Business: Fleishhacker Freres

Q. ''Did you ever find out whether Fleishhacker murdered all that boatload of Chinamen?"

A. "I was told he was interested in the business of bringing in Chinese which I was told was very profitable and that a man called Joey Harper . . . had been passing through Los Angeles and while he was there in one of the cheaper houses he had for a neighbor an oil man whom I had to contact . . . and he told the oil man . . . that he ... was smuggling in Chinese, that...

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