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BOTHliDESREST INKIDCANNCASE State Tries to Show Murder Suspect Was Familiar With Firearms. MINNEAPOLIS, (.W—Both sides rested Monday in the trial of Isadore Isadore (Kid Cann) Blumenfield, charged with first degree murder in the slaying of Walter Liggett, newspaper publisher, after the state called witnesses in an effort to show the defendant was familiar with 'firearms. While Thomas McMeekin, defense defense counsel, offered no rebuttal, the state presented evidence de- signd to show Kid Cann owned a pistol and at one time eight years ago was seen by a policeman carrying carrying a gun. The defendant previously had testified he was unfamiliar with firearms. Arthur De Sauriers, city detective, detective, testified he and another detective detective went to the defendant's home Dec. 15 last, six days after Liggett was slain by a machine gunner, and found a .38 caliber pistol in the kid's bedroom. The defendant produced the gun for the policeman, the witness testified, together together with a box of cartridges. i

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  1. The Mason City Globe-Gazette,
  2. 17 Feb 1936, Mon,
  3. Page 34

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