second [small] rocket flight aside by that organisation. He said that the flights were very successful; the society fairly coined the money. Currency flowed in from even such remote parts of the Earth as Texas. However, they had a little trouble with the postmaster of a Los Angeles Suburb; it seems the guy says they look too much like counterfeit or something. They had to contact Washington to get them through.
Forrest J. Sees All Knows All Tells Even More Ackerman told us that L. Ron Hubbard has started a series of “Conquest of Space” stories for […] A. E. van Vogt, whose book, “The World of […] is recommended by the Literary Guild, is to give another speech on April 16th.
April 8th; 435th consecutive meeting:
April 15; 436th consecutive meeting:
At this meeting we added still another distinguished guest to our our roster: Ron Hubbard, author of “FINAL BLACKOUT”. Mr. Hubbard spoke briefly about himself and his stories. He said, “THE END IS NOT YET was not intended to be a great story; it’s sole purpose was to implant a half-dozen ideas in the minds [of] certain people. It has already had some results.”1
He refused to discuss his philosophical work, “EXCALIBUR”, but simply said [th]at he had “finally realized how dangerous it was [xxx], so, had stored it in a [ba]nk vault, where it now is.”
He told us about a “taboo” which he has recently written; all editors have [re]jected it, while crying their eyes out. It seems that the Catholic-Fathers-[Some]thing-Or-The-Other and the Protestant-Brothers-Something-Or-The-Other would [no]t like the story. (Briefly, it concerns a little preacher who collects together some funds from his flock, and, building a space-ship, sets out into the universe in search of God.)
Hubbard is the founder of the “VIGILANTES SOCIETY FOR THE REPRESSION OF […CE-SQUADS.]”
He spoke about UNKNOWN WORLDS: Back in 1942, Campbell was having a hard time keeping the magazine going. It wasn’t lack of paper or lack of [subscriptions] but simply a lack of good stories. He, himself, (Campbell, that is) pres-
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