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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 August 1908

hlttf it i Ii f o I f t BLUE GRASS BLADE i7 > 11 MENEMENE TEKEL UPIIARSIN In a sense every rending man and woman knows what is meant by the expression concerning tho hniuhvritiitj yin 1 tho wall Literally interpreted it spells Failure The Christian church for many generations has pointed to this incident of Bclshazzar and the term has been used as a favorite figure of speech especially when the clergy i sought to point a moral or adorn a tale It has invariably been used against tho unbeliever and it is only within the last decade or so that tho church has began to realize that it can bo applied with even greater force to themselves Attention has been frequently called by tho Blado to the growing unpopularity of the church and all things pertaining to the church tho almost contempt with which its pretensions arc received by the great masses Today the church advocates keenly feel these results and in a moment of mental repentance for their innumerable shortcomings a candid admissio...

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. — 2 August 1908

> c f 5f 7 Yt1 ffP3 oJ u itti JIo JI i ctt > r V 9 Jftr 1 I 12 BLUE 1 JRASS BLADE PROGRAM OF CONVENTION I Buckeye Secular Union Arranges for Splendid Gathering at > v Canal Dover Ohio September 6 t > lii MATERIALIST ASSOCIATION ON HAND t Arc you going to the Convention 7 No use to ask what Convention for there are none now pend = ing save those arranged to take place in Canal Dover Ohio September 5 0 and 7 by the Buckeye Secular Union and Materialist Association f Bear in mind the time and place of meeting The prospects are for an enthusiastic gathering and these societies should be favored with a large attendance The officers of both write the Blade to the effect that every indication points to success and Freethinkers who can ought to attend and give every possible encouragement Let these be a sort of revival for those of our brethren who are fortunate enough to be present Through the splendid efforts of President George 0 Roberts and Miss Loa Lawrence Secretary of the...

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. — 2 August 1908

L 1 r r i i fftl y BLUE GRASS BLADE 13 I Heathendom or Christianity I A Few Practical Thoughts Growing Out Of V Everyday Life t J By I M Miller How blessed to live In ft land where so many are trying In a laudable way to fill their niche in life to gain sustenance for their material welfare This Sunday morning the writer hitched to his buggy to take some salt for a bunch of little cattle on a farm four miles from home that ho had not found tine to see himself for two weeks the late wet spring sprhigkeeping keeping the farmer from doing much that usually is done a month earlier hence with fair days and favorable weather every hour has need to bo mado use of In getting out a crop tending the sheep shearers etc Along the way over one young man hauling a load of corn across fields to be handy for hogs feeding on clover Another bring ing home the sheep to be shorn one hoeing out the truck patch one harrowing and planting yet another finishing up planting a large field ho could not get do...

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. — 2 August 1908

rrrOJ < l r < l j J 14 BLUR GRASS BLADE A c N NOO O A Y Z + t I Cbe Blades Cottttespondence i + + + + wt c + + NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN T y yy y f + f Some Friendly Advice i CLEVELAND OHIO Within find check for 100 to stick my label on the Blade up to a higher point Now I am going to f say a word I do not want to continue our t discussion on the prohibition question As t k < I said In a former letter I consider that you have a work probably you think more Important and It would not bo best for you to make yourself active along our lines linesE E but I have this to say The struggle with the saloon is fast drawing to a last and 1 final struggle and It will come In Kentucky wnntr r to say to you as I brother that you will wlJ1r than the Blade has ever lone good If you allow yourself to pet caueht on the wrong f side of this question You will observe that the Prohibition party In Its nlatform has declared for trial by Jury on questions of the use of the malls In cases where a post...

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. — 2 August 1908

tf w II r iJ BLUE GRASS BLADE 1 Give Em Fits I 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 orthodox 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 an elegant volume fit to ornament the finest library containing 422 pages printed on heavy eggshell paper and bound in oxblood cloth Price 160 postpaid postpaidBLUE BLUE GRASS BLADE Lexington Ky O M ROBINSON Violin Maker E SEVENTH ° 12 STST PAUL MINN Buy your violins and get your repair ing done by a man of 50 years experience and will guarantee everythin...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 2 August 1908

It S BLZ7E E GRASS BLADEr z i 1I i c c cf The First and Only Complete Edition of VOLTAIRE WORKS i lhei ever published in English has just been completed hy the CRAFTSMEN OF THE STt HUBERT GUILD New translations by WILLIAM F FLEMING Including the Notes of TOBIAS SMOLLETT Revised and Modernized A Critique and Biography iN Biographyby j IDESPREAD Interest bas prevailed lathe publication of this great authors works as It marrs a new era in the world of literature The real history of Voltaires lifeand the L beb ft Mfbi WIDESPREAD of his writings have been denied Englishreading people until this work wu translatedVoltaire Voltaire Is eminent alike as historian la ge satirist wit phllosoohcr economist dramatist poet essayist as the champion 01 mental liberty and tile foe 01 IJIoOJeroncc In ell ii Its form ills 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 His volumes At on The ...

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. — 9 August 1908

y I i E BLUE GRAM BliADE r r Volume XVII Number 16 LEXINGTONt t T t I DEMOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA EDOM OF THOUGHT

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 9 August 1908

II LIA BLADEI i BLUEGRASS BLADE i < I + + + + + + + + H N N N N H H H N H N N H 1 f TO n h rl t wrrrtt Jttgrl nn 11 X OY + + H + + + + + < HA + + c a o o ov What might 11rfc lurks In that name What noble Inii HPS arc wrought that stir UII the beEt and purest impulses of the human heart I Ingersoll An Intellectual athlete In I gersoll Brought iito the world for agita I tion for controver fir mental conflict anil the final acqllls Ion of human happi ness Ingcrsoll He whosp words were as chained lightning an imperious knight of the controversial arena with armor shin Ing equipped for battle nt crv point Ingersoll And what glorious conquests ho wrought what a splendid philosophy ho proclaimed Tuesday August 11 Is the anniversary of his birth and It should be made a memorable occasion in the heart of every man and woman who loves the liberty he advocated Ah Friends Itl Is n the mere birth of a man that moves po trrlty to pay tribute but the life itself and If wo judge the late Colo...

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. — 9 August 1908

rJ BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 His Works the Rarest Flowers in the Garden of Literature Ingersoll Was a Niagara a Resistess Tor rent of Inexhaustible Force In the Great World of Thought By Josephine K Henry This Issue of the Blade Is to commem orate the birth of the one peerless Im mortal Ingersoll whom the world of thought reverences and before whom the world of faith Is silenced The one man who suncrowned with regal reason pass ed through the world and left a trail of light that will last until human thought dies and tho light of the stars is extin guished Ho left a light upon tho altar of tho human mind to guide tho nations to tho radiant future when Reason shall reign and faith and her handmaids igno rance and fear are as dead as the Goas of Olympus Ingersoll was the one man of our time that by Intellectual forco turned a page in the history of tho world Bruno Vol ney Voltaire and Paine laid the foundation of the Temple of Reason and Ingersoll erected tho superstructure and threw wide It...

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. — 9 August 1908

M r 0 BLUE GRASS BLADE T n ract thundering its ceaseless anthems now llko the whispering of night winds among forest boughs now HUo the tumult and crash of battle now tuned to fireside notes to loves soft accents to childhoods happy laugh now bursting into wrathful scorn now sinking to a mournful melody with the thought of some human sorrow now leaping like a lightning flash from the heart of a thunderstorm now subdued and tender as though ladened with the sound of years of departed happiness Wo listen we strain to catch each word we grow Intensewe thrill with sympathy at sorno touch of suffering we hate wrong defy error loathe superstition and scorn injustice wo glow with condemnation of persecution we triumph In the victory of reasons martyrs we soften to tearswe laugh wo burst into thunderous applause Great ho was as nn orator but he far ex celled In speech great as an actor but far greater as painter and poet and as such ho will be longest remembered In the course of time the ba...

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. — 9 August 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE Ii I Ten New Commandments Intended To Be Used and Followed By All Men as a Substitute for Those Given By Moses By Harriet M Closz 1 Thou shalt have no other god than the ono which money and church Inlluenccs places upon the throne 2 Thou shalt not bow down to any Imago except It be to one wearing eccle siastical petticoat and marked with the seal for I the modern god am a Jealous god conferring olllco and Influence only upon those who servo me faithfully and pay my assessments oven unto the thhM and fourth generations 3 Thou shalt not utter the namo or this mighty god with Irreverence or com plaining elso the terrible fate of the starv ing workers hero and the condemned sin ners hereafter shall bo thy portion 4 Remember the Sabbath day to the end that all the poor and sick and dis tressed bo prevented the enjoyment or leisure that they may be herded Into the churches where they may bo taught humil ity and subjection and hear of the philan thropic exploits of tho des...

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. — 9 August 1908

6 BLUE GRASS BLADE Reply to the Quiet Hosts Recent Article by Kidder on Socialism Brings an Answer From a Woman Writer By Julia C Coons The Reply to the Unquiet Hosts In July 19th Blade takes several conflicting po sitions As It seems to aim chiefly for amusement and to find what might ho done in the line of a caustic and bombastic stylo there appears to bo no need of an answer But It is a pity the author was so little interested In Socialism that he sought In formation only of straw Socialists And It was unworthy even of a straw man to make him believe Haywood Is the Socialist candidate for president Socialism was not Intended to ravor Idlers and while there Is excuse for these employing caustic vindictive or ridiculing language concerning it there is none for workers to employ such in a discussion of best methods among themselves If part of a school of boys have been drag ging not only their own sleds but those of the others back up the hill but finally resolve to desist the boys ...

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. — 9 August 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE 7 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + i Current Comment on Public Events 1 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + < eNNNHHNN N N N e eNNNNNNNNNNNNNH I t The most casual observer cannot fall to notice and to bo deeply Impressed with tile manliest tendency of the Highest Ju ulciai tnuunal in tne land to stretch the consiitutiun and statute law In such a way ua to savor this or that religious denomina iion whereas a Strict construction and ap plication ot that sueotancuor ol liberty would impel a maintenance oi tho spirit ol extreme liberality unit marked tho irauiers of that famous document Mills tendency is now so marked and being done for purely political purposes It has become u uisimck uanger and the patriotic American citizen wouiu do well to marK these signs through Chief Justice Fuller a decision has just ueeii rendered Uy tau Supreme lOUIt of the United States coming from iorio itch on appeal In which It is h...

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. — 9 August 1908

l 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 190G JAMES E HUGHES Publisher and Manager JOHN R CHARLESWORTH Editor 1268 N Limestone Street Lexington Ky i P 0 Box 393 SUBSCRIPTION RATES By mall postpaid 150 par year in advance Five new yearly subscribers at one remittance 100 each Flvo trial subscriptions sent In with one remittance for six months CO cents each Trial subscriptions 15 cents PIT month Foreign subscriptions postpaid 200 per year I I ADVERTISING RATES One Inch single column 1 Insertion CO cents one month or four Insertions 100 six months 606 one year 1800 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 Blade will bb discontinue...

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. — 9 August 1908

f r I BLUE GRASS BLADE tal battle with all the grace and courtesy of an Arthurian knight The battle which ho so successfully waged against priestcraft and superstition twin evils that have afflicted humanity so fearfully and long will pass into future his tory as the mightiest struggle waged hono man for human liberty and human rights since Rienzi contended single handed against the gilded robbers of Rome All honor and glory to him who planted the standard of s Freethought upon the mountain heights of morality amid the polar snows of human virtue and love and with clarion call inciting honest men to follow where he had dared to lead PAPAL DESIGNS ON AMERICA The voice of the tempter is again heard in the land With siren song he would beguile the unthinking into a subversion of the very principles upon which our govern ment is built I Let the expense maintaining the schools bo borne by tho State Atheists and nonChristians should be excluded from any oflice of authority This is tho att...

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. — 9 August 1908

i I 10 BLUE GRASS BLADE ing before them the murderous past of the Catholic hier archy at Rome they decided then and there that the people of this grand old Union this confederation of sov ereign States all who sought the shelter of her hospitable shores should be henceforth and forever free from the assaults of the bloody Tickle Toby of the saintly devils of Rome RomeLet Let us emphasize The Constitution says shall not That is mandatory No discretion is allowed Then what greater treason than to allow the Catholic church to de liberately advocate strife among our people and to usurp the Constitution and violate our law to overthrow a princi ple of liberty which our people hold to be inviolate We doubt not that the framers of that instrument which the giddy Gibbous seeks to dress up in a flowing Mother Hub bard the more convenient for squeezing had in mind the very policy which he now advocates By declaring that it shall not be they intended that any attempt to overthrow the prerogati...

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. — 9 August 1908

1 1 BLUE GRASS BLADE 11 systems created by man for his own humility and subjection The objective being to lift humanity from off the existing foundation made of reeds and bending saplings and place society upon a solid and moro substantial basis Wo would substitute reason for faith man for godand make our heaven here instead of in some fanciful hereafter Just so long as a hireling priesthood can say to tho multi tude Do this and you go to heaven but if you do this hell will be your portion there will never bo a lack of infernal dogmatic command Once the whole system is understood as being a moro figment of mediaeval theology and its terrors classed with other fairy tales where it belongs then oven the church must become uncertain of itself and its supposed authority The church has long since recognized tho fact that it is incapable of frightening men and women into being good Yet there are good Christians These are not good because they are Christians but good from their very nature...

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. — 9 August 1908

12 BLUE GRASS BLADE Two Freethought Conventions I Canal Dover Ohio September 5 = = = 9 1 MATERIALIST ASSOCIATION Program SATURDAY NIGHT SEPTEMBER GRountl Table Conference In parlors of Central Hotel to outline convention work and discuss methods of propaganda MONDAY SEPTEMBER 7 Morning Session Buckeye Secular Union at Hardestys Opera House j MONDAY SEPTEMBER 7 Morning Session 1 Election of chairman of convention 2 Chairmans opening address 3 Secretarys report of membership and finance 4 Appointment of Committees 5 Discussion of members present and reading of letters from absent members upon methods for the promotion and welfare of the Association and Its propaganda AFTERNOON SESSION 1 Reports of Committees 2 General discussion on propaganda with such recommenda tions as may bo deemed advisable 3 Introduction of secretaries writers delegates fraternal delegates from other organizations for live minute talks on any subject EVENING SESSION 1 Address 2 Address 3 Address TUESDAY SEPTEMBE...

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. — 9 August 1908

II BLUE GRASS BLADEh 13 Scientific and Philosophical CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL Opens September 1 Now is the time to join TUITION FEE 1000 IN ADVANCEr COST OF TEXTBOOKS Including Postage 524 First Years Course Includes Geology Zoology Astronomy and Botany Scientific account of the Origin and Development of the Earth its great History and the Origin and Development of Plant and Animal Life GRAND OPPORTUNITY FOR OBTAINING A HIGHER EDUCATION i Study at Home Examinations each month Lessons by Mail InstructorJOHN R CHARLESWORTH IIIlVInnagerJAiVIES E HUGHES For particulars write to Blue Grass Blade Lexington Kyi P i 1 N N N N N NN N N + + + + y y i Cbe Blades Cottttespondence i y NNNNNNNNNNNNNNO NNNNNNNNNNNNNdN + T4 + + THE INGERSOLL MEMORIAL PICNIC Tlio Ingersoll Annual Memorial Picnic will bo held at E U Moilltts Grove three miles west of Newton Iowa Sunday Au gust 10 The forenoon will bo given to tcnmlmito speeches and recitations After dinner the address will be delivered by the Hon J n Ga...

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. — 9 August 1908

I j 14 BLUE GRASS BLADE Invited to have their reporters present and publish as much as they possibly can of the proceedings The meeting should be well advertised locally and made a success and benefit to the cause as well as to all who attend it Nothing succeeds like success Success attracts the populace and lead ers It will advertise our Ideas our work and our literature Its speeches and resolutions should be purely Rationalistic entirely avoiding all outside Isms as this will be sufficiently broad enough a field to cover In three days and besides all outside isms anyway Heartily wishing the Convention and the cause success I amD WEBSTER GROH Duty Calls Him Away FORT MOULTRIE S CI was glad to hear from you and learn that you are mak fug preparations to open the Correspond ence School but I am sorry that I have to withdraw at present I am connected with the electHcu fpinrtmrnl in the United States Army and I have been notified lance July 1st that I would bo sent to Manila Philippine...

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