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Dec 1, 1968 SCIENTOLOGY – Menace to Mental health — Today's Health More: link
Ralph Lee Smith
Couched in pseudoscientific terms and rites, this dangerous cult claims to help mentally or emotionally disturbed persons—for sizable fees. Scientology has grown into a very profitable worldwide enterprise . . . and a serious threat to health. [Picture / Caption: L. Ronald Hubbard, Scientology's founder.] [Picture / Caption:
Bust of Hubbard flanks "altar" in Scientology "church" near London. Among his accomplishments, Hubbard claims to have been dead and recovered, to have visited Venus and heaven.] LAST SUMMER in New York City, ... Nov 3, 1968 Dianetics and Scientology // Cultural lag // Some tips on studying — Wessex News (UK) [Scientology publication?] More:
link Aug 7, 1968 Scientology founder 'forgives' $13m debt // Cable from his yacht — Daily Telegraph (UK) More: link
Daily Telegraph (UK)
MR. LAFAYETTE RON HUBBARD, the American founder of Scientology, has cabled the cult's headquarters at East Grinstead, Sussex, that although he was owed $13 million by the organisation this debt has been "forgiven." This was said in a statement issued yesterday from Saint Hill Manor and was one of two received late on Monday from Tunisia, where Mr. Hubbard is believed to be in his yacht. The statement added: "Even my own income has been invoiced into Scientology organisations. "I paid ...
Jul 29, 1968 Man dies in 50ft. plunge from window — Scottish Daily Express (UK) More: link
Scottish Daily Express (UK)
A MAN suspended from "training" with the scientology cult in Edinburgh a few days ago died in a 50ft. plunge yesterday. Jim Stewart (35), a South African, fell from the third floor window of an hotel bedroom in the centre of the city. And last night the news of his death shocked leaders of the cult that was branded last week as "socially harmful" by Health Minister Kenneth Robinson. Mr. Stewart had arrived in Edinburgh with his wife early this month ...
Jul 29, 1968 The man who fell 50ft. to his death — Daily Record (Scotland, UK) More: link
Daily Record (Scotland, UK)
A MAN who came to Scotland to study scientology fell 50 feet to his death yesterday from the rear bedroom of a hotel. James Stewart, aged about 35, travelled to Edinburgh from South Africa with his wife to study at the new Scottish Scientology Headquarters, the Hubbard Academy of Personal Independence. Refused This is the cult founded in 1951 by Lafayette Ron Hubbard, a cult which, it is claimed, helps its followers to resolve their problems. Mr. Stewart and his wife—also ...
Mar 9, 1967 Scientology attacked in debate — East Grinstead Observer More: link
East Grinstead Observer
LEGISLATION TO OUTLAW SCIENTOLOGY IN THIS COUNTRY WAS RULED OUT BY THE MINISTER OF HEALTH (MR. KENNETH ROBINSON) IN AN ADJOURNMENT DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT ON MONDAY. Mr. Robinson said he had no evidence that scientology was strictly and exclusively responsible for mental breakdown or physical deterioration. Nevertheless, he intended to continue to watch the position. Mr. Peter Hordern (M.P. for Horsham) had called for an inquiry into the organisation which he accused of 'exacting money ...
Mar 6, 1967 House of Commons / Official report / Parliamentary debates
Aug 22, 1966 Minister is asked to investigate... The case of the processed woman — Daily Mail (UK) More: link
Daily Mail (UK)
THE MINISTER of Health has been asked to order an inquiry into Scientology, the pseudo-psychological cult, following the mental breakdown of a woman "student." The woman, who has a ten-year history of mental illness, is now compulsorily detained in hospital under a 28-day order. Her psychiatric background was known to the "highly qualified" Scientologist who recruited her to the cult and gave her forms of psychological "processing." Scientology practitioners and their "qualifications" have no official medical or academic recognition. Among the ...
Jan 29, 1966 Court sympathy for scientology victim — The Age (Australia)
Oct 6, 1965 Report calls for ban on scientology — The Australian
Dec 8, 1963 Australians look into Scientology / Ask if preclear and entheta constitute medical fraud — New York Times
Jul 10, 1960 Scientology // How to really dig a wall — Miami News More: news.google.com
Miami News Is scientology another of those weird new mental cults that pop up from time to time, or does it have real value? Staff Writer Don Branning visited the local Scientology headquarters to find out. Read his account of the visit and draw your own conclusions. Some Miamians who are seeking something — but aren't quite sure what — think they may have found it in scientology. Scientology is an offshoot of dianetics. And dianetics is a mixture of psychoanalysis and mail-order ... Sep 16, 1959 Police allege epilepsy cure was claimed — West Australian
Apr 23, 1951 Founder of 'Dianetics' said insane by wife — San Mateo Times More: link
San Mateo Times
LOS ANGELES, April 23 —Dianetics Founder L. Ron Hubbard's wife charged today in a
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 ...
Apr 23, 1951 Ron Hubbard insane, says his wife More: link
LOS ANGELES, April 23 (UPI) — The wife of L. Ron Hubbard, 40, founder of the Dianetics Mental Health Movement, filed suit for divorce today, charging he is suffering from a mental ailment. Mrs. Sara Northrup Hubbard, 25, said "competent medical advisers" had examined her 40-year-old husband and concluded he was "hopelessly insane" and should be placed in a private sanitarium for "psychiatric observation." She said doctors told her her husband was suffering from a mental ailment "known as paranoid schizophrenia." ...
Apr 23, 1951 Sara Northrup Hubbard v. L. Ron Hubbard et al. More: link
WARNER & JACKSON 639 South Spring Street Los Angeles 14, California Tucker 9171 Attorneys for Plaintiff [Stamped: FILED Apr 23 1951, Harold Cecily, County Clerk] IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES SARA NORTHRUP HUBBARD, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) ) L. RON HUBBARD, also known as ) LAFAYETTE RONALD HUBBARD; Los ) Angeles Department HUBBARD DIANETIC ) No. D RESEARCH FOUNDATION, a partnership; ) COMPLAINT FOR DIVORCE THE ...
Feb 15, 1951 Dianetics unit sued by state // Hubbard Foundation called medical school without license in complaint [exact date unknown] — Elizabeth Daily Journal More: link
Elizabeth Daily Journal
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 ...
Feb 12, 1951 Dianetics founder challenges psychiatry to mental duel — Elizabeth Daily Journal More: link
Elizabeth Daily Journal
L. Ron Hubbard, of Elizabeth, founder of the controversial new mental health science of dianetics, today hurled a challenge at the psychiatric profession, many members of which have sharply criticized his theories. Mr. Hubbard, organizer of the Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation at 275 Morris avenue, suggested that two impartial judges select two neurotic individuals, without previous advice from either psychiatrists or dianeticists. The psychiatrists would treat the patients for a week, under his proposal, with psychometries — tests, to the laymen ...
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