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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

t 3LUE GRJBS BLADE yw Yti v j Volume XVII Number 22 LEXINGT01HEY SEPTEMBER 20 1908 Published Weekly h THOUGHTY i Ijt Brilliant Young Freethinker and Poet al a a a a a a a a a

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

I < I Bi < f i7r fr t < J 4 2 BEUE GEASS BLADE A Where theresa will theres < a wty I ARTHUR EWALD r Pushing persistent pressing perserverance Is always bouri < ito win yr Constant cheerful climbing courage affords the stimuli > < > Few In this world even today with all our boasted achieve ments can approach their own ideals and fewer still have striven to attain them In the successful accomplishments of the subject of this sketch men and women may find a grand and glorious incentive amongl all mankind i Arthur Ewald of Cincinnati Is one of the heroic few and tho Blade is not the first to take notice of his success His achieve ments have been made the subject of editorial comment by the Cincinnati Post He was born in Cincinnati educated In the public schools in Cincinnati grew to manhood in Cincinnati He Is now but twentyfour years of age and the future Is open before him like a book with pages wide open Above all he is in the fullest sense a Freethinker Some ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

I I jt S1 > n r BLUE GRASS BLADE 3 I + H H + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + I i + + THE TWINS t i By Arthur Ewald When Pain and Death first spread mongst men Their miasmatic woe In mans first dawning epoch when He first began to know f tSucceeding ages long of night Where grim fortuity Still wounding offered him no light 2 To know of misery In that same day when reason dawned SAnd primal man could see t Then Error sealed her hideous bond That still binds you and me s v First Nature blind compelling force A Nor Will nor Destiny s Evolved from one primordial source 2 Her struggling progeny bChaos had known In lawless night No strife so sinister i And shook to see the law of might And blood administer Z Where Nature had built up her realm s Insensate mistress blind And still for sensate things the helm Set careless Chance to mind + + Lo man at length as one more fitI s Such struggle to survive Long ages flown a lamp now lit Within his brain doth ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

o fil 4 < 4 BLUE GRASS BLADE y Freethought Sunday Meetings I 1 Practical Suggestions Given by Secretary E M Bliven of Materialist Associa tion Her Splendid Address Before Convention By Eliza Mowry Bllven Why do people go to church When they were little children their mothers took them there they had on their prettiest clothes heard music and singing some liked that others had to go and get ustd to It thus It became a habit to go to meeting The grown folks approved of their going and condemned them If they stayed away Habits formed when young grow Into the brain and become a part of us especially when conscience Is trained to heed You ought to As boys grow older they find so many pleasures outside and It Is so tiresome sit ting still In church many of them drop out They dont always drop Into good company nor good habits ant their mothers feel that their downward course begun when they left church Girls are not allowed to go everywhere as boys do and they want to go somewhere so th...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

YY c c S I BLUE GRASS BLADE = 5 by part study part work and part play Who shall teach the eople They must teach each other No paid preachers who preach to especially please those who pay most We must use our abilities to develop them Now the preachers develop them selves but the audience say nothing think little brain becomes dormant bad foods drinks and habits make It more dull and many people have less knowledge at forty than at fourteen except about their occu pations and sensational news But when everyone helps Sunday each will choose some speciality and qualify to teach that A good singer will teach a song Musicians will take turns each doing their best to please one chooses to teach history an other some nature study another how to keep healthy another ethics local Im provements reformatory movements polit ical address concert dialogue discussion some read the best article In some maga zine each child has his piece a mimic makes you laugh the subjects will be as varied a9 tho ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

J A c t 6 BLUE GRASS BLADE Reports of committees were now pre sented Several discussions took place on the floor of the convention concerning some of the reports but with slight additions and amendments all of which were eminently satisfactory they were adopted Tho re ports weer as follows REPORTS OF COMMITTEES Organization and Propaganda This organization shall be known as the Materialist Association Us officers shall consist of a president a vice president a secretary and treasurer t to be elected by the members said officers II to consHute a board of directors The purpose of this Association shall be to propagate the truths of Materialism by r pine means of public meetings lectures dis cussions and the distribution of literature All persons who do not believe In the Cexistence of a god and a future life shall i DO eligible to membership In this associa tion by making application to any of the r secretaries therefor in writing For propaganda work the field secretaries r > are m...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

JJar f < 1 < f BLUE GRASS BLADE 7 opment that Inert force that struggles along to destiny through natural law the vari ous stages of development the ultimate I sought afterhuman happinesswere all protrayed In such vivid word pictures mental paintings that his hearers were both delighted and charged Into an accep ttance of his views He Is an orator Not 0 eloquent perhaps but certainly ornate His splendid vigor glowing face and kindly smile his wholeheartedness genuine sym pathy liberality of mind and thought and action presented a charming and entranc ing combination scarce found in man or r woman One thing he was talking for a J part of the time above his hearers It J was a subject about which they understood little knew less His illustrations were apt and used to drive home deep into tae mind tho points he Insisted should be taken and understood Personally the Blade Is delighted at the opportunity to have met in such a way and to have heard this great philosopher and to expre...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

7 7 ti t J 1 1j iIi < r t j j Xf f 8 BLUE GRASS BLADE n BLUE GRASS BLADE r Published weekly at Lexington Ky Founded by Charles Chilton Moore In 1884 and edited by him until his death February 7 1906 l + > I JAMES E HUGHES Publisher and Manager JOHN R CHARLESWORTH Editor 1268 N Limestone Street Lexington Ky P O Box 393 i SUBSCRIPTION RATESY By mall postpaid 160 per year in advance Five new yearly subscribers at one remittance 100 each T Five trial subscriptions sent In with one remittance for ilx monf6 rlJnt c months 60 cents each Trial subscriptions 15 cents PIT monthz M Foreign subscriptions postpaid 200 per year TCV w ADVERTISING RATES tOne Inch single column 1 Insertion 60 cents one month or four P Insertions 100 six months 600 one year 800 Quarter column single 1 Insertion 200 one month 400 sIx months 2000 one year 3000 IIHalf column whole column or larger advertisements at special II rates upon application a The publisher has the right to reject any and all advertisements...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

MI I r EO r M 0 BLUE GRASS BLADE 9 L < better selection could have been madjb The two days sperita with her at the homo of Mrs Lucas wore pleasant happy and profitable We need more women like her Just a few words about William II Cox lie is a true diamond The fire of Freethought flashes in his eyes Neither is he afraid lie took upon his own shoulders the work of advertising and preparing for the meetings and lectures Loyal to the core fearless and brave ho is a man of whom tho cause may feel justly proud His duties as a lettercarrier in the service of Uncle Sam occupied much of his time which prevented me seeing as much of him ast I had wished I owe much to Mr Cox and express my appreciation and gratitude for his magnanimous help upon this occasion Well what about the lectures They wore eminently < successful The first lecture was well attended and a much larger crowd had gathered than had been expected by the < most sanguine of our friends Freethought has a hard struggle i...

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

Lr tlir I It 4Jfti 7 t s + a 10 BLUE GRASS BLADE 4 According to natural law tho good must end sometime as well as the bad So did my visit to Marietta It was the first but it is not to be the last In those two days I bad learned to call Mrs Lucas house Home and it was I was lotb to leave but duty called and I had to depart therefrom My first trip to Marietta will form a pleasant memory for many years to come Friday after noon Mrs Lucas Mrs Bliven and Mr Frank Brennan accompanied me toihe depot and Iwas soon aboard 1 the train bound for McConnelsville Ohio where two more I lectures were spoken for Now came a beautiful journey along the valley of the Muskingham river The calm and placid waters of ibis famous stream seemed to extend a standing invitation It is made navigable by a system of locks and dams Up n its bosom all sorts of craft are plying but at this season the waters are low My course now lay through winding valleys making a serpentine trail Now following close to the side of...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

Y I P1l I BLUE GRASS hF BLADE 11 Further knowing that such action is in violation of the < law and being asked what action ho would take ifthe government should interfere with his plans ho continued In view of the iniquities which are now rampant I am resolved not to yield I may pay or refuse to pay the fines imposed upon me I will even go to prison if this is inevitable I feel sure that things will be changed in France on the day when a bishop faces imprisonment in order to fight against the iniquitous laws which have been hatched intho brain of these wretched ministers This selfassumed martyrdom and intended violation of 7church church should be able to realize that the day of her power has gone sunk behind the western hills of civilization never to rise again BIBLE TEXTS AND PROGRESS U < I Consider the lilies they toil not neither do they spin and yet Solomon in allhis glory was not arrayed like unto one of these Of all the teachings of the bible that make for pious r indol...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

ftt R J tJ 0 ti f i ts 12B E GRASS BLADEP = tt b il 1 vt Z Cause and Cure of Intemperance Teach the Scientific Fact That Alcohol Is BeI Educated to Avoid It 1 By Samuel Blodgett i What Franklin H Heald has to say on the temperance question Is worth consid j ering It Is well to look at this matter from every viewpoint that can be Imagined I would like to correct some mistakes of s statement that he has made and give some of my own views a little airing We are both outside the fold and hunting the demon of Intemperance on our own hook but we do not agree He states a truth In saying that for half a century this question has been left to cranks zealots and fanatics and he could have truthfully added that they have done the cause of sobriety no real good I will own I to being a crank myself but my cranki ness is more consistent and logical and not the least bit Christian The reason why the crusade against liquor has not been moro successful is that it has been made on Christian lines and...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

j < f x i < > l t < 1 BLUE GRAS BLADE 13 that go naked in Canada while I am alive Are they trying to Imitate your favorite David when they dance naked Why was C Michael mad at David Dldent she no that you wanted him to dance before you and the other wlmmen without his ephod on I shud think you wood of struck her deadWhen When people get mad hear they say go to Watts Is that blasfemy Joe says it Is and he says anybody that ridicules your plan of salvation thataway ought to bee struck dod and go to Hell and ho says they will bee If that dont look out Papa says It is worse to say go to Watts than itis to say go to Hell but ho dont think it is blasfemys t Do you and Mary ever meat In heven I mean Mary Christ the 0110 that had Jesus in the manger where all the things thingswere I Wood you bee jelous and angry If I go to the beech next Sunday to fish and bathe Joe thinks you wood bee Why wood you Dont you want peple to bathe in anything but blud As ever DAVE Comes With Many Th...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

> t JY > t > A t r i rt 14 BLUE GRASS BLADE From an Old Worker lIILTONV ALE KAN Please find in closed 1 Please send me the worth of it in Blue Grass Blades and when the time expires stop or let me know of It You had better send me a receipt for the time paid so that I may know you received the in closed and I will appreciate it as a cour tesyJ E BURKHART Wants Ingersoll Issue WILBER NEB Please send me for the enclosed amount two copies of Blue Grass Blade bearing date August 9 1908 I did not receive that number the Inger soIl numberW VILDA Wants to ReRead Kidder ST LOUIS 1I0Can you mall me a recent copy of the Blade having Grier Kidders famous roast of Socialism If you cannot get this send me any small good pamphlet you pUbIlshR L HASSLER > Buys the TextBooks EAGLE STATION KYEnclosed find 3 for copy of Tarrs Elementary Geology and Moultons Introduction to Astronomy I have Dog Fennel and Rome book Both greatH J SLOCUM MORE TRUTH THAN POETRY Only a Hop Step and a Jump From...

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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

t c 15t BLUE GRASS BLADE 15 Be Sure and Subscrlh War Secular Thought A Fortnightly Journal of Rational Criti cism In Politics Science and Religion Organ of the CANADIAN SECULAR UNION AND THE TORONTO SECULAR SOCIETY Editor J Spencer Ellis Published at 185 Queen St West To ronto Canada Terms 1 per annum In advance single copies 10 cents All communications for the Editorial de partment should be addressed J Spencer Ellis Secular Thought 185 Queen St West Toronto Can All Business communications orders for 1p books printing etc should he addressed C M ELLis Proprietor and Publisher Secular Thought 1851E Queen St West Toronto Can 16 MEDIUM SIZE Mens New Thin Model Watches HAMPDENNo 104 23 Jewels 30 Wm McKinley 21 Jewels 22 same 17 jewels 12 General Stark 17 Jewels 10 15 Jewels 8 7 Jewels 550 WALTHAM Riverside Maxlmus 23 Jewels 50 Riverside 19 Jewels 21 P S Bartlott 17 Jewels 1250 15 Jewels 87 Jewels 6 ELGIN No 156 or 162 21 Jewels 49 Verltas 21 Jewels 27 243 17 Jewels 225 242 17 Jewels 18...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
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Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 20 September 1908

17r 16 BL L GRASS BLADE s Scientific and Philosophicaltb CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL Opens September 1 Now is the time to join TUITION FEE SI 000 IN ADVANCE y COST OF TEXTBOOKS Including Postage 5 24 First Years Course Includes Geology Zoology Astronomy and Botany IScientific account of the Origin and Development of the Earth its great History and the Origin and Development of Plant and Animal Life 4 GRAND OPPORTUNITY FOR OBTAINING A HIGHER EDUCATION Study at Home Examinations each month Lessons by Mail > < Instructor CHARLESWORTHt J InstructorJOHN R CHARLESWORTH ManagerJAMES E HUGHES For particulars write to Blue Grass Blade Lexington Sg Ky p r The Holy Bible BibleIn In a Nutshell A New Booklet showing up the contradIc tions and fallacies of the Christian bible Justt he thing to pass around among your religious friends to Jarr their faith and destroy their godwebs Ready Soon Order Nowl Single copy 10c 3 for 25c 15 for 100 Address J FRANTZ Genl Delv San Francisco Cal THE A B C of Re...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 27 September 1908

1i + r j h4ii 11 1 v < rv 5 + BLtJE GR SSBLADE > L Volume XVII Number 23 LEXINGTON KY SEPTEMBER LEXINGTONKY 27 1908 Published Weekly I I DEVOTED TO THE PROPAGANDA OF FREEDOM OF THOUGHT y ijI GEORGE MARION OALVERT II AdvI A Texas Pioneer and a Sturdy Freethought Advocate

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 27 September 1908

f1J W OF f W i o t 41VO wyrIff < Ilir J 2 BLUE GRASS BLADE GEORGE MARION CALVERT I I outf f llTlying Spanish province almost unknown to the civilized world t p But In the due course of time hardy America pioneers were transforming her Into what was to be ope of the greatest States of the American Union All honor and glory to such men as Travis Bowie Austin Houston Crockett and De Zavala The j scarred visage of the Alamo the bloody plains of Gollad and the immortal field of San Jacinto speak volumes for the patriot PtIsni and selfsacrificing devotion of early Texas heroes Among these early pioneers there were many skeptics and some avowed freethinkers History falls to record a single In stance where religious services were held at the Alamo when Travis and his loyal band of one hundred and twentyfive men 1 were completely surrounded and beselged by more than two thou sand Mexican Catholics though the Texans knew for many days beforehand that death was inevitable When on April 21 1...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 27 September 1908

0 o N J T l j C f t af ti i 1 rTtff1l d > f > i1t BLUE > GRASS BLADE 3 The Basis of Our Hojfes is The Law of Progress 1 Addess Delivered Before the Buckeye Secular Union at Canal Dover Ohio Sunday September 6 1908 By Dr Tr Bowles Mr President Ladles and Gentlemen It does me a great deal of good and affords me a great deal of pleasure to look Into the faces of this magnificent assembly of free men and women Men and women who believe In freedom of thought freedom of speech and freedom of the press men and women who dare to think and who also dare to express their thoughts men and women who believe In equal rights for all and special privileges for none men and women who believe that happiness Is the only good and that science is our pnly saviour Your faces Illuminated with thought and radiant with the love of humanity Inspire me with hope and confidence In the future greatness and goodness of the human race It inspires me with hope and confidence that the heroes and heroines ...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Blue-grass blade. — 27 September 1908

1 4 y BLIIE GRASS BLADE 0 of h career upon the earth now made ready by the universal law ot h progress for his home and habitation universal history or tlie < history of man and nations now begins which carries us back < through the corridors of time many hundreds of thousands of > years in the long ago eiThe biological history of our beautiful earth is simply a record tof the beneflcient working of the universal law of progress which r and finally after the lapse fli rfirst transformed chaos into cosmos of millions of years covered the earth with all its infinite wealth 1 of form and beauty These same laws of transformation evolution and development jI i which constitute the law of progress peopled all the great conti I vents and all the Isles of the sea with savage and speechless Jf men and these same laws tireless and ceaseless In their opera I of transformed the savage peoples of the of time transiormea t tlon in process or 111110 v wc earth into barbarians and these ba...

Publication Title: Blue-Grass Blade
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
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