Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
August 4th, 1913
L. O. Grice, a stenographer in the offices of the Atlanta and West Point Railroad, was the first witness called. He said that he saw Frank on Sunday morning after the murder and Frank attracted his attention by his undue nervousness.
Grice said he was on the way to the Terminal Station when he bought an “extra” stating that a murder had been committed at the National Pencil Factory. He said he stopped by the pencil factory and saw eight men on the inside of the building.
“Did any of these men attract your particular attention?” asked Solicitor Dorsey.—A. Two or three of them did.
Q. Who were they?—A. When I went in the building Detective Black, whom I knew, was asking a great many questions.
Q. Did anybody attract your attention by their nervousness?—A. Not right then, but later we went down through the basement and out the back door. Then I was attracted by the nervous actions of a small dark man. I did not know him.
Q. Is this the man? (Pointing to Frank.)—A. Yes.Continue Reading →