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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 17 May 1908

J S r 1 < = t j i 4 BLUE GRASS BLADE time Now this taxing business taxes tho brains of our Christian friends to the ut most The best and wisest of them admit that It Is Impossible to remove the diffi culty The best answer I ever saw made of it was Religious subjects are beyond the pale of argumentation What must we conclude from this blunder First Luke was not inspired Second He was writing a long time after the event Third He was probably some gentile perhaps a Greek unacquainted with both Jewish and Roman history There sprang up over the Christian world some forty or fifty gospels all in some particulars similar to our form In other particulars contradicting the four as well as contradicting one another They were all written by votaries of the Chris I tian religion without a single expression I against It I e Intentionally against it Our Christian friends now contend that they were spurious and written In the second century excepting our four which they say are genuine reallywr...

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. — 17 May 1908

y 0 41 Jo I f T BLUE GRASS BLADE 5 ADAM Yea verily INGERSOLL Why then instead of shielding her did you put the blame upon her and say the woman Thou gavest me did tempt me and I did eat t ADAM I was up against it and I needed an excuse INGERSOLL Did you sea Eve pluck the applet ADAM No I was not present when the apple was taken from the tree INGERSOLL How did the apple taste ADAM Damflne I beg pardonbully INGERSOLL Who told God on you t ADAM Ho saw the core on the grass and that gave us away INGERSOLL What happened ADAM The Angels evicted us with flaming swords INGERSOLL Did not the filming swords scorch tne Angels feathers t ADAM I hope so but was too busy to set up and take notice INGERSOLL How long did you live after that event JEOFFREY I object to that question as being irrelevant and irreverent INGERSOLL The Bible states the mat ter Is that irrelevant and irreverent t JEOFFREY If you know the Bible so well what does the Lords Prayer say t INGERSOLL GIve us this day our dally gr...

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. — 17 May 1908

Y r 8t yYh C I 6 BLUE GRASS BLADE Mistakes of J Oliver Lodge Article Refused Publication by the Chicago Examiner Which Takes the English Scientist to Task By Otto Wettstein Wo have all heard of the Mistakes of i Moses of the breaks of great artists of the foolishness of the wise etc to these must now be added the unreasonable logic of the great Sir Oliver Lodge in his desperate effort to place the doctrine of Immortality upon a basis of science and reason In his article Is The Soul Immortal I published in the Sunday Examiner ho says No really existing thing perishes but only changes its form What arc the facts t Aggregations or forms of matter constitute ull existing things The matter assembled in a rosebud when dispersed survives but tlie rose that once has blown forever dies The matter composing a fowl when devoured persists but the bird has vanished forever So when I man is cremated his constituets are con served bub the form or organic structure i which was tho man exists no mor...

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. — 17 May 1908

< H < 1 MiY r W t < i > tc BLUE GRASS BLADE 7 IINNHHHNNNHNNNNNH HHNNNNNNHHNNH I A 1 Current Comment on Public Events 1 PIETY AND POLITICS When tho bible fails to satisfactorily fur nish u person with a text upon which to discourse in an attractive manner ho reverts to politics und the result is a most abject miserable failure The majority of parsons know no more concerning social problems than their regard for the seventh command ment In a recent sermon Rev Charles E Jef ferson pastor of tho Broadway Christian Tab ernacle New York denounced Roosevelt his cabinet and supporters for what he terms their rank militarism and argues that such u policy was unknown practically un heard of in America until the Roosevelt regime began Jit other words the claim is made that the hero of San Juan Hill Col onel Commanding the regiment of Rough Riders tho man on the horse and ho of tho big stick introduced tho issue of militarism in tho United Stated and that ho is altogether responsibl...

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. — 17 May 1908

y 8 Ifr 1 fiir 41jif1Jfe t ti Ii va J w h1t > 11 < i i f < p t o p 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 1908 JAMES E HUGHES Editor and PublUhe 1268 N Limestone St Lexington Ky P O Box S93 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 50 cents each I 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 month 600 one year 800 Quarter column single one Insertion 200 one month tOO six months 2000 one yea 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 SUBSCRI...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 17 May 1908

1 > > tf > d tIfIJ I r i tiJr t BLUE GRASS BLADE jI 9 > side of the car were three men seated together apparently business men or commercial travelers Immediately in front of them were two Episcopal clergymen who had been to Lexington in attendance upon a diocesan meet ing and were returning to their re spective homes supposedly Ordinar ily such fellow passengers would have attracted but little atention but the events transpiring compelled no tice Being alone and partially en grossed in reading Hacckels Berlin lectures we were suddenly startled by hearing the rather profane exclama tion of ofAint Aint that a hell of a joko What damned crank would pay for putting things like that up in a street car Case of more money than sense Bet you a ten that not one in a hundred reads em I This conversation naturally attract ed attention No attempt was made to carry on the discussion in a low tone of voice and every passenger in the car could distinctly hear what was said This includ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 17 May 1908

r t f yo rIr f I I < y BLUE GRASS BLADE t brandI I of the courtesan upon all who have done likewise To this extent is the orthodox religion priestridden and priestcursed responsible for a large portion of the suffering the cruelty the torture and agony wrought by modern society AN ENGINE OF PROPAGANDA The past week has been an excep exceptionally What does this mean 7 It is possible that the era of strug gle doubt and depression is passing away and the period of progress and advancement has set in Let us hope such is the case and if i the Blade can do aught to encourage encouragoit it rest assured it shall be done Many friends write us that they like 1 the tone of the paper that its articles show a decided improvement that they look for and enjoy its weekly ar rival at their homes Some send in new subscribers some forward two or more but the climax climaxi friendGeorge a club of seventeen new subscribers all paid up in advance for one year I and accompanied it with an order for f...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 17 May 1908

e v < BLUE GRASS BLADE 11 Any minister who adheres strictly to the articles of belief is considered a bore and the sensational busybody sort of a preacher is the one who can draw a crowded house hug attrac tive power is derived from the fact of his preaching a sensational sort ofa gospel as unlike orthodox religion as chalk differs from cheese But the point Mr Dixon has vividly pointed out keeping ing up its membership within the ratio of increase in population but that it is actually losing ground by failing to retain the children born of parents within the respective denominations In his numerical category no denomin ation is overlooked One would sup pose that the protestant bodies might show a decrease in numerical strength compared with population but it is shown most conclusively that the Ro man Catholic church shows the same depreciation in spite of the enormous increase by immigration from all parts of Europe There may be something in the fact that New York City with its g...

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. — 17 May 1908

117t t 9 12 BLUE GRASS BLADE I Why is Christianity Popular If An Answer Can Be Found We Shall Know Why Rationalism Gets The Cold Shoulder By E A Fitch The one thing most surprising and I might say most perplexing to those fully emanci pated from the thralldom of theological su perstition is why so many seemingly intelli gent people arc either indifferent or else cling tenaciously to the old To tho real Freethinker the contrast be tween the natural and the supernatural is so marked and so much to the credit of the natural as to cause wonder and surprise that any considerable number of people could be found that would discard the real and be sat isfied wish a shadow In tho full blaze of the Sciences Astronomy Geology and Biology and after the advent of these great apostles Huxley and Tyndal and Haeckel and Herbert Spencer Now any one I with a modicum cf observation and reason I could still bo a devotee to tho ghosts and goblins of ingnorance and barbarism is tho marvel of marvels It i...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 17 May 1908

p c H aa r j 1 d 1 BLUE GRASS BLADE 13 culture Yet wo have an abundance of evi dence showing that ho is fleeced liko his sheep worked liko his horse and robbed liko his bees It is deplorable to bo a slave and not know it Hero arc some extracts from Horace Grcelcya definition of slavery 01 understand by slavery that condition in which ono human being exists as a con venience for other human beings where the relations between servant and served is one not of affection and reciprocal good offices but of authority social servility and de gradation on the other Whenever the ownership of soil is so en grossed by a smaller part of the community that the far larger part are compelled to pay whatever the few may see fit to exast for the privilege of occupying amlcultivating the earth there is something very like slavery slaveryMr Mr Grccley was not a Socialist but was a philosopher and had reference to what wo term wageslavery wageslaveryWants Wants More Lecturers NORWALK CONNIn answer to yo...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 17 May 1908

41 a 010 it r 0 14 BLUE GRASS BLADE II it I am sixtythree years oldhave belonged to the Baptist Campbellltes and found them wanting I would be glad to know what the Ago of Reason and Common Sense x by Thomas Paine in paper covers Quid cost if you have them please let me know and I will send an order for both books as I have neverr ead them I have investigated mormonism and spirit ualism but am still looking for something better I read Bob Ingersoll and think he is all right Hoping to hear from you in regard to the books and to receive the paper BoonH W TARTER Takes Another Whack iHAGERSTOWN MD John F Clarke and Louis Calais are still advocating Socialism through the Blade though their organ the Appeal to Reason prints no individualistic I e antisocialistic arguments in its columnsPreaching Preaching Ie talking writing or printing only one side of a question without permit ting the other to be simultaneously heard i has mislead thousands into superstition and t farnnrticism on religi...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 17 May 1908

c > nc I h 4 Y BLUE GRASS BLADE 15 Series A APrimary Primary Department DepartmentZOOLOGY ZOOLOGY FIRST LESSON EXPLANATORYThe questions propounded below are designed to serve a double purpose They constitute an outline for an investigation into what will assist the stu dent to obtain the most complete knowledge of the sub ject A full and complete answer to each question may be found in the text book The course is prescribed to benefit the student therefore answers must not be taken verbatim from the text book but should be a mental effort upon the part of the student derived from what has been readIf If a reference to the text book is necessary for the pur pose of obtaining the correct way to spell a name or even to refresh memory this is permissible but should not be done if it can be avoided If such reference is made do not prepare the answer until the mind has been allowed to reflect upon the question In this way the student will be able to better remember what has been studie...

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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 17 May 1908

r S 16 BLUE GRASS BLADE lit 3 r As7lV VMSHJi 1eJn W h The First zjid Only Complete Edition of v VOLTAIRES WORKS ever published English has Just Been completed by the CRAFTSMEN OF THE ST HUBERT GUILD New translations by WILLIAM P FLEMING Including the Notes of TOBIAS SMOLLETT Revised and Modernized A Critique and Biography Biographyby Interest bas prevailed In the publication Of this great author wvrkas It mules a new era hi the world of literature The real history of Voltaires life and the By true character of his writings have been denied Englishreading people uutil this work l was translated uanslatedV Voltaire Is eminent alike as historian sage satirist wit phllosoober economic dramatist poet essayist u the champion ol mental liberty and the foe ot Intolerance la til Its forms His historical writings are the creation of one who was the admired friend of tle Sovereigns of his day Histories written with such opportunities gain In every way Ills volumes on The Age of Louis XIV are b...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 24 May 1908

A BLUE GRASS BLADE Volume XVII Number 5 LEXINGTON KY MAY 24 1908 Published Weekly DEVOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA OFFREEDOM OF THOUGHT 1J J Editor oi the Blue rassBladei

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 24 May 1908

r W I f 1 trY t 2 BLUE GRASS BLADE ir F 1 John Rollings Charlesworth Whenever a man boasts of being practically selfmade it is some times argued that he makes a mighty poor job of it Whether the argument is of Christian origin or otherwise as a sort of an answer to not being Godmade is of little moment for in the case of our present subject John R Charlesworth the Blades present editor al most his entire education and training for the work in which ho is so admirably fitted was acquired by his own effort John Rollings Chnrlesworthi was born in the parish of Crlpplegatei in the cityof London England on the 27th day of April 1804 His father was a descendant of the old French stock which settled in the fens of Linconshirc at the time of the revolution while his mother came from an old English family his maternal grandfather being during the latter ellrsaf his life a sergeantmajor in the London Metropolitan police force and was crushed to death in the performance of his duty by being gr...

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. — 24 May 1908

7 vwr 0 L f < I BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 j t 1 Hearta a i I J Caustic Criticism of a Famous Bible Hero to r 1 C Which Attention of the Popes Revision ists is Called r i L King David Jr2L By Josephine K Henry YNr The world claims to hu wiser than ever t before so the Popes Bible revisionists must bo tho wisest men of the ages or they r would not bo chosen to interpret correct 7 revise or reedit Gods Book his message to the human race Perhaps tho Pope deems r a new version of Holy Writ is necessary to I y the stability of his heirarchy John 832 i records Jesus as saying And ye shall know c the truth and the truth shall make you free As a revision of the Bible is ordered by the Vicar of Christ it seems tho clergy are dissatisfied with the truth as it is in Christ Jesus Tho frcedonV it has brought the laiety is the alternative of accepting Bible truth I as offered by the clergy or tho loss of a passport into the now Jerusalem the denial of the right to reason or demand explana tions of the...

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. — 24 May 1908

i < Q y A A tt 4 BLUE GRASS BLADE Timothy 310 David was Gods prime fuv onto the man after Gods own heart and God even made David the progenitor of tin Savior of the world Gods beloved son In whom lie was well pleased How Jesus sprung from the House of David is not easily explained Joseph the husband of tin Virgin Mary is recorded in Luke 127 as Joseph of the house of David The Holj Ghost is recorded as tho father of Jesus The only office performed by Joseph in per fecting the scheme of salvation was to dream that his wife Mary would bear a son by the Holy Ghost Luke 135 And also that holy thingwhich shall be born of thee Mary shall be called the son of God Luke 108 And hath raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David Jos eph was merely the deposed or sidetracked stepfather of Jesus and it is up to the Bible revisionists to traco His ancestry to David Figuring on the Trinity and tram ing the genealogy of Jesus to David are two problems that should be set...

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. — 24 May 1908

IJ Ic i r c c F r 4 BLUE GRASS BLADE 5 11 The Christian Bible ICause of Rejection Found Upon its Own Pages After Careful Investigation GrccnoughThe The sacred book of the Christians has been deemed holy and a revelation from God for many centuries by tho nations of Europe and America The foremost in science and art As my father in Boston and Matthew Carey in Philadelphia furnished the public with all the octavo bibles used in the schools and elsewhere My father had the territory of New England and New York while Mr frCarey early in the beginning of the last century My fathers bible was all in old Scotch stand standing weighing stereotyped the bible using the metal of the standing type My father was the best proof reader I ever knew Ho read all the proofs in the stereotyping and I was called on to read the standard bible to him In this duty I read the bible aloud four times timesthrougll literatureAs As my mind was active and retentive retentiveI I felt that I had mastered the book T...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 24 May 1908

I 0 > > l 7l i < i c fftr iV > > 6 BLUEGRASS BLADE I I J + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + 1 NHNH NNN HNH N1 HNNNNNHNHNHNH + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + t Current Comment on Public Events i + 6 A A A A A 4 RELIGIOUS NATUREFAKIRS If recent reports be true the nature fakirs have invaded too realm of religion and it is up to Roosevelt and Chancellor Day to come to the rescue For many moons the orthodox kayo laid serious claim to what is called the religious instinct This instinct Was generally supposed to permeate all nature and was therefore natural and Inherent to man The argument meant tint man could not escape irom its influences even had he so desired and as a result thereof a belief in god with all that such a belief implies was as natural to man as being born Nor indeed was man the only object brought under such influences for the belief was inculcated that ail Nature was Hound and controlled by the same instinct Forms of worship were ac corded the s...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 24 May 1908

p oi f i4t 1 v r j1lll i1 ric f w f i I I rE BLUE GRASS BLADE 7 Admitting the truth of the argument that womans presence in politics might have a strong tendency towards a general purifica purification biped would lead to an utter disregard of the women workers There can be no doubt but what thousands of women could vote as in telligently upon political issues as many men but the mere fact that a preacher can exert such an influence over them in matters of religion suggests that they would become equally as easy prey for designing politicians and their agents puts the fact of womans suffrage so far in the future that even the glimpseVith With women as wjth men religious freedom must precede political freedom The yoke of the church must first be sundered before the political yoke can be removed This would open another sphere for the propaganda of women Break away from the ironbound superstition of orthodox religious belief and the avenue is opened for political emancipa tion PREACH T...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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