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lett and l were sitting m a
cafe. We had had supper, and
Jeff had been tsrangely Client.
"I had nothings tosay myself.
I was thinking-, thinking, think
ing oi the future, the future of
myself and of my nameless babe.
"It is curious how I remember
that night the shaded amber
lights of the cafe, the soft-footed,
servile waiters-, the hushed
strains of the orchestra.
"Jeff ledned over to me."
" 'Say, kid he said, 'I think
you'd better get out of ''Cincin
nati.' "I did not say anything. I just
looked at him. But I suppose the
pairi must have shown in my
"'Oh,' he said, Tlf make it' all
right with you and he drew his
checkbook from his pocket and
"made but a check for $1,200 and
gave it to. rae . ,
"I could not say anything, 1
'just motioned with my hand for
him to go. He seemed glad of
the permission. He rose and left,
and I sat on there.
- "I do not know how long I
stayed in ,the cafe, Jiut at last , I
wenout. I remember I was. go
ing to commitsuicide at first. But
vat last I thought of my child, and
I went home and papked.
"I came to Chicago, and I slid
'fast. It was so easy, then when
I had nothing to liveior.
"I went, into the cafes, and I
met Wexeler. He offered to be
come my manager. There are
lots of girls living that way in
Chicago. They are 'managed J
The 'manager gets part of the
"They are pretty low down
these fellows. They get their
percentage of the awful trade.
But after all, they are not half as
bad as the rich men who throw
their poor, broken toys away.
They get everything a woman
"There is no use talking of the
rest. I am a government witness
in any case, and I am not allowed
to talk about that anyway.
"I am not a principle just a
witness witness against the man
who was 'managing' my friend. ,
Madeleine Albers has told her
story to the agents of the Depart
ment of Justic perhaps they will
take Steps against Millionaire
Jeff Livingston, banker and
sportsman and perhaps they
Elections being over, of course
this short session of Congress will
sions when we were all guessing
whether the Prof, or the Col-
would next sign the vetoes, but,
still this session has its good
points For instance, there is the
impeachment of Judge Archbald
of the Commerce Court, That is
a particularly good point.
The Boy What does arbitra
tion mean? ,
The Teacher It means that
when two powers of equal
strength get hold of a smaller
country they agree to divide jt