Volume 2, Issue 4, page 4


The Fifth Anniversary Congress of Dianetics-Sci-entology, originally scheduled for Phoenix on June 3 to 6, and suddenly shifted to Washington, DoC„, was held at the Shoreham Hotel in a city which has had congresses so long it takes them in stride, without a further change in sites.

It was another "biggest yet" conference, with more than 250 in attendance— present to celebrate the moving of this great altruistic movement to their own back yard, L. Ron Hubbard, self-styled physicist and discoverer of the the tan, was at his usual best, and the audience was hypnotized, as usual, by his charm and promises.

Ron emphasized, in a speech that will be difficult for even the CECS to cancel out by its diametric actions between now and the next congress, that Scientology is not a psychotherapy, and hasn't been since it hurdled the offensive stepping stones of Dianet-ics back in 1952. Now, all the wisdom of Dharma, Lao Tze, Krishna, Buddha, Moses, Christ, and Mohammed have been reincarnated in a modern, via-less and machineless blossoming. The engineers were wrong—and Ron apologized for letting them influence him for as long as they did.
After tracing the growth of Scientology and explaining each step in its metamorphosis, the theme of the lectures—emphasis on the spiritual Being in man—was stressed. It is believed that with the new material offered to the eongress, each body can have at least two thetans behind every head instead of just one.
A new scale—from -8 to 40-—was offered and elaborated on, showing hop it differs yet agrees with the Tone Scale so familiar to all workers in Diane tics and/or Scientology.
Because the eastern area not only has more followers but also offers more facilities in the way of publishing, this phase of the HASI is being moved "permanently" again to the east coast, the delegates learned. To assist this great publishing center, the HASI will move its own mimeo equipment to the new location. Training will continue in Phoenix in the dry-swimming pool-equipped mansion recently acquired. This is a permanent location—for a few weeks, at least.
After the closing party, most of the delegates went to their rooms or homes, confident that Scientology had been given back to man —but not caring much whether it had been or not. It was a great party, to say the least. That's one of the things for which Washington is noted—parties. First, there is the Republican party, and the Democratic party, and the— but greatest of all was the Diant ology party.
Now, let's go out and make some more able more able.
It is believed the next congress will be held at the new Maryland site, unless it's cold, in which event it may move to some other permanent site— at least, temporarily.

The Devil's Sage Box

The one thing worse than an auto horn is the driver who uses one.
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It's Diantology, NOT Dy-ingtologyi Or is it?
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In all States, adultery is grounds for divorce. In some, being murdered by the spouse also is acceptable legal separation.
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Bamboo contains noradium, and no one's interested in noradium any more.
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Headline hunters often seem to be resisting Communism with open arms.
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  • The publishing centers of the East will absorb the new business without having to add extra employes.
  • The "heat" in Phoenix will see a migration of Scientology hangers-on from that area. Some may thumb their way east, where it is said to be slightly cooler.
  • Scientology will be given back to man, with the package marked, "Opened by mistake''.
  • Gon Scheaf of Venus will seek to move the sun to a safer and saner galaxy.
  • Frightened politicians and militarists will continue to mock up, simulate, and invite A-bomb destruction of Washington and other vital U. S. cities .