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WAR AND PEACE VAST CROWDS FILL VENICE AUDITORIUM Vere Goldthwaite of Boston, Husband of Ellen Beach Yaw, Delivers Oration of Day to Thousands Special to The Herald. VENICE, May 30.— T0 honor the memory of the country's sailor and sol dier dead fully 15,000 persons visited Venice today, although probably not more than one-third that number were able to gain entrance to the great over sea auditorium where amid artistically arranged decorations of flags, shields and flowers an assemblage that .packed the structure was thrilled by the elo quence of the most distinguished gathering of Southern California patri ots that has ever taken part In a pro gram of naval memorial exercises. Seats In the center of me auditorium ■were occupied by delegations from the various military and naval organiza tions taking part In tho exercises, while In the boxes to the right were assem bled respectively the Ladies of the Navy, the Ladloa of the Army, the wives of the speakers and a party headed by Ellen Hoach Yaw, whose singing was one of the most beautiful features of the dny's exercises. The services opened with i.n organ selection by Josef Bruner, followed by the play- Ing by the Venice, of America band of Paul de Longpre's Memorial day march, "The Nation's Prayer and Heroes' Song." Chairman of the day. Judge Curtis D. Wilbur, who is a graduate of Annapolis, called the as sembly to order and In address stating the nature and Importance of the oc casion, went back through the annals of the nation's wars at sea and on land, setting forth tho great sacrifices of life which they had entailed. The united friendship of the north and south was tho burden of an elo quent address by the Rev. Baker P. Lee. Mr. Lee, who is a southerner, said he expressed the sentiments of the south in stating that the bonds of love and sympathy now existing could never be severed and that the bonding of the relationship was something that the people of Dixieland have long since come to view as having been a blessing and a merciful ending to the strife that divided their Interests and depopulated their homes. Gov. John L. Beverldge. representing the Loyal Legion, and one of the 75 members of the organization present, spoke along the lines of the nation's de pendence on her young men to back her in time of war, and of the grand man ner in which they have responded to her call in time past when national conflicts could not be avoided. Murphy Warmly Received An ovation was extended to Francis Murphy when the gray headed orator stepped to the front of the rostrum, the great assembly arising as one man to pay Its respects to him. In his char acteristic manner Mr. Murphy moved his audience from tears to laughter at ■will and during his remarks at times fairly made the auditorium rafters vibrate with the ring of his eloquence. The oration of the day, which was delivered by Vere Goldthwaite, a Boston attorney, who is the husband of Ellen Beach Taw, was mpst eloquently given and was followed by the singing of "The Star-Spa ngled Banner" by Miss Taw, which brought the auditorium services to a most Impressive and ap propriate close. Goldthwaite's Speech Mr. Goldthwaite's address follows: "It is fitting indeed that we should pay this tribute of respect and love to the sacred memory of our navaV dead, for the history of the American navy is thJ brightest star that glitters In the firmament of nations. "It is not only the history of the unconquer^d but it is the history of tht» unconquerable. "We celebrate not alone the memory of the dead, but the heroism of the living. "Great and manifold as have been the blessings of heroism In the past, that of the future is none the less secure. "There are as many and as great heroes In the navy today as any whose memory we celebrate; it only need oc casion for them to show It. "Every uniform in the service con tains a hero and every uniform con tains a man.' Each one, from the lowest In rank to the highest, stands ready and willing at any moment to give his life for the holy cause of justice. "This is courageous, and it is for this reason that the navy of the United States never met defeat in war nor dis grace In peace. "It Is without an equal in the civilized world and wthout a master in the realms of space. "It is as reliable as time and as unconquerable as destiny. Always on Right Side "It has always been found on the side of right, and it has reaped the grandest victories of time. "It has done for the sea what the army did for the land. It has abolished slavery. It was the first to strike the fetter from a slave. In the days of Its Infancy when England, the 'mistress of the seas,' was paying millions for tribute to tho hideous pirates of the Mediterranean, it sent the glittering dagger of justice square through the heart and shield of piracy and tore the brand of bondage from the face of every slave. "The war of 1812 and that with the Barbary states were as much wars of freedom as the revolution or the re bellion, and to me they were the grandest naval accomplishments of his "Nor is this all; it has contributed so much to the success of our military arms in every critical period of our country's history that neither the revo lution nor the rebellion could possibly have terminated as they did without its assistance. "As a matter of fact too little atten tion has been paid, even by historians, to the glorious achievements and mag nlficant heroism of the officers and men of our matchless navy. "Every school boy knows about Lex ington, Concord and Yorktown, but few realize that Yorktown would have been impossible and Lexington but a memory without the assistance of the Ameri can navy. Few know and fewer stop to consider that in the days of Lexington we had no powder, no guns and no means for the manufacture of either, or that without the continual capture of both, which was done by the navy, the revolution would have certainly failed. First Cruise of Navy "Ask any ordinary citizen what tho first cruise of the navy was, and see if he can tell you that it was a trip to the Bahama islands, where Hopkins, then commanding, landed the first United States marines in history, who then as now boldly assailed and heroically car To Assist in Vaudeville Performance MRS. W. W. D. TURNER ried the whole garrison and returned with every Ghip of the fleet loaded to the waters edge with powder and guna for Washington's irmy. "That was In the days of the revolu tion. Hundreds of similar instances could be mentioned, but I will pass on to a later period. "In the war of the rebellion, when the foundation of the republic Was crumb ling, when chance and fate combined to wreck the fortune of the boys in blue, when the country was sinking beneath the treacherous waters of civil discord, when England stood ready with greedy hands to snap the quivering cord of the dying union, and Napoleon 111 was boldly planting the standard of royalty in the soil of Mexico, preparing for the establishment of a new empire of the west at the foot of the American eagle —the navy again come to our rescue, this time In the form of a vessel the like of which had never before been known in naval history. "It is thus that the navy has ever played its part In times of military war, while its purely naval achievements are so rich In retrospect and so matchless In comparison with those of any other sea power known to history that time for-, bids a repetition of them here. "It Is enough for me to say, as was said by the greatest orator that ever touched 'this bank and shoal of time that 'when the will of man defies fear, when the heart applauds the brain, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death, heroes are born. 1 Men of Navy Heroes "The men of the American navy were heroes; their will defied fear, they threw the gauntlet down to fate, their honor scorned to compromise with death. They fought for liberty, they fought for us. Their battles were sermons and their victories judgment of divine Provi dence. Thel fought for justice, the only God; for liberty, the only goddess. Their memory is sacred, their country grateful. This Is enough for them. •Tls all they want, 'tis more than they required. They sleep in their nameless graves, under the waters they made free, each in his coral bed wrapped in his mantle of glory. Tears cannot sweeten nor time soften their eternal repose. Earth may run red with other wars; they are at rest. Posterity will do as we do. drop a flower of gratitude on the whispering waves and leave these heroes to their silent rest. "But there is another and more in viting side to this question. It is the achievements of our navy in times of peace, a matter to which I think his tory has not been altogether faithful. "How many and what wars have been averted or what fatal and unhappy destiny has been avoided by the keen intelligence, rare diplomatic knowledge and far seeing statemanship of our naval comrades and naval men, will never be known until some one shall have done that which ought to have been done long ago— publish a book on the achievements of our navy in times of peace— a task I hope will soon be undertaken by a competent hand. "The officers and men of our naval service are not infrequently entrusted with the most delicate and important diplomatic commissions, and in no in stance of recorded history have they failed to discharge them with honor to themselves and credit to the nation that empowered them. "There are many instances of these, but I will mention only two. Decatur's Mission "In the war with the Barbary states Stephen Decatur, a man only thirty-odd years of age, was clothed by this gov ernment with full power to make and to conclude a treaty of peace and amity with the dey of Algiers, one of tho warring monarchs. This commission he executed in a manner worthy the great est diplomat, and at a later period of time we have the remarkable incident of Commodor Perry concluding his Justly famous convention with the august ruler of the imperial empire of Japan, a diplomatic achievement with out parallel' in the history of this country. "These are incidents in the history of our navy worthy the consideration of thoughtful men, for they are not only Important within themselves, but they suggest a better use for naval men and naval maneuvers, a destiny to which I hope all nations are now rapidly and In evitably tending. "Nor does my hope for the future glory of the navy rest here. Peace, not war, should be, and I believe Is now, the primary object of all navies and na tions alike, and strange as it may seem, I believe that the true greatness and final immortality of our navy will only appear when Its ability to preserve rather than to make peace shall have been demonstrated by Its diplomatic power. This at least should be Its ob ject. Each great ship, dressed In its garb of spotless white should be an earnest messenger of peace, an ambas sador extraordinary and minister pleni potentiary to the court of Neptune, as It w-ere. "But to do this two things are neces sary—the navy must be increased and the men better paid; nor will this be an additional expense to the nation as many suppose; on the contrary, it will undoubtedly be a saving in the long run. If any one doubts this let him reflect upon two things: First, that in republics, such as ours, enemies are only to be exposed from without, not LOS ANGELES HERALD: FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 31, 1907. from within; therefore, in the natural order of things, all future enemies of this country must nrst encounter the navy, and after that, If we are to judge the future by the past, there will be nothing left for the army to encounter. Effect on Treasury "Second, let him reflect upon the ef fect of speedly termination of enforced wars upon the public treasury. "Our last war, the war with Spain, was declared on the 22d day of April, 1898. Ten days after that George Dewey, then in command of our Asiatic squad ron, encounered and sunk the entire naval forces of the enemy in those waters, forever cutting off the power of Spain in that part of th% world, and presenting to the nation In return a country richer almost than the ancient kingdom whose power he had thus ab ruptly terminated. Two months later— and this delay was due to our Inability to find the enemy— William T. Samp son 'and Winfleld S. Schley completed the work Dewey had so vigorously be gun by absolutely annihilating the bal ance of the enemy's navy off the coast of Cuba. Ten days after that the first diplomatic move was made for peace, and within the brief period of a month thereafter the navy had actually ter minated a war that was costing this government more than a million dol lars a day. Navy Brings Peace "This proves that with an efficient navy we can have peace even If we have to fight for it, as the Irishman said, and presents a lesson In economics not altogether unworthy of notice, for no one will deny that nothing is so hurtful to a race or country as pro longed, wars, where public credit de clines and private property depreciates. "Therefore if we must have wars, let them be speedily terminated by a numerous and efficient navy. . "But, ladies and gentlemen, there Is a final virtue in naval men and naval maneuvers I have not yet mentioned. It Is their disposition to yaw around on Important occasions. This is a habit to which I have myself been slightly addicted, and I note with pleasure that according to the next number on the program they have again executed this famous naval maneuver and I accord ingly give way to another and perhaps the most famous of their many yaws." Throw Flowers on Grave At the conclusion < ." the services at the auditorium vJudge Wilbur took oc casion to introduce«to the audience Mrs. A. S. C Forbes, chairman of the ar rangements committee, and whom he said was rightfully the mistress of the occasion, as It was she who originated the beautiful ceremony of strewing flowers on the waves In memory of the country's sailor dead. Headed by the Venice of America band the various patriotic organiza tions followed by the general public then marched to the breakwater, where a view of the flower strewing ceremony, which took place from the launches Pe trol and Frances, was solemnly observ ed. The rendering of the national naval burial service on the breakwater close to which the launches lay was followed by the launching from the Frances of three miniature "warships" loaded with posies which were given over to the sea as messengers from a grateful nation to the memory of its naval heroes. Diggs— Smith's wife is deaf and dumb. RISKS— Does she talk with her fingers? DI KBS _I think so. Smith hasn't a dozen hairs left in his head.— Philadelphia Inquirer. GIVES BONDS UNCONDITIONAL INDORSEMENT liv W. H. PIERCE, Former Councilman of the First Wnrd. To the Owens River Campaign Committee, Perry W. Weidner, Chairman : In response to your request for a statement of my views I wish to state that I am glad of the opportunity to add my uncon ditional indorsement of the $23,000,000 bond issue. Probably I have had a better opportunity than the average citizen to become familiar with the water situation in Los Angeles. I served four years as a member of the city council from the First ward, during all of which time I was a member of the water sup ply committee. For two years I was chairman of the water supply committee, covering a period in which the city acquired the water works. I made a trip throughout the Owens valley during April, 1906, and my observation confirmed the statement of all others that the Owens river will prove a tremendous boon to Los Angeles. There is plenty of water there, and the water is good. I fished in Oak creek, Independence creek and other streams while they were at their normal flow. The volume of water in these streams is fully up to the state ments made by the. aqueduct managers. As to the quality of the water, will say that it is just as pure as melted snow can be. My son Sterling and myself, who toured the valley on a visit to friends and relatives there, drank of the water at many points and can personally testify that it is pure and healthful. The voting of these bonds by the people on June 12 next, in my opinion, will be the greatest progressive step ever attempted by our city. W. H., PIERCE. WILL GIVE BIG FETE TOMORROW PROMINENT WOMEN ARE THE MANAGERS Proceeds Will Be Given to Building Fund of Animal Rescue Home. Will Have Twenty.one Booths 'With all their plans complete, their animals for the fete all captured, thnir booths all ready to decorate and a host of society matrons and maids willing to lend their aid, Mrs. Rufus H. Horton and the heads of the various committees are resting content, f confident that the fete to be given tomorrow afternoon and evening in the grounds of the Friday Morning club, Adams and Hoover streets, will be a big success. All the arrangements are completed and the event will be one of the biggest society affairs of the year, and probably the closing entertainment of any size 6f the year. The booths will not be the, only at tractions, as there will be something going on in the open grounds every minute of the time. The vaudeville will be a special feature, and Mrs. W. W. D. Turner will present one of the most In teresting of the various numbers. The proceeds will go toward an animal rescue home, and from the number of amusements provided the managers ex pect that all the sick animals in Los Angeles will be provided for. Mrs. Telfair Creighton will be assisted In caring for Mrß. Jarley's wax worßs by Misses Churchill, Juana Creighton, Winifred Blake, Marian Porter, Barneta Norton, Alice Smith and Telfair Creigh ton, Fenton Knight. M. Patterson, Count Axel Wachmeister, A. J. Copp, jr., Robert Smith. Horace King and John Knight. In the flower booth Misses Walker and Alice Groff have been added to the list of assistants, who will wear costumes representing dif ferent flowers. Miss Dorothea Trask, Steward Wer ner and J. Vandergrlft will also be among those in the lemonade booth, and all the young women will be gowned in white linen dresses with aprons and bonnets tied with different colored rib bons. A big Angora cat will be pussy in tho well about whom it is written "Ding-dong bell, pussy in the well, never mind who put her in who will take her out?" and Mrs. Frances Jose phine Holmes, in charge of the lemon ade booth, has whispered that there will be many pretty things beside pussy to be found in that well. In the peanut booth Mrs. Walter Lutz and Mrs. Don Harrison will be assisted by Misa Pauline Lutz of Pasadena, Miss Marian MacClure, Miss Eleanor Vallely and Miss Margaret Miller, and they will wear Italian costumes. Kiki will keep all the patrons of the S. P. C. A. cafe laughing at his drollery, and Mrs. Frank AY Bowles will be assisted in caring for the cafe by Mrs. Will E. Bowles, Mrs. J. W. Slater, Miss Fanny Bristor, Mrs. George Carter, Miss Carrie Bruns, Mrs. Kerchival, Mrs. M. A. Mathews, Mrs. J. M. Kelly, Mrs. Clark, Mrs. Harry P. Warner and Miss Theo Rodovich. They will be gowned as French maids. At first it was arranged to have the fete only In the afternoon, but a couple of days ago the Edison Electric com pany and the Woodill-Hulse company donated 1000 electric lights and four are lights to the fete, making it possible to have the affair at night. Bi. Monthly Dance The San Gabriel Valley Country club will entertain with their bi-monthly dance Saturday night. Announces Engagement Mrs. H. Franklyn Hiller announces the engagement of her daughter, Miss Gladys Gray, to Albert Leßoy Daniels. The wedding date has been set for June 22. To Give Luncheon As a compliment to Miss Bessie Mao Abbott, who will become the bride of Stanley Ford Hoeland Juno 12, Miss Frances Hike of Hubb street. Highland Park, will give a luncheon today. Close Club Year As a fitting close to a year filled with Interesting meetings the Ruskin Art club will entertain today with a lunch eon at >Hotel Hollywood. Mrs. Morris Albee will be toastmaster and Mrs. J. W. Hendricks will respond to the. toast, "The Club;" Mrs. W. W. Stilson to "John Ruskin;" Mrs. Stephen C. Hub bel, "Mrs. Boyce, Our First President;" Mrs. N. P. Conrey, "The Society of American Wood Engravers;" Mrs. W. E. Dunn, "The Club Babies." and Mrs. W. H. H. Housh, "The Art League." Lecture to Be Big Affair A big affair tonight will be the lec ture to be given on "Liquid Air" by Prof. G. A. Bobrick at Gamut club auditorium, 1044 South Hope street, under the auspices of the Women's auxiliary of the McKlnley Boys' home. Prominent society women who will act tis patronesses will be Mines. Arthur Letts, Valentine Peyton, H. L. Verger, Arthur L. Harvey, Frank Walsh, I. N. Peyton, W. J. Variel, F. H. Snowden, William Davenport, G. A. Brock, Rich •The genuine h«v« jdP^JtZfik the name in the hem" JTjjtfw jUUI ■ /Kayser^^EoyEs\ @| . B TSmwummmmmmmmmmm \SIUt m. There is no mystery V 3V 3 - H .bout the "Kay.er" gloves, quality, fit and yaW, ■ that's ail. TIT]- are made of Pnr. Silk and Pure Dye, ' M no "adulterated" silk, no "imitation" rilk..no mercer- Jj Wl izing" to give artificial lustre. -\; aiUdffli^ The "Tips" outwear the glove. ; >i 1^ A guarantee ticket in every pair. • JL " A Palatial Train for Particular People rffij") Leaves Los Angeles daily at 10 a. m. ; three days to , gllP^M/j^^ro^ ' Vs?£</ A. Chicago via Salt Lake City, Union Pacific and JI'IBjFIffISSHBfIL, |fiWf |S Northwestern. All about it at 601 So. Spring • 'JililUMfflSr £$ Ia» St. or First St. station, Salt Lake Route. I'LJgBl jjlLi _L"l ard M. Whitney, C. E. Payne and D. E. Luther. Minister Speak* Rev. Albert Hatcheby Smith spoke yesterday afternoon at the picnic in Eastlake park given by the Virginia and West Virginia society. To Entertain Many Times The Cumnock School of Expression is preparing for Its commencement ex ercises, and a long list of social affairs both precede and follow the event. Wednesday afternoon the junior recital took place, and tonight the senior class play, "Paola and Francesca," will be presented. The students of the acade mic department will entertain with a dancing party tomorrow night, and Monday night there will be an open class in physical culture. The graduate recital will take place Thursday night, June 6, and Saturday afternoon, June 8, the junior pastoral play, "As You Like It," will be presented in the garden. The class day exercises will be held Monday afternoon, June 10, and Tues day night, June 11, the commencement will take place. Mrs. Merrill Moore Grigg, the director, will read Wagner's mystical drama, "Parsifal," assisted at the piano by Archibald Sessions. Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Grigg will give their an nual reception to the classes of 190? Wednesday night, June 12, and tho an nuai luncheon of the Cumnock Alumni association will be given Thursday. June 13, at Hotel Angelus. Informal Luncheon Mrs. John Howze of Westchester plane will be hostess at an informal luncheon today complimentary to Miss Genevieve Smith, whose marriage to Dr. Harris Garcelon will take place June 5. To Honor Bride-to-Be Miss Florence Kerns, daughter of Mrs. T. J. Kerns of 916 Grattan street, whoso marriage to,Elry J. Hampton of Nash ville, Term.', will take place June S, will be the honored guest at an informal social affair to be given this afternoon by Miss Alice Moores of 507 West Adams street. Dancing Party Mrs. B. O. Kendall will entertain with a dancing party tonight in the Pasa dena Shakespeare club houso and Arend's orchestra will play. Celebrate Anniversary In celebration of the twentieth anni versary of their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Coldwells of 1815 Hobart boule vard entertained with a reception last night. Cards were played during the evening and a program of orchestra music was given. Mrs. Charles C. Travers assisted the host and hostess in receiving and the grounds were lighted with Japanese lanterns. A canopy of asparagus plumosus was sus pended In the living room, and from It baskets of pink sweet peas were hung. In the breakfast room where supper was served, the prevailing color tones were pink and green, and the dining room was decorated with sweet peas and Canterbury bells. Is Hostess at Luncheon Mrs. W. H. Boehner of 124S West Twenty-ninth street was hostess at a luncheon and bridge whist party yester day afternoon. Tho place cards were hand painted with sketches of girls, and the dining room was attractively deco rated with nasturliums and ferns. Red sweet peas were effectively arranged in the parlors and library, and a piece of hand painted china and a water color picture, both the work of the hostess, were awarded as prizes. ATTACKS HUSBAND; TRIES TO ESCAPE AS A MAN By Associated Press. SAN JOSE, May 30.— Frank Boronda, captain of chemical engine company No 1, was perhaps fatally wounded last night by his wife, who attacked him with a razor while insane with jealousy. The woman, after maiming her husband for life, donned some of his clothing and attempted to escape dis guised as a man. She was captured early this morning at the Broad Gauge freight yards. 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"Marching Through Georgia" — By First Methodist church choir and audi ence. Eugene Davis, director. Reading of the Immortal Lincoln's Gettysburg address — By C. E. Locks, S. of V. Organ solo — By Prof. J. M. Loretz. Address— By Rev. Robert Mclntyre. Veteran Fife and Drum corps. "Tenting on the Old Camp Ground" — By the choir, audience joining in tho chorus. Eugene Davis, director. Benediction — By Department Chap lain w. B. Brvine. Taps — By Comrade O. T. Thomas. W.J.BRYAN SCORES GREEDY RAILROADS (Cnntlnned from Pace One) people from having the benefit of the 2-cent rate law." Constantly Struggling "All over this land we have seen the struggle between the people and tho cor porations and we see It today upon the railroad question. In 18SJ the Demo cratic platform declared for railroad legislation. It did so In 1900; it did so in 1904, but my friends, after ten years of effort on our part we had to wait un til a Republican president had to take the lead upon the subject and then he had the right of his life to get his bill through the senate or house. At last, in order to make v. Republican measure, the president was forced to compromise with the representatives of the rail roads In the senate. I think that If I am allowed to talk on taxation I ought not to forget the taxation this country Is bearing today because we do not regulate the corporations as we ought to regulate them. When I find a man who Is constantly talking against gov ernment ownership of railroads, I be lieve it is because he Is doing it from his own Interests. "We have not reached that Question, but we have reached the question of our railroad management, and I have been tempted to suggest that the man who spends his time talking about the gov ernment ownershiD of railroads could 5 better spend his time In protecting the masses from the greed of the corpora tions." Mr. Bryan expressed appreciation of the kind things said about him In his introduction and said he was proud to be the son of a Virginian. "I know there is no distinction," ho said, "equal to being a son of Virginia, but~a grandson comes next to it." Alluding to a reference by Congress man Lasslter, who introduced him, to Senator Daniel as a candidate for the presidency, Mr. Bryan said: "I do not know whether my good friend expected me to use this occasion to join in the nomination of the candi date for president or not; I will say • this, that I join with him in the admi ration he has expressed for Virginia's great son and statesman and I have said time and time again that sections should not control the selection of our candidates. In fact, two years and a half ago I seconded the nomination of a man from Missouri, an ex-Confederate soldier, when Virginia -oted for an other man. And I have insisted that the time has come when the Democracy of the Union should take in the whole Union and that its selection should be made without regard to tho state in which a man lives. Pays Tribute to Dixie "I appreciate the fact that a majority of electoral votes come from the south, but I don't want the people of the south to forget that a majority of our Demo cratic votes come from the north. We have more Democrats in the north than you have in the south and you must not be too harsh with us if we have also the misfortune of having more Repub lican voters in the north than you have in the south. It was not that there were too few of us, it is that there are too many of them— and I would hardly be doing justice to the section from which I come if I did not tell you that it requires much love of Democracy to vote in the north where they defeat us, as^t requires down here to vote where theft- elect. '•But I am not acre to make a Demo cratic speech. This is not a partisan occasion. I have ample opportunity to talk Democr-ey and usually oppor tunity where the people need talking moro than I have done. I am here to join with you in the commemoration of Patrick Henry day. "I enjoyed the singing of the national air and then of the southern air; I am glad that we have a double standard today. Judging from the pulse of this audience, however, I would say that It was IB to 1 in favor of Dixie. My friends, we like Dixie up north. I am going to reveal a secret to you. The reason we were In a hurry to conclude tho war was not because it was a costly war, but because we wanted to get Dixie as a national air and not let you have it all to yourselves." Mine Superintendent Killed By Associated Press. SALT LAKE. Utah, May 30.— A spe cial to the Tribune from Ttntlc says that William Ball, superintendent of the lower Mammoth mine, was killed by an electric wire today. He touched a wire ust-il for the transmission of power while showing some visitors through the mine and fell dead in their presence.