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Jun 1, 1969 The Dangerous New Cult of Scientology — Parents' Magazine More: link
When ministers of the Founding Church of Scientology told a Falls Church, Virginia couple that could teach the couple's defective son to talk and raise his IQ at same time, the man and wife, understandably in search of a miracle, willingly paid—in advance—the sum of $3,000 as a "contribution for spiritual guidance." The husband cashed a life insurance policy, sold some bonds, added the proceeds of a small bequest and "scraped around in various places." And then his son Paul's "processing" ...
May 14, 1969 SECT'S PHONES DISCONNECTED — The West Australian
The West Australian
The P.M.G. Department yesterday disconnected telephones at the headquarters of the Hubbard Association of Scientology Inc. in Hay-street, Perth. Two telephone technicians removed the 11 telephones and a telex machine from the building. Deputy Police Commissioner Wedd said that his department had asked the P.M.G. to disconnect the telephones. It was routine to make the request when a telephone was being used to contravene the law. Similar action had been taken against S.P. bookmakers who had used their telephones for taking ... May 4, 1969 Bid to muzzle us fails — News of the World
News of the World
An attempt by a section of the Scientologists to muzzle the News of the World has failed. Last week, more than three years after issuing a writ against us for alleged libel concerning its "Mind Cult," the Hubbard Association of Scientologists dropped the action. They are to pay a considerable sum to cover the legal costs we incurred in preparing to defend the action. The Scientologist [text not readable] their action was heard before Master Bickford Smith in chambers. He approved ...
Apr 12, 1969 Scientology Sect Fined — The West Australian
The West Australian
The Hubbard Association of Scientologists International Inc. yesterday was fined $200 on a charge of having practiced scientology. Magistrate D. J. O'Dea granted a stay of execution. It was the first prosecution against scientology since a bill banning its practice was passed by the W.A. parliament last November. Mr O'Dea, giving a reserved decision in the Perth Court of Petty Sessions, said: "I am satisfied on the evidence that the defendant did between the relevant dates practise scientology as charged and ...
Apr 1, 1969 Scientology: Is there anything you don't understand — Eye (New York) More: link
Eye (New York)
Scientology begins with Dianetic Release, leads up through Grade O, SOLO and eventually CLEAR. And, if you're among the lucky few, you might even emerge an auditor... one of the most valuable beings on the planet. IS THERE ANYTHING YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND? BY GEORGE MALKO Leonard Cohen's in it, and so is Tennessee Williams, read William Burroughs, and Cass Elliot got her Grades down in St. Thomas, and there's the rumor that's been around for years that Truman or Kennedy or ...
Mar 20, 1969 [Church of Scientology of Michigan press release / never published]
Mar 19, 1969 Greece orders cult's founder, followers away — Detroit News More: link
CORFU, Greece — (Reuters) — Lafayette Ron Hubbard, American founder of the Scientology cult, and 200 of his followers aboard a ship docked off this Ionian island received Greek government orders last night to leave the island. Hubbard, who started the movement which is considered psychotherapy with religious overtones, claimed his ship is unseaworthy. A Corfu spokesman said "the ship requires some minor repairs which can be done within a few hours." The controversial movement has been banned in several countries. ...
Mar 19, 1969 Greeks expel scientology group — The Times (UK)
Mar 16, 1969 Ex-science fiction writer typed out Scientology plan — Detroit Free Press
Mar 16, 1969 How to confront in Scientology / Can you stare for 2 hours and not blink? — Detroit Free Press
Mar 16, 1969 What the words mean — Detroit Free Press
Mar 9, 1969 Scientology – Help? Hindrance? — Pacific Stars & Stripes
Feb 16, 1969 HCO Policy Letter: TARGETS, DEFENSE — Church of Scientology International (CSI)
Feb 14, 1969 Victory for the Scientologists — TIME Magazine
Feb 10, 1969 [Placeholder for a news article presumably from Sun, cited in "Scandal of Scientology", Chapter 10] — The Sun (UK)
Feb 7, 1969 U.S. court rules Scientology is a real religion — Chicago Tribune
Feb 2, 1969 Action Line / ["My son ... is caught up in something called 'Scientology.' ..."] — Detroit Free Press
Feb 1, 1969 The Secret of Scientology: An Examination Of The Controversial Religious-Psychological-Pseudoscientific cult — Winnipeg Free Press
Feb 1, 1969 The storm over Dianetics: Is it science or is it swindle? — Coronet (New York) More: link
Coronet (New York)
Individuals have attacked its "church," governments have barred its believers. Few ideas in modern time have provoked such passions Last summer, England locked its rock-ribbed coast to the pilgrims who had come from all over the world to attend a dianetics conference on British soil. It was only the latest skirmish in the storm-ridden history of dianetics (
dia, through; noos, mind) and scientology ( scio, truth; ology, study). Few ideas in our time have aroused such passions. "It's the key to mental ... Jan 29, 1969 Police seize Scientology material - 300 NZ Files Burnt - Lawyer To Inquire Into Cult — West Australian
Jan 3, 1969 Doctor in the clear — GP (UK)
Jan 1, 1969 As politicians talk -- a cult plans ahead — The Age (Australia) More: news.google.com
The Age (Australia)
THE New Zealand Government is expected to make an announcement shortly on the setting up of a formal board or commission of inquiry into scientology. The Prime Minister (Mr. Holyoake) has said that Ministers are seeking information from abroad before making a final decision. He has been attacked by the Opposition Leader (Mr. Norman Kirk) for delaying the announcement. A 10-member joint committee of the House of Representatives conducted a preliminary inquiry Into the cults activities in October and recommended the ...
Jan 1, 1969 Lady minister is spokesman for Scientology — Farmington Observer
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