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Digital page images are linked to the text file. tJP JIe q F I r arlfol GRASS BLADEa Ii j DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WOULD HAVE THEM DO UNTO YOUCONFUCIUS HTHEWORLD IS MY COUNTRY TO DC GOOD MY RELIGIONTOM PAINE AN HONEST GOD IS THE NOBLEST WORK OF MANINGERSOLL EDITED BY A HEATHEN IN THE INTEREST OF GOOD MORALS PUBLISHED WEEKLY 100 A YEAR IN ADVANCE VOL X NO J5 LEXINGTON ICY SUNDAY DECEMBER 29E M 301 X100 A YEAR TERMS OF THE BLADE Issue for one year 100 5II u u IIta60 TRRMH 100 per year In advance In clubs of five cent foreign subscription 160 MAKB ALL anDERS drafts and Express orders to the BrUK BLADE Lexington Ky DO NOT order paper discontlnnod without paying arrears THAT on printed address tab is the time of expiration of your sub WHEN scription you address advise t address this office giving old as well as new payrOFFICE of publication East Third Lexington Street Address all communications to BLUE GRASS BLADE P BOX 393 Lexington Kentucky Published WEEKLY at JtOO a year in advance Club Rates and Sample Copies The BLADB will be sent for cents a year oaoh for any order for FIVE or more Sample copies will be sent true AGENTS FOR THE BLADE Anybody can be an Agent for the Blade by sending two cents each for ten papers or more- ADVERTISING IN THE BLADE Rowella Newspaper Directory says + 5368 + + Average Weeekly Circulation + + for 190M + + BLUE GRASS bLADE + + Lexington Ky + + The leading weekly In the + + State Published In the heart + + of the Blue Orals Region Clr + + culates In every State In the + + Union and In some foreign + countries + + Reaches a liberal class of + + buyers Advertising rates and + + sample copies on application + My terms are 1000 an Inch a mar paid In advance regardless of the number of Inches and for nothing less than a year CHARLES C MOORE THE DAMNED STUFF CALLED ALCOHOL believe that alcohol to a certain degree demoralizes those who make It those who cell It arid those who drink It believe from the time It Issues from the coiled and poisonous worm of the distillery until it empties Into the hell of crime death and dishonor It demoralizes everybody that touches- it do not believe that anybody can contemplate the subject without be coming prejudiced against this liquid you have to do Is to think of the wrecks upon either bank of this stream of deathof the suicides of Insanity thedistressat the faded dresses of weeping and despairing wives asking for bread of the men of genius It has wrecked of the millions who have struggled with Imaginary serpents produced by this devilish thing And when you think of the jails of the almshouses of the prisons and of the scaffolds upon either bank do not wonder that every thoughtful man It prejudiced against the damned stuff palled alcohol ILRQIER1t INQIIOJJ r NOTES AND COMMENTS By JOSfiHINE K HENRY Spice the suicide of scityI treasurer the crusade against bung seems Jd be on mearnest and the clergy arq leading the crusaders Antlgambjing sermons are the orde- of the day The Rev J K Mason o St Andrews Episcopal Church In combatting tills evil took for his tex Psalms xvlil 22 They part my gar ments among them and upon my vestments do they cast lots Dr Mason opened his sermon by saying that gambling could not be traced to some heathen nation for Its origin This Is an honest confession from a preacher for the pulpltory is denunciation of the socalled heathen and warning against their religions or customs But not a word do we hear of the debauching of the heathen by Christlan drink sensual Ism the kiting to war ot peaceful nations by cruelty and robbery Not a word of the lust and lechery of Christian armies against the helpless men and children of heathen nations Why should We not have the whole truth and nothing but the truth Perhaps It w pad the Iamholler thanthou spltfould not be so ram pant In Christendom But In his strton Dr Mason made this startling statement Ho said that the germ of gambling was founl when God made a law to test the obe aienco of man and man dared to take the risk of distil tUence for supposed attoThis law of God according to Dr son has culminated In the pool room the gambling den tho stock exchange the church ta the sKjt machine and the poker and euchre club If Gods law brought all these evils upon hu It seems hard to reconcile Gods law with Gods goodness but great la the mystery of godliness have been taught from Infancy that God is the author of all things but It never for one moment occurred to me that Goo was the author of gambling Dr Mason has found this out and I am convinced that what the clergy do not find out about God not worth knowing Dr Mason clared that only a strong public sentiment by Gods people can cope with the gambling evil Think of the pub lie sentiment of Gods people combat ting an ovel that had Its germ In a law of God If preachers would preach less about things they know nothing about thay would at least not make themselves ridiculous We shall see which IsI the victor ln4hls special case Gods gambling law or the publlc sentiment of Gods peopleIThe Rev FAR Seattle of the Pros byterlan Theological Seminary of Louisville Is preaching a series of serImons on Evolution Not a word protest to we hear as In the cases of Prof Woodrow Preserve Smith Dr Briggs and others The heresy hunt ers have retired from the conflict and there seems JTlje a tacit understand- Ing that it bout unwise and un profitable to attempt to run down here tics so evolution Is an admissablec subject for pulpit course In the pulpit the preacher has it all Jila otn way as the law pro hibits any person front taking Issue with any statment a preacher may make Dr noattpPalni8 that there Is no contradiction between true science and religion Mark you he doos not say true religion It is getting to an acknowledged fact that true re llglon Is as unknown a quantity as tho first Great Cause The great lights of orthodoxy have made sorry spectacles of themselves reconciling religion and eoluUonI Gladstone Canon Farrar Cardinal Manning Dr McCosh Ian MoLarln and a host of others have failed slg naily Inputs task Prof Driiond In his late Exposition of Ev Hban exposes as tolj lows E Hums ushered neVI hope Intofl The supreme ol nhls ago Is that all natrjAVP IH f the man who tri development l ime of nature For all things aro rising al II worlds all planets all stars and suns Darwins great discovery Is the same as Gaiueos that the world moves The Italian prophet said it moves from west toast the English philosopher said Jfcjnioyes from low to nigh ant this rna WbUt splendid con tribution of science to tho faith of the world Religion was so reconciled to evo lutlon that it prosecuted and impris oiled Galileo and hurled its anathe mas at Darwin and dented him a falselyt astwhile evolution has directed It to the unfolding powers of man himself through reason and experience which enable him to discover and apply the laws and forces of nature for the good and prosperity of the human race Drummond as a Christian exposi tor seems lost in the mazes of his subject and does not seem to know where he Is at This has always been and always will be the fate of the Christian reconciler When orthodoxy produces as con elusive proof that there Is no conflict between science and religion as Prof Draper and Andrew D White have produced to show that the conflict Is irreconcilable thon sermons along this line might be helpful to the cause of revealed religion but not till then All through the ages when a fact has been accepted by the world the church has boldly stopped upon the territory and staked Its claim When the theory of evolution wad first given to the world by scientists the church would have silenced them at the stake If It hail dared Now otv thodoxy claims that religion and scf ivitPAlrbti twenty years from now clongy will claim that they were the original scientists and that doctors of divinity alone gave to the world geography geology anthropology astronomy spectrum analysis chemistry and the thousand channels of electrical sal ence If the Bible teaches all these things tho clergy have been very remiss In their duty to keep the world In ignorance of them until the scientists called their attention to them but trlith has dawned that It willI not do to cling to mildewed dogmas and cry down living facts The claimI that there is no contradiction between religion and science Is as absurd as the claim that Christianity alone has elevated woman to her present poslI lion Neither of these claims aret true but a library of proof can be duced to show they are not true Rev J D Wills of New York at a meeting of the Presbyterian Ministe Union expressed himself as lows Tho people are losing their respect and their use for the churchtthey are drifting away from NothI ing flourishes today as does ism and must add unbelief Wet ministers dare not contend against the higher criticism for tear of being spoken as Ignorant and unlettered men One las only to consult the church advertisements In the daily pers to learn how loose how mushy how theoretically baseless and almost pointless is much of tho presentday aiul preten lad uptodate preaching of the average Christian pulpit This man must be slipping away from his cloilral moorings That Is exactly what rationalists are saying- In n decade the clergy will be preach ing Ingersolls doctrine lot of them are doing It now Rev R II Avery of tho Westminster Church of San Francisco frankly expresses himself as follows Nine tenths of the hymns sung in our churches should only be sung In olutidy weather and then only In the desert where no one would catch the contagion The preacher who reads a long chapiu In an unearthly tone has two ninety songs sung and then attempts entertain an audience of cold critics lor fifty minutes twice on Sunday will soon begin to hear of dead line and of asylums Remember we are not saying this but a prea her No Bible doctrine about these sentiments Wo know that asylums are where crazy people confined but about that deadline It Is not so clear Rev Avery seems to have run upon the truth not as it Is In Christ Jesus but as it is manifest In uptodate Christianity Rev Johnston Mjers of Chicago J expresses himself In the following lan guajge to a newspaper reporter j believe the Church of Christ Is losing ground ut the prevent times The facts boor cut the Btatmentthat this is a dark hour for Christianity TIP seminaries are complaining of a falHflg ort in lilt number of students the ministry Our memberships shoftalight If any gains Our mls Uoriry organizations depend upo lar gifts and deplore universal difference Fem this clerical testimony it is evltjjjut the Twentieth Century organl zatl n for the evangelization of the work Is not mending humanity into tho real high road of faith that leads to tie New Jerusalem nt George W Stone Field Secre tartof the American Unitarian Church said In a recent sermon The people of the United States are 1Jlore interested In the opendoor for Merchandise than for Bibles and hynflt books We have not up to this data developed a religion suitable for oxpgrt Rev Stone is right and he might have added that the mission field is whjfp for the harvest on the home raniF centuries women have been con g their fins to their Father Coif Meors Is It not about time for other Confessor to put In an ap peal nee so that the Sons of God can make their confessions to the daughters of men I have an Idea tha he mother confessor would hear Homo rank confessions from Fa the ontl8 ors and confessing mas eull ty In general Liberty and conjs have done a perfect work In tiirnwiR out champion sinners der the Father Confessor confesses to IrKjsolf and forgives his own sins I A i ender how that 11 Womans mindis too weak fo cope fban- a ject The game of marriage la serious eno far a ypuug wonHlII ut either end he social ladder whether It brliiKs her to cabin or castle to hap piness or misery If the Bible could be reversed and men occupy the same position In the scriptures that women do men would see to It that the last copy of It on earth was committed to the flames They would not accept It or attempt- to temporize or reconcile its teach- Ings If a man had done for his sex what Elizabeth Cady Stanton has done for hers he would be canonized and have the post of honor In the Temple of Fame Deeds to all church property should be recorded In Gods name and the tax bills presented to the divine woman question Is too big a theme for weak thinkers to deal with but the fact la before us that a type of woman has appeared In this Twentieth Century who Is as unmanageable i creature an a lawless planet darting tram Its orbit to steal the celestial fire of reason Versailles Ky THE GREAT LECTURE Immortality a Nor the Human Mind Wilson AChristian In pamphlet form office The pamphlet contains forty pages and a fine portrait of the author Such was the demand for the re pub atton of this lecture that we were Constrained to republish It in pamphlet form About five hundred orders have been sent us in advance of Its publication These will be filled at cats Liberals will find this lecture one of the best propagandlc arguments In Freethought literature A great number of our subscribers have writ ten vsthat they carried It about In their pockets ready to read to whoever would listen until worn out and they await the pamphlets which will be more convenient for pocket use Is not only a convincing argent but Is rich in pathos sparkling with literary gems and warm with tho of sincerity It is rich in fervid imagination well illustrating the authors descriptive powers which are suranSml by none and equaled by few1liraright to the point all through forolble convincing of absorbing ters t and well calculated to Impress the doubter and liberal Christian It sho Id be well circulated and Liberals desving to do propagandlc work of thro own would do well in purchas- Ing this pamphlet Price IGc each elglt for 1AI l OUR JO Goes Bodyaclously Over to Old Skinny With the GumElastic Smile Leo No 13 Joseph Chrlstus Salvator Blackburn called for short Our Jo United Kentuckysamenment from Kentucky to Washington City in wood up to his bridle bit thut Is if somebody else furnished the bloodline by special dispensation from old skinny with the gumelastic smile ou him at Rome been allowed to marry a female Catholic the Sen ator solemnly promising not to inter fere in the religious belief of his wife and should children be born that they wilt be reared in the faith of the Mackln was Just wasting his breath when he said should chil dren be born so far as Jo is con cerned and as the lady is a Catholic you may bet on it so far as she Is con cerned Among Protestants these days the borning of children la con fined to niggers and po white trash but among Catholics beside the gen oral orders on that subject the spe ecclesiasticalpolitical importance is such In this case that you may rea sonably calculate on anything from six to a uakers dozen As Jo represents Dog Fennel at Washington It goes somewhat again the grain with me to think of his hav ing to promise a Dago about raising his children before he could ried never heard of gelmar tioning that was lacking tOOlllOthatrun batch until was tour times as old an Methuselah before could stand up before the crowd that was present when woe married and right before all those people and my beet girl promise any skybuster Catholic or Protestant that ever was born any thing about what was going tp lo with l the babies we were going to u fro SiNO Bob Id go way Setfcte amt wriirrww iTCltMJt if mfi doing mighty funny J HENNING NELMS DOES NOT RECEIVE COVETED OR DERS IN EPISCOPACY J Hennlng Nelms was recently a lawyer In Lexington He was of a pious turn of mind and managed to find time to wedge into interstices in his profession lectures upon one Jo seph the some that was corespond ent some time since in a social scan dal with one Mrs Potlphar Mr Nelms left Lexington and went to Wilmington Del where he con celved the Idea of becoming a sky buster of the Episcopal brand his brother already having a job of that Lexington papers state that there having been objections to his ordination on the part of some one from the Lexington diocese certain prominent ecclesiastical dignitaries from Deleware came with wouldbe Rev Nelms to Lexington to enquire intp matters and at the time of my writing December 20 it seems that the said dignitaries have returned to the state from which peaches come not having granted Brer NelmB the coveted plum Brer Nelms on being interrogated by certain prurient new paper scribes was like the boy the calf ran over he had no remarks If Brer Nelms will get a lot of old Blades and read Mrs Henrys deposi ions about Episcopal skybusters she having been raised in that branch of the faith then let up on Joseph and write and deliver a lecture enti tied What Know about Bplsco pallau Sky busters he can make a barrel of money by It MY BIRTHDAY AND J Cs CLOSE TOGETHERt write this on December 20 E M 301 my sixtyfourth birthday Five days after mine is the birthday of J t3B Christ and some reflections upon the cuaracters of the two men are natural J C has attained greater fame than have but after as fair a review of our two lives as can make I being an interested witness it seems to me that am the better man of the two No man can bo a firstclass good man without ever having done any work if he was able to do It There no record that J C ever did a days work in his lifenot even fishing in a country where the fishing was good and where It is commonly understood that a man who is too lazy to do any thing else In the world can and will fish I have just finished a job of put ting uu ice through a spell that froze more people than almost any ever known in America and tho Icicles hung from my beard like pendants from a chadeller I have married a wife and raised a family and provided for them and ot us are respectable and useful J C never did that He lived upon the charity of other people pandered to rich people and taught his disciples to do the same and they are still do ing It J C was in favor of propa gating his news by force I nm op JI everybodyhnrntjust as he did say thats n g He L was in favor of liquor drinking and made It and furnished It to drunkon men am aglu him He wont Into a church and cleaned out the whole gang and kicked over the missionary boxes He ought to have been sent to workhouse for doing ft Ho never even said but one firstclam s thing That wab Do unto others as you would have them do unto you A heathen Chlnee named Confucius said that years before J C was born and am still saying It 1900 years after J C is dean Up to date J C has more followers that have but I think I am gaining on him OFFICIALNOTICEFrom National Liberal League To the Secularists ana to all classes of Liberal Religionists In the Unit ed States In the city of Buffalo the first week In October 1901 a movement was In itiated to organize a National Liberal League and temporary officers were first annual meeting of the League will be held In Cincinnati on the 20th day of January 1902 at which time a permanent organization will be completed Every man and woman In the Unit ed States who Is opposed to eccles iastical domination and control of the republic are cordially Invited to be present at this first meeting of the the very beginning of Its ex istence as a nation efforts have been persistently and continuously made by ecclesiastics to compass the union of church and state and now more than ever before the friends of constitu tional liberty have just grounds to fear politicalIest them t horrible and gruesomq 1pages iu the history rnFVorWuro those which record and recount the savagery of ecclesiastical govern ment and to prevent a repetition of this awful record In our beloved coun try Is the chief object of ire National Liberal League May we not confidently hope that thousands of great men and grand women will respond to this call and make the 26th of January 1902 as memorable in history as July 177C when for the first time in the history of the world a civil government was organized completely separate from an orthodox state of religion Let us honor the memory of Wash ington Jefferson Paine and Frank rlin and the 70000 patriot heroes who sacrificed their lives for liberty and gave us the constitution of the United States which guarantees to every man and woman the right to worship or not to worship according to the dictates of their own conscience Let us be as true to our posterity as our fathers were to ushad it not been for the heroic efforts of Paine Franklin Jefferson and their asso ciates we would now all be slaves of orthodox religion and our country would be as dark and desolate and hopeless as Russia and Spain and If the liberties which they bequeathed to us are to endure and grow like the spreading branches of a mighty tree hat great body of men and women known as Secularists and Liberals sleeplessIgllanceThe constitution of the United States confers no favor on any of the numerous forms or kinds of religion for it expressly says Congress shall make no law respecting an establish ment of religion or prohibiting the tree exercise thereof This is the Palladium of our lib erty and the only hope of the repub lie and to you we confidently appeal to preserve It and transmit It unim paired to all the generations that are yet to be The National Liberal League will di rect its energies toward legislation and reconstruction of Liberal forces adoptedThe complete separation of church and tate and the emancipation of the hu man mind from ecclesiastical domination It proposes to adopt an Impartial titude toward all Freethought papers and will have no quarrel with other Liberal organizations Well defined duties will be prescrib ed for the conduct of each official No salary will be attached to any secretaryNominations made In open session Editors will not placed upon the executive committee Detailed quarterly reports will be Is sued by the secretary Tho strictest economy will prevail Subordinate state bodies will be Instituted The an nual dues will be lYou are not required to send the an nual dues before the permanent or ganization on January 26th but we ate anxious to have all those intending to become members to register their names at once Send your name and youdesiresecretary W F Jamieson 1716 West avenue Cincinnati O T J BOWLES LiberalLeague Ii WI r IFJ J rt fr JIll 11 W+ 1 i f III BLUE GRASS BLADE J IMPERIALISTIC ECCLESIASTIC T And Economic Tyranny iethe Cause of Anarchy A Lecture by Dr J B Wilson k Delivered Before the Ohio orLiberal Society Cincinnati Dec 8 1901 Never before In tho history of this country havo men feared to expres their political and religious sentiment ns to such an extent as now has the power Invested In tho peopl shifted into the hands of the olllclal elect Corporations control our legislatures Government no longer rests upon the choice and will of the people but upon tho choice and will of tin boss and tho trusts Presidents Senators and Judge have almost ceased to regard them selves as tho servants of the people The spirit of the autocratthe mas taris Insinuating Itself Into the po lineal life of this country Free speed is gradually being suppressed ns In stanced In tho attempt to suppress The Appeal to Reason and other pa character of government is un dergolng an inslduous change Tlu Boss determines the ballot In all mu nlclpalltles Tho corporations controj the Boss To hell With the people as Van derbllt onco said is now the slogan of the rich Tho corporations throngl corrupt fosses and legislators have corrupted the lower class that today official representation Is a mere mat- tel of merchandise Tho jingling of the guinea help the hurt that honor feelsMammon has become tho largest slaveholder in tho world Money la the greatest god below the sky- do not depreciate the value ol thrift Money Is a necessity so is dirt But tho dangers gather when treasures rise when they are all gathered Into the hands of a few non producers Money is the lifeblood of a nation but It must flow through thevelns of all the people especially through the veins of those who pro duco it The lovo of money Is legiti mate only when It encourages the love of labor It is a good servant Franklin said but a bad master Money has become the bad master of the nation Corporations havo set tne mark of selfishness tho signet of their allenslaving power upon a shin ing ore and called It gold These corporations havo seized the government They control its army and navy and police forces They have nlmcwt sllenopd the loud and clamor ous patriot and brought over not only the timid but the most obstinate and Inflexible MeriQtjieak not openly but In whlspcrtinias naveiv before An awe ratidrteal f gotor tet detra11- dclassesnot ory Iho with the hoe but the small Tradesman and landholder the agent tho physician the attorney and the educator The wealth of the country has been gath ered Into the hands of a few In stead of filling a vacuum it has made one so mighty that the great mass of mankind Is depressed with tho empti ness of Existence This usurpation of wealth has de v loped the military and Imperialistic spirit The muffled tread of armies heard throughout the land Tho homes of the poor are emptied to supply these a armies with the youth which should be tho help and support of those armies are organized not only for defense against foreign vaslon but for the protection of the organized wealth piled up in the vaults of the country The rich after rob bing the farmer and tho mechanic of their savings rob them next of their sons to guard those savings- It Is thus that a general awe and fear is impressed upon the minds of tho masses rendering them passive and submissive and almost wholly paralyzing the spirit of resistance- It Is from such conditions that both imperialism and anarchy are born These two evils always breed together They belong to the same litter They are both Importations into this coun try They are as Insoperable as alcohol and drunkenness as filth and de known as the spirit of monarchy is always based upon the centralization of wealth It can live by no other method of government When a republic adopts the same principles 1t becomes a republic only In name and In reality is a monarchy In disguise Forty years ago there was not an anarchist in this country and too there was not an imperialist In this country At that time there was not a millionaire In this country Today the millionaires number far into tine thousands likewise the anarchists number far Into the thousands They develop together The one Is cause and tho other effect and can no more exist apart than light and shadow Tho millionaires of this country have built up an aristocracytheir Four Hundreds none of whom are distin guished In art poetry song science scholarship and Inventionand all of whom imagine that the average Amer ican is not fit either for their society or families spend most of their time and money In Europe and return thoroughly infected with the imperial istic spirit By degrees others have becomo In fcctedwltlt the Idea Men of high ofllolalSposltlon have come to look upon themselves as above tho people who have made them The Klfig Idea prevails a worthless rogue of a dukea gambler spend thrift drunkard and ue marries un American girl for 1Ier11oney and the American press aria American society are on their knees We find the President of the United States condoling with tko German peror upon the death of his royal r If mother expressing words of pro foil n sorrow in the name of tho who American people but when the Pres dent of the hoer Republic loses hit faithful plant and honest wife ho has no word ot sympathy to offer to Its President or to its bleeding soldiers and oppressed people Mrs Kruger In her Hnseywoolscj and wooden shoes was worth moro by her example than all the royal hubs clio parasites of the courts of Europe Sho was a plain woman like Martha Washington or Nancy Hanks but bell death was Insignificant In tho eyes of the President of the United States This great republic had no word sympathy for a sister republic whet death visited the family ot Its honored chief and when Its little army was struggling for Its life and the women and Children wero being penned u anti starved to death by tho hell hounds of Imperialistic avarice a usurpationAt banquet of the Cham her of Commerce of New York last week In the presence of the Secretar of State John Hay and other high icials a health was drunk to Albert Edward of England and the Brltlsl national anthem was played Albert Edward King of England a diseased profligate and moral degenerate has ruined more homes ruined more young girls and done more its example to cheapen the chastity of women throughout all the world titan all other royal brutes combined He Is toasted with cheers by lionaire members of the Chamber or Commerce In the greatest city In our landI mention these matters to show yot the tendency of American sentiment among those of influence and polltlca power to show you how thin is the partition that separates American pin tocraCy from Imperial arrogance This spirit of imperialism is bes seen In the attitude of tho present Republican administration which is nothing more or less than the Instrument of tho plutocratic corporations In the last campaign and since Democrats Populists and Socialists worm all classed as anarchists Tho Rcpub Mean press has made anarchy a famll wprd It has applied the name to American citizens who never once Ir their lives entertained the principles of anarchy Continued application the Word will soon make It so famlllai that It will cease to be a fear and terror Mr Bryan was freely called an an archlst Populism socialism atheism Democracy and anarchy wero all classed together Every principle that didnt have gold and God and trusts for Its basis anarchistic The great monopolistic hog after stufllhg himself at the public crib am jowllng every other hungry rooter away stretches himself lengthwise in public trough preventing the So clallst and Populist from getting even a mouthful ot the abundance he can not eat If they Insist on getting their nosed in the trough they are rushed at ami tusked and vllllfled as Anarch lsts1 Just as these plutocratic pd tlonjl have developed In this coulhsj In IH same proportion has advanced Wfyh the importation of the Imperi nllstlp sentiment came also the an era U er Ument Both nUke are t li ilred g1t11r1tcujD king Graf and prlesfcTralt Monarchy or the spirit of monarchy kpown as imperialism is the chief cause of anarchy When Europe is rid of monarchy and the United States rid of Imperial- Ism there will be no anarchy 4000 men put In a bull pen surrounded by the military by order or consent of the President or Secre tary of War no doUbt emerged there from as enemies of the government They knew that they wero entitled to the right of trial by Jury as Constitution directed by which Con stitution the President had sworn bo fore Almighty God to defend If tho President could Ignore the law had not they an equal right If any of those men should turn out anarchists who set the example Government by injunction will pro duce anarchists as fast as such ernment Is utilizedIn fact govern ment by Injunction Is itself a species of starchy for It Ignores the law the fundamental law the Constitution af the United States When Undo Sam disregards the law he will find many followers Thoy may pass all manner of laws to prevent the spread of anarchy they may suppress socialistic and ag nostic papers they may call Democrats and Populists all kinds of bad namos but as long as corporations control the government and ImperIal- Ism or the spirit of monarchy ences society and political action they may expect a dangerous and rebellious spirit to develop throughout the land They rutty try nil they please to throw around this hellish thing impe rialism the glamour of patriotism They may try all they please to sane tiC It with the hypocrisy of the re iglon of Jesus they may call to their rid an army of priests and preachers to chant highsounding pleases they nay employ orators to eulogize Its ad vocates or the press to sound its 1tuesIn fact they may gather all power their illgotten gold can em ploy yet notwithstanding all this samejhydrahellilell3d where thero Is liberty of science Nono lint Inhumane governments breed anarchy Every just and peace owing member of society approves of neither Oppression having Its source In tho selfishness of human nature and anarchy having Its source the destructiveness of human ture alike exist Both are offensive to enlightened mankind SInco they naturally exist they are conditions which demand consideration Men fear to discuss anarchy lest it be thou ht they are sypathlzers Why should wo evade the discussion of any thing which is which exists In human nature and which affects mankind bravely condemn It and stop here Ve fear to discuss it Strange to say vo abhor anarchy yet apologize for ind commune tho Inhumanity from vhlch It springs Tho Anarchist Is a product of perial Europe I denounce both Imperialism and anarchy alike I do not believe in anarchy but do not blame the Anarchist tot what he Is as much ih as I blamo tho conditions which make him what ho Is I aim to discuss these conditions To my mind the Imperialist Is a greater enemy of mankind than the Ann chist From htm laws come and he makes them only to disregard and obey them The Imperialist does not make laws for himself but for the other man- Kings were before Anarchist Monopolistsand priests are all of ono class DOtll sparsIcingswho needs priests honors kings Would there bo an Emperor of Russl If there was no Imperial Russian Lord GodTheology Is the means through which everywhere one portion of hi inanity pleaces itself in a poattlo above men In order to debase the other portion below men klug unites with the priest in other words the state with the church to use the fictions and degradations of theolog to render the masses Ignorant humble passive and submissive In exchange for this work of the priest the state makes great money concessions to the church as well a gives it political recognition Why Is this firm knit union of church am state throughout the world Dec u8o aristocracy and priesthood Aua stand or fall together Despotism and superstition unite one common Impress the mental radatlon and enslavement of tho pea pic always to be plundered and If need be to be slaughtered the narni ot God std king Despotism joined with Christianity agilnsthumancause of all the anarchy existing ill the world Eliminate the cause and the cffec will disappear Anarchy as understand It Is represented by two classesboth adher Ing to the same principles of govern ment but the one advocating violence and revolution to attain its ends and the other advocating peacefu method of education They may be classed as revolutionary and evolu tlonnry The Revolutionary Anarchist the man who resorts to or teaches vic lence the assassin Is a dangerous character In a country like this timer Is no excuse Tor his existence Ills homo should be In Spain Italy and RussiaIn those countries of kings priests Ignorance and unbearable des potlsm I am not sure but that he has a right to live there and the feai he excites In the cowardhearts kings and nobles to some extent In clines them to justice Dangerous lS this class of Anarchists are they an never one tenth as vicious as the aristocratic and pious thieves and plunderers who make them what they areIn this country every Anarchist win advocates personal violence or issas slnatlon should be confined In the prisons or Insane aSYlUm Imperialism and plutocracy are growing In this country but this na tlon will never recede to tho Ciilot of the oldworld powers Iffc evei should It may expect to have o con tend with revolutionary anarchism it is Just such conditions which breed this kind of anarchy Qlit this nation will nevej to snch nniflansvrvconAl ever Is Impending The mig toil ers of this nation tho men wit on with hand and brain will rev alit rise up and with one mighty j of the ballot put an end to the nap olles which are crushing them The people are always strong flth a the official powers They will of and enduro just so long and j farr and then let public plunderers n enemies of free speech beware There can be no redress tof r ev ances except by organized revoPttlor Assassination Is vile dcsplcali sane cowardly and atrocious M suicide to any cause Not out this but It brings down anathema iij fu all political and social reform sit Jfsel progress back a long number or ears The Liberals of this count tarcmost hostile to all such principles lrrOUJlkind NilOla8made jected her peopjo to an army o cor rapt carpetbaggers The assa slna tlon of McKinley threw the Anii rican people Into an hysterical frenzy lead lug them to Intemperate speech that would put even an Anarchist to ame Free speech and tree press the very baste of our government have been widely denounced and threatens iml clergy have taken advanw the general excitement adding fltflr the flame wherever they ohrnounclng all reforms not making and classing them with sassination and anarchy Anarchy In its worst forms ever exhibited such viciousness clergy have manifested In tbeyLsav age exclamations of hanging Sffuar terlng and tearing to ple required the assassination olreslle- ntMcKiuley to demonstrate t hellishness and th e Inquisition Is the Christian mind- Christians cerOClousnellSij In language most The desire to kill ont in many of the assassin One me If I had a hold of than JOw Id chop him In pieces Do you really mean said you would take an axe and o to 3SrYes citt J3fijWellTo hell with the lawitan 353You call an Anarchist Your respect tho aw Is the same What is t use of this widespread desire StYkin among you Christians Havejfjjfor rotten the command Thou st riot kill Because Czolgosz deJiMPtho law and committed taurd vhy ff ifJ- U should you likewise say To poll with the law Why should you make a brute of yourself because some other man rondo a bruto of himself Such ferocity such Injustice of judgment never before manifested Itself so generally In tho public mind Pope Leo lately said that greatest danger which can come to this country is front anarchy atheism freemasonry and Judaism Hero Judaism and freemasonry Is classed In the same category with an Is so used to being misrepresented and vllllfled that It would expect nothing less from superstition but how will the FreeMasons ami Jews feel to he classed with anarch- Ists In my opinion the greatest dnngo which threatens this governmen arises from imperialism plutocrac and Jesuitism nod tho greatest or these Is Jesuitism Show me a country ruled by Jet nits and will show you a country In tested with Anarchists They too are of the same breed Look at Italy Look at Spain The Jesuits are now leaving France because they refuse to submit to the laws and In their departure openly proclaim that to submit to the gut ernment Is to recognize a powei higher than the church What Is that but anarchy- A few years ago the Pope Issued ar Encyclical In which he commanded the American Catholics to consldei the church first In their political rela lions to the state Every Catholic child Is taught to place his religion above the law What Is this but anarchy A prominent attorney said to mo In discussing the matter If It shouli come to a test In this country I wouh surely go with the church Some of you may see some differ ence between this man and an An archlst cant An American should be for Amer leafirst last and all the time In the face of all this Popo Lee places Judaism and Masonry as dan gerous elements In government rank- Ing them along with anarchy Milton struck deep Into this subject when he said Anarchy Is sure consequence of tyranny for no powei that is not limited by laws can evei be protected by them If anarchy be the sure consequence of tyranny as Milton says then taliation by violence Is as much a natural Instinct as oppression Nature has ordained that the worm shall turn and sting the oppressors heel It will be observed that anarchy Is confined to thoso governments which are most oppressive Italy the mother of despotism and prlestcraft seems to be the most prolific of this violent spirit of retaliation These people do not exist without a cause Why should such a spirit develop Ir a state where religion reaches every child born in It The conditions which breed anarchy cannot escapo the responsibilities which Involve such breeding Wherever anarchy Is found there too are found more than anywhere else op pressltfn extortion unschooled l masses vicious punishments suppression of personal liberty on men tal and physical serfdom There will always be Anarchists as ipngt aajjrearrwv Itlsud1t- lltres recourse exnrts ion of horror will not tame men to lit quietly submissive to injustice Con demn anarchy as we may hate it scorn It and It exists the same It exists only because tyranny exists Being the consequence of tyranny It has natural right of existence It becomes abnormal only when gov ernments become abnormal It Is the rabellioua child of kingcraft and priest craft It is the monstrous hunchback of foul hlootied parentage It Is tit irresponsible effect of a vicious cause When Byrons mother In ono of her fits of ameer taunted the boy for tits deformity he replied was bow so mother Sdwith anarchy- It Isa narrow mind that con dean the effect anti not condemn the cause What Is lyncherbut an Anarchist Would there be such n thing as lynch lag in this country If courts and juries vbro not tainted with bribery and corruption When men lynch a negro or burn him at the stake the enlace is passed over Wlt1 but even a thrill of horror or ftfeelltig of national iTlsgrace When another man kills a high official of the government then tho Whole country la horrified and the cry goea out that he nation has beet struck at Yet both crimes are Identically the aacneboth cases of striking at the nation of taking the law lute the hands of assassins but the lynchor goes tree It Is a common accusation even among lawyers themselves that a poor man stands but little show be fore our courts ta of litlga 11llfua5ulnstn rqhjporporatlon s ljmf Tifen to talh TrW In their own hands Atrneimuapfcut mdffopost statesman or cannot be indifferent to the waitings the tears and even the Imprecations ol the street expressing the discontent and passions of the multitude There Is always a cause for this dis content and these passions It Is bccatixp manhood Is destroyed because the masses are rendered cringing slaves Instead of sovereign citizens because the majority of man kind are degrading thrown In the background of tho human picture to bring forward with greater glare tho puppet show of state and aristocracy- No student of history will deny that both absolute and constitutional mon archies exist only as they have the power to exercise tyranny that tho few are educated in the diplomacy by which they may enslave tho many Lint both state and church unite to unit speech and the exercise of that every passion prejudice and emotion splayed upon to develop among the masses tho instinct of su perstitious reverence for the powers that be both regal and ecclesiastical is thus they unmake instead of making men aril it Is by such shrewd practice they manage to exist Of them all today Spain Is the most striking example TJio great mass of lior JeoJ le are unschooled and illiterate But twenty per ccnfof her peo pIe can read anij write anil seventy MH Ito eighty per cent of the children hen nro Illegitimate Sho Is religious ignorant Sho has no schools of scl once no Inventive genius no pools no philosophers nothing but laziness and religion Even In her sports she Is cruel am brutal A death of somo kind must occur either of man or beast am blood must be seen to now that sport may be Interesting Italy Is almost as bad Hero Is a social condition In which the majority of the people are Illegitimate born anil unable to read and write whose ro Hglon Is unfriendly to Intellectual free dom and which fetters the minds or the people to the past so that It most Incapacitates them from grass lug and absorbing new Ideas thus onrushing ambition Individuality and every noble Impulse of life Here If government In which the very pleas urea of the common people are taxed where In order that game shall be preserved for tho sport of tlu nobles the dog tax Is placed so high that the poor man Is denied the pleas tire of this common household pet and playfellow for his children What Is to be thought of a govern ment which places a tax even upon dancing std that so high that the poverished peasants havo to deny themselves of this simple rural pleas tire Think of a peoixle thus taxed and on everything elsefn proportion Think of what a state or degradation of mind and morals and body this leads to and do you wonder that Itaij Is a hotbed ot anarchy Anarchy but the natural consequences of tyr annyWhether that tyranny alike trout monarchal ecclesiastical or monopolistic oppression For further Illustri lion of the cause of anarchy point you to Russia Tho Russians are Christians They believe In the Golden Rule and that revenge belongs to God They believe In the ten commandments and that nations should not covet They have already unoccupied territory enough to build up a half dozen ordinary pires They have bullied and stolen from China and are now conspiring with other royal Christian laudpirates to seize upon more of her possessions There Is not one law of humanity that this nation has not trampled upon She Is a great national brute whose savage vulgar features are besmeared with the dried blood of Poles and Jews and countless victims who yearning for one fresh breath of liberty dared once to speak Its name and then were committed to the Siberian hell This Is a beautiful nation Indeed Only twentysix per cent of its people can read and write Seventy four cent of its population are made up of Illiterates savage Cossacks and su perstitious vnrlstlan Barbarians The Czar of Russia proclaims peace among nations and Is first In advo cating a congress to promote peace but upon the first utterance of free speeds anti demand for human rights among his own people they are sent to the dungeons or to Siberia Do you wonder thai nihilism exists in Russia To the Russians Tolstoi Is an Anarchist and bated and de spised Were he not a prince and had he not won International renown as a llberatlst he would be torn to pieces But Russia stays her savage hand in this one case only because gh trtisijpt t ednnt4rapt ttthe f him treCaTk 1a are over When lie Is dead Cis li will be quietly put tmdor txtn thered up and burned The kings h frth have evor designated theenpiirer whom they rule as thalrVflubj Is has ever been either a or a pastime with these kings f1 these subjects aa moro 1ben the love of DiVlcdtliQiarestlcBs spirits what yaluaalldtho Rfrer place upon the lives elrI BjyiJecta When desire greWstr them to avenge stfmo pers6ju dislike or set trio somo family fQUdJRvhat cared they foe the IIO p To them wamtiiJof heap human lllooi1 had common blood InthtJlr nipJrejfoeen gathered Into one greaCIU ley would have turned set It lug like wlnoat tt3pfuv ucbaucii fat any 7w6riilctHw nihilism grows In iinssha anacev in Italy and Spain Do wQWR1J SuqlbcTJndltlons In this country is firm Is very lire and voijubf ImpCrlillsm will bring Then let u8bowaJ5 Evolutionary jSgarcblst Is dls lettiUi JI luttonllry An arehlst lriasmueh fe relies upon Itncatlbliito itdvatie his principles lie rmlg l io allvOl IEzuEI tree speechsirmulnle Justine tahsa ries There difference be tween him aniLthejJdjJtillHt But he In more of a n not prac tical like theSoeta He Imagines that men canine Smiued and made R tp where they- wllVlftk ltd s o there will be no necessity of tluwrljtrnliit of law n kind bfAnaTOllSt Is Irurmless Ills theories are UtnTtaik He sIncere ly wants mnnkJl1I l d Just to pro gress or evojute ftffiif condition of goodness In t e Indi vidual right mayirovflUsttlned without the enforcement of In theory he Is rJerir He Is a hu manKarJun Jnajiftbro lest sense But IwtJs Impracticable tlyr1not take the set man kintNature luau made us Normal selfishness la a blessing AVore we not selfish we would not pride of person of education of uperlorlly of country home and made children But nature lias no law giving limitations to seJfisRhness We cant progress beyond natiicg Selfish ness bcomea abnormal jvjany of us A man will accrues tnll of dol lars more than he fan I end upon himself if he a UipUfjand years and still want moro Evolutionary Anarcliils teach- Ing are Utopian becn1IK 4Jle cannot eliminate selfitihncHR tr mJNhUlllan mind and unUltlls e deals cats not be at As long IB nature rules th RS become- mbnormally solo 0a lerit and lav become a IErom the very nature rl1ment Is ind must br cannot see th Eva utionan nful or longer efclte tho more radical of his associatesIto violence Tho man who desires man race should progress to a state and 11oatUtopian In tho extreme They cannot be realized negative In naturo blocks his way Order without law Isras great a vagary as a mangod with out a father Congressman Landis of Indiana Is advocating a law which will enforce nil Anarchists to be deported to an Island a thousand miles away from other human habitation thus glv ing them a chance to put their theo ries Into practice ltoreno doubt demonstrate that the An arslilst can no more get along without government than other people but I firmly believe that they would estab halt a government that would far sur pass that of any Imperial government In existence At least they would Im 1Owother such Island nod all lynchers aunt nil Jesuits who put their rcllgiof above law and ell city busses who accumulate millions ami all Congress 1wl1While ho Is transporting one class of Anarchists wo demand that ho will clean thom all out alike and that he wont leave the worst ones behind The monopolist man who waters stock tho man who corners toad products the Imperlaist tho Jesuit or other religious enemy the millionaire who bays up legislatures the lyncher and the city boss who makes tleo lions a matter of merchandise are all enemies and destroyers of good government and Anarchists of the most violent kind They do not kill outright but they r slowly starve thousands to death and through poverty drive other thousands to suicide They dry up the breastsrof nursing mothers and oven snatch f the last drop of nourishment tram famished babies The whole nation stands horrified at the brutal and cowardly assassination of Its chief It was most horrible The nation Justly grieves at the death of this ono mah But oh tho horrors the tragedies the want the dally doIspalr the sickness the starvationIthe deaths and tho tears which result ed from the grinding power of tho corporations for which he stood and all of which oppression goes unpiticd and unnoticed Lately In New Jersey an alien tool out naturalization papers The pres bytery to which ho belonged brought him to trial for swearing allegiance to a Constitution which It declared Im moral and not etltled to respect be cause the monstrous Jehovah of tho Jews is not mentioned In It The man carried his case to the higher church councils which sus tained lower and gave him tho privilege of either denouncing his citizenship or retiring from tho church Will Congressman Landls who will 1buy tuoirpartunllj1a Ifflmltn measures t8udeporE these PresTmjJTJan Anarchists who lzenship and ifdnouriced the Constitu tion A Presbyterian or Jesuit wile dunes the law nail admits himself subject j to no govcrnmont higher than his re llglon Is as much an Anarchist and us dangerous ono as the man of no religious bigotry apt Anarchy are nil fledglings of the same nest and one cannot be exterminated without the others being killed You may give thom different naves and twist thom Into different meanings but as Lincoln said You cant make a chestnut horse out of a horsechest nutHenry B Payne Calvin Price and Mark Hanna the first two Democrats anti the last named n Republican purchased their seats In the Senate of the United States They are all mil llonarles and they are what call Anarchists of tho most dangerous character Their millions mako them powerful They corrupt the ballot they defy the law they break down all reverence for franchise they demoralize the voter dellle patriotism and weaken the national conscience Such men are ten times more dangerous ton government than the HerrIMasts and Albert Parsons their followers combined There Is but little danger train the Anarchist He has no money and no influence The only thing terrible about him is his shout Let him say his say and ho will harm no one Most of this national hue and cry Is mere buga moo You will see that when Landls pre cents bill Congress will sit down upon ItFree speech and tree press will hold Its own In this country It Is only till clergy and the Imperialists that dont want Jt It Is better to tolerate the worst pa per In this country than to place a censorship over tho press We can not regulate everything Just as It should bo We must necessarily err In some things We have to take mono risks and our people prefer risk of the freedom of speech Thoy have witnessed the repressive policies of the old world governments and dont want them and wonI have them There are welllaid plans to make a religious despotism of this country and the clergy aro taking advantage of the assassination of President to promote their ends but they will never accomplish It They may re press fora little while but It will prove only a spasmodic effort The people of this nation do not know how to do without tree speech Crime vice superstition and public plunder all alike exposure and for this rea son publicity becomes a dreaded nn and should not and will weapIIplaced under censorship In my opinion the execution of theIChicago Anarchists was not only a peat crime but tine worst judicial mud political blunder ever made in this country peacablyII It n Ll r t ti I BLUE GRASS JJLADE II I ered rabid utterances No matt what social question Is discussed It hard for any ono to keep from utter- Ing Intemperate speech Their utter I ancth were avon 1os Intemperate that many expressions seen In the prose every day They wero not damning I nln tenths of mankind to an eterna hellTheir chief crime was that they were German Freethinkers and were offensive to tho Irish Catholic pollco Tho police forco of Chicago is a force of organized Ignorance and brutality If a stranger should politely request one of them to direct him to a certain point In the city ho Is as liable to get a knock on the head as a civil answer It Is questionable whether or not the police force of Chicago do more to prevent crime tItan they do to assist crimeItwas with this class of brutes most of whom were not born under a free government and who had not yet imbibed the first lesson of free speech that the trouble arose A Chicago po liceman Js tho Incarnation of imperi allsm He la a bigger bundle of majes ty than Emperor William What right had a Socialist or Anarchist to ex press his views If an Irish Catholic policeman objected Not until their freedom of speech J was abridged did the Anarchists grow rebellious and threatening The trag edy which followed was only partly off their making You know what hap pened Free speech Is so essentially and vitally a potent principle of tho human mind that strife must neces sarily follow Its suppression It may be suppressed for a time but It will soon seek its liberty In the name of free speech Clarence Darrow a country boy a young law yer defended those men In tho name of free speech Gov Altgeld pardoned those given a life sentence of imprisonment Neither Darrow nor Altgeld approved of the violent measures employed by the An archists Neither did they approve of tho provoking measures of the po lice and the leemajestlo of those be hind them To them the right of free speech was on trial and most nobly did thoy defend It place Clarence Darrow and Gov Altgold among the greatest anti grandest of men men of courage of true heroism men who were not Influenced either by ambition or van ity men who dared to stand up for free speech In tho face of popular dis approval in tho taco of the threat of professional mill political extinction men who feared not to bo just though tho world should sink Mon may bo ever so Utopian and ovusoabld In the expression of their theorlesr but If unmolested and given the right of free discussion they as semble peaceably air their grievances applaud and shout In their approval and go homo quietly and go to sleep and that lu all there Is to It lint if hounded and persecuted and suppressed they meet In the rear of saloons and In cellars and other se cret places and theru nurse and mag nify their grievances and grow sullen and morbid and In time become really menacing The suppression of free speech In all those cases has the effect of ce mottLing their sympathies Into a closet bond and rapidly propagating their numbers The execution of the Chi cago Anarchists has had the effect of multiplying their numbers a thousand t fold There Is no greater crime against republican government than the suppression of free speech and the government that attempts It muat expect jusjsueh consequences as has Jnny befallen us rite government must not apply force to opinion Opinion should make use of force and not force of opinion Abraham Lincoln said Force Is all conquering but Its victories are shortlived Anti President Garfield said Right reason Is stronger than force And Kossulh Tho power that Is sup potted by force alone will have cause often to trembled Imperialism and militarism mean force It means liberty and license to the stock gambler and trust manipu lator and office buyer and public plunderer and religious Scavenger but suppression to the social reformer and servility and humility to the great hue and cry now raised IsLlberty Is not license That depends upon what we mean by license Every rightminded person knows that liberty la not license to water stocks and Scorner food products and starve the poor and exempt property from taxation and corrupt the ballot and plunder the state and force a re ligion upon it It the very men who do these things who upon the advance of social reform or a cult opposed to their own creed cry out Liberty is not license Herbert Spencer snlll Liberty is not the right of one but of all Liberty is not license to kill neither is liberty license to plunder and rob and exempt taxation In the name of churchand monopoly Liberty Is not license has always been the cry of the tyrant Liberty to them has ways been license for gross Indulgence and to rob imprison and sup press Liberty in reality means a cense to think as you please and speak as you please without Interfer ing with the rights of others The chief duty of liberty is to defend Jus tice and to do all the good we can for ourselves without Injuring our said Burke Is the por tion of the of tho citizens and not the haughty license of some po tent Individual or some predominating faction There are people In this country who do not believe In giving others the liberty even to think for themselves They would prohibit tho agnostic the Atheist anti the Socialist front voting They would Imprison the laborer or pen him up or shoot him down when ho strikes for wages siilllclcmt to put a carpet on his floor or a picture on his wall Those are the people who prato most of liberty What Is liberty to them Is crime to tho poor man Tho liberty of the manses to think for themselves to shape their own creed and to organize In the defense of labors Is a dastardly license If legislative corruption continues at the present rate It wont be many years before the exempted property IwUl exceed tho Unable property We r Iit t T HI r rjall know the fate of Rome and other when such conditions befell themStricken from the tax list are state i nail municipal bonds real antI per sonal property of clergymen stocks In corporations which pay a tax In their corporate capacity all church property church colleges hospitals associations of many kinds and lands and many other classes of domestic and personal property The Gas Company of the city with a capitalization of 28000000 pays taxes upon but 3000000 Consider the like exemption In stocks of a thou sand different kinds In every city all over the land Who pays for what they dont pay Why the laborer he producer This Is a case where liberty Is license to defraud and crush and snatch the very crumbs front starving lips This kind of liberty is all right of course But let the laborer or Social ist protest and at once the cry Is raised Liberty Is evolving Into a dan gerous license The most gigantic trust in this coun try Is the church TIle church Is against labor It talks a little at times It Is true In favor of organized labor but this is only for appearances When It comes to the scratch it Is Invariably with the capitalist When has the clergy ever come out for or ganized labor I mean the blshpps tho politicians of the church Why should they They do not get big do nations out of the laborer but out of the millionaire who robs the laborer If you Socialists want to get at the monopolists you must knock the priest down behind whom he Is hiding By priest I meAn all the clergy The capitalist uses the priest to teach you humility and the blessings of poverty and to take all your woes and sorrows your hunger and destitution to Jesus In prayer and when your troubles have reached Jesus they have reach ed the Jumping off place and that Is the last that Is heard of them You Socialists seemingly caqnot see that tie priest stands between you and the capitalistic robber that the priest exercises over the masses that mightiest of all powers the re ligious Influence to keep them passive and submissive to the powers that beIs any one so blind that he cannot see that capitalism and Imperialism use the church as their shield and fortress That they use the clergy to quell revolution by misdirecting the minds of their blind followers le any one so blind that he cannot see that the church Itself is criminal Its evasion of its Just share of the public burden and In seeking salaried positions under the government thus violating and undermining the Con stitution and disrespecting the law You Socialists may pound away at the crimes of capitalism for ten thou sand years but as long as you cower before that greatest and most power ful of all criminals behind which the capitalist fortifies himself you are but fighting mists and shadows Unno ticed you meet in small bands and talk In whispers while hundreds of bishops are rolling across the conti nent In palace cars and sitting down each to a fiftydollar dinner all at the expense of a princely magnate while the whole press of the country are recording their pompous parades ant heavenly struts While this union of church and capitalism which Is in reality the union of church and state and the very es sence of imperialism exists you have them both to fight The church being criminal in Its attempt to fasten Itself upon the state and thereby exempt itself from taxation cannot consistently and without danger to Itself impeach capitalism of its crimes Thieves do not tell on each other I am well aware that it Is the policy of socialism to win the Christian by dealing gently with him and thus lead him by degrees into the socialis tic family This policy is not without its merits but it Is necessarily one of slow growth and I doubt Its expediency Hope deferred maketh the heart sick and weareth out any cause The clergy understand you and while you are trying to undermine them they have their vassals at work undermining you Socialism Is for human brotherhood and justice and therefore the enemy of the church One thing Is sure If socialism ever does triumph these clerical parasites who darken the mind of childhood who produce nothing but mental slaves who Idle six days In the week who do no work for their porterhouses champalgne and Bourbon will have to bend their backs to honest toll and work some of the pious sweat out of starveIThe church Is the enemy of labor It keeps the masses Ignorant to get their dimes and gives its moral sup port to the stock gambler to got his the thousands of clergymen In this community but two have the manhood and Independence and esty and humanity necessary to come out and openly array themselves upon the side of honest economics All honor to Rev BlgeldW and Father McGrady Tlfelr bold example make jill the more prom- Inent the attitude of opposition on tha part of all the rest and show conclu sively that the clergy are tho enemies of economic reform While these two are battling for humon rights Father Mackey the mouthpiece of the Cath olic Church Js delivering a series of lectures condemning and opposing them while all the rest of the Protes tant clergy era approving legislative corruption by keeping still about it I tell you you can never reach antI rectify monopoly until you shatter the power behind which it hides and which glosses It with respectability The church is the hull of the wormy nut and you cant reach the nut until you crack the hull Imperialism is the child of monopoly and the church Poverty degradation and anarchy are the bastard offspring of Imperialism Anarchy like everything elso is an outgrowth of existing conditionsyou- cant deport It It is a matter of breeding of propagation and Is a problem to be met and discussed and dealt with Just as the crime of trusts must be dealt with You cannot crush out anarchy until you crush out the conditions which father nail mother It and I say again I do not blame the Anarchist for what he Is as much ks r iJN A I blamo the conditions which mak him what ho Is would not exile the son and leave the dttddy to propagate more of lilt kind The talk of Congressman Shattuck Landla and others of legislating an arch out of exlfltncc simply tho gabble of nonsense Anarchy Is a disease the loproua effect of corrupt antI tyrannical gov ernment You iiiitdt remove the cause if you would remove the disease Congress may as well attempt to legislate smallpox out of the govern ment Common sense ought to teach these Congressmen that the enforce meat of sanitary measures within the government Is the only way to keep down the smallpox Likewise a radical cleaning out of monopolists and political bosses and thieves and n general disinfection of tho taint and corruption which smells to heaven Is tho only rational method to cure the discontent which finds expression In socialism and an nrcny The President In his message has advised the application of force for the extermination of anarchy As have already stated force never has been able to crush opinion and such nMvico Is foolish In the extreme He could not have advised a better method for the spread of anarchy- A number of bills have already been presented to Congress asking for the establishment of a Penal Colony for Anarchists Do we need a penal col onyHas this government reached the point where It needs a Siberia a Cnu tt a St Helena or a Devils Island In my opinion the deportation of criminals of any class Is an open con fession of our own weakness of gov ernment Its necessity If it be a nec essity is a disgrace not a credit- A penal colony is In line with such governments as Spain and Russia and It smacks too much of despotism lo suit the nonImperialist American If penal colonies were Intended for arls tocratlcjcrlmlnals for the political as sassln as well as for the poverty de graded fanatic they would not be so objectionable To my mind a penal colony Is so Iniquitous so foreign to the republican spirit that the man who proposes it should be looked upon as an enemy to progress antI be first to be sent to It If with all our vast and powerful network of police protection backed by moral sentiment we cannot main tain peace and order we must admit our Incompetency for selfgovernment The name of having a penal colony Is a stigma upon republican government It Is the first symptom of generacy Itl Is a step backward to ward despotism It suggests Siberia the living burial place of thousands upon thousands who in the name of human justice and the common in allneable rights of mankind have op posed the monstrous tyranny of the Russian nobility Penal colonies are generally estab lished and used to silence the patriot and independent thinkers who have opposed the wickedness of monarch heal Intrigue and tyranny The world has lately been treated to a sample of it Dreyfus First the lower class of criminals are dumped into it and then follow the editor the reformer and the pat penal colony Is the first decided step toward the suppression of free speech Do we want it After al Ithese years of successful domestic government do we want to adopt this relic of Russian and Spanish barbarity During the administration of Madi son a great hue and cryas great as the present onewas raised against Masonry The disappearance of Mor gan who published a book exposing the secrets of Masonry caused even greater excitement than the assassin ation of Lincoln It became a political issue FreeMasonry was as odious as anarchy now Is If not more 10 Was It stamped out Apply force to any opinion and It is sure to grow Drive It to secrecy and It will spread like a contagion When has there ever been a religious organl zutlon which being persecuted or feeling Itself persecuted that dill not take on new zeal and strength- If the early Christians who wore of about the type anti Intelligence of the present Salvation Army had not been persecuted Christianity would have tiled out along with the other contemporary Isms of the time Now If we must have a penal ony while transporting ono class of enemies of good government we should clean out all alike and not leave the worst bolting Anarchiststhat Is destroyers of government run In classes There Is the Imperialist Intriguer the monopolistic plunderer the Jesuit who has a government to himself and tho European product resulting from the degradation of Ignorance and pov erty TIters is no difference between them They are all bad alike and violent in different methods and degrees Abnormal riches have been the cause of the downfall of great nations It Is a species of anarchy of the most dan gerous type The men who make the laws control the money The men who control the money control the people The Anarchist has sense enough to peoplehaventlacks tho happy mean He hasnt sense enough to Invent a remedy His own disposition to resort to violence makes government for himself a nec essity He nor any other man has the right either to teach or to commit violence But all men have the tight of free speech tho fundamental principle of a free government detormlnatlonltoin this country which are antagonistic to monopoly and the church Is a blow at free government worse than tho Anarchists bullet It Is anarchy tho most dangerous and violent ofI It Is Imperialism put to practice government should not complain of the example It is setting We want no leze majestic here Let all sides bo heard for the peace and good anti Letlgovernmentsno andJ JhlB only la the remedy Ie ui MACtf IS CAMPING ON MY TRAIL Ito rgreat Inconvenience for an editor a titan Ilko Macdonalll- wntolirng him all tho time To be tied down hard pan facts under penal 1ty of being published as a liar every time a man of genius is Inclined ta give vent to his genius anti talk In the plural tenses Is awfully hamper lug wouldnt tell a great big lie Ilko that ono Mack got off on Doc about the Dennison Hotel banquet anti lay myself liable to exposure by n rank outsider like Mack did hut some tUne for the sake of embcllshment to point a moral or adorn a tale It might suit me especially us was once a preacher to tell a moderate siz ed lie as everybody does and especi ally editors and preachers and then to have a great bigfooted hobnailed cuss like Macdonald devoid of any genius unpoetlc and unappreciative of any imagination that has not dollars and cents In It jump on you with both feet is disgusting- I have lately gotten two letters from persons who tell me that Mack has written to them with tears in his voice wanting to know why they said thus and so about him In these condensed letters that print These persons are unsophisticated and the plans of the wily and wiry Mack for for ways that ay dark and for tricks that are vain are certainly very peculiar- I am not afraid to give the postofllco addresses of my correspondents like Mack ia lest some other editor might send them a sample copy of his pa per so Mack taking the benefit of his OWf tort and of my journalistic gbilelessntEs can write to any of my correspondents and It seems that ue is doing this in tIle hope that he will find one vho will deny that he wrote any such letter as I printed so hat Mack can get me In the nine hole lKe I did him about that alleged Vainer of Buffalo I bulldozed Mack about that fellow there really Is such a taint as the Warner aforesaid In Buffalo anti ho is subscriber to the Blade Jut Mack was hacked about lying nail know that nobody would believe him even il ho told the truth and any way between the two they made a mess out ol It Now am going to tell you Mack about thin thing of lying You may think you ere a success as a liar but you are not In It am older than you are and have been a preacher too and If you should get me to ly ing about you you would be sorry that you ever heard of me As it Is dont have to lie about you Them tire no many damning and damaging facts about you that I dont have to draw on my Imagination you fill my quiver and furnish my repertoire If were out for the stuff like you I could edit this paper and make money by it and have in it nothing but the villainies of yourself and your man Friday Relchwaia like Brick Pomeroy did the La Crosse Democrat with nothing in it but abuse of old Hen Butler youfurnishhayseed as I am I am going to dictate a sttttutfttf limitations on you in this matter I can not guard myself at least will notby keeping old letters on file too much toruble life too short can see these letters In my pap as soon as they get to you will glle you time to read them and Correspond Immediately with the people that write them But if you wait an unreasonably long time and then some sweet day long after when I have forgotten about it spring it in your paper that some fellow has denied one of those letters I will simply answer you that you are barred by the statute and tell you to go to the you catch me in any reasonable moderatesized lie Just say then and there and if there seems no chance to lie out of it I will admit it But am not going to cover up one with anotherone like you do Its n g wont work worth a cent I tried It when was a preacher would rath er just admit I lied and stand fresh and If you and Rich will act on the same principles you will do better Its somewhat like making up your mind to have a bad tooth pulled hilt Its the thing to do The strongest case that we have against you Mack Is your lie about the Donntson Hotel banquet In which yell attempted to damage Wilson In his profession and Relchwalds rob Ing Watson Heston and your backing hint in It leaving the Impression that it even If you and he did not divide that swag of 925 that you held back out of 130070 you were probably en gaged either with him or on your own hook in other robberies done on the breach of trust plan that saved you from the penitentiary but mor ally was below the plan of the profes sional train robber There used to be In Georgetown Ky an old lawyer named Robinson sharp as a tack hes dead now and gone where all lawyers go Lawyers are the onlt professionals that Jesus Christ ever drew the line against see Luke II 4652 If in a law case old Robinson had forty good arguments on his side he simply picked out his best one and hammered It Into the jury for three hours at a time if necessary until the whole jury would have looked like a gang of Idiots not to see It just like old Robinson did Now Mack I am going to work you and Rick in the same kind of harness and drive you both to one of old Bro Toomeys gumelastictired strongest case against you Mack is your lie about Wilson and the proprietors of tho Dennison House Hotel and my strongest case against Rick Is tabbing Watson Heston anti a great strength in these two cases for me Is that I am not In any way in terested In either of them to the ox tent of a single dnrned cent The proprietors of the Dennison House a you as a liar and chaliongejl the world to deny their charge rfgalnst you They were out siders had not1tlu to do with our Infidel squabbles and you have nevor dared In more than a year to allude to their charge that you lied They had you lit exactly the same fix that Beckham got Durbin here lately au l caUIpecuIUar 1 llytrap closed on that subject In Relchwald case when Hcitnn drove him to tho wall and made him talk like old Uro Lynx did that fel low In Behind the Bars SHUS Rick had to account for what became of the 025 that he held back from the 130070 that he raised for lies ton by saying among other things that he charged Heston for utah ing letters and 750 fur stamps it would not make any difference even If It were true nobody of any sense would believe it If my old gray mule Jeff Davis should actually talk to me today like Balaams ass did to Balaam no man of any sense would bellevo me If swore to it on n stack of Bibles of dictionaries a mile high any more than any man of sense will now be hero that old she donkey talked to Balsam though the fact of that ass plauslbllllyto do with talking But am going to wor kold Robin sons racket on you and Rick about that note lie and robbing Heston and am going to keep It up for forty years until ruin you both unlesS you beat my game In the only way that It can be done and that will ba for you to confess It All your other squirming dont amount to a damn You thought there was a chance to catch Wilson and me the same undorholt we had on you and you felt your way slowly bothWilsonlie money in our hands You were afraid to charge that we had stolan some of it but you hoped wo had and you thought that maybe you could corkscrew something out of us to got us Into the same sweet pickle that we had you But the very first inti mation you showed each of us toid you just to a cent what had been done with it and though the money had been raised to defend me not even a postage stamp had taken out for the expenses of myself and my son In attending the trial If Mack and Rick will just go way back and set down and shut their heads and stop all insinuations in the Lie Seeker and all 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It may be said that one of the mOllt familiar men In the entire section lr our blue gross country Is C C Moon editor ot tho Blue Grass untie I oryono seems to know Charley Moore and he seems to know eery one else With many and varied ex perloncos In the changing panora of life he Is a man of character of genius Yesterday the rollowln1 communication was resolved rrom him at this olllce- Qunkeracro Dec 9 E M 301 Dear Demmycrat You know that by rights am politically nothing but a Prohibitionist all wool a yard whlo warranted to wash without fading amI dont cut in the eye but have sortol got thawed into this Republican rack ot and I am all done up like I hall been run through a threshing mach Cant you do something to help mo straighten myself out and got msoIr together again You see Its thlser way When Un ole Sam had me boarding up at lumbus until got tired of it ontl wanted to come home Bradley said me that he would talk to poor tleull Brother Mack for me If said so but he said that the shape of things twixt him and Mack was such that the more he Bradley would say for m the deader sot agin me Mack wonU bo and of course I didnt want any ur that In mine Then Brer Roberts ht of The Ieador put a flea In Macks oar about me and Mack savvied anti told old Warden Coffin to turn loose and so it was the only loose thing in my record Now Brad Is after Bobs scalp nnd It looks like he is going to get it I dont know which side to shlnn 1onBut that aint more than halt the complication Bobs was for Taylor our Douhli Ex Governor XX that exed out of office and then exed over to Durbln the man that Bcckha skun and Brad was agin Taylor anl1 up In New York you know Rosy was for Taylor and now Rosy and Brad are solid agin Bobs when Rosy and Bobs had been solid for Taylor anl1 f1Burned If aint In a mixed pickle have to give It up and asl them to give me something easy Yours fraternally C C MOORE BOSTON INVESTIGATION OP ANARCHY The Boston Investigator prefaci Rosys bull against the Anarchist 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