Right Cover of the first issue of Fate with story of Arnold's UFO sighting

The following day Arnold told his story to reporters from the local newspapers. The story went to the Associated Press wire service. Within days, as similar sightings appeared around the country, a headline writer coined the phrase 'flying saucer'.

There were as many as 18 other sightings of unusual flying objects in the Pacific Northwest that same June 24th. A prospector had seen five or six "round, metallic-looking discs" about 30 feet in diameter and 1000 feet above him. For the entire one minute sighting, the old prospector's compass needle spun wildly.  

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