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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 26 April 1908

r W 51Mor BLUE GRASS BLADE THE HISTORY OF RELIGION By Susan J Peck J So long a time has elapsed since the t sending of my last number of The History 4of Religion that I find It necessary to acquaint new readers of the Blade with the nature of my work The task given me was the explanation of the Inconsistencies of the New Testa ment und 1 shall In the future as in the past confine myself to quotations from the Bible as the Bible is the book under dis cussion using only the old version as we began with that with occasionally a defi nition from Websters Dictionary as an aid in proving the truth of my assertions But first let me assure my readers that although I call myself a Christian to me < Christianity means obedience to conscience and conscience is the Christ according to the best bible writers conscience of heed eel is our Saviour from sin and as a natural consequence we shall be saved from pun ishment for sin if we have not sinned Further I will state that I am in no way jlitf...

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. — 26 April 1908

77 J BLUEGRASS BLADE + ti h w h s wkw roov SooS sa 9 M dOjr + 4 + c r Cbe Blades Coanespondence O r 4fr w 4d rr h44 rw O rCw O M h + fi Cw w C w + M ys K Clk Let the Work go On PIERSON IOWA I herewith enclose you two clippings from the Big Dailys which taken together as they come to me almost In the same mall suggest very strongly the progress of our liberal cause Let the good work go onS F BENSON Blade is Running Slick UTICA MINN Please find P O order for five dollars to grease the press of the Blade It Is running slick Let er run I Church hasnt got all Inside yet even to the preachers and we have shamed many of them out Science education and high er critics will cripple even the Pope In time If all would read and heed we would soon bust em up in their crazy supersti tion Keep on in the good cause I was much interested In Wilsons Trip to Rome and especially in regard to the Bruno Mon ument Had an Interest In that a long time I can see great changes in the past sixty years being now...

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. — 26 April 1908

r 7 7 i iiI X 6 jl BLUE GRAS 3JlAD k e 711 < 1 whole truth was known many others too I handed a copy to a friend He advised me to get up a club I could put him down for one The dark shadows of Ig norance and superstition are fast fading away before the Giant of Freethought Free Speech and honest convictions convictionsJ J N ESKEY Joins Blade and School FORT MOULTRIE CI received the Blue Grass Blade sent me last week I am well pleased with them I now want to ask you to do me a kind favor to continue sending the Blade to me I will be able to remit the subscription price by the first of June I bought some books on the in stallment plan and will finish paying for them by May 15 and then I will be able to send you the amount and I think a few other subscribers Date my subscrip tion from April 1st The copies you sent me are already doing missionary work I want to be ready to commence studying in the Scientific and Philosophical Course when you commence your School I am not a very highl...

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. — 26 April 1908

1rJ < r i iljf 1 > hwtii aBU ER4RASS DE W > C > W < ToMorrow Magazine The First and Only Complete Edition of I VOLTAIRES WORKS thei lJet published in English has Just hem completed by the CRAFTSMEN OF THE ST HUBERT GUILD I New translations by WILLIAM f FLEMING Including the Notes of TOBIAS SMOllETT tvlsed and ModIzed A CrItique and Biography I Biographyby IDESPREAD Interest hu prevailed In the publication of this great authors works as It marks a new era In theworld of literature The real history of VoIWre life and ItI jIDESPREAD of hIs writings have been delll j EugUshreading people until this Work Was translated Voltaire Is eminent alike as historian sate satirist wit pbllosoober economist J dramatist P essayist u the champion of mental liberiy and the foe 01 laoleraacc la all Its form His historical writings are the creation of one who was the admired friend of the Sovereigns of his day Histories written with such opportunities gain In every Way fils theJ on The Ag...

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. — 3 May 1908

loll IIjjIbdkvkwIIII Y A t r N ADIVolume W f Volume XVII Number 2 LEXINGTON Ky 1 MAY 3 1 508 Published Weekly j i DEVOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA FREEDOM OF THOUGHT Il J I DR T J BOWLES I X I t Freethought Writer and Bli3e Contributor

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 3 May 1908

1t w yj 1Jt 46 r 1 Y > 2 BLUE GRASS BLADE H111H110 H N t t Tt y With tho labor of nearly half a century behind him for the greaten development of liberty of conscience and rationalistic thought with a mind still actively engaged In the eradication of r superstition through Intelligent discussion with still greater pos sibilities confronting him during the remaining years of his active life the subject of this sketch Dr T J Bowles of Muncie In diana stands as a bright meteor illuminating the pathway of humanity to a still hJgber and nobler state of human progression Moved by a kindly impulse towards others at a very early age he refused to recognize the rights of kingcraft and priestcraft as < claimed by the votaries of superstition and assumed the laudable < task of destroying the deadly upas tree root and branch Dr T J Bowles was born in Milroy Rush County Indiana on the 24th day of July 1836 and will therefore be 72 years of age this year In his veins drawn from his fathe...

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. — 3 May 1908

y 7 r St j t f w BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 When we learn the physiological func tions of heredity and adaptation In organic nature we can clearly perceive why It Is that the absurd superstitions of our re mote ancestors still linger among us In spite of the advancement and demonstra tions of science Even while I am writing this article the priests of this beautiful little city are speaking to crowded houses and celebrat ing an event that never happened in the history of this world as long as the pagodas and josshouses can be filled with men and women in the celebration of the immaculate birth death and resurrection of a God a high plane of civilization and happiness can never be reached on the earth this priesthood has been one of the most deadly enemies of the human race and it mankind could have escaped this awful curse all the nations of the globe would now be filled with happy men hap py women and happy children and a golden cestus of clasped hands would en circle the whole earth this ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 3 May 1908

h 171FkTw i t f ri 4rjf t 7 7i7if r iF il 4 BLUE GRASS BLADE H From the Confessional By Fr Hans KIrchstelger Translated for the Blade The following has been translated from the original publication In Austrian ex pressly for the Blade and sent to us by a friend It first appeared in the Salz burger Watch The Cronicle laments the fact tha 7Mr Klrchstelger did not speak at the meeting of the anticlericals in the Kur house For this pain of the Cron Iclo wo fortunately have a good remedy Although Kirchstelger did not speak in the Kurhouse we will give vent to his opin ions in our paper by printing an article r of his which has been copied from the Fessel by nearly all the freedom loving I papers of Austria Mr Kirchstelger could t not have proclaimed the truth more loudly in the Kurhouse P When I published my romance das t DEl htslegel two years ago tho entire clerical and Christian social press pounced upon the book declaring that the Biecht i siegel confessional did not advocate se recy...

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. — 3 May 1908

c j 0 77 AIM s J S ff1 IJ < 40t t BLUE BLUE GRASS BLADE 5 nieces f This chapter were too long I f shall only mention a case where It were not a niece but an own sister by real blood relationship The call of nature may be come so strong that even a priest will sin with his own sister I should reach no end were I to relate all my experiences in the confessional But this will suffice to how forth those men who from a glass house throw stones at their fellowmen These are the men who with the beam in their own eye are pointing with great zeal at the splinter in their neighbors eye And now for acloso after so much filth a little picture which allows us to breathe a purer atmosphere I was at one tlmo chaplain of a large charge And since this is no secret I may give the name of the place Aspach At > that place there labored in the best sense of the word a priest who was not only in the church but in the en tire surrounding country held in great es teem When I came there as chaplain th...

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. — 3 May 1908

ij if < C l1 < ri tJ 1f 15 6 BLUE GRASS BLADE J HNNNHNNHHHNNNHHNHHHNNHNNHHNNN Current Comment on Public Events i 9 HHHNHNNHHNHHNNN NN + NHNHNHHNN4 Ii NO CHRISTIANS NEED APPLY C RDont be a sissy I There is nothing like manliness and in dependence I dependenceme P me unctuosity of an Awmen is no longer a synonym for a square deal and a truly Christian character is no longer re o garded as a certificate for industry Hut a lew short years ago it was the proud boast of the church organizations througn its hired professors that a young man with a church record could secure employment at any time and place in pref erence to an applicant who did not belong to church For a season the preachers were justified in making such a claim for the employers of labor had not been able to profit to any extent trom the lessons F of experience Now things have changed and the goodgoody young man is con signed to Hades or to a much warmer climate than Los Angeles while the sinner gets the pie The clo...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 3 May 1908

p H < 1 111 > < tfij y I I I h I BLUE GRASS BLADE l 1 of a confession or even to a Protestant minister were also held to bo privileged and need not be divulged in a court of law under legal process of compulsion Many decisions have been rendered In the Eng lish courts upon this subject which whichthough uniform have gen erally upheld the secrecy of the confession al American cases are published where the same doctrine has been upheld based ofthe of the American states proVisionsJi have been made for the protection of such communications and as a general rule the person to who aura confessions are made are not required to divulge them for legal purposes Common law states have in variably made such provision but through a discussion that is now taking place in tho Chicago RecordHerald it appears that the State of Illinois is without such stat utory provision and being to all intents and purposes a Common law state tho secrets of the confessional may be brought out before any ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 3 May 1908

I IJ I I r J t lJt Iy 8 1 G1 BLUE GRASS BLADE i BLUE GRASS BLADE Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1884 and edited by him until his death FFebruary 7 1906 J JAMES E HUGHES Editor and Publisher f 1208 N Limestone St Lexington Ky Pt O Box 393 F SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1SUBSCRIPTION By maIl postpaid i150 per year In advance ii remit Five new yearly subscribers at one tance 110 each Five trial subscriptions sent in with one > remittance for six months 50 cents each Trial subscriptions 16 cents per month iI Foreign subscriptions postpaid 200 per year r ADVERTISING RATES 1ADVERTISING column 1 Insertion 60 cents single One Inch jOne or tour Insertions 100 sIX months t < 500 Quarter one year column 800 single one insertion 200 f one month 400 six months 2000 one year ty 3000 Half column whole column or larger adver t tisements The publishers nt special have rates the right application to reject any and all advertisements offered tGENERAL BUSINESS RULES fr...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 3 May 1908

H 1 j I J tf i l ez M111 < I I f c I t < > BLUE GRASS BLADE > WHAT THE SCHOOL WILL TEACH Believing that a future explanation of the important branches of Natural Sciences which are proposed to be taught through the Correspondence School would aid in demonstrating its great value as a means of spreading useful knowledge the following out line of the comparative studies to be undertaken will be found both inter esting and instructive It is only when we come in contact with such important facts in nature that wo stand aghast at what confronts us We become surprised at how lit tle we really knew before Sir Thomas Hexley declared that the great ben efit which a scientific education be stows whether as training or as knowledge is dependent upon the ex tent to which the mind of the student is brought into immediate contact with facts upon the degree to which he learns the habit of appealing directly to nature natureThe The purpose of the school is to bring the student directly ...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 3 May 1908

t 11 k i I 3 f I 10 BLUE GRASS BLADE I THE CONFESSIONAL j 1 From time almost immemorial the f devotees of superstition and orthodoxy j have maintained a system of espionage j upon the conduct of their nonclerical I brethren through the medium of a I confessional and in this manner has I the individual power of the priesthood been multiplied and strengthened Political and personal secrets have been laid bare and in many instances have the innermost recesses of the hu I man heart been explored by these selfconstituted confessors Many of our readers will be well aware of the fact that numerous ex poses have been made in the public prints but as a rule these have come from men and Women who once firm believers in the virtue of the confes sional for some private or personal i reason had renounced the faith and andI i upon their former associates We I have escaped nuns and monks con verted priests and priestesses all tak ing the public platform and for spec 1 ial hire engaging in making k...

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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 3 May 1908

that a complete answer to Infidelity is tooe found in the twinkling stars the songs of birds and the beauty of a setting sun Vain fool I Those very twinkling stars and the feathered songsters of the meadows and valleys that very sun and the perfumed air of spring the song of the mocking bird thrilling to its mate from a treetop the drowsy drunken hum of the honeybee the growing corn in fact the whole of Nature de nies the audacious claims of Christian ity displaces God wipes out angel hosts and brands the fable of a res urrected mandiety as monstrous fic tion to mislead fools Compared with Christianity the doctrine of Infidelity is as a bright oasis in some dreary barren desert There is no sentiment there are no flowers in nursing a de lusion and hugging it to your breast There is no despair nothing cold in sleep and what matters it whether we sleep for a night or forever Once asleep we miss nothing know nothing lose nothing if we never wake again Superstition creates imbecility and...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 3 May 1908

l 4 pT I j I pSpV 12 BLUE = GRASS BLADE Is Mars Inhabited Concluded from last week the same vegetation only twofifths as much to grow the same animal body or to move It a given distance only twofifths as much energy will be required to pro duce any phenomena whatsoever Hence It will be necessary to receive only two fifths as much heat from the sun to sup port animal and vegetable life From this we infer that it may bo and must be re moved from the sun a sufficient distance to receive approximately this amount As the quantity of energy received from the sun varies inversely with the square of its distance in order to receive the same relative energy Mars should be re moved to a distance of one hundred and fortyone million miles so instead of re ceiving only the necessary forty per cent of the earths heat it really recall about fortythree per cent Henco it Jj re latively speaking slightly warmer than our planet From these data we may formulate the following law Other conditions being ...

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. — 3 May 1908

< 11 J JJO irt < i < rt r < f irP I Ij 11 < > > BLUE GRASS BLADE 13 J surface to that of Jupiter a man would have to maintain a body of temperature of 160 degrees to 176 degrees or be chilled to death On Mars his temperature of 98 degrees would be above the boiling point and he would burn evcrj thins h a might touch even If his internal pri sure did not cause him to explode ina three or four pound atmosphere At least he would have to reduce his body temperature to about 25 degrees or 30 degrees Fahr At this point we may ask What other planefs of our system are Inhabited Not Qne Apart trom the earth and Mars the necessary relation between surface gravity and solar distance Is wanting in every one Of Neptune and Uranus but little is known but that the amount of energy received from the sun is many times too small can be mathematically demonstrated Saturn has a surface gravity onefifth greater than the earth and should therefore receive one fifth more energy wherea...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 3 May 1908

1 rf K4BLUE GRASS BLADE send the Blade that cuts down supersti tion to another name that Ill mention later I have been trying very hard to get another subscriber but so far have failed From the best Information that I can get tho preachers here have Introduced a move to burn all printed matter at sight that Is against the propaganda of Christi anity and their flocks are carrying It out to a letter My plan is to have all the good Freethought books and papers that I can afford In the house all the time so the children can have free use to them and all 11s company can see them I like the changes that you have made in the Blue Grass Blade from time to time only one I think the date ought to be E M 308 I was sorry that you madd that change that t would cause people to ask questions and then they might be enlightened enlightenedK K M THOMPSON I Just Bet It Is Running HAVOVER INDIs the Blue Grass Blade still published If so please send me sample copy and the price of sub scription for one ...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 3 May 1908

< < tr 7i f I n BLUE GRASS BLADE i f j BOOK REVIEW SIDEREAL SIDELIGHTS It has been well said that variety Is the spice of life and from a perusal of the interesting pages of Sidereal Sidelights a Medley of DawnThoughts by Charles L Brewer it Is evident that the author be lieved and wrote on the notion that vari ety was also the spice of progressive literatureThe The Blade is in receipt of a copy through the courtesy of The Balance Publishing Co of Denver Colorado publishers and it is well printed in a fascinating style and Is being sold for the modest sum of 50 cents It is just what is Implied by its nomencla ture namely a medley consisting of both poetry and prose touching upon a number or different topics connected with the progressive thought of the day Its range Is ample covering the field of sociology with flashes of philosophy and a touch of mysticism which gives a charm to the thread of Its stories The whole is an Im pressive dwelling upon the Humanitarian Impulse holdi...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 3 May 1908

1j 7r BLUE GRASS BLADE C The First acid Only Complete Edition of VOLTAIRES WORKS 1 ever published in English has just been completed by fhei CRAFTSMEN OF THE ST HUBERT GUILD New translations by WILLIAM f FLEMING Including the Notes of TOBIAS SMOLLETT Revised and Modernized A Critique and Biography j Biographyby WIDESPREAD Interest has prevailed In the publication of this great authors works liS It mDESPREAD era II the world of literature The real history of Voltaire life and the true character of his writings have been denied EngUibrcadlng people until this work was translated translatedVoltaire Voltaire ls eminent lllike liS historian uge satirist wit phllosooher economist dramatist poet essayist IS the champion of menIal liberty and the foe of Inolerance In all I Its forms His historical writings are the creation of one who was the admired friend of the Sovereigns of hls day Histories written with such opportunities gain In every way His volumes on The Age of Louis XIV are by the ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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