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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 30 August 1908

i 1 i J 711 t 1J il I v1 > l1 aI I Some Social Sidelights Duly Ordained Frcethought Chaplain Gives Expression to His Views In Poetry and Prose By Albert Johnson On July 31 two men who made murder a profession fiends gaspipe thugs were Jerked to Marys sonMary as you remember was overshadowed bv a ghost who descended in bodily shape like a dove Luke HI 22 and founded the Christian religion They were assisted into immortal life by two priests of the most corrupt organi zation in the worldbirds of a feather helping each other out What a mockery I Bah It smells of the rottenness of religion and Rome Brother Clark will Join in singing the Doxology Jerked to Jesus Holy Saviour with those priestly Roman prayers They are happy now with angels up those golden flight of stairs With their hands deepdyed with blood stains theyre happy now above With Marys Holy Ghost son and his pa a god of love Chorus All Sing Two priests of Rome assisted them home To a spiritual life beyond At the end of a n...

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. — 30 August 1908

I 1 WA 4J r > It JI 7 > Ik S1f Im 44 < 1 a w i ti d Ii s BBUEGRA Jr 1 S BLADE J ry 0 rv BLUE GRASS BLADE > = I K Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1884 and edited by him until his r death February 7 1906 c JAMES E HUGHES Publisher and Manager JOHN R CHARLE8WORTH Editor 1268 N Limestone Street Lexington Ky P O Box 393 SUBSCRIPTION RATES < By mall postpaid 160 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 EO cents one month or lour Insertions 100 six months 509 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 ad...

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. — 30 August 1908

Itt TAB n t Iay I1i i i j BLUE GRASS BLADE 9 < THEOLOGICAL SIDESHOWS J > What is the church of the future to bee Radical changes in the form of church service and Christian worship are appearing in the most unexpected places and ministers of the gospel high in place and r 4favor are bending the spiritual to meet the demands of i the material l Once the church takes to innovation and improvement as a means of selfpreservation ignoring its past attitude of selfimportance and suflicency by catering to thc popu lar will the end of theological dogma is marked and the day of intellectual progress begins to dawn It is evident that Christianity is now passing through the same intellectual conflict that marked the paganism of Greece and Rome when by social contact assisted by that intense desire to control the masses through a pre tense of yielding to popular demand they fell before the advancing thought of the new faith and became victims to their own incapacity Enlightened intelligen...

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. — 30 August 1908

1 tlQ BLUE G ASS BLADE by a long way and for this year we shall in all probabil ity lose money on the venture None the less wo propose to go at the matter in a businesslike way and give every student full value for the money paid We feel confident 0 that at the end of the first year just as soon as results can be definitely given our friends will realize the full importance of this method of propaganda and rally to its better support By the time this issue is being read the students in the school will be at work on the first collection or what are designated as Series A of the examination questions in I Geology Astronomy Botany and Zoology These are the most important of the natural sciences and form a ground work for the more technical branches There are twenty questions in each subject making a total of eighty to be answered within the thirty days accorded them at the end of which the work done will be graded according to merit Nine monthly examinations constitute the years work a...

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. — 30 August 1908

e W > I sSBiA dtfIj BLUE GR SS BLADE 11a t ยต f2r nfl Freethought has enabled the socialist movement to I grow by its open and unrelenting opposition to the church t It has also liberalized popular thought and prepared the ground for the constructionist to work upon Then what foolish fantasy is this of supposing that I economic freedom will lead to the destruction of theologi cal superstition It will never do First break the chains that fetter the hiunan mind and encourage independent rr thought and then the day will soon dawn when political freedom will be accorded a public hearing It must of a necessity however be led by an era emancipation from orthodoxy and priesfcraft and the sooner our socialist friends realise this fact the sooner will their dreams of liberty become a realization Paine realised this and he labored to destroy the power of the church in politics His compatriots were also of the same notion and though not so open as he admitted the necessity Where would the li...

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. — 30 August 1908

1 l PH > r pC > g BLUEGRASS BLADE Two Freethought Conventions + Canal Dover Ohio September 5 = = 9 1 MATERIALIST ASSOCIATION j Program T4 > J SATURDAY NIGHT SEPTEMBER 5Round Table Conferences in parlors of Central Hotel to outline convention works anSp discuss methods of propaganda r = S j SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 6 ft f Buckeye Secular Union at Hardestys Opera House v X MONDAY SEPTEMBER 7 Morning Session z = fW 1 Election of chairman of convention i 2 Chairmans opening address Vfig 3 Secretarys report of membership and f1nanca7 S 4 Appointment of Committeesr i 5 Discussion of members present and reading of letters fromp absent members upon methods for the promotion and welfare > of the Association and Its propaganda rI AFTERNOON SESSIONrI 1 Reports of Committees I 2 General discussion on propaganda with such recommenda tions as may be deemed advisable 3 Introduction of secretaries writers delegates fraternal delegates from other organizations for five minute talks on1 any subje...

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. — 30 August 1908

i iiflIt jprf rjo Ir y 7 c i v < < I c t f BLUE CrBaSS BLADE 3ri 1 WISDOM NOT IN FEAR OF GOD Aked the Imported Gospel Shark Taken to Task for Some of His Sayings By F B Hall The Rev Aked who was recently Im ported by Rockefeller to preach the true way to heaven in New York Is reported as saying there was a large falling off In b church attendance fwd membership both In this country and Europe which portends destruction of church actlvties This was not dUQ to atheism for that had never ef fected the church to any extent In Inter viewing many people he found they were as religious as ever only they were careless and Indifferent in relation to church matters making no effort to help the clergy or church which to Rev Aked was a very bad thing Did the Rev Aked Judge these people aright Is not his religion at fault and not the people Have not the people for 1500 years drank deeply of the bitter cup of superstition draining it again and again to its very dregs Is It not about time th...

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. — 30 August 1908

> 1 RAls I 14 BLUE GRABS BLADE i H I I I Y y CorrespondenceK H N N N N H N N N N N N N H N H N N N N N N N N N H H N HV Wants a Joint Debate WANRIKA OKLA Perhaps you re member me and perhaps you do not I am the man that got up the debate between you and the Rev Wilkinson at Oscar I T several years ago At that time I lived near there and you were at my house I now live six miles west of Ryan the plate where you got off Since that time we have had several debates The Infidel side has been represented by L S Welch Welch is well up but he lets the Campbellites off too easy When they get through with their little argument taey leave the propo sition and jump on Paine or Ingersoll and when I call them to order he says Let them go so pretty near all the time is taken up wrangling over Paine and Inger soll Moore was here once and debated with Wilkinson but he let Wilkinson run it over him So neither side was repre sented but Wilkinson got the victory That failure on the party of Moore wa...

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. — 30 August 1908

1 rc i < fh > r < ItJlb > i i rr BLUE GRASS BLADE 15 Give Em Fits Thats what THE SCARLET SHADOW Walter Hurts great rad ical novel does 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 coneternatlon 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 I 422 pages printed on heavy eggshell paper and bound in oxblood cloth Price 160 postpaid BLUE GRASS BLADE Lexington Ky I O M ROBINSON Violin Maker MINNE E SCVCNTH ST Buy your violins and get your repair ing done by a man of 50 years experience and will guaran...

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. — 30 August 1908

ivjS K1 < vcif 1 SS BKADE ayT k r y r u Scientific and Philosophical I CORRESPONDENCE SChOOL J 1i I t t Opens September 1 Now is the time to join 1 TUITION FEE > SIOOO IN ADVANCE t > k f COST IF TEXTBOOKS hcWiif istati 524 First Years Course Includes Geology Zoology Astronomy and Botany j < ti Scientific account of the Origin and Development of the Earth its great History f yfe T I i F and the Origin and Development of Plant andAnimal Life = < 1 fr GRAND OPPORTUNITY FOR OBTAINING A HIGHER ED CATIONt > il J4 Study at Home Examinations eacH month Lessons by Mail 1 structorJOHN R CHARLESWORTHi ESWORTHf V For particulars write to Blue Grass Blade Lexington + Ky j I < V S f Of fE t if = < The Holy Bible IInaNutsheU > A New Booklet showing up the contradic tions and fallacies of the Christian bible thecontradlct your religious friends to Jarr their faith and destroy their godwebs Ready Soon l Order Now Single copy 10c 3 for 25c 15 for 91QO t Address J FRANTZ Gen...

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. — 6 September 1908

SAN J o whf I t t t I BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 The Way In Which Saints Are Made How Saul the Sinner Was Transformed Into Paul the ApostleHistori cal Review Away with such a fellow from the earth for It Is not fit that he should live If there was no other evidence against Saint Paul than the statements in tae scriptures it would be conclusive that he was unfit to live but I want to show be yond a doubt how these saints are made Saul son of Barthus and Eunice Benja min born 2 B C two years before Jesus David called the christ of god in Tarsus Cell cia a Roman munlclpium fatalist and politician noted for intolerance and perse cution and for strenuous activity in having Jesus puto death executed at Rome June 29 66 A D The New Testament says As for Saul he made havoc of the church entering into every house having men and women committed to prison and andj j against the disciples of Jesus went unto the high priests Acts 89 9 1 Then gathered the chief priests and Pharisees a council and said Wha...

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. — 6 September 1908

iH i + s 1 4 BLUE GRASS BLADE Sablnus The Roman maiden had accepted the Christian faith and wanted to do some service however small for the noble martyr St Paul thereupon besought her to lend him her handkerchief to veil his eyes at the fatal moment promising to return it after his death The soldiers made no end of sport at this simple re quest but Plautilla remembering the story of St Veronica and the saviour showed her faith in Pauls promise by at once handing him the kerchief And the holy martyr kept his word appearing to Plautilla one evening subsequently while she was at prayer The picture of this event is oneof the sights in St Peters I basilicaWhere Where St Paul was beheaded by the sword is now known as The Three Foun tains and is one of the most Interesting spots in Italy to visit which is only In creased when you come to the Church of S Paola alle Tre Fontane Here you are shown the pillar to which St Paul had been bound the block of marble upon which he had been beheaded 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. — 6 September 1908

0i > BLUE GRASS BLADE 5 i Yuletide Petition to they Throne of Grace from One of the Sanctified By Harriet M Olosz Oh Mighty Master 1 I in suppliance bend And to Thy throne of grace my cares I send With allobserving eye thou seest well How I have worked myneighbors to excel In bringing sheckels to thy failing cause Regardless of the letter of the laws Ive diligently worked with hand and head And now before repairing to my bed I crave thy blessing on the Christmastide Though for thy glory I mayhap have lied Ive saddled husband with u double share Believing thou will lift his load of care And teach him patience for he sometimes swears When I solicit for bazaars and fairs Tis difficult for men to comprehend That priestly favor on church work depend And if these saints approval but withdraw Why what on earth would we poor women do Thou knowest Lord I love my children well Though oft I trust them with an infidel My kindly neighbor says this lifes supreme And heavenly mansions but a mis...

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. — 6 September 1908

6 BLUE GRASS BLADE Cause And Cure of Intemperance I Prohibition and Revenue from High License only Aggravate the DIs ease A New Light on an Old Issue By Franklin H Heald The question of intemperance has be come of such vast Importance that It Is a serious matter menacing our civilization and deserves and demands the combined wisdom of the best brains in the nation to investigate the CAUSE of its increase and to determine the best methods of re lief For half a century this question has been left to cranks zealots and fanatics To the writer it appears that intemper ance was at its minimum when these first seized upon it as a means of advancing their Interests by compelling other people to take their dictation in worldly matters At that time the market price of good pure homemado whisky was only from ten to fifteen cents per gallon and a drunkard was only a poor unfortunate creature of his own gluttonous appetite and was shunned by the balance of hu manity as beneath their notice There...

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. — 6 September 1908

0 BLUE GRASS BLADE I 1 NNNNNHNNHHNHHNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNH Current Comment on Public Events 1 T6T TT Public speakers writers and debaters In need of some figure of speech to drive home an argument or to Illustrate some desired point will make reference to footprints on the sands of time The advocates of orthodoxy when anxious to rake In a little more cash or to bring some accused sinner to repentance and further the glory of god will make refer ence to the woundprlnts In his hands and feet as If to win their case by pity and compassion Instead of by reason and fact Men of science rely more on footprints and completely Ignore the alleged wound prints but priests and preachers minus the slightest evidence for their assertion still bank on the latter and Ignore the former Through scientific research the footprints of antedeluvian man and animals have been discovered deep buried in the earth made and left upon the sands of time long be fore the world ever dreamed of a cross on the hill of cal...

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. — 6 September 1908

fr i 1i 8BLUE GRASS BLADE BLUE GRASS BLADE Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1881 and edited by him until hi s death February 7 1906 i I Publisher and Manager JAMES E HUGHES I Editor JOHN R CHARLESWORTH 1268 N Limestone Street Lexington Ky P O Box 393 SUBSCRIPTION RATESI 160 per year in advance By mall postpaid at one remittance 100 each Five Five new trial yearly subscriptions subscribers 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 60 cents one month or four Inch single column 1 Insertion One 800 Insertions 100 six months 608 one year 200 one month 100 six Quarter column single 1 insertion months 2000 one year 3000 larger advertisements at special Half column whole column or rates upon application to reject any and all advertisements The publisher has the right offered GENERAL BUSINESS RULES the discontinued at be will the Blade to SUB...

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. — 6 September 1908

i jP T I BLUE GRASS BLADE 9 willing to get into line and increase tho circulation of the Blade Our premium offer and the additional new sub scriber for fifty cents with your own subscription at tho regular price was made to stand good until October But one month now remains in which to make good Our proposition is that you send us two dollars This will be the regular price for your own subscription and fifty cents for a new one If we do not keep the new one it will be our own fault and not yours Without appearing to bo bohstful we do not hesitate to express tho opinion that we have the very best Free thought weekly in America without considering tho price of annual subscription Wo have a corps of the most capable and uptodate writers Their contributions alone aro worth what is paid for the entire paper If each subscriber would but adopt the plan we have suggested our circulation would just double itself in the next thirty days By these means we could maintain tho present highstandar...

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. — 6 September 1908

ti t < > J 10 BLUEGRASSBLADEr right that their wishes should be respected and ifa man lives a life in open hostility to the church it is a murder of truth for the church to pounce upon his body at death and claim him as its own The character of proof required for my birth and paren tage and the character of proof required for a belief in the Christ myth are totally and altogether different From i earliest infancy I had no knowledge of any other parents save the two that brought me intoexistence The moment I was taught to lisp a sentence they were with me I grow up with them There was never the slightest ques question here These facts I know I also know I was not and I further know that I shall not be again The proposition as to the character of the evidence is both foolish and > j absurd EREETHOUGHT IN POLITICS Party nominations have been made platforms adopted issues < r what may be callqd issueshave been created upon which the various political parties are appealing to...

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