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and handed me a paper. 'Sign
this,' he said. I signed it. I al ways did anything he told me to then. "When I had signed he folded it and put it in his pocket with a laugh. 'Here's your payment for that,' he said. "I looked at the check he hand ed me. It was drawn on the Prov idence Savings Bank of Cincin nati, and was for $2,500. "The paper I had signed said that Jeff Livingston was not the father of my child. "The man in whom I had placed my trust, the great presi dent of the Snyder Preserve Co., and director of banks, the wealthy sportsman, had bought all my rights and all my honor and all my soul for $2,500." It was during the course of the trial, too. that the extreme state of innocence in which the ha bitues of Sim Tuckhorn's joint lived was brought out. Wexeler is a little, fat, thick necked Jew, with shifty eyes and a bland and marvelous manner. On the stand. Madeleine Albers had told how she came to Chi cago, how she first stayed at the Congress ; then the Sherman ; then the Randolph; then the Hotel Pfister; then 2415 Indiana avenue, the place in whch Wexe ler hid her when she was wanted as a government witness against Victor Herman, white slaver. The Hotel .Pfister is run by Mrs. Mary O'Neill, who some times is known as Mrs. Tuckhorn. Mrs. O'Neill also was one of the innocents-abroad in a. great city. "When I first decided that since I had been ruined I might, as well be wholly bad," testified Miss Albers, "I went to the Dela ware, on the northeast corner of Randolph and Dearborn. "Then I heard about Tuck horn's place. I asked about it. I was told to ask for 'Dave.' "I went there and asked for 'Dave.' Wexeler was pointed out to me. He was sitting at a table with Mrs. O'Neill. He told me that if I wanted to come there I would need to stay at the Hotel Pfister, 505 South Fifth avenue,, which Mrs. O'Neill ran. "After a few nights Wexeler demanded some money from me. I refused. Soon after he asked me to let him take care of my money for me. I had heard that if I ever let him have any money I never would see it again. So once more I refused. "Then the government began inquiring into the Victor Herman case. (Victor Herman is accused by the federal government of violat ing the white slave law by bring ing Ruth Stewart from Cleveland to Chicago for immoral purposes. Ruth Stewart was a friend of Madeleine Albers.) "Wexeler was frightened," con-' tinued Miss Albers. "He got me to go out to a place at 2415 Indi ana avenue and keep under cover. I did not hear that I was wanted as a government witness for sev eral days. As soon as I did I called up the Department of Jus tice and gave myself up." Wexeler was put on the stand.