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Dec 16, 1969 Scientology leader denies Manson 'Family' connection — Valley News
Dec 10, 1969 Manson scheduled for arraignment — Holland Evening Sentinel
Dec 10, 1969 Tate link sought in 2 other deaths — Detroit News
Dec 3, 1969 Cult leader was Svengali — 'Girls all obeyed him' — Press-Telegram
"Charlie was like a Svengali ... he could get anything he wanted from anybody in his 'family' ... what he said was law. He once put several of his girls in a hillside cave, with only water, for a week. They stayed. Nobody disobeyed Charlie ..." Twenty-four-year-old Juan Flynn, an employe [sic] of the Spahn Ranch where members of the kill-for-thrills hippie cult lived for two years, talked freely of the man they called "Jesus". "Jesus" is Charles Manson, leader of ...
Nov 27, 1969 Police point to Scientology sect as key in 3 murders — Valley News
Nov 27, 1969 Police search for slayer of two teenagers — Wilshire Press
Nov 26, 1969 Police seek to link 3rd slaying to murder of two cult members — Los Angeles Times (California)
Sep 5, 1968 Suicide verdict on South African — The Times (UK) More: link
The Times (UK)
A verdict of suicide was recorded at an East Grinstead inquest today on a South African, Johannes Hermanus Scheepers, aged 29, described on his alien registration card as a student of scientology. Mr. Scheepers was said to have been staying at the home of Mr. David Gaiman, Harwood House South, Harwoods Lane, a mile from the scientologists' international headquarters at Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead. Mr. Gaiman, aged 35, a senior executive of the cult, denied on oath that the dead ...
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 ...
Jul 28, 1968 A town they took over — Sunday Mirror (UK) More: link
Sunday Mirror (UK)
SCIENTOLOGY chiefs are staging an all-out drive to get new British recruits—despite Government action to curb the "harmful" cult. So far the chief effect of the Government clampdown is to restrict foreign students going to the "mind-training" cult's world HQ at St. Hill Manor, East Grinstead, Sussex. Under existing law no action can be taken to ban British Scientologists, although Health minister Kenneth Robinson has promised to "consider other measures should they prove necessary." This is small comfort to the residents ...
Jul 14, 1968 [Placeholder for a news article presumably from Daily Mail, cited in "Scandal of Scientology", Chapter 10] — Daily Mail (UK)
Daily Mail (UK)
[...] It is said he shot himself accidentally while cleaning his revolver [...] but an open verdict was returned by the coroner. [...]
Sep 16, 1966 Conviction of Seattle man upheld — Spokesman-Review (Washington)
Sep 4, 1966 Cult ban puts Bolte on death list — Sunday Mirror (Australia)
Sunday Mirror (Australia)
Twelve rag dolls found buried under a Melbourne house are thought to symbolise the death sentence against 12 people who helped outlaw the cult of scientology in Victoria. High on the list of the 12 is the Premier of Victoria, Sir Henry Bolte. The dolls were discovered in a box hidden under floorboards which had been ripped up and then nailed down again to make a tomb. They were unearthed by workmen renovating the building, formerly the headquarters of scientology in ...
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