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Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 5. may - skylook
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  1. k New S t ~ f fMcmberMessage from Y w r D i r e c t o rObjpct F l i e s Over QuincyCome t o t h e Midwest UFO Conference a t S t . Louis, Mo., June 12unknown Force, L i f t s VehicleUFO Sighted a t Breese, Ill.S p r i n g f i e l d , Mo. Couple See High Speed UFCObserver S i g n a l s UFO - Lights F l a s h1966 Close Range S i ~ h t i n gPersonal O b s e r v ~ t i o n--Mike JaffeBook Review bv John SchuesslerFoh&hcorning ~ ; o kby D r . HynekIn Otherst Words--Lou F a r i s hThe 1897 Nysterious AirshipAstronomy Cornerhnd MoreThe Second Annual Midwest UFO ConferenceS t . Louis, Mo., June 1 2 t hProgram - Ticket Information - I n This I s s u e,I
  2. SKYLOOK The nc:ile W s r k H e r b s t r i t t t t i sThe Ofwial Publication of the Midwest UFO Network a new one our reed er , aEditor and Publisherhe i s a monthly c o n t r i b u t o r t o ourMrs. Norma E. Short .Box 129. Stover. Mo. 65078Astronomy Corner and h a s w r i t t e n 2.............number of f e a t u r e a r t i c l e s from t i m ?Staff t o t i m e , along w i t h sending i n newsWalter Andrus ..........40Christopher Court, Quincy. 111. 62301 c l i p p i n g s r e UFOs. We a r e proud t oArt Epstein ............. ,962eRadio Drive, Affton, Mo. 63123 announce Marl< has a cCepted o u r i n -Lucius Farish .......,.........Route I. Plumerville. Ark. 72127 i r 3 t i 0 n t o become a r e g d ? r st2ffRosetta Holmes .............. 1690 Hill Drive, Carlyle, Ill. 62231Ted Phillips .:............. . P . 0. Box 615. Sedalia. Mo. 65301n%mber of SKYLOOK, and . h i s name wili;.~ o h nSchuessler P. 0. Box 9. OFallon, Mo. 63366z;)pear i n i t s proper p l a c e , , a t t h e..............l e f t when our n e x t cover s h e e t s a r eS U B S C R I P T I O N : $4.00 per yiar (published monthly). Samplc printed Mark> who resides 967copy, 35c. Send subscriptions and all material for publication to - Theres i a S t St M Z ~ Ys , Pa , i sSKYLOOK,BOX 129, Stover, MO. 65078. 43 and employed a s an e l e c t r i c a lD E A D L I N E for copy ,is the 20th of the month. t e c h n i c i z n at t h e Pure Carbon Co.POLICY: TO :separate fact from fantasy. W e tell it as it is. He . . i s a n amateur astronomer, anPERMISSIONGRANTED a use our reports. provided full credit i n t w e s t which 1s e x t r e m e l yis given. as: SKYLOOK.B O X 129. Stover, MO. t o h i s s t u d y o f ufoldgy.Recently-h~i..ADVERTISING; loc per line, minimum soc (count 12 words per . i s doing resesrch i n UFO " p a t t e r n s "line). Write for rates on printed inierts. W e reserve right to and we a r e holding severa 1 of h i sreject material considered unsuitable. papers t o p r i n t a t a l a t e r d a t e .M O V I N G ? ~ L n dus your change of address .immediately. Third Wetre g l a d t o h m e you, w i t h U S ,class mail is not forwarded, but returned to us and we have to Mark.pay postage for the return trip. ....................................Ullllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllullllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll~~llllllll:~llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllulllllllllulllllI f you nked mcr-e i n f o r m s t i o n-on t h e Midwest -.UFO.Conference t obe held i q S t . Louis, J.une 1 2 , w r i t eo r telephone William F. C h r i s t i a n , 758 Lemay F e r r y Road, S t . Louis, Mo,63125. Phone - a r e a - code 314 - 631-0972 ,or. 272-6719........................................................................A Message From Your D i r e c t o rOne of t h e major o b j e c t i v e s of MUFON i s t o s a t u r a t e t h e g e o ~ r a p h i c a lmidwestern s t r t e s with t r a i n e d and competent F i e l d I n v e s t i g z t o r s , whow i l l respond promptly t o UFO s i g h t i n g r e p o r t s , conducting i n t e r v i e w sand i n v e s t i g a t i o n s , t o o b t a i n !the rawTo t h i s end we a r e proud t o znnounce t h e appointmenL of two new S t c t eS e c t i o n D i r e c t o r s f o r IOWA; Lzrry G . M?rtin, 3015 Decatur, Keokuk, I a .Telephone: PC 319 524-3215 f o r S o u t h e a s t Iowa; 2nd Robert G. Bybee, 619E. 1 6 t h S t . , Spencer, Iowa 51301, Telephone: AC 712 262-5946 f o r North-west Iowa. ILLINOIS extends a welcome t o Clzrence 0 . D ~ r g i e ,615 W.J e f f e r s o n , OTFzllop, 111. 62269, Telephone: B C 616 632-6570, a new S t ~ l t c -S e c t i o n D i r e c t o r f o r t h e E z s t S t . L o u i s - B e l l e v i l l e a r e a . Mrs. RosettaHolmes, S t p t e - S e c t i o n D i r e c t o r f o r t h e C c r l v l e , I l l . , a r e a has been i n -s t r u m e n t a l i n h e l p i n g MUFON a c h i e v e i t s o b j e c t i v e i n t h e southwesternp o r t i o n of I l l i n o i s ( e a s t of S t . L o u i s ) by h e r u n t i r i n g e f f o r t s and en-t h u s i a s t i c p u b l i c r e h t i o n s a c t i v i t i e s .Astronomy 2nd t h e s t u d y of t h e UFO phenomena hzve a t t i m e s been prac-t i c a l l y synonymous. Many o f t h e f i r s t w r i t t e n recorded r e p n r t s weremade by astronomers I n Europe during t h e s i x t e e n t h and s e v e n t e e n t h cen-t u r i e s . Another mojor a d d i t i o n t c t h e i n v e s t i g a t i v e arm of MUFON w i l lbe a d i r e c t working r e h t i o n s h i p w i t h Rmztcur Astronomy L l u b s and So-c i e t i e s throughout t h e midwest, who z r e i n t c r e s t ~ c !i n v o l u n t ~ e r i n gt h e i r(Continued on Next Page)
  3. Mess2pe, Continued-. -- ---s p e c i a l e x p a r v l s e . E e r l F. Wrtts, 515 F ~ l l i n : : Leeves Dri-ve, Duncpn-v i l l e , :Texas 75116, Telephone: bC 2 i 4 2 9 8 - 1 5 2 ~ ~Vice P r e s i d e n t oft h e Texas Astronomicel Societ-r, h2s i ~ o l u n t e e r e dt o ~ s s i s t -i n every wayp o s s i b l e f o r t h e D a l l z s , Texas e r e a . John C. P r e i s a c k , Asst. M ~ n a g e ~of t h e McDonnell Pl2netarium i n S t . ~ o u i s ,Mo. i s MUFONts Consultanti n E.stronomy. "The k t r o n o m y Corner," a populc"r SKYLOOK column f o rs e v e r a l y e s r s , hps been e d i t e d by Ted P h i l l i p s , 2nd joined l ~ t e l ybyMerk H e r b s t r i t t . The vplue of a s t r o n g astronomy r e s e p r c h team t o : t h eg o a l s of MUFON i s obvious. Amzteur o r p r o f e s s i o n a l astronomers, d e s ? n i ~in& t o v o l u n t e e r t h e i r s p e c i a l i z e d e>-pertise t o t h e ~ n v c s t i g a t i o nof t h e UFO phenomenon, should w r i t e t o JohnC. P r e i s z c k , 26g3 B ~ l t u s r o l ,O z k v i l l e , Mo. 63129 o r c o n t e c t t h e D i r e c t o r of MUFON.DATA-NET "The UFO Amateur Rzdib Network" p u b l i c a t i o n is t o be con-g r a t u l a t e d f o r i t s o u t s t a n d i n g c o n t r i b u t i o n t o t h e f i e l d of UFO r e s e z r c ki n t h e United S t a t e s w i t h t h e l l S ~ e c i a lReport1 s t a r t i n g i n t h e Mzrch1971 i s s u e t k t l e d "Type-1 Phenomena i n Spain 2nd Porgugal: A Study of100 I b t r i c Landingsll by Vicente 9 a l l q s t e r Olmos 2nd Jacques Vallee. -This is the first p a r t of an a r t i c l e - d e v o t e d t o t h e a n a l y s i s of a c a t -a l o g of I b e r i c l ~ n d i n g s . As 2 r e s u l t of 2n unprecedented agreement,t h i s Study is a l s o - b e i n g published i n F r ~ n c eby -LDLN i n Spain bySTENDEK, and i n England by FSR ( F l y i n g Saucer ~ e v i e w j .A vote of appl;eci?tion and henrtfelt t h a n k s is o f f e r e d t o t h e gen-erous members and f r i e n d s of MUFON, who h ~ v en o t only volunteered t h e i rs e r v i c e s , b u t heve e f f e c t i v e l y c o n t r i b u t e d m o n e t a r i l y by donating sev-e r a l items e s s e n t i a l t o t h e s u c c e s s ,of t h e MIDWEST UFO CONFERENCE, MUFOKa d m i n i s t r a t i o n , and SKYLOOK.The March 3 0 t h srid April 1 5 t h MUFON Amzteur Radio ~ommunicat~idnsS e c t i o n d r i l l s under t h e l e a d e r s h i p of Net C,ontrol, .Ronald Anderson ,WA9PPM, have becornr v e r y f r u i t f u l a s a * s o u r c e of UFO repor-ts and r e p i dnkws communicztioris.,The Annuzl Me,eting of MUFON w i l l be hkld Sunday, June 13 ,-1971- from10:OO am t o 12 noon a t t h e H o l i c ~ yInn - North, i n S t . Louis, M?. , i nconjunction wit-h t h e MIDWST UFO CONFERPNCE. F 1 1 S t ~ t eD i r e c t o r s , , MUFCI1S t ? f f ; St?-te-Section D i r e c t o r s and C o n s u d t ~ n t s? r e invite.d 2nd enccur-aged t o 2 t t e n d . TEe , , a ~ e n d af o r our f i r . s t lAnnuzl Mc c t i n g s t w i l l bemeiled t o a l l p ~ r t j i c i p a n t sp r i o r t o June 1st.I Walter H. Andrus, D i r e c t o r MUFON ,I .Midwest UFO Redio Network Schedule - May 1-18; June 2-18; j u i y 4-20..Frequency: 3975 KHZ p l u s & minus 5 K H z .- . Time:I . 0100 GMT. .N.et ~ o n t . r o l :WA9PAM. II --Ronald M. ..Anderson, Communications Di-rect:I-----------------------------------------------------T=====-T======-=- ----- --To- Our Reeders: Ted P h i l l i p s f , Ca.talog of Missouri- c a s e s ahd D r . UtlkesS e r i e s w i l l be c ~ n t i n u e di n t h e next i s s u e of SKYLOOK. So much>goodcopy ha,s come i n t h i s month, weve had ,to l e a v e o u t .UFO ,$eports and,i F t i c l @ s by every i s t a f f member alnng w i t h c o n t r i b u t e d a r t i c l e s by :ourr e a d e r s . Somehow-;some way, w e l l g e t , them i n next month,.! Dont- m i & san e x c i t i n g landing r e p o r t ( w i t h occupants) b y Ted P h i l l i p s - ( a SKYLOOKe x c l u s i v e ) ; an i n t r i g u i n g a r t i c l e by Bob Smulling; a ,two-page San Diegos i g h t i n g by Allen IBenz; a n a r t i c l q by R o s e t t a Holmes; an,o,ther.Hazellcrest-Ill. sighting and more. We wanted t o g e t o u t a n o t h e r s p e c i a l l s s u e , b u tour budpet s a i d no,no and NO! --Ye Ed.
  4. -- LObject With Lights i n T r i a n g l e Formation F l i e s Over Quincy--- -Fn u n i d e n t i f i e d f l p i n p o b j e c t w i t h l i g h t s i n 2 sprezd t r i z n ~ l ef o r -mation flepr low and r a p i d l y ovcr Quincy, Ill., F r i d a y n i g h t , A ~ r i l92197x. There was no sound 2nd t h e o b j e c t was observed and r e y o r t e d bysever21 witnesses:V i c t o r M. Hubbard of 1602 S t a t e S t r e e t , Quincy, was g e t t i n g i n t o h i sc a r a t a r e s i d e ~ c ea t 2020 Broadway ( h e is an insurance salesman andhad rm de a b u s i r e s s c a l l ) when he saw t h r e e r e d d i s h - s l i ~ h t l yorangel i g h t s approaching from t h e south-southeast , When f i r s t observcd thel i g h t s L w e r e i n an extended t r i ~ n g l eformztion. As t h e y passed d i r e c t l yover M r . Hubbard, t h e l i g h t s chenged t h e i r o r i g i n a l r e l a t i o n s h i p t o -each o t h e r , then resumed t h e t r i a n g l e f c r n a t i o n a s t h e y proceedednorth-.west; There was no sound.: The l a c k of -sound and t h e r a p i d motion of t h e o b j e c t convinced-theobserver t h e obj e c t could-not be ariy conventional a i r c r q f t . The n i g h twas c l e a r w i t h a f u l l moon about 65 degrees ~ b o v et h e horizon. Thet h r e e l i g h t s , when f a c i n g s o u t h , -were co t h e i m r e d i a t e r i g h t of t h emoon 2nd Hubbard s ~ i deach l i g h t was about t h e f i f t h of t h e s i z e cft h e f u l l- , moon and w i t h t h e b r i l l i a n c e of t h e b r i g h t e s t s t a r . Eech l i g h thad a "fuzzy" outline..Hubbard went t o t h e Quincy P o l i c e S t ~ t i o nt o r e p w t what h e h2d seenand Officer Wilson : r c a l l e d k!alt Andrus who immediately i n t e r -viewed Hubbard.The yitne.ss s e i d he c q u l d n o t ;ee any attcchment between t h e t h r e el i g h t s o r an- o u t l i n e i n t h e dark sky ( t h e s i g h t i n g wss at- lo FPM). Ift h e y had passed d i r e c t l y over t h e . f a c e of t h e moon, an o u t l i n e o f a no b j e c t c.ould-hve been observed. The t h r e e l i g h t s gave the impressionof a fliying wirig ," t1ubb;lrd s a i d .a The FAA o p e r a t o r a t Baldwin F i e l d , 1 0 miles e a s t of huincy, s t a t e dhe knew of no a i r c r z f t over t h e c i t y of Quincy a t t h e time of thes i g h t i n g . The o b j e c t would not h ~ v epassed over Baldwin F i c l d i n i t scourse.Harold Barkley, ape ~ 6 ,s n Inslpcctor e t t h e Gardnar-Denver do., wasa t h i s home 3/4 .rni8le s o u t h of Taylor, Mo. on U.S. 61 a t 10 PM end 2 l s or e p o r t e d s e e i n g the o b j e c t and was interviewd by M r . Andrus, our MUFOND i r e c t p r . Barkley was looking o:,t of a p i c t u r e window on the n o r t hs i d e of h i s r e s i d e n c e .wheri-he s2w t h r e e l i g h t s coming i n low ( t o o low80r a p r i v a t e p l a n e ) and moving s t r n i g h t south. He went o u t t h e b e ~ kdoor f o r a b e t t e r view, and t h e o b j e c t was t h e n moving e a s t . He r e p o r t e dt h e r e d l i g h t s b e i n g i n t h e t r i a n g l e shape. I ,The o b j e c t p,?ss&d d i r e c t l y over t h e house 2nd & s o b s e r v e a by Mr.BarGley and h i s s o n , Alvin, age 14. The o b j e c t scemed t o be p l i d i n g ,and t h e r e was no sound. The l i g h t s were r e d , b u t l ? r $ e r t h a n ones seenon a p h n e . No o u t l i n e of t h e o b j e c t could be-<observed. The o b s ~ r v z t i o nwas of 10. seconds a u r a t i o n . A h 2 l f d o l l z r held a t arms l e n g t h w o ~ l dcover t h e - t h r e e l i p h t s a t t h e i r c l o s e s t p o i n t t o M r . Ebrkley.The s i g h t i n g was mentioned on KHgA TV i n Quincy 2nd r e p o r t e d i n "Th?Herald Whig.- 0 I n summing up, M r . kndrus w r i t e s : "After interviewink b o t h M r . V i c t o rHubberd and M r . Harold Barklcy, who gpve n e a r l y i d e n t i c a l , s t c r i e s p oft h e i r s i g h t i n g s ; t h e l i k e l i h o o d of t h i s being a conventiondl a i r c r e f tis v e r y ~rna,ll.~;::I: 7:: I have been unzble t o l o c z t e eny a i r c r a f t t h a t h a s .t h r e e l a r g e r e d "running l i q h t s " and no o t h c r o b s t r u c t i o n l i g h t s s u c ha s g r e e n and whitel A t t h i s point i n t h e i n v e s t i g a t i o n , it is c l a s s i f i e da s a UFO."-----I
  5. Come t o t h e Second Annual Midwest UFO Conference t o be HeJdi n S t . Louis, Mo., June 12, lc,.: - Noted S c i e r i t i s t Stgnton TrnFriedman t h e Festured Speaker - Many ,Others - Order T i c k e t s NOW_ - _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _________________________________-_--------------------The theme f o r t h e second annual Midwest UFO conference t o be heldi n S t . Louis, June 12, is ;Unidentified Flying Objects - Def,iance t oSciencen .The UFO Study Group of ,Greater S t . Louis w i l l h o s t t h i s y e ~ r , " .event a t t h e Holiday l z n (North) 4545 N. Lindbergh ~ l v d .and t h e Midwes-UFO Network co;.a,inlly i n v i t e s the p l ~ b l i ct o a t t e n d . The Conference w i l lopen a t 8:00 -AM enz is progr,ammd. through 10:30 PM.The featur,ed speeker i s t h e cuc:!ccr s c i e n t i s t ~ t e n t o n 7 .Friedmen,f r ~ mRedpndo Beach, C a l i f o r n i a , His suSj e c t w i l l b e "UFO.s--Myth 2ndMystery." M r . Friedman hzs a unique oackground c o n s i s t i n g of 14 y e a r s .experience i n h i g h l y s p e c i a l i z e d f i e l d s of advanced technology - being .involved wit!h t h e development of n u c l e z r a i r c r z f t and r o c k e t s , f u s i o arocke,ts, and nuclear powerplants f o r space and earthbound power a p p l i -cations. he has, l e c t u r e d t o hundreds of c o l l e g e , p r o f e s s i o n a l and l a yaudiences throu$hout t h e United S t a t e s and Canada s i n c e 1967. and isp r o f e s s i o ~ a l l ya f f d l i z t e d w i t h t h e American Physical Society, t h e Amer-i c a n Nuclear S o c i e t y and t h e American I n s t i t u t e of Aernnautics. and liqt-r o n a u t i c s ( A 1 j . A ) . k f t € r 12 y e a r s of reseprch and i n v e s t i g a t i o n of UFOs,M r . Friedman r e c e n t l y s t ~ t e di n SA.GP, magzzine t h a t h e is llconvinc.ed t h ~ ;t h e e p r t h i s being v i s i t e d by i n t e l l i g e n t l y c o n t r o l l e d v e h i c l e s whoseo r i g i n i s e ~ t r a t e r r e s t r i a l . ~ He s t ~ t e d ,"Some of my colleagues admit t ot h i n k i n g we a r e being v i s i t e d by e x t r a t e r r e s t r i e l s . , b u t a r e unwillin,:t o express t h e i r f e e l i n g s due t o job pressures a n d - f e w o f c r i t i c i s m o "The complete program follows-:Morning Session -9:30-9:35 Welcome to St. Louis - ~ o h nF. ~ c h u e i s & r , BlFallon, Mo. ;Missouri D i r e c t o r f o r MUTON-; Director- of t-he .UFO -Stlldy R-o!c:a f Greater S t . Louis; e d i t o r of t h e llUFO Potpcurri" and 5 ; :Tmember of SKYLOOK. Mr. Schuessler w i l l a l s o 2crt ~s t h e Coz-, f erenc e Moderato r ,9:35-9: 45 I n t r o d u c t i o n t o t h e Midwest UFO Network- - ~c?.lterH. Andrv;Jr., D i r e c t o r of MUFON and s t a f f member of SKYLOOK,9:45-lO: 45 -"The Aliens11 presented .by-Heyd-enC; Hewes, Oklahoma C i t y ,Okla.; Founder and D i r e c t o r of t h e I n t e r n z t i o n a l UFO B u r e a . ~(IUFOB), Oklahoma C i t y , and MUFON State--Sectlion D i r e c t h r .Mr.. Hewes was permitted by s p e c i a l author.Fzation t o v,istit,question t h e F i r Force UFO I n v e s t i g 2 t i o n Project Bluebookf i l e s and was one of s i x Oklahom .working wit!h t h e recentT~ i r f o r c e /University of Colorado 500,000 UFO Investigetio<,11:00-12 :00 llDocumentation: Ev?demce: of Government Concernll by Shkrm2-8J. L a r s ~ n ,Glenview, I l l . , MUFON state-SelcTtionDirector f o rChicago, I l l . , an a c t i v e MUFONIField I n v e s t i g a t o r . who hasbeen t e a c h i n g Adult Edu,cation Classes i n Chicdgo suburb hig5schools on t h e s u b j e c t of UFOs f o r t h e piask! t,hree years.i Afternoon Session1:,30r21j0 "Landing Traces: p h y s i c a l ~ v i d e n c bf o r . t h e UBO"..presente~by* Ted P h i l l i p s , J r . , Sedalia,..Mo., MUFON C o n s u l t m t ?ncl Stete:-.S e c t i o n ;Director f o r C e n t r a l Missouri; s t z f f .member and lfoa n, t u r e w r i t e r f o r SKYLOOK, M r . P h i l l i p s ha-s am,aslsed datg- th,roue?out t h e world on over 257 c a s e s of alledged f l y i n g ssuner landi n g s i t e s 2nd l-eleted UFO phenomenon,2 r 30F3:30 Weornagnetism 2nd UFO Induced D i s t u r b ~ n c e s- An Psj$ t o De-t e c t i o n " presented by William H. Hunkins C o r a l v i i l e , Iowa ;(Continued on next peeej . 8
  6. Conference, :Continued - - IvlUFON S t ~ t e - S e c t i o nD i r e c t o r f o r t h e .Iowa C i t y a r e a . .He r e -ceived h i s Masters Degree i n L i b r a r y Zcience and i s p r e s e n t l y- .employed i n t h e Gov€rnmnt S e c ~ i o nof t h e S t z t e University ozIowa l i b r a r y . de i s considered an e x p e r t i n e l e c t r o n i c d ~ t e c ~ i - .i o n devices.3 ;45-4: 45 "Science, Truth -and t h e UFOvvpresented by Alexsnder Calandra ,~ h m t .L b i i s , Mo., P r o f e s s o r of Physics a t Washin t o n Uni-Ev e r s i t y 2nd Cheirmen of t h e Webster College Science epartment,-! IProf. Caland?a i s a c o n s u l t a n t t o t h e Xerox Corp., t h e Nation-a,l s-cieqce -Foundation, t h e 5;. Louis P u b l i c Jchool -System,7 ., and h o k t 1 o f t h e CLS-TV S c i e n c e show "Magic People:"I .. I . , - . . .Evkning ,:.$:.essrdn :6 :3.0-7.: 3 0-. ~ i n n e r d iHoiid$y. . I n n ( North), 4545. .W. t i n d b & g ~ l : v d ;, S t .. , . .. .. . ..Louis, -Md,. .8:00-91:-30 ll:UFOf.-s- Myt,h .?nd Mysts-ryfT presented. by zntlon .Frie-drn?n:...9:30210:3.0 Critique/Pent.l Discuss,ion C O ~ ~ O $c.d of r:I1 t,hc Conference, . , ,spezkers. ,A question ~ n d !answer sessimon8on t h e UFOa subje.e:t w i l l,. . . .; t - e r r n i n ~ t et h e Gonf,erence ppograrn, .. .1 .A..renor& on . t h e ,1971 Midwest UFO. Conference , w i l l be publi.shed and w i l l , be:,aii.a,.il$b.le.on t h & ,&?y .of -the- ~ ~ n f ~ r e h c , ~ : " I t.xki.ll i,n,cl,ude a l l - t h e~ . p e & c h e , ~m$de: l:by -the,:Cdnfergnceaspeekers, as.. well. osr80t,herss u b m i t t i n gpzpers,: ;C Q s ~ . : $2:. 7-5 on : J u n e 51.2:th;: ,$3.00. t:her%aft er.. . . . ,.-. , . . . . - <. . .. . -TICKET INFORMATI:ON: ~ h e :cut-dff : j a t d for-kdbince r e s e r v a t i o n s i s Nay" :31,. i97l. T i ckets may bk i..es&k.v&d.f b r .one 4br..more :sessions. .or: f o r . all sessions.: Chek k s should be &d e. payab.le to:,:.UFO.. Study. . . Croup of GreqterS t .-Louis ,.--1nc. and mai-led t o : I;jil.lizin :F:. -G-hristian,.7$8 Lerngy.Ft-FryRoad, S t . Louis*, Missouri, 6311 5. Use t h e f o l l o . y i n g a p a l i c e t t o n b l a n kt o ~ e s e r v eyour tilcke:t:(s-). . . . i f ,you . l i k e : : :: . .......:3/ , . , . - - .. .-------,,,----,-,,,,,,,,,C--,----,,,--------------------~---~----------~-~---------.", , I . : . . . . :.y e s , I w i l l a t t e n d t-he Midwest UFO Conference, June 2 Enclosed i smy check f o r $ I., - . ,.Nsme, rbddress . ,Check s e s s i o n ( s ) you w i s h t o - a t t e n d , and y o u r J r e s e r v e d t i c k e t s w i l lbe held f o r you a t t h e r e s e r v a t i o n desk of t h e UFO Study Croup i n t h eHoliday Irin, June ;12, 1971, 1 <Morning S e s s i o n , 9 : 3 0 t o 12:00--$1.50 , .Afternoon s e s s i o n , 2:00 t o 5:00-~$1.50- , .7!:30 1 $1.50Evening Session,Banquet and Evenink Session-6:30--$6.50A11 three S e s s i o n s and .Banquet--$8. 50 IA l l r e m i t t a n c e s w i l l be acknowledged by r e c e i p t i n ,turn mai.1. M~k.e-checkp2yabJ.e t o UFO Study Group of G r e a t e r S t . L c ~ i s ,Inc. Wail t o : WillizmF. C h r i s t i a n , 758 Lernay F e r r y Road, S t . Louis, Mo., 631158 ,II DO t e l l your f r i e n d s sbout t h e Midwest UFO Confercnce. ~ k l ~ h o n eor.c a l l a t your l o c a l riewspcper o f f i c e t o give them a news item about t h eConference, Help 11s t o advcl t.i s c t 1 1 j s i ~ r ~ ~ , o i . t a ~ it cvcnt, --Ye Ed,
  7. Unknown Force L i f t s Vehicle from Yighway, rOn Nov. 30, 1969 R u s s e l l h ~ t o r ,age 46, X-ray t e c h n i c i a n , of Q u i n c ~ ?I l l . , a c c o m p ~ n i e dby h i s w i f e 2nd s o n , was d r i v i n g h i s c a r on S t ? t ?H i ~ h w a y < #96, 13 m i l e s s o u t h o f Quincy, when a r e d , glowing objec:,ma-:ed d i r e c , t l y o v e r t h e i r ckr., c z u s i n g t h e c z r t o r i s e fromthe , p ~ v e dhighway about 10 inches. The complete r e p o r t , a s w r i t t e n by l":alt Andruswho i n v e s t i g ~ t e dt h e happening, appeared i n t h e J e n u ~ r y-1970 i s s u 6 ofSKYLOOK.M r . Andrus drove over t h e segment of highway concerned s i x , t i m e sand found no evidence of a- d f p o r bump which would c r e a t e th;! s e n s a t i o nof a c z r - r i s i n g o f f t h e thighway, and he b e l i e v e s t h e !tors a r e r e l i a b l ew i t n e s s e s . , "The above c s s e h;s g r e a t e r weight if you c o n s i d e r t h i t it was follow-ed by a n o t h e r on Dec. 19, 1969 <?t16:1 5 a.m. ," M r . Andrus w r i t e s * The1969 Ford pickup t r u c k w i t h a czmper i n s t z l l e d on t h e bed, d r i v e n byMarvin Mixer, was s u b j e c t e d t o a s i m i l ~ r.force. T h i s o c c u : r e d a o n E l l i n g -t o n Rocd between Columbus Road and 36th S t r c ~ t ,i n t h e n o r t h e z s t p z r to f Quincy.Mixer, a n employe,e )of t h e Moormen Manufactur,ing Co., was drivLngabout 50, mnh on h i s .way t o work, procee"ding:west down 2 s l i g h t i n c l i n eon 2 smooth b l 2 c k t o p %countyhiphwzy. He s z i d he f e l t l i k e he had h i t ,a . l i t t l e bump ( t h e r e was none found on i n v e s t i g a t i o n ) when t h e t,ruckl e f t t h e ro2d. The f i r s t s e n s z t i o n w4s t h a t t h e f r o n t wheels weresimply t u r n i n g from s i d e t o s i d e without any f o r c e a p p l i e d . (He doesn o t have power s t e e r i n g ; ) The engine race,d and t h e speedometer advancedbeyond t h e 80 mph r e g i o n . (The speedometer is connected t o t h e d r i v eshafjt.) The t r u c k was t h e n dr.opped t o t h e hiLghway a s i f he had h i t erailroad1 t r a c k c r o s s i n g , a t :h-igh s p e e d . To h i s ~mazement,,t h e campez-on t h e t r u c k , which weighed 300 t o 400 l b s . , continued e s t r s i g h t up - t ot h e l e v e l of t h e power l4ne.s ( 2 8 f t . ) a s i f i n slow motion ;~mdslowi;r -*turned over on its back and s e t t l e d g r a c e f u l l y on t h e b l a c k t o p roadj u s t a s h o r t 7 d i s t a n c e qbekbid h i s truck., which h e stopped a s soon a spossible.. The onLy d>amagerwas a broken window g l a s s . i n t h e b2ck d o o rof t h e canner. The c a m p e r r f i t i n t o - s i x s t z k e w e l l s -on t h e ;picltup t r u c kbut had- n o t been b o l t e d down,. ?he camper i s 6 f t . , wid,e, 8 f t . l o n g , ar-ci30 i,n. h i g h , and i s t h e same h e i g h t a s t h e cab r o o f of t h e t r u c k . Whej~questioned about t h e p o s s i b i l i t y of t h e chmper -blowing,o f f , he s a i d ,-that h e h a s d r i v e n a l l summer on expressrrays a t 80 mph S i t h no i n d f c a -t i o n s of a wroblemi (The csmper would have t o r a i s e a t a 90 d e g r e e .a n g l e t o t h e t r u c k . bed s i n c e thet six s t p k e s f i t down i h ~ o ;t h e t r u c kbed r a i l 1 1/2 ft.1) - . IMarvin .first watched t h e camper r s i s e B t r a i r h t : up fych,t h e bed of.h i s t r u c k through t h e 4l a r g e ~llWestcoastvm i r r o r on h i s l e f t b u t a f t e rit c l e a r e d t h e trubk,. -he cJould u s e h i s r e p l e r re?r.-vicw.mirror.- H elikened t h e m o t i c n , t o n slow speed movie p i c t u r e . Three f e l l o w s d r i v -.ing a 1963 r e d , 4-d00r C h e v r o l e t , who work ~t E l e c t r i c Whkel Co. (namesunknown), were d i r e c t l y behind. M ~ r v i nand stopped t o a s s i s t him. Theefour of them, w i t h d i f f i c u l t y , were z b l e t o p i c k up t h e ;c$mper and-: i n -s e r t it back i n t o t h e ,six s t a k e ,holes i n t h e t r u c k b&d.Thc o ~ l yo t h e rdemage, . b e s i d e s t h e broken. window g l a s s was a . d e n ~ e dchrome s t r i p ont h e roof a s t h e t o p of the camper s l i d t o a s t o p 2nd t h e e l e c t r i c a l _w i r i n g i n t h e camper w h i c h was severed.It w i l l be n o t e Q t h e r e w 2 s no r e p o r t of F UFO b e i n g s e e n i h t h i s;case,. Mixer ,was s o r e l i e v e d t h a t t h e czmper was not smashed t o b i t si( continued on n e x t p a g e )
  8. UFO S i g h t e d a t ,Breese, Ill.. -,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 .wass i g h t e d by a number of Breese, 1 1 1 0r e s i d e n t s between 7 : 3 0 m d 8 o l c l o c k , Tuesdzy n i g h t , Msrch 30, 1971. .Mike and Harold Meyer, teen-age sons of M r . and Mrs. Harold Meye-,S r . , who l i v e n e a r Shephprd E n g i n e e r i n g , r e p o r t e d t o t h e "Breese J o w n -all1 t h ~ tt h e y s ~ wt h e UFO b e f o r e 8 p.m. and t h e n used a telescope t oobserve i t . A f t e r 2 r ~ p o r tof t h e s i g h t i n g appeared i n t h e llJourn?lll --I p r i l 1st) t h e boys were in3erviewed. by Clzrence D a r g i e , of OIFaklon,I l l . , and R o s e t t a Holmes, GJ" C a r l y l e , Ill..Harold Meyer, 13, was fi:.st t o s e e t h e o b j e c t . He s t e p p e d , o u t s i d e t oemptysome t r z s h and saw t h e objcc:,, He r a n i n s i d e t o t e l l h i s b r o t h e rMike, age 14, and t o g e t a t e l e s c o p e . 3 ~ t hboys r z n outdoors t o - w a t c ht h e o b j e c t which was i n view f o r about a n hour and a h a l f . During t h i sp e r i o d t h e boys were joined by t h e i r . s i x t e e n y e p r o l d s i s t e r . , ~ e h b i e .end a c o u s i n and neighbor, Rodney Meyer, 18. -When f i r s t observed, t h e o b j e c t was s c u t h w e s ~ .of Breese a t kn e l e v a -t l o n o f about 50 d e g r e e s above t h e hor5zon. It moved northw-est, t h e ne a s t of Breese where it hovered f o r about 1 5 mznutes. It t h e n descendedv e r y s l o w l y t o a p o i n t c l o s e t o t h e ground, t h e n ascended r ~ p i d l y -t o itso r i g i n a l - a l t i t u d e . It t h e n moved slowly o u t of s i g h t behcnd some t r e e s ,only t o r e n p p w a g a i n # a t,its o r i g i n a l p o s i t i o n southwest o f 4 o w n . It .r e p e a t e d itsAo r i g i n a l c o u r s e f o u r more t i m e s . ., .IHarold s t a t e d t h a t ) h i s sa t t e n t i o n was caught by- a high-pitched awhine which caused him t o l o o k zround a n d 3 t h e n up t o l o c ? t e t h e s o u r c eof t h e sound. & t h e n saw t h e UFO and s z i d t h e sound cezsed i n 2 minuteo r two.. The w i t n e s s e s d e s c r i b e d t h e o b j e c t as *being o v a l , o r .eggishap-e d , w i t h a b l i n k i n g r e d l i g h t on one.end 2nd a w h i t e l i g h t on t h e o t h e r .There was a p r o t r u d i n g j r i n g arocnd t h e h o r i z o n t a l a x i s . No o t h e r unus-u a l f e 2 t u r e s were seen, It was a c l e a r . n i g h t w i t h moon- pnrl+stars v i s i b l e .Rodney bleyer telephoned t h e e d i t o r of t h e ?Journal-" and. s t ~ t e dhec a l l e d back l a t e r , a s k i n g f o r more i n f o r m a t i o n and s t a t i n g he lhad 2 l s os e e n t h e o b j e c t .The t e l e s c o p e used $as a TASCO Model V T E , 60x60lPiM ( ( v r i c b l e ) w i t hcoa6ed o p t i c s .7rM r . Q a r g i e , who s e n t us-t h e r e p o r t , , w r i t e s t h a t . b o t h he and M r s .Holmes were f a v o r a b l y impressed by t h e boys who a r e l l b r i g h t and a l e r tyoungsters ( n o t l o n g - h ~ i r e d h i p p i e s ) who were s i n c e r e and: s t r a i g h t f o r . -ward in t h e i r account.^^ T h e y l a l s o t a l k e d t o Debbie; G i t h khk s?me Ir e a c t i o n .S p r i n g f i e l d , Mo., Couple See High Speed UFOIOn- March 26, -1971, a t about 2210 CST; t h e , w i t n e s s l e s ; M r . ~ n dMrs.l l X l l , witnessed a r a t h e r unusual o b j e c t some 8 mi-les , e a s t of S.pringfield.The w i t h e s s e s l i v e on. a fzrm and t h e condfctions f o r , :obsesking. t h € heav-ens lare i d e a l . The n i g h t was) c l e a r and b$;Xiwas closing1 a window-lo-catel! on t h e s o u t h s i d e of t h e i r home when s h e observed a v e r y brilght,reddish,-orange l i g h t which s h e first t h o u g h t was a s t t a r . It wcs s o ib r i g h t , however, s h e c a l l e d h e r husbands e t t e n t i o n :to lt,. As thcy b o t hwatched, it suddenly moved about 30 d e g r e e s t o t h e w,esh a$ a high. r a t e -of speed. I t s t e p p e d , hovered f o r about 30 s e c o n d s , (then moved away a ta high speed towards t h e northwest and d i s a p p e a r e d % n t o : t ; h ed i s t a n c e i na very s h o r t time. The e n t i r e obs-ervation l a s t e d about 2 ,minutes, .C r e d i t : Ted P h i l l i p s , who a d d s , llks t h e w i t n e s s e s z r e v e r y c l o s e r e l a - -t i v e s and UFO skept ics, 1 c.-~l t a ~ r - t . n i111y V O I I C . ~ ~fla.i.b;>j1% i-,ct2-i?! i1G?-3f. 11
  9. More on January 31st S i g h t i n g ( See March and !A;@ri,,l.3ssue.s ,of .-., SKYLOOKLL., . .. .. ...:, "D uer. .t - o i a c k o,f~pace,,:we~.will~.notr e v i e w t h e - s i g h t i n g .thought - t p bea UFObr. Apollo 1 4 . We:: a:re now. g l a d t o - heve a:,: l e t t e r from Gh;rley B , .Parker; of: t h k M i s s i o n ~ C c n t r d lCenter, . a t . M.ous,ton,, Texas, w r i t t e n tb- E a r l!F.-Watts.; of 1 Ijunc:anville.,.Texas, wh5ch .confirms t h e s i g h t i n g t o . :.be r k l a t e d ~ t b ~ t h eApollo 1 4 m i s s i o n . We irk:g,rAt.kful t o M r . Watts forprovi.d>scg:,a-copy: 0.f: the. - l e t t e r , mDre t h a n two pages : i n l e n g t h , and ap-pr.ec1alt.e:t he" cooperation -from DJhSh, .~ . . .We 2 1 ~ 0received a r e p p r t fiom A.rlt.Epstein and Wm. .Christian, s t a t - .ing,~.~tha.t::Dav-id;HLllebhei.m,,,aa mail carrit. r:, o f Free6,urg) I11:, :his w i f e. d:riil...;tw~.i.ot.h.~r:observer.s,. .2 lso.: :-.saw th2- ob je c t . desc1rlibed i n t h e . p i - e v i . 0 ~ ~ .re,p~rts.iWe:.are8.glcd.-.to&.urn . t h i s UFO i n t o an: 1 F O . . . . . . ....",-L--~------L . ----i-----------------------------------. . : . . .~,. .. .. - .~ b s e r v & . ~ i p n , a l s~ F @ - - ~ i g , h t ~ ; : ~ l a - s h .j . ; ! . < , . .. _ . i . . . . I . : , - . . ...,. - 3 . - . . .. . . I < . .. .. Edh$rd:J .;- ~ i ~ k ~ , .h i s wife.. ,and: t w o t e e n , a g e : d a u g h t e r s , , were driving:..- +&:centr&l downtown3t. Louis, Mo.., about. B1.PM,:J u l y 1 4 , - 1967. It-. wa.s : ~ t i i . ~ l ~ . ~ ~ 2 . r t i a : l :d.c?ylight8 2nd t h e y , observed a . disc-shaped :ob,je.c:.t . ,nidv i h g s810wIyi5n 1 t h e :;sky. it.w?s t o o f$r aw;y t o - d eterrnine e n y sound ,. .a n d i h o r,otr;blaries-(::such a s : a .h e l i c o p t e r ) w.ere:seen.. : T a l l b u i l d i n g sobscured. f u r t h e r viewing znd-.:the sightling, w ~ s , . o v e r,in: about, ten, seconds.Hicks .sai.d:"the.i:obije-ctz had two_.bipg, b.rlght s e e r c , h l i g h t s , d h i n i n g d.ovn.a tabout; a k5r degree: s n g l e i M e L ; ~ ~ t i m ~ t e d - .t h e obj e c t t o ,be apnroxim?:tely .~0ver.it h e -Ven;i.c;e:-Genterat i n g Pltant on t h e - 1 l l i n o . i ~s i d e of t h e ..Miss.issi.ppi-~%ve:r.,@out .two. mi.1.e:~: : ~ w a . ~... ::j.-: : .. . . . . _ : . . , . .... .. ! , ... L e t e r , t*hl.t.:,sah-e:.ifight.; .:the ~ i c k s - :f a m i l y arid . fFiend;s had f i n i s h e +. . .wat;.c8hin.~~~,t"n.e..Miss--..%:meri,ca.Pagepnt on TV and .Mr. Hicks . was i g o i n g + t o, es-cort:!h i s - daqfht e r . 9 ,friends.?-home..:It::was 10,:3 0 o fciock.: He p i cked up afla.shl!ight:::as!:.t.hej.[wenb:,oW, ,the door., The stirs w e r e out.an$. t h e sky was.c l e a r .llvfs .t:hey.:.glanceii :up,.:they saw! a .row of 12 t o 1 5 orangish-red ., .l i g h t s f l ~ a t i n gi n a s t r a i g h t l i n e , equal d i s t a n c e a p a r t , ; approximat@iyf i f t y koi s w e n t y f+et-:oV.erheJad.. They were . flooting from- t h e e a s t t o t h e- .wes,t.. No. n o i s e was heard.Mr-..Hikks ~ c ~ l l s d ~ h i s ~ w i f e ~ t ocome view the,-.light$ and khe..thin i e l e -phon,e.d::.h e r :siSter,j~some f . i v e block,^. away, and ., she and. herfami1.y went,. I. .o ~ t ~ s i d e .t o , . w ~ t c h ;.: . .J1~kingly,.:~~r..-;Hicks.sa~ia,"1 w i l . l ~ s i g n a l t h e m : ~ . H , & ; ~ . - i m &h i s f l e s h =l i g h t . d t . t h e row of sky l i g h t s and t h e y immediately welit put. I n .t h e i r :p l a c e another group of white l i g h t s appeared, appsrbn$,lyisomewhat be-low t h e orange l i g h t s . The s:eciond. set of: 8ligh.t~wa.s- in.;,th.e shgpe i o f . a n ,. . time-.a:tiummingelonka.ted . U , , c.ont,aIningI . a p p ~ ~ 6 ~ i ~ a t e i y , ~ ~ - i i ~ ~ h t s;:At ttii:. n o i s e ; i like an elect.r.i.c..genera~tor.w a s . h ~ a r d , :.(from the obj k c t overhead... ,,-Mrj: H.icks:, .-an:e , l k & t r C i c a , ~en-gineer,- w i t h t h ~P u b l i c U t i l i t i e s CO:. ,~ e , s i d e s i ! a , t ,10633 Lavinia:Dkive ,I :Concord Villege , S t . . L,ouis.C ~ w n t y ,. Mb!.He.-"f:eportgd t h i s sigh.ting on Peb,; 2.1, .1971, t o P r t . E p s t e i n , 0.f.t h e SKY,-LOOK s t a f f . . . .. I. . . . , ,,.. .. ..L-- - . - - - - - - ------L ---L- ----- - - - A . - -.- - ---- -. L .. -- --.-- - -------. --------___________-- - - . - -. . . . . . . . -- ----. . I : , . _r ,. .Notice" to:,Readers . . , , . .. . . .. ,I g; I. . 8 . 4, . . ,. , ,~ o u . . , d bn o t h a v e :to;helonp t b MUFON t o ~ s u b s c r i b e i SKYLOOLOOK. If ,. :9ou-:belong to.;MUFON$ .you:do. .not ~ h w et o s u b s c r i ~ e ,t o : SKYLOOK-- i , ,-.but:;i:ofz..cqursei;!we.hope.. t h a t . . y o u . . W ~ ~ ~ .,It has be.en:our policyLt6 . , - . . serid - new-:MuFONimembers a sample - copy of SKYLOOIC.-t o !ad:ua.i.nt..them.. _ ,,. - ,w i t h t h e o f f i c i a l . F u b l i c a t i o n o f .t h e Midwest UFO ~ e t w o r k ,?h2ti .L .copy is f r e e . A y e a r s s u b s c r i p t i o n i s $4..00. Send, ~ O S K ~ L O O K. .
  10. ~.-. .-1966 Close-Range , SZghti-ng i n S o u t h e ~ s t e r - n .Missouri-- -----Lou, , . Fz.rishDuring t h e S p r i n g of 1966, when M i c h i g a n - r e s i d e n t s wereas e e i n g UFOs( o r "swamp gasTfi f you b e l i e v e D r . Hynekls .version) , o t h e r e q ~ n l l y ~i n -t e r e s t i n g s i g h t i n e s were t a k i n g p h c e i n M i s s o u r i and o t h e r s t a t e ~ : ~*One 1966 r e p o r t ; from Benton, Mo.-,*hes only r e c e n t l y -come t o mya t t e n t i o n , thanks t o my good f r i e n d , Mildred H i p g i n s , who is now r e -s i d i n g i n Benton.The e x a c t d ~ t ef o r t h e s i g h t i n g is n o t known, b u t we do know it-W ~ Si n t h e " a c t i v e " p e r i o d , i,.e. S p r i n g of 1966. The WI-tness,, S z d i e Hegar,of Benton, was r e t u r n i n g from a church s e r v i c e between 10:OO and 1 0 : 3 0p.m. I w i l l q u o t e from Mrs. Higginsi l e t t e r t o me, f o l o w i n g h e r i n t e r -view of t h e w i t n e s s : . -I"The church i s i n Benton abcut, 2 o r 2$ miles from thei..r-bhe ~ a ~ s r s _ l 7fzrm. A s s h e was d r i v i n g home oirer t h e g r a v ~ lr o a d , she n o t i c e d ahtsldof h e r b u t o f f t o tnhe left, a r e d l i g h t o r two, low i n t h e a i r . H e r firs(.thought was . t h a t it was .a low p h n e and s h e would keep >her eye on it..It g o t c l o s e r end she thought it wast g e t t i n g c l o s e r t o h e r , b u t soonr e a l i z e d t h a t s h e was g e t t i n g c l o s e r t o it. Suddenly, s h e saw that itwas j u s t down t h e r o a d i n Zront of her--between -her and ,her home---verylow, hovering over t h e r o a d , ( A couple weeks ago when S a d i e -. . . told1me soirkthing of h e r s i g h t i n g . . . I had asked how f a r above t h e r o e dt,he UFO was and she s a i d about a s high a s a t e l e p h o n e .p-ole. Yesterjayz d a t e o f i n ~ e r v i e z ,though, s h e s a i d , no, i t wasnt even t h a t hig11.She knew a s s h e drove under it t h a t had she been s t a n d i n g on t o p of ::c-c a r , s h e could have reached up and touched it. She i s about six f e e tt a l l w i t h h e r shoes on. hnd s h e d e c l z r e s t h a t i t was no wider t h a n t h eroad. She, r e a l i z e d a t once t h e t it. was n o a i r p l z n e and , ; i m r n a i a t e Qn s h ereachc.d over and snapped t h e l o c k on t h e c a r -door oppostite k r . 1hf.ywas weird and she was f r i hteried. s h e knew thet she would; eircher h31:~Pt o s t o p t h e c a r , ( a t t e m p t t o t u r n around i n t h e countr-y r x d - - - c r r ::,Ion under it."Since s h e w a s n t about t o s t o p the c a r , s h e stepped on t h e gas, an;went .?head. she went under i t , h e r h e a d l i g h t s lit up i t s db e l l y s ot h a t s h e could see it-was metal*( s h i n y ) 2nd w p s colored, a s l z t - g r e y( t h e c o l o r t h z t would make you t h i n k it belonged t o t h e Navy i f i t be:-longed. t o our government- s t a l l ) :It curved up a t both4 efids; s e u c e r -l i k e o r ffootball-likel and t h e red l i g h t s ( o n e ~t e i t a h e r end) glow:L!a n orange-red but" d i d n o t send any r a y s downward. Thcre y ? s a b s o l u t c l j ino noise! The r e d l i g h t s a t he ends of t h e "ship" seemed t o be *upabove ,it somewhat a s though extended on metal p i p e s lor b;.ms o r someth:?:;,Now s h e r e e l l y t o r e o u t and s p i d she be6 s h e rn~deth,2t curve ?t ?blou:100mph. (I d o n f t ]inrow i f s h e mcant h e r drivewny o r s,ome pkeviouscurve. I d i d not ask h e r t o come show me t h e e x a c t sspo~ts@here eacht h i n g happened. ) Anyway; s h e n e v e r :saw it a g ~ i na f t e : s she; drove unberit and looked up, but s h e f e l t e s t;hou,gh it were followin,g immediatelyabove h e r . She lsaird s.he was b l z r i n g h e r horn f o r hebi husb;and a s shedrove i n t o t h e dr%veway: He came o u t , t h e y looked a l , l rpund 2nd n o t h i n swas t o be s e e n . Afiter t h i s , s h e phoned t h e s h e r i f f 2nd he; and - h i s dep-u t y came o u t t o s e a r c h i f a n y t h i n g h ~ dcrashe,d." ,The r e d l i g h t s extended -on p i p e s o r arms c e r t a i n l y r,eminds one oft h e UFO r e p o r t e d *by B e t t y and B ~ r n e yH i l l i n t h e i r now-faimous ! i n t e r r u p ted journey." I asked Mrs. Higgins t o a s c e r t a i n whether br! n o t M r s . Hag.?had s u f f e r e d a n y l t t i m e l a p s e s f 1 a s d i d t h e H i l l s . S h c had f i ~ t .
  11. . . . . . . . . _ . . . . . . . . .. . . . _. . . . _ . . . . . . - . . -... . .. . . .. . . . . . I . ., --,. ..--. . . . . .. .. . . . . .. . .A ~orr&t.ion--~hdMore, Information on Oklahoma S i g h t i n g . .. ., ..-. . . . . . . ...~.. . . . .-. . - - -I h t h e A p r i l L971 i s s u e , o f SKYLOOK; w e r e p o r t e d a UFO s e m i n ~ rheldin.,:Ok.la:h-omaC-ity-Feb . 27-28, and quotkng two.. . 0.klahom.a newspapers ..(.see,crtic-le:)., . , .Dr..R..> Cedkic: ~ e o n i r h ,i?nthr.opoloey Consultant t o t h e ~ n t e ~ n a t i o n a lUFO- Bureau,. ! h e a d q ~ a . ~ . t ~ r s .% t Oklahoma . C i t y , :writes. us: concernifig; t h e - .:s i g h t i n g by Dr.-Eula, Page, mentioned i n t h e r e p o r t . We quote,,:..It.,. . re.&. .. pos$s.--:~h.at:;,she.st0~p.e.dand. ob-ser-ved a humanoid shape c.overed $i t h .fur.., Thi-s i:nf ormati.on ..isiricor.rect. 1.t h i n k t.he ,-newspap~rs.might. have. .. .pri.@,e&;it t h i s way;.also. . . . . . . .-; !Dr.; ;Page.s silghtiJngw p s - v e r y s i m i l e r t o t h e -.one r e i k e r a t e d . on .page ...12 bf t h e spmie.i s s u e o f Skylook by Ted ~ h i l l i ~ s .It wos a4glowing., ,.;sphere:j: L?.rge.,: which. -hovered o v e r .h e r c z r s o low s h e f.eared ,,itmighthi-t-[,thiejra.dii;O, antenna of h e r automobile. (.She h!d p r k e d , j u s t off %he. -hghwa.yh a.n.d;.hs;&.stepped o u t o f .h e r . c n r t o watch her c h i Idren., ,& . boy -.:,and-!;a l i t ; t $ e -girl.;;w.stched.fr.6mi . n s i d e t h e c a r . I T h i s sphere ~ 1 s . ohad. : . .a. l a r g e .window.ith r o u . :whic.hi;she,.observed f pur, .o.ccupant.s...Two.of -$hemwere .Wl:king, abowt ji"-s.orneti.rne,s;:turning t h e i r , h c k s ..to her a n d t e k i n g .-I -:i-&adin.gi:-fram ,the;Jcohputer-like1! wa 11 behind ,them. ( T:his wall.-cu:v&d.w f t h ths. inner -sh$p&,iof,:t.he saucey. ) .Two .,of-them re.mained i t the.h r g ewindow .bbser,vi-ng her. :T-hky.were n o t .:dver 5 o r 6 . f e e t from her.. .T.heyw e r e humanoi-d.,. had :no,.fur., had tigh.t,-f i t t i n g un5f.orms, and s l i g k l y . ,H - . -tor.i:e$ialrf; eyes.. e r -bo.y -noticed ; .from .the ones. w i th1.:th.e1r.ba C ~ St.urn-ed., jttrh:ha;$.t h e y .had.:h a : i r o n t h e i r :heads. much like ours.-: 1n t h e excit.emeri+,no ,:one. qqbi ced,t h e , exa.ct "features -of t h e nose . o r mouth #of, t h e s e , b ~ i n g s ,. t h e / eyes: demmded t h e i r o t t e n t ion. l.<.my,. b w L c s t i r ~ ~tion;,; a f t e r d i s - . ,cu5sing~:hers i g h t i n g for hours o n , s e v e r a l occasions; ( M r .;.Hewes and m y -s e l f botp: have. :fu,l-l..rep.o~ts,f i l l e d obt: s e p a r a t e l y by. h e r 2nd:Ber.c h i l d - . ren:j, a l o n g with.-separa,:te. d ~ a w i r g s) , these; beings. were most s i m i l ~ r .to.,;. ..Typel ~ ~ ~ , . w h ~ i c h.is most e a r t h - l i k e . ... .1 :have know-n Dr. Psge almost a l l my l i f k - - s h e i s s v e r y .isieri;oqs; , , ,, .pe.rson--and. she is most d.istressed t h s t . t h e informa.tion, h?,s, become , confused. S-ince h e r -si,g.hti n g might be- .picked up and rep$:ted fn , f l v i n gs a u c e r pubLicati ons.,: you could do..h e r ( and. UFO r e s e s r c h i n gene.rsl)..agceat iservi.ce by , p r i n t f i g. .. a corrected v.&rsion o f h e r siphti.ng .in,..aconslp~cu~o~usc l F c e - in:y6ur magezine.: Her ; c r e d e n t i ~ l s . - c o u l dmake h e r a . .prime i t ~ r g e tf o r cr.it.i.cism, m d . c f f o r t s t o keep #.the. f a c t s -s t r a i g h tshph1,d,be-.rewardingf o r a l l UFO r e s e a r c h e r s , i n - t h ef u t u r e . Y Y i t h .a 11good, wishes, I,..,zrn:, . . . . . ,: ,I . . . , .. . : : ~ i n c e r e & . ~j.- . $ . , . ,.. . . . I / .. . . " -~,;;.C~dri,c.Leoncrd l t . , . , . . I . .W& a . r k h s p p y - t b ~ c o r r e ~ c t ,t h e c r r o r r e t h e ll-fur" and:&tafu,l. to.:: 1 D r . Leonard f o r @ivi ng ..us:the- cbrrected. .versilon o,f D r . :Pige,:s s i g h t i n g .Mr.:;,Hewks, refer-rbd t o : i n t h e letter, i s Heyden C,. Hewes, Di.rectnr o f ,.t-he:.~I.nterns.ti,on.a,L.;:U:FOB.ureau and a,.S t ete-Se,ction Dir:ector f q r . MUFON . .He w.ial.1.b.e 6ne , o . f ; t h esqeake.rs. a t ,the Midwcst .UFO Conferen.ce t o :be..,.heid. . . . .i n : S t .. , Louis, June 12th.,;,~nd h i s s u b j e c t w i l l be 1Th.e k l i e n s .,",. . .. ,. . ,< .- , ..... -- - - . . . - - . - -.. -,-. ,-----------------L-------- -----.. - -:---. ------===,--=I-.----. ------_-_--___-__ -.--. ._- - , 8. - - -. - .--- --..---WANTED: NEXUS ( ~ o ~ e l e ~ ) ~ & ; i l . t o9; SAUCER.NEWS:(Mosel$y) :No. 1 4 , 16;t o 23 ,"I 2 7 : ,) $3 to 589 and:63; FLYING,SAUCERS :( Palmer) No.! 1 t o 3 , 5 , 7,115,to"17, 26qan,di+0. Mark R . H e r b s t r i t t , 967:.Theres:sa:.St S t . Mdrys,. . . . ,.ro JPa.:.15857 . ! : . , , . . ., . . . - . . . . . . .. 3: I . . . ,. . .I ! . . r .
  12. A Personal Observation, By Michel M. J a f f e , Data-Net. Control. .. WB6RPLIt was ~ u n d a ~t h e 28th of Februsry, 1971. My wife was in Santa Bar-bara, d i v i n g f o r lobster. My s o n was busy with h i s newspaper r o u t e andmy daughterwas playing with f r i e c a s and neighbors. I decided t o take,a m t o r c y e l e r i d e t o Bodega and Bodega Bay, l o c a t i o n f o r t h e Alfred-Hdtchcock movie "The Birds."The weather was c l e a r 2ndJsunny w i t h some clouds. The temperature i nt h e low f o r t i e s and t h e wind was from t h e west a t 25 t o 50 Km p e r hourwith g u s t s i s high a s 65: I dressed warmly. I planned my r o u t e 2sfollows--Hiway 101 south t o hiway 237 going e z s t . I would then take h i -way 1,7 n o r t h t o t h e town of San Raphael t o meet 101 going north. Iwould then t r a v e l 101 t o 116 going west. T h i s would t a k e me t o t h etwo Bodegas.Packed my binoculars i n my tank bag. Ny csmera wes out of- f i l m , andI l e f t it behind. A t about 11:OO a.m. I l e f t f o r my d e s t i n a t i o n .From myhome t o t h e junction of Hiway 237 and 17 t h e treffic wasl i g h t and I made pood time. -Once I got on 17 however I found t h e hiwayt r a f f i c very heavy. Many campers, Sundey d r i v e r s and t o u r i s t s f i l l e dt h e two-lane hiway. Because o f t h i s , , I wc7s t o u r i n g a b m t 100 Kms perhour.As I ,passed through Fremont, I c a s u e l l y , looked up and-was-surmisedt o s e e two s a i l l a n e s being towed t o t h e i r a l t i t u d e s . B e c ~ u s eof t h ewind c o n d i t i o n f had not expected any s o e r i n g f o r t h i s day. * A l l f o u ra i r c r a f t s were w e l l i n f r o n t of me, s o 1 was a b l e t o g l a n c e a t themoccasionally. A s I passed t h e General Motors assembly p l ~ n t ,t h e h i -way widened t o t h r e e lanes. The t r a f f i c w ~ ss t i l l heavy 2nd t h e windf a s t . I .chose t h € , c e n t e r Pzne a n d continued . a t about 100 K m per hour.Soon .I_nesred t h e s m a l l c i t y - of Hayward. &bout two o r t h r e e kilome5crsof. t h e - small Hayward a i r p o r t , I glanced a t t h e p r i v a t e a i r c r e f t s aroundt h e a r e a . Suddenly t o my d i r e c t l e f t I saw a s m a l l twin engine aircrL;;d i v i n g s h a r p l y ; i n f r o n t of i t , . p e r h a p s 100 meters I saw a most un-usual o b j e c t . The .zircrsft; WAS smalIkr than a C-25. -Probably a six t o, e i g h t , {passenger.type,.-Yliirs : a i r c r a f t was perhaps 150 meter,s above t h ehiway. The o b j e c t was keeping t h e ,sane d i s t a n c e from t h e plane and wasa l s o diving. . . ,Because of t h e ,heevy t r a f f i k and t h e wind c q n d i t i o n 1 wes a b l e : t ckeep my eyes on t h i s f o r perhaps only four,seconds. The o b j e c t z p p e ~ r z dt o be two b r i l l i e n t spheres each about 3 0 - c e n $ i m e t ~ r g y i d e , . separatedby t h e same d i s t a n c e w i t h . a hazy connection i n betweeriathat t r z i l e d be-, h i n d . The 1eading:sphere was a b r i l l i a n t r e d 2nd t h e EolZowing spherewas a b r i l l i a n t blue, I should mentionethat a t t h y time II.w2scw e ~ r i n ga face s h i e l d t h a t w 2 s t i n t e d vellow; This f i l t e r , t c n d , s t o m ~ k et h eg r e e n c o l o r appearsblue, t h e r e f o r e Fhe c o l o r of t h e t r a i l i n g spherecould a c t u a l l y h?ve Feen green. The only t h i n g t h a t I cen comp2re t h e i rbi-illiency f o i S a laser"originLteh l i g h t . ,M y next thoupht w s s L t o g e t o f f t h e hiwsy s o t h e t I co{ld~abservet h i s b e t t e r 6 u t was bnzble t o mov& t o t h e r i f h t l m e . I e g ~ i nlogkcd -a t t h e above s i p h t . doth t h e p i r c r ~ f tm d t h e c b j c c t werq now t o mytl e f t and t o my r e a r , mf king observation nore d i f f i c u l t . The plzne wasnow l e v e l i n p o f f ~ n ds o l w ~ st h e o b j ~ c t ,s t i l l i n f r o n t of t h e plane ands t i l l ?t t h e s?me d i s t m c e . ,Appin I g ~ u g e dt h e t r z f f i c 2nd now W ~ S? b l e t o m ~ k emy wey t o t h er i g h t h n e . >I.took another look behind me 2nd t o my l e f t and s w ~ ~ g a i nboth t h e plane anil the object.: The planet now was almost , d i r ~ c t l ybe-hind me, much f u r t h c r , of course, and t h e o b j e c t s t i l l appearing ?t t h e.. c- ( Continued on next pzge)<
  13. Personal: Obs-ema-----..-.tior;.j...Cantinued: . . .. ..I-- . .-- ,. , ., . 1 .s.a.me. flist?.nce--lnf r o n t of ~t.I now was f i n a l l y -a6Ik t o gkt; o f f . - t . h ~ . . - h i w ~ ~ ~s t o p on t h e s.hou-lder -0.17t,he .road ind>;pa.rk:. :Disrno.uilting, from my me-chine 1 ,again looked bzck ar,dnow was .a:bl.e pn;ly :t.o;make. t h e , t a i l o f t h e , plene.. .I no lonckr sd~vtb?,. ..str2rtg.e ob.j.e:ct.:; The - ai-rcraf$ wgs. noti a, iood, three",kilometers beliine ine .It w 2 s Wnw .fl-ying l G v ~ . land .about 3003 . m e . t c r s of . a l t i t u d e . l.d i d r..>t.g,s.t h e chance t o s e e tki~r c y i s t r y of t h e n l ~ n e ,nor was 1.1ook.lnp- for it,.as- I t-rsed . t o c.bric?nt-rete.0-n,t h e .object ,itself. 1 imm,edia]tely,wroteeverythi$g t h ~ tI ob.scrved on my map. . , .. .S t 5 1 1 p r k e d on t h e s i d : e o e -tile h i w e 7 1 s f i n n e d t h e s:.ky. ~r:,caus:e:of,the :hi2:ndreofid i.t:ilon- t"nere:.+{.ere-:..m?ny k.i te s f ?yy.irip,. 1.coun.t,,ed f i f ty , m d t,he$ s-topped--c!oun;tf np. >-They.yeqe o,f. :many./-sh,apes..sd,me were t,he st.?ndardtri?n:@ike;...:some:;y6:re .-Qig,arid...circulc?r~.and.~.so,mewere,,boxes e t c . None .r,e-. .sembled t h e b r i l l i m t o b j e c t t h z t I h2.d s.een. One also-.must.remember, - .- .th.a.t ;tKe:objec.t.;ke.ptI -pac,e.,with~.... . . .the p h n e 2nd . t h e r e f o r e wa,s tra:veli"ng.:atl e ~ s t15.0>kil.gme,ters-pe.r h o e , . Be.ci& t h e w1n.d .was 2 t :t,he-rr.os.t 2 t a v e -l o c k t y .6f-?65,j..,i~could~ , ~ d t,:-have. . bieli-a k i t e . B e s i d e s , I.heve . n e v , ~ ~ . s e e nyany i k i ~ e6f:lsuch bri1Liznc.e. , Both ..bzli s ,a;prj€bF,ed..cbnn,e~te:dwith., , some ,:, I , Iha+. . , w h i t e item. ,:The - , b a l l s. a l s o .were, hazy around, .their .led,ges. , , .. - -I".wrdte d-own,laS.much ,as.:I,.cduld,. drew.,some . r ~ u g h ske,tc,hks:ind.dhe.n.- - continued o n my way. Meanwhile t h e .heevy ;trdffid-coritiriued a r o u n d - m e,,..anhGa.re ; b;f ...this.,s.tr&nge thing. .. " . .I,iarossed-the Saml,Raghael-&r~:d&ernd,.:.stopped,a t a r e s t e u r a n t f6.r.. ,c o f f e e . i f l e r e : ~ ; : n ~ a i : nwrote ; e ~ ~ . ~ ~ t h i n , g; t h i t I could rfmembe? and compare6it,:lwith what.:^ h z d p r e v i o u s ~ y : w r i t t e n .I,t. t a l l i e d . . . ., ,~ p o n , : r e t u r n ,hope :I-:made.,~ev.ere~l.&?perirngntd :to t r y tp d u f i l l c s t e . ..Cwhat I. ha"d seen..:. J w~s:unsuccess,fpl. L?un&i-&-itrefl&cted"ffofi.a-mirror. .o n t o m y ( f a ~ e ~ ~ s h . ~ e i d ,produced o n l y a d i s t o r t e d b r i 1 ; l i a n t . w h i t e f X a s h , . A refhe~tion.;to.!ap.pec?r-on.:my:.f,?ce s h ~ e i dwould have . t o o r i g i n 2 te-.i n -side:,j.lthc7t is::from-s~methingdshiny.& my f&. 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  14. -tlUFOTsand Dizmegnetism " - A Book Review by John F. S c h u e s s l e ru n i d e n t i f i e d f l y i n g o b j e t t s ; .thf s u b j e c t o f c o n t i n u a l controversy:-, :i n s o c i a l 2nd s c i e n t i f i c c i r c l e s , rem2ins c o n t r o v e r s i e l bec.?:us!-e:.the : .s c i e n t i y f c- community hss n o t provided 2 - s z t i s f 2 ct o r y explanat:i.on fcrt h e well;-kn3wn: a n t i c s of t h e e.va.sive.d i s k s . , A l l previous.. t h e o r i e s h a w. .d e a l t w i t h a single -fc?cet..o$ :the.:UFO phenomeni .;: . . , .Eugen!e H. Burt prese-ts S:new and unproven t h e o r y i n h i s book "UFOsan& Dlamagnet-ismtt that, er~viskonsa , t o t a l .explanation t o -t h e .inany 2nd .. .varizdi .aspeicts0.f UFO 2 c,iFi.1 . t ~ . . ,H i s t h e o r y i s one i n which t h e magndtib f i e l & developed by p o s i t i v eelectr:$cal- chzrges 2 r e v l ~ u h ; L i i . ~ d: t o be ",&nvertedf!when .cornpcred. to.t h e .magne%~c..f.ields ai eve.l.oped .by. ele.ct.rons-. :.A;? e p ~ l s , i - ~ e. f o r c e..between-positive: char-ges ,and el&ctron:+l i s I hy;mt,hesized-,- invers:ely p r o p o r t i o n 2 lt o t;h:e distznce cubed be:.neen o-rnosit ~ .e l e c t r i c a l . ch3r&eS., T h i s coficept.a l s o &gree.$wi.th s c i e n ~ . i f ~ ~ - o b s e r v a ~ i o n s.of di2inagrietisrn:; f o r - diamignet--. .i c materi:als:.a:re s 3 i d t o have -negc?tive magnetic. s u s c e p t a b i l i t ~ ; .. ,L ::. ;.M r . ;-B1u:r.thas offered more t h a n . a- mere. theo,ry,. he .has:provid,ed..a n .;hypothes-is t h a t can be t e s t zcl, ,and even suggest-s some selec$.ed!.test 1 -:+i:..methods. H i s . knowledge of s,cienie, t h e -UFO,e.nigma;and wrLti.ngex@ert-ise :is ,evidenced by t h e 1ogica;i .fl.ciw of d a t a .presented . i n the,bobk. . -The,: layman and UFO buff ),willbe .mos.t:i n t e r e s t e d i n t h e answers .:andrexpiama:tcons given f,or,- t y p i . ~ a : l,UFO ibriented-questions.. .The. o,bvi3ul:.; - rneed for: more. than one t y p e o f , c r i f t . i s e x p l q i n e d ; some a r e f o r .planetLe r y 6ipl~r.&on, while o t h e r s ai-e for i r i t ~ r s t e l l e r ltr2ve.l: -.Ther> work-in.?t h e o r y 1f o r , ea.ch.type o f : c r a f t . .i:s d e s c r i b e d a n d explaine.d. 1 . h e : r e a d u ~ ~ is n o t expected t o bli;idly a c c e p t t h e f a c t t h e veh~cles:,e"xist;..he:*m2yi n v e s t i g a t e t h e l o g i c , t h e. . t h e o r y , : , , ~ n d... t h e. .detaalid :dr%whis b w d ~ c o h - ,:.. .. .. - . . .clusioh., a , , # , . . , , . . .. . . .~ . .The,,j-n.vested.-mzgne t i d frieid 6.f.t-he UFO 2nd it$ i n t e r a c t i o n - wikh >c:o,c-. vent,iona$. eagnetiri f i e l d s 6QS;es:.,a @oss-ibleebplenetioh: f o r t k e - rnt?Ji?:. :...unexplained . power, f a i l u r g s ;.. from t h e sutomobile t o whole c i t i e s .:E-yent h e ,r&s:on t h a t pbker! f a i l u r e is: riot c?,S.~ociztild:with.cv&ryUFO-.i3 S U ~ - .. . 8 . ..pest!e;d. .,, . . . . . . . .I -,.sounds. &$soci,-t& w i t h . UFO1S ;-the wh8n.e:) t h 8 h s h of a i r ; t h e .beep-:. .beep,, and even.thei,5orii.c: booril ol;,.lti.c.k o f . s o n i c boom - e l l h p v e 2.:plsce : -i n Mr. Burt.! s theory. The r e p u l s i o n of a i r m o l e c u l ~ si n a $1 c!2,re,c%fior~s.from-:,the:c s a f t:woubd ,prevent - comrj_ressibn ofmole-cul-es necessery t o :-cause asonicl,boom,, whi1e:;proviriingi sbund i . n s u l ~ t i n ~ .b ? r r i e r , a e t a : c , ~ .uum immediatsly surrounding:the cr;,f t. tiis. e i p ~ . l a n e t i o n S of t h e str.2r~gesounds t h a t . h2v e been ..report&dth>.o~ghout:iUFO.his.tory 211;support: t h ?. . . .. . . . .invkrted .magnetic lie~d-~th@ol;.y.. . ! . , . . , ., .The p h y S I . 1 ha bird, expeFienced by! :observe-rs tha.til:hgbe;b e e n burbed.; :o r otherwise harmed, - t h e- z g i t z t i & n !of anima1s:by f o r c e s : n o t f@lt?:by:<,.i.humans j and even thc- unusuai 2erodynarnIc:-a n t i c s a r e y e l l kxrlai;~e.d.Hiec r i t i c . i z e s s c i e n t i s t s for:,t h e i r . c ~ o m p l e t er,ejec:tipnof UFO data.: and f o r t h e i r f e a r l t o ci@lve:into t h a t vast.:rnystery. T h e d@2 h e s i b e e n ~ ,a v a i l a b l e f o r y e a r s 2nd the.Ziles grow day by .day, 3 u t go,:unto.jched . . ..by t h e m a j o r i t y of . s c i e n t i s t s ; soine:beczuse of f e a r , f b r , t$ekr : p o s i t ~ o f i ;;:+whfle s c i e n t i f i c p ~ e . j u d i c ekeebs o t h e r s ?way..Mr. Burt doricludeS t h a t t h e knowledge h e has ,gainid and f a i t h , i h :t h e f e l l o w man; even prpminent i n d i v i d t i i l $ m,o: r i s k t h ~ i kF d s $ t i o f i s :-t o rgport UFOld, cbnvlnces h i m t h a t c r S d k b l c witn&gS&s: &xistj 2nd. i*g r e z t numbers. Their observations have. l e d him t o t h e conklusion t h d tUFOs a r e of, e x t r a t e r r e s t r i a l o r l g i n . "(continued on n e x t page)
  15. ~ e r i ~ u s t r u m & r shav&!.been:&f l ;c c i n UFO c i r c l e s f o r some: months . -.. .w k h r e g a r d t o Of; J . ; All.en,Hynekfs f i r s t book.. I have:r:ece.ntly receiv,;.&di .co.py of ai.--l.etter.t6,cDav-id Schroth. of t h e UFO S t u d y .Group-of: Gr-eat-. . ...er.:St:...: &ouj.S,,f.rom Mi- .:Xharlcsl. N. . HeckeJmann,, .S.enl.or..Editlor :of : C O W ~ SA.-.Book..Coipany,. In-ci. Mr. -..He:cke-;lmenn:.;is.t h e Editor-in-Ch? ree: ,of...t h e . f o r t h -doming Hynek beak andlih2s..l e t.t.er provides -idme d e f i n i . t e .inforrn&ion ,. . . e o n c e r i h g ~t h e volwie. : 1,am,-mbstg r a t e f u l to M r . b-chroth f o r allowingme t o q u o t e ..from t h e ,lettc.r; .:-- . . . . . ..I : ?The p r + s e n t t i t l e - ,5s ,UFOs-<AS A HIIMPN EXPFRIENCE. :. WE.e x - B C ~ .t o pub-. l i s h t h e book i n Aup.s$,,197.3.; The .retpil p r i c e w i l l prob~b1:y;b e $5.95- cl.t.hokghl:t.h:e e v e n t u a l ( j e t p r m i - n ~ t jon , o f . t h e : p r i c e ~$11+Ie.p.end.upon. t h ef ina.1-l e n g t h . olf .th,e manus,cript-when Dr.. Hynek d e l j v ~ r s.it t o , us..-.-Thel e t t e r s ;goes. on .t;o:.st?t.e t h e book-~ i ~ l . ~ . p p e . nw i t h some dota--.9nr.how: t h ebook.:-ceme:.t;b be.:m i t t e n ; and .why. D r .,:Hynek think.s t h e ..gene.reilp u b l i . ~s h o u ~ d ~ ~ ~ b e ~ f n f , o r m e d ~arid -wiithiila..if,urth,er note: on-.mgn s.,.corn.placent. . . un- . : :.awareness-.o:f: thei.:s:,cope...of...,thi.ngs,not,;y e t ...,.known.. . .:plus a :gener+,-l., . :assess-.ment: ofr.;,the prob.lam :its e l f .;".,. .There w i l l be. a chapter on the UFO. ex&riencb i n which D I-Iynek .,w 2 l l .s.tzte;.that:..th-er-e -is,n;o, question b u t .th;t- t h e s e r i o u s , a r , t i c u l a t k. .witne:s,s.:;regarda,:h&s,.UFO e x p e r i e n c e . as having. b:een a, r e a l event,." . ., . . .. . Ther.e: wi 11 be: a * survey,,of t h e ..contents.of. .UFO.repor.t.s,.-with.Jfthelr... . .s-imilarzt 2es and. their .:d..iff ~ r e n c e st o determine if any c1:eer pattcr11e x i s t s ,.: ..a d i s c u s s i o n -of t h e UFO w i t n e s s 2s c o n t r a s t e d .to t h e U.E.v. - . .:,.r:ep,ort8....:.: what. kinds-,of people make UFO r e p o r t s s n d ,how: t h e i r credibil-i t y ;may;;.be jtdged--how many . a r e - crackpots and . how..many:,ar;e t r a i n e d : :. . observer^..^,^ . . . . . . .. .. . .. . . .D r . . Hynek:..will -explore th.e e x t r a t e r r e s t r i a l hypothesis$-;UFO clubsand : t h e i r : ~ r g a n i z a ~ t i g n s . , .. t h e fa.n+t,ics.,. t h e hoaxter.,~,,and..,:the Lir For,cecover- up.,hypot hesis , .and the: s t i e n t - l f i c problem..of .,thelUF.& , - . .A f u ~ % l : c h a p t e rk i l l : : b e devoted t o t h e Air Force a n d thk a ~ ~ ~ : & d it h el i f e . and t i m e s - of P r o j e c t Blue Book, 2nd. t h e r e ,w i l l . :be some. personal..reminis~censes.. - , Ariother s e c t i o n ! w i l l d e a l :w i t h e a s i l y ,. i d e n t i f i e d. klnown . .o b j e c t s :which are ;oft e n . r e p o r t e d . a s UFOs. , . . . . . .O t h e r t o p i . c s . . ~ h i c hD r . Hynek w i l l c o v e r i n h i s . b & @ . k , ~ r $.stran& : . , ...l i g h t s ; ..Chat .come:-ahd :go...i n ; the.:.n i g h t , : silver,,.-disks:a.nd," ; c l g ~ r s ": i.n;t h s . . 4 d a y t i ~ es k y , c l o s e ~ ~ e n c o u n ~ t l . r sw i t h UFOs ,. UFOs th9.t:-l e i ~ v e .impress- - -i o n s o n . t h e land ais w e l l .as .a v a r i e t y of ;expcrkhce$ invo1;ving UFOs:., a n d ,. . .t h e + r :apparent e f f e c t on auto@obiles.and on -animals.: , . ,. .11Th.e t r i c k y humanoid occupant.! w i l l be discussed,! t h k l e t t e r con- .t i n u e s , and :"there: . w i l l be. a . . c h a p t e r d e a l i n g w i t h r a d a r and UF0,scierice, ,and:!the 8Ul?0and .UFOs . ~ n dt h e f u t u r e . " . . ,Sounds interest5n.g. 2 n d hope t o hakc a .:full,~ e v i , a w.~, f o r. SKYIJOOKr e a d e r s s h o r t l y aflter t h e Au,wst nub1ica.tri.m cl2te. ., : :.:, ,i b - - - - - . . .. . . . . . .. .. . - t . .
  16. I N OTHERS WORDS . . By Lucius F a r i s hContinuing t h e i r policy of p r e s e n t i n g a c c u r a t e and i n t e r e s t i n g UFOm a t e r i a l , t h e NATIONAL ENQUIRER hcs r e c e n t l y f e a t u r e d Ohio UFO repUoyts( A p r i l 11 i s s u e ) and s i g h t i n g s of UFOs by c e l e b r i t f e s Buddy Rich, fk--t h u r Godfrey, Sammy Dsvis J r . and Muhammad A l i ( A p r i l ,I8r i s s u e ) .Another weekly t a b l o i d h2s begun a s e r i e s of a r t i c l e s d e z l i n g w i t ht h e r e c e n t UFO symposium held i n Oklahoma City. Beginning i n t h e Aprisl11 i s s u e , NATIONAL TATTLERS Ca:+d A. Edwards p r e s e n t s t h e opinions 01various -Oklalhoma UFO r - e s e ~ ~ c h e r s?fir?. o t h e r i n v e s t i g a t o r s . The . s e r i e sw i l l continue through t h e i s s u e oZ AnyiL, 25--perhaps longer.The May issue of SAGA contains a n ;11.:,icle by Stanton IT. Friedmanand / 5 : &nn S l a t e , d&aling with t h e I . j ~Force docunient, PROJECT BLUEBOOK SPECIAL REPORT #l&.Once of;icially tfunavailable" t o t h e public;$hits r e p o r t was p r i v a t e l y p r i n t e d 2nd has been through f o u r ec?itionst h u s f a r .3n-excellent a r t i c l e by -B. Ann S l e t e appears i n t:he Fay i s s u e ofFATE. T l t l e d "The Great UFO 1-Ride", i t d e z l s not w i t h t r i p s t o o t h e rp l a n e t s , b u t w i t h t h e "rides" given t o unwsry believer^^ ,by various _space-age con men. ProminenVtlyf.eatured .2re "Rev1. Frank Strznpes , Wes-l e y and JoNell Batemen and-Me.1 Noel.Jbhn Keels z r t i c l e t h e ;Tune-i s s u e of TRUE ACTION concerns UFOs2nd t h e CI~A. A p p ~ r ~ n t l yw r i t t e n some time 220, it d i s c u s s e s t h e histor;.of C I A in;volvement with * t h e UFO enign?a. IAllen Benz informs me t h e t t h e june, i s s u e of OCCULT cprrihs a n a r t -i c l e by. Harold. O l i v e r , tTUFOs: Apparitions of t h e A i r 7 f t . A p ~ i n ,t h i s~ a r t ~ c u l a rr w g ~ z i n ehasnt: appezred on my loc2-1 stpnds e s , v e t , s o 1 .c a n t comment on i t , although- I do thank Allen f o r h i s . h e l p , I might.add thatt I would 3pprccia.t-e1 i n f o on any- magezine .articles:-whi-~h~m2ycome t o SKYLOOK. r c a d e r s f a t t e n t i o n , e s p e c i a l l y a r t i c l e s appedring i n" s p e c i ~ J i z e d " publications. ,-,The theory t h a n Man mGy be a "hybrid" between n a t i v e E z r t h r a c e sand beings- from !el*sewhereft has been discussed i n t h i s c3lumn previous-l y . The theory hzs much t o rcconmentl it and I have- j u s t , had t h e plea-s u r e of reading a q u i t e i n t e r e s t i n g book which p r e s e n t s t h i s i d e a i?f i c t i o n a l f orm. Although s c i e n c e - f i c t i o n i s ,not ou-r !.6gk!- -iiTKY&OOjX;Nat Drings book, THE EARTH IS YOUR SPACESHIP (Space AgeiPress, Ltd,-3017 LubbocPkS t . , P. 0. BoxL11448,.Ft. Ydorth, Texas ,76109 $3.89) isa b i t diTfert-nt. I n a d d i t i o n t o p r e s e n t i n g a q u i t e rezdable: story, a st o l d by, a hypothetical e x t r a t e r r e s t r i a l v i s i t o r , Drlng includes n ~ t e sand i l l u s t r a t i o n s d e t z i l i n g g e o l o g i c a l , anthropological~and~mythologi~-c a l evidences of the "hybrid" theory, I t h i n k you w i l l f i n d it web&worth your attention.[Erlitors Comment: Science f i c t i o n canL2be,fascin-a t i n g reading, and sometimes t h e f i c t i o n w r i t e r "gets t h e r e t t first. Howabout "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under t h e Sea! a s j n s t one exalnple~TA:riother recent book-dealing with a n c i e n t space v i s i t o r s and the pos-s i b i l i , t y of highly advanced;prehistoric c i v i l i z z t i o n s i s , Robert Cher-r o u x T s ONE HUNDRED THOllShND YELRS OF IVI1;NTS UNKNOkiN HISTORY. It is, sim-.i l a r i n content t o r e c e n t books by Erich von Deniken andl o t h e r ~ ~ u t h o r sbut Cherroux includes m a t e r i a l which I have n o t seen bresented e l s e -where. 1 0 r i @ n a l l y published i n F r ~ n c ei n 1963 2nd o n l y l r e c e n t l v t r e n s -l a t e d i n t o English, the book is au?il:ble f o r 95$ fromlBerkley Publish.i n g Corp, , 200 Madison Ave., N.1 Y.. , N.Y. 10016, ,Jpmes W; Moseley, former publisher of SPUGER*NEWS, te.11~of- h i bbackground i n UFO resezrch i n e new book, TIiE WRIGHT FIiELD STORY-1Sau-c e r i a n Books, Box 2228, Claqrksburg, W, Va., 26301 - $4,,95),(Continued on Next Page). 8 *, I
  17. t r a c k down,tabs .of, crashed UFOS, t h e o r i e s of , ~ a r t h - m e d es a u c e r s andmany o t h e r rattier: i n t e r e s t i n g s t o r i e s i n t h e book, r t l t h o u ~ hmuch oft h e m a t e r i ~ lwcs apparently. compiled some y e z r s ago, it is % s t i l lp e r t -i n e n t to),-today% UF<Qresearch.. ,. . . . . .. . . 3I . . . , . ; ! , I. #:Mrs., Rosett:a;~ol&s,. of ~ a r l ~ i e ,11-1., an-d ~ 1 1 . r ~ n c eDsrgi:e.;of OIF,all o h , 111.,.-were,! p u & k t ; s o e ~ k e r se t .$hc Lebanon $111.) Rotary Club, epr-111 4 t h4f:Mrs~:iHblrp,e~~~..w;h-oh,eeds no in:rc?il-ction t o our r e r d e r s , ; gavel,MUF..ON:;] th.ei;Ham ~ e . d i o .N6twor.k and SKYI,Ci;K so&: p u b l i ci,ty::and t o l d ;of : , .,.some .UFO . s i g h t i n p s ; .in &h.e C a r l v l e area,. M r . Darpi e ,i a r e t i r e d Air ,-. ..F&ce man wid: formerly s s s l g n e d t o the. ~ i r Rcsezkch and. Development..Command s Geophysics Labs i n Massachusetts now .a s t u d e n t a t . ,B,e:~~:r.e,vii:l,e~ r d aCollege,,, spoke of UFO. .s:i-ght-ing,s f y om :$ibica.l t i m e s t o tthe p ~ e & e n t,i.n~z1.ud~n.gsome which occurred when ,he w ~ szn:. the. d i r Force., .. ..r.! . j . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : . . . .. , .. . . ..I ...: I . _ . . 3 . 5 . . . . . . 1 . .. , . .. .- ~ & h n ~ c h u 2 s s l e rS p e a k s t6 Hieh ~ c ~ h o b lGroup ...... . . . . . . . . .,. ., ,. .. . . . . . . . . ., . L . . . . . .. . - . ...- ,.:: . , .,.-,(...?John.# , . - , , . . . .F....,Lid..bchues,sler , . i . ~ k ~ ~ t o r .. _ . _of.,_ t h e UFO ~ t u d ~ ~ 1 : u . b ;hf-c<e;ter S t ..L:o:~&ip.a n d $Get e; D i r e c t q r ...(No;-.).:for, MUFON, wzs i n v i t e d . t o s p q ~ ka t the.H i g h h n d High auditoriuin, Migh1,and ;. 111..,. Sunday -afternoon..at -1PM,Xpri 1: ,18$hr. .-.!The.Highland News Leadert! gclve. th.e program flront pagec o+g.ra:ee: ;-&n:$ t s.April I!+,issuei,- i n c l u d i n g .a phot,o, of M r . i . $ c h u e s , s k r a.ndgiv:ing- :hi-s.ba.ckproudd ais-:semior d e s i g n engineer: a t McD,onnell-G:o,b$le S:in. st.,couis znd..rhis-,ufol.ogi.cal. a f f i l i a %ions-.i.; I . . , . , .. . . . . . I ,!l1T.he.program. 6s: t h e f i r s t of i t s . kirid :ever:, t o be;pres,ented i n High-1 a r h ; i a n d t h e inei-igue-. of !l-ife poss.ibl.y:iexisti.n~g~o n o t h e r plrnets,;-andof if l y i n g s a u c e r s being something 6 t h e r t h z n ~ r i ~ f i a g i n a ~ r . ~ i o bje-cts!;- waul-dind,;i.c&e :.more;th,a;n~ayer,age:.i-fit.gr,est?;$n;the. program., . e spe c.+a.l-:1:yis:krik eit iifs:.g o :be :pres~nted.,.by.a.man. w i t h I?r..,S.chuess~l~er.~s..spate crcd;en;tis1s1l. .t h e . !.News: Leader! s t a t e d . .; ., . . . . , , _ . . . . : _ ... . . . I .. . . . . . . , . . ., .. ,a .. 1 ; ; . . . . - _ . . , . . .. .. ~ a j t i~ h d r u ~ 6n WILY . ~ a d i o. ;- . , . . .. . . , -. . 8 .4 r. , . . . . . , , . . . . . .: . ! W s B t e r : H, Qnar,us;:of1~ u i n c y . ,111. , Direct0.r of MUFON ,, w i l l appkaron t h e W I L Y r a d i o ; "Hot. .Liket1,program, , Monday, Alpril 26,: ,from 10::00.t o. .1-:;00 a:.m;i: ~ n i d e n t i f i e d ( : , f l ~ i n ~bbj e c t s w i - l - l be t h e stib:3ect of tlhel . , , . .qu&tion. and a nsw:er; t y p e program w i t h listeners.,.telephoning t-he s t sti.oni ..,, I . . 2 . .. 1 .. ., . . I . . . I . . . . . . . . . . .. , . I .. : " I . . . . . < : ..... L . .,To. i ~ d d r e s s~ o d g e.: . . ,;. ! . . , . I . I ) . . L1, . . ,. , . . , ,, . ., . . . . - :. . I . - ., . , . . . I . . .., ,.: , . . . - . , I . ; . . 8 # . ,, ., - . . , .. .( . . ,.. ~ r . ,$ihues.s-ler!-wi.-11:speikk.pn-.UFOs a t s mreting :.hfit h;.: ~ r a n ~ e i s . ., , ; , .Lodge, :B:. B. - :at; theB,oom-Boom~room~of: t h e S t r d k e s & ~ p r r e s( l l e y s ,Lirddb.erg.&:Schuetz:.Roads( S t . L o u i s a r e z , ,w~e!~..sSume)~dipril21st,.8::3O.. - . . .. . . .., - ,. . . . I ., .. . . . . .:P.M. a. . . . I I . . . . , . . . I( _ . . . . .Spdaks a t :.~lan,etakium.: , , . . . . .. .. , . .. . . . . . .: . . . .. , . . . .. . . . .,. ~~i.i.1has,.been; a busy mimth f o r ~ o h n~ c h u e s s i e r . In a d d i t i o n t o t h es,pe.aklng,engagements mentioned, above.,; h e a l s o .gave a n , i l - i u st,rate&.Iect-u r e on UFOs a t t h e McDo,imellPlanetgrium, i n S t . ~ou+:s:,::,Sundayafternoon.,Aprild+th, The : pfogram; wrs we3 1 .;a.ttended and a great, d e a l of % e r e s tshown.. H,e..discussed..thea s p e c t s of s p e c i e l i z a t i o n and:.educ.$tion..as.;.re.- :l a t e d t o t h e . .UFO -phenomena, .point.ing out..t h e Bppl.ic.St.ion:of tdhe :ski.ent-i f i c method w i l l : l e z v e .!.the kooks and. hoaxers a s a t h i n g of. t h e p a s t , I. . . .
  18. No. 1 0 of t h e S e r i e s "The 1897 Mysterious Airship1Resczrch by G a l t e r H. Andrzs - --Quincy Daily herald^, A p r i l 14, 1897THE AIRSHIP EXPLODESR e ~ o r t sTh?t It Burst Sundzy NiErht Nczr Ka3emazooFragment-s of It Found on t h e Ground--Wisconsin People Think It IS -An Advertising Scheme of t h e Ringling B r o t h e r s Circus-->A Lot ofBalloons.------Kalamczoo, Mich., Api-il 14--People of P?.vilLion have made some s t a r t -l i n g r e p o r t s , znd, if t r u e , t h e n t h e ,much tal1ked-of a i r s h i p was n o tonly a r e a l i t y , but i s now a t h i n g of t h e p a s t . George GJ.. Somers andWilliam Chadburn, old s o l d i e r s , claim t o have * s e e n t h e s h i p -on Sundayevening, when they r e m a i n ~ dup u n t i l a l a t e hour i n attendance upon as i c k horse. The d e s c r i p t i o n s given by them . a r e somewhat a t pzriance,b u t both a g r e e i n t h e a s s e r t i o n t h a t t h e a p p a r i t i o n wes i l l u m i n a t e da t both ends and moved through s p a c e ,with wond€rful r a p i d i t y . - Theyhad s c a r c e l y time f o r t!k ir o b s e r v a t i o n s when a d u l l explosion wjs heard2nd t h e o b ~ e , c tdisappeared. They d e c l a r e t h e r e p o r t t o have been . l i k et h a t of heavy ordinerice 2nd t o have been immediately succeeded-by ad i s t e n t sound of p r o j e c t i o n f l y i n g through t h e a i r . Wondering g r e a t l y ,t h e y proceeded t o t h e house ,. where3 t h e y -passed an e x c i t e d , and sleeplez..n i g h t .M r . and. Mrs. Wallpce s a y they heard t h e explosion d i s t i n c t l y , betthought it was thunder. But % h e - d i s c r o v e r i e s o f t h e morhing a r e suffi-c i e n t t o e s t s b l i s h t h e veracity of t h e two a c t u a l o b s e r v ~ r s . I n one -p l a c e , two miles f r o m - S c o t t s , t h e r e was found a 1 p r g e . c o i l of h e ~ v ,w i r e , e v i d e n t 1 y . a p e r t of some e l e c t r i c -eppliance. A t a n o t h e r poinc2 p r o p e l l o r b l a d e of some very l i g h t m 2 t e r i ~ lw ~ sdiscovered i n ap a r t i a l l y fushd condition. , IThrfe men enisged i n s h i n g l i n g 2 barn i n - Comstock ~ownshipeffii-mt h s t , upon resuming work on t h e morning ,followi.ng the occurrence,t h e y fpund t h e ir completed work covered w i t h minute frapments whic;hhad in some. i n s t a n c e s nenetrated t h e s h i n g l e s and entered, t h e bosrdsbeneat-h? I IMadison, ~ i s c : , l n r i l 14--The a i r s h i p p r o b l e m hes been1 solvkd. .Iti s n t t a - s t a r , b u t its promoters may t e k e c r e d i t zf o r i being o r b s of t h efir-st mzgnitude i n t h e m a t t e r o f a d v e r t i s i n g . Railroad men who reach-:ed Aadlson, r e n o r t t h a t the much-talked of a e r i a l machinel w ~ sseen a t-Bardboo, and t h t a s t h e sky wcs thoroughly o v c r c e s t with, clouds; t h e r ewas no Alpha Orinriis about it. : I It1 first ap,peared over t h e e a s t en3- oft h e c i t y , and*a f t e r d r i f t i n g westwsrd a mile, s a i l e d back, spin an;.hovered over t h e w i n t e r q u a r t e r s of R i n g l i n g B r o t h e r s f cikcus. Sus.pXc--ion. was a t once aroused t h a t the, airs hi^ Qiras n o t h i n g o t h ~ rt h a n a clever-- well-dgqised and better-executed a d v e r t l s i n g s c h e m e of the c i r c u s men.It was r e c a l l e d t h e n t h a t .one of <he-Ringling E r o t h e r s hzki bqen i n Bar-aboo Sunday and had tzken some l a r g e and mysterious bundl1es from t h et r a i n t o t h e w i n t e r q u a r t e r s . It w2s f u r t h e r r e c a l l e d ; t h ~ . the was: s e e nabout t h e c i t y l i t t l e during-t h e day and t h a t morc than u s u a l l i f e wasmanifested i n t h e b i g b u i l d i n g s down on t h e r i v t r ~ f r o n t , .I t was t h e nremembered t h a t t h e s h i p of t h e a i r m ~ d ei t s appearance in Chice~;o,al--most simultaneously w i t h t h e advent t o t h a t c i t y of t h e R i n g i i n g s , and(Continued on n e x t page)
  19. . . . . . . . . .1@7 A i r s h i p ,. Continued;---- ,th2.t Oms-Ka, Des Moines and o t h e r p o i n t s where it has been s e e n a r e 21-ready mzrked o u t f o r th.e cir-cus next summer. The western spheLion o? ..i t s o r b i t , if such it may be c a l l e d , .was, r a t h e r . s i g n i f i c a n t l y over.,the. . , .wint ~r q u a r t e r s of t h e Gollmzr c i r c u s , a n i n s t i t u t i o n o.med b y -cous.~ns.of t h e R i n g l i n g s . . .-. . . .! , ( . . . . .. ,I , .. - , .. . . . . .:..To t h e s k e p t i c ? l . -observer-s; s t B2rab.00, t h e , " a l r s h i p f f had t h e a ~ p e z r -a h c 6 6f b e i n g -contcol.~ledfrom: t h e : two c i - r : c u s grounds., ?bout a mile a -.-.xp a r t . - n :the .evening a heavy r a i n came .on;,kr.d t h i s hed t h e effe-ct.. , of ,c ~ m ~ l e t e l ~dbscuring t.!:le3strn9g.e. e e r i a l v i s i t c r and p r e v e n t i n g CHe.people from n o t i n g i t s l e t e r nloverr,en.k~, T h e belief :cannot be d i s s i p a t -ed fram .the minds of Barc?boo p e o s l e .tlyii; Nr . R i n g l h g , who mad2 "2".Yly-i n g v i s 5 t t o t h e i r c i t y Sundry, . knows more about t h e m ~ t t e r .t h a n he h?d-to.ld .,ev,cn,it0 ~ h i . s. friends. ,.The:y re, of -the,,opinion t h a , t -the .".c?lr.s.h.ipiVwas a, .s.uc.ress.i.oni& b a l l o6n.s .or s,om&t h i n p of th? t kind, which, were 2,i.m-ed to pr.ey upon th:e .cu.ri.os;i.ty .of"an i n , c r ~ d . u l o u sa u b l i e :to the. end thdk,shiTn.+n.g.*hplfdo,ll:.r;s wou.ld pour , i n t o. . . .- t h @ 5 i g .wagon where t-ijcke%s:.for :.. , . . , .the t?!b~sgshowtT.ace. s o l d . . : . . . . . . . .-., ,, ~ d . ? t ~ r ? . s. . Note.: ..The. t z . i e .is.,:not:t o l d ! See t h e next: i s s u e .of S:KYLOOKc.. . . . . . .. .. . , . . *. , . . .. 7 .r .--------,------,----------------r-----~------------------------------------------------_---------------------------------------------------------. . . . . , . ; . , . I~ e i n i o l i P o l l ~ h b w s . ~ c i ~ 6 n t : i s t s: I n t e r e s t . in.LJ~os..- . . . . . , . , . : -. ,. . .. . .I . .. .. . . .:. .. . . . . , I .. . ," : I n d u ~ t r i a l . : R e s e a r c hMagazine."-in t h e i r 1971 i s s u e :publ.ished. ,,t h e resulki.-.o f .. a,.UFO..6pin.ion: p o 1 l : ; p a r t i c i p ~ c e d,in.by 2,700: s b i e n t i s t s...-Lwith*:more . t h a n 27%.of , t h e 2 . . , 7 ~ 0.,h?ving P h D degrees.: and ~notkier,?b$.. ,, .w i t h masters. degrees.: i n :, add-i.tdo n t o *.47$w i t h B S degrees. - , . ....While only 8% of t h e respondelits claimed t o hsve 0bsGrv6d a, UFO,.~..S:$ beli!eve. t h a t UFOs. e,xis.t.,withonly .31.% f e e l i n g . t h e y do n o t . -,A s,urprisi.ng32% feel; t h a t U,FOs:,o r i g i n a t e i n oute:r, space.;: :27% c i t e natur.al ~ h s n o m e r ~ ~, .a s - t h e c e u s e;- 2nd ,only: 0;6%.c o n s i d e r UF0.s-a de.velopn?ent fromx-be11i:ndt h e .,.iron curta+n.: *Most-bf . . . .th.e:survey ..p?~tici-pr!r?ts..b.elieve:.the.kovern-.rnent i s :withholding inf ormat-ion on UFOs 2nd .80$ f e e l the:.Conclon Rc,pt:.::,. .. .> . r ,-.. . .was ..not ,definitivel.: 1. . . . . .. - . I - I , . - : . , . A , .S o u r ~ e : ~ I n d u ~ t r i n l~ e s e ~ r c h "- C r e d i t : Walt ~ ~ d r u s, _ &d. H+yd,en C..:,H&(?.s,---L-LL---,-L-----_--------------------------------------~--------.---,---. . . ... . : . . : 1 . . . - . . .. .Hayden4.&. Hewes: to: L:ecture-,.in- Texas . . , . . . . . .. . . ..i . . . . . .. . . . . . !. I i . , , - : . : , , , > : . , , ? . , . .The: %an&iian UFO. &Dort,,Y z ~ a n a d i a n ufozine, w i l l &insor..sin:~ n t o n i ? , ;Texasfikst UP0 l e c t u r e , Monday , May 3 1 s t , a t 7: 00-9: oO!,.:P.M,. I . , a .i n the. Mission..Room of t h e Convention. Center.. The spezker: .will. be:i :-.Ha.ydkri:.C. :Hewes.,.a i d h i s sub.& c t , w i l l be "The..,. , .Aliens.?. . . .0bs.ervatioii X.Ear,th,..,.lt . , , . .. . . . ., I. , . , . . . . .. , . . , . . ,:/iddi.tibnal i n f o h a t i : o n : rerMr.. ~ e & e $i::. ,given: i nt he: pr:&r>riidf?:t h e . .Midwes.t,"UFO:Conference ., elsew.here i n SKYLOOK ,, a S . M r :, Hewes z l , s o ap.pe.arson thel MUFON progrsm. .He.has recently!. be,enl nsmed. as. a . cohtrib.uiing :,e d i t o r : to; VCanadialn UFO :Rc.por.tfl and . h e ; ~ r i t , e s . ~ f o r,:other:p u b l ~ c a t i o i ~ s . .a s, . I . . . . .. ,.. . . .-_,.we-1.1. . . . . . - . , , . . . . .Admission t o t h e l e c t u r e is $2.00.- ~ i e k e t sa t . t h e .door:. F o r any,.fur-t h e r information a r appearance i n t e r v i e w s , c o n t a c t : l4.r. Hewes et 270.5-. . .N. Hudson,. . Okl&homa C i t y , Okle . 73103;. Telephone. . AC :: 405-i525-7784. . : I , ,. . ,! . . . .1 . .I------------2 ..--- LLLLL--..---- ----=------- -------- ...-- - ----------. . . XI . I-----. .I (" - ., <. . ..,. ., - -+ . .. .Back t s s u e s of-:$KYLOO~K~s r & , a v a i l P b l e a t 354: e i k h . ~ r i t et o :,th& .: . .. ~.. . . . . . . .. e d i t o r and , s t a t e donth..e n d ,:ye.ar wanted; SomeL , i n s h o r t ,,supp.ly,., , ,- ,, -;,,,. 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  20. THE ASTRONOMY CORNER" The May Sky. , By Ted P h i l l i ~ s ~ .Venus - s s t i l l s e e n i n t h e e e s t e r n sky 6 ~ 7 - - -i n g t h e. , e a r l y morning hours--on May 1st itr i s e s a t ?bout 3:50 a.m. 2nd a t 3 I 2 0 a.m. orl "June 1st. Mars, g a i n i n g , i n b r i g h t n e s s , may. be s e e n r i s i n p i n t h esouth-southeast 2 t . L 1 2 : 4 ~a.m. ?Jay 15% 2nd 1l:bO p.m. on June 1st. 1%might be w e l l t o remember . t h a t M,qrs w i l l be a n e x c e p t i o n e l l y b r j - l l j a n to b j e c t from ?bout J u l y 1s; through August. It w i l l b e s e e n i n t h e lowsouth, ? t t h z t ,time.J u p i t e r is s e e n throughout most of t h e evening, r i s i n g 2 t 9 : 0 0 p.m.a n d - w i l l be s e t t i . n g e t ? : 52 a,m. by June 1st. ( A l l time g i v e n is CST. )The ringed p l a n e t S a t u r n i s n c t we!.l plcced f o r o b s e r v a t i o n from May1s-t through t h e month a s it s e t s j u s t a f t e r s u n s e t .The Constellations.. NO. 6. Virgo By M ~ r kH e r b s t r i t tVirgo l r e a n s l ~ h e virgin:" I n most of t h e a n c i e n t stsr meps, a-wo-man i s d e p i c t e d i n t h i s pc7rt of t h e heavens, u s u a l l y w i t h a sheaf ofwheat i n h e r arms. Virgo has been Ceres and P r o s e r p i n e ,to-the Greeks;Isis t o the- Egyptians.; I s h t o r t o t h e Babyllonizns. The Chinese naiedt h e c o n s t e l l ~ t i o n .,"The F r i g i d V i ~ m s n , ~ ~The Peruv-izns c a l l e d it !TheEa1rthfs M ~ t h e r . ~ To. t h e Rcomans s h e was, Rhea, d a u g h t e r of Sky and , E a r t h . The Arabs c a l l e d t h e constell-at-ion "The Innocent, Maiden.%" k-l- -1though t h e Arab astronomers could n o t p o s s i b l y hzve known i t , t h i sr e g i o n h a s countless- d i s t a n t g a l a x i e s t h a t a r e now known t o b e c l u ~ t ; - ered--the g r e a t f i e l d :of Coma-Virgo.Virgo ys t h e second - l a r g e s t c o n s t e l l a t i o n and is 1300 s q u a r e d e g r ~ e ei n e x t e n t . The b r i g h t e s t s t a r is ,Viergo ( S p i c s ) L a t i n f o r . "The c a r 3?wheat." S p i c a is*.La ,,whf-tea,-fairst.magni tude, s t a r end it dominates thec o n s t e l l a t i o n . .:,. I . , - . . ,1L a t e s t Moon Rocks -Mayb e 0 i d e s t ,. The * s c i e n t i s t s a(t; t h e Houston Space Center s e y t h e mopn chunksgathered by a s t r o n a u t s Alan B. Shepard ~ r .r n d Edpar -L). ~ i t h h e l l dkrir.;t h e Apol-lo 14 mission-m2-y be t h e o l d e s t l u n e r samples r e t u i n e d t oe a r t h . There a r e fragments of s e v e r a l t y p e s o f r o c k s fused togetherby m e t e o r i t e impacts b i l l i o n s o f y e z r s 2go and may b e p a r t of the] o r -i g i a q l l u n a r c r u s t , ,One of t h e samples tkt esceped t h e b a t t ~ r i n pwas e gem-1-Lke, s p h e r et h a t is !-too prettjrll t o be s c p r r e d by t e s t i n g 2nd w i l l He s t o r e d ifor -, s a f e k e e p i n g , according t o Dr. Howard W i l s h i r e , a l u n a r , g e o l o g i s t . ,. ISource: E r i e , P2. "Times .17 C r e d i t , Mark H e r b s t r i t tX-ray Source Found i n Space!Discovery of a p o w k r f d s o u r c e of X-rays i n deep spa(e t r i l l i q n s ofmiles beyond t h e ;Milky Wey h a s been announced by t h e NSvy,, w h i c ~ ,terl;.lc,it a llrnajor s c i e n t i f i c d i s c o ~ e r y . ~ ~Detected by r o c k e t - l o f t e d i n s t r u - ments, t h e X-rays were d e s c r i b e d 2s coming from t h e b a i l l i w i c k oZ ac o n s t e l l a t i o n 1 , 2 0 0 t r i l l i o n m i l e s from t h e e ~ r t hand packing t h e com-bined r a d i a t i n g energy of 10 t r i l l i o n s t a r s t h e s i z e of Ithe sun. Theenergy o u t p u t mokes t h i s x-ray s o u r c e t h e second most ,pqwerful of a l lknown c e l e s t i a l o b j e c t s , s c i e n t i s t s s a i d , It i s belireved t h e X-rzyd i s c o v e r y w i l l provide i m p o r t a n t c l u e s toward u n r a v e l i n g t h e enigmaof t h e q u a s a r s , Source: Arkanszs G a z e t t e , March 20; 1971. C r e d i t , LouF a r i s h .

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