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Digital page images are linked to the text file. tI oTJ IrfljBLUE IRAS i D BJ A HEIA TILE iNTEREST OP GOOD I1altarker MORALSPOBIds11ED WEEKLY 100 A YEAR IN ADVANOl tE XIII NUMBER pLY 24 E M 304 BIelatr= 5100 A YEAR what sOF THE BLADE- e for one year 100 of five NEW subacrtbevjph J250 for fivewa per year In advan scrlptlon 160 iibecrlbers sent one y ney Orders Drafts and Orders payable to theao I Blade Lexington Ky fchange your address ad l s olDce giving yeur all s the new address Prherlber as etlp on the paper will ton of subscription cetpt as the date than subretfber pays t yLUe nO mbjrmu a subscriber ojjtbo publisher for the vnttbedis1fcon ubllcatlon165 W Short gton Kentucky ttliePost office at Lexlng ylris all communications to ASS BLADE P BOX exlngton Kentucky Telephone 619 umbenand Telephone 307 I JfALCOHOL elleve that alcohol to J certain ec demoralizes those who make wholintIhelfeve from the time It Issues Wutf tolled and poisonous worm wtellMoralizes everybody that touches do not believe that anybody emplate the subject without Ing prejudice against this liquid ICchycu have to do Ic to think o- fisof theoil the suicides of the in hf the poverty of the Ignorance llstress of the little children tugI at the faded dresses of week despairing wives asking of the men of genius It edj of the millions who have gled with Imaginary serp fadImshouses of the prisons and of tcaffold upon either bank do Wonder that every thoughtful man tuftejudlcedd alcoholta Keep Church and State fore separateGRANTfi thisaernment gOYn an n cell cWASHINGTON SThe divorce between Church anJ estate should be absolute Qarflsld VANTEDSalCSmoa local and gen eral reaching the pump and well ply trade on recently patentedth ectalttes of great s Rose Co Medina t WILL THE HOLY BIBLE STAND WHAT SOME PROMINET CLERGY ABOUTt the TJio old theologian told the dg h critics nro In battle array against each other anti tho fnto of tho Holy Bible hangs In tho balance For four centuries over since Luther anti Calvin formulated tho theologies which substituted tho Bible for the church tho Protestant world linn copied tho book as tho t11tho word of God Infallible and Inerrant Tho conflict began earnest w tnsaId goologlstts hegan ttt throw doubt allI tho literal accuracy of tho first ch ter of Genesis and evolution begandecrtnko the place of fixed thatcreation intelIWthese scientific demonstrations wa utterly destroy tho Christian religionI Tho clerics proclaimed that unl word and statement In the s exactly and literally true no p acceptancecedo wo see today earleasplrntlon of tho Bible and disbelief in tho orthodox religion of salvation Is widespread that at this lato day a Bible Defense League has been form ed and Its recent proceedings In Mar ble Hall Now York City give evidencet of tho perilous posltlort the H olyand Book Is in and to add to the don otestant pulpits are filled with who nro throwing such broad sides Into tho old ship of Eton that she is In andpuergetarenA ht hororltle dlaftlOJJ inenjho clergy from tin J pulpltsrto diy It the clerical assaults on the Bible continue tho Christian sys tomland hich rests on tho holy book will r its mortal wound in the house of lie friends For 1500 years the atBtren prove the word of God One thousand and five hundred Is surely long enough to proet yet it is absolutely neces nary to form n Bible Defense lea1uoh No demonstrated truth ever need ed defense All tho attacks in theJesus world cannot phase It After 1500 years there is no proof Is whatever that there Is a personal Gallon tho weak claim Is rondo that Gods Book was given by Inspiration of men There Is no moro proof that God wrote the Bible than that Itobeen created Himself and then created tho it world There Is not nn Iota of proof that man has n soul which Is a spiritual en tlty that nt death tales Its flight olth or to heaven or hell and no proof that that there are such or conditions as heaven or Robert Booth moderator of tho Assemblyapba vale said For nineteen centuries tho Christ UmIturch has been the church parse Cnt use and the church militant but ton nileare our tho pulpits and chairs of learning tQ dls syfornLway Protestant den 3m whensofa for ose to God there will be t one refuge nnd that will ho the Catholic church which what that over it has added to tho word of Oodth has taken nothing from It lice Dr Booth may not recognize ct but In this declaration ho tails clay In with the prophecy of Rationalists thatver Pro tcstantlsm will destroy Itself and nal conflict will ho between Rome these Reason Wo have but to read the of declarations of Protestant preachers to prove how rapidly this conflict Isbel ftpproachlnganiThe professors theology of North Western University agree that the Bl trnl F timesuptoon elan at dissected Cod literary work ellmnated added to and explained to 4SS God Intended to say but did not say and changed the sense of what ho did say Prof Moulton says tno Bible is n divine scrap book Professors Moulton Stuart and Coo assert that the Blblo lac unity that a thorough revision along literary lines Is needed nnd that its parts blend while they do not fuse mend and fuse aro good If one know tho difference between them Only the theologian can find that out Prot Moulton has Issued The Mod ern Bible Hand Book We suppose the divine author of the Holy Book for the guidance of the erheart has gIven Ills consent for n HAND edition No wrltor in till the range of liter atureh nt had his works so tampered with as the divine nutthor yeti ho re mains dead silent while his revisers fix tip what ho should or should not ach4vo said The Rev John Fisher from pulpit of the Franklin Avenue Con gregatlonal church of Cleveland Ohio The Bible has been act up as a fetish to bo worshiped and yet t aPJesus Christ wrote not a lino of Why should we look upon it a ee of tho most high say to you tho man that attempts to hInd the lect is lower a thousand times toldno body of his fellow man I would rath cr be a mentally peasant than ShlblrtcoatmosAnd now Canon Herman of WestI minster Abbey London one of tho headlights at tho Church of England Publicly proclaims that Current and general accepted versions of Chris nn truth are becoming inadequate unsatisfactory IndlscrlmlnateLye fistreading of tho Bible In public Is an ex tremoly perilous proceeding lit Canon Henson in strong language Impugns the Inspiration of the Old Testament He says Its incredible ile and demoralizing narratives a pack of lies to se far tat i4atlo n Oldvtc t Prominentour tt read the Ap geed fromI theIr pulpit thus Jesus Christ THEY SAY was born of the Vlr Mary Jesus Chrlstt who THEY was raised from tho dead whllo oth er preachers acknowledge that they Insert tho THEY SAY In an tone to satisfy conscience antI pulpits To say the least till enough to throw suspicion on tier If It has come to THEY SAY t Christ was born of a Virgin soil from tho dead surely tho trot standing erect but lying prono the sacred desk with Its chief cor nor stone removed and holes In every portion of Its superstructure Btinynns Pilgrims Progress Christians handbook sl found its way from Bunyans prison Yet Rev Small of Chicago university says that Pilgrim was a cad simply living to save his dear little selfish soul and he tried to help anyone else Small further says The theory of life a IIItwentiethThis Is but a covert denial of the doctrine of Immortality there ho no future life of is Bible with Its dogmas pre copts and sin atoning Savior doubt Immortality is n death blow to Christian religion and yet tho higher critics have brought the clor to tho point of ultra Agnosticism do not know but we believe old hotrteveSurely the Blblo Is inn perilous po sltlon with these concessions Tbo Christian religion Is so constructed the removal of one stone from foundation overthrows the edl a theIlomovo six day creation man the rib woman Immortal- Ity heaven anti hell Inlmacul conception the cruclflxlou or res nrrcctlon say remove any one of and the whole system Is a heap ruins with tho debris entirely worthless yet every ono of these Is be g denied In some church councils pulpits The newly elected president of Gen Unlversltty at Danvllls Ky W Hlnltt said In his recent address the graduates of the theological seminary that it would bo their duty emphasize the reality of the su natural and the validity of Uie II an Gods rdvolttilon yet tho church should hold oilt Its arnm to reverent criticism null divout scholarship Now for those young theologians to Il11posIsthe same timeitot while the church Is holding oufla ma to reverent crlt Iclsni the Blblrt ffllls to the ground All crltclsm of tho Bible doubts truth and shy pulpit criticisms of the Holy Bible no enough to deluge the con gregation wib doubt and robfairof reverence Rev Cnmdeni Cobern a Methodist preacher of Chicago sold In a recent sermon that tho was not a Joko book but much wit and humor could bo found In It Rev Cabe rn say witsbrew history iitji bavld was a prattcal joker and tin tho contest Jacob and l ibah In which tho young er man got p thlng but wives and generally till wrong ono for his years rightly called the He brew Corned of Errors preacheUe rg applauded DrCadman whoa he said infallibilitystho Bible aH no longer possible of llel The otuodlst clergy openly nfllrm that ithe Bible Is NOT TilE the word of God but that It contains the word of God With all the P r testant seitA revising creeds Islng npoiogizlng denying tempinst leg tailasscmiibtihgBook it Is Indeed Imperative that the Bible jjefense League get In Its t offoc Ao work among tho clorl and lnY critics The Bible De fenders avo no time to cope with the Hlpior Critics their most danI gerous ilf nies are In tho house of faith In view of these facts it seems Ino to ask Wilt tllo Holy BI st d It Is not standing no and tJllIbte defenders cannot prop up ijith a single absolute demon fltratlon of Iti authenticity or truthl The Higher critics have trod a tho 5raacl but their clerical allies IIhav e pJnielfbithelr defense In a state r k n n irngtveral crlriies If wu are living under a Uj ble civilization today is it not time itslJin tried Every crime brutal deed rellgt cr1m1bold hasprcalinhatusebIQtask hcculo n The higher critics are not seeking to destroy anything they are merely seeking the truth If the fhasear proucQyes God confined his revelations to one family and Its decendants until aU gotvnuld me humanIinn third of the human race have 0vetto card of him and a great majority se who have heard do not bell vvollnto nail even some of his entUnssnd orsStill ore denying It and some of those reservationshot yes or that If you would blot out jloIs ouTolife would not bo endangered An infallible hook needs proof of its Infallibility DenteoIt is up to tho Bible to produce this proof and for r end this ago long conflict Versailles Kentucky liS HIGH DIVE EXHIBITIONI Capt Stanley hundred foot dive at High jnlperi tolfrom several of the bridges across Ohio river Ho has Just made a sue tho thhlbltlonsan attractive feature at H glThere prrof Rev Vactilek a Catholic priest at Nada 25 miles South of Columbus O ended hIs life Tuesday by cutting his haabler DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM ON CHURCH AND STATE ItsThe Democratic platform demon the complete separation of chur and State In political affairs was stupid to say In political nf s because church sad State can otmilted or separated vccept- tpolltlenh In affairs and addition of those superfluous words was Intended to form a loop hole of escape If tlio charshvd In and yet the managers wanted here to bo nacd In answer to the growing sentiment that State and church shouldkbo separated It was an Ingenious straddle hut Its existence there signifies more than If ft had come with more grace mllgJohn oflaupews rs that bo wanted It there It Is of course by tar the most portant plank that was over put In 0any political platform mill should stood In Isolated grandeur hilt ead of that It Is hung like a cows onto the end of a plank against polygamy the latter all right and proper In Its place hot Insignificant in comparison Already Judgo Parker whoso mod esty nail retirement have until now n In pleasant contrast with the ait prOBldential1oBplrants COwmagazines just as Roosevelt has he doing all tho time and of course It Is understood that tho religious load shall be worked for all that Is In It li cermitDemocJ11sn iir 111119111pohlcal c palgn at least If not in the tratlon of the government to see the Democrats will letensasked them In campaign contests test9htco this concession to Inililel- s illyntny been made thesstelling what may come hut liar think that Democratic politicians would darn to press this plank to Its logical conclusion If we aro to have no alliance be tweeii church and Statelt will ho noticed that the name of church comes first then of course we will have no Congressional chaplain tho State Sunday laws and Bible rendIng In the public school will be decla FRoutwith tho Vatican for tho Catholic In fluence will nil hove to go But It will be too a boo to Amnotadvocate all that In their cmnpn Inaugurate It were they to come power tho Democratic platform has ohodemanded the separation of church and State and whether they menu It are only talking for buncombe nuts to Infidels and will be andj0 ght to be used o FENNEL to SUPPORTED BY A CHRISTI WOMAN Jodgeed lr It tho following in the afternoon Mrs Crafts spoke a delighted audience In Moth LitheHoly Land last April Some ports passengers could smell ulu pIghome at them just as far out One statement nmdo was n ant that in a residence years in Turkey a consul hall told her that he had never seer- oslem soldier intoxicated but hours after an American vessel struck rbor the streets would be filled with as ttllug drunken men There wore Q l JT r Mohammedanrollglon drinking they say he has left the reo JesusHon goes rum anti beer are to be found which adisgrace hI did not see in any Mohamme theholyliquor drinking or see jdnna of our party handed mo for that put r 1I0se proihbly the first liquor that Arab had over tasted especlall 1worosoaked themselves in liquor at their meals every day until they made f s of themselves In excessive ghter and silly talk 1 FOR SALE acres of coal on Green River near railroad in Kentucky 20000 acres Florida Pine Land Two Orange Groves Homesteads entered In Florida Un Itod States Land For lease a vein of Fluor Spar mixed with lead and zinc practice law In all tho Courtsc1SSAC H TRABUE Punta Gorda Fla MONEY NTRIBUTORS TO THE ROME CANon tHAVE IT iTotain that we shall be able to llsh Dr Wilsons book on his returhll from the Rome gaCOytidathferaugeatloaowe Bhdt s r money to in ormlneat once and same will bo sent them ono hundted cents on aYh dollars t sails for Europe In the early part of August and will send ters to the Blade and hope to have book published hut those who t not bo satisfied with tho publica in tho Blade alone can have eir money back for tho asking AllK 1stcityns But dont wait till then If you want your money ask now and write to MORRIS SACHS Atlas Bank Bldg Cincinnati O DR WILSONSI REMITAT ONCE representAmerican worldIgodollarsforLet the reader decide for himself As to the sentiments entertained by Dr Wilsons friends in Cincinnati of10111nlonand that a thousand dollars ht and can be raised theI300 to collect lndIlf 555 questlonmake the trip and publish the book returnArt hundred subscribers will remit at on e will guarantee to raise one hundred dollars In Cincin anti In r Ulltlon to former subscrlb Dogs in this city This will sloe us 50 and am sure that we will re receive the other 250 subscribers be sere tho Doctors return from Rome establishedfnctberal will be able both to the journey and publish the wo ask now Is for the subscrib respectiveartsonce and If possible to get their rlends to tMORRISAtlas Dank Bldg Cincinnati OfParties going on the C and 0 ex Augustfloefor sleeping car reservation as soon possible W BARNEY D P A Lexington aS5 jj n y 7 t 1i inSHORT LETTERS willi Richmond Ind Enclosed you find an express money order for to dollars for which you will give us credit for postal cards youseritus last winter Wo will fill the retoAln Ing cards that we have on hnnllwlth names of persons we think will al predate tho grand little paper anl1 send them In to your office Wo wou1l1 have sent the money sooner but wo met with financial reverses ThankingI you for your faith In us we are yourS for success MARGARET COPPOCK Now Sharon Iowa Enclosed ten cents for Blades of July 3rd There was a woman who came home from church near Peoria last Sunday b the name of Voss A tree blew on her after she got out of tho buggy It took twelve men a half hour to get her from under the tree She Is badly hurt three ribs and collar bone broke en and has lost her sight but Is not dead yetDR J M WOOD New York City Enclosed find 100 for tho Blade which you have so kind ly sent me since September 4th This is the first money I have had to spare I wish I could send you more to helll you along In your good work am anxious for Dr Wilson to get away to Rome find a lot of good things In the Blade although I am a Spiritual 1st and disagree in some things You call a spado a spade and are doing all the good you can No one can do any more than his best Long may you live to enlighten humanity MRS GRACE PHELPS BEST Washington D CThe more Iread the Blade the better I like ItmosUy due to Its plain frank way of express ing things I like to hear men and men say what they have to say wlthl out any unnecessary amount of frltlsj A friend of mine once said after rei of the Blade It Is tooIng a copy much of a knocker But that Is what counts There Is one consolation In knocking especially when you are us trig an uptodate steam hammer of truth which hammers out more tnlth 4thanthe little old wouldbe miracle rr jhHersI f knock down r Every Amer an citizen should r1L 1 what Bro Alison says about Sato j the Fair Xcddy and the rest of th Booked gang I have circulated thltt copy of the Blade until It Is almo worn out and In every case It has pe formed Its mission So much for th Blade A friend of mine once ho would knock some of my tynn out of jhead alluding to my InfidelityaII was a Catholic But when I succeeded In showing him that his beloved Jesus had several brothers and sisters he came to the conclusion that Jesus could not be Gods only begotten son and thus made a good Infidel As this stuff does not Interest you and must have Dog Fennel I send flOO PROF J W HUDLOTA Denton TexasI enclose you a copy of my latest booklet entitle i Wads of Wisdom etc which I ask you to accept with my best wishes I call your attention to a few of my remarks on pages 7 8 and 9 also some statistics on page 15 also close you some clippings from our cal papers and can say that was personally acquainted with the young lady of this city whom this Rev Bake married here somo years ago I hop to meet you In St Louis In October but as am an Invalid and very poor there Is nothing certain about my be lug there I am a reader of the Blu Blade and hope to see Its chi ciilatlori reach the 10000 mark befor many moonsROBT WRIGHT New York N Y Enclosed find for the Wilson Rome Fund If there Is a book published I should like to have one but this money goes toward expenses book or no book Pleas acknowledge through the Blade would like for you to answer the lowing questions through the Blade Why call Jefferson an Infidel Ii what part of the Bible can I find abou burning witches and about drink and got drunk and about horses In heav en JAMES KENNEDY mmentWe call Jefferson an In fidel because ho was an Infidel as hit writings show The Bible no where says we must burn witches but says we must kill them in Exodus xxll 18 and It Is said there are horses In heaven In Revela tion xix In elton Wash Enclosed find flOO You are doing tine It does beat all how the skypilots are cutting up this worm weather I see by the Blade and 3ji j other imperil too that the preachers aro Rotting ashamed of their cntllns It sccnifl to me that any man woulll blush to bo called a preacher know occupation than to mls of no meaner lead tho Ignorant and trusting lIIulll tittles that these leaches are having their say to every Sunday and It makes my blood boll to think of al1 Innocent children that al1 tho poor these rascals are permitted to asso elate with I would put a sudden stop to all that If I could you may he sure Hoping you may live many years yet and wishing the Blade great success I am respectfullyA O NELSON Hooversvllle Pa Enclosed 2one for Blade and one for Dr Wilsons hook on the Rome Congress If you and Rev Wilkinson have a confall have It In print so we can all see the show think you will find him a lit tie eelyalways trying to twist around and slip through your fingers in artful dodger Our good Brother Moore cant wear other than Democratic glasses Cant you debate with Rev W In some per of his selection and copy It In the DladeR L NOEL Lonoke Ark This Is my 73rd birthday The Bible says The wick ed shall not live out half his clays This cant be true or the late conven ion in St Louis could not have ten a quorum Should W J Bryan Ignore all those grand principles of emocracy those lofty sentiments which have made his great and loved rom sea to sea and attempt to speak for plutocracy now lead by Judge Parker I hope some one will whisper the above In his off ear when he closes Parkers telegram Just knocked the heath out of the Democratic part Whether It will ever regain consciousness is a qestlon Just now it looks to me like the erratic Roosevelt w1l have a walkover Plutocracy need not expend a dollar they win In either case They have the government by tho throat For twelve years the Blade has been a weekly visitor my house Like Kentucky whisky It rows better with age As I dont rink whisky I cannot speak from ex erlence A few copies left lying on tho center table are a sure preventive against Methodist preachers eating up all my wifes surplus chickens We could keep house without It but wont stit w ve to Some times I think hard on Socialists May ley need some heavy jolts or the heavy cyclone tha Pt yer mon people taking cuui rouana ytvin the swell the grand bout ce a at once Socialism appears to be Ideal condition Crude It may be some respects yet it shows ad earnest honest effort toward human betterment as such I bid it speed Just how it can ue wade practical Is beyond my comprehension What docs Bryan mean by his words as reports In the Republic Shall we be compel cd to choose between a god of war anll a god of gold I have a great deal of confidence In Bro Moores ability to explain things Hope he will draw a Lead on that sentence I was edi cated for the ministry but it was misfithave taught school and run a newspaper but confess frankly that- that sentence knocks me out taken Into consideration surroundings when uttered As you said I hope it dont mean anything bad A nice Catholic lady In St Louis Is trying to convert me to her faith Wont she have a time to do It after I have read the Blad twelve years It would be about ensy to remove mountains and uproot scamore trees by faith as to get set of believe or be dd harnes on me Am too poor to risk subscribing for Dr Wilsons bookwant It badly and buy one if I can How I should- like to accompany the Doctor Mrs- Henry and Mrs Closz to the Rom Congress To me It would be an tellectual feast from start to finish- Now Bro Moore If tne spirit moves- you to print any or all of this do allow excessive modesty to deter BARRETTB New Baltimore PaI have often wanted to send the dollar for the- Blade for another year and will put It oft no longer You will find closed and also some literature which- was sent to me through the kindness of T A Moore Meriden Conn which please return unless you print It the Blade feel flattered by sending me the Blade in advance Never stop the Blade on me unless notify you I could not hold my own- witllout It The Christians and church members around here Judge me 09 the- literature explains which I send you but honest kind and wise actions provo to them that we Infidels are not a bad class of people or a bad religion hope the llterautre will arouse some Dlade reader and start a debate with- inyou the kneeedged Blade for malees It interesting and opens the- eyes of more Christians than any rJt f 1j hWl Ur 1 thing else They ak think they will to heaven after death hilt I thlnl they hind hotter got fireproof wln s made In time WishhB you and Uro Hughes success Ir rtnmln yours for FreethoughtCHAS H FELTON Marston MontThave como ng for n llttlj chat with your great heart and brain It Is a sa and awful sight to live close to a saloon and see those who thought were men made brutcs by drinking whlsky somo with heau Iful wives and Ipvlnfc trusting little ones I send you a little poem by one of those men made a brute by drinking the stuff Ito Is my hrother nlaw A better man does not 1Ie vhen he Is sober but he drove his wife from him and the little boy nml girl went with the mother I am sorry cannot send you some new sullscrlb I ers but inclosed find a wheel to helt roU along the Blade I have read Dog Fennel It Is both instructive and unny It makes me sad to think that you are growing old Life Is all too hort to do much good in but If we do what we think Is our duty tho rorld will be made better for ollr having lived In itOLD SUBSCR1 1RWashington D Crud send enclosed to apply on subscription to tho breezy Blue Grass BladtrOur editor and X D D was In fine feather In hte weeks Issue Thfr old man Is ound as a gold dolls on religion spiritualism and soclalls n true three giant humbugs of the dt y He is In element when he Illscussing those questions gets a the marrow In the boneand simply cant be futed The truth is wha we are atter and say hit the humbugs hard and ften Dr Wilson paid him a high compliment some time back when the only answer he could make to our editors criticism on hi article on socialism was that it wai so dn bad It was good When the jctor Is run up a tree In that fashion there must be some thing rotten Ir Denmark In the cause he advocates Wm T WHITE t Bowles Ind TerI do Jiot tlllnK that your answer to O H S tones ar Icle on Socialism Is quite l eeplng with your exhortation to oth ire to be entirely fair when you opene the umns of the Blade to the disc usslon of politics We Socialists do n3t object to your views on politics st long we are not forced to adopt thmYou say that there Isnot a Soet stpa rw astctaeswrrwrd nlc al llshlres Magazine The majority of Socialist editors and writers are dels but they consider that the ma Ing of Socialists is of more importune than the making of Infidels Some fidels accuse us of catering to the church which Is an unjust accusation but we are willing to accept only those tbat agree with us in political prln- pIes regardless of their religious views In your article from Ashes Ads you say when was a little boy though my parents were rich and gen ous people etc Then you say that we Socialists propose to divide your land which Is all the property ou have Now Mr Moore what went- with the riches that you inherits DId you give them away or have the capitalists already played the dlvld up game on you You say in your swer to Mr Stone There will always be millionaires and paupers Just long as some men are stronger smarter and more energetic than others Dont this statement coupled with tho- fact that you Inherited riches cause an outsider to doubt your strength smartness and energy Now when the- land follows the riches and your cap- Itallst friends give you the go by then- the Socialists will place you on the tired list and give you qvery comfort In your old age for the good that have done society provided that w- ehae the opportunity Im not trying to make love to you for I remembe how you treated that woman France You are pretty good Social 1st timber but you will have to come to us for we never compromise Not- even with the greatest of men say that Jesus Christ was a Socialist Dont you know that they had no moro- Idea of Socialism at hat time than- they had of the telegraph and jllst- abollt as much as they had of astron omy You say that competition in al1 departments is exactlj what is needed and there can be no material pros perlty without It Now we all know- that competition among laborers Is detrImental to their own Interest and- overy capitalist that has entered combine will tell you that competition Is against his interest By combln Ing they can produce cheaper and- control prices Wo oant destroy these combines because it wbuld be Interfer- Ing with private property Now I dont want to use any pf what you call Socialistic twaddle bit I will say plain English that ibeneareat way out Is simply to break In on these combines like a bunch of Texas steers Irj f f hut wo nlm to do this by getting tho eminent of tho majority of the volerR Those millionaire friends of yo may ho good men lint If they lad not been In a position to command they might now be In n paupers grnve The fact that they have become mil lonnlrcs proves to mo that they llao not payed labor Its Just reward Tho fact that a man discovers or takes by torso ono of the natural source or wealth does not make his tttlo just tad all titles that aro based on theRo claims aro unjust to the rest of so lcty What If should discover your farm and It Just exactly suited me would my claim to It bo Just If orco can make a mans title good Ill Ike to try some Kentucky Colonel In regular ruff to tumble fight for a good Blue Grass farm Im not going to try to answer the entire letter for guess Mr Stone can take care of himself I liko tho Blado as an Infidol IJ per better than do as a Socialist aper I like tho editor as a man and an Infidel but as a Socialist hes no ood Every man should have tho full product of his labor He that takes less Is a slave he that takes more a thief Yours In nit things rlghtB F PARDUE Baring Wash In answer to your criticism of my article In the Dlado beg leave to submit the following wll1 preface by saying that when IIse the word right It does not neces arlly mean legal There Is otter a great difference between legality and honesty I hope that we are discuss- Ing principles systems and laws amI not Individuals That wo use Indlvl unls merely to Illustrate tho workings of certain laws and systems Prlncl plcs have a persistency a stability that is sadly lacking In the Individual I mightand many would say justly reproach you for your unfairness your llliberallty and your Insulting personalities but I shall refrain from doing so as I never could see that tu iteration and argument wore synonymous terms- Regarding your first fling about my not sending any money with my are Icle I will state that I certainly pay for the Socialistic publications that am taking and was not awaro that tho lade was sent to me gratis But would suggest that before throwing any slurs you look up my account on tho books at the blade office and when you have found out how much I owe you kindly send in your bill amI I shall be glad to pay you The way you pick out tho sentence about my bfijiu an Atheist etc Is so antreI to view of my ox o for- either jFdrtnoBQ that ar uiSStSSfor unable to undei stand I shall It possible make stili clearer Suppose that I am asked- this question Do you believe that- thero Is a God I should answer and- truly that Ido not and give my reasons for riot believing That so far nowbear that In mind nothlni ever came to pass without a cause- and that being the case I cant that there Is any room for a God But It on the other hand I were askei this question Aro you absolutely suro- that there Is no God I should In the Interest of truth have to answer the negative Why Because those- are a few things that I dont know and we cant truthfully say that we know- abollt things of which we have no knowledge you see There Is a class that gets something for nothing now and It is not the Socialists not tho working class The Socialists propose that every ablebod- led man shall produce an equivalent for what ho gets or he will get nIL Your statement that Christianity and Socialism aro Just alike or words to that effect Is evidently not found cd on fact Christ says Seek first- the kingdom of God and his righteousness and all the other things shall added Into youthats food raiment etc The Socialist on the other hands Seek firs tho things that glvo you food clothing and shelter In other words give us an environment fit for human beingsand the other things shall be added unto you Jus allko arent they Socialist papers dont claim to ad vocato Infidelity They probably rec ognlze that there is a cause for lIglon feeds Ignorance It is equally- truo that poverty in tho main caused by tho competitive or profit system which enables tho Idler rent Interest and profit to rob thtl- aborer of tho greater portion of his- product thus often forcing his chll clren and even his wife to slave away- their lives in tho mills and factories of the nation in order to help get the necessaries of life Problem How- can children work ten or twelve sours a day and still get a good education Wo must also remember that so long as It is to the material Interest ol lleople to engago In preaching thero- wll always bo some who will preach So long as one uses religion as a whip and another uses It as a shield there Is small chance of doing away with It except by the rational method of removing the cause Eliminate the a 4 r F4z J j WINCHPST6J FACTORY LOADED SHOTCUN SHELLSI Its not sentiment that makes the most successful shots shoot Winchester Factory Loaded Shells Its the re suits they give Its their entire reliability even ness of pattern and uniform shooting Winchester Leader shells loaded with smokeless powder are the best shells on the market Winchester Repeater shells loaded with smokeless powder are cheap in price but not in quality Winchester New Rival black powder shells arc the favorite black powder load on the market on account of their shooting and reloading qualties Try either of these brands and youll be well pleased They are tHE SHELLS THE CHAMPIONS SHOOT bread and butter question from rollg Ion by abolishing the profit system then if there is any good in It It survive on Its merit and what Is bad will die a natural death You are a farmer Suppose that you have some noxious weeds Jn your field some have great tenacity of life If I thatI use the term would you merely them off thus dealing with effects ly orwould you dig them out root and branch I see no reason why tho Rev A F Ervine should not bocred ited If his speech deserves it Tbe churches have evidently failed to gain control of the whole supply of blgo try You say that you work as a farmer and I have no reason to doubt It and you are certainly entitled to the full product of your labor You have a perfect right to the land that work on providing however that so owning the land you are not fringing on the equal rights of others to do likewise if they want to that Is to make a living on the same land If they couldnt do that they would not have equal rights dont you see If wo admit the principle of equal rights we must also admit that the coming generation has tho sarno rights as the present generation Dont you think that it would bo rather embarrassing for those that came after us to find when they were g ling to exercise their equal rights that wo have already taken posses lion A view of these facts it readily be seen that Justice equal rights and opportunities are impost ble of realization under a system of private ownership Regarding your suggestion that I go to work I will say for the infonnatii of all concerned that when I except the four years that I served ourV cie Samu that I haiiflIVbltnJJnwwK7ui a man can live honestly namely by my own labor and I started in when I was about fourteen years old I am working at present in a stone quarr Ifyou want to know anything more bout my status as a laborer I sll8U be delighted to accommodate I submit that my questions relativ to environment were relevant in the highest degree as tending to bring out what environment really will do As for my unnecessary etc though an oversight on my part it can In no way obscure ihe meaning sides grammar is not the subject der discussion anyway Your statement that we alway had millionaires and paupers and iiI ways will have is childish to say the least I might as well state that we always had religion and churches and always will have so what is the uso of trying to do away with religion You say that competition in all departments is exactly what is needec anll there can bo no material pros icrlty without IL Will you kindly explain to tho Blade readers why the great trusts are combines that art run on the cooperative plan so far as the work goes are so much more successful In business then the smal business man It competition is tlu life of trade I should think the smal try would get plenty of it in com ting with the trusts In the trusl wo have cooperation of the great mass of tho people for tho benefit of a few individuals that mostly do nc worlt whatever The Socialist propose to operate it in the Interest the producersIn other words own tho trust not being owned by It What you say about Inventors linkers discoverers and writers only partly true Inventors certainly ure producers workers and I be the they are so classed They cer Inly ar llg Socialists But there aro nxnywfier things to bo taken considerationto in this connection It Is a well known fact that brains dont work very good on empty stomachs aqd it requires products of labor tlie shape of food and most places clothing and shelter to overcome thin ifflcultyj to say nothing about tools hlch are likewise products of labor Thoughts are great If backed by effort that is labor You may think for a thousand years and It will never materialize until either you or somebody else goes to If labor creates all wealth as w i isA Qi CincinnauJf L VIA QUEEN CRE E SUN DA JULY Special Trains Leave Lexlnrt Jt AM Ask Ticket Agents ular t e A 6oodRot to Tryi It traverses territory r undeveloped resources a containing unlimited posslf agriculture honcutture lag mining and manufac notkastitiflThe kon traveling pu exoell St Louisa City and polntsjn Mjsspu Arkansas Oklahoma tory Texas and the South Between Kensag CItV In Tennessee Alabama Georgia Florida and the Between Birmingham phis and points In Kansas Oklahoma Indian Terri and the West and South Full information as t rates cheerfully furnished cation to any represent lye o ConTpany or to Passenger Traffic Departs Commercial Budding f Saint Louis TIS THE COMFORT Ll knee RccIiniFi chain cans ON THE POPULAR Hendersc Route I BETWEEN f LOUISVILLE EVANSVILLE ST LOUIS il WESTAN SOUTH rt a iL As wo are the Originator of Free Reclining Chair Car Service Between Louisville and St Louis Dont you think It would pay you In travellngr4 V Get the Henderson Route r HabltT It will us ASK ABOUT It NtL j IRWIN OEO L QARRITT- Qenl Pass Agf Tray PasAL LQ WICK j tr tt fir tr 1must bo plain to ovory man and wo than that Is open to conviction to whom should tho product wcnllh bo given You say that you aro surrouq by threo multimillionaires and u of than wcro laborers Two of spont years of tholr time In for copper mines and found thorn etc nut In tho last sontcncn you havo tho following The other ono found oil a result of his labor wo have tho oil lamps etc By the other ono f and by his labor you Imply that t were all of them laborers at least at that time You may think that It StoporfecUyhouses of coal oil etc from which the whole people must get their supsince ply should bo exploited In the interesta of a tow multimillionaires but tho Socialists dont think so As for tho r declaration of the Socialist party to wards church I can only refer you toed 1 their platform as I cant seo how I l can make my statement any clea terable It may bo unpardonablo stupidity thoI userused It but unfortunately I cant 1mthis to bo educated As you havo a noIan other I was busy pro duc 9Jj Ing surplus value for my employer ii v that ho might send his school that I got left as the say a g Is But In spite of this handicap will venture to touch upon tho word gain onco moroII hold that people as a rule do right If there Is no incentive tWwrong therefore It appears to mo r if wo would do with wrongdo namtheremovo tho incentive to do wrong Itnot my memory serves mo right I think fcl have seen In tho Blade that If wo would want to bo happy we ought to vido right because It Is right which in tother words would bo the same as to say that vlrtuo is its own reward i No wonder you get tired when you i tourent interest and profit as al that is the very fountain head of tho I corruption that not only this country but practically every other country Is suffering from and that being tho v 4case It can of course havo no slgnl f flcahcB to those that are content with tmoroly skimming along on tho surface 11 That as man should own an undl vlded share In tho capital of tho na zJlonls a little too real to bo merely t a political waggery as every wago yjfearner can testify to In tho first 5 kplace you cant start in to work before the man that owns tho tools of pro ductlon allows you to and you must qIt theaiomentitib tells you io no how much in nood J111fiJ ilijilia J nottoblame the sya tom Is such tlint Whon lhe sees that there is no profits to bo made production ceases Under asys in htem whero production is carried on iprlmarlly1 for profit and only inch ton rfaily for use this condition Is bound Jrioobtaln It matters not of how hurt ful a character tho commodities so ly produced aro or how much miseryore grtoovrlne in its wake so long money to bo made In fifo production ipfqf it Just so long will it bo carried 3 bn tlst deJ3jHhe form of our government being had P dangerous to the public which ring tthe way has been tho cry of tho tyrodo fastVpulllc except the public Itself Roge jgardlng out right to change tho form I ot government when It ceases to opereJe fate to tho best Interest of the majorpa Jty of the people I shall refer you to jjKSthe Declaration of Independence and to the Constitution of the Unl ncdpnrailott tatesoveLIn conclusion permit mo to any was fgXr that no matter bow good a man may RMvftoei or what organization ho may bo yet J to or how well Intentioned he t TJjmay be the tact remains that so long its Sfas ho votes to continuo the system he leA that produces the evils that ho may bo to to ameliorate ho is at best Jews lfeuiidlng with ono hand and destroying the with the othero H STONE the HIGH DIVE 7 Capt Stanley and Brother fl At say of t z fHIGH I3RIDGEme SUNDAY JULY 24th 1904 i j Alsobolc4z ONE MILE SWIMMING RACE EXCURSION RATESba1If TiNice country grist mill Food and feed in fine farming country in Cl pewa County 314 miles from cl Chippewa Falls Wis Splendid water ho Tower double stand rolls on wheat 4 double stands on ryo and buck tlon x3wheat 3 pair high roller feed mill all11S hisjTILDEN ROLLER MILL Chlppowa 4Falls Wis lean xThe case of Isabella Viola Schat- against ter sus the ROT Charles Soym our mot fJ if it nt7lyT p n TIMELY EdugOFFICERSasGATHERne ED E OF HAND STORY10Yl Is1It Storlln YrJuly 1Glfolvlllo ny n faring near Roynoldsvlllo beat his wife rcftully n few and she hor yearold c was forced toto tho homo her father Rlejlsltinge In Flom county La1 Stony went to Rawllngs hoMprmed and threat enon to kill the family unless his child was ret ned to him It Is pa ho woull have carried out his threats lint le hboatjnrmcd them selves with shitg ns nmMvent to Rawllngs home p mrrly juncture IfwlHfl y enInslmrA and placed doubt saved ills HfiaVs toliiinst him k high In that Mrs Stony Islkboautiriil girl and her protectnher Judge Riley or Lexington n Catho lie has recently decided that a man y whip bin wife being his own twillhot hat rlgbgfthen have people In Mt insSterling to fiay that Colonel Stony e lnggc tlve of hard party may whip its wlfo when ho sees fit ENDORSES ETTER OF 1 THEOPHILU8 Eldorado Springs Mo July it 01are Editor Blue Grass Blade Dear SirEnclosed 100 for rem owtory Tho letter to St Luke in last Blado Is what I have long thought How could St Luko havo tension that ho was writing tho truth when he was only writing hearsay What assurance that his Informa tlon was accurate when he only gathered It from oyo witnesses Ho ought not to have recorded tho annunciation because there could have been no witness to that event and tho word of Interested parties Is all wo havo to establish tho sUry aro wo to know whether they told tho truth or told tho story to shield themselves from public s canIt dal Tholtt SSstrA nvthhieen differ t 8t is f Luko wrote else ho would not have taken the trouble to give his version and beside wo havo positive evidence support of this supposition Matthew and John wore tho 0 evangelists who were Immediate lowers of Jesus and their accounts differ so radically that It seems unit that they wrote from what theyI actually Im wIThoy contradict each other 1Iatt thow says that immediately attar thot baptism of Jesus by John tho DAlldo the spirit led Jesus Into the wlle where ho fasted forty do John tells us that Jesus already his twelve dlsclplqs with him glv their names and that on the third after Ills baptism they went to in Galileo and that Instead ing ho feasted and made winp tq drunk on At tho last supper Matthew tells usy s Instituted tho communion byII tho bread and wino as blsk body and blood Matthew Mark and Luke all givo the details of the of and the eating of tho pains r on the samo evening that taken prisoner to be tried by Pilate tho Governor tho next d John does not tell us anything about that notable institution or being the passover supper Ind tells us that notable meal was yet bo eaten whore ho tells us brought Jesus before Pilate hihalleat the ThwasThHeroBedayho was and John knows nothing get what happened at that notable except Jesus giving Judas Is cariot the sop by which tho devil of Judas and caused him to prtrayIt seems strange that John shoulda1 failed to noto that notable event It did actually happenwdo not think that any of tho four w evangelists wrote from actual Into recordedtYdid r sta InThe last and most glaring contradlc is found in rho different accou to whero Jesus showed himself 11hisdeadwhMatthew tells us that Mary Alagthwent to the and Intemptyhad risen On her way back Jesus for Mary Magdalene and commission i7 ifr t yc ed her to go anti toll his disciples to go Into Galileo Into a certain moun tain whoro Jesus appointed sboulllEStraightway they departed Into Gall leo Into a certain mountain Jesus hall appointed to meet thorn anti that there ho showed himself and gave thOjworld been somo beti11d dlRorelhnk tho night of the same day that ho rose from tho gravo Just before part obtog ho told them to stray there at Jo nisalem until ho had sent tbo Comfor tor not many days hence theAiarkt 4 cpqunt corroborates Lukes i verRlof i s rather Indefinite J thllecanpdofthe Holy Ghost by breath on them and saying Receive yo t Holy Ghost Neither Matthew nor John gives clue as to what became of Jesus athap they saw him last whllo Luko a Mark seem to know moro thnn Christs Immediate followers John seems Hthecount of mooting Jesus on the lake IIresurrection the most prominent theologian in Li ington takes the position that tb e no contradictions in the Bible 1lance went to tho Episcopal ree f In Lexington and In a convereRj tlon with Rov Ward rector of the Episcopal church there urged tho o fistonco of discrepancies in tho N e Testament I When I got through ho said Wefip0 what of It7 and explained that ho d not rely upon tho Bible for the trutiij of tho Chrlstnln religion but up tho traditions of the church and up the apostolic succession of its den i Again I have heard it strongly tended and by most learned Chrlstlalp to that tho very fact that there discrepancies In the Bible is strong idence of Its truth i shows tint each becausee independently and show that lhop wore tcolhslagnse e Itaytltttj1 done Had it bean their purpose to dog ceive which facts adds force to tk concurrenco In tho general truths of tho Bible havnipChristians In argument thoy pro volq that tho Bible Is true as In McQar be lobkeIts testimonies while when ve heytsomo other plan of argumcntn on In view thoy provo tho BIblo by the very fact that Its writers not agree In their testimony with other Notysfacts Just as well as I do nnd he mows that I know them and there fore you cannot cajole him or bull dozo him Into any public debate with Chothough ho may realize that Christi anlty Is moribund and will ero many hand In its checks and turn its toes to the daisies McQarvcy tho that ho is making good money Mrs out of it on tho old plan and that that Pauproand that it Is not good to swap and horses while crossing the rlvor his RUINEDAy ner By Wifes Prayer Strange Accusa that sedlion Made In Divorce Suit to day 12Frodoribud ar ek ma a wonderful attestation as to one s belief in prayer in his dlvorco bill tlon against his wife Martha A HyatL e couple wero married in I860 ere was a separation at North nd Nob in 1881 nnd for tho years Hyatt has been trying a decree through the circuit court hero Ho admits that ho left his wife chubethat the market would go him ainst him and Tho prayers of his wife Hyatt sayt re answered Immediately and over und ho has never been effectsbut of a rt Dusted Ono of his depositions has got Bin from Los Angeles Cal Tho do wish offratsatt who was entertaining Mr nnJi years Hyatt at North Bend Nob mo en the Incident that caused paration occurred On this point then e witness deposes Sho went out order o the public street knelt down bo of e the crowd and prayed that her or husband would become a beggar She uous i tv Jt6R 14 JandBanglder ar her temper MnL Hyatt lives nt Clarence Sho denies her husbands charges and will Contest the proceedings against her AcnfcKing to tho decision of Judge archnvodtven nisvnbyr TheHENRY ON TOLSTOY Versailles y July 15 1904 InDear phnvoren ts lsuo of Tho Open Court Tol clergytt I over fgMand I cannot refrain from writ InJiChrlhos d orIIwishepuld havo a special edition jrpfa will annuonco In advance t yell will print it I think hundreds 11rifples would be sold It you havo not seen It I must send you Tho Open jffiirt containing It at once Hope you aro all well as this loaves us YOIlifremain ever your faithful friend HENRYfhave not seen It but will print SLEEPeAt Expense of Others Is God Giv n Says Reed Hotel Boarder Who Took French Leave As my efforts in Lexington did not produco expense paying returns I am fobllgod to leave your charge against unpaid Tho law of God gives me the rig o eat and sleep at tho expense of thers when I cannot earn the where vlth myself to pay for them whatever ma tJfind me or to institute legal pr ceedlngs against me I have done n what I preferred to do but what ne cesslty required of me July 13 1904 H J HASDROUC- In tho comments of the Democrat upon Hasbrouck Has broke occurs the following Vi e1rFrom text of the missive elo gnntly written upon the dainty post ono would imagine Mr Hasbrouck fo e been n man acquainted intimate Holy Writ Such he claimed to From thoso who met him in hotel by acquaintanceship it was learned ho professed ta bo a devout Chris flan and asserted that Lexingt needed reviving BESS SEES A LIGHT ifies Rev Mr Allen That He Is the Divinely Appointed Agent of His Salvation Rev vi H Allen pastor of the estnut Christian church received Thursday morning a touching left from James W Bess tho condemn murderer now awaiting execution county Jail for the murder of Martha Martin In his letter Bess says that like he has seen a light from heaven heard a voice tolling him that he Allen Is the man to help him out of troubles Ho calls himself a el and begs tho minister to come a5 pray with him It is believed by somo Beas is weakening and preparing mako a confession before the fatal arrives Kev Alton accompanied by another minister will call on Bess at the Jail day this week and otter consol to the condemned man Bess was convicted of murdering a woman whoso body he sunk In a pond Btosomebody If Bess will Join the rch nothing will be done to him the sisters will go and pray with and tape him flowers and cigars All nice grub A KICKER GETS IN HIS WORK Carroll Iowa July 9 1904 James E Hughes ear Slr1Iy subscription to de expires In September and I you would thou check my nn oneto the list for during the past is tho paper has ceased to interest and this feeling developes until phedrop it Continued change is of Nature and from my po view I see nothing of a cheering uplifting nature in the one coat in howl of the paper that whatever VyrI 11 1 ajUrF ncedIdthey nil will touts Whoatha nntur con rue of evolutions Mcady march therefore am no lonSlt Interested In the heated and abusive effort to rovo liitlontzo the host of conditions trade which must exist while here and bo llovo that tho trend of the higher thought in tho human brain Is for the hatter This IIOA not mean that wo lu no effort but pno ran an uplifting htmoftphcfn Wean them that will ho rmistloHH In leading to higher thoughts nnd nobler efforts great Ingersoll offended no ono hosnld at n childs grave Noi man stand Ipg whero the horizon of a life has touched tho grave has nnyj right to prophesy a future filled with and tears Mooro is gifted with a ability as a writer but Is unfortunate In being too pugnacious If ho only could havo eriforts1great deal more good You can lead moro people than you can drive sIcalled Stories of Great National Songs in which find tho following There is no higher power than mt sic It will move mens souls when the mightiest of orators fall A few years ago soma out watched lllu moo noted Infidel In tho world Colonel Robert G Ingersoll as ho listened atthat great master Remcnyi drawin violinoThose marvelous strains soon touched the overflowing heart of the famous Agnostic and as thqbig tears fell from the eye that had so often flashed Itwith scorn everybody present felt a never before the striking wonder o muEPn Influence In music and tint explain- why s birds of prey never sing and n has no song This means that thero Is no song distinctively Infidel such as Nearer My God to Theo Is dlstjnctlvely Christian That Infidelity furnrShes no theme for song Wo might ns well thlhte f things we must bo Infidel while toss ing upon the shoreless sea of life a Impenatrablo mystery So let us not too abusive or pessimistic ofThe waters know their own and draw Tho book that springs in yonder heightK good with equal law Unto tho soul of pure delight rRICIh4ItD CONWAY alZION UNABLE TO SAVE COW Chlppowa Falls Wls Juno toThojcow for tho recovery of which from sickness Alvin Shaw a farmer has been praying died Tuesday Shaw had maintained that cow could bo 0pphoned elders In ZIon City to secure divine intercession but Tuesday ratLv this message to ZIon City Stop praying she Is dead NIAGARA FALLS EXCURSIONS Via QUEEN CRESCENT ROUTE erAugust 2d 11th and 17th For info r E1aN E Main StreettraA FEW OF MY PRICES MENS BEST WATCHES widHampden Special Rwy 23 Jewels 35 Same 21 Jewels 27 00 New Rwy 23 Jewels 29 50 John Hancock 21 Jewels 25 Dueber Watch Co Jewels Same 17 Jewel IS 10 Dueber Grand 17 Jewels Same 15 Jewels 10 50 Same jewels Elgin Verltas or Waltham Vanguard 23 Jewels 32 60 Father Time or Crescent Street 21 Jewels 25 00 W Raymond orhA Tracy Premier 17 Jewels 22 Wheeler or Bartlett nlckle 50toSame 16 Jewels 10 60 Same 7 Jewels 50 the above 350 less In Sllverlne Cases Prices of 16 12 6 and size Watches will follow DIAMONDS Do you ever pick up Diamonds orderItoChicago who sell Diamonds according the amount loaned on them some arevoa you to buy them am a Diamond dealer of 40 years experience and ick up bargains for my patrons al most dully Order of mo and save val1ntgauge and my great little tract The- Ism In the Cruclbe tree OTTO WETTSTEIN u Grange Cook County I ONE FARE CentsnPUTINBAY 0 AND RETURN Via ROUTErAccount Sixth Annual Outing of KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Tickets on auto July 2fith 2Cth and 27th good returning August 3rd For Information address ticket agent oryE N Aiken T P A Lexington Ky Worlds Fair ViaIQUEEN CRESCENT ROUTEGreatly reduced rates and excellent service from tho South and Southeast For Information address E Clarke T P A or II C King C P T A E Main St Lexington Iy ARKANSAS TEXAS LOUISIANA yeartLouisiana and Texas are full oi oppc unities tThe climate Is mild tLe soil Is rich t 1the lands are cheap ratesaboutga monthfirst and third Tuesdays For descriptive literature maps and excursion rates write to L O SCHAEFNER T P AF sCotton Belt Cincinnati Ohio homessper acre grows corn cotton wheat oats gras vegetablesn CHRONIC INVALIDS slMany discouraged can be cured by proper t treatment State byletter to DR ENCLENARTSPECIALIST I3L Over fifty years practice TI Corpus Christi Is the beat and safest Health and Pleasure Resort on the Gulf Coast Cool summers andiMild Winters Makes Life a ure Here f THEORIENTALHOTELqSM FIRST CLASE SERVICE 1fALLEN JOHNSON Proprietor CORPUS CHRISTI TEXAS LEXINGTON t EASTERN No4Dally Eastbound RAILWAYj Lexington 745 n rv Wtnoliostnr 825 a nr310 p m TLv Cloy City a nil5G p m Ar Natural Bridge 9BI a m435 p mc tArNo 3Daily KoI Dally KXSUII Lv Jackson 225 p m625 n m Lv Torrent 347 p m747 a m Lv Natural Bridge 401 p m901 a Ar Clny City 430 p m837 p Ar Winchester 520 p m923 a m Ar Lexington 605 p nt3010 a m Nos and run dally other l ins dally except Sunday Trains Nos and makes close con nection at K Junction except Sun day for points on the K S Trains Nos and connect at L Junction with C 0 for Mt Sterling Trains Nos and make connection th L A at Beattyvlle Junction for Ky CHARLES SCOTT P A r SAINT LOUIS TO THE ENTIRE SOUTH AND WEST SERVICt AND EQUIPMENT IN KEEPING WITH MODERN IDEAS AND EXECUTION POINTS IN MISSOURI KANSAS ARKANSAS TEXAS INDIAN TERRITORY OKLAHOMA y For descriptive luuttor throug4pliedulei and other ticulars nddreii H McGUIRE 39 STRee- TCINCINNATI OHIO t Jt iIf 4 IIIC s a tlf if l lri rr1- r CHILDREN tr SANG ON THEIR WAY TO DEAT I TWENTYONE OF SUNDAY SCHOOL PARTY KILLED 70 HURT IN WRECK NEAR CHICAGO SANG HYMNS BEFORE CRAS Chicago July Twentyone memo bars of the Sundayschool of Doremi Congregational church Thlrtyflr nail Butler streets went to death with Joy In their hearts and a hnm on their lips Inst evening while 70 persons mostly children members of tho same Sundayschool wore male oil und mangled in a collision on the Chicago and Eastern Illlonois nnll Way between Chicago Heights and I Glomvood 25 miles from Chlca Yesterday was tho annual picnic of tho Sundayschool and hundreds of children with their parents amI friends had gone to tho picnIc grounds at Momcnce Ill for the da Tire picnic was over and tho train was fin the return to Chicago when the accident occurred Tho children In the first coach of the train were singing as It passed Chicago Heights 23 miles frrfm Chi Iicago Two miles further on the sing was hushed in death for man and In cries of pain for 70 others The collision occurred between a picnic train from Chicago which wus returning from Momenco Ills and a freight train Into the rear end of which the excursion dashed at high speed The picnic train was coming north and the freight was on the southbound track If there Is any God he certalnl itJ must have a special spite against Sundayschool children and theirS teachers In the Iroquois theate God burned up people most chi Iron and some preachers that were with them On the General Slocum i God burnt to death and drowned 103 people nearly all Sundayschool chll dreu and their teachers and now at cOhlcago God has killed 20 Sunday r school children and wounded 70 more And yet grown up fools and hype crites teach children to worship that God FROM A SOCIALIST Lokeba Okla July 12 1904 Mr Charles Moore ttfew HOTS aswould like for you to K know allHledbout how I feel towari you I am a Regular reader of the Blade You have not got my name on your subscription list but I am paying for It A friend of mine was getting two copies I was going to subscribe He told me I could have one of his copies 4so i ald him for It and expected to continue It In my name when the time was up lint since I read J W I Sawyers letter and your answer to It jand a similar one a few Issues back front a lady and the other fellows t swerI will have enough of It when my If you keep up your timeagainst Socialism I am not n chronic Socialist I dont endorse all their doctrines but I think most of It is all right- I try to ho a Liberal as near as I t I can and Investigate all sides of any ubject and dont think you do think you are a little cronlcy on you ideasI Dog Fennel from you lastS winter and rend It anti liked It fine to would like to have one of Dr WI sons hooks but I am a poor devil nnde lont see how am to spare the spot lullx Just now hilt think I will orrte one a little lattr on r am a farmer as you say you are a am in a V country I am living uiil trying to Improve my place at the saute timeso you see have not many extra ilollars to throw at the birds- You can see I am not up on gram mar and as you will say written In a very poor hand and bad form and withc little sense to It hint hope you will he wise enough to catch the Idea I remain yours for Justice J BEALMEAR- You are like a great many others you manage to read the Blade out paying the Blade for It Like a great many you were lust going to pay for the Blade when you saw some hang that kept you from it That me of the commonest old gags that ellows write to newspapers If iould not raise a dollar to pay Dr Wilson a Socialist for his book It tot probable that you would pay me for the Blade CHARGE PREFERRED AGAINST MORRIS VANARSDALL WAS LOCATED IN CINCINNATI Recently Served Out Term In the Penitentiary From CourierJournal Lexington Ky July 15 Detective Dennis Hays of this city left to night for Cincinnati to get Morris G anarsdall of Harrodsburg who is under arrest In the Queen City on charge of forgery Vanarsdall is 1to Ollt of tle penitentiary having sent up from this city last April a year ago for securing money by retenses from ministers The Rev Edwin Muller of this city conducted the prosecution although a number of Lexington ministers were victims or his scheme which was to ask them for a small amount of money as a favor to his uncle a prominent m1nlAterrofJRfr tuit o minister was appealed to amI said he and the rest of the faml ly of the young man had long since disowned him and it would be a or to them if he were prosecuted and sent to tho penitentiary Dr Muller therefore undertook and secured his conviction By good behavior he suc ceded In cutting four months off his time He had no sooner been freed than he forged the name of Hon WIl lard Mitchell of Harrodsburg to a check for a sum of money While Ihlng oft the generosity of the preach ers In this city Vanarsdall married Carrie Huttl a Louisville girl the tighter of a photogher of the Falls cll Liberal Party will meet In St Louis on October and 17th From present Indications the Na r SeashoreOUTING I Atlantic City ViA C2OROUTE Thursday August 4THROUGH WASHINGTON BALTIMORE PHILADELPHIAST- OP STOP OVER PRIVILECES RETURNING jrI 1400FROM FORCERY I WINCHESTER MT STERLING AND MOREHEAD GOOD ING UNTIL AUGUST 15 INCLUSIVE THROUGH OUT CHANGE ENGAGE SLEEPING CAR SPACE NOW I Inquire of your agent for full particulars or write RETURNI H W FULLER P A G W BARNEY Washington C Lexington J LLIinllU JLI I i f ECCLESIASTICAL BOYCOTTERS The self glorifed proachors of Hng erstown Mil are congratulating them because a couple who lleslred marry could not get married In If Wltchesburg on account of tho llreach banding together anti refusing to do the marriage act where eltber party has been divorced Under thl law of Maryland the ministers havefl In monopoly of the marriage fees per talnjng to the wedding ceremonies They are In effect quasi officials ofT the State and under oath and obllgab tlon to perform the marriage cere mony when called upon provided the candidates are equallfled by age anll color The State by giving divorce to persons makes them legally entitled to remarry and a refusal to act In the capacity of knot tier Is parently an expression of contempt of court anti law and If done by anyone else would result In prosecution The people or that portion of the peOllo who think should refuse to contribute to such churches as sanction such dls honesty on the part of the upright shepherds There are two sides every question To this one there Is the honest side and the dishonest side When a man who has a modi cum of honor In his composition fers or agrees to perform a service or hold himself ready to perform one and then finds that he can not come up to the contract he should give up his Job allow some one better fitted to take his place To stand In the way of others and act the dog In the man to ecclesiastical gel may conform ages but fails short of every day de ency Most all divorces are crantell been Joined b to persons who have he regularly ordained ministers of 3hrlst and if the spirit of Christ Is too weak to sustain the beneficiary of that rite the fault lies with religion and not with the people Every divorce ranted Is an evidence of rellglo failure The attempt to frustrate the act that calls for derision will only make matters worse The preacherll are between the devil and the deep lee sea on the divorce question and hey can not swim so the devil will 3get them King George III undertook Interfere with the rights and prly 1ellges of our granddads and raised tore hell than he could accommodate 3and the ministers of the United State9 of America will meet with a Tea Party who will dump the whole eccleslas cal machine with humbug attachmen verboard some fine day If the ireachers can openly defy the lawsI why can not others They are get fresh that saltwater will do utmun latlon ofl very natural function that regulation should be as elastic a possible In order to prevent Illegal exercise of the act regulated If a man hould marry a score of wives one at a time and be legally separat from each the law recognizes the leg aUly of each marriage and the people recognize the legitimacy of both wedlock and the offspring thereof It Is a decent and orderly system and sllits Some women are the participants concerning their husbands very particular and the choice thereof They try one and find that he does not Ideal anti therefore measure up to the become dissatisfied And wbo can live In amity with a dissatisfied woman They have the same trouble In selecting cooks and housemaid Would any sane person expect them to be happy with an unsuitable partner and pass the shifting of cool lover In silence The choice of a hU8 band Is a more Important matter than the selection of a cook The continual treading on air aUll eathlng the rarified air of spiritual ty unfits the ministers of Christ for pronouncing Judgment upon wordl people The man with his head the clouds and his mind set upon celestial matters Is too ethereal to key with mundane affairs He know that every Inch of heavens streets ar paved with 24 karat gold and the dome Is heavily plated with radium 000000 per pound but he does lie know that he Is a confirmed nuisance on earth He knows that hell Is pitched Inside and outside with pitch but- he does not know that a pulpit Is a sen goods counter or if he does plays Ignorance He pretends not to know the holy Bible Is a gold brick of the first water St Paul said that adultery on tbe part of the wife should be the only stiflcatlon for a man In dtvorclm his wife He does not say a won about a woman divorcing her hue band Divorce was a one sided gate In Pauls time and was played to the- limit The good saint said He who marries does well but he who doe not marry does better Did he meat to teach a form of race suicide Christ and Paul were straw men up like Indian Idols and made to say- just what the priesthood wished then to say They were moulded into land very poor ones at that Then aro no evidences extent that either eer lived in the flesh Tire credl ble witnesses adduced are also marls of straw All tho confirmation of the- Christ story comes with confirmation II t It strong as holy writ and no stronger Tho fact that TonopluiB Ignores Mr Christ shows that he did not exist or was of so obsuro a person that Joscphus did not think It worthwhile Introducing him to the Greels ho ever heard of Christs raising the lend anti raising hell in general he passed the matter over In silence Joscphus apears to have been a cnre historian and would have dellghtell Introducing a Son of God to the Greeks If ho had ever met with him preachers had better call oft Utnt p d q or tho church will empty soon JOHN F CLARKE Arlington M- dROME CONGRESS FUND It Is the desire that Dr J B WIl sou represent American Freethought at the Worlds Congress of Freethlnlt ers to be held In Rome Italy next September Dr Wilson Is IJreslllent of the National Liberal Party and Is eminently qualified to participate In the deliberations at the Congress On his return from Rome the Doctor will write a book embracing his expel lence and proceedings of the Con tress and it is needless to speak of the Doctors versatility and ability to write such a book The price of the book will be one dollar and as the expense will be vcr heavy It Is hoped that all who are able will subscribe for as many books as possibleAll received Is deposited In The Central Trust and Safe Deposit Company of Cincinnati and will be icknowledged through the Blade Contributions and subscriptions with and without money will be re elved by the Secretary of the No tonal Littoral Party Address MORRIS SACHS Atlas Bank Bldg Cincinnati O Condition of Fund Totat subscribed 733 00 Amount In bank 25 Sent to Blade 75 00 SCANDAL IN SOCIETY rayvllle Ills Man Sues a Doctor for the Alienation of the Affection- of His Wife Carml Ill July 14Sutt for 500 has been flied here by John Bred ner Jr of Grayvllle Ill against Dr L A Glazo for the alienation of his clfea affections Dr Glaze and the Irechners are among the most prom nent people at Grayvllle and have reo shIed there for many years Mr Irechner Is 25 years old pretty and loves ilk tho best society She has a iq 50 years old was the family pnyslcja of the l rechners for five years Dr Glaze and Mrs Brechner are prominent members of the First Cur or land Presbyterian church of dray vllle The case has been set down for trial during the October term of court GAVE THEIR JEWELS TO WASH AWAY SINS Yemen Removed Their Valuables and Surrendered Them to Evangelist- at a Holiness Meeting Attlesboro Mass July llthnellgI lOlls frenzy characterized sessions of a holiness camp meeting at Hebronvllle Saturday The afternoon and evening meetings were alt dressed by Edward A Ferguson an evangelist and he painted such a weird picture of the sins of his and tors of the terrible future which will bo theirs If they do not give up their ordly ways their gold and diamond that his words were taken literally by many present Women removed their watches anll their rings sobbing as they did so crying that they were poor miserable sinners they placed them at the ar 1polntell place fo receiving sufferings A hostler for Attleboro manufacture egave 50 Women Jumped and shout ed and so did mend HRAIM PORTER DIES FUSING MEDICAL ATTETION From Lexington Democrat Refusing to the last moment to take one drop of medicine Ephraim Porter aged who lived at Brecklnridgi street died yesterday afternoon about 430 oclock from Intestinal tubercu He Is a member of a religious sect called the Church of God which teaches that the sick should be heal by faith and the laying on of hands Mr Porter was a teamster who came to Lexington from Camargo In Montgomery county nine months ago- and he has been nearly every day since he and his family came to Lex Ington He was advised by his neighbors when first taken to go to physician and bo treated but he stoat fastly refused to toke their ndvlco ami continued to grow worse until he came bedridden His wife and family were urged send for a physician butthey being tho same religious faith as Mr Porter steadfastly refused Mr Porter became so two weeks ago that he lost his mind and has r F itt l1 r Illinois Central Railroad LOUISVILLE TO MEMPHIS AND NEW ORLEANS QUICKEST LINE TO HOT SPRNCS AR K NEW FIRSTCLASS LINE GHIGACO TO ST PAUL MINNEAPOLIS ANn THE NORNHWESTu Best O f ServiceBEST OF SERVICE FREE RECLINING CHAIR CARS PULLMAN SLEEPERS DINING SERVICE A LA CARTE 1VROUGH PERSONALLY CONDUCTED EXCURSION CLEEP NrN ERS TO CALIFORNIA TEXAS NEW MEXICO AND ARIZONA TWICE WEEK REDUCED ONEWAY COLONIST AND HOME SEEKERS EX CURSION RATES TO POINTS SOUTH AND WEST FIRST AND THIRD TUESDAYS IN EACH MONTHw FARMING IN THE SOUTH The Passenger Department of the Illinois Central Railroad Company to Issuing monthly circulars concerning fruit growing vegetable gardening stock raising dairying etc In the States of Kentucky West Tennessee Mississippi and Louisiana Every Farmer or Homeseeker who will ward his name and address to the undersigned will be mailed free Clrcu lars Nos 1 to Inclusive and others as they are published from month to on or address nearest railroad Agent or address F W HARLOW DIVISION PASSENGER AGENT LOUISVILLE K1NTUCKY Summer at Hot Springs For those who go to Hot Srlngt Arkansas for the efit of health tho summer U really the best time Hert1fortunate location high up the foothill of the Ozark mountains Insures a cool and delightful climate and physicians are united the opinion that the waters are more beneficial during the turner season One Fare Plus 200 i GEO P A Little Rock Ark H McGUIRE P A HOWARD JOLLY T P CINCINNATI OHIO t LIBERAL HEADQUATERS WHEN YOU ARE AT THE WORLDS FAIR 1 St Louis this year be sure and stop with Mr and Mrs W C Wagener 3111 North Newstead Ave You find everything Neat Clean Homelike and r Welcome by Liberal Rooms or Rooms and Board at very rea Mr and Mrs Wagener will take great pleasure In making t you acqualntted with other Liberals who visit the Fair and stop with them or in the vicinity You will find the editor and publisher of tho Blue Grass Blade at Mr Wageners if we aro to visit tho Fair DONT FORGET THE ADDRESS but take this paper with you Write them for particulars C WAGENER North Newstead MO been most of the tlmo since then deI lIHous His neighbors hearing of hit condition took stops to place the case before the proper authorities but it was seen that the poor suffer- a Ing man was beyond the help of ha man hands and medical skill so U was thought best not to disturb him Ho continued tti sink gradually until ho died yesterday afternoon at 43C oclock Arrangements for his Inter meat have not yet been announced When seen Friday at the Jail by a Leader reporter and asked in regard to the letter he had Rev W jr Jit T rr r For the Round Trip Throutout therSummer 1 l WWRITE FOR BOOKLETr lLEE AA At will Friends sonable pricesI fortunate enough W 3111 Avc ST LOUIS critical written ill Allen James W Bess the twice convicted murderer of Mrs Martha Martin said that ida objgct in jlopitliMT to see the minister waSyto riiakeW confession of religion if Ever since I have been u prlsdf said he have been bid I have read It from lid tolldfP the New Testament I have BL through twice I feel now as if I want to make my peace with God and am going to Join tho church I am Innocent of the crime I was charged with and I want to let tho good people of Lexington know that I have hopes of heaven Lexington Leader