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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 26 July 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE 7 find In Italy which heaped considerable of ridicule upon the learned theologians who attempted to decipher It For the sake of brevity we prefer to publish the clipping just as It was received at this office It readsCommendatore Commendatore Bonl who has charge of the excavations in the Roman Forum brought to light the other day a curiously Inscribed stono tablet which owing to the archaic Latin it contained ho found It Im possible to read A number of learned Latlnlsts and archaeologists soon gathered about him This Is what they read QUE STAELA VI DELGIA SINI While some declared that as que was an enclitic conjunction and that therefore the inscription must be Incomplete others asserted that the word was an abbreviation of queo and that the Inscription might bo read I am able to gaze upon the star without pain While the dispute was waxing fierce and learned a farmer of the Campagna passed by Attracted by the crowd he approached and asked for the reason of it He was...

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 July 1908

8 BLUE GRASS BLADE M BLUE GRASS BLADE Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1SS1 and edited by him until his death February 7 1906 JAMES E HUGHES Publisher and Manager JOHN R CHARLESWORTH Editor 1268 N Limestone Street Lexington Ky 1 O Box 393 SUBSCRIPTION RATES By mall postpaid 150 per year in advance Five new yearly subscribers at one remittance 100 each Five trial subscriptions sent In with one remittance for six months 60 cents each Trial subscriptions 15 cents per month Foreign subscriptions postpaid 200 per year ADVERTISING RATES One Inch single column 1 Insertion CO cents one month or four Insertions 100 six months 506 one year 800 Quarter column single 1 Insertion 200 one month 400 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 all advertisements offered GENERAL BUSINESS RULES ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS to the Blado will bo 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 July 1908

MBLUE GRASS BLADE during and substantial than the hags and hounds of superstition ever knew or dreamed I Then let us put aside god in our zeal for man Let us strive manfully each to our part to increase the sum total of human happiness by destroying the false and foolish religious systems that blind man to his I real interests here for some fancied interest here r j after FACT VS FICTION Henry Ward Beecher insisted that men should never ask questions if they could help it but the modern and by far the better plan is never to allow a thing to go unknown for the lack of asking a ques tion or two But for the ardent questioner our knowledge of J nature would bo considerably circumscribed today But for the questioner many things that are now known would still be among the unknown No man can truthfully say that such or such a thing now un known will never bo known for that would place a limitation to the possibilities of human development and human knowledge whereas against these possi bi...

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 July 1908

j 1 If 10 BLUE GRASS BLADE WHERES THAT SUBSCRIBER With this issue we renew our offer to accept a new subscriber for one year at fifty cents provided the new subscription be sent in with a renewal or two new subscriptions at one dollar each If five new sub scribers are sent in at once in one remittance at one dollar each the Blade will give as a premium to the person sending them a copy of Dr Wisons A trip to Rome or a copy of C C Moores Dog Fennel in the Orient This offer will stand good until October 1 next By that time the harvest will be in and the seasons work practically done Then comes the preparation for the winter reading and the Blade offers a fine opporunity to satisfy that want By working today you may succeed in getting a new sub scriber tomorrow If every friend would but pledge themselves to get only one the Blade would grow be yond our most sanguine expectations If we could write anything or say anything that would enthuse others as we feel enthused it would be said bu...

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 July 1908

I II I 1BLUE BLUE GRASS BLADE 11 faith is shown by the zeal with which its votaries will fly to this or that writing of men living and men dead for evidence of its supposed truth or for comfort and consolation when oppressed or depressed by the arguments advanced by unbelievers If the Christian religion is true if it is from god or of god it ought to be true then it does not need artificial props to support it and should be suf ficiently stronge to make itself manifest Truth may be temporarily obscured Truth may be feriously checked and hampered but in the end it will manifest itself by unmistakeable evidences that the world will accept itr1JIO votaries of faith when pretending to seek for truth trust more to emotion than to intellect moro to imagination than to fact They are like David Humes angels whom he described as hiding their eyes with their wings for be it known there are yet many believing eyes that dare not look to wards the light These still strive to reconcile hal lucina...

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 July 1908

t 1 ae 12 BLUE GRASS BLADE 1 SOME BIBLE CONTRADICTIONS Just a Few Where The Text and Meaning Are at Variance By D F Marrs Christians affirm that the Bible is a di vine revelation of truth unmixed with error that all its utterances are har monious and consistent one with another that it is absolutely without contradiction In denial of this Liberals affirm that it Is a work of human origin that its utter ances are inharmonious and contradictory In proof of this the following passages are quoted This will treat mostly of contradictions concerning God 1 God Is Visible In the year that King Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne Isaiah 01 God Is Invisible And ho God said thou canst not see m face for there shall be no man see me and live Gen 3320 1st Kings 2219 2 God Is Visible I have seen God face to face and my life is preserved Ex 3220 God Is Invisible No man hath seen God at any time John 118j 3 God Is Visible Then went Moses and Aaron Nadab and Abihu and seventy elder...

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. — 26 July 1908

T I 1f f 13f ANOTHER ONE HEARD FROM Chloan Sends In a Solar Plexus Upon His Critic From The Navy Yard By W H Cox In ynir last Issue was an article written writtenfrom from the Ordinance Office of the Washing Washington ton Navy Yard I wish to call his attention attentionto to the careless way In which he has used my name In regard to the article referred J referredto In the Issue of June 14th While I am well 1my of the fact that when a person writes for the benefit of the public they lay themselves open to criticism and that when a person speaks to the public he does tho same thing but when a person calls a another a liar It Is time to get busy and get howeerthat that John F Clarke and B Clavern are both men who can take care of themselves when attacked by a harmless crank like the party partyfront Washington ton Navy Yard eitherIfr Mr Clark or Mr Clavern I will venture tho assertion that either of thoso gentlemen communities ties as roes this religions crank from tho vy yard Whenev...

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 July 1908

mUl BLADEt 14 BLUE GRASS BLADE H HN N H H H H N4N O H NOH H H H N N N H NON N N NOHOO y y i Cbe Blades Cottttespondence I O + + O O + O O + + 4 O + O + + + + O O O + NHNHNN + HNNNNNHHNNHHNNHNNNHHHN T TV + + + + + + Freedom of the Press RED ASH KYI enclose check for five dollars 500 credit me for one years subscription for the Blade Renewal If you have to fight for the right of mail Ing the Blade count on me as one to sup port you I mined coal In the North or England all the time of Bradlajghs par liamentary struggle the Freethinker Footes paper was prosecuted during that time mainly to handicap Bradlaugh Ask your editor what the poor people In England did when the liberty of the press was at stake Surely Americans wont be behind them in thalW T ROBINSON Ready To Join Fight UPLAND INDIf it comes to the battle viz Atheism v the Papacy count on mo for one In god we trust eaglet or two for shame to the Nations six by seven congressmen to have bowed to a scape 1 goat belief In IdoltaryI ...

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 July 1908

It fBLUE BLUE GRASS BLADE BLADEI BLUE GRASS BLADE f I Give Em Fits Thats what THE SCARLET SHADOW Walter Hurts great rad ical novel doss to the forces of bigotry and su perstition And the sec ular press of the country goaded by the church element Is throwing a over It too No other novel of this decade has been so widely and so bitterly denounced by orthoddx critics which Is sufficient proof that It Is all right It has cre ated a sensation In con servative circles and aused consternation among the clergy It Is enthusiastically endorsed by leading Freelthlnkers through out the world You all know how Hurt can write and In this book he Is at his best It Is nn elegant volume fit to ornament the finest library containing 422 pages printed on heavy eggshell paper and bound In oxblood cloth Price J160 postpaid postpaidBLUE BLUE GRASS BLADE Lexington Ky O M ROBINSON Violin Maker E SEVENTH NO 12 STST PAUL MIN J Buy your violins and get your repair ing done by a man of 50 years experience and w...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 26 July 1908

4 1 f BLUE GRASS BLADEt t t The The First and Only Complete Edition of VOLTAIRES WORKS I hllhei ever published in English has just been completed by the CRAFTSMEN OF THE ST HUBERT GUILD g gNew New translations by WILLIAM P FLEMING Including the Notes of TOBIAS ft SMOLLETT Revised and Modernized A Critique and Biography Biographyby IDESIREAD Interest hu prevailed In the publication of this great authors works as It marks a new era In the world of literature The real history of Voltaires life and the true character of his writings have been denied Englishreading people until this work i1 was translated 6 Voltaire Is eminent alike as historian gage satirist wit philosopher econoolrl dramatist essap isi as the cham loa n 1 liberty and the toe of buolerance la Lit ra rn1hf creationliberty Its forms lls historical writings are the creation of one hob was the admired friend if the Sovereigns of las day Histories written with such opportunities gain In every way Ills volums i on The Age of ...

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. — 2 August 1908

r p s IJ Io YO r sJ W j 3 BLUE GRASS BLADE i i Volume XVII Number 15 LEXINGTON KY AUGUST 2 1908 Published Weekly = = ii DEVOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA OF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT HARRIET H OLOSZ Itl JiHAItRIET II 1 fLea le of Reform Women in America and Blade Writer

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. — 2 August 1908

r i Je u 7 fJ BLUE GRASS BLADE oj Harriet M Closz By JOSEPHINE K HENRY 9 The great State of Iowa Is the home of as able and valiant a band of Liberals as can be found in the American Republic and they have always been loyal and gen erous supporters of the Blue Grass Blade and their aid and encouragement have helped to win many a battle from tyrannl cal orthodoxy At the head of the list stands the name namein Webster City She has for years been one of the Blades ablest and most valued con tributors and her Instructive forceful and unanswerable articles are sought and read with the keenest interest A heathen bible says All the wisdom of Vedas and all that has been written in books is to bei found concealed in the heart of a woman This was written ages ago but its truth is manifested today in the wisdom and courage of the women in the free thought movement It is a far cry from Hypatla to Elizabeth Cady Stanton but the cry of great women through the centuries has struck the same note Tr...

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. — 2 August 1908

q j 3 d 9L r i v I V BLUE gRAS LADE and rural parsons retreat In silence be fore It v > A Harriet M Closz has beehrfn Industrious member of the Press Writers Association She has done much Writing > dn the vital problems of the day and has had a hear ing In most of the representative papers In the United States In controversy with many able writers on their solution This brilliant Iowa woman has written much In verse and her poems have appeared in the leading papers and magazines of our coun try Her lines not only flow In rythmfo cadences but she deals with great ques tions that leave a lasting impression on account of her vivid pen portraiture Her 1poem The Womans Burden bas genuine merit and presents the whole woman ques r t tion In a nutshell It first appeared In F the Chicago Chronicle and was widely copied and Is still being printed by metro politan and rural press What a Ration alist Would Do A Christian Woman Men Who Work the Farm and The Old Grindstone are among her bes...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 August 1908

j u t i f iI l V t > yX < vr rl1 eitt = t c > St > 4 BLUE GRASS BLADE > religions has taken Its turn Their feet s are mado of clay they never repeat them selves When they die they die all over Of the making of new religious however r 3 there Is no end in sight No one would I > recognize the religion of A Campbell and f his early Imitators In what one gets today f from their pulpits except In a few Individ ual cases What caused the evolution Bob Ingersoll and higher criticism did it Some very bad ones and degrading ones ffhowever have swayed multitudes of th E weak and unfittheres always a survival 1 of the fittestIn the wide field of human themFx Fxsuch as Christian Science Holiness Sane fied Saints and kindred vagaries and super stitons I rThe world will never see again such f letter Christians have such phenomenal i success But Its day is over It takes its place fat and sleek placidly selfsatisfied as only one more sect of independent I I commentators with one ce...

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. — 2 August 1908

r il 1ilt1 ji > BLUE GRASS BLADE cX I God and Mind Ghosts and Miracles Reply to a Blade Critic With a Few Ques tions Touching Controversial Points In Modern Theology SnowIn WilliamSmith Smith asks you how you know there is no god and a few more questions in a negative form Whether you intend to answer them or let some readers reply I cannot say but I see you have not replied so far farBefore Before one can intelligently affirm or deny the existence of a god it behooves him to give a clear definition of the word as it is the most ambiguous term in the English language On one occasion while I was discussing tho question with another person as to the existence of a god my little sixyearold boy looked me in the face and gravely said Papa there is a god I know there is I saw a picture of one that was made out of a log and I can make one myself with my hatchet If we use the term god in the sense that it is used by the masses of the people peoplobelloving betho know that no such god 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. — 2 August 1908

rl to i j 1 ti r tf A If 6 BLUE GRASS BLADE r 5 + I t y I 0 f Current Comment on Public Events t I + + + + J If Rev Henry Medd pastor of the North Methodist Church at Hartford Conn is at sincere man and desires to enforce the law against all systems of fraud or of fraudu lent design he should solicit the Post Office authorities at Washington to Issue a frauc order against himself From a synopsis of a sermon recentl f delivered by him in his church publisher f in the Hartford Courant it Is made to al t pear chat he was at some time previous pastor of a church at Sheepshead Bay of race track fame and that during his pas torate in that famous locality he made tho acquaintance of Innumerable race horse owners jockeys employes and bookmakers He described them as being a goodhearted liberal class of men not much worse if any than men of other walks in life but t he disparaged their method of gambling upon the results of the races It Is fur ther reported that one of the racing fra ternity ...

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. — 2 August 1908

> w rv I iJ BLUE GRASS BLADE 7tj I i himself a free man His letter of resign tion and his statement to the press upon his reasons for so doing must atract the attention of the thinking people In his parish and Rome must ultimately find Itself with weakened support as one of the direct 3 results of this act The resignation of Father Mulvey puts It up to the Pope as being one of the most formidable of the sappers and miners In the ranks of Mod ernism In our last Issue we made comment upon the trial of ReV P E Maddox of Texarka na upon a chargQ of heresy and In a brief footnote stated that he had been found guilty and had been put out of the Presby terian church by reason thereof But not the half has yet been told The trial Is bound to result in a decided benefit to the cause of Freethought and we here give a report of the proceedings published In the Fort Smith Ark Times It says Rev F E Maddox the Presbyterian clergyman who was suspended by the Ouachita presbytery at Texarkana for ...

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. — 2 August 1908

= to z R n d 0 iNjc 4351tYrit7 f z FIjlfd > > 7 8 BLum GRASSBLADEr BLUE GRASS BLADE 4 > Published weekly at Lexington Ky t1 i Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1884 and edited byhlm until his death February 7 1906 I Yi JAMES E HUGHES Publisher and Manager JOHN R CHARLESWORTH Editor Jr 1268 N Limestone Street Lexington Ky P O Box 393 t 1 SUBSCRIPTION RATES By mall postpaid 160 per year in advance Five new yearly subscribers at one remittance JHOO each r Five trial subscriptions sent In with one remittance for six 4 months 50 cents each I Trial subscriptions 15 cents per month Foreign subscriptions postpaid 200 per year r P ADVERTISING RATES JZOne Inch single column 1 Insertion CO cents one month or four r Insertions 100 six months 508 one year 800 Quarter column single 1 Insertion 200 one month 400 six f f months 2000 one year 3000 t < Half column whole column or larger advertisements special ii rates upon application I 2 The publisher has the right to reject any and al...

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. — 2 August 1908

tc 4 to c il > 4 tf BLUE GRASS BLADE 0 A THEOLOGICAL FAROE OOMEDT Omnipotentgoodand omnipotent evil coexistent in con tinual conflict constitutes the basic elements of the Chris = i tian faith The one contradicts the other Creative gods vicarious atonements redemption through faith the belief in immortality prayers preachers and all that go to make up the system of Christian worship have for their groundwork the belief express or implied in the notion of two conflicting forces in nature Both aro alleged to be omnipotent irrepressible One strives for 1 unadulterated good and the other for mmixcd evil an is the puppet or the instrument upon which these omnipo tent irrepressible forces operate for their mutualor indi vidual benefit Man is powerless in the hands of either Both forces aro said to possess a willor mind dominant and controlling under which man falls for weal or woe If the Christian world could only bring these forces into a direct personal conflict each to war upon the ...

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. — 2 August 1908

J R 10 BLUE GRASS BLADE EVERYBODY GET READY f The Blade directs tho special attention of its readers to the program appearing in another column of this issue for the annual convention of the Buckeye Secular Union to be held tit Canal Dover Ohio Sunday September G next The program shows that the members of the Union are t active energetic and attentive to business It also means i a busy time It contains the further suggestion that there I will be a shaking up of the drybones of orthodoxy and f plenty of material to furnish tho preachers food for thought But friends money is needed to mako ita success If I all the Freethinkers within easy reach of Canal Dover wol f attend the convention or unable to do that send a donation 1to aid in making tho gathering a success much good would be done for our cause and every Freethinker would bo bene fitted thereby It is also announced that the convention for the Material ist Association will follow at the same place holding forth on Monday and Tue...

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