But before legal action was taken against them, the couple fled town and got remarried in Alabama, where Lum Jack opened another laundry. Interestingly, he kept the laundry in Meridian and returned every Saturday to attend to his customers.
A bit later, the couple moved to Birmingham, opening a laundry there, but matrimonial woes beset them leading to a fight for which they were arrested and each fined $5. The laundryman filed for an annulment of the marriage.
*His name was probably Jack Lum, but the white reporter reversed it.