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Mufon ufo journal 1971 4. april - skylook

  1. 1. No. kl A P R I L 1971, A Message from Your D i r e c t o rUFO S e m i n ~ rHeld i n Oklahoma C i t y - S t z n t o n Friedman SpeaksLarge UFO Reported Near W i l l a r d , ChioDozens o f Flying Objects Reported by FinnsF l ~ i n g , I n s t r u c t o rReports UFOs i n I l l i n o i s Skydnother S i g h t i n g from H a z e l c r e s t , Ill.Two Yore Report on S i g h t i n g of Jan. 31, 1971Double Sphere W~tche.dover Phoenixs Woman 2nd Teen Age Sons See Space .Ship w i t h OccupantsI Michigan Youths Report UFOs.8 Bsriurn Cloud Experiments Result i n Many UFO ReportsThe Regular F e ~ t u r e s- Astronomy - Eook Reviews - - A r t i c l e si MoreCOMING NEXT MONTH, I4L .Complete Plrogr2m f o r Midwest UFO Cqnference i n S t . Louis. .Unknown Fo!rc& L i f t s Vehicle From H i g h w ~ y ,A Report by Wzlt AndrtiJohn F. Schuessler Reviews Book "UFO Ps cnd niarn~gnetisnlLou Fzrish. Renorts on Important upcoming Book on UFOs{ P e r s o n ~ lUFO Report by M ~ k eJ a f f e , of Data-Net ControlAnd More i
  2. 2. .The Oficial Publicationof the Midwest UFO Network One of t h e major purposes ofMUFON, is t o , .keep t h e UFO pherlomenaEditor and -Publisher . before t h e .A.meric.an p u b l i c 2nd n6.l.j::................Mrs. Norma E. Short Box 129. Stover. MO. 65078 media s o t h e t q u a l i f i e d scientist.^w i l l recognize t h e e x i s t e n c e of aStaff r e a l s c i e n t i f i c challenge. By ap--Walter Andrus ..........40Christopher Court, Quincy, 111. 62301 plyingt k l e ir combined e x p e r t i seArt Epstein ............. .962$ Radio Drive, Affton. Mo. 63123Lucius Farish .Route 1. Plumerville, Ark. 72127t o whzt some have termed a s "The................Rosetta Holmes 1690 Hill Drive. Carlyle, Ill. 62231G r e a t e s t Mystery.of Our Time" t h e..............TedPhillips ................P.O.Bor615.Sedalia.Mo.65301 S C ~ E ~ ~ ~ ~ ~gian.John Schuessler ..:..... :......P. 0. Box 9. OFallon. Mo. 63366 s t e p s i n r e s o l v i n g t h i s perplex-. . i n g problem.S U B S C R I P T I O N : $4.00 per year (published monthly). Sample MUFON,, l i k e Spring, i s ?bust-copy. 35c. Send rubscriptions and all material for publication to i n g 0UC 2 11 over " w i t h t h e adventSKYLOOK,BOX 129, Stover. MO. 65078. of two new s t a t e s . KENTUCKY has- .aD E A D L I N E for copy js the 20th of the month. new S t a t e - S e c t i o n Director--MissPOLICY: T o +parate fact from fantasy. W e tell it as it is. B. ROSS Henderson, PI. S . , 900PERMlSSlONi GRANTED to our reports, provided full credit Eastern Kentucky Univ e r si t y , Rich-. is given, as; SKYLOOK;.BOX 129. Stover, MO. mond, Ky. 404.75. "ROSS" w i l l b eADVERT IS IN,^:. . IOC per line, minimum 5 0 ~(count 12 words per r e c e i v i n g he r DOC^ orat e i n Higherline). writ= for rates on printed inierts. W e reserve right to Educat.ion i n August - of 1971. Herreject material considered, unsuitable. s p e c i a l i z e d UFO i n t e r e s t i s i nMOVING) ~ h dus your =hange of address immediately. Third : p S Y C . h O ~ O g y ~ ~She has p a r t -class mail is not forwarded, but returned to US and we. have to i c i p a t e d a s a UFO r e s e a r c h teampay postage for the return trip.with two of M.UEONts S t a t e - S e c t i o n~IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII~IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII~IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII~IIIIIIIIIIIIIIII~IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII!:IIIIIIII::IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII. ,,. . - -,D i r e c t o r s i n Texas--Tom Adams andS t a n Ferguson..NEBRASKA joins, MUFON w i t h a news t a t e - s e c t i o n D i r e c t o r , R o b e r t D. dndrus, L t . Col. USAF ( r e t i r e d ) mclRadi.0 Amateur K@LuG,. A SKYLOOK s u b s c r i b e r , he r e s i d e s a t 4116 North100th S t . , Omaha, ,Nebr.. 68134; telephone: AC 402 397-7.759.M r . Hayden,C.. Hewes.,..Dfrector .of t h e I n t e r n a t i o n a l . :UFO Bureau, hasconsented t o r e p r e s e n t MUFON a s t h e State-Section Dire:ctor f o r C e n t r a lOklahoma. Haydm and Keitha Hewes l i v e a t 2705 N. Hudslon, OklahomC i t y , , Okla . 73103 ; telephone AC 405 525-7784. The Bureau jus t r e c e n t l ysponsored a v e r y s u c c e s s f u l UFO Symposium i n which Stznton T. Friedmanwas t h e : f e a t u r e d speaker. Hayden h a s done an outstandi!ng: job duringt h e p a s t s i x y e a r s i n keeping t h e p u b l i c cognizant of the- UFO .phenomensin h i s p a r t of thd n a t i o n . Hayden w i l l b e s p e e k i n g ~ u d 61 2 , 1971 ~t t h eMidwest :UFO Conference i n S t . Louis, Mo. on t h e subjec,t "The Aliens,??A point o f i n t e r e s t t o UFO .magazine e d i t o r s and r e a d e r s i s t h e f a c tt h a t M r s . : Keitha F i s h , E d i t o r of "The Kansas Newsletter and soon t obe a. combinstion lKansas-Oklahoma Newsletter" i s Hayden Hewest mother -in-law..It is a pleakurie t o welcpme two d i s t i n g u i s h e d consu;ltants t o theAdvisory S t a f f of ,MUFON, b o t h from Oklahoma. Varnalrlii.. L. "Yic"Jone s , M. S. i n Geophysics, who r e s i d e s r t 1412 N o r f o l ~ k , ~ , T u l s a ,Ok.la. ,74120; telephone 4 C 918 584-3912. :lVicl w i l l spe c i a l i z e I n gravi:y,and magnetics. For a bibliography on t h e accomplishme~ntsof Vic Jones,11p l e a s e c o n s u l t "American Men of Science, V a l . I , a t y o u r l o c. .a 1 publlicl i b r a r v .An i n t e r e s t i n a n c i e n t intelligent e on t h i s E a r t h , a s an e x p l o r e rand a u t h o r . has l e d R. Cedric "Dick1I L e m x d , D . D. i n t o t h e s t u d y ofanthropology which i s h i s c o n s u l t i n g e x p e r t i s e . He h z s found very(Continucd on next pagc)
  3. 3. UFO Semin2.r Held i n Okl~homa C i t y - S,t?nton Friedman M2in S p e k k r . . -111-am convinced t.h& t h e b r t h i s b e i n g v i s i t e d by i n J ; e l l i g a n t l y Con-t r o l l e d v e h i c l e s wh2se o r i g i n i s o f f t h e E ~ r t h ,"said n u c l e p r physicistS t ~ n t o nT. F r i e d m ~ ? n ,p r i n c i p a l s p e ? k e r . a t a two-day s e ~ l n ; r of UFOs %h e l d i-n OklZhoma City Feb. 2T-2Sth.Sponsored by t h e I n t e r n z t l o n a l UFO Burezu, t h e semin?r f e a t u r e d severs p e p k e r s , and Havden -C. Hewes, D i r e ~ t o r, p r e s e n t e d s l i d e s and s t i l lp i c t u r e s -,of.UFOs.. Q u e s t i o n 2 nd answcr p e r i o d s followed e; ch s e s s i o n , ,w i t h much i n t e r e s t shown.Stonton- Frieclmc?n;--the Redondo Beach, C a l i f . , n u c l e a r ~ K y s i c i s t ,whoh a s worked s e v e r a l y e a r s on n u c l e p r p.-~pulston-. systems and s p a c e powers y s t e m s , w i l l - a l s o be t h e f e a t u r e d spi a k e r a , t t h e Midwest UFO conferenck:t o be h e l d i n S t . - L o u i s , June 1 2 . KUFON D i r e c t o r , h a l t e r Andrus, who-a t t e n d e d t h e seminer , - r e p o r t s blr. Friedman i s a f o r c e f u l s p e ~ k e r ,s u r et o hold t h e a t t e n t i o n 2nd i n t e r e s t of t h e St. Louis audience. Many whohave h e a r d M r . Friedmsn c o n s i d e r him the most o u t s t a n d i n g s p e z k e r )onuf o l o g y .today-.Eddie Lzxon gcve h i s UFO r e p o r t which Hewes aays h s s been i n v e s t i -g a t e d by 3 0 u n i v c r s i Z i e s and t h e A.r F o r c e , y i t k no e x p l a n a t i o n e v e rgiven. ,The s i g h t i n g was f e a t u r e d i n t h e Februzry 1966 i s s u e of..TrueMagaz.ine. .The s i g h t i n g was made a s Lexson d r o v e f r o n h i s Temple, Okla. honet o . Sheppard Air Force ?pse, Tex., whem h e worked a s a power p r o d u c t i o ne l e c t r i c i a n .1.t was . s t i l i d e r k , Laxson Bays, h h e n he n o t i c e d a b r i p h t Q g h t aheadand d i r e c t l y b l o c k i n g h i s p 2 t f i 6n U s . 70;He s t o a p e d j u s t 80 y a r d sfrom che cigar-shaped o b j e c t ,and could c l e a r l y sc-e a humn under i t .He s a i d h,e wps a s c l o s e a s 60 y a r d s away when he realized it w 2 s no o r -d i n a r y ? i r c r ? f t 2nd decided t o run b a c k t o t h e -c;r, f o r his c?mera.The c r a f t l i f t e d s t r a i p h t up ?bout 50 f e e t i n t h e a i r , h x o n r e ~ o r t e ;ahd & t t y r n e d ?bout 1 0 d e g r e e s ~ n df l e w o f f ovFr t h e f l z t l z n d i n asouthwest d i r e c t i o n .Laxon drove o f f t o w ~ r dwork and two m i l e s down t h e highw2.y h e c?meup on a p ~ r k e dt r u c k . I t s driver,. C. W . Anderson-, hzd also s c e n "ab r i g h t object-l1,which he clalmed had been followings him for. 20 miles. Hes a i d he h ~ dbeen w ~ t c h i n gi t through h i s r e a r view m i r ~ b rand stopped"C. o g e t b e t t e r view.", D r . Eula Page,. c7 U n i v e r s i t y of Bklahoma p s y c h o l o p i s t , r e p o r t e d a -s i g h t i n g rnc7he 30 d a y s a f t e r t h e Laxson c z s e , t h e two locc?tions wepe+o n l y c? few m i l e s a p p r t . D r . P ~ g ewas c r o s s i n g the Red),River i n t o Okla-homa when s h e saw something i n t h e sky. She s a i d s h e s t o p p e d ~ c ~ n dob-s t r v e d e humanoid s h a p e covered w i t h f u r ? There were t h r e e othar w i t rnesses: "1 was a f y z i d t o r e p o r t the c a s e , f 1 s h e s ~ i d .C c e d i t s : !lTulsa D q i l y World ," end "The Oklehoma . ~ o u . n a l ~ - - t h ? n k st o WaltLRndrus, Lou F s r i s h and Jean L ~ m bfar news c l i p p i n g s ._ - _ _ _ _ _ - - - - _ _ _________________________-_-______________---_-------------------,- The DATP-NET REPORT i s t h e o f f i c i a l p u b l i c e t i o n of Dpta-Net, t h eUFO Amateur ~ a d i olNetwork. c o n t r o l / D i r e c t o r i s WB6RPL, Niche1 M. J a f f e ,624 ~ a r l e ~S t . , Mountain View, C a l i f . , 9.4040, end E d i t o r / S e c r c t a r y 2 i sMrs. J o s e p h i n e J . C l m k , 6900 H ~ r v a r dDrive, Ben Lornond, C ~ l i f .95005.The J a n u a r y i s s u e of t h e i r Report i s out with a g r e e n cover ( l i k eSKYLOOK) and t h s i s 2 t r u e coincidence--but i s n Y tt h e f i r s t timkJo .and Mike and. Ye Ed hc?ve found o u r minds r u n n i n g i n t h e scme channels.TrJefve p l u ~ g e dthc+r f i n e p u b l i c a t i o n s i n c e r e s d i r g our f i r s t copy.Published monthly; it 7s $4 per y e a r and worth it. They t o o I t e l l i t a sit is."
  4. 4. - Large UFO Reported Near W i l l z r d , OhioThe Huron County, Ohio,- S h e r i f f s Depzrtment r e c e i v e d 19 c ~ l l sfrompersons who c h i m e d t o hpve s e e n a UFO i n t h e s o u t h e r n . s k i e s F r i d a yn i g h t , J?np?r-y 22, 1971. ! t t l e e s t a dozen people i n t h e T i r o a r e a a l s or e p o r t e d s e e i n g it."When you g e t a c ~ l ll i k e t h e t , you t h i n k i t was a drunk o r crack-pot,ll one-deputy t o l d t h e -?Mansfield News-Journal,ll "but when you g e ts o many c a l l s , then you b e g i n t o won? er."R i c h ~ r dW i l l i ~ n a s , or".Millard, w ~ sd r i v i n g a l o n g )OldNiver Road, n o r t hof b i l l l a r d , w i t h h i s wife 2nd son when he s p o t t e d a low-flying objectcoming towzrd h i s c a r . H i s . w i f e a l s o S?W it.!?The o b j e c t looked l i k e a - b a t,11 he s ~ i d ."The wings were w i d e r t h a nt h e p k n e o r whatever i t wasr On t h e middle of each wing t h e r e seemedt o be an exhc7ust r o c k e t engine o r j e t engine. It, had r e d 2nd w h i t el i g h t s on each of &he wings and on t h e t z i l s , l1"I thoGght it WE, a b i g plpne going t o c r s s h , " he added. "It hover-ed d . 0 ~clcse t o me about 100. f e e t and t h ~ nt o o k o f f ? g a i n 2nd wente a s t and c i r c l e d ?round K i l l e r d . l lV i l l i ~ r n ss a i d h e , t h o u g h t t h e bb:iect was b o u t , 2 5 - 3 0 . f c e t i n d i ~ r n e t e r .He s ~ i dhe stopped c t f r i e n d s 1 homes i n t h e a r e a i n a n e f f o r t t o fil?do t h e r w i t n e s s e s .Some. kind of c r e p t u r e w p s i n s i d e t h e UFO because t h e r e p p e z r e d to.be some kind of motion, he s z i d . "In t h e b ~ c kof t h e cock-uit t h e r ewas something f l p s h i n g t h e l i y h t off z n d o n - - l i k e you were bloclc-r.7 t!-lr-l i g h t , lT he s z i d .The llSendusky .Register1 r e p o r t e d t h r t one wom~n, undergoing tre2tmc:~t an e r e a hospit ~l for i n j u r i p s s u f f e r e d i n a n u n r e l ~ t e d~ u t o ,accider1L;had t o l d l ~ wo f f i c e r s .she hed s e e n "a f l y i n g s c h o o l bus."One Huron County lawman d r i v i n g n e z r Greenwich s ? w t h e l z r g e o b j ? c tand s n o t h e r lawman i n t h e Willa-d a r e a r e p o r t e d s c e i n g , it moments l?+/?Nobody knew f o r s u r e what t h e l a r g e , f l y i n g 06$ect was, b u t I t repc-e d l y f l e w round t h e s o u t h e r n Huron County a r e 2 about 9 p,m. F r i d a y , ,t h e "Registert1 continued. One t h i n g i s c e r t a i n - - t h e y a l l , s s w t h e sameo b j e c t and , d e s p i t e t h e f a c t ,the s i g h t i n g s rznged es f a r south a s T i r oi n Crpwford County, and n o r t h of Willc7rd) t h e s i g h t i n g s w e r e - r e p o r t e dw i t h i n minutes of e ~ c ho t h e r .C a p t s i n John Warner, Huron County S h e r i f f 1s ~ e p a r t m e n t, s a i d noneof t h e w i t n e s s e s had spoken t o e ~ c ho t h c r pri-or t o t h e s i g h t s , y e ta l l d e s c r i b e d t h e lob j e c t i d e n t i c a l l y . It was d-iamond-shaped, w i t h a-glass, gl-obe on the, f r o n t . I t h2d r e d 2 nd w h i t e l i g h t s , e t e i t h e r p o i n tof t h e diamond and two r e d e x h a u s t s i n t n e middle of .the underside,a c c o r d i n g t o t h e r e p o r t s . E s t i m z t e s of t h e s i z e ranged i n width from25 t o 50 f e e t , end. t h e r e wes no e s t i m s t e of speed s i n c e the o b j e c t wast r p v e l i n g a t e - . r a t h e r s l o w r a t e when i t was s i g h t e d . However, sincle twoof . t h e s-iphtings, reported w i t h i n minutes of eech o t h e r , were ~t l e a s tn i n e miles a p a r t , i t , c o u l d n l t k v e been t o o slow, Wzrner s z i d .He emphssized, "Nobody r e p o r t i n g s s i g h t i n g was drink,ing, no booze. KThe s i g h t i n g WPS a l s o r e p o r t e d i n t h e l e s t i s s u e of t h e "FSIC B u l l e -t i n , " an e x c e l l e n t ufozine o u t o f k>kron, Ohio. I n 2 d d i t i o n t o the s i g h t -i n g s g i v e n , t h e " B ~ l l e t i n ~ ~had a r e p o r t from Mrs. Skeens 2nd two s o n s ,of Akron, who were v i s i t i n g i n W i l l a r d a t t h e t i m e . Bruce,. 1 2 , end Mike.1 0 , were s k > t i n p on ? l p r g e pond w i t h ? b o u t 20 o t h e r chilrlren when t h ~ i - :a t t e n t i o n was drawn t o a very b r i g h t , o v s l red l i p h t ,-w i t h s e v e r e l o t h e rl i g h t s of lesser i n t e n s i t y . The o b j e c t pessed z t v e r y low a l t i t u d ~ ,t h e(Continued on nexL p ~ p e )>
  5. 5. F l y i n g I n s t r u c t o r ~ 6 ~ o r t sUFOs i n I l l i n o i s Sky-- --- - - -Thomas J. Reed, 23; of Quincy, I l l . , 2 f l y i n g i n s t r u c t o r employedby S c h o t t / . v i a t i o n , Baldwin F i e l d , w i t h o v e r 2,500 hours of lopged. f l y -i n p t i m e , hzs r e p o r t e d a UFO s i g h t i n g made June 17, 1969.A t t h e t i m e , Rced w ~ semployed a s 2n Executive P i l o t f o r Big R i v ~ rEquipme9nt Co., o f Dpvennort, Iowa. It was brtween L:3O and 2 : W o c l o c ki n th.e morning. Four of t,he c o m n ~ n ye x e c u t i v e s wpre 2slt;ep i n t h e c?bf:-lrno f the Beach B-55 " B ~ r o n twin-enpine p r o p e l l e r d r i v e n a i r c r z f t , and ~ c ihad s e t t l e d back t o r e l a x on t h e l a s t l e g of h i s f l i g h t beck home fromChicago t o Noline, I l l ; Hc was c r u i s i n g 2 t d,500 f e e t e l t i t u d e a t aground speed o f i d 5 t o 200 m i l e s prr hour. The sky c o n d i t i o n w s s a highovercc.st s o Tom was f l y i n g VFR ( v i s u a l f l i g h t r u l e s ) w i t h h i s rad.ioequipment t u r n e d df s i n c e t h e r e was v e r y . l i t t l e t r a f f i c a t t h ~ thouro f t h e morning.O v e r I n t e r s t s t e Hiphw~y80 n e z r Ladd and Peru, b ~ i t ht h e a u t o m ~ t i cp i l o t i n c o n t r o l , Reeds a t t e n t ion was a t t r a c t e d t o f o u r pinkish-whitefootball-shaped l i g h t s f l y i n g i n a rectc?rgulcr f o r m a t i o n ari estims t e d$20 y a r d s off h i s l e f t wing t i p . He b l i n k e d h i s eyes and shook hi-shead, wondering i*f t h e 6 1/2 h o u r s of f l v i n g t h 2 t day hed t i r e d himmoredthan he r e a l i z e d , causing him t o " s e e t h i n g s . " He thought a t f i r s tt h a t t h e f o u r l k g h t s mightr have been, r e f l e c t i o n s o f f t h e curved c o c k p i toverhead p l e x i g l a s s from c a r s or- t r u c k s on t h e highwtly below him, billJwhen h e rockea t h e a i r c r a f t grc?dually; the f o u r l i ~ h t scontinued t opace h i s a i r c r a f t . They.were d e f i n i t e l y n o t r e f l e c t i o n s off t h € i r ~ s + , . r l - l -ment pznel of t h e ? B Z i r ~ n . ~ ~.He watched t k l i g h t s far t h r e e o r fair mlnutes e s t h e y f l e w d i r e c t .l y off h i s l e f t w i n g t i p ~t t h e same a l t i t d e . He ,wss tempte,d t o awakch i s pessengers s o he would k v e otheh witnesses, b u t w ~ sa f r ~ i d t h e .l i g h t s would d i s a p p e e r by t h e t i m e he could a r o u s e them and he wouldbe r i d i c u l e d - - o r worse, his s ~ n i t yor judgment would b e questioned. Hna l s o c o n s i d c r e d bankine: the a i r c r z f t towprd the four: l i ~ h t u st o s e e i<he could brepk up t h e i r , f a r m ~ t i o na s t h e y seemed t o b e , - f ~ ~ + -i n d i v i d u e ll i g h t s . when questioned by W ~ l t e rA . Pndrus, MUFON , D i r e c t o r , , he s e i dt h a t he could not s e e any metal o r connections between .th,e l i g h t s t o indicc t e t h e y mipht be on e s i n p l e o b j e c t which w2s, n o t i l l u m i n a t e d ,k t t h e d u r a t i o n of tk t h r ee o r f o u r minues mentioned,,, t h e fourl i g h t s a c c e l e r a t e d a t tremendous s p e e d , s t r a i g h t forwsrd ( w e s t ) , s t i l lf l y i n g i n t h e i r relctanguk l f o r m ~ t ion, v ~ i t h o u tle? ving a n 9 kind, of, ex-h a u s t f i r e ko r b l u r behind them. The o b j e c k s f l e w o u t cbout 2 mile oys o i n f r o n t of t h e ~ i r c r a f t2nd c p p e p r s a t o s t o p 3nd. hoyer ? t the semea l t i t u d e . S i n c e Reed wzs f l y i n g a t a speed of 3 m i l e s p e r minute, her a p i d l y closed the gap between the o b j e c t s and himself*. They hsd i n -deed waited f o r him t o c a t c h up, f o r now t h e y a g z i n f~lew,a l o n g s i d e ,h i s lwing t i p f o r I <-anothelr minute, d e f i n i t e 1 y i n d i c z t i n g Lsome i n t e l l i g e n tcontrol,, I; The f o u r l i g h t s t h e n a c c e l e r ~ t e dforward c g ~ i nend were out of , s i g h ti n l e s s t h a n a minute. They l e f t no j e t t r a i l and t h e r e w 2 s no sound..t o exceed t h e engine n o i s e of t h e Beech- a i r c r a f t . Reed now considere!c a l l i n g t h e Chiczgfo Radar Center o n h i s r a d i o t o i n q u i r e about a , r a d a rcorifirmation of h i s observation,, but was r e l u c t a n t t b 90 s o , knowing t h skidding i n d tchuck~ling"t h a t f o l l o w e d o t h e r p i l o t s r e p o r t i n g unidentifi2.f l y i n g o b j e c t s .There had been no i n t e r f e r e n c e on h i s r a d i o 2s i t h ~ d -been t u r n e d of:when t h e l i & t s were n e ~ r b y .b~henquestioned ?bout ,the1o p e r a t i o n o f t h e( Continued on Next Psge ),
  6. 6. F l y i n g I n s t r u c t o r Reports UFOs. . (Continued?a i r c r a f t mzgnetic compass, he was u n ~ b l et o s p y s i n c e h e had been watchi n p t h e l i c h t s d u r i n g the time thc y were i n view.M r . Andrus, who sends us t h i s r e n o r t , w r i t e s i n c o n c l u s i o n : "This- i n t e r v i e w was conducted i n t h e o f f 1 (-as of t h e S c h o t t fivietion 2 t a z l d -win F i e l d , t h e t l u n i c i m l A i r p o r t f o r Quincy, Ill., on F r i d a v , J>en. 8 ,1971. Tom had never r e p o r t e d t h i s o b s e r v a t i o n t o - sny ~ u t h o r i t i e so reven his c l o s e ~ s s o c i ~ te s and t h e !*cnort would n o t hzve .been pivc:na t t h i s ti-me except, t h r t *om R F D ~h.d t o l d Paul Nichols, a p r i v ~ t ep i l o t , who 5s employed by Motorola, Tnc. ;15out the f o l l o w i n g i n c i d e n t :On December 2 9 , 1970, P L 7:30 p - m . Tom Reed observed 2 b r i g h t-star,-like o b j e c t move e c r o s s t h c e p s t e r n s k y from n o r t h t os o u t h p a r a l l c l t o t h e h o r i z ~ n~t 20 t o 30 d e g r e e s above t h e, horizon e t e speed f a s t e r t h m Fn ~ i r c r s f to r s 2 t e l l i t e . .Itwas of t h e -sane magnitude a s Venus b u t a p p e ~ r e dc l o s e t o t h ee a r t h ."Paul WSchols s u ~ p e s t e dt h e t I c o n t s c t Tom Reed about t h e s t ~ r - l i k eobject-; and khe1a,ircr3ft-UFO r e p o r t w p s a consequence of t h i s inve-r-view.. Tom Reed i s a s e r i o u s , c o n s c i e n t i o u s young man, who a s 2 p i l o t ,has done a l i t t l e r e a d i n g on UFOs t o t r y t o determine whzt he h?d ob-served. If the spme s i t u z t i o n .were tor a r i s e s g a i n , he would be b c t t e rprepared t o conduct some ,experiments 2nd s e c u r e more p e r t i n e n t i n f o r -mation. , 1 f e e l t h a t t h e r e . wer e f o u r small UFOs accompanying Tomsa i r c r a f t , c o n s i d e r i n g t h e apparent i n t e l l i g e n t c o n t r o l of - t h e objects.".............................................................................Ted P h i l l i p s Sp,eaks on. UFOs i n -Sed?J-ia, PIo.Ted ; P h i l l i p s,.SKYLOOK s t z f f mevber 2nd MUFON r e p r e s e n t a t i v e , wasi n v i t e d t o s p ~ s kon UFOs. t o t h e Saddle Club i n S e d ~ l i a ,Mo., Mprch L C h -M r . P h i l l i p s , i l l u s t r a t e d a g e n e r ~ lt z l k on UFOs w i t h s l i d e s , followedby a q u e s t i o n and answer p e r i o d . A nrec?t d e a l of i n t e r e s t was shown i:it h e hour end a klf progrim, w i t h q u e s t i o n s i n d i c e t i n g a b a s i c - kr;owlec~,oY t h e UFO s u b j e c t . , ,As a r e s u l t of t h e . i n t e r e s t aroused, M r . P h i l l i p s h ~ sbeen, i n v i t e dt o s p e k at e S e d a l i a high school on M2rch 26th.,A n o t h e ~~ e n b r tfrom ~ a z e l c r e s t, I l l .I- S h i r l e y Marlowe, o f H a z e l c r e s t , I l l . , w r i t e s t h e t on Feb.. 8 , 18971,about 7:10 p.m. s h e and a young womFn were s t ~ n d i n gby t h e k i t c h e nwindow a t t h e f o r m e r s home, when they s p o t t e d a golden glowing l i g h ti n t h e n o r t h , Whille observing t h e l i g h t f 6 r f i v e minutes with binoculay.t h e y szw a second! l i g h t , r e d i n c o l o r , approach t h e -golden l i g h t fromt h e w g s t . The r e 6 l i g h t neared the g o l d s t p t i o n a r y l i g h t , "went out"then appeared a s la gold l i g h t . Both hovered, dimming and b r i g h t k n i n ga l t e r n a t e l y . Both were ebout t h e s i z e of 2 n i c k e l held a t arms l e n g t h .The young woma;n exclaimed, !Oh, t h a t a e e r i e , tht; t s creepy!FIowweird!! On b e i n g n , t o l d s t r a n g e l i g h t s ? r e o f t e n seen i n t h e a r e a , s h ebecame r a t h e r u p s e t , . a d Mrs. Marlowe c h ~ n g e dt h e s u b j e c t ,"On ~ r e v i o u so c c ~ s i o n swhen t h e s e o b j e c t s were i n t h e a r e a , we havehad v a r i o u s s h o r t b l a c k o u t s , h i - f r e q u e n t y beepings, th.e phone r i n g i n gabnormally i n rapid s u c c e s s i o n , one one on t h e , l i n e , and f l a r e s shotfrom g r e a t h e i g h t s t k t come down i n t h e c r e e k i n back of our home,",Mrs. Marlowe wrote us. Two hours a f t e r t h e incident, j u s t d e s c r i b e d ,a glowing w h i t e f l ~ r ecfme down i n t h e creek: sil, re,;,:rzed. I t wasa c o l d , c l e z r n i g h t w i t h a f u l l moon cnd t h e wind w2s out of t h e w e s t ,n o r ~ h - w e st
  7. 7. - Two More Reports on S i g h t i n g o f Jpn, ( 3 1 , 197.- -~ d i t o r - 1 ~~,b*ent:: In- t h e ~ r r ~ hi s s u c ,we { c ~ r r i e de r e n o r t of { a:$:ght.--i n g rn8d.e by a - Miss c u r i .arnZt eur q.stronomer*Ion t h e evening 0.f Jari .-3 1stand a l s o m e n t i o ~ - d . ! a nzstronomer i n Texas ..h?d a p p e r e n t l y si1ghte.d:the . -same-ob ject .:We:a.sked.for . r e p o r t s from o t h e r ~2nd f o r t.he ,oplniori ofour MUFON C o n s u l t c n t , ,J,ohn P r e i s z c k , of ,the McDonnell Plarietcci,um.i.nS t . 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I I.!Si@ited .my scope. ori this 0b.jec.t : i n ~ t e a d ; 3 f ;t h e rnoori..--.My. . j ~ l . e s c o $. .has: as.,1250m/m: obla c - t i t e :mirror. , T , h e : . y e p i f t e wnls :an 1,8irn/mjlens , . ~ ~ w h i c tadd7s t o a p . p r ~ n . .70 Pbwer. The appca,rm.tma.gnitui?k. of: $h( $$d . & b was .+ I .0.: T h i s w a s t r k i n g t h e m i s t i i l t o , c!onsid.&-2t i o n . The:&nt.i:& 6b je1?twas! ;vis%ble t o th.e n.i ked .eyd~.-.: : ; . . . . . .. . I 1 ; : .,....., < . : .I I. - . , . ;.. . a. A s -1:brought t h e s c o p e i n t o p r o er f o c u s on t h e or$ j $ n6t.i:~-fed:;a, . :-. .s l 5 g h t f l u c t u a t i o n of .the fight:. . : $his w 2 s ~ l s ovisi,bqe7t o :t.he. na&Qdeye.. The e n t i r e o b j e c t moved sli-giitl.y to. the. e a s t t-he* b.5c.k t b :i:t:s.::o r i g 2 n e i p o s i t i o n It t h e n movgd n o r t h - t o w i t h i n 2°.0f;~$pheratz...4here-,the r e d orb f i n a l l y s t s r t e d t o diminish. The r e d o r b w 2 s - ~ v i s i b l e.in1.- . . .t h e scope f o r some 20 t o 25 rnjnut e s . The, m i s t l,~ngere.d~i.rn~.-~hi!s.,a.b:e$<.-.. ,if ok. some: :XI minutes. l.onger ,be:fore.di:nini$hihg ent+-elfl , . , ,I . .A: second s i g h t i n g w i s made of a f a s t 2 i n i n i s h i n g misty p t c h a t .22h-00 wi,th the s$ me.t.eZescope - 2nd .2 9 -mtm eyepiece.. which doubled $he .. . 8 . . ..! ( con!inued. on , next -"page ). .
  8. 8. J2n. 3 1 s t S i g h t i n g . . (Continued)aobservjiig poweFS-of t h e first s i g h t i n g . I t i s a l s o very s t r z n g e t h ~ tpin-points of: l i g h t were observed t o f l a s h 2.round t h e perimeter ofboth o b j e c t s t h x r es,embled. t h e S t r o b e l i g h t s on convention21 a i r c r z f t ,The :only problem is--was it iaircraf;? I hclrdly can s e e where it c o ~ l dhave been, based on the p r e s e n t i n f o r m t i o n a t the f a c t t h a t e l l t h eastronomers - t h a t viewed it se,em t o ~ b l s c eit a t q u i t e some d i s t a n c e i n .s p a c e , completely out s i d e of our a t m s p h e r e . ,On t h e first1"observc?ti6nI o b s e n e d no l e s s t h a n t h i r t y of t h ebr5ght ligh-t f1pshes.- On t h e second, seven. The second o b j e c t moved1aPProx. z - . t o t h e e ? s t . i n .a matt.er of t e n minutes.a second l e t t e r . from Mr..) .ljatt17 Since f i l i n g my f i r s t r e p o r t , I -havelJearned t h 2 t s s e v e r ~ lastronomws i n t h i s .zrea a l s b m ~ d et h e s2me. . , . .s.2~;t. ~ u & t & ? , , . ,. . Rosetta Holme,?,j 16.90~i.l.1Drive ,: ~ e ~ l ~ l e . : ,111.,:w a n t s . t o know if anyof o w read.ers. kn6y of PLY songs wrdtten ebout UFOs. 1f;"vouknow o f a r y ;I . I .w r i t e. to,:herL-she w i l l ap pr e c i s t e i t . .Who knows. . ., ., . --some.-. of our rnusic.?l~,,. -.rec?dkrs h ~ " ?be i n s $ i r e d to.c,ome,up w,ith toinorrowTs " S t ~ r d u s t . " . - . . ., , .
  9. 9. Walt Andrus .Ajdresses-.- Kiwanis; Club.--.I,-- o£ Quincy, -.---T.:l-.---Wzlter A. Andrus, D i r e c t o r of MUFON, d i s c u s s e d "A Fresh h ? l y s i sof UFOstt a t the, MonCzy noon meeting of t h e Kiwznis Club i n Quincy, I l l . ;Ivkrch 8 t h . He t o l d ! :thousands of UFO s i p h t i n g s over t h e U. S. S i n c e1948 and whowed fi-1-,s of UFOs t h e t o b s e r v e r s had t a k e n . The progrzmwas r e p o r t e d i n "The qerald-Whigtt o f Quincy.John F. S c h u e s s l e r t o S ~ e z k a t Hiph SchoolJohn F. S c h u e s s l e r , D i r e c t o r of t h e S t . Louis UFO Study Croup andS t z t e ( M i s s o u r i ) D i r e c t o r of MUFON, w i l l l e c t u r e on UFOs a t t h e XighlandHigh School, H i g h l m d , I l l . , .Sund?y ~f:ernoon, A p r i l 18, a t . l : 0 0 PM.A questiton and answer s e s s i o n w i l l f o l l o w w i t h a ~ a n i lfrom t h e StudyGroup.Walt Jndrus t o Appear on ItHot Linett Pro,V?mW ~ l t e rA. A n d r u s , of Quincy, ~ l l . ,is scheduled t o appear on t h eWILY r a d i o "Hot Linet1 Plondey, A p r i l 2 6 t h , from 10:QO t o 1 1 : O O AM. Th%sis c?n inberview promam w i t h q u ~ s t i o n sand cornme-nts phoned i n by t h e -l i s t e n i n g audience. Szm H?ssen, S t ~ t i o nNanzgcr, and Ann ~ r ~ k rw i l l -h o s t t h e brogram.+-----------=--------------------------=-----------=---========.1The Answer t o t h e UFO Mystery? YES! This and much more i n ~ i o v e r s eNumber 8. A l l o f f s e t wraparound, w i t h e cover and .lo pages. The BestI l l u s t r p t e d OFOzine eround todzy. Only 35$ e ~ c ho r 3 3 - i s s u e s u b s c r i p -t j o n f o r $1.00; ALL MAILED FIRST CLI.SS. Order NOW from: Glenn R i c h e r , :1334. So., Wesley Avenue, ~ e r w ~ n ,I l l i n o i s , ,60402. ---Adv.-__-________________________----------------------------- _ _ _ I - - _ _ _ _ - _ _Double Sphe-re Wetched ov w PhoenixWm. J . Finch, of Phoenix, b r i a o n a , w r i t e s h e wes on;et of mpny whowatched a double s p h e r e over P h o e n i , ~f o r a h a l f hour o r s o , , e a r l ya f t e r n o o n , Thursddy, M ~ r c h11, 1971. One s p h e r e w ~ s ~ e ~ l l o wand t h eo t h e r c k n g e d from b l u e t o greena and back t o b l u e . They w,ere s i d e bys i d e , t o u c h i n g , and not th,e :dumbbell s h ~ p esometimes r,eported " u n l e s st h e angle was such t h ~ tthk m i d d l e w2.s o b ~ c u r e d . ~ The o b j e c t was ,photographed and we hope t o h e a r of ,the r e s u l t s . I k .Finch s a y s he i s n t too hopeful .as an i n s t a m z t i c wzs uskd.A S p i r o from Space?, ,A t about 7.: 30 on June 23, 1969, two g r e e n k e e p c r s p t : a Sydney, Aus.,golf course d i s c o v ~ r ~ da triampu1c.r imnression on t h e 817th f2irwzy.The t - b e e p o i n t s ,% ,which were s i x t e e n f e e t c? p p r t , had- deep impressionsa t &ech corner about ~ i p h ti n c h e s wide and 2 ; i n c h e s de.ep. I t loolkeaa s thouiyh a r o c k e t h ~ dmsde t h e burn 2nd something heevy had lznded.These was a heavy dew t h e t morning 2nd if Enyone h ~ dwblked klcross t h eg r a s s , p r i n t s would h m e been l e f t . Tha-e were* none. ,The c o u r s e rsngerh d not see.1 P ny m~r.1t.s when on p a t r o l t h e . evening b e f o r e . (Credit: Bi-Monthly UFO Report, P. 0. Box 51, Glcllsidc S . C . L ~ ~ s t , ~ . n . l i c ? ,5 ~ 6 5 .
  10. 10. I N OTHERS1 WORDS . . . Py l l u r l u s F a r i s h-.----- ------.-N e l l ~ k n o w nUFO r e s e a r c h e r / w r i t e r Jerome Clcrk (now A s s o c i ~ t eE r l i ~t o r of FATE M,?.gzzi:-,--- c o n t r i b u t e s a very i n t e r e s t i n g a r t i c l e i n t k zA p r i l i s s u e of .Fk?Z, 2ecounting t h e UFO f l a p which took pl2 ce i n t h eP r e s c o t t , Arizona a r e a i n t h e summer of 1970, Clark d e t z i l s t h e . i n v o l v -ment of c o n t a c t e e Paul Solem, a s w e l l a s t h e # ~ p I n d i a np r o p h e c i e s of UFOs and t h e "Day of F u r i f i c a t i ~ n . ~ ~Although t h e A p r i l i s s u e of SAGA is n o t a t hznd 2s -Iw r i t e . t h i s( t h a n k s t o some mix-up i n d i s t r i b u t i o n t o l o c e l n e w s s t a n d s ) , t h e secondp ~ r t. o f O t t o B i n d e r t s ~ l r t i c l eon c o n t ~ c t e eTed. Owens w ~ sscheduled f o rt h i s i s s u e . -; The March 2eth i s s u e of NATIONAL ENQUIRER p r i n t e d i.n ~ c c o u n tofUFOS s e e n i n t h e Rivcrsid e , N . J . prep d u r i n g J a n u r r y of t h i s y e n .S i p h t i n p s were r e n o r t s d by t h r e e policemen 2nd one c i v i l i a n on twosep?rate, n i p h t s .Brad S t e i g e r l s ~ r t i c l ei n t h e Mey-issue of ME.LE d e a l s w i t h t h eltrnystcry explosion^^ heerd, f e l t rnd seen i n mpny p p r t s of t h e worldthroughout . t h e vea rs. . S t e i g c r p o i n t s o u t t h z t c e r t a i n cress--such 2sMoodus, Conn. --ere lf€xplosion-prone,11 h m i n g been subj e c t c d t o t h es t r ~ v en o i s e s f o r ne;rly 300 y e a r s , a t i n t e r w l s of 2 o r 3 y e a r s . Thesounds dan not be e x p l ~ i n e dz s s o n i c booms, b l s s t i n g or any o t h e r con-v e n t i o n a l - phenomenon, thouph some have p o s t u l ~ t e da UFO connection.UFO r e s e z r c h e r s have g e n e r a l l y h b e l e d such b l z s t s a s ilskyqu?kes,ll b u tt h e mere a s s i g n i n g of a ncme mzkes them not one b i t l e s s mysterious,Watch f o r more a r t i c l e s by S t e i s e r i n MALE.The #6 MALE ANNUAL i s a l s o on t h e s t z n d s c u r r e n t l y , w i t h 7,n 2 r t i c l eon.-UFOs >andv$rio.us l d i s i s t & s . L;argeTy &-hash ,of such t h i n ~ sa s t h eUFOs see,n d u r i n e t h e 1965 Northeastern power bla ckout , UFOs r e p o r t t dfrom areas of e a t h q u a k e s 2nd volc?nic e r u p t i o n s e t c . Evm "Shippy"makes t h e re,hash. scene! . .A s mentioned i n n previous column, ~ r i n s l e ~~ e ~ o e rTrench-ls firBtUFO book, THE SKY PEOPLE, has r e c e n t l y been r e - i s s u e d i n p ~ p e r b a c kbyAward Books (75ji!). For t h o s e who may"not be f a m i l i ~ rwith the gene:raltheme of t h e book, i t d e a l s w i t h t h e llgods from o u t e r s p ~ c e " ,theme .,Trench , s u g g e s t s t h e t t h e pods i n our v e r i o u s legends arid mytholoQicswere a c t u a l l y e x t r a t e r r e s t r i a l v i s i t o r s and t h ~ tt h e y may w e l l h?ve ,had a d i r e c t r e l ~ t t o nw i t h homo s p p i e n s . H i s many quotcs from v p r i o u smythologies,+ t h e B i b l e , modern UFO rey?orts, e t c . a l l mjke f o r i n t e r e s t -ink r e ~ d i n g ,even if one may, not e p e e w i t h h i s i n t e r p r e t ~ t i o n sORs p e c u l e t i o n s . TO ray--way of t h i n k i n g ,I , t h e book i s c e r t a i n l y worth eddingto y o u r ,UFO libr?rly. IThe scme, -yet djifferent. Th: t w ~ sone of my f i r s t t h o u ~ h t supon read.i n g and i l l d i p e s t i n ~ : l TPASSPORT TO ETERNITY -by Leurence, W. F o r m ~ n .It i st h e me^^ i n t h e sense t h ~ tt.he b ~ s i ct e n o r o f t h e book w i l l be-farnPal i e r t o anvone who h ~ sre8d c o n s i d e r ~ b l econtrctec? l i t c r ~ t u r e .Benign,a l l - w i s e v i s i t o r s from "out t h e r e T 1h e r e t o help hrthrnzn p r o p r e s s i n t oa higher w?y of l i f e . F o r c m ~ nr e c ~ l l sh i s c o n t F c t s i n t h e C ? l i f o r n a hd e s e r t ~ n dn e ? r Solcorro, N. M . , e x t e n d i n g over a 9-yepr p e r i o d . Yet, iti s d i f f e r e n t i n s e v r r a l ways,. Like other accounts of t h i s t y p e , itsimply does n o t provide a c c e p t ~ b l eanswers f o r w n y f ~ c e t sof t h e UFOr i d d l e . A t t i m e s emusing, PASSPORT TO ETLRNITY i s a c u r i b u s l y i n t e r e s t -ing book. For t h o ~ cwho may be i n t e r e s t e d , c o p i e s mFy be o b t ~ i n e df o r ,$4.00 each floin T n p l s Tnr. - ?il?O W i I t s h i 1-P R l v c l . , T os l l h ~ o l ~ s jCnlif.
  11. 11. Woman and Teen t g e Sons Report S p c e S h i p w i t h Occup2ntsBy Ted P h i l l i ~ s -Mrs. Enid Czmpbell, 43; , h e r . s o n s , Gene, 18, and George, 14 c l a i mt o h a r e seen an u n i d e n t i f i e d f l y i n g o b j e c t , with o c c u p ~ n t s ,a t t h e i rf i r m home 4 m i l e s southwest of Kn,ox C i t y , Mo., on J e n u i r y 2 9 , 1967.Knox C i t y , p o p u l ~ t i o n330, i s l o c p t ~ aon Hiphwzy 6, e i g h t m i l e s south-e a s t of Edina and 30 riles e a s t of K i r k s v i l l e . The Campbell fcrm i son S t ~ t eRoad T.Mrs. Caqbell 2nd her sons were s e c t e d i n t h e l i v i n g room of t h e i r ,modest, ,two-story farm home. The l o c a l news wzs coming .on t e l e v i s i o n a t2200 whkn Gene lanced o u t t h e e z s t window ,end saw what he thought t obe t h e f u l l moon r i s i n g i n t h e e ~ s t - n o r t h e ~ s t .He. c z l l e d t o h i s motherand George t o look a t t h e moon t o s e e how l ~ r g eit was.I n 2 few minutes t h e boys went t o bed, l e z v i n g Mrs. Cempbell w i t ht h e TV s e t . She gl3nced o u t t h e window a g p i n 2nd n o t i c e d t h e "moon"was n o t r i s i n g 2s it should anc! h d moved t o w ~ r d st h e s o u t h ~ r i t h - o u t%air,i n g .a l t i t u d e . hhen f i r s t . s e e n , it wzs low on t h e , h o r i z o n and behinda l a r g e tree--now it was t o t h e r q h t of t h e t r e e and a l i t t l e higher.I n t e r e s t e d now, M r s . Campbell watched t h e obj-ect which moved t c x z r dt h e house. As it crossed a f i e l d . just t o t h e e e s t of t h e house, s h ecould s e e t h a t it was a p e r f e c t s p h e r e , w h i t e i n ?co,lor " l i k e -a f r o s t e dl i g h t bulb,! s h e s a i d , and i t w 2 s surrounded by a pink-rkd glow ,orm i s t . ii*ound the c e n t e r was a t h i n r i n g w i t h s e v e r s 1 h o l e s about 1?.I s . . ~i n c h e s i n d i a m e t e r and speced zbout one f o o t a p ~ r t . ,The r i n g was s!l:r-goldl1 i n c o l o r and extended beyond t h e edge of .the s p h e r e .The o b j e c t continued t o move t o t e r d s t h e house s l o w l y , passed cvEra four-foot high fence; then lower.ed u n t i l i t almost t,ouched t h e &r.s3ur~La s it moved ktween t h e l a r g e t r e e and t h e house. E r s . Cahpbt-11 wasc e r t a i n it .was g o i n g to, h i t t h e house when suddenly, a t t h e l a s t inskz.1;it stopped a b r u p t l y and hovered one o r two f e e t from t h e window. .. fit t h i s point Mrs. Campbell s a i d i t w2s o n l y f o u r o r f l - f e f e e t fromh e r . She could not -see t h e t o p of t h e s p h e r e which s h e judged t o beabout t.wo-stork s hiph,, and no sound could be .hecrd.,,T,he lower., r i g h tq u a r t e r o f t h e s n h e r e was c l e a r enouph * t o show a flcontro+l-pencll w i t h -a l e v e r on t o p , and two occupants--one se; tecl ;t t h e p a n e l , t h e , o t h e rs t e n d i n g behind t h e f i k t s t . The l i r h t i n - t h 6 c o n t r o l room was :leLlow i nc o l o r , end s k could d i s t i n p i s h no o t h e r f e . t u r e s . T.he o c c v ~ s n t swere,IVn o t c l e z r l y seen FS t h e rnzterial on t h e o u t s i d e of t h i s . -con,trol ~oomlwas n o t c l e ~ rl i k e p l e s s , but s h e s ? i d t h e seemed t o b e n o r m 1 i nevery resnect. They were wcaring whz t -1-ookd l i k e Ishiny, s 2 l v e r y wets u i t s . " The o b j e c t hovered only b r i e f l y before s t a r t i n g , t o ascend t bwa r d s the s o u t h e a s t .s h e c a l l e d t o h e r sons and t h e y a r r i v e d on t h e scene i n t u n e t o s e et h e , o b j e c t a s a s p h e r c which was g a i n i n g ~ l t i t u d eand.;moving away. Itstopped some d i s t m c e away and hovered 2nd a l l observed - t h e o b j e c t , t h ec e n t m l r i n g erd t h e pink-red glow around i t . As i t hovered, two s m a l l e rs p h e r e s , a l s o whide i n c o l o r , approsched from t!le north 2nd e n t e r e d t!- e~ r t e r .l a r g e r s p h e r e through an opening l o c ~ t e don t h e lower l e f t qu-After t h e s p h e r e s ,enterecj t h e ceritr; 1 ring d i s p l a y e d f i e r y f o u n t a i n sof a red-colored h t e r i ~ lwhich f e l l a s h o r t d i s t z n c e 2nd d i s c p p e ~ r e d , .The o b j e c t t h e n ascended v e r t i c s l l y a n d d i s a p p e s r e d . THE > e n t i r e silght-i n g -12sted e?out 30 minutes.The w i t n e s s e s c l a m e d t h a t t h e y found where snow had1 been melted a tt h e s p o t where the c)I)jcct. had hovered n c ~ r t h ehouse 2 n d 21 Y-) clc?irncdI( c . ( * l l t . i n i l ~ don npxt p2p.e ) .
  12. 12. Womsn a d Tcen E.ge Solis Report Space S h i p . . ( C o n t i n u e d )t h a t a g l 2 s s f r u i t j e r w ~ sfound r)r-tly melted. They d i d n o t lceer, t h ej a r . It i s a l s o claimed t h z t a s t r i p , 200-300 y a r d s l l o n g and 6 f e e twide, a c r o s s t h e p r d e n where t h e o b j e c t h ~ dp p p r o ~ c h e dt h e h o u s e ,h a s fz i l e d t o grow ~ l a n t sw h i l e p k n t l i f e o u t s i d e t h e s t r i p is normal.Other r e p o r t s h? ve been heard of - i n , t h e Knox C i t y ~ r e a ,t J r k i n gpla c e s i n c e 1967 and i n v o l v i n g l a n d i n p s o r t r e e - t o p l e v e l f l i q h t s .The Campbells s a y t h e r e have been many u n u s u a l happenings s i n c et h e s i g h t i n g . Unasual l i + t s k v e been s e e n i n t h e erea in t h e p ? S tf o u r .years and t h e y say d a o r s open m d c l o s e 2nd f o o t s t e p s z r e h e c r d -on t h e . s t e i r w a y i n t h e i r home, and- t h e y cannot determine t h e cause.. The yitncsses-:seemed t o b e s i n c e r e and t h e y c e r t s i n l y b e l i e v e t h ek v e n t , t o o k p 1 a s e . a ~d e s c r j b k d . Mrs. Csmpbell has some c o l l e g e e d u c a t i o ni n d s ~ e m st o "be a v e r y i n t e l l i g e n t p e r s o n , n o t a UFOfanztic i n dnys e n s e o f , t h e word. The boys - t o o seem t o be s i n c e r e 2nd i n t e l l i g e n t .They a r e q u i t e open-mirided--almost t o o much s o a s t h e y seem t o bew i l l i n g t o b e l i e v e i n angrthing of unusual n 2 t u r e . Based on my i n t e r v i e ww i t h them, I would s a y t h e t an event d i d t a k e p l a c e on t h e n i g h t ofJanusry 29, 1967, b u t I would n o t r s t e t h e c z s e "Af1 because of t h e i rr e a c t i o n a d t h e o t h e r r e p o r t e d e v e n t s s i i d t o have f o l l c w e d t h e i n i t i a ls i g h t i n g .=====-------------------------===------------------------------, IMichipan Youths Report UFOJohn Baker, Gary P i e t r ~ k o w i k iand Chuck Snyder, Richmond ; Nich&an r e s i d e n t s s i g h t e d .a UFO on Kroner Road i n Columbus township one n i g h ti n November, 1970, a s r e p o r t e d i n t h e Richmond- "Reviehv on Dee. 1:-;,_"1."It looked l i k e a c ? r j V s ? i d John B2ker,I1 e x c e p t the ho3d hump t~2-si n t h e b?ck of t h e vehicle. It had blinking r e d , g r e e n 2nd w h i t e l i ~ l l t : ; ,mzde a heavy d r o n i n g n o i s e , and hovered between 50 a n d 100 y e r d s over-head. l1H$ t h o u ~ h ti t mipht l , m d an& hg g o t s c i r e d , he s a i d 2nd " t o o k o,ff - I"As we b ~ c k - t r ~ c k e d two or t h r e e m i l e s down Kroner, it turn,ed 2ndfollowed us. A t t h ~ tpoint, we saw c?r$ a p p r o i c h i n p from .the ocher d i -r r c t i o n , end t h e ,UFO disappca,red , t r a v e l i n g i n a s i d eways d i r c ~ t i o r i . ~"It was a l l lipkts and m ~ d ea d r o n i n g g e t sound, b u t n o t l c ~ u d , "G ~ r y,*r e c a l l e d . Chuck d e s c r i b e d t h c sound a s "an i n t e n s e . 1 ~hiph-pitched hum-"Looking up z t t h e o b j e c t i n i t s hovcring p o s i t i o n , it ?ppe,?red asJ .wide a s t h e r o ~ d , " :h e s t z t e d . "It probably would h: ve been much b i ~ ~ e ra t gr.ounld l e v e l . The thine i t s e l f was shzriPowed ouc b e c a s e t h e l i p h t swere s o b r i g h t . It, s t ~ y c di n one p l e c e with t h e l i p h t s t i l t e d a t as l i h t a n p l e end Irt h o u p h t meybe i t was t u r n i n g i n a ch-cle-." f t couldn t hav, be,, h j e t o r , h e l i c o p t e r , . S n y d t r l s i i d , 2nd he a d d i da n o l d e r p e r s o n , i n poor h e a l t h , could d i e o f f r i g h t a f t e r a n e x p c r i e n r , ~l i k e t h a t . ltIf t h e : Ilir Force i s behind t h i s thingL,-t h e y ~ s h o u l dn o t i f yt h e p u b l i c , " h e s a i d . H e admi5ted he was s c z r e d himself b u t lsI w ~ n t e dt o >slee wh2 t i t w.EE~." < IIls t h e oncoming c s r s drew c l o s e r , the UFO moved ,a h i n d r e d yz r d s t ot h e s i d e , i n e n o r t h e a s t d i r e c t i o n , 2nd t h e n lldiseppeered w i t h a n tm-b e l i e v e b l e b u r s t o f s p ~ ~ e d .I n a n i n s t a n t , t h c r e C w a s n o t h i n g ,".Snyders a i d . "It was l i k e 2 light t u r n i n g o u t , but f a s t e r . "He n e v e r b e l i e v e d I n UFOs , b e f o r e , he s z i d , "3ut t h r e e people j u s tc a n t imagine the ssne t h i n g a t the same tine. It happened all right,and we saw it." ,The r e p o r t e r commented: "It seems t o b e no l o n p e r a cFse oft h e r e UFOs? b u t r s t h c r , Whose UFOs e r e t h e y ? ?l1C r e d i t : Rod D y k t . l s l C l i p r ~ i r gSc.1.vic6. S c e h i s page a d i n t h i s i s s u e .SKYLOOK
  13. 13. Barium Cloud ~ x ~ e r h m e n t s- R e s u l t i n -Many UFO 2eports.;.By Ted-PC~ h i l 1 . s-.P s t h e r e have been a nunher o f UFO r e n o r t s i n t h e midwest of l a t ewhich mav be e t t r i h u t e d t o barium cloud h u n c h e s , t h e f o l l o w i n k i?foreimstion should b e o f i n t e r e s t 2s i t canahelr, i n t h e e v a l w t i o n of p 2 s tand f u t u r e r e ~ o r t s .The f o l l o w i n g wss. r e c e i v e d from t h e N a t i o n a l Aero-n p u t i c s and S p x e Administcat ion.News Relepse No. 7,O - 1-4. Oct; 5 , -1970:--A c o o p e r 2 t i v e experiment be-tween t h e Max P:.enck 1 n s ; i t u t t of :"ljnch, Cermeny, 2nd t h e NptionelL e r o n e u t i c s and Spsc e h d m i n i s t r a t ~ . o nw ~ slaunched from W a l l o ~ s. < lIsslPnd,Va,, a t 5:05 a.m. EDT today.The l a r g e c o l o r f u l c l o u d , i l l u m i n n t e d by t h e s u n s r e y s , wss v i s i b l e f o rhundreds of miles.. Reports of s i g h t i ngs h2v e been r e c e i v e d from. P o r t -l a n d , Me. ; G r e e n v i l l e ,.N. C. ; anc F4linne; p o l i s , Finn.Todays experiment e j e c t e d a barium cloud a t an a l t i t u d e of sbout 560s t a t w miles. The: a r t i f i c i a l cloud first apperred l i g h t green t i n g e dw i t h red. A s t h e ,barium became i o n i z e d by s o l e r r a d i a t r o n , t h e ionlzedcloud became a t t a c h e d t o the e a r t h s m2gnetic f i e l d t o forrn an elonga0eZp a t t e r n , s e v e r a l Qundred m i l e s long.T h i s launch i s a prelude t o a s i m i l a r experiment i n t h e s p r i n p of 1971,when a barium cloud w i l l be r e l e a s e d z t a n a l t i t u d e of ,?bout 20,000 miles.News Release No. 70-11 d e s c r i b e s t h e cloud experiments din more d e t ~ i l :The cloud r e l e a s e s w i l l be made e t t i m e s when ground based o p t i c 2 1 o3-s e r v a t i o n s t a t i o n s a r e i n d a r k n e s s , b u t when t h e berium vapor w i l l b e ,i l l u m i n a t e d by the, sun. The ionized c l o u d s - a r e c r e ~ t e dby ultra.-*^;,letr a d i a t i o n from t h 6 sun impinging on t h e f r e e barium e x p e l l e d d u r i ~ g - * : t h e r e l e a s e p r o c e s s .The c o n t a i n e r i n - e h e MPI- J B v e l i n p a y l o ~ d i s filled w i t h a mixture o f ,b?rium, c h i p s and c o p p r oxide.The cloud expards r $ p i d l y s o t h z t t h e cloud w i l l appepr ?,bout t h e d i n +e t e r o f !the moon w i t h i n f i v e seconds. The r e ~ i dexnen$ion--- ~y-- create:i l l u s i o n t h a t t h e cloud i s r a p i d l y a p v o a c h i n g---- -- t h e cbserver,,----.- .Thecloud w i l l be v i s s b l e For 30 o r more - m ~ n u t e - $ ~ -I-, , - - - -- . --- - -=-===--2=====^-i==f=====-----==-===---======---=============ys I -SUBSCRIBE TODAY! LUSTRAL11N BI4TONTHLY UFO RERORT_. I IPublished by t h e UFO R e s e ~ r c h2nd I n v e s t i g z t i o n - k u s t r z l i a . Q u z r t o s i z e ,approxlmetely t e n !pages; -hes a n e t t r a c * , i v e p r i n t e d c o v e r , j c o n t a i n s a . t h el a t e s t 2nformat i o n on < t h e Austr: l i z n U13 scene .and happenings. Le?.rnabout those UFOs Down #Under. Ecch e d i t i o n c o n t z i n s , a number <of p r e s sc l i p p i n g s from 1 . u s t r a l i a n newspFpc rs, p h o t o p e p h s , book 2nd m ~ g ~ z i n ereviews, and much more. A u s t r n l i a l s rn0st.u - t o r d a t e UFO B u l l e t i n . I .8 I ,Yearly o v e r s e a s s u b s c r i p t i o n ( s i x i s s u e s ) 2.20 (U.S. ) , postEge in-- -#eluded. ,-IIW r i t e t o : UFORAI, 6d:Box 51, G l e n s i d e , S. 1. A i l s t r z l i a 5065I . , . , FI~v.,Z 611 Readers--ktten%ion! The S t o v e r P o s t m a s t e r 5s g o i n g t o - t r y t o fii?ciout why SKYLOOK d o e s n t r e e c h you on t i m e . I f your .mc3gzzlne i s l a t e thf3.month, send a c z r d t o SKYLOOK, g i v i n g t h e d a t e you receiv e d t h i s .Please do this. ==Ye Ed,.--------------- ===-Se-----===--~====-===G==--=========__=-----SKYLOOK
  14. 14. THE,ASTRONOMY .CORNER -The April Sk By Ted P h i l l i p s Venus i s :till v i s i b l e i n t h e e e r l y morn-I. ,i n g sky d u r i n g t h e month-of A p r i l . It r i s e sa t zbout 4:30 a.m. P.pr9.l 1st and a t 4:00 a.m.. .I . I . . I . . . . . . . .. . . . 8. .. . . . . . .. . . . . . . , . . ,T h e : j ~ b n s t e l l ~ t i o n ~ ., . Not. -5;: .Leo, (The. ion), . : i B y :.M~rk~ e r b s D r l t t .-.-. .$eo mzy b e * . t h e :o l d e s t ! of ~11.constella.t~ons:,-:i 411. knpwn . 8 s t r o n o m ~ c a l, ...e c o r d s show:.this :.gi-oup.:.of.stars . i n .t h e spme b p u n d ~ r i e s ~it hc?s.t o d s y ;The l i o n was t r a d i t i o n . 8 1 1 ~t h e of; b e a s t s and.,perhaps..of - a n -1iv-:.. ihg:;t h i n g s . .In Pricient., Egypt;. .:,the.-:l i o n s were ~ m a j e ,b 0 J d . b ~i t h e -over,?: :,i..whelm?nglkiee.t. .ofifthe:sun ~~nd!.ventui?ed... i n t o t h e : i n h ~ b i t e dp?rts;iof. t h e ,N i l e Valley . a t t h i s season. The c s r l y Babylonians and t h e A r a b s a&so.,.p i c t u r e d :thfe c o n s t e l l a t i on..as;z,?.l i o n , The $Greeks accepted, the - f j r p v ~ e . --and wove ..?bout:it th.e :.legend.of t h e Nemean,:lion, t h a t , H , e r ~ u l e s ; ~ w a +.:om.-p e ~ l l e dt o . s t a y as..one o$.his.::twelve. t a s k s . .-- . . . . .. , . *,. . . . .. .. . ."The,fsgure.of ~t.he~~cons~telil.etion~~c~r!.:.bee a s i l y , - . r e c o g n i z e d - b y . , . . .I ,Asteri-sm:calXed.;.th,e~.:SicLe.tow;ij!rd.:;the,.we,st.., : , The b.rkht;:,s t a r . ,Rep:. -::; 1 sa t t h e end of t h e h a n d l e of t h e S i c l e . A t r i a n g l e . marks , t h ? ; c i s . - -?n.::, .end;%of*:Leo.The b r i ~ g h t e s t . : s . t a ri n Leo (Regulus.) : i s c a l l e d i ! i T : ~h t L r tof &he Lion. If Leq l i e s a t t h e western edge qf the,,.v a s t , .fie.l:l of .,galax-.iesi-th:.$t.. swsfm. . . . . . . . . . . . .in:-thi s?rd.gionI~,dft h e sky; l y i n g 1.rnainly;..in. . Coma,Bereciic.ar@l;Virgo., . , . Leo- .-l i e s. . . . . . . . . . . . .dd&?&Zi1y sdLith -o,f.-Ursa.:Maj o r ( : h eBig Di.pper) ., - . .. . . . - , , . . . , . , .:.8 - . . , .. , , . , , . . - - , .. . .- . , .- .Aids t o I d e n t i f i c i tionof,; je:ctg. "-.is,tfie t % c l eio$.a.33-page: ;,b-ookl~et:-avai9able....for.20$ ..from . t he -U.. S-. -Government . P r i n t i n g O f f i c e ,washington, D.. C . , 20402. (Publ.ication D 301.2:F67). Under sfleteorol-o g i c a l a nd Astronomical:. Fla~t.m:s.~:a. d.es.criptton.. is.,g.jlven o f mirages, .;; .planets:, comets ,.,metears , sundogs and .moon dogs et.c. ;:Bail.oons a $ r -fcsaTt: s ~ l d.!other obj.e ctsi.:oPten;.re~orted..as ,UFOs.-zre..idiscussed.: ou . w3l.3 , .find .>Chis1 . L i t t I e .book .~a:.:va,>u~b-le-~aid; i n . i.dentifying::,mciriy sky o b j e c t s . .: h . ? b i - w e e k l y ~ 1 s tbf,new.,public 2tiohs, n ~ e l ~ c t & d .:Pub!ice t i o n s , I 1 , . . :.is~:auaii~.ble!-$:ree!of~cos~t;;drom;the . S u p e ~ i n t e n d e n t . : o f.Doi:uments: a t .the-: 8 . , . .ab&e ?&dd:ressj.,g u s t eslii:to~be put , on , t h e {mailingl l i s t . , . .. ,. . . .C r e ~ i ~ . : f , : . C ~ ~ ~ t ~ n :: C , Wflxic?;fiiiS.;. . Jr ;,.- - , , d m. , , , , ) . ,.). .. . . 8 . .. !. . . . 4,-,I~L-"~-,---LL----_-----~~-L~--~~~-~~~~~---~--------------------~-------------------------------------------------. - . . , , . . L . > . . .THE: SENTINEL h a s the b e s t w r i t e r s avsilpblk t o cover the UFO, serosp2ce :and : astronomy newsfront s and i s - published every m o n t h l y b u cc?n r e l y . -on t h a t ; Sariip$e copy; .5O$. ,One a s ( 1 2 issGes) ::,..;$hi5 0 ; .:two2iyears ,..$8.5 3Ma&*c h e c k s paysble t o : AERIAL RESEARCH SYSTEMS,P. iO.:Bgx 715, Bannini,- . - . . . . ,., ...... . . .c a l i f 92220; .!; - -. . . . . . . . - .. . . - . . . . . > 3 . .-.---2------------h--iiii----------------=-----L----------------=. . .I . . * . . , . , 5 , , .YO& SUBSCRI:PTION!.HAS;.EXPIRED .Sf t h e r e is .k re:d .X b i y o u r rrame onitheaddres:si!xaBel. Rmemew t~o,day;.;so. you-wolnl,t. m i s s t h e fiext..copy:;of ShYLOOK-.. I . .. .4 s u b s c r i p t i o n b l + k is enclosed f o r your convenience-. . .. . . . . . .L;----,,---~,-.-a----,~~----------L--------------~-----_-__--_---_--___------------_-_------------------------_-. . ,~ . .. . .Plan t o a t t e n d t h e Midwest UFO Network Conference i n S t . Louis, J u n e l?,.
  15. 15. Pi Catalog of Missouri.--- UFO --Cases:---.--lP;7-1970--,- - . . , By Ted P h i l l i p s---The l i s t began i n t h e October 197C i s s u e . . I n q u i r y should r e f ~t ot h e f i l e number and be addressed t o Ted P h i l l i p s , Box 615, S e d a l i a ,Mo*F i e D ~ t e Locztion -Time-- D e s c r i p t i o n -of I n c i d e n t &+,in:j-Tn-67 C a s s v i l l e 2330 l a n d i n g , 2 w i t n e s s e s , n i g h t 11111 57 5-22-67 Gravois Mills " n i g h t , l i g h t s D l112 - 58 6-1-67 S e d a l i a - n i g h t , s t a r - l i k e ( s e t 6 l l i t e ) C113 99 6-t+-tx7 J?>fc.rson C i t y - n i p h t ,round, or2nge o b j e c t Dl.114 60 6 - 3 ~-37 L L 11 G;-ove - n i g h t , l i p h t s . D115 61 7-11-67 F l o r i s s a n t - n i p h t , l i g h t s ,. hovered B116 62 7-17-67 Kansas C i t y 1930 s i l v e r d i s c D l117- 63 7-3-67 Kansas C i t y 1993 s i l v e r d i s c , c l o s e , 9 w i t . A118 6 4 .7-18-67 F l o r i s s a n t - l i g h t s D l119 65 8-18-67 Tuscumbia 2300 photograph B120 191 8-25-67 Eldon 1600 2 w i t . , c l o s e ; d e t a i l desc. B1 2 1 66 9-2-67 S p r i n g f i e l d - n i g h t , ligkts D l122 67 9 - 1 5 ~ 6 7 H a r r i s o n v i l l e - n i g h t , v e r t i c a l a s c e n t , l w i t . BT23 68 9-22-67 Gravois M i l l s 1930 hovered, l e f t a t h i g h speed B1 2 4 69 9-26-67 Gravois M i l l s 2030 l a n d i n g , 2 w i t . B125 70 10-20-67 Warrensburg - n i g h t , l i g h t s D126 71 10-21-67 T h a y ~ r - - Dl127 72 10.-21-67 S p r i n g f i e l d - - D l1 2 8 73 11-13-67 Salem - n i g h t , l i g h t s C129 11-24-67 Tuscumbia 0930 1 wit.,cone-shaped BTo Be Continued-------- ----- ---=I=-----------------------=-~-~==~-=~==-~z=D r . Alllen R. Utke, Ph.D, L o o k s > a t t h e UFO Pr.oblem --- No. 91Some examples p r e given o f men who were r i d i c u l e d o r persecuted f o rt h e i r r s d i c a l l y new s c i m t i f i ~"idoas: I1543 - Vesalius founder of modern anaLtomyL. E ~ r l y1600s - t h e Royal S o c i e t y of England. poked f u n p t t h o s e who"weste t k e i r tim-e l o o k i n g f o r o b j e c t s s o s m a l l t h e t a microscope isneeded . t o s e e them ."Late 1700s and Eprly 1 8 0 0 t s - Ohm w ~ sr ~ g ~ r d e d?s4? ,fcon?tic. Thom-a s Young r e v i v e d the wave t h e o r y o f li-yht 2nd w ~ st h e o b j e c t of merci-l e s s r i d i c u l e . * T r e v i t h i c k-introduced hi;-h-pressure steam i n b o i l e r s , ,but Watt d,ecl?red him t o be an irrespon,:ible f ~ n ~ t i c .Franklands paperl i n k i n g e l e c t r i c i t y and l i g h t n i n g w ~ sr e c e i v e d by t h e Royal S o c i e t y ,w i t h sarcasm. And t h e r e were more. I1854 - Morton first used n i + , r o l ~ ~o r i 4 b t. o o x + r r r t ,+_?r;.:.P nd:Q-r fho-So r u i h k s s l j p;=rs~dL~eCimar, kle LOOK rlis l i f e ,1857" -The German chemist L i e b i g r e g e r d e d P a s t e u r t s ,view t h a t mic-C robes couhd czuse f e r m e n t a t i o n a s ridiculous^, nc i v e -and c h i l d i s h , "1878 - Edison announced he w2s working on t h e incandesdent lamp andwas r i d i c u l e d b y a lgroup .of B r i t i s h s c i e n t i s t s . . M. Bouliland- demonstrat-e d E d i s o n l s newly-invented phonograph t o t h e s c i e n t i s t s a t t h e Ac,adernizF r e n c a i s e in Paris., Bouliland was h u s t l e d o u t o f t h e ,roo8m~ f q t e rb e i n gbranded an imposter and v e n t r i l o q u i s t by t h o s e ppesent. I .D r . Utke lists many o t h e r examples t h a t met w i t h t h e ,sc?me r i d i c u l ewhen f i f s t introduyed--the r a d i o t e l e g r a p h , t h e e x i s t e n c e 0.f atoms, a n , .a i r p l a n e a s a commercial c a r r i e r , E i n s t e i n s l e c t u r e - on r e l a t i v i t y ,t h e i d e a s of s p c e l f l i p h t a s proposed by r o c k e t e x p e r t s Goddzrd andnI ( C 6 d t i ~ b . ed oh .Next Page ) .. . , -.- -3
  16. 16. - -Dr, Utke . . >(-Cbntinued) SKYLOOKOberth, tapping t h e enerpy i n s i d e t h e atom, s i n k i n g a s h i p abomb, space t r a v e l - and. o t h e r s .The l i s t i l l u s t r a t e s t h e l a c k of f o r e s i g h t 2nd t h e r i d i c u l e t h a tany -radi.cally.new idea i s going t o mt e t . P e r h ~ p snow we cen u n d e r s t ~ n d ,C r , Utke p o i n t s o u t ; why we.rc on t h e merry-go-round we z r e w i t h r e -gard t o UFOs. Most s c i & n t i s t s simply f.eel t h ~ ti t s "imnossib>e" t h a tUFOs e x i s t and could be e i t h e r 2 ncw n 2 t u r ~ lphenomenon o r e x t r a - t e r r e 7t r i a l sin orig:n, If t h e y i w e r e one of t h e s e t h i n g s , wed have t o deny,r e v i s e , o r even disc2rd some o f our mz j o r . t h e o r i e s about t,ime, space,m a t t e r , t h e atmosphere etc! Obviously i t s much e ~ s i e rsimply t o denytb t UFOs e x i s t , .ignore them, o r e x c l a i n them away u n t i 1 such time*a s t h e r e i s overwhelming " s c i e n t i f i c : prooffTe . v a i l ~ l et h ~ tf o r c e s ust o b e l i c v e them. . -How , a r e we going .to p e t o f f t h i s merry-go-roimd?. Unfortunately,we .prob?bly wont, Dr. Utlte s a y s , u n t i l meny s c i e n t i s t s chenge s m cof t h e i r a t t i t u d e s . . For example, maybe i t s time we made our c r i t e r i af o r " s c i e n t i f i c proof" a l i t t l e l e s s s t i f f and r i g i d z t times. Th-9c i r c u m s t a n t i ~ levidence f o r meteories 2nd b a l l l i g h t n i n g w p s overwhelm-ing. But " s c i e n t i f i c proof" was l s c k i n g and so s i g h t i n g s of t b e t h i n g s-were a l m c s t completely ignored f o r mmy years; Likewise, t.he c i r c u m s t m t i a l evidence t h a t UFOs e x i s t i s s t r o n g enough t-o g e t .a c o n v i c t i o n bythe r u l e s a p p l i e d i n .my criminsl- o r c i v i l !court of law. The time has--come t o seriousLy consider t h i s ~ v i d e n c ei n a s c i e n t i f i c c o u r t of law, Do we have -to, a1wey.s e i t h e r - b e b e l i e v c r s , o r non-believers i n t h i n g s .Cant we b e c u r i o u s skeptics?.Along t h e s e lines-,. Dr. Utke s t a t e s h i s . - b e l i e 3 t h a t i t i s time r c r es c i e n t i s t s balance t h e i r excessive emphasis on wh? t i s known with al i t t l e ma-e r e s p e c t f o r t h e idea t h z t ther,e may be mzny s l g n i f i c i . 1 ~t h l n g s y e t t o be discovered. T h i s would l e a d t o a l i t t l e more i n t e 3 l e c t -u a l c u r i o s i t y zbout t h e unknown. W e sometimesr l d s e - s i g h t o f t h e f a c -that t h e unusu;?l, t h e unexpe.cted, even t h e impossiblt a r e always r < g d;t Iaround tk c o r n e r , h e p o i n t s out. Discoverievs do cc:!ie rig?.: out of - .blue ."X-rzys, nuclear energy, rzdio., TV, quantum m e c h ~ n l c r ? e I . ~ t i ~ -7 . -t r a n s i s t o r s , l e s e r s , atomic clocks, e l e c t r o n i c s , t h e V?n Ilie., hlts,etc. , e t c . , e t c . , , a l l were b ~ s i c a l l yunexpe2ted d i s c o v e r i e s t h a k wereb a s i c d l y unforseen. M e t e o r i t e s and bc.11 l i p h t n i n g a l s o belong on the- -,list. Do UFOs belong , a l s o ?S c i c . n t i s t s must s t o p using r i d i c u l e ~s a d e f ~ n s emechanism t o com-,pensate f o r a l ~ c kof i n f o r m ~ t i o n ,D r , Utke s2ys. He pi^ves thcs follow--ingl quotes from some of t h e l e s d i n g s c i e n t i s t s i l l t h e country: "Mosts i g h t i ~ sa r e m2Ce by i n s e c u r e pcople c l i n r i n g d e s p e r 2 t ~ l yto 2 f ~ n t a s yof s e ~ u r i t y . ~ "UFOs ? r e a s p c e 2,ge mythsft"People s e e UFOs because t h e y wpnt t o see UFOs,." .I?Do you want t o s e e a UFO? Look out .the wimdow r i g h t now: StzTe un-til you se.e - s p o t s . Then y o u l l s e e a UFO--if th? t ls wh~7tyou wi n t t o ,see." , : # ."So many z i r l i n e p i l o t s r e p o r t s e e i n g them-. Thztswhy I tc ke t h e ,train.!!D r . Utke answeps t h e s e . i n t h e next i s s u e of SKYLOOK. Dont miss i:I---&------------I------------------------ --- -- --- ---------- .---SKYLOOK.sorr.etimes t r a v e l s a l l of t e n miles per dsy i n covering 233miles i n t h e n t y d i y s - - s o b e p a t i e n t if YOUR copy i s l s t e )t o o , Theponies a r e g e t t i n g o l d and wezk and j u s t c a n t t z k e it.shy more , a s .when t h e Pony Express fir s t went i n t o use. Wheres your compassion?
  17. 17. No. 9 o f t h e S e r i e s "The 1897 Myster-ic!s A i r ~ h i p ~fiesezrck py Walter H. hndrusQuincy Morning Whig ~ p k t l ~ 1 4& $895CLAIMS . I T IS -A STAR *Astronomer S5ys He HasSolved Akrship MysteryThe BobIbi n g Motion Explained .P o s i t i o n o f t h e Light i n t h e Heavens and t h e Hour of,- s e t t i n g Coiricide w i t h Thas e o f t h e S t a r Ee~~elguese-EngineerSays He, S2wt h e A i r s h i p i n Daylight T r a v c l l n g a t t h e Rate of 1~5O~MilesanHour - Seen b y Others.,Appleton., Wis. April 13---Arthur C. Lunn, of Lawrence U n i v e r s i t y , watch-ed t h e supposed a i r s h i p c ~ r e f u l l yMonday n i g h t , and a f t e r calcul?+,ionh a s proven beyond a doubt t h a t t h e supposed s h i p i s t h e s t a r Betelguesei n t h e , c o n s t e l l c ? t i o n Orlon. There w2 s sane excitement .on _ t h e s t r p e t sMondaylnlght when a p e c u l i z r l i g h t was s e e n i n tQe west. The l i g h i . w2sno l a r g e r than a l a r g e s t a r , but chsnged co1or"from r e d t o a p i e r c i n gw h i t e , c l o s e l y ;resembling an e l e c t r i c s e a r c h l i g h t . . a t Ls e v e r a l rniPe3d i s t a n t . W h t was even more p e c u l i a r t h e l a i r s h i p " seemed t o bob u p , -and dowh w i t h a t - t i r e s a l a t e r a l motion. When s t i l l some degreesla.-b o v ~t h e h o r i z o n , i t d i s a p p e a r e d , r e a p p e a r e d - a g a i n i n z n i n s t P n t , a df i n a l l y b e c a m e i n v i s i b l e . S t u d e n t s of Lawrence u n i v e r s i t y who sc-11 t h ephenomenon c a l l e d up A . C. Lunn, ,recognized a s a n e x p e r t sn ? s t r c L ~ o A j -by a l l t h e merbers o f the f z c u l t y , and he t o o k cl.ose o b s e r v a t i o n s or" t ;>< .s t a r , -as he termed i t ., - , - , ,~ a l c u l a t ion; C o i n c i d eThe s t z r f i n a l l y s e t a t 10:40 2nd M r . Lunn recorded t h e a n g u k r d - : - ,t a n c e ,from t h e west p o i n t , t o g e t h e r w i t h t h e t i m e of t h e a p p a r e n t sey,--e i n g of t h e s t a r o v e r t h e s e n s i b l e horizon. T u e s d ~ yaftcrrlson kr. L m zc a l c u l 2 t e d t h e a n g u l z r p o s l t i on and s e t t i n g time of t h e rc?l s,??r,t a k i n g t h e mean of t h e atmospheric r e f r a c t i o n . The tw,o c e 1 c ~ 2 ~ - t ~ r i s ;t h e , one on t h e a i r s h i p 2nd t h e s t z r B e t e l g u e s e , c o i n c i d e w i t h i n the-,i(p o s s i b l e l i m i t of e r r o r i n t h e eye e s t i m t e , which i s v e r y low. ,Mr; , -Lunn ?d e a very comprehensive e x p l a n z t i o n of t h e i l l u s i o n , s a y j n g t h a -Betelguese is a r e d s t a r w i t h a l i g h t of a q u i l i t y that greatly exagkg e r a t e s t h e t w i n k l e of a l l s t ~ r swhen it i s n c z r t h e hor;zon. Atmos-p h e r i c d i s t u r b z n c e s e a s i l y occur and i n a moments time w i l l meke the.atmosphere much more d e n s e , c a u s i n g a g r e a t e r r e f r z c t i o n "of some of 1 . h ~l i g h t r a y s , When: f o r example, two r e d r e y s n e a r t o g e t h e r i n t h e spec-trum a r e r e f r r c t e d so. t h a t a t a g i v e n p o i n t t h e r e is a , c e r t a i n d i f f e r -ence i n t h e wave l e n g t h , i n t e r f e r e n c e occurs and n e i t h e r r2y is v i s i b l e1E x p l a i n s t h e D i f f e r e n t C o l o r s IT h i s , w i t h o t h l r phenomena o f r e f r a c t i o n , e x p l a i p s t h e d d f e r e n tc o l o r s manifested by t h e stsr end t h e same p r i n c i p l e of y e f r a c t i o na l s o e x p l a i n s t h e apparent v e r t i c a l v i b r z t i o n of t h e s t a r whibh M r .Lunn gave a s being Monday n i g h t a t l e a s t 35 minutes. 8 , l a t e r a l vipra-.t i o n was a l s o n o t i c e d and though n o t s o e v i d e n t , was s t i $ l p r e s e n t . Thiv i b r z t i o n i s now being s t u d i e d by astronomers a t Yale cozlege.Continued r e x t rnorlth. n o l i f t miss "The A i r s h i n Exp:lodes"
  18. 18. BEFORE . . . .-6 ; , ., By Luc,ius F a r i s h. . . -- . .. .3No l3 :-.i-*..... -,a :.s-eri-e-s---of-pre -1.947J.EO repor-ts.. _ . . . . .:-. ,.THE.:, -..NEWt,- ~ O R , KTIIES--December 1 3 , 1880--Another Remarkabl<.Meteor-- . . .-( ~ r o ht h e ~ h & l e s t o n , N. C:,., .,Obse,rver) "Did you s e e t-h.esmeteor?l e v e r y .body was a s k i n g ~ h u r s d a , $ i g h m w a s . a L.ery remarkable one i n d e e d ,a p p e a r i n g i n t h e westeri?"sky.sC~hiortly2ft.er sundown. It was first s e e na t . an angle o f a.bout 45:-degrees, -and.moved i-n a d i r e c t i o n almost d i -r e c t l y west. ~n :inte.$lig,ent w i t n e s s of t h e i n t e r e s t i n g s p e c t a c l e de- .scri.b,es ,it a s a b r i l l f a r i t ?&d . b a l l , .about t h e s i z e of t h e drown of aman s ha%.,-,.:and :.sta;te,s.&,ha-t!-itmoved r z t , h e r more slowly - t h a n o r d i m r ymete~r~s,igiyi~np.;th.es,&c+tator;ab.undan.to p p o r t u n i t . y t o s e e a:nd;e.njoy-;the .b r i l l i a ~ +s$@ht..;..:B-utthe: most wor.<erfu_lfeatu?.e was.t h e . b r i g h t . s t r e a k of l i g h t ; it left ifi its.t;rack":in.t-i-;, s k y . " This?emaine.d v5.s.ib.ke a t :l e a s t 10: minutes a f t e r -the d i s a p p e a r a n c e of t h e :meteori,:md .w2s . s e e n by. --hundre.dsi:.o<,.per.~ons.,in%he c i t y . I t was n o t a s t r a i g h t s t r e a k of l i p h t , ,t h a i ~ius,u$lly.-.left:byI. .-.: :$h 6 t : & o y , ,b ~ i t -dssumed ; z zip-zag :appearence i:.One ,, , .suggeslted:,thSt:,it :Jobli&d ;l$ke:.a;crakk i n a .dot; a-nd..zn,old :(:o.lored -manremwke.@-that i t "~loo1ieilililI .I ,.:, 1 i k k t h e kky .harl,.b&encracked. fior xou-tq.:.see.Lh.e ;.ai It was .,v&$y"-brighta t f i r s t , and:- g r a d u a l l y f a d e d a l o n g .th.e ,i+h@lle.;l i n e . . u n t l l i3.lbeecane Tnvf s i b l e , . Ficc-bunts d i f f.er ~ % t h , ~ r e s p e : c t. . . .t o :th8e:.i n t e n s i . t y ,of ,th.e2,l i g h < , biit t h k &r;ieral i m ~ r e s s i o n .is-t h a t . i i t..w 2 s .ithe" @ r i g h t e s . t- n & , r t;h@ midd l e of t h e lirie...-The d i s a ppearanke o!?:J :I,: i-;the.i.met@w,..w,~.s.:nbtsudden,. it , . t o o :gi.eduellyUgrew.s m a l l e r u n t i l 1:t v w -ismheid n.car.rthehor~z.bn~;.;So, far"2s reportGd i t : w Z s not.acc.ompt?.ni.??..,!,)any:sA~.~d-..:(Ckedici,,< b p & h ~ i -..- ~&$&55). ,: . . .. . .. , . ,., -- -L . ~. J - - - -------- -- - -..----------- -__- ____ _ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ., , . . . . . ., . , ( * . " r e. .a,..-. . ;,* ,-. -7. . . . - .:, . ,. ,<. .,. ., . .NAN.TEDi~:;~,i~~r;e~!7~P.r,~:~~~~&~:.,~~Y~.~.;;r&orcs;..,.#7! :,::$emdi&heh, t& .LPlumerviille. . ,. Ark..,,. 72117.:- .--------------------------------------------------------------dm-----. . . . . . . . . . . .. , - ., . . > . (, . . ,. # . . I . , . , ; .- : * * . ; - . . I . ., . . . . . _ I . , .: i . ]: .. , . . .I . . . I .., . . I : r - { ,. . . . .. . I.. I ! : . ,.. .

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