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1885 2—THE CATHOLIC TIMES Friday. May 20. 1955 The Miami Herald storj—which notes that the business has "nei ther the indorsement nor approv al" of the Chancery office of the Diocese of St. Aueustine was reprinted by The Florida Catholic, the diocesan weekly. The article said the venture— operating out of Miami under the name Ex-GI Plastics Co.—is charg ed daily with being unethical,’’ both directly and through the Chamber of Commerce. The Miami Chambers Better Business Bureau is said to have received complaints about the operation from all o\cr the country. In Boston, Th* Pilot, official weekly of th* archdiocese, relet- -3 We terry thh tUf in 3»/j t* 12 AAAA to width. Available in the following Rod Colt. Blue C«H. »n Suede. Hua Suede o-d White Linen. ai:et above 10 iligntly higher II K¥ Religious Goods Mail Racket Enriches 3 Miami Brothers (N.C.W.C. News Service) The disclosure of a big-time venture in the peddling-by-mail of cheap religious goods has raised a furor in both Florida and Massachusetts. The story was first brought to light by the daily Miami Herald in a front-page article claiming that two former taxi drivers are taking in as much as $1,000 a day by mailing out unsolicited plastic crucifixes and pra? cr cards. Signed Herald staff writer Al Neurath. the article said the scheme is designed to pull at the heartstrings of every Army veteran and every Roman Catholic in the country." •d th* story and labeled the sales operation "a blatantly ob vious religious goods racket." Al most immediately after The Filet time off th* presses alleging t'-et ther* were mounting re perts "that the 'religious junk' in auestion was now flooding New England generally and the Greater Boston area in particu 1?r," District Attorney Garrett H. Byrne initiated an investiga tion of the operation. It was Boston’s Archbishop Rich ard J. Cushing who a little more than a year ago inveighed against “the pious rubbish and religious junk that is being peddled so wide ly.’’ He asked his faithful in a ra dio broadcast not to buy “religious junk and said the whole business “is an insult to your intelligence it’s money spent for holy horrors.” In the original Miami Herald ex- WE ARE READY TO WORK HAND IN HAND WITH YOU TOWARD HOME OWNERSHIP Consult u* about our low-cot home loan service f-RAILROADW BUILDING & LOAN CO. RAST BROAD ST. LA a. «rn* *««•. babbis. CA 4-S342 I BUCKEYE LAKE baked FRESH FROM THE OVEN TO YOU NEW SYSTEM BAKERY BUCKEYE LAKE At Park Entrance E. C. (Ed.) Plank, Prop. PUMPS have that certain something FOR STREET FOR BUSINESS 200 I. State St. 1374 Grandview Ave. 907 W. BROAD ST. 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V 11 our •howroom to porch r»ll» column*, atair rail*, etc. Also aluminum and athe»to« siding at very reasonable price*. pose of the Ex-GI Plastic venture, it was disclosed that two brothers, Benjamin and Harry Kram. comb telephone directories of every ma jor U.S. city in 47 stales (exclusive of Florida), and pick out names appearing to be Catholic for their mailing lists. They send out possibly 10,000 envelopes a day. A typical enve lope reportedly contains a cheap crucifix stamped out in white plas tic, less than two inches high and an appeal stating that “this cruci fix is being sent to you with the hope that you will find it to your liking and worth keeping. If so, please insert card with a 25c piece in the addressed envelope, and mail.” Also enclosed is an “l am a Catholic” card carrying the text of the Our Father, and a reproduction of a notarized statement to the ef fect that Benjamin Kram is a “par tially disabled veteran.” Th* Harald article said, "The nature or degree of disability is a secret he'll discuss with no on*. But th* Harald learned through th* Veteran* Adminis tration, Ben's disability is rated about 10 per cent. He draws $17 a month from th* VA." In a subsequent story it was dis closed that another Kram brother, Max, operates a rival mail house of his own, using different firm names in catering to Catholics and Protestants, The Miami Herald said the Ex Gl Plastics outfit has been investi gated by postal and law officials since 1950. It commented, “All agree the operation is legal, al though maybe not proper.” PITTSBURGH—(NC) An in stance of a company using the mails to send cheap “religious” articles to a large number of people who have not ordered them has been reported here. The Pittsburgh Press identifies it as the Religious Distributing Co. of nearby Wilkinsburg, Pa. Il says it is operated by 27-year-oId Mur ray Kram. who, the paper says, is the sun of one of the three Kram brothers whose activities from Mi ami, Florida, have brought protests from many sections of the country. The local daily asserts that, with their five mail firms in Miami and one here, the Krams have a com bined nation-wide mailing of 100, 000 inordered “spiritual” articles each day—all “cloaked in a pious sales pitch ”—and that the total income is more than $3,000 daily. -------------------o------------------- Want ads are profit tested and proved. 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Assisting tu* Bishop durirg the ceremonies were Father James McEwan, chaplain of Catholic students it Ohio State University, pictured above at the Bishop's right, and Father Hugh Murphy, of the St. Charles Sem inary, on th* Bishop's left. The nurses' choir provided th* music. Bishop Ready Will Ordain 9 (Continued from Page 1) uncle of the new priest, and Fa ther Omer Schroeder. Father Linus J. Dury will be the master of cere monies. A graduate of St. Charles Prep aratory School in 1947, Father Ber endt earned a bachelor of arts de gree at St. Charles Seminary in 1951. He has just completed four years of study at the Theological College of the Catholic University of America. Washington, D.C. Fathei iMcFarland, a native of Columbus, will celebrate his First Solemn Mass at 9.30 a. m. Sunday, May 29. in Our Lady of Peace Church. Benediction is scheduled at 7 p. m., followed by a reception in the school hail. Officers of the Mass will be Fa ther Robert T. Manning, deacon, Father Robert F. I^mon. a mem ber of the ordination class, sub deacon and Father John H. Eyer man assistant priest. Father George Foley will preach the sermon. The new priest, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl C. McFarland, of 135 W. Schreyer Pl., Columbus, graduated from St. Charles Preparatory School in 1947, and earned a bachelor of arts degree at St. Charles Seminary in 1951. For four years, he studied theology at Mt. St. Mary of the West Seminary, Norwood. Father Reilly’s First Solemn Mass is scheduled at 11 am Sun day, May 29. at St. Mary’s Church, Lancaster. A dinner for relatives and close friends will be held after the Mass in the school hall. The reception will be held in St. Mary’s school hall from 4 to 7 p. m., with Solemn Benediction fol lowing at 7:30 p. m. Officers of the Mass will be Fa ther Robert Schmidt, assistant priest: Father James Cooney, dea con, and the Rev, Mr. Thomas Cad den. subdeacon. The sermon will be given by Father Julian Schaefer. Father Reilly, son of Mr. Francis P. Reilly of I^incaster, was grad uated from St. Charles Preparatory School in 1947, and was awarded a bachelor of arts degree from St. Charles Seminary in 1951. He. loo, completed his theological studies at Mt. St. Mary of the West Sem inary, Norwood. For five summers, the new priest served on the counsellor staff of Camp St. Joseph. Father Johnson, a Lancaster na tive, son ol Mr Mam ice John son of Akron, will offer his First Solemn Mass at 10:30 a. m. Sunday, May 29, at St. Rose of Lima Church, New l^xington. Other events planned in connec tion with the celebration are a din ner for clergy, relatives and close friends, following the Mass Sol emn Benediction at 3 p. m. and a reception, ending at 6 p. at his home, 301 S. Main St., Lancaster. Ministers of the Mass will be Father Maurice Donovan, assistant priest: Father Dimond, deacon Fa ther Thomas A. Carney, subdeacon, and ’he Rev. Jack Droese, master of ceremonies. Msgr. Paul O’Dea will give the sermon. A 1942 graduate of New Lex ington High School, Father Johnson enrolled at St. Charles Seminary in 1946, receiving a bacheloi of arts degree from there in 1950 He studied theology at Mt St. Mary of th" West Seminary, Norwood. For the last three seasons, he served on the counsellor staff of Camp St. Joseph, the diocesan camp for boys. Father Huber, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed vard T. Huber of Marion, will offer his First Solemn Mass at 10:30 a. m. Sunday, May 29, in 8 Alum. Storm Windows Double Hung Anv Size $180.50 Installed $10. TRADE IN SALE I I Your old Door and only SS9.9& will nurcha.r an Alum Cowih. Storm door in.tailed. Other Alum Door price* on r*Qtt*at. SECURITY SALES T« Llvinratnn Ave. Columbite S, Ohio 9 A M. to 5 P.M Used Door* $2.00 Up St. Mary's Church, Marion. Bene diction is set at 4 m., with a re ception in Moira Hall, ending at 7 p. m. Assisting him at the Mass will be Father William J. Spicker man, assistant priest Father Christopher Granger, O. F. M.t deacon and the Rev. Rob ert Shalosky, master of ceremonios. Father Benedict Rubeck, O.F M., will preach the sermon. Father Huber attended high school and the first two years of college at St. Gregory’s Seminary* Cincinnati, and completed his phil osophy work at St. Charles Sem inary, receiving a bachelor of arts degree from there in 1951. He stud ied theology for four years at Mt. St. Mary of the West Seminary, Norwood. His twin brother, Richard, i& a Holy Cross brother stationed at St. Joseph’s Farm, Notre Dame, Ind. Father Schaefer will offer his First Solemn Mass at 9 a. m. Sun day in St. Raphael’s Church, 'Bay Village, O A reception will be held at 2:30 m. in the parish ha/tl at 5:30 p. m. Benediction will be cel ebrated in the church. Officers of the Mass will be Fa ther Leo Warth, assistant priest Father Joseph Scharfenberg C.R., deacon and Father J. Colby Grimes, subdeacon. Father Francis ZJwilling will give the sermon. The new priest, who is the son of Mrs. Frances C. Schaefer of Bay Village, was graduated from Cleve land Cathedral Isatin Hight School in 1943, and St. Mary’s College. St. Mary. Kv, in 1950. He has just completed four years of theological studies at Mt. St Mary of the West Seminary, Norwood. Father Lemon will sing his First Solemn Mass Sunday. June 5. in the Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Quincy. Mass. A reception is set from 3 to 6 p. m. in the Atherton Hough School hall in Quincy. Four priests from the \nchdio ce-c of Boston. Mass., will assist Father Lemon at the Mass Father William O'Connor will serve as as sistant priest, Father James J. Scallv will be the deacon. Father William Burckhart. subdeacon and Uher Eugene Maguire wiN preach the sermon. The new priest graduated from Boston College High School, attend ed Boston College, and served four years as a radioman in the U S. Naw during World War IL He earn ed his bachelor of arts degree at St. Charles Seminary in 1951, and has just completed theological stud ies at Mt. St Mary of the West Seminary, Norwood. 0—- Don’t drive miles looking for a home when vou can find it in our want ads. KC Council 2898 Sets Party to Note Oth Anniversary Santa Maria Council 2898. 2596li W. Broad-st, will entertain at a men's party in the Council Rooms, commemorating their tenth anni versary, tomorrow evening. The party, starting at 6 p.rn., will precede the opening of the K of state convention, in Colum bus. Sunday and Monday. An in vitation has been extended to all delegates of the 168 K of Coun cils in the state and to the 38 district deputies as well as all K of members. -------------------o------------------- Mission Rummage Sale The annual rummage sale spon sored by the Society for the Prop agation of the Faith will be held tomorrow at St. Dominic’s school hall. North Twentieth and Devoise Sts. Mrs. William L. Bighouse is general chairman of this year’s event. All proceeds from the sale will be given to the missions. New Parish (Continued from Page 1) East of Ridgecliff Drive on an air line. .On the South: From a point on tlie Olentangy River, which is di ructly East of Ridgecliff Drive, West on an airline to Ridgecliff Duive, then West on Ridgecliff Drive (inclusive) to a juncture with Swansea Road, then West on Swan sea Road (inclusive) to the Scioto River. •On th* West: The Scioto River friom Swansea Road North to Route 1U1. On. th* North: The South side oft Route 161 from the Scioto Riv er an the West, to the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad on the East. Further arrangements for the development of the parish will be announced about June 1. The parish buildings will be lo cated on a gently rolling site at the southwest corner of Reed and .’McCoy Roads. The first building to be constructed will be a multi purpose unit. The main floor will serve as the church with a seating capacity for 300, while the lower floor will be used as a parish hall. The contemporary design by Em erick and McGee, architects, will be constructed with stone exterior walls, large glass areas and wide roof overhangs, creating a charac ter in keeping with the surround ing neighborhood. The east side of the building facing Reed Road will appear to be one story high, while on the west side the ground floor will be at grade level, due to the (slope of the land. This will permit llarge windows in the parish hall, Iwhich will be used later as a school pafeteria. Of Interest to Catholics RADIO PROGRAMS Sunday, May 22 WPKO, Waverly, 8:45 a. m. Sacred Heart program. WTVN, Columbus, 11:45 a. m.— Catholic News. WHIZ, Zanesville, 11:45 a. m.— Christophers. WBNS, Columbus, 12:45 p. m.— Hour of Holiness—Series of programs featuring excerpts from addresses, encyclicals and letters of Pope Pius XII. WLW .Cincinnati, 3.00 p. m.— Catholic Hour. ’VPKO, Waverly, 4:45 p. m.— Hour of St. Francis. WNXT, Portsmouth, 6:00 p. m. —Hour of St. Francis. WTVN. Columbus, 11:00 p. m.— Ave Mana Hour. Daily WLW. Cincinnati, 6:10 a. m.-— St. Mary Seminary—Morning Prayers. TELEVISION PROGRAMS Sunday, May 22 WBNS-TV, Columbus, 9:30 a.m. —Look Up and Live—Msgr. John J. Dougherty of Immacu late Conception Seminary, Darlington, N.J., is host to teen-agers during May. WBNS-TV Columbus, 10:00 a. m.—Christophers. WE PAY YOU 6% INTEREST Let Your Money Work For You Otter Limited te State of Ohio. COLUMBUS DISCOUNT AND LOAN SSR E. BROAD ST Celeoibe*. Ohio CA S-SM! First Communion Gifts A Complete Line of Religious Articles For the Church, School and Home The Church Goods Co., Inc. M. E. Quinn J. J, Quinn 182 E. STATE ST. CA. 4-4716 COLUMBUS, OHIO MASS ORDO --------Liturg) Of The W eek--------- FRIDAY, MAY 20 ST. BERNADINE OF SlENA White vestments, Gloria, Second prayer of the Ascension, Third of the Blessed Virgin,.Credo, Preface and Communicantes of Ascension. SATURDAY. MAY 21 WITHIN THE OCTAVE OF THE ASCENSION MASS AS ON THE FEAST OF THE ASCENSION White vestments, Gloria. Second Prayer of the Blessed Virgin, Third for the Church or Pope, Credo, Pre face and Communicantes of the As cension. SUNDAY, MAY 22 Th* SUNDAY WITHIN THE OCTAVE OF THE ASCENSION Waite vestments, Gloria, Second prayer of the Octave of the Ascen sion, Credo, Preface and Communi cantes of the Ascension. MONDAY, MAY 23 WITHIN THE OCTAVE MASS AS ON THE FEAST White vestments, Gloria, Second prayer of the Blessed Virgin, Third for the Church or Pope, Credo, Pre. face ’ind Communicantes of the As cension. TUESDAY, MAY 24 WITHIN THE OCTAVE MASS AS ON THE FEAST White vestments, Gloria. Second Operetta to Be Presented DOVER DeKoven’s operetta. “Robin Hood” will be presented by the pupils of St. Joseph’s High School on May 22. 23 and 24 in St. Joseph’s church hall. prayer of the Blessed Virgin, Third for the Church or Pope, Credo, Pre face and Communicantes of the As cension. WEDNESDAY, MAY 25 FEAST OF ST. GREGORY VII White vestments, Gloria, Second prayer of the Octave, Third of St. Urban, Preface of the Apostles, Communicantes of the Ascension. THURSDAY, MAY 26 OCTAVE DAY OF ASCENSION MASS AS ON THE FEAST White vestments, Gloria. Second prayer of St. Philip Neri, Third of St. Eleutherius, Credo, Preface and Communicantes of the Ascen sion. FRIDAY, MAY 27 FEAST OF ST. BEDE White vestments. Gloria, Second prayer of Sunday, Third of St. John, Credo. Preface of the Ascension. SATURDAY, MAY 28 THE VIGIL OF PENTECOST Red vestments, Gloria (during which the church bells are rung), one prayer, No Credo, Preface and Communicantes and Hanc igitur of Pentecost. WHERE THOUSANDS SAVE MILLIONS Current Return 07 Accounts X/O FRANCISCAN MISSION TOUR SOUTHWEST Ogpertsmhr to attend Mast daily. Visits to Cathedrals, Indian Fuablos end II Indien and Spanish Millions. No o»»rnipht travel. 4,200 nilas through 14 states. 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