . . . . . . _ . . . . . ., ... - ,, _ . _ ..?For a ..moment.longer, the:-huge, .;ominous, :blisp:__ _ . . remained on(-the- glassr;. . . . . c- - I. .. . . . . . . . . _ . . . .,Then .it ;quic.k~l~.i~ent-:.offfithe .:sc.ope .- - - ." . . . . .- -I-.. *.. ;: ?I:h-i~;.~~inci-dent,impressed ;. Keyhoe pr,irn&rii-y;.be,cause.n o -wrecka.ge-was?^. . ,.-found2 ;: No remai.ri&::of. _ ~ , .theLF.49::or. -i-tsl..crew:,rnor any .remai n s o-f .what-:I.<Ke?yhcqi n s i st:s , upon wha:t;.:ta.ngib.l,e evidence ,;it.is . I-mpossible.to de--,,-termine ,;+s :a :-,ma-cyine.l. Betteryes:,: a it,sdr.ange :machine:. T The- UFO,.:ri.T,he.::i.nfer.enCe,-be-ingi.thz!.t.-F+,A9s tha,t co.llLde with ,UFOs-never...returr,.- . . . .i n o.ne-p-iece.. O.r, i n . Sny pieces..,.: A merger- b e s t avoided; . . .._,This inciden3, . a s :n:zr.rated..:by,Keyhoe, ,c.amers h ~ r p l yt o mirid - a,s h o r t ;. .while ago i n -r.eading zn a r t i c l e i n -"The New : ~ o r kTimes Mags2in.e ;,ll j , :. , ... . .ifa$ii,d.;22. Novemb.er 1970, which .described the,.. . . .. a c t i u i t ies. .of American !:::aircraft c,?rriers-, their,.cplenes:~,and p i l o t s , on p a t r o l in-;t.h.e.:..Medit&r-...... . . . .i- . , .-rs. ranea.n;,.The simi1ar:it-ies.. . ere: remg.rkablee:Li--. . . . . . . . . .. . . .i .: ,; . - , . .. . . . . . (Cpntinued. . . .on -next -page.) . . ::. . . . .. . .. ,8 I .. . . * . . . - . & .., . . . . .1 . z . . - < .. . . . . .. . . .. . . . .. .. . . . . . . . . . .. . - ,I. ,. . . .,
  11. 11. . ,. . . . .. . . .. . . . .. , - 4.Notes. on :Mergefs ,.. contiriued,.,. .. . . . ..- :SKYLOOK:. . . . . ., - - .Ll v ~ e r h i , p s t h e stkaligist i n t e r c d @ t-6f ill G s - k a d k b$ Lieuton-ntCommander.Howarld Yohg;::ar Vietloam veteran with.:more than 1,,600-hours.of flying-,time in-Phantoms.; A f t e r ,one l a ~ n c h - ~ ~ -h i s on--boar&.rad~rf a i l e d to. pick up !the. assigned tSrgetvj#and:s o he .wks.:direct.ed :to-am -..-. i n t e r c e p t .p.o&ntby t h e ! ship1s .radar. c.ontro1.. Wl-ien...Young neporte&.t ot h e , s h i p tha% he , s t i l l:could. not see t h e t a r g e t , sthe :radar..contro.llerr e p l i e d , lYouTve mkrged with it. I r o l l e d o;ver:,r.Young:recalls;:?dnd I saw .a;.-flcck of geese::. I couldn! t x believe._theyld:-been:picked up $-:by radar. s o I--:broke..away;from, them and asked. the-.r e d a r .rcon%roller..tQ. .give me the b.earing and Td&s.tance.again. He <sentme-.wight.bac:k t.0 the. , .i.geese. !l t ."Jhe;;kir-T h i s incideht;-occurred a t a n - unspecified tim"e"-Fecently.5--.cumst8nces*of both reports; e,ven:tmit.he~wbrdings, a r e - c u r ~ o u s l yco-.i-ncidental. Both. unidentified.. radan.:itarget-s;,wereinitiaLly;!lunkriowns .UFOs. In--each:instance i n t - e r c e ~ t o ~. a i r c r a f t +were directediXowards.t h e UFOs by r a d a r c o n t r o l l e r s whb had unidentified b l i p s on-t h ~ i r .scopes. I n - e a c h i n s t a n c e t h e . interce~ta i r c r z f t l1mergedl1 with"the UFO:. -- .:., . .! :,I..:-.In t h e l a t t e r . instance t h e : a i r c r a f t skvived; th,e ]merger:. . - - 2. . , .The problem of !birdstrike., l1 .aircraft--bird col1is:ions, i-s v.eryYe.!..g r e a t , . and. i n c r e s s h g daily; : . I i r c r z f t ; p r i v a t e , m i l i t a r y , , end.com-.mer.cia-1, have been demaged ,. - or.-<t o t a l l y - destroyed. aftier-bird--causedl ,.crashes ,and a,tT.much lower speeds-than Monc2a.l~11.500miles. per- hour.llThe..spectac-1.e- o f ,an"1,i-rci-aft;"i:ny.: a i r c r a f t "traveling.e t 500,;~miles-,..-~:perlhour, colli.di.ng:wTph: one: o r . more b i r d s ,,e s p e c i a l l y ,.the is-iqze. . - , of. ..,geese ,. i..s.horrifying; .. ,Neithe-r:p ~ r t i c i p z n t ..would; survive; 7.7: .. .,c:-ir.-- -.,. - .If - 1 modern,radir,: such 2:s ti hc?.t"*ow i n use: by our -Armed:Forces:;.,.canpresent_ a floc_k of :.geese a s : a n unknown tsrget:,..pre.s.uinably ~ . i r c r ~ f t . , :. ..ip-m5pht., be. well.-to -consider t.he.qualities-:of thosre r a d e r ,devices i n. use i n 1953;...when !40ncla-.and.ikii.lson were dir.ected .into an interbe.pt: -course with an unknown. t e r g e t ; presumed t o be .an :aircraf%. :one.,o rmore b i r d s t r i k e s ..at.500 miles :per hour. would.destr:oylan$.a.ircraft.; andprobably -the occupants. And t h e event would~certa.inly.s c a t t e r anygroupings. of birds. :Any:llblipll returned: from:a .c.losed. formstion .wou16. . . . .. . ., . . .>thus disappear. a:. : . ... . . . . . . , * . . . . .. -. . .Donald Ha: Menzel, considering theli~imrossl~-.incidentsri h i s .!Thei*,.:World of Flying Saucers.,l!. f i n d s it necessary t o .,re;arrarige the2se-quence of events .presenked by?Keyhoe::in order t o : . e x p l a h . away t h e *-:l o s s of .Moncla .and Wilson, :arid . t h e i r a i r c r a f t ; . ass:a ,case of p i l o t - .vertigo.: He does. not explain.whzt Wilson :was saying i n t o . h i s . : r ~ - d i d i.while .Monc.la .was:.careening.;+aboutt h e sky, . h i s sensest:failing h5m; b u tunder those circumstances somethilig !might be .expectled. Nothi,rig-..w;l~,~-. .heard, .a point upon- whi,ch ,Keyhoe 2nd Menzely,.e t l e a s t , . agree.. :.:: ! < a .For s o m e read.ers, t h e : UFO enigma must*b.e constantly dram.itiied.+Evenaf;ter decade? ,:o r g e r k r a t i o n s , . of .UFO:;!ctrivity,: some ,readersiw i l lnot give. it any a t t e n t i o n ;unless:.the. .mystery of t h e .UFO;- -the; llstr;?nge..machine, l1 i s rendered i n a..crude,.. f r i i h t e n i n g :terms:;. .But;. t o sat-irsfyt h i s - appetite;. .iis:it.necessary to. r-etail t h e very. reall -agonies.-.of.--,,very. r e a l people., survived -by very. r e a l families*,.2 s . . ~ ~ ~ - ~ e r p e t . r i t e d. . . .. . . .. . -,- . . . _ ._ . I. + .crimes? : . . . . . . . , - .. _ . . . _ . . .. . , . - . .. . . . . .._.. - .Not necessary, s u r e l y , but, p r o f i t a b l e indeed.. -, ,. ..--* a .-. . . . . . : . . . - .:. e. -.. -. . .-. . . . . ~. - . , . - . I0----------------:~==-----.--=--Lr-.-- 74A~=~-=:=====-y====-?-==============. .- 3 , < ..: ,, .. . .CAPRO, P. 0. .Box 1316,.winniPeg 1, ~$-iitoba,,canadi, has : f ome ..o.u.tlujith a new s t a f f .and,a, new . look--and we, l i k e it-..Dire,ctoe.;:,Brian:.G. ,Hay,,.:,,is t r y i n g t o ,find a .new Ed it or: G>ad.t.o sece;. t h i s bi-monthly. uf ozinAe+-again.. Good. luck i.n t h e new set-up ,,M r . Hay. . .
  12. 12. he. Gonsjte%lat~bns.~N~i:.~;:~~ernini~:~(:~he.:~w$ns,)f-,::i .=By>,Mark.Herbstritf,---. The . c o n s t e l l a t i o n Gemfni;-cgoss.es:~the-:meridiqn~Tet~~9.~-lPM:.on...Febkuaay19. -Gemi,rii..2ret h e , t w i n s , . Castorand Pollux, sons,.of Leda b y . J u p i t e r ,In ancient:times;:,the two brlght;rstei!s were ;c o n s i d e r e d t oJjbe;t.wins i : ..4- . - ...< .- 7 , -...~o.!~che;:hrabs:~~astori.andf ~ o l 3 - i.werei.tworkids, ; i n line!:withthe ., . .p a s t o r a l c u l t - g e-LO$ those. people..:: ;,T.he::riame:rGemini .is;-Latin and ::.f a i r l y . ,re,cent:: The -"twin$were~:~amous::for..~two~sport-ing-.events&-P62.1~ur!was . the ..ori.giqs:tpy,-o f :seeif. . .-defense;-end. - . -<. - .-C,astor~ w 2 . s%he .first?man.+ver& < . ? . * - r , . . . . , -t o b e s t r i d e -a horse. .- ..p7:... . - .r >-, :..,y:;.::,:;,? :; .. i - . . , ..,. , a + ... r :Gemini !!is:-prominent :h2& .i:h .the:~heasceris..yon:.these:::~ebrua&:.:e.venih~s..-Th.e po.s_iti.ori.-of.-th.e,-.p&c",ne-t;Uqanuswheri k t ~ $ ~dis.coveredf;bySir-...W.i,llie-~ e e c h e l --in,,1:78-l..:we.s :.no.t!,f&r.-f.rom.:Eta.,Geminqrh;I t ;:was. &sb+.in: t h i s :region t h a t Pluto stood -when it was wdisc..o.ver,ed.-in-:.lgJO; by.,CIpde iTorG-b~~gh..,~~;B~~$-h,~.the~se~:il~is.co~e~ries.,~~w.er.e::c;ornplicgted, b.$i !the Ysct ch&t:t.li,dstar,-s tr,e,wn,stream .0-f, the; .Milky..W.a.y.~.cro,s.s;e-s;:.the corner: of Gemini-.:q3:A . makes.. . * .--the_ _.$ropf- of .th.e.-dis.covery;,:rpartic:ula&y:~of:.an: obj.e.c.t:. . as-.fain.&- .- ; I . . ,.,>, ,j 6 , 2 i: . -a s Pluto., a project+of treme.nd.ous.~diffIicw~lty-!---. * . . . ._. , _ r, cI, . . - ,- n , -- . . . . <.:;.. ;:Yr,. L--.*: - ; ;:,;;.: :*:: , . :, < , . .. . . ., -., ,- ., . .- -. . . . , ? .-.- . - *. . - ..s c i e n t i s t s D ~ Sc o v e r 2 ~a.laxies::~ansas.i~it~:,.~imes;,!~i:~an,.::l$$97i--:,.,.. ;-Us-.i.ng4facklit2.e:~vat-fo~ur~~obs,e~rv~~t.~ori~es;:toi~track-:,d-oim-a7repor.t:.,$%autst.range ,space-pbje.ct,s:,s!.a:;-:team,;<o:f:cstroriomers has! d~is~c~overed~:.~wo~~pr?e-~. .: . v i o u s l ~ , ,.undet~cted..ga-l.ax5e.s~r i g h t ,i,n.the-;:earChlts..ga-la.cti.c::.;.baWyard;rThe discovery..is-!. li&.e:.fi:nding- that - an -apparently.:vacant ! l o t - : ~ 2 . ~ r o s s : ~ ~ -t.he stree&5~hgs,:been:.the:,,s:i.t:e::of ::ah i.nv&sible: h6is.e : f o r .many *$ears...:&... ->:-.Locat:ion:o.fthe.:,two,~ga~exies~;..ndmed;Mc?ff.ei..1.;2.nd!:Maffef;Z:and.k:theirap.p,a~rent~~size2:grid di,sta.rXce.f.rom:.eartli ~a.s::r&.~ort;edz-yesterdayi n the;-?.:~l.strophysic~l,:-30u.r.naJ~by~.. ~stron,.omersI from t h e -Uni.v.ersity,of Californin- at.:-.f-.~rkeley.;~-the:Ca2.ifornia.,<I n s t i t ~ t e.of.:Tk;chno16~~,and.t h e Carnegie -. : - -... . .I n s t i t u t i o n of Washingt.onr.r;.- I?~;;;,:.. ."; - . . : , j.. .. .* A -.. ... . . .. ,The-nine as~ronome~s;who!;writte~~the-eyajrtfd e said: t h a t i , n t e r s te l i e r:-dustpie the:,Ms%ky k?y:%gal-axy, of: which *e&rthjis.:a p s r t ,:h5s obscured ..;j... .t h e two galaxies and .@j?even~ed.-;heir-dGteqti0.n. ::.-.in.:: ;: ..J .., .i s . .- . .. ,.. ; . + - aThe .discovery means..astronome.r.s- must -revise t h e i r :-.concept"of -what they c a l l t h e Local Group of galaxies, those nearest earth. The ,$ocalGroup previously was believed made , u p.of f i v e ..galaxies%--t ~ & :.$",llky Wayof which t h e . sun i s a -minor..stc7r,:fthe:-finardmeda" g a l a x y and t h r e e small...
  13. 13. . . .- - . - . . . . .-- >-7-h .. ,, . -........ .,._ .. .-, *Astk;ono@y iC.omer ,.C ~ ~ - t - i ~ ~ ~ d : ; ~ f- -,. ; :;. ;+*- !.. - - _ .. . . , . .: I . , - . -... . . . . -- .._. . -... . - .._ .-- . .. . . . .r l . -. > . . -, ..-:.r. . . .- .. - . . 2 .- - . 3.. a - . .. .. .- . - . - . . - A . - - .i - - .. . -- . . - ~ - - . -,..-..--- .-.- . - . - . . .- . L, .. - .. . .: &. .-.:-:er s a t & l > i t e ,galaxif s ;;*.i -:.. :..* $ : t . -- ,.!. -- .--,. -.. ,.... .-.. . . -.. - ,,, . ..-- - :-:-The.n e w 1 , y : ~ i s c o v e ~ e d.galaxies..re..ric?m~d:~afterayoung I t a l i a n es- a,-tnonomer ,?-Pa,ol-o.MafEei.,,+who-reporte,d:.:.i-n-1968 :in an obscure b c i k n t ~ l - f i c .journal- he :ha$ found,,two.::str.ange :obGje.cts-on :infrares~::pho.t-ogk-aphs.made - . ..-inithe : Labofiatory. ~ s , t r o p h y s ~ ~ ~- gt,r~%$ c-$ti-,z:"~t$-$$.-: : ; .:--?:..- *. . ..I-:. :The r e p o r t . caught:-the.. .attention-=of 3 b b e r t .Landau.,: a .graduate stud-. ..: dent.. stt h e . University oEi;Cali-f~rn.i.a.;~whd;w q s p u i z l e d zb y t w o objects- . appeSr.ing;in..an:area.where.. i.nt.erst&ll-ar:: dus.t.l i.s .the. thic-kest.. .-.He ,Yea--. ..soned It.hst.-.-sinc.e:-the.. ob--j.e~.ts-iwere-..vi-si.hle -:bn infr>re.d:.photog~5phs-" - . !&-through t h e ..dust, they might be muck 1zrg.e.r then - thky:. ~ppehr-ed.-.;.:T .. . .. -. ~:I-:- I;.!:-study~fwes.begun u s i n ~ - ~ f ~ c i ~ i t i ~ e s . r a t ~ ~ ~ ~ L i c ~ k ~ . ~ o b s e r v a t ~ ~ e- .-Hamilton>;-C ? l i f . ,..-Leuschner observr?tor+.z,ts:Lafiyette;..-CaliT.;: .the .:H~leobse:r.vatories?neir:Los AngSles::and,.a?radio.: t61escope a t H.$- Creek,: .N ...:D-;.It confirmed Landc?gTsid.ea. . t h ~ t .-the.:tko::.objects:--might be .hem:-;:by:..ga.lex,ies!;: ( E d i tox! s,.Cornrnentzi; Your.wi>l:.n.ijte .~r:;:.~Herbstritt"mentoned ~ .--.. ..-.;. the::difficul.t(y: .of.d i s c o v e r i ~ g : ~ o b ~ j e c t s ~ - . i nt h e Milky3Jayt-.Plut 0..as..lrecent.. :- . lY::aS1930--and now two new galaxies.~~1Who~~.knowsiGha.tile.lse:.may&;lie .: <. ;- -behind the st-ar-dust. c u r t a i n , r i g h t in.:our own ftback.yardv? Not being. -an. . . .astronomer.-9.. 5wejc~nnot;: .- . . . . -.- a s s e s s ~ ~ ~ h e ~ : , i m p o r t a n c eA - . . . .- -.-.-A- ;of Lth~s.~disco-ve.r,y,~:bu~L,-m -. -.. - .. ....... ... . .. .<;;-..-] ;~.~ e : . f i n d : f t - ~ n:excitirlp:~rid-rawe~ome::new~~~~~~y;~-; T 1 < : - ; 7 . - . . . : - -, . .r . . . . :.. b. . . - ,. , . - . -, ,., . . ; , , - i - c . ~ , , : - - - " " " .: z .. ..... - . : -. - - .. ., i , , r : + . , . - . , .--.,. .,-+ . .u.- 1 -Scif n t i s t f : ~ i v e $~ ~ ~ k ~ i :;star7 ;.Rat&ngf-;.;Th&. k ~ k ~ ~ s ~ s : I ~ ~ z ~ t t e ":;on:DecO. -20, 11970, ;quotes Dt. Hobert~:Wild.ey;.;an : a s t r o g e o ~ l o g ~ s t , ~ a s. 4 giving:.Jupiter;, the . sblar.: syst$m?.s .,lacgg.s.tiplan&t,- ieir .rating; ,. .?<- .<. -.-r:: .i .:+.-.. Wi-ldey, of - t h e:U .-S. - - ~ ~ 6 ~ o g ~ ~ a ~ : ~ ~ - ~ u ~ v e y e s Center -.d$ ~ ~ : ~ . ~ ~,a.tFlagst8fif , . A r i . , -says .Jupit.ei. seems -to%e. kadfa$ing.:;2 :5 :times +as much - .,.--+ . . . .. - - /.- - . - - .. .. .:...- ..... - energ-y:-i-nto-space a s . i-t..getz$-frbktfie sun. . . . -:. i.7rt , ,:: . &,,:. , , .: 5- .. - ... : :-".Iw.may be-%if7 -he*ls&2d-.;-fl%h.at.J.u$kter ;:.hasT.ndt :qG-ife$f~~$$h&d::?.$ailing8 ,,t ,-.--: t.dgt$:thei;!. ,i.ntro-a,-r i g f d ._pxanec.fr0.m- t h e . b + ~ g ~ n ~ ~ ~ . i n t - e r ~ ~ e T . x ~ +id.ePris. .- from .which.i t -was formed<$.so:t h 2 . t?itsi~$ow&r*generatdin ,is:~ s d e . n t i ~ . l ~ y- . . . . . -. . . . . . . . . . . - - , . . "g r a v , i ~ a t ~ ~ o n a - ~energy fibnversion;l ;;.:-. . . - . . ..-, ,.- % ,. .. = - . . . .,Stars: ,suc,h:a s ! the; sun generate .en&r&r:.frbm.:.n:G&eag-p r o ~ & ~ k e s .i n - , .theik .hot.-and: highay;.c-ompl?.essed..~:-COr~&,::; :bl-ild.e$-,:did:fi&t ~ ~ . ~ ~ ~t-fiat: , ~ J u p i t e r , too ,.has: ari:;in$eri.orr :n.ucle$c-po~sr.$ant, a l t h ~ u g hsome other,.,+ * ?... . . . . . .. s c i e n t i s t s . haye specu12t.~$-.ssjfny .the -.p~&..:jr-~r: r . - .".::.I-:-j..f I - -. .-- Energy s e n t i n t o s p a c e b y e a r t h and other planets i s -a- r e - r a d i a t i o nI . - . .. . . ... . . .of energy. ..i?rhi.ch.::came...originalIl y ifr:om.;t &, sunr.3- . - . - . . .,:I-(-..-.-. :.. ,- -T: . . . . . . . . ... ! . . , -: . . ?, ..,?. -- Wi1dey.--and1D r 2 Lgurence. Trafton.-of. t h e +.Univel;sity of - Texas f . M~Donal~:,. --.Obs,ervatory st.udi-ed~~J.upiker:-!withlthe200-i.n.ch: M,oi.int.~Ql~mar-:telmescope . . :-.--i n Ca2.i-forni.~,,:-:the-.world?-s: l a r g e s t . .They- ~~or-reT5tfdtEe-ir-:results w i t h - . . :A. ,data o5tained by a.-smijlll~te~le~cope.flown<.:ii$>:al.h-kgh:-al-t$tude-.-:p1aneby. Dr .. Frank -Low.of.-the::~universb.t;~~-~f. . ~ j - i i ~ ~ ~ ;:>:id..Ric-e.:IJni-yers-i-ty..-. . ~ .. -,.If--;J.ipiterv , ~ opxy. engpgjr & ~ f c e " . w ~ sthe; ?sun;.--:i:ts-t e + & ~ t ~ t eshould -. .. . -be-:abo.ut:27.0: degrees.:be.l.ow~z~roFahrenhe.it:..-T.he;.two,3.iffki-F-ntllygsbhe- ered ,sets-of dat-as*2na:2cpte . , .how&-r- r i t h ~ t , :it ~ ~ t . & ~ l y ~.is.;a.s..!th.iph-!f- a s9 .mipus ;:202 degrees. -This;:Wildiy s a i d , . s u b p e S . t ~ t h 5 t :lt JGpitqrl-i.s.:redPa-~ , :.-. ._. ..... . - - -t i n g more p&r than . i t receives f t h e &un-i.!?-.~-:-.{:..; ii ::. 4 . .i . i . -h . ...;... . . . .-. -. - .= -:Wi-ldey made 9 t . j c l e a r $hat>Juniter.: i,+: ~ n o ~ i ! ~ $ e ~ ~ - f , ~ u ~ . i ~ i j u s. . - .-<:Like-:the,.4 . . .- e a r t h ,:.iG shines ref l e ~ t ~ e d j * s u n l fgh.t. - Tts:exc.es.s r i d i a t i o n Tons-ists . ...~ -. . - of invisible iifra.red l i g h t ? ; , (:Credit-Lok-F2risK) ;%.I-:, . . . . . . .:. - . I . . -. " -. ,.. .~. . .. . . . . . . - -...-. ....--------------------;---cl. ---- iiiiii----:.-z-..-. :: .- --.---_-_----_-----__--. _-_ _ ........ .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . _ . . - ., ,-:;:,;, ,.:-.-; -..z . . : T - 7 . z ...:--:L-:..-z-=. _ . * . I - - , :- .* d I -= -The-Midwest UFO Conference wili bd held in St:. Louis, Mo. -- . -- s
  14. 14. ,-., . . .No,;.. 7 of :the;,S.eries "The 1897 Mysterious :Xirship(!+:. ,.,. .: , . :... , :% ., , .. cReSearch2 hy.Wa lter--~ 1 Andefi.51 I: . .. -- :. ~ , l !- * ....., l l . . . < . .P -J<! . . . . . % .:... .. .. .. .. . . . . > . , a . .I . . . ..... , .... ,-,. . . . . . . . . . _ . . , . . , .. . . . . * . . , .. . . . . . .. . . . .I , . I, , . , : : .C I .: : . .-r l . . . . f . ;. .. ., s u ~ ~ c ~ ~ ~ ~ a ~ i ~HERALD:.::, I. a . . .;. . , :. I -! .:z . . :. ,j,.. ;I.-;."A , : : . , .. .- . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - . . % a . . .. V , .. C >. , . .. -. . ( . . . . . . , . .. ,. . .. " , , .. I :* . 1: y. . . .. I , . . . . . ...; ., . . .: ..... .- . .,. ,- . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .* C * ../pril13; 1897 - : l , - , . , , . -. . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .; : ,;; :. 2 i .. . . . . ., -:. .d . I. , - , . ..,- ! I. r J . . . . . . . . . , I :. , .. . . :..I. . 5 - . , .....: , ,. :,. , L . :. .. . . . . . . . . . ._..i1 .. . . .. - . . , .. , , /, * . .. , , . ., , . - ,A- ~ ~ ~ ~ , y p j i i+.THE-- - j ; I ~ S H ~ p , :,: . .- . .. . . .. , . ,,: - ,. , . , .,. . ... . . . . . . - < , . . L ,. .: , , ,: . .:! - . . . . . ." "- , . . .4 .- . ... , . . :.-::: i 1-1 . . .1.. . . I .. . . 1 &. ., , . , -, ~ u r l i n g t 6 n.F,ast~ a f i . ,as:a.";~$c.e,with ,. . . . ... . *...r . . I , , . . . a . , . ., . . ;i b .,.-2. ., . . .the Que,er,,,Ma,chine- ., : . . . .. . . . ...;). :. ,:,. . - -. . . . . . .. . . . . . ., . , . I. . . ., < . - . . . ,.. .A ! . .. . ,: & i- . . . , . . . . . . . . : . - - . . . . . .. . . ,.:- 4.. b ., .i-1: . ~ u r l $ n ~ T t o n , ; : ~ . i . ~ ,: i f r i l . 13. ;-Enp-ineer F.;L~~ u l h r d;,.&engini?:::$O1 . .of the-:fas.$jm a i l 5 scy t h e p i r s h i p . - This p ~ p ~ l ar : r a i l r o a d ..m ~ r i, , . :st$tes:.thpt when.,he;left,;Chi.cago :,yesterday.moqiing: n d . ; when.he. r e ? c,h,ed:M e s t -er,n I:venue:he sew a huge s p e c t a c i e i,n the- ,sky.movini ,zlong.;in.,phesamedirect>on,wi.th,~.his.:+train3- H ewstched .,it:.for..,e.few:%inut,es rncl,,thenI-L .<. - > ..waF:comnel.led. t,o pive :.his .ucd.ivided-,attgrition. .to.,. % - _ ._hi:s enpinei- - I &Y.or.,,f..,.ive.:.__.o r : t*e.n.minutes,, ;-2nd;when he: ,?,gain-!lhokrd + ~ . u t ~ ~ ~ h e . ~ m o n s t e r~ 2 s . ;s~me,;,;..; .d i ~ t r n c e , : - e h e ~ d . ~ -Me - , s t e t e d th;t,;thp t r a i n was ibing- zt-;the.:rat?eo f , . .:- : .seventy miles an h o u r 2 t t h e time, r n d when t h e y reached L i s l e , 111:; .-the:-ship,.was :l o s t s i g h t .of.,; beingrniles..zhesd. M r . Bullard,,-thoupht,. .. - a s . , .that..th&s..ae$ial schooner-:nus&.have -,been-traveli~g:.a?:.the:-rc7te,. . . . of:..103.. - --._. . - * d .-.t o 15Q: miles ;,per,hour. . .;; . . - . L C . . . . . ..,-. ., , - , % . .!. ., .. , . - r . . . . .... . . . . . . . . . :. , . . , :i I . - - : - .- . .. I . .. .,:J:l , . - ,. ..,;: :> , ------ .!.. . . .. i . . . I . .. ., - - : -. - , .;{.,. . , , t : . . - ...- . . . , . . . .-. A .. ,. . -- . ..:7 ?-. ,! , . .- " t . - .4 .- . . . . ... . . . . . . . . . ., -,.. . . . . . - > . , ; I ; , . . . : " . . . , , . f a *. . . . . I /. ,. . , ! : . . . . . .,., :Hundreds,;o.f Persons Saw-,,;, ,. +: ,, ... , . . . . . ... , . . . , - .. . .b , . , . . "-4. . It . over Quincy . . . .- * ..., ....:.. . - .- : - , . - . . . . - . ...;. -. " > . .:.. a , . . ,. . v :i- : . I , . I , , . . I . . . . v , , . - !I , _ ..WHOLE :.COUNTRY ,,EXCITED. . . . . . . _ . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . _ . .i-,, ,- .-.- . . , . . I . . , J . : ! . I . , ) - ., , . .:<:. - . ~ c i ~ n t i ~ t s , ! , , ~ < ~ k i < g g ~ ~ fo r . t h e Mys,t&ious ; ",: ..,- r . - . .. . . s. .,:,-. .c . . . ..... . . .,.r ..r . . : . ~ t r a n g e r . - ~ l o o m i n g $ o n . ~ ~ e e s ,,it iq,Daxlight.+, .-,: :, ;.- - ,.<1..;-.. .J.. Intgrviews w i t h Eminent. Astronomers - .f.- i - &. . k , j . - .. . ..- . : . ,*1 .. , More ::Descri,ptions, of r:it: - : * . , - - i , . : , P~- -+ . .,,. .. . . .. . . . - . . . . . . . . . . ._ :I _ , . ..- . . i ., . . 1 - . . a ..1 -.
  15. 15. . . . , . . . - . .*. . . .- . . hl .I?. . . .. - . .. . . . . .. . , .. . .- . .cl.y:-*$ . . - . . - , .-, . - . -...-1897 Airship, Continued .. :. - . . ;::.., - - .---, : .-.-.-. .- -.SKYLOOK:,.:F& .;,-197.1. . . . . . , . " - . .. . . . , . . -. . .... . . . ,. .I .- ~ c i ~ n t i s t spqd e&onomcks..all. o.vcc.the. country ,have.-,b.ecome- deeply-..i n t e r e s t e d i n t h e r i r s h i p : 2nd r r e t r y i n g t o find:,out more about i:t; Adispetch. from-.St.--Louis-says: .-?Telescopes ~t Washington 2nd :e.t :St..Louis u n i v e r s i t i e s swept zhe sky from z e n i t h . t o ..horizon.i n a north- -w e s t e r l y d i r e c t i o n : l a s t n i g h t end t h e p r o f e s s o r s .rt: t h e s e i n s t i t u t i o n sendeavored t o solve, th@. m y s t ? r j .thc?t*is_now puzzling t h e . . c e n t r a l-west,"It - 5.5 t h e g e n e r c i b e l i e f 4 - t h a t~n .c?.5rsy,ip i s f l o e t i n g over t h e . , ,stet& of Missouri~;,,Illinois,, Iow2 and Kansas,. , This b e l i e f : i s e n t e r -t a i n e d Gy men o f s c i e n t i fic:.c?ttainments~:as.,..well 3 s t h o s e not s o w e l lversG-d i n t h e - f i e l d of naturzP..ph.ilbso?hy.. ; -; . .., . "The, rumoz- thilt e strenge;aei-isl--body. hcd bekn s k e n , became-c ~ r r e h t8 .fortnkg_.ht- a.go $+lid.wes l e u ~ h e d ~ e t ; - ..IG.;.was r e p e ? t e d . zrid*wise men s a i dt h e no,cturnc?l.observdrsfwkresuffering from optical -illusions,:due t o .excessive-l i b a t i o h s , o r t h k t - t h e ~ l i g h t - : f r o mC b r i l l i a n t s t 2 r " hed been....., - . . . .. . .magnified * b y the .imkgiri~tion.- _ . _ l l , . , . - .. , - .: . . ...-- j .lfbiithin the..la s t .t h r e e days- t h k evid&&. t h e t ~omethifig--unhg&l?movlngmidst t h e clouds ha s"~bec@mes o cbnclusive. -2nd :h5s s o -muchycor-r o b o r a t i o n . t h a t - (w i s e a c r e s ~ h a v e . c ~ s e d t o - jibej- ;rid .while wondering , -what.: tH4: rnyster? c&nlbe - t h e y a r e -dh.ing t h ~ i r : u t m o s tt o .so-lve-.f t . -- -. . . . . . . .... . .. - . . ., i. ,: . - . . - , . ,,.;; - i .-. : ..;- - . . . 3 i- . ., -Y T e l k g r a ~ s :were. riceivlid S e t u r d a y )morning f r o m corresponden6s i.n:.~f our"ceritra1 s t a 6 6 s s t a ti n g r t h a . ~a liihini5us !body had been- sekh:mof lngi n a northwesterljr: d i r e c t i o n Friday night. D5fferenti.colored 1ir::;fikswere- seen flashing.from..t h e object; - a n d . i t s l i n e s :were,:easily d i s - . . . .tinguished. , . . . .. ,... - .- .-"It was viewed by thousands 5t:.c h i c & ~ ; .and...w~si:decl&&d by:&~:I " ~ o s m ~ r , s e c l e t ~ . r yo f *.the- : ~ h i c ~ g o , ~ e r o n ~ u t i e a l!associatidn; t o b e :ana i r s h i p . He averred moriover.thi;t:56 -knew one.-of t h e men i n the. aeria:c r z f t , Prof .Hough, of :nTorthwestern university, . s a i d -t h a t .it must havebeen :a s t a r . that.,wasi.sekn.,but :thousands.. . .of:XhicagoansI r i d i c u l e d . t h e..idea;. - . . , , . .,.. . . * . . . . . ."A r e p o r t e r v i s i t e d Union. s t a t i o n ,S?turday:and interviewed t r ~ i nh m d s and .passengers : a r r i v i n g from t h e . we,st .end.riorthwest. T h e y : a l ls a i d t h e g i r s h l p .was the-.one.t o p i c :of. c o n v e r s ~ t i ~ o n .:ir%:the-.region .through .which"they p5s.sed. :: HGndreds,had. -seen.t h e - b b j e e t 2nd - a l l were. . . . . .. ..ye . . . . .. . . C -? .mystified. , A ,. .-- - .. -. .rl; ."Visits w e r e t h e n :paid W~shingt.ona n d . S t ;.:Cduis ~ ~ u r i i v ~ r s i ! ; i e s .I A ~theformerProf.-Henry::S.Pritchet.t-.was f o u n d - i n a t h e-laboratory. --:ll t 1 iknoi..wh2t,.jloG ..wiishtd .sp&.k wi:th me pb&c, ? ;he. s$id- Ghep ..the.r e r j o r t e r entered jc-fand I:w.iil:..frankJy. t e l ~v o u .I.tiIj .5:s mvkt,~~fi6d 2s.:I.i - , 7 , / . , i. ~ . . . . . . . . . . .. . . -. . . . : .anyon&!. . . - . . . . . .. . . . . - - . - . =.-.. - . . .I . . .!.,- ... 1 1; C$n:it be.?$ossibxe .thpt. it .i$-an eir.cjhip? 1 - - ..,- - - ,..)"=-- .. . .. .T ! . T . w ~ ~ : , of : C 6 ~ r s E . $ tc 2 n . . This7iS a i - e g e . o f wdndcrful inventions;ec.. ,Suppose e mcri ha st sdlv@d t h e :-~re.~tproblem- o f . th.e-.:&entu~~+erfo l ~ ~ ~ r:n;aviga"t-ion--whzt more pro.b~blg:.:than-thz:t. he wou>,.d:cf lost .around ;oV&f- 3 .cities.in"j~st"such ~ m ~ n n e r . ;He would thus. be. .thepSalk o f : t h e ci:vij-liz&d:.werld and - i t is t h e light-, whsteverl.:.,it-.-is,w,as,"betwren t.he:O2=,.:-, .: . . . . . .. . .. : . ._ - .." . : . - ;;; . . r:.cloUds. !nd ltjhe eS.rtlL- . .- : . : . . . . L a . t d . . -- ... . % .... . L. . ... --v? TWhk t. -yoiif .of:tfi& pc&fessor?i-; r . . . . - ~"1.1 .g2t@. nohe t 6 offer.. 1.am 2 s much -puzzlFi.d.es z-n8Si;drk .+ . - ~ o m c t h ~ n g -unusaal ..hes bi:en .seen,ySi.ld -.tki,-ti s as .fa.r 2,s I :kn&!. .3then I - fi:F5t..:-I .r6dd . t h e ~ a n y " 2 $ & i ~ & g r p m s ~t;.liis ~ ~ ~ ~ i & ~I -thought :s && e<i.c.&y-j-&ef .-3.f . . . .might hzve -s+itup, 2 h o t - a . ~ e; ~ e l ~ o o n - ,but-afitep tKOough!~z.I. cofik-IGaed:!:.- i . . _-.t h a t was not -posisible, No.jfiot-5ir. balloon"-wo&d -If l o ~ ~ t ~ c , ~ olong-;-nor- -- - I -.coul&t-i-t- have hbveeed over , s,~,-manf-,poin~$.~:~l.~I44.:;< 1.- - .. . . . .: _ . L __...-.--I :.1.- . . - -: ,: . . . . ... : . .: .. -... ( cOntiln~&d. next, ..kofith) . . :. I- , ,.-... ..-... ...i-, - -- ....- .. . . _ I. . .. , .". , **-, - . _ . .:: % , .. .
  16. 16. . . . . . .allows - a.not.hey::8s~essment~. ~ i t h & t - ! s u c h -sn.:&ff art:t h e .c ~ o n t r o ~ ~ . 4 r s y ~ : ~ ~. I -be- expected,t o , s u f f e r f u r t h e r : - p o 2 ~ r i z ~ t i o n .and; confusiorl.:.-.. + . %-..:. .::"- . ..: The Swbcommitt.ee-,feels ,that..-a s t i - i c tl y sc.ienti f i ~ - t ~ c h n o ~ o , ~ i ~ c ~ S 9 "i!view..o f.- the;.UF.O, pr-oblem.leads::to.:.this x.conclusion and.tha t; iforl a +:tekh-. .n i c a l . committee ,.-i,t-herei s . no; neea t o :str.ess. the:.public=znd social:-? :.aspects- of-,the:-UFO:controversy, wh2ch , kay . havk" subsided. only temporar-.ily: and:will::continue to..clanor f o r a.:more,: conclusive~~andj convinc2n~~answer;, .The Subcomm-i$teerist..:aware:of :.severaL:books o n UFOa.+oa,be -.,. lrpublis-hed*i n t h e near ;,futurei. :What is needed now,is ,a moratori.Wh .in;t h e UFO..d5scussiont-wi.th. an--:ob.jective.;. wait-and-see:atti.tude;on Ithe par- of :.the; s c i e n t i f i c . alid..engineering, coGunity ,: t h e -government;.andi~the. . . .. . -. .. . ..... ..public.... . . . . I-.,...:. . , ..?. .A>!.( . . ( " ..& .. . The approzch recommended. .by :t.ht~:~~cornmitt~erequires-,not.:on%y th.e.-at--. - t e n tion.:of .the:-s c i e n t i s t and.p.engi-neer,->.but a1s.o; a readiness, ofp:;govePn-ment agencies t o c.:lsider sound proposals i n t h i s . f i e l d without b i a s . .-.or:f e a r .of-ridicule: 2nd l;?epercussi.on--or; a s -;Condon.expresses Y C , -.ffona n openniindedl lunprejudlided.basis;ff, --Tjfils-perhhps.,~ S Sour mos,t, h$ortant,.- - . . . .. ., , . . I . ,. .. .:! * 9conclusion.. . ...L . . . . . . . . . . ... - . - , - - . ,.F i n a l l y , t h e subcommittee. - b e l i , e ~ e s - ~ t h e. deciision :by ;t:he.di-rFo.kce t odivorce..it.self .froin.t h e . UFO :probXem..-should1.be"coinpleted by. allowing ,thefiles :to.be archived-.bya..civi:lian-agency, eith,er government 0r:univer-. . - 9. . - .I : ! . .. . . , . .: ..r : .- (rcontinued.on nexti.page) . . , ,. -. . . .. : . _ ;. I . - . , . . - ,. . . .. . - . . I-. . . , . . ) a- . . ... . . . .- ,., , . . . . .? . I . . . . . -, - . . . > . . r1< . . -. , . . . . , , , >
  17. 17. ....: ~ p b e ~ ~ , .S r ~ g l l ~ i n g ,-&f.Hamilt.6n,:-111-,.:;,ahd stat&:~ i r e c t : & : d f . : ~ ~ ~ P N _ f o rL.In.@oi.~- . . )..-.r-epoq,ts:.~a.,!lf-l:. . yi-ng...$lam&ll:;i-n:l$ehe..I 1 ~ i - ~ b k ~ ~ - S ; k ~ ,-as ts&n3?d~i.,;;;. -. .. - JkL. :.-.:.7,.., 4 . ,--... . . . .- - .Seve.ca.k.w$_i.tnesses,:--r*.: ., ; ;.. ,:, . ,- , - . ..... . c..--?,. .,<---,. . . . ~.....Mr.-: .and..rJlrs..- k...;Hz.:;M,cGinni-g.,;:of.-.ELv;a.stijn,,!- wer.e-..":he-a-ded:.:east03.ia -; ..:.Highway 96 -t.&drd Elvas-tbn ,., about: 4 0 :3.0k6.mAll:::-0,0:PM,De-<.---B:lst-p-iuhe.n::- = ~ ~ t ; h e ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ t ~ ~ ~ ~ d ~ - ~ ~ : ~ ~ r ~ g h t ~ ; ; ~ ~ ~ ~ . ~ t ~ ~ ~ n.,-. --. t l l & sb~~~&$:s.i;.-.&dgeof,.t:he .citGFI:$:G&;f oggy, .+ut;:=&~: ligh,t,:meared .thei:rb car-,: t h G .ss:- .what: ,they:-d;ekcribkd as,:af " f lahe ;!,yeklowi-sh:-bra$ge-::in - c ~ ~ o r ; . , . l t ~ . llobkc,;::,:as.il$ hough. i C Xpuld- -be x,orni~ng..fr,orn,: a . c ~ , c k e t ~ - - o r ; ~. . bkoviiitorch , butf.:fio :solid ---~- - . . ,. . ....-.--. , ...: . - .. --.-<... .- o b j e c t .could..b-e-seen. ,;-;>!?:j.;:f; .:?, : ,,,.;_ I - . . ._;, : ., : ! ..+- - . ,.;- . . I :-. ?.. On-!.. -.Jan-. 3rd: Dana: 0 !.B%eness;,and.; bya.rgrtl fil$e2;..Fr-porte& ~ o " ~ $ ~ f ~ ;;Sbu><i..--i.ng..;that.they.and7.f our! o t h e r ! y ~ o u . n d ~ ~ a ~ u l t ~a1-g.0.:saw.:a::!f~~i.rig."f.lame-oh? .-. Dec . 31st about. :l0:-3O.PM;as -they;.wer-e,.;fiear.ihg;~lva~tbn.Th.eyG.saw-a,:.:; .:. . . -b r i g h t : ,fight!,-ih.-.thes.ou,theas.t-m & . n g noiythwest i h t h e i r a d i r e c ~ t i 2 3 ~ ~ .A s. -i-t-,came.:c l o s e r ; ;t h e y :sa.w;:ano.th&r-iltigfit:drbp-from;,t h e .:fiicSt.:which :co?f- :- -.. . . - -. .tin@$: ik;s ;c.our~sga..to.;the-:northwcist. :The:: $a:lli*g :-light..fell:.to ht he: gro:r:. $01 .,their*right:,::just.,:of:f , - ~ 5e;.:higl+,&y.; ~hkyi.stoppedt h e - i - r c a r arid. ba.c!,:.-l . . . .t q i a :-paintiino4 rn0.r-e..than:-15. ;-feet:;. from the::f lame was-iburvingj-upw~i-d.t.ih ++. the _d.itch;..,Tt<:wasy-@lrl.3wi3hdibra-hge,:pbout,. .10 ,inch@s?te:li,:and 1-$.i ~ c h z : : - ;.-around. .,,They.,al;so..described;-ih,.as a flame-.resemb,ling one .Chat;wourld:??. - ~ ~ e o m e:. . ::-fr o m ,g,;b lpw-ctorch:-.oc,..wel d e r j tTherer;wa sr no-.smoke! or?sound .-.-At fdl.s.1:. . . - . -the.!observers ,.worried.;about.a - g & ~ f i ~ e . ,b u t d e c i d i n g it;rwould -?betoo- - -., h o t - - t o.handle, .continued on t h e i r way. On.Jan. 2nd two:,of,the-;obSer- - -. ..- -vers;;r;etigrned ,to.,theiJspot-,,-:bdt,Eound :tRei:ditch?full liof.~ice"and,-.saw:no.. ~ t q a c e ~ i o f.:a.f lare..or. . burned. . . gn&s .-..Any .such., .t r r ce was .doubt l e s s .ico?ere6-. - . . .. . . . . . - . . . . -. ,,,.Kt. -.-by+the:.j.ce,:!.,- :;: . : ,,.:- .,,. - .-+ <. r ... -..... . .,..-.. . . . . .* : - -T ~ , . ,.- ;,, t .: : . . .;-. : . . . . . . . . .:#;:..+ .Since.Ahese-.rep&ts;,were P e c e i y ~ d ia i:thi.rd c o m ~ ~ f r o m : ~ r ~ : ~ m u l ~ i ~ n g . ~:~.:--,- -ll)b.out..q PM .:the_.;night; qf .,Dee. ..j&st o r -:Jan;: 1st-kr2nd ,.;-1971;:(:the;Ladjc,:- isnlt s u r e ) , M r s . J. 0.- Hoerner , whose home overlooks the Mlssiss5ppi- .. ,ri y e r . a:t :-K.eok~k-~.$a ..,_l,oo-ke,d.fcorn ?ajwind:ow:to :see :ai*.!EedTilight (low i nithe: .sky,~~pproac$ing.fr.qm.;i;he ;n~rth..~-~t~~,a:~~ear~ediltorbei:~s.Ie l o s e - a s..I00 -- :-i. . .- . Af e e t-... .:and. em-i-tted~ y e - l l o ~ i ~ s - h -s p a r k s ~ a s ~ ~ t - h ~ s - ~ ~ : ~ f r o r n - . ~ ~ ~ t h ~ ~ o f :July.sparkl&s. . . .She a l s o t h o u g h t ,someithi-ng:7 . =d.r w a s ,-han&ng from-the?red l i g h t . From -. . .- - .- - - t . h i sc l o s e a p p r ~ a c h - ,it. made a s e m i c i r c l e back o v e r t h e :.ri+ver,:and d i s - . -. ,. ..ap$ear@d..to.the n o r t h , fWP- h o p - t . ~ ~g:t. 111~1.0ca-tklj;s or!eL/.. ,-. -. . .. - - ..-I .. . . . . . -. .. . . . .. . . . . - .~ - . . . . .9 . . - . .- ..... . . . . . .c-. . .. . -. . . - -- . - . .. .. .
  18. 18. ..... . .. .In .OthGrs?- :words--cont inued .>- ,. ;::.( E?pps,igipn. ,Presg- . . . .-. -.-Inc,,O, .. ...~ e r i G h b >.._ ...,_.. .Turdpike, Jericho, N. Y . -11753 -$5 )Because. of my ignorance of" physlcs, -Can-do"iio tjett2eYThan-*tto;quotkt h e a-ut-hor~:Y:.:: .:.I att-empt -.to,show .7howa10he-:magnetic f i e l d s $evelopedby-positive ~eLectr.i;cal::charges. cou&$-,explain- many of: -,the:tquly...pu~:~&---ing;.UEQ 0 6 s e r ~ a t i o ~ s . : ~ -t h e - i r..silence; tihe l a c k :of -a~sonici7boom;--.Thelr. ,high.~tac.celeilations:~and.a b i l i t y . - t o:,make-;sharp changes .in:d ire,c:$og-;->:;..clouds.whi-ch-form ..around ,them; ,. the?.Gf~iouscolors -emittedl-:a.s.sociated.with t h e type of motion; r a d i a t i o n f e l t by observers ;.-the.disruptio.no f -e l ectr.icgL -.circuits.;~;thesp$nriing;of ,~rnagn~e.tic,~~compasse~s:.in..%h e i r. .vicini6ji; ;;theirS h a p e s ;;-gnd.::the iprincip2es by -,which.:the,ycould--:make ; - - --h t e c s t e l l e ~ ! t r f p s.",Okay, :John S c h u e ~ s l e q:and Lou o t h e r ;technicians..iri the---reading a,ududi-ence,. T l e & : s ~ h a eyour c o ~ e n t s! . r ~ n d : e h i s. . . . ... : i s e c h o -.- -. . ...ed .bp-;ye EdkZ .-:,-..,:.: -: .- . ..-... y,.;. . *.: . , ,A --. . - L C . ..! . ..- -;--,- ...-... . - .- . -:. . - I S - -.i *: ;Rev;,.i~a~id:J?;r:w~bber.-ofthersou.thw.est.Radg~:Church o f t h e : . ~ $ r(-PiO,Box 1114&,. O~lahoma~C-it.y,-:Okla;._s73110.1): has ;recentLy .pub1ishe:d . a.,.,b,ook$e.:.-e n t i t z e d WHA.T. THE.iBIBLE ,SAYS. -4BO.U.TELYING ;SAU,CERS..-Reb. Kebber!s -@ewshave come b o ~ taS a:.cons.equence:.,oS read-ing tihe..more.-,w~.dely-p~bli.ciz~,ed~-UFO--books .and.- comparing.. UFOrmanifestations -with-..Bibica-1: accounts-. :-The -..booklet i:[seLling.y:f:f:~rSO[ p.e.ri c.opy,)-.;c-oritai. . . . . . . . . .n s l i t t l e :inf.o.rmatri?n not.+f 6kfi-dd--in.L& er . UFO. e-zt.$., .-.--.-- . . . .-,... - - . . . . . . . . . . . - - ...-: . d ,new paperback ?::GOD$, ,;DEMONS.:Am.-%Fo!S ;.by. Er3.c ormaman.-(~ a n c e r -- . :Books ,:::95&);-.contams-a.:grea.t.I.dea.1,of ,:re{ha.shed maLeria 1,,although ..an ..-,occ.asipnal.-newbi$.;of =qfdrmation: may b+e.found.:by.d i l i t e n t -digging.." .:. -The tlslant ~f. the.- . .book ::is ad&qua:$ely: s u m e d up by . t h e t it,:le-.:--.A~ 3 5 ~new d e t a i l s -;.rqg?rdi?ng t h e -~$h,&and-,. Nebraska, contect . case i6f;;He~$erC, . -Schirmer a r e :to be found,: . -ma,king- ..- f o r ;one;,pf;.---. the more .:int eres.ting,,por-. . . .t,ions- .ofi the. b o o b . _ . . . . . .I- . . - ..; Brin~ley-L&-Pb,,~p~~re;n~h.~>::,f?~~,,~+t.. * . - a - U ~ O : , ~ ~ O < ~ ~ : T H E : S K YPEOPLE:,::^^^^.".Sf=!--? - .cently been r e p r i n t e d i n paperback by Awsrd ~ooka:(75/) ~f any .change-have b een - mad.e . in. t,h.isl-new: ed:it:i-.on,- the.y-.wi-l-l be.-,menti-oned i n Ta.-:-l-ateicolumn. A t t h i s w r i t i n g , I have- not y e t Been t h e -paperback version,E d i t o r s Note: Since we ssked o u r r e a d e r s t o name t h e i r f a v o r i t e.feature i n SKYLOOK, a g r e a t .many have - w r i t t e n i n t o inform us t h a tLouts column I N OTHERS? WORDS g e t s t h e i r vote, s o appsrently t h i s .:column and THE ASTRONOMY.CORNER- a r e long-time f a v o r i t e s . We:re: glad . . -. . .. .t o know t h i s and alwsys welcome reader-comment. .. , ...- --.. ,-...<. . ,. 5...-,,--_-----------------_,-,-------------__---____1_----_---___-----~--2--------4 , . -.LSHORTNOTES. T e d s Catalog of ~ i s s o u r iCases w i l l b e & b n t i k i d a i :next month. . . The March i s s u e w.i:ll include more .UF9 r e p o r t s by Robert Smulling. . .Guillermo E. Aiduna tl, ;edit.oyiof A:. 0 .:A;::-Interna-L-.i o n a l UFO Newsletter, C a s i l l a PoqtB1:467, Ro.sario, Argentina p l a n st o v i s i t t h e U.S.A. i n June and is preparing. a l e c ~ u r eon "u%.os;i nArgentinav and would l i k e bookings. ...we 11 review .BIOVERSE, :a, new:. .ufozine, next month. and another -broken g l a s s story. a n . , a r t i c l ?by Mark H e r b s t r i t t . . you Fortea-n-.f a n s , Rod Dyke has added :al.FORTENA .clipping s e r v i c e t o h i s UFO c l i p s , and t h e FORTEAN s e r v i c e is $2 p e rmonth--write Rod a t UFO Research ~ornrnittee,,..3521 S. W. 10bth S t . , Se--a t t l e , Wash., .98145. ,.. Hope t o have room f o r a f a s c i n a t i n g account;. .of t h e ?moving rocks" of Death Valley next time. Our biggest prob-lem i s alwzys fifiding room f o r ..the good. copy coming i n every month,Wish we could afford t o g e t out. a ufozine. twice t h i s . size--we- could.f i l l it. . w e l l g e t t h e Gurney Angel Heir r e p o r t i n next mon~h.we have a s u r p r i s e next month t o o , but w e l l l e t you wonder about...t h a t . Only C.G. knows. K e e p those cards and l e t t e r s coming i n ,folks! We apprec-iate them. --Ye Ed- .4-. . . tr
  19. 19. BEFORE . - . . . .. . . . . - - --ByLucius F s r i s h .- , * * , , . . . . . . . : . ;. . . , ,. 1. .. . . . . . . . .---. .-., . . -.. . a . . . . - _ t .. !:. - . ZThe following r e p o r t was .contained i n :a : l e t t e r t o t h e B r i t i s h ..s c i e n t i f i c . ournal, !English Mechrnic 2nd World: ofL-Science," i s s u e --..i Pbf August 1 , 1916; Tne l e t t e r , from 2 c o r r e s ~ o n d e n t.idenCif!ring.himself as-l1Rigel",. of Lin~ertck;:I r e l a n d , .!quoted: enother l e t t e r whichhad 2ppea-red-.in t h e TZTSii INDEPENDENT, ;s.ignedc!by ;!An 0 . ...B a l l i n i s l i e , Ireland : :.. . . ., ! - . . f , . i-,. " S i r , --0n::the n i g h t .of - 13 :( 1 6 ) a wonderful light I appeaked.ii n t h e sky ,,-just -above t h e horkzon.. : I siw,it.i:lit,tles.after p.m.., ,-and.it .looked l i k e -ari immense.fire..- At 11:1 5 ,p.m. the:lighh .moved -. :. .Qa l o n g t h e sky t o t h e Northte&st,,and .then i t .appezred-:.as-.a g r e a t , lum-..inous s t a r . . A t 12.p.m. it moved ,back a g a i n i n a .Northerly.-direction,, aridshow&d.as.a grea-t blaze of :fire i n t h e szme .placemasI->first-.saw. .. ....it, and , t h e r e it shone until:4 - a.-.mi. t h e followid~~:mornfng,~-,whenit,..dis?ppe?red. .It--wasa m~rveI-Lous.ph&u:omenon, t h e like-of.l.which I ......... . . . . . .never beheld b-efore,l a s t n:.!;:??: :.I ( C r d i t : .Charles F.. Flood-) . . .-,. .-. . . . .------- - - - - - - - 2 - - - . . . ... - - - - - ---------- ---L-----.------------__-____-________________~-----_-------_---------. . . . .-. -* ..: , --SKYLOOK.-- The O f f i c i a l.-- ~ u b l l c a t : i d r i - . ~ f~the.-fiid~e~~t.;.~F0:ket~6.rk-.- . - -..--- .. . . .. . .. . . . . ., ,. . , - .; *..,."Editor a n d Publisher, Mrs. Nbniia E . s h o r t , B o k a 9 , S v M i , 65078.--- Stdff : Walter Andrus, 4 0 Christonher Cburt, Quinc-y, L.ll...,-. b2j0.1; A r t- * -Epstein, 9626 Radio Drive; ~ f f t o n - ,Mo. , 633.23~;Lucius . F a r ~ s h , :Ha1~t.e1, . .. Plurnerville-, Ark. ,,12!.,??; Rosetta. Holmes., jd90: H i l l Drive, :Carlyle!,Ill. ,,62231; Ted Philj:: 1-s,.P .O.. Box 615 Seda15a, Mo:, -6531,;.,: 2ch:l. -Schuessler, P. 0 . Box 9 , OIFallon, Mq;, 633.66. .- - . . . . . . . . .. . .. . . . .., ..C - -. - - - 1-.-a . . . ..*-___ .__-:_. --_as . , - ,- . - - - - ------- --..- :. - . -. .-A _ . _.. Se,nd- Qzljsc,r;ipcions:*( $&;;00-fie~.jre ai.-~12",i>-sues) -asd -repbr;tTs .co !,be.. . ., . .. ,. . .. -. , . :. .. -... . . . .-- e d i t o r , address above-. - _ ..,. . . . . . . .. - . .---- . . . . . . . . .. . ..- . . -------- - - - - - ----- - - - - j - . --..-- ---,--..-- - - --_- - - - - --.--.-.---..-. --.----. . .. . .. C . . , _ . .. . . .. . . -. . . . . . - . . - .. .- ... . - .9 .. . . . :I , . . 1 . .. . . .. .. . . . . :. .. . .From SKYLOOK- - .-Box 129Stover,. . , Mo., "65076 A ,. : . r :R e t u r n postage. . . Gu-ranteed . : . =, i .. :. . ,> .. .. . - 7 .. . . , . , ~1. . . .< .3 r d C l s s s. . . ail-. . . . .. .. - . c ~ ;. .. .. . .I -, .., . . . . - - .. . . . . .. . . .. . I. . ,. , , . S . . . . . -, . .. . . . .- . . A - .. . -...- .: L - . . - . . . . . _ . I . . . .. - . ... . . . . . _ , . - :. ,. . . -: . . - _.-. - I.- 1, -. . -. . . . . . . . . . - A . . .. , , .. , ., . . . ,. , . I .. . . . . . . . .. . , . -. . . , . . - . I .. . , - 4-A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .I . . .. .-. . . . . :. . . .. .. . . . . . . . , ,. .,... - _ . , - , . . . ,.. b. .- . . - 3 . - * .i. . I . . ,. . . .. .:,. . . . . . . . . . .. .. .. . . .- .. - .. . ? : : , . _. - . . . . .. .. . . . .. . , . , . . . . . . . , ,. . . . ~ - , .. . . . . . . . . " L . ." 1:. . . -- ,.. . . . . . j .. ..- * ;I . .. . . ... . . . : , . . . , .. . . . . .! . . . . . , .: . . ... . . ., . , .. . . 4 . . , .-. -:. ,.?. . , .. .

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