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1THE DAY BOOK
N. R C06HRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
500 S. PEOHIA ST. CHICAGO, ILU
TplpnhnnPI EdltdrUI, Monroe 353
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chi
cago, 30 cents a Month. By Mall.
United States and Canada, J3.00 a
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1914, at the post-office at Chicago.
111., under the Act of March 3. 187?
fences are smoothed out and griev
ances and inter-grievances adjusted.'
Political divisions, political domina
tion, must ever be present in con-
gress, but sectional divisions, or sec-
tional domination, is a thing of the'
past The hatchets buried deep.'
Let it stay buried.
GIVING LABOR A SHOW. The
acting secretary of labor, John C.
Densmore, has released George An
dreytchine, the steel corporation em
ploye, who formerly worked in their
offices on the Mesaba iron range in
Minnesota, and who was arrested
and persecuted at the instance of the
steel trust because he encouraged
the striking iron miners. The steel
trust tried to have Andreytchine de
ported to Bulgaria, as an undesirable
alien, although he had for two years
been their office employe. He was
charged with being an "anarchist,"
but his real offense was in siding
with the strikers.
Under this administration the "dep't
of labor is demonstrating that it
really has the interests 6f labor at
NAILING A RUMOR.. We have
all heard the .report, which has been
going the rounds for some time, that
the Panama canal is doomed; that'
the real trouble with the canal lies
not in earth slides, but that the Cu-
I lebra cut is one gigantic bog and that1
the more dredging done the' more
there will be to do. The persistency
of the rumor and the fact that Wash
ington chose to ignore it has been
more or less disturbing.
Now Ray L. Smith, assistant to the
chief of the Panama canal office in
Washington, has issued an official'
and emphatic denial that there is the
slightest foundation in fact for the
"There is no truth in the 'bog
story," . he says. "It is merely ar
question of dredging the canal every"
time there is a bad slide in the Cu-
lebra cut until the proper equilibrium
is reached, when the slides will cease.
The largest ships of the American
navy could go through the canal to
day." Thanks, Mr. Smith, for your really
DON'T DIG IT UP! Mr. Hughes
shows neither good taste nor judg
ment in referring to "Southern dom
ination of congress," meaning the
south of fcivil war days. As an as
pirant for the high position of presi
dent of the United States $Ir. Hughes
should be the last man to recognize
If elected he will be the resident
of the south as well as the north and
east and west. Congress should be
the common meeting ground of the
representatives of all the states and
air-the people, where sectional-differ-1
Down at Nogales, writes a soldier,
some Carranza generals are working
for the U. S. quartermaster's depart
ment for a dollar a day. At night
they go back to their headquarters'
and buy themselves a week's salary
as general, in Carranza money, with
And yet they say there is no finan
cial talent in Mexico.
A spinster says she loves cats be
cause tbxsy are just as treacherous m
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