Los Angeles Times (1886-Current File); Mar 25, 1975; ProQuest Historical Newspapers Los Angeles Times (1881 - 1986) pg. A2
A spokesman denied claims by a former aide that the Divine Light Mission was in serious financial trouble as a result of expensive tastes of its leader, teen-aged Guru Maharaj Ji. National spokesman Joe Anctil said in Denver that the organization was paying off back bills and said Michael D. Garson, the former aide, was only a clerk and did not know the full extent of mission finances. Our assets are growing," said Anctil, and "our financial picture is getting steadily better." Garson claimed the organization owed $300,000 in unpaid bills and said he resigned in February "Because I could not tolerate the contradictions."