Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
August 12th, 1913
Defense Forces Dalton to Admit Jail Record
GIRL DENIES STATE’S VERSION OF FRANK’S WORK ON FATAL DAY
Here are the important developments Tuesday in the trial of Leo M. Frank, charged with the murder of Mary Phagan:
State announces its theory that Frank planned a criminal attack upon Mary Phagan the day before she came to the factory for her money.
The court and chaingang record of C. B. Dalton, the State’s witness who testified that he had seen women in Frank’s office, was shown up by the defense and admitted by Dalton.
Four acquaintances of Dalton testify that they would not believe him under oath and that his reputation for truth and veracity is bad.
C. E. Pollard, expert accountant, testifies that it required him three hours and eleven minutes to compile the financial sheet that the defense claims Frank prepared the afternoon of the murder.
Miss Hattie Hall, stenographer, says that Frank did not work on the financial sheet Saturday morning, the day of the crime.Continue Reading →