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(Continued from Page 1) NOT EUIITY of "Founder's and was to e m a i n i n g he dis- r i n g , it r i n t e n d e n t t h e mothers Helena, an w i l l Found- i c i a l state W h y We enfeld had been Identified as the siayer by Mrs. Liggett, widow of the slain publisher, and Wesley Andersch, Andersch, witnesses of the shooting. Mrs. Uggetl, frail mother of two small children, who expressed the belief from the witness chair that her husband had been slain because of his published expose of alleged connivance between politicians and the u n d e r w o r l d , was not in the courtroom when the verdict was read. Thus Ihe assassination of Liggett, like thai of Howard G u i l f o r d , publisher publisher of another weekly Minneapolis Minneapolis newspaper, remains unsolved. G u i l f o r d was slain more lhan a year ago. His publication also had (.Hacked alleged underworld i n f l u - ence in city g o v e r n m e n t . Plot to Fix II Meanwhile, a subpoena had been issued by the Hennepin county i;rand j u r y for H a r r y Bloom, brother brother of the acquitted B l u m e n f e l d . C o u n t y A t t o r n e y Kd .1. G o f f said he understood Bloom "is one of Ihe necessary witnesses" in an i n q u i r y i n t o reported e f f o r t s lo "fix" the case of H l u m e n f e l d . The c o u n t y attorney said he had been i n f o r m e d by Myer Schuldberg, president of a l i q u o r f i r m for which n i u n i e n f e l d worked as a salesman, that two men had offered, to "fix" the case for |10,000. h e m e e t i n g and N o r m a n by his o f f e r o g r a m refresh- TKSTIMOXV UKXOUXCKU M i n n e a p o l i s , Feb. IS--(iP)--Mrs. H d i l l i Liggett, widow of the slain p u b l i s h e r of the Midwest American, denounced some defense testimony t o n i g h t w h e n i n f o r m e d that a j u r y h a d a c q u i t t e d Isadore ( K i d C a n n ) B l u m p n f c l d of the slaying. Mrs. Liggett handed a prepared s t a t e m e n t to Interviewers in which sho c r i t i c i z e d defense t e s t i m o n y b f o u r policemen c o n c e r n i n g bei r r a n g p d ! s t a t - m e n t a i m m e d i a t e l y following of t h e ; » r ! ' lc " h n f l h c P u b l i s h e r . h e v a r i o u s j The w i d o w t e s t i f i e d she had sail B l u m e n f c l d wns t h e slayer, b u t f o u i policemen at the scene said she hat declared "either l!ov. Olson's mo! or Kid C a n n got my husband." Mrs. Liggett in her statement s ' j s a i d " t h e M i n n e a p o l i s police force I has done n o t h i n g . " Liggett had denounced Oov. Olson Olson and demanded his impeach- m e n t in the last issue of the Mid- wpst A m e r i c a n before the edilor was slain. He had Hated "12 reasons" reasons" for the i m p e a c h m e n t . m m i t t e e r . B r y a n ! ; r n e : Mrs. r : Mrs. r a l , f i n d M r s . s o n . a n of the council of l l b e t a k e n p and the bead- a s s o c i a t i o n . Cleared on si clinrgo of slayine Walter Liggett, crusading p u b - lisher, was Jsadore ( K i d Cann) B l u r n e n C o l d , clapper figure. He- sat imperturbable in M i n n e a p o l i s court, as above, a f t e r the state's cross- examination seemingly battered his n l i b i testimony. SMITH IS TO HAVE CHANCE FORA WALK ( C o n t i n u e d from Page London o u n d : eel rtslit up misery, up l . Tliere tr, Ice-Mint i r r i t a l e yours. you GOVKIlXOIl SPEAKS M i n n e a p o l i s , Feb. IS.-Every IS.-Every e f f o r t lo a p p r e h e n d the slayers slayers ot Walter Liggett will he made by the state b u r e a u of c r i m i n a l apprehension apprehension and all o t h e r available s t a l e agencies. Gov. Floyd B. Olson said t o n i g h t when I n f o r m e d of the verdict of tho o c q u l t t a l voted by tbo j u r y In I h e t r i a l of Isadore H t i i m e i i f p l d . "The j u r y has spoken and t h a t ' s tho end of it," said (loevrnor Olson, Olson, when lold of Ihe outcome of the i riti 1. "However, the state has not rest- od. The b u r e a u of c r i m i n a l apprehension apprehension und every other available agency w i l l c o n c e n t r a t e on an ef- f o r t to detect and a p p r e h e n d l.ig- getl's sUiyprs." Governor Olson still is a t his h o m o bore, f o l l o w i n g a period of t r e a t m e n t at the Mayo c l i n i c at Rochester for a stomach ailment. He p l a n s to spend parts of several days at the capltol before he leaves for a v a c a t i o n in Texas. for the slate a f t e r Kep. Fish, a Borali-for-president supporter, supporter, had attacked "rule or state p a r t y l e a d e r s h i the slate as f a i l i n g to i or liberal members. The opposition opposition held only a few of t h e represented votes In an nye and nay division. The delegates: C h a r l e s D. Hilles and Pratt, n a t i o n a l c o m m Robert Low Bacon, state vice chairman: Rep. Bertraml H. Snell, min min o r i t y leader in ( h e James W. Wartsworth. E d w a B u l l e r , B u f f a l o p u Crews, of Brooklyn, a n d Charles H . G r i f f i t h s , Weslchester c h a i r m a n . Out In Cold Y o u n g R e p u b l i c a n t a i n a place for l h ° i r state t i o n p r e s i d e n t . W B u f f a l o , but Gem-so H. New Y o r k , a regional director tho N a t i o n a l Association R e p u b l i c a n clubs, was ternale. Assailing w h a t he called roller" tactics. Fish declared tha "Hie leadership of the republicai p a r t y in New York state is silk stockings, wealth, and reac t i o n . " AVO.MAX WOULD HE SHERIFF Oregon C i t y . Ore., Feb. --The first, woman c a n d i d a history had C l a c k n m a s

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