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May 17, 1955
Woman sues over damage to property — Gazette (Phoenix, AZ)
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Source: Gazette (Phoenix, AZ)
The Church of Scientology and others are named defendants in a $9,000 suit filed in superior court over asserted damage to a Paradise Valley home. George Botsford, Scottsdale attorney, brought the action for Mrs. Estrid Anderson Humphrey, formerly of Paradise Valley and now of Abilene, Tex. Other defendants include the Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation, Hubbard Association of Scientologists International, and L. Ron Hubbard Sr. BOTSFORD CLAIMS Mrs. Humphrey's Paradise ValIey house and property were extensively damaged by one or more persons ...
Jun 30, 1953
Dianetic Therapy: An Experimental Evaluation
Type: Research
Author(s): Harvey Jay Fischer
Transcriber's notes: This paper is the only formal scientific study of dianetic therapy in existence. I designed the pages to be easily read as hypertext (HTML 3.2) and to be reproducible on standard-sized paper (U.S. and Europe). I have preserved the author's formatting wherever possible. I know of only 2 "hard" copies in existence. My copy originated from the deteriorating microfiche owned by the NYU library. Permission to redistribute is granted provided that the entire document (including this page) is presented ...
Apr 30, 1953
Court bars 2 Dianetics practitioners — Detroit Free Press
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Source: Detroit Free Press
The proprietors of a dianetics school today were on two-year probation, with court orders to stay out of business or go to prison. They are Earl Cunard, 8901 Dailey court, and Mrs. Refa Postel, 16345 Oakfield. Their so-called Detroit Dianetics and Scientology School was operated in Cunard's home until police raided it last March 25. In Recorder's Court yesterday, both pleaded guilty to operating a trade school without a license. DROP OTHER CHARGES More serious charges of conspiracy and practicing medicine ...
Apr 10, 1953
Dianetics pair pleads innocent // Denies practicing medicine illegally — Detroit Free Press
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Two operators of the Detroit School of Dianetics and Scentology pleaded innocent Thursday to charges which grew from a police raid March 25. They were Mrs. Refa Postel, 45, of 16545 Oakfield, and Earl Cunard, 26, of 8901 Dailey Court, where the school is located. They were accused of conspiring to practice medicine without a license and conspiracy to operate a private trade school without a license. * * * DIANETICS is a mental health pastime which has been called "poor ...
Apr 10, 1953
Dianetics to get test in court — Detroit News
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Source: Detroit News
[Picture / Caption: DIANETICS IN COURT—Earl M. Cunard and Mrs. Refa Postel, operator of a dianatics school, pleaded innocent when arraigned on charges of conspiracy to practice medicine without a license and running an unlicensed vocational school—News Photo.] THE SO-CALLED "science" of dianetics will be explored in Recorder's Court April 21. That is the date set by Judge George Murphy for examination of charges against Earl Cunard and Mrs. Refa Postel, whose Detroit Dianetics and Scientology School, 8901 Dailey court, was ...
Mar 27, 1953
Arrest gives pair fine new engrams — Detroit Free Press
Mar 27, 1953
Dianetics pupil was policeman — Detroit Times
Mar 27, 1953
Policeman forfeits job for Dianetics — Detroit News
Mar 26, 1953
Cult's records seized — Detroit Free Press
Mar 26, 1953
Police hold 2 in raid on 'Dianetics School' — Detroit News
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Source: Detroit News
Dec 22, 1952
Remember Venus? — TIME Magazine
Type: Press
Source: TIME Magazine
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Feb 25, 1952
Science group in bankruptcy — The Wichita Beacon
Jan 1, 1952
Fads & Fallacies In the Name of Science - Chapter 22: Dianetics
Sep 3, 1951
Departure in Dianetics — TIME Magazine
Type: Press
Source: TIME Magazine
The cult of dianetics, which was going strong a year ago (TIME, July 24, 1950), has some of the features of a new religion. Its founder, 'Science-Fictioneer L. Ron Hubbard, claimed that his "science of the mind" could cure all mental and most bodily ills, make supermen of truly devoted converts. Today, dianetics is suffering the standard fate of the cult: one of its earliest adherents has broken away and is accusing Hubbard of having strayed from the true faith. ...
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Aug 1, 1951
Boiled Engrams — American Mercury
Type: Press
Author(s): Willard Beecher, Calder Willingham
Source: American Mercury
In May of last year, from the modest little town of Elizabeth, New Jersey, came a voice that promised complete salvation for mankind on this earth. That in itself is nothing new, but this particular voice was a powerful roar, worth at least a footnote in any account of our troubled age. It was the voice of a man by the name of L. Ron Hubbard. Until this moment, Hubbard had been known as a writer of science fiction fantasies. But ...
Aug 1, 1951
Dianetics // A critical appraisal of a best-selling book that originated in the realm of science-fiction and became the basis for a new cult — Consumer Reports
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Source: Consumer Reports
Dianetics is the title of a book (and a "science") which, for many months, held its place as a best seller in the non-fiction field. According to its originator and to thousands of dianetics adherents, it is "the new Modern Science of Mental Health." Dianetic research institutes have been founded in many cities, with the dual purpose of studying mental and psychosomatic ills in the light of dianetic theories, and of training potential practitioners or "auditors" to treat sick people by ...
Jun 21, 1951
Barton Press gets new writ // Target is $5,000 security that Hubbard's Dianetic Foundation left — Elizabeth Daily Journal
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Source: Elizabeth Daily Journal
ELIZABETH — Barton Press, Inc., of Newark held a new writ of attachment today against the Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation after being edged out recently by other legal claims on the foundation's property. Matthew Grayson, attorney here for the Newark firm, said the new writ was against $5,000 cash security left by the foundation for lease of several offices here when it moved to Wichita, Kan., in May. The newly discovered funds, Grayson said, are being held by the Caldwell Place ...
Jun 13, 1951
Dianetics head wins emergency divorce decree — Los Angeles Times (California)
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WICHITA, Kan., June 12 (AP) — L. Ron Hubbard, founder of dianetics, was awarded an emergency divorce from his wife, Sara Northrup Hubbard, today. The divorce was without alimony but provided that Mrs. Hubbard is to have custody of their 14-month old child Alexis and $200 a month to support Alexis.
May 1, 1951
Letter indicates Dianetics founder, baby fled to Cuba — Daily News (Los Angeles, California)
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Source: Daily News (Los Angeles, California)
Indications that Dianetics founder L. Ron Hubbard, 40, has fled to Cuba with the baby daughter he is accused of kidnapping were contained today in a letter submitted to the court by Mrs. Sara Northrup Hubbard, 25. Mrs. Hubbard, who is suing for divorce on the grounds her husband is insane and who accused him of having kidnapped their daughter, Alexis, 13 months, last February 24th, presented to Superior Judge W. Turney Fox a letter written by Hubbard to her last ...
Apr 23, 1951
Founder of 'Dianetics' said insane by wife — San Mateo Times
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LOS ANGELES, April 23 —Dianetics Founder L. Ron Hubbard's wife charged today in a divorce suit that he subjected her to "scientific torture experiments" and is suffering from a mental ailment. Mrs. Sara Northrup Hubbard, 25, charged in her divorce suit that Hubbard subjected her to "systematic torture" through denial of sleep, beatings, strangulations, and suggestions that she kill herself "as a divorce would hurt his reputation." As a consequence, she and her medical advisers concluded Hubbard, 40, was ...
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Apr 17, 1951
Dianetics man's baby reported in New Jersey — Los Angeles Times (California)
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L. Ron Hubbard, 40, founder of dianetics, yesterday was said to have his small daughter, Alexis Valorie, 13 months, with him in New Jersey, while his estranged wife Sara searched for the child here. In court of Superior Judge Mildred Lillie, testimony of Vincent J. McGonigle, operator of a West Los Angeles nurses' agency, was that he had taken the infant to the father in the East, March 5. Mrs. Hubbard, 25, had said the child was secreted with McGonigle under ...
Apr 15, 1951
Dianetics man reports he's in Cuban hospital — Mirror News (Los Angeles, CA)
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Mrs. Sara N. Hubbard, 26, suing L. Ron Hubbard, 40, inventor of dianetics, for divorce or annulment, disclosed yesterday that she has received a letter from him mailed in Cuba which assures her that her 13-month-old daughter Alexis Valorie, "is getting excellent care." The letter was filed in Superior Court with a request for permission to serve Hubbard by publication and by registered mail in the proceeding wherein Mrs. Hubbard charges that he kidnaped their child. In Cuban Hospital Hubbard, whose ...
Apr 11, 1951
Hiding of baby charged to Dianetics author // Wife says her husband conspired to conceal 13-month-old girl missing since Feb. 23 — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Mrs. Sara Northrup Hubbard, 25, yesterday charged that her husband, L. Ron Hubbard, 40, inventor of "dianetics," a new brand of psychology, had conspired to hide her baby from her. In a nine-page petition for a writ of habeas corpus she stated she had not seen the child Alexis Valorie, 13 months old, since Feb. 23 when the child was taken from her nursery and she herself was "kidnaped" and taken to Yuma, Ariz. The document was set for hearing next ...
Apr 11, 1951
Wife accuses Dianetics Hubbard of kidnaping her — Hollywood Citizens News
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L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the dianetics movement, was accused today in a court action of kidnaping his young wife by force and "imprisoning" their 13-month-old daughter. The charge was made in a petition for a writ of habeas corpus filed by Hubbard's wife, Mrs. Sara Northrup Hubbard, 25, to regain possession of the child, Alexis Valorie. Superior Jude Mildred L. Lillie issued the writ. Sheriff's deputies were directed to serve it on Frank Dessler, identified as one of Hubbard s ...
Apr 3, 1951
Dianetics group to quit city because "we're not wanted" — Elizabeth Daily Journal
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Source: Elizabeth Daily Journal
The Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation, 275 Morris Avenue, target of a suit accusing it of operating a medical school without a license, is moving its national headquarters out of Elizabeth because it has no desire to remain where it is not wanted. Transfer of the national headquarters to Wichita, Kan., effective April 15 was announced yesterday by the foundation. A spokesman indicated the principal reason is the pending District Court suit. Charles Leonard, in charge of press relations for the foundation, ...
Apr 1, 1951
Dianetics. L Ron Hubbard, 452 pages. Hermitage House, New York, 1950, $4.00 [review] — American Journal of Digestive Diseases
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Source: American Journal of Digestive Diseases
DIANETICS. L. Ron Hubbard, 452 pages. Hermitage House, New York, 1950, $4.-00. Because a considerable mass of non-medical people have been puzzled by this book, and some of them seek the opinion of physicians with respect to its value, it might be an advantage if the physician could have it appraised without being forced to read it. This review, made for that purpose, takes the attitude that Hubbard has not produced any scientific proof to support his theories, and consequently "dianetics ...
Apr 1, 1951
Peace of Mind in Dianetics? — Better Homes & Gardens
Type: Press
Author(s): Frederick L. Schuman
Source: Better Homes & Gardens
I first read with skepticism and the reread with growing interest: Dianetics, The Modern Science of Mental Health, Hermitage House, New York. Let it be clearly understood that Hubbard's neat and exciting theory is not proved, in any genuinely scientific sense, by any documented evidence in the book or anywhere else to date. None of the 275 cases on which Hubbard based his work has been written up in scholarly form. No one has ever "seen" an engram or observed any ...
Mar 30, 1951
Zilboorg denounces 'Dianetics' at forum — New York Times
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The practice of "dianetics," a theory for the treatment of psychosomatic and other ills, was attacked as "dangerous" last night by Dr. Gregory Zilboorg, psychiatrist, at a meeting held under the auspices of the Physicians' Forum at the New York Academy of Medicine, 2 East 103d Street. The attack on "dianetics," the theories of which are expounded in a best-selling book of that name by L. Ron Hubbard, was said by a spokesman for the Physicians' Forum to have been the ...
Mar 28, 1951
Dianetics charges to be amplified — Elizabeth Daily Journal
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The State Board of Medical Examiners, which has filed a District Court suit against the Hubbard Dianetics Research Foundation, 275 Morris Avenue, yesterday promised to give the foundation more specific details in its charge that the Elizabeth organization is conducting a medical school contrary to the law. The trial date is set for May 15. The case came before District Court Judge Milton A. Feller on a motion by George Meier, of Bloomfield, attorney for the Hubbard Foundation. Under court rules, ...
Feb 15, 1951
Dianetics unit sued by state // Hubbard Foundation called medical school without license in complaint [exact date unknown] — Elizabeth Daily Journal
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ELIZABETH — The Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation, Inc., will go on trial in part one of Union County District Court February 19 to answer charges by the State Board of Medical Examiners that it operated a medical school without a license. L. Ron Hubbard, author of "Dianetics," a book that explains his "new science of the mind," set up headquarters of the foundation at 275 Morris avenue last July. At that time, Hubbard announced his organization would train "auditors" to administer ...
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