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To t h e b e s t o f o u r kr_ow?edge, F r ~ l : c ~ -m L: O s e i ~ ~ r a tf a e c t Pron fantasy. a l l I:.-, ; e j - i r l i : s ~ d I S f r o m r e l i k ! ~ l e s o u r c e s . To t h e b e s t o f o u r k ' b i l i t y , w e t e l l I t a s it i s ,

S t a f f and S p e c i a l C o n t r i b u t o r s t o SKYLOOK !lea ; ~ 1 1 i l l i $ s,: J?. ,.::Hkpoftei- and ~ e ' a t u r eW r i t e s , 1 1 1 3 Ware A v e . , S e d a l i a , No. .

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J o h n 3'. ~ c h u e s s l e r ; UFO S t a d y Group of G r e a t e r S t . L o u i s , P. 0 . Box ;g:j O t F a U o n , Ho. ~ a v dic h r o t h , : S e c r e t a r y , , a b o v e &xup,

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W a l t e r L r d r u s , Jr., Co-Chairman;. I l l i n o i s S e c t i o n o f APRO, 40 C h r i s t o gher C o u r t , Q u i n c g , 111. L u c i u s ic'a~ish, Wri';er

i n U f a l o g y F i e l d , Route: 1, P l u m e r v i l l e , Ark.

Hrs. 3, E, Holmes, I l l i n o i s S e c t i o n APRO R e p o r t e r , 1690 H i l l D r i v e , Cu-lgle, Ill. Corbyn J a c o b s , T r i - S t a t e UFO S t ~ i d yGroup R e g o : r t e r , Palmyra, 90.

S u b . . ; c r i p t i o n s , c o r r e s p o n d e n c e and r e p o r t s a h o u l d be m a i l e d t o the e d i t o r , N o m a E. S h o r t , Box 1 2 9 , S t o v e r , Mo. 65078. -When p o s s i b l e , a l l r e p o r t s s h o u l d be i n by t h e 20th. SKYLOOK i s p u b l i s h e d t h e f i r s t cf t h e month.


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"The Fhco-n Chronicle-Herald1' c a r r i e d a f u l l r e p o r t of a Macon (bunti-ir,'- ?:?:,oii.nter w i t 3 ib s t r a n g e , f l y i n g o b j e c t which stopped h i s r a d i o and -t,.,icl; siigii:e, fI?-ctr,?ha t h . William h e r s t r e e t , 51, i s a s t a r r o u t e m i l c a r r i e r out of Elmer, a s r i a l l town i n n o r t h e a s t Missouri, and is, a l s o t h e c l t j - z c r s l - x l . The newspaper d e s c r i b e s him as a man "not given t o e : ' ~ a ~ ~ : , g e r a talld i o ~ :one ~ who L k d taken l i t t l e s t o c k in UFO s t o r i e s u n t i l h i s e x p r i e n c e w i t h one, SXlr'LdL?T;'s e d i t o r wrote t o N r . O v e r s t r e e t and asked f o r a p e r s o n a l r e p o r t of his encounter, and h i s l e t t s r in r e p l y i s so well-written, we a r e giving !lia story i n h i s own words, a s follows: I n reg;~irds t o your l c ~ t e rabout t h e UFO t h a t I saw March 4, 1969, a t 6 s43 A.M. on i-1Lghway J , 4 rn-iles west of A t l a n t a , No., t h i s i s what happened, I was "caveling e a s t approaching E a s t Fork Bottom when I n o t i c e d a large x d o b j e c t about -one ha12 x i l e t o the r i g h t of me, i n t h e f i e l d , It was t r a v e l i c g n o r t h and I was going e a s t . When it came upon the, road i n f r o n t of me, i t t a m e d the same way I was going. Judging from t h e w i d t h cf t h e road,, the o b j e c t was about 100 f e e t a c r o s s . The lowe r eCge ~3f the red glow was about 50 f e e t above &he ground. It seemed t o sea? 'JOT 2 seconc LS i t turned t h e szime d i r e c t i o n a s 1 was going. A s I c?~~!e c l o s e r t o i t , a r e a l s t r o n g w ~ l i t elight came down upon

t h e rod6 i n f r o n t of me. The l i g h t was f u l l width a t the t o p and came to a ~ 2 0 % about 8 f e e t a c r o s s on t h e road. The l i g h t magnified t h e c h a t on the highway ' t o about s l z e of golf b a l l s . T h i s l i g h t beam t h a t through t h e wind.c-' ' cane c:? the g m u n d was e x t r e n e l y hot. The h e a t c& s h l k f j 2 sly %nick so bad t h a t i t T e l t l i k e I w a s s i t t i n g out i n t h e sun i L . not summer dcy w i t h t h e c a r g l a s s e s r o l l e d up. ~ i l

'il;-,i-;-. .i;' i s beam came t o the ground, t h e o b j e c t changed colors. The ce:lter p e r t changed to a b r i g h t blue w i t h a quivering sensation0 Arom? bl:le was a wide r e c band, then a small yellow band on -the o u t s i d e , i*/j!ich glowed l i k e bubbie l i g h t s and made t h e yellow band l o o k l i k e it was t u r r i t n g clockwise around the r e s t of-. .it. The light was e x - ' z m e l y b r i g h t . I could n o t see through t h i s glow. I couldnt t t e l l what kirld of ~ z ~ ; t ; e r i at hl i s was made o f . I could s e e no windows o r doors. There was a l s o no sound,

I s .;;r$ed ~ - - moving up c l o s e r . I had my two-way r a d i o on and was t r y i n g t o t a l k over i t , but sez~ned t h a t my s i g n a l was n o t g e t t i n g out.' When I got c l o s e t o the- beam -of l i g h t , my t r u c k motor q u i t and a l s o my r a d i o . It sesriled t k x i t tile b a t t e r y i n my t r u c k was dead; (contjnued on next page) -

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T , h e . l i g h t was s o s t r o n g I; had t o p u l l my sun v i s o r down and s h i e l d my eyes w i t h my hands,. I r e l e a s e d t h e c l u t c h 'and l e t t h e t r u c k c o a s t . the Seam moved f r o m me a few f e e t , I heard s t a t i c on my r a d i o and l e t t h e . c l u t c h out and t h e mot,or s t a r t e d . I moved up slowly t h i s time. When .I g o t w i t h i n s i x f e e t of t h e beam, t h e motor s t a r t e d missin.gc I-gave i t m o r e gas a2d it d i e d a g a i n as' before--radio out a l s o . . -,-

t h e o b j e c t m v e d away from me, t h e t r x k s t a r t e d a g a i n . I rlroppsj. back away f r o n i t , ther, followed i t about f o u r m i l e s . I t moved L . s 2 . ! * . ~ t, ,;-. .+; i- . ~ : A i . . k ~ ; d c f i; L.I.. A. +Ln:.i~~..lil~:. r V d G w l t i l tlLe k ~ e ~ n,k;,:n i i t changed back t g i t s o r i g i n a l c o l o r which was a b r i g h t r e d . s t a y e d about - t h e . s z q e h e i g h t above .the ground. It went up and down w i t h . t h e contour of t h e ,ground a n . was t r a v e l i n g a b o u t ' 40 m i l e s a n . . hour. ILCL.L '

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It f l a s h e d once more a s i t crossed a h i g h l i n e . It followed by t h e site of J Ijighway u n t i l it crossed Highway 63.. Then it veered o f f t o t h e sou-tneast. I t looked l i k e i t would c r o s s Highway 36 about s i x o r e i g ; ~ t m i l e s e a s t of &con, N o . , then i t went out of s i g h t . I saw it about seven t o e l g h t minutes a l t o g e t h e r . I had never bel i e v e d i n them too muc2l u n t i l I saw this--now I k-low t h e r e i s something 1 do n o t why i t was t h e r e , I a l s o d o n ' t know t o t h e s e UEO:s. where i-t was going. I do n o t kncw what it was a f t e r I s a w i t - - b u t I d o n ' t c a r e about being t h a t c l o s e t o a n o t h e r one. The weather was c l e a r , t h e sun was u.p j u s t enough t o be i n f u l l view. We a r e g r a t e f u l t o Mr.. h e r s t r e e t f o r t h i s p e r s o n a l r e p o r t which c o n t a i n s iiiore d e t a i l s t h a n the aewspaper a c c o u n t s . A s s t a r t l i n g as, - t h i s e n c c u n t e r must have been, he kept h i s w i t s ab0u.t him and was a b l e t o give m . e x c e l l e n t d e s c r i p t i o n of what happened, On I ' I a ~ c h11 "The Ka,con Chronicle-Heraldt1 had more t o add t o t h e i r + * * a l l was a u i e t f o r a few days u n t i l f i r s t r e v o r t on G r c h 5: l a s t n i g h t when s i g h t i n g s ( a t a g r e a t d i s t a n c e ) were r e p o r t e d a l l o v e r Kacon County and irl s e v e r a l nearby towns.11

-HUE::-.:rousr e ~ o r t sof s t a r - l i k e UPOS came i n t o Macon from A t l a n t a , G i f f prt.;, Lew- 13ostoiz, . E t h e l , Elnler and t h a t a r e a . The o b j e c t s were estina.:-;?3-to' be from one-half mile t o ' a mile h i g h and were white o r v . a r y i n 5 i n thejlr c o l o r , C i t i z e n band r a d i o people also r e p o r t e d l i g h t s from F u l t o n , Cameron, I a c l e d e , Brookf i e l d . , W1niga.n and I..:~coil, Most of the s i g h t i n g s were 0 5 v e r y slowly- novirlg o b j e c t s hit one r e p o r t d e s c r i b e d an extremely f a s t moviiig o b j e c t t h a t went soutliwest from the n o r t h p a r t of the county and was s i g h t e d over B r o o k f i e l d and n e a r Cameron b e f o r e it s t a r t e d coming Sack t h i s w a y , (Macon) - and was l a s t seen over Laclede

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The F e d e r a l A v i a t i o n l ? d m ~ n i s , t r ci o z tn s t a t i o n a t -the K i r l g s v i l l e a i r p o r t had two r e p o r t s Tuesday n i g h t , March 4. A r t Buchanan, who l i v e s a t Gresntop, No., and i s a p i l o t , r e p o r t e d he followed an u n u s u a l l y s t r o n g white l i g h t as i t f l e w west from Greentop. Harold Forman, of ( c m t i n u e d on next page)

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(~issosrF i l u r r y of 'JHI deyorts--Continued) n o v e l t y , s p o t t e d a n o t h e r h i g h o v e r Novelty. S t a t e Highway P a t r o l Trooper Warren Robinson, s t a t i o n e d in Brookf i e l d , r e p o r t e d t h ; ~ he was stopped by hie m o t o r i s t s who s a i d they had s-2zuted a UFO on Boute Z s o u t h e a s t of P k r c e l i n e m d Robinson s a i d they wzre q u i t e e x c i t e 6 about i t . He went back t o t h e s p o t where t h e y had s c z n t h e f l y i n g o b j e c t , but he d i d n l t s e e a n y t h i n g , Ed Z e t z e r , of t h e P l i g h t S e r v i c e S t a t i o n i n K ~ r k s v i l i e ,r e p o r t e d t h a t lie had s e e n an a i r b o r n e o b j e c t Sunday n i g h t , March 2.

On Thursdzy n i g h t , Fbrch 6 , Fz. and M r s . B i l l Anderson s a w a UFO "'as bi&-;s a two--;;tory house" h o v c r i n g o v e r t h e t r e e s a b o u t one hundr e d y a r d s from t h e i r farm house on Route 1, Road FF, about seven and a h a l f raiies s o u t h v e s t of S t o v e r i n Morgan County, T h e couple were watching t e l e v i s i o n about seven o ' c l o c k when Mrs. Anderson glanced ovLt t h e wifidow m d s a w t h e "'blood r e d " o b j e c t , She shouted t o h e r h.l.sband, and both w ~ t c n e dit. 14,. Anderson t o l d SKYLOOK'S e d i t o r , ?tf we both hadntt; s e e n i t , I w o u l d n f t have b e l i e v e d my own eyes and I s u r e w o u l d n ' t h?,ve t o l d anybod-y abdut i t o "

The o b j e c t , wbich MT. A,dc.rson r e p e a t e d l y r e f e r r e d t o a s being ''blood red'! h o v e r ~ i i:i.bout t e n mi:mtes then "a ha.tch l i k e a s l i d i n g door" ogened ..tbo;it two t h i r d s t5t7 way u p frola tile bottom, and t h e r e w ~ i ca b r l & t , wiil?,e I1l;11't ori r;he ~ n s i d e , The guessed t h e openi n g t o be d b o u t f u ~ fr e e t s y u d r z 9 out colnld s e e n o t h i n g i l i s l d e except t h e v e r y r i g h t light, The wicdow c l o s e d a f t e r a few s e c o n d s , ai7-d t h e c b j c c t continued t o hover a n o t h e r t e n minuces, then moved away to t h w ~ ? s t , t r a v e l i n g i n a s t r a i g h t l i n e a t no g r e a t speed, When i t s t a r t e d t o move, t h e r e was a bright l i g h t " a t t h e back" but no t m i l of ar:y kind and no sound. Mrs. Anderson had opened t h e ~ r i r l d o w ~she s a i d , t o see i f they could h e a r a n y t h i n g , The Andemons telephoned r e l a t i v e s i n S t o v e r as they f e a r e d t h e objctct might r e t u r n and they wanted t h e i r r e l a t i v e s t o know about the o b j c c t " i n c a s e ,mything happcned t o u s " but s a i d they h a d n ' t t a l k e d t o .w.c;one e l s e about t h e i n c l d e n t u n t i l we t a l k e d t o them s e v e r a l d e y s l a t c r , ?hey were too s c a r e d t o go t o s l e e p t h ~ nt i g h t , they s a i d , and s a t by the window, f c , l r f u l t31e o b j e c t would r e t u r n , Two hours a f t e r ii; bud. Z-eft the a r e z , two pl;srles appeared and c i r c l e d t h e a r e a f o r o e , then departed, (1-t i s p o s s i b l e t h e p l a n e s were from t h e a i r base x.;r S e d a l i a . ) Si20wn a p e n c i l s k e t c h of t h e " t y p i c a l " disc-shaped s a u c e r w i t h a dolie on t o p , botn t h e A,dersor,s r e j e c t e d i t , r e p e a k i n g t h e o b j e c t t h e y h z d s e e n w a s "ro;iiid l i k e ti, b a l l . I " find I' blood r e d . I L

UFO PGT1OURRI i s a non-scheduled b u . l l c t i n c v a i l a b l c o n l y t h r o u g h exchange f o r o t h e r VPO ii?Porm-:t;-inn--pwblic?-tiofis, c l i p q i i i g s , photos e t c , I t s s o l e pu-rpose i s t o h c l p filrtl-._er t h e c-use of r e s p o n s i b l e , s c i e n t i f i c UFO i n v 2 s t i g u t i o n . Write John F. S c l i u e s s l c r , P, 0, Box 9, G ' P a l l o ~ l , I'b. 63366,


( 3 d i t o r t Note: The rnechmics of g c t t i n g out SKYLOOK--typing mat c r i n l , ctd&i;ng s t e n c i l s , minecgmphing e t c i s a one (wo)rnan job; consec:ucatly Ye Ed v ~ c r k son C O D Y ?s it comcs i n from our f i n e s t a f f i n or?-cr t o g e t paecs r e z d y t o assemble, f g l d a n d a d d r e s s by m a i l i n g . d a t e , I!.: our eagerness t o g e t t h i s i s s u e out e z r l y we wrote the prec c d j - n g M -< ; s o u ~ ~ s i g h t i n g s before d l t h e r e p o r t s were i n . 78 should have lleld o u r h o r s e s . ~~d now--onwith the news.) TL-u filil-lips, J1. our Ozarks r e p o r t e r and f e a t u r e w r i t e r , made a t r i p zo El,mr, iib., a i d t a l k e d t o William O v e r s t r e e t and has some a d 2 i I - i ~ ; i dd c t 2 i l s t o add t o the r e p o r t PIT. O v e r s t r e e t s e n t us. There v a s i c e a r o u ~ dthe edges of the wmdshield a s t h e e a r l y morning ternperatre was belcw Preezing when the m i l c a r r i e r l e f t Elmer and t h e i c e w a s s t i l l t h e r c when he s i g h t e d t h e object--but a s it moved o. v e r h i s triick, thc i c e melted. When the l i g h t passed by a l a r g e b O w r 9 z?~ou.t160 f e e t h i g h r )Iro O v e r s t r e e t could make a good guess a t t h e h e i g h t of the 0b2~2ct and j c d g ~ di t t o be 60 f e e t above the ground, L

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rtr. P h i l l i , , ~s t z t e s , "1 was n o s t impressed with Pir. O v e r s t r e c t a s an observer. He KLS most s i n c e r e and would d i s c u s s only t h e f a c t s he w 2 s sure of . I t Othcr r e p o r t s wcre picked up of l a n d l n g ~ m dnear-landing cases. Four pcople were involvad i n one account I'll. % i l l i p s l e a r n e d of A man h i s v i f c saw a L r g a , r e d , glowing o b j e c t m a r a barn, They c a l l 2 d the ownzrs and a f a r n e r and h i s wife l c f t t h e i r house t o m t c h t h c o b j ~ c tf o r s e v e r ~ lm i n u t ~ s . They described t h e o b j c c t a s being r e d with whitc l i g h t s imci s;li.d it W P S q u i t e c l o s e t o t h e ground. It was a b o u ' ~ a qu:'lrtcr of a r i l e d i s t c n t and "m?.de a n o i s e l i k e a combine." A f t e r a few mi;iutes i t moved over a r i d g e 2nd disappeared.

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x l i o ~ h e rc l o s e aLqroclch was r e g o r t e d by a lddy d r i v i n g on Highway 3; no;x B ~ m e r . T h i s occurred ;.1;7,rch 11 znd t h e o b j e c t i s s z i d t o have landcd on t h e high:day.

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Ano-"~crs i g h t i n g was r e p o r t e d n e a r K i r k s v i l 1 e . b ~a l a d y who reThe o b j e c t p o r t e d s2elng an x a i 2 e n - t i f i e d objzc-t a b o ~ t1 1 : O O p.m, d:-.rB 3 r d p r o j e c t e d a beam of l i g h t toward the road. was A\11rthci-r ~ p o r t shave come i n from lTovclty a s gathered by HPRO i n v c s L i t p t o r S t a n l e y C , Mnrquette, of Quincy and forwarded t o SKYLOOK by ;':tit Andrus, i'k, l~arquet-be,who is a l s o a member of the T,i-State> group, interviewed I+k. znd lIrs. l b r o l d fore mar^, of Novelty, The Foremans a l o n g with t h e i r two clll!-drcn 2nd neighbors--PIr. and Nrs. C a r l StockAm 233. 21,s. L?.r.ry G21bach s p o t t e d . an ob j c c t about 45 degrces above the horizon, rncving n o r t i ~ w s s t9:1 5 , Phrsh 3. .Mr;Poremm ( c o n t i m e d on next page).


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o p e r a t e s a g a s s t a t i o n i n Novelty and who h a s s p e n t f o u r y e a r s i n t h e A i r F o r c e , s a i d he had never s e e n a n o b j e c t of t h i s n a t u r e bef o r e . He d e s c r i b e d i t as being "about f i v e o r s i x times b i g g e r t h a n t h e Ivxestern s t a r t a t i t s l a r g e s t , t h e n growing f a i n t e r and f i n a l l y f a d i n q o u t j u s t above t h e horizon.It w e c o l o r w a s b r i g h t orange, c!:arig:?g t o red-orange e v e r y 30 s e c o n d s , and t h e o b j e c t remained i n s i g h t ~ i s 3 u t1 0 minutes. MY. Foreman thought t h e o b j e c t might be t h e t i n e of t h e si&tt u r n ~ n gslowly a s t h e b r i g h t n e s s v a r i e d , i n g t h e sky was c l e a r w i t h the wind from t h e n o r t h w e s t , P J - ~Foreman was c o n t a c t e d l a t e r by TV s t a t i o n KTVO i n L a n c a s t e r

and h i s r e p o r t w a s b r o a d c a s t a t 10:15. ?13n Tuesday n i g h t : Iikrch 4 t h , t h e Foremans and s e v e r a l o t h e r s i n Bovcity b e l i e v e d they s a w t h e same o b j e c t a g a i n a t about t h e same h o u r and i n t h e same l o c a t i o n , b u t p o s s i b l y f u r t h e r away as it d i d n o t s e e n a s b r i g h t a s t h e n i g h t b e f o r e . The sky w a s c l e a r and the wind from t h e n o r t h .

On W,dncsday evcfiing, b r c h 5 , Ilr. an? f/I,s. D e l b e r t Hartsock and M r . and Krs. Joc Moy;.r r e p o r t e d z b r i g h t o b j e c t . The Hartsocks l i v e on a farm i n County, Mlrce m i l e s west dnd s o u t h of Novelty. A t 1 0 ~ 1 0p.m. l b l r , Hartsock s a l d , t h e y s a w what "looked l i k e a s t a r " s t a r t i n g from n z a r t h e e a s t c r r l h o r i z o n , t h e n moving overhcad i n a w e s t e r l y d i r e c t i o n and f i n a l l y " f a d i n g o u t f klow i n t h e w e s t e r n sky A 1 1 a g r e e d t h e o b j e c t appeared l a r g e r - w h e n d i r e c t a b o u t _'0:30 p.m. l y overhead and '"was s o b r i g h t it h u r t your eyes.". M r . Hartsock s a i d t h e c o l o r "was l i k e an arc-wclderIk ( s i l v e r y blue-white) and t h e There w a s no sound. The sky shape was a "'jagged round o r w a s c c i q l e t e l y o v e r c a s t w i t h no stars v i s i b l e , as t h e o b j e c t passed below t h e clouds. A s h o r t time l a t e r t h e sky c l e a r e d and t h e moon and sTars were v i s i b l e , --_-__--------------________________________________________----------------------------------------------

P l a s h o v e r Dallas, Texas T i c D a l l a s Norning N e w s , Feb. 18, 1969. A m e t e o r i t e s t r e a k e d ac r o s s : k l l a s a r e a s k i e s s h o r t l y b e f o r e 1 0 p.m. Monday, c a u s i n g a floo.! 2.f phom c a l l s reportzilg an a i r p l a n e e x p l o s i o n The b i g b a l l s t r e a k e d west a l o n g a l i n e from X e s q u i t e t h r o u g h Mansfield. of f:: 3


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On February 21, 1569, I spen5 c o n s i d e r a b l e time t a l k i n g w i t h Greene County S h e r i f f I s D e p u t i e s , e s p e c i a l l y Prank Gilmore,

Dcp-by Gilmore had a good s i g h t i n g on Jan. 2nd, 1969. He and ant h e r deputy were c a l l e d t o a l o c a t i o n n e a r S p r i n g f i e l d where a UFQ had bee:1 s i g h t e d . The o b j e c t was some 300 t o 400, f e e t from them. They we-e a t t h e t o p of a h i l l and almost l e v e l w i t h t h e h o v e r i n g o b j e c t , It a p p e a r e d - a s a glowing white d i s c , While t h e o f f i c e r s were watching, a s i n g l e engine a i r c r a f t f l e w i c t o t h e a r e a and c i r l e d t ? e o b j e c t and f l e w 'o v e r t h e UFO. 4 - t t h i s p o i n t , e s t i m a t i n g the wing-span of t h e a F r c r a f t a t about 20 f e e t , Gilmore s a i d t h a t the a i r c r a f t passed w i t h i n 500 f e e t of t h e o b j e c t which he e s t i m a t e d t o be a t l e a s t e i & t tunes t h e wldtli of t h e ~ i r c r a f twings (150 f e e t ) , . The o b j e c t f u a l l y f l e w away a t a h i g h r a t e of speed t o t h e w e s t , I am a t t e x g t i n g to l o c a t e t h e p i l o t of t h e a i r c r a f t . On Jaliusry 1 4 , 1369, a n unusual o b j e c t was s e e n by t h e d e p u t i e s , The o b j c c t was glowing w h i t e and appeared q u i t e l a r g e t o t h e p o l i c e o f I ' i c e r s , A f orenan 'at t h e South.western Rendering p l a n t , M r . Charles Carl;c.r, o f S p r i n g f j . e l d , s a w t h e o b j e c t as i t passed d i r e c t l y overhead, The o b j e c t was c l o s e enough t h a t Mr, C a r t e r could s e e what a p p e a r e d t o be windows o r p o r t s . The v a r i o u s d e p u t i e s t o l d me t h e r e have been many s i g h t i n g s and . t h e y a r e s t i l l coning i n ,

D e p i t y G i l m o r e . a l s o t o l d me of a power f a i l u r e in Greene County and a d j o i n i n g c o u n t i e s l a s t November. The power f a i l u r e l a s t e d f o r abont f i v e h o u r s and UFO r e p o r t s came i i l d u r i n g , t h e e n t i r e persod. T , e o b j e c t s were s e e n by l o c a l r e s i d e n t s and p o l i c e o f f i c e r s . The r e a s o n f o r t n e power f a i l u r e has n o t been d e t e r n x e d ,

I s a Super I n t e l l i g e n c e i n c o n t a c t w i t h t h e e a r t h ? What does the S h a v e r X y s t e r y r e v e a l ' ? Is t h e r e hope f o r a b e t t e r tomorrow? Subscribe: t o S~ACECRAFTREVIEW, a b u l l e t i n de770ted t o t r a n s f i x i n g f a c t from f i c t i o n 0 Send 35$ f o r s i x i s s u e s , 45@ f o r e i m ( e x c e p t Canada and Mexi c o ) . S a n j l e copy f r e e , W r i t e Denpis Stamey, 7 Clairmont Ave., Ashe: . C. 28804.---Adv. ville, 1

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The p l a n c t Venus i s s t i l l v i s i b l e i n t h e w e s t e r n sky a f t e r suns e t f o r s e v e r a l hours. The p l a n e t h a s been r e s p o n s i b l e f o r many c u r r m t UFO s i g h t i n g s due t o i t s u n u s u a l b r i g h t n e s s . It w i l l appear redCFsh i n c-olor a s i t n e a r s t h e h o r i z o n . The r e d p l a n e t l h r s i s b r i g h t e r t h a n t h e p l a n e % S a t u r n and w i l l It i s r i s 3 n g s h o r t l y a f t e r soon be a s b r i g i t a s t h e p l a n e t J u p i t e r . m i d z i s h t d u r i n g t h e f i r s t h d f of A p r i l and b e f o r e midnight d u r i n g It i s , l o c a t c d in L i b r a . t h e l a t t e r h a i f of t h e month. J u p i t e r i s v i s i b l e a l l d u r i n g t h e month, r i s i n g a b o u t s u n s e t , S a t u r n i s n o t v i s i b l e a s i t i s q u i t e n e a r t h e Sun. I

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Comparison One! w r i t e r p u t it t h i s way: I1If you imagine t h e sun a s a b a s k e t b a l l , d i a m a t e r one f o o t , t h e n t h e e a r t h i s a BB s h o t 110 f e e t d i s t a n t , an2 t h e g i a n t s J u p i t e r and S a t u r n a r e marbles 500, a d 1000 f c e t away, r e s p e c t i v e l y . " How a b o u t Lhat?

F i r e b a l l L i g h t s Sky A b i i l i d i n g blue-white f i r e b a l l , b e l i e v e d t o be a m e t e o r , . t u r n e d niF.+$ 3;;t.o ?jzy a c E s + F'Tbxi.?o the en>j.tfibreq-toyr!!m?t;p-d- S t ~ t e s-ti'ebp , 1969, a e f o r e a p p a r e n ~ i ycrashing u 7 ; 0 tile rugged S i e r r a Mkdre m o m t a i n s i n Mexico.

"Tke l i g h t was so. b r i g h t wc had t o shade o u r e y e s , " r c p o r t e d a: ncws man i n Chihuahua. In some Mexican towns c i t i z e n s r a n s c r e a m i n g i n t o -the s t r e e t s . The i?ewsmnc?r T,1 I-Ieraldo" ( ~ h i h u a h u a )s a i d t h e . f i r c b a l l c r a s h c d t o e a r t h an6 t h e inprrct c r e u t e d "a tremendous t - r e & mor" t h a t shook t h e grourld f o r h u n d r e d s - o f m i l e s s o hBrd t h a t some windows Jver? broken.

B u t D r . Ronald_ Gchors, a 6 a s t r o n o m z r w i t h t h e Jet P r o p u l s i o n Lab a t Pasadena, C a l i f . ; v i s i t i n g I n Texas, s a i d the f i r e b a l l might hzve brokcn u p A ' m d.never -landed. He s a i d t h e t r e m o r s f e l t n i g h t -have been caused by a s o n i c boom c r k a t e d by t h e f i r e b a l l s t r e a k i n g t h r ~ u g ht h e sky. D_r; Hobert C i n t r o n of the S m i t h s o n i m A s t r o p h y s i c a l a s e - m a t o r y s q s it was probably a mr,.tcor, b u t could have been a p o l a r o r b i t ~ c gs a t e l l i t e , ( C r e d i t - - . C l i p p i n g s , Walt Andr1ls and Lou ~ a r i s l i ) -

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P r o b a o l y t'he 'best iiF0 r e p o r t f r o m any o f t h e a s t r o n a u t s came f r o m t h e flj.:;ht o f G e m l r , i 4. O n J1:ne 4 , 1 9 6 5 , ,Edward I J h i t e and James Mc ' Divi-;t were' assi in^ e a s t w a r d o v e r Hawaii when N c D i v i t t saw a " w e i r d 05jec-t." The o b j e c t h a d p r o j e c t i o n s f r o m i t r e s e m b l i n g arms. McDivi t t 't2olr h l s movie caulera and f i l m e d t h e o b j e c t . x few m i n u t e s l a t e r t h e ~.sc&ia~2;s.;ja\.,w two [.,ore s ~ ~ i i olb~ j e~ c t sr o v e r t h e C d r i b b e a n . -I::i!ie~lateLy he Air r'orce r e l e a s e d i t s e x p l a n a t i o n o f t h e f i l m e d 0 3 j e c l ; a u b e i n g t h e P e g a s u s s a t e l l i t e . A f t e r o u r s p a c e d e t e c t i o n and e~r.st,e:~~ sliowec thti t l e g a s u s was 1 , 2 0 0 m i l e s f r o m Gemini 4 , trac!\ i n- -'c- u:Je i s u~C i m s e C o m m d changed from Itwas t h e P e g a s u s " t o t'iilight have: b e e n t h e ~ e g a s ~ ~ s , '" '

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One o f tile u o v i e f r a m e s was r e l e a s e d and showed a d i s c - s h a i ~ e d obj e c t r / . . - i L > a tefiuous t r a i l . EASA r e l e a s e d a s t a t e m e n t s a y i n g t h a t th e o b j e c t itsiiows n o t , : i i i ~ t h a t l o o k s l i k e a s a t e l l i t e , " b u t n e v e r k i d whzt t h y th0~1gk-L t i e o b j e c t t o be. , The A & D,fziise Cozmmd, which knows' t h e p r e c i s e p o s i t i o n of a l l s a t k l l i t e s . ; s p a c z . d e b r i s , e t c , 2id a t h o r o u g h check and f o u n d n o t h i n g t h a t c o ~ l - da c c o u n t f o r t h e slg!iii.ng. Even t h e Condon r e p o r t - . l i s t s it as u-nidentified,

D u r i i l g +he Genilni 7 f l i g h t . i n December 1 9 6 5 , F r a n k Bormann and J m e s Love11 saw a UFO. l'lioug!? calm when h e r e g o r t e d i t , Bormann c o u l d llot i d e n t i f y i t , he..was .a l a t e r t o i d newsmen t h a t a f t e r JXASA. . l i t t l e slic~icenup,. .

. O t t o Binder rngntions two o t i l e r s i g h t i n g s i n "Saga" Dee. 1968. Phot o s .and !~:ovies-o f UFOs were o b t a i n e d on' t h e Gemini f l i g h t o f Cooper and. Coilr8d. Gemiiii 1 0 i n J1li.y 1966 ha2 a r e n o r t t h a , t two b r i g h t obj e c t s .:c-Te p a s s i n g c h e i r c a p s v l e . A s t r o n a u t J o h n Young o b t a i n e d ' p i c t ~ r e sof t h e x . U n f o r t u n a t e l ; ~ , we d o n o t know o f c o n f i r m a t o r y i n *forina ti-an oil t h e s e two s i g h t ~ ~ ; If ~ ~a.n y r e d d e r s blows of m r e on t h e s e r e p o r t s , plzaue inform us. Credit--The IT@OIIWOm'IER, 307-13 P i n e S t . , C a r r b o r o , N. C.

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U n i d e n t i f i e d B l i p s i n Thailand The r e p o r t cones from Bangkok t h a t t h e United S t a t e s A i r Force r a d a r operations' i n Thailand have been . s e e i n g " s t r a n g e , u n i d e n t i f i e d b l i p " on t h e i r screens--but suggest they might be Communist a i r c r a f t ( S o u r c e - - I b ~ r k a n s a sGazette", dropping weapons t o g u e r r i l l a f i g h t e r s . Credis--Lou P a r i s h )

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E'roc:~.~--60vi& occul;ied Czechoslovakia i s s e t t i n g up an i n s t i t u t e t o i n v e s - ~ i g a t er e p o r t s of u n i d e n t i f i e d f l y i n g o b j e c t s over i t s t e r r i t o n , - the o f f i c i a l news agency CTK says. The - i n s t i t u t e plans t o c o l l a b o r a t e w i t h s i - i l a r o r k a n i m t i m s i n o t h e r c o u n t r i e s , but hasn ' t indicated i f they w i l l be Communist c o u n t r i e s o r i n t h e West. (Source-. " K a n s ~ aC i t y Tines!' 2/27/69)

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F a a i l y F l e e s - H e a t Prom UFO I n September 1968 a f a m i l y i n TIIelforL (Sask., Canada) h e a r d a . h i g h p i t c h z d sound over Lheir f a m h o z s e , A s t h e p i t c h i n c r e a s e d , the %empera-tcre i n t h e hause r o s e . The heat becdme s o i n t e n s e the family f l e d neighbor r e p o r t e d s e e i n g an o b j e c t hovering over the t o the c e l l a r . farmhouse and a n o t h e r farmer saw t h r c e disc-shaped Objects i n the SS&S, 17 Shetland S t . , Willowdale., a r e a . (Cr-dit-Gene D u p l a n t i e r ' O n t a r i o , Canada)

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,plko mfi PIrs. Gordon Bishop and son Gordon, Jr. a l o n g w i t h M r s . M z r p i ~ ?2aco.b ~ afid Laurcnt Hence r e p o r t e d s e e i n g an ' o b j e c t h i g h i n thi3 s..y yest, 0.3Ste. Rose. It appeared c i r c u l a r o r oblong i n shzpe,, . d they watched i t drop behind the t r e e l i n e and r e a p p e a r i n They abpu-t; . . o si.knu;tcs. They described it a s pink i n c o l o r , which changed t o .blan,;a- w i t h a t l c a s t one rcd l i g h t . '1t d'id n o t seem t o v i b r a t e and d i d no-; rcscmble a ~ l a p ca r helicopter. They watched i t f o r more g P r e s s f b , Credit; Lou ~ a r l s h ) t h a n 20 minute's. ( s o u r c e - " ~ i n n i ~ eFree UL

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UFO Dive-Sombs A u s t r a l i a n D r i v e r A d e l a i d e , A u s t r a l . i a , Dec. 2 , 1968,--A motor mechanic s a i d y e s t e r d'a? 7;~-;_at;he had d r i v e n a t 95 mph a f t e r he had been "dive-bombed" by a Ul'O. I

He and a j y o u t h w i t h m m . m d ' oeen " s c d r e d s t i f f " aild h a d - r e p o r t e d the o i g h t m g -to a policeman who l a t e r watched t h e UFO w i t h them. The: mcchnci*c i s N r . J . i ~ ,Wyatt, 21, of P o r t V i c t o r l a , on Yorke P e n i n s u l a a b o u t 100 n i l e s fron; .Idelaide;. The youth w i t h him i s C h r i s t o p h e r B o l t . ~ i l1~5 0

T k y -,ere r e t u r n i n g hone Tuesday from Ivkitland, where Wyatt works. L e a v i l . ; ~t h e r e about 9:40 p.m, they n o t i c e d a b r i g l i t w h i t e l i g h t h i g h o v e r t h e town, and- j-c t r a v e l e d p a r a l l e l to'them a s they drove southw 3 s t to' Port Victoria,

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Fr5-1 PrAJL 3RACZYK, of ' i ' ~ e b s t e r ,Mass., "Being an ,amateur astronomer r;,~-;clf', I ~ a r t i c u l z r l yc-c;oy The iistronomy Corner 'and support ' i t s z > o a r e n t g o a l of a c q u a i n t i n g the r e a d e r with comonly m i s i n t e r p r e t c ~ - c e l e . s t i a lo b j e c t s , l o i?z5 BOD B. DYKE, e d i t o r of ltlCl?eUFORC JouT;-.~-L" s a y s , ''1 personally enjoy The Astronomy Corner by Ted Phill i p s . I l i k e t o lmow where t o f i n d - t h e v a r i o u s p l a n e t s e t t a

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F o r the p a s t s e v e r a l months a Stockholm, Sweden, r e s e a r c h e r named k1;e ? r 2 n z e n h a s been (Iigging m t o t h e n e a r l y f o r g o t t e n S c a n d i n a v i a n I1 ,f'l?ip:' o f 1932-34. He h a s now c o l l e c t e d o v e r 80 newspaper r e p o r t s 1 6 r o ~ nf L a c p c r i o d -which i n c l u d e marly p r o s t a t e m e n t s by ' t b p m i l i t a r y n e n ...OX % & b i n s t : n i r l i s t e r s . Much o f t h i s m u t e r l a l w l l l soon be pubI i m e d l d t e l y a f t e r t h e Condon Hepor?t l i b l w i In PLY~ L J G SAUCEB U Y I d W . was l u a ? d , I w r o t e t o IW. B'ranzen and s u b g e s t e d t h a t h e c o n t a c t D r . Page 0 , r r i k s s , o n of t h e R e s e z r c h I n s t i t u t e f o r N a t i o n a l Defense -in

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I,$ you.;i.~antone '?f t h e most i n t e r e s t i n g and informati;; W O magazines, t h e n s u b s c r i b e nou .Lo t h e UFO SP~TTER. The UP0 SPOTTER c o n t a i n s r e , cent sightings, t o p r a t e d f e a i u r e a r t i c l i i ' s , weird c r e a t u r e s , a s t r o n omy f a c t s , and t h e b e s t i n F l y i n g S a u c e r humor. S u b s c r i p t i o n r a t e - is $2.00 ,n~~:year..,f o r :our ~ q u a , r t e . r l yi s. s u e s . Hurry ! ! : SUBSCRIBE NOW a n d ret,Ceiv.e .oiul.BIG ,c~lliven$.ionis,sae., Bend:,.to: . The, UFO SPOTTER, 17303; Ri,dge . .,Creek. . Yest-, S t - r o n g s v i l l ' e , ,Ohio .'441'36. ---Adv. :, , '

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The Pkrch meeting of t h e UFO Study Groug of G r e a t e r S t . Louis h e l d i 5 s March n e e t i n g t h e 1 6 t h i n O t F a l l o n , Mo., w i t h about twenty present. 1% was' noted t h a t a w e a l t h of UFO i n f o r m a t i o n h a s been published sLnce t h e Condon Report, and t h e book by Saunders--llUFOt s--Yes lB i s axor!; t:e b e s t . The background presented by Saunders on Condon, Low and s z h z r s , t h e i r a p ~ a r e n ta t t i t u d e s and c o n t e s t of t h e i r e a r l y l e c t u r e s and l e t t e r s l e a d s one t o a b e t t e r u n d e r s t a n d i n g of t h e n a t u r e It a p p e a r s they ljf -Lie r x g a t i v e r e p o r t by %he Condon Committee. should nave w r i t t e n a t r e a t i s e on crackpot c a s e s and n o t bothered with a l l t h e o t h e r s , Many of t h e c a s e s p r e s e n t e d by t h e Condon r e p o T t would l e a d one t o b e l i e v e a p o s i t i v e r a t h e r t h a n n e g a t i v e conclusion would be reached, Somehow, i t was avoided. T h i s i s unf o r t ~ z l a - t ef o r i t r e t u c e s t h e Ccndon r e p o r t t o t h e s t a t u s of t l j u s t a n o t h e r book on IFO!s, accompanied by t h e excuse t h a t a l l t h e UFO's c o u l d n ' t be explained,

t h e o t h e r h m d , 1 b e l i e v e that the many individuals t h a t mad-e t h e comnittee should be c o n g r a t u l a t e d i n t h e i r a t t e m p t t o become e x p e r t s " i n a few months. T h i s phenomena has been around f o r r e x l e x p e r t s a r e few and f a r between, q u i t e awhile b u t -

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It i s a shame and a g r e a t l o s s t o t h e n a t i o n thr:t e x p e r t s l i k e Hynelr, PkicDonald, t h e Lorenzens e t c were not a t t a c h e d d i r e c t l y t o t h e Cmdcn & r o j e c t . Naybe the p r o j e c t should iidve been headed by some o: t h e s e p e o ~ l e , The UFO Study Group w i l l s k i p t h e formal meeting i n A p r i l and will..at.?;end t h e l e c t u r e e n t i t l e d ttUFO1s--Still Up i n the A i r w t o be g i v e n S y John S c h u e s s l e r on A p r i l 24th. A r e g u l a r b u s i n e s s meeting w i l l be h e l d i n &y and. i n June t h e group w i l l meet j o i n t l y w i t h a group from s o u t h e r n I l l i n o i s .

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R.n i n t e r e , s t i r , g s i d e event occurred c o n c u r r e n t l y w i t h t h e meeting Joe Fooser, an O t F a l l o n r e s i d e n t , decided t o t a k e advantage of t h e sunny S p i n g day t o a t t e m p t t o l o c a t e evidence t h a t nay have r e s u l t e d frori rl..~August 1968 UFO i n c i d e n t j u s t o u t s i d e d t ~ a l l o n .11, came a c r c s a a s e t of h o l e s o r i m p r i n t s i n the ground t h a t were i n the area of th:? s i g h t i n g , The Study Groug v i s i t e d the s i t e f o l l o w i n g t h e c l o s e of 'ch; fo r m ~ lmeeting. Measurements and p h o t o g r a l ~ h swere made and w i l l b,e s e n t t o APRO f o r c o r r e l a t i o n t o o t h e r p o s s i b l e l i k e i n c i d e n t s , This evidsnce was p o s s i b l y t h e r e s u l t of a n a t u r a l event and n o t connected w i t h t h e GFO s i g h t i n g s , A t t h i s l a t e d a t e , we w i l l probably never know. It does show t h a t an i n v e s t i g a t o r should never l i m i t h i s i n v e s t i g a t i o n . h e can never look too much o r t o o f a r , i 3 d i t o r t s Iiote: Kr. S c h s e s s l e r , i n a note accompanying the above, r e n a ~ k e dt h a t some of h i s opinions were showing--and we could c u t them a s we wished. We d i d n t t c u t a word o u t , Our o-pinton of t h e Condon r e ? o r t i s t h e s m e , a s Johnls--bv.t John ss~rsi t b e t t e r ,


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Cl?.;,? x 3 1 i R9'oert S~_m.ulling, of Hamilton, I l l . , p r e s i d e d w i t h members greal:ll i f l u m Q i ~ i i ~ c yh,a n i l t o n , Y l a i n v i l l e , Barry and Coatsburg, a l l of i ; l ~ n o l s , a n d H m n i b a l , L,wistown, Palmyra a n d L a n c a s t e r , NO. !

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PIre Walt A-ndrm, Jr. , HPILO r e p r d s e n t a z l v e f o r I l l i n o i s , p r e s e n t e d a v e r y i n t e r e s t i n g rage qx?.de by Hr. Ted 2 h l l l l p s , of S e d a l i a . Mc'Phillips interrriewad j k . W i l l O,,erstreet o f Elmer, N o . , i n r e g a r d t o a U ? J he s a w w h i l e d r i v i n g t o worx a s a r u r a l mail c a r r i e r , March 4 a . ( E ~ J - u o n~ o' l z : o ihe: details h i ~ h~s r ei a~r e the same a s r e p o r t e d * * * JfpnP h i l l i p s s t a t z d t h a t t h i s one of $he elseiviiere i n St(Yi;!!OL) b e s t sl;htings and i n t e r ~ i c w st h a t he had ccnducted. :.

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