Coughlin, Bathhouse John, 31 Jul 1899, Inter Ocean, Chicago, Illinois

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Coughlin, Bathhouse John, 31 Jul 1899, Inter Ocean, Chicago, Illinois - region.:;-; '--.-:..--- COUGHLIN IN LINCOLN...
region.:;-; '--.-:..--- COUGHLIN IN LINCOLN GREEN. ChJeane Alaermaa Staas Saratoga So-: So-: So-: lty with Vivid Attire. Special Diapatch to The later Ocean. SARATOGA. N. T.. July 10. Alderman John J. Coughlln of Chicago, the noted "Bathhouse" "Bathhouse" John, whose latest hobby la dress reform for men, carried into practice last night the idea of which he la the enthusiastic exponent., ; He appeared at a full-dress full-dress full-dress ball in the Grand Union hotel clad in a ault of Lincoln green. ' .His entrance In the ballroom ballroom created a mild sensation, but Mr. Coughlln Coughlln Ignored all notice of hla unconventional costume, and, with Mrs. Coughlln, danced nearly every number on the programme. . ; Mr. Coughlln, speaking of the new dress suit, said: "I think that I made a very mod est introduction of my Idea that it la about time for man to wear something besides funeral black for full dress. I have suits of royal purple and lavender, and waistooats of blood red and white satin, but I did not think that it waa well to begin this reform by going to the limit. If I could only get five or six men to wear suits similar to mine, success would perch -upon -upon my banner." banner." ' :'- :'- - 'V

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