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Digital page images are linked to the text file. a r 11 If y riJ r QtBLIJEGRASS BLADEj Vol I No 37 Lexington Kentucky Saturday 4Fw izDtIr13JT Subscription 2 a Year p lfIi v t Brother Ilnrbco has a Good Word For time Farmers Alliance People Editor SlueOrass Blade f I have been readingof lute irl 4 our various party papers edito rials communications etc on platforms broad and platforms narrow Farmers Alliances Pro Fusions and AntiFusions In my opinion much has boon said that had best been left unsaid I can see no more necessity for 5 fusions now that in August 1872 when Prohibitionists Homo Protectionists Peo 4Plos tart3etc made a fusion fusion brought together the extremes as well as the means mathematical not financialand out of this political hotchpotch have grown bickerings and inter necine strife I see no good sense in makingwar upon the farmers or Alliance We can difler with sonic of their extreme ideas and what appears- to many of us as impracticable methods without indulging bit ter personalities and sharp criti cisms Whatever else may be said about and against our farm ing classes there is one thing certain as a class they arc lion IIest and sincere and in my opin ion constitute the conserving forces in our government We want the farmer to see that there v is in existence now a political party and the only political party that will give any permanent relief to the downtrodden and oppressed masses and that party is the ion partyIhas toReform grown mighty big word of late In fiwtI every eccentric notion thrown from the centrifugal forces off sooietyjreligion and politics now rdaysiIJ denominated reform jWhn inmY Qpiniqp nec In Kentucky and the nation a partywith enoughconservatism and common sense in its platform to commend it to the every day thinkingman Whether it be a virtue or a vice it is none the less true that the American people are not going hastily to make any radical changes in our goyernment whether they be administrative or legislative and the great stumbling blocks of all socalled reforms have been their ultraism While 1 might as an individual be very favorably inclined to support some or all of these ultra political ideas yet common sense anda practical knowledge of politicalconditions suggest to me that I would bo en gaged in a decidedly up hill busi ness to try to induce a majorityof the voters of this country to see likewise As a farmer and horticulturist I have learned by actual perience that in all tree growth a pruning is sometimes as essential to the life of a tree as a sack of fertilizer and I want to suggest to the Prohibs of Kentucky it when you come together again in State Convention you will use a politi cal knife on your platform cutout the gush and extreme notions and in their stead cultivate with more energyand sincerity the practical reforms by the Farmers Alliance people there will be no necessity for another new party in KentuckyI by invitation been at tendingand addressing of late some of these gatherings and I rejoice at the independence of thought expressed The farmers as a class arc our friends and I want to conclude as I began there is no good sense in insulting and driving from us those who are growingsufficiently independent to give us a cur We can at least treat them courteously and be patient with them while theyarc passing through the same embrionic period from which many of us have riot yet fully emerged Nonpartisan I believe if the views herein ex pressed meet with the hearty con currence of a majority of the Prohibitionists in the next State Convention assembled and we will come together in the spirit of CONCILIATION determining to wipe out this internicine strife that is consuming us we willsooner or later march forward to a gIn rious victory in the Dark and Bloody Ground JAS T BARBER Glasgow Ky Dec 25 1890 tfIIII I c The Buzzard The Key to Aerial Navigation Next to my information oh theology I regard us raostjimpor tant my knowledge e zard An Illinois company lately incorporated with a capital stoc of 20000000 for the purpose o buildingair ships affords mo a long desired o portunity of ventilating my Knowledgof tho buzzard Had the Congress that adopts the eaglo as the em blem been less plagiar ts from tho effete governments of Eu rope and more the buzzard instead ot the eagle would have spread his ings up on American banners Vjid upon tile dollar of tho driouicB o tho daddy of tho dollas i always seemed to mojwould a better expression In matters these two birds arc equally while the buzzard mnk fhimself a useful citizen the lambs and pigs without warrant of law When it comes soar ingas a trope for college boys on commencement occasions tho buzzard cat lay it over the eagle two to one and get so much higher than Gilroys kite or anything that an eagle can do that it would mako an eagles head swim to get there i I am uitisfied that inTtho soar ing flight of tho buzzard as the best and most familiar instance of soaring birds there lies a secret wInch men from Icarus to this Illinois company have so far sought in vain which when known as I believe in this ago of progress it is daily liable to be will not only make aerial navigation practicable but willt mako it possible for the belles and beaux of some near age to pirouette through the sunset in gay gown and knickerbockers and bathe their silken plumago in the setting sun with all the safety and inexpressibly greater pleasure our habitues now have on the Bquaree tailedcubs of English affecta tion In all of my qtn1gB of sei utisis upon tln a only come across ono man who had over noticed the phenomenon of tho buzzard and speculatedas to the practical conclusions deducible therefrom Ho was Mr B F Williams a gentleman of independent and original thinking fmayTom Moore who was Marshal of this city during tho warwand had but little contiienco in the claims of the most advanced scienceaI asked him onco how he could account for tho phenomenon of a buzzard rising from the earth the laws of and JflappingThe Mayor was because of tho carbonici acid gas on tho buzzardtabout it but ho would not fphenomenonzurds and soaring but claimed that they rose from tho ground and propelled themselves on the sane principle of and resistance by tho strikiugwith tho wingsf just as other birds do I afterward suggested my ideas to Dr Dabney PrcsUont of tho 11seomedinvestigation but never anything in furtherance of my opnl10118dic about these suggestions but I am satisfied in onon of tho birds soaring as dis tin l1ishecl from what I think tho entirely different principle of fly waytherethat scientists are not warranted in ignoring While the amount and force of that a crow uses proportionIIally 11thl1ning his arras nUll legs to float upon cork buoys tho water Time most cursory observation it scorns to me must recognize t radical difleronco ill the principles which crows and s go through tho air Tho crow resists gravity Uy striking against tho air his wings tho light edges of the foal thers acting as valves that cl as the wing goes down and op as it goes up so that the action andreaction are not equal its th o opposite directions tifiie d part of it that is in front in the net of flying and which strike fortyfivedegrees a screw of a ship is scientifically and practically pro greatforceIn the soaring flight of tho buzzard however none of the phenomena in tho flight of the crow are discovered squarelytdost as they flew past the face of a ve rv high perpendicular cliff upon ti top of which I was when the fefe seen that the wings of the soaring buzzards were as rigid motionless withreference their bodies as it they wero taxi lermised In noticing the flight of t buzzard it will bo found that he wingsbutthat taken in connection with the tact that the speed of the buzzard docs not decrease up to this flapping nor increase after it we may assume that its effect is entirely too small to account for the main phenomenon of it flightIt would seem that there is thus demonstrated to exist some power the principle of which is buzIzardlittle difference in the relative ex wingsIt while for some aerial navigation enterprise to look into this phenomenon ot soaring birds What Was time Physical Cans- of the Death of Jesus JL Christ jt BV 0 0 P CLAUK This question the discussion which has lately been revived in tho British Medical Journal and participated in in various other quarters would seem t ave been a puzzle both to th- aculties of theology and medical ever since biblical criti yetifould not seem difficult of solu tionIn the first place it seems to be admitted on all hands that Jesus not sic from the immediate and natural or ordinary effect o his suspension on the cross This method of punishment was very common among tho Romans anIas a ts consistency with tho establish laws of human enduranccthat he subject of it when of orainar health and strength would sur his torture for from two our or oven five days But Jesus suspended but about as man hours or not above six at th most Accordingly it was that when at the ninth hour or si oclock P Pilate was asked his bodycho marvelled if ho already dead Mark x 44 Nevertheless it has been the as it has been indeed tho necessity of orthodoxy to hot hat when taken down from th andIwho were sent to break the le of tho crucified supposed him to be and many ingenious explana tions have been devised and argued to account for what to those who stood by must have boon so strange and unexpected Without undertaking the tusk of setting forth and controvertn these and bearing in mind tli tho death of Jesus is uowho represented by tho evangelist or othorIIjudiced eye and see Bt inferences may bo drawn fromAnd let us bear in mind too that the accounts there found are not only all that wo have from which to make deductions but ttrthat they are at least ex their miraculous or supernatural features of unquestiol1it partjcularsauto the maiii the llixiontlroanco of Jesus among the trying are facts as assured to my mind as the taking of Jerusalem by Titus No sufficient r on cut be imagined for the invllHon of any of them save on res urrection and that thatr oc carted so unexpectedlyovall disciples tho immcdui o au rapid spread of Christianity there after is alone idenco since it is to accouut for it in any other wajjtfjrlt was the immortality bell vn brought to light Vit the Gospel that alone that Gospel its enduring aridohquer Ieing vitality is 0th its chief support and time atetumit- et blingblo of uubelial Vhut iJBpoken ofbjfall the as the n up the certaiutodown from tho cross was un synhehaps by tho desolation that he felt when he found ol thought he found himself forfiafen by his God Mark xv 84 or it might be even that ho ailed a coudi tiara of insensibility in Filer to es cape such further creel ies aa the supplying his thirst wit r vinegar However this Ij wo cans well believe that wIHi1tho sol diers came to cue work by breakingftthe legs of the victims they for him in lessIImust be remembered already worn nigh to exha n with fastingaorta anxiety t pay noth undoubted hly sen skive organization Here we come ina Gospel a7JemysterySollliers ht tllrgqu0eCr r 1ti9break the legs of uwTrp ana me enfnot be desecrated by their still hanging from the crows and that Theyethey might ba effectually dis cruelty on the companions in misery of Jesus but when supItneIgectedsomewhat difficult job withfa with there came out blood undI water Now there is but one part of the human anatomy it need not be argues where the thrust otIspear would naturally be by such a phenomenon as this thorMoreover while a wound like destroylife conveyedefrom time- x to time for a few days it would not nevertheless in view of the poor surgery of those times and of the neglectva refugee would inevitably suffer fail before any long time to prove mortal This then is the true story of ofoondcross hisasii a probablyg6syncope or collapse and easily made refugeleavingof the grove which Mary but not Simon Peter took fur angels clad in white raiment Then he lingered out his few remaining days a curety concealed from his enemies howr0many ist9 of his most trusted CfollowersMedical Recordo Nov 15 1890 uoMon and brethren rend and consider the following petition againBt the hanging of Stdne Ware who white crazed with drink murders two mon flay 183 It is extensively circu throughoutDauphin Too the honorable members ol tho Board of Pardon ofthe Corn PennsylvaniaYour pIO sent that Sidney Ware has ben convicted and condemned to DnupltinCounty town of Lykers on the 4thof May 1889 of Maurice Miller and Frederick Kindler We res pectfully pray for the pardon of followings1 He was violently insane from drinking poisonous liquid furnished without cost to him by and in the house of August Bra uer whose permit or license was not revoked after the murder DauphinCounty August Bran or for and in con sideration of 150 a permit to furnish the said Ware and others the poison which rendered hiiri insane 8 The legislators of the Com monwealth enacted the law per mitting the judges to permit the said August Branor to furnish the said Ware and others the liquidd of the male citizens ofthe Commonwealth voted for and elected these lawmakers that they favored a law permitting the judges to seUa permit to the said August Bra uer to furnish Ware und others with the poisonous liquid which they knew produces temporary insanity guiltykuowleeven probability the criminal results of the several parts enacted This knowledge had pubIlicof the fact that the furnishing as beverage of said poisonous liquid under forms of law produces yearly in Pennsylvania many anllsuicides arofswolntobypublic officers andhavclbeett publhslicd ibroad = Yll 6 Your petitioners emphasize the fact that neither August Braner who furnished tho poisonous liquid to Ware judges who sold him the northoI to do so nor the enacted the law nor the citizens who voted for them have been apprehended indicted or tried though clearly every one of them was a mediate or immediate par ticeps criminis hangSidneycumstances will be in conflict with the principles of common law which is older and more cred than any mere statutory enactment 2 It will be a clear case of in equityand a travesty on the boasted civilization of the nineteenth century 3 It will jeopardize the public weal through the inevitable re troactive curse that comes soon or late to all aggregations of indi viduals practising the injustice of punishing the insane individual agent in crime for the wrong do ingof which they themselves wero clearly tho aiders and abet torsWe therefore humbly pray that Sidney Ware be rantetl by your honarable body uncoditioual pardon and immediate liberation trom prison and your petitioners ponderousNo antiProhibitionist will dare answer L A CUTLER Form of Dcqurtt I give and bequeath to the Prohibition Trust Fund association organized under tho laws of the state of New York and laving its office in tho city county and stat oJ New York for its use in harmony with tho object of its organization as sot forth in its certificate of in corporation And I hereby struct my executors to carry out tho provisions of this bequest at tho earliest practicable date The above is n form of bequest that may be used by Prohibitionist i who may desire to remember and rid this reform in their wills cornffollowing being the officers President Professor Samuel Dickie vice president lIon John P St John secretTy J Lloyd Thomas treasurer William T Wardwell counsel Hon W Jay Groo Send to Secretary John Lloyd Thomas to East Fourteenth street New York for full information Do not neglect this important matter We want YOU to know that HAWEINSII SitIis the best place to buy Fancy Dry Goods and Notions Read the following quotations Perfect fitting Jackets new styles from 360 to 600 F FichusaCashmere Shawls in Black ColorsUiaakefs wo have ever shown audat prices that will surprise you fpbSiDjis liaises arid Emhnaidf riis the most com plete and carefully selected stock in the city Uqdelwealn large stock of medium and heavy weights in Ladies Gents and Ohildrens sizes EUBnyillIJin our line at the lowest possible price considering qualities We sell you 3 spools Clarks 0 NT Cotton for 10 cents 2 spools Holdings Sewing Silk for 15 cents Twist 2 cents Tapo 3 for 5 cents Come and See our bargains Dont forget the place TAYLOR HAWKINS l THOMPSON BOYD MflhilLfttOt1t1e1m ot FINE SADDLES HARNESS RACE AND RING EQUIPMENTS A SPECIALTY No 53 EAST MAIN STREET LEXINGTON KYn STOP TIIE Cr R Mrs WakeupIli there You conductor Stop this car and do it quick Cant you see youre taking past the Great Clothing Houso of M Ivanf man Cot Do yon I want to ride and down the streets looking buy useful Christmas Goods for my old man and eleven when I knowwhere the One Price Clothing House is Maybe you think because Im a feeble old widow woman I cant take care of Stop this car right here I want to look at the Smoking Jackets and Dressing Gowns Lcath or Toilet Cases nUll CuHaiitl Collar Boxes the 9175 Silk Um brollas Silk SUSIelldtr Scarfs Gloves Handkerchiefs Merino Underwear nUll Mastery Walking Canes Wristlets Ear Mutts Mnfllera Childrens Suits mad Overcoats and the thousand other tmngs kept by the One Price Clothing House M KAUFMAN CO 51 East Main Street LEXINGTON KY- P SEvlry childs suit packed in a nice little trunk to please the little folks CIA JOHNS New Post Office Drug Store COR MAIN and WALNUT STS LEX KYr ESTABLISHED 18SO E n SAY11E J W SAYRE E D SAYPE J a D A SAYKE Co BANKERS LFIXINGTON KFINTUOKY CoHoetlous r More Cutlery for the Blade 802 W MAtisuAU ST RICHMOND VA J DEAR lIooREIenclose you another dollar My subscription can now run on for n year unless I should move to your city and help you in your fight against what Lord Kaudolph Churchill so truly calls utIle destructive devilish liquor traffic for it is the prolific causo of crime disease pauperism and insanity Stamp with your strongest condemnation the license system high o lowrrbe greatest curse of the country is tho liquor traffic producing sorrow suffering and starvation Laws in favor of the man ulacture and sale of intoxicatin liquors protect and encourage this crime producing traffic hence many if not all drunk ards are made drunkards by law License means lawlessness and an incalculable loss to labor while Prohibition means good government and prosperity To license the cause venue satanic and our vote is the standard of our morals on the question If the people so will it the saloon can be destroyed To sanction the iniquitous li quor traffic is to sanction crime and treason Then outlaw the bars and grogshops by your bal lots and let no man who call himself a gentleman bo guilty of complicity with crime The Minnesota platform of the Democratic this plank The traditions of the Democratic party being in favor of personal liberty therefore be it resolved that the party is op posed to all class and sumptuar The Nebraskaplatform We denounce Prohibition and regard the attempt of the Prohibition party to force sumptuary laws on this State as dangerous to the liberty of the citizens and hostile to the welfare of the people I cannot vote with the Democratic party It upholds licenses and protects the diabolical liquor traffic and therefore as a Christian I am opposed to tho Demo partyThe party How does it stand Read John Sherman No matter how much stir the Prohibitionists i make if our party tuke up their cause we mayas up the fiddle and the bow IgI Albany N Y sooner our Prohibition frien become convinced that tho Republican party as an organization does not favor the enact ment of Prohibition laws sooner they will arrive at tho exact truth Cincinnati Commercial Gazette It is vninoBay that the Republican party must and shall become a Prohibition party must and shall do no such tiling Those who are in it simply to make it so might as well go once fir they will not succeed New York Tribune If the Republicans of the Legislature want to reduce the Prohibition vote in New York next fall by a figure that would have given the State to Blaine twenty over in 1884 they should pas a high license bill and do t promptlyI to license high or low and am therefore opposed to the Republican party The Prohibition party pro poses to outlaw the traffic anv annihilate it by enforced law it be right for a Christian to tak any part in human governments then I as a Christian am pelled to vote with the Prohibition party I voted for St John in 1884 for Fisk and Brooks i 1888 and shall vote the Prohibition ticket in 1892 If Christians vote as they pray we ought to elect a Prohibition President in I1lyvote shall never sustain the liquor traffic nor any political party that upholds the business That business is an enemy of my country and I shall not be a traitor That business- is an enemy of my home and I shallnot be false to my marriage vows That business is an enemy to the school and I shall not encourage ignorance That business is an enemy to Christianity and I shall not sanction infidelity and the degredation of my fellow man On with tho fight Keep on this war with ballots for GodI and home and native land Such a ballot is never cast away It is the only one that does count Not lightly fall beyond re call Tho written scrolls a breath may float The kingliest act the crown ing fact Of freedom is the freemans vote L A CUTLER A Good Word for the Blade The following is from Tile Worker a Prohibition paper fa edited by Rev R B Neal 1 take sixty newspapers and I believe JR that TIIorklr is the highest paper of itd size in tho states Rev Neal used to be ji memo her of my Sunday School class Brethren quit picking at Moore nnd his Blade If you wore niter a mad dog to kill it to protect j our funnily the dangers of its bite ou would not LeI particular as to who annul in the chase to help kill tho dog would you You we art trying to kill the vile Salloon System far worst than n dozen ceuso1 insane canines in a community Here comes Moore with his Ulndo sharp on the ede keen a the blunt on cuttingrcud thrusting our worst oppiu nti tho pourtlv Ijiiwmnkora dean through withI his point Lot him atone dont tr pp e ui in Turn him looso with a financial followga one If nt times you see things you dont like do as you do wlin you eat fishLtv the bones on the side of your plate You are not obliged to eat them for Iooro- l1uotLcr From IJro Ziiumer man COLUMBUS KY Dec 3090 BRO lIooREAs there are so many sorts of people in the world and no two alike it is not neccs sary that I should say to you tha am to write anything worthy of publication I mean for publication composts tion etc as you say lam nearly 70 years old drink no whisky nor never did except up in and not that way i several years I use no tobacco eat about the cants amount every mealweigh 240 lbs six feet high have a wife much smaller than I and 16 years younger witheye about as oldas mine When have time you may read on th other side row I will give you my for writing that it is to ask you put what I have written on th large sheet in proper shape and add to it something that will be of benefit to the cause of Prohibition as coming from me not that I for anything except the promotion of the cause of Prohibition by so doing for I am anxious to se some great change for the cause before I pass IW n Please sCUll severnlspecimen copies of the Blade and I will use them in my judgment to the five advantage Let that grand civets ion of the high court come along Yours D ZIMMEBMAX The Prohibition State Coiivcu Listluli Committeeman Rucker of Georgetown asks that State Chair Ieman HarrisslwU cull a Cuuven tion of the Prouibitiuu Yartyeftb State sometime early in February He wantt the Chairman to have j personal correspondence with repj resentative men in every district Itand get their promises to be present before the day for the Convcu tion is set- a Prof Rucker is indifferent as toI whether the meeting is here or at Louisville Please let The Blade hear from you Mr Chairman The First Money for Brothers Barnes Pink Cottage Here wealthytsays give 100and more if necessary to build the Pink Cottage for Rev O Barnes here as The proposedj of the ets tt hat the people ite1ICeel the Ball Rolling ARLINGTON KY Dec 3090- n Mr Charles C Moore Lexing ton Ky Please find enclosed check on Cairo for two dollars to pay for the Blade I have sent Judge E S Ray Eureka Springs Ark the Blade of the 13th lISt in which you published my card that he will be sure to take your paper that Arkansas people may know what a wideawake man is doing in Kentucky Yours for the good work Keep the ball rollingC R PILE- Arlington Ky P SAny papers that you may have left over if sent to me will be used to the best advantage to put down the monster which is abroad in our beautiful laud C II P Letter From a 70Year Old Ulan COLUMBUS KY Dec 3090 Mr C C Moore DEAR SmFinc1Enclosed check on Bank of Columbus for 81250 to be applied as follows 2 for a years subscription for the best Prohibition paper published taking nil the nearest and best and quickest routes to get there which ofcourse takes in Womans Suf rage Mr Holloway of the Con Con with his swept tongue flattery said in his speech while discussing the ballot question The magic of lair womans smiles a flush of buglehorn l II J anv time command the devoted Prices of a thousand non Yes and if tIll good women were granted the privilege of suffrage they would bring into line the Hou Holloway and stake him a better Prohib tionist together with nil other good 10 is for stock in the Blade 50 cents is for your Rational View without thanks Iwill also give cents a month IB Sc Yours trulyD ZIMMERMAN Box 71 Columbus Ky P S The 150 cents a month- is probably for the State Executive Committee Please notify Honor able Josiah Harris Paducah Ky- EDITOR A Democratic Paper Uns n Good Word for the Blade DEAR BLADE We certainly do not want as candidate for Governor a man who does not take the State Pro hibition organ Gen is the very man we want but what if ho goes to Washington D Cas announced I sent copies of The Blade to n lawtera is ilodgetWo are indebted to our frieml Pigmy for copies of The Blue Grass Blade which wo have read internest a edge laying bare the inconsist encies of church members on the and lifting high howsover may ns churchees can 1but one opinion as to the putt and with which thoughtseD J Thomas Buffalo Ky 1Dear Brother The Blades are sent to Washington D C and to Elizubethtown Ky ns santpcyou my and blessing and good wishes for ahappy Now YearEDIroit tPush Literature From u letter recently received b Secretary Thumav of tho national Pro hibition committee quote the follow tag One night while sitting in the barbers shop myoyea foil on a tract headed Reason After reading it interest was aroused to such an eaten- that I feel prompted to read more about Prohibition Indexed find ten cents Send me 100 Reasons assorted Who Icnowb Perhaps these tracts may make n dozen votes for Prohibition FourtoentleFather 3Iatlior Bring forth today the of tame inlJit the lii j t and the purest there Youll the great yet simple name lVlrywhereIcj a and reverence from tongue to tongue It to today memories sweet Float softly round like the scent of flowers seen nation UnoellnjutliU feet llkeabaated seudrntemperancecower Struck to the earth bin gentle hand Brought peace and happiness unto the land Irelands heart nacio forever lies Iln wake her children to a better shines amidst the Mann lauds of her sklCl lit her darxcst hour of and strife to a brighter time that to be Ireland sober thill Ireland freer and to hear thee 1ferly length of fading years thou back ngalu unfettered soul stir our her ts and still our fears thou come back again u spirit bright To thy yeople to the path of right host thou ever gone Is not thy entwined with thats pure and fair where the drink doth Its and strife In weary haunts of poverty and care not hear thy voice brave sweet ant strong Temperance cad Thou art not deed for lo thy in tho as lull of power today thy Bang like n clarion oer tho worlds wide way Winning tho from the drink Atnds snare the path of Temperance bright and fair of power rang th vorld with all Its and crime under echo still must hang Around dim corIdors tune Stealing Into the J ye unborn to cheer to ea the and to warn iliat speak the tight dldit L endej our lands Ale pure and sober lore and right Grant thou Ii In fruitful let our hands the battle till lug unfurled save triumphant or a better orldl lory Forrester THREAT OF MORAL DECAY Democratic Organ Honestly Confirm Olil Party Wrong Doing Even the exposure of Quays embezzle ments of Utjlleyri bloclMofiiva cor niption and of DelumaterH scandalous misconduct has awakened no sense or shame or ronnlaioii in the minds of the great majority of otherwise honest mon in their party groundforbeen very different in the other party ir the smirched men had been Democratic instead of Republican leaders The desiro for party success seems to blunt tho consciences of men almost be yond belief Without quite sanctioning rascality mid corruption tho majority are disposed to wink at them With n gentle regret that such things nro done by party agents and a passive wish that the offenders were not tho candidates or tho accepted leaders of tho party the partticket l bygivingpriving tho party of all incentive to en force integrity upon its agents The growth of this indifference to moral consideration in politics is a rcpnbUCjIt I 1 J encoT CMSLAMD Is rte Way Oat far Dcslltte- Laala out America BooUa pool la Darken En gland pod tu wy Ont contains 800 pages djvole1 to n prodJJ ocheiu for tho relirfor Lsrcty ijjaorauce vice in what t11 unthorcalt5ithe merged toiii of the population IJo proposes to found n city colony for tH hungry ant houiej of th3iniiovlis who vlllb ciwvi v ia bbsr yivJj and factor rioTrnj woorl 11111 mats BCVJ rte tn thi con nection will ba orjiuiaol im iiuive hold gtttva3 brisiidj whka vrilcol lect otipnji viotnala oil clothaa newa papers etc ta cuppDi t the rafngeoa nail factorilfc of tax clay colony The sccoI fontura b1 farm colony to bo rjScnitod from tia city colony when the inombsr will again two th LoadonVcalvngo brigade m n bash ro snpport Iiincn a plprsorias Trill ba r tablishoil nut tij will Bupply brush ant barbs f oforisj bone button works gVeasa IiJ toni worlrs etc Thero will oho be feco 1 hand clothes and boot tablishmeita employing an army of Uiilor3 rind cobblers Hach man will build hip otru lr icr shrnty and no saloons will bo pomlttcd- Fiunlly lea EJootli proposes to found a foreiim calony recruited from tlie other two A trx nf land will bo tiren In Southf Africa ant tile best workers from eaj1ay tint tjera but obliged to repay flw cost of their tranaportattoa by their future labor Don Docth wants Ioa1OOJ to pit tha scheme in operation and appeals to tho charitable to help mITho Tele jupli cays that it hopes that Gon bath sclwmo will have u good start end weot with fair play It adds Cwlylo preached iu vain forty five years ago Perlinpi at length till hour has como rind the man Hay for Sale and Crass f Rent- I hate fifty tons of the very nest ptrrc timothy hay that I tuft to ellaudl which I will dc iver in Lexington and one hundred acr of good bluegrass ele gautly stored that will he fine for winter gazing that I want to rent tf CIIAULBS C Moors uonimorCiaiuohiegaLEXINCTONKY Cheapest Best Business College in the World nishMt senor nnd Gold lal over all otlifTCollcjesnt Worlds Erpo trtontor8yttmot nnnkKrtftlnn Genera Mashies Nearly nttendnncotho past year tsdema Foreign Countrlcs Grntmitto ti fiufnm Teachers employed ror IliKluns Course consists nuilneM Arithmetic Penmanship commercial Merchandising Joint Stock ufacturing Lectures Practice tile n Coit of Fun Uiml nrnCminft Including TultlouBtatlonerv and peens a family about RifShort hnnd TtpcowrIUn and Tetegraphy are Sprrtaitlcathave teachers ant atone or with the i55eclniINmnrtnrentforLudlcaPriori Kmplorwl charge or pro curing situ o 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instance It is the Champion of Chi cagotquotes scripture as its author ityIn the heading of the paper it claims to be the National Rep resentative of the Beer Wine and Spirit t trade The word Spir it is easily adjustable to thoI preferences of the people who read the paper Saloon keepers and distillers can construe it to allude to whisky brandy and rum while Baptists who vote against Prohibition can without any violence to the tone of the construe it to mean the Kiper Spirit It is tilled with re ligious authorities and quotations from the scriptures and General John Athertou an alumnus of the Georgetown Baptist College soninlaw of u prominent Bap tist authority a distiller and President of the Liquor Protect ive Association of America would highly recommend the Champion This valuable paper prints a scriptural motto at head It is wino that maketh glad the heart of man Psalms 10415 It has lately published an ar ticle as longas The Blades birthday piece to show that all the good men of the earth had been pretty free drinkers of spirits In this list it began with Noah included Jesus Christ and came on down as near to date as Daniel Webster and Henry Clay but omitted our distinguished contemporaries probably fearing that some of the boys might come around with a shot gun I am a pretty good Prohibitionist myself and possibly love not as much sympathy for drunkards as Iought to have but I am go ing to be consistent and I am go ing to defend Noah just like I did Col Ingersoll when I think the people are getting to be too hard on Every time any little upstart of a Kentucky editor wants to up jjearJiigl1 moral and is to big a coward to say that nearly every man that represents him at Washington or Frankfort is a drunk ard he has to jump on Noah The man is dead and buried long ago lie has relatives all over the Bluegrass Kentucky He never was a candidate for fice There is no record that he ever was in a saloon or that he ever drank n glass of beer or Ken tllckXwhisliin his life r editor I do not think it is morally wrong to go to a circus when I have a compli mentary ticket it is a fact that many good people do object to the circus but 1 have never heard of any sensible man that objected to the menagerie The greatest sacrifice fur his re ligion that I have ever known Silly modern Kentucky minister to make was made by my dear per sonal and literary friend Res1- B McGinn of Versailles upon whom my mantle descendedwhen Iwentup I saw him stand in the menag erie part of a big show und look in at tho circus without going in It takes a thoroughbred Christian with a great deal of spinulity to do thatWell Noah duda great deal more for the menagerie business than any bodyelse ever did Bar nun not excepted My dear old friend Judge Stev enson from Georgetown has for conscience sake been on the weak side of more ical issues than any man in Kentuckyuu I love him for it A man with that kind i i ll troJH6ItJlr of a conscience is of course a rep ular fireeat lug Prohibition He writes to Tie in his genti Christian spirit and tells me thut he is afraid I will hurt the feeling of too many people by my reckles and indiscriminate wayof filing oif whole broadsides o with out warning anybody to get out of the way It may be my weakness and I wiil just now serve notice on the press of America civilor ec cksiastic that the first man that lumps on Noah again wi get the very best there is in my shop Noah got dnmk Iwill admit Out he was a sailor and had jusi come into port i ff of a long voyage He didnt try to smooth it over by calling it intoxicated He didnt get into the police court and get lined 1 for it as one of our college professors lately did who was u little too previous in observing New Years day Noah like myself had a versatility of genius He was a preach er a sailor the proprietor of theI best menagerie that ever was on the road and he was a Tanner and made wine and didnt vote withI the Alliance people He was the most faithful preach er that ever lived He prtauhed for a hundred and twenty years from one text never undo a convert and never got a nickel or even a a pair of slippers or a dressing gown at Christmas Think of it ye degenerate preachers of the gospel of the new and better religion One hundred and twenty long hot summers with out a single vacation to Palestine Europe or even to Old Po al- One hundred and twenty Christ stases without a gold watch ora gold headed cane or a barrel of Hour in your stocking One hundred and twenty years of recurrences of birthdays and wooden weddings tin weddings silver weddings gold weddings diamondtveddingsmtd notes much as a tin at all of then You call Gladstone the grand old man fur what he has done for religion in his short evanescent butterfly existence But think of old Broth er Nuah whose letters never carne addressed to Rev Dr Noahas even mine do sometimes when the wicked want to throw up bygones to mepreachingevery Sunday tor a hundredcould twenty years holding camp meetings wherever anybody wanted him and pegging awayat that old bout through the a week while the boys of a halt doz en generations passed by and guy ed the old gentleman by asking him it he thought teas going to rainAnd yet after all the old follow downed the whole of them by showing that he was right every body else wrong as andI preacher ever did before or You may soy that that little spree he got on is calculated to damage his standing in the Prohibition party but no mini has ever said that in the final outcome ot the conflict between the wets and the drys Noah did not come out on top As heir that little episode that Noah had when he slipped up on grape juice I know limit personal experience exactly how it happen ed I have been there 1 have a neighbor who isns good a citizen as lives in Dog Feunell He is a Methodist anda good friend to The Blade He has one of the finest farms in the county lots of bank stocka handsome wife and pretty daughter and no poor kin He is a col lege bred man of easy but digni Red manners My wile and I had been scatter cd around front here to California did had finally had an opportunity n f doing the elegant thing bycall ing on him and His family and not a lung time after on a beautiful day incity late in the Fall the gentle man rode up on horseback to my ely plain home to return the call Of course the occasion was one upon which I should hove been dignified and I was quits sat This was twelve years ago The summer before that I had a loss lot of grapes They were regular daisies What we could cat didnt make any impression on them I didnt want to waste them and I asked my wife how to nuke wine Her hither was a tanner hud a grunt big vineyard and made the finest wine ever wade in tho State and she told me how to make it I had a lot of big new wash tubs mild a nice new wine press and I set them out on the grass in my little frjut yard at Quukeracro I would pile them just as lull as they could hold of great big lus sinus bunches of ripe grapes Then I rolled out u barrel of granulated vliito sugar knocked the head out uul stuck a new hull gallon tin cup in the sugar- Then 1 rolled mayshirt sleeves ip to my shoulders went around to the pump with soup and towel and came back with hands and inns that I thought were certainly clean as the feet of the mete that trump out the champagne grapes ill Switzerland Then tho fun began I turned itfrtfn J JUlr h hlt the mill and my wife and children fed in the grapes The prettiest wine you ever saw ran out in u stream almost as big us that of an average pump 1 sampled it with the big tin cup It was just royal As harmless as right new cider but the hest tasted thing I ever swallowed II drank it without sugar and withsugar in all conceivable proportions and every body on the to place old and young and black had just us of it as they wanted to swallow Until that time I suppose that in all my lile before 1 hud never drunk more than u gallon of wine big I got it all nicely made and stored it away in the cellar It wasnt very long before I run wanted to see if it was getting to be sure enough wine and I went and gut a nice hemp stalkand stuck an end of it through the bung hole and the other in my mouthI tell to work at some other job but 1 noticed every day thoICI disposition in me to watch with hud great accuracy the transition from grape juice to wineh1 discovered after a few weeks not that 1 could not suck at that hemp stunt just as long us I wanted to without u disposition to get out in five to the field us soon as practicable lest my wile and children might notice something peculiar in my if walk low It was beginning to get along to and that stage when I felt that I could not fool myself much longer by culling it grape juice when my new neighbor rude up as I have said 1 was pretty hot and thirsty when he got there and he was und about the same uud I told him about the juice I had been drinking Islll tilled a pitcher about half lUllof ice and then went down in thecelstl Jar and filled it brim full of wine and my with brougt in some cakewt She had drunk grape juice a it her fathers until it was no rarity to her and she had not tasted it for weeks tint didnt taste it at the time wo are speaking of My new neighbor liked it We didnt foul away any time on wineglasses there was not such a thing a wine glass on the place We had my wifes best tumblersthese juice little straight up und down fellows ibout us thick us an egg shell with little vine around tne top und cull Holding more for their looks than got anything on eart- hMueighbor drank itus down to Vnd looked like he was sorry to see the bottom of the tumbler but he tarted to set it on a pier table in the most approved and temper of uto style of I told him it was nothing but jrapejuice with ice in it ml that ho could drink it just like voter with impunity and I filled ip again for both of us Before I got to the middle of the jd second glass I telt very peculiar but bv no means disagreeable sen gn- SlltiOlis about my head but I know hi itwus nothing like inebriety because I noticed that myend of the ever jonvercation was thoroughly dig M lifted and that my neighbor so far lad from falling into any undue levity vas like myself rather inclined to shade off into moralizations and observations of the generalizations of the transmutations of social gradations I knew that ordinarily myrepu say ution was among my neighbors but hat I was combative und in lined to logomachy But I felt tow for tho first time in my life I iudaneighb0rthat6awandunder toad anything and everything just bard like I didand I just felt like I had regular treasure and he evidently er bit the same way itj I felt peculiar but I wus not go ng to admit that I was under the s nflueiice of an intoxicating stimu wbo nut the first time my neighbor veuculled to see me and purely r lor the purpose of showing him o r that I was not in a fix of that kind Jilted up his glass und mine the I bird time and we begun on them Wo got away beyond the Damon and Pythias congruviality and ere getting stuck together in a kind of a Siamese twin arrange r tent so tight the word tight is not sod in any jocular sense that it t began to look like tho difficulty was going to be to get ourselves pIe cpuratod before my wife would mime in again and take in the situ ition My neighbor had an expression on face that looked lire that t allow in the Black Crook that stub sayHI want to go home I wished to God that he would go home nnd woundup the dissertation that I was on with a full to topso that any man of tiny sense the ion Id have seen that there never s wus a better time for a caller to get y lip and go home But he sat there like a fool and wouldnt go home nor talk either the I knew it would not do for me tu not to talk because it would not lily be embarrassing ordinarily tel but I would go to sleep if I So I started another subject I lotiosd that I did not tulle with my s 14fIIIII usual punctilious accuracy as to facts and that got some ofit personal experiences mixed up with ancient history That is I hadu sort of vague impression that I wt doing this but tame to the cot elusion that I must be mistake about it because my new neighbt did not seem to discover the leust inconsistency in my remarks- I finally rounded to and hitched as full a period as you evcr heardso that an educated pig cuuld have understood that there wus another word that could bo said under that head But my neighbor sat back in u arm chair withu fur awe look out of his eyes and seemed be waiting for mo to wind up am down again hen I began to get mad und came mighty near saying to hin Why iu the devil dont you go house it you wuut to go I didnt say it however but die him us plainly us any man could do that i dada piece a mile tromtho house that I to fix that evening to keel some cattle out cl aeora field Bui looked like the word nut in his bright lexicon and waSI this time he had beet they hours und had not said six JII1I Ill be dogged 1 dont set up with you old id l und I shuc up nice u clam never said a Word cur a hull hourAt the endof that time he got upautl taking pains to wulK straight toward the door said 1 must come over and broth my wife children I tuna him 1 would that ho must come over and bring his wife and daughter and longer next time lie led his horse to a high and seemed to be getting upon him on the installment plan I last saw him as I got over hill in a great hurry to see some sheep I had unit part of my promises that wus u mile awayold 1 went a kiting too to keep mywile from calling me buck A few days after that I met my neighbor again He smiled but looked somewhat embarrassed Ho sad That losof yours affected me sumo what and I feel like I own you an apology for unduly utv I had to go to liedwIienI home I told him I knew exactly how sympathize with Jjim and that I hoped he third u6 n oticdguy brusquerioii my deportment Then we botu laughed anti each us tried to circulate his version the story among the neighbors before the other one did Ever since then I have hnda great deal of sympathy fur Noah because he was just sickor the sight of water und when he land and got to talking with his new icighbors ho just slipped upon juice and took more of it than intended to do What I started out to Say how was that the Rev Dr W Lawremtee of the Baptist church delivered u sermon against Prohibition in a big church at the position that it was mchrUtuiu for anyroan to be u Prohibitionist I have some Baptist friends who they tlijnk Prohibition is right they always vote against it Its mighty hard for me to keep riends with that sort of people If a man like Bro Lawrence uylie thhi lw rolribitintristr nnchristain thing and then votes against it while I can ncith respect his bruins or his sincor can at least admire his Con istenoy But the than in good lauding in any Baptist church says Prohibition is a good thing and then votes for Domoe acy has nothing in his politics religion that Icanadmire or respect and would rather so far us JI1roiplr until estSrtfli and the lit the Prohibition is concerned hut he wouldsubscribe for the vhisky und get posted on the clioiuualiibltr urgumont against inhibition und talk against it when he votes against it We already lave to many pco that are doing the Ehud and Sglon uet Wo let them get close to us by calling us Brother and saying that prohibition is a good thingand when they meet us at the polls they us under the little rib My opinion of the Rev Dr juwrciicu is that ho is a liar persecutionsI Prohiliitionislb in Chicago he ays My own children some ears ago came rushing to mo with white tunes and tearlul eyes ex claiming O papa a woman upon street stopped us und told in come homo and tell you that you ought not to bo u christiun notes bucaiiio you vote with the Re mblicun party not with the Prohibition patty By what right mayany one peak to my children or any ono 4 elses as that lady addressed im family How oath they reconcile such c induct with a Christian char acter If it be true that our Prohibitior women in Chicago are intimidating and bud lozing minister of the gospelso that they arc afraid tc vote their sentiments it is very wrong anti is calculated to injure the Prohibition party and if my cousin Carter Harrison were Mayor up there now I would write to him und usk him to cull out the police and have the outrage stop ped but this thing ofa Chicago girl turning pale and shedding tears over a matter of that kind or over anything else but a depression in the pork market is too fishy for u man who has been fooling around newspapers us long as I have Hroihor WiiiBlow Talks Like Zee had heen having too much Christians C C Moore Lexington Ky Dear sir- Enclosed I send yon a list of Carroll County Prohibitionists and also a list of nonProhibi tioniats for sample ccflies of the Blade I have been intending to send you these names for quite a while and your notice last week concerning sample copies stirred mo up to the point Time last named list is composed of the names of gentlemen who know a good thing when they see it and I hope you may be able to secure quite a number of subscribers from tile two Say I do wish yon could be convinced that you hove been sucked in by Womans Suf as well by tho Farmers Alliance I was not convinced of it until since the Louisville Conference but I am now fully persuaded that it is a hindrance to our party and should be re moved from our platform This is the only reason that I now oppose it and it is not because I am really rage opposed to Womans Suit Suppose you count up the num ber of men who have joined our partysolely because ot the Suf in frago plank and then count upI the nunibar of men who have left tho party for that reason to say nothing of those who have been kept from joining it cold tee on which side tho balance fullsIin that if we c the women the privilege oftot we wlTl to very soon be able to curry Pro libition but in this the fact is lost is tight of that the women cannot rote now and this privilege can only be given them by the men und it is not at nil likely that they IThosellout thing for the Womans suflragists but the latter is u very onr thing for the former and as 1 joined the Prohibition party or the sake of Prohibition I hate anythingIseWishing you a happy New Tear and also a prosperous ono I am Very truly yours G B Winslow Dear Brother Soak your head drink some west milk sober up and try itI guinEDlu Keeper Now u Minister tncks the HIndu TEnnir D 7rLrJii7JlrIflU IB CIIAS C MOOKE Lexington Ky DEAlt SIR Pleuso to find en losed chock for 250 2 to payI or my subscription for one your and tho remainder to for tho gaper sent to W K Kollin up to unto whoso paper you will please to stop I live in tho County of won1 whore wo have had Local option since 1881 tho year IImime hero I live between two distillers or Home Breakers Olle belongs to R H Risk unit the other to NT Lee father to L W Leo present Judge of Owen Tho has uiued more boys than Ull place fits kind I have over noticodll otwithstunding I have sold iquor fur tour years two years in Now York and two in Ohio Isce young men between 15 and- 1 u e there sober nc1Conte hackvorj very drunk These young men lure very j quiot when sober but like wild udiiins when full of Personal jiborty They come by my ouso on Saturday iiighta howling like High License antI hoot oil thoir pistols like Yo tutor dues his pen without lIfnny one Yet these fellI iithera aro in favor of down whisky when ono wants to claiming u man has u right if ho wants to IWUB at Owenton on laatli founts Court duty and I was very iiiich surprised I told brother iiinifllor hI am very much BurIr today HoIIpriBol I told him Iwaa 10okII ing for a drunken man and could not find one Ho said wait till late this evening and you maysee a few I could not wait There are a number of drug stores going up in this county four more now licenses ismed on last court lily A friend told me the other day that the drugstore at Hosier mud a supply ot drugs consistingof salts a tow boxes ol pills some castor oil und u little turpentine and a good supply of whiskey lie did not say that it contained any sulphur brimstone or Phosphorous I do not Suppose they have though lint aro it they do nut repent ot thoir wickedness havinga large supply put away for future use when they shall descend to that bottomless pit I met save ral prominent prohibitionists in Owcnton on court day They were trying to meet in one of the Jury rooms not for the purpose of hearing testimony against some poor unfortunate but to or ganize and put workers in tho field lint they failed of their object thero not being ninny present One present told me the party had mot with some re verses they wanted to show the people they were not discouraged He further toldme his precinct polled eleven prohi bition votes but the News failed to give them No we Prohibs aro not discouraged We ore not built that way Wo will arise with renewed energy and push our way to the front ero tho enemy id aware of itTith n Prohibition Supreme Bench and Bro Moore handling the Blade and the Voice exposing tho fraud 1 see no rca ion why one should be discouraged Go on friend Moore keep a cutting with your Blade like you have beon and ere long old Kentucky jf will got behind the banner jf that bears tho inscription God Home and Native Laud and then we will shout for mind Praise God from Whom all Blessings Flow and thank ye editors who have stood order that fallen drunkards may be restored to those who love them amidt nation saved from ruin Go on friend Moore and SingsLE P S If this is worthy u place 0 your valuable paper put it in iLyou want to ftiofc eon ii- tho waste basket providing tho basket docs not object as this first I over wrote for 01112ayears M b B =Ikea it Batter Than lit Hoes the Voice OWEXTOX Ky Jan 3 1891 Mu Cuss C MOORE Lexington Ky Mv DEAn Sin Enclosed you will find two checks signed m Lindsay for two dollars each the me given in my name I transfer to you as payment for my sub cription to the Blade one yeor The other is for the pay P uent of the Blade for Mr Lind Mr Lindsay is one of the 1Aresent is Chairman of the De SIfthoToica or any other Prohl iitiou paper Tie does so with P reluctance But ho reads thei 3lado und smiles at the manner in which you handle the Lexiug ton City Council and Original Package Wm C P B Address he paper to Wm Lindsay 3wouton Owen County Ky Yours Blrooly G M Bmtoohsc t Made the Tour Code Iuto t My Eyes LOUISVILLE KY Jan 4 91 DEAR BRO MoonsEnclosedi find my check pay or one years subscription to tho iluograss BladerPlease send me your bookand will remit by return mail For get the price you sell it at now will say as a practical newspaper man and though I have ho pick ot more than 500 news tapers which Icun read for pupelis I one who wishes to the cause of humanity upliftodII say this urn a Sam Jones Methodist and iospiso Bob Ingersoll for his iiauy mean lungs nt tho South whiskyYoulorso all you say but upon tho lone great question which wo are greed I give you my hand and vbat help I unit I believe toil who think for themselves I can toleruto u difference OfI pinion when I know it to be an louot difioronco i G fir i sometimes got disgusted with tho church and many of our preachment for its cowardice on thus question but such preachers as Jones Small and Dr Kelly are the ones I pin ray faith to I believe Sam Jones to bo as Moody says of himltGo Al mightys Sledge Hammer and cannot imagine whet you have against him lIe gives more money to tho cause of Tempo rance and Charity than Talmago and Bob Ingoraoll put together and makes loss than either one of theta If ho says things un couth so did John tho Baptist and so does C C Moore you will bring Barnes back to this country und got him to do as much lor the cause of Prohibition us either Jones Small or Dr Kelly is doing or have dono I will be ono to give him five dpl lars a month to assist in his sup port notwithstanding money is a comparatively scarce article with me- Now Bro Moore I have been a Spiritualist and an infideland luivo read every work on Theo logy I could get hold of from Bolt Ingoraoll to Swedonborg and have after honest search become convinced of tho great truths of Christianity The only thing that bothers me now is the power and spirit to follow the light before tueto live up to the Ten Commandments and Christs sermon on the Mount I believe all who have tho Christian spirit in their hearts no matter what thoy intellectually speaking believe will be saved in heaven and hoping that you may finally como into the knowledge and Glory of God us it Shines through tho Face of Jesus Chris V I am yours for Prohibition forever- MOSES FORT Amen andamen I am going to overhaul my estimates Bro Jones and in the language Col Crocket be sure I am right before I go ahead on him any more Its like pulling eyo teeth for me to have to say any hint against any Prohibitionist EdlTOR Dentil ol Enema Abbott That dear sweet little woman Emma Abbot died at Salt Lake Tan amI glad I wrote my send off her about a month ago was one of the brightest I ever talked to and her Vii life as well as her famous reprimand of the minister at Nashville is a st rebuke of the vholcsnlo reflection mado by some good hut mistaken people on tho vomon of the drama A week before we heard of her we read of her singing by request at the bedside ot a dying nan in Chicago Her last words were I am not afraid to die When sho gets up among tho ingots and sings them that Moon Song tho flute iccompanymont ill Mikado hey will have to hump them elves on thoir harps to give the itrlo diva a pointer on music When I told you nil in talking bout her in tho Blade not long ago about her setting me down n her trunk of Japanese velvet gowns in tho green room in n SouIIher estate is valued at 6000000 f dollars and I could have more diamonds than any woman in this town has and she wouldnt have missed them lorry I didnt Sho was a grand little woman 6oco to hen ashes triitus J Clay for the Good CIIUHP KyDoc tf r C C Moore DRAH StitUnder the article leaded A Birthday Talk in the Sine Grass Blade of Dec 27 vou confound me with my cousin Caa sius M Cia Jr of Bourbon coun y He marrieda laughter of Hon John D Harris I mal ied the only laughter of Col Christopher J Field The back numbers of your par ier have been received and have ivon me such enjoyment and in imnution I enclose two dollars inscription which dates beginning with the back numbers wi hon much success in the rave battle which you are engaged n against the greatest evil ofall ages liquor You have my heartfelt synipa thy in this hour of your trialt and have full confidence in your final triumph and prosperity I have the honor to be with treat respectBRUTUS J CLAY Viints true Bliuio anal Tho Itiilioiml ViewIAITOX KY Jan 5 1890 C C MOORB Editor of Blade Lexington Ky DRAB StuEnclosed you will lease find check for 0250 for the- 3ladeund Rational View Have cceived every number and delight in reading it Yours truly yr j w GAjKEg A New and Scientific Theory About the Reath and Resurrection ofJCBUH Christ A prominent physician ofour city has handed me the subjoined new and novel theory about the deathand resurrection real or al leged of Jesus A remarkable feature of this theory is that it docs not occur in a work written either for or against religion but in a medical periodica- lIt is the Medical Record ol byWiI1inmVThe physician who gives me this extract says the Record is a of the h ighest standing inprofessionLike that we readabout in the New Testament I am in favor of seeing and hearing anything new that anybody has tc presentI that an argument against any political or religious tenet that is certainly true will dc just as much to establish the truth of that tenetas an argument in its favorThat it is possible that the alleged mayhaveand all within the limits of a natu ral occurrence I think will gener ally be admitted and yet there is an air of improbability about it There is a feature in the case that Dr Clark the writer of the article leaves out but that goes to strengthen the possibility of his theory It is that Pilates evident sympathy for Jesus and indisposition to kill him which led him to wash his hands ot the re sponsibility of his death may have induced him to connive at a quasi crucifixion unto death in order to placate the Jews as a stroke of poli tical policy bmaking the Jews believe he had killed him while as Pilate found no fault in him andwas evidently being driven by the Jews to do what lie did uot want to do he may have entered into a collusion with the disciples of Jesus to allow the fearful suffer ing that he must have enduredon the cross in order to deceive the Jews or at least satisfy them and stillsave Jesus alive It is in consonance with this idea that the body being taken down from the cross after being sus pendedso short a time that it waf surprising that he should be dead should be given to Joseph of Ari mathea who was one of the friends of Jesus and being buried in a manner that would not induce suffocation the story among th Jews would be that his disciples came andstole him away by nightAnd this theory seems to com port with the fart that his appear ances after his resurrection wer only in private to his disciples and not before the multitudes who hud crucified him as we would natu rally expect had the resurrection been a genuine miraculous resusci tation from death Had the Jews who crucified him been convinced that he was dead they would have been indifferent as to what was done with his body after death Or if the leaders among compassionfor touching history would have awakened in almost heart however bigotedreligiously it seems quite plausable that they would have suppressed any doubt that they may have had of his actual death in order to allow his escapeOf on the theory which we have given the chances would be that the story of an eclipse and earthquake that are alleged to have occurred at the time crucifixion were added for dramatic effect andwithout foundation in fact rather than that they should have verytimeI believe it is wholesome and salutary for all who want to influ ence the world with the teaching of this most wonderful and beautiful character even though we consider him merely as a moralmanand as much so for those who 1certainlY as divineto read every new sug about Him with the onlydamagesThe article with the headlines of the Record is given in this issue Not Intended for Publlca UUnF- LBMINGSBURO Ky Dec 8090 Charles Moore Editor Blade Dear SirI do not remember sharpBladecopies and I must confess I have felt conscience stricken that I have not contributed my part to againstthewhisky myfriendscluded to case their pangs by sending you one dollar cash I have just been round notifying others how easily they can con tribute to a good cause and erectother r found another man so I increase the check one dollar more I have no instruction or advice to give go on with the good work Do not think this last man is on your book Continue to send to T S Andrews Marshall McCann John P Darnall This one has not been paperYours WM S FAST P S Mind I do not intend this for publication This is as you are aware a Prohibition county and if any of your friends do not believe that Prohibition prohibits send them down Borne Court day with a search war rant to hunt for drunken men Not one where we had twenty be fore Have not eeen a drunken man since Christmas began While I have not been able to get the following names to sub scribe think it advisable to send them a few copies of your paper Think I will be able to sea liam Barksdale WM S P Brother obis Gnherntttorlal Team For The Blade OWENTOU KY Dec 23 I am in favor of having an early State Convention and put two of our strongest men in the field for Governor and Lieut Governor and let them do the organizing and electioneeringat the same time Let the candidates receive what ever means would otherwise be paid to some one else for organizing the State think by this plan we would be able to use a common expression to kill two birds with one stone of course this will be altogether with the State Committee lo nlv offer itas u suggestion knowing that the candidates whoever they may be cannot afford to canvass the State at their own expense unless they are very sure of their election How would Smith and Smith do A Cons Dear BroThat depends on en tirely who Smith and Smithare The name sounds like a good yoke and if its Gen Green Clay Smith under the saddleor sheepskin thems mysentiments as the old man said about the prayer But as for this other Smith at the oft wheel for Lieutenant Gover nor it makes all the difference in verysa m Lexington hat I do not think awouldcandidatespos sibly candidate for Lieutenant Governor on the Democrat ticket and then our Bro Smith at Frank mightea Gen Green Clay Smith Do you mean John Smith or his brother Jack How They Paid Me For the Rational View If there is any heavenand Ii hope there isthere are people who will take a bee line for it just as soon as thdyare dead and whether Jews or or Rationalists they will get there just the sameif theyre honest You know I advertised that I would sell my book The Rational View at anything from 150 to 50 cents though they are all alike Yesterday I had three orders for it in about an hour One was from J N Massie of Winchesterl sending me 250 for the paper and my book Then Louis Adler with a pedi plumb back to old Father Abrahamstopped me on the street and said Heres 2 for your paper and heres 150 for your book and if will come down to my store IOU give you an advertise mentThen Mrs E B Wren Chris tian and Prohibitionist said I saw what you said but I dont want book for 50 cents and she handed me a dollar for it Right in the middle of this notice that I am now writing Jno T Miller one of our leading busi ness men of the city came into my office andsaid I saw what you said in the paper but heres 150 for The Rational View Mr Miller met me the other dayand saidHI am glad to see you alive j all Ive got to say is give it to them All of these people are going to the same place when they die and I want to go with them I dont care where in the it is Foe to All Cluireliei Father Martin Mahoney a Catholic onowinginAt every turn I am cowing on priesta the very foremost among us the men who will be bishops by and bywho clare themselves converted to Prohibi tion and going to vote the Prohibition party ticket for instance the president of Archbishop Irelands Theological seminary and college the professor of theology there and pastors of some of the principal parishes of the archdiocese They recognize that the Prohibition party is just the thing the only thing to bring to a full atop the drink evil and they recognize this as the wont foe of the tlstlsolia c lh rchil iI tofhr t k A TRIP TO THE SOUTH WEEK WITH WOMEN WORKING FOR HOME COUNTRY lItTrnvrlliijt Welcumnl by South run Prohibition la Dixie Appeal fill OntunliHtlon renple We Met Tim itlpe for iice Along the Whole Line We have been to the empire city of the south The women of America be sieged Atlanta and its people gracefully capitulated Homes and churches were opened to the National W C T U and the whole south is the better for their presence and work To the male men who were there as visitors the experience was in many re spects unique in all ways a blessing From the hour we boarded the train at Jersey City we were in the company of white ribboned women all speeding to the south New England sent Nail Dows daughter from Maine Mrs Gor don and Mrs Cheney from Massachu setts Mrs Drown from Connecticut Mrs Martin from Little Rhody and many others New Jersey was represented by Mrs Ellis New York by Mrs Prichard Penn sylvania by Mrs Amies Maryland by Mrs Baldwin and Mrs Robinson ers of equal prominence wore on board and many more had gone on ahead or were to follow Tho southern people seemed to have been forewarned of the raid and at every station the busy kodak was invoked to picture the black tnd the white types of southern lifo which smiled to the W C T U women a cordial greeting- At one point in South Carolina the train stopped on a siding for some minutes and a hundred women made an as sault upon tho whito cotton field and de spoiled it of its snowy bcautin The men folk moro tender of conscience stood by in reproachful protest which was only allayed when the smiling planter appeared to say ho was a Prohi bitionist and that we were welcome Grinning negroes were bribed by a fow pennies to sing their weird hymns and thus with song and story the journey was finished and it was not a fagged people that reached Atlanta at midnight The convention was an immense cess Welcomed by Governor then with words of Christian greeting by representatives of tho city government and press in kindly terms and by white ribboned southerners in sisterly love it proceeded to business in a way that sur prised tho natives Miss Willurds address was a powerful appeal for a union of south and north in our peaceful war for a sober nation and a practical solution of the question How shall it bs done The lesson of the hour was Unite forces in the Pro hibition party Tho legislaturo invited Mrs Hunt to address it on tho subject of Scientific Temperance Instruction and it is prub able that Georgia law will result there churches of tho city opened their doors to our women on tho Sabbath and the prejudice against wimmen in pub lie was greatly allayedIThe national thusod several meetings were arranged and Mother Stewart Mrs Lathrop Mrs Hoffman W Jennings Demorest and Secretary John Lloyd Thomas addres vl largo audiences in the interest of the Prohibition party Many Prohibitionists were present from southern states Among them we saw Mr Henry Ware member of the national Prohibition committee from Mississippi Ho rejoices in tho monthly organizing fund now being raised and says It is the bright ray of sunlight through the clouds Mississippi is ready and we want you to help us organize at Scomp of Oxford college Ga is an earnest advocate of prompt and energetic work and will ably aid in itChairman Perkins and Messrs Da Loach Sessions Woodward and others are planning for on active organizing campaign and tho new year will see the work well started C D Barker tho self sacrificing editor and publisher of Tho Southern Star valiantly standing by his guns and M secretary of the now state committee will efficiently push the work All join in saying The south has the Prohibition sentiment what we need is organization Help us for a little time and then we will be in a position to help youAfter this visit to the south we are readyto believethestBtementthas- entiment is ripe Think of the gov ernor of a great commonwealth welcom ing tho convention and tendering its members a reception at the executive legislature is considering a state antidramshop act which may pass and thus place tho entire state un der Prohibition Atlanta is making wonderful progress Enthusiastic citizens took us out into the suburbs and pointed to streets opened avenues laid out rows of fine houses built and many more being built and men who were not specially favorable to Prohibition told us that much of this growth was duo to the two years of Prohibition under which Atlanta wa blessed and of which she was deprives by northern Democratic pressure and southern Republican votes These are object lessons however and the south will soon fall into line for tional Prohibition To this end the Na tional W C T U convention just end ed will greatly contribute and we are glad we took this tripto the south TEMPORARY SPLIT This Huabaud Should Vote the Same Ticket M Hl Wife The following extract from a letter from ono of the southern state presidents of the W C T U goes to prove that holding of different political opinions by husband and wife does not as some would have us believe make havoc of a funny thing going on in this family just now My husband is candidate for congress on the Republi can ticket and I am out for the Prohi bition party Tho sweetest accord pre vails along all other lines and we have a pile of fun over tho contest He offered to divide time with me in all his speeches Of courso there is no chance of his being elected although his friends are getting moro hopeful If there was ha would vote right on all moral ques tion even woman suffrage J NEW T STORElCIiOICEST Teas Coffees Baking Powder China Glassware and O ceiis ware Given as Premiums t- oPUHClIASERS Goods Delivered Free of Charge Great Atlantic Pacific Tea Co 137 East Main St Next to rosy Office Lexington Commercial Shorthand and Telegraph Department STATE A iiI COLLEGE 13 5 L lor 12 Dintn St LEXINGTON KY C C CAIiHOUN Principal VICTOR BOGA- ERTREPAIRINGAND Manufacturer of Jewelry 15 Eost Short Street LEXINGTON KENTUCKY ROBERT KENNEDY SUCCESSOR TO KNOXVILLE FURNITURE CO Wholesale and Retail Dialer in all Rinds of NCLOK8 PICTURES GARPHTSJC Goods Sold on Weekly or Monthly Payments 51 E Main St Lexington Ky 3eatty FenceI have as a farmer used the following varieties of fencingstone post and rail plank and post barbed wire linked wire Virginia worm picket and runner and three kinds of wire and picket fence includicg the Beatty fence made by D H Beatty Prohibitionist and crankof this city and I hereby testify that in a half dozen of the most import ant elements it fence I ever saw Sworn to on the Dictionary byme this October 1 year of our Lord 1890 CHARLES C MOOR- EProhibitionist and Crank JOHN T MILLER WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN HARDWARE IRON STEEL NAILS Belting Packing Lace Leather CUTLERY GRATES 8tc 5C5 WJLST Dt AIN STREET LEXINGTON KENTUCKY NEW FALL GOODS CASSEIX PRICE Are Head Quarters for Everything New and Stylish In the Pry Goods and Notion line ELEGANT DRESS GOODS NEW STYLE CLOAKS Underwear and Hosiery Blankets etc All of which can be had at the very lowest prices aa they never allow any ono to undersell the- mLOCATION 16 18 WEST MAIN STBEET iooL HE GTrDEALER IN Staple and FancyGroceries POULTRY ANDVEGETABLES IFRUITS paid to Country Produce Telephone call 177 TERMS 30 DAYS Cor Broadway and Short Sts IBllIfRQ TODD ARE RECEIVING DAILY All the New and Nobby Styles IN le 8 i nt3 aatl jiOtiODIiJ OHINN ROSS TODD SEOESA FEW SZFIEOXAILTIES OUR CELEBRATED ENGLISH RAIN WALKENPHAST dryOUR are forheavyOur stock of Mens Shoes is complete from the highest to heaviest COME AND SEE OUR ASSORTMENT AND PRICES Ss BASSETT A SONS 30 EAST MAIN STREET The Cheapest place in the City to Purchase DRUGS TOLlT ARTICLES Pens Paper and Stationery of All Kinds IS AT EDGARS PHARMACY 70 AND 72 EAST MAIN STREET All Electric Curs Pass the Door T Q CAVEET 23 EAST MAIN2 Has received the largest and most Complete Stock ever brought to Lexington WATCHES DIAMONDS Solid Silver Plated Ware Frouch Amercalllocks Bronzes Pally Goods Sole Agent for the celebrated Agasiz Timing Watch Diamond setting a specialty Fine Timing Watches repaired and warranted FINE TAILORING FALL 1890We have just opened and are now displaying tho handsomest lino of Foreign Piece Goods we have ever shown We have greatly increased our facilities for fine work and can show you u handsome and garments as any made in this country Look through our stock and place your orders early before the fall rush comes All work turned out promptly Wilson Hunt and Co WHITE EALL BAKER BROS No 12 NORTH LIMESTONE ST Manufacturers and Dealers in Carriages Buggies Ph tons etc Repairing promptly done and on reasonable terms They are also agents for FRAIZER CELEBRATED CARTS We also have a stock of PONY CARTS on hand COME AND SEE U- SBAKRR and BRO ZDIATOJFLOE5ID Prosthetic dentistry separated from operative dentistry They do not belong to each other and should not keep com panyA Prosthetic Dentist is one who gives his whole tWIt to artificial teeth leaving tho filling to bo done by operative dentists I take all impressions and do all work myself thus avoiding all risk My charges will be as light as I can afford to make them Mouths differ moro than do facesno two being alike therefore no fixed price can be given until after an examination Teeth made on any material which patients may prefer I did all the platework for the late Dr S Driggs during a period of twelve years I did all of Dr R J Porros work whilst ho was in Lexington and have made thousands of sets of teeth for other dentistsConfining myself exclusively to the prosthetic branch of den tistry j I will of course do superior work Cleansing extracting and straightening teeth are included in my specialty No charge for misfits Office and laboratory in Johns Building directly over Mrs Semons Manicure Parlors Entrance on Walnut Street opposite Government Building F B BOS WORTH