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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 27 September 1908

0 < StZ f BLUE GRASS r7 < BLADEs r these laws that stocked the earth with an endless variety of trees and plants and flowers and with myriads Of animal forms It was the working of these tireless laws that peopled the earth and all the Isles of the sea with numerous races of wild ferocious and savage men and it was the operation of these same laws that transformed our savage ancestors Into barbarians and these in turn into partially civilized men and now after the lapse of tens of thousands of years cultured men and cultured women have i finally made their appearance upon our beautiful earth I These same everlasting laws of differentiation and development which constitute the law of progress and that have diversified the surface of the earth with mountains rivers and seas and clothed It with plants with forests and t flowers and peopled It I with myriad forms of animals and men are constantly at work on the toner world or the world of mind developing and strength I I ening the ...

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. — 27 September 1908

< < > < > 1 11 T 7 1 W = IT ftL f 6 BLUE GRASS BLADE I I A 0 every king and < priest and tyrant In the world and I shudder tYF when I look back through the long vista of the dismal past and r behold this beautiful world converted into a swimming Golgotha of blood t I shudder when I see in imagination the heartless priests of Athens administer the fatal dose of hemlock to the Immortal i > Socrates because he worked in harmony with the law of progress i and taught that virtue and morality were infinitely better for the Grecian people than the silly oracles of Delphi I > I shudder when I remember that not long ago in this great republic the priests of superstition compelled our supreme court f to hand down a decision that men with black skins had no rights a that white men were bound to respect and this decision was < made because they found this superstition in an old book written i by barbarlans more than two thousand years ago These priestly enemies of the...

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. — 27 September 1908

1 AUl 001 0 wr 1 A j 1J t + j ff1 > BLUE c GRASS BLADE + 7t I Forgiveness of Sin If Christianity be Right God Is Willing to Forgive All Sin But His Own By John F Clarke A lot of fellows are in the business of forgiving sins An Immunity from remorse is given re ligiously to those who have wronged other persons by a priest as agent of Jesus ChristGod God made man and gave Jesus Christ His Son the power to atone for all the wrongs done by man Jesus Christ to check the sinsewage from all passing through His system Imposes a toll upon mankind First the test of belief checks the windy tide and then the gate receipts per rents dues and collections masses and marriage and funeral rites and rates tend to check still further until only a modicum of sin Is atoned for A wrongs BA stones C A and C are satisfied but where the devil does B come in C says make an endless chain and all do wrong and all shift your burdens up on me and I will make it all right i Some refuse to believe or to unload ...

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. — 27 September 1908

1 8 BLUE GR ABS BLADE < i > r y BLUE GRASS BLADE > if < Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 18S4 and edited by him until his ydeath February 71908 fi JAMES E HUGHES Publisher and Manager JOHN Ft CHARLESWORTH Editor 1263 N Limestone Street Lexington Ky P O Box 393 i1 > SUBSCRIPTION RATES By mall postpaid 160 per year in advance j Five new yearly subscribers at one remittance 100 each 4fk ttFive trial subscriptions sent In rthre one remittance for six months 60 cents each I ii Trial subscriptions 15 cents per month ti Foreign subscriptions postpaid 200 per year < r 1i ADVERTISING RATES t One Inch single column 1 Insertion 60 cents one month or four t Insertions 100 six months 509 one year 800 Quarter column single t6i r roye 200 one month coofIx 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 n GENERAL...

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. — 27 September 1908

jIt t o1 itT C 4 > 0 > f r t t I BLUE GFRtASS BLADE 9 7 rays from Reasons lamp 1 Faith ri suponiti knees y wallowing in the dead dust of the centuries unwilling tor tolerate improvement I Faith obstructs the future with the trembling shadows of selfstultification Faith humbles man and exalts credulity 1 Faith revels in the misery of fear and casts a cloud upon the dawn of Bensons bright day I Faith is fulsome fear fattened by pride and selfish j ness I Faith is a cramp that seizes upon many a strong swimmer in the stream of life leaving him helpless and ijtil v most useless in the struggle for existencev Such is faith aye and worse v Faith is the dreary desert of barren hope upon the great continent of Time minus one solitary refreshing spring = Faith is a delusion nursed at the breast of dogma nourished by the milk of human despair I Faith robs aspiring life of every joy and places a premium upon misery I Faith is the foolish ignus fatui of barbarism the progeny of the bats a...

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. — 27 September 1908

1 r 0 BLUE GkW BLADE ° l colors I know you for what you really are The challenge is made 1 accept it We will now fight Either you or i must go it may be myself You may succeed in taking the Dread out of the mouth of my babies I may have to leave town barefooted leading a baby of mine with either hand the other on my back my wife carrying a bundle If such should come to me 1 will go like a man with head erect ana eye undaunted but there will be something hap pen nrat Uu with the fight71 Ibis was the answer Of Ur Naylor Tlie preacher was cowed lie could not chain the thought of the man WhO stood before him lie was vanquished He did not start the tight He was fearful of the result Dr JNaylor is still living and practicing in the same commun ity but alas the preacher has gone Dr Naylor is today among the most honored and respected of men in the district lie now devoted himself to literary pursuits and thusit was 1 hud been accorded the privilege of meeting talking riding and driving wit...

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. — 27 September 1908

IiIII = = Ht 1 i ti0r l il x It BLUEGRASS BLADE < stition Then there were Judge Jesse Ivers a leading jurist and an announced Freethinker Mayor George O McGoii igle Col James Donahue Councilman George Foster and many others An early train Monday morning took mo to Zanesvillo and from there to Cincinnati reaching Lexington at 640 p m Monday In closing this description of my trip I must say that it was both pleasurable and profitable Many now friends were made for the Blade Fully ono thousand copies have been distributed free at my several lectures A gratifying number of now subscribers have been secured and others came to me promising to send in subscriptions later on Freethought has been given a new awakening and our cause of mental liberty made stronger and firmer For the many acts of kindness manifested towards me I am cordially and heartily grateful Similar brief excur sions into other States are now under contemplation s If they prove onehalf the success of this trip they wil...

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. — 27 September 1908

J v C if < BLIJEfGBASS BLADE tThe Passing of PfisenpEfey Christianity I From a Sermon Delivered in Pulpit of f Unitarian Church at Sharpsville Pa By Rev Clarence J Harris There are several good reasons why we may prophesy the passing of the Christian ity of today bearing the name ol the sup posed founder Is as tar removed from the teachings of Jesus In the Sermon on the Mount as that series of precepts are re moved from the words of Moses If we anal farr from what Is taught today aud more the germ and basis of the Catholic faith and that of conservative uvangellsm are con irary to It Itls sate to place the names of Jesus and Paul together U two men of strong minds Jesus was Inferior to Paul in every respect for Paul was a man of profoud learning and had much Influence among his people Jesus was uneducated he gathered his education by absorption he met unhappy social conditions in a very sim ple manner he did not boast of being even a Rabbi or Master to say nohlug of catling catll...

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. — 27 September 1908

I t 1 jASS BLADE c I 13 1 anything it will be by personal effort and lfbe sows sparringly or sows tares hIs hart vest corresponds The storms come and descsend upon these houses the one on sand sinks the law of gravity the helps one ruins the other iin because In one case law has been observed and the other trans gressed Unless pure reason is the badteof every structure in life It stands 4mi MNL and Invites destruction J t Another cause for the passing of day Christianity is because of the < being placed on the future ratter J w present and that by faith aaaarik what he cannot see nor grasp ft t hard for a man to be told when lltt t Ing Ito look to heaven andtrust logs are not BO easily mislead presentday Christianity Is not notZ I the problems and difficulties Z It Is proving servlceless Why = ganlzatlona today for the beneij of humanity Because ntimanrtrmfif ik uplift The Humane Societies of AiwrtMi are doing more than the churches have ever done to teach the sacredness of life ...

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. — 27 September 1908

I i x 14 BLUE GRASS BLADE + I E i t iCbe Blades Corer = espondenee i rr N N N NOAIL aY Y What a Woman Thinks r 1 FORT SMITH ARKI am sorry I did not send you my remittance sooner but I Just kept putting It off I certainly love the Blade I have some of the best lessons 4 s on humanity that I ever read I have laid t aside the old style religion and taken tip the common sense view I never thought there were anyone brave enough to speak out to the world till a friend of ours told us he would give us a copy of the Blue Grass Blade and I fell In love with It from Y the start but told my husband he better have it come In his name I did not think e a woman ought to have a Freethought paper come by mall but I have found some of tile dearest and most enlightened articles from t women In the Blade that I ever read and hope you will forgive us for neglecting our y a subscription so long Heres to April 9 1909 Yours for a better world here and now MRS NELS JOHNSON Got After the Preacher EAGLE STAT...

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. — 27 September 1908

441 kr 96xe r rod tiF ca rtfwI + yt t1 il + alpy < I BLTJEVQRASS BLADE i i eV I r Scientific and Philosophicale CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL 1 < I Opens September l Wp Now is the time to join TUITION FEE S I 000 IN ADVANCE COST OF TEXTBOOKS including Postage 524 j1 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 1 f GRAND OPPORTUNITY FOR OBTAINING A HIGHER EDUCATIONt I IStud at Home Examinations each month Lessons by Mail InstructorJOHN R CHARLESWORTH ManagerJAMES E HUGHES j For particular write to Blue Grass Blade Lexington Ky i The Holy Bible BibleIn In a Nutshell 1A New Booklet showing up the contradic tions and fallacies of the Christian bible Justt he thing to pass around among your religious friends to Jarr their faith and destroy their godwebs Ready Soon i Order Nowl Single copy 10c 3 for 25c 15 for 100 Address J FRANTZ Genl D...

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. — 27 September 1908

IM W17V it > i L f < c > 16BIUE GRASS BIiADE jj Be Sure and Subscribe For r = Secular Thought A Fortnightly Journal of Rational Criti Criticism 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 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 r Y I 16 MEDIUM SIZE Mens New Thin Model Watches HAMPDENNo 104 23 Jewels 30 Wm McKinley 21 Jewels J22 same 17 17jewels 10 15 Jewels 8 7 Jewels S550 WALTHAM Riverside Maxlmus 23 Jewels J50 Riverside 19 Jewels 21 P S Bartlett 17 Jewels 1250 15 Jewels 8 7 Jewels 6 ELGINNo 156 or 162 21 Jewels s 49 Verltaa21 Jewels 27 243 17 Jew...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 4 October 1908

f r 4 4 1 BLUE GRASS BLADE f Volume XVII Number 24 LEXINGTON KY OCTOBER 4 Io8 Published Weekly O o DEVOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA nv FREEDOM OF THOUGHT I nits UIiI r bUClV nitre et9ict J 11ALBFRrr JOHNSONI s I Better known as The Chaplain in the wcstt

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. — 4 October 1908

u 2 BLUE GRASS BLADE Albert Johnson Philosopher Individualist Atheist Materialist Humanitarian I Nec temere Nec temlde I HenryI The history of Rationalism In America would not bo complete without a page devoted to the untiring labors and sacrifices of Albert Johnson of San Francisco By his legion of friends in this and other lands he has been given the title of The Chaplain This man holds the unique poslion of being the only Chaplain In the world of Freethought and what a grand work he has done with his holy book the Book of Nature In his busy life he has exemplified the words of the immortal Ingersoll Give me the storm and tempest of thought and action rather than the dead calm of Ignorance and faith Banish me from Eden when you will but first let me eat of the fruit of the tree of Know ledge His mental food has been the fruit from the tree of knowledge and he has lived In a tempest of thought and action striving to bring light and liberty to his fellows Albert Johnson was born In ...

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. — 4 October 1908

u BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 against Itself that greed and graft have destroyed the nobler qualities of the American people that honesty is outlawed truth and reason are crushed to earth by priestcraft and statecraft justice is throttled by rotten politics and Liberty is in chains The lovers of their kind the thinkers on the heights are laboring for better conditions and philosophical anarchy is the Eutopla they hope to attain Mr Johnson wields a forceful pen and is a notable contributor to the liberal press as the readers of the made can attest and his Freethought poems possess genuine merit and sparkle with true poetic genius Mr Johnson is a man who has encountered the most painful practical and tragical experiences Life with painful drudgeries its small compensation its fierce competition its tangled perplexities yet amidst it all ho has been a hero In the strife and his whole being has ever thrilled with optimism In this world not very far advanced towards a beautiful and ordered cosmos...

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. — 4 October 1908

4 BLUE GRASS BLADE Striking a Balance Sheet Resume of the Long and Bitter Struggle Between Freethinkers and the Popes For Civil Power and Freedom PART 3 By Judge Parish B Ladd In this long struggle the intrepid forces I of Freethought were led by Atheists who i in their early moves were obliged to carry I on this warfare in disguise against an enemy far superior in numbers led on by an unscrupulous priesthood headed by popes It was a struggle by thinkersreasoning men against a multitude of men of the most ignorant class differing from the cattle only as bipeds The word pope comes from the Latin pa pa father at first applied to all bish ops from the fifth century it was applied only to the leading bishops of Rome By a series of forgeries the church makes Peter the first pope and alleges that he received his credentials from Christ who as we now know was a pure myth This man Peter like Christ was none other than a shadow floated by popedom as the first of a long line of popes The mate...

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. — 4 October 1908

I BLUE GRASS BLADE i over to bishops whom he dreaded Being characterized as mere universal bishop by the patriarchs of Constantinople he was at once on his dignity to resent the Insult Gregory finally succeeded In forcing baptism oil the unwilling Lombards and Spanish Virlgoths while the Brltlaus were left to receive the gospel by moral suasion The work left by Innocent and Leo become the heritage of Gregory The strife of the seventh century failed to satisfy the ambition of the popes for the civil powers were not prepared to sur render all they demanded that the popes submit their elections for the approval of the civil authorities oC Christendom Martin I being a heretican avowed un believer though a pope was seized and curried off to Constantinople where he died from abuse The mild treatment of the Brltlons the result of fear won them over to Home Image worship becoming general Gregory refused to obey and his people rose in arms to sustain him Here the governor of Italy attempted ...

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. — 4 October 1908

6 BLUE GRASS BLADE Rejoinders To John T Pearce I SNOWS REPLY TO PEARCE Further Elucidation of the Issue in Contro versy Concerning Bible Prophecy on the Messiah By A A Snow In the Blade of Aug 30th under the head Ing Hear the Other Side John T Pearce an orthodox believer has put me In an awful shabby condition and then loft me right 1 In company with Dr Bowles Well If I dont succeed lu curing the wounds as a last resort perhaps I can call on the doctor I see he even gives the ed itor a most ungracious slap for allowing my company But In spite of bloody nose and black eyes I am glad to see the Chris tian out it is something new for us fellows that live in the woods But I cant possibly remain In the condition the Christian has put me I must do something whether it be to turn my left cheek also to him or a thousand of brick Anyway I will try to ap pear as pleasant at least as the Texan who sat on a big red ant hill So here goes The writer says I am a blundering sup erficial reader and ...

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. — 4 October 1908

J jBLUE GRASS BLADE l world this supposed son Jesus Christ when he fully knew beforehand that his mission on this earth would be a dismal failure Is it not so recorded on every hand that this mission has been a total failure Lis ten to what he says I come not on earth to bring peace but a sword And how well this mandate has been fulfilled the human family today can bear witness A god that could create this and all other worms would not have to have a son born of woman on this earth to demonstrate his powers of creation And this Is one of the weakest spots of the whole thing An all wise and perfect pod would have no use lor a redeemer of mankind such as Jesus Christ If God Is a reality then Jesus Christ is a myth And if Christ is a myth what foundation have the Christians for their faith Is it not a fact that It Is found ed on this flimsy pretext Tills piece of cloth was cut and made to fit an Infant age but the world has out grown It and is now ready for something better in its plac...

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. — 4 October 1908

I 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 1906 JAMES E HUGHES Publisher and Manager JOHN R CHARLESWORTH 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 PIT month Foreign subscriptions postpaid 4200 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 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 be discontinued at t...

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