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  • Apartment and Condos
    • Elysian Fields
      • Housing development.
  • Armed Forces
    • The Federation Armed Forces
      • Mike enlisted under an assumed name.
  • Audio Recordings-Music
    • Living Aphrodite
      • Audio recording that Jill mentions when helping Mike look for a gift for Duke. Jill: "A de-luxe Album of Feminine Beauty in Gorgeous Stereo-Color by the World's Greatest Artists of the Camera. Notice: this item will not be sent by mail. It will be forwarded at purchaser's risk by prepaid express only."
  • Bakeries
    • Manna Bakeries
      • Sponsor of hymns of the Church of the New Revelation, maker of Angel Bread and Archangel Foster Cookies. "Our first hymn is sponsored by Manna Bakeries, makers of Angel Bread, the loaf of love with our Supreme Bishop's smiling face on every wrapper and containing a valuable premium coupon redeemable at your nearest neighborhood Church of the New Revelation, Brothers and Sisters, tomorrow Manna Bakeries with branches throughout the land start a giant, price-slashing sale of pre-equinox goodies. Send your child to school tomorrow with a bulging box of Archangel Foster cookies, each one blessed and wrapped in an appropriate text-and pray that each goodie he gives away may lead a child of sinners nearer to the light."
  • Bars and Night Clubs
    • Cahuenga Cave
      • The night club with real Los Angeles smog, imported fresh every day. Six exotic dancers.
  • Battles, Conflicts and Wars
    • World War III
      • "A manned expedition on a major scale and without delay surely would have been mounted had not World War III intervened."
  • Books-Biography
    • The Devil And Reverend Foster
      • Book. "Another bootleg edition of the (unauthorized) biography The Devil and Reverend Foster appeared simultaneously on news stands throughout the United States; by nightfall every copy had been burned and the plates destroyed, along with incidental damage to other chattels and to real estate, plus a certain amount of mayhem, maiming, and simple assault.
    • Shadow Of Greatness: One Woman's Story
      • Mrs. Douglas's official biography, which stated that Joseph E. Douglas, Secretary General of the World Federation of Free States, had proposed to her during the counting of ballots in his first election to office.
  • Books-Magic
    • The Arcane Science Of Judicial Astrology And Key To Solomon's Stone
      • Paper-backed book that Madame Alexandra Vesant uses to calculate the influences of the heavenly bodies when creating her personalized horoscopes.
  • Books-Other
    • Death Song Of A Wood's Colt
      • Story by Jubal Harshaw.
    • Girls Are Like Boys, Only More So
      • Story by Jubal Harshaw.
    • I Married A Martian
      • New story by Jubal Harshaw. "Title: I Married a Martian. Start: All my life I had longed to become an astronaut. Paragraph. When I was just a tiny thing, with freckles on my nose and stars in my eyes, I saved box tops just as my brothers did-and cried when Mummy wouldn't let me wear my Space Cadet helmet to bed. Paragraph. In those carefree childhood days I did not dream to what strange, bittersweet fate my tomboy ambition would-"
    • A Martian Named Smith
      • Jubal Harshaw's next story.
    • The New Revelation
      • The Couch of the New Revelation's Bible. The tattooed lady offers the copy that Blessed Foster gave her to Mike and Jill.
    • One For The Road
      • Story by Jubal Harshaw.
  • Books-Reference
    • Ely On Inheritance And Bequest
      • Book Mike consults in order to understand the concept of inheritance. "Mike was aware that he was having trouble grokking in fullness the human concept of property and, in particular, the ideas of bequest and inheritance. So he most carefully avoided inserting his own ideas and stuck to the book - a book which Jubal recognized shortly as Ely on Inheritance and Bequest, chapter one."
  • Carnivals and Circuses
    • Baxter's Combined Shows And Riot Of Fun For All The Family
      • Circus that Mike and Jill join for a while.
  • Churches, Religions and Religious Organizations
    • Archangel Foster Tabernacle Of The Church Of The New Revelation
      • Temple where Jubal takes Mike to meet the Fosterites.
    • Archangel Jubal Tabernacle
      • Joke Jubal makes. Jubal: "Don't rub it in, girl. I would have made a good one if I hadn't fallen into the fatal folly of reading anything I could lay hands on. With just a touch more self confidence and a liberal helping of ignorance I could have been a famous evangelist. Shucks, this place we're headed for today would have been known as the Archangel Jubal Tabernacle."
    • The Brotherhood Of Baptism
      • Theorestical future church of Mike's. "So we close down the Church of All Worlds-it is closed down. So we move and open the Congregation of the One Faith-and we get kicked out again. Then we reopen elsewhere as the Temple of the Great Pyramid-that one will bring flocking the foolish fat and fatuous females, and some of them will end up neither fat nor foolish-and when we have the Medical Association and the local bar and the newspapers and the boss politicos snapping at our heels there-why, we open the Brotherhood of Baptism somewhere else."
    • Church Of All Worlds
      • Inspired a non-fictional religious group of the same name.
    • The Church Of All Worlds Incorporated
      • One of the churches that Mike founds.
    • Church Of The New Revelation
      • Also known as Fosterite Church.
    • The Congregation Of The One Faith
      • Theorestical future church of Mike's. "So we close down the Church of All Worlds-it is closed down. So we move and open the Congregation of the One Faith-and we get kicked out again. Then we reopen elsewhere as the Temple of the Great Pyramid-that one will bring flocking the foolish fat and fatuous females, and some of them will end up neither fat nor foolish-and when we have the Medical Association and the local bar and the newspapers and the boss politicos snapping at our heels there-why, we open the Brotherhood of Baptism somewhere else."
    • Fosterism
      • Religion of the Church Of The New Revelation. Jubal: "As morals, Fosterism is merely the Freudian ethic sugar-coated for people who can't take their psychology straight, although I doubt if the old lecher who wrote it-pardon me, 'was inspired to write it'-was aware of this. He was no scholar. But he was in tune with his times, he tapped the Zeitgeist. Fear and guilt and a loss of faith- How could he miss? Now pipe down, I'm going to nap."
    • New Grand Avenue Temple
      • Church in Kansas City.
    • The Temple Of The Great Pyramid
      • Theorestical future church of Mike's. "So we close down the Church of All Worlds-it is closed down. So we move and open the Congregation of the One Faith-and we get kicked out again. Then we reopen elsewhere as the Temple of the Great Pyramid-that one will bring flocking the foolish fat and fatuous females, and some of them will end up neither fat nor foolish-and when we have the Medical Association and the local bar and the newspapers and the boss politicos snapping at our heels there-why, we open the Brotherhood of Baptism somewhere else."
    • Union Theological Seminary
      • Seminary. "It had not troubled Jubal when Mike was run out of Union Theological Seminary, hotly pursued in spirit by a pack of enraged theologians, some of whom were angry because they believed in God and others because they did not-but all united in detesting the Man from Mars."
  • Cities and Towns - U.S.
    • Airotel
      • Colony in Kentucky. "…two guests of the Colony Airotel, Louisville, Kentucky, discorporated, one voluntarily, the other by heart failure."
  • Classes
    • Young Men's Happiness Class
      • Class taught at the Church of the New Revelation's Sunday school.
  • Cleaning Products
    • Lover Soap
      • No description available
  • Cookies
    • Archangel Foster Cookies
      • Food product made by Manna Bakeries.
  • Corporations
    • Ares Chandler
      • Subsidiary of Lunar Enterprises.
    • Larkin And Associates
      • Company occupying the moon at the time of the famous case of General Atomics versus Larkin.
  • Countries
    • The Kingdom Of South Africa
      • Monarchy mentioned during the series of news stories that open Part Two: "The Kingdom of South Africa, Federation associate member, had again been cited before the High Court for persecution of its white minority."
  • Department, Discount and General Stores
    • Dattelbaum's Department Stores
      • Department store, sponsor of the Church of the Revelation's hymn Happy Faces Uplifted. "Heavenly messages, another commercial, and the awarding of door prizes. Then a second hymn, Happy Faces Uplifted, was sponsored by Dattelbaum's Department Stores where the Saved Shop in Safety since no merchandise is offered which competes with a sponsored brand-a children's Happy Room in each branch supervised by a Saved sister."
  • Doctors
    • Dr. Archer Frame
      • Doctor at the Bethesda Medical Center.
    • Dr. Broemer
      • Doctor at the Bethesda Medical Center.
    • Dr. Brush
      • Doctor at the Bethesda Medical Center.
    • Dr. Garner
      • Doctor at the Bethesda Medical Center.
    • Dr. Nelson
      • The Champion ship's doctor.
    • Dr. Phipps
      • Doctor at the Bethesda Medical Center.
    • Dr. Tanner
      • Doctor at the Bethesda Medical Center.
    • Dr. Thaddeus
      • Doctor at the Bethesda Medical Center.
  • Electronics
    • The Lyle Drive
      • Drive the Champion ship used, designed by Mary Jane Lyle Smith.
  • Electronics-Audio and Video
    • Omniscio
      • A futuristic television like device.
    • Stereovision Receiver
      • Also known as babble tank. Future version of modern day television sets.
  • Film Production Companies
    • Peerless Features
      • Peerless Features offers Smith 60,000 for his exclusive story, to be named I Was a Prisoner on Mars.
  • Food
    • Angel Bread
      • Food product made by Manna Bakeries.
  • Government Entities and Agencies/Bureaus/Councils
    • The Committee On Public Education And Morals
      • Government agency. "In the Tennessee legislature a bill was again introduced to make the ratio pi exactly equal to three; it was reported out by the committee on public education and morals, passed with no objection by the lower house and died in committee in the upper house."
    • The Committee On Un-Martian Activities
      • Joke Jubal Harshaw makes. Jill: "We set up an experiment where I was about to hurt you by hitting you with that box. But both of us are his water brothers-so it upset Mike that I even tried to hurt you. I think there is something very unMartian about such a situation. It puts Mike in a dilemma. Divided loyalty." Harshaw frowned. "Maybe it should be investigated by the Committee on un-Martian Activities."
    • The Eastern Coalition
      • Group that Mrs. Douglas believes is behind the disappearance of Smith: "Joseph, the Eastern Coalition Is behind this. It's a logical certainty. You can expect a vote-of-confidence move in the Assembly before the day is out."
    • The Federation High Council
      • No description available
    • The Lunar Republic
      • Government entity on the moon.
    • The World Federation of Free Nations
      • World government.
  • Holidays
    • National Grandmothers Day
      • New holiday. "The President of the United States, by proclamation, named the first Sunday in November as National Grandmothers' Day and urged the grandchildren of America to say it with flowers."
  • Hospitals
    • Bethesda Medical Center
      • "He sent his ship's surgeon Dr. Nelson along to make sure that Valentine Michael Smith was installed in a suite in Bethesda Medical Center, transferred gently into a hydraulic bed, and protected from outside contact by marine guards."
    • Cincinnati Children's Hospital
      • Hospital mentioned during the series of news stories that open Part Two: "Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Campbell VI had a son and heir by host-mother at Cincinnati Children's Hospital while the happy parents were vacationing in Peru."
  • Institutes
    • Institute For Social Studies
      • Institute that handled crew selection for the first human expedition from Terra to Mars aboard the Envoy.
    • The Rhine Foundation
      • "Cavendish had received his training in total recall from the great Dr. Samuel Renshaw himself and his professional hypnotic instruction had been undergone as a fellow of the Rhine Foundation."
    • The Science Foundation
      • Organization assigned control of the corporate trust housing alll of Dr. Mary Jane Lyle Smith's basic patents.
  • Laws and Statutes
    • The Articles Of World Federation
      • Laws that created the World Federation. "The principle itself was never abolished, being embalmed in Articles I & IX of the Amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America-and therefore nominal law for many humans-even though the basic document had been almost superseded in actual practice by the Articles of World Federation."
    • The Larkin Decision
      • Precedent resulting from the famous case of General Atomics versus Larkin, in which the High Court ruled that "a corporate person, a mere legal fiction, could not own a planet; therefore the real owners were the flesh-and-blood men who had maintained the occupation-Larkin and Associates."
    • O'Kelly Vs. State Of California 1972
      • Court case Jubal Harsahw references when he attempts to contact the third planet's chief executive.
    • Public Law 1312
      • Law mentioned during the Wise Girl commercial that plays on the stereo while Caxton and Jill eat dinner at the restaurant in Hagerstown. "Remember, friends, every wise girl uses Wise Girls. Easy to carry, pleasant to take, guaranteed no-fail, and approved for sale without prescription under Public Law 1312, Why take a chance on old-fashioned, unesthetic, harmful, unsure methods? Why risk losing his love and respect?"
    • Reinsberg Vs. The State Of Missouri
      • Court case mentioned during the series of news stories that open Part Two: "The High Court upset a ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States in re eligibility to vote in primaries involving Federation Assemblymen in the case of Reinsberg vs. the State of Missouri."
    • World Code Paragraph 1602, Part II
      • Law Jubal Harshaw quotes to the police raiding his property. Jubal: "You must identify yourself, in the specified legal fashion, World Code paragraph 1602, part II, before you can serve a warrant. And that goes for all those other apes, too, and that pithecan parasite piloting for you."
  • Legal Services
    • Biddle, Frisby, Frisby, Biddle, & Reed
      • Law firm Caxton hires to help him get in to see Smith.
  • Lodging-Hotels
    • Sans Souci Hotel
      • "You are now looking at the main entrance of the magnificent Sans Souci Hotel, Gem of the Gulf, whose management is in no way responsible for this hunted fugitive and who have cooperated with the authorities throughout according to a statement just issued by Chief of Police Davis."
  • Lodging-Other
    • The Imperial
      • Hotel.
  • Magazines-Other
    • Rut
      • Fake magazine from joke Jubal makes. Dr. Nelson: "I saw this patient only ten days ago. Tell me where he got those muscles?" Jubal: "Why, he sent in a coupon from the back cover of Rut: The Magazine for He-Men. You know, the ad that tells how a ninety-pound weakling can-"
    • Togetherness Magazine
      • Where Jubal Harshaw instructs his assistant to send his new story, Death Song of a Wood's Colt.
  • Medicine
    • Wise Girl Maithusian Lozenges
      • Sponsor of NWNW, New World Networks, the network on the stereo while Caxton and Jill eat dinner at the restaurant in Hagerstown. "Remember, friends, every wise girl uses Wise Girls. Easy to carry, pleasant to take, guaranteed no-fail, and approved for sale without prescription under Public Law 1312, Why take a chance on old-fashioned, unesthetic, harmful, unsure methods? Why risk losing his love and respect?"
  • Movies-Science Fiction
    • I Was A Prisoner On Mars
      • Peerless Features offers Smith 60,000 for his exclusive story, to be named I Was a Prisoner on Mars.
  • News Columns
    • The Crow's Nest
      • Ben Caxton's newspaper column.
  • Newspapers
    • Christian Science Monitor
      • News outlet mentioned in the response to the publication of identical doctrinaire denunciations of Short's elevation: "Christian Science Monitor ignored it. Times of India snickered at it editorially, and the Manchester Guardian reported it without comment."
    • The Manchester Guardian
      • News outlet mentioned in the response to the publication of identical doctrinaire denunciations of Short's elevation: "Christian Science Monitor ignored it. Times of India snickered at it editorially, and the Manchester Guardian reported it without comment."
    • The New Humanist
      • Newspaper. "Dr. Jubal Harshaw happily sent them a lavish donation, but took the precaution of sending it in the name (and with the address) of the editor of the New Humanist, a rabid atheist and his close friend."
    • The Post Syndicate
      • News media outlet Caxton works for.
    • The Times Of India
      • News outlet mentioned in the response to the publication of identical doctrinaire denunciations of Short's elevation: "Christian Science Monitor ignored it. Times of India snickered at it editorially, and the Manchester Guardian reported it without comment."
  • Police Departments
    • Federation Special Service Bureau
      • Also known as the S.S. World government police force. "But to be a member of the S.S. squads a man had to have larceny in his heart and sadism in his soul. Gestapo. Storm troopers in the service of whatever politico was in power."
  • Probes and Satellites
    • Zombie
      • Drone probe. "Six years after the Envoy was silent, the drone probe Zombie, sponsored jointly by the Geographic Society and La Societe Astronautique Internationale, bridged the void and took up an orbit for the waiting period, then returned."
  • Professional Organizations
    • La Societe Astronautique Internationale
      • International astronautical society. "Six years after the Envoy was silent, the drone probe Zombie, sponsored jointly by the Geographic Society and La Societe Astronautique Internationale, bridged the void and took up an orbit for the waiting period, then returned."
  • Psychic Services
    • Madame Alexandra Vesant
      • Mrs. Douglas' astrology guide that creates personalized horoscopes.
    • Professor Simon Magus
      • Madame Alexandra Vesant's late husband and well known mentalist, stage hypnotist and illusionist, and student of the secret arts.
  • Restaurants-Other
    • Hank's Grill
      • Restaurant where Mike worked as dishwasher, Jill as waitress.
    • The New Mayflower
      • Restaurant Jill mentions to Caxton.
  • Saloons
    • Talbot Saloon
      • Location of that Caxton sends to pick Jill up.
  • Short Stories
    • The Other Manger
      • Short story by Jubal E. Harshaw, using the pen name Molly Wadsworth, about a little kitten that wanders into a church on Christmas Eve to get warm.
  • Songs
    • Forward, Foster's Children!
      • Hymn sung by the Church of the New Revelation: "Forward, Foster's Chil-dren! Smash apart your foes / Faith our Shield and Ar-mar! Strike them down by rows-! Second verse! Make no peace with sin-nen! God is on our side!"
    • Happy Faces Uplifted
      • Hymn sung by the Church of the New Revelation, sponsored by Dattelbaum's Department Stores.
  • Sports Animals-Racehorses
    • Inflation
      • Race horse. "A three-year-old named Inflation, carrying 126 pounds with Jinx Jenkins Up, won the Kentucky Derby, paying fifty-four for one…"
  • Technology Companies
    • General Atomics
      • Swiss corporation, American controlled.
    • General Synthetics
      • Technology company that Caxton mentions. "When I was working on the General Synthetics bribery scandals I never slept twice in the same place and ate nothing but packaged food I had bought myself."
    • Lunar Enterprises
      • Daughter corporation of General Atomics.
  • TV Stations-News
    • NWNW
      • New World Networks. Network on the stereo while Caxton and Jill eat dinner at the restaurant in Hagerstown.
  • Vehicles-Space
    • Champion
      • Ship used for the second human expedition from Terra to Mars: "But the war and the delay resulted eventually in a much stronger, safer expedition than that of the lost Envoy. The Federation Ship Champion, manned by an all-male crew of eighteen experienced spacemen and carrying more than that number of male pioneers, made the crossing."
    • The Envoy
      • Ship used for the first human expedition from Terra to Mars, a "primitive flying coffin".
    • Mary Jane Smith
      • Spaceship. "The Lyle-Drive Exploratory Vessel Mary Jane Smith landed on Pluto.
  • Words, Phrases, Slang
    • Grok
      • To understand profoundly and intuitively. While the word was created for the novel, it can now be found in Merriam Webster's dictionary.
  • Youth Programs
    • The Junior Spirit-in-Action Team
      • Fosterite youth group the Shepherd mentions while Smith listens to a broadcast of a Fosterite service. "The junior Spirit-in-Action team will give a practice demonstration before the supper, so come early and see the fur fly! Our team coach. Brother Hornsby, has asked me to tell you boys on the team to fetch only your helmets, gloves, and sticks-we aren't going after sinners this time. However, the Little Cherubim will be on hand with their first-aid kits in case of excessive zeal."

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