Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
July 23, 1913
No Witnesses for Defense Have Been Called for Monday, and Indications Are They Will Not Be
CRAWFORD CASE CHECKED TO DATE OF FRANK TRIAL
Attorney R. R. Arnold May Go to Covington to Request Judge L. S. Roan to Postpone Case
While the position of the defense of Leo M. Frank has not been announced, Attorney Luther Z. Rosser and Reuben R. Arnold have indicated clearly that they desire to postpone the trial of case from next Monday, when it is set. Solicitor General Hugh M. Dorsey, on the other hand, has announced the state’s position. He will fight any and every move to postpone the case.
The solicitor general objected, when the case was postponed from June 30, the date he first fixed, and fought to have a date earlier than July 28 when he then saw that postponement was inevitable. Now he is again preparing to fight against further delay.
Deputy Sheriff Plennie Minor was instructed by Judge L. S. Roan, to bring the jury box to Judge John T. Pendleton with the request that he draw the venire for the trial on Thursday morning before the trial judge left to hold court this week in Covington.Continue Reading →