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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 6 December 1908

tBLUE BLUE GRASS BLADE 5 IBibles Brutes and Beasts I How Certain Parts of Holy Writ Looks to One Who Is Capable of Thinking for Himself By M E Galke Reading a religious paper lately somo writer said The followers of the meek and lowly yea are magazines of concealed white lightning When people acquire enough spiritual understanding to believe that of themselves then they will soon be able to believe that Thomas Paine was a filthy little infidel and when people reach that stage once then they can wleiiio around any fact and are willing to believe that with gods hell they could wiggle through and fro the earth all around tho universe wear the sun for a sunbonnet lock the moon In the bottomless pit to keep the man In tho moon from stealing their bonnet and do all that In less time than It takes a hen to crow When they say they believe the Bible they really mean the men that wrote the Bible They ought to try and find out who and what manner of men they were that wrote the Bible since on ...

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. — 6 December 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE II 11 Editor Footes Reply to Bernard j Shaw Able and Critical Review of the Novelsti Defense of his AUtude Concerning the Orthodox Religion From Loiidou Freethinker There is no need for me to answer Mr Shaws letter with another letter It was stated last week tha 1 preferred to treat hit letter as public What 1 have to say hi rejoinder may therefore appear in the pres ent form without any detriment to our personal relations which are perfectly cordialLet Let me begin uy complimenting Mr Shaw on his good temper A smaller and less sensible man might easily have taken offense at some of my criticisms Mr Shaw is magnanimous enough to recognize that the personal equation is really the most trilling element in these controversies Let me next say that I am delighted tc be able to print this letter from Mr Shaw It clears up a good many matters which were obscure and perplexing It leaves some points dubious but these may be cleared up hereafter On the whole I think I had bett...

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. — 6 December 1908

1 1 BLADEI BLUE GRASS BLADE Men Mites and Things I It yea maoe jnc nc MIUO itiaue the other et tor IV oat rurpobe and Under what Motive By John 11 clarke When we see tne mites that Infest the betting hens and cousiUer mat cacti one of tnese puny plague ia uu tinny m useli uu independent organism we are astouuueu that so wee a UiiUg can live and tliiiiK let cacti one of these tiny devils is provided wltn brain stomach eyes and legs 1tI as much a creation as mail Is Perhaps the breast of a neu is 10 the mite as a 100acro farm is to a mail Ttiu 11110 iias means of locomotion although it wound take It ail nour to move au Inch lu Jour neying from the neck towards the rlgat wing of the hell Perhaps the mite Imagines that when It encircles the hells body that It has only moved over a plaue and not around u spheroid Tiius a mite may be as ignorant as the mass of men of 40U years ago were If god made man he also made the mite Perhaps there are fleas that inhabit gods ophod and tantalize tho ...

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. — 6 December 1908

BLADEf 8 BLUE GRASS BLADE BLUE GRASS BLADE Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1884 and edited by hint 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 150 per year in advance Five new yearly subscribers nt one remittance 1100 each Five trial subsc Iptlons sent In with one remittance for six months 50 cents each Trial subscriptions 15 cents PIT month Foreign subscriptions postpaid 200 per year ADVERTISING RATES One Inch single column 1 Insertion 50 cents one month or four tnsen irons 100 six months J508 one year 800 Quarter column single 1 Insertion 200 one month tOO 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 StHSCIUITIONS to the Blade will be discontin...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 6 December 1908

I BLUE GRASS BLADE D lin offering this explanation for suggesting the organi I zation of u corporation and cruel manors couuccieu whit me publication ol the paper our booivs allow mat Since tho first of January liJVIJ We paperI hate received iroiu all sources the sum ol i 2ouyoi or uu average of p 24lui per mouth liiis io estimated up to aiiU I PULJl1CUUOUI I winch incuiues salaries typesetting makeup press vonv I lowing blitchiug wrapping mailing postage paper cost ox making cuts for pictures carrying oil the iitxcaoury cur I rcapoiiueiiee amounts to tpaUOUU per mouth or a total of I poouU fur tile year Assuming that the balance 01 oNoveiii I uer and December will average the same receipts as tile I fprccollmg ten mouths wo will lull behind at tile end of I the year iUUUo or an average delicieney of poooJ per KeptI I going Instead ol the management being permuted to earn I even living expenses from the papers resources the den cieney lUlU to bo made up with borrowed money and it wa...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 6 December 1908

10 BLUE GRASS BLADE I Protestant preacher perhaps some sort ofa missionary struggling for a foothold in the Philippines and we are further justified in the presumption that ho was specially assigned to the Philippines for the purpose of investigating the system exposed Ao need then to uuuru the ashes of the deador plunge into the musty tomes of history to find facts for condemna tion of Christian practices liere we have a prurient part nership between Christ andcrime preachers politicians and plunder This is at the beginning of the twentieth century not in some remote age when ignorance ruled with despotic sway As for the intimation or inference concerning the dis position of the money thus collected from vice it is of no moment The one important question is that it was col lected actually found Its way into the church cotters and the ignominy comes from the fact that Secretary Tuft now the Presidentelect gave his sanction to the system only to j bo ratified by President Roosevelt t...

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. — 6 December 1908

IBLUE GRASS BLADE Mr Roberts published lectures have frequently been given iu the Freethinker and English Secularists are thoroughly familiar with his writings PUT YOUR HARNESS ON I Although the proposition to publish the address of Presi dent Otto Uettsteiu before the Lanai Dover convention in form ofu brochure has been before the jUaterialistAsso ciation lor several weeKs wo have no information concern ing the progress that is being made in that direction A large number oi reotlnukers have written letters encour I aging the plan and offering to purchase the brochure in liberal quantities bur purposes of distribution but we pre sume the ohicers oi the Materialist Association are m need ox tile iuuus necessary to that end 1reethmkers as well as others cannot fail to realize that nu extort at serious propaganda no step towards an enlarge ment ol our missionary enterprises can possibly succeed without the nuncJUlmcans necessary to put it into active operation Ao hell to threaten no he...

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. — 6 December 1908

BLADEI 12 BLUE GRASS BLADE EDITOR FOOTES REPLY TO CERNARD SHAW Continued rom Page G Atheists are uot Usgatoulsts because they refuse to utter Suiuooituis about tile Unknown They nave au emit rallY mat ters all that is rtaily pusitvtoLaunii0wii When I am respeciiuiy iivued to explain the universe 1 repij mat i tave taut job to greater and more umuuious intellects They have been engaged on it for thous ands of years and they have iot been par ticularly successful When they have laud in sight and are agreed about it I shall bo happy to listen to them Atheism simply means without God and It does not die wneu God is dead It I lives and possesses the Held What dies in the final victory of Atheism is Atheistic propaganda It is no longer needed Mr Shaw does not use the word God yet But I fear he is on tte way to it He believes in a conscious i ife iorce a Crea tive Will or Purpose and lie rightly judges that this places nia Ialr iiij inelst than any Atheist At tile same time he calls it a p...

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. — 6 December 1908

IBLUE GRASS BLADE 13 I asked us to get one new subscriber we will answer that question by asking one In reo turn When any Freethinker Is compelled to play solitary In their own community knowing no one who even has got tho cour age to discuss tho merits of Freethought even In our homes when the point will turn the cowards back to the words of truth and then send their children with the help of other willing tools to that Institution to have their young minds crooked by and for the selfish Interest of priestcraft what can we do under tnose conditions Do we approve of the plan of Incorporation Yes Providing you are quite sure the orthodox will not take Interest enough In that affair by getting the majority of the stock for the solo purpose of putlng It out of joint against the cause of Freetnought Will we pur chase any of the stock should It Incorpor ate Yes Providing weakened bodily strength can hold out long enough to earn means In some honest way above the living point and make goo...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 6 December 1908

i r BLUE GRASS BLADE t Naumann Orchestra E D NAUMAN Violin ANNA L NAUMAN Piano OTTO S NAUMAN Cornet or Clarinet Other Instruments added if desired I Over 500 pieces of the latest music suit able for any program always on hand Lock Box 800 Phone 12812 SIGOURNEY IOWA THE PROCESSION OF PLANETS u 1110 IS THE GREAT NEW BOOK IF YOU wonder why the Earth moves write to the author lor a description at It It shows the true notions of muter Address fRANKLIN II HEALD Station A LOS AliGHtS Cilllornil THE ABC of Religion A COLLECTION OF POEMS From 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 01 this uptodaf pamphlet are now In circulation In the United States and England It treatr U forcible style of the most Important p < ob lem before the American people It should be read by both married and single b...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 6 December 1908

1 BLUE GRASS BLADE 15I Be Sure and Subicrlh for Secular Thought Fortnightly Journal of Rational Criti cism In Politics Science ants 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 f partment should be addressed J Spencer Ellis Secular Thought Thoughtt ISSi Queen St West Toronto Can All Business communications orders for ooks printing etc should he addressed C M ELLIs Proprietor and Publisher Secular Thought 185 Queen St West Toronto Can DIAMONDS Order of me and rave money I deal with 1the 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 save...

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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 6 December 1908

v 16 BLUE GRASS BLADE Bound Volume of The Blade FROM JANUARY 19 TO DECEMBER 27 1908 I 35O u Worthy a Place in Every American Library Only 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 SPLENDID PREMIUM OFFERS J Send us 15 paid yearly subscribers and The Blade will present you with one of the bound volumes above mentiond The only conditions are that the sub 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 Tlu volume will b handsom ly bound Fifteen New Subscribers Sixty Days to Work In Single Volumes rn 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 worth the price asked PREMIUM OFFER ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 13 December 1908

s ittL r L v J BLUEGRASS BLADE J 7 Volume XVII Number 34 LEXINGTON KY DECEMBER 13 1908 Published Weekly = r n u h t l DEVOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA OF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT n n JIf Jf M p t f tJ V M l l lttttM ttl M rc 1 I i I ti bpdag ulusr ayau Till I t GEORGE WILLIAM McCORMICK r l A rRelilious IGEOBGE h w I Y I r + t + 4 + O x > oo > O I P Me 0 1010 11 r I to llllliffl I t I i J J I J r f

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 13 December 1908

2 BLUE GRASS BLADE I r GEORGE WILLIAM McCORMICK I The subject of this sketch first inhaled the breath of life in Beaver Creek Valley at the base of Mount Donaihan then in Bath County Kentucky but now within tho corporate limits of I the city of Frenchburg Menefce County He first saw the light of day on the 11th of August 1841 He was the first son born bornI I to his parents with three elder sisters and two brothers and one sisters being younger than he His parents were Joseph Morrison McCormick and Loulsana Allen McCormick His brothers and sisters all lived to maturity married and had families of their own This midway son of whom this sketch is written was named George William McCormick Even as Ms nomenclature was derived from both his maternal and paternal ancestry so he inherits an admixture of blood of different races and nationalities His maternal grandfather was of English German and Jewish stock His paternal grandfather was of Scotch Welsh and Irish blood In the latter part 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. — 13 December 1908

IBLUE GRASS BLADE 3 Christianity Crime and Criminals Compendium of Prison Statistics Complied upon Request of the Blade in Answer To a Preacher By E Lewis Recently I received a letter from G B Wyatt of Beebe Arkansas asking for Infor mation on prison statistics and with that letter was ono from the Editor of the Blntlo to G B Wyatt saying If you will write to E Lewis of Pasadena Gal he will give yon both facts and figures as ho has made a collection of such data based upon actual prison reports Thanks to you for your kind remembrance of mo to Bro Wyatt Then I read In the ulade a notice cover Ing tho samo ground as Bro Wyatts letter towlt That a reverend minister in Heche had stated from his pulpit that only ono criminal out of COO convicted had attended Sunday School Having several thousand pages of such statistics which I have collected within the past thirty years I shall try to place before tho Rev minister and tho readers of the Blade somo facts wov hy of the closest scrutiny of...

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. — 13 December 1908

4 BLUE GRASS BLADE II Sound Light and Language Sclentfic Treatise of Important Physical tacts i rom the Viewpoint of a Thinker By Franklin H Heald Former readers of Higher Scitncu will res aiomber a copyrighted oiilclv In llOo and one lu 1900 which I wrote to show the Mm clarity between the vibiatlous of Light Sound and LMiiu ruconinicnuint the making of a maculae ur apparjii to pro duce what I called LightMusic and also to teach Language Music and Light or artistic color blending simultaiicosly to the babies In their Kindergarten work Helen H Plillbrlck who assisted me in the study of these subjects is a remarkable woman a primary teacher and the author of a book and partially developed system of primary phonetic work In which she repre sents the phonetic characters in colors By this means she Is enabled to teach babies scarcely able to more than lisp to spell and understand any word which they can pro nounce readily and without fatigue There Is apparently no effot required to reme...

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. — 13 December 1908

II BLUE GRASS BLADE 5 I II Thanksgiving and Other Feasts f Blade Contributor Objects to Presidents and Governors Appolntlrg Days For Prayer i By A A Snow IBy religious Should wo under any circumstances appoint tho t Devil to call and advise the people to wor ship 1hen When the Governor of Massachusetts originally culled the people togetaer to give thanks to DivIne Providence for the blessings ings bestowed upon them there Is no doubt of the sincerity of that Governor lie no doubt had absolute faith In prayer But is this the case with all the Governors to day And is It the case with all the people We are quite sure It Is not Governors may all pretend they are sincere In their advice to woranlp But are they Do you say if they are hypocrites in this respect it is their lault anu not ours 1 But is it not our fault if wo insist on Covornors act ing as they do in this matter lu not mo briber of an action at least in a great part responsible for that action suppose wiien a Governor was ent...

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. — 13 December 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE I Does a Believer Exist I If New Testament Doctrine Was Meant to Apply to One Age It Was Also Intended to Apply to Ah AgesBut Does It Uy J M Gilbert Aud he said unto Uitmi Uo ye Into all tile world anu prcaun the gospel to every creature And he mat bellevetn and is bap tized shall be saved but ho that buliuvetu not snail be dawned And these signs shall follow them that believe In my name snail they cast out devils they shall speak vita new tongues they shall take up serpents and If they drink any deadly thing it shall not hurt thom They shall lay hands on the sick and they shall recover Mark 1U 15 1C 17 18 Uut Christians pretend that these words I were not meant 1cr this age but only for the apostolic age They know that they cannot show themselves to he believers hence the necessity for the evasion Hut they have no authority whatever for such an assumption The gospel was to be preached to every creature of nil the world and the signs were to follow every one that be...

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. — 13 December 1908

IBLUE GRASS BLADE I Criticism ofa Christian Crank Open Letter To Prof Naul of Des Moines College Des Moines Iowa By Prof A J Clausen I see by the Public School Notes In the Mitchell County Press Iowa for Nov IS that you led In devotional exercises Tues day morning and gave an Instructive talk on Liberal Education I wish to Inform you that a devotional vomit before the pupils of an American pub lie school Is prohibited by the Constitution of the United States and also by rulings ref the Supreme Court It make no dlffercncu whether it Is the vomit of a Mohammedat a Jew or a Christian so foul and lllthy th it nothing but the blood of Jesus can cleans him all are alike enjoined from exhibiting their devotion before pupils In American public schools I think there is a secular devotion that the Constitution of the United States has not prohibited In public schools directly or indirectly and that Is the devotion to the Infant of America This devotion has hitherto been exercised privately by...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 13 December 1908

8 BLUE GRASS BLADE I BLUE GRASS BLADE Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1884 and edited by him until his death February 7 ISOfi JAMES E HUGHES Publisher and Manager JQHN R CHARLESWORTH Editor 1268 N Limestone Street Lexington Ky P O Box 393 SUBSCRIPTION RATES ny mall postpaid 150 per year in advance Five new yearly subscribers at one remittance JlOO each Five trial subscriptions sent In with one remittance for six months 50 cents each Trial subscriptions 15 cents per month Foreign subscriptions postpaid 4200 per year ADVERTISING RATES One Inch single column 1 Insertion 50 cents one month or four Insertions 100 six months 1508 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 ut special rates upon application speciali GENERAL BUSINESS RULES ALL SUHSCniPTIONS to the Blade will bo discontinued at the expiration of the term for which the subscription has been...

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