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JWpKlttKSAJ)VOCATt nrnout joirnal or thi TRADES COUNCIL OF NEW HAVEN. Office, 781 Chupel Street. Office Tkwrn 9 to 10, morning; 5 to (i, after noon, anil T:'k) to ii, evening. P. O. Address-Drawer 10", New Haven, form Hubar1itton-$l 00 per yo.ir h'.NK 1889. NEW HAVEN NOTES. Bilkers' Union No. 71 will ImM tlit-ir aiinunl )inii(; nt Savin kock, in Itail road (irove, on Weilmwlay, July ,i. Iron Moulders' I'nioti No. 00 ex temlri nn invitation to nil who lesiru an enjoyuhh time to join them on their annual excursion to Olen Islaml Tuen day, July -i. The Tailors' Union have withdrawn their delegates from the Lalor I;ty conference', anil refused to (utrtiripute in the celehratioii of Lahor Iay. A nuinher of the lnemliers of this Union are employers of female lahor. Sixty three out of the one hundred and six Yale graduates this yoar say they nro in favor of taiill reform. Prohahly among them theru are sixty three conceptions of tarilf reform, ac cording to the speci.'il liuenf dusiness their daddies are engaged in. The union musicians of New Haven are much agitated over the alleged fad that Mrauford musicians have taken a job to play for the Arion Singing So ciety for less than the scale culls for. A meeting of the Trades 1 'oiincil has been arranged to impure into the affair and take measures to protect the Union. The "Arion" will lind it a non-paying business if the allegations of the Mn ttician's Union are found to bo true. The idea of a public park with a har bor front right in the city is excellent. The area near Sargent's shop could be filled in, as some one suggested, and in time a beautiful and healthful park wou'.tl he at the service of our citizens who cannot spare time to seek the sea shore out of town. W'orkinguien should do all they can to agitate this idea. Any thing that will be a public benefit is so much saved from the sharpers and usurers, lint there; are a great many of our business men that would appreciate such a park. STATE IMMUNIZATION. The Socialist Sections of the State will hold a convention in Hartford on .Inly 4th to perfect a State organization. Mr. 1. .iminermann has been elected delegate to represent the New Haven German Section. LABOR DAY CONFERENCE. At the halior lay conference last Sunday several other organizations were admitted, and the Hyperion Opera House was definitely engaged for a grand oration on Sunday, September 1. Messrs. (lompers, McClynn and others are to be invited to speak. A manifesto to all workingmen. re(uesting them to turn out with organized labor on that day, was ordered to he issued. The festival program is to be sold to the highest bidder, under condition that it he published in a union otlice. Only union musicians are to be employed on that occasion. CKJAUMAKIHS FN10N. The cigannakers' meeting last Tuesday was largely attended. An appeal taken by the Morrisania union against a de cision of the International Executive Hoard was not sustained by 411 against 11 votes. There being a second ballot or dered for candidates of (1th vice-president, John 8. Kirchner, of 1'hiladelphia, received !W votejt and Fred Wester meyer , of 8t. Louis, 15, Several niem lers took exception to a local notice published in the Workmen's Advocate relating to Boss Osteru eis and his Stak ing petticoat Inner. The delegates to the Trades Council were instructed to urge the Council to use its influence, to the end that in the future such items would not lie published. Election of othcers being in order, the following were elected for the en suing term: President, Oscar (iundecker: vice-president, Andrew Laine: linancial and corresponding secretary, John Scholl; recording secretary, M. Rut her; treasurer, M. Belasco; delegates to Trades Council, Kuther, Laine and Scholl. THE ELECTION LAW. The Kotteii "liemocratii" mill "republi can" Machine Work Together. The result of the legislative contest over the election law show- just what may be expected from the machine jKlitieians. Bulkeley, the "republican" Governor, cheek by jowl with his co workers; of the "democratic" ring, backed by such sweet scented daisies as Ljrnde Harrison and his following, have succeeded once more in defeating the w ill of the honest voters of all jnditical opinions. The machine politicians of both par ties joined to persuade Gov. Bulkeley to veto the honeyt ballot hill a com plete draft of which wa printed in the Wokkuk.Vs Advocate a few weeks ago contrary to the expectation of his friends and the public generally (and perhaps his own); at the lust moment lie decided to take the dishonest step. The substitute bill which was finally passed was framed during the night, after they found the friends of the honest bill in the House would not come into their plan to have the bill reported to bo priuted in public acts and go over. There is not much to be hoped for from the measure just made law. If a man wants to vote a secret ballot ho can do so. It is not riHnjiiihiry. But there aro such glaring inconsistencies and de fects that it is doubtful whether it can be put in practice. For example, the bill provided that there shall be a booth for each 150 electors, but does not pro vide for subdividing voting districts; with '.',401) electors in a ward, it will re quire sixteen booths. Where can they be put ? Of course, if it was an elective bill, it would not be allowed to pass or to become a law. The doen or more amendments lired into it la Gatling mixed it more, hut'cl fix it so that an elector nun, if In' cioose, vote a secret ballot. On the other', hand, the law is also a protection to the briber, and that is just what the rascals who w -irked against the honest bill wanted. All this was to be expected, and there is little hope thai the people of Connec ticut will get justice until they organize as socialists and victoriously vole the straight Socialist ticket. It behooves all who have the privilege of knowing what the Socialist 1'arty signifies, to busy themselves in spreading the principles of Socialism among their fellow citi zens. No sacrifice should be too great to oiler for the consummation of social ist supremacy in the old State of Con necticut. BENEFICENT WAR. There's More Than One Way to Kill a Cat. Competition has been termed the bloodless war of civilization. This, to the Socialist at least, looks suspic iously like and means much the saint) as another phrase we often hear Killing no murder. It may be that, it does not maim or slaughter in the same manner as on the battlefield; yet it would be ditlicult to form an estimate of its vic tims. Actual war, its horrors intensified by modem murderous inventions, is a spectacle indeed that would make the angels weep; but the misery inllicted ami the lives sacrificed in this struggle of militarism, gigantic though they are, would lie dwarfed if the half could only be told of the evil effects of mod ern industrialism. In the military phase of this necessary evil, so called, there are times of pence; but in the in dustrial conflict nation is ever against nation, industry against industry, man against man, wives and children against their husbands and fathers. We as a Christian nation make a great outcry when two rival nations are nt war. Philanthropists of the John Bright type shriek out in holy horror at the waste of human life, the horrors of the battle-field, and of war in general ; yet they will uphold a system that slays its tens of thousands for every one that is destroyed in actual warfare. Further, we Socialists declare that this slaughter, directly due to war when traced up to its primary cause, is but an effect of competitive commercialism. As this is rather a serious indictment, proof will be necessary to support the assertion. Tnke the recent history of Ibis country, for iustance, and as the most of history is but an account of the wars engaged in, with a few partic ulars concerning the principal actors engaged mixed through it, so a brief survey of the recent history of Great Britain will be but a catalogue of recent wars. And they were all, without ex ception, due to this industrial conflict; forcing our shoddy goods ami our shoddy civilization, our missionaries and our rum, or some other commercial matter, on an unwilling ieople, has been at the root of all the trouble this last half a century or so the whole world iiver. The late Burmese War originated through British capitalists and traders forcing their markets and wares on a people who wanted neither. The late Egyptian War is another instance. What but the commercial interests in volved in the Suez Canal and the route to India, and the British bondholders' twenty per cent., lay at the bottom of the trouble there? The Afghan War originated somewhat similarly the com mercial interests of this country at stake in India. And that shortly means the exclusive right of the British pluto crat to exploit the masses of India and to prevent the Kusian from having Lis finger m the pie. Those so-called inter ests demanded what they call a scien tific frontier, hence the trouble. The wars we had with China originated through us.a Christian nation forcing the opium traffic on the "Heathen Chinee." The petty wars we were engaged in on the west coast of Africa had their origin somewhat similarly. This eternal East ern uestion that crops up now and again and that keeps all Europe in one vast army camp has its roots in commercial rivalry. Who is to hold the key to the East, this mighty field for exploitation, after the "sick man" takes his depart ure, bag ami baggage? This ia the question. In support of this commer cial theory of the causes of war, hear what John Buskin says: "The first reason for all wars and for the necessity of national defences is that the majority of persons, high and low, in all European nations are thieves, and in their hearts greedy of their neighbors' gtxids, land and fame. Ami the guilty thieves of Europe, the real source of all deadly wars in it, are capitalists. That is to say, people who live by percentages on the lahor of others instead of by fair wages for their own." It is an ill wind that blows nobody good. This old saw applies with full force to the question of war; for, under existing conditions and in the present constitution of society, if a great war was to break out it would b& a positive blessing in those times of depression at least to all those not directly en gaged in the melee. It would cure, for the time being at least both over-production ami over population, two very serious ills that at present atllict society. The over-production would he used up in providing the over-population with the means of exterminating each other. This would be killing two dogs with one stone. There is no cure for dull trade like a good war. How often do we hear that given expression to. A good war, save tne mark! Under a rational and just constitution of society, it would lie just as sensible to speak of a healthy plague or a benevolent earthquake; hut as in the existing order, or disorder, rather, everything is upside-down, we can speak of and justly appreciate the benefits of a good healthy war. Most of us can remember the good times that accompanied and followed the last Franco-Gorman War. Why, everyone in this country at least, from Roths child down to the little boys that vended the evening papers, was, to use current phraseology, "getting on immense." The French and Germans, having all their energies engaged in exterminating each other, we had the markets both home and foreign all to ourselves. Trade enlarged, as Gladstone told us, by leaps and bounds. Wages ruled high, profits still higher. Millionaires got to be plentiful amongst us, whilst working people got double the quantity of beer to drink. Yes, there is nothing like a good war. A great deal of hypocritical cant is given vent to when wars aro en gaged in. The time is prayed for w hen men shall know the art of war no more; when they shall beat their swords into ploughshares and their spears into prun ing hooks, A certain hook w e profess to believe iu, theoretically at least, lays it down as the right thing to do, but when we consider the time and place it was written in, it shows clearly the truth, so well put by the author of the Bigelow Papers that they "didn't know everything down in Judee." And appar ently they failed to see the blessings that flow from a good war. Yet we who know better nowadays are hypo critical enough to ring the bells, burn bon-tires, fire cannon, and so on, and make believe we are extremely glad when peace is proclaimed, when we know quite well that it means a return to hard times again. This is surely the height of insincerity. The Orkney min ister who petitioned the Lord to send plenty of wrecks that way though the winter was sincere and honest. Candor like that can be appreciated. But to make great demonstrations of joy when the hard times that follow peace are on us again is hypocrisy indeed. To he honest and consistent, we should wear mourning and go about lamenting, in the words of Robert Owen, "our best friend, the war, is dead." If anyone should think these remarks on the blessings of war callous and cold-blooded, let him bethink himself whether they are not justified in our present way of living; and if, even after having done so, he still feels uncom fortable, I hope he wiU be rational, and join with us in our efforts to crush the competition that makes war. William Danihon in London Commonweal. LOCAL NOTICES. or all kinls of Job Printing, go to the Stafford I'rinting Co. Workingmen and women in any part of the State of Connecticut wishing to organize can have the assistance of the Federation of Laltor, by addressi lg its President, T. J. Flood, P. O. Box 543, New Haven, Conn. f1f Notices, fi linos or lens, under this head in serted at $3.00 per year, payable lu advanoa. NEW HAVEN. AMERICAN SECTION, . L. P.-ReiuUr Meet Iiiks the 1st and 3d Friday eveulug of each month. SUCTION NKW HAVEN, 8. L. P. -The Regular Meetings of tlil Sect lull are held at Trades Council Unit on the last Saturday In each mouth at 8 o'clock p. m. TRADES COUNCIL. -liVtfular Meeting on the First and Third Sundays In each month, at 7;.'t0 o'clock In the evening. All Union ahould be represented. SAN ritANCISCO, CAL. SOCIALIST LABOR I'ARTY.-I'ubllo Meetings every Wednesday at Social Hall, 3H Fourth street, up stairs. Organizer, T. Ross Martin, ri .Minna st. &tlvutiemcnts. HATS! TRUNKS! BAGS! r "7, , Ji , , $2.00 HATS! $2.50 HATS! $3.00 HATS! GLOVES AND UMBRELLAS. FRIEND E. BROOKS, 795 Chapel Street. Store Open Evening. THOMAS, TEAS, COFFEE & SPICES, 859 CHAPEL, NEAR CIIUUCII, B. E. LYNCH, 37 Cougress A v., and 158 Commerce St., New Hayen. SHOES BREAD. BREAD. No Corn Flour or other adulteration usod in our Dread. Ask your Grocer for our Goods. S. S. THOMPSON & CO. tyoidest Bakery In the Ctty.l PAUL ZIMMERMANN, Manufacturer of FINE CIGARS, No. 11 WHITE STREET (Rear). Agent for Labor Newspapers and Literature, i apers nenumny I'euvuieu ai. nesiuences, CHARLES E. LANGLEY, CAKI'KNTKH AND Itl'II.DEK, 39 Ward Street, New Haven, Conn. ESTIMATES FURNISHED Special Attention raid to Heavy and Light uarpeuter una Joiuer s v orn. JOBBING PHOMPTLY ATTENDED TO. 2S0 BUY ONLY UNION-MADE BREAD : SEE THAT THIS LABEL ' IS ATTACHED . REGISTERED TO EACH LOAF. New Haven Bakers' Union, No, 11 NATIONAL litis THE UNION LABEL. At the Fourteenth Annual Session of the Cigannakers' International Union, held at Chicago In the month of September, 1880, the following every bos of Cigars made by Union men. mua by Autnomy ol tnt Cigar Miners' r-3SE3 Union-made Cigars. till CrTtrfirf, naHaanmkWkMtom tan lFt-Cl8S$ Wcdnn mmu or mi au kmbu' iintmuriMii limn il kw w upmninn tnmi to Mm w nr.iioui wno. m Fiuwr nwmwuit wwmuitaw. nr,nwnt turn dpi tit Mun lrlM n. If you are opposed to the servile labor of Coolies, smoke Union-made cigars. If you are opposed to oontracts for convict labor, In deadly competition with free labor. j smoke Union-made cigars. If you favor higher wages, smoke Union-made cigars HTTHE COLOR OF THE The above Label was Indorsed by the Unions of the I'nlted States and Canada; of New York; by the State Trade Assemblies by a large number of Local Assemblies and SEE THAT THE LABEL IS ON EVERY BOX. I UNION-MADE BREAD PIES, CAKES, ETC. UNION LABEL ON EACH LOAF, GIVE US A TRIAL. GEORGE PETRI E, 8 George Street. FLORENCE HOUSE Regular Meals, 25c. TA1ILK HO A It I) 4.00 PER WEEK. BERNARD TOMMERS, Prop. Opposite C 1 1 T Market. John E. Bassett & Co., 754 Chapel tstreet. 318-3'iO State street. MECHANICS' TOOLS, CUTLERY, And all kinds of HARDWARE at 528 lowest i rices. T -L II V OODIN, PHOTOGRAPHER,- 831 CHAPEL STKEET. 0AB1NKTS, $ 50 PER DOZEN. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Call and examine our work. Henry Weidemann & Co. lion brewery, New Haven, - - Conn. THE ONLY UNION BREWERY IN NEW HAVEN. BOARDING, Table Board . - 3. 50 per Week. Hoom, ... 23 ctH. " Night. NEWLY FITTED CP. JOHN HOLZER, 229 Water Street. YALE CIGAR STORE. Choicettt Brand of CIGARS & TOBACCO. Also a fine assortment of MEEKSCHAUM AND ltKIAH PirES. CHA9. J. STODEL, Prop. 1070 CHAPEL STKEET. THE LADIES' FAVORITE. NEVER OUT OF ORDER. If you desire to purchase a ewing machine, ask our aerent at your place for terms and prices. If you cannot find our agent, write direct tonearest address to you below named MOMESEWING MACHINE kW&m ch caso - 28 UNION SQUARE.NX- DALLAS, ATLANTA GA TEX. ST IOUU, MO. f I Jf II I Af HAHCleCQXAl., E. L. C A T L I N , 643 Chapel Street, New Haven, Conn JACOB P. GOO DH ART, U COUNSELLOR-AT-LAW, Hoadley Building, - 49 Church street New Haven, Conn. label was adopted as a trade mark, to be pasted on sssss: InUmuionai union of America, LOCAL . z.xr.4 If yon are opposed to filthy tenement-house factories, smoke none but Union-made cigars. If yon favor shobtib hocbs of labor, smoke Union-made cigars. If you favor a permanent organization of labor, strictly Union shops, do not purchase the pro duct of scabs, rats and blacklegs. LABEL IS LIGHT BLUE. 3 Federation of Organized Trade and Labor by the Workingmen' Assembly of the State of Ohio, Illinois. Missouri and Jersey, and Districts of the Knights of Labor. PS MclNTYRE, MAGUIRE 4 CO. CONTINUATION OF OUR BIG ANNUAL SALE. Everybody who cures to save money whould visit our Store during this month and March. We are going to knock spots out of every competitor, be he large or smalL Prices will bring the jieoplo on the sunny side of the street and prices will keep them on this side. 8c for Cotton. Others ak 10c for. 29c for 38-Uioh Dress Goods. Others ask fiOc for. 89c for 34-inch Black All-Silk Uhadame. Others ak 1.."0 for. 12 l-2c for 3 pairs Seamless Hose. Others ask 1 7 c for. 19c for Cream Table Oamask. Others ask 30c for. 10c for yard All-over Lace. Others ask 35 and 33c for. 15c for G Handkerchiefs. Others ask 5c each for. With ju.st such bargains as these we mean every week will see our store crowded from top to bottom. Mind you, the above are only a few of the great many unapproachable bar gains. NHNTYRE, MAGUIRE & CO., 837 Chapel Street, NEW HAVEN, CONN. IF YOU WANT , GOOD-WEARING AND WELL-MADE Flannel, Percale o ii I dto or White On I R I O PES MORRIS BRENNER 347 STATE STREET. YALE BOTTLING WORKS STANDARD NEURA-CURA. Soda and Mineral Waters, Belfast Ginger Ale, Carbonated Waters, etc FOUNTAINS SUPPLIED ANU CHARSEd: Family Trade Solicited. Telephone Connection. EVKKETT & HUBBKLL, 369 Elm Street, New Haven, Conn. THIS IS 0i CO OF NORTH AMERICA. It hn received the endorsement, of the Gen eral Executive Hoard of the K. of I,., and is rec ommended by them to all members of the order. The label is placed in every union made hat before it leaves the workman's hands. If a dealer takes a label from oue hat and places it on another, or lias any detached labels in his store, do not buy from hliu, as his labels may lie counterfeit. Do not buy hats with spurious K. of L. or other supposed I'nion labels, as non-union man utacturers are using them for deceptive purposes- This is the only correct Union Label for Fur-Felt Hats. BUY NO FUR-FELT HAT WITHOUT IT. WILLIAM LEONARD. President Hat-Makers' International Association. .IAMKS H. PENROSE. Secretarv. THOMAS F. O'ROI KKE, President Hat-Fin. Liihers' International Association. JOHN PHILLIPS. Secretary WPeniPeneilV "Eve7thing 5 Cttmn jr. M ie- "N. w KuDDer UwMM..:...lst 5t,mP fi -LINEN MARKERS,- Vll t lj inks, ridj.SeilrVwtet.tte. HjHcei M. Ui rtriMNS, 13 CENTEK ST.