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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 August 1908

v li > < BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 r Jj Striking A Balance SheetM t Freethought and Christianity at the Counting House of Ethics Comparing Notes Upon Profit and Losss 08 > By Judge Parish B Ladd It will be my aim In this article to correct the false statements which have so long been floated over the world by an Illde signed priesthood touching the true ethical status and com parative moral worth of Freethought and Christianity Freethought Isn derivative Etymologically It comes from the untrammeled power of collecting Ideas and may be defined thusReason Reason Is the parent of doubt doubt is the first child of Free thought Freethought Is the highway which leads to religious liberty which In Its turn begets knowledge Without religious liberty and Its derivative man Is but a I slave to the grovelling passions of a brainless superstition Freethought dates back to an age when doubt first struggled with falsehood for supremacy It has no policy It makes no com promises It never surrende...

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. — 23 August 1908

r9 r 4 BLUE GRASS BLADE halcyon days of the Roman world all except the stupidly ignorant c were well to do happy In their lot well fed and clothed Of libraries and schools there were many Architecture and statuary r everywhere of the purest typo Luxuries In abundance Post roads of the best type No higher encomium could be bestowed on any one than to say he was a Roman citizen t Such was the high order of intelligence happiness and pros 1 perity of Rome when Constantine divided the empire with his f colleagues With Constantine as sole emperor after murdering zall who stood in his way of empire including his wife and family f an era of decline of learning progress virtue and humanity set In which continued under Christian rule to sink lower end lower until Freethought rose came to the rescue and drove Christianity from power t Constantine born 227 C Esole emperor 306 to 337 a be liever In no religion a man of policy only he wanted soldiers the Christians would fight for their god Jeho...

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. — 23 August 1908

I JfT BLUE GRASS BLADE 5 were burned In the temple of Serapls at Alexandria by order of the church under the Christian Emperor Theodoslus The civil rulers were at that time all under the control of the church so their acts were the fruits of Christianity which had no use for Intelligence Queen Isabella then on the throne of Spain was by nature a mbst kind and humane woman but under the control of Chris tianity a devil In female attire She says I have caused great up and give Information All who failed In this were to be treated Llorenta gives the figures of those burned alive and tortured In Spain during the term of his office31912 burned alive 17650 Imprisoned and tortured The age at which children could be tried and burned was ten and a half years for boys nine and a half years for girls It was made the duty of every one to hunt up and give Information All who failed In this were to be treaea as heretics All suspects were arrested and thrown Into loath some dungeons where they lay...

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. — 23 August 1908

A > 1 fJ t f < Le 1ty i BLUE GRASS BLADE 1 HN M N NT + + + + + + Current Comment on Public Events s 4 jJ + T N N N N N N N N N N N N H N N H N N H H N N N N N N N H N ° Is it possible that the Blade has thought ff lessly been guilty of wasting its space Is it possible that Messrs Heald Hayes and Thorn have deliberately thrown away 16 opportunities for obtaining factsi instead of theories about the planet Mars Had we all known of the matter In time + f much patient labor might have been saved ii useful brain power diverted to some other a and equally important channel instead of struggling after physical facts to find out by observation and experiment whether or not Mars bus canals or mountains plains or great seas men or monkeys In a recent issue of the Sunflower a 4SlIlrltualist paper published at Hamburg N Y an alleged medium whose name is given as Mrs Smead comes out with a message i from the ruddy planet which though using 1I an alphabet similar to our own but in construct...

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. — 23 August 1908

1S1itR f c 1 BLUE GRASS = BLADER r destructive of the best Interests of human Ity Further It Is religion and as much so as the Christian system Again with all the atrocities accredited to the Turkish empire It cannot and does not exceed the butcheries and horrors committed In the name of Christ But to the point In Issue Munji Bey the ConsulGeneral of Turkey Is now In New York He Is represented as a man of great force and character which he must be to be able to hold up Turkeys end In the United States considering the attitude of Christian Europe towards the Moslem countries Munjl Bey has also given an Interview upon the conditions In his country which appeared In the Now York World In Its Issue of August 9 One statement In that Interview Impressed us deeply He said For my part although I was born of Mohammedan parents I am a free man I a Freethinker a Freemason and my re I ligion Is my conscience and my morality There are thousands In Turkey who think alone the same lines that I do ...

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. — 23 August 1908

1 < i i S BLUE GRASS BLADE < I ti BLUE GRASS BLADE Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1884 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 PO Box 393 SUBSCRIPTION RATES By advanceFive 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 16 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 months 600 one year 800 Quarter column single 1 insertion 200 one month 400 six r months 2000 one year 3000 iHalt column whole column or larger advertisements at special rates upon applicationf The publisher has the right to reject any and all advertisements offered i f j GENERAL BUSINESS RULES ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS to the Blade will be 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. — 23 August 1908

< J r r BLUE GRASS BLADE l 7l acknowledged in a separate column This will show the contributors just how much is subscribed Then when such a case as we have described is brought before us the subscription could be paid for out of this fund and the Blade kept going without any dread or fear of a debt which cannot be met and paid Such a fund would relieve the Blado of a great strain and act as a sort of reward for faithful service We wishour friends to peruse the following letter which is but a sample of nearly one hundred we receive in the course ofa year and having read it too express their opinions upon the necessity of such a fund as that wo here suggest I regret that I am not able to keep the Blade Mr r isa veteran of the rebellion He is notable to work on account of his heart His pension of 15 per month our only income and rent to pay Gladly would I give a fortune if I had it to help break down superstition It has ruined my home I worked at days work anything to earn an hones...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 August 1908

> ri 7 lO BBUEJR ASS BLAD < C RELIGION AND POPULATION j f One of the necessary outgrowths of grinding poverty among the masses has been a tendency to restrict < the population = Aside from individual effort in this direction institu tions have been formed for the promulgation of a scientific method to limit the growth of population as a means of decreasing the demand constantly being made upon the means of subsistence A brutal competitive system is largely responsible for the conditions thus obtaining but in the end the church must shoulder a large share of this responsibility in that it has been ever a faithful and con stant ally of predatory wealth fostering and encouraging I the centralization of wealth and political power to subserve its own selfish ends I Unsuccessful institutions whether in religion or politics can invariably manage to invent a plausible eXcuse as being explanatory of the failure of its mission S6it is with the church Failing to grasp the true science...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 August 1908

J J F t t4 71 < t k BLUE GRASS BLADE concede however that some inferior creatures may find what they are pleased to construe as happiness in what ifliey denominate religion but it is a condition of misery after all superinduced by the doubt and dread of the future Happiness if absolute knowledge could be given or obtained concerning future bliss but torment unspeak able if assured of the only other alternative offered At a recent meeting of the National Education Associa tion held in the city of Cleveland the speakers attending thereat and the newspaper comments made upon what was reported therefrom all point to the conclusion that none of them were able to distinguish what may be called moral teaching from religious teaching All combined appear to regard morality and religion as synonyms or one and the samcThe Interior published at Chicago dealing with this issue as emanating from the Cleveland meeting says We hope for such a change of public sentiment as will permit and encoura...

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. — 23 August 1908

> n A Ii I 12 l 1 BLUE GRASS BLADE j tRally Round the Flag Freethought Banners Will Proudly Wave at the Canal Dover Conventions and Some Reasons Why You i Should Be There By Dr J B Wilson BuckeyeSecular Secular Union and National Materialist Association at Canal Dover on September 6th ought to be largely attended especially by Liberals in Central Ohio State Asso ciations I believe to be vastly of more importance than National Associations Liberals as a rule cannot afford to travel at great distances consequently no very bedrawn drawn together in national conventions j Each State can however maintain a good working organziation All that is required is the impetus and enthusiasm Let Ohio set the practical example and soon other States will fall in line When ten or more States have likewise established a practi cal and effective organization then a foun dation will be laid upon which it may be possible to base a national organization organizationw w Heretofore for sevaral and divers...

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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 August 1908

r BLUE GRASS BLADE 13 his own disciples told them this and gave I them money that they should say so and they the soldiers themselves took away the body of Jesus Besides consider this l they also took a large sum of us and de l clared according to the Instructions which r we gave them Ap New Testament Nlcodeumus x 2S30 Remembered What They Never Knew Why seek ye the living among the dead Remember how ho spake unto you saying The son of man must be crucified and the third day rise again And they remem bered his wordsLuke 24 For as yet they know not the scripture that he must rise ngaln from the dead John 20 The Dead Jesus ae Host at a Fish Fry After these things Jesus shewed himself again to the disciples at the sea of Tiber ias and on this wise Simon Peter salth unto them I go a fishing They say unto him Wo also go with thee They went forth and entered Into a ship immediately and that night they caught nothing But when the morning was come Jesus stood on the shore but the disciples ...

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. — 23 August 1908

< 1 1 1 JilJ t b r14 BLUE GRASS BLADE j h N N H N H H N H H RH H N H N NH H H H H y y ICb Blades Correspondence i = N H w YTTTTTTTTTTT TT Patches for the Mind DELHI N yi have received a few sample copies of your valuable paper You will find enclosed the material to put me ahead ono year on your list of subscribers It Is good to know there are people like I N F Griswold who are willing to give I of their means to keep up the Freethought I movement And for myself I never have had the opportunity to do for a good true cause like Air Griswold and others but will send my little even at the expense of a few more patches to my clothes In cidentally adding some more sound patches to my mind But as a rule we find patch work does not appeal to popular taste and far less does it appeal to that class of in dividuals who display their worn and tat tered minds to their sympathizers holding I out their divine 1 hands for cnarltys sake to keep fine clothes on their bodies while they make ragged ...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 August 1908

J i tc r J i lc lj Cj c J I jt t Arl BLUE GRASS BLADE + 152 1 Ir 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 orthodox critics which la 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 tknow how Hurt can write and in this booK ° rhe Is at his best It Is an elegant volume r fit to ornament the finest library containing 422 pages printed on heavy eggshell paper N and bound in oxblood cloth Price 160 postpaid postpaidBLUE BLUE GRASS BLADE 1t Lexington Ky O M ROBINSON Violin Maker f E SEVENTH NO 12 STST PAUL MINN I Buy your violins and get your repair ing done by a man of 5...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 23 August 1908

f to Ii 1 i < > f < J f 16 BLUEGRASS BLADE r Scientific and Philosophicalfi CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL y Opens September 1 J Now is the time to join TUITION FEE tr S 1000 IN ADVANCE I COST OF TEXTBOOKS including Postage 5 24 First Years Course Includes Geology Zoology Astronomy and Botany ° r Scientific account of the Origin and Development of the Earth its great History and the Origin and Development of Plant and Animal Life If GRAND OPPORTUNITY FOR OBTAINING A HIGHER EDUCATION f Study at Home Examinations each month Lessons by Mail 1 InstructorJOHN R CHARLESWORTH ManagerJAMES E HUGHESt lPor particulars write to Blue Grass Blade Lexington Ky f f r + it T The Holy Bible BibleIn is In a Nutshell A New Booklet showing up the contradic tions and fallacies of the Christian bible Justt he thing to pass around among A > your religious friends to Jarr their faith and destroy their godwebs Ready Soon Order Now Single copy 10c 3 for 25c 15 f for 100 l Address J FRANTZ Genl Delv San Fr...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 30 August 1908

cF x a r Vv Volume XVII Number 19 LEXINGTOlfeKY ATJGUST 36 1908 Published Weekly DEVOTED TO THE PKOPAGNfoA OF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT II 1 1IIt x J0 IN PECK co Ilffta

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 30 August 1908

Pi i ji = L 7 2BLUEGRASS fltVtv T TTV > 7 > f THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH 2 John Peck < When the mind reverts backward to earlier pages In lifes great history former customs and sentiments must of a neces sity be associated therewith We of this day enjoy freedom simply by Inheritance Religious bigotry like political tyranny would be just as severe In its mental and physical penalties as it was years ago save for the labor and suffering of those who lived In an earlier age The progress of the present is built upon the labor of the past Those condemned in one age for opinions sake are commended in the next We have all read about the Village Blacksmith and varying ideas will be created thereby Whenever we see the name our mind invariably reverts to John Peck for years ono 9f the most attractive Freethought writers In America known far and wide among Freethinkers He Was the village black = smith and while his personality may not have Inspired the famous poem by that name yet In the ...

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. — 30 August 1908

I t1 BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 > r > Striking A Balance Sheet ry i i The Rise of Popedom Ethical Status of the Different popes Church Falls on Wrong Side of Ledger ARTICLE II By Judge Parish B Ladd The popes being the head of the church consequently the fathers of Christianity their moral status to the extent of Its bearing on the matters of Freethought and Christianity will now be In order The Catholic church claims that Peter received his credentials from Christ as the head of the church so he was the first pope but this like all of the churchs other claims is a fraud for both Christ and Peter were myths This claim rests on the Isidorian Decretals giving the history of the popes and the church from the time of the alleged Christ down to Innocent L 402 to 417 C E This pope was in fact the first who set up a claim over all the churches Before his time the different churches had each its own head who was called bishop This leaves over 400 years of a vacuum back to the alleged Peter wh...

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. — 30 August 1908

4t BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 > Orthodox Tyrannies Creep Upon tJs Indifference to Small Things Leads to Many Others but American Freethinkers Are Admonished to Be Alert By Allle Lindsay Lynch S O Aunt Allle RemusstheI Home Magazine for August President Roosevelt has seen fit to declare for Julia Ward Howes Battle Hymn of the Repub tic as Americas national hymnand which I we know to be wholly religionIs It not I nottime thoughts best advocates be lifted to check and thereby prevent of more of religious tyranny than Is everywhere dominant in speechOur Our inactivity would allow of this step by religions devotees becoming a hymn of tyranny to permeate our schools our armies and navies everywhere In fact where the childs and childmentalities could be Im bued therewith a thought of Its sacredness Into our rights is this damnable error to tobe Mine eyes have seen the glory of the com ing of the lord Intothe the coin of the realm and God Is March MarchIng to be everywhere sangknowIng of music h...

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. — 30 August 1908

a I j < 1 > c 21 i LUF C RASS BLADE 5 j i c I 1 i > ear i tf1eOther Sid e Orthodox Believer Seeks Privilege of An swering Blade Writers and Takes Issue with Dr Bowles A As Snow and Others By John T Pearce Having seen three copies of the Blue Grass Blade of which you are the editor and having read the gust Installment of A A Snow on the Christians Messiah I wish to say that If Mr or Mrs I cant say which Snow Is a good sample In his or her Ideas of the scripture quotations as given on page 3 of May 17 Issue I feel con fident that the rest of the article will not pass muster with parsons who tako the pains to verify the writers quotation The first reference of the writer Is to Micah v2sand remains yet to be fulfilled when Christ shall return to gather his saints then he will rule over Israel and gather all the tribes now scattered among the heathen nations tho ten lost tribes par ticularly The absurd Idea of connecting Jesus with Judges xlll 5 exhibits a wanton desire to belit...

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. — 30 August 1908

Ai i 1 I f 3 BLUE GRASS BLADE tt 4i 4it 3 Current Comment oil Public Events t + 11 T T T T T T T Bible records are given another severe shaking by Investigations made In Nebras ka which throw further light on the his tory of the norse and progenitors In AmericaWhile blbllologlsts revert to the Nile In an effort to find some papyrus or inscribed stone as tending to corroborate scripture men of science continue their explorations with a supreme indifference and some startling results are now being recorded In Sioux County Nebraska a new quarry has been opened and the fossil remains of prehistoric animals being uncovered Dr W D Mathews head of Vertebrate Pal eoritology of the American Museum of Nat ural History has just completed an exami nation of the relics This rich find has been made on the farm of James H Cook located in the valley of LEau Qui Court River and from the observations made It is given out that the horse has been an inhabitant of this continent for upwards of three mil...

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