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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 15 November 1908

j 13I BLUE GRASS BLADE 13 blooded Jew Why dldent you nock Joes brains out on the dare post of there cabin I when he was a baby put him out of his J misery Instead of selling his old black mamy dont yon think their wood ov been more glory In It for you How many peple hav you killed for the boat wi h this hot wether In New York I wish If you no you wood let me no which yu wanted elect ed Bryan or taft It you will I will put a nickel In the hethen box everry Sunday tor n year as ever DAVE DECIDEDLY UNORTHODOX The Granger published at Auburn Neb Is evidently edled by a rationalist In any event he who occupies the tripod can have but small sympathy with orthodox presumptions The following taken from the Granger columns will bear witness TrusIng In the Lord Isa bit of weird sentiment but where or when It has ever been of practical benefit to the ono trust Ing remains to be ascertained Out at Fairfield the Congregational church valued at 5000 sustaned a loss of 2000 In the tornado that cam...

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. — 15 November 1908

14 BLUE GRASS BLADE I Catholic Hierarchy I will buy a copy MANLY A imiGHAM ABOUT THE SCHOOL ARIZONA Will you send me particulars In regard to your correspondence school advertised In the JulyAugust Balance LOUISE M HOBBY BLADE GOES TO MEXICO I SAN LIUS PATOSIPlease send Mr sampler r copies o the Blue Grass Blade I nm down downI texasW STATON I GOTALL HE ASKED FOR NORTH CAROLINA Please send me a copy of the Blue Grass Blade Would like to ge + the address of Peter Eckler a book publisher In New York Ho used to adver tise In your paper Will you kindly send me his addressF A SCHELLING RECORD EVERY JOY s Yea It becomes a man To cherish memory where hj had delight For kindness Is the natural birth of kind ness Who e soul record not the great deb cf joy Is stamped forever an ignoble man manSOlhocles Sophocles CAN YOU ANSWER THIS If you have that happy faculty for sov fug problem here Is one for you to get to wcrk on If you are deficient In that respect think well before you at empt it Here...

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. — 15 November 1908

lI I I BLUE GRASS BLADEHi I Be Sure and Subscribe For Secular Thought A Fortnightly Journal of Rational Criti 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 lie addressed J Spencer Ells Secular Thought 185 Queen St West Toronto Can All Business communications orders for books printing etc should he addressed CM ELLIs Proprietor and Publisher Secular Thought 185V6 Queen St West Toronto Can DIAMONDS Order of me andsave money I deal with tho best cutters and largest Importers direct have forty years experience am an accurae judge and analyst of these beautiful gems and diagnose them in nil their most delicate and Intrinsic characters I now do not carry stock but buy the goods for cash as I receive the orders thus obtaining best discounts This saves III ...

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. — 15 November 1908

Jl1 jJ rr JT1Ik r J f 11 BLUE GLASS BLADE Bound Volume of The Blade FROM JANUARY 19 TO DECEMBER 27 1908 k S35O U1 111 J Worthy a Place in Every American Library t t Only a limited number can be had and such orders as are first received will 1 be first served No copy will be bound except upon special order previously made Order now Y s I r SPLENDID PREMIUM OFFER Send us 15 paid yearly subscribers and The Blade will present you with one 4 of the bound volumes above mentioned The only conditions are that the sub scriptions must be new paid in one remittance and reach this office by Decem i ber VI908 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 Fifteen New Subscribers Sixty Days to Work In f Single Volumes on Special Order 350 This bound volume will include all issues since the ° change in form up to the last issue of the present year Pictures and biographical sketches of the Freethinkers given in this volum...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 22 November 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE ti Volume XVII Number 31 LEXINGTON KY NOVEMBER 22 1908 Published Weekly I if DEVOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA OF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT f y Y c L BARNESI DR J C BARNES Valiant Vorker in the Cause of Humanity J > r V HumanityI > o ORpw r ANN 1 f tl

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. — 22 November 1908

f 2 BLUE GRASS BLADE DR J LC BARNES t By Harriet M Closz j If the pessimistic pedant thinks the march of modern progress too snaillike In its pace let him study the serene sincerity the confident composure of Dr J C Barnes of Arcola Illinois and his hopefulness will increase for the life and labor of our good friend the Doctor fairly radiate the Infinite faith ho feels that the good in humanity will ultimately triumph and so persistent is this conviction of the final evolvement into a material Utopia II that it almost convinces one against his will Within the circle of the cosmic experiences of the subject of this sketch there have marched many changes the results of which have extended to the uttermost ends of the earth and test ed thoroughly tho material moral and mental fiber of the men and women of America But while fearlessly assailing war pol icies and the governmental machinations of political profligates while courageous in the exposure of constantly recurring cor ruption ho...

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. — 22 November 1908

Ii BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 Ir Man a Risen Not a Fallen Being From the Doctrine of Mans Depravity Have Come Many of the Social and Political Ills that now Afflict and Curse the Race I By Dr J C Barnes The greatest error fraught with the t greatest evil to mans progress to his de velopment morally and Intellectually Is the error termed total depravity the error that man Is by nature averse to good or God that he Is prone to do evil The error Is twin sister to the erroneous Idea of the socalled fall of man from prim eval perfection to the deepest degradation The doctrine prevailed that man was so fallen so depraved that he was totally depraved and sinful and could not do good acts until his evil nature was regenerated by a miraculous act of God through some mysterious process not understood but tak en on faith The erroneous doctrine Is opposed to the inspiring truth that man Is and always has been as good as he knew how to be and environments permitted him to be and that he has never fallen...

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. — 22 November 1908

4 BLUE GRASS BLADE I suppliant Here we have the beginning of a worship of the gods As long as trembling man believes in the divine In tervention of the heavenly powers so long will the world swarm with devotees Could early man have foreseen that Na ture is one stupendous whole that her laws are supreme and unchangeable that no wish act or thought of man can In the slightest degree modify or change them the world would never have been cursed with a religion Thus It will be seen that Ignorance of Nature and her laws IsI the parent of all religions As most of the human race have ever been not only Ig norantof nature and her laws but stupidly alli times been the tools votaries and dupes ot a priesthood priesthoodSource Source of the Priesthood Under different names the world from the remotest antiquity has been cursed with a priesthood which grew up as will now more fully appear not from any Knowledge superior to the herd but out of the many The priests possessed an Instinctive cunning ...

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. — 22 November 1908

I BLUE GRASS BLADE 5 I I 4 Economic Determinism The Cause of Womans Social and Political Condition Reply to Mrs H M Closz on Religion and Woman By I S McCrillis Through the courtesy of Mrs Closz I have your issue of Sept 13th and read with much Interest her article Oh Chris tianity What a Ruin Thou hast Wrought and In commenting on same It Is not my purpose to defend manmade creeds or su perstitions but merely to plead for fair ness I believe she has overlooked some very vital facts and has directed her at tack against effect rather than cause Her comment on the decision of Judge Going Is just and her analysis of the po sition of woman In modern society Is cor rect but the cause Is not Christianity or religion It Is a deeper and moro far reaching cause that operates In all civil ized society Independent of and in spite of Christianity or religion a cause that not only determines the position of woman but tho form of religion Itself Christian ity included Religion in tho ordinary ncc...

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. — 22 November 1908

6 BLUE GRASS BLADE I The Widows Mite of Might Presthood CIngs to the Notion that in a Holy Cause Nothing Is too Sacred to be Looted By John F Clarke The widows mite was used as a lever to pry open the pockets of those who were dilatory In responding to appeals for Gods needs The widows mite was swallowed up In the collection and its power of commercial i purchase was but Its face value yet there is 110 way of estimating the vast amount that has been raised by use of the widows mite in taking up collections and subscrip tions for religious enterprises Many another widow has felt that if the suppositious widow took the mite that might have put a biscuit into her hungry babys mouth she could do no less and she usually gave more and sacrificed some comfort for herself or her loved ones Many a tenderhearted man or woman has felt that they could venture a dime or a dollar in the cause that robbed the orig inal widow Tho idea conveyed in the widows mite theory is that in a holy cause nothi...

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. — 22 November 1908

IInrUE GRASS BLADE 7 that In her position she could do fat more I from an educational standpoint than she Is accomplishing In the palliating method of giving alms and from tho list of names herein I assume that tho early voters have I reached tho same conclueon concltlplJI1I to whom l I t 1 What is Eternity Only a Coward will Tremble before the Idea of an Ever Dreamless Sleep By Harold Banning The belief In a future life is grounded on cowardiceMankind Mankind dreading the thought of eter nal dreamless sleep has built up a system of religions promising eternal life after our life here on earth Remove the fear of eternal sleep and Christianity will crumble as the faith ot the Greeks has crumbled before It The man who fears not believes not while the coward will cling to his Bible and his church as a drowning man clings to a strawThe The belief In eternity excites only con tempt In the strong and fearless mind which Is ready to bow to the law of nature The one and lonely argument of t...

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. — 22 November 1908

t 8 e BLUE GRASS BLADE 1 1 BLUE GRASS BLADE Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1884 and edited by him until his death February 7 ISOt IJAMES 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 16 cents per month Foreign subscriptions postpaid 200 per year i 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 100 six months 2000 one year 3000 Half column whole column or larger advertisement 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 disc...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 22 November 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE intellect throughout life is the ascertainment of truth Wo are always needing to know what is actually true about some thing or other Heal intelligence then is tho power to acquire facts and to correctly judge them It must follow that but few of the orthodox can be classed as intelligent If they observe facts they must judge them incorrectly or they care nothing for facts and are content to say I believe They care not whether that which they believe bo true or false tho ad mission of tho belief is allsufficient From this it will bo seen that orthodox assumptions concerning intelligence and what it implies are conclusions drawn from an incorrect promiseOno Ono instance will suilicc to illustrate the drift of intelli gent minds from the church All must admit that some degree of intelligence is necessary to be admitted to Har vard Now comes Dr Harvey W Wileywho relating his religious experiences says saysI as a student I thought Eve had been constructed literally out o...

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. — 22 November 1908

c 10 BLUE GRASS BLADE I OUR DOUBLE STANDARD OF MORALS have we a double standard of morals that is a siiigle and separate standard for men and another and different ent standard for women Thinkers will admit that we have but the masses who suffer from an inertia of thought will hardly credit such a condition it is true none the less The double standard of morals or one standard for man and another yet vastly different for women is one of the foremost social questions now being discussed by the leaders of modern thought Naturally a casual observer would be compelled to inquire whether or not society through habit and custom or long usage had established an arbitrary lino as between the sexes but did the inquirer become suf ficiently observant of actual fact everyday incidents in I human life it would not have the appearance of an un solved problem I Sociologically considered romance is not along the co I rolla of love but it is the very incense of virtue So long as that envelops both ...

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. — 22 November 1908

IBLUE GRASS BLADE 11 and grazed upon low bushes and hard kinds of herbage Moro interesting however than the mere construction of tho animal as discovered by paleontologists is tho fur ther fact from the indelible traces the fossil brings with it the conclusion is reached that tho country in which it was found was not always a desert but bore a light forest growth which however is now entirely disappeared In fact Prof Osborn ventures the assertion based upon this remarkable find that it was a savannah country partly open partly wooded with about the same temperature as today Tn all this we observe the remarkable achievements wrought by tho human mind in ferreting out facts not con tained in written history and from such sources byan application of human knowledge determine what existed ages ago when men were not and none able to leave a printed or written record behind them One such find as this is worth all the hieroglyphs that are being employed by fanciful translations to holster ...

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. — 22 November 1908

12 BLUE GRASS BLADE I STRIKING A BALANCE SHEET Continued from Page 4 lected from men who had in their time been more or less prominent but were then dead So the names of these dead men were ascribed as the authors of many or the books while to other books fictitious names were attached Among the most prominent characters of the Old Testament who were undoubted myhs stand Abra ham Isaac Jacob Joshua Gideon Moses Aaron Samson Jonah Jehovah Samson was undoubtedly a sunmyth as the name is derived from Shemlsh or Shlmshon the sun The Christian System Christianity its writings and heroes are now in order The system of Christianity dates back to I the Societies of Therapeuts and Essenes I who as monks led an ascetic life among the hills rocks and deserts of Africa and Asia Minor They cultivated extreme piety and devotion to the Hebrew god Jehovah all things were held in common Once a week on the Sabbath they met for devotional ex i erclses when they ae at one common table Extreme poverty i...

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. — 22 November 1908

IBLUE GRASS BLADE 13 of the origin of both the Old < and the New TestamentsProminent Prominent Men of the New Testament As to the men who figured in the New Testament little can or need be said Jesus Christ was a pure myth as I have shown In numerous writings The socalled twelve apostles were made from the twelve signs of tho zodiac Of the five Apostolic Fathers as they are called Hernias was the only genuine one and ho did not live until tho middle of tho second century when he wrote a book mostly fiction on Christianity without a mention of such a man as Christ Whether tho four Evange lists were real characters Is unknown If they lived their time was not earlier than tho latter part of the second probably not before tho third century John tho fourth Evangelist was prob ably a myth for nothing Is known of him outsldo of the 4th gospel which has been declared spurious The three synoptic gospels wero first known 180 C E as the Records of the East West and South when they had no na...

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. — 22 November 1908

H IBLUE BLUE GRASS BLADE 4S Be Sure and Subscrlh fat Secular Thought A Fortnightly Journal of Rational Criti cism In Politics Science and Religion Organ of the CANADIAN SECULAR UNION AND THE TORONTO SECULAR SOCIETY Editor J Spencer Ellis Published at l851h 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 185U Queen St West Toronto Can All Business communications orders for books printing etc should bo addressed C M ELLIs Proprietor and Publisher Secular Thought 1851h Queen St West I Toronto Can I I DIAMONDS Order of me and save money I deal with the best cutters and largest Importers direct have forty years experience am an accurate Judge and analyst of these beautiful gems and diagnose them In all their most delicate and intrinsic characters I now do not carry stock but buy the goods for cash as I receive the orders thus obtaining best discounts This...

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. — 22 November 1908

IBLUE GRASS BLADE SECULAR UNION ORGANIZED It Is with pleasure that I am able to re port that on tho 21th of last month wo or ganized a local Secular Union here with a membership of eight Tttiero are here about 30 more people who ought to Join our Union Some of them I think will soon do so whllo others are too Indifferent some domineered over by relatives and still others foolishly timid because of their bus iness With a membership of forty we woulfl bo stronger than any of the churches ex cept one St Ansgar Iowa Charles Hackbarth President A J Clausen Secretary SecretaryTHE THE ABC of Religion A COLLECTION OF POEMS Frcm a TypeWritten Family Bible Without Policy or Piety But Full of Common Sense By JOSEPH HAIGH Chebanse Illinois 25 CENTS Address the Author or Blue Grass Blade Marriage and Divorce by JOSEPHINE K HENRY VERSAILLES KENTUCKY Thousands of copies ot this uptodof pamphlet are now In circulation In M United States and England It treatr li forcible style of the most important ...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 22 November 1908

t 1 rti II BnihRAsS i6 BLUEGRASS BLADE r Bound Volume of The Blade J r FROM I JANUARY 19 TO DECEMBER 27 1908 > j r 14 nl S35O f 71 p Libraryt tOnly a limited number can be had and such orders as are first received will be first served No copy will be bound except upon special order previously made Order now I SPLENDID PREMIUM OFFER I 15 Send us 15 paid yearly subscribers and The Blade will present you with one lliof the bound volumes above mentioned The only conditions are that the sub scriptions must be new paid in one remittance and reach this office by Decem q 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 Fifteen New Subscribers Sixty Days to Work In f Jfifteen Single Volumes on Special Order 350 This bound volume will include all issues since the change in form up to the last issue of the present year Pictures and biographical sketches of the Freethinkers given in this volume are alone w...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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