. .No. 45 1, Message From Your D i r e c t o rUFO MeetingsCar 2nd Occupants Move "Backwardv1 i n Time 2nd SpecellCarnerall...
SKYLOOKThe O&ial Publication of the Midwest UFONetworkEditor and PublisherMrs. Norma E. Short ..............Box 129.. Stov...
. . I . . ..,,,.3,,,;!,x j * -. Car and Occupants Move ll~ackwaklvi n Time and, pack,. - .... . , : ,.. ..- a .., .-..-.--...
, . . , . s- 0 . : , I . . . ..Move.-b-3_ckward-continuea. . . , ? .  . ,:. , , , . . . .,.I. .. .-..--. . . . . . . . . ....
. ."Camel;an on.Boom Extends from UFO .. . . . -.. .--.... :a,.7 ..-. -,,.. . . -,.-- .. -,- . .  a :....a. - . .- --. . >...
. -J. E. McDonald Found Dead - U fology .Loses One of 3ts F~~~-s~I:-:~~:5:-jj~.5~-<. . . -. , ; 8  . .. - ,. - -, < . . . ...
, . -. . ., ..- . , .:. . . . . .McDoneld - Continued . . - . . - ,I. .; - . i , ;A memorial-iervice w i l l be he,ld Thur...
..Radio$ : Own Myst,ery--The LDE . . By Carol krmstr.ongc.. -. . . . . . . . ..  . . .,......:.. . . . . . . . . . , .. .-...
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. .-. :;. I .I,, ,,, , . > ;.Moving 0b.jec.t Over..Wheaf, Field Mrs. G - C. Henry,; of..St. Charled-s,;Mo,.,.. _ _,--. ---...
: . . . mOlder Sigh:tiri~ f r o m.-----..--c a l i f ornia ; M& E d i t o r ts:.,Note-:. Calif ~ r n i . S . , ~Mo~.,;. Ai...
UFOs Fly i n Formatton-.----- . Leo. F, Wicklinski, a prof e s s j - o m l -pho3ograph-. e r , with.sijeci-ai .t;.ii n i n...
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Mufon ufo journal   1971 8. august - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 8. august - skylook
Mufon ufo journal   1971 8. august - skylook
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  1. 1. . .No. 45 1, Message From Your D i r e c t o rUFO MeetingsCar 2nd Occupants Move "Backwardv1 i n Time 2nd SpecellCarnerall on Boom Extends from UFOJ. E. McDonald Found Dead - U f o l 3 ~ yLoses One of Its BestRadios Own Mystery- the LDE, by Carol P1rmstrong -,Free Sketch of Magnetic Detection InstrumentF V i s i t o r from Space?Alton, I l l i n o i s , Mzn Clzims Contact w i t h Humanoids.The Astronomv CornerCone-Shaped bbjn-ct H ~ v e r s - ~ ~ s r - - C ~ ~ n e ~ - - - , - - - -- . . - - :.I -. . -;.-.-- --..- . .. - C i ~ ~ r - ~ S h ~ $ - O b ~ e c tSeen:Near f l t o n , 111..SKY; PhenomenonMother, D 3 u ~ h t e rand Grandchild See Domed Object , Older Sightinp, f r o m c a l i f o r n i a , Mo. . ;UFOs Fly: i n Frmnation,,. B a l l of F i r e Reported by Hundreds - , I. 8Man Sees. Wiener-Shaped. .UFO . ,Other UFO ReportsIn O t h e r s ?Words, ~ e w sStend ~ e v i e wby L m F a r i s hllThe Mysterious 1897.b.irship?--Research by Walt Andrus. . , .> . -, .------- . :"The p o s s i h i l < t y l t h a . t t h e ~ a r t hmipht .be under s u r v e i l l e n c e by s!;mehiyh c i v i l i z a t i o n i n ccmmand of a technology f a r beyond o u r s must n o t,*bbe over10,oked i n weighinp the.,UFO pwblem. I am one of t h o s e who l e a ns t r o n p l y towards the e x t r a t e r r e s t r i a l hypothesis. ; I am cnnvinced!F1t h a t t h e r e c u r r e n t observations.by.reli~blec i t i z e n s here and tibroadover t h e , p e s t twenty y e w s cannot b e brushed a s i d e a s nonsense, butr a t h e r need t o be t a k e n extremely s e r i o u s l y a s evidence t h a t somephenomenon i s g o i n g on which we simply do n o t u n d e r s t a n d . . g r e s t l yexpcnded s c i e n t i f i c and p u b l i c a t t e n t i o n t o theUFO problem i s urgentlyneeded."--Statement b y t h e l a t e J ~ m e sE. McDonsld a t t h e Syrriposium onU n i d e n t i f i e d F l y i n g O b j e c t s i n h e e r i n p s b e f o r e t h e Committee on Science. and A s t r o n a u t i c s , U. S. House of Rrpl.ese!~trtj.ves, ,Tuly 29, 1968.
  2. 2. SKYLOOKThe O&ial Publication of the Midwest UFONetworkEditor and PublisherMrs. Norma E. Short ..............Box 129.. Stover, Mo. 65078As a d5rzct r e s u l t of t h e secondAnnual Midwesk.UFO Conference held -i n S t , Louis, blo. on June 12, 1971,a s u b s t a n t i a l number of i n t e r e s t e d. .Staff people have volunteered t o p a r t i c i -Walter Andmi ..........40 Christopher Court, ~ u i n e ~ .111. 62301pate i n MUFON -in .vari-ous c a p a c i t i e s ;Art Epstein .............;.9625 Radio Drive. Affton, Mo. 63123It would not.-be practic2.l: t o l i s tL~iciusFarish .; .............;...Route- I. ~ltimerville,-~ r k .72127 al1 of the fine pe0 pie who hav.e-Herbstritt .........967 Theresia st.. st. M ~ I Y S .Pa. I5857 joined MUFON ranks during t h e past. - .Rosetta Holm- .-.............1690 Hill Drive. Carlyle. 111. 62231 month due t o t h e limited Space i n .Ted Phillips ..........; .....P. O,BOX615, Sedalia; Mo. 65301 SKYLOOK However , t h e i r n2m s w i l lJohn Schueuler ..............P.0. Box 9. O F a h , Mo. 63366 be forwarded t 0 Mrs . Norma E . Shortso. t h a t e ~ c hw i l l receive a compli-SUBSCRIPTION: $4.+ per year (published monthly). Sample mentar$ cony of SKYLOOK ; and-each .copy. 35c, SFnd ?ubscriptions and all material for publication to.SKYLOOK,Box 129. stover. Mo; 65078. ,. S t z t e Director w i l l be b r o u g h t up-.-.to-date by an- appropriate list. As. . .DEADLINE-for copy is the 20th of the month. . .. i n t h e p a s t , we.w i l l continue t o- POLICY: TOseparate fact from fantasy. W e teil it as it is: , an-nounce,org2niz2ti.bnal.s t r u c t u r ePERMISSION. . GRANTEDto use our repo.s; provided,full credit. exps nsion- 2 s a communi5t ii;ns ai dis given, as: SKYLOOK,BOX* 129, Stover, ,MO..-t o Stste-Section D i r e - ~ t o r si n r e -. ADVERTISING: IOC per line, minimum 5 0 ~(count 12 words. per. . c r u i t i n g- a d t r a i n i n g Field I ~ v ~ s - - ..line).. Write fir rstw on pintid inserts. W e reserve right io-. .. reject material considered unslihable. . ..t i g a t o r s - i n t h e i r immediate area.- MOVING? Send us your change of address immediately. Third - It i s . 2 ,plkzsure t o announce theclau mail is not forwarded, but returried to us and Ge have i oappointment of Thom?s; H. NicholI a spay postage for.&e return trip.- t h e State-Section Director f o r East-- - - - ern-KANSl!.S.. - - He--.resic!e_s__gt943.5-- --- .Ullllllillllll1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ~ ! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ l ~ ~ ~ l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l111111111111IIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIII1Illlll.lllllllll-~=-- _5 &---------cZ6r6220667- . High-DFivie,LFaEdd,- Kzn ggs ,Telephones :: - ( H )- AC913 642-9320 and:.(B) kc816 1753-7343. Tom has made s e v e r a l UFO l e c t u r e s i n Karis+ City,Mo. i n an e f f o r t t o motivate f u r t h e r i - n t e r e s t -i n r e s o i v i n g , t h e UFO - .. .e n igma . . ~MUFON welc6mes new Stete-Section Director . f o r h r t h w & t OHIO, .N i l s H I Paquette, 3930 Mertha, T-oledo, Ohio.; 43612;- Telephbne: kc419475-5.691, - N i l s has attended-both of our Midwest-.UFO-.Conferences. Hew i l l be applying h i s engineering t a l e n t s t o t h e study of UFO, propul-.. .s i o n systems 2nd comrnunic~tionstechnologyi- -. .IMrs. Thomas M. ( h l i d e ) Hearle, Route 1, Cisne, 1llinois62823 ; Telk-phone: AC618 835.-2658 hes accepted t h e positi-on of State.-Section D i - .r e c t c r f o r Wayne County, ILLINOIS, and brings t o --MUF.ON.a-tailor-made -invest-igative team composed. 09 F i e l d I n v e s t i @ t o r s , .Redid :!yrnateur. .op-... - . . - . .e r a t o r s 2nd Astronomers. . . . .One of t h e major p e l s . o f . RUFON is t o obtain coepl&t&&iveFag6 of. .. . -every =county i ~ neach S t ~ t ewithin wh,ich: we operate. MISSOURI has i m -proved .its posj t i o n i-n.:t.his r e s p e c t by: the. :selection-of-.Edw?rd F. ,OfHerin (Lawyer);. 914. D?vis, New Mzdrid , Mo: 63869; TeZphones: (H-)~al4748-5924 and (B-)-AC3i4:276-2261, a s - S t ~ . t e - S e c t i o nD i r e c t o r for-... . t h e .counties of .New Madrid, Mississipni ,-Pemisctit, 2nd LDunklin. .Ed . s t z r t e d . o r e m i z i n g . h i s Field I n v e s t i g a t o r t e m a t an. lTllll-Day..,UFOConferencen.i n Benton., Mo. on. Satu.rdky, July. 24, 1971, .hosted. by M r . .-. .. .snd Mrs. Ed ( ~ i l d r e d )Higgins 2 t t h e i r fzrm home. Spekkers i n - a d d i t i o n. t o M r . .OfHerinwere. Lou Far-ish, MUFON-S t o t e D i r e c t o r - f o r krkgnsas,Mildred Hiegins and s e v e r a l volunteers. Mr. and Mrs.. Higginszre t o .becommended f o r continuing t h i s annual a f f o i r , which originates a number ~..- - of years ago when they l i v e d i n F a y e t t e v i l l e , Ark-.Central MISSOURI now.has outst.andiing, cov.+r.age with t h e appointment .. . _ - - :( Continued on next; page ).- f t . .- - . .r - - .. : - . s -.. ~ - - ----..-;: - ._ - -- & : - .i- . --- -.- -
  3. 3. . . I . . ..,,,.3,,,;!,x j * -. Car and Occupants Move ll~ackwaklvi n Time and, pack,. - .... . , : ,.. ..- a .., .-..-.--- ... ..<.. . 8 .. - . - .- . . . . . . . . . *2 -, -, .. ; ,;-. . 1. -, ,. -:.. * : f e t -t!; r,,- .k . . : . . a - -. ,~ .. . . . ... ...; - . : - - . . ,< . . . . . . . ..e .-a . - . * . _ . . . . ,-. - L .!.j ,-.--?CL..i.. - - . . . ---Editorf s - N o t e :. ~h,i.;irs...one :df ! t h e r.emarkebler.re,j6rtd& Soli. t o our atte&iion.fand we ir.6-absolutely convinced .thiit M+s.L;.A l s c e ?He?rlc#:. .is t e l l i n g r the. .triith;.. We have,!a p6rsona.l lett e r from her andOshe:.was., .-.,7"%-interviewedby R-osit~ a H o l n i e s, 9.f 6ur s t - ~ f f ,and-Mrs:. Holmes too, is . C .cbnvinced..thet this-~all:.liappenedjus t . 2 ~Mrs. ~ k ~ r l ~ t e l l s . * ~ t:: N& .;;. Hearle; a c o l l e g e graduatg; a houskwifk .and music teacher,;, of ~isne~;:I , i s t a neducated rnd inte1ligent~woman.H e r husband ,,is employed ,gs.:a: chemical en:gin+r in,.;St.. Louis., arid they have t h + d smms;-+~ar.t;$7; *Brad 13 , and Bruce &".Mbk. --Hear.le.is a l$o n a~2teur;:~stkoriomer. , -. . 2 nd ,:.(:;, .;& >.. .....(,:.3w i t h her fa.mily,: s t u d i e s -t h e sky.with t h e i r telescope. .-- . ... y . -l;, ; H e r s c o r y f allows:,: e x a c t l y a s s h e t o l d i-t( t h e t i m e was j u s t a f t e r .c . . ..noon;, .on June 28:, 1973:. a The siin..wds,, s h i n i n g i:n, a- c$e2r:sky) :-i .: ; . . = -.,:Bruce and I :h i d . driven,t o - F a i r f i e l d f o r ~some; s u p p l i ~ sa,,ridbwere.on.;our: return*t r i p thome. .At t h e ghst. €dge-.o,f:.Cisne ,:about a h e l f ,-mF-le*:o:utof town t h e r e is a"-curve-, f.ollowed~.by-abridge. hue pro~eei$edA . . . . . around, . ( .$hc.curve, w e r t h e bridge . . .and ,passed-<a;brick h o k e . with; a wtndmiil0n myT . ,.. , .-> . . . . . . : . . . . . . . . . .,.- ..."right.!. . . n . . - , :.:- . , L . . ; . . - , ,: 3 . ::- ., . .,y3..Then, about. ha if .&iya between t h d hbuse. and - Cisne ;..:I.:hgt 8 2rick, i:with a ahad :of: wheat headed f cjr .themi:Il.: .Imined.iately-after?,meeting: .:-..:the truck,. ,I noticed on-my-l e f t a fermer. on &"tractor .ok t h e ,horizon,-, .:ir:working i n .:a f ~ i e l d ;Next a,F e r t i l i z e r Cornpanrlbuilding,, :.a servi.ce . .-station.thnt"had a- blzck czr : a t ;the7pump, f o u r - $ e r s ~ n sstending ,ar.ou,nd. .,i t . . s n d ,t h e attendant woi-kiig tnecr..the k2rc. Then we .apfirba:ched the, .: -.Cisne high school and I noticed a white c2.r i n the drive:. (.Oursuper-intendant drives-a.:-whit..eca~~z~&I-.l~ke_flC~oGtLhe_.secondf~1o.or.$ozp,g~~- .-;--=.+---zs=.s- L dV --- r-termlne-.he w5s-iiriTiis, o f f i c e . ) A t - t h a t moment I realized: I was ::driving:about,60--mph:k a 35-mile zone and removed my. foot-from,- .. t h e-. ...z c e e l e r a t o r i n o r d e r t o slow. down;--1watchedthe speedometer.llower,. ...)I.ti n speed, then. glanced over a t Bruce, ,who was >c.lea,ning-hi.s. , .,-finpers...- - -. . . .with a i :tiss,ue.axtee@sting an ice-~rearn.~ccjne,;j 2 - . .- .I n tha-t i n s t a n t , Bruce y e l l e d , !Mornbray, wh&? did -yo; d6 t h a t f(Mombray i s a pet neme i n p12d.e of :99Mb;mmy--and-iy 13"and 17 .ye&r.bid., -. . *,-- - +~ 0.A ? . ,. . . .. sons. 2-1so. ca-11;me- th.5t i ) .k t t h e same moment Bruce y e l l e d , I noticed it too .WEWERE BWKA ..HALF.MILE - OUT O F TOWN AT THE...BRICK.. . . . .HOUSE . _ - ,P.ND,WERE- , DR?VI-NG.. . ENTO-CIS~E:...... . . ., -. . . . . . . . .. .-F,OR. .TH%4 E C O N D :T.I!B 1.: : - ,.: , . . . . , -- . , . . I dc: not know what- happ&ekl ..-1.t!oc,&u&ed k n j u s t an: ihst,&t~:.~,,,hz$"my fo(.t ,:off t h e -gas;arid- eves ciff- :the.roaa;,.-I-f,elt, njjthlng-%ot .evean".:a bump, o r not. nior e t h a n I h,$@ht-hevk.thought,was-a cratk;,inf,,the- high--way which is cbncrete sections., ( Highway.-&!) :I was,not-..a,ware. . . th54. -any. .dthing had. h2:ppened. I sRw-no.thing:.,,ei.ther. .. above, ..befiind .or arauncl.:t;he .. . :....._ * I _ I . L . . - . .. . . . . . .. ... . , -. . . . .. . 1 . _ J .-:.car$ a.1969 Volkswagin. - . . . , . $ . p, . he. only t h i n g Bruce says f5 t h a t "1."Sgw .th&:t@e-gs"i-and.carihot-:&Lli , . Ime how-h-igh up on;k-he!,trees--onlysaw: t h k l trees $nd. . .leaves*,,:we. . . yere,:: ;.-:- - . , .:I ,.. . _. c; . ..b.oth;.st a r t l e d . , ... . . - . . , .... . . . . . . . . . ., f a ; . %C ..Heving heard ~ o s e t t aHblrnes; ~ a r l ~ l , e , ~ ~ 1 ~ 1 1 .? o n~ ~ . L ~ : C e n t r a l i a .+adio..Iphoned her ? b o u t the.incident .-On Tuesday -night about :8.PM .we ariv,e...a t . Rosetta s home t o meet with;her .:and. t o t a p e . record-:$,his.. .occ!urin.$nce.......:,, r . , .-. - --which she ,wanted f o r John 3chuessler--which-.we"dld. , * - > . . . ,,,.-. >::: -A t .;RosettB Ts::sugge5tion, he. biint$cted: (Wednebday).,MY,;@ a ! ~ e ~ o u c h ~ ,. - ._Ddrectbr of 1Civil Defense of Wayne Comty,- ,who~~came.o v q with h i s . ~ . :!,,!;-,geiger counter ..and wen.t over my . c a r .i n s i d e and -out-rincluding the"trunk,We could g e t no reading whatever;""However , wg, ,then,; took m y s BoyScout :CompasPs.,.s.et.tle-d :it-down to-its.i-e&&r~:n&th $3_l.ar.ity reading( Cont.i.nuec1 on Next. Page
  4. 4. , . . , . s- 0 . : , I . . . ..Move.-b-3_ckward-continuea. . . , ? . . ,:. , , , . . . .,.I. .. .-..--. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - . . . . . . . . . ........................_........and then)walked towzrd -the car. It went crezy! It twir1eh"in c o ~ p l - e t ecircles., -swung bz dk n&:f or-th.and! tklen :just-spinned ,cn its.pkvo3,.".2ilisoccurred. over. t h e -.upper:two t h i r d s bf.the, c9.r..: the-:reading :of the, com-pasS was nb$h&ll.-.frbm.-ch&b.ott.om.oft h e chassis. t o ..about a foct .up .o.nt h e door.,. I still dont fhow.,what t o t h i n k ; "but havc, come-to;the. con-clusiori t h a t .tfier:e" must llave b een s-bme kind:.bf . magnetic :force.inv.clv-. . . . . . . ,, .. . ~. . . . , . I . ed in. our ?Bappeni.ng," . . .- , . . . .2 1 talk8dpw l t h the.ser;ike:>-st&tion : a t t e n d a n twe had passed Snd h es a i d he ..noticed nothing. G1 course ; i n t h e s h o r t -time . lapse, ..someonewould ~have-:to~ha~&.6&~ri:~ookimgd i r e c t l y a t our car; . ..: , a . .. . .,.Rosetta.?gaVeus .thk!,.p%lans.f o r 3. UFO ..Detector.,. whkch Bert.b u i l t.*imiflediatelp.andplaced ori oQr,,kitchen cabine.t. I.I put.my metal. ,glassescase, which was.,.in my purse.dwing.the :lha-ppening" on.the counter,near . Y t h ~ - ~ a e t e c t o r,I n6dt - ?vent think.ing .i t mikht = be magnetized and t h edete&tor-,wentoff! The nearer we moved. my :cese ,.the louder. the .de- -1tect6r.:sounded.: "Rlsoj fiy,~wk.ist.watch,.which normally .kept.good time,W&ld you.!lik~*tor6ii-j T2bout. t h e UFO &r ~ i r e c t o , r, W&lter ~*:Andi.us, ,-saw i n 1948 while vacationing i n Phoenix ~riz0na.f-:-.. port ,.isglven .inthe bo~k.~C.ornplet~Conferenc,e Proceedings of the, .. i1971 Mid.west UFO Xbnferen &eft--plus: pictures of .al.l-,th&s-peakkrskt..t h e Conference end t h e i r .xectures--and more. . Order.your .copyt od.ay.".Send.:$) .00 ..($3..75.::outside .U; S.$ and-Canah.):e i t h e r by check...oemoney. .order ,.payabl,e::t o : :UFO .St~dy,~.Groupof Greater S t . .Louis;-:In:c.:, Box-9,OtFallon,. Missouri, 63366. DnnT.t send order t o SKYLOOK, a s t h i s.:wTl.l de1ay:~delivery.as we .wouldbforwsrd. order. t 3 StYrLbuis. This-finer book::wi t h blue cixvers, shciu1db:be in,y o u r :permanent librcry.. :Yoi.ir :SKYLOOK e d i t o r recommends it .hiphly --and SO w i l l you when -you-have: read it. Thats telling i t a s it-is;- .,
  5. 5. . ."Camel;an on.Boom Extends from UFO .. . . . -.. .--.... :a,.7 ..-. -,,.. . . -,.-- .. -,- . . a :....a. - . .- --. . > : : , . I , . .. . I . ,- . : -.. . . . . 1.. ... ... I - . i . 3 1 .. *;., :.": ---- "There were t w o ; other-people t h a t -Iknow of _ ~ h a.saw.t h i s ., U ~ O.~:hoi.when I s a i d . I would. report, t h i s , -told.me.; t h e y -would deny seeihg.. i t . .-They - seemed -to:t h i n k no- one .iwould..b-elieve;-us anywa.y.and :d.idnlt...wa.nt-- ..t o .be bothered with- question^.^!. , . A:-. . > , . -. - A-i .-. . ( .. .. # . --These words: w e r e w r i t t e k . t o :~oh*F-.. ~ c h u s s l e r , -Director .ofvthe::l.-:2~UFO study Group of Grcater St.. Louis, a f t e r he appeared 0-*a:-St.-.-. . . ,Louis TV program,on June-:&I; . p3.v~gingt.hel-MUF.ON- Conference.:held; i n .-. . *. 2. i -t-hat c i t y ,on,.Szturday,,--,June.1.2,-- .. . . . . . - . ... . .. , .-. . ,. y - .- . . ,-..?J,oel J. Hass1er.fs-:unus~;Al-story.is.taken :from h i . ~l e t t e r e n d sub- Isequent .report .and with his-:-permission t0. use hi.s . na-me. ~ a s s l e r ~ ,41,is employed .as- a- l!billboa,rd;-..p.oste.r." by t h e Overland; Outdoor;A.dv-e:r.t-is-ing Co.. and l i v e s - at- ,406.Wa.lnut ,St. .:in,Washington, Mo. - -:-;I.. ; ( I * ,~.On t h e ni.gh$. o f . Apri 12-,&5,, 1971- (he i s n t s u r e . o f t h e , exa.ct. day.)-,-,;,Hassler was. driving-,a,Chevrolet, van on -Hiway.100, t h r e e miles kast. -of -,Boeuff ,Creek.. It,-:was.cboyt. ten. o.!cloch;-.the sky.was. clea.r,.wi-th;themoon shining and t h e r e w,a:s.,..no wind..., H e noticed a: saucer.-shaped objecttraveling. from, south- e a s t t o northwest and .pulled .off t h e rozd tp,- .-i;.watch t h e -object whi:ch..then.slowed to-a -hovering p o ~ ~ i t i o n -. j u s t northo f , o r ove.r, , t h e ~ fM i s s 6 ~ i -.Nver-.running p?rallex.jtp.;the. highway.6 -.I."1 watched t h e saucer about 10..o r 1.5 minutes, and .it s.tart,ed.inovingt o ,the south: a c r o s s .Hiway i 100.. :It:-seemed..to be -followl-ng: ~ o e u f f ;Creekt o a point 3/4-;mile south-,.qfcthe hiphway. 1t:made-threemore t r i p s , backn o r t h and t h e n :south. A t the. end of the. la-st;.trip-, it,:hoy.ered 1,000: ,. --f e e t (I.e s t i m a t e ) abovejthe: ground..!: . -._ .. A _ ._..._-.. : ,. . :-,,i. . ->..,.-. -,- ..---TT; Then-? Has_sler- .--. - .-=.- :said .-a sec_tion of t h e . saucer opened ,"an$ :g, .ma;chinej-z - 1 -- - . -- - ----.= .<-.. --.._.i------. . tA.:- -sha@d-:hke :a .=crme?a,-:mi3 -boomw a s ie~tendedd:~?: ~ t ! . t h e-1skmG.time, ,-ther ewas a. very b r i g h t ;.;blue ,lighti from the; .opening intithe. saucer,;,. 1:.+, . . .) -!,Itwasn-tt: a b l e t 02Jook; very Pong.because of thaJPbrightness.:of.the :.:l i g h t ,"Hassler sta.ted.-and:.added t h a t whi,le .the-!!machinetf-was outZ.of<.. .the--sauceri.he became :very t h i r s t p . : ., - ;: .-.: .. - . A-- - - ., ., - - - . - .... IThe blue l i g h t was steady:.ahd d i d not f i a s h or :pulgate... No ;the& - -l i g h t s w e r e s e e n . While a-..portion.-.oft h e - i n t e r i o r - -of t h e sauceri couldbe seen, i n t h e b l u e l i g h t , only t h e boom with i t s "square box witha l e n s extending from itt1.icould ;be::s.eefi. . The b,oqm:,extended .abo:ut-... .#-t e n o r 15 f e e t from t h e saucer and remainedmotionless f o r about 15. . - _ I .minut,es, - th.en.was.-retracted.into,.the. s.aucer. .!->; , . . . ... . .., .-,. d . l . .-< :, .*.- ;; The sauceq $-hen ."went :s,tlralght .,up-untiJ :it.:loqked .like; an0tHe.r:-star,.It then went a t a high,.re te..,of spec@ t owa.r,ds the... . ,northwG,s.C,- ... -:lei.ving,a. .b r i g h t t a i l . behind -;it.I! r a - .. . - . . -.. . .-,-:.; ,..A. .r :; .> :. . , - - 7- .-:.. ;. Asked t o compare t h e 0Ge.c.t. i n s i z e to,al$imey~half : d ~ l l ~ r i r e t c. - A : ~ ; < -. . held a t arms~1ength;Mr. Hassler r e j e c t e d t h e i t e m s commonly given. . . .. . - . 4 -. i n .,repor-t -fo m s .f-or "larger -than, a-.bushel -besket..lt.?- .- ..- .. ...: . . - .He drew a sketch of the o b j e c t , much l i k e t h a t bf - t h e conventional . , -=dome,-shaped tfsaucei-t!j . . . .but.-.. - added- the, objec.t. d i d not: lo.ok,-_eec;tlyl i k e . . , . ._ - c - - * - - - . . -..any ;pict,ures .bf-:.UFOs:he, -had seenl..:. l.; . . - . . ? . . -. .: 2.* , .., _._. . .. .3 :. ~...< ... ---"One dthel; [thing. I:..nqticsd .#wast h a t although t h e moon :&& Out, ;=.;:.there we~n.~t:.-any:shadow on t h e . off s i p e .of t h e sauc,eri;.It - s e e k d ,t.6 ,..i - - .. .1 Cr e f l e c t> .-.. ..light,.fkorn.-. . a l l . sides. !: -;- .: . :. . ; - . - . . , . . . . . . . . , .. - I , .. - . . . . i ,:?. The object .appesre.d ,, to:hbver a b o u t - 3 miles e a s t :~of,-Neiu.Haiien.,:.~b.:,a t . t h e time..t h e boom .was ~extended:.~.~No- sound was -:heard..duping :the ,,j71. .. , .. .observat,ion. , . . . %, . . . ., .. .+. . . , ., - .. ..> :.- .:,. :-.-. - I.. ...-.Reporf s from the-: other.,witnesses .wou.ldl addla g r e a t .de.5-l. . t o t h e - ~ r a l i . ~ ~- of. ..$his-account.and we - hope . M r . Hassler . w i l l .attempt :.to, induce them-to. . I. . .- reconsider: W i l l you give i,t a...try,.ME. =H-?r.: 7 :.::-..:: . . : -T . . . . . . .?. . . . ~.a,-:..----" -j ,~:..:;. ; , . I . _ ~ il . -.1. . . * = . . -j. ,: ,
  6. 6. . -J. E. McDonald Found Dead - U fology .Loses One of 3ts F~~~-s~I:-:~~:5:-jj~.5~-<. . . -. , ; 8 . .. - ,. - -, < . . . .. .I . ...,..,. I . .------.-$.. _ . - . , . I _ .. : . -.. . . . - . . . ... . - * . ,. . - , -:,.!.I,;. _ 1 .. . . ... . /. --.. . . ., . . . f !The,, Arizqna ~ a i l $ . ~ t a r Tucson,: . jrizona ,. .~ u n e15;--;1971:,--Sher!*:?t s . deputies, yesterday-reboited t h e f i n d i n g of the body of :.DC...Jrmes.:c..McDonald, 51, noted University3f.-hrizona atmospheric physicist..:Sheriff ,VJaJdon !V ,! ,Burr s a i ~ ~ ~ ~ , c D ~ ~ a l d ~ - s ~ - . - b o d - y ~y e..ais cave red^--a%butls7-*i!A- , $ 2 . ..!. .- , un$ry;.b.i Frank F.$o~@s,!of.li??~+.1~,ee:;st,:, .who. t o l d det-eck-ives:he arid.Kis. chi:ldren wk:r.$ hik=cp,:,when $hey dis-ccveyed:.tfiebody:nerr!the* A- .. bridge a t t a n y o n D e l ..Orb . n6xtl.to I n a ,Roa-d o n I n t - e r s t a t e 10. .-:i.:. L. ...1 ..- - .2.-..i ,- ~ - ~ h e ~ d e ~ u t f ~ ssaid; McDonald . ~ p p a r ~ n t l y ~ . h ~ d - c p m m i t t e d s u i c i d e ~ T h e yYr - . . .found a . -38-caliber. revo-lver_,-next-.to.the -.bod:y-.a-longwith a-note:. .,!Hea p p a r e n t l y ki$f €?,himself ;f.brpersonil*qeisons ,:,lT;d e t e c t i v e s s a i d ..-., ,;,. . , -They ,said:t h g g&?f-had::be& -lyj6g: there, f. e i g h t t~o--ten-,.hours!lbefbre, .. . ..; it-W$S afscovered ."H e ..said i.ny.es~iga.tocs...-&ea:r.ned:-he-..:k?k.the;Veterans. ..- I - . I ,Administration Hospital. S,und2jri.by-jtaxi. - - .:c-. _ ...;. .. . =-.*r= .F.T u c s o n ~ ~ o 1 ~ i c e ~ r e c o r ~ s ~ ~ i n c i i c ~t.ed McDona-ld was blinded; when.h e s h o t-h.irnself- i n the. head?Jpri1 .9.. a$-; his horn&.:.at 34-61.E,. -2nd St-;,.He was..:be-. ..: - i n & treate(l zit--the,.hospit.al f o r . .Gisuai pr,oblems.:;i-.Police Cecords s e i d1 -, -he a ~ s o ~ l ~ f t L a " n o t e -at"the ,.time."ofTithe.first..shootirig.- . ., - ., . .._. 4 .,---McDonald.came t.o ,the UA i n l 9 . 5 4 1 ~ i ~t h e .. a s s o c i ~ t 3 e : d i r e c t d ro f ?theschooli.s,lnstitute:of liCmospheric ,Physics,;; UA President..-!Ri.chard~.:LiH a r v i l l said .of ~c~.$al.d:.:".H,e:had bkei-vqfy produc.ti:ve.i n . the.-amoiintand - q u a l i t y of .:r$sesrch.; ;:aii& he :-$el$-knom through~autClie 7..UnitM S t o tesra s a ti&lli?nt 3 c h b l ~ ~ . , ,H,e w.2.s,an-excepti ria1ly;able I :- .%e?chera n d : h e .w a . $ w e l ~ ~ l i ~ k e ~-by :students.,". - .,.-.;;. p . ;.: 4..-.?- .;... -.:? A ;.LMcDoni-ld- Ga3 kn6irJn .i$o+ldwide.-for his t h e o r i e s on unident5f.i4ed. -f l y i n g , objects ,and a$s-,o%,,on! the,, h e a l t b.--- .-.e-Cf-ecqs- - . . o$ .:.the, proposed -su$er-.-7-+-.: %, ;;-:.< ;. --;-- , - L . --- .--=-.,..-- -,--..----:-s -transport jet.-pl,a:&s, ---- :--A-.... . .,:,.: .,-- , . .?, . , - - . >. i McDonald t e s t i ~ i ~ d : - ~ ~ ~ c h.,-.19+1,;.befbre:b. ~ o u s - e i t r a h s ~ o g b r t s t i . o n ~2.~:~subcdmmitt%ki n ~ a s ~ i n ~ t ~ $ : , - . ) :;:; ; C:? . _~:babout~.~~.6~s~~l~.~.-envirohrnentjl:_ - ... . . hazaliils.. -.:-.b? fl:yin-g.5 lakge fle6t: of SSTS...,: ... -. . - -. j. : . . .;:: 8 .-,>....- z.I .k- The * a l t i t u d e - t h eplenes .woul?Kfbe.-klyin&-:he+said-,- would. place ::;.:them i n t h e stratospheye,_;ph$h he- T m $ , , i s - a b o u t 100 times1-moi-e.sen-, s i t i v e t o t echndTogica1 contamln?,tion.-:.. . .<a .than-:,the loweri:regi.ons urheFe.: 1 A: current al.rc.raft-;.cruise.- :.-.. ..I-.-.::.. . -,.. . :. . . .. , ., -. ::*-:.. A - = a . k n ; . 2 . ,-::-AL - - * .i., . . s .--: He said! t h e ~ 6 ~ e r s g n i c ~ ~ i r c r ~ ft , . c l ~ e s u ti n ,the:r!eductloh= of : : -o.zone,tirhich..scrednsout the .:S-un?s u l t ~ ? a v i o l et .-radialtian!: -.This couLJcl;he s a i d , inc-rease the*^. 3 . incidence gf; s k h :,c<nce8rb.y%b;a,u~.ut10;000new. cases,,,-=.y&k.; ;, , : " :J ":: . . . , . . :.- - ,-r , ? - .- , , , .. ,.< -.+. > ? , ---- - -. .. , . J , ,.-: ..> a - . . - - - 2 .- _ _ - He a l s o was highly c r i t i c a l of $he U. S. A i r Forces "Condon Report,"which linked the majority- of7JFO .sight.ings;,to :satellites:, -baTLoonS:;~birds. .~a-oth&cbbj&t&;. i cI --:-,- , > . .. .-I_. -... ... , . . .>., . . ..?. .-. , ; , ,;. ::.;ii.. 1:.. . .He to-ld t h5 H o * s e : ~ ~ b - e o ~ i t t $ ~?th-?t.l!the:.pkub&q,of...l@~.!s i-3 arivery ser-TOUS:-Sci&t if1.c bkbbl~rn;~~i;H<41s6;s ii d <!the,,c ~ r r e a a t i o n .be$.. .tween:UFO- B.ight-$n@s;".and-ppw$rf si.1uk.e~,is .d,ihturbi-ng, ";.,:LC..: :;. - .. ... .. . ~McDonald , %ni:the &arky: 3960 3,,ifOM&:.the.. C o g n i t t ~ e ~ ~ A g ai n st2.Rifiging.Tucson..with.Titans; :.-The group.p.r:oteste,d.,the..5e.lection-,bf..-Titan-i.nAcer-.. . .c o n t i n e n t a l ~mPss:i-les i t e s $kbndjf~ucson.. -, :. .. .~:..t., ..,. , .: :-.:- .: :.;T :r.:.:..$McDonald received :his doctorate. frc;m-Iowa-s t a t e ahd.serv6d.with-.theU.1 S. Navy during World Wsr I1 as a n .a e r o l o g i s t .He was t h e author of Physics of .Cloud -Modif.i.cation!!--:snd-.-s-ervetl-..a::?a ~ ~ c o n t r i b u t i x g - - e d i t o r rof !The-Glossary of Metebrology;He i s survived ..by h i s @d.ow, Betsy.;:.four: daughters., :Ronlyri; Nancy, 1-. ..Gail,and:-7Jan.,zind.%wn*sbns*-Kirk -and L.&e,,. .. ..,: .. ... ... , . . ,.... - . . . ..,. .. . -% -, .,-.. - , * * a .,.,-. T , > & . . - I , . .- ( ~ ~ n t i i l ~ e dori N e x i Pige). .
  7. 7. , . -. . ., ..- . , .:. . . . . .McDoneld - Continued . . - . . - ,I. .; - . i , ;A memorial-iervice w i l l be he,ld Thursday. a t 7:30 p.m. a t . t h eUni-tarian Universalist Church, 4831 F. 22nd St.. . - +Funeral arrangements a r e -be&inghandled by t h e Arizone Mcrtuery East,,4601 E. 1st S t . . I , ", . . .. - I.-.-. . . , -- ----- . : . . , - . . .- ::Walter H-. h d r ~ s,-,Director .ofMUFON,:had1-talked t o : ~ c ~ o n e l dby . .telephone: i n Janu2,r-y; o f t h i s i y k s r and .invited, h f m t o b.e .a.speslier a t; .the Midwest UFO Conference -in:.St., Louis. He declined t h e i n v i t a t i o n ,..s t a t i n p .he was n o -Idnger accep5ing . i n v i t a t i o n s , t o ?peak. t o t h e general-public because h e w2s1i.l t.:a.ccorn$.i.ddng. h i s ultimc?t.i:purpjse--to get...the s c i e n t i f f c .comniu.niCyf-brther interested i n t h e .study ofLUFOs.11J21t,.-,I.*am simply.Xa1ke.d - out, l1 he s a i d ..Disccjuragenent was evident .i n ,h i s . k o i c e , but:he indi6$.ted he-was not ,giving-u p his. st,udy :of,UFOs. . .._. , ..but was going. llto-t r y -another apnk6ac-h. . - .. .. . ~ . .M r . Lndrus was i n Tucson a , whek; after, ~ c ~ & a l d3 . f ~ n & r a , l <a &ca1,led-hisewidow t o offer~condol.ence:as a .friend.- Aer res?bnse, t o h,iswords; of sympazhy was.so. w3rm and friendly,, they.,cc+tinuefl- t o converse, f o r approximately 30 minutes. -She Qpokef r e e l y 6f)h 2 r loss and t h e . .. ... . - C.. . ..... .. -events leading ..up t o t h e - sad:event. : I _ .. McDwa1d:was ,a-dedicated s c i 6 n t i s t who drove.lhirrsh~f~inh $ s wrki n s p i t e of :the pleas o f h i s iwif.e and children -(;ap.& 18 .-to 25 ) . C3-:.. s l o w down, t o spend more time with h i s , f e m i l y ; _ t o tzke .a?+&.st~fc:r.hi.s, -own s.ake-.as-.well a s theirs. There was. t o o muckito. c?:ccompli~i:h,j 2 a-j:d..:.. .. , ..apphrentl-y: he could -find;.no; stopping plz-ce; u n t i l Jle,reachGd .the., pointwhere he could no longer cope r;rith t h e -s.tr~essesthat.would n o t - . l e t- .. -.- .. , . .1 I . . - .. . . -him r e s t .. , , , . . I . . . . . . .. . ,. .. 0. . . J- --- - -.-----. - b%-h--5-ye=s"and=b%T5~5-*-Ver~. - Following.an e a r l i e r-= suit-ide;. . despondent....S -s=-e=a ---.tt emp$H i s,.:-M_cDanald.Tahil$, atter@ted;tol o s b .the,,~ . i ~ h t ~ . o ~ f - ~ . . ~ _give --himbethew i l l , t o - l i v e, i n every way:they knew,how--they s l i d t h e y would. -read t o him,. help hini k i t h -t-he B r a i l e system so he could read h i ~ s s l f ,and a s s i s t him i n t h e wr%ing .of two bb.oks. on uf6logy f o ~ ; :which he. hadbeen gathering informa t i o n t h e p a s t -t w d . years. . . , , . . .! - . , . . . . : .., Many a r e already asking what i s t o become of ~ c ~ o n s l dls:.&te&ive ,f i l e s on UFOs, and - M r . Andrus can answer t h a t question. .Mrs, :irgonaldt o l d him she i s r e t a i n i n g h i s entire.,UFO f i l e . a n d w i l l u t i l i z e - : t h eden- o f t h e i r ,home a s a UFOResearch :Library: . Used, as. h i s o f f i c e wile3g l i v e ,, it w i l l -now ib-e a v a i l a b l e t o s c i e n t k t s f o r .research.-:. HES scient5fi.c ma-terital on atmospheric physics is being turn.ed. over -.. ... -t o h i s colleagues . a t ::the University., . - .. .I.- . . . . i - . . : , . . .. . . . . I : . :. I . a . - -. -. , , .- - Dr.. James E2-McDonald ~ n d e r & ~ i n i i t & d h i sv&k i n ufqlogy. :D& -: -.- ; ;. .couraged because he, d i d not g e t 1. t h e response .-he.Hoped f o r .i n the -scientific.;c~mmunity,he d i d " n o t , r e a l i z e tha.t .his, name A- :is: known Bnd honored by:..every-s e r i o u s PFO i n v e s t i g a t o r , through-- ..-.out t h e world and. by many i n -the " s c i e n t i f i c c~mrt$ni,ty~~he- *:::,C, .. thought he had. f a i l e d . t o reach., : H i s co,urege.-ln p,ieneering i n ,: :.c: .. t h i s f i e l d a i s a n i n s p i r a t i o n t o , o t h e r s ~aeda . l a s t i n g contribu- -t i o n t o ufology. He w i l l not be- forgotten. W e have l o s t one of., .. . - . . . .. . ~.. - .:iour -b.est.- . ... . . I ; * . . ... . .. .- . . . . I . _.. .. .. -. .----------------,--------------------L---------------------------,-______---___--____-----_-------------------------------------:.. - . , . . I .-d . ..~.. . - . -. . .. f-;,. : . , . ?.. ..You dont hzve .to belolig t o MUFON t o subscribe ~ O , * S K Y L O O K . ~ * I ~youa r e a member of MUFON, you should resd your o f f i c i a l publication.. .-
  8. 8. ..Radio$ : Own Myst,ery--The LDE . . By Carol krmstr.ongc.. -. . . . . . . . .. . . .,......:.. . . . . . . . . . , .. .- . , .- . - . Ar . I _.: . . . . . . . . . . ., , 7 .!.. . . . . .,, , i . y , a ..- - ....,-. . . .1: : - I - . I . . .. . .I n r&&n;nt yeers nuhb:el; i f *amatcpr:-radio.-opert?tors have : r e o o r t e d-a, r c r e fn$:. puzzling ,phenomenon; they .have-,:heerd: .echoes of r a d i o mks-s e g e ..-, .The .op&re:tor.m$,y..: h e ~ r. .. :his-:own .voice..-repeatingt h e l a s t f e wwords .oS h i s ,,transmission,.,ora :comRlete,,.tr?nsm.issim m y ,be sepezt e da f t e r * t h e ; ~ o n t ~ ~ t ~ h r sb e e n complqted. - The echo occurs. after: a d e l a yof -from:threes&onds. . t d several- minut&, hence the. .term !lcng-delayedecho. l l , , " ? - . ., . : . .- - . . . . . . , .- * . . ,. 7 .*. . . . .. ,.:<. s 1 . - . ,. he&:i s nilthing. i n the .known ph$si&al,> , p r i n c i p l e s of: rahio: t r a n s --m,iss.ioii,;~t~~acb,ix& f,or,.these echoes..; .Radio .waves..tra,vsl . a t t h e speedof: lig-ht; i t .t ~ k e s : j h i y ,one-sbventJr; Qf. a .second. f o r a s i g n a l t o t r a v e l. a l l t h e way:a+ounil t h e e a r t h , two. s e c ~ n d st o go- t o t h e moon z.nd b.5ck.There simply is no known b a s i s in n a t u r e f o r t h e sCorzgk and.lfplay: . . .backff of.,radi.o signa1s.i - + . - .., -. - Y . . .. I .. - -: , ...,,.. T:n .t- O ~ G V i l a d ,f t ~ & i & c i e n c d -badoritor$ of ~ t p n f b r dU n i v e r s i t y d. h a s w r i t t e n a s e r i e s o f , a r t i c i e s f o r t h e amateur r a d i o magazine QST in which0:he:,desi-riljes.t h e - L ~ ~ s ,t h e s t a t e . of--ourknowledge about .them,an$,.the f e e l h g s of some of t h e peopl%,who,have :ht$rd them. It . i s as t a r t l i n k . experience -. .thG :almost... u n i v e r s a l - r e a c t i o n t o - hearing.;a:-clear. .-.LDE i s l l t o t a I -.ast6nihimint.l1 ., . _ . .- ,,., I....-,. .The phen,omenon .first was observed in..1927:.-. --Experiments desi-gned - -t o s t u d y X were u ~ s u c c e s s f u lbecause t h e LDEs a r e s o extremely r,-re7a.ng.. ephemeral. It .is e s t i m ~ t e dt h a t 2 n a c t i v e .operator who ijs .oht h e4i.r-for;:two ;hour% fevelryd a y mry expect;:tc .h<ar :one LDE p e r ye=,-r, ont h e averse. Prof.essi:-:nal - s c i e n t i s t s. . were mde.rstandably -.skepticelabout t h e s e -,unconventional signa-is. . . . . . . . .andLl i t t l e , . f ~ , r n a l:.resf:mch.ha.s...be:&.+.~o.9~e.,+,> .threi*.:;< ,...?::< -+-.-.-+.-- . ,.. .- -,,.,::i--~Ti 7-r .r . & - : -. --.-: J . . . . . . . . . . . . ? " :I n May, 1969, V i l l e r d a d two c ~ l l e e ~ u e spublished t h e . f i r s t r r t -C . .i c l e .in-QST descrl-bing .th.e-,LDEs t h e .v-arious-theor-i.es about: thein-that- hz ve been . t r i e d and dis.car?ed ,I and: s k i n g ~ f . o r ~ . - r e p 0 r . t ~:of;.LDE : -.observations from r a d i o amateurs. I n two subsequent b r t i c l e s , i n .February ,1970 .and May,.l9.71, the..a u t h o r s .tabu12t e .and.ad 5sc.uks "the:-90flgoodll re,ports they. hpve ,received .!t.hat i s ,:.reports in whic-h:-time, : . i...d.atre., frequenty .et.c,~er,e,~;recorded,).. . . . .- .. . ., -I I.. , . _ . i,. <To t m e f a m i l i a r ..w5th(UF0,researeht h i s . a l l - : h a s a ernos:t f a h i l i e $ring!;- There7$.re:;mri$.]respects, . i n ,which1t h e s t u d y o f LDEs .pacc?.llels -i i _ - . -.t h a t o f UFOs:--" " L . . 7 . ,. . ._ ... -. . - . - , . . . I .1,. LDEQ ire%;f l e & i 6 g , ; i h f r e q u ~ d i f f i c u l t -.t o rkcbrd:., . . . .:2.. Convention~lf-scienc.eis r e l u c t a n t , . t o admit * t h er e a l i t y . . o f - ,* .. i LDEs, a n d hSs ten-d-ed t d ,asc.ribe them-to ini~ginptiono r ; ~ i l l L i s i o ~ ..... . . . . .3 The - s t u d y .of ..LDEs h<s been comp,$ic?ted b,y :hoaxes. : a , . . .4. Thki-e f s " n o satisfact.dry t h e o r y of LDEs t o guide r e s e ~ r c h ..5 . . F,inal.ly, -the study of . LDEs-,h2s.: been...given i t s -only real: .impetus. . - - - - ,, . . ,th.qough ,t-he.reports. from .,amat.eurs. . ..: , . . . . . .. V i l l i r d ha2srec6iked .enough, r e l i a b l e ,r.eportsh..to hepin s t a t i s t i c a l .:studies;::an.d i s ;.quit convinced , o f t.he;l-reality of :th.e -LDEs. . He hasdiscussed them w i t h four d i f f e r e n t psycho:logi~sts~,-.none. of. whom :thinkst h a t the-..LD~s..are . l i k e l y tp. ,be ,the r e s u l t ..of: imaginat-ion o r -i ~ l l u s i o n ..O r k repdrtwas shown t o b e a hoax; t h e r e s t appezr, b y a l l reasonable, ., , .. . . ....c r i t e r l , a , t o be from! r . e l i o b l e,...s e r i o u s , , well~b,i;;larjced.people. " .s e v e r s f times i n ,h i s . . a r t i c l e s,.Villard r e f e r s . t o UFO.study, ahd .%dmitst h a t L D E i a r e i n t h e srme category. I n fact., h i s . f i r s t . . a r t i c l e : i s I . .e n t i t l e d f,!.Long.-Deleyed Echoes.. .Radios Flying-Saucer E f f e c t . lt The.-. -l a t e s t S t i c i e (May 1971) d i s c u s s e s t h e flCosmic Reperter Hypothesis, f f(Continued on Next Page)
  9. 9. - L ... .. , . . , ,THE..PMTRONOMY CORN,ERI.- , TM.& .AU~U:S.~~s k ~:<Thebrilli-ar?t.,.,blanetV:enlis nb-s_ , _ . . ... . -7.- -3 - :. .; :,-: , . .-. .... .... *-.f.rdm- t h . ~esr.i? mqrriing skj. t o t h e e ~ ~ ~ i i . . l i gsky. : I -. . - . ~- : .-;.in-August.;, yatch those eyening UFO r?po.r:is , aq:. . . .. , ...,. . . . . . _ . - . ,...:.. . it?*a.y ~ppeart o ,-bB.:aniiriusual. sky. .USjer; t o ; &h,e-..a.vc$->ge i n d i ~ i h ~ ~ l : ~ ~S:$t ~ ~ d c l e n l ~ starts %o appear i n t k L 5 :e7{pinge, . Ry,t h e end pf August: it: ma.y~.beseen. :in..the.:w e s t - jul t a f ter?$nset, s e t -. . . .. , . , > . .- . . I 1 2. .. . ..,- . ti.r1g"dt-6:* al#jCST-. . .Septa. ~st:...1 . :- : . . . -..: ; -.... .-,.. , . I I - , ,....: 1:l!8flreally: spe.ctacul~ri:c e l e s t i a l bbjectLd ? r i n g ~ u p s t ...: w i l l.,. be ,~ z r s. . - Ia-m6st .bkilliant-reddish..obj e c t i n t h e southern: Sky1a s it,.reaches- i 2 sn e x r e s t point t o the Earth s i n c e 1924, on Eiupuqt: U<h. f ! u g u s t ~ l ~ ? .it;..at.,8,:.20.i n , . t h e 3out.h-sou2heast. By Septemb.er:$st. i t .sets 2 6 0 ~ t.-. . , . < - . , - : : - . . .,L .., ... , . . . - . . .- 3:00,a.@, .. . ,. - . . ,.:,. ,... , . . .~; :> -.Jiipit&ris vis-ible d u r i n g much o f .t h 8 evenink ~ r ithe:.h l p h ; ~ 6 l t h e r n.sky,,,,s,ettinp-a t , 12,:00 .August 1st ahr! a t 1.0:.00 ,?. m;.Sep.t; 1st.-:Sataim:, .is,!seen:in t h e morning:,sky t-hroughout t h e month <&sine e t 12!30 .,a.m.AugL.-.Pst&nd 10:3O p.m. by Sep,t. ~lst~.,-4l.ldime &v-n *is.Ce,ntr,al,,.Stan-...;:: , ." ,.. -. . - . . . .dard .,, ( Crsd.$t: Ted :P-hSll+@).-. - .. * , * -:. . . . -. . . - . + , a :. . _-. . . . . - . . . ., . - a . , . .i. - . _ . -., . .. -. . I . , . . . . t -I .. . " 1 I..~ h & ~ o n s t e i ~ a t i o n s.-NO., 9i-- ~agi t t a r i u s (The ~ r c h e r ) ~ a p i t t a r i u sis ;*one qf-,the.o~~~:cO.nsTeP~tTOXs~* T h i X i F i s-now l o c . s t m i n t h i s constel-. I . ..l a t i o n a t t h e t*ime of t h e winter s o l s t i c e . I n Greek mythologyz. , .:.S a g i t t s r i u s r e p r e s e n t s .t h e g r e a t . Centaur ~ h i r o n ,t h e t u t o r a n d trsig-e r o f m@st o f t h e .heroes: of. Greek lore. 6 h i r a P n . i s. ~ u p p p s e dt o be--shoot-; . ing his- arrow across ,th.ee n t i r e :width of t h e s k y a t .%&us; the..Bu& ,whose-s t a r s a r e s e t t i n g f n t h e west a s S a g i t t a r i u s r i s e s - i n t h e ezat.The- % & b s c a l i e d t h i s c o n s t e l l a t i o n t h e bow. I n Egypt and Babylonia - :,t h e f i g u r e ,of- a .bowman. is. carved --t-o*represent Sagittarius, among ]the : t. : , . .. . .o t ~ ~ r c ~ n s t e l l a t i o n s . I. . ,. r , , -,... ) . . .- - . .. . :, -:,:- . *.-, - - , .7.. .;.. I:-.-., ; - ..- - ,.-.. -,.It.~i.s:ih --,~ , ait-ta . f ~ ~ ~ ~ . ~ c r ~ o ~ s ~ s ~ es.,t he=.m e r - i d - M & a t =~ ~ % n ~ + = l iugust -21st .,- - . - - .----- - < -,. ,tkie~southehisky l o w above t h e horizon. The -constelL5t~.iqrih a s i n ... .. ---asterism. kno-w. 2s t h e mi-lk dipper.. T h i s d i p p e r k a figure of .four: -,: -- .- s t a r s t h a t looks something l i k e t h e b o w l ~ ~ o ftjie. Big Dipper.-,-The ---Milky Way pours down t h r o u g h s a f i i t t s r i u s . The p o i n t i n s p a c e a t ,wh.ich H ~ r l o wShapley and other .astronomers have placedthe c e n t e r of -.:.- . . . .our gaL5x.y l i e s . i n t h e d i . + ~ t i o n . ~ o fSagittarius,. - . . .T h e - c o n s t e l l a t i o n . colitains many beautdful.~ga~lactic:cid$ters: a n d - . :d i f f u s e n&lae.. I n 1898;znd..1936novae f l a r e d u p i n t h i s constalla- ..,.tLon.:In this,,i-egign of . t h e sk-he:Milky Way.seems almost t o move;; .. It.does not r e q u i r e too:much. , . 1magin.ztion t o fee2-the .tremendous g r e a t -,.. , . .. . - " . . .. 2c i r c l i n g - . o f.our galaxy. (.: ,- , - ! . . . ) . 5I h a v e observed some of t h e s e wonderful nebulae $uch sb the-.omega:;:snd Tribid Nebulae through -my-,6inch.Rich:,FieTd-.Refl.ecto.r,,and; rete. . . , ,..,-t-hem amorig t h e b e s t .in t h e .:s.ky.. ( Gred it, M ~ r k --Herbstri.t.t. . ) _ ... . :. ., . . ._. . t. , . A.. - . . , . .,. . - .. . . C. .., 1 _ _ , . . a . . . ., . . _, - . I. .~ ~ d ~ : : ~ t i i d y i n k~h-6bbs/~kimos--~ i s s i o n s he Space: Agency h i ? t a k & , . . . ,.preliminc?rygteps. looking townrd a..possibl-e unmenned insssion t o col- - ..l e c t . samples from Phobos .and.De.imos, the, two natural:-saltellites o f , . . ,<;. : . - . .,Mars-. ..,. . . . . .. NASA said the.. s a t e l l i t e s : -o r e .of "mtjor v s c i e n t i f i c interest s i n c ethey were e i t h & . formed a t t h e same .time a s Mars from planetary m t - .erials ,: or: they e r e captured ,asteroids. --Theshape, inass, compostion, -.temperature, surface c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s .and r o t a t i o n of Phobos and Deimos , :s r e v i r t u a l l v unknown. some :additional i n f ormation mry b e gained by ...... .observations fr0.m.t h e M$riner.1971 and t h e Vitng. 1975 o r b i t e r s plan- .;ned .by t h e U.S.:, 6r.by, Sdviet missions. The NASA act-ion c a l l s f o r de- : -signs f o r lander/lander , o r b i t e r , and sample r e t u r n -missions f ~ rt h eperiod 1977-19$1. ( S b u ~ ~ e : ~ ! B i o , a s t r o n a u t i c sReport ;Crmit, John.Schues-. . . . . .> ., : . ., ,- .s l e r ) " . . .. - .-_ . , , . . ... . . ,, - , ,. _..-. .. . . . = - * . . - a -. - -- . .... -;. --. . . .. . ..- s . ;- . < ! - -t ; . . ; 2 :
  10. 10. . . . I . .:. . ... . I. . -. :.... .. !. ..,: I...,-. - .. . .- ... f. . -,...* 1.- .. . ~ . ... .. . . . , , ,. . * _ . - - - - * . . . , . - ,,. .^ _.__. -- -. . - . . - . , . , .; . - , ;-L.: .,:.::.- - .:.. *- .; 1; - , - - _:.+.:.% :J :>1 . z 7 7 ,,.);,-! ; , , i. 1 ..,cigar-shaped 0b.ject Seen Near Alton, z~l-.o n & e n i & t bf July . .2nd o r 3rd, 1956, Mrs. Horace Ash, 1921.Washington,-Ave..,..Alton ,.. Ill.:-- i - .was in:.a c a r heading::~outh,:toward~A.lton~~at.~ ~ . p o ~ ~ t - - a b 6 u tb$lf :aaf - 1"., ..-between-Jeiseyvil& and rAltony:when& cigar%haped ..6bficq was[:seen , , .: .- .t r a v e l i n g ,froni n@h:.to.~southi::~f01;lb:wing.tkie$buF& ,;Gf .:thef ~ i s , { i s ~ i ~ ~ i: .r i v e r ; ;The n i g h t .w2s , c l e a r .-;wil.H no :wi,ndj,,the, ..t?me,LIO .@ fl.&k.. The-: . ,object wss d,es<ribedas.,being.?e.igar-shaew, $:dB& :iidi@&-blue ..color,;r,),:.and moving ,slowly -at ,ai law.:aItit.ude..".Ith theii changed t b . a "tear. drop,. .-.:::-t:, - !shapet1.and - t o a- :chartreuse: c o l o r arid appeEr$i,".. . - toibp:sYSqound&, by a, .,-- -. ::.!halo. A f t e r t h e apparent.chapge:ik:.shape4~and.c-dor, ithk bb56c.t; bade1.+;... I,r i g h t t u k n 2nd :.disapp-ea.r.ed "at extremely h i $ h ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ e , ~ ~ ~ - . . : $ ~th:e-;-soytharest. S ~ , A . :No gound.was .heard: and ,,t-here vapor trail..: The; o.b,jk& hs:, .as?:. . .. .:l a r g e a s a?f r e i g h t . car; " Mrs. Ash saia-2: (Credit.:-Staff Member). .. . I ... . . (cofitinuedi gfi!fi&tPage);
  11. 11. . .-. :;. I .I,, ,,, , . > ;.Moving 0b.jec.t Over..Wheaf, Field Mrs. G - C. Henry,; of..St. Charled-s,;Mo,.,.. _ _,--. ---- -..-.-* ? . . -- ..-. . . 7 .r e c e n t l y r e ~ o r t e d. a ,Sj&tigng,ma:de:when she and Mr; Henry were.:d e e r .hunting around inid-November . ,of $-3L?65. ,They,;were i n :.Lincoln.County ,-northof Troy, %id.:Mrs. :Henry: was8,s l t t h n g - near a -point..of. t r e e s a t .t.he edgeof ,a %heat . f i e l d :And- husbGd ,was t n a sma.11 revine.-on.!the .other:side*of-theif=eld;.,It was, &,:s.m., an&..jg&,t..as..-the-. , . " . sky~wals::;t.ur,ningl i g h t i n .1t h e e a s t "1 s a w th?s nlj&c,t,i&; t h e : . n ~ r t h . ~ r , ns k y , traveJ5ng . e a s t Mrs,Herii;y wrote:, lSiriceA:it,went: 6 e 6 ~ i . n d ~ ~ ~ h e . w o o d s ~on: t,he.north s i d e :of t h e 7 #. wheat:f ield; I saw it -:pPrfijps,f&-,, &ni$,6t o $i.sezconds.ll . S h e rleecribedtliebdbj e c t a s liaving 6 bl*iGh-greeri ..pointed..:p<ow-wit~.an :orange b a l l . -. . hehind, then t a i l i n g out i n a fan---of b l u i s h green. The .obje c t -was.ona s t r a i g h t course; ;Mr.-H,enn~d.i.dnot s.pe it.,:but- - f r o m- her descrzptionoT thle o b ~ e . c t ,- s t a t e d, . . , . . he. ??idn!t;..,. . , . , . . J t h i n k. - i t ,was 2 meteor. (Credit:, . S t a f f ) ur I .. . .. 7 . : - - - 3 . , . . .. , : . - .. .. J . 6 ., -~rikhtO0bject. Moves TiJdst . . About 7 .PM:on. ~ z r c h - 13, 1971-,a ~ e c k e m e ~ e rl.711; c o u p l F (names o*. f , i l . & ) . , . ~ & ~ e .dri:v,ing,L ,.. :in- t h e i r c a r near Hoffman khenthey..saw:an o b j e c t about.,l+Q.degreesabov,ei,thle,horigon. travelirig in . aw e s t e r . l y * ~ ~ i r e c t f6n; Dkscribgd as t h e size . of a ha1.f: dollarb held a t -arms length, t h e object was b r i g h t e r than any s t a r i n t h e sky and,>.dimmed and byiqhtened..in a .pulssting..fashi.onw h i l e ? a l t e r n a t e l y hoveringand moving r a idly in, c r r ~ t i c ~ ~ f a s h i b n .:.The;couple wztched i t f o r ;about. . -. . . . : . -tOn minuted. k k 6 d i t : : T + ~ S ~ - ; T U + ~ ~ J ~;., , L l ;:,,>. ,::, . % . .. , , .,.. . 1 . . . ., ., - , . .> . , , !.:, :--.;- .:,? .. =: - :-. - . .. .r. ..;.. - ..>. .Sky Phenomenon -Ron,aidG;.. -pears0.h,,,an.:elect~iQaal~erigine,er of Hazel . Crest, Ill. ,:and-his. so~n..Douglzs,,.ag& 18,.-o.bserveil:.an?u r i u s u ~ lsky..b . , . .+ .phenomenon. on.Jan: 26 7l97l,,;from :.5:50 .PM,:un:t.il 6:05PM. Gri-Mr. Peer- :r :s o n t s words: l~,~he,$ky&~s.~tqtally,dle,ar;;of: c l b u d a n d h a ~ e . ~ - W h a t - .: - .aTpeered tb be. an:;o~an,& c i r c u i s r - objec-t. .s.lightly.,larger.--in- si-ze-than --9 . > 4 - - L .- ,r A . .- . :th e - m ~ ~ ~ n - w a ~ ~ + seenzi-n~ith~~sout-k,fi-skfr, ZYppri.oxim;i t e1y 170.degr9es fromLt r u e north.. : It,was ,ab,~srt-~?Oidegre,es.ab0v.e:-the:Koriz:on. While t h e Gb- -.j e c t was c i r c u l 8 r -:in*,$hap&,:when;-fir$t,.., - <- a -F;i&fit&$, its edges .$eke &idis-: .t i n c t - r a t h e r than7-bh;$rPlydef-ined. . There was ;,no,noticable.-movement , --e i t h e r vert:ically,:or, ho$izQiitall~,~.Eich-6use c.h$mep vig5-d i r e c t l y i n l i n e ,of the observat i o n q?nd~bc~eil~,as:.areference: pb$nt,i:: A t .6?.03PM ;the .;.object began to.change.shape fr+m ,ci.rculqr : t o :eliptj2caf - uritil if:be- ,csme t h r e e timescas;high .a-5::it ,was-;wide.. I t .retained-]i.t s ,hazy:oranges .color b u t i t s .spparent bri&tnes,s -dimi.niished:an-d apPesred~onlyhalf. :..a s b r i g h t a s before .! . The best,..d.es~cript.ton-o f Dt:s -:origin$l b h g h t n & & , :would be abbut l/$0th a s ,.b,rAight.~a~s;aB7full..rnoon.:?::At i6-:04 7 . t We s h 5pe .hhschanged ffom e ~ i P t i c a 2 ,tban!;,e-longated ~ y l i n d r i c a b++ha$e"-r*~ndedb$$h . ,t o p and bot:torn,:very..S.imilji!r.to-a hot.%,-fog....id lt ;bet-am8:di-ff i c u l t t o - . , .. :, ,, ;d e t e c t ,-against the- black sky because of rfurther>.feduced%ri&tne ss-.A t 6:05 it could not be seen. No.,Gtimate of i t s distance can be ..I .. -. . .. . I . ..- C . :. . I , .? . - ,given. "_( Credit :. Shir1e.y -,,Marlowe) .--i. ,. . . .;. .:,, . a . . . - . .., .L" " . , , . ..-. . . - .. . . . ~. . .> ..- . .. .. - . . . ;;.: - , I , . . . . I . 4.. - .-..,.,* ,.~: ! . - *. . : .- T.--From .T.5&naniB,.~ u s t r a l i a :-:Kym ~ n t h & ~! ~ n i g h t; a: c i ~ f i ; ~ & n g i n i e + ,of, % .. .--. - ,. . .. Rosny, Tasmpnia ,* , y i t e s:.. flI,w a s looking-.towardi Stone Bay whiiK-leads..~.. %,t o t h e southern 0-cean and noti,ced.~a~wh~t~e~balljust:abovet h e horizon, ..,I knew - t h e r e wasnt any l&,d. of any !type: i n t h e area .,:Ibelieve t h a t . .the object wasabout ~20,iiileso f $ shpr-e.. :It.<thens t a r t e d t o ,get l a r g - IIe r ,and when d q i n g ao, i t chan&d cohr : f d m ;white t o b e d and: back 40. -..I white :when-it stopped ,":It7now .app-eared,.to:rb.e ibiiut, lO:inil&k dff .- <>.. . >: .Ishore .:It suddenly>mad2 . a r i g h t ankle..t d n and..disappe&-;red,direr t h e ,; , .. . . -horizon,*in*about"-3-5 seconds. T h i s .occurred a t -11:30( PM?,) i n : . . .. -..February: of71964-. ,The object .wes . t h e : si.ze,:of a . penci+ ergser. at*.,arms , . . , - . I-; .. . . - , . . - 1, . - .. . ...length:.;, ( Cr.gdit..j:.:Ronald. M; Anderson.)-- ... .. . , . % . - .,. , -.; ..: . .. . . , ... r .- - ( M o ~ e ) ~ - , : ,.,j , . ,,: :I- . ., .. _* .: h . . . . -
  12. 12. : . . . mOlder Sigh:tiri~ f r o m.-----..--c a l i f ornia ; M& E d i t o r ts:.,Note-:. Calif ~ r n i . S . , ~Mo~.,;. Ai s a small town abo~!,;..jcj,mile.s.wr:~t, of Jeff6:raon C-itv,.:Mo:.: T - h i s report.- was eiven . t o .Ted Phi1.iip.G ( no.. nemes t o be .use&) , and,.we quote : .llI.n.e e r l y Mercl-i, 1967:1.l e f t .Califomi a a t -dppcoximat e l y :.Oo:pn, . gpli.;!g,e a s t on Hiphwey 50. About t h r ~ emiles e a s t .of: CaJG.$fornia ; as,.1.~ 7 : : s, . .approachink Route: K , . . I slowee .my.c.Pr -from the- u s u a l speed, 0.f 6 3 4 0MPH i n order t o .make .the-turn.. As k-s%;r$ed :to-t u r n to.,theyright, ,on...Route ,K., I...wag aware, of 3-n unusual .bright l i g h t ,-approaching;from:-the. northeast; more from - t h e north;..n o r t h e e s t , across.. t h e railroad,.tracks.The - 1 i ~ h t .eppesred.:L-o be..bsreLy over :the t r e e .tops .;. I t h i n k t h i s .is .whst drew my atltention t o it. .- * . . I - . .. . . . .. .Iff!fter comr,i.e.tinp t h e turn., ? continued to.d r i v e s l c ~ l y ,glrncing.Gver ~t the object -whi-chnow .had. cro.ssed. t h e highway. .It-.was, ,somewhpttrnpei.oid shaped , with windows from-which a l i g h t - s i m i l c ? r . .to.-th?$ pro-duced."by mercury vapor la-mps,cc?me out;: -It hppe?red.,. riare ,.or l e s s c k -c u l a r in shc?pe with. t h e . t o p diameter, .being smzller- thkn : t h e -bottomdiameter, A t t h e reer-,. ~ ~ ~ ~ r ~ x i r n a t ~ - l ~,l$-,times.the hei-ght.dnd abm-e,was a; red f lwhing: l i g h t :; Near the-;.f r o n t ;t - on ,:the~bott.om,,was a - green o r blue-,l i g h t .<The. windows were s?uc7re;:.appe~ring,t o be c b ~ u tone,-,half t o two-thirds t h e height of t h e o b j e c t , o r vehicle, o r whatever;I . . < ,.. , , . . .it might .be. :. .. . . . ,.. , .. : . . C . . . . ."I r o l l e d . t h e window-of the: carn;d-own-and not. hezring -any. s&nd j Istopped the ca* and,;turned.off the. -engine.. StZ.11; c.ould heor .no ;sound. :Is t z r t e d the car -and speeding, -.regain.ed a. parelle.-jea eagt:-:andwest l i n e .with. the 0bjec.t.. 2nd I meintzined an.appcoxim?te sye.ed, i;tt h a t time my speed.-was a l i t t l e over 65.miles. per:hour,. I n . t h e meantimea s we progressed. on- the::~,tr~ighti~s.tretch;the. ;object appr0a.c.he.d.IlouteK .-somewhat.:more;.cl.osely as.it was ..vee.ring .to;the: scuth, -southwe$t+;rX,...- - s w . 6 * - ~ eg - K p - o n e , - = , = ..&.........e * 2-approximately where .-the-dip. i n ..the road. is! 1 0 c ~ t e d.just:.beyorid -w%re. t h e g r a v e l r o a d that-..goes west-before.lyou-get-.t o , t-he ,Sa4em EvangelicalChurch. I was- on t o p of ..the h i l l : s t a r t i n g dohin and. the!-object,:.apg.ar-ed to:. r i s e . s l i g h t l y .in -order t o get,.over .the: wires- .and con? irye..t;::ross.. country. My .first thought:. i n watching. it was t h a t . i t -was gc<.r~gover # I . . . . .t h e d-irection of .the".Lake oef..theOzarks,... . . . . . , . .lII.:have mentioned t h i s stbry. bo a .nu@er..of f r i e n d s at.2dif*ferent:times. When .asked why I did, not meke,.dn o f f i c i a l . - r e p o r t i n g , my. awwerwas -th?t..1 .did not cpre about .b.eing:-ca-lled a .tkook,.v_.as..one.-of .the - ;"teachers.,in -the high, sclioo1;:~Mrs.r -l1XW-and her . husband;-.who had eight+ed one , e a r l i e r i n t h e year., As..I :recall, they r e ~ o r t e dtheir-sight-lng. .and said t h e i r object. wes {cighr sh3ped. . - . . , - . ,..-- "1. r e c a l l . t h ~ t . . I .was::bothered:.by.2nd questioned ,.the 1sc;k--of soundand thoufrht pcrhaps t h i s .inight be, some se-crGt: A i r %occe*:or-rgoYernmentp r o j e c t r. I:. a l s o considered. t h e possibili.ty.:of;;~~nun1d:entified-.-ob-j.ect.froin:snother c o u n t r y , o r another univkrse-i. .I Jh2d b,een."r?ther skept-icalof UFOs up. t h i s . point:, but. from. t h i s t2me ,on I am; .c.bnvinced-:-.thaZ-,.there. .,might ;be some- tr.uth-;.in.the theory.? . . -I.i. -,. - . . . L A- .,<.-". . . -. . . .. . - .. - . . .-_-------____-__------------------------------..................................................................... . . ? . . a _ _ . . .. .. .. .. . . - . . . . . I . . , . . .: . .<., ": :: r .. . . . . -., . . . . I .,. . ? . . . .~ o t i c ; of ~ e l a ~ :sorry:we. don!,.t have t h e a r t i d e "The, inatomy..of a . ..:Hoax1? by- led P h i l l i p s f o r . t h i s $.issue, as. promised .on t h e -cover.o f I.t h e July ,SKYLOOK.,.. Ted and . ll..Gi-ngerl!.moved. t o another..residence .in .;:Sedalia,,l a s t , mon?ih .and Ted hasnTt -been Gble t o locate. some of .his.UFO m a t e r i a l a s y e t much t o h i s dismay and r e g r e t . Having moved:from-coast: t o coast .severs-l .times d w i n g our ll:Navy yec?rsS1.(we.can,welP .understand:how ,things. l i k e t h i s l -happen and. t r u s t .you w i l l a l s o . -.- . .
  13. 13. UFOs Fly i n Formatton-.----- . Leo. F, Wicklinski, a prof e s s j - o m l -pho3ograph-. e r , with.sijeci-ai .t;.ii n i n ~:in--mi?i.bary a i c r a f t-,obseriretion rerid9.r,ga t 1 4 5 5.Forest. View :Drive ,: .St. .Louis, Mo. . r e c e n t l y .sent.;John z,:: . ~ --..SchueSsler :B. very i n t e r e s t i n g r e p o r t of U~!OS. sighted i n 1954.. :.-As ,be,left h i s l a k e !of.business .at Benton.,:&:Ballwin S t r e e t s i n , .S,t. ;Louis,..a t 3 :45 t h e afternoon. of June; l k t h , M r . Wick1inski::glanceda t th,efsky:from f o r c e of habit.; -The:-sky ..was..c l e a r w i t @ a .lighe wind:of .lO-l5.mil.esl per*.hour-from the.northwest. As he:-faced north; w i t h .. the, sun .co .his;. l e f t , he-.saw four unidentkfied : ob.j e c t s in,>-dizmond .,formation, headi.ng.n0rthwest.a t I1extrerne speed.<velocity.B The objectsa>v. were, round.-.and d i sk--shaped,. -about eight.:. diamciters..:apart and.: held. ..theirf ormetion..unt.tl-they .disa.ppeared,:frorn s i g h t .beyond-.th-e. buildings. I-.. .The o b j e c t s woye 0 f . a "silvery, m e t a l l i c appearance,I1 k.efle-~ting;:.~. the .sun1s: rays:. There +was.no: srn0k.e:-o r c o n t r a i l s .vis-ible,:and t h e r e..:-was n o apparent s o u n d . Judged t o be a t an .altLtude -of about i 6 ~ ; ~ . ~ ~..f e.et:, .-they were. :at, a 90 degree angle ..whenr.fi r s t x i g h t e d ,. and at..,.45.-degr.ees;when- disappc,aring!fr~omview;:., The o bjects.u:ere;:-sligh~,lyl a r g e r.. . - , - :.. than.:a . pin .head held a t arms .length. :?he whole .obBervati. . on,,l a s t e d -,:, .about 40 seconds. + ., .,. .. . , -. ; . . , , . & I: . : ,. :Four bthers leaving t h e building a t d a t h esame time a l s o witnessed. . .- . ghe ob.,jects; N,o:.other a i r c r a f t .could:be seen i n .theii,sky.-: : .. - " - . ..While t h i s i s . an,glder.:sighting., .M r . U i i k l i n s k i hopes .soineone read-.i n g :this may .,also have - s e e nthe...objec t s and w i l l g e t i n . touch.with. . 1 . , / .._-. . . . . . .. . .: . ,him t o compare.:not,es..... .....a >:. .. . . . - : , . I. . . . . . .. . . ,-. - -, . . . . . . . .f 7 . .., ., , r . l . , . * . . t l . ; , . . . --: h o t h e r ~ e e $Hunter.sight s UFO. . : Leonard ifk kin,:. i g i 2 5 ,,a t e d h h i c a l: . i l l u s t r a t o r c ? t PicDonnell Aircraft, St.. Louis, r e c e n t l y -repo.rted a . "Sighting:.made .wh.ile :dl.e-er.hun,t.ing _ i n.,,November.o f ;19,69. .Rickin,:;.whqse . L& o j f ~ ; ~ ~ s ,:nafiley--H$lls,., Mo;; :w~&-.-*:g"f f e l d idff - Hiway-70,:. h & r -2";-Warrenton:;,. Mo:;about.;5 :30 AM when h e saw an .object appear over t h e a -wastern, horizon and.,rn~vet o about a8.60,degree angle;.- .It wzs a bright;.- .. . ... ..light which -Riskin thought,t o b e .a .,4satellite.:until!itwas,almostoverhead. It then~made:,alrnost.a 90 ldegreen t u r n and headed .north,:,;a f t e r which! it.~ 2 d e .t h r e e .more t u r n s of .go..degrees or; l e s s and .teendisappeared t o t h e ,south as.?the woods cut off .,:the l i n e of .visi.on;:.> . . _ . . X I . .There k e s :no ;sqund.-or... vapor t r a i l . ( Credit:. Sta-ff Member) .......a ,. . . . . .. . , . . ! . r -- , ) . . . I . . . . . . . . . . .- . , . . _ . .. - . _~ a l i - . o f~ i r e ~ & o & d b;.lundreds. "Chicago . . ~ o d a y ; l ~June 18; 1971. Amysterious white-:,ob.jec.cflash-ing across t h e southeastern sky-:proriip.tedhundre,d o f phone c,alls t o police, t h e Coast Guard and a v i a t i o n ,author--. . , - - . , ,iti,es. . . . . . . . .. . - . . .# . ,. - . .- . < . , -- . . +-. - ..,. . ..:.The hurtdin& ;balLpf f i r e :,thought: .to:-be a meteor,; droksed :the sky*5a t :&out ll!..p,.m. yeqterday:j. $he -Fedefa$ Aviation A d m i n i s t r ~ t i o n. , . . . .- ~ a : ~ d /t h e *~hgfyln~non,w_a.s~ . l e ~ r t e d . , , ~ y ,seuei-a1 . p i l 6 t ~ : . ~-i.. - . .. - 2I , , .?.. . , . - . , , . -. ., Reports..,of4a::."firebal1lt in.-Lake..PIichiga.n .sent Coast Guard -rescue: -=boats sea;rching tge:sh:oceline .of; 56th. Street,. -A-check of a i r p o r t .con-:t r o l towers showed noc.,aircraft. .missing. ( Credf t :. . Thomas. E. Miller., --Joe. --Bril1)lChlcago-- . . I . -. Tribune.,: ,June..I$.$- Jeri-y Stickes ,,.an7 istrbriomy ;&-ad-u a t e i.n.t h e ,.University of...Chi.cago. saw t h e :.met.eor;;fr,om Yerkes 0bser.va.t"-&y & i n( ~ i l l i a r n s ~Bay:, Wis.. and. ,.cal-l.ed.it ..the brigkitest. he hsd: eve.r: seen.??The. Lebanbn Rep.o*rte.rV.,(Ind5ane )..June-18--The large.;. bji?ight..object :rb2.-a&-acted. a t t e n t i o n -throughout1ndi.2na .and Illi T nois. State!.P9Iiceu;a t :Indianspolis - sa3d .,they.-had.r.eceived $.a.number of; .:reports, and one, off -$iceT,sa.i$ it l.ooked l i k e , a {h-e.licopt,er;with.-a I5ght- burming . * ;:I ; one -Indianapolis r a d i o s t a t i h n even reported t h e t t h e -o b j e c t , p o s s i b l y . ~ a ~ Lmeteorite;. ?ro,pped .an?.. exploded: i n Boone,-.County. ( Credit: .Staff.) . . . . .. . . . . . . . .-:;.,.:. - ; i. A , .. . . . . . .. . .. . ,. . - ,. . . . . . . - > . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . , . ,. L..1,-* - . , . .- . . I . . , - .. .. ; ; ; - I . .. . . . . . . : , . :- . . . . - . . ....:; . . . . . -. . . . . . . . .. . . .. .. . I . ,,..
  14. 14. - . . . . . . . -. k..7 ..-Bs11.of - F i x ( Cbntinued ). - . . . ~ -;. , . - .- . .- ::-:. .~, a . . - - . . --- . . -Joe Bri:!:l; of Chicago;: talked_t o J e r r y -Stokes and t.qed t h e i r c,or?-- - ~versation. 1t1I.r. -Stojses .said:., !Well,L I was.-on t h e upper ~t.zir~.r?rie.-of-+,-heObservatory a t ..the :time.and--I-saw.:it. coming: from t h e north -of the. .: --southeast dame of<t h e -0bservatoi?y.;..-.:: .noticed the- rnete0r,-.~211ingfrom:the east-sout.heast.=::!Itwks- v.ery,bright. It.w ~ smahy .times,-briihtea . .thah, J u p i t e r which -was:S h e -brk$htest object. i n the: s k y ;it:t h e t i i n e i..=- -.2nd t h e meteor s-eemed:to be r.movi.ng from tke- Observatoryytowcrd! t h e " - - 7general. d i r e c t i o n of-ChTcag.02 1 .he.srd l a t e r - t h c t .it,was :seen.ovel- .Leke-Michig~n..And.then, when it-W ~ Seb.out: t e n degrees above t h e . hor- -., . . izon, i t b e c m e very .red -and seemed . t o burn up .&n the. atmosphe/:e-. . ...-.)).~That was the-.b,s t -T--s?w.-of it.. .,Therewasn?t .ariy t r a ce i n , t h e sky.:.--I. .. .a f t e r , that.! :-: .. . . . I -. . AT..Z .- .. - . >. . . -. --* . . . . -. , . " ..>.2 --..._ I - :-. ,! ~.- - .Mr.-"Stokes,b,ateB he*was: p o ~ i t i v k -it: was a . m e t e o r Diniel ~ b ~ r a t h ,also..at: the:obsez.vatory; s s w t h e .meteor-.a f t e r Stokes. c a l l e d : h i s attent-ion t o rit a f t e r . it hadt passed:.the- dome. of .-the .observatory-. Tlie; Lime.-:it.wes s.e.en was .somewhere between-f -ive to ten: seconds ,..whLch ,.acccjrdingt o McGrath,.:,is- a. r.elatively..,long:t i m e - t o .obser.ve .thi.s >typ.e:of. phenomena,- . . . .He a l s o t 6 l d Mr. B r i l l he was p o s i t i v e it.was .a meteor. :-: - * . - -. *..-. i. . .. .. . .: .,,- -- .,. . L., -.- . , . , . .. , - 8. , . . . . . : . . .:-.. . . i .:.I. - - . . . . . . A . . - . .Man Sees ~ i e n e f - ~ h a ~ e d . ~ ~ ~ :Walter - Daiiiss,:-27 of Ewing, No.,; who ;is: . . .employed- i n r Quincy,..spotted;-his :.!f lying..saucerf1-:on hi:s..wa$:fr-om.workt o .his-:-homea t Ewing- March 19. .Timed-at+i5:30 to. 6 p.m. Da.vis s a i d .liewas d r i v i n g west on County Road 2, about six and a ka.1f:mii.e~. o-fP. UiS. . .61 i n Lewis County, when he spotted a strange o b j e c t i n t h e sky t o - . =h i s left.. He.could..describe i t ~ o n l ya s .ll,looking:;l*e >a...largewiener:-.... ..- . .. . . - . - ~. . .with- a - s h a . 1 1 0 ~bowl. bottomiV. ., .. . . , . ~ . . 1 . . .: He s a i d the: vehiple: appeared- a :d u l l -_,_ -.-gray.= with;,--. , - _ _,briRh$;:orange--$.el.&;6w, _ _.. i-L ;--1i-ght;-coming -from~~f-our=di.st~iri~t~,~~~bng,~~narro~.s l o t s i n : t h e wiener pOr-. .Tt i o n . . A ; t h e highway turned north, Davis s a l d the- c r a f t -banXed;. re-::a e b l i n g a s h e l l - l i k e appeehnce!-and moving-haway- t o A t h e .southwest ;:The: . .Quincyweather r e p o r t -at-:that .time ,indicated t h e sun-:had justfset-, :thatt h e r e was overcast. a t 2,000 feet...with fouc-mile v i s i b i l i t y , : -":. .. .:Davis t o l d .Andrus >the object . appea~ed--l a r g e , .!so .b5g- t h a t:the- palmof my hand a t arm,,s length j u s t coyered i t . l f Editors.. Note:: Th5s fromt h e April 24,- J971..e d i t i o n . of :-:f!The Herald-Whign . of Quincy ill;. ..Oth.erj * .UFO r e p o r t s i n a long a r t i c l e f e a t u r i n g an interview with- Walter H aAndrus ,Dire c t o r of -MUFON, rrhave .Eeen.given in.m o r e . detai.l:5nlthis -;or-. ~.- . - .other. .issues,.of SKYLOOK as..repor-ted to. us b y Mr.- Andrus. .. : - a . - . : r L - . l - ; ---:-. . - .. - - . . ...,. ..~ , . . - .. . . _ .- : ... . . . - . . - a..,.:.:--.. : ...C - . - -- - , , ..i.: - e- <, . .~,/.- . .. . , ._ . , I . . . r .~ a r i y l eMen Observe Light &rb end dene ~ l e x a n d e r ,of Carlyle, -were ~driying e a s t on. Route: -77, near the. Covi;ngton River bo.tt.oms :,when,they-noticed a -.bright .-light+to. the.. l:ef:t ;moving from- t h e .southeast t o the "-- . ... inorthwest i n a descending angle.; They..pul:led ,thei-r De-isel;~truck~:-off~~; t o t h e side. of the:-rlo2.d t o ,wzt.ch t h e - light., but-:left t h e pngine-run- ~.ning, -,and no;c t h e r s o u n d wes.heard. It..wa.s: abouti $:30; :-the:%igfit was! :4 - - . . ic l e a r w:i.th .a: full .nioon..risiiii-. Dgte--Mry- 4-,2.1971..-; . - , : :. ? .. . ... The b r i g h t l i g h t , about the- >i.zeh:of ;a dimes.held a t ~iim&l&i&h,.stopped when &he ,truck: st-opped, hovered f o r :.two~min~t-es,~!~th.en:s h o t - :; off- att-,.al.h-igh rate..of speed: - t o a-.p o s i t i o n .about 3/4 .mZle noritki oY ;:-- t h e .pbservers,-,lea.vi.ng .a reddish s t r e a k o r t a i l behind.;as ::it :d.id so-: It.then: remained s . t a t i o n ~ r y .and, appear:ed f v a s:a s t r e e t : light, glowfT-- :--t h e men.-entered the t r u c k -and:>:drove;. an. 12.miles. . The Light. remained-::. 1a t t h e same positionf o r p o s s i b l y a : h a l f hour, then dis.appenred from - . .. - , . . I - 3 . - - . . . .z j -. -v i e w . - - , - ;-A . . . i . > . - . .~ .. .. <: . . ?>. -.:No cthgr.;a i r c r 8 1 t .w?s .observed-Yn: t h e <sky-.duri!ngt h i s p k r i ~ d ;-TE.~two witnesses had f e e l i n g s of nausea a f t e r watching +,he object, bucIf e l t t h i s could be clue t o t h e i r in.i;ense c o n c e n t r a t i m , :. Credit: S t z f f ) .,I.3
  15. 15. ,,c..,.. , - -I N OTHERS WORDS 1 . . : , . , - . . I ... - r- . . . . ..,c:. : .. -s,By.,.*.;~uc.iu~.cFbkishi. . . 3 . - r - . I . . -. -,-.....- I.. -. ---.., i . .-:I>-; ..------- .. ..~. .. ,..., .. ... . - .,., _....-.. . .. .-.. , , , _ , . , . . _ . _ - . . - .. . . - . . --.I.. - ,.., , . . Y , , . f,:-& . . -. . , % r ... I t .i s something of a r z r i t y for.:TIME .kr?Fazinetobmenti6n-UFOs, b,ut.they did so,int h e June.28,issue. .Mos.tsfvthea r t i c l e w 2 s bzsed on aWALL STREET JOURNAL it&:.of .June.,lk,"amnlified with .some comments onD r . Hynekts d e s i r e t o obtain.,UFO r e ~ o r t s ,.from q u a l i f i e d observers...::*... .George W. Ear-fejr,...hss q n ~interes;&ig::+,rticle i n t h e A u p s t i s s u e ofFATE, discussing t h 6 r.edent.:pail +iy ?INDUSTRILL RESEARCH magqzine whichi n d i c a t e d t h c t a sizable. percentage of A t h e .IR p o l l respo*ent_s -,were, ? . r ;. . . r -..c ~ n v i n c e d,of .-UFO rkalitj;; : i " ,. -. .. . - - i.<.." t . , , , . : I ."!.,,-,. : *- , The. . ~ u f u s t. ~ s b u k.bT SAGA. &nt%i-$i a n ,~r,t~i~~J.&.by,~ , d h h:Kde& qn:.thq. ..deaths-bf:;botW %merAiki+ndstron~.u.&and ,sotiet..cosmonauts. :In:view ,of:r .:the .,rgcentcosmona~uts:tdeatliz,.,the article:T - . : # $s certa,inly:bn:uncqnny. ...L bit-,.pf-;.timing. i .Kee,l...Sug;e:jt s that. UFOs mi:y h,ave been,:~nv;olved,,:i n .some: :way,. . , . ... . 7 . . " ,-y,@h the., spa& :tra.ged.ies;"I.: -.. . . .,. . ?, .!". .:. ., ,. ,... ! !. ,-:...:i.,-d .,.- i...b r i e f reinlnd errt~ $ . C ; ~ ~ ~ ~ - ! P R O C E E D I Sof .;th:&l971;~ i d w e s~...,uFo,$on+ .f erence contains,, a l l . : t h e ~ t a l k s~ r e s k n t e da $ theconference,. a s w e l l a sbiographical meterizl on t h e ~~psrticipan~~~~~et~..,The;book.,is wel-1-worth<,:: your -.money-.and::can b e .ordered"from--. .address piven elsewhere i n SKYLOOKA Fourth Edition o f PROJECT BLUE BOOK SFECI$L.REPORT,.#l4 h 2 s r e c e n t l ybeen. . published * b yGray ~ a r k e i . : - ~ ~ T h e ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ; ~ ~ s ~ b e e r i . . r ~ c o h u n e ~ n-.... . . ,ss. es-s e n t i a l .~ e a d i n g!ma terialiiby ULOlogists !such,.ks,;Stan$on T. Frie<man-andJohn :Keel ,-despite ttieiq:dvp c d.ivergerit views,;on2the . UFO, subject,,- D4r.;, :.L e o n . , D ~ ~ v , i d s ~ nhas edited t h i s ,ncwi.edi-tion, as+,. w , e l ~,;as:;a11pr vinls: -i?ed,i.t%ons.,.and d,eserves-conside?56le~.&edi.t;: :for.ma king :th:e -RE ,0RT., a v a i l -a b l e , . . t gUFO,resear.che:rs.. Pr5ced s t $5.60, dhe. b o d mzy ih .b e ordered, fzom. . ? . . .Saucerian Books,: Box 2228, Clarksbur,g,-;W.-.Va .. -2630X.g,.-,.. , :. . , :. , . . .-Erach-kv&.Danike,L-d.i;d: ~ch:-tQ.-p~~b~i.ci.z,~t3~.~.j.-n<ss;,fb,$~~$$:.df!~sp$-c~@,2~~i&ittoT.ss: ancient. times .w-ith.hi$)Lfikktb , u o k ; l j ~ ~ l ; F t ~ ~ . ~ S ~OF T.HE GODS?:..: N ow,. h.6 h a s writtbri a .secbnd;,bo!dli, GODS P ~ O M;OUTER SPACE; i v h i ~ h= & evenb e t t e r thzn t h e . first one. Von. Dan-ik& t$lls,.ef:.h-is ~ w n :~ y ~ ~ s i t s . . t o. . ,-.areas of. t h e world where ~archealc5gic5$-m~~y~teries~~.baffleboth amateu,rsand prnfessionals. It i s h i s contention t h a t e x t r a t e r r e s t r i a l s ~ l z y e da l?rge,ro-le i n Earths nast. P.s with CHARIOTS. ., t h i s new b o ~ kd ~ e snot d e a l with UFOs ,, .,per s e , ,.but c e r t a i n l y it w i l l be of considerzQ~le..i n t e r e s t -tothos eb.who .enjoy repding , h i s t o r i c a l accounts "of UFOs,.:E .- ,::f e e l c e r t a i n t h e t a thorough study of UFO l i t e r a t u r e would give yon, ;Den2ken"an enti,rely new perspective on- h i s basic theme.. Let u s hope,he w i l l undertake such a study before h i s promise,d t h i r d book .i.si:pub-lished. GODS FROM- OUTER, SPACE is ,&aileble froi& G.. P.3Putnam?sSons, : ,, -.200 Madison Ave. , N. Y. ,, N. Y. 10016:f o r $5.95. .;,-#. , :,.- . ,, .".; ..:,,. , ..- :- .*- ..- 1. .:SKYLOOK.readers rnay,recall s n a r t i c l e i n a 1969 issiie d f ARGOSY whichs t a t e d . t h t ? t .U FOs a r e . a c t u a l l y s u p e r - a i r c r ~ f t b u i l t . i n Canada by CenadianB r i t i s h s c i e n t i s t s . T h e author o f t h i s b i t :6f i n a n i t y , Renat:, Vesco,,has expanded h i s da r uments considerzbly and h i s book has .recently been,published b y G r o v e f r e s s , Ink., 53 East l l t h S t . , N. Y., N.Y. 10023.-Vesco discourses e t length on ?evelopments by German technicians d-uring: .World War -2,.the p o s s i b i l i t y of B r i t i s h o f f i c i a l s .recovering t-eechnicald a t a which enabled them t o build qt.saucerslletc. -His kndwAedge of theUFO evid,ence-appears t o be . v i r t u a l l y n i l , although he does -present somei n t e r , e s t i n e 2nd a p p a r e n t l y hitherto-unpublicized UFO reports. INTERCEPlPi--BUT DON,fT SHOOT is t h e t i t l e and if you.have $6.50 t o spend wantonly,go ahead-but Iwarned you. !--------T e l l your f r i e n d s you.read i t in-SKYLOOK. . . .

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