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Re: Theos-World Re: TS - Elvira Carbonell & her letter to GC

May 25, 2008 02:55 PM
by mkr777

I think the person who spent the money to mail the letter from Pondicherry
is doing a favor for Radha Burnier. Most TS members in India, first of all
do not know who Betty is. Secondly, the idea of remote management of TS
Presidency from the US, will not be well received by the members due to a
lot of historical reasons.


On 5/25/08, prmoliveira <> wrote:
> --- In <>, mkr777@...
> wrote:
> > Does any one know about the current whereabouts of Elvira
> Carbonell?
> I have been told by a non-Indian friend and long time resident at
> Adyar, who is not a member of any Committee, that Elvira Carbonell
> took up residence in Pondicherry after she left Adyar. According to
> the same friend, Elvira also told some Adyar residents that she had
> decided to stay in India and not to go back to the US because she was
> convinced John Algeo would win the election.
> More recently an Indian member, from Bombay, wrote to me and said
> that he had received an envelope from Pondicherry, but without the
> sender's address on it. When he opened it, he discovered that it
> contained a copy of Betty Bland's letter of 19 March 2008 on one side
> of the paper, and on the other Radha Burnier's letter of 12 March
> 2008. I have since been informed that this letter has been received
> by a number of TS members in different parts of India. The envelopes
> did not carry the sender's address on them, but had been posted in
> Pondicherry.
> As far as I know, there is no TS Lodge in Pondicherry. The identity
> of the sender of such letters remains unknown. However, whoever sent
> these letters had access to addresses of a number of TS members in
> India.
> I received a copy of Betty Bland's email message referred to above,
> which contained the text of Radha Burnier's letter to the General
> Council members (which was sent by air mail), on 21 March 2008 from a
> friend in New Zealand. I reproduce below the opening information in
> Betty's email:
> "----- Original Message -----
> From: Betty Bland
> To: Betty Bland
> Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 1:52 PM
> Subject: International elections
> I am sending this to every Gen Sec. You may see lightening striking
> me!
> Feel free to share it with others. BB"
> Pedro

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