Dalton Sticks Firmly To Story Told on Stand

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 10th, 1913 C. B. Dalton, prominent as a witness in the Frank trial, stuck firmly to the story he told in court when he was confronted Saturday by the letter of Miss Laura Atkinson, No. 30 Ella street, one of the young women mentioned in Continue Reading →

Phagan Trial Makes Eleven “Widows” But Jurors’ Wives Are Peeresses Also

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 10th, 1913 By L. F. WOODRUFF Eleven widows were made in Atlanta in a day without the assistance of the Grim Reaper, a trip to Reno, pallbearers or affinity stories in the newspapers. And there is but one drop of consolation in their cup. When Continue Reading →

Interest in Trial Now Centers in Story of Mincey

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 10th, 1913 Question of Time Considered of Paramount Importance in Defense Theory of Frank Case EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO ACCOUNT FOR ALL HIS MOVEMENTS As all interest centered in the dramatic story of Jim Conley while the case of the prosecution in the Continue Reading →

Conley, Unconcerned, Asks Nothing of Trial

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 10th, 1913 Despite the attacks of the defense in the trial of Leo Frank has made upon his story, Jim Conley—from whose lips fell the most damning and abhorrent testimony a Georgia jury has ever heard—sits calmly in his cell at the Tower, inscrutable and Continue Reading →

Case Never is Discussed by Frank Jurors

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 10th, 1913 Every Man on Panel Has Nickname and Formality Has Been Cast Out. No member of the jury that is to decide Leo M. Frank’s guilt or innocence had expressed an opinion on the case or even one witness’ testimony when the second week Continue Reading →

Frank Struggles to Prove His Conduct Was Blameless

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 10th, 1913 Co-Workers in the Factory Declare Stories of Factory Revelries Are Beyond Reason ASSISTANT TELLS HOW ACCUSED MAN MADE OUT COMPLEX ACCOUNTS Testimony of Newsboy Who Said He Accompanied Mary Phagan On Street Car On Day of the Killing Attacked by Defense’s Counsel. With Continue Reading →

Study of Frank Convicts, Then It Turns and Acquits

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 10th, 1913 Readers of Human Nature See Anything They Want, but Personal Equation Is Forgotten. By O. B. KEELER. Leo Frank sits in the prisoner’s dock and all men may read his face. A great many of them do. Here are two of the things Continue Reading →

Frank or Conley? Still Question

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 10th, 1913 Issue Firmly Drawn Between Two Men Defense Starting to Mould Its Case Theory That Negro Attacked Mary Phagan With Motive of Robbing Her Will Be Shown; Two Charges Against Accused Must Be Refuted By AN OLD POLICE REPORTER. The second week of the Continue Reading →

Schiff Refutes Jim Conley and Dalton

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta JournalAugust 9th, 1913 WITNESS IN MOST OF DORSEY’S GRILLING WHEN COURT ADJOURNS UNTIL NINE O’CLOCK ON MONDAY Assistant Factory Superintendent Refutes Testimony of C. B. Dalton and Jim Conley That Frank Frequently Had Women Callers In His Office on Saturday Afternoons and During Holidays—He Says He Continue Reading →

Exposure of Conley Story Time Flaws is Sought by Defense

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 9th, 1913 Hammering away to show alleged glaring discrepancies in time in the story told by Jim Conley, the defense of Leo Frank Saturday morning recalled George Epps, the newsboy who testified to riding into town with Mary Phagan on the fatal day, in an Continue Reading →

State Attacks Frank Report

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 9th, 1913 Intricacy of Figures Produced by Schiff Under Fire WOMEN NEVER CAME INTO FACTORY OFFICE, WITNESS TESTIFIES The second week of the Frank trial ended at 12:30 Saturday with a bitter battle in progress over the testimony of Herbert G. Schiff, assistant superintendent of Continue Reading →

Confusion of Holloway Spoils Close of Good Day for the Defense

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 9th, 1913 What promised to be a very favorable day for the defense in the trial of Leo M. Frank, charged with the murder of Mary Phagan, was partly spoiled at its close Friday by the bewilderment of E. F. Holloway, day watchman at the Continue Reading →

Here’s the Time Clock Puzzle in Frank Trial; Can You Figure It Out?

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 9th, 1913 THE RIDDLE OF THE CLOCK IN THE PHAGAN MYSTERY Jim Conley swears Mary Phagan went up the stairs of the National Pencil factory and was murdered before Monteen Stover arrived. He says he saw Miss Stover go up and leave. Monteen Stover, State’s Continue Reading →

Absence of Alienists and the Hypothetical Question Distinguishes Frank Trial

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 9th, 1913 By O. B. Keeler There are two things about the Frank trial that entitle it to distinguished consideration. Thus far not a single alienist has been called to bat, and only the common or domesticated type of the dread Hypothetical Question has appeared. Continue Reading →

Dalton’s Testimony False, Girl Named on Stand Says

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 9th, 1913 The Georgian today received from Miss Laura Atkinson of No. 30 Ella Street, one of the young women mentioned in C. B. Dalton’s testimony, a letter denying absolutely that she had ever walked home with Dalton from the restaurant near the pencil factory, Continue Reading →

Bits of Circumstantial Evidence, as Viewed by State, Strands in Rope

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 8th, 1913 By O. B. KEELER. They call it a chain that the State has forged, or has tried to forge, to hold Leo Frank to the murder of Mary Phagan. But isn’t it a rope? A chain, you know, is as strong as its Continue Reading →

Scott Put Conley’s Story in Strange Light

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 8th, 1913 Harry Scott, of the Pinkerton agency, showed up the “confessions” of Conley in a peculiar light when he was called to the stand by the Frank defense Thursday afternoon. The detective, questioned by Luther Rosser, told the jury that Conley, when he “had Continue Reading →

State, Tied by Conley’s Story, Now Must Stand Still Under Hot Fire

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 8th, 1913 By JAMES B. NEVIN. As the defense in the Frank case gets under way, it is evident enough, as it has been from the beginning of this case, that there is but one big, tremendously compelling task before it—the annihilation of Conley’s ugly Continue Reading →

Witnesses Attack Conley Story

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 8th, 1913 Say Mary Phagan Did Not Reach Factory Before 12:10 FRANK TAKES ACTIVE INTEREST IN CASE AND ASSISTS HIS LAWYERS The vital time element which may serve alone to convict Leo Frank or set him free, entered largely into the evidence presented Friday by Continue Reading →

Trial Experts Conflict on Time of Girl’s Death

Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case. Atlanta GeorgianAugust 7th, 1913 Here is a sample of the testimony of Dr. Harris, for the State, given Wednesday afternoon, and conflicting evidence given for the defense by Dr. Childs on Thursday: Dr. Harris said: “I want to state that the amount of secretive juice in this Continue Reading →