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YOU CAN READ THIS ON A CAR WITHOUT
JABBING YOUR NEIGHBOR IN THE EAR
THE DAY BOOK
500 SO. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
VOL.2NQ.94 Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 18, 1913 ONE CENT
CINCINNATI MILLIONAIRE VALUED THE SOUL
OF MADELEINE ALBERS AT $2,500
Jeff Livingston Gave Girl Check After She Signs Away
Her Rights of Motherhood The Remarkable
Innocence of Wexeler and Mary 0Neil
"Jeff Livingston made me sign a paper in which I swore he
was not the father of my child; then he gave me $2,500." Made
leine Albers in criminal court corridor.
"Jeff Livingston is the father of my child the baby that I
never" have been allowed to see." Madeleine Albers in courtroom.
Jeff Livingston, multi-millionaire
of Cincinnati, values a girl's
soul a little higher than does
Maud Le Page.
Miss LePage has offered to -sell
her soul for $1,000, so she can get
enough money to publish her
Jeff Livingston stole the soul of
Madeleine Albers when she was
an inexperienced girl of seven
teen, and later paid her $2,500
And because what was left of
Madeleine Albers was annoyance
to him, he later paid her $1,200.
But that was not an extra pay
ment on her soul. That was just
a bribe to get her out of his sight.
These additional details as to
cinnati soul-buying millionaire
were disclosed by Miss Albers.
yesterday just before she was
called as chief witness against
Dave Wexeler, former manager
of Sim Tuckhorn's notorious cafe
at 24 Quincy street, who is
charged with pandering.
Miss Albers told about the
$2,500 soul-purchase for the first
time in the corridor of the Crim
inal Court building.
"It was last summer," she said,
wearily. "My child was then
about two years old. I never had
"I suppose Jeff foresaw that I,
whom he had ruined, was likely
to get into trouble and to get my
name in the papers.
"So he came to me one night
the ways and habits of the Ciu-