For September, 1968
INVESTIGATIONS" ............................................................................... 2
PROLONGING BODY LIFE .......................................................................................... 4
TRANSPLANT TISSUES .............................................................................................. 5
LAWSONOMY ................................................................................................................. 6
A RESPONSIVE SOCIETY ........................................................................................... 7
world report ........................................................................................................... 8
Poet’s corner .......................................................................................................... 11
NEWS FROM GERMANY .............................................................................................. 13
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR ......................................................................................... 14
book reviews ............................................................................................................ 15
bulletin board ........................................................................................................ 16
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EDITOR ........................................................................................... Dr.
DANIEL W. FRY
asst. editor ........................................................................... kerttu
circulation manager ........................................................... edna
staff artist ................................................................................... gus
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VOLUME XIII SEPTEMBER, 1968 NUMBER
Dedicated to the propagation
of a better understanding among all the peoples of the earth, and of those who
are not of earth.
The morning of August 12 your editor, together with Mr.
Kent Farley of Denver, spent several interesting hours in the Space Technology
department of the Colorado University at Colorado Springs.
Dr. Edward Condon, the gentlemen who is currently in
charge of the Air Force-sponsored UFO investigations, had been kind enough to
grant us a 30 minute interview for the purpose of discussing the investigation
which has been conducted there. It was explicitly understood that no questions
would he asked or answered concerning the nature of any report which may
eventually be made by the group, but that questions regarding the nature of the
investigation and the manner in which it had been conducted might be considered
and some might even be answered.
The fact that the 30 minute interview actually lasted a
little more than two hours might tend to indicate that a certain amount of
interest developed on both sides. The truth of the matter is however, that the
staff, which now apparently consists only of Dr. Condon and Dr. Craig, has
completed its study to its own satisfaction and is now simply marking time
until it can decide what type of report it should make, and to whom it should
Anything that we could discuss therefore would be in the
nature of a post-mortem which could have no effect upon the study itself, and
so could be of academic interest only. Nevertheless Dr. Condon and his
co-worker Dr. Craig were kind enough to give us several hours of their time,
and in that time we did acquire a considerable degree of understanding
concerning the actual nature of the project and some of its more perplexing
In the beginning the study was intended to consider only
reports and data which became available subsequent to its organization. There
was no plan or intent to study or consider anything that had gone before. This
method was, of course, somewhat unsuccessful since the past inevitably creeps
into and influences the present and even the future.
The failure of the study to learn anything of significance
was foredoomed by the attitude with which it was approached. This attitude was
precisely described by Robert J. Law, the project coordinator in his, now
famous memo written before the project began. In the memo it was made clear
that while the project would pretend to be an objective study it expected to
encounter nothing but chaff, and was prepared to process only chaff. (Since no
intelligent man would ship wheat to a chaff factory, it is predictable that the
chaff which the project was seeking was all that it ever received.)
The only problem now facing the remnants of the group is
the type of report it should make, if any, and to whom the report should be
made. To make any report direct to the people is unheard of in government
sponsored investigations, even though the public does pay the full cost. The
Air Force who sponsored the study for the sole purpose of getting the load of
controversy off their backs, are not likely to want a report made to them,
especially a report which would put the load right back where it started. (How
many different ways can you say, "There ain't no such thing?")
The few remaining members of the group will therefore
probably make some kind of a written summary of their investigations, present
it to some other group, such as the National Academy of Sciences who will then
pass on to the public such parts of the report as it feels the public would
tolerate. Thus another UFO "investigation"
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will have passed into history without having contributed
noticeably to man's knowledge or his understanding.
The $500,000 which was expended in the process is a small
sum by some standards although it may be rather large by others. (It is equal
to the lifetime earnings of ten average men, or it would finance about 20
minutes of the Vietnam War.)
Our readers should not be discouraged however, for already
there is a considerable amount of pressure being built up in Congress for still
another "Scientific Investigation" of UFO.
Eventually someone may be appointed who knows something
about the subject to begin with and perhaps some of our space visitors may even
be appointed to the Commission to study themselves!
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Most people are so carried away by the scientific marvel
of the delicate heart transplant operation that they do not stop to think of
the effects upon both the donor and the receiver from a metaphysical and
spiritual point of view. It would seem that these organ transfers are in accord
with the modern tendency toward universal brotherhood (at least, talked about)
where we share even our. physical organs with each other!
However, as Walt Whitman observed "There is more to a
man than what's between his hat and his boots.'' man is a fourfold being,
mental, emotional and spiritual as well as physical. Each one of these states
of consciousness, frequently referred to as "bodies," has its own
rate or vibration. The physical heart has its own rate, of vibration, its individual
frequencies, or rhythms, quite apart from its physical beat. So has the entire
body and each of its organs.
If the intruding heart can harmonize its vibrations with
the body to which it finds itself attached, everything should go well. But
often this is not the case. Too often, if one follows up the operation, one
reads that "the operation was successful but the patient died" from
some other ailment or side effect, a few days later. The operation is too new
as yet to observe what changes, if any, will occur in the mind or psyche of the
heart recipient. One is reminded of the tales
told of the young minister who was greatly opposed to
alcohol and who was injured in a plane crash but had the leg of a fellow
passenger, who died, grafted on him. All went well except that whenever the
young minister passed a bar the leg just would walk in!
As to the effect upon the donor of the heart. Myron of Ashtar,
through his channel, Marian Martill, as reported in the Journal of Borderland
Research says . . . To remove a heart from one body to prolong another body's
life is not in our eyes kindness nor Wisdom. In doing this you disrupt the
karmic pattern set for that body which was meant to pass over. You also disrupt
the progress forward of the body, or entity, from which the organ was removed.
This entity, the donor, is chanted to that still living portion of himself as
long as that part continues to function in any manner. It is only when it
ceases to vibrate on the physical plane that the donor's life force can be
completely removed and the entity can progress away from the earth in a natural
way. There is a Cosmic purpose in death as there is in birth and to interfere
with this is not Wisdom. "
This, of course, is an occult opinion with which many may
not agree, but to the students of the Ageless Wisdom it seems worthy of
consideration. A correspondent in France writes us that. the most successful
heart transplants in France have been those in which a pig's heart was used to
replace a fatally injured human heart. He adds, somewhat, wryly, that he thinks
this is a poor comment on present day humanity.
The body freezing experiment, in which the body is frozen
and kept to be revived presumably a hundred years or so in the future, also
seems to be a questionable practice. Is the entity supposed to be held
connected to that frozen thing which still vibrates physically though at so low
a rate as to appear dead?
All these experiments in prolonging the life of the body
are based upon the fear of death. Death, as every Scripture intimates, is a
natural process like birth. It is a passing from one dimension, or strata of
vibrations, into another more subtle one. Evolution is a law of nature and all
of man's civilization is based upon his innate desire for everything to be "bigger
and better." Most of this we have accomplished by acute observation of the
laws of Nature and obedience to them. We think we have conquered Nature but it
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only by close observation and understanding of the natural
laws that we are able to use them for our needs. Even in the wiring of a house
the slightest variance from the laws that govern electricity will result in
short circuits and blackouts.
Spiritual laws which govern the invisible part of man, his
thinking, feeling, etc., which implement his actions, have been left mostly to
the Church. As these laws are abstract and difficult for most people to
perceive or understand their study has been left to priests and ministers.
Today much questioning is arising as to the validity of ecclesiastical
interpretations, most of which have been handed down and accepted without
question from earliest times rather than deeply studied and applied.
Everything today is being thought about and examined,
spiritually, mentally, and physically, and much of past thinking is being
rejected as we come to understand better the workings of the universe. More and
more in this age of revolt must we strive to objectively observe and understand
ourselves if we would understand our fellow men. "Know Thyself" is
the key to wisdom and to a realization that the preservation of a physical body
alone is of lesser importance than what happens to the essence of a person
which we call his soul.
- Raquel de S. Marshall
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(Kansas City Star, June 24, 1968)
Heart transplants call for a reassessment of the
definition of death, says the president of the American Society, of Abdominal
Writing in the current issue of the Journal of Abdominal
Surgery, Dr. Andre B. Carney of Tulsa said that aside from the medical and
surgical achievements in such transplants, there remain judicial, moral and
He said a brain could be damaged, yet a person could
continue to live, and that breathing could be resumed by machine for long
periods after heart and brain have ceased to function.
And he pointed out that the cessation of the heartbeat was
questionable merit as a criterion since it may beat later
in the chest of another person.
"We cannot sell to mankind prolonged life at the
expense of another just as needy," wrote Dr. Carney. " We cannot
allow human parts to be bartered on the auction block where only the rich or
the powerful could avail themselves of prolonged life ... of life beyond
Dr. Carney suggested that groups including medical men,
ministers and laymen, make the decisions as to who should get transplants.
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(As Understanding seeks "To Examine All Things
and subsequently Cling to that which is Good" we offer our readers these
thoughts from the teachings of "Lawsonomy" as contributed by E. L.
Lawsonomy is the knowledge of Life and everything
Lawsonomy is based upon Life as it is and not upon a
theory of what it ought to be.
Theory, as espoused by so-called wise men or self-styled
scholars has no place in Lawsonomy. Everything must he provable or reasonable
or it is not Lawsonomy.
Facts, not fancies; Truth, not falsity: Knowledge, not
notions; is the foundation of Lawsonomy.
Truth is simple and easily understood but falsity is
complicated and misleading. A few words, sentences, paragraphs or pares are
sufficient to tell the truth but it requires ponderous books and whole
libraries to prop up falsity.
Truth is constructive and lives, but falsity is
destructive and dies. Truth forms character but falsity causes deformity of
expression. Truth is a builder and is magnificent, but falsity- is a wrecker
and is hideous.
So if it isn't real; if it isn't truth; if it isn't
knowledge; if it isn't. intelligence; then it isn't Lawsonomy.
Lawsonomy, is easily understood by those who want the
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but it is the opposite of the tricky stuff taught by those
who feed on falsity. It is in advanced Education and will develop reasoning
faculties in hungry minds.
Lawsonomy will to give youth stimulus for great future
deeds and a tremendous advantage over those who are miseducated according to
present day falsification.
One must study and practice Lawsonomy and learn it as one
learns to walk and run or talk and sing. It is a formula that proves all
things. But, only as one cleanses the mind of all falsities and develops the reasoning
faculties with Truth and practical thoughts can one utilize this far-reaching
formula to advantage.
Just as it is not the quantity of food that you eat but
the number of useful elements take on into the blood that makes your body
strong and healthy so it is not the quantity of stuff that you read but the
number of useful thoughts taken into the mind that makes the intellect clean
Lawsonomy is an oasis of Truth in the midst of a desert of
lies. It is for all thirsty Minds and it is your fault, not mine, if you do not
partake of it copiously. My duty was to prepare it for you. Your duty is to
absorb it and teach it. and utilize its great power to strengthen yourself and
Lawsonomy is the fountain of intelligence and one must open
the mind to drink it in, just as one must open the month to drink in water.
So read Lawsonomy slowly and thoughtfully, over and over
again and again, as it is the Base of life and if you do not start from the
base then whatever you learn is of an unstable quality.
God has decreed that mankind must move onward and upward
to a much higher plane of intelligence than heretofore reached. Lawsonomy is
the means by which mankind can reach that higher plane.
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On June 2nd, Urban Coalition chariman and former Secretary
of the Department of Health, Education and welfare, John W. Gardner, told 2700
graduates of Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., of man's lived to redesign his
society so "it changes easily in response
to changes in human needs and expectations or they will
face destruction of social order."
According to Site Strandberg, reporting in the Ithaca
(N.Y.) Journal, Mr. Gardner, speaking on the subject of present dissent and
social change "took the guise of a social scientist in the 23rd century
looking back and trying to draw a lesson from the present times when men turned
on their institutions and destroyed them in a fit of impatience."
The future of society depends on man's ability to create
flexible and responsive institutions-these practices and customs adopted by a
group of people and maintained by them through prescribed rules and agencies
such as schools, universities, courts, armies, corporations, and government
bodies. Gardner remarked that as men through the ages have come to believe
institutions are not fixed in the great design of things but can be altered.
"Those structures have become the sole target for all man's hope and
While human expectations have risen sharply and men demand
instant performance from their institutions, human institutions have remained
sluggish and have thereby created the social tension of our times. Neither
controlling human aspirations not making specific reforms in society will ease
these tensions. He said, "The true task is to design a society and
institutions capable of continuous change, continuous renewal, continuous
"While human aspirations should not be tightly
bottled up, there must be procedural bounds within which aspirations could
express themselves." These limits are increasingly being rejected today
because of an "impatient hostility toward institutions" which a small
minority that consciously seeks destruction is easily able to trigger in larger
numbers of people, Gardner noted.
Because "most men of the time do not want the
institutions in which they themselves have a vested interest to change... most
of our institutions are designed to obstruct rather than facilitate change ...
Many of those who attempt change are moral zealots who expend their total
energy in headlong combat between themselves, who they believe to be very, very
good and specified others, whom they believe to be very, very bad, and in the
object of the combat which is to do in the baddies even if it means doing in
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Mr. Gardner concluded his commencement address with the
statement that "The swifter the pace of change, the more lovingly men have
to care for and criticize their institutions to keep them intact through
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UFOs Over Chile?
(Orlando Sentinel, Orlando, Fla., July 5, 1968)
Chile (Reuters). Photograph taken by a Chilean professor of a strange
lens-shaped object with a convex top have revived theories: that flying saucers
are cruising the skies over this county".
Prof. Gabriel Alvial Caceres, director of the Center for
Investigation of Cosmic Radiation at the University of Chile, showed his
photographs to a fascinated press, conference here recently.
He declined to say whether the object his team
photographed was controlled by extra-terrestrial beings.
"But they are phenomena which our science cannot
explain and which require the coordination and methodology of investigation of
all scientific centers to provide an answer for the unknown." he said.
"The presence of these phenomena in the skies of Chile
-- 15 times in a year---compelled us to carry out these observations which have
now been crowned with success," the professor' added.
Two veteran pilots of the Argentine National Airline, Aerolineas
Argentinas, recently reported seeing a flying saucer over Southern Chile.
In Northern Chile, four officials of the Public Health
Service were reported in a local newspaper as saying a saucer landed near them
and the pilot, told them not to say a word about the landing...
Two of the men were examined about the incident under
Two unidentified flying objects were sighted last month in
the tiny town of El Choro, 155 miles south of La Paz, Bolovia, police said.
Both sightings were officially reported to the government
by Poopo Province Police Chief German Rocha.
The first object was said to have been seen both by Rocha
and the mayor of Choro, Niceforo Leon. Eocha said it was round and illuminated
the ground with "a weird colored light."
UFO Time at Seattle
(The Tulsa Tribune, Tulsa, Oklahoma, July 8,
SEATTLE (AP)-Nine red lights soared back and forth above Seattle
for more than 40 minutes Sunday night, residents said. Thousands of callers
swamped civilian and military telephones in the Puget Sound region. The
glistening objects far outshone the stars.
Observers said they were clearly visible from the ground,
but the federal Air Route Control Center in suburban Auburn and local and
military airfields towers could not spot them on radar.
Pilot Rudy Malaspina of suburban Des Moines, said he was
flying right below them and they "simply accelerated vertically and flew
out of sight."
Malaspina was flying at 7,000 feet. The Auburn flight
center cleared him to drop to 2,200 feet, to pick up a guide marker.
"I could hardly receive the center," Malaspina
said. "Then the center handed me to Boeing tower and I noticed, directly
in front of me, nine vertical lights on a collision course.
"Four rockets were fired from these objects. They
were not flares. I informed the (Boeing Field) tower:.. "
“There's a military formation dropping, rockets!"
They said they had no knowledge of any military formation in the area."
There were reports that pranksters had attached lighted railroad flares to
balloons and sent them aloft. Seattle police accepted this. The military, coast
guard and airport towers gave no explanation.
Latin American Reports
(The Seattle Times, July 21, 1968)
By Daniel Drosdoff, United Press International
BUENOS AIRES -- If there really are flying, saucers, they
don't restrict themselves to the Northern Hemisphere.
From Mexico to the freezing Antarctic, "objectos volantes
no identicados" (unidentified flying objects) have been reported, along
with eyewitness accounts of strange beings.
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Reports of flying saucers and saucer-related events have
touched off investigations of all kinds in Bolivia, Pern, Venezuela, Mexico, Chile
and Argentina - where a mass saucer epidemic has been under way since June.
So many sightings have been reported that an Argentine
admiral, Benigmo Varela recently said that the navy would undertake a
"statistical study" of serious sightings." The navy has not been
immune from the strange visions. Varela said that detachments manning
Argentine, English and Chilean antarctic bases have seen "'five lights in
the sky moving, in the same direction."
In Argentina, the mysterious intruders at least are
friendly. "They're always very amiable," said Catolicio Fernandez, a
farmer who resides in Mar del Plata.
He stated that his home was visited briefly last mouth by
two strange-looking, thin fellows in tight-fitting green suits that had a weird
Fernandez said he was visited by the curious creatures on
June 14, the same day that 19-year-old Maria Eladia Pretzel says she saw
non-earthly visitors in the town of Villa Carlos Paz, 462 miles northwest of Buenos
The Bolivian army, troubled enough by encounters with
guerrillas, once had to take time out to check out a peasant's story that an
intruding space ship and a "strange creature resembling a man" had
blinded his sheep while grazing in a High Andean pasture.
Auckland Radar Tracks UFO
(Auckland Star, Auckland, N.Z., June 8, 1968)
TAURANGA, (P.A.) - An unidentified flying object was
tracked by Department of Civil Aviation radar observers in Auckland from Waihi
almost as far south as Tauranga on Thursday evening.
The UFO was then seen at 5.05 p.m. by two Tauranga Aero
Club members. They observed. a "long white cigar-shaped object" for a
few minutes before it disappeared to the south-east.
Rotorua DCA men spoke to the air traffic controller at
Tauranga airport about 5.25 p.m. and both airports reported
"negative" to inquiries as to whether any aircraft being controlled
by them were in the area in which the unidentified "blip" was picked
up on the radar screen.
While it was being tracked by radar the "blip"
was moving from Waihi to Tauranga at between 80 and 100 knots. The radar
operators reported "cloud clutter" on their sets at the time.
Mr. P. A. Pasalich, a supervisor with the DCA air traffic
control section at Auckland, could not confirm the tracking, but said it could
have been a routine check.
Mr. Pasalich said birds often caused quite a big blip on
the radar screen. An exceptionally large flock could have caused the blip.
Pyramid Secret Chamber
(Daily Courier, Grants Pass, Ore., July 23,
CAIRO (UPI)-Preliminary results from a unique experiment
to X-ray the giant pyramid of Crephren indicate it may contain a hidden chamber
or gallery so far unknown to Egyptologists, scientific sources said today.
The full story may not be known until late next month when
a computer presented by IBM to Egypt's Ein Shams University analyzes all the
data produced by the experiment so far, the sources added.
If preliminary readings are confirmed, however, the
discovery will rank as a major event in archaeology and a triumph for
nuclear-age science in probing the secrets of the Pharaobs, the sources said.
The X-ray experiment is being conducted by a team from the
University of California at Berkeley and Ein Shams under the direction of Ein
Shams physicist, Dr. F. El Badawi.
The project was conceived by Berkeley physicist Dr. Luis Alverez,
who wondered why Chephren's pyramid, second only to the giant Cheop's pyramid
nearby, appeared to contain only a couple of passages and a room -- known as
the Belzoni chamber -- just at ground level near the center.
To find out he decided to harness the rays of the cosmos.
The theory is that areas where most cosmic rays get through should not be as
solid as the surrounding area, thus implying empty spaces.
Now with about 40,000 results fed through a local
computer, it appears there may be a secret chamber in the pyramid after all.
However, for one physicist, Yasolino is cautious.
"We have about 2,000,000 cosmic 'events' to feed into
our new computer when it gets here before we'll know for sure," he said.
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"Into the Stillness"
(At the time of this experience, twenty years ago, I was
completely ignorant of metaphysical knowledge. When I related the experience
people told me it was a dream. I knew- it was no dream but I could not express
its meaning and importance in writing until now. It seemed that I had to gain
more knowledge and life experience to better understand it myself.
'Strange-twenty years later it is rather common to find people who understand
and accept it-the philosophy as well as the experience. -Rose.)
Out of the body and into the stillness I was sent,
For knowledge given by the All's consent.
And there I heard with other ears and saw with other eye,
All ... all that is-that no one knowing can deny.
And there I heard the Voice of One who Spoke.
Who's sound the silence broke, Who's voice my soul awoke.
Awake! Awake to Wondrous Morning! The sleep of life is
And then I knew the trial on earth, by one's own soul is
Our parents, our shape and looks, the path ahead is known.
And it is by choice, the soul's own choice, his seed of
life is sown.
For in that Other Place we know The Plan of which we are a
And we have the strength of knowledge, lending courage to
The soul has but one desire for it is All... a Part of
Yet separate on it's way to Infinite Goal, the Glory to be
While in that Other Place it was given to me to see,
Powerful planets swiftly moving in majesty,
Leaving light in golden particles of all that is to be,
In dark womb of universe, forever full--ripe in mystery.
My earthly ears still faintly hear the celestial music the
Yet the earthly trial my soul must bare does make the
Then superimposed on waves of splendorous universe.
Scenes of life flashed there, the soul emersed
And in sad amazement saw, the ignorance of us all, the
ignorance of us all.
The smallness of us all -- in All.
The need for light and Truth and Knowledge was known,
To these poor, sad, tiny beings, it must be shown.
And more important than all to me, I knew somehow there
had to be,
A way to tell them all the Truth I'd seen. But then --
would they believe me?
THERE IS No DEATH, and there is no hell.
Except, that which the record of the soul will tell,
ITSELF. For only it need know.
The seeds of evil it did sow.
How can I tell you? About the experience we call Hell.
It is somehow in knowing ALL, and in knowing the ignorance
in which we dwell,
And unashamed we take our torment of mental anguish and
So great it seems to be physical ... knowing it will end
and the soul will gain.
It is not punishment as such, it is more relief and
For there, before the soul's own eyes, is All, all there
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(The following items concerning UFOs have been
translated by Mrs. Ruth Ilten from the German UFO NACHRICHTEN, editor Karl L. Veit,
The Israeli weekly magazine "Bul" of Jan. 21, 1968 had on its title page a UFO photo with the headlines:
"Visiting Guests out of the cosmos in Israel?"
“Flying Saucers over Beer Sheva (Negev)."
The photographs accompanying the articles were from Alex
Birch of England, George Stock, U.S.A., Ing. Gampiero, Italy. A photo belonging
to the German language daily paper "Jedioth Hejom" commented:
"The mysterious brilliant object that traveled through the sky Sept. 25, 1962, we were able to photograph in Berschewa." No civilization today can
still afford to be negligent about the phenomenon of the appearance of space
ships from outer earth.
-K. L. Diet
New Lord Mayor of London UFO Investigator!
"The Flying Saucer Review for Nov./Dec. reported that
the new Lord Mayor of London, Sir Gilbert Inglefield, is a well-known UFO
Investigator. At their own initiative the celebrated almanac "Who's
Who" added a column about Flying Saucers, written by Sir Gilbert. He is
not unknown to readers of the "Review." Back in 1964 he had an
article published in this magazine about Fatima, after he bad thoroughly
studied the phenomenon of flying saucers an entire year, taking into special
account the historical and transcendental aspects. For large groups and
business firms, such as B. Lloyd, he held UFO lectures that were well attended.
But apparently the London "Evening News" had to
make a confession on their "official standing" (in addition to being
influenced) for they reported on May 9, 1967, that in the latest edition of
"Who's Who" the paragraph on Flying Saucers was omitted. However the
paper did not mention by whose initiative the cancellation took place --
- J. r. Jakobi
Dear Dr. Fry
On April 7th my wife, Mernie, was taken to the hospital
with fatal cancer. Prior to this admittance to the hospital we had arranged
between us a personal code of "spirit communication."
Early the morning of April 8th I received the code signal
which awakened me. The house was filled with wood smoke, which extended from
the ceiling more than half way to the floor. I heard the words in my mind,
"I came to save you for the work you have to do."
I became fully awake and found that the heater stove, with
the door partly open, was rapidly filling the house with smoke as the damper
I would say that although Mernie lay dying in the hospital
her spirit came to rescue me at 2:10 A.M. that morning. Though she was dead at
S in the morning I feel her spirit was able to save me from suffocation.
Arthur G. Goodier Unit 74
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(Document 66, Frank Martin Chase, Saucerian
Books, Box 2228, Clarksburg, W. Va. 26301. $5.00)
Document 66 -- A Rationale for Flying Saucers, by
Frank Martin Chase, is offered in a paper bound folio 8 x 11, of 125 pages, and
is well illustrated with artist's conceptions of the space vehicles described
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in the text, and with diagrams of the mechanical principles
Gray Barker's introduction to the book suggests that the
text may possibly have been written on two levels, the conventional UFO text as
well as a deliberate encouragement to read between the lines for untold and
unexpressed ideas. Mr. Barker further notes that each reader will need to
determine for himself how much is Fact or Fiction.
The book offers many concise descriptions of the best
known sightings with a chart indicating the "inexplicable nature" of
each case, as well as the "most probably scientific cause."
Presented, also, is much scientific data relative to nuclear power, atmospheric
anomalies, plasma and related subjects.
The questions of whether or not the disc-like craft may be
man-made and man piloted is thoroughly explored, pro and con. The subject is
then related to the matter of supposed government censorship of sighting reports.
The experiences of Rex Bell near a nuclear power plant in
1940 are correlated to incidences in the area 28 years later, with some
imaginative, though possible, implications being drawn.
New words such as Zamn and Gazamn, related to power
principles, and Cosmo-cybernetics and Cosmocyberloid Beings, new mind
stretching concepts, are used and explained. A listing of a few of the chapter
slip-titles will indicate the range of topics covered: Zamn Power is Here;
Great Eastern Blackout and Its Many - Possible Implications; UFOs and National
Economic Problems Seeming Correlations; Can the Dynamical Principles of
Disc-Craft be Revealed?; the Oberdorfer-Gurtheman Tale; the Micro-Nuclear
Thrust Engine; and the Ten Astonishing Cases of the Little Men.
Until we have met with space beings and examined their
craft we are free to postulate on the nature of the UFOs and of their purpose
in our heavens. Document 66 offers many such postulates for your
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Keep your own path, don't hurry to keep up with someone
oil their path. If you belong together-the paths will come together.
-Dr. Sue Sikking
Understanding Annual Meeting
Unit representatives and all members of Understanding are
invited to attend the Annual Meeting of Understanding, Inc., which will be held
in Merlin, Oregon on October 12 and 13. Details are now being worked upon by
the Merlin membership. For information, if you plan to attend, please
write to P.O. Box 206.
Understanding Breakthrough Convention
Mrs. Angela Kilsby of San Francisco, Calif., who has
directed past Understanding Breakthrough Conventions, announces that she is
presently working on another, to be held on October 26 and 27 at the Claremont
Hotel in Berkeley, Calif.
The Convention is termed: "Breakthrough: An Adventure
in Understanding Outer and Inner Space. Sponsored by Understanding, Inc., the
convention will feature as the opening speaker our own founder and President,
Dr. Daniel W. Fry.
The program is not yet finalized but will include some
speakers heard last year as well as new personalities and subjects. For a
program, when ready, please write to Mrs. Angela Kilsby, 1265 Monterey Blvd., San
Francisco, Calif. 94127.
We remind you once again that the Annual Spacecraft
Convention, sponsored by George Van Tassel, will be held at Giant Rock, Yucca
Valley, Calif., on the weekend of Sept. 28 and 29.
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The Christian Spiritual Alliance (GSA) will hold its Fall
Seminar, at Lakemont, Ga., on the weekend of October 18 through 20.
Cosmic Star Temple
The weekend of July 4 through 7 an Open House was held at
the Cosmic Star Temple in Grants Pass. Reverend Violet Gilbert thus announced
the opening of another New Age Center, under a separate charter from that of
the Rainbow Temple, which will continue its operations in Santa Barbara as
For information as to meetings, classes and spiritual
services you may write to Rev. Gilbert at 1020 N.W. Washington Blvd., Grants Pass,
An Error Corrected
In listing the Officers of Unit 37 of Buffalo, N.Y., an
error was made, and we apologize. Please change your records to read: UFO
Chairman, Paul R. Weast, and Ambassador of Public Relation, Norman W. Weiss.
On July 14th 50 members of the Unit gathered at the home
of Cora and Tony Prantner for a picnic, complete with entertainment. The Unit
plans an exciting fall program.
From the President of our latest Understanding Unit 78 of
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has come the list of Officers: President, Mrs.
Shirley H. Lewis (316 Utah Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. 33313) ; Vice-President,
Dave Bent; Secretary, Alice Al. Keighly; and Treasurer, Betty Hammond.
The Unit is to be called "The Cosmic Club of
Understanding." Our congratulations to another group of servers in
Louise and Joseph Busby
Louise and Joseph Busby, founders of the Spiritual Unity
of Nations (SUNT), will be presented by Mrs. Esther Ellsworth, of
Understanding, Inc., at 2:30 P.M. Saturday, October 5th, at the California
Hotel, San Bernardino, Calif. Louise Busby will speak on "The Esoteric
Significance of Color," and Joseph Busby will lecture on "The Visions
of Things to Come."
Both lectures will be held on the same afternoon and will
be followed by a question and answer period.
Southern California Understanding Library
Mrs. Esther Ellsworth has fitted her home to include an
Understanding Library for the use of interested persons in the desert area, and
for others who may wish to borrow books by mail. Mrs. Ellsworth has included
her personal Library together with donations from many friends. Understanding
Membership and Subscription are the basis for borrowing books, with a small fee
for overdue volumes.
Please write Mrs. Ellsworth P.O. Box 626, Morongo Valley,
Calif. 92256, for Library hours.
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PEACE REQUIRES ESPERANTO. Text, record loaned Free,
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SPECIAL OFFER: L. L. Castetter, Director, Inst. of Human
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"Research in Personality Development," 220 pages -- "Symposium
on Education," 125 pages "Approach to Spiritual Science," 36
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BOOKS by Rev. Violet Gilbert-MY TRIP TO VENUS, account of
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to tap, channel and direct the powers of the Christ Consciousness, $10.50. COSMIC
STAR TEMPLE, P. O. Box 1433, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526.
UNDERSTANDING writer, teacher, researcher will help
prepare your book, articles, stories. Rates, or swap. Iris Buaken, P. O. Box
1523, Casper, Wyoming 82601.
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