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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 11 October 1908

n f ji i fw J G c f 17 t < lV1 BLUE GRASS BLADE 13 Ir too Jesus promised these twelve apostles that When he came Into his kingdom they should sit on twelve thrones Judging the twelve tribes of Israel Luke 2230 That God so loved the world he sent his son to die to shed his blood for an atonement for our sins Had to die had to shed his blood tofill that Fountain filled with blood that Sinners mleht plunge be neath Ks flood and loose all their guilty Btalnsetc etcAI In all we had a nice meeting everybody seemed to enjoy the occasion and there was talk of having our next at Hallsburg nearby which would be more convenient also to build a substan tial harbor and pavilion Dr Hall from whom Iho burg takes Its name Is a whole souled liberal as well as his good wife They certainly know how to make one feel welcomeDFMARRS Renews Subscription PETROLEUM CENTER AEnclosed I send you 150 to renew my subscription to the Blade I would like to have you an swer the following question The Bible tells...

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. — 11 October 1908

poll c + p 14 BLUE GRASS BLADE THE AX TO THE ROOT Continued from Page 7 priest and preacher to blacken the charac ter of the scientist and philosopher The true the good and the beautiful taught In our churches are not religion but moral ethical and aesthetical forces exist ing among all nations in greater or lesser degree independent of prior to and which will outlive any special religion The latter are transient the former eternal as the universe i Does the church favor goodness virtue mercy charity righteousness honesty pur l ity benevolence good habits and charac ter music art poetry science and all that tends to health and happiness In life All these good things will remain and be taught and fostered in our homes schools and lecture halls with greatly increased facilities and energy when religion with its gro t tesque myths and fables shall have vanish d from the face of the earth Before these desirable reforms can be con summated It is necessary that we place all our educationa...

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. — 11 October 1908

f > t 1 J i r bpf 1 BLUE GRASS BLADE µ 1 Bt Sure and Subtcrlto far Secular Thoughi A Fortnightly Journal of Rational Criti clam In Politics Science and Religion Organ of the CANADIAN SECULAR UNION AND TfiE 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 185146 Queen St West Toronto Can All Business communications orders for books printing etc should be addressed 0 M ELLis Proprietor and Publisher Secular Thought 185 Queen St West Toronto Can 16 MEDIUM SIZE Mens New Thin Model Watches HAMPDENNo 104 23 Jewels 30 Wm McKlnloy 21 Jewels 22 same 17 Jewels 12 General Stark 17 Jewels 10 15 Jewels 8 7 Jewels S550 WALTHAM Riverside Maxlmus 23 Jewels 50 Riverside 19 Jewels 21 11P S Bartlett 17 Jewels 1250 15 Jewels 8 7 Jewels 6 ELOINWo 166 or 162 21 Jewels 49 Verltas 21 Jewels 27 243 17 Jewels 2...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 11 October 1908

3 a41t + < ct < l BLUE 4RASS BLADE > v f m Bound Volume of The Blade t Ii11 i FROMr J r j NNURY 1 90f DECEMBER 27190 8i tIll > tft e tt w i > jdr > Ill n A i 1 50 > > j Jtf < W rthy a Placer Americarir Li braryJ c T t 2 tv Only a limitednumber canoe had and such orders as are first rejceivedwiU ° fg tYs J torJ pi ri I edNu rit ei j be first served No copy wiii bound except upon special order previously made Order nowr l I SPLENDID PREMIUM r OFFER 1 < If i iFFff i f M Send us 15 paid yearly subscribers and jThe Blade will present you with pnVS fft1 of the bound volumes above mentioned The only conditions are ° that the sub = 3 scriptions must be new paid in one remittance arid reach this office by Becem p tber 1 1908 The full name of the person to whom it is to be sent will be printed > on outside of cover The volume will be handsomely bound 3 + f r Fifteen New Subscribers Sixty Days = > t fWokl n k ctn ctv Single Volumes on Special Order 35O < ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 18 October 1908

n w > BLUE GRMS BLADE r Volume XVII Number 26 LEXINGTON KY slCTOBER 18 i jo8 Published Weeklyu DEVOTED TO THE PRO PAG AN DMOF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT r CHANNING SEVERANCE I i Z J IiI P tl I Brilliant Advocate of the Philosophy of Freetnought I

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 18 October 1908

J i Ir2L biJ U1 > IJIIr rS < 1 < i Y271i 1f i > 2 BLUE GRASS BLADE I CHANNING SEVERANCE I The subject of the weekly sketch In this Issue having no choIce in the selection of his parents had a minister for his father and was born into this world under the influence of Unl versallsm for both his parents accepted that unpopular brand of Christianity 54 years ago when he made hIs appearance among the hills of Vermont His sire was the son of a Presbyterian deacon and consequent ly lived in an atmosphere of hell fire and religious gloom during his boyhood days The Bible was the acceped authority on all the affairs of life and how to make themselves miserable to please God and secure entrance into the 7x9 orthodox heaven that Presbyterians be lieve in was the one primal object in life The old deacon pray ed and pleaded with God to keep em out of hell and beat the boys with a rod as counselled by Solomon until nearly man grown Religious fears darkened all the joys of life for su...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 18 October 1908

Itl uJiooiArrr 11 1 1Cfi rtdft y f c J jf i BLUE GRASS BLADE g I THE CURSE OF THE GOD IDEA Christians Believe Without Sense or Reason and Build Their Faith on Credulity y Channlug Severance Anything that prohibits the free use of reason and dominates dominatesthe the human mind with autocratic power Is a curse to mans wel fare happiness and progresS The god Idea has always done this and always will while it finds acceptance through mans credulityIf If one believes in a god ho does so because credulity rises superior to rational common sense for no god can be discovered In the universe or conceived of by mans mental powers that has anything to do with Nature and Natures laws Not the slightest reason exists for the idea of a god such as Christians believe in for he is a personal being with omnipo tent powers and to them from a fixed and definite location regulates and controls an infinite universe They believe without sense or reason that he can suspend the action of natural laws at w...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 18 October 1908

r > n77lr j BLUEGRASS BLADE Striking a Balance Sheet I Continuation of the Bitter Struggle for Civil Power Between Ecclesiasticism I and Freethought I By Judge Parish B Ladd I The church again being cut of funds sold every place within Its gift some of them several times over leaving The pur chasers tq fight for possession between themselves not only this but Indulgences for the commission of all kinds of crime in cluding murder were sold even peddled among the people Holding a commission SALtraveled one Stazel traveled over Europe selling such indulgences In many places he did a fine business In his sales Feeling the loss of power Gregory XI returned to Rome 1378 where lie soon died It will here be noticed that many gaps have been left open In this naratlve This I have been forced to do to avoid too long an article but I have left no loopholes where It is necessary to show the struggle for power between Free thought and Popedom and Christianity gone to seed seedUrban Urban VI af...

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. — 18 October 1908

r BLUE GRASS BLADE 5 to an end Popedom lost all and Its doom m Europe was sealed forever Likely to be driven out of Europe the present pope is laying his nefarious schemes to capture our country and make it a second Christian hell on earth In this he has gone so far as to form an alliance with our political lead ers who in exchange lor the Catholic vote are placing in all important positions the bulls of Rome This nefarious scheme be gan with Harrison continued under Mc Kinley and Roosevelt and nQW has en trapped both Taft and Bryan who stand ready to barter off American freedom for the presidency The subject of witchcraft has played too important a part during the contest in Europe to be passed over in silence A little of it here and this article must close So little has been heard of witches in the last hundred years that most people think it a small affair and that mostly confined to Salem Never were they so sadly mis r taken For more than 300 years the shrieks from every nook co...

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. — 18 October 1908

11 n r fl If U j yo < i 2 < i 6 BLUE GRASS BLADE V whole world free and unselfish and happy The shame that our children are not taught that their lives are their one chance in all eternity to make a light for truth and right and that ot death they must yield the fight to other hands and sink back into oblivion It Is natural so It Is better so and the world has never yet had reliable evidence that death is not the end of life forever foreverOf Of all the horrible wrongs perpetuated against humanity today the worst is the old old teaching of some creator who de sires our faith and worship and of a I future life Its origin is well known The godidea originated in the minds of savage fakirs who used it to profit by the ignor ance and gullibility of their followers but it is used by the same kind of people and for the same purpose today The populace is lulled into a willingness to be robbed of its birthright by the assurance that it io some gods will and a promise of future I crowns...

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. — 18 October 1908

r M ii4fft l I BLUE GFRASB BLADE 7 hate lying stealing licentiousness and all other crimes would be no more but until the time comes that individuals will know to a certainty what faculty of the mind they are using we will have designing men ana women ruling the people under the name of Church Religion Ereothought Spiritual ism Christian Science Materialism or some other beliefs Just as foolish It is a truth that all believers are disbe lievers and all disbelievers are believers they all combat Before closing this article I wish to refer to what A A Snow wrote in answer to my article that was published lie says Does matter act in some cases through the power of the gods and in all other cases because of the properties within it because of Its own nature Or in other words is matter in some cases only the football of the gods acting only as it is acted upon while In others it is selfacting Surely If selfacting at allll is always so and It surely is and we nave absolutely no evi dence ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 18 October 1908

1 1 nl 11 JI 4 JI 8 BLUEGRASSBLADE ic 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 tn advance Five new yearly subscribers at one remittance 100 each o Five trial subscriptions sent In with one remittance for six months CO cents each Trial subscriptions 15 cents per month ITrial subscriptions postpaid 200 per year ADVERTISING RATES One Inch single column 1 Insertion 60 cents one month or four Insertions 100 six months 500 one year 800 Quarter column single 1 r roenye 200 one month 1400 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 ...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 18 October 1908

Jlt 1 < t f > 1 + BLUE uGRASS BLADE 9 than training the minds of its pupils for it hopes to pre pare them in such a way that they can instruct others in the knowledge they thereby obtain Referring to the answer given to question 6 we may observe the scientific method of reasoning As a rule theologians merely asume certain premises to be correct and it must follow that no matter how true may be their methods of reasoning to start with an incorrect premise must lead to an incorrect conclusion The trouble is not with deductive reasoning but with the foundation upon which that reasoning is built This leaves the theological citadel in a shaky condition shattered by every wind that blows from the cloud of facts The Blade asumes pride in the results here obtained from this first examination and reasoning from cause to effect wo may further assume that as the scientific investigation proceeds tho less opportunity willsuperstition have of in fluencing that mind Mention might also be ma...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 18 October 1908

r r < I 11ft t 110 t BLUE GRASS BLADE < i Y It is interesting to note however that the World places 1It value upon a life of service to the cause of Christ ianity than in a mere deathbed repentance Freethinkers can respect the most rabid orthodox believer provided he 4 bo truly consistent in all things pertaining to his belief shaping and moulding his life therewith and they may also pity him And yet a life of devotion to an ideal even though that ideal bo error is more to be admired than a life of dissolution and debauchery But The World it seems still stands for and claims a virtue in deathbed repent ance a claim that upsets all the extravagant assumptions I of tho militant church Deathbed repentances and sinis ter designs upon little children constitute the saving power and grace of orthodox Christianity No wonder intelli gence evades it No wonder thinking men and women have so little regard for such a system The untutored savage was just as capable as the most intelligent ...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 18 October 1908

r r A < t 1 1 I BLUE GRASS BLADE 1 1 1 and trampled into the dust So it is with civilization It is governed by the same inexorable law Civilization was wrested from the ignorant hands of orthodoxy To permit orthodoxy to resume power and authority will scat ter the petals of the beautiful flower we have succeeded in cultivating and its death will be imminent FROM A SCHOLARS POINT OF VIEW Ecclesiastical narrowness and intolerance have become axiomaticIt It is a common and ordinary proceeding when seeking a parallel or an extreme in order to draw a comparison by way of illustration to say as hot as hellor as mad us helland we know that the speaker has used an extreme in order to demonstrate the intensity of the temperature or degree of temper referred to In such figure of speech hell is used as a standard by which the auditor shall meas as ure the subject under discussion As a rule the greatest extreme has been employed in denunciation ofa Univer iw Trust composed of neighboring sch...

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. — 18 October 1908

J 1 r r C 12BLUE GRASS BLADE AN ESSAY ON LIFE Must be Materialistic Basis and is Depen dent upon Environment By Merricus LIFE This speaking of the open road The sesame of presentment of truth Life as most generally understood Is orthodoxly known as a fountain of begin ning from which Individuality springs with as many radiations as does the millions of rays of the everglowing suulurnluatlng the pathway of socalled righteousness Aye the suns rays may reach Into every crevice In the ethereal canopy may even pene trate the Inmost globule of nature Itself yet without the repulsive force of gaseous mat ter surrounding each Individual planet or star Its retroactive rays become not visible to that same created spring of life It must nave Its assistance from Immediate environments or glow not in heaven above or hell below Its correlative Is found In that part of Its own creativeness and thus lifes limited sphere lives within Itself Cannot reach outward Its pagan teachings circle round and a...

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. — 18 October 1908

tv BLUE GRASS BLADE 13r i1 r y iCbe Blades Correspondence 1 t N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N DECIDEDLY UNORTHODOX CHATTANOOGA TENNI have been getting the Blade occasionally I presume the reason for that it is was addressed to me at St Elmo and I live at 645 Boyce Street Chattanooga Tenn But then I pre sume that the missing ones were picked up by some of the faithfuls And if they read it 1 am sure that their runninggear will need more than ordinary greasing to get It back to superstition I was a regular sub scriber for the Blade when Bro Moore was the editor And some years ago he like all big preachers had to go to the holy land to pick up some relic of the feed trough where Mary had a lamb and also a chip of the cross that the Boy was hung on between the two thieves I have often thought that in those days it was the cus tom and the law of the Jews that a young maiden unmarried wh owas found to be pregnant was taken outside of the town or city and there sto...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 18 October 1908

1 111 r PO 1 i5 C 2 > t ltI dJ 14 BLUEGRASS BLADE NEED OF EMERGENCY FUND The following communications are printed in order to acquaint our more welldisposed readers with actual facts Business de pression induced by political necessities to old parties augmented by old age and incapacity prevents many from taking the Blade For further comment upon these letters see the editorial column but after reading what Is published below all will see I the necessity of the fund we lave suggested Names and places of residence are omit ted because of a desire to save embarrass ment I OLD AGE AND POVERTY I received a letter from you a few days ago asking me to do something for you on what I owe you I acknowledge the debt and it is a just one but I am poor and de pend partly on my children for my support > I am unable to pay you and must ask you to stop my paper not that I do not like it but because I am to poor to take 1L I thlnc it is the best paper I ever read About eight years ago I got o...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 18 October 1908

ill r1 tc a BLUE GRASS BLADE Be Sure and Subscribe Per l Secular Thought CrltlS 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 16 MEDIUM SIZE Mens New Thin Model Watches HAMPDENNo 104 23 jewels 30 Wm McKInley 21 Jewels 22 same 17 jewels 12 General Stark 17 Jewels 10 15 Jewels 8 7 Jewels 560 WALTHAM Riverside Maxlmus 23 jewels 50 Riverside 19 jewels Ul P S Bartlett 17 jewels 1260 15 Jewels 8 7 Jewels 6 ELGINNo 156 or 162 21 Jewels 49 Veritas 21 jewels 27 243 17 Jewels 22 242 17 Jewels 18 241 17 Jewels 12 340 17 Jewels 10 ...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 18 October 1908

1 W c i A > < t 16 > BLUE GRASS BLADE I i < Bound Volume of The Blade FROM JANUARY 19 10 DECEMBER 27 1908 > 1 350 tti C P Worthy a Place in = Every American Libraryr t Only a limited number can be had and such orders as are first received wilt be first served No copy will be bound except upon special order previously f fi 1 made Order now v < Y SPLENDID PREMIUM OFFER f I S Send us 15 paid yearly subscribers and The Blade will present you with oner of the bound volumes above mentioned The only conditions are that the sub Y scriptions must be new paid in one remittance and reach this office by Decem ber 1 1908 The full name of the person to whom it is to be sent will be printed on outside of cover The volume will be handsomely bound j Fifteen New Subscribers Sixty Days to Work In J Single Volumes on Special Order 350 i This bound volume will include all issues since the l < t change in form up to the last issue of the present year 1 pictures and biographical sketc...

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