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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN.
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
600 BO. PKORIA ST. CHICAGO ItlL.
Circulation, Monro 2X3.
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chicago.
30 cents a Month. Br Mail, United
States and Canada, S3 60 a Tear.
Entered as second-class matter April
II. 1914. at the postoitlee at Chlcajro,
III, under the Act of March 1, 17.
RAIPING THE BOEDER. The
Mexican raiders along the border
have at Jast shown their true colors.
They have hoisted the red flag; the
flag of anarchy and rapine.
All along the bounuary line from
the Pacific ocean to the Gulf of Mex
ico the lawless clans have gathered.
They are not recruited along from
the ranks of Carranza, nor of Villa,
but from both, and are augmented by
the roving bands which have never
acknowledged a leader. "Their own
poor country ravaged to the point of
destitution, they are turning to richer
fields. That these happen to be upon
the American side matters not. The
raids into Texas and other border
states have no political significance.
They are the acts of bandits and
thieves, pure and Bimple; pillage alone
As long as the Rio Grande, marks
the line past which they may not'be
pursued, beyond which they are safe,
these marauders will keep on raiding.
The booty is tempting, the haven of
safety near at hand. To stop the
depredations and break up these out
law bands they must be pursued
across the line. The authorities In
Mexico cannot be depended upon to
help, for they are heart and soul in
sympathy with- the raiders. -It is left
to the United States troops alone to
stop it and to effectually do so. Soon- J
er or later they must f ollovthe beast
to its lair. Should it cause a clash 1
1 with the silf-constituted authorities,3
which would be an admission that'
they condone lie outrages, it would
at least cause the cards to Jbe laid
upon, the table. '
NOT SEEKING TROUBLE. la
some quarters they're trying to makel
more Worries -for the administration
by urging that President Wilson inter-3
fere should our bankers accept
straight British -and French govern
ment bohdsfor the proposed loan.
The proposed deal is in no sense a
governments matter. If Germans,
British or any other foreigners can
borrow money in this country, of any-..
uuuy, il. is uieir pruviege ana ngnr.
Our government risks nothing,'1
makes nothing by such deals and its
interference would be senseless. Pres-i
ident Wilson already has worries
enough, without putting Out a drag-,
net fnr mnrp
Ereedom of the high C's is one of 3
the banes of fiat life.
"A ready wit is more effective than r
a ready right -j.
The greatest European harvest in".
the world's history is that of thes
Grim Reaper. .
An Oregon court holds the Suncfay
theater a necessity for mental diver-
sion. Carry the news to Philadelphia:
"Dancing with liquor in Milwaukee
prohibited," says a headline. Danc-t
ing with a pretty girl is preferable,
Another state, South Carolina, has
been captured by the drys. King Al
cohol and the czar are In a position to
sympathize with each other.
New York has opened a night oourt'
for naturalization of foreigners. Per-
haps it isn't necessary they should ft
see what they are doing. -,
o o V'
IN ONE, SURELY
"I never hurry or worry."
'What branch of the government-
service arp you-in, old man?"'