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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 13 December 1908

IBLUE GRASS BLADE 9 the end that truth may triumph over the cohorts of super stition The mind of everyman and woman is a court in which every cause must bo tried honestly and impartially It has taken many years of patient labor to bring these conditions to the front but they arc here Wo must utilize them SCIENTIFIC EXPERIMENTS UPON CRIMINALS While many wellminded yet sentimental people have uttered a vehement protest against vivisection and dissection as a means of arriving at the cause and effect as well as a cure of many of the ills that afflict humanity yet it must be candidly admitted that much valuable scientific knowledge has been acquired under such experiments as these The law is well said to be no respector of persons that justice is blind in its administration and so mustalso he said with very truth that surgery knows no morals In fact the moral character is not to bo considered under such condi tions but tho detail of tho work and the result of the labors thus expended ar...

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. — 13 December 1908

10 BLUE GRASS BLADE I elected to the Presidency a majority of the voters of the United States agree with him in his religious views TV1 Blade merely expresses the wish that it might be so aiu to jay that while Ingersoll lost the nomination for Governor of Illinois because he refused to surrender his religious independence yet forty years have passed since then an 1 it has been possible for a man of liberal and tolerant views in religious matters to be elected to even a higher Wee than lugersoll sought From this fact let us assume what may be regarded as a pointed position in regard thereto Wouldsuch an election have been possible had it not been for the persistent iforis of the Freethought and ° radical press the persistent labor and sacrifices of the liberal and radical workers during the past generation or two I The majority of the American people may rightly be said to have some sort of an opinion or belief that goodness social or political does not depend upon a mans religious b...

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. — 13 December 1908

IBLUE BLUE GRASS BLADE suffering in that system of religion and that to acquire the greatest possible human happiness it must be destroyed But even in this ho has got his verbs and adverbs mixed Love occasions joyand happiness True love brings sun shine into every hour of the day True love is the one great elixir of life and to catalogue suffering and sorrow with love is as much out of place as the editorial we fire now lis cussing is from the truth That which produces sorrow and suffering in the human heart and mind ought not to be encouraged It is unworthy of human consideration It belongs to the dead and ignorant past It is not for Iu present or the future If this be the Christian religion then is every good man and every good woman having the courage to lift their voice and wield their pen against it justified in what they have said and done But that all the Annanias Club members are not yet dead in spito of Iloosevelts ambition to increase the membership is proven by the fact t...

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. — 13 December 1908

12 BLUE GRASS BLADE I Materialist Association Propaganda Strong Letter from the Capable and Efficient Secretary to the Iviemoers with out line of Plan of Work By uhza iowry uiKeiij Otto Wetlstbin s auures at tae tonvcu tion was prin lea iu mo uiue UIMSS uiuue of Oct 11th He Is president of the Material ist Association and also ue ablest writer on Materialism m tne world His writings have found their way Into most all Free thought papers so he Is widely known But of all his writings tnat address Is the best his masterpiece Have you read It through carefully thoughtfully weighing every ar gument If not you had better do so Like the most valued of classic literature It will bear several readings and be valued more each time But the masses kept Ig norant by the priests and preachers teach Ings of Bible superstitious their brains not j allowed to develop by scientific teachugs ind discussions Lacy would not understand And value that address It they tried to reau t So to them wo Had bette...

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. — 13 December 1908

IBLUE BLUE GRASS BLADE 13 N H N N H 11111114111 N N N H N H N H NO e J e o e e 1 f Cbe Blades Correspondence 4A y 1 + 4 eN N N HeN N N N N N N H H N teN N N N N N N N N NN + + NO + Splendid Encouragement NEW YOnKI see that you tire one of the kind that will take advice and I say of course the ones who are right will agree with me In regard to the stock policy that you have turned down I will send you n bit of encouragement and you will have no dividend to pay on ItE FOOTS About the School MINNESOTA Please send me full par particulars nil branches Does It lead to degree Can I substitute wo k I had In other branchesA B WOLFE D D Full of Encouragement 10VAI see that my time for the Blade expires this month and I am wanting the en closed tract published In the Blade When I nee It In the Blade I will send my renewal for the next rE G CHASE We Have Several Left Tripto to Homo by J n Wilson If so what Is It worthJ II WIRTZ WIRTZMust Must Be the P O MISSOURI For some reason we here at Capli...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 13 December 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE Naumann Orchestra The Peoples Press Give Em Fits I fi D NAUMAN Violin ANNA L NAUMAN Piano OTTO S NAUMAN Cornet or Clarinet Other Instruments added if desired Over 500 pieces of the latest music suit able for any program always on hand Lock Box 800 Phone 12SV6 I SIGOUUNEY IOWA I THEPROCESSION OF PLANETS 1 1 1 U u IS THE GREAT NEW BOOK IF YOU tvondei why the Earth moves write to the author for i descrlptlnn ol It It slumsttic true motlonsnl miller Address fRANKlIN It HEALD Station A LOS ANCtUb CJlllormi 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 ot this uptodate pamphlet are now in circulation in Qt United States and England It treate It forcible style of the most Important prob lem before the American people It should be read b...

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

IBLUE GRASS BLADE 15 Be Sure and Subscribe For Secular Thought i Fortnightly Journal of Rational Criti clam In Politics Science anrl Religion Organ of the CANADIAN SECULAR UNION AND THE TORONTO SECULAR SOCIETY Editor J Spencer Ellis Published at 1851A Queen St West To ronto Canada Terms 1 per annum In I 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 looks printing etc should he addressed C M ELLis Proprietor and Publisher Secular Thought 185 Queen St West Toronto Can 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 saves in ...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 13 December 1908

16 BLUE GRASS BLADE Bound Volume of The Blade FROM I JANUARY 19 TO DECEMBER 27 1908 f 35O I IWorthy a Place in Every American Library I Only a limited number can be had and such orders as are first received will t be first served No copy will be bound except upon special order previously t made Order now 1 1 SPLENDID PREMIUM OFFER 1S Send us 15 paid yearly subscribers and The Blade will present you with one l of the bound volumes above mentioned The only conditions are that the sub f5criptions must be new paid in one remittance and reach this office by Jan if uary 1 1909 The full name of the person to whom it is to be sent will be printed Dn outside of cover The volume will be handsomely bound t Fifteen New Subscribers Sixty Days to Work In I w Single Volumes on Special Order 350 r This bound volume will include all issues since the yeari Pictures and biographical sketches of the Freethinkers given in this volume are alone worth the price asked j PREMIUM OFFER GOOD UNTIL DECEMBER 1 ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 December 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE q Volume XVII Number 35 LEXINGTON KY DECEMBER 20 io8 Published Weekly DEVOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA OF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT 0 m I II IEditorof i o xoo x < > > M > > x x x o w x > X

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 December 1908

2 BLUE GRASS BLADE i 1 1 j FRANKLIN H HEALD J I BRILLIANT WRITER ESSAYIST AND FREETHOUGHT EDITOR IFranklin Franklin H Heald of Los Angeles California was born July 10 1S5G at Springdale Iowa a little Quaker town where John Brown made his headquarters at the old fort In looking back ward hoping to find some commendable service which some of his ancestors had rendered humanity ho was surprised and chagrined to find that he came from a line of old hardheaded and brutal halfhumans who would not be permitted to live In a civilized community at the present time In fact they were but little better than the sacred history which we possess of our blessed Saviour and his famous dirty dozen the sweetscented saints of olden time and Bible women with the single exception that they would work and seemed to have known who were their male parents The farther back he went the more depraved they were The best one in the lot was an old ScotchIrish semlrellglo half rodent who lived in a cavo in the nor...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 December 1908

IBLUE GRASS BLADE 3 I Important Increase to Astronomical Knowledge J New Telescope Will Soon be In Use that Will Magnify our Knowledge of the Universe in Fourfold Measure Dy Franklin H Heuld The largest telescope In the world Is In the Observatory at Jit Hamilton Cal and is 36 inches In diameter It was a gift to the State of California by bequest from tho staunch old Freethinker James Lick whose statue In San Francisco was the only ob ject in sight of the City Hall not destroyed by the late earthquake with tho single ex ception of a wholesale liquor house a mile or so awayall of which proves that it there is a god who attends to earthquakes ho is neither an Ignorant fool nor a Pro hibitionist This monster telescopes was a wonderfut achievement over Its predecessors and has contributed startling new facts to science during the past thirty years and what Is revealed to us In tho depths of space en ables us to more easily solve natures ap parent mysteries on our homo planet tho Earth m...

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. — 20 December 1908

I 4 BLUE GRASS BLADE I The Birth of Our Little World REVIEW OF THE INHERENT FORCES OF NATURE AND THE ORDER OF OPERATION IN CAUSE AND EFFECT THROUGH WHICH CAME MATERIAL FORMS 13y Judge Parish 13 Ladd On the ceaseless tide of the ebbing ages Man as a wandering homo sings his dirge to the foaming billows The rotation of the earth on her diurnal course marks life s footprints on the dial of Tim The stars nppiar above the horizon to kiss the suns departing rays Time rolls on while the fates harvest the golden fruits Man floats on the fickle thread which spans the river of life in Its ceaseless flow to a world un known where stern fate bears him onrier wings to the realms of nothingness while time gathers her heroes from the autumn winds Out from the depths of floating nebulae a lifeless universe was born time without beginning or end was wrapped in the folds of eternity for countless aeons worlds n numerable rolled on In ethereal spice with not a living thing to break the awful si lence ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 December 1908

IBLUE GRASS BLADE 5 t L Ing to stand at the head was by geology made the last It Is not so certain that he Is superior to all other animals while it Is very sure that 10 1 ° the most cruel of all Geologists while they correctly measure the order of the different epochs and pal eontologists fix the order of life when they come to measure the time by thousands or hundreds of thousands of years are but babies In mathematics The religious branch of them have never been able to extricate themselves from the foolish stories of their Bible as told by Ezra in the Thorn The period from the time our earth first crusted over or from the first appearance of animal life thereon Is so vast as to be I unthinkable nor does this cover the meas ureless time which must have elapsed after the mass left the sun until life first made its appearance While astronomers have guessed and geologists have divided the time into epochs classifying and naming them yet It must be remembered that this division is on...

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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 December 1908

JBL TIE GRASS BLADE I I r PERSISTENCE OF SUPERSTITION R Infamous Judicial Rulings Brought Forth by this Hydraheaded Monster and we Must Strive for Human Freedom tMust to Prevent any Repetition k By T J Bowles M D tBy That sacred state of the human mind called pure religion is the fairest and most beautiful flower that ever bloomed In the human heart and Its fragrance makes the life of Its possessor a constant benediction The grand men and the noble women ot history who by precept and example have Illustrated In their lives the priceless value of rational religion have no kinship with those who have experienced the agonies of a second birth and passed through the painful ordeal of conversion and had their sins washed away by the blood of a cruel fled god To this class belongs the priests and ty rants who have filled the earth with crime and sorrow to this class belongs all the monsters of history who have been poison ed by the dangerous and deadly virus of superstition It was this sa...

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. — 20 December 1908

l 1t l Q h IiE r I1r t il r rt l1 i 1 t J Jo LJOIiI 75Ii it rri t L IIJ r tt 1 V tt 1tr < J e Myth t t NotSatI fled ith DrotherSnovK411111 1Njoi y der ontiiis Subject the atiAInaJ Cojry x Back with Furthe Repiti 47 1 o f I tBy WillInm D SmitbM Dj did think that until somepne answer t e gneations I asked la thee dt ly6 1 08 t I would not i A publicatipu concerning these questions r I 0 Mien I askedthose questions I Iltifiat j I asit for argument neither did low t theories I wanted to ou E 11 lZnoww What you claim tp kr bw t sfer o Answering what I ± aske r to r its would be mere debatable elm yby asIdn I that r asons beiven Me I fi At the time I asked ffios ggestipy x3 ii rr did not Wan the reasoas Jrfttjtherej3 r leatn ed a longtitde agot1eriyC1 I es tic ideas > according to e r fn ultieshe has 1nit > e thnd claims th d to be reas as why k Sbelle e6s do novti tlisot z ai swer zrr question bt than K + tttid In as Audi as my gt det toee J bAileen answered V havat clu d 13et I...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 December 1908

8 BLUE GRASS BLADE I BLUE GRASS BLADE Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chllton 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 150 per year in advance Five new yearly subscribers at one remittance JlOO each Five trial subset 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 I One Inch single column 1 Insertion 50 cents one month or four Insertions tlOO six months 500 one year 800 Quarter column single 1 Insertion 200 one month 400 six months 2000 one year 3000 1tntlertlons column whole column or larger advertisements at special rates upon application offered The publisher has the right to reject any and all advertisements GENERAL BUSINESS RULES ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS to the Blade will ba disco...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 December 1908

BLUE GRASS BLADE 9 with him in his announced effort to carry the matter to the courts I for a final and satisfactory hearing t And back of all this what do we sce1 That Christian moral precepts no matter how persistently taught are not sufficient ill themselves to act as a secure guide to moral conduct for as suming that the It influence of the person under discussion as a Christian minister has been impaired no matter to what degree or in what respect there still remained the inner conscious f monitor irrespective of socalled Christian teaching Minus this inner conscious monitor the precepts of Christianity arc power less to influence making for right or wrong Its vicarious atone ti ment and redemption from sin through the shedding of innocent blood constitutes a clog upon moral conduct and its impotency is amply understood in the proceedings herein discussed But a few short months ago no man stood higher in the esti mation of the people of his congregation Today he is a cynosure o...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 December 1908

I 10 BLUE GRASS BLADE not to deal is now successfully grounding itself in the order and truth of nature Armed with the appropriate knowledge of men and things inspired with the hope ofa hotter and happier fu ture to which we see nil things tending the Freethinkers of the world enter this great field and properly call it their own r In it they trend and work with n robust boldness that can not be simulated by the votaries of faith and n truly dispassionate temper which the imminent questions of the times so decisively demandAll All institutions based upon theological considerations are grounded upon a sort of culture that is suited to their necessities They have grown up with the course of the ages They idolize the past they worship precedent and authority they dread in dependent inquiry they recoil from the thought of freedom as from some form of vice they are mental servitors to the dust of centuries long dead On the other hand freedom and science have had a coeval des I tiny They ...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 December 1908

IBLUE GRASS BLADE day of December else shepherds could not be watching their flocks by night at such a season even in Palestine and if this fea ture of the show be destroyed the entire myth goes with it As a J matter of fact so many have undertaken to write a true his tory of the birth and life of Christ that the day of his birth has been fixed by different writers throughout the entire calendar of the year Certain it is that all can not be true lives of Christ The thinking man however rejects them alland regarding the a dead deity at the expense of the many worshippingf a dead diety at the expense of the many Aside from the theological aspect of the Christian festival there are opportunities for all to make it a season of joy and happiness It comes at a season of the year when the forces of nature operate to prevent physical labor to some extent and the cozy cheerfulness of the fireside offering a comfortable protec tion against the frost and cold of winters storms furnishes an opp...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 December 1908

IU BLUE GRASS BLADE I t Does a Believer Exist I With Concluding Argument Upon the Im I possibility of Gods Existence By J M Gilbert Concluded But nothing suits Christians better than to pray and agonize m public The church Is a public place the same as a synagogue At a recent meeting they came out and preached and prayed at the Fostoffice at the drug store and on the street corner They are thus branded as a generation of hypocrites For a pretense they make long prayers In the synagogues and on the streets and wish to be counted holy for their much speaking Jesus Is said to have sent the multitudes away and prayed alone except one time he was praying alone while his disciples were with him Those who prayed in public Jesus called hypocrites A sensible person will not pray for rain or against rain He will not pray against the boll worm or any other pest But there is just as much sense in praying such pray ers as any kind of prayer Is it not written All things whatsoever yo shall ask in...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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