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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 10, 1912, Image 2

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that he is the father oi tny poor,
nameless baby; X mean 'that he
drove me here," she answered.
Judge Scully looked absently
away ,and drummed with a pencil
on the bench.
"Who is Jeff Livingston?", he
asked at last.
"Oh, he is .millionaire," .she
answered.- "He- is president of
the Snider Preserve Co, He s
48 years-old and a 'bachelor, but
he always has been such a good
fellow' that'he-seems' almost boy
ish at times until - you get -to
know him.
"That's the Jeff Livingston!
mean the man who .was going-to
promote a ;new major baseball
league; the-man who is famous in,
sporting- circlel'all over "the coun
try; the man whom a lot of-fools
wantei for the mayor of Cincin
nati.' "I don't think that jthis testi
mony is revelant," suggested
Wexeier's attorney, in an oHy
"No, it isn'ti said Judge-Scully,
"I,was- merely curious. I
yoa3ereds. , ..' 'Anyway, there
is nb-testimony needed. Wexeler,
yoiif case is confmued to January-"
f '
usan B. Adams, of the -Girls'
Home, marshalled Madeleine Al
bers, and fcer' friend, JR.oth Stew
art and inarched' them outof the
court room.
Outside, a newspaper pnotog-.
xapher tried to .get a picture of
Madeleine- Albers. Mis Adams
threw herself in front of' the girl.
A reporter caught Miss Adams by
the arm and palled her aside. The
camera clicked.
It was later, in'a-small room at
the Girls' Home, 2149 Calumet
avenue, that Madeleine Albers
,told her story.
" dorftknow if I can make you
understand," she. said. "I don't
know if I can make anyone un
derstand. "I don't warit to preach. There
is" no use in that, because no one
will listen .to. preaching.'
"I just want fotellthe-story of
my life; apd because J want every
one but especially young girjs
and rich men to read it; I am
goingto make it as interesting as
I can.
"Right now, at-the beginning,
I want to say I am not repentant,
nor anything, like that. I have
done this thing, and whatever you
may think of my saying so, I had
a good time while it was going
"But J did. not realize the price
I had to pay then, and now, while
I -am paying it, I do.
'"That's why I want to tell my,
story, li I had kndwn the price
I was to. pay, I never would have
done a? I did.
"But I ,did not knoyv anything
about prices or -penalties, and
thereyou are. And perhaps some
of the young girls and. rich men
who -read my stpry "will under
stand, and take thought , i
"My father, Dr, G. H. Albers
is rich. That is. he is rich for a
physician. And he is well known
in Cincinnati and has hosts of

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