BE CAREFUL DON'T MISTAKE
THE MEN FOR HITCHING POSTS
"Please pass me the shoe horn,
"It is time for me to dress.
"I am puttin' on men new coat,
. "Meh trousers and meh vest.
"They're tight, but I don't mind it,
"I should say not not at all.
"It's style to have your clothes fit
"Like the paper on the wall."
Washington, Feb? 7. It will be a
real "tight' man who wears the new
spring styles if those agreed upon
by the Customs Fitters' Association
' here today in convention assembled
are accepted by migentleinan. Here's
what they decreed:
Tight-waisted and narrow sack
coats, slightly longer and with a vent
in back optional.
All garments "as soft as possible
with no wadding," and tight.
The frock coat isn't relegated to
the background, but the three-button
cutaway is the real classy gar
ment, yknow. It must be braided
and there mustn't be any "dip" in
front, and it has to be tight.
Very narrow .binding recommend
ed for full dress suits and they must
The dinner coat is to be boomed
"because people are doing so1 much
dancing and whirling" and made
along the same lines ay the sack coat,
Crescent-shaped pockets in the coat
and none in the pants on the sides
Loose-fitting overcoats' are passe;
the new ones must be real form-fit--
ting. Trousers must "appear to be a
' trifle short," and be VERY tight.
. .London, Feb. 7. Rivalry between
the two daughters of Mrs. Emmeline
Pankhurst, Sylvia and Christabei, for
suffraget leadership has driven Syl
via out of the women's social and
political union. She announced, her
withdrawal and said she would form
a rival organization iu East London.
CASE AGAINST SLUGGERS IS
CONTINUED TO MARCH 5
Two newspaper gunmen, William
Miller and John Roulin, came before
Judge Scully yesterday for prelimi
nary hearing on a charge of assault
with in tent to kill. The case was con
tined till March 5.
Phil Vetter, the young bakery
wagon driver who was shot Jan. 26. is
in bad shape. The bullet that took
him between the shoulder blade and
spine tore a hole that may end in
death. This was the word sent by )r.
James McQuinn from the Columbus
Hospital, 2600 Lakeview avenue, to
the court, resulting in a continuance.
Miller and Roulin are out on $5,000
bonds furnished by Tony May, known
as a professional bondsman. At the
Robey street station, where they
were taken when after arrest, Miller
gave his occupation as a newspaper
circulator for the Chicago Journal
and Roulin stated his occupation as a
circulator for the Chicago Examiner.
They were part of a squad that
went out to Irving Park boulevard
and Ashland avenue the morning of
Jan. 26 to "get" Phil Vetter for beat
ing one of them in a fist fight two
days before. Two of the squad en
tered the fruit store of James Candes,
3959 N. Ashland, and one of them
sent the cold lead into young Vetter.
NORTHUP FOR COUNTY JUDGE
John E. Northup, special prosecu
tor prosecuting the vote fraud cases.,
will be the Republican candidate for
county judge this falL This is the
information that leaked out from of
ficial circles yesterday.
However, there is still said to be a
faction in the G. O. P. that desires
to hitch their wagon to Lewis Rin
aker, who ran against Hoyne for
It is also said that A. A. McCor
mick, on account of the criticism
that has been levelled at fiim during
his regime, has abandoned his hopes
for the mayoralty and will seek reelection.
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