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WAS KAMINSKY A KIND GENT TO
LADIES OR INHUMAN BRUTE?
They haven't got Jacob Kamin
sky's number in the court of domestic
relations yet, though they tagged
him with a $2,500 bond for the grand
jury on a bigamy charge because
there's a difference of opinion be
tween the two ladies who ought to
know. Mrs. Kaminsky the first says
that Kaminsky's a cheap skate that
beat it when she was broke. Mrs.
Kaminsky the second says he's a kind
guy that makes life so sweet for a
women she has to leave him so she
won't suffocate from his goodness.
In brief, there must be a vacancy up
in heaven among the angels where
they're reserving a front row seat
It's a sad story. Away back in the
year 1911 Jake first succumbed to
matrimony and led the first Mrs. K.
blushing to the altar. He trotted in
double harness like a well-broken colt
for two summers and then he heard
the call of the pastures where the
fence is broken down on one side and
was never boarded upon the otlier,
so like a knight of the road he fared,
Mrs. K says it was hardtack there
after for hers, but Dame Fortune
blew a kiss Jake's way when he
struck Detroit and he fell heir to a
tidy bit of change, with which he
launched into the moving picture biz,
and shortly after that he took on at
a few bucks a week an attractive
brunette who acted as ticket seller
and later consented to wear a plain
gold one on her third finger left
The moving picture biz went up the
flue and Jake came to Chi, whither
he got a job as a tailor, and the sec
ond Mrs. Jake, who has the artistic
temperament, went to singing In a
For a short time all went well, un
til a month ago the second Mrs. Jake
awoke one morning to find herself
stalled on whipped cream and long
ing for some raw beef, primitive stuff
that Jake couldn't hand out, so she
quit Jake, though they parted"
friends. She told Jake he was too
good for a mere woman and men
tioned to him about that vacant seat
in the sky.
Meanwhile the first Mrs. Jake, after
shedding scalding tears over the
hardtack, hoofed it around the coun
try until she located Jake in Chi.
and down to the domestic relations
court she flitted and swore out a
warrant charging non-support
The sleuth who took the warrant
stumbled on Jake's second spouse
and the non-support was changed to
bigamy and Jake hauled down to
In the court the two assistant
state's attorneys, Bailey and Rosinla,
had arranged the star act of the play.
The first and second Mrs. Kamin
skys were seated in the ante-room
and Jake was led hither. He looked
at both and then he .flew into the
arms of the second.
"Save me, save me," he cried.
"Brace up," said the second.
'There's not a thing to this. I'll
stick by you."
The state's attorneys mumbled and
dragged Kaminsky before Judge Hop
kins. "Tear up this certificate," said the
second Mrs. Jake, producing the
"paper." "I think it's phoney, any
way. A fellow that was sweeping up
the courthouse signed it and I think
he was the janitor. It's a shame to
do anything to Jake. That man's too
good for any woman. He'd kill a
woman with kindness. I lived with,
him and I know."
"Held to the grand jury $2,500
bond," answered the judge.
UNION WANTS NAME
Chicken pickers who organized
themselves into a union in the offices
of the Chicago Federation of Labor
yesterday are at loss for a name for
One hundred men were enrolled
and a wage scale was adopted to ba
, presented to the employers, u ,