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and wes a g u e s t o f Ted ~ h y l l i ~ os f, t h e SKYLOOK s t a f f , F,kb. 14-15.
Dr. Hynek s p o k e o f UFOs on R a d i o S t a t i o n KSIS FH Monday n i g h t , and w n s
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r e p o r t o f two s t u d e n t s a n d t h e i r n i g h t on t h e m o u n t a i n s n e a r Al'amdso..
C o l n . , g i v e s u s p e r m i s s i o n t o q u o t e f r o m a l e t t e r h e r e c e i v e d i n Lec-
e h b e r f r o m Mrs. B e r l e Lewis ( o w n e r of "Sniopy" t h e h o r s e whose en--
c o u n t e r w i t h a UFO' made h e a d l i n e s ) . I t f o l l o w s :
"I hav-e b e e n o n t h f~l i r h t s t ~ n st o much we h a v e n ' t done much watch-. .
i n g , b u t l a s t werek Ber;e 'and 1 2nd a mFn'who u s e d - t o b e s h e r i f f of
B l a n c a f o r y ~ a ' r s( 7 4 yepr; o l d ) ' \!ere .headed f o r t h e King Ranch a t
n i g h t a n d j u s t a b o v e Z a 2 a t ~ a Fianch we-saw a b i . g , ' l o n g , r e d l i g h t go on
on t h e n o r t h p a r k j u s t soL:;h o f - Z a p a t a F a l l s . T h e r e a r e no j ~ e po r c a r
r o a d s u p t h e r e ,- a n d ' i t woilld--dim down.. .. g e t - amber. . turn red e t c , -
and it was much t o o b i g f o r a cer. and t h e r e was o n l y one l i g h t bu-t it
changed s h a p e s . We w a ~ c h e d% i ft o r - o v e r 40 i n i n u t e s . . drove,. up' U r r a c c a
2nd waltched f r o m t h e r e . a i , G ; i l e . I t was j u s t b a r e l y d u s k when we saw i t ,
and we c o u l d e a s i l y s e e t h a t t h c r e was n o smoke, s o mit was n o t a - f i r e
.' .. a n d it was o u t i n t ' l e b a r e m i d d l e o f t h e p a r k . l h e r e a r e two
'payks u p t h e r e a n d you kavk n b d o u b t h e a r d u s b a l l them t h e B a l l ~ z r k s .
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ment when we saw a b i g , b l u e b a l l of l i g h t s t r e a k down on a n ~ r l g l - eb e -
twGen t h e Sand Dunes and t h e M u s i c P e a k s M t s . b e h i n d them. I t w:~,?s as
b i g a s a . f u l l moon,
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V i e t Nam v e t e r a n 2nd n o n - b e l i e v e r i n UFO t a l k - u n t i l t h ~ 2t i l ; a . b . Ezr2.e
and I w e r e coming i n t o t h e Monument f r o m t h e c a b i n 2bouc 13 p.rx-- 2nd
we saw 2 r e d , g r e e n a n d amber r e v o l v i n g t h i n g o v e r t h e Dunes, We ,

w a t c h e d i t w i t h g l a s s e s f o r 30 m i n u t e s . I t s a t s t i l l , j u s t showm:;
t h e r e v p l v i n g l i g h t s , f o r 25 m i n u t e s and t h e n f l e w e a s t , , a n d o u t . o i s i g
s i g h t bzck o f t h e mountains. h r r y i s c o n v i n c e d . i t was n o t a n y con-
v e n t i o n a l t v p e o f known a i r c r a f t a s it was m o t i o n l e s s s o l o n g . S o
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n o r t h e a s t e r n s k y , He d c s c r i l ~ e di t a s b ~ i n gf 9 n e c . r l y s 5 2 t i o n a r - y and' of .
a l i g h t i n t e n s i t y o f magnesluiil- b u r n i n g . ' I t a p p e z r e d i n a k i d n e y s h a p e , l s
He saw i t b u t two o r t h r e e s e c o n d s when it s z d d e n l y d j - s a
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monthly, eight-pzge p u b l i c 2 t i o n w i t h t h e l a t e s t s i g h t i n g i n f ~ r m ~ t i o n ,
s t a t e m e n t s f r o m p r o m i n e n t s c 2 e n t i s t s 2nd o r g a n i z a t i c n s , UFO s 2 - m ~ ~ o s i a
e t c . E d i t o r i s Gordon 1, L o r e , J r , . s e ~ i o ra u t k i o r o f the book MY5TFP--
I E S OF TH~E ShIES: UFOs I N PERSPECTIVE ( P r e n t i c e - F i a l l , I n c .
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p.,m. on Mprch 1st 2nd a t l C : l 5 p. m on A p r i l l s t ,
M2rs i s s e e n a s . a r e d d i s h o b j e c t i n t h e s o u t h - s o u t h w e s t c ' f t e r s m -
s e t s e t t i n g a t 11:OO p.m. Mzrch 1st and 2 t 1 0 : 4 0 on A p r i l l a s e
3 u p i t e r is v i s i b l e i n t h e southern sky a s a b r i g h t o b j e c t from .e;rly
morning,. r i s i n g 2 t 3 : 0 0 a.m. March 1st and a t 1:ls a.m. A p r i l s t .
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The ~ o n s t e l j . a , t i d k , No. 16. Lynx ( T h e F o x ) end Vela ( S a i l s )
S i n c e ; t h e r e a r e no l a r g e c o n s t e l l a t i o n s l n e a r t h e m e r i d i a n t h i s
month and I . c o v e r e d t h e c o n s t k l l a t i o n Czncer i n I%rch 1 9 7 1 , I w i l l
b r i e f l y m e n t i o n two , s r n p l l e r c o n s t e l l ~ t i o n s--Msrk
. Herbstritt.
Lynx ( F o x ) . Lynx i s a modern c o n s t e l l a t i o n i n t h e n o r t h e r n s k y i n
a vac;nt s p a c e betwe,&n t h e l a r g e r a n c i e n t c o n s t e l l e t i o n s . H e v e l i u s i s
r e s p o n s i b l e ' f o r Lynx. I n n2ming i t , he l o o k e d p t t h e d e r k and empty
s p a c e s t h a t make up t h e a r e a r c o v e r e d by t h i s new c o n s t e l l . a t i o n and d c -
c l a r e d t h a t anyone would need t h e e y e s of a Lynx i n * o r d e r t o s e e enjr-
t h i n g t h e r e a t e l l . Lynx i s s h e p e d l i k e 2 crooke,d s t a i r w a y . I t cuJ...in-
aces on March 5 a t 9 p.m. The b r i p h t e s t s t a r i n Lynx . - i s o n l y 3 r d Lag-
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c o n s t e l l a t i o n Argo Ncvfs. , V e l a i s f a r t o t h e . s o u t h . Only i t s noreah-


e r n edge can be s e e n f r o m l a t i t u d e 4 0 d e ~ r e e sn o r t h . Vela c d m i n a t e s
a t 9 p.m. on M a r c h - 3 0 . The Milky Way z n g l e s t h r o u p h t h e w e s t c r n end
of Vela 2nd t h e b r i g h t s t a r s o f t h e c o n s t e l l ~ t i o n? r e c o n c e n t r 2 t e d
t h e r e . Gamma V e l o h m i s t h e b r i p h t e s t s t a r i n Vela. It i s a d o u h l e
of 2nd .and 4 t h m a g n i t u d e s . ,

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t o l d t h e t government s c i e n t i s t s have ~ n n o u n c e d t h e d i s c o v e r : c h a t
powerZul n a t u r a l r a d i o w;l-~eszrc. r a d i p t i n g from E l g o l , a b l i n k i n g st2:
600 t r i l l ' i o n . m i l e s from t h e e a r t h ,
A l g o l , t h e second b r i g h t e s t s t a r i n t h e c o n s t : ~ l l ~ t i oonf Perf;sl:s, I S
a d o u b l e s t a r . Only a f e w o t h e r s t a r s , a l l d o u b l e , 1.avt: been fn:191f t13
e m i t r a d i o waves.
The d i s c o v e r y was made .by s c i e n t . i s t s o f t h e N a t i o n a l S c i e ~ c eYc-mda-
t i o n s t s N a t i o n a l R a d i o hstronomy U b s e r v a t o r y which h e s r a d i o t e l e s c o ? t s
l o c a t e d n e a r Gre-en Bank, Vi. Va., and T u c s o n , f i r i z o n a .
A l g o l c o n s i s t s o f a - f z i n t l a r g e s t a r w: Lt: c7 mss f i v e t i m c s hat of
t h e s u n , , which r e v o l v e s ?round a s m a l l e r tu; n;.;~c:-ib r i g h t e r companion
l e s s m a s s i v e t h a n t h e s u n . E v e r y 2.87 d a y s , t h e f z i n t s t z r p ? s s c s i n
f r o n t o f t h e - b r i g h t ' s t a r b l o c k l n g o u t ? b o u t 70 p e r c e n t C S t h e l i g h t
f r o m t h e b r i g h t e r body. + h i s i s w h ~ tc r u s e s t h s b l i n k i n g t k t f r i g h t -
ened t h e a n c i e n t /!r?b 2 s t r o n o m e r s who c ~ l l l e dJ l g o l "The D ~ x o n . ~ ~
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i g e n t L i f e i n t h e Universe.17 T h i s i s t h e f i r s t of t h e p l a n e t ~ r i v m ' s
r r g u l e r - s t a r shows t o - g i v e a n y s e r i o u s c o n s i d e r z t i o n t o t h e r e a l : i t y
o f UFOs 2nd t h e p o s s i b i l i t y t h a t - t h e y may be v i s i t o r s , f r o m o t h e r
w o r l d s . The progrzm i s s c h e d u l e d t o r u n through.May 1 5 .
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program- zild p r e s e n t e d C r , '1. A!-_.sn Hyne!: f o r - 2 b r i e f i n i t l a l c o ~ ~ ~ r n e r ~ t .
D r . Hynek (who w i t h Ted P h ; l l i p s h a 3 a previ-cw o f t h e program car lie^
i n ' t h e d a y ) remarked t k orlly ~ a f e w y 2 z r s a g o t h i s t y p e , of p r o g r e m
would hav,e b e e n l o o k e d a t a s k ? n c c , s i n c e ttii e a r t h w 2 s t h e n , b c l i c v c d
t o - b e u n i q u e a s t h e l:abi+,a'; of l l v i n g c r e z t u r e s . Such a ,programs 2s
t h i s o n e , Dr!. Hynek sa;d , h e l p t o c o u n t e r z c t o u r . 'icosmic provin:lal-ism,
The s t a r show was n a j - r a t e d by M r . P a u l T e b b e , p l a n e t a r i u m a ; q o n -
' o m e r , u s i n g n o t o n l y t h e - s t z r p r o j e c t o r b u t a v a r 7 i e t y o f s l i k e s , p,an-
o r a m a s and d i a g r a m s , Mr. Tebbe d ' i s c u s s e d t h e 1897 a i r s h i p , u s i n u news-
p e r q u o t e s , and showed a number o f well-known UFO p h 6 t o ~ r a p h s . Be t h e n
d e s c r i b e d o w g a l a x y , i t s s i z e and t h e d i s t z n c e t o o t h e r g a l a x i e s , .the
percents-ge of s t a r s t h a t may b e e x p e c t e d t o h a v e p l z n e t a r y sjrstcms,,
t h e way i n w h i c h l i f e may h z v e d e v e l o p e d on o t h e r p l a n e t s , and t h e
m'eans w m i g h t u s e i n t r v i n t o communicate w i t h b e i n i s ' o n o t h e r
wo-lds t c h i e f l y r a d i o wavesk.
F o l l o w i n g x h e s h c w , D r . Hynek a n s w e r e d q u e s t i o n s f r o m t h e a u d i e n c e ,
C r e d i t : C a r o l llrmstrong.
E d i t o r ' s Note: Ted P h i l l i p s t e l l s u s D r . Hynek a ~ p e a r e don r a d i o and
on C h a n n e l 5 T V f o l l o w i n g t h e propram. D r . Hynek' had b e e n a g u e s t of
M r . P h i l l i p s i n S e d a l i a . The two s t - o p ~ c da t t h e M i s s o u r i U n i v e r s i t l y -
i n Columbia e n r o u t e t o S t . L o u i s T x s c i g y i n a n e n d e d v o r t o l e z r n
t h e r e s u l t s of t h e s o i l a n a l y s i s f r o m t h e 1 7 r i n g i ton t h e K a n s a s f a r m ?
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b u t t h e - r e i s no d e f i n i t e news o n t h a t a s y e t , Nr. P h i l l i p s w r o t e :
''1 h2d t h e c h a n c e t o t a - l k w i t h J o e G u r n e y , Dave S c h r o t h , J o h n P r c i -
s a c k 2nd h . P. J r m s t r o n g . The Midwest UFO Network i s most f o r t m ? t e
i n h a v i n g t h e s e - - f i n e i n d i v i d u a l s - w o r k i n g s o h a r d i n t h e St, L o a i s a -
r e a . They a r e c e r t a i n l y d o i ~ ga t r e m e n d o u s amount o f work and i t s
e f f e c t i s b e i n g f e l t i n t h e S t . L o u i s a r e a . My o n l y a d i s a p p o i n t m e n t
was t h a t J o h n S t h u e s s l c r c o u l d n o t a t t e n d thz s h o w i n g b e c a u s e of
a h e a v y work l o a d . "
M r , S c h u e s s l e r i s w o r k i n g n i g h t and d a y on t h e S k y l a b a p p a r a t u s
w h i c h - i s due t o be d e l i v e r e d i n a few nonths. i:s o u r r e a d c r s know,
M r . S c h u e s s l e r 1s Group D e s i g n E n g i n e e r i n t h e S k y l a b P r o g r z m w i t h
McDonnell D o u g l a s t . s t r o n a u t i c s Co. -
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o f g e t t i n g o u t a bonus i s s u e t h i g month'? l i e l l , i t ' s t r u e ! J u s t
t o g i v e b r i e f m e n t i o ~t o a l c t t c r f r o m S t a n Gordon, o f Gi-eensburg; .
Pa. He t e l l s u s one f e m i l y i n t h e v i c i n l t y o f C r y s t a l Lzke n e p r L i g -
o n i e r , P a . " r e p o r t e d l y h a s b e e n b o t h d r e d s o much by low l e v e l s i g h t - .
i n g s n e a r t h e i r h o r ~t ~h ~ tt h e y ,?re rnovlt?g.l1 hope t o h a v e more f r o a
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r e a news l e t t e r p u b l i s h e ' d by t h e W e s t m o r e l m d County UFG Stl-idy Group
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3 0 t h . While t h e t i m e o f t h e s i g h t i n g v a r i e s , t h i s i s u n d e r s t o n d a b l e
b e c a u s e o f . t h e human e l e m e n t , and t h e r e seems no r e a s o n t o d o u b t a l l
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p a r t i c u l a r l y , t h e n o r t h w e s t p a r t , saw some t h i n g - s t r e a k i n g a c r o s s t h e
n i g h t s k y from t h e v i c i n i t y o f F o r t S m i t h t o N o r t h - C e n t r a l Arkansas.
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exp16sion w h i l e communicating w i t h t h e w e a t h e r s t a t i o n i n H z r r i s o n and
, a s k e d C l e t u s b i h i t t what i t w a s .
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homa C i t y , who came i n a few m i n u t e s l a t e r , t h e n c a l l e d b a c k t o s a y
t h e P i l o t saw whet a p p e a r e d t o b e c? m e t e o r i t e go o v ~ rh i s p l a n e a s
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l t \ ; h i l e t h e e x o l o s i o n w p s f e l t and h e ~ r da t Y e l l v i l l e , " t h e . a r t i c l e
c o n ~ l u d e d ,i~t ~w ? s a p p ~ r c n t l v more n o t i c e a b l e i n t h e , e a s t p e r t of
t h e c o u n t y f o r many p e o p l e d r o v e i n t o F l i p p i n , c e r t a i n t h ? t s o m e t h i n g
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"Th-e M o r r i l t o n Democrat" r e p o r t e d t h ~ two t youths--Danny H i l l , 16,
and Ronnie E p p e r s o n , 14--saw t h e o b j e c t b e f o r e 10 p.m. Sunday a s t h e y
were on t h e i r way from Oppelo t o M o r r i l t o n .
.''It was l i k e , a b i g r e d b a l l , w i t h a l o n g t a i l o f f i r e , " t h e y s e i d ,
"It ,was t r a v e l i n g f a s t , from t h e w e s t , a n d it was a n g l i n g downw2rd.
We watched it a b o u t f i v e s e c o n d s , 2nd i t seemed t o b e a b o u t 1 0 0 f e e t
from t h e g r o u n d . It seemed v e r y c l o s e and l o o k e d l i k e i t f e l l t o t h e
ground. -
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far n q t h e s H a r r i s o n a n d - a s f z r s o u t h a s L i t t l e s o c k and Hot S p r i n g s
w e r e f l o o d e d w i t h c a l l s Sunday n i g h t a f t e r r e s i d e n t s s i g h t e d wh2t
a p p e a r e d t o b e a m e t e o r i t e s t r e a k i n g a c r o s s d t h e n o r t h e r n s e c t i o n of
jIrkansasL.The S t a t e P o l i c e p o s t a t H a r r i s o n s z i d r w o r t s were r e c e i v e d
ebouk a b r i g h t l i g h t f l a s h i n g s c r o s s t h e s k y 2 t a b o u t 9 : 4 5 p.m. I t
was accomp2nied b y a ' l o u d n o i s e . l1
It was r e p o r t e d a s '?a f a l l i n g s t a r " a t !,dams F i e l d a t L i t t l e liock.
- \/Jc a r e i n d e b t e d t o Lou Fzri'sh f o r t h e k r k z n s a s c l i p s .
From I l l i n o i s , - t h e Q u i n c y "Herald-Whig" r e p o r t e d : " B e f o r e one
m e , t e o r i t e h a s b e e n f o u n d i n t h e Q u i n c y 2,rea a s e c o n d h s s b e e n s i g h t e d .
11 s i g h t whi,ch some r e p o r t e d l o o k e d l i k e e p l z n e e x p l o d i n g and g o i n g
down i n f l ~ m e swas r e p o r t e d o v e r a t l e ~ s ta f o u r - s t ~ t e a r e a j u s t be-
f o r e 10:30 p.m, Sunday,.
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c a l l s h ~ db e e n r c c,eived by him ~ n dt h e t e l e v i s i o n s t s t i o n s s h o r t l y
a F f t e r t h e o c c u r r e n c e . However, he s a i d , t h e r e had b r ~ e nno s o n i c boom,
wh'ich w,ould i n d i c a t e t h e f a l l was n o t i n t h e irnmedi2te a r e a . "
( O u r r e z d e r s know t h e t l f i r s t l tm e t e o r m e n t i ~ n e dw 2 s t h e one p h o t o -
grgphed by t h e S m i t h s o n i ~ nc2mera n ~ t w o i - kon t h e n i c h t of Nov. 19--
s e e J z n u z r y and F e b r u p r y SKYLOOKS f o r r e n o r t s - - - 2nd t h e s e ~ r c hi n
t h e f a i l a r e a c o n t i n u e s a s w e ~ t h c rc o n d i t i o n s y s r r n i t . )
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h B a p t i s t College,
T l a i n v ' i e w , Texas-, a t 10 a ,m. ; March 25--1UFOB C o n f e r e n c e , Oklahoma
C i t y , O k l a . , a t 8 P.M. ; A p r i l 1 2 - 1 U n i v e r s i t y , , o f C a l i f o r n i a a+,- . . .
B e r k e l e y a't, 8 p.m. ; L p r i l 13--;SKYLine C o l l e g e . , Sam B r u n o , C a l i f . , a t
8 p.m. ; a n d a t G e o r g i a T e c h , A t l a n t a , Ga, , a t 10 a.m.
- The T r i ' - S t a - t e UFO Stud'y Group w i l l meet a t t h e > h o m e <o f Mrs. N a r t h a
Holtman, R . R e 5; S . 2 4 t h S t . , Q u i n c y , Ill:, or! h r c h 1 5 , 2nd & - t h e
R o b e r t mulli in^ home, 711. Broadway, H a m i l t o n , Ill.,,. on Apri! 19, - ,
March 2 4 , - 25 and 26--Third. L-nnual UFO Syinposium, c o t s p o n s o r e d by
t h e I n t e r n ? t i o ' n a l UFO Bur'eau and "'Canadian UFO R e v o r t t ' - - s e e p r o g r a m .
i n F e b r u a r y i s s u e - o f SKYLOOK'. W a l t e r H . f i n d r u s , D i r e c t o r of MUFGN, ..
2nd o t h e r MUFON members i n c l u d i n g (Ted P h i l l i p s of t h e SKYLOOK . s t ? f f ,
appEar a s ' s p c ? k e r s . , _I

J u n e 17, 1 9 7 2 - T h i r d Annual Midwest UFO C o n f e r e n c e , a t Q u i n c y , 111,


J u l y 22-23-- Annual S k y w ~ t c hand P i c n i c a t C s r l v l e - L ~ k e ,111. ,
E v e r y month--NUFON R a d i o Net--1900, CST, t h e 8 t h and 2 6 t h .
E d i t o r t s N o t e : We i n v i t e y d u ' t o s e n d i n t h e s b e a k i n g o r m e e t i n g d e t e s
o f UFO l e c t u r ' e s o r o r c ? n i z a t i o n s , s o o u r r e a d e r s l i v i n g i n t h e ' a r e a
.may a t t e n d . The 2 0 t h o f t h i s month i s a l w z y s t h e d e a d l i n e f o r n e x t
m o n t h ' s i s s u e . D z t e s f o r A p r i l must r e z c h u s no l a t e r t h a n March 2 0 t h :
We r e a l i z e . some of you d o n o t hav'e b o o k i n g s t h a t f ~ i rn a d v a n c e ; s o
t h i s i s f o r t h o s e who d o . . .

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w i t h o u t w r i t i n g SKYLOOK f i r s t f o r new a d v e r t i s i n g r a t e s , a n d
number o f i n s e r t s n e c e s s a r y , Our c i r c u l a t i o n h a s grown and
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102d o f g r a v e l . t o D i s n e y l a n d a t 6 o : c l o c k , t h e ? ; o r n i n e of Sept, 2 9 ,
71971, when h e ' s a w a l a r g e r e d ob jet? d i r e c t l y *I;-cvet h e highway.
It was a p p r o x i m a t e l y t h e s i z e o f a t r a i l e r - t r u c k , he r e p o r t e d , and
a s he a p p r t i a c h e d , it moved away t o t h e r i g h t and up a t a r a p i d r a t e of
s p e e d . Rogers watched a s i t became s o d i s t a n t , it r e s e m b l e d a s t a r ,
Then t h e o b j e c t r e t u r n e d , and t h e c o l o r had f a d e d t o a c h a r c o a l g r a y
and ,he c o u l d s e e t h e ob j e I; was d i s c - s h a p e d ,
-3t p r o c e e d e d down t h e li'.,$way, 2b9,:t t:-ee-top h i g h , t o t h e r i g h t '
of t h e dlri'ver, , g i v i n g o f f a di^m l i ~ h t ,He c o u l d d e t e c t no sound., b u t
t h e o b j e c t l e f t a wide smnke o r v a p o r s t r e a m b e h i n d i t , A t on€ p o i n t ,
R o g e r s t h o u g h t it was g o i n g t o l a n d ? b u t i t c o n t i n u e d on a t a r o u n d
60 miles per, h o u r . A t t h e i n t e r s e c t i . o n o f highways' 47$ and 27, . R o g e r s
slowed t o ;lo mph t o make 2 t u r n , and t h e n no l o d g e r saw t h e ob e c t ,
' I n making , h i s r e p o r t t o W a l t e r Menschung, p r c s i d e n t of ' t h e r l a n d a d
UFO S t u d y C l u b , R o g e r s emphasized t h e f s c t t h e r e was no sound and t h a t
t h e o b j e c t moved s o r a p i d l y it was o n l y a m z t t e r of s e c o n d s from t h e
moment he f i r s t - s a w i t , a s t h e s i z e o f a t r u c k and t r a i l c r , t o becom-
i n g t h e s i z e of a s t a r i n t h e d i s t a n c e , T h e o b j e c t wzs i n view abouh
10 minutes',and he f e l t was abour, 200 y a r d s f r o m hlm a t t h e c l o s e s t
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t h e windows o f h i s t r u c k ,
C r e d i t : F r a n k H . I n d e r w i e s e n , new member o f MUFON,
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r e p o r t s - e n d t a l k s w i t h t h e , F b A a t Farmington Tower i n New Mexico,
i n v e s t t g a t o r James Deck 1e.arned t h a t a luminous UFO was s i g h t e d a t
Albuqueraue e t n i g h t >on J e n u e r y 1 3 . One week e a r l i e r a c o u 2 l e f l y i n g
t h e i r ~ e s ' s n a f r o m S i l v e r - C i t y t o Albuquerque were f o l l o w e d by :two
l a r g e luminous UFOs.' These two were r q ; t e d 07 TV. The F a r m i n g ~ c n
Tower r e p o r t e d t h a t a p i l o t had s e z n a b l i n k i n g l i g h t on th: ground
n e a r F a r m i n g t o n on J a n a a r y 1 3 , I t i s a l s o rumored t h a t two ir~knowiis
were s h o t down n e s r hlamagordo, b u t J i m d o u b t s i f t h i s i s t r u e , l l
E d i t o r ' s R o t e : S e e "Red A l e r t t : r e p o r t i n F c b r u a r y ' . i s s u e o f SKYJJOOK
r e , Alamagordo, We have been u n a b l e t o l e a r n a n y t h i n g mor,e of t h e
l l c r o s s e d l i n e s " t e l e p h o n e c o n v e r s a t i o n . If a n y of o u r r e z d e r s have
a n y f o l l o w - u p c l i p s from t h e Oklahoma P r e s s , p l e a s e s e n d ' t h e m i n .
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--he saw a n i n t e n s e l y b r i g h t u n i a e n ' t i f i e d f l y i n g o b j e c t i n t h e s o u t h -
w e s t e r n , s k y Sunda'y n i g h t , J a n u z r y 9 , 2nd t h a t t h r e e p l r n e s were c i r c ' -
l i n g - t h e ,obje'ct. The '',Suburbanite Economistll r e p o r t e d t h e p l p n e s a s
tt+dim r e d l i g k i t s " s e e n i n a d d i t i - o n t o t h e l e r g e , b r i ' g h t l i g h t .
C r e d i t : Jde G r i l l . '

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%he S e p t . 9 , 1965 i s s u e o f t h e H u n g a r i a n - d a i l y newspaper "Nepszava,"
Budape'st, .Hungary.
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a.se,.not : mere....prod:uc& . o f :-the: i'magina tj:ori. UFO i s t h e , E n g l i s h i b b r ' e v i a -
. rt,ton f ~ o rUriid.ent:ified F.lying Oh j e c t s , which i.s a s c i e n t i f i c t e r m di-s-
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i s t : "1 c a n n o t e x p l a i n t h e i r o r i g i n o r s h e d l i g h t a s t h t h e - r e a S o n , o f
t h e i r 1e x i s t e n w ;:-.I,can . n o t d k s m i s s -them a s s,omething o f r l i d i ~ c ' u l o u s
n a t u r e - f o r . t h e r e :have . b e e n t o o many -re.pcjr.ts--from r e l i a b l e . ,person.$. .
abdut ' : ; t h e i r -!exi;:s,t:eric:e. - ~ m o nt'h~e s e p e r s o n s 2r.e :D,r D o n a l d .I!? Meazel.
w,ho i s ' i n t ' h a r g e :( D-irect 015) o f , t h e Ha r v a r d .Unive.rsi.ty.,.Obser,v.a'Cor.J?:and
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hi'm.)I,:"r .Both of, t h e s e s:c'Eent.is t's have. .*obsenv.ed UFO'Tis , ..or; i f you l 2 k e
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f l y i n g - s a u c e r s . .There. ;can. ' b e ..no d o u b t a b o u t . th.e : r e l i . a b i l . i t y :of. "thtese
sic~$eri~isk!s' :and: sf :we . : t a k e . j.nt:o.;,a c ' c o u n . .tha.t s i , n ce .-1942. t.he.r.e, ,have :been
s o ma:ri$ skgh't5,ngs :of -UFO 1's' th.a.t . orie . c.a.n e , a s i l y : l o s e ,count. -.of, ;.t.hem,., . ,

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1 n o s t l y - a i r l i n e p i l o ~ s . . ~ % i nmembers.
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armed f o r c e s wh~o!.'.ob.s.erved:UFO;?:s.in.:many:.ins.ta,nc-e.so n l y f r o m . a: s h o r t :
I:. d.i-s't.arice?el .h- ' e- ,,:c.an;.a.t t h i s . p o i n t . d i s r e g a ' r d t h o s e r e , p o r t s , t h a t : . w e r e of a
pubT.ic>ity. s l e e k i n g n a t u r e o r . h a v e been rna,de .:in error... . . ,

But . , l e t . us: . l b o b i n t o t h i s rnyscerious > c e l e , d . t i a l phenom.enon c a l l e d . '


a-3JFO'..:'Accord.ing: t o . t h e s e : r e p o r t s t h e UF.O-'.s%.are- a l l - shape,d- a s a d.i.sd.
and hrave .ay..smoot,h-&ur.f-a'cew h i l e khej.r.:d'iamet.er r a n g e s f ~ r o m - - L O Gt o . 2 6 9
f , e e t a n d by: rev,ol.vd.ng ;!around.-t h e i r a x i s . t h e y a r e a b l e . t o ' s t a y .mo'ti.on-
l e s s :(.hover!):or;:.by sb.ar:t:ing...from t h a t ' posj t$on :they*.c a n a c c e ' l . ., e r a.. t e : . '

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t h e f r s p e e d .to.: t h e , -rnull.tiplied..s p e e d o f - sound:. . "

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., .UFO, sight'irig was - r e p o r . t e d , i n A p r i l o f 1942 and. s.ilb-S-eque-nt
r e p o r t s came i n a f t e r . . t ' h a t . 'time d ' & a l i n g :w i t h : s i n g l e . . o r .nutnercxs a U T " O ' , ~
a.t:. ;brn;~., .
tirne .We. can d i s m i s s t h e idrea. t h a t . t h e s e ob j e c t s ' a r - e t h e
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s)ll-'&sof o u r . p l a n e t .- .'No, man on, o u r . p l . a n e t :w.ould. .be i b , l e . ,. t o . b u i l d ,.such


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a .mechanism a s of now .,... t h u s i i t i s more l o g i c a l t o ass.ume! tha.c. t . h e s e . .:
UFOTs a r e of a n e x t r a t e r r e s t z i a l o r i g i n , . . .

'- ..Why' do. t h e s e - o b j e c t s . .of . 3 i l . a l i e n o r i g i n , a p p e a r i n o u r h o ~ . i z o n a. .x ! .


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a s ' f a s t a s t h e y a p p e e r , t h e y dj.:k.a?pear .l'n , t h e . ; .same -: rna!nner3 - T h e i r - Qb.- ,


s e r v a t i o n s have been g o i n g o r f o r t h e p a s t 2 3 . e x c e p t ' when s h o r t
-: 8 b s e i 1 s . e ~ : w e r e ' n'oticed.:. I h h a - t .is-.t h e i r "purp.oS:e..i n v i s i t i ~ gus,? . Dot t h e y
n u r s r e 'a . . f r & e n d l y. o r h o s t ' i l e a t t i t : u d . e t ~ w a k du s ? A.s-.of, n o w ' , a l l.. t h e s e - . . :
q u e ~ t i ' & si c a n - n o t r .~ a ~ t i s f a c t o r i - b.e l y answered by us.. I:
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. T h a : t l e a v e s . u s : a n o t h e r .way t o e k p ' l a i n their ( o r i g i n : , t h a t pe-rha'ps . ;


t h e s e ,UFO's r a r e m e . t e r o l o g i c a 1 i l l u s i o n s . of 'an o p t i c a l . n a t u r e . . . ' c a u s e d . :
by-: t h e . . : r e f l e c t i o n .of 1 i g h . t ) - c l i m a t i c c o n d i t i o h s , e a r t h magnetism: and::
t h e . p o l a r l i g h t . T h i s - may. sound v e r y l o g i c a l e x c e p t t h a t s u c h ?henome.-
n o n a ~ u l d : : h a v e ' . b o~bns e r v e d . p r i o r , t o 1 9 4 2 . S i n c e . , . t h e r e . .i s ' . n o , . : d a t a
o n ; - a n y. observad2on.5
. . .3preceding-,.lgL+2., . t h i s .v e r s i o n : - . c a n - n o t : h o l d w a t e r
e3ther.. . . , ' .
: , ~ l t i m a t e il f~ t h e U F O l s a r e n e i t h e r t h e p r o d u c t s of o u r c i v i l : l . z a t l o a
o r h a v i n g -ori.gina.ted, : i n '- o u t e r spa,ce and c a n n o t b e l a b e l e d a s . na t u q a i.
phenomenon, what o t h e r . e x p l a n a ' t i h n : cou.ld :we !corne:..'upwi.th? A s -of now . - '

t h e r e . :Ts no ac'ce,ptable' s o l u t i o n t p .t.he r i d d 1 . e of .,.these s t r a n g e : f - i y i n z .


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ob.jeclt;s ..and .t.hei.r'.:.exis-tenc.ew i 11,rerna.in' a s a mys . . t er,y f . o r .sG~?.s t j.mg , ,

t o come, b u t who knoxs- 'how l o n g ? . . ' ' . .


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A R e p o r t on UFOs Over England ( C o n t i n u e d from ~ e b r u a r ySKYLOOK)
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The. Nuneaton "Evening Tribune1! o,n Oct 28 1971 report&d..,:tx:at t w o .


m y s t e $ i $ u g L ced
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t h e n i g h t db e f o r e b y ' Irs ;. Heleh kmadio;
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t h e s i g h t i n g , and, a l s o by h e r husband, t h e i r s o n 'Alee, t h e...i r you@-^:^,. .
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d a u g h t e r , and--Simon,,Ferrner.,. age.' 12. . . .~ .. .

' S i 6 o n was first:,t o s i g h t t h e o b j e c t a t - 6::10 p.h. . a s h e was l o o k i L g


o u t t h e 'window a t t h e " bKa.di6.hm6me. Mrs. Amadlo. s a ' l d s h e - saw two..bb-.
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, i t s appearance.-' ':'At" f i?& it':was.
. c i g a r shaped and o r a n g e i n .. coJglir. . Then i t c l o s e d up i5i;d a r o u n d .
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s p h e r e ; t r a - c e l e d ' a b = t ; and r e t u r n e d t o . it.s o r i g i n a . 1 eIohga t e d s h a p e .


b y e f o r e d i s a p p e .a r .i n g . Th.ere was a b r i g h t li&t' . a t the'.: e,nd of it'; .. 'I., . she;
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'said . . . , . . , , . .. . ,
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fl$i& " b a l l of f ire11 @ass.ing '&rek s h r o p s h i r e w i t h :an, o r a n g e vapoilr .,:
t r a i l a t b r e a k f a s t t i m e was n o t h i n g . i n o r e ; e x c - i t ~ n g - ~ t h a n . a . ~ p l a n e - : w ~ l t h - ~
a cond'ensation t r a i l - l i t b y ; t h e sun. The p a p e r a l s o r e p b r t e d , . t h a t
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John H.;ttdn, 16,: DaLid H a t t o n , ; 1 4 , Robin, Jones:, . S t h b h e n Westarn'-a ~ d ' , '


~ a uHlo d n e t t , 1 5 ; : s a y t h e o b jectl, s e e n . two l i g h t s , ; : . o n e 6 a h i n d t h e . $

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: l e w low o v e r , them; It was moirin'g q u i t k ' . s l ? h l y ; a n d when i t LC:

- r e a c h e d t h e Red V a l l e y : r o a d a r e ' s , s t b p p e d , tmkL,on"t.he s h a p e of :a . C ~ S S : ; : ,


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and changed from a b r i g h t w h i t e , t o r , e d , b e f o r e d i s a p p e a r i n g , = s

The b o y s , . and Mrs. Flbr&ibk H a t t o n , mbthkr o f Jbhn and' David, a r e


q u i t e. c e r t a i .n it
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was n o t a plane: . . . . . ., !.
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The r e p o r t s become . w i l d e r : a s a n R-foot : t a l l "h.imanoidil--:is r e p o r t e d
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i n . t h e Oct .-.. 2 8 - i s s u e ' , of t h e . llLeytonst.one E x p r e s s .ll Len Je'lman, "o:'


High Road, ,Leyton,; was - d r i v i n g a . l o r r y :t h r o u g h , . a l s m a l i . ' t o w n 'near." '
Banbury when he saw - sprnething i n mh, i s h e a d l i p h t s . , : : He ' s t o p p e d $ y a . -
f l y o v e r . t o . i n v e s t i g a t e and t h e r e , a p p a r e n t l y s a w a - qlhumdnoid" w h i c h , he :
l a t e r d e s c r f b e d - a s . 8 f t . t a l l . w.i t h two horns o n . , i t s h e a d , .&nd e y e s. .;, -
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-about a foot apzrt. .
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As Mr. Delman sounded . h i s h o r n t o a t t r a c t a t t e n t i o n , two more -.Lnrri:..-..


p u l l e d up ' o n . he s c e n e . - . The. d r i v e r s and a.,.mate,..w,ent w i t h I%-. ' 1)eIman. ,t? ,.
i n v e s t i g a t e and a 1 1 f o u r .mzn -saw a " v e r y s trance::-.disc-Skiaped .obj t . c t ., !;'.
l i f t off t h e ground1! a n d . f l y t o w a r d s Banbury-,.at:a t e r r i f i c speeds ..- .

L a t e r t h e same1d1ay,,a 7 f t e r t h e d r i v e r s had ; r e p + o d - t h c i n d i d e n s tc:


t h e Tha'mes V a l l e y p o l i c e , f o u r o t h e r p e o p l e ' r e p o r t e a si.ghti(ng a ' , " . ~ ., ~ i . . ~ : ! c )

a t 'Wantage, n e a r O x f o r d . -These p e o p l e . d e s c r i b e d t h e cr,ea:ture'e%ay1I; .....


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a s &-. Delman had d e g c r i b e d . i t . . . .......
Thi's. week 'the, .Independent' t r i e d . ' t o c o n t a c t M r . , "-Delman'at' t h e aj'd:.e,ss
i n High R o a d , L e y t o n , w h i c h : he gave t h e .Tharnes ' ' ~ a l ~ lpro?l i~ c e.- - b u t he.': . ,
was . n o t . t h e r e . Pnd n o one' seems t o . know a n y t h i n g 'about him;, j, . . . , ,

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Aga5'n:onOck. 2 8 ' t h e "Wigan,: Evening: p o s t t i t o l d o f s c h o u l mates' ..


P a u l S a r g e a n t and: Danny J o n e s , * ' b i r d w a t ching e x p e d i t i o n producing t h e :
s t r a n g e s t l1.birdlt,t h e y had -.ever seen--a -UFO. ':,l'.he-yw e r e b i r d watchi.ng:'-'
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n e a r . Leyland P a r k , H i n d l e y Green, y e s t e r d a y when f.hey saw a large.,: ',

w h i t e . c i g a r - s h a p e d o b j e c t ' f l y -t-hrough t h e ' a - i r - , ...'.. ' : - .

"We d i d n t t s e e a where it came from b u t , t h e r e was: smoke corning .fram


t h e . back of i t ,."said Danny.. " I t d e f i n i t e l y ' . was n o t ! a plane-.
And, on Oct. 2 8 , t h e "Worcester Evening Newsf1 w r o t e : " A l l e y e s were
( C o n t i n u e d on Next P a c e )
p'la:;yi:ng? -. . :,:: - . ,. _ I. . .. ., . . . +I , . ! - . I .
... . .

Melvyn B e t t ~ ,k of 0 w l e t t s End, P i n v i n . , . t o l d t h e ~ ! ~ ~ e n i'flewsrt.


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; f ! i r s t s a w . , ~ t h r , e e : , , l a rogb~j ~e ,c t s ; i n t h e s k y o v e r t h e M a l h e t n ' H j l . l s . , , o h e
s$,a,tir.onary; anoth:ey:: . s i j i n n i n g a n d t:;? , t h ' $ r d .moving : f a s t s. n. d f l a s h i n g ,

On O c t . . 2 9 t h e "Whitby G a z e t t e r 1 s a i d M r . ; . a n d Mrs. . E r n e s t F l o r y
con.ta.ct.ed:.
,.: , t he:..n,gys.p,agaer
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g i a n t , , bu1le~t.;shaped. 6b ject. c o u l d ' b e : t h e same ; o n e they-.sqw; - . b k r s' i F l c ~
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w a s p u $ p i n g , . . c l o t h g S o h , t h e ..wi$hii*&:about';6':j0. p.m. ~w'henshe s a w t .h e> < .. o b


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" b u l l e t shap'ed'r . a n d : ; s a i d i t ; h b v 6 @ d - f o r some - s e. c o n d s '.s b b u % : 3 , 0 0 0 f e e t , . ,

t h e n " w e n t i n i o a c l o u d " a , n d ' was s e e n no more. , . ... ..;<.; .: ; , . . . !:..


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~ e $ e n c e: d e l ? a k t m e n t: o f f i c i a l s w e r e ; c h e c k i n g o n , m y s t & r y o b j e c t s . s p o t t e $
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;.. e r . s w ~ n g ~ ~ h i s ~ o. .fcf ~a ,r ~, , C o & c h e s theyr 8 ; p z s s. i n t o a . i a y - 3 y to,,!wat.ch ;Li.jo<..:
- b i g .s,aucer-s.ha-p,ed 0.bj e c t - 5 - , , f l v i . n g from t h e c o a s t i n , Ithe. d,Frect.iqn ,or" L .

London. ,. ... ,... . . . . . . ! ' .. . ._., , " , I .

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.. I g o t o u t ::and . l i i $ t e r . e d , l r f , s a i d . . p l a n i - ~ p ~ . t ,Mt r~. r ::~e.bber..," B u t :I:
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Tyenty--f,ou;r,:-.year:.o.-ld.ICrs,. ..Wyneth.yJhybro,w-.andh e r mothcyr , Mrs:.. Ryby .

She.&tonn; , t, l d ;:the ; ' '.... , S. .,. ~. u ~ t h d,Ek&i:ng


>: ; - .- r.~~ .Te1egr3+hw;t.hey+;\szw. a .UFO-,:mbv&ng
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o ~ r , ; . ~ $ u n t h o .ra.~t .,,.t e ezt-cime' O c t . ~ .2 :and: t ' h e i ' r ,reno&: a:ppe;ared: i n :the:-


news pi:p'eri on .jOct 20, ... . . .. ,, . ,. . . . . . . , .-
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ho,me... &5.,..E.ide11-r,oad,. . ! ' I t was. .like::two s a u c k r s ,'!: Mrs , : \k.;.~r~;r.gw. isai~l~~, I

l r ~ ~e a w ~ . i t i ~ .~s l~o w . ~l y~, hi i' bhh ~'in,'$-he: skys, fiom..abovq. the: Q ~ j 6 p s w a y,.: .
C i r c l e towa'i-d5":t'he E&Ykel&. I t ' a .n* b e ~ r e dtb'. b e 'thk.sarde. 'cu:o~x-'as
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UFOs Over E n g l a n d - 3
I t was. s t a t i o n a r y f o r f i v e . t o , e i g h t m i n u t e s , t h e n moved s1ow.l-V' o f f , "
' W h e n i t faed g o n e , " s h e s a i d , " a l l we could s e e was a - ~ r e d c i i k h - - g o l d
l i n e i n t h e -sky."-

And on O c t . 29 t h e "Oxford Timesft, s a i d . t h a t "Hundreds o f p c o p l e i n


t h e C h i p r ) i n g N o r t o n a n d t h Banbury a r e a saw a b r i g h t o r a n g e . i i p h f -
w i t h a t a i l a t midday o n ?-!&esday and l a t e r a spokesman f r o m t h e -i.liinis-
t r y of D e f e n c e a d v a n c e d t h e c h e o r y t h ' a ~i t , was s p a c e - d e b r i s . The ob-
- j e L c twas f i l m e d oy a n P T V f i l m u n i t on a f 2 r m f e a t u r e n e a r E n s t o n e , '
a i d t h e i r - f i l m a o ~ e a r c d - . o nt h e llu=::rlay n i g h t ' s I T N News'." - - .
A man a t H a i l e y s i p h t e d a n ~ n i d ~ n t i f i eodb j e c t a t 8 9 0 aim. on Wed-
nesday. I t w 2 s i n t h e Oxford d i r e c t i o n r a n d . h € .w;tch€d $ t - f o r some t i m e ,
C h ~ r l e sW a t t s , who s e r v e d i n t h e RAF d u r i n g ' t h e Bar-,. s a i d - : ". I t . d e f i n Y -
t e l y was n o t a n a i r c r a f t . F i r s t o f a l l , I s p o t t e d a v a p o u r t r a i . 1 . I
f , e t c h e d a, p a i r o f b i n o c u l a r s . P t r e m a i n e d s t a t i o n a r y f o r a s o l i d ' t e n
m f n u t e s h and I c o u l d s c e it ' l o o k e d l i k e two s i n g l e s z u s a g e s h a p e d ob-
jects. They d i d n o t a p p e a r t o be j o i n e d t o g e t h e r , but. ke,pt-<ane q u a l
d i s t s n c e a p a r t . F i n a l l y - t h e y moved away i n . t h e O x f o r d d i r e c t i o n e f t -
T e r r y W i n s t o n , 1 4 , of 61 B a l f o u r Road, r e ~ o r t e d ~ s e e i n g - ao nb j e c t
b e d n b s d a y n i g h t . " l t awas. b i g and brown; a n d when i t d i s a p p e a r e d a f t e r
a m i n u t e o r s o , ! t h e r e was a glow s t i l l t h e r e . It was b i g g e r t h a n an- -
a e r o p l a n e , " he s a i d .
A t 6: 50 p.m. a man r e p o r t e d s e e i n g 'Ian o r a n g e b a l l " i n t h e s k y :
a n o t h e r was r e p o r t e d s e e i n g a n qobj e c t i n t h e s k y a n d a . p o l i c e m n ' s
w i f e saw "a b r i g h t l i g h t " o v e r Banbury.-
On O c t . 3 0 t h e " S o u t h B a l e s E v e n i n g Argus" a t Newport was i n f o r m e d
b y J u l i e T a y l o r , 13, t h a t s h e and a n e i g h b o u r , Mrs. J . Fry', b o t h S S ~ J
t h e r e d c o n e - s h a p e d o b j e c t w h i c h had b e e n ' r e p o r t e d a b o v e N e w p o r t ~ o ; )
Tuesday. "It was a l l r e d , t h e r e w e r e l i g h t s on e a c h s i d e L a n d it was
going very slowly," J u l i e reported.
T h r e e b o y s who w e r e p < l a y i n g a t K e t l e y Bank t o l d t h e "Shr_opshire S t ? r f t
on Oct. 30 t h e y h a d s e e n an. o r a n g e - c o l o u r e d c o n e i n t h e s k y - d i r e c t l y
a b o v e t h e m t h e n i g h t b e y o r e . It v a n i s h e d a n d t h e n re-appeared' f i v e
m i n u t e s l a t e r f u r t h e r away. "lt w a s n ' t a p l a n e o r - a b r e a k i n t h e c l 0 u C 3 ~ ~
s a i d Roger F a r r .

The szme d a y , O c t . 30. t h e ' l S c u n t k o r p e E v e n i n g T e l e g r e p h " p u b l i s h e d


r e p o r t s o f u n i d e n t i f i e d f l y i n p c h j e c t s ov e r t h e C i n c o l n g a r d e n s a d
M p r k e t - H i l l a r e a . Ezch c s s e i n v o l v e d a b r i g h t r e d , s i l e n t o b j s c t i:?
s e p a r 2 t e i n c i d e n t s . T h e r e were two r e n o r t s o f a b u z z i n g sound 22coin.-
p a n y i n g t h e o b j e c t d e s c r i b e d a s " r e d and f l 2 s h i n g . "
On Nov. 4 t h t h e l t M o f f a t News" s a i d Mrs, C a t h e r i n e F o r b e s , o r -
G r a h a r n s f i e l d , E c c l e f e c h a n , r e p o r t e d s e e i n p 2n objoc: moving s o u t h w r r d
a t a c o n s i d e r a b l e s p e e d and) l e a v i ' n g w h a t a p p e a r e d t o b e a v a p o l x t r a i l
a t a b o u t 5 : 3 0 a . m e T u e s d a y mor.ling. She a r o u s c d h e r husbarrd, 'who a l s 7
saw t h e o b j e c t . The "Newsu c o n c l u d e d i t w 2 s t h e same o b j e c t f e a t u r e d i-7
a TV f i l m T u e s d a y n i g h t a n d l l s e c n b y m i l l i o n s o f v i e w e r s . "
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c o n e - s h a p e d o b j e c t " s e e n i n t h e s k y o v e r M i n c h i n h a m p t o n ~ b yhrs. P, R,
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t h e Common t o S t r o u d . S h e s a i d s h e h a d n e v e r b e f o r e sssn a n y t h i i ~ glikz
t h e c o n e w h i c h was t h r o w i n g a s h o r t t r a i l i n t h e s k y .
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movingl.from S i d e . t o s i d e , and t h e n d i s a p p e a r i n p . a b o u t 1 5 m i n u t e s b e - . .
f o r e m'idnight.- .,She1 r e p o r t e d , i t t o t h e p o l i c e who s a i d i t was F o b - '
a b l y a f l a r e . Mra. Rees-Jones h e s d o u b t s . " i t w 2 s b i g g e r t h a n a s t a r ,
d u l l i s h - g o l d , i n ~ c ' o l o u ra n d moved r a t h e r s l o w l y u n t i l i t l' d i s a p p e a r e d . "
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o v e r - S t . Meryt s ,Churchyar'd-. I t s t o o d s t i l l o v c r t h e c h u r c h - y ? r d a n d .,
t h e n , s u d d e n l y f l e w o f f v e r y q u i c k l y , l e a v i n g a l o n g w h i t e vapour. :r?il
behTnd; a c c ~ r d i n g t, o f F r a n c i n e K l n g , , 14, whcr e x c i t e d l y t e l e p h o n e d t h e
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o t h e r boys saw a b r i p h t l i p h t o v r r Goldkngton S c h o o l . "'i t b t - g k ' ;
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o f f and I d i d n ' t s e e i t a g a i n o f :
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l l E x c e l l e n t l l i s ' t h e o n l y word forb John M a g o r r s '',Canadian UFO Report."
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under, t h e t i t l e of '!New World UFO R e p o r t " a c c o r d i n g t o the,-announce-
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Vol. 2 , No. 3 h a s a f i n e a e r i a l p h o t o g r a p h o f t h e "Rocky Mountain
TrenchT1--'la g i g a n t i c g a s h , 50 m i l e s w i d e i n p l ? c e s , r u n n i n g from ;he
n o r t h e r n w i l d s o f B r i t i s h Columbia down i n t o Montana1' and i s t 5 e s o u w e
o f t h e Columbia River--a "playgound o f gods" .and t h a t q i s t h e t i t 1 2 of
a n a r t i c l e t e l l i n g o f t h e many v i s i t s from t h e s k y , d a t i n g from , ~ l l e
p r e s e n t back t o Tndian legends.
T h i s i s s u e a l s o c o n t a i n s a r t i c l e s b y t h e l a t e D r . James E McDonzld,
S t a n t o n T. Fr.iedman, M i c h a e l Hervey- ( ~ u s t r a l i a na u t h o r o f "UFOs Over -
t h e S o u t h e r n Hemisphere1!) and o t h e r s ; H e r e ' s a n i n t r i g u i n g p a r a ~ - ~ s h
f r o m Thomas , H o u s e ' s A r t i c l e " E z r t h Callingf1;.-- As r e n o r t e d . i n a nc?;;-,
c a s t o v e r CFRB, T o r o n t o : " T h e r e ' s , b e e n a k i n d o f spooky d e v e l o ~ m n c
i n t h e f l i g h t o f M a r i n e r 9. Could it, be t h a t someone up t h e r e i s '
messing a r o u n d ? S c i c n t i s t s a t P a s a d e n a , t h e M k r i n e r n e r v e , c e n t e r ,
a r e t r y i n g t c f i g u r e -out what d i s t r a c t e d t h e f l a r i n e r i n i t s o r b i t a r o u n i
Mars a n d , p o i n t e d .it i n t h e wrong d i r e c t i o n f o r 48 m i n u t e s . M a r i n e r
p o s i t i o n s i t s e l f a s i t o r b i t s t w i c e a d a y by k e e p i n g a f i x on t h e
b r i g h t s t a r Canopus. But t he s e n s i n g mechanism hsornehow p i c k :ci the
l i g h t from ?n o b j e c t z b o u t 10Cl t i m e s a s b r i g h t a s thjat s t a r and s w u ; . . ~
around t o f i x on , t h a t . Comnlands were radS oed and M z r i n e r was b r o u g h t
b a c k t o where i t b e l o n g e d b u t down h e r e on e a r t h t h e e x p e r t s a r e s t i l l
s c r a t c h i n g t h e i r heads i n puszlemenf, although they s a y i t ' s probably
nothing t o worry a bout,
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s p o n s o r i n g t h e T h i r d Annual UFO Sypposium t o b e h e l d a t Oklahoma C i t y , ,
O k l a . , Mzrch 24-26. E d i t o r , J o h n Magor, sill be one o f t h e s p e a k e r s ,
(We d i d n ' t Bn6w M~aorwas c o - s p o n s e r when we g a v e t h e program i n t h e
F e b r u a r y i s s u e o f SKYLOOK. )
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we p l u g it f r e q u e n t l y and s i n c e r e l y . E d i t o r J o s e p h i n e C l z r k , o f 7402 -
Harvard D r i v e , Ben Lomond, C a l i f o r n i a , 95005- ( a l s o a d d r e s s o f t h e mag.-
a z i n e ) g e t s 0 u t . a m o n t h l y mimeographed ( l i k e o u r s , bu-c n e a t e r ! ) p u b i i - -
c a t i o n w i t h good r e p o r t s and good w r i t e r s , She c o v e r s t h e s c e n e , "Datz-
Net" i s t h e o f f i c i a l p u b l i c a t i o n o f t h e UFO Radio Network 3 f *,he same
name w i t h Mike J a f f e a s C o n t r o l . The network s c h e d u l e i s v i X I I l e ~ d d 7
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w i t h u n i d e n t i f i e d f l v i n g o b j e c t s and m ? i l e d t o u s i n exch?n_pc ' * ' '')l:r
ufozine--SKYLOOK. Some a r e e x c c l l e n t ; many a r e g o o d ; s o r ? ~a r e hf- .!-'--;
and a $ f e w . a r e j u s t g q s h , a w f u l ( a n d b e a r i n g i n mind t h a t be2uty--ol' t i 2 :
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under1 th'e . t i t a l e of' "New World' UFO R e p o r t n a c c o r d i n g t o t h e announce-
ment i n r e c e n t i s s u e s . F e h a v e n ' t s e e n i t h e r e a b o u t s . as. yeUt. You Can-'
s u b s c r i b e by s e n d i n g $3.03 ( f o u r i s s u e s ) t o Canadian UFO R e p o r t , Box
758, Duncan,.B. C . , :Canada. Back c o p i e s a r e $l.OO.eqchc T h e c o v e r of
Vol. 2 , No. 3 h a s a f i n e a e r i a l p h o t o g r a p h o f t h e llRocky Mountain
T r e n ~ h " - - ' ~ ag i g a n t i c gash, 50 m i l e s - w i d e i n p l z c e s , r u n n l n g from 1'5e
n o r t h e r n w i l d s o f B r i t i s h Columbia eown i n t o Montanaf1 and i s t h e s o u y e
o f t h e Columbia R i v e r - - a "playgound o f godsf1 and t h a t i s t h e t i t i o of
a n a r t i c l e t e l l i n g o f t h e many v i s i t s from t h e s k y , d a t i n g from ~ l l l ?
p r e s e n t back , t o I n d i a n l e g e n d s ,
T h i s i s s u e a l s o c o n t a i n s a r t i c l e s by t h e l a t e D r . James McDonald,
S t a n t o n T. Friedman, M i c h a e l Hervey ( A u s t r a l i l a n a u t h o r of "UF'Gs G r e r
t h e S o u t h e r n , H e m i s p h e ~ e ") and o t h e r s , Here ' s an. i n t r i g u i n g p a r a ~ : - ~ p h
f r o m Thomas H o u s e ' s A r t i c l e " E a r t h C a l l i n g w : - - As r e n o r t k d - i n a n c d ; ; - >
c a s t ?o v e r .CFRB, T o r o n t o : " T h e r e ' s ,been a k i n d o f ' spooky develowrr,c3n'c;
i n t h e f l i g h t o f M a r i n e r 9. Could it, be t h a t someone up t h e r e i s ,
messing around? S c i r n t i s t s a t Pasadena, t h e Mzriner nerve d e n t e r ,
a r e t r v i n g t c f i g u r e .out what d i s t r a c t e d t h e M a r i n e r i n i t s o r b i t alAouni
Mars 2nd p o i n t e d it i n t h e wrong d i r e c t i o n f o r 48 m i n u t e s ; M a r i n e r
p o s i t i o n s i t s e l f a s i t o r b i t s t w i c e a d a y b y k e e p i n g a f i x or! t h e
b r i g h t s t a y Canopys. But t h e s e p s i n g mechanism 'sornehow p i c k :l.i .iLj.t h e
l i g h t from <n o b j e c t a b o u t 193 t i m e s a s b r i g h t a s t h a t s t a r andAswurAg
around t o f i x on t h a t , Commands w e r e r a d j o e d 2nd M z r i n e r was b r o u g l ~ t
b a c k t o where i t b e l o n g e d b u t down h e r e on e a r t h t h e e x p e r t s a r e s t i l i
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s p o n s o r i n g t h e T h i r d 1,nnual UFO Sypposium t o b e h e l d z t Oklahoma C i t y , ,
O k l a . , & r c h 24-26. E d i t o r , J o h n Magor, v : i l l be one o f t h e s p e 2 k e r s .
(we d i d n ' t kn6w Maor was c o - s p o n s e r when we g a v e t h e program i n t h e
F e b r u a r y i s s u e o f SKYLOOK. )
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dnyorie who h a s been r e a d i n g o u r x f o z i n e v e r y l o n g h a s t o knsw 'hat
"Data-Net Repor.:? ' - h a s l o n g b e e n one o f o u f f a v o r i t e p u b l i c e t i o n s , a s ,
we p l u g i t f r e q u € n t l y and s i n c e r e l y . E d i t o r J o s e p h i n e C l ~ r k ,o f 7403 -
Harvard , D r i v e , Ben.Lomond, C a l i f o r n i a , 95005 ( a l s o a d d r e s s . o f t h e mag.-
a z i n e ) g e t s o u t a m o n t h l y mimeographed ( l i k e o u r s , b u t n e a t e r ! ) p u b i i - ,
c a t i o n w i t h good r e p o r t s and good w r i t e r s , She ' c o v e r s t h e s c e n e , "Data-
Net" i s t h e o f f i c i a l p u b l i c a t i o n o f t h e UFO R a d i o Network 3f t h e same
name w i t h Mike J a f f e a s C o n t r o l . The ne3work s c h e d u l e i s W e d n e s d a ~
a t 7 : 0 0 PST and Thursday a t 0330 GYT on 7 , 2 6 8 (LSB).
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M o n s t e r o r UFO.?

Lou F a r i s h s e n d s u s a n i n t e r e s t i n g i t e m a p p e a r i n g - i m . t h e - 4 p r i l 1 0 . -
1966 i s s u e o f t h e " T u l s a Dail-y W ~ r l d , ~T 'u l s a , O k l a . It was evident.?p.
s e n t i n by Edd Koch, o f L i n c o l n , Ark., and f o l l o w s :
"Back i n 1901, we l i v e d on a f ~ r mn e a r New Haven, Y h s s o u r i . A c l o s e
n e i g h b o r o f o u r s was t e l l i n g of s e e i n g a huge m o n s t e r one n i g h t i n
t h e w o o d h n d s e c t i c n o f o u r f 2 r m j o i n i q g his p l a c e .
"He d e s c r i b e d i t a s a m o n s t e r a s b i g a s a locid o f h a y , w i t h t h e
shape of a t u r t l e . It had t h r e e l 2 r g e eyes t h a t shined l i k e l a n t e r n ;
and made a n o i s e l i k e a b u m b l e - b e e . Now o l d man ti drank a l o t
a n d u s k i d s c o u l d h e a r t h e n e i g h b o r s s ~ v i n gh e w ~ ps e r h a p s d r u n k a n d
s e e n t u r t l e s i n s t e a d o f s n a k e s , B u t h i s w i f e a n d t h e i r h i r e d hand had
s e e n i t a l s o . While t h e monster d i d n o t a t t a c k them, t h e y n e v e r t h e l e s s
r a n a s f a s t a s o l d man W d i d t o g e t back t o t h e house. The
s t r a n g e s t o r y p u t f e a r i n t o u s k i d s , b u t t h e o l d f o l k s p a s s e d i t off a =
h a l l u c i n a t i o n a n d i g n o r a n c e . Now i f t h i s had happened I n 1966 i t woul;
b e s i m p l e and e a s y t o u n d e r s t a n d b y o u r l e a r n e d men o f t o d a y . he woui?
b e a b s o l u t e l y c o n v i n c e d it was e i t h e r a f l o c k o f d u c k s o r f h e p l a n e t
Venus, a w e a t h e r b a l l o o n o r a b u b b l e . o f swamp g a s t h a t p e r h a p s e s c a p e '
from t h e P e n t a g o n ,
" O r p e r h a p s t o someone a l i t t l e c l o s e r t o i t , i t c o u l d e v e n b e s
f l y i n g s a u c e r . l'
E d i t o r ' s N o t e : The o b j e c t was s e e n by t h r e e p e o p l e - - w a s l a r g e -
dome-shaped and had t h 1 . e ~3 igl1t.s : alld a h l ~ r n 11g- ~ ~ i r l o i s c was h ~ a r d .h'l--nt;
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