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THE OMATTA SUNDAY BEE: MAY ' 2, 1909.
S COATS FUR SPRING
Moit Popular Styliii' Overcoat ii
High in Price.
OF HOUGH CLOTH, LONG AND LOOSE
Krai on Sotnr Dress Overcoats aad
an Snrk f nsl., vrlth Which Silk
ITat Are flora In London
Vnrlrtr In (hMlrrlrUa,
It i T-i-ch t make a confirmed free
tradr r- t r: c n-ai to buy a spring over
roat In t!i"e rtsys. The most modish thin
for erly rpr'ng wear Is a rough cloth coat
rut very full in i.ck. falling to a point a
few Inches be'.ow the knea and with applied
l"vrr'. nnl rw 1 nine- The collar nnd
laptte art of the same material.
The coat buttons so low as to show the
Itnlds coat and the roll collar turnt far
1ack to Increase the Informal look of tht
garment. It Is adapted to every use of
tlia summer season xcept extremely for
ma! wear, but as there will bo little or no
formal dress after awhile, that Is a small
drawback to the usefulness of th gar
ment. Every man who goes to buy one spring
overcoat wouiil like to get this style. It
enmes In various colors, tans, grays, dark
and light, a gray and grcer combination,
In herrlngbrnc stripes and In checks In
rtnrk and light shades of brown and gray
and In a warm reddish brown. The one
trace of formality In the making of thta
tost Is a fly to cover the buttons down
These c ats, made. In the Imported
worsteds. cost In the best of
the shops 1 10. Wh-n made to order they
cost as much M 2S more. Yet they, may
be bought In London at from $15 to $20.
Why they should cost twice a much here
Is not clear.,
Velvet Piped Sleeves.
There arc other coats which are jutt; as
rnew, aJthough the element of 'extreme
smartness Is missing. One of them Is a
loose coat Similar to tho cne described, but
with less fullness In the bnck and -p1plng
of velvet around the elcevet and a velvet
collar 'to match the prevailing shade of the
cloth. Thcro is even a piping of Velvtt
abmit tTie breat pocket and the flaps' oiv
the 'side pockets. The most popular shade
tor this cent are gray and brown. . " ' '
Then, there Is a so-called box 'Chester
field that falls loosely from the shoulders
to the usual let gth below the knee. There
Is no lining except over the. shoulders, and
the pockets are potcned - with Strapped .
trams. Tho breast pocket Is alao applied
In this way and the bottoms of "8,U the
pockets are rounded.
The buttons are not protected by a fly,
but show through on the front of the coat
and are made of bone. The collar 4s of
velvet to match the goods and the sleeves
have cuffs ot the cloth edged with the
velvet. It Is not easy to see just what
purpose this rough Chesterfield can serve.
It I not so good for sporting wear as the
long, lose coat, while It la just at un-
ulted to any occasion that might demand
Much more useful if one wants a light
weight coat that may also be mads to
serve for dress arc the Chesterfields made
In gray, brown and almost black herring
bone tweeds and finished with turnback
cuffs of the same mnterlal and a velvet
collar. They aro quite appropriate for
dress occasions In spite of the rough cloth
used In them and their shades.
They fit well Into the figure, but without
exaggeration of tho waist line, reach sev
ers! Inches below the knee and are made
with only the usual breast pocket and the'
two side pockets, which are covered by
the flnp of the same material. There is
Sometimes a turnback cuff of the same
material, but In many cases that addition
is considered too frivolous for the regular
Ransrh Illark Cashmeres Popalar.
Of course there ' It no garment bettor
suited to dress wear at this season of the
year 1 than the rough, black cashmeres
lined "with silk and faced down to the edge
of tho lapels with the same silk with which
the coat la lined. The rough black cloths
are still preferred for these coata, although
there have txen on the market this spr'ng
smooth, black goods with almost Invisible
checks, stripes and allover patterns. They
have not the smartness of the rough ma
terial, which look best when It la con
trasted with the silk that covers the lapels.
These Chesterfields which are made es
pecially for the few dress occasions of the
spring teas in are cut longer than the or
dinary coats of spring and fall well below
the knee. They are cut Into the figure In
the case of alight men, aa that has become
In the present rage for loose garments one
means of Indicating that a garment Is in
tended for formal wear. There never waa
a time, however, when the vogue of the
loose coata waa at great at It It thla
There la one advantage for the stout man
In the loose coat. It conceals curves. One
of the notably well-dressed men of New
Tork City waa walking up Fifth avenue
the other day, wearing what was obviously
a new Chesterfield, made for dress wear.
The tailor had done one or two featurea of
I hla job too well.
e naa cut the coat too cloae In the
bnck. Its lines closely followed the curve
of the shoulders, the hips and the drop In
the back. The result of this relentless pur
suit of the natural line was the exposure
of the fact that thla middle aged man was
getting fat. Nothing so promptly reveals
the Increase of avoirdupois aa these too
cloae fitting garments. Luckily there la
usually little chance of that thla spring
either In the Back coats or the overgar
ments. Braided Overcoats Offered.
The braided overcoat la also here, al
though there eeeraa Uttla popularity for It
in comparison with the demand for braid
ing on other garments. The braided coats
are necessarily Intended for dresa wear and
are therefore In smooth black materials or
In grays that have very little roughness.
The braided coats with the revera cov
ered with silk make a very formal over
coat, but the style la unsutted to any but
the most ceremonious occasions. It suits
welt the evening dress of early spring.
But men who buy garments specially for
thla kind of wear are much better auited
with a long, loose coat that haa just been
put on the market.
It touches the figure at few points and
falls directly from the shoulders, although
without the flaring looseness of tome of
the more Informal coata. It Is lined through
out with satin which covers the revers.
There la no attempt to make of thla a
paddock coat with the separate skirts. The
back Is finished with a deep vent In the
center. There la a separate turnback cuff
In tome Instances, although aa a rule the
three buttons ftiat can really be fastened
and unfastened are considered enough fin
ish for such a coat.
Some of the less conservative tailors have
been known to add silk cuffs, the silk be
ing the same as that used In the revers, to
finish the sleeves, but that seems like a
case of gliding refined gold. The braided
black coat haa, of course, more general
usefulness than thla special garment.
which, attractive aa It, Is, can be used only
for evening dress.
' Esthetic Tailors Kick.
Braid haa made Ita impression already on
the spring styles In a new form. Here Is
the testimony of a professional tailor on
that subject: -
"When I say I regret the arrival of the
braided sack coat,".. -thla experienced
creator of fashion said,. VI am perfectly
frank. A sack coat la a garment meant for
informal wear. To put braid about It In
dicatea an effort to make it something It
was never Intended to h -!,.-i f.
"Already In London men are wearing
silk hats with sack coats. They think the
trimming of braid makes It to formal that
It ranks with the frock or the walking
coat In. being entitled to the dignity: of a
"Then there are all sorts of things that
unscrupulous' tailors may do with the braid
on a nack coat. They may trim It all over
with braid, making strange designs on the
sides, over the pockets or wherever their
The braided coata that come frtm Lon
don are cut very long in the back with' a
slnglo vent; they have a deep roll collar
that extenda so far down the front of the
coat as to make only one or two buttons
necessary, and they are braided all about
the outside edges with silk braid. Of
course, they have been so far tent over
here only In black.
'They are cut well Into the figure and
they have a waistcoat of the same materia.!
without a collar and finished with the tune
braid to wear with them. They are auf
flclently striking In themselves to need no
fancy waistcoats to call attention to the
"Striped trousers are worn with them.
Generally the material Is a fine diagonal. I
do not think that such a coat will ever
take a permanent place In the wardrobes of
well dressed men. but I am afraid that It
will be considered very smart this aprlng."
JUDGE FINDS THE LOST BOY
Tkree-Yeat-Old Child I.oat
Foaad In Loss Island
After suffering for hours from ex
posure, Erwln Biggs, aged 3 yeara. waa
rescued several nights ago In the wooda
back of Jamaica, Long Island, by Burt
J. Humphrey, county judje of Queens.
The little fellow, to whom Judge Hum
phrey was led by a bulldog, was nearer
dead than alive from cold and fear when
fund. He was taken to Judge Hum
phrey's home and cared for until his Iden
tity was established, when he waa taken
to hla home.
The boy's father was Joel T. Biggs,
chief engineer of the battleship Connecti
cut, who died from pneumonia on Satur
day. He returned from the round-tho-world
trip with his vessel without a
mishap, but shortly after arriving on his
native ahore suffered an Injury to hla
head that made It neeessary for him
to return home on furlough. Pneumonia
developed, and the little son, noticing his
mother's concern, announced that he
would "det the dotter man."
The wife and mother, harassed by her
anxieties, gave no thought to what the
boy had aald, and Erwln trudged from
the house In Flushing avenue, Jamaica,
through the woods behind the training
school for teachers, looking for a physi
cian. He waa accompanied by his two
dogs, a bulldog and a Newfoundland pup.
No "dotter man" was to be found In .ha
woods, but the boy continued his search
until dark. Then, when he tried to find
his way home, he changed from his big
father's first assistant helper to a very
small boy who waa lost and wanted h
When Erwln became entangled In the
brlara In the deep wood a mile from hla
home, the bulldog teemd to rallie that
something serious had happened. He be
came fully convinced of this when his
little master, forgetting all the traditions
of the United States navy, began to cry.
The dog ranged through the woods, and
finally, on Its border, found Judge Hum
phrey and his niece. Miss Mabel Thull-
lard, enjoying a walk. With manifesta
tions of delight the dog approached them
and did hla best to tell them of the di
lemma of his little master. Feeling that
hla unusual actlona might have a signifi
cance, they followed him a short dis
tance, and then heard the child's cry
come from far back In the woods.
"Why, no one lives In there! What Is
a child doing there this time of nightr
asked Judge Humphrey of hit niece, In
' The dog bounded with delight when
they followed him with what rapidity
the underbrush and briars permitted.
v nen tney reacnea tne boy ne was so
weak from chill and fright that he could
scarcely whimper. Judge Humphrey
quickly picked him up in his arms and
carried him to his home. Finally, -vhen
after being bathed, warmed, and fed, the
boy was asked his name ha said It was
"Win Plggs." Considerable study was
required to evolve Erwln. Biggs from
that. Judge Humphrey carried him homo.
It Is almost certain that Erwln would
have perished in the woods but for Judge
Humphrey's walk and the dog's faithful
ness. New Tork Tribune.
E. P. House of Greeley. Colo., the drv
farm plant experimenter, lias received from
H. J. Sconce of Bldell, 111., one seed of cob
les corn grown by the Illinois man. House
asked for three seeds to plant in a hill,
but only one could be spared, and It will
be carefully tended. The ooblesa im
grown by the Illinois man resembles very
cloeely the "primitive husk" corn. Each
kernel grows on a parent stem and each
kernel Is Inclosed In Its own husk, all be
ing enveloped In one large husk. The Illi
nois man has succeeded In eliminating the
1 A SH0VVN during
fjfekCV -' Beginning MAY o . Wffi ' WM
FlWU IS DEVOTED TO - . ' 1J
.iTMTy!iH Corset Education . . f,t fj
KSift :JpP: I i'$&4$&&l On Monday. May 3. tho beet stoiTR in rvrrv ;fei'cSArAi f$S& t'l
$&?M ml A
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On Monday, May 3, tho beet stores in every
American city and town will begin tho celebra
tion cf "Nemo Week," which is everywhere
recognized as a fashion event of importance,
because it is the season's authoritative exposi
tion of correct corset-styles and ,of hygienic
"NEMO WEEK"will be more interesting than
ever this year, because it will be a special expo
sition of the Nemo "New American Shape" that
ingenious improvement over recent Paris modes
whereby extreme Directoire slenderness is at
tained without sacrificing tho tapering waist
and graceful curves which are the pride of
"NEMO WEEK" is an educational event, for it
teaches women how to be shapely and stylish
without transgressing tho laws of health.
"NEMO WEEK" comes at tho exact time when
most women are preparing their Summer gowns
and are changing from Winter corsets to those
of tho daintier batistes and brocades.. .
Nemo "New American Shape" fS
Nemo "New American Shape" Corsets are Ij
recognized in every xasnion-centre ot iurope
and America as producing the correct contour
for the season's fashions. Nemo Corsets are
sold in every country where corsets are worn.
A Nemo for Every Figure.
TOUT, SLENDER AND MEDIUM
Though the first great Nemo huccess waa tho world
famous "Self-Reducir.g" Corset, the new Nemo models for
elonder figures are superlatively chic as well as hygienic.
SELF-REDUCING CORSETS, $3X0 to $10.00
BACK-RESTING CORSETS, $3.50
MILITARY BELT CORSETS, $3.00
SWAN-SHAPE CORSETS, $2.00 and $3.50
WILLOW-SHAPE CORSETS $5.00
NEMO KOSMO CORSETS, $1.50 and $1.75
Every Nemo Corset Is a patented specialty that does
something for you that no other corset can do. Tho new
- Nemo inventions for 1909 are of even greater value than
.- "Nemo Waek" is an event of importance to every
maid and matron. Don't miss it!
KOPS BROS., Manufacturers, NEW YORK, U. S. A.
mMMT W; V v.-:-
351 f Wp
BacktRest i n (mm
stem and by taking; the very tiptop kernel
of the present variety experts .ultimately to
evolve a perfect cobless corn. The Illinois
Agricultural college Is fostering; the experi
ment and believes In Its success. Denver
' Billiard Balls.
Billiard balls are made from tusks of
certain convenient diameter, known as
"cow" Ivory. Bull tusks run from twelve
to thirty pounds In weight and bring Ki.50
a pound. 1'lano-key mnnufacturers use
only tho larger bull tusks, of a weight
which cows never attain, say forty pounds
and over. Ten years ago seventy pounds
was a fair average for a shipment, while
heaviest pslr of tusks within the memory
of American experts are 324 and, 23$ pounds,
respectively.- They were bought at Zanzl
lar In 190() by a New York house for $.",AO.
The Anto A t ruoiithrre.
The Splurge family were In the throes of
taming- an automobile, when one day a
physician was summoned hurriedly to thelt
"What Is wrong?" asked the medical
man. as he pulled off his gloves In the ru
"Well," said the lft-year-old daughter whe
had admitted him, "fatlur whs downstair!
cranking un the furnace when th tele
phone bell rang. He tried to takeMhe steer
grade of the stairs on the hltrh sped. and
fell and got a puncture." Chicago New
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HE AND POLICE C
Mot a Craimlk in 11 Brae IB m m fi
Fred H. Hoye
Fred II. Hove, building con
tractor, whose work and charac
ter have stood the test of a life
time spent here in Omaha.
W. J. Hunter
Mr. Hunter is a business man,
always active in politics in the
best sense, for the good of the
city, 4 Billy" Hunter is all right.
V - o .
Chas. J. Karbach
Born in Omaha, Mr. Karbach
has grown up with the city and
knows its people and its needs.
Is at present on the Board.
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Wm, F. Wappich
Mr. Wappich is a trained law
yer of solid attainments whose
legal training and knowledge
will be of great value to the
The Best Possible Choice Offered to Fair-Minded Citizens for this Board
Mr. Voter, A Word With You
Frankly, this is a political advertisement, hon
estly bought and paid for. It concerns your business
and civic welfare.
Tho undersigned are the regular republican nom
inees for the Omaha Fire and Police Board. "We can
claim, on a lifetime showing, to be good citizens of
Omaha, and to have the true interests of the city at
heart. We believe we have the ability, as wo have
the intention, to discharge the duties devolving upon
the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners with
fairness, faithfulness and a due regard for tho rights
of all elements of a cosmopolitan population. ,
We realize that Omaha is a live and progressive
metropolis; that it has a Fire department and Police
force of high merit, and the standard of duty and
competency should be maintained.
We are seeking the sufferages of the voters of
Omaha on the sincere pledge that all of our time
required will be given to the discharge of tho duties
of he office we seek, and that the Fire and Police
departments will be administered with an eye single
to the interests of the city wherein all our own inter
ests are centered.
Omaha is the most solid in a business sense, the
fastest growing and most promising city of metro
politan character in tho mid-west section of our
country; and wo declare our intention to do all that
may be within our jower to further its standing and
growth, and to keep it at tho front as one of the great
cities of the United States. It is our home, and we
must all rise or fall with it.
On this statement we earnestly ask your vote
on May 4.
Circumstances over which we had no control
brought us into the field as candidates several weeks
after the other republican candidates wore placed
before the people; hence we are obliged to take this
method of making our candidacy known to the voters.
FRED II. HOYE,
W. J. HUNTEIt,
CHAS. J. KAKIUCH,
WM. F. WAPPICH.
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