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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 16 February 1908

fera i f S r L r 7 d GR1B I BL E GRASS BLADE 13 rr ural and we deny the existence of The SupernaturalOur Our critic continues Why say there Is no God What real meaning is there to this anyhow God Is simply the Good God Is the plague spot In the body of hu man society from which sprung hatred strife contention malice envy bigotry and jealousness God or the belief In god alone caused the fires of the Inquisi tion to be lighted God or the belief in God caused the bloodiest wars of history It was at the supposed cowman of a supposed god that tho most diabolical crimes were committed against helpless and decrepit old women and tho most hor rible massacres were precipitated Haeckel In his Riddle of the Universe says Unbelieving Philosophers who have collected disproofs of the existence of God have overlooked one of the strongest arguments In that sense the fact the Roman Vicar of Christ could for twelve centuries perpetrate with impunity the most shameful and horrible deeds In the name of...

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. — 16 February 1908

< > 7 > l t BLUE GRASS BLADE i c x x x x XX x x xx Hxx x < r ft I Cbe Blades Correspondence f i a it r J 1 t ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS 11 L MOFF1TT Thanks for renewal Extra copies of Paine i suo sent as requested W II COX Congrntulations appreciated and we wish you success both for our sake and your own J II I AWRENCE Thanks for renewal Your letter of praise brings a decided encour agement BANNING GRAY Your great interest in the Blade is appreciated and we wish there were more as energetic as you We are for I tunate in the possession of many good staunch friends but for the real help we can always turn to you in the hour of need I ISAAC CONNOR You have hit a great truth in your letter and by living up to it we propose to still increase the Blades useful w ness Thanks t1oms II M CLOS5J The hearty welcome tI t extended to you upon returning to the Blade columns is a sufficient indication how much t your efforts are appreciated by our readers F B HALL The trouble has been h...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 16 February 1908

thf i IL 4 ith I 1i BLUE GRASS BLADE 15 the preacher Wo mint carry the war into Africa and get after nil the rot that the preachers are trying to force down the people Now if you publish the enclosed dont forget the copies In my haste I forget to give you praise for the beautiful sizejust right to hold easy and all around improvement in the Blade made recently I think it very much better and I believe with Parrish 11 Indd that the name ought to be changed to The Ago of Reason so as to represent the cause we fight for This is onlya suggestion and may not be proper in the case as other things may have bearings P 15 HxiiJj Copy Has Been Sent DUNCAN MO Enclosed you will find ten 10 cents in stamps for which please send me a few copies of the Blue Grass Blade And have you copies of Dog Fennel for sale 7 NOLA TEAGUE TEAGUEAnd AndThis Is God MAYSVILLE KY Enclosed find stamps please send me copy each of No 30 40 41 for same and oblige Much has been said lately about the In God We Trust on t...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 16 February 1908

< < < 1 I r I cV < > BLUE GRASS BLADE DOG In FENNEL THE ORIENT 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 returned home Ile made the trip by rail t and boat about three years before his death This book gives an account of what he saw 1 and explodes numerous Christian myths It i tor is especially suitable for a present Cloth Bound 350 Pages Postpaid 125 I No Freethinker should be without it it lAddress orders to BLUE GRASS BLADE LLexington Ky l i > A TRIP TO ROME r fi by I DR J B WILSON i The International Congress of Freethinkers fi was held in the City of Rome Italy Sep Ir tember 21 1004 The author attended that l 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 arc ruthlessly ex posed while the general style ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

BLUE GRABS BLADE IfVolume XVI Number 44 LEXINGTON KY FEBRUARY 23 1908 Published Weekly 1 I DEVOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA OF FREEDOM OF UGHTI Ut iChampion of Religious jnd Political Liberty 1 I

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

r r 1 iii i 3 r 2 BLUE GRASS BLADE + + + + + + + + + + O + O N N N N N N N N N H N H N H H N H H H N H N N H N H N H N M y y 1MRS JOSEPHINE K HENRY 1 yy 1 N NONOH N HON NOH HONON NONON By Harriet M Closz The Editor has kindly requested me to write a sketch of Josephine K Henry but when I think of the wraith of work accom plished by her I am overwhelmed with the thought of not what to write but what not to write writeomans Womans Progress devotes 3000 words to Mrs Henry as a representative woman and yet does her scant justice Volumes have been written vaunting the life of men whose work is less valuable than hers for platitudes flow easily from the pen for one who labors with the popular throng but expressions of appreciation are piteously scarce for the pioneer in unpopular work and the flag of crimson flames on my face at tho tearcom pelling thought that my sisterwomen for i whom she has toiled have silently if not in solently accepted the sacrifices made for them Josephine William...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 N NJ HUMAN ECCENTRICITIES i i A i ° ° ° ° TTTTTTTTTTTTTTT t Term Applied Only To The Foibles of So J called Men of Genius But Called i i Insanity in Others I < By M Grier Kidder No one know where eccentricity ends and insanity begins any more than where 1 Ymonkey stops and man starts there is noth ing abrupt in nature nothing jerky about evolution None of us think ourselves lacking in mentality though several own to a few idiosyncrasies of genius Everybody seems too busy diognosing everybody elses mental t symptons to spare judgment foil his own Strangers are crazy friends peculiar our selves original We laugh at strange actions till greatness follows then ape them scoff at the insanities of mediocrity worship the i eccentricities of greatness Genius is rarely affected the nrtificul be longs to the shallow the natural to the pro t found Tho eccentricities of the great are generally due to tho fact that few great men have time to be conventional I hope this expl...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

r 4 BLUE GRASS BLADE HHNHNH HHNNNNHHNHNNNHNNNNHHNN t + iTHE ABRAIIAMIC PROMISE i y y + + f H H N N N N H H H N H H N H H H N N N H N H N H N N H N N I y y yy yy yy yy yy yy yy yy yy yy yy yy yy yy + Question Propound to Bibilogists As To The Earliest known Date Concerning The Special Promise By A A Snow Prior to Josephus time there were four distinct copies of the Bible then consisting of the Old Testament alone These copies dif fered from each other and in some points quite materially They consisted in 1 The Masorete or that held at Jerusalem 2 The Samaritan consisting of the Five Books of Moses only Israel having divided the Sa man tans had their Bible separate from that at Jerusalem 3 The Septuagint a Greek copy translated from earlier productions about 280 B C for the Egyptian library at Alexandria And 4 The copy from which Joscphus made his quotations which was c if fcrcnt from the others as is shown by Yrn Whiston in his appendix to Josephus and lie devotes 18 pages in his Dis...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

r 1 J f f f < I BLUE GRASS BLADE 5 THE LAST MAN i Z + By Joseph Rogers Z < tiThe t > The Parsee god has lost his heated breath J t The Arctic forces take his life away rii + s About his throne the insignia of cold and death + Has shadows cast as night oercomos the day Z f The clouds no more the want of harvest tend j No vapor mounts to greet the waning light + Orgunlc life betrayd awaits the coming end 4i i The silent rule of Arctics endless night + The northern bear disports by Afric bays t < And paw the useless crowns of human might t Perchance to mock a roving sprite that strays < s Distracted where it held a Ceasars right Z Z The mind of man to meet the deadly cold f Z Devised means that gave his lifoa lenses t + With chemicals ho back the Arctic rolld < < L i Hut Famine wnrrd and gave no truce of peaceV J > t A man the remnant of the human racer Pictures expiring lifes dejected mien IS i = The blasted hopes of nations dull his face vti A 1 reason moulds ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

r 7 S 1f 6 BLUE GRASS BLADE 4I i Current Comment on Public Events 1 i I N H N H T TT TT THE POWER OF PRAYER Unintentionally and probably without thought on the subject prayer has been sub jected to a rather severe test in the Com monwealth of Kentucky and as in all other tests it failed Could the anticipated result have followed the news would have been spread broadcast and Jehovah made one more tally on his stick The country knows that for the past six week i all efforts to elect a United States Senator from Kentucky to succeed Hon James B McCreary fins failed and that a deadlock has been hanging over the vote of the Joint Assembly The democrats want to elect former Governor J C W Beckham and the I republicans desire the election of former Gov ernor W 0 Bradley Both are estimable gentlemen as far as their respective political I associations will admit but as matter now I stand neither can get elected The republi cans are in a slight minority and there are r just enough belligerent ...

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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

> 1 j < i kr > II k BLUEJ BLUE GRASS BLADE 7 politicians I iticians would surround them Humanity can not be happy while entangled in the meshes ofsuperstition and prejudice wherein they wallow and trample upon each other To be free we must cut the net and get loose Men i and women are of higher consideration than priests or politicians or both But why should this be sot In a few year and we shall bo with the flowers of last summer j with last winters snows We are forced to > fight for the husks and shells while the beau tiful pageantry of Nature passes us almost unheeded The fruits of knowledge fall un I plucked and remain ungathered The true I glory of manhood and womanhood fades above our very heads and fools wrangle over the petty tyrannies they would impose upon man kind tq gratify a sordid and selfish ambition Change it my brothers and sisters The poser lies in your hand Work while ye have yet the strength Remain idle and the opportune ity may goon be gone WORKING I...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

4 Z S 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 HUGHES Editor and Publisher 1268 N Limestone St Lexington Ky P O Box 393 SUBSCRIPTION RATES By mail postpaid 150 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 2000 Halt column whole column or larger adver tisements at special rates upon application The publishers have the right to reject any o and all advertisements offered GENERAL BUSINESS RULES ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS to the Blade will be t discontinued at the expiration of the ...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

JJ f I JU l tfJ H f < > BLUE GRASS BLADE 9 irX JiFORA PAINE CENTENNIAL r togetherThe The advice said to have been given by Paul is appropriate for the occa sion suggested by tho caption of this article articleIf Y If there could be aught capable of bringing the Freethinkers of America f together in one monster gathering L some deep sentiment that would touch STyr and enthuse the hearts ofall liberal mminded men and women it is in con nection with the name and memory of Thomas Paine 1 iNext year or more accurately stated in 1909 will come the onehundredth greatt t > revolutionary patriot and it is now pro 1 posed that the Freethinkers of America gather qn masse to commemmorate eventyM i yMSuch a movement must not be under i taken unless it can be attended with < that degree of perfect success it so richly deserves To achieve that sue i cess tho labor of preparing therefor must begin now If put off until a later date the event may not prove csufficiently auspicious to make...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

> 7j1 I p 10 BLUE GRASS BLADE A VISION OF HEAVEN God the father god the son and god the holy ghost blessed trinity three in one and one in three We have seen them all On a recent Sunday the editor of the Blade witnessed a reproduction of what is known as the passion play at a moving picture show and for crass materialism a religious scheme built upon absurdity and barbaric concep don we were furnished with an abun dance of evidence Every feature con nected with the entertainment pointed most conclusively to the fact that In gersoll spoke a truth when he said that an honest god was the nobles work of man This implies that all gods are man made products and must be material beings God the father was represented as an old man almost decrepit with age I having a long flowing white beard long white hair and wearing a blue I loose gown God the son we saw grow up from infancy to mature manhood in the space of a few minutes raise the dead heal the sick and then got killed himself God the...

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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

IAW fJf > BLUE GRASS BLADE 11 i must inevitably pass as did those of Isis and Bel leaving in the earths all 1 absorbing bosom only a few shattered altars and broken fanes The church men rant and pray and encourage that system which divides humanity into classes industrial and sets social giv ing Pride free rein to vaunt herself well knowing that the hour will surely conic when science aye or the deity they so humbly worship will be unable tito distinguish between the princes ashes and the paupers dust Christianity is tike divine cruth of I humanity t Then is it not meet that we throw away the crutch and learn to stand erect in the glory of intellectual man hood and womanhood 1 The old copy book told us that knowledge is power butt the knowledge that human labor is the creator of all wealth has J not enabled the laborer to help himself out of the hole into which such teach I t ings have placed him Christianity and humanity have dif ferent ideals of manhood The ideal man of the Chr...

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. — 23 February 1908

vwi 5 TWi r 12 BLUE GRASS BLADE PROPOSED PAINE CENTENARY Suggestion That Freethinkers Hold National Meeting in Honor of That Patriot And Revolutionary Hero By James B Elliott Secretary I congratulate you upon the new dress of tho Blade and hope it will be kept sharp so that it can cut down the weeds of superstitionthat you mey be able to maintain the high standard of Mr Chas Moore I enclose the programme of our Paine Celebration in this city you will ob serve that our speakers have treated this many sided man asan economist philoso pher diplomat and inventor Mr J C Hannon took his text from Daniel Websters speech as council for the heirs of Stephen Girard in which he stated that Girard was inspired by the Age of Reason to found his College This speech was published by the American Tract Society 1844 As an antidote for In fidelity and fo show the pernicious influence upon Christian Carity of the works of Thomas Paine The Blade has issued a Paine Number Next year will be the centeniar...

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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

u r BLUE GRASS BLADE 13 4 discrepanciesf f In the light of the spiritual cipher meaning of the gospels there are no contradictions c but there is a most beautiful harmony One has to destroy his conscience mind and do his thinking with his subconscious or solar plexus to understand such twaddle This quotation if true proves that god moves in a mysterious way his wonders to perform and wo know he put lying spirits into the mouths of his prophets that Ahab might bo damned Query why did not these cipher exegetists find or know about this cipher centuries or ori i fifty years ago f Perhaps then it was not as necessary as now to have a loop hole of escape from tho fierce onslaughts of the advancing forces of Freethought which with rapid firing and long range guns are making the old position of the apologist untenable i Jesus came to save that which was lost and l then had his message recorded in cipher so that for 1000 years his object was unknown unsolved and then the phenomenal necrom a...

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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

7T Y i 14 BLUE GRASS BLADE OJ u s T O l iCbe Blades Cbttttcspondcncc i Xi J4I t ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS C ARMORY STEVENS iour high appre ciation of pur effort in the Paine issiic gives encouragement and cheer W C DAT YThe standpatters on Free thought just suits us and we wish to see everybody on the same platform By push ing the Blade as you arc doing we will soon get there MRS M E DAVIS Wo console with you in the deep misfortune that has fallen upon you and wo can realize your loss In any event while we pnob expect too much yet every little helps 1 W I FOX Thanks for your kind words You will see that the old writers are hack in harness We want to keep them now I H L HANSONIt pleases in to know IH oughtI I to be read everywhere IKING HARD1E Thanks for clippny and renewal s r renewalTHEOPIIILUS 1TIJEOPIITJUS PinLOSOPITIUS You will doubtless recognize ono of your letter in this column with few omission so as to avoid what has been asked H1 FISKour letter will explain MSS got lost so...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

A i f j > tjf tfl i r i liM i BLUE GRASS BLADE 15 t Atheists when enlightened as to what Social ism brings arc Socialists tooW C DALY More Praise For Us PELLA IOWA Sometime ago I saw an advertisement in tho Blade viz Organization at Last I availed myself of the opportunity and annexed myself at once to the Church of Humanity at Great Bend Kansas I wrote an appeal to the freethinkers people to join with us and sent it to you for publication It was at the time when you was 50 far behind with your work that I sent the article and I thought perhaps that was why you did not publish it I like the new dress in which the Blade comes I love the memory of our old friend 0 C Moore In fact I love the whole Blade family Enclosed check for 100 150 for Blade and 10c for Exchange MRS JOSEPHINE K HENRY IMRS Continued from page 2 nationalist has been that of officiating at funerals where she expounds the reasonable doctrine of the inevitableness of Natural Law in language not cruel but consoling I...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 February 1908

Ir r 16 DOG FENNEL FENNELIn f In InX 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 returned home He made the trip by rail and boat about three years before his death t Tills 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 f A TRIP TO ROME t by DR J B WILSON a The International Congress of Freethinkers was held in the City of Rome Italy Sep tember 21 1904 The author attended that I Congress as the American delegate It is an account of travel and personal experiences experlenccsf I pres and people In it religious dogmas and j tales of priestly fiction are ruthlessly ex posed while the general style is without com t parison in American literature of travel r 1 Cloth bound 360 pages...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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