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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 25 October 1908

i11tW ii 46 BLUEQMSS BLADE i yolumeXVII Number 27 LEXINGTON KY i OCTOBER 25 1908 Published Weekly DEMOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA OF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT J 44 STRATFORD > X t I IIk 1 rnnksI I I 1 One of the old guard In the Freothought rnnks 7

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. — 25 October 1908

j P 3 Y lF R NWv 1 V1 t I I 1 12 BLUE6RASS BLADE < JOHN STRATFORD l By Harriet M Closz < The account of the good ship Mayflower bearing her burden of r English enthusiasts to America has been recorded in song and story and the fact dwelt upon that they were anxious to leave friends and foes and fatherland and to dare both dangers and t deprlvatons If therby they could but secure freedom for their de to c votees at sacred shrines But knowing as we do that later R these fanatics were more assiduous in religious persecution than their forefathers in foreign lands the question arises why we should continue the wholesale exploitation of such deeds of doubt ful virtue while the patient plodding individual with purity r purpose and the geniality and generosity of a justiceloving life remains unrecorded But let us hope the aim is to teach by antithesis Many generations removed from the men and women of the 7 Mayflower and while yet the steel fingers of orthodoxy gripped the naked form...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 25 October 1908

JI t t Hfir ktz r BLIIE GRASS BLADE 1 Striking a Balance Sheet I Graphic Picture of the Renaissance with which Came the Revival of Learning upon the Decadence of Papal Power ARTICLE 4 By Judge Parish B Ladd i r Resuscitation of learning was the work of Freethinkers after the long night of Christian darkness terror persecution torture death poverty and crime When Great Augustus made wars tempests cease His halcyon days brought forth the arts of peace It was the learning peace happiness and prosperity of the Augustan Era which descended to Constantine who turned all over to Christianity From the fourth to the fourteenth century the Christian church held all Europe in her terrible grasp the product was death to learning destruction of all secular knowl = edge the closing of all colleges and other schools the inaugura tion of a system of torture and death a reign of terror a land of poverty piety and crime This article will be devoted to a brief history of the acts and efforts of Atheis...

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. — 25 October 1908

v S5 WM sti ftfi I < 4 BLUE GRASS BLADE and their priests would have been happy but for distrust quay 1 i rels and murders of each other Poverty filth rags starvation t piety and crime were all that Christianity produced from the E r i noble heritage which came down from pagan Rome Europe had t < a few povertystricken cities with hovels for shelter mud lanes r r3 y for roads no lights still worse In the country where the people > lived In huts like our wild Indians The mode of travel was on foot or in oxcarts for clothing they wore untanned skins or rags filled with vermin straw In many oases wrapped around t their limbs to ward off the winters cold in summer almost nakedness < ifedness their lot To this was added a still more revolting pic ture the life of the Ascetic At this time about one man in five rotook to the hills deserts and rocks where as monks they lived f partly on what was given them or otherwise on snakes lizards 1 toads bark of trees grass and even on exc...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 25 October 1908

11 J 1 Fi1 iI ItL V l t 1 1fa1 s i > BLUE GRASS BLADE 5 was seen ahead under Christian guidance all men of Intelligence throughout Europe stood ready to break the chains of priestly in tolerance crime and superstition The move was fraught with the greatest danger Torture fire and fagots were the churchs weapons so freely used on all who dared to defy the Popes will The early moves must be in secret or disguise Numerous meet Ings were had allegory was resorted to a revival of ancient lit erature offered the least resistance the time for action had come The old Grecian and Latin classics which the church had so long suppressed again madq their appearance above the dark and threateJiing clouds of Christianity which for a thousand years bad hung as a pall over the spirit of progress and humanity The Copernican was about to take the place of the Ptolemaic system of astronomy the flat earth was to give place to a round globe revolving on its axis and around the sun the philosophy of pa...

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. — 25 October 1908

cC = PON 1 j > H < c 5mr tt f41i rlt n t < fJ I 7 a > c BLUE GRASS BLADE I Y f CINCINNATI CLUB NO 2 President George O Roberts of the Buck j > eye Secular Union Sends Report ot his Successful Labors In the Cause Dennison Ohio Oct 16 E M 308 < While on a trip to the Queen City on it Wednesday Oct 14th last I called upon 1 soveral of thQ members of the Buckeye Sec ular Union and in tho evening of the same 7 day we held a called meeting in the office I of Dr J B Wilson on East Fourth Street 1i The object of the meeting was to devise the means of organizing a Secular Club under 1 the auspices of the Secular Union i t + r SJi7 The meeting was enthusiastic Upon mo ftlon duly carried Dr C N Bradford was T elected temporary chairman After thank X t ing those present for attending the meeting f he stated tae object in view and asked those + C Cpresent for an expression of an opinion On the motion of Dr Wilson It was unan imously decided to organize the Secular qJr > Club...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 25 October 1908

it < 1 ti c > < 777M 777Md c k BLUE GRASS BLADE 7 Get Ready to Help > t x Secretary of Materialist Association Outlines Propaganda Work Freethinkers Should Fall In pine At the close of her official report of the proceedings of the Ma terialist Association Convention Mrs Eliza Mowry Bllven outlines the proposed methods of propaganda in addition to others sug gested through the Peoples Press as follows Our Convention and consequent Organization should inspire every member with a high resolve to do with tongue pen and purse whatever you can in promoting materialism wisdom virtue health and consequent happiness May our Convention work stir you to renewed effort to double our membership this winter Comrades remember our object is not to undertake whatever has been evolved by Chris inns and others that is beneficial to hu manity in this but rubbish Impedes progress so we must uproot ft and abolish the stupendous pile of supernatural beliefs worship Jt and follies because they ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 25 October 1908

t < < tJJiA < > ff7O > J7 f f4 ti 1i J c < < < t 8 BLUE GRASS BLADE e BLUE GRASS BLADE Published weekly at Lexington Kyj y t f4 Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1884 and edited by him mtllnUf 1 death February 7 1906 fJAMES W3 JAMES E HUGHES Publisher and Manager 7JOHN R CHARLESWORTH Editor x > 1268 N Limestone Street Lexington Ky rP O Cox 393 i Y r I r j SUBSCRIPTION RATES r > By mall postpaid 160 per year in advance I Five new yearly subscribers at one remittance 100 each ILZ Five trial subscriptions sent In with one remittance for six months 60 cents each J 1 fI5 subscriptions 15 cents per month f Foreign subscriptions postpaid 200 per year t ADVERTISING RATES Ii1 One inch single column 1 insertion CO cents one month or four foury iInseg er1 Ir1 lfii r roye 200 one month 400 six > months 2000 one year 3000 Half column whole column ot larger advertisements at special i rates upon application < The publisher has the right to reject any and all ...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 25 October 1908

1R C i t BLUE GRASS BLADE 9 ular and he was in all respects a model husband and father a successful business man of good moral habit and above all an unbeliever in the Christian creed Death overtook him and true to the common custom ofa Christ ian family in all such cases a Christian minister Rev William Blackmoro Marsh was called in to deliver the fu neral address At this time when the body of tho de ceased was surrounded by his family and friends he preached and preached of Christ and him crucified and then closed by saying I do not wish any of my friends or his to think that Mr Ritchies religious attitude was acceptable to me How glad we would all have been could ho have been more ex plicit Ho was in earlier life a devout disciple of Christ In later life ho throw off tho yoke ecclesiasticism and of a dead theology Would God he could havo kept bright and clear tho elements of tho simpler faith of Christ Now comes the Ohio State Journal with its argument and editorialcomment upon t...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 25 October 1908

1 Jj f I r t r Y > If H 10 BLUE GRASS BLADE c C i made in the direction we have advocated is fairfy good and wo would rejoice to see it grow t 1 j These are what may be called weak piping times of f r tr political expediency and the money kings are manipulat < ing things to save themselves Still we must be up and 1 S doing Our cause cannot afford to lag Each has a part to play Let us play that part as well as wo can If our 4interest in humanity is strong enough all should come to j r the aid of our more unfortunate comrades and a small sum donated to sucha cause will never be missed while you 1 have the joyful experience of knowing that you have done r I some good in the world < 1 < Send what you can to the emergency fund < i tj THE EMERGENCY FUND XI a 1t Previously received 450 vr r ° r r John Gherken 100 if Total 550 3 rJ i BOOK REVIEWS I > > ii1 TILE MONEY CHANGERS J r This is the title of the latest political novel from the < lfpen of Upton Sinclair publi...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 25 October 1908

l C7 t t F f I BLUE ORASSiBLADE aM that as tho earth must draw nearer to the sun as the latter luminary shrinks in diameter by reason condensation and crystalization the time must come when the earth will fall into the sun to be consumed as it were by tho intense heat and although this is placed at untold ages in tho future this writer urges that after all the sun may bo tho hell of orthodoxy on the mere theory that it would cer tainly be hot enough From a perusal of his article on the subject one almost fails to grasp his purpose In one sense tho article might bo taken as a bit of grim satire or humor but when we also consider the fact that ho has sought to twist and con tort tho great scientists statements relative to matter being sentient wo are induced to the belief that he means what ho says and intended his production as a critcism of the philosophy of materialism as expounded by Haeckel and other thinkers In tho first place the gradual approach of the earth towards tho sun is...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 25 October 1908

> 1 I v I J i j r BLUE GRASS BLADE 1 1 f c a t < Another Wrestling Match ittsburg Parson supported by God puts Congregation to Rout and Gets his New Job with More Pay Jacob the immediate progenitor of the en tribes of Israel we are told by a book wrestled with the Lord and was given a aard fall fallfNow Now a certain congregation Iri Pittsburg dndertook to resist the Lord and one of His r accredited representatives unmindful of what happened to Jacob with the result cameP out on top People who believe in the Lord and His u great power ought to have known better Y than to go up against such a combination c but it is an exceedingly difficult matter to t convince some until it is too late The story is thus related by the following communication which we give in full L Pittsburg Pa Oct 13 1908 Mr John R Charlesworth Editor Blue Grass Blade Lexington Ky Dear Sir Note the attached clippings from the v Pittsburg Gazette Times of Oct 1 10 ana anaMfr 13 1908 and form the Post of Oct 6t...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 25 October 1908

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 25 October 1908

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 25 October 1908

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 25 October 1908

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

BLUE GRASS BLADE Volume XVII 5Number rY u hh l 1 DEVOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA OF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT Jf i = t1 lb riwu JOHN EMERSON ROBERTS i 1 1 Well Known as fik Ingersoll of the West

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 1 November 1908

tr iit 47 w > > a i 1Ir71r i 1r H I itt > t y n JtJI7f1 > J < < + Ct y 2 BLUR GRASS BLADE 7L7 JOHN EMERSON ROBERTS iI I M Freethought boundless as the universe itself ennoblingfthe varied paths of foil illuminating human industry and invigor I ating every practical avenue of human life and endeavor never found a more gracious exponent a more willing and energetic advocate whole rich eloquence has attracted and instructed thousands of his fellow men and women nor has the cause ac quired any stronger impetus than through the lofty aims and efforts of the subject of this sketch By many of his most ardent friends he has been dubbed The Ingersoll of the West nor is the title vain for those who have had the pleasure of hearing him can readily testify to the great force and power of his magnetic presence and speech Nearly every Freethinker in America has heard of John Em erson Roberts who for some years lectured every Sunday until failing health compelled him to reduce hi...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 1 November 1908

T t 7 ri 11 IJL KTt > fPJ Wc fc fPJr I r v 11 < 1 ti iL 3t 1j BLUE GRASS IBLADE 3 i J j I The Birth Mf l Christ i Critical Review of Alleged Historical Data Connected With an Unhlstorical Claim By TS GIVAN Any proposition Involving the general welfare of the human race which by Its acceptance will make better or worse the existing conditions which will help or hinder the enlightenment and fraternity of manhood Is worthy of candid consideration The proposition therefore which maintains that upon the state ment ofa certain alleged fact and upon our sincere belief that what is therein said about this alleged fact is the truth and the most necessary of all truths for us to believe is a proposition which should claim our consideration as to whether it is true or falseWithin Within this proposition It Is stated that a child was born entirely different from the way in which all other children are born having no human fatherand we will present this to you In their own words as briefly...

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

f BLUE GRASS BLADE I an indication of sympathy or help does he offer toward thon Surely this is enough for any humane father to realize that such a God and such a father IB not worth the pinr upon y htchyou could write his name This Is not the God of the good man I This is the God of the wifeless priest who wantS neitherthe I care nor the expense of wife and children but who wants to act the father and be wellfed There is unmistakably but one process of birth governed I by immutable laws of nature and Jesus David called the Christ of God in the New Testament was born June 25 year lVof the Christian era just as we were born of male and fem human parents and was executed Friday April 3 38 A b under charges of attempting to rule as King of the Jews Why will men assuming tc have sense and professing to be fair to their fellowmen write and teach and preach such stuff to the utter shame of a good God non KOOC men There lp th Ing whatever commendable In this story from any posSible view po...

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