flying saucer Joplin Globe July 6, 1947

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July 6, 1947 - PAGES. Publlihed Every Mondac Except Monday...
PAGES. Publlihed Every Mondac Except Monday hourly the "Flying Saucer" Mystery Deepens ( * * * * _ * . "_- ~ *i ur ic Discs Reported Seen in 28 Two Chicago Astronomers Say Flashing Objects Are Probably Probably "Man-Made," and V. F. W. Commander Asserts Washington Is Telling People "Too Little"--Appearance Is Not Due to Atomic Experiments. would BULLETIN. By the Associated Press. Military planes in at least two sections of the country were held In readiness today to chase "flying saucers" in an attempt attempt to end the mystery over the speeding objects reported seen in 38 states. The army and navy said the discs were not any of their experimental planes. BULLETIN. Denver, July 5.-42P--David Lillenthal, chairman of the atomic energy commission, told the Denver Post in a telephone interview tonight t h a t the "Flying Saucers" r e p o r t e d throughout the nation were In no way connected with atomic experiments. By the Associates r«ss. The nation was baffled today b; 'flying saucers" reported seen in 2£ states by hundreds of persons and conjectures came from score o) named and unnamed sources throughout the country. Official government sources tool a. "let's see one" stand on the ph« homenon, and no scientist proferre a detailed explanation. The California Institute of Tech- ology denied an earlier report hat one of its scientists had sug- ·ested the saucers might be experiments experiments in "transmutation of atomic energy." Dr. C. C. Laurit- en, head of the school's nuclear hysics department, said he believed believed the discs "have nothing to do with nuclear physics." Expects Information. At Columbus, O., Louis E. Starr, national commander-in-chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, asserted at a V. F. W. convention that .vas expecting information from Washington about "the fleets of :lying saucers." "Too little is being tcld to the people of this country," Starr declared. i Two Chicago astronomers said the discs are probably "man-made." The undulating, flashing objects couldn't be meteors," said Dr. Girard Girard Kiuper, director of the Unl- vsrsity of Chicago's Yerkes observatory observatory at Williams Bay, Wis. "We realize," said Dr. Oliver Lee, director of Northwestern University's University's Dearborn observatory, "that army and navy are working on' sorts of things we know nothing about." Lee said the discs might represent represent the same sort of thing as sending radar signals to the moon, of the g r e a t e s t achievements of the war and accomplished accomplished in absolute secrecy." , (Continued on page 12 A) at

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Joplin Globe (Joplin, Missouri)06 Jul 1947, SunPage 1
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