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There is attached as Exhibit No. 104, a sworn statement made on February 20, 1931, at Palm Beach, Florida, by W. Joe Faulkner, a roulette wheel operator. He states that he was employed in gambling establishments in Cicero in 1924 and 1925; that he was employed in the Hawthorn Smoke Shop on 22nd Street on the first day it opened and remained about six months until Dioh O'Banion was killed, at which time the games of chance were closed for a short period; that later he worked upstairs over 4818 W. 22nd Street; that he was hired by Peter Penovioh; that it was the general understanding of himself and other men employed in these places that they were owned and operated by Al Brown (A. Capone) Ralph Brown (R. Capone) Frank Pope and others and that he saw Al Brown in the place in the office of the establishment.

There is submitted herewith as Exhibit No. 105, a sworn statement of Guy Claire Buxton dated October 1, 1931, in which he states that in 1924 or 1925 he sold Al Capone a McFarlane DeLuxe Cabriolet auto for $12,500; that about one year later he sold him another McFarlane special body auto for $12,500.00 and that on each occasion he took in a used car in trade.

There is submitted herewith Exhibit No. 106, a sworn statement of Samuel J. Steinberg, wholesale jeweler, dated September 29, 1931. He states that about December of 1926 he sold to Al Capone 22 to 25 ladies beaded bags for $22.50, or $27.50 each; that later on Capone sent to him a design of a diamond studded belt buckle for a quotation; that they agreed upon a price of $275.00 for thirty buckles; that they were delivered on December 24, 1927; that $2,500.00 cash was paid on delivery and the balance was secured by George J. Liederman.

There is attached as Exhibit No. 107, a sworn statement dated September 23, 1931, of Louis Karlebach, proprietor of a meat market at Miami Beach, Florida. He states that Capone started dealing with him on about May 7, 1927; that his meat and poultry bill would run from $20.00 to $50.00 per day; that the total purchases exceeded $5,000.00 in about two years; and that from time to time he cashed Western Union money orders for Capone covering funds that Capone was receiving from Chicago.

There is attached as Exhibit No. 108, a statement of J. J. Sewell dated October 1, 1931. He states he was introduced to Jack Guzik by Al Capone; that when the introduction was made Guzik said he was the founder of the syndicate; that Capone bought merchandise from the store operated by him; that Capone attempted

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