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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 21 June 1908

wiBLUE BLUE GRASS BLADE i It in more mature years Early In life be fore the mind has been formed the child Is saturated with the Christian superstition and the tree bends naturally In the direction In which the young twig Is Inclined In spite of nil this there Is a tendency fop adults to abstain from attending church and to such an extent has this tendency grown that the churches are loudly complaining of the lack of attendance each Sunday and the evident lack of Interest ln > religion upon till part of the masses In both England and Amer ica Every Sunday some preacher finds It is necessary for him to hold forth upon this sub ject and not n few offer some suggestion as a means of Increasing the attendance at his particular church Bribes arc offered They used to employ threats but that game wont work In these prosaic days An estimate has been made which places fully seventylive per cent of the people who remain away from church and many different causer 11r this In difference are ...

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. — 21 June 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE BLUE GRASS BLADE Published weekly nt Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1SS4 and edited by him until his depth February 7 lOG JAMES E HUGHES Publisher and Manager JOHN R CHARLESWORTH Editor 12C8 X Limestone Street Lexington Ky P O Box 383 SUBSCRIPTION RATES By mall postpaid 150 per ycnr in advance Five new yearly subscribers nt one remittance 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 50 cents one month or four Insertions 100 six months fSOO one year 800 Quarter column single 1 Insertion 200 one month 100 six months 2000 one year 3000 Half column whole column or larger advertisements at special rates upon application The publisher has the right to reject any and nil advertisements offered GENERAL BUSINESS RULES ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS to the Blade will be discontinued at the ex...

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. — 21 June 1908

1 IBLUE GRASS BLADE enough to convince its most enthusiastic supporter that its power must be taken from it before any sure enough reform can be won That the church does exercise a power and influence over the government is a fact too plain to allow of any denial Witness the haste and readiness with which Congress played right into the hands of the church power by restoring the hypocritical lie upon the coin of the realm in order ito stand good with their constituents No Free thinker should vote for any member of that congress to succeed himself and if his defeat can be accom plished through this then let him know just how it all happened Political appointments are yet made with a view to placating this or that sect provided it can boast a large and influential membership and when the Socialist begins to realize these facts and under stand their force and meaning he will come to the conclusion that the Freethinker is correct in his views and lend 1 if support in overthrowing the sys...

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. — 21 June 1908

10 BLUE GRASS BLADE Fully realizing this great truth the Blade has elected to concentrate its efforts towards the eradica tion of Christianity in particular and all religious systems in general To this extent must it pursue a destructive policy The seas must be cleared of pirates before commerce can be made secure Every retrograde influence must be weeded out of our polit ical system before reform can ever obtain a sure foot hold Just as this labor is made necessary in the interest of every worthy reform movement then to the end that it may be successful all reformers can afford to take part in it Socialism may not be concerned with religious beliefs as some of its convention delegates assert but the Socialists cannot be blind to the fact that re ligious beliefs have been and are yet mightily con cerned with Socialism PREACHERS BLUE MONDAY According to an article which appeared in the Lit erary Digest of the issue of June 33 the preachers of America are in a permanent condition of B...

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. — 21 June 1908

w 1 BLUE GRASS BLADE 11 the same inverse proportion as the preachers get without hope and become restless and dissatisfied so do the hosts of Frcethought hike on a new hope and a greater determination to succeed enervates them CHURCH SEPARATION IN MEXICO Church antagonism is coming nearer and nearer to our very doors and if one is permitted to express an opinion in the light of current events the recent separatist movement in France appears to he becom ing epidemic and rapidly spreading to other govern mentsAccording According to recent authentic reports the Govern ment of Mexico for many years under the practical domination of the Roman Catholic church through its properly constituted authorities has issued an order directed to all the heads of churches in the republic requiring them to make out an inventory of their property real personal and mixed held and owned in the name of the church and to immediately thereafter make a report upon the same to the official head of the republi...

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. — 21 June 1908

n 12 BLUE GRASS BLADE Correspondence School PROSPECTUS School will open September 1 1908 with twenty or more students enrolled On or be fore that date each student will receive the primary course of examination questions blanks and such Instructions as may be nec essary to assist In an investigation of the subjects given givenSUBJECTS SUBJECTS TREATED Four of the principal branches of natural science will be studied during the first years course These Include the following AstronomyAs showing the origin of the earth together with other planetary bodies whereby the student can draw compari sons between the subject treated ana theological representations GeologyAs showing the earths great his tory Its formation composition change decay repair and waste a science that completely upsets the biblical cosmogony 0 ZoologyAs showing the history of animal life upon the earth from the earliest times of which any records are known I jdown to the present giving a general and gradual growth from...

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. — 21 June 1908

1 i BLUE GRASS BLADE 13I THAT GRAIN OF GOLD Continued from page G priests and kings to rob him of the exercise of his rights to obey his conscience required that each and every child born should be the answer to hope a prayer within the heart and soul of both beings who were be come responsible for that little ones advent Into life For they our remote ancestors and they did not originate In Eden under stood that each member each organ of the body was given by natures god within nature for a purpose the eyes for seeing the cars for hearing tho lungs for breathing and the organs of generation for generation only and they never for one moment enter talned the thought of employing them with any other object In view Let us friends return to the natural morality of our early ancestors and make marriage the holy re lationship that they made It and let us be brave enough to live the truth and to teach tho truth to our children both by precept and example Let us be honest with our selves 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. — 21 June 1908

= ia J 14 BLUE GRASS BLADE Another Woman Writes BLUE EARTH MINN Last evening I read In the Blade of May 31st that the authorities want to make a hot time for you and not only you hut for all who nay n word against their cursed religion Now If there Is one mean thing I hate most It Is the foolishness op Christianity It cis plain to see that orthodoxy Is dying hard Just like a snake dies when hacked with a hoe I like one about as well ns I do the other of the two the snake Is tve lest even If ho Is a ratler ratlerI I will pledge myself to give five dollars to help In carrying on a contest If It should flatly come to that Wish I were able to give much more but am poor I prize the pictures on each paper and shall put my papers Into bindings about twenty numbers to a book MRS M A LEE Strong But Its True McCOY OREGON I note with concern the attack of the Rev W F Crafts and his organization to Invade and to destroy the rights of a free press and free speech I have In formation that this na...

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. — 21 June 1908

11 BLUE GRASS BLADE 15 I Be Sure and Subscribe For Secular Thought A Fortnightly Journal of Rational Criti cism In Politics Science and Religion Organ of the CANADIAN SECULAR UNION AND THE TORONTO SECULAR SOCIETY Editor J Spencer Ellis Published at 185 Queen St West To ronto Canada Terms 1 per annum In advance single copies 10 cents All communications for the Editorial de partment should be addressed J Spencer Ellis Secular Thought 185 Vi Queen St West Toronto Can All Business communications orders for books printing etc should be addressed C M ELLis Proprietor and Publisher Secular Thought 185 Queen St West Toronto Can 2000000000 t STOCK TO SELECT FROM I When you send me nn order for Diam onds Watches Chains Rings or any other article In the Jewelers line all the Im mense stocks of Manufacturers Importers and Jobbers In Chicago are at my disposal and I select for you the latest and best In market No Shop Keepers Therefore no dealer who carries stock can compete with me In price you...

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. — 21 June 1908

v l > r 11 BLUE GRASS BLADE M r r r r rit r Vie First and Only Complete Edition of VOLTAIRES WORKS i ever published In English has Just teen completed By the CRAFTSMEN OF THE ST HUBERT GUILD syt New translations by WILLIAM 1 FLEMING including the Notes of TOBIAS SMOLLETT Revised and Modernized A Critique and Biography INew Biographyby 4 I 1IDESPREAT Interest has prevailed In the publication of this great authors work as It marks a new rain the world of literature The real history of Voltaire life and the I irjlDESPREA ter of his writings have been denied EDUshreadiDg people UDIII this work was translated Ioltalre is eminent alike as historian as te satirist wit pllllolOoller ecoao lttjII dramatist Qoet essayist as the champion of mental liberty and the foe of Ioolerance in Ell jII 11a mhfs Iw thalI ocaJi Its forms Ibis historical writings are the creation of one who was the admired friend of It Soerln of his day Histories written with such opportunities gain In every way nil volu...

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. — 28 June 1908

a BLUE GRASS BLADE Volume XVII Number 10 LEXINGTON KY JUNE 28 1908 Published Weekly n = DEVOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA OF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT i Ii CAPTAIN ROJBERT C ADAMS I I Piesident of Canadian Secularf Union and Freethought advocate 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. — 28 June 1908

ljit 4n RASSBLAi 2 > tBBUEVGEASS BLADE iif 0 Captain Rdfeert C Adams fi oi y < We have made frequent mention of reactionary influences in the field of Intellect and Freethought Reaction does not always Imply extremes but there arc Innumerable cases were the extremes commingle or one follows the other as nlghtfol lows day Ingersoll was brought up In a strict Presbyterian faith He not only turned against Presbyterianism but against all forms of orthodoxy Other similar examples are to be found in the course of Freethought history but none more striking than the subject of this sketch Born In Puritan faith of a Puritan sire without a glimmer or glimpse of skepticism to break the gloom of orthodox environ ment and then through all the training that such environments naturally produce to a personal experience with the great wide world which not only shook his early faith but wrought such n complete change In his Intellectual opinions that ho ultimately became the President of tho Ca...

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. — 28 June 1908

r 1 i a < t J1 1r BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 H I Life and Death FeflowTravelers Scattering Spring Flowers and Autumn Leaves Along Times Pathway While Destiny Stands Waiting To Gather the Ripe Fruits of Eternity By Judge Parish B Ladd This time it Is the fato of one of the last great religions of the world that Is dying Its days and years mark an eventful epoch on the dial of the dark ages its life has been a waste its harvest one of desola tion mingled with tears of sorrow and sad ness The reaper Is always In the field the burnished blado of his sickle flashes on tho waiving grain the wheat Is overripe decay everywhere perches on the tmco floating banners of spring life and gayety of Christianity there Is no mistaking tho ominous signs of its evening life its vivid flush must not be taken as sign of vigor its energy moro potent than ever before Is but tho final struggle to prolong life but the decrees of destiny are written over the thresholds of its churches in all lands It and the bibl...

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. — 28 June 1908

< il4J1 f1f 1 4 GRASS BLADE Ing means to look for support somewhere else that elsewhere is not always at their call even though they could secure other employment it is often precarious some times less easy than talking often less re munerative With all this staring the clergyman in the face he is a brave man who will desert the old craft Little else than a disturbed conscience and a belief in his ability to secure his rations in the lecture field sel dom finds the cleric brave enough to come out boldly and tell the truth as he sees it that Christianity Is a deception and a fraud But notwithstanding all this desertion of the old craft are of almost daily occurrence not only among Protestants but with Cath olics often the deserter attempts to veil his unbelief by obscure and ambiguous phraseology and thereby continue to feed in the clerical trough But there is a less intelligent class of priests men who still see Adam and Eve in the garden and hear Jehovah call on them to get up 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. — 28 June 1908

y S f G BLUE GRASB BLADE 5 = s I Measures for Muzzling the Press By Channing Severance When my article appeared In the Blade relative to the Penrose bill I made the mistake of attributing it to the wrong per son and how the wires got crossed In my cabeza leading me to say Hepburn Instead of Penrose is not clearly apparent Both names have been prominent in the doings of our last Congress and by some inad vertence I got them mixed at that time I had read the bill as presented In your last issue by C B LeBarron and my com ments were based strictly upon that so while It was erroneously attributed to the wrong personreally a matter of small im portanceI regret that fact but have no apology to make for views expressed rela tive to the bill itself for I still regard it as the most serious matter that ever oc curred in Congress in relation to the liber ties of the people If as seems the case with Mr Le Bar ron the bill is not objectionable in any way because conditions have made it nec essa...

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. — 28 June 1908

T LJI t f 7 if Vij 6 BLUE GRASS BLADE + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + 1 1 N N N N N N N N N N N O N N N NON N N NON N NPN N N N N N P + 1 Current Comment on Public Events 1 + 2 + 2P P O 4 + 0 0 6 O O 0 0 0 + 0 0 + + 0 0 + + 4 + + it1 NNNNNN ONNNNNNPONNNNNNNNNNNNNNN1i Modern Christianity can be nothing un less it runs to the sensational In the old days it sought to border upon the spiritual to such extremities that the religion actually made men and women appear miserable True religion is true misery for no thought ful person man or woman can believe in all its doctrines and teachings anent future rewards and punishments without experi encing deep concern and frequent agony of mind Not one bright thought can it produceFor For a generation or more the Christian propaganda in America found its desire for sensationalism gratified in tho personality of Sam Jones but with his passing the par ticular form and methods used by liim seemed to disappear Of course his meth ods were the means of r...

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. — 28 June 1908

It I < r f I t r 5 rp BLUE GRASS BLADE 1 s Prophets are not the divinely protected creatures they were In the days of Elijah Freethinkers are conversant with the bear story one of the most diabolical In the whole bible were two shebears ate up forty little children Just for having a lit tle childish fun with an old baldheaded prophet Of course there was little use In being a prophet unless the deity extended special protection and this being believed caused many prophets to arise In those days But in these days things are vastly dissimilar At least so a certain prophet named Elijah Skaggs at Fort Smith Arkansas has suddenly discovered to his great cost havebeen been sent to us It appears that this proph et with the biblical name has been sen tenced to twenty years penal servitude for an alleged offense against a Mrs Taylor one of the members of his flock The wo mans testimony convicted him but It Is also made to appear that In spite of her accusations still believing to be of the...

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. — 28 June 1908

f > t fM O C y 8 c BLUE GRASS BLADE f BLUE GRASS BLADE f r > 1Founded 4 Founded by Charles Chilton Moore in 1884 and edited by him untllhls death February 7 1906 0 u JAMES E HUGHES Publisher and Manager JOHN R CHARLESWORTH Editor 1268 N Limestone Street Lexington Kyolk P O Box 393 v SUBSCRIPTION RATES v < By advanceFive Five new yearly subscribers at one remittance 100 each eachFive six months 60 cents each > js ATrJal > Foreign subscriptions postpaid 200 per year < V ADVERTISING RATES ftf One inch single column 1 insertion 60 cents one month or four Insertions 100 six months 600 one year 800 s Quarter column single 1 insertion 200 one month 400slx months 2000 one year 3000 sV Half column whole column or larger advertisements at special rates upon application The publisher has the right to reject any and all advertisements offered GENERAL BUSINESS RULES ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS to the Blade will be discontinued atthe expiration of the term for which the subscription has b...

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. — 28 June 1908

t 0 I i e WUL > y A J BLUE GRASS BLADE 4lM1 cooked vegetable food had become increasingly soft so much so indeed that from the dietetic standpoint A the present age might be called The Age of Pap He insisted that a due proportion of vegetable food should be eaten raw and that cooked farinaceous foods should be in a form of compelling abundant mastication Were this plan adopted not only indi gestion but diseases of the teeth nose > and throat would greatly diminish in frequency Dr Campbell also drew attention to the enormous increase in the consumption of sugar within recent years He pointed out that whereas wild honey was the sole source of pure sugar for primitive man thousands of tons of canesugar are at the present time ex tracted yearly from sugarcane and beetroot He has no doubt that in England at all events far more good is to be obtained from curtailing starch and sugar than from cutting down the animal food although the latter may sometimes be necessary also THE CENSUS...

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. — 28 June 1908

Co f i 10 BLUE GRASS BLADE c heaven or somewhere to decide what the Ameri can people shall and shall not read If they < ont like a paper they say it is not good enough to be carried by the mails and that is the principal way in which publications are distributed inihe United States so that the Post Office boycott is almost equivalent to a sentence of death t 1 We hope the Blade will win this fight jjjj aiawS THE CHURCH OF HUMANITY i The Blade congratulates the members of the Church of Humanity upon the successful organiza tion and incorporation of their propaganda institu tion From the report submitted by W H Kerr the promoter and organizer it is evident that but a small attendance favored the incorporation preliminaries Political and financial conditions may account for s and those in charge of the institution ought not to feel discouraged at the lack of an exceedingly large gathering I It is a fact in histqry that large results have been I obtained from small beginnings Prolong...

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