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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 1 November 1908

f j i 1 l wF lE 1 7 7 Air JIt t f I C > > > < m t t t B > BLUE GRASS BLADE bx t name falling to pieces at the builders death the name being fascinating was kept to dominate Europe Hero Charles the Ureat proclaimed himself the successor of the Caesars trying to Imitate the August In the world of loiters though Charles could neither read nor write During the Renaissance the study of the Roman law became ont of tho most Important and fascinating events of the time It furnished the germs and mostof the real substance out of which all the lex non scrlpta of Europe and America was thereafter to come See my Jus Civile Civil Law Skepticism at this time was the ruling passion with nearly all Intelligent men of Europe too often was It compelled to take shelter under the guise of philosophy romance or allegory to sj cape the terrors of Christianity It flourished at first under the teachings of Scolus Erigena Abelard and Avarros who were condemned as heretics The works of other m...

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. — 1 November 1908

I < Ijf I f1w t Jii Itf 41 > Jr I 6 BLUE GRASS BLADE were resorted to The other world with its mediaeval progress and humanism had superseded Ignorance crime and pl tyThe most outspoken Freethinkers made light of Christianity At the beginning of the sixteenth century Lorenzo de Medici and Polltin led all in poetry and classic learning Here we have Bolardo introducing classic mythology and romance in his Orlando Innamorata followed by Ariosto whose Orlando Furloso presented the purest examples of the Renaissance The gods of the Freethinkers were Justice Beauty Purity free from I anthromorphltlsm The spirit of Horace jfflstotle and Seneca was revived In tragedy while Plautus and Terence supplied the f genius of comedy Here the fine arts came In to adorn adorntheRenaissance theRenaissance theRenaissanceNicola Nicola Pisano produced some fine work in Grecfo Roman mar ble Painters sculptors and architects came to the fron with some fine work displaying nature In all her pristine nu...

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. — 1 November 1908

t f < C J IF p Y 1b Lrt t Lr < I S BLUE GRASS BLADE ti I Material Foundation of Evolution Strong Criticism from Fair Secretary of the Buckeye Secular Union of Gold win Smiths Ideas on Evolution By LOU LAWRENCE It has been my good fortune to discover a copy 01 Goldwins letter on the Ignor ance of Skepticism whlca appeared In the New York Sun of Sunday Sept 20th 1 am delighted with the letter and with the Impartial attitude of the Sun on this sub ject But whllu I admire the article and agree with most of the thought contained tuereln there are some points to which I would like to call the attention of our Materialistic brethren While considera tion of space must limit my quotations rom the letter In question I sha laim to give enough to make my comments In telligible to those of your readers who have not had the opportunity of its pe rusal Mr Smith writes Free will surely we unquestionably have and closes the para graph with laU possible to explain moral repentance without assum...

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. — 1 November 1908

I o ift IfNI I r f tI IL 1 tlJI J Iit 7T I ti Al j < < i = < < i < AIM i if h JtNJ j 1 < r Jt1fr 8 BLUE GRASS BLADEI MU its I I to f < I BLUE GRASS BLADE V 3ir Published weekly at Lexington Ky < l Founded by Charles Chllton Moore In 1884 and edited by hiv unt11his death February 7 1906 f JAMES E HUGHES Publisher and Manager JOHN R CHARLESWORTH Editor I 1268 N Limestone Street Lexington Ky r P O Box 393f SUBSCRIPTION RATES 5 JDy mall postpaid 160 per year in advance iU Five new yearly subscribers at one ta 100 = each i Five trial subscriptions sent In r hre one u n Oee for Tslx K eFTrial Foreign subscriptions postpaid 200 per year j ADVERTISING RATES > One Inch single column 1 Insertion 60 cents one month or four Insertions 100 six months 600 one year 800 iv1 Quarter column single 1 Insertion 200 one month 00sfz months 2000 one year 3000 > > Half column whole column or larger advertisements at special rates upon application 1 The publisher has the rig...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 1 November 1908

77 l 1 7 i 0rt Fs BLUE BASS BLADE 9r contributed toy their funds is properly accounted for and public reports are made of all receipts and expenditures Both are inadequately supported to enable them to carry on any effective campaign and it is to the end that a bet ter and stronger support be given them that these lines are written President George O Roberts of the Buckeye Secular Union is now giving of his own time money and means to organize auxiliary clubs in his state He has splendid prospects but is hampered only by lack of means Ifa few spare dollars could find their way into his hands through the proper channels would not his labors be ren dered less difficult and would not his opportunities be largely increased This would mean more clubs The material is there awaiting his approach out of which to organize them Every new club would bea direct chal lenge to orthodox effort Then rally to his support If you have any spare change send to him at DennisonO pr to the Secretary Miss ...

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. — 1 November 1908

> J II J U i I V r j r 0 r I r CF r 10 BLUEGRASS BLADE every four years with each recurring presidential elec tion panic ensues money flies to cover factories close down industry is idle the wheels of commerce cease to hum prices fall currency shrinks suffering follows and it is upon such conditions as these that each party hopes to ride into power and political authority Political per jury creeps along in the wake of calamity and the tri umvirate is complete Is there a candidate for the office of President now be fore the people who does not claim to be of extremely religious tendencies 1 Is there a candidate among them themI and the right of Christian believers to special legisla I tion in the interest of their faith i Do not the leading I candidates strive to appear before the electorate as devout believers in Christianity and all that such a belief im plies i Are not the columns of the public press reeking with accounts of the religious beliefs and aspirations of this or that...

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. — 1 November 1908

I U l 11 J 11 i tU t f Tf frpJX i I b jJtI t J I I < < > i BLUE GRASS BLADE 11 r believer was simply doing that which he felt and believed his god would have done had the god believed in been at that particular place at that precise moment If a god is to punish those who deny or question his existence would it not be godlike for the believer to also punish the unbeliever and would not the believer be more pleas ing to his god by sodoing Freethought having builded its philosophy upon the experiences of the race ignoring gods heavens and hells uninfluenced by sinister and baneful superstitions is able to reason fully and completely from cause to effect and studying the effect in order to determine as accurate ly as possible its merits and demerits and if evil follow then to furnish a remedy by striikng at the cause remov ing it altogether or so changing environment as to weak en its power and influence for further wrong In the course of investigation the Freethinker has found...

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. — 1 November 1908

r lljII q1fn f H1 iI ij J Y41 r i fv > t ftff tJt l f + l 1i i t X A > l if I r y BLUEGFRASS BLADE PAINE IGNORED THROUGH RELIGIOUS PREJUDICE By James B Elliott The evil that men do lives after them while the good Is oft interred with their bonesThe The City of Philadelphia the home of Thomas Paine for eight years and his lit literary erary birthplace and the State in whose defense he enlisted in the Continental Army in 1776 and became Aide de camp to Gen Nathaniel Greene Secretary of Congress In 1777 and of the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1779 and who headed a subscription list < with 500 to aid Washingtons deserting army quartered at Morristown which in duced Blair McCleneghan and Robert Mor ris to subscribe 10000 each which enabled his army to get supplies and march to vic tory at Yorktown the editor of the first magazine published and the author and publisher of the greatest thoughtprovok ing pamphlets of the RevolutionCommon Sense and Age of Reason The one one who was chos...

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. — 1 November 1908

20iVt4101 c F lf < i IF iY k It BLUEGRABSBLADEr 13x A QUESTION OF MORALS By Dr A A Bell The clergy have long claimed that they are the keepers of all human virtue hon esty and Integrity and they have further urged that any man or woman who did not believe In God heaven and hell could have no possible motive for being good and pure and leading an upright life The following Is the account of an esca pade Indulged In by a clergyman As a rule I would refuse to notice such pranks but I pick out this one because the clergy insist that Infidels and atheists are wicked and that being what he or she is or may be they can have no regard for morality or truth The clipping reads Mr and Mrs Samuel Tuttle of South ampton and Miss May Rohm a sister of < a Mrs Tuttle and daughter of Deacon Rohm of the local Baptist Society hearing that Rev Air Fairfield contemplated bringing an action for slander against them ap peared before the police magistrate pre erring charges against the clergyman Mrs ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 1 November 1908

14 i IWe Have the List I CRYSTAL CITY TEXASFor the en I closed P JL Order 125 please send a 1copy of Dr Wilsons book A Trip to Rome to R P Johnson Gwlnner N Dak and write on the Inside cover Compli ments of O F Johnson Has Mr Heald of Los Angeles made any arrangements with you to send the Blade to the subscribers of Higher Science when I that publication dledO F JOHNSON Do Our Readers Know WILLIAMSPORT PAI am very much interested In the study of Astronomy and have given the subject a great deal of thought The Nebular Hypotheses I am not much In sympathy with I believe that the origin development and destiny of our solar system can best be explained by an INCREASING Internal heat of the plan ets Instead of a cooling off process Do you know of any author or person figuring from this basis JOSEPH J KING MATERIAL FOUNDATION FOUNDATIONOF OF EVOLUTION Continued from Page 7 heart of women so the caveman who ut In these comments I do not claim to havo voiced the opinions of any considerable...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 1 November 1908

A = p IJIunJ 1 J V d = t l V 4r 7 r 1 11 JIII i c 11 I r LJo I BLUE GRASS BLADE Be Sure and Subscribe Per Secular Thought A Fortnightly Journal of Rational Criti cism In Politics Science anti 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 18514 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 I 16 MEDIUM SIZE Mens New Thin Model Watches HAMPDENNo 104 23 Jewels 30 Wm McKinley 21 Jewels 22 same 17 17jewels 10 15 Jewels 8 7 Jewels S560 WALTHAM Riverside llaxlmus23 Jewels 50 Riverside 19 Jewels Ul P S Bartlett 17 Jewels 1250 15 Jewels 8 7 Jewels 6 ELOINNo 156 or 162 21 Jewels 49 Verltas 21 Jewels 27 243 1...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 1 November 1908

> 1It ij i Ii ft fii tf jfiii l BBl GRASS BLADE c I Bound Volume a of The BladeIi 1 i1 1 FROMF J 1t f JANUARY 19 TO DECEMBER 27 1908 xt w i I 3 50 i TC Worthy a Place in sP Every American Literary 1 < it y Only a limited numbercan be L had and such orders asaresfirst received will be first served No copy will begbound except upon special order previously 6r made Order now r S or f SPLENDID PREMIUM OFFER r R Send us 15 paid yearly subscribers and The Blade will present you With oney flf of the bound volumes abovementioned The only conditions are that the sub IK scriptions must be new paid in one remittance and reach this office by Decem JH ber 1 1908 The full name of the person to whom it is to be sent will be printed JR on outside of cover The volume will be handsomely bound iK II Fifteen New Subscribers Sixty Days to Work In w 3 j Single Volumes on Special Order 35O This bound volume will include all issues since the > f change in form up to the last issue of the present y...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 8 November 1908

BLUEGRS BLADE 1 Volume XVII Number 29 LEXINGTON KY NOVEMBER 8 Ico8 Published Weekly Pt DEVOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA OF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT fi It JUDGE CHARGES B WAITE s It Eminent Jurist Historian JVeothauglit Writer and Advocate j 4 11 t ili 41 d ti II 10 2rl J r i

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 8 November 1908

n 7 sjf < 2 t < < 1 f < t t 7f > f 2 BLUE GRASS BLADE J JUDGE CHARLES B WAITE < 1 j 5 Wherever a Freethinker can be found In America there the name of the subject of this sketch Is known No man In America can boast a wider Freethought constituency today For years he has been a valuable contrlbu or to the Freethought Press and his name has stood at the bead of the Freethought organizations of the country Judge Charles B Waite of Chicago Ill Is perhaps more widely and favorably known as the author of the History of 1rlslnnlty covering the first two centuries of Its existence al though In 1891 at Philadelphia he was elected President of the old American Secular Union As the sixth edition of his famous historical work Is now issued this sketch will be devoted largely to a review of his writings and work for the cause As Judge Waie must be classed among the foremost of the radical Free thinkers of the country these incidents connected with his lit erary life must be of ...

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. — 8 November 1908

1 7 7i f > BLUE + RASS BLADEti 8 Striking a Balance SHeet The Trtumph of Reason and Humanity Upon the Field of Thought Over the BloodRed Banners of the Cross By Judge Parish B Ladd At the beginning of the Renaissance there were few books oral lectures took their place Each town established its schools and lecturerooms Along wIth this learning came refinement in all things ethical culture humanity the building up of happy homes construction of highways and better means of travel fn short Christian piety poverty squalldlty rags vermin and crime were giving place to luxury humanity and contentment all the result of free thought Toe new learning as It was called gave a new conception of human life new Interests in the material + universe a world of humanity to live in a happy life on earth In the place of an unverified life beyond the grave As long as this new learning seemed to come in for the benefit of the church the popes and their priesthood encouraged It but alas It be came too...

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. — 8 November 1908

un J lftiJl 1t > jtIJi q 11r rt 1 f l i t l < kc V i 2f 4 BLUR GRASS BLADE 1 11 to break from the past and take the stand for immortal truth found only In nature and natures open book everywhere open to all who are not willfully or stupidly blind Unfortunately there still remains a vast multitude some loaded down with supersti tion some too lazy or too busy to think many entirely destitute of reasoning faculties a few too greedy and selfish to want to know the truth lest it deprive them of an easy living The quasicivllization of today owes its all to free thought to the child of doubt to free thinkers who are the fathers of s l en e useful inventions and themothers of ethics and humanity As intelligence and humanism rose Christianity in spite of alU its efforts to hold back was forced above its natural level where It is held only by the advance of the age ever ready to drop back to its lair in the dark ages it left to its own gravity Having in this article alluded to the fact ...

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. — 8 November 1908

1 KAN r d < i i Ir > jrI I IS i BLUE GEASS BLADE Jr 6 I Persistence of Superstition i The Christian God is Doomed to Follow The Horde of Deities Lying Burled In the Sands of Asiatic Deserts By Dr T J Bowles On the banks of the mysterious Nile and on the snores of the yellow waters of the Ganges the infinite and eternal cosmos first brought forth our primitive fathers naked wild ferocious and savage they were but little removed above the tiger and the ape and in them reason had not yet dawned and when they first looked out Upon this wondrous world they were ter rifled by the roar of thunder the vivid flashes of lightning the storms that left desolation In their paths the solemn vast ness of the sea the hideous reptiles and the wild beasts in tangled forests < and In their fear and ignorance they created mil lions of Gods and devils and bowed down and worshipped them to appease their wrath and secure their favor This Is the origin of all the supersti tions that have come down...

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. — 8 November 1908

f BLUE GRASS BLADE < V J F I IC oWM MM wN NH4H4 H H H N N H N N H H N N N H N < o f roWM r rM 1 aMY < r C dO fnL MY ATTIC ROOM 0 + t Fancy Sketch of Lifes Real Things as Pictured In a DayDream r 4 4 i By Albert Johnson j < t The Chaplain if < i t j Its walls of old brown paper hung with pictures from the Mags v f > lAnd Gibsons wellknown drawings from society and rage < 4 4 Often give me Inspiration In the wonderworld of thought 1 17 That flows In perfect freedom in my solitude unsought > r J A curtains hung across the stairs with figures quite grotesque J And Gibsons wellknown drawings from society and rags t tWIth paper pencils pen and Ink all waiting for the time F i For thought to flow against the cross submerging Christ divine i My old black hat hung on the wall seems somewhat out ofplace > < 4tr So near famed Venus rising there with such a classic grace < 4 t From out a sea of wide expanse where sported Jonahs whale i J K s Thats there recorded...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 8 November 1908

I < = 7 BLIIEa RASE Jj BLADE 7 1 H 1jbi a Dream About Force and latter Answer to Dr William Smiths Article on Primitive Man and Other Points Raised in Discussion By A A Snow In the Blade of October IS Dr Wm Smith under the article Who Knew Prim hive Man Insist that matter is the too ball of the gods He is consistent enough to claim it al > ways is and not that K only now and then is as is claimed by his more orthodox brethren Matter 4s impotent he claims arid acts only as acted upon by forces not its own When 1 see the wonderful and Complicated forces in matter and whole worlds of it too and how instantly they act always the same way under the same circumstances and do so for ages never having to take a moments reflection never stopping an Insant for orders from any of the great train dispatchers of the sky it suggests to my mind that the gods must be tired and surely need a rest One of these gods had to rest after he had labored six days I am told but perhaps he was young and...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 8 November 1908

INV 8 BLUE6GIRRASS BLADE I 4BLUE GRASS BLADE I 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 i 1258 N Limestone Street Lexington Ky P O Box 393 SUBSCRIPTION RATES toSUIiiSCRIPTION By mall postpaid 160 per year in advance Five new yearly subscribers at one remittance 1100 each tor > Five trial subscriptions sent In with one remittance for six month W cents each jmon Trial subscriptions 15 cents per month monthf per year ADVERTISING RATES r One Inch single column 1 Insertion 60 cents one month or four Insertions 1110 Biz months J60I one year 1800 Quarter column single 1 Insertion 1200 one month 400 six months 12000 one year 3000 Hair 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 b...

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