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NOON EDITION -i -
MAN AFTER FIGHT
i .ill. NOON EDITION ,
LOOAT5 LAT WA? Otf
HUGGING IS ON -
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice atTT
Chicago, DL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adiess Newspaper, Daily 'Except Sunday
Editor, and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, Except' in
Chicago, ,$3 a Year,
VOL. 3, NO. 226
Chicago, Tuesday, June 23, 1914
DURBOROUGH JOINS VILLA AS MARCH
TO MEXICO CITY BEGINS .
Carranza Made Mess of Military Affairs Thafs Why'
Popular Demand Was for Villa as Commander-in-
Chief Doings at Rebel Capital City.
BY W. H. DURBOROUGrj,
Staff Photographer and Correspond
ent of The Day Book.
Saltillo, Mexico (via Brownsville,
r Tex.), June 23. I have entered the
h& nowcloseiy drawn rebel lines under
assignment to march with Gen. Vijla
to the gates of Mexico City.
I arrived' at this, the capital city
of the rebel government, on the eve
of the. coup Villa pulled off which
made him commander-in-chief of the
constitutional armies and which rele
gated Carranza to a place as civil
chiefof the rebel government. .
There's no doubt about Villa being!
the boss of the whole worfcs now.l
Not that anybody has anything
against Carranza not even Villa. '
The truth is that Carranza has
made a mess of the rebel military af
fairs since he came out of the west
into Villa's country. There have
been no more great victories, there
have been some pretty sorry defeats.
So everybody, 'including nearly all
the generals, thought it was about
time for Villa to get out his gun
again. The populace seems a unit
for Villa as chief of the forces. -He
is their idol. They think Carranza
is a real nice old man and that its