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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 February 1908

iIt M f t I r 0 t 0 It X r aJ it < 171 1 I LUE GRASS BLADE 5 o + o 0 OxO < X t c t Current Comment on Public Events i M rr THE SAME OLD TALE Orthodoxy assumed the same dogmatic as pect no matter the guise or name under which it is presented The priests of one religious faith deride those leaders of an opposing re ligious faith for their lack of liberality as suming themselves to boO K on the subject With them us a class Orthodoxy is all right so long as their own shibboleths be maintained It is a well known fact some of the greatest men known in all history have sprung from the loins of Judah and many of the smallest can trace their origin to the same cause Baron Hirsch was th6 greatest philanthropist of his day either in or out of the Jewish church Baron Rothchild is the example of the other extreme lie knows no charity no philanthropy save that which lies in a div idend while the world is full of Shylocks who continually demand their pound of Jlesh and they want it from next...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 February 1908

< > 7 6 BLUE GRASS BLADE o who can display a medal won for political campaigning It is presumed however that the bureau would keep a supply of sermons on hand and that these could be sold by mail order from printed catalogues that would be sent to pulpit orators free on demand This would open up all entirely new Industry and enable some of our literary aspirants to work oil their surplus energy At tho end of hit term of office the bureau chief could present statistical data ill his report showing the number and character of the texts supplied to whom sent and the number of complete sermons sold on application This would be interesting no doubt and from such a report the public as well IU the truly penitent could keep a tub on the pulpit oratory of the state In any event the joke billus it is called is not a joke in the strictest sense of the term and its author was evidently keenly alive to the exigencies of the present situation in the clerical world worldFOR FOR THE GLORY OF...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 February 1908

7 t I BLUE GRASS BLADE 7 1 1 I point from Spiritualists as they always refer to the spirit body and even Paul said There is a natural body and there is a spiritual body so it is not from the Bible that she quotes and I am forced to believe that the spirit without a body theory is a Materialists advanced for the purpose of attacking and denying its truth Many Materialsts have made the same as sertions as has Eliza Mowry Blivens which is no proof of their correctness and many have said There is no intelligence in Nature citing as evidence the fact that water will drown a good person as surely as it will a bad one they seeming to forget that the good must die as surely as the bad and that even the best may not choose the manner of their removal from the mortal plane To me all intelligence is or was Natures and as man is but a product of Nature he In the beginning received his share or that which was suited to the needs of man even us tho animals received their share but man ages ago co...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 February 1908

l < J I T i > f > i 8 BLUE GRASS BLADE BLUE GRASS BLADE Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1884 and edited by him until his death February 7 1906 JAMES E HUGHESEdltor and Publisher 1268 N Limestone St Lexington Ky P O Box 393 SUBSCRIPTION RATES By mall postpaid 160 per year In advance Five new yearly subscribers at one remit tance 100 each Five trial subscriptions sent In with one remittance for six months 50 cents each Trial subscriptions 15 cents per month Foreign subscriptions postpaid 200 per year ADVERTISING RATES One Inch single column 1 Insertion 60 cents one month or four insertions 100 six months 500 one year 800 Quarter column single one Insertion 200 one month 400 six months 2000 one year 3000 Half column whole column or larger adver tisements at special rates upon application The publishers have the right to reject any and all advertisements offered GENERAL BUSINESS RULES ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS to the Blade will be discontinued at th...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 February 1908

J IJllt 1n I i 4 c J BLUE GRASS BLADE 9 < 1 broken anddead thesystemisi suicidal and the Blade can heartily agree with Mir Witter in his indictment against Sunday schools We cannot do better than to close by quoting the following forceful declaration made by this writer He says after laying down his predicates The time must inevitably come to those young people who read and think when they will awake to the superficiality and falsity of such teach ing and when that awakening comes the reaction will probably be more radical than it would have been had they been properly enlightened in the first place The pendulum will swing so far that in rejecting these feeble o and narrow views of spiritual truths they will in many cases be led to re ject all versions of it That this is a real danger can be seen by daily ob servation It accounts for the abso lute skepticism and agnosticism of many and it also accounts for the fact often noted that the most confirmed infidels frequently spring fr...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 February 1908

1 10 BLUE GRASS BLADE case of Christ already and he is lead ing the city a merry dance to munici pal destruction Was it not Brother Johnson who told us Kansas was going for Christ 1 According to the latter mlormutiou it would seem that it has gone auout it in the proper way to find him There will be no salvation for Wich ita until she wakes up to the fact that GAL JftJUlt BLADU ED c church rule will damn anything it comes in contact with and takes an emetic to get rid of all such influences in her political social and business life AN APPEAL FOR HELP I Every cause that can boast actual merit or that has for its real objective the emancipation of the race from the galling yoke of supersticions chains should be made a missionary cause and the world needs just such missions and missionaries For a thousand years or more the Christian advocates have manifested a remarkable missionary zeal dud today their missionary work constitutes the very life of the organization In fanci ful pictures ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 February 1908

4 dt BLUE GRASS BLADE U SALOONS AND PREACHERS Realizing the twin evils those ele mentary sources from which so man of our social ills flow Itepreseutativi AlicKuight of the Kentucky Genera Assembly introduced a resolution pro viding that saloon men and preacher be prohibited from taking part in pol itics because of their businessjgat in itics Very little more than a genera tion ago a preacher could not hold pub lic office in Kentucky and it was be cause of a kind and indulgent people that they were permitted to get back to their former status McKnights resolution came as a result of the effort to eliminate saloon men from politics because of their business and knowing that church and saloon were business rivals that the church made men drunk on religion while the saloon got them drunk on whiskey he felt that if one was put out of the politics the other should be In a measure the Blade agrees with him Paine did more for humanity in a week than the god the Christians wor ship have don...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 February 1908

t 12 BLUE GRASS BLADE AUTOCRATIC TYRANNY The Blade felt it necessary in its last issue to make comment upon the encroachment of the post office depart ment a simple branch of the public service upon the legislative functions of government an encroachment that is unwarranted by law or constitution Since printing that comment The Blade has been brought face to face with an act of autocratic tyranny which convinces us that the conduct of the post oilice department shown to be teeming with fraud and corrup tion should be made an issue between the political parties in the pending national campaign As it is seemingly impossible to mend the autocracy of this department the best remedy at hand it to end it Our readers will have noted that in the issue of January 19 we had insert ed a small circular and subscription blank This was designed for the conveniences of our subscribers who might feel inclined to aid us in in creasing our circulation The circu Jar was addressed to everybody in gener...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 February 1908

7 I 7 > E < BLUE GRASS BLADE 13 r u J ww ww w w wP wIV j r sr I Cbe Blades Correspondence = I xx y This column is devoted to the weekly cor respondence ot Blade subscribers in which they are requested to express their personal views anent religion politics or economics may be expressed The Blade does not as sume any personal responsibility for any view upon any ism Communications intended for this column should be made as brief as possible on account of limited space ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS PARKER H SERCOMBE Your congratu 1 lations cheer Have taken the liberty of using your comment that our reader may know what you personally think of the paper in its new form Dr T J BOWIES MSS received with thanks It is a splendid article and ought to tDr read We appreciate your kindly expressions about the paper and its new ar rangements and thank you for your interest by sending in the new subscribers Would that many others would do likewise MRS R S CAMPBELL Considering the fact that wome...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 February 1908

> I 14BLUE GRASS BLADE it Enclose find one dollar send the Blade as long as it will carry to the address F B HALL Starting Out Right o RightAfarictta Marietta Ohio Editor Blade Your favor of 20th inst at hand and I thank you in advance for your kindness for having my verse appear in tho Paine memorial ifsue of the Blade I take three free thought papers and my neighbor takes the Blade yet while I am a regular reader of it I am not a subscriber You say with the next issue she will be turned into IC pago magazine style and will be better well I dont know how you are going to improve on it to make it better for she is always brim full of just what I want and I think the Blade is the equal of anything published in the United States Just as soon as you make the change send me a copy and I will get busy at once and try and get up a nice club for you to help start her off in her new form I am an old time letter carrier here have been on duty for the last 10 years and am pretty well ac qu...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 February 1908

riii BLUE GRASS BLADE 15 Let us work along natural lines to the ther afford to be knockers as regarding Free cannotI As the 29th of January is the Anniver sary of the birth of Thomas Paine the I greatest name on mortal tongue Hero of them all not excepting Washington a man the American people owe their allegi ance for the Liberty Home and happl ness thatt hey enjoy today Whose say Ing Where Liberty Is not there Is my country and These are the times that try mens souls A man who subscribed i his last five hundred dollars to start a subscription which was raised to five thousand dollars to carry on the Revolu r tion that forced this country from the rule of King Geo III of England and still i there are men going about the country malinglng the name of Thomas Paine who will live in history and who will always live in the hearts of the American peo ple as a patriot Hero of this Republic A B BENNETT FILLERS Miracles come when they are needed They come not of fraud but they come of an im ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 February 1908

1 3 + 1 < 1 j ButTE GRASS BLADE DOG FENNEL In THE ORIENT THE ORIENT ORIENTby by Charles Chilton Moore When a young man the author had started out to walk through the Holy Lands on foot Reaching Paris he gave up the journey and 1 returned home lIe made the trip by rail and boat about three years before his death This book gives an account of what he saw and explodes numerous Christian myths It is especially suitable for a present Cloth Bound 350 Pages Postpaid 125 No Freethinker should be without it Address orders to BLUE GRASS BLADE Lexington Ky A TRIP TO ROME by DR J B WILSON The International Congress of Freethinkers was held in the City of Rome Italy Sep tember 21 1004 The author attended that Congress as the American delegate It is an account of travel and personal experiences that has received an universal encomium from press and people In it religious dogmas and tales of priestly fiction are ruthlessly ex posed while the general style is without com parison in American lite...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 9 February 1908

Or C P A < oar J t 1 t e A BLUE GRA 5 BLADE Volume XVI Number 42 LEXINGTON KY FEBRUARY 9 1908 Published Weekly a I DEVOTED TO THE PROPAG4NDA OF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT DR JOHN BYES WILSON I Y 11i 1 I Freethought Writer of Poetry and Prose J

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 9 February 1908

jfjl 1 1I11 1 n 1 nt 41 s I 2 BLUE GRASS BLADE iliI i IIIDR JOHN BYERS WILSON II if > Acknowledged to be one of the fore most brilliant and epic writers in Amer ica Forceful and polished vigorous and convincing argumentative and winning his writings have touched the hearts of thousands of Freethinkers in America Wherever a liberal is found there is Dr Wilson known loved admired and re spected For years he has been one of the best and truest friends the Blade has pad the good fortune to enjoy Ready at all times to lend a hand when the task became hard and never too busy in the practice of his profession to do something for the needs and wants of struggling humanityThe The subject of this brief sketch is of Scotch Irish parentage and a native of Adams county Ohio His father David Flnley Wilson was a man of fair educa tion and possessed a remarkable memory and some poetical talent His mother Evelyn Campbell was a direct descendant of the famous Clan Campbell of Scotland Her grandfat...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 9 February 1908

Ii 41BLUE BLUE GRASS BLADEi 3 IBLUE + + + + + + + + 110N + + + + + + NNN11 111111011111111 1111 N 111 110111111 NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN t t y 44Somebody Has To Sin 1 I + IBY DUr B WILSON Some minds Nature makes as low as the clod To genius some she exalts I And all the long way betwixt the extremes At every footstep she holts The hnniiin brain she diversities In size and shape and degree r Making none alike nor to think alike t But all of some use to lies 1rhus s Thus infinitely different all men she makes To incline them different ways J To search out the infinite secrets she hides From our won d ring human gaze Infinitely varied men too she designs In the sense of right and wrong In diameter conduct will and resolve The weak she makes and the strong No levels there are in Natures designs All is mountain hill and plain Nor either without the other can be Likewise the structure of brains No level of thought or faith or belief Can apply to human life Each positive force has its negative Ea...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 9 February 1908

f > lI l 10 J III I N N NON NON004 H NON N N H N NON N N H H NON H H N H NON H01 1 y I 1Persistence of Superstition i I JL I + I NO1 II There are Neither Gods or Devils Who Dispute With Each Other Overthe Souls of Men By Dr T J Bowles Every cultured man and every cultured woman on this earth now know to a pos itive and absolute certainty that every human being in this world who kneels and worships at the shrine of any supernatural religion Is a devotee of the most ancient and degrading superstition Every scheme of Redemption and Salva tion from sin founded upon the Incarnation and crucifixion of a God all the higher types of men and women now know are myths and legends conceived and written In the Infancy of the human race when man was in the savage and barbarous periods of his career on earth and but a few degrees removed from his animal ancestors Every student of Enthnography Is fa miliar with the fact that all the Gods and all the Devils and all the spirits and all the ghosts ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 9 February 1908

J fallt 0 t I BLUE GRASS BLADE 5 f spread scandal by overshadowing the Virgin Mary who happened to bo the afUanced brldo of one Joseph a carpenter by trade tradeThe The same old iwess that ho had gone through fifteen times previously were again repeated gestation for nine months birth dentition diseases of children nursing and weaning Innocent sports of childhood growing maturluf and learning a trade and later on preaching and performing miracles and finally arranging for his i crucifixion burial resurrection and ascen t sion to his home In heaven Such Is a brief history of sacrificial re ligion and vicarious atonement which has cursed the human race beyond all the 1cursed power of all the languages of all the tribes and of all the nations of Earth to fitly ex press and portray orf our primitive ancestors for their bloody I sacrifices during their long night of mental darkness for then the earth and sky wero filled with demons and monsters but what shall wo say of the modern priests...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 9 February 1908

< L f 1I I 6 BLUE GRASS BLADE XaA A A X Current Comment on Public Events i + + JJJArTTTTTTTTTYTTTTTYTTTTTTTYTTTY ArTTTTTTTTTYTTTTTYTTTTTTTYTTTY CHRISTIAN CHARITY f What is there about the Christian spirit that makes savages of men and women Why is it that in spite of their continual protestations of love and kindness they still maintain an attitude of brutality Did there ever exist any of the milk of human kindness in the breasts of the Christian people of Hunterdon New Jersey it must have soured and turned to clabber long ago Although they will point with pride to the Apostle Paul and refer to the great triune taught by him Faith Hope and Charity as the acme of human perfection the Chris tians aforesaid are certainly short on their charity and rather long on their heartless indifference to human suffering It may be that a long and continued association with the Jersey yellowjackets has Jaun diced their human affections until they ap pear as walking advertisements of the yellow p...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 9 February 1908

d < 1 T lBLUE BLUE GRASS BLADE 7 I many earthly physicians fall In the collec IIman tion of fees for services rendered this i Great Physician has personal experiences i of a similar character The new testament reports that when his son cured ten lepers only one returned to even thank him for the job and It is probable that the same proportion of gratified demonstration is manifested today The report states that Mrs Lewis while attending a revival service had the mis fortune to have a bug crawl up her nose The most violent sneezing failed to dis lodge it The bug settled down and built a home from which a settlement sprang SlJrangI eightysix members all told Although the original bug was simply a squatter with a prior claim to the territory having been established the squatter refused to budge Jfestablished good and ready to emigrate J Of course it never occurred to the unfortu nate woman that had she been giving her herJ and had missed that revival the bug would never have got the...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 9 February 1908

T s T 8 BLUE GRASS BLADE j BLUE GRASS BLADE Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1884 and edited by him until his death February 7 1906 JAMES E HUGHES Editor and Publisher 1268 N Limestone St Lexington Ky P O Box 393 SUBSCRIPTION RATES By mall postpaid 160 per year In advance Five new yearly subscribers at one remit tance 100 each Five trial subscriptions sent In with one remittance for six months 60 cents each Trial subscriptions 16 cents per month I Foreign subscriptions postpaid 200 per year ADVERTISING RATES one One month Inch or single four insertions Insertion 100 six 60 months cents 500 one year 800 Quarter column single one Insertion 200 00six months 20 00 one one month 400 six months 2000 one year I 3000 i Half column whole column or larger adver tisements at special rates upon application The publishers have the right to reject any and all advertisements offered GENERAL BUSINESS RULES ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS to the Blade will be discontinued at th...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
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