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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 19 April 1908

1 i J BLUE GRASS BLADE 9 whom are dead and others are still liv ing If this is to be a regular and con tinuous feature of the Blade its readers are to be congratulated I have long desired Ito adopt tliis plan for The Searchlight but have feared the addi tional cost would overtax my final re sources Thanks Brother Shaw and the Blade wishes you healthstrength and abund ant prosperity in your fight against superstition in the Lone Star State s InOne thing is certain you have hit the rnail squarely upon the head when you mention the overtax upon financial 7 resources connected with the publi cation of the portraits We find it a great true and it is for this reason de siring to retain such a commendable feature that we urge upon our friends constantly to their best efforts in assist ing the Blade to a much larger circula tion than it now enjoys Many friends are helping us by sending new sub scribers and if the plan we have recent ly suggested is carried our our circulation can bo doubled...

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. — 19 April 1908

l 111 f < i i W r < tj t < C 10 BLUE GRASS BLADE GIVE THE SCHOOL A START Do you realize that the workshop of character is in human life Remember friends that the harvest of the future depends altogether upon the character and quality of the seeds we sow now 1f Alien may sow wild oats as they are familiarly called and the sowing will not injure them but it is in the gather ing of the crop raised where the trouble is found r The basis of all power is knowledge t and knowledge is the handmaid of i z human happiness and peace Knowl edge upsets speculation Knowledge I is a substitute for theory Knowledge I is the key to the future and the open door to individual greatness IIdoor Correspondence School has been designed for the purpose of diffusing knowledge of the greatest utility To study through the courses of instruc t = tion it will prescribe will make you a now being and lay the material uni b verse the all in all before you in au f entirely new ligth The whole problem under...

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. — 19 April 1908

W < Z 7 x > > p i sfe BLUE GRASS BLADE Y1 people shrink from the thought of having to spend eternity in such com pany r The murder of a young woman in the prime of healthful e was noth ing to him although imbued with a love of Jesus and firmly believing in future rewards and punishments Orthodoxy had no restraint for him Not until he knew the end was nigh did he exhort for socalled righteousness and professed his great love for god imagining that god entertained similar feelings for him Such morbid prurient damnable doc trines go far toward licensing crime Had Chester Gillette been taught that he must accept every responsibility for his own acts that the consequences thereof were inevitable and that he had to face them himself that there was no atoning savior for such black crime the chances are that he would have hesitated upon the very threshold of his wrongful act and both he and his victim would have been alive today It is to be observed however that none of the account...

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. — 19 April 1908

< 7 1 I I < 1ttif If BLUE GRASS BLADE I ° t Towering Tantrums of Terrible Teddy By Harriet M Closz The merits or demerits of the cases cited below are not under discussion by me mea but the violently vindictive and Incon siderate outbursts recorded of President i Roosevelt should cause the careless Ameri can voter to ponder well his position in the Republic In a March 9th Chicago Examiner Press Report the President of the United States S is said to have declared that Harry K Thaw did right in killing Stanford White but that if he had his way Thaw would be hanged before sundown and that all the members of both juries that failed to f convict ought to hang with him r So this is the safe and sane man whom we have placed in the Presidential chal This Is the popular idol who prates about r respect for law Yes this is the impulsive r puppet of passion who ornaments the exec utive brunch of our government and not i only discredits the laws and the Thaw r juries but would send the lat...

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. — 19 April 1908

VV < 7 T rrY < J < BLUE GRASS BLADE X oo o > X 1 n If Hx OOooo oox Likes The New Form 1 CORRIGAN TEXI send you a clipping you may get all those scamps out that maybe you did not so send it I could send one In often We like the book form of the Blade splendid Expect to make a bookvof them all together togetherW W A GHENT Best Paper In the World LOUISVILLE KYThe Blade Is bring ing them all to time Keep on James with your good work you are all there The Blade is the best paper In the world In my oplnlonI W WALSH Hearing the Century Mark FREDERICK lIDI ant nearly 80 year q old Cannot work tiny more I can walk only about in my room and a littlo in the open air Fivo years ago I divided allof my properly with my children They have debts on their homes I nm living with my youngest son and daughter You can see that I have not much money to ppenil or givo away It did mo good to see Stephen Girards likeness in my last paper who gave so much money for Frecthought Rut twentyfive year...

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. — 19 April 1908

A f Y I ff7 ji 1 i ri fF Ji d f 4 > 3r r < jif > 14 BLUE GRASS BLADEI I 4 < Has the Right Ring MARIETTA OAm glad that my efforts t tIn behalf of the Blade were appreciated by tt you The happiest moments of my life are I Y those spent In trying to do something for the benefit of humanity and there is no nobler way for me or for any other per son than to assist in this noble work in which you are engaged Yea Brother Hughes if each subscriber to the Blade were to take up the burden each what a 1glorious difference there would be on your mailing list at the end of 1908 It would i give the Editor new courage and make j him think life was still worth battling for theF largestI weekly journal in the country And I for one will do my share to accomplish this k task W H COX For Religious Liberty s SANTA MARIA CALIn a recent Issue I noticed an article entitled By Christian f Courtesy which I enjoyed for I am in hearty sympathy with any proper means to obtain and preserve religious ...

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. — 19 April 1908

Ina Y shy rl t f i > p t Pmm 3 if r 2 ii I 41 BLUE GRASS BLADE r 15 t i Scientific and Philosophical Correspondence School II One Year 10 in advance Three Years 25 in advance III I JAMES E HUGHES Manager JOHN R CHARLESWORTH Instructor j LEXINGTON KENTUCKY Established for the Purpose of f > giving Instruction in the Fundamental Principles of Science and the Philosophy of Secularism and Freethought by Comparative Studies as between them and Theology and Orthodox Systems Based on Creed and Formula Learn to Free Yourself from Super stitions Chains Refuse to be a Mental Slave and be Able to Give a Reason for the Faith that is in You 4 I School willopen about July 1 1908 or as soon as 100 pupils are enrolled Educate yourself to become a teacher in Liberal ideas Z y S Y ry K Xfy t T r HE object of the school is to offer in con Tdensed form what may be called a compre f r hensive course of studies in natural science natural philosophy secular and sacred his 6 tory theology and ecclesi...

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. — 19 April 1908

1 V S j t 7 i < h c BLUEGRASS BLADE fOUR GOOD WAYS BY WHICH TO PUSH THE BLADE t We want our subscribers and friends to make us a promise that they will do what they can to swell the Blades circulation We are not going to ask anything impossible anything difficult anything expen give We want to put before you a plan that is easy and capable and give us a much larger field for our operations against the superstitions and myths of orthodoxy Below four plans are suggested for the perusal of all our readers Special importance is placed upon Suggestion No1 as we believe it furnishes the key for a solution of the problem before us If you agree r nth this plan just sign the blank at the bottom of this page and mail it to us You do not have to pay antil the money becomes due If all our readers would adopt this plan our circulation would be doubled ° before the present year expires Its cost is only an additional fifty cents added to your own subscription and if this proves successful we ca...

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. — 26 April 1908

t c r r < s t 1ol BLUE GRASS BLADEI Volume XVII Number i LEXINGTON KYM APRIL 260 rgoS Published Weekly 1 i DEVOTED TOz THE PROPAGANDA OF + FREEDOM OF THOUGHT R 11Nongein Freethinker ROCKWELL of Kentucky XI 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. — 26 April 1908

i f BLUE GRASS BLADE I SILAS ROCKWELL REMINISCENCES OF A NONAGENARIAN I was born In Trenton N Y 13 miles north of Utica I am of New England de scent My grandfather a Revolutionary soldier lived to the age of 104 years 1 had the pleasure of hearing him tell of the many Incidents of that sanguinary period I may say that I am the only person liv ing who was conversant with his grand father of the Revolution of 1776 I was born January 26 1816 during the adminis tration of James Madison forty years after the Declaration of Independence and am now 92 years old I was a born sceptic At an early age I asked my mother ques tions that she could not answer who re ferred them to her pastor who In turn held mo to task saying I was too young to In vestigate questions of such moment Later in life I came across a work by George Combe a Scotchman on the constitution of man one of the best works In the English language at that time I then became a Universalist Still later and upon reaching Thomas Pain...

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. — 26 April 1908

> r li > > > 1 i j l tl Wjif Mw t 3 F BLUE GRASS5BLADB 3 > I Is Mars Inhabited An Array of Colaborated Facts and Figures on an Interesting SubjectFrom an < Address Before the Pierce High school By Charles O Hays This question has been debated since the earliest time when Mars was recognized as a a planet and even at this day and among the most advanced scientists opinions are diametrically opposed In this paper I propose to discuss the subject from a standpoint entirely different from any hitherto advanced to consider it in the light of facts well known to every astronomer but which have been overlooked by all I propose to show by reasoning that shall withstand every criticism and every scien tific test that in all probability Mars is Inhabited by beings of a large degree of in telligence that it has been inhabited for ages incalculable that its denser popula tion and perhaps the greatest height of intelligence attained by a dominant race may belong to the past 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. — 26 April 1908

t 11 Tel W J t 4 BLUE GRASS BLADE A 2 Scratch A Christian j 1 Find A Burglar Under the Cloak of Piety a Professing Christian Played Many Parts But Finally Got Caught By John F Clarke A call I have to preach a God to glorify An everliving soul to knave and hit him on the fly Here Is my text f i PEACE JUSTICE A BURGLAR Arrested For Breaking Into A Num ber of Places Waterbury Conn April 7Poslng as eminently respectable prominent in church and grange work and act ing for years as a justice of the peace and the towns most reverend grand juror Kerrlll Kimberly of Goshen has fallen from grace with a shock that disturbed Litchfield county for miles around i ° fwas ever thus since my earliest In fancy have I seen the Godly cause dis may I never trained a deqr gazelleoh hush Lordy Didnt he fool the suckers Put on the regalia of God to play hell In And he played it A good man gone wrong or a bad man gone right These trans actions are becoming monotomous It IH a bad wind that blows no goodand a...

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. — 26 April 1908

w5tWy7 i + r Gr j y a n 1fi r cht A 1 r W < I 11 1 s + 1 BLUE GRASS BLADtn r 5 ot finding students without your help And by the way It would not be a bad Idea for you to send your name and address to Mrs Bliven for membership in the Association PRACTICAL WORK OF THOMAS PAINE Synopsis of an Address Delivered Before r the Paine Memorial Association By J C Hannon Practice Is the better part of every pre cept and no individual is qualified to preach what he Is unwilling to practice Paines work may be divided under three heads Religious Philosophical and Humanitarian His religious work Is seen in the Liberaliz ing of dogmatic Christianity as expressed by the Higher Criticism of our time making deeds a substitute for creeds epi tomizing his well expressed sentiment THE WORLD IS MY COUNTRYTO DO GOOD IS MY RELIGION As a philosopher he shares with Robert Fulton and John Fitch the honor of first utilizing steam for the purposes of naviga tlou while constructing the first Iron bridge In exi...

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. — 26 April 1908

r Ip f p t fi it < 1 j 1h l 6 BLUE GRASS BLADE AC 1111 1111o to 111 1111 1111o 1111 1111 11111 1111 11111 Ito 10 t ti iCurrent Comment on Public Events t f w V BIBLE PROOF There Is something pathetic In the fran tic efforts of the hired professors of the orthodox Christian faith to prop up the resurrection myth by appeals to the Bible They seem to forget that their very author ity needs propping and as Thomas Paine I very aptly wrote a century ago that before you can successfully prove the truth of any f proposition from the Bible the Bible Itself must first be proven true Otherwise how can the Bible prove anything The best educated and Intelligent minds know that the Bible is not true and they decline to accept It as an authority upon any subject During the recent Easter services Rev Edwin Muller pastor of the First Presby terian Church of Lexington delivered a special sermon on the subject of the resurrection The sermon was preucLi for the especial benefit of the Kr hts Templar...

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. — 26 April 1908

w i t l > t f i 1 > J BLUE GRASS BLADE god and from Texas a friend of the Blade writes that the plan now adopted by the preachers Is to Immediately burn all lit erature that Is antagonistic to the church and Its teachings In other directions the rapid and continual growth of Humanita rian ideas are noted and commented upon and from such declarations as the fore going the Freethinkers may find encourage ment for greater efforts In the spread of liberal Ideas Very naturally the church can see a grave danger and while they ascribe this danger as threatening the na tion they are in reality more concerned about themselves The church is not the 1nation nor will the nation ever become the j church Tho only antidote offered for un belief as It is termed Is religion but as the very unbelief of which complaint Is made is against religion the antidote Is J altogether without virtue The constant pressure of Intellectual thought is contrary to the interests of the orthodox faith and It is ...

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. — 26 April 1908

s BLUE GRASS BLADE I BLUE GRASS BLADE Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chllton 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 110 each Five trial subscriptions sent In with one remittance for six months 60 cents each Trial subscriptions 16 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 advertisements troer Tn8Plle tf tlsements 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. — 26 April 1908

< C c I tJ < o f c y c 71 r BLUE GRASS BLADE 7 9 Need we say wore 1 What further could be said to demonstrate the importance importance portance and necessity of the School Y Correspondence Schools for business and commercial purposes have succeed ed admirably and why should not a similar institution for the propagation of liberal thought and to furnish a Liberal education also succeed Y It can succeed and it will succeed or the Blade will know the reason why whyOrthodoxy universe with godly and ghostly mysteries The School is to present to its pupils the universe in all its aspects just as it is just as we see and know it based upon experience and investigation The Peoples Press published by J B Lenau of Chicago in a recent issue saidWhen When wo have divested Nature of the mysteries with which ignorant men have invested it iii the past we will then be on the unobstructed road to intellectual progress That is the case in a nutshell The School is designed to divest the uni ver...

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. — 26 April 1908

r 1c b iii ti lt IIkWOM > > A4 7 t ir fii f 10 BLUEGRASS BLADE THE WORKS OF VOLTAIRE The Blade is pleased Io specially direct the attention of its readers to the advertisement appearing in this is sue of the complete works of Voltaire published and offered for sale by the St Hubert Guild of Akron Ohio From a personal examination of this edition we are able to pronounce it to be the very best collection of Vol taires works extant It il complete and the 43 volumes constitute an en tire Freethought library in itself The terms of sale are so reasonable and easy that these splendid books are brought within easy reach of all In a recent issue of tha Blade we printed a picture and biography of Vol taire but it was so brief owing to our limited space that we were unable to do the subject full justice Let it be known that Voltaire was even more than a deadly foe to the organized church for he was an ardent advocate of the political and social rights of the people and assailed with uner...

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. — 26 April 1908

77 BLUE GRASS BLADE 11 BIBLE AND BOOZE The jewel of consistency docs not find a setting in the crown of holiness worn by the average Christian Or thodox restraints and limitations its restrictions and inhibitions upon indi vidual conduct are invariably intended for the other fellows but the moment the application is made direct and per sonal there is not only a kick but an evident desire and manifest purpose to break through the boundaries For years the clergy have practically insisted that the people must do as they say and assume a moral blindness to ward their own actions Do as I say not as I do is the maxim of the aver age preacher and the majority of Christian worshippers have been apt scholarsPrevious Previous comment has been made in these columns anent the Christian policy in the new State of Oklahoma towards the liquor question Mention has been made of the number of Chris tian applicants for the office of County and State agencies in the dispensing of the alluring booze Rec...

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. — 26 April 1908

r 77n PRFNNKBLUE GRASS BLADE r MOTHERLOVE HOMESITE Twenty Acres Secured in Jba Prosperidad Colony and the Work of Sex Redemption is Prosecuted With Vigor By Helen H Philbrick 1 wish t notify all friends among the Blade readers who have so generously re sponded to tho call of the W I S C and Motherlove Homo Society to help establish a method of home and family protection of kinship ties without the help of the church that I am at last in possession of a title to five acres of the richest land in the world in the finest climate in the world among the finest people in the world and under the finest government in the world I refer to La Prosperidad Colony Association in Lower California When I have completed my title to 20 I acres the limit of a voters share and have made some small beginnings in the way of I shelter which need be but light down here f I I shall be in a position to begin the work of educating the young mothers of free born babes how to look at their case from a scientif...

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