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H. nervousness -Prison an of Loeb's Atin his an. indict with in a BLAMES OLSON Governor's Gang Ordered Or Permitted Murder, She Testifies MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 3--(API- Mrs. Walter Liggett testified today that'Her late husband, former weekly newspaper publisher, would not have been -murdered unless "Governor "Governor Olson's gang ordered it or .mttted it." Isadore (Kid Cann) Blumenfeld, liquor salesman on- trial accused slaying the publisher with a machine machine gun "last December 9, listened .attentively as his; counsel, cross -examined the widow,, attired in 'the same sombre -black · she wore week when 'she testified for trie- state. · ; . "I .called my mother after .was .-shot," the widow testified," said ' 'Governor -Olsotfs .gang .got Walter, mother.' She asked me'.'Do you know who did it?' I said Kid Cann.' " · "Do you associate the defendant with. Governor Olson's gang?" de-. fense. counsel, Thomas McMeekin, asked the witness. ,', · \ .' " An objection by the prosecution was overruled and th'e witness, re.plied: re.plied: "My claim" is the murder would not -have.been committed without Governor Olson's permission. permission. Meaning they'either .-ordered or permitted'it.-"-

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  1. The Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  2. 03 Feb 1936, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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