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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 1 March 1908

t rill t U t f K BLUE GRASS BLADE u Volume XVI Number 45 LEXINGTON KY MARCH i Iyo8 Published Weekly I l n i DEVOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA OF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT I U EDWARD BLISS FOOTK M D 1 = 1 ItEUWII I 1 Ono of libertys inosWfuarlesd uliiiiiipion

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. — 1 March 1908

n 2 BLUE GRASS BLADE Edward Bliss Foote M D Tin subject of this sketch mid whose por trait is given was the son of Herschel Foote ii pioneer ettler of the Connecticut Western reserve in Ohio At Hint early daypre vious to 1810 there were lint limited oppor tunities in that new country for an ambitions youth to obtain an education and at the age of sixteen Edward left home to strike mil and nipple with fortune His health had always been considered too delicate to face the worlds hardships but his resolution was indomitable JIu entered a newspaper m printers devil working fifteen hour a day at till drudgery Hut with eyes and cars open to everyscrap of learning that fell in his way in a short time his marked ability as a writer and advisor beam known and he was invited to become the editor of the best weekly journal in Connecticut At twentytwo he removed to New York whore ho became associate editor ofa prominent journal which greatly enlarged the sphere of his studies and observations P...

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. — 1 March 1908

ti 1 BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 L THE PROPHECIES OF DANIEL t x x lly A A Snow The book of Daniel is the Masceit of the Advent isls With great facility they unravel freim its prophetic pngtel events that have just come to puss or are now transpiring mid one or two things that must yet be fill filled within but a few months which will immediately precede till coming of the Son of Man iu the clenid en Heaven in awful majesty who then with great vengeance will burn to a crisp all those who have been lot impnelent to believe sei plain and self ev ident a message us he has left together with the earth itself True thee Adventists have in previous years fixed the dales with exact precision when the great event woulel trans pire and time has shown mistakes in some way but then there has only hi en a little error in calculation theynow have the matter fixed up so accurately as to exclude any pos J sible errors That many of them have been sincere and honest ill their views is evinced from the fact tha...

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. — 1 March 1908

4 BLUE GRASS BLADE HHNHNHHNNNNHNNNNHNNN NNNHNNNNII y y i Freethought and Prohibition i NNNNNNNNHNNHNNNNNNNNNHNHNHNNN IN Movements Are Not So Very Far Apart If They Are But Correctly Understood Criticism Of a Blade Editorial By George l Case Cnn a Freethinker advocate Prohibition f The first ililnoulty in discussing this propo sition is the lack of intelligent and definite understanding as to the meaning of the words Freethinker and Prohibitionist I shall make the following doiinilioni anil conduct the dis cusiou along these lines A Freethinker is a man or woman who has such freedom and independence of mind that ho can Intelli gently studyand discuss public questions without fear or weak sentiment in relation to ancient error or modern cant or frippery either in relation to religion politics or sociology A Prohibitionist is one who voles the prohibition ticket and believes that government should protect the live the property the health and the morals of the people and that Government...

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. — 1 March 1908

I I BLUE GRASS BLADE tniirio must go down J nose principles of government were old when the morning stars first sang together and they will be now and full of Viril life when time shall be no more They have been successfully applied in every forward step in government since man began to make government and they stand ready to 1m applied to every governmental question that will be proposed until there shall be no need of prohibitive government And when freethinkers rise above political ignorance and tyranny as they have above religious igno rance and tyranny they will unite with us to establish such a government in this land 4 Corruption in Prohibition 4 + + + The Exemption Of Wine For Sacramental Purposes But Hypocrital Pretense fly Ewing Summers Prohibition laws always exempt wine for sacramental purposes Little note is taken of this by any party because so little wine is thus used Hut look at the principle of the exemption 1 The Christian formerly Campbellite Church a large and in...

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. — 1 March 1908

6 BLUE GRASS BLADE + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + J + + + + + t + + + iCurrent Comment on Public Events i y A AA AAAAA AAAAAAAI CHRIST KILLERS Christians invented the slander that tha Jew is righteous proud as they did the worst charge eif all that the Jew knows not virtu and through him comes all evil And it is not tin only slander Christians have invented The above quotation is taken from a pub lisheel portion eif a sermon delivered by Rabbi Kmil n Hirsch of Sinai Temple Chicago Tim sermon was in refutation of the charge nisei Hindu by Christians that the Jews killed Christ and reference is made tei the fact that Christian children supposedly trained ill the ethics eif human charity all virtue will point the linger eif scorn at Jewish children on tliii streets and contemptuously call him Christ killlr Being reminded of the fact that tile Jilade some time ago took occasion to criticise a j reported saying of Dr Hirsch which after wards turned out to be an untruthful report we ...

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. — 1 March 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE 7 bonlfo of tho Xuw erusalciii Heaven could readily bo turned into hell with a colored female present having such II weapon in her possess ion Unlike the truly pious the members of this church did not take their troubles to the Lord but carried them to a policemen True indeed the colored Christians are rapidly ac quiring tho orthodox habits of their white brothers and sisters THE KENTUCKIAN ABROAD Thin lack of Christian love and charity bo longs not to tin negro churches alone for it is reported that IovI IlonningXulms pastor of till Episcopal proCathedral at Washing ton n C passed the no to till director of his choir which brought on a scrap between them and the bishop of the diocese will have to pass upon till issues in controversy Caring little for the result of such an Ili quirt The Hindu docs not wish to enter upon a discussion of the merits in the case Sullico it to say that we personally know liv Nt hits and that we are not surprised that I ho used tho langua...

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. — 1 March 1908

IS 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 t JAMES E HUGHESEdltor and Publisher 126S N Limestone St Lexington Ky P O Box 393 SUBSCRIPTION RATES By mall postpald150 per year In advance remittance tance 110 each Five trial subscriptions sent In with one eachTrial Trial subscriptions 15 cents per month monthForeign year ADVERTISING RATES One Inch nfJr column 1 Insertion 60 gents 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 i discontinued at the expiration of the term for which the subscription has been paid up upIn will show subscribers the date of exp...

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. — 1 March 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE 9 could take place twice a year or once a year as the bureau might deem hest whereat the student be required to be present in person The first examina tion could cover certain subjects the second another and different course and the third could be in the nature of a review of the whole after which the student if qualified couH be author < izcd to represent the bureau in Free I thought propaganda The student could bo required to furnish his or i her own books and upon making appli cation to the bureau for a syllabus or prospectus of the course of studies show by proper certificate that a good elementary education has been ac quired in some school public or other wise This would furnish us in the course of four or five years with a splendid corps of teachers and work ers and the Blade feels confident that quicker and better results will follow Let it be distinctly understood that the Blade is not eternally wedded to its plan provided a better can be shown Neither d...

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. — 1 March 1908

I I 10 BLUE GRASS BLADE A CHRISTIAN SLANDER SLANDERUPON UPON THE FARM Whenever any movement of seeming magnitude advocates new Holds of ne t iOl1 it is an evidence of one of two two things namely either the old plane of operation has become unprof itable or it has been worked to the limit Even the soil needs rehabilita tion after successive crops have been extracted from it and this principle holds good through all the physical universe Some years ago the Christian church perceiving the rapid decline of its pow er and realizing its inability to grow created an organization known as the Y Ollllg hens Christian Association along nonsectarian lines but the mem hers were expected to wear some sec tarian brand of the Protestant organi zations and these were looked upon as ii sort of Jesuitical supports lx > prop up and sustain the parent body It was a new move and for a season it flourished IiIa green bay tree Jn all the land there were scarce to he found a city of the slightest im po...

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. — 1 March 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE 11 incut which purport to give the par tit ticular utterances of the accused ninii forming the ground of the accusation r exhibit a woeful lack of Iseretion in public speech and would appear to he an irrational illiterate crude and in excusable method of attempting to utter solid truth While not actually indecorous or indecent in itself it is suggestive thereof and ought never to 1have been used Such alvocncy of Frcctlvought works a positive injury to the cause and it is deplorable in every way We are unable to analyze the feelings of Mr Foote at this dis tance but we opine he entertains a similar notion regarding the precise utterances of the blasphemy victim while concerned only in the vital prin ciple at issue the right of free speech and free discussion in matters touch ing religion and religious sentiments and for an abrogation of the ancient and mildewed blasphemy laws True few men can state just what they would have done had they been in Mr Boulters place Hon...

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. — 1 March 1908

12 BLUE GRASS BLADE TEMPERANCE vs PROHIBITION The first thing Hint strikes the Hindu as contained ill the nrgumen by George 1 J Case in this issue of tin Blade in support of the Prohibitioj parry is that laws intended to restrict limit or prohibit the sale of intoxicnt ing liquors arc no > sumptuary laws On this point but little need lie said Every lawyer or any preension in the jonnry knows that sumptuary law arc those which have vheir object the restriction limitation prohibition or to regulate consumption and prices of anything and everything that men shall eat drink or wear Innumer able decisions allecting the cons itu tionality of prohibitive laws ire to hi found in the books corroborative of this Modern lexicographers furnish definitions of the term sumptuary as applied to legislative enactment along the same lines and in the end we are forced o recognize the fact that a law which attempts to limit 01 regulate expense or expenditure as j the action oil any stae restricting ...

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. — 1 March 1908

I BLUI GRASS BLADE i3 THE PEASANT AWD THE PARASITES I Heeded Not The Real Moo Until His Burdens Became Too Great For Him To Be A FABLE llv 11 II Slithers Once UIHIII 1 time there wits a Peasant who by diliigence and industry wrung from the earth a decent living 1111uno day w while he was at work in the fields ho sud denly felt a weight descend on his shoulder Without looking up he asked What may this I beY beAnd And a voice answered Iam thy king My King juoth the Peasant Whence and what lire thou Y And the King answered I come from the gods and I have been sent to rule thy go ings and comings and to defend then from CrulIIi i And the Peasant knell and gave thanks fu to the gods f Thereafter the Pennant was the slave of the King nnd did his bidding in all things And many times the burden was grievous to bear but the Peasant complained not for so gmlsI And it came to pass that one day ns the Peasant toiled there came another stranger and when he saw the King he stopped and looked and ...

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. — 1 March 1908

I I I 14 BLUE GRASS BLADE I I x x I i Lie Blades Correspondence i W ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS J II 1IUCKLIX Thanks for rnicwnl and clippings Glad you like the Hlmle so well EMMKTT RHOREI Sample copies sent as directed Thanks WALTER HURT It is indeed encouraging to receive such a fine compliment at your hands Could the masses ha so favorably impressed we would soon pcrcievc a change ADDISON LOCAN1lave written at your suggestion Many thank fort the compli ment bestowed DR AV 1 MURRAY Cou1l1 we succeed in impressing our present subscribers with your enthusiasm Tho Illaclc would tread a path of roses Pluck and perseverance may yet win that enviable position for us Who knows E R SMITH No better compliment could be bestowed had you written volumes We heartily appreciate your kind words SILAS ROCKWELL We shall bo pleased to publish your views upon the subject named and what is more we want to let tho Freethought people have a chance to see what a man 92 years of age looks like and still fi...

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. — 1 March 1908

I ilBLUg GRASS BLADE 15 lPllke up tin subject of the evolution of loan fur nxamplo Show an Darwin in his Descent of Man as Huxley in his Mans Place in Nature as llackcl in his Involution j if Man have so clearly proven tliut man i II natural product coming up all tIll time t not the product of a miracle and never had u moral flllltlll basis on which Christianity is founded Its basis proven untrue the whole 1III collapses Little touches of proof from embryology from comparative anatomy from palaeontology nrclmiology mill anthropology will give an II itor solid literary character to your join nal and a kind of information sadly needed liy most of the j brethren So I might surest for the whole round of matter for It journal on sociology as yours j s assumes to bean educative not nn advoca tin journal as education truly alono can enlighten It is friendly educatio that con COliI icislllJ are my ideas and conclusion drawn from both a believing and n thinking life 1JoIIlIlItion converted m...

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. — 1 March 1908

r tr 4BLUE 16 BLUE GRASS BLADE DOG FFNNEL FFNNELIn In THE ORIENT ORIENTby by Charles Chilton Moore When n young man the author had started lout to walk through the Holy Lands on foot I Reaching Paris he gave up the journey ar returned homo He made the trip by rai 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 135 No Freethinker should be without it Address orders to BLUE GRASS BLADE Lexington Ky A TRIP TO ROME 111 DR J B WILSON I The International Congress of Freethinker 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 nn 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 pnrison in American literature...

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. — 8 March 1908

1 jfjo A fl JJtr > c f 19 V1 jN t iI rV1 > p f iss RAJYBE ss B AD I f = = Volume XVI Number 46 LEXINGTON UTfc MARCH 8 IJo8 Published Weekly t DEVOTED TO THE PRQPAGANMOF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT r Ztn J Ittl I Western Pioneer and wFreethought Worker I

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. — 8 March 1908

v V r 2 BLUE GRASS BLADE J John Wmans Gilbert Silent workers arc sometimes as effective in their methods as those who openly advocate a given cause Thc open workers are known more their names conic before the public more conspicuously for both commendation and criticism Freethought can boast innumerable silent workers I Mon and women who do all they can in their selected way to further the interests of liberalism and none have been found more sturdy true and really devoted to Freedom of Thought than John W Gilbert of Elk Park Friend Nebraska Hum Winans Gilbert is one of those sturdy pioneers who act ing upon tin sentimental mid yet practical advice of Horace Greely went west and grew up with the country In fact he helped to make the country grow and by the force of his labor mental and manual it Dimply had to grow lie is nn enthusiastic lover of Nature and fairly revels in the bracing air of the morning lie lives in the sunshine Ho is a lover of animals and while indulging in huntin...

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. — 8 March 1908

r IBLUE BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 1 1RELIGION t = NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN NNN NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN IN THE NAVY 1 t Facts that Show the TTTTTT Certain Decline of T JI Chaplains Among Jackies Uncle Sams By One Who Knows I have just gleaned a harvest of peculiar information a succint account of which 1 believe will interest your renders In n recent trip to the eastern coast I visited one of our new war ships which was lying in the Boston Navy Yard and while questioning a sailor concerning the daily drills and occupation of the blue jacket my attention was attracted by the passing of an officer I noticed a silver cross pinned to the collar of his coat and asked to what rank he belonged Jack1 smiled and replied Oh thats father OGorman our chaplain I was sir prised for a moment ns I had forgotten that a manowar carried such a personage and I remarked as much to my new acquaintance Yes said he all navies carry them but not in such quantities os formerly Perhaps you may remember that th...

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. — 8 March 1908

J BLADEI 4 BLUE GRASS BLADE Pathetic Picture for Pulpit Press and Pew Mj J 4 W WHEN A PREACHER MUST PLEAD FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF TELLING THE TRUTH IT SHOULD AWAKEN THE INTEREST OF ALL By Harriet 31 Cloaz IlIk for freedom to preach the truth as in experiment for two years Tho above account of the expression by Rev William 11 Babcock of Bayonne N j appeared in till Chicago RecordHerald of February Fourth in the year of our Lord 1108 1108A A preacher pleading foe the privilege of telling till truth is a spectacle that should awaken the interest of all Dr Babcock has been in the service of tho Lord twenty years and says If i had known an much about the ministry twenty yearn ago as I do today I never would have put my head in tho nooseFor For twenty long years this Man of God has according to his own admission been teaching faishood and now pleads for tho op portunity to tell the truth Ho has grown grey in till service of the church of Christ because no doubt nn adept in the conceal ment o...

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